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Didn't see a Homestuck thread, so I may ask: What happened

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Didn't see a Homestuck thread, so I may ask:

What happened to the game?
Will we ever know what each aspect does?
Was it the fandom or Hussie prolonging his comic/pandering to the wrong group that turned the comic into this terrible mess?
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>What happened to the game?
What game? You mean Sburb or Hiveswap?

>Will we ever know what each aspect does?
Nah. He's too lazy for this.

>Was it the fandom or Hussie prolonging his comic/pandering to the wrong group that turned the comic into this terrible mess?
Both.
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>>78006828
Excuse me, some people can't stay here everyday like you
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Hiveswap is vaporware.
He just makes shit up for the aspects.
Both.
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>>78006973
>what is archive
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>>78007128
>people checking the archive
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>>78006004
>What happened to the game?
>buying into a scamstarter
>ever
I was laughing at the Homofuck fanbase while it was going on, and I'm laughing even harder now. You got what you deserved for being gullible morons.
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>>78008637
More like Hussie should have never announced a fucking Homestuck game before the fucking comic was over.
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>>78008637
rude tbqh
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>>78006004
>What happened to the game?
The dev team who were going to work on it spent all the kickstarter money on another game.
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>>78009396
How is that even legal, did he try to get it back?
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>>78009494

It's legal when it comes to crowd funding. As soon as you get the money, you can do whatever you want with it.
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>>78009494
This shit is why you crowdfund games by people who aren't making absurd claims and have some demo or at least track record before they start their campaign.

A lot of the time, people are too ambitious, or don't realize how arduous a task they're undertaking, and they just fail to deliver.
Cases of outright theft are rarer, but still a possibility.
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>>78009396
And that game doesn't even look that good, animation is wonky and models look off.
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>>78009494
Yes, but something something something contract and bullshit so there's nothing he can do about it.
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>>78009579
>>78009691
Did Hussie try to get it back or was it too late?
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>>78009709
I know. Even Hussie himself could do a better game if he wanted.
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>>78008898
I really fucking hate that the game just essentially destroyed the comic. Because of all that bullshit, now we have to go through another ultragigamegabbq-pause.

And we'll probably get another pause after a few little updates as well.
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>>78009738
That's horrible. Who did all of this?
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>>78009709
Link?
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>rachel's tumblr and twitter accounts are now blank
lads
what does this mean
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>>78009790
Guys who did the new King's Quest IIRC
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I don't hate homestuck. I will continue to pay attention to it.
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>>78010495
Hussie finally broke up with her.

Or she just took his money and ran away.
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>>78008898
had things gone to schedule, the game would have been released as the comic ended

but nooooooooooooo
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>>78009579
nah, it's legal for hussie to take it, not so much for the studio to take hussie's money
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>>78010840
>implying
the comic already got delayed before the TOG fiasco even happened, after promising in the kickstarter that the updates wouldnt get affected he spent weeks writing a design bible with ryan north to give to TOG (which he didn't do before the kickstarter like you're supposed to)
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>Will we ever know what each aspect does?

I still don't know what they actually do. Sometimes they work as superpowers, sometimes they work just as a subjective concept. It's just so confuse.
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>>78008898

probably

>Will we ever know what each aspect does?

he should have finally gotten around to those things.

itd probably have more appeal than what he usually does.

the whole "game" part was utterly abandoned, which is ironic considering how much trouble he's having getting out a playable game. you'd think it'd make it more interesting if he went over some of that stuff.
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>>78011018
Confusion is a great way to draw people into something, though. You're STILL thinking about it.
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>>78011018
Hussie supposedly has a text file that tells what the classes and aspects function, I'd like to see that after the comic's done.
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>>78011394
you know he just bullshits it right
like as much as id like to believe the classpects have set themes he actually just makes shit up to suit the story
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>>78007895
Holy shit, fan art where Jane isn't fucking enormous
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>>78006004
>What happened to the game?
It's never coming back

>Will we ever know what each aspect does?
Yes, Arenea's exposition dumps more or less covered everything

>Was it the fandom or Hussie prolonging his comic/pandering to the wrong group that turned the comic into this terrible mess?
Both
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>>78012356
>Arenea's exposition dumps more or less covered everything
>what is mage
>what is doom beyond inheretence?
>literally who the fuck is sollux
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So if Tavros and Eridan both had reached their full potential, who would have been more powerful? There's been a lot of lipservice to Page powers but to be honest I think Eridan would come out on top; the only time we've actually seen those tremendous powers get used is by a Hope player (an aspect that's also received a lot of lip service), and Hope!Eridan seemed pretty damn powerful even when not GT while he was in that showdown with Sollux.
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http://clarkpowell.bandcamp.com/track/minotaur

Was pumped for this song to be in Homestuck for Karkat, but
>I made the decision to use Project Latitude for my personal work, since it was an early touchstone in my arrangement of these songs.

tfw Vol. 10 will probably never happen.
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>>78012712
There's a fan album being made that I have a lot of faith in, based on the amazing amount of coordination on the part of the project manager. It's out on MSPAF, if you want to go looking for it; I think it's something coming out soonish, even.

Bandcamp is the shit, by the way.
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http://mspaforums.com/showthread.php?55871-HIVESWAP-A-Homestuck-Video-Game-!-%28Kickstarter-FAQ-and-Discussion%29&p=7873356&viewfull=1#post7873356

GAME'S DYING

EVERYONE GOT FIRED

RUN WHILE YOU CAN
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>>78013051
ancient news man
>everyone got fired
get some confirmation on that before you spout it out
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>>78009494
They settled it out of court. Hussie probably has a gag order, hence why he tried to quiet down the word on what actually happened.
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>>78011501
Rachel said in MSPAF somewhere that Hussie has a document that explains all about god tiers and classpects. What makes you think he's just bullshitting it?

>>78012712
Who says the track can't appear on both?

>>78012712
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>>78016164
>Who says the track can't appear on both?
Clark did.
http://plazmataz.tumblr.com/post/128385045672/is-there-a-reason-in-particular-that-project
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>>78016164
the fact that he just twists things to make characters do what should be the job of other characters

aranea healing jakes mind even though that should obviously be a mind thing is a big one,
also aranea inheriting vriska's 'lucky 8r8k' for the god tier deaths in game over, even though vriska is meant to be lucky because she literally stole a bunch of luck due to being a thief, aranea shouldn't have that ability any more than rose
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As someone who made a majority of current friends in middle school over Homestuck, its good for what it is (or was per se).
It works on the concept of a funny comic with relatable and natural characters, set in a solidly built universe. Hussie tried to exceed what HS could handle by making it the socio-mind-fuck of universal and multi-universal proportions and it begins to fade. I stopped at Act 6 because it drags, its no longer a fun roller coaster its just a pull to the top with no foreseeable plummet back into action and adrenaline.
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>>78014003
That's pretty fucked up.
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why couldn't shelby make something cool for the calendar, like this
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>>78011986
it happens
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>>78016447
>also aranea inheriting vriska's 'lucky 8r8k' for the god tier deaths in game over, even though vriska is meant to be lucky because she literally stole a bunch of luck due to being a thief, aranea shouldn't have that ability any more than rose
Nah, Sylph is a passive class so the rules behind when she can use her powers are different from Vriska's. Like sometimes shit will just happen by itself even though she didn't do anything.
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>>78017778
I honestly think her art has gotten worse. The one on the right is the redraw of the left picture.
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>>78018101

active just means selfish/evil, passive just means good
read the comic
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>>78017778
>>78018155

>>77899354 >>77899491
Its a shame indeed.
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>>78009494
He couldn't. The first team of developers who took the money said that they "dropped everything they were working on" to work on their new game.

>>78010281
It's officially only an alleged rumor, but we're all pretty sure it was http://store.steampowered.com/app/345390/.
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>>78018203
So we can tell which classes are active by what characters are dirtbags?
>Eridan
>Damara
>Caliborn
>Aranea
>Vriska
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>>78018155
jesus, please no?
That left pic is so much nicer.
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I haven't been on board with the Homestuck fandom since the Gigapause of 2013. Can someone update me on why this comic isn't finished yet please?
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>>78018400
More like whos plot device but you got the picture

>>78018554
Hussies still working on final flashes and (most importantly) the game, now with another team he had to make.
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>>78018626
Because they all quit and his dad died right? Poor Hussie...
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>>78018400
>implying Aranea is evil
>implying Karkat isn't the evil mastermind and final boss of Homestuck
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>>78018554
Major delays with the game
See >>78009396
>>78009494
>>78014003
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>>78018155
Jesus christ, that's definitely objectively worse. She's the one who did the cute drawings calliope did, and the colours and mayhem covers right? Dang

I guess she's all about this roundish uggo style now since she's working on that neo-kosmos comic with amber rogers, but why'd she have to abandon the old style altogether? Both styles are really "tumblr" and simple but at least the old one was pretty

Making characters ugly is like a fad on the more tumblry side of tumblr these days
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>was http://store.steampowered.com/app/345390/.
I dont get why games, mostly from steam, put pic related on their trailers... nowadays I can shill my game on kotaku and get a quote like this, it never had any weight to begin.
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>>78018943
The only thing tumblry about the left one is the random dumb colored body parts. The new drawing looks like she tried to make Aradia a Steven Universe character while simultaneously forgetting how to draw. Look at that flat nose and crooked eyes, on a circular head. Those sausage fingers slabbed down on a rectangle. She improved at coloring, but somehow degraded into an amateur artist. How does this happen?
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>>78018203
It's more about "benefiting others" (passive) and "benefiting oneself" (active) than just good and evil.
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>>78011018
>posting kara's girls
Boy I wonder what you get out of HS
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a couple weeaboo friends of mine got into this in highschool. I could never read it all without getting bored. can someone tl;dr this for me?
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>>78019109

that is what good and evil MEAN you fucking tool
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>>78019171
I think it's a bit more nuanced than that.
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>>78018952
I love the quotes Toby used on his Steam page.

>“The puzzles aren't particularly impressive.” 10/10 – Destructoid

>“I have a couple of issues with the user interface.” 10/10 – PCInvasion

>“If there’s a criticism to be had, it’s that sometimes Toby Fox doesn’t know when to let a joke go.” 10/10 – The Jimquisition
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>>78019338
Toby Fox is truly the best thing to come out of Homestuck.
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>>78019161
author sets out make a creation story using kids playing a video game not unlike the sims. It goes off the rails as their game gets screwed up. The kids meet a race of aliens from a different universe who also played the game and the two groups plot together to salvage the human kids' game.
Due to unforseen even the aliens end up killing each most of each other, but this has little impact on the plot.
The human kids activate a device that will essentially reset their universe, but instead trade their positions as the game players with that of their young parents. Normally, this would erase them to, but they escape their universe before the reset triggers. Where half of the four kids meet up with the remaining aliens, the other two kids are stranded on a battleship floating through space. both parties are traveling towards the new, reset-ed human universe.
In the reset universe, the alien empress from the previous alien universe had taken over via time shit and has her way with the planet.
The new kids who were previously the parents are a group of idiots with romantic issues. We then are introduced to another alien species which are basically lizard people with human skulls for heads. These new aliens begin their own game whereupon the male kills the girl, preventing him from finishing their game properly. Through a new series of events the male becomes the ultra powerful villain of the story. Which all the kids after finally meeting up decide to take down

ok, that was not a tl;dr. sorry.
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>>78018155

she's trying to make them more evocative of teens whove gone through the trials and tribulations of getting their feelings hurt.
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>>78019161
Some kids play a game. It's supposed to be like The Sims. They get sucked into it like in Jumanji. Then they find out the game was the real world all along, and the world they lived in was the fake. Then there's batshit time travel and they all become gods. Then more gods and aliens show up and now they're all fighting each other
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Excellent explanations, I am 100% caught up, no one can tell me otherwise.
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>>78012712
Megalovania was in both Homestuck and Toby's games - tracks don't necessarily need to stick with one work.

Also
>Minotaur
>tfw people were speculating about the song being for Tavros flipping his shit
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>>78019161
Chess piece person throws a fit over dress code.
Millions die and a universe is destroyed in the process.
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>Trolls didn't ruin Homestuck, they said
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>>78020244
man fuck shelby
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Trolls weren't a bad concept
But Hussie should have focused on the main 4-6 of them, given the others some sidestories and minor mentions (possibly killing them off after that) and not made characters that had special interactions with the narrative for no reason like "faces no consequences for anything and keeps coming back" or "gets 0 dialogue and won't die".
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>>78020382
what does shelby have to do with that?
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>>78018155
Looks like she started trying to copy SU.
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>>78020386
>faces no consequences
>implying she won't face them soon

(Tavros) was the beginning and she got that burden from her irrelevant version.

Now Bec Noir, GCatavrossprite, Gamzee and Karkat (you fucked up when he hates you more than himself) need to deal with her.
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>>78020244
Gay singularity ruined homestuck
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>>78020665
Gay singularity was the second death. Trolls getting over focused was the first. Reread it and you can almost hear the gears shift over those two transitions.
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>>78020244
It skewered the fandom, but honestly I always felt there's an implicit emphasis about the humans being the main characters over the trolls.

>>78020665
Davekat's not gonna be a thing.
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>This is a $25 shirt being sold officially through we love fine
>doesn't get a basic quirk of the comic right

HELP 911? I'M BEING TRIGGERED
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>>78021060
hate to be that guy, but where is the quirk fucked up?
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>>78021069
I guess its not that big a deal but aren't the trolls 100% of the time (except for like one time with Vriska I think) speaking with the quirk attached?
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>>78021106
oh you mean the speechbubble, i was looking at the text circle
really though that shirt shouldn't be sold just for looking kind of shit
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>>78019587
>Then they find out the game was the real world all along, and the world they lived in was the fake.
Lol this isn't the matrix, earth and the universe was real
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>>78021000
>Davekat is not going to be a thing
>implying

Enjoy your male Rosemary, because Hussie needs to get his cash back.
Oh, and GO!Karkat wins the Terezibowl, because pandering to the old fanbase.

See! Everyone is happy!
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>>78021145
are you there only anon that keeps referring to ships as -bowl or are there more of you
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>>78021154
I think its originally an /a/ meme relating to anime girls winning the (male protag)-bowl
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>>78021154
>he doesn't know about bowls
It's a harem thing predominately but winning a character over who's romantic future had previously been challenged by one or more other suitors is a -bowl.
MCs get bowls. Best girls get bowls. Worst girls are shit and undesirable so they're participants in the MC or other character bowl or nothing.
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>>78021145
Davekat and Rosemary's gonna get dunked anon, I'm still betting on it.
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I don't want alpha!Karkat nor GO!Karkat to end up with Terezi romantically.

I am a horrible person.
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>>78018943
>amber rogers
oh jeez speaking of her, she tweeted some of her fanart improvements today too

But while I make fun of tumblr, there's also you guys being ridiculous on the other side of the spectrum, whining about the "gay singularity" like it's a thing that matters. Criticize the pacing and plot all you want, but Dave being in homo with Karkat is not a big deal. He would've wasted his time on the meteor whether he wanted a girl to hop on his dick or a dude. Do I have to post that pic comparing the amount of straight relationships to gay ones again?
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>>78021393
dave being gay in the retcon when he was straight pre retcon is dumb
also, why are you equating artists who don't improve to people who don't like dave's development
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>>78021415
he wasn't straight pre-retcon.
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>>78021393
>defends gay singularity then posts that filth as his image
Maximum over kek
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>>78021415
cuz you're both dumb. tumblr drawing things shittier because "representation" or whatever, and you guys focusing in on a character's sexuality and acting like it's a big terrible thing that's it's not the sexuality that you want. Tumblr being tumblr and 4chan being 4chan.

And there is nothing earlier in the comic that would contradict Dave being able to be attracted to guys. (did you know, bisexuality is a thing that exists)
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I don't care about dave being bi (or whatever) I just find karkat the laziest choice available.

I know the only other male love interests dave could have were limited (gamzee/the mayor) but at least one of those was kinda set up pre-retcon.
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>>78021490
>because it's not the sexuality you want
no one complains about dave being gay for that reason you dumb fuck

all of dave's development about fatalism got shafted in favour of hussie soapboxing about toxic masculinity with dave as the mouthpiece, that's dumb, and you're dumb for thinking the reason is 'lol typical 4chan'
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>>78021483
>willfully ignoring the fact I was making fun of it just to grasp at something to jab me for
and a big kek right back at you
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>>78021393
I really don't get why people think they can just change a character's design like that just for the sake of "headcanon".

>>78021530
The fatalism and shit about being a hero is still the focus, it's just shown that that's interwoven with his upbringing with Bro and how that affected his concept of heroism.
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>>78021714
fatalism and being a hero absolutely isn't the focus, unless you want to link to the page where it is
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>>78021768
It was said during Dave and Dirk's conversations, he said that Bro ruined the concept of heroism to him and that he's still reluctant to slay LE just because he was chosen to be the one.
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is hussie going to do a new mspa when homestuck finally ends
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>>78021530
I think it fits, because his issues lie with the "cool" and tough persona he had to put up all his life to deal with shit. It was the same pre-retcon, with him not wanting to fight and just be the "dave of guy" or whatever. It makes sense that he'd have a conversation with john like that, about just wanting to be himself without the expectations that were placed on him.

I mean, if you want to complain about the direction of his character go ahead, but don't blame it on the "gay singularity". He would've been the same with or without a his friend who is a boy, the issues would of just been explored in a slightly different way.
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>>78021852
He probably will. What else does he have to do?

Although equally, I can imagine he'd be too burnt out to even attempt something like Homestuck ever again.

Maybe he'll try making another regular comic, like 'The Starlight Calliope'.
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My problem with the masculinity conversation is that it felt so awkwardly placed in the comic.

Daves perspective:

Hasn't talked to John in 3 years
First time ever meeting him in person
spent last 3 years with trolls and sister

The entire conversation is about either romance (john/terezi dave/karkat john/roxy) or dave's thoughts about toxic masculinity.

I think the problem is Hussie spent so long holding these conversations back that by the time they finally happened(at the end of the comic mind you) they just all felt like info dumps and less like actual conversations these characters would organically have.
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>>78021876
it wasn't a conversation, it was a one sided spiel about a society that was destroyed by meteors years ago

at no point did any of the kids care about the billions of people killed or the fact humanity was destroyed, but somehow dave gives a shit about how rap music enforces machoness or whatever bollocks he was talking

and i never used the phrase gay singularity, that was some other anon
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>>78021932
>Although equally, I can imagine he'd be too burnt out to even attempt something like Homestuck ever again.
that's what i was thinking
maybe he'll go back to something like problem sleuth or early homestuck; a little simpler (but still crazy)
maybe he'll even take fan commands again
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>>78022016
Yeah, I'd like to see something like Problem Sleuth again. Return MSPA to its roots.
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>there are people who don't know why people hate Davekat
>and it has fuck-all to do with Dave's shifting furry/milf/gay/alien/carapace fetishes

As someone said before, it's lazy as fuck and only Rose, Jasprosesprite, Dave, Vriska and Terezi talked about it while Karkat is just a shitty sex tool who can't voice his opinion.

But don't worry, after the omegapause, he will talk with a random dreamghost and waste pages talking about his relationship with Dave ;^)
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>>78019367
>Toby Fox
I think you mean Bowman.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pA9uy3KdeEU
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>>78018155
>>78021393
this pisses me off

http://a-vodka-mutini.tumblr.com/
I've been following the girl above on tumblr for about a year now, that's how long she's been around the fandom. obviously an artist in the making if you consider she's only 13, but if you compare her posts from when she first started using tumblr, to now, her art has just gotten worse.

why does everyone want to do this fucking short round and stumpy aesthetic? what is wrong with tumblr?
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>>78022176
this saddens me.
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>>78021393
>that Dave
oh WOW
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>>78022176
it's the new version of young artists trying to draw an anime style and having to spend years unlearning it, only now it's drawing everything like a bootleg steven universe
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>>78019367
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pA9uy3KdeEU
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>>78020579
Tavrosprite is the most likely to do so IMO.
Vriska has already created an antagonist she couldn't handle through terrible prototyping decisions involving first guardians. It will happen again.

Seriously, her dialogue after the GCATavrosprite thing boils down to
"He totally won't wake up and wreak havoc under the possible influence of )(IC, because he's totally under my control like that, right? He's going to be thankful and not misuse these powers in any way, right? Right?"

No way he'll praise Vriska for it or shrug it off (although he's been shown to be extremely solid psychologically so I won't totally rule that out).

But all things considered I think shit is more likely to go down in impressive ways.
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>>78022194
this is a tragedy
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>>78022232
A. Vriska would need to be in the session for something bad to happen to her at the hands of gcatavros

B. (calliope) and jade are heading towards the green sun, so what are the chances it gets taken out before tavros can do anything with his first guardian powers?

C. Vriska said she scouted out the session with time travel so she should know if this would blow up in her face. (jasprose and davepeta slightly contradict this)

D. If gcatavros becomes some type of badass wouldn't vriska's whole "I'm doing all these horrible things to tavros to toughen him up" just be validated?
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>>78013092
>confirmation
on 21 oct 2015 the shit hit the fan

https://twitter.com/Gomidog/status/656962065203073024

https://twitter.com/Gomidog/status/663056482196398080

https://twitter.com/Gomidog/status/663056670864646144

https://twitter.com/Gomidog/status/663056907121369088

http://jitenshasw.deviantart.com/journal/Shitty-news-and-awesome-news-Here-s-the-scoop-572502372

more actual information is out there if you take like 5 seconds to look at the (former) employee's linkedins/twitters/tumblrs/whatevrs at around that time

also maybe don't bother them since their lives probably suck enough already
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>>78022194
That can't be real.
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>>78021973
>>78021979
Looking at the dialogue again
>DAVE: i think all thats mixed up with the same phony ideals about heroism
>DAVE: like living up to the storybook idea of what a hero to me feels almost interchangeable with living up to societys snapshot of what a hard manly dude should be
>DAVE: i stopped pretending i could ever live up to either thing a while ago
>DAVE: and mainly have spent time looking back on the sheer magnitude of all my "joking around"

All the claims about him taking on "toxic masculinity" are rather overblown, it's all still about Dave's inner insecurities that's been imposed on by Bro in the end.

>>78022141
Honestly the over obviousness of it is why I think Davekat's not actually going to happen., or at least not going to be endgame.

>>78022176
>>78022194
>>78022217
Honestly artists attempting to apply/ape the Steven Universe style is more unappealing than just imitating anime style cause SU's style really only works with SU and not much elsewhere.
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>>78022194
>>78022251
>>78022330
you think that's bad?

not hating on the artist or whatever, but these are some jarring contrasts. nice conformity there.
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>>78022370
>those notes
whatever works I guess?
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>>78022319
Sounds like shit is really hitting the fan at WP.

Honestly, this bullshit is probably way more entertaining than whatever shitty game they were gonna put out.
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>>78022370
Guess you have to know what sells with those backwards wankers
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>>78022379
>>78022450
You gotta wonder how many people actually like to draw like this, and how many are just doing it for attention.
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>>78022370
aaaaaAAAAAA
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>TFW you're only reading for homosuck at this point
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>>78022303
A. If he wakes up, he'll be able to teleport across the session, the edges of which contain the bubbles. If he doesn't, well, we don't know how dreaming sprites work, so we can't really make any suppositions.

B. Has anything really been hinting towards alt Calliope destroying the Green Sun? And isn't her whole deal about not influencing the session?

C. If Vriska was as careful and competent as she claims to be, things wouldn't blow up in her face in a regular fashion. Pretty doubtful IMO. She was very intent on saving up extra kernelsprites, but like you point out, Rosesprite and Davepetasprite happened nonetheless.

D. I was thinking more like in a way she doesn't want. If he fucks over her friends or the session, she's more likely to have an "oh god what have I done" moment. Doubly so if she can't do anything about it.
And anyway (Tavros) already proves that her toughening crap was absolutely unnecessary, since he's able to act like a badass in the ways he wants.
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>>78022370
Yup, that certainly is the same character!
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>>78022319
It's a real shame that Hiveswap is gonna crash and burn. I really don't know why they didn't go for a fucking point and click 2D adventure game. Its very easy to program and you cocksuckers are basically 90% artists.

Its a shame but boy howdy is it fun to watch this trainwreck
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>>78022370
That's kinda sad.
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>>78022715
reminds me of FELTSTOPPABLE
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>>78022715
>>78022319

Well I guess this is what has been happening with Hiveswap...
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>>78022785
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>>78022232
>>78022303
>>78022592
>everyone forgets about the method with Aranea porting herself to Jade's planet by waking up Gamzee in the dreambubble
>but instead replace Gamzee with Karkat and Aranea with Vriska

That's the only solution for GTavsprite to fuck her up.
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How do you feel now that it's confirmed that Hussie dropped Homestuck and that it isn't going to be finished?
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>>78022814
halftruth truly was a vapid cunt
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>>78022814
The shit about Hiveswap doesn't confirm shit about Homestuck, piss off.
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>>78022592
A. His sleepbubble above his head was white and not dream bubble black.

B. (calliope) gave a whole speech about how dangerous space players are while heading towards the green sun with jade. The green sun being the source of doc scratch's powers (Lord english's current host)

D. If gcatavros fucks the session up then that would screw over the humans/terezi/kanaya then vriska, and do you really want another "oh god what have I done" speech from vriska at this point. (how many has she had at the point, 3?

>>78022793
She would just end up outside the denizen lair with karkat (remember how jade wouldn't even mess with the denizens) and she could easily just put tavros back to sleep and just head back out to the dreambubbles. Do you really want karkat to have been put to sleep by kanaya just so he could vriska back anyway?
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>>78022898
>She could easily just put Tavros back to sleep
Or Tavros realizes he can mindcontrol himself to stop being mindcontrolled.

>Do you really want karkat to have been put to sleep by kanaya just so he could vriska back anyway?
It would be fucking hilarious. Even better if they were having a fight and he accidentally dragged Vriska back. And fuck having him as epilogue character. He needs to participate in the battle.

>just head back out to the dreambubbles
How?
>"Karkat / WV / green skeletor please knock me the fuck out"
or
>imagine Vriska hitting her head on a cave wall
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>>78022971
>Or Tavros realizes he can mindcontrol himself to stop being mindcontrolled.
He'd only be able to control his animal half not the half vriska put to sleep while being outside the session.
I remember the mind controlling himself conversation from the other day but has that actually ever been said to be possible in story.

>He needs to participate in the battle.
The story has gone out of its way to say that's not going to happen. Either dreambubble army or epilogue.

>How?
Same way she went the first time, one of those fenestrated walls. If she has roxy's gun in her inventory why not the walls they'd been putting up all over the session for jane.
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>>78023000
>The story has gone out of its way to say that's not going to happen
>because he can't kill plot armour cloun

Why the fuck is he even a Knight in Sburb? He should have been a Seer or Heir, at least it fits with him not being allowed to fight.
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>>78023090
I'm pretty sure his knight of blood powers are meant to be used in a more metaphysical sense then a physical one. Like, I don't think he's gonna start slashing blood waves with his sickle like he's inuyasha or something. More like he's going to use his emotional connections (blood) with his friends to assemble the dreambubble army into a fighting force against Lord English.
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I wish Karkat was Inuyasha,
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>>78023127
BUT TAVROS ALREADY DID HIS JOB

MEENAH ALREADY DID HIS JOB TO LEAD THE ARMY

WHAT THE FUCK IS KARKAT GOOD FOR?
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>>78023090
sometimes Sburb gives you a role that compliments you, other times it gives you a role that challenges you
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>>78023145
The army is just kinda standing around not doing anything. The person in charge (meenah) just gave a speech saying anyone without fighting abilities should go in front to be cannon fodder. They need someone to actually LEAD the army.
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>>78023170
It's too late, anon.

All Karkat can do is sign himself up for a slot in the ghost army and then end up cleaning the ship while (Tavros) orders him around.
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>>78023235
>What we want:
>Karkat leads the ghost army and defeats Lord English

>What we will get
>Vriska gets all the credit for defeating LE, celebrates with the dreamghosts and then gives a speech about friendship and teamwork
>Meenah is Meenah and did her purpose on selling pisces shirts for the store
>(Tavros) is the pooplord, gets to meet (Vriska) and then they become a couple
>Karkat gets bullied by Vriska for being more worthless than Tavros and actually thinking he has a chance to lead the army
>even makes fun of him for being shit at romance and losing his matesprit ship with Terezi
>taunts him to go back to sucking dave's dick
>he cries and runs away like a bitch

There you go.
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>>78023423
>and then gives a speech about friendship and teamwork
More like, she gives an speech about how they were successful because they followed her orders.
>(Tavros) is the pooplord, gets to meet (Vriska) and then they become a couple
Not gay enough.
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>>78023475
>not knowing that all the GO!characters are straight and pandering to the old fanbase who ship Tavris, Karezi and Davejade

:^)
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>>78023485
>(Vriska) the tubo dyke.
>Straight.
Yeah right. I'm pretty sure now even (Terezi) and her are in a couple now.
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>>78022370
>>78022194

Ah, the difference between the characters who are actually in the comic and the characters who Tumblr fans WISH were in the comic. It's surreal how divorced this fandom has become from the source material.
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>>78022194
>>78022370
>>78021393
It's funny because what these comparisons actually show is "how I saw the characters when I was reading the comic" vs. "how I pretend that I see the characters after being exposed to tumblr".
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>>78023532
This honestly goes for the differences between the characters before and after the gigapause. I definitely think the writing has suffered, but a bit reason the comic is on the downturn in popularity is that characters in canon just don't act how fans want them to.
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>>78023532
Never check We Bare Bears fanart, youll be more disappointed.
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>>78024084
Bullshit. The characters act pretty tumblry if you ask me.
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I like how Terezi was straightforward when called out everybody when they pretended that Jane was hot or that Callie was beautiful.
I was getting sick of so much UR BEAUTIFUL UR BEAUTIFUL.
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>>78024387
That's what I meant.
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Is there other reference to Ender's Game than the "the last egg of an alien species which is the only hope to revive it"? I was rereading Ender's game and found that some of the Peter-Valentine dialogue had a Dave-Rose feeling. Wondered if it was a influence for Hussie.
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>>78021393
>shitty shaved side head haircut
>stupid lips
awful
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>>78022470
I know for a fact ikimaru has changed the way she's drawn characters to avoid getting more death threats, and now she hates drawing HS because of it.
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>>78021490

dave in fact says that there's no such thing as sexuality and being outside of human civilization lets them have no orientation.

this is about the only pandering he does that kinda works, since tumblr people want to indulge in this fantasy through fiction. Since if they tried it in real life, their brains would scream at them about undermining gay activism.
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Wait so why did the game devastated all get fired?
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>>78022785
>>78022788
as soon as they split hiveswap into parts i knew it was doomed. waste of time and money.
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>>78022319
Like I said last thread, they probably got finished with the game and now are firing everybody because, as noted before, they are wildly inexperienced and they'll probably hire more professionals if he makes enough money for the rest of the game
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>>78025435
>>78025435
>devastated
Meant devs. Autocorrect knows what's up.
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>>78023525
I'm pretty sure (Terezi) and (Vriska) are dead.
Or double dead.
Or perma double dead.
Whatever, they're OOTS now.
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>>78025435
either drama or lack of funds/hussies overambition. or both.
probably both lol
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>>78025435
>>78026003
They didn't get fired, they are the one who abandoned the project for a bigger one.
Without telling Hussie.
Hussie had to made a new dev studio from scratch.
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>>78009772
>andom or Hussie
Being on Hiatus doesn't mean Destroyed.
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>>78026240
https://www.reddit.com/r/homestuck/comments/3vvyem/is_andrew_okay/cxrl6ns

yes they got fired, WP shill
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>>78026240
nevermind, you think we're talking about the odd gentlemen instead of what pumpkin, read the thread
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>>78026305
Wait, what the fuck are you talking about? I thought we were talking about the Odd Gentleman Business.

Is this new? Because I can't tell the fuck is going on in that reddit link you gave.
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>>78026432
It is. A bunch of employees got fired a couple months ago.
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>>78026485
So, it's dating already. Why are we only talking about it now. Was the girl who drew Troll porn part of the group being fired?
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>>78026432
Okay, here's a timeline for you, so maybe you can understand everything that's happened.

2013: Hussie hires TOG.
2013-2014: TOG flakes out. Hussie wastes months trying to get them to hold up their end of the contract and finally pulls the plug.
2014-2015: What Pumpkin switches gears and starts developing the game in-house. They hire a bunch of artists.
7/2015: The TOG scandal breaks on Tumblr. WP denies everything.
10/2015: WP fires a bunch of animators for mysterious reasons.
12/2015: Hussie and Rachel both erase their entire internet presence. WP goes radio silence.
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>>78026511
I don't think so. I think we only found out recently.
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>>78026556
It happened two months ago. There are no secrets in this fandom. People knew, so if nobody was talking about it nobody cared because it doesn't matter. It isn't news.
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>>78026586
You're so clearly a WP employee, not even trying to hide it. Of course it's news if more than half the team working on Hiveswap gets fired from What Pumpkin.
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>>78026586
People takled a lot about the OG business. People would have talked about it if the news was out a few months ago too.
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https://twitter.com/gwlhors
So apparently this is Hussie's private Twitter account.
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>>78023423
Let me add more shit:

>while Karkat is crying like a bitch on a desolated place, he sees (Karkat) and (Terezi) proposing to each other
>he gets raped by Cronus
>finally wakes up after the battle is over
>everyone is celebrating
>Karkat is just awkwardly standing around and not saying anything
>Vriska finds a new bully target aka Karkat
>Dave finally admits his feelings to Karkat
>Karkat is happy for once
>but it only lasts for two months and Dave already regrets his decision and hunts for Jane now
>every troll gets revived
>Nepeta lost interest to Karkat, because he is too silent and lonely
>Vriska keeps on bullying him harder
>even Eridan, Gamzee and Equius don't want to deal with Karkat
>Karkat finally wants to commit suicide with a prototyped gun
>suddenly Vriska storms in and drags over a shot troll corpse on his hive
>because Vriska is the hero, everyone in troll society believes her and Karkat gets sent to jail
>he gets raped and beaten up there
>finally found peace by choking himself to death with his own fist

I just wrote Karkat's character arc. Rate and subscribe.
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>>78026668
We know, and it's easy to access.

"Guy Who Likes Horse @GWLHORS 51m51 minutes ago

@ipgd the nda will keep the randos away, don't worry"
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posting the hiveswap development timeline BECAUSE PEOPLE ARE STILL CONFUSING THE TOG DRAMA WITH THE WP STAFF BEING FIRED
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>>78026511
>>78026556
Wait, she actually was >>78022319
>http://jitenshasw.deviantart.com/journal/Shitty-news-and-awesome-news-Here-s-the-scoop-572502372
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>>78026781
like actually tho i wouldnt be surprised
(screenshot if actually legit?)
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>>78026901
really? her linkedin says she still works there!
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>>78026901
This DA log date from a few weeks ago, though.
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>tfw Homestuck won't be finished next year, because now Hussie needs to hide himself out of shame
>or even worse, commit suicide
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>>78026920
>>78026995
According to her DA log, she was fired on October 21 of this year.
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>>78026781
Show me your ways, wizard.
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>>78024515
>implying Jane is not hot

>>78026995
It says in the log that she and her boyfriend were laid off on October 21.

So a good handful of employees were laid off for most likely financial reasons, it all depends on what stage of development the game is on, which we still don't know of as far as I can see.
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>>78027136
>>78026901
> Technically neither of us were fired, we were 'laid off', it wasn't due to us fucking up essentially. Read between the lines :) We lost our health insurance on the 31st, and because Sergio was contract, and they let him go a few weeks after the fall semester started, he (1) can't file for unemployment benefits (2) can't do anything until the Spring semester (3) is having difficulty finding work elsewhere because our product has not been released yet. Anyone wanna hire a unity programmer?
Can someone explain to me the employment lingo?
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>>78027185
"Fired" means you were doing a bad job and they kicked you out to limit the damage. "Laid off" means the actual job went away, either because the company can't afford it or because they shut down that project/department.
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>>78027185
>Hussie fucked over several people's lives
>because of TOG scamming him

No wonder Hussie is pandering to Tumblr hard with the latest Homestuck updates. Wouldn't surprise me if Davekat actually becomes canon, so Hussie can swim with the media money.
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>>78027356
>No wonder Hussie is pandering to Tumblr hard with the latest Homestuck updates.
There has been no more pandering than average.

I mean, fuck, he even broke up one of the lesbian pairing and kicked one of them in her figurative balls.
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>>78027356
Davekat has the same level of shipbaiting that RoseJohn had back in the days.
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>>78027091
SO ITS EVEN WORSE THEN WE THOUGHT? LMAO
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No Homestuck game could be as good of a Homestuck game as Undertale is, let alone anywhere near as good of a game in general.
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>>78027571
How so? It's still the same news, we just got a precise date.
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>>78027622
i thought she was one of the ones that was suposidly still there? if shes not, is anybody actually still working on it?
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>>78027596
I never understood the comparison. How is UT a Homestuck game? Aside from Toby.
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>>78027737
DUDE META HUMOUR AND MEMES LMAO
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>>78027731
see
>>78013051
The studio has been reduced to its bare-bone.
Reading
>>78022785
>>78022788
I'd say Hussie&co are trying to reduce all cost at minimal up until they have a story-cart solid enough to re-hire developers.
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>>78027737
Strikingly similar plots and theme regarding timelines and meta "player" logic.
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>>78026781
Can you post a pic with all the latest tweets?
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>>78027737
Undyne is literally just Vriska with gills and a dyejob. The only difference is she's a good person.
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>>78027836
At the least I hope that means that Part 1 is nearly done, it would be the absolute worst case scenario that they have to build the game up from scratch yet again.

>>78027737
And also why does it need to be some sort of competition whether UT is better? I'm fully able to enjoy both when Hiveswap comes out, and Andrew and Toby are still going to be close buddies either way.
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>>78028099
It's not about competition. It's about Homosuck being shit. Hussie isn't allowed to make a good game after all the shit we've been put through because of how early he insisted on making it.
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>>78027886
99% sure their trolling. its just a liiittle too believable to be funny.
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>>78028174
the ipgid is close friends with a flaming androqueer who loves using the word rando and that's a stupid thing to know about somebody
it sounds like a real tweet to me
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>>78018155
>>78021393
>>78022194
>>78022370

is there any homestuck artist that never fell to the sjws?
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>>78022319
Wasn't that Back to the Future Day? Great Scott!
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>>78028269

one of these days ill draw another manly squirtle eridan
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>>78028269
dude that's like asking if there are any left-wing bronies
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>>78028299
rekt on back to the future day. and without warning. damn. rip.
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>>78028146
Well I and most other people don't hold some sort of personalized grudge over Hussie for one.
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>>78028269
Only the ones that jumped ship before the SJW takeover.
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>>78028269
xamag, betelgeuse
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i had confirmation from an inside source that they had to let the development team go because of a lack of funds.
hussie ran out of money
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>>78028393
He lost the money I gave him and it turned out I was funding him shitting on the comic anyway
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>>78028422
So the game isn't happening?
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>>78028450
NO
HE MUST FINISH IT
ALL ON HIS OWN
THE BURDEN ON HIS BACK MUST TRIPLE, BUT HE SHALL PREVAIL
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>>78028422
>>78028437
If this is true in any way, for the love of god, please just finish/fix the comic first. That's all I care about at this point.
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>>78028422
http://gomidog.tumblr.com/post/134804591373/more-info-on-the-sad-state-of-affairs-at-what
proof
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>>78028540
At least she isn't salty about it
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>>78028422
PULL THE FUCKING TRIGGER
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>>78028422
Well there goes my thirty bucks. Th-that's okay.
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>>78028422
>using Duke Nukem Forever as an inspirational cornerstone of hope for Hiveswap to be completed someday
I have died.
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>>78028540
deleted
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>>78028684
I paid $105. But you know what, this drama is a lot better than the game would've been.

Still wish I had my hundred bucks back though.
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>>78028540
HAH, TOO LATE, LITERALLY TOOK THIS ONE MINUTE BEFORE IT WENT DOWN
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>>78028778
Spread this like wildfire.
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>>78028735
>Using Half-Life 3
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>>78028797
why bother its one giant no comment
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>>78028818
"Restructuring" is a new tidbit of info at least.
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>>78028778
i am the guy who made the original post about the state of affairs, i took it down after the person asked me to edit out the twitter pics and i decided just for caution to delete the whole thing, i did that after that person rebloged it and i didnt realize it would delete his own post as well
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>hiveswap will be like duke nukem forever
lmao
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>>78028921
Well tell her to look up the Streisand Effect
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>>78028921
That's not how tumblr works. They had to have deleted it as well.
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>>78028921
>>78028955
Sounds like Hussie is going after people who leak company secrets as usual.
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>>78028944
she just wanted to deny that her tweets about how one should develop a game had nothing to do with what pumpkin, she was fine with the rest because she realised transparency was needed and also that she had already made those statements public.
her only objection was with me drawing a conection between those tweets and the fact that everyone at what pumpkin had been fired
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>>78028146
>Hussie isn't allowed to make a good game after all the shit we've been put through because of how early he insisted on making it.
All we got from it was hiatus. From a comics we don't even pay to read.

You have one big sense of entitlement, there.
>>
>Fucked up MSPA's rapid update schedule
>Made Hussie forget how to draw and write well
>Had its money stolen by one studio,
>Ran out of the remaining money funding a studio made from scratch
>Killed Hussie's dad
>Resurrected Vriska
I think we can safely say Hiveswap was a mistake.
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>>78029098
So what happened with Hussie's dad again?
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>>78029098
>>Made Hussie forget how to draw and write well
Didn't happens for the writing.
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>>78028412
the strange thing is that Homestuck human characters aren't canonically white (i think), they are generic white so people can make their own headcanons.... the problem is that SJW-safe headcanons are fucking shitty, i can't stand the fact of seeing another Jade with Rastas and black skin.. IT FUCKING SUCKS!
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>>78029169
>Didn't happens for the writing.
I don't know if I trust your judgment on writing.
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>>78028412
the SJW never took over.
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>>78029175
>being ass-mad about fan-art.
you are sperging hard, there.
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>>78029139
He simply died. The end.
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>>78028422
Your colon is truly a very wise man then.
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>>78029230
On Tumblr? Yes, it did. The dynasties are as follows:

Beginning-2009: Hipster Tumblr
2010-2013: Superwholock Tumblr
2014-????: SJW Tumblr
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>>78029262
some of that got in the comic in his defense
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>>78029262
yeah sorry.
well, sometimes they are not bad but, many times they exagerate to change everything that was the original character.
also, seems that everyone does it.
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>>78029312
It didn't.
All the characters are still a-racial.
>>78029307
You are describing the fan-base, not the comic.
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>>78029324
>also, seems that everyone does it.
It' s the current fad.
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>>78029338
That's what I was originally referring to. Sorry I didn't make that clear.
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>>78029338
it did, check the vriskagram flash and you'll see the afroamerican hairstyles
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>>78029175

It's a bit peculiar!

http://www.mspaintadventures.com/?search=6_2

Here's the complete text of Act 5. Ctrl-F the word "pink" and you'll see that over and over again the human characters are all described as pink-skinned.

Then, around act 6, these references stopped and Hussie suddenly started referring to the characters as "aracial" with no canon skin colour, despite having consistently written them as caucasian before. He even tried to make a joke about it with the whole Trickster arc, but found that he no longer had an audience with the sensibilities to handle that level of irony.
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>>78017890
If you'll notice, it mainly only happens when Jane is in her evil form.

I guess evil girls can't be fat because it ruins the "sexy skintight evil seductress" image. Or fat girls can't be evil. Or something.
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>>78029381
Jade is not seen in the Viskagram.
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>>78029396
it's been some time i didn't checked homestuck, i didn't know about that.
also, is it just me or Davepetasprite was just a way to add an androgynous character to appeal to tumblr? yeah i've seen some andro fan art of him... her?
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>>78029396
Pink refer to thei baby form, and all mixed race babies are pink and only get shade later.

It has never been a proof of anything.

Bro is the only one confirmed to be White. (mind you, it's the race he is given in most fan-arts).
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>>78029396
>Then, around act 6, these references stopped and Hussie suddenly started referring to the characters as "aracial" with no canon skin colour, despite having consistently written them as caucasian before
he never drew them as caucasian. The a-racial was a very early one statement (most babies are born pink, anyway at least the babies who are of mixed race)

The only change was that he jokingly first said they weren't black and later said it was okay to perceive them as black.
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>>78029489
NOT JADE
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>>78029492
Honestly Davepeta was probably added to set up the humanimal abomination bro hug moment IPGD drew, but nobody remembers that moment because the joke was fleeting and forgettable and Davepeta still exists after it.
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>>78029492
>i didn't know about that.
Mostly because it's overall not true.

see>>78029520
>>78029574
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>>78029098
>resurrected Vriska
What's wrong with that?
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>>78028778
so hiveswap is coming out in bundled with HL3 confirmed!!!!!!!!!!!
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>>78029592
how much do you bet Davepeta will be forget in like 10 pages and doesn't appear anymore?
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meanwhile, hussie's tweet counter on his private account reduced from 1112 to 902
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Everyone panic
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>>78029637
it's deleted now
welp
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>>78029581
But the complain was about >>78029175
>i can't stand the fact of seeing another Jade with Rastas
If you are talking about the Troll, I don't see the issue. Especially if it's Meenah we are talking about, who is basically a Sassy black Queen stereotype.
It thought the race debate was about the human character, non of them have rastas. They been all along with their default hairstyle that never changed.
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>>78029169
Remember how after Vriskagram everything seemed off? How every changed sounded different not just in personality, but also written voice? That hasn't been explained and it didn't un-happen.

Also why would you even defend replacing three years' worth of content to bring back the author's favorite base breaker, Jesus fuck.
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>>78029684
no, not the webcomic...
i mean the fanarts.
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>>78029623
I doubt it will be forgotten. After all the recent usptage the Sprite have done, with Jasprosprite, DapetaSprite, and DOuble NannaSprite, it's more than likely they will have a role to play.
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>>78029612
Cancerous cells inhibit active cell and tissue function within the body, but it's in their nature to do so. They're not evil, just malignant.
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>>78029711
>Remember how after Vriskagram everything seemed off? How every changed sounded different not just in personality, but also written voice?
No. I have no idea what you are tlaking about.
>Also why would you even defend replacing three years' worth of content to bring back the author's favorite base breaker, Jesus fuck.
Except it hasn't been replaced, it has been modified. Eveyrthing we have seen so far that isn't contradicted by the Viskagram is still canon. Especially what happened in PAradoxSpace.
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>>78029711
*how every character
Damn it.
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>>78029733
>Cancerous cells
But we are not talking about Karkat.
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>>78029637
>>78029680
damn >>78026781 was legit?
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>>78029712
What? I thought we were talking about "Race Fan-art stuff getting in the comic" there>>78029312
>some of that got in the comic in his defense
Specifically, in the Viskagram flash
>>78029381
>it did, check the vriskagram flash and you'll see the afroamerican hairstyles

But you might not be the same anon.
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>>78029780
There's a difference?
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>>78029831
>Karkat is now on the same fucking level like Vriska

Jesus fuck, /hst/. Stop with these fucking memes.
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>>78029520

EB: bluhhhhhhhh.
EB: if you say so.
AG: Now quit whining and get yourself out of this mess.
AG: Dig deep down inside that pink, nerdy little torso of yours, find your awesome hero mojo, and do what you're a8out to do.
AG: I will talk to you again after you figure it out.

---


TC: AlRiGhT My pInKeSt oF MoThErFuCkIn sTaR MoNkEyS
TC: ArE YoU ReAdY
TC: To gEt tHe hOrNs yOu dOnT HaVe
TC: CoNfIsCaTeD AlL LiKe tHe mOtHeRfUcKiN HoNkTrAbAnD ThEy aRe
TC: BeInG AlL IlLiCiT As tHe vAsT JoKe iTsElF
TC: AnD ThEn
TC: HaNdEd aT RiGhT BaCk tO YoU?
TG: what

---

CG: WHAT I CAN TELL YOU IS
CG: THEY ARE ALL LUDICROUSLY INCOMPETENT.
CG: SOFT, PINK FRAGILE THINGS WHO DO NOTHING BUT WASTE TIME.
CG: THEY DON'T EVEN HAVE HORNS!
GA: What
GA: Really

---

These are all OBVIOUSLY references to the kids as they exist in the present-tense, as teenagers. Eridan refers to them as being pink as babies, but otherwise Gamzee, Karkat and Vriska are all talking about fully mature, non-infant people as being pink.
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>>78029887
Give them time, the dark skin comes with God Tiering.
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>>78028422

the moneysponge of homestuck couldn't have run dry yet

>>78029592

it got lost in the jumble of awful text

it's like the only joke in the newest pages so it came out of nowhere and doesn't match the tone
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>>78024345
You mean I WON'T see a trio of gay bara bears totally beefing it out like brawnly homosexual hunks that ever yaoi'ed the face of the earth together?
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>>78029969
>it's like the only joke in the newest pages
Are you fucking serious?
The whole Tavros Dance.
The whole convo between Dave and Roxy
Karkat throwing a complete angry tantrum at the mere suggestion from John that Dave and him might be together.
Jasprosesprite.
Vriska Vs Vriska and Vriska having a complete meltdown.
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>>78030073

they come off less like jokes and more as weird relationship nonsense.

in the past hussie wrote ridiculous jokes like, say, having a bro with a fixation on puppets and irony. and now we're supposed to take that seriously. why should we take less ridiculous events as jokes, too?
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>>78029808
apparently, he just moved his twitter to https://twitter.com/GWLKEK
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>>78030115
>, say, having a bro with a fixation on puppets and irony. and now we're supposed to take that seriously.

TT: No, it was genuine.
TT: The upper echelons of irony should always include measures of sincerity. And if the satirical practice is executed faithfully it will achieve something bona fide in its own right regardless.
TT: Through an intense commitment bordering on religious devotion to the absolutely inane, absurd, or plain fucking stupid, a very different kind of sincerity begins to materialize. One of reverence to the ridiculous. You begin to "mean it," but what exactly it is you mean is never quite what appears on the surface, and is utterly inaccessible to obtuse and literal minds. That you "mean it" then becomes inseparable from the joke, and additional rich strata of humor may be stripped aggressively from this irreconcilable truth.
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>>78029808
https://twitter.com/GWLCU CK
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>>78028374
>Who are Glimmerfags
Cannot Shimmer the Glimmer.
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>>78030115
>in the past hussie wrote ridiculous jokes like, say, having a bro with a fixation on puppets and irony. and now we're supposed to take that seriously.
How fucking new? are you. One of the big things of Homestuck is to take plenty of silly joke and turn them into something much more important.

Its the comic that took an eviscerated doll and turned it into a destroyer of the universe.

They are still joke and should still be taken as such. that doesn't forbid them from becoming more later.

I don't know how you maneged to read the comic so far without getting this.
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>>78030115
Wait,are you telling me that you don't think that Davepeta and ARquius won't turn into serious shit?
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>>78030212
explain
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>>78030115
It WAS played seriously. It was to show that Dave's bro was a fucking weirdo that Dave pretty much worshipped because he thought he was so cool for doing things nobody normal would do just to be ironic
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>>78028269
Pornventure used to draw Homestuck and still sorta does, and constantly makes fun of SJW bullshit.
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>>78030238
This is a completely different kind of serious. The doll and silly clothes and all those cakes turned out to be plot important lead to an engaging and well developed story.

Dave's brother being outed as abusive was only important inso far as a "And that's TERRIBLE", wag of the finger Sunday school kind of way. It doesn't serve to better the story or any of the characters in anyway but just kind of draws attention to itself like a huge big lipped alligator moment.
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>>78030325
I thought it was pretty well known at this point that they would both combine with Gamzee and Caliborn to create LE.
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>>78030404
>Dave's brother being outed as abusive was only important inso far as a "And that's TERRIBLE", wag of the finger Sunday school kind of way.
And it still remain a joke that can be taken like that.
>It doesn't serve to better the story or any of the characters in anyway but just kind of draws attention to itself like a huge big lipped alligator moment.
Except not at all. It is and has always been important for the development of Dave. It was always important, and leaving it unaddressed would have been a big hole in the writing.

The convo beween Dirk and Bro is one of the most touching in the comic.

It is a joke and it is important too. One does not forbid the other. One of the core component of humor is an help to cope with bad situation.
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>>78029887
the thing that neither /hsg/ nor the sjw realize is that the humans are actually pink. like bright pink.
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>>78030509
like fuschia or like tickle me pink?
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>>78030378

it was also funny. just like jack going on a rampage because he didn't like his clothes was funny.

nowadays its hard to see what hed consider a joke. odd things just happen while they talk about their feelings.
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>>78030551
Neon pink. They're virtually incandescent light bulbs, except only John and Jade can glow.
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>>78030555
Of course, that shit's hilarious. That's half of why people like the comic, it's that he can take stuff that he made a joke about 1000 comics ago and make it a serious threat, like LE. He was just a Midnight Crew villain until Hussie made him the BBEG
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>>78030555
>nowadays its hard to see what hed consider a joke.
Davepeta ARqius hug
Vriska having a mental breakdown because Tavros was competant.
A super awkard convo between Dave And Hotmom (I was in those fucking thread when it happened, absolutely everyone loved it).
Silly Tavros Dance.
>odd things just happen while they talk about their feelings.
You can be sure there will be hilarious stuff in that. It's always then that there are the most funny thing.
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>>78030486
Look, I'll be the first to admit that there is so much evidence and little cues that Dave was gay, you could paint a ghetto with it in rainbow colours. His very first conversation with Tavros and his "I love him" comment towards John made it strikingly obvious.

That doesn't make the development really fucking stupid. It's not really funny, it isn't even a joke.

John and Rose's parents dying off-screen brutally and yet being treated as a casual thing is a joke. Jane losing her shit to Caliborn's harassment, all of the kids going Trickster, even their sappy spoon croon on the quest beds together was all played like a bad joke. Even half the shit that Vriska does amounts to a gag, from berating herself, to building herself up and having it end in her usual egotism and tantrums. Those had clear deliveries and humorous payoff.

But Dave COMING OUT and having an intense emotional conversation with Dirk, that wasn't played for laughs at all. He played that one completely straight, as much as his brother being an Abuser. No gags about floppy weiners or how his brother mistreated him had a silver lining, it was just straight up whining.

It wasn't much of a joke, and until we see the payoff of how Dave being abused by Bro ends up being important, it's pretty dumb.

It's kind of like all the incest innuendo Dave makes. Did you know he makes a lot of that? Probably as much as him being gay. But if we had a serious conversation and introspective moment where he confronts his desire to fuck Roxy or his sister, it'd be weird and creepy as shit. Sure there'd be a backing and precedent for it, but it'd still be way stupid.
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>>78030639
John's dad smothering him with cakes was a joke.
Jade's Grandpa being stupidly triggerhappy and careless with guns, leading to his own death was a joke.
Mom's alcoholism was treated like a joke.

You know why? They all got over it and none of them took it dead seriously. The only reason people take Dave's treatment with any austerity is because it was shown in the comic that he's still sore about it. No one that cares about him being abused by Bro seems to be demanding that Rose confront her mother's alcoholism or John's Dad's neglect.
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>>78030810
>That doesn't make the development really fucking stupid. It's not really funny, it isn't even a joke.
I am stopping you right now and I don't think I should bother reading the rest.

Dave MAYBE turning bi, is not the development I am talking about.

I am talking about first and foremost about his relationship with his brother and how he perceive hiumself, what it means to him to be a hero, what he want to become later on. How he grew up to relalize he was trying to stuck to an ideal he didn't really believe and that all in all was his Brother/father, a man he realize was an awful person he has grew to despite.

And he has to reconcile that notion with liking himself for who he is, while also accepting that Bro was a bad person, wile at the same time acknowledging he was trying to be like him is an huge part for Dave.

That's the center and heart of his two convos with Dirk and it turn out into Dave being happy to finally having a bro he can love that is a decent person: Dirk.

That Dave might come out is only a very small part of all this and of actual minor importance.

It can almost be considered as an aftermath: Dave having finally found out a real Bro worth of loving, ask him for little real life tips, as a bro would actually help out.

Dave maybe coming out wasn't played at all. It's barely an opening for the next conversation, in no way a conclusion.

And those two convos were loaded with small jokes everywhere.

You are trying to make a big deal and the corner stone of something that was more of an incidental value.
>that wasn't played for laughs at all. He played that one completely straight
I'd say, there might be a good chance it's played for laugh. A lot of people think of Davekat, but seeing how Karkat reacted when John implied that ship, it's actually not happening. No Dave's love is actually already know. he is in love with the Mayor
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I saw you telling Hussie to change his handle.

You two can't hide.
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>>78030863
>The only reason people take Dave's treatment with any austerity is because it was shown in the comic that he's still sore about it. No one that cares about him being abused by Bro seems to be demanding that Rose confront her mother's alcoholism or John's Dad's neglect.
Dude, bith Rose's mom drinkness and Jon's dad action were addressed. And John's dad never neglected him. quite on the contrary.
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>>78030863
They also weren't TRYING to neglect them. The worst thing Mr. Egbert ever did was throw a pie in his face, and he didn't realize that John didn't appreciate it, because he thought John genuinely enjoyed the tomfoolery and John knows this
Grandpa was just an idiot that thought giving small children weapons wouldn't lead to anything bad happening, and Jade knows this (and she at least got a dog that could bend space to compensate for it)
Ms. Lalonde knew that her alcoholism was bad for Rose, but she tried to make up for it by spoiling her with gifts and affection, and Rose eventually figured this out
Bro? We have no idea why he did any of the shit he did, other than that he liked doing it. If he was preparing Dave for Sburb (which is doubtful, considering that there's no way he could've possibly known about the game or what happens inside the game until afterwards), that would be one thing, but until we find out his real motivation, we have to assume that he was just doing it for whatever reason he could think of at the time (I seriously doubt he hated Dave, though)
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>>78031241
Dave assumed that he might have been under the influence of the puppet, not that it made the whole deal better for him.

But Bro was effectively aware of Sburb.
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>>78019367
>Toby Fox is truly the best thing to come out of Homestuck.

Nice b8 m8. Toby is one of a kind. Gave me a full game and soundtrack.
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I just want the kids, Terezi, Kanaya, Sollux and Aradia to win Sburb.

>b-but what about Vriska
She is an irredeemable bitch.
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>>78032235
Fuck the players; I want Slick to swoop in, round up DD/CD/BQ, get an HB somehow, and maybe take WV along for the ride and take over the Incipisphere.
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>>78032235
What about the Karkata Man?
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I want all the kids to group hug and be like a family together.
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>>78032349
He is also an irredeemable bitch and Hussie loves to bully him.
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>>78030810
Thanks for putting this in to better words than I could anon
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Will the guy who irrationally hates Karkat and Vriska fuck off already?
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>>78023423
>>78026778
10/10
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>>78032451
It's never irrational to hate Vriska.
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So I gather from all this reactionary purging from Hussie and WumbPimple that Hiveswap is ruined and vaporware.
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>>78028422
Does his dad work at nintendo?
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>>78032702
yes
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YO

WIMBLY PIMBUS GAME DEVELOPMENT COMPANY!

Where are my BACKER REWARDS
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Yeah, that too.
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>>78032826
Whomp Piglet has approximately 0.5 employees remaining, anon. They can't hear you.
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A Day in the Life of WhatPumpkin

Written by Rachel Rocklin

Art by [terminated]
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>>78028422
Fuck, cant he do another Kickstart campain or something like that then?
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>>78033023
What, so he can lose our money to thieving assholes again? I wouldn't trust that fuck with a souvenir penny. He even appears to have thrown the rest of the funds away all by himself.
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WetPenis on damage control
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>>78028778
Did she just confirmed Half life 3?
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>leddit mods going full bolin and deleting their accounts
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>analizing these characters as if they even come close to somewhat resembling normal human behaviour
every way they have ever acted, reacted or conversed was either for a laugh, or to advance the story.
they lost the slightest chance to be "realistic characters" the second john did not begin sobbing when he realized A FUCKING VIDEO GAME was bending space around him and creating matter seemingly out of thin air
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>>78033188
>sobbing
He's not a girl, anon.
The average boy would think that was rad as shit.
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What we can learn from this: Kickstarter is not a toy, fame is fickle and fleeting, video games are hard to make no matter what you know.
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>>78033188
it always weirds me out when people praise homestucks characters as being realistic, like do they not know how people act?
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>>78033176
deets?
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>>78033023
Introducing Hiveswap 2: Electric Boogaloo, now with more content than we made so far!
Pledge $5 or more: merchandize from your favourite musicians game, Undertale! Get the iconic characters Temmie and Papyrus as keychains! *products not present on the game and totally property of radiation*
20k goal: a tweet from our social media showing games not dead
50k goal: Hiveswap gets ported to lua so you can make a better game

But seriously, Dashcon did this. It only helped to be a joke.
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>>78033345
10/10 post
Well this just comes to show that kickstarters are shit, or well, people not taking kickstarters seriously and not planning ahead everything is what fucks shit up
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>>78033188
Homestuck's characters don't have realistic reactions for shit like trauma and SBURB what the fuckery, but they're complex and lifelike in other ways, that's what makes them realistic.
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>>78033502
Well, of the three Kickstarters I've donated to, only Hiveswap seems to be going terribly. It helps that the other two have devs actually experienced in games though.
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>>78033200
yeah, so hard an manly.
its going to sound edgy as shit, but i wouldn't cry if i saw a bunch of kids getting killed.
something completely shattering pretty much everything you have ever thought is a different story
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>>78033654
well actually, it probably wouldn't be particularily sobbing, but rather just panicked screaming for a a few hours.
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>>78033605
so long as jade exists, I refuse the idea that HS characters are supposed to be complex, realistic and lifelike
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>>78029887
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it went far beyond "these characters aren't realistic" to "hussie has no idea what he wants to do with his characters." They don't make a statement anymore.

>>78034076

lol
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>>78033685
Nigger, it'd probably be some shock at first, but with no immediate threat someone expecting an augmented reality game would quickly learn to just roll with it.
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>>78033710
this hurts me to read because I love Jade and
her character arc a shit
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>>78034076
My favorite thing about the whole race bullshit was the hsg idea of higher blooded trolls being darker.

and how thats basically fucking true with meenah
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>>78033345
Fucking 10/10
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>>78034076
don't forget when john called bro white and when kanaya called rose pale as a ghost.

>EB: that's fine, you are entitled to your opinion, i am just saying that being a white guy who is a rapper with a ventriloquist doll is not cool by any stretch of the imagination or by any definition of word cool, ironic or otherwise. that's all i'm saying.

>How underwhelming. No horns. Skin as white as a ghost! You wonder how she manages to look in a mirror without falling asleep.
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>>78034300
I don't think anyone would deny that Meenah and Condy act like black ghetto trash

It's like saying Damara and the Handmaid aren't stereotypical Japanese
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>>78034076
Reminds me of this image I made after seeing so many arguments about (vriska) and (terezi)
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>>78034556
Holy shit, maybe the square was a diamond all along.
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>>78033613
Just curious, what are the other two?
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>>78028778
What animation did this hipster bitch do? I see none in that shitty trailer.
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>>78034986
Yooka-Laylee and Thimbleweed Park (which has an amazing dev blog if you didn't know).
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>>78028540
>>78028778
This fucking game, man. This bullshit is funnier than the comic's been in years.
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I think it's safe to say Toby won.
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>>78033710
>>78034254
Jade, like the rest of the Harleyberts is one of those people who always prefer to be optimistic both as a way to hide away all of her inner pain, and also to retain the hope that things will turn out for the better. She's a quirky, loving girl that has experienced, and is still experiencing a lot of suffering that she had little to no control over.
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>>78035776
I'll bet dimes to dollars that he's working with Andrew in some way, moving forward.

Do people expect bad blood or something?
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>>78036315
she's a bubbly sociable and extroverted girl despite being raised on an island in isolation with a dog
if you think she's characterized realistically there's nothing to say other than you're wrong
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>>78034229
uh huh. and i bet if you got shot in the heart you would use your few minutes left to kill whoever shot you.
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>>78036497
She got to play with Bec and wander in Prospit, and was able to talk with John, Rose and Dave soon after having her Grandpa got shot - those were probably the only things that got her to still stay alive then.
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>>78036996
considering she was an infant when her grandpa got shot, no, I don't think she talked with the other kids that soon after
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>>78036996
You know, the only character who really grew up in isolation was Jake, and he's obviously in pretty bad shape.

Every other seemingly isolated character?

>Jade: Prospit
>Roxy: Exiles
>Dirk: Derse
>Caliope: Prospit
>Caliborn: Derse
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>>78037072
read the fucking comic, she got a letter from john with his chumhandle shortly afterwards
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>>78038203
she was a FUCKING BABY
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>>78038587
we saw when john first talked with jade in the intro to a5a2; john was using his normal sprite by then so it probably took at least a few years for jade to download pesterchum and connect the dots between the letter and pesterchum
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>>78038587
>>78038789
She looked like she was 3 or 4 in the flashback scenes. Not too much of a stratch that the beta kids all met when they were like 6 or so.
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>>78028778
Ah yeah, got a Hiveswap release date for 2026. It'll be coming out when Mars One finally comes out and just says they're full of shit.
>>
Let's talk about DANCING

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K9vb5v6ZKwo
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>>78040045
that was a great update
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>>78040306
I bet John "I Kissed a Dead Girl Once and Thought About Kissing Her Dead Mother" Egbert wouldn't have ignored Feferi.
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>>78040414
dont make me break out the John "slay the gay" egbert copy pasta
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>>78040466
Slay the gays so he can fuck them.
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>>78018155
>>78021393
>>78022194
>>78022370
A wise man once told me, there has never been a bigger need for heroes and they have never been in such scarcity.

I think the only thing we can do is batten down the hatches until cartoon artists go with a different art style. Can we make it?
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>>78006004
>What happened to the game?
Gearbox stole all the money now it's dead.
>Will we ever know what each aspect does?
Doubt it.
>Was it the fandom or Hussie prolonging his comic/pandering to the wrong group that turned the comic into this terrible mess?
It was the beforus trolls.
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>>78011986
so it's non-canonical, then
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>>78041263
Look, I know you're probably still upset over Aliens: Colonial Marines, but I don't think Gearbox has anything to do with this.
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>>78041336
It was one of those fucking studios we hate. I forget which.

Point is they fucked off with the money.
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>>78041336
>>78041263
gearbox didn't steal all of it, Odd Gentlemen did too
King's Quest is made with the blood of Hiveswap
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>>78021393
i think their art improved, i really like the style on the right
not to say it was bad before, though.

>>78018155
this one feels like a step backward, though
i get that they were going for "more cartoony" which is a noble goal, but they sacrificed a lot of crispness and realism, too much for it to be good
unfortunate. it's like trying to learn a new style and just not quite getting it
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>>78041466
>i think their art improved, i really like the style on the right
their art improved, their interpretation of the characters just went full blown-tumblr centric though.
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>>78036808
What the fuck are you going on about? There's a huge difference between playing an advertised augmented reality game and seeing it do videogame stuff and getting fucking shot. No reasonable person is going to start the game, watch their friend expand their living room, then piss their pants, go into convulsions and curl up into the fetal position because reality as they knew it is a lie.

You know what we call shit we can't explain with science? Magic.
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>>78041646
sure, but that's just a fact, it's not necessarily good or bad. me personally, i think it's good, i like the style. it's obvious that you and others here who don't like tumblr would disagree.
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>>78041703
we dont like it because it looks nothing like the character. take away the time hoodie and he is a random black guy
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>April 13, 2016
>Homestuck updates
>The new page isn't the final Flash
>It's an ad
>You have to buy the end of the story
>Hussie will sell you the Flash on DVD
>It's two hours long, so it's a good value
>He uses the funds raised to finish Hiveswap
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>>78041770
that's great, good for you, your opinion is your opinion.
in my opinion, a character is a concept that is not bound to a particular symbolic rendition.
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>>78041815
well you are wrong. if you start drawing bat-man as a robot bunny, that isn't batman. Dave's hair in that pic isnt even a bird for christs sake.
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>>78041809
How much?
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>>78022194
this is sad. :(
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>>78041838
>well you are wrong
opinion.
does dave's hair being a bird have symbolic value? absolutely! is that a by-product of one particular symbolic rendition, and therefore not intrinsic to his character? also absolutely! see pic related. that is quite clearly dave, isn't it?

dave's hair being a bird is a quirk of his sprite, symbolically interesting but not important to his character.
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>>78041870
$20, it's a really good value.
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>>78018155
I saw this on a post on tumblr where artist rebog their art and how they improve. Most of the people who reblog with their improve art was great, until I saw this.
I was like how the fuck was this an improvement. the draw on the left is way better than on the right. How do you call the drawing on the right an improvement!? HOW!?
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>>78042082
maybe the artist likes it more.
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>>78041466
>i think their art improved
I don't. Rose lost her exaggeratedly enraged expression, losing a lot of the humor in the picture.
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>>78042240
she's still got an enraged expression, bu ti suppose you're right that the humour of the first one was in the exaggerated unnatural grimace
the second one makes her look more real, like a face a person could actually make
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Do you think Hussie is going to dust off his computer science skills and finish Hiveswap himself?
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>>78042290
>this cartoon character is too exaggerated
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>>78042351
i didn't say "too exaggerated" , it's just exaggerated, in a cartoony way, which makes it humorous. that was my whole point. reading comprehension, friendo.
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>>78042336
>>78041421
>>78022788
>>78022785

Does anybody think it's weird that supposedly Hussie was writing Hiveswap over 2 years ago, and yet supposedly Skullmandible is still writing Hiveswap right now? Doesn't it seem really fucking weird that he's now hired and then dumped two entire game dev teams during this time period? All the while, the writing and maybe seemingly the design for the game is incomplete?
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>>78041972
I've spend my money in worse ways. It's bullshit but I need Homestuck to end.
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>>78042829
yeah, good thing hussie has dedicated all of his time and effort for the last few years to hiveswap and nothing else
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>>78042829
this new sadden me
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>>78036448
I think some folks are just looking for any interpretation that'll ruin Hussie
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>>78042829
Somebody needs to write dialog for over 100 trolls and their Twitter accounts, and I'm sure Hussie would rather someone else do that.
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>>78041690
>advertised augmented reality game
was it really advertised at that? i thought no one except jade had any idea what it did or that it had greater consequences than a regular game.
but then reality starts getting altered and hes just like "wow, that's a thing that's happening."

>No reasonable person is going to start the game, watch their friend expand their living room, then piss their pants, go into convulsions and curl up into the fetal position because reality as they knew it is a lie.
a 13 year old weinie like john was might have.
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>>78042869
>>78043075
You're missing the point. It's not about the amount of writing and designing or how long it takes to do it, which I'm sure is vast.

It's that it seems likely that he hired a dev team to start making the game before it was actually even ready to be made in the first place. Twice.
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didn't the kickstarter say they 'moved to a larger office'?
was that just a straight up lie or did they make the office feel bigger by firing people
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>>78042290
>the second one makes her look more real
It looks shes from a disney live action, dave too
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>>78043548
he is not very good at what he is doing
honestly hiveswap has been a mistake from the beginning but he's 2.5 mill into it now and he can't just go "lol sorry bit off more than i can chew making a video game is hard"
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>>78043596
>chubby and sluttily dressed and also excited
she's meeting all my standards
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>>78043591
Hiveswap on paper sounds okay. Like the Stick of Truth really. But right now it looks like it'll have every problem that's currently plaguing homestuck with it.
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>>78043581
>>78043596
Who is this semen demon?
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>>78043581
>>78043596
>thickkkk
Nice.
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>>78043694
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VhQhZyNKqhM
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>>78043349
>was it really advertised at that?
That's its classification under the Gamefaqs walkthroughs page, and Sburb was a highly anticipated game worldwide. Jade didn't know shit about it, she just saw glimpses of the future and put some pieces together. She doesn't normally play videogames like the other three do.

>a 13 year old weinie like john was might have.
Which is totally why John died from that meteorite impact, right? If some dumbass is going to dawdle researching the magic the game presents too long or crying in a corner, then they're gonna bite it and weren't cut out to survive anyway. Sburb handles like a videogame to make its magic user-friendly. The people who aren't clinically retarded and can suspend disbelief are the ones that get to progress.
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>>78043581
Hawt
>>78043596
Now hawt, chubbies can get to be hot, but not on this one for some reason
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>>78043656
We can only hope that Hiveswap will be as good as Stick of Truth.
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>>78043656
That jade looks like a man, I think the face is too long or something
Well at least it's much better than most of the shitty negroid jades that you find around tumblr
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>>78043825
chin too big.

a lot of artists need to study skeletal differences. Especially differences in skull differences between men and womne.

It's as if people forget sexual dimorphism is a thing
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>>78043856
>Tumblr artists not acknowledging biological differences between men and women
You don't fucking say
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>>78043874
well it's more of a "I don't know" thing than a "I don't care" thing.
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>>78043856
>>78043825
>all men have a certain type of chin and all women have a different type of chin
sexual dimorphism is a thing but it's not that rigid you moron.
this is like seeing a woman with a big chin and saying "oh you must not be a woman" like you fucking know anything
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>>78043899
HNgngn why are stockings so cute
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>>78043976
find me a woman with a five inch gap from mouth to chin, fuccboi
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>>78043976
Well then doing this works if you want to make a manly female character or some shit like that I guess, but still, this screws up the whole fanart because I really dont think that jade is suposed to have a manly face
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>it's a trollcops fic
>karkat, terezi, sollux, kanaya, equius and tavros work for the police
>chasing down Eridan, Gamzee and Vriska
>Karkat is the unluckiest and weakest member who always jobs, even Tavros is better than him
>all the others are professionals
>Eridan has been dealt with Sollux and the hostage Feferi
>Gamzee has been dealt with Kanaya and Equius prioritizing others than his fetish
>Vriska being chased down by Terezi and Tavors
>gives a speech about trollcops city knowing fear soon while quoting batman movie lines
>almost escapes
>crashes on Karkat Vantas
>her sudden realization that not Terezi, Tavros nor John caught her (for her epic batman vs joker moment she planned)
>it was the weak manlet who shouts a lot
>she ends up snapping and being send to a mental asylum (the other two went to jail normally, also Vriska just ruined her whole reputation with that childish tantrum) while everyone praises Karkat as the hero they deserve
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>Some guy had a tumblr post about all the recent events at What Pumpkin
>Gets over 1000 notes
>Refresh the blog
>The entire blog is deleted
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>>78043746
all im saying none of them are writen like realistic 13 year olds at all. when confronted with a reality and life shattering moment he was just like "oh, thats cool."
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>>78044144
unga bunga
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>>78044167
IPGD bullied him to death.
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>>78036497
This is what the internet is for.
She learned to be social with her friends.
>LOL internet recluse being social
Fair enough.

But since she is little she has been frequenting and being social with all of Propit's population, including royalty.
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>>78044220
>that disgusting furry

>implying
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>>78044167
Hussie's assassin got him.
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>>78040466
More like John "put a mag in every fag" Egbert am I right?
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>>78044266
john i'm not "homosexual" egbert
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>>78044184
Huh, now Im interested to see how it would look with a generic female skull
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>>78044167
>expecting somebody to keep their dummy blog up when everyone involved is telling them that he's causing way more trouble and could drag some already poor people down farther
It's not like people haven't screencapped it already anyway.
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>>78044167
You can still see their post, search the hiveswap tag and go to ipgd's tumblr. He also wrote a long creepy post about everything she's done regarding Toby and Homestuck and she got pissed.
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>Hiveswap bullshit
Okay, as someone who's familiar with this kind of thing when shit like this happens it's always one of a few reasons, Drama, lack of money, lack of planning, it's dead, or it's done

From what has been said I think we can rule out Drama, there didn't seem to be any big fights leading up to it so that's probably not the cause

There's a lot of talk about it being dead but I don't think it's that, from what little's been said development is intended to go on but most of the team is gone, this could just be a handful of people working away at something that'll never live but I think it's more likely something else, Hussie is determined as hell when it comes to making things but he has been known to drop projects when they've turned out to be more than he can handle regardless of how much his fans want it

The one everyone's talking about is lack of money, but while it is a possibility, I don't think it's just that, lack of planning (or realizing the current plan will cause a lack of money) is probably a bigger part of it, from the tweets and various other rumors it sounds like it's fairly well along but they ran into issues that could have been prevented with some foresight or better testing. Testing in particular is a big trap, it comes at the end and is often the first thing to get it's time or money trimmed when something else in the schedule goes wrong, if they tried to rush things to get it done when they planned only to find when they finally tested it nothing worked? That could cause a huge delay as they have to go back and start fixing things. Another possibility from what's been said is that lack of organization in the scheduling led to certain parts getting done too early, trapping development in a bottle neck as everyone waits for other parts to catch up, this is unlikely.
1/?
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>>78044499

Either way, this would lead to several people having nothing to do and if Hussie realized he couldn't afford to keep everyone on full time while the problems are solved (or just felt the need to hunker down and save money in case something like this happened again), people would have to be laid off, which could result in loss of talent and time if they do need their skills again as they'll either have to bring them back in, or train someone new in how the game works before they can put them to work. (a larger company could have the current workers transferred to another project to preserve working knowledge of the system but Hussie doesn't have that option)

The final possibility, that it's done, is unlikely. Or at least that it's done done, there have been rumors that it's very near completion, particularly from just before everyone started getting laid off. Some of what's been said implies bugs, and there's a possibility that if they waited until it was "done" to test and are only now finding many of them, then there could be a playable, if very buggy version of Hiveswap somewhere and now they're trimming all unnecessary personnel as they fix it.
Another more remote possibility is that PART of the game is done and Hussie doesn't feel like he needs all those people any more, unlikely given the sudden laying off of everyone but if Hussie, or anyone he'll listen to under him, has no knowledge of how to properly manage his employees then it's possible. This kind of thing would likely led to loss of talent and increasing the possibility that the game would be completed, but would be in an unpolished state as the finishing touches aren't quite as skillfully applied


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