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{H} Worst Line in a B-Game

#1 Post by PyTom » Sun Jun 12, 2005 8:32 pm

The purpose of this thread is to attempt to determine the worst line in a B-game. And then to mock it.

My nomination is from "Figures of Happiness".

Minamo
"I'm so jealous! I want to get diarrhea with Satoru too... Yeah, next time, I'll bring laxatives, and we can swallow them at the same time!"

So, can anyone think of a worse line than this?
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#2 Post by kara24601 » Mon Jun 13, 2005 2:14 am

That's an actual line from an actual game AND it's supposed to be ren'ai ?
Wow.
I could understand if it's supposed to be a comedy or one of those parody flash ren'ai , but otherwise...eww. Actually , still...eww.
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#3 Post by mikey » Mon Jun 13, 2005 10:38 am

My nomination is Yujiro Mido from Slave Pageant. He had quite a few memorable lines, but the "best" had to be one he said in the end to the girl he raped the most - I love you.

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#4 Post by papillon » Mon Jun 13, 2005 10:54 am

.... you have SO dented my interest in getting a copy of Figures of Happiness with that quote.

Are there... *shudder*.... pictures? Is this another Water Closet?

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#5 Post by PyTom » Mon Jun 13, 2005 12:02 pm

Let me put in some words in defense of Figures of Happiness. It's one of the best, most story-oriented, games that has been commercially translated into English. It's a clean game with a very interesting premise, which it plays for both comedy and drama.

To put the quote in perspective, I need to discuss the scene it is associated with. Narumi is playing the POV character's girlfriend, and claims that they are so close, that they get sick at the same time. Minamo (who isn't the brightest) decides that she can do her one better, and gives the line above.

IIRC, the characters quickly realize that it's a bad idea. So it's not depicted in any way. So you don't need to worry about FoH being into a game featuring bodily functions.
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#6 Post by Taleweaver » Mon Jun 13, 2005 1:06 pm

From "Snow Drop", which has a very sweet plot, comes the following possible decision:
"Make love to her because Shizuka is within Kyoka."

...it's not what it sounds like, but it's a really weird thought anyway.
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#7 Post by papillon » Mon Jun 13, 2005 1:22 pm

*phew* Okay. :)

That is a game I'm planning on picking up, but since they announced they were going to release a patch for the whole vmate thing I was planning on waiting until the details were worked out and buy it then.

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#8 Post by gekiganwing » Mon Jun 13, 2005 4:17 pm

At the thirty minute mark, Figures is pretty good. It isn't -compelling- yet, but it's not bad. (Trying to avoid spoilers.)

The translated Majipuri demo has any number of off the wall lines. Trying to remember, I looked at Insani.org and found this one in a screenshot: "You saw it, you saw it, you saw it, YOU SAW IT, DIDN'T YOU?!"
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#9 Post by chronoluminaire » Wed Jun 15, 2005 3:14 am

gekiganwing wrote:The translated Majipuri demo has any number of off the wall lines. Trying to remember, I looked at Insani.org and found this one in a screenshot: "You saw it, you saw it, you saw it, YOU SAW IT, DIDN'T YOU?!"
You mean that's not a normal thing to say in the course of a romantic conversation? :shock:

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#10 Post by darkknight » Wed Jun 15, 2005 12:25 pm

Darn...no wonder i havent had a date in a few weeks...i've used all of these quotes...
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#11 Post by Megaman Z » Thu Jun 16, 2005 4:59 pm

darkknight wrote:Darn...no wonder i havent had a date in a few weeks...i've used all of these quotes...
I've used none of them, and I still can't get a halfway normal girl if my life depended on it. (long reason why I'd settle for halfway normal...)
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#12 Post by ShiraiJunichi » Fri Jun 17, 2005 1:08 am

It sounds like PyTom is the winner. I think pretty much any diarrhea line is about as bad as it can get... Makes me think of the first episode of Marmalade Boy...

"What, you got diarrhea or something?"- Ginta
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#13 Post by TheOnlyOneKunobi » Sat Jul 02, 2005 10:39 am

PyTom wrote:The purpose of this thread is to attempt to determine the worst line in a B-game. And then to mock it.

My nomination is from "Figures of Happiness".

Minamo
"I'm so jealous! I want to get diarrhea with Satoru too... Yeah, next time, I'll bring laxatives, and we can swallow them at the same time!"

So, can anyone think of a worse line than this?
Player - "But there's a door to the living room all ready?"
Girl - "Then I shall make you brekfast!"

This is from an hentai RPG/Bishoujo game called Mad Paradox translated into english in 1983. In this scene the player greets the girl with this line outside followed by a scene of domestic bliss and then the game ends.
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#14 Post by ShiraiJunichi » Sat Jul 02, 2005 9:19 pm

TheOnlyOneKunobi wrote:Player - "But there's a door to the living room all ready?"
Girl - "Then I shall make you brekfast!"
Just curious, did the game contain those spelling errors? I'm glad to see that most imported games have a lot better translation than they used to... "All your base are belong to us" sound familiar to anyone?

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#15 Post by Megaman Z » Sat Jul 02, 2005 9:46 pm

heh heh heh...
"How are you gentleman!"
"You have no chance to survive make your time"
"All your base are belong to us"
straight from Zero Wing. worst. translation. job. ever. I could possibly do a better job than that. (and I lack all JP comprehension!)

I assume there are no worse b-game lines to mock... yet.
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