Author Topic: That damned flashing hcg (will probably turn NSFW after a couple of posts)  (Read 4847 times)

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Okay, I just heard from Ixrec that this problem STILL hasn't been resolved yet.
During a certain scene during week 2, in ccb0008b, Taichi tries to explain something, and an hcg flashes to help him explain. However, this hcg also flashes in the nonero version. Which is quite a bit of a problem, as a nonero version kind of shouldn't have hcgs filling the entire screen.

The context is:
Taichi: "No, I can hit two birds with one stone."
Taichi: "Cleaning, or rub-rub!?"
Miki: "Rub-rub is...?"
Taichi: "Yes, rub-rub is......"
*hcg flashes, image is i0034*
Taichi: "This sort of conduct."
Taichi: "Sticking your face between someone's legs, then rubbing, and rubbing......"
Miki: "That's 'petting'!"
Miki: "Don't call it something cute like rub-rub! It's 'petting'!"
Taichi: "Oh, I so want to rub-rub you."
Miki: "Noooo! I don't wanna be rub-rubbedddddd!!!"

According to Ixrec, "it has connection to the plot", so "there's no way we're deleting it out right", so he doesn't want the entire hcg to be cut and replaced by, say, just a flashing black screen or something. I have yet to hear what amazing plot significance this picture has, though.

So, um, comments please. And image editors; if possible, please edit it so it doesn't look like porn is flashing on your screen.

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I think what Ixrec means is that the characters are referring to the picture, and it's hard to get what they mean without it.

My ideas are that we could either:
a) Pixellate the whole thing like the last surprise HCG, although the player might not be able to actually see it.

b) Blur it.

c) Censor the rude bit in whatever way and keep the rest of the CG as it is.

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That's why I provided context.
Taichi: "This sort of conduct."
Taichi: "Sticking your face between someone's legs, then rubbing, and rubbing......"
makes it pretty clear that it's something sexual.

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My ideas are that we could either:
a) Pixellate the whole thing like the last surprise HCG, although the player might not be able to actually see it.

b) Blur it.

c) Censor the rude bit in whatever way and keep the rest of the CG as it is.

a) there was a previous one?

b) I think this would be overkill, and not much different from just showing a black screen

c) that's what I wanted to do, but none of the image editors seem to have gotten around to it
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Disclaimer: I am not an image editor, and likely will never be one.

However, I have GIMP and occasionally enjoy trying something new.

(You may need to manually c&p, as for some reason when I tried clicking the links in preview they get redirected to freehostia's mainpage.  If that doesn't work, I can always try another host.)

Black-bars version: http://balcerzak.freehostia.com/i0034censor1.png

Pixelation on the nipples too: http://balcerzak.freehostia.com/i0034censor2.png

Not sure exactly what part of the image is offending, or how much needs to be done to tone it to acceptable levels.  It's only really displayed for fractional seconds anyway...

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I like the latter one. Since VDZ is by far the most passionate on this subject, let's wait for his okay before Nagato figures out how to get it into the patch.
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To be honest, Balcerzak's minimal censorship doesn't really do much; you still get to see a full shot of a nude woman being fucked by two guys, filling the entire screen.

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To be honest, Balcerzak's minimal censorship doesn't really do much; you still get to see a full shot of a nude woman being fucked by two guys, filling the entire screen.

It would be much appreciated if you specified how much censorship it would take for you to be satisfied.
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To be honest, Balcerzak's minimal censorship doesn't really do much; you still get to see a full shot of a nude woman being fucked by two guys, filling the entire screen.

It would be much appreciated if you specified how much censorship it would take for you to be satisfied.


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I like Nagato's version.

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This reminds me of why we could never settle it in #Ammy.
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NSFW. Ran through usual photoshop filter pixellate: 16 and 24


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As of changeset 739, this issue is resolved.
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