Katawa Shoujo 2 Production Diary Day: 7
It has been a busy weekend for us here at Music Box, we now have a total of six staff members and a possible sprite/character artist is on the way. *wink* You know who you are.
Right now production is rather…jumbled to say the least. When I started the team I knew it would be challenging and for the next few months it will be challenging. But within a few days we will have communications set up, our transmission radars opened, and our communicators primed for messaging.
As for the new stuff that has been done over the weekend: our writers have been working hard to create the outlines for the girls and their personalities. I would like to take this time to give a huge virtual high-five to my co-writer Samuel for going above and beyond for assignment 1. We asked for basic personality traits, he gave us a complete back-story!
Now some of you may want to know how we will be deciding on specifics like names, character traits, likes/dislikes, etc… Everything as of now is still a work in progress, almost all final decisions will be voted on by the team as a whole, but some decisions will be kept to their specific departments. Anything could change at any minute. But for now we are going to try and focus on the key-points that make the character who they are, but don’t worry about how it will pan out in the game because we have top men working on that…top…men.
Our composers have shared some of their previous work and I can assure you all that Katawa Shoujo 2 will sound just as good if not better than the original. And our coders (newest members) are getting their work set up and are conversing on how to go about their business. I would say more but I know next to nothing on coding.
As for the picture above. That was a message I received in my personal tumblr (don’t go there it’s shit). These are the kinds of things that keep us going and keep our hearts full as we work long into the night.
Later this week we will begin introducing you to some of our staff members, what they do, and who they are in general. And if for some reason you don’t hear from us for a few days:
“Do not give up, do not be discouraged! You will be able to get out of here!” -Jon Jafari
That just means we are working hard on bringing you an epic visual novel. Sure there are only four main aspects to a visual novel but there are only a handful of people working on this.