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by paarfi
Sat Mar 03, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1515 WIP] I'll most likely kill you in the [drawing]
Replies: 17
Views: 2393

Re: [1515 WIP] I'll most likely kill you

This is the result of the discussion from this thread: https://forums.megatokyo.com/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=182 cidjen suggested a place to discuss the comic while Fred was working on it. After the discussion in the thread linked above, we decided to give it a try, with a thread clearly labelled as WIP ...
by paarfi
Thu Mar 01, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1514] "Hard to Explain"
Replies: 59
Views: 7940

Re: [1514] "Hard to Explain"

Yl33 D4 N00b wrote:
Thu Mar 01, 2018 10:40 am
Where does the straw go? Does she have a lttle slit in her mask, or something? :roll:
Secret Ninja Technique: Art of the Drinking Straw
by paarfi
Thu Mar 01, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1514] "Hard to Explain"
Replies: 59
Views: 7940

Re: [1514] "Hard to Explain"

was Fred thinking this far ahead back in the Beer Garden/Anna Millers days? He wasn't. But Fred is great at making old comics work with new story changes, so I wouldn't discount it on that basis. On the other hand, I don't think tying Miho's health directly to Piro makes much sense. Miho's fainting...
by paarfi
Wed Feb 28, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1514] "Hard to Explain"
Replies: 59
Views: 7940

Re: [1514] "Hard to Explain"

On one level, this is another chance for Fred to explain the Miho problem to us again. I think most of us here on the forum get it, but it bears repeating for a lot of other fans who don't keep us as well. But I think it's interesting that Ninjagrrl gets it so easily. This might be a first for Miho,...
by paarfi
Tue Feb 27, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [Your Input Wanted] Thread Timing/Organization
Replies: 14
Views: 2433

Re: [Your Input Wanted] Thread Timing/Organization

If someone posts a WIP thread like I did, and it never grows beyond first post, it's totally ok by me that it'll be deleted when the proper / non-WIP one appears. It was worth a try, and thanks for doing that. I just didn't work out. I've deleted the WIP thread just to avoid confusion. The Twitch c...
by paarfi
Tue Feb 27, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1514] "Hard to Explain"
Replies: 59
Views: 7940

Re: [1514] "Hard to Explain"

I'm still betting Ninja Grrl is Junpei Grandma rather than Junpei Sister. But I suppose we'll find out when Yaku and Junpei get there. That should be fun.
by paarfi
Tue Feb 27, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1514] "Hard to Explain"
Replies: 59
Views: 7940

Re: [1514] "Hard to Explain"

Oooooh. A wanted poster. Undead or Alive, I presume.

Nice.
by paarfi
Fri Feb 23, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1512] Which one
Replies: 115
Views: 16889

Re: [1512] Which one

We...could just ask Fred? It’s a minor detail, not a significant plot point. I've been letting this just go. I appreciate a good nerd argument, and I know how fun they can be. Sometimes the arguing is more fun than knowing the real answer, and I try to be sensitive to that. But as NinjaDefenestrato...
by paarfi
Wed Feb 21, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: MegaTokyo Visual Novel
Topic: The Visual Novel
Replies: 80
Views: 14866

Re: The Visual Novel

No not currently dying although was in a bad car accident and also hit by a car as a pedestrian recently. I am currently fighting a legal battle that could very well land me up homeless and if that happens I won't be able to play this game if it does ever come out. Wow. Sorry to hear that. I had a ...
by paarfi
Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:11 am
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1513] - "Play"
Replies: 72
Views: 11235

Re: [1513] - "Play"

I personally never considered Miho a viable option [...]. Isn't she still a high school student? (@Paarfi actually told me to not go that route ;) so I won't. and I discourage you too :) ) I'm just asking that we don't start the whole "age of consent in Japan" discussion again. It never ends well, ...
by paarfi
Tue Feb 20, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1513] - "Play"
Replies: 72
Views: 11235

Re: [1513] - "Play"

Someone mentioned Kimi showing pain in panel 2, I am not so sure about that, it could just be she is cold, or maybe is wondering what the hell she is going to do with her hair. And she sure looks happy to see Piro in panel 5. I think it's that she had given Piro an out and was afraid he might actua...
by paarfi
Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [Your Input Wanted] Thread Timing/Organization
Replies: 14
Views: 2433

[Your Input Wanted] Thread Timing/Organization

After some discussion in the last comic thread, I'm looking for input on how best to handle new story discussion threads. We have a more diverse group here than we used to. There are: 1) People who check out the Twitch stream (live or recorded) and know what the next comic is looking like. 2) People...
by paarfi
Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:05 am
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1512] Which one
Replies: 115
Views: 16889

Re: [1512] Which one

If no one is allowed to mention even what they perceive as the mood of the next comic, because they have seen it, then the forum discussion with the likes of me really dies out. I understand. But there are a lot of forum folks here who do not check the Twitch stream and would prefer not to be spoil...
by paarfi
Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:44 am
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1512] Which one
Replies: 115
Views: 16889

Re: [1512] Which one

Hope this isn't taboo on the forums, but looking at twitch recordings It would be a good thing, please, if people did not spoiler the upcoming comic in the forum, at least until it has been posted to patreon. It has happened before, not badly and not often, and I've just let it slide. But to be mor...
by paarfi
Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1512] Which one
Replies: 115
Views: 16889

Re: [1512] Which one

It also improves my impression of Masamichi - not only did he survive the experience more or less unscathed, but he's determined to see that Yuki takes as little damage from her own learning curve as he can possibly arrange. Which may be why he's willing to have Largo around her. Largo's a first cl...
by paarfi
Thu Feb 15, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1512] Which one
Replies: 115
Views: 16889

Re: [1512] Which one

Fred is starting work on the next comic today. You can watch him draw it live on Twitch.
https://www.twitch.tv/fredrin
by paarfi
Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1512] Which one
Replies: 115
Views: 16889

Re: [1512] Which one

always a little surprised to see that Fred has not yet had a hair-pulling, bug-eyed, forehead-vein-throbbing moment of "GAH!!! Fsck it! Fsck it all! No more MegaTokyo dammit! High intensity satellite-based lasers, pow pow kapow!! MegaTokyo chunks EVERYWHERE!!! How's THAT for a happy ending you soul...
by paarfi
Wed Feb 14, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1512] Which one
Replies: 115
Views: 16889

Re: [1512] Which one

Next comic will cut to Miho at Ninja compound singing quietly to herself.

Where Oh where are you tonight
Why did you leave me here all alone
I searched the world over and thought I'd found true love
You met another and pffft you was gone.

*sniffles* :(
by paarfi
Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1512] Which one
Replies: 115
Views: 16889

Re: [1512] Which one

darrin wrote:
Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:28 am
Piro loves Miho, and Kimiko supports this (what you called "paarfi's camp"
I haven't given up the fight! PxM will yet triumph! :D

Fortunately, I'm also perfectly ok with being wrong. I enjoy the story no matter where it takes Fred. And it wouldn't be much fun if it were totally predictable. :P
by paarfi
Wed Feb 14, 2018 7:48 am
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1512] Which one
Replies: 115
Views: 16889

Re: [1512] Which one

Oh noes! Kimiko forgot to stretch first. [727] Why does it have to be a pairing? Why can't it just be adults doing adult things? You have a point. But we've come to care for these people, and it's not wrong to be rooting for more than just a hookup. Edit to add: My impression is that he's not too pl...
by paarfi
Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1512] Which one
Replies: 115
Views: 16889

Re: [1512] Which one

CaptainNerd wrote:
Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:09 am
I was wondering if it might be Seraphim's sister.
I'm pretty sure it's not. Fred abandoned the seraphim sisters things years ago. I could be wrong, but I don't think he'd bring it back.
by paarfi
Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1512] Which one
Replies: 115
Views: 16889

Re: [1512] Which one

Hmm. Well, for a guy stripping down and heading into a bathroom where a beautiful girl is waiting for smexytimes, Piro sure doesn't seem all that happy about it. <yodaVoice>Conflicted, he is</yodaVoice> That last line says a lot too, I think. His love for Miho in Endgames and over IRC wasn't any les...
by paarfi
Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1512] Which one
Replies: 115
Views: 16889

[1512] Which one

Fred posted the new comic to his Patreon. He'll post it the main site and elsewhere tomorrow.
by paarfi
Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:12 am
Forum: MegaTokyo Visual Novel
Topic: The Visual Novel
Replies: 80
Views: 14866

Re: The Visual Novel

I don't think there was a deliberate anything that happened here- no one could have expected the amount of money that came in and I think a lot of the promises came with overexcitement and the belief that they'd have the resources to do more things with more money. This is entirely correct. of why ...
by paarfi
Sat Feb 10, 2018 7:46 am
Forum: Story Discussion
Topic: [1511] "cold water and hot lava"
Replies: 87
Views: 14596

Re: [1511] "cold water and hot lava"

Fred started working on the next comic last night. You can watch him draw it live on Twitch.
https://www.twitch.tv/fredrin