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[ERROR] No.8362515 [Reply] [Original] [4plebs] [archived.moe]

Hello there, excuse me. Yes, you.

I need you to help me with something.

How do I stop this black-and-white sneak thief from breaking into my library and stealing my books? I know you love books yourselves, and imagine you might know some way to protect them.

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>> No.8362569

Patchy, you're a wizard, wizards don't put up with this shit.

They set up arcane traps everywhere. You know, like Explosive Runes.

>> No.8362572

It's called gray
Sorry, grey.

>> No.8362602


Only if they're mixed.

>> No.8362610

Make her live with you in the library.

>> No.8362619

Create a fake arcane library in the exact place of your normal library. Change the library somewhere else. Anyone who enters the fake library is stuck forever.
Or, stop being so asthmatic and learn to actually CATCH thieves.

>> No.8362646

Get back at her by TAKING HER VITAL REGIONS!

>> No.8362655

You haven't had to endure THAT GUY until you've had to suffer someone who comes to your house every other day, high on mushrooms, just to bum out, ogle your miniatures, ask about whatever you're trying to read, mooch off your refrigerator, sleep on your bed, and try to steal some of your books before leaving.

And I have to bear with this because we're two of the only three nerds of our kind in the area.

>> No.8362677


Alice is so moe.

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>> No.8362821

but Alice is basically /tg/ personified what with the books, ronreyness and obsession with doll- err "wargame miniatures".

So does this mean fa/tg/uys = moe?

>> No.8362887

You are now imagining Patchouli licking marmalade off a spoon, slowly and without much energy, but very thoroughly.

It is also the most arousing thought you've had all day.

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>> No.8362930


Start trapping your books.

>> No.8362945

>It is also the most arousing thought you've had all day.
No, not really.

>> No.8362946

I'll just leave this here...

>> No.8362970

wut anime dis from

>> No.8362975

I'd feed Patchouli some cake.

That I made.

With love.

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>> No.8362989

Only when they're magicians from a not-so-faraway magical land.

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>> No.8363078

Probably should have posted this one first.

[Noubaiekijyu (somejima)] Maid in Witch

>> No.8363098

It's depressing when you consider that, canonically, her dolls aren't sentient at all. She just pretends that they're alive for the sake of "company".

How ronery is that.

>> No.8363110

>wargame miniatures

>> No.8363128

> Or, stop being so asthmatic
"Have you tried NOT being a mutant?"

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>> No.8363136

>Implying asthma is genetic

>> No.8363147

>Implying a phenotype is not at least partially genetic, if not all

>> No.8363160

More that it's something that can't be overcome, but I chose the wrong quote. It's 2 AM here, give me a break.

>> No.8363169

>the ending of this doujin
Lol. Awesome.

>> No.8363221

PIc related.

>> No.8363250

Nobody here played PatchCon - Defend the Library?
Build an army of tiny constructs

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>> No.8363281

i'm interested, where can i find this?

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>> No.8363292

It should be on /rs/ somewhere
It's a cute little RTS
It even has a tower defense option (unlockable)

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>> No.8363304

Humm. This seems to go here.


Marissa is a wizard, too. Perhaps all the stuff IS traped, and M just....un-traps it?

>> No.8363313

I've always wondered whether or not the Cirno's were smart enough to figure out what you were building whenever you do something like this.

>> No.8363314

Yeah, she's twelve lots short of a dozen.

>> No.8363320

sauce please or tell me whats it called

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>> No.8363330

> [Noubaiekijyu (somejima)] Maid in Witch

>> No.8363337

>this 4koma
...Goddammit Alice.

>> No.8363343

thank you

>> No.8363345

I already told you in

>> No.8363348



which is why I love


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>> No.8363359

This wasn't QUITE so pathetic until I read the bottom panel
>tag (team) match
;_; Alice...

>> No.8363372


Probably not. She tries hard...but..she's her.

ooh, thanks.

>> No.8363392

;_; ALICE...

>> No.8363397


all these people who know moonspeak....

>> No.8363404

Aya's got her notepad out... She must be a MASSIVE/SRS powergamer.

>> No.8363421

I've JPN 101 during the summer at my local community college. I can read (very, very) simple 40koma and kid's stuff.

Now, to READ moon, you need to know 2000 kanji. Which is retarded. As is Japan.

I've heard of Expats who live in Japan, and can't even fluently read a newspaper because of the fucking kanji.

>> No.8363422

This one always amused me. Seems something some players here would do.


It's AYA. She's more of a cheating whore then Reimu is. She may also be taking notes to put in her paper. Slow news day?

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>> No.8363434

>she's her.
>a genius

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>> No.8363473


I've always been a bit on the fence with her. I hold that she is likely an idiot, but, if she bothered training, she would be CRAZY strong. Just think of what total power over cold could do. Absolute zero, in seconds, or TAKE AWAY THE COLD AND SET IT ON FIRE.

>> No.8363478

She could be taking notes to brag about in the newspaper. "I slew the lich with my rogue. The rest of the party was useless."

>> No.8363488

Fairy's are a bit derp as a general rule, but relatively speaking, as a fairy, she's pretty goddamn smart. She's supposed to be able to read and write isn't she?

>> No.8363497


Oh, yes. Blatant lies....that's so like her.

>> No.8363511

>Ward of hellish flame on book.
>Leave book on plain sight.

Should have used that fucking identification spell.

>> No.8363525


Derp AND weak. So, when she says she's the strongest fairy, she's really not kidding. Weak compared to others, but, in that place, EVERYONE is hax.

>> No.8363529


>Now, to READ moon, you need to know 2000 kanji. Which is retarded. As is Japan.

A truly succinct summary.

>> No.8363726

I kinda wish this was an anime. I'd watch it.

>> No.8363755

Greets /tg/,

The Touhou universe intrigues me. However, I have no interest in shootan games. However however, I hear there are official comics that tell the stories. What should I read to get the best Touhou?

>> No.8363780



enjoy. (for one episode)

>> No.8363823

Ah HA! Found it.

>> No.8363838

There are some official comic printings written by ZUN and drawn by some other guy. Though I don't believe if they would peak your interest as if I remember correctly they are somewhat slice of life/joke based. Though feel free to make your own mind up at http://touhou.wikia.com/wiki/Touhou_Wiki . Frankly I just like browsing the bizarre back stories and odd facts section for the characters to find out things.

>> No.8363916


There is no "Official" comics, but there are comics that ZUN has said "Sure, why not" to.

>> No.8363933


Or I could be a big fat lier. Whoops.

>> No.8364078


Yes. She's both the smartest fairy, the strongest fairy, and the one with the best memory. Most fairies can barely remember what they did a week ago. Cirno half-remembered stuff that happened sixty years ago - stuff that even motherfucking Yukari had half-forgotten already.

So really, Cirno's pretty impressive. She's practically building herself against all genetic chance.

>> No.8364113


There's a couple, but really, Touhou is more explained in the books (Curiosities of Lotus Asia, Bohemian Archive in Japanese Red, Perfect Memento in strict Sense) than comics.

However, for some little Touhou jokes by the author himself, you have Eastern Little Nature Deity and its related comics, which follow the life of three extremely low-tier prankster fairies. And then there's Inaba of the Moon and Inaba of the Earth, but if you haven't played Touhou 8 you won't understand shit there.

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>> No.8364175

>I hear there are official comics that tell the stories

No, actually. The comics tell entirely different stories with the same characters. It's the difference between two books in the same series, basically. You can always read a bit of the Touhou Wiki to educate yourself on the characters, though.

>Inaba of the Moon and Inaba of the Earth

I fucking love that one.

>> No.8364226

Where do I get those in English?

>> No.8364288


Well, there are 4 canon mangas but like >>8363838 said 3 of them are just slice of life stuff.

Silent Sinner in Blue

This one is about an very "just as planned" booze raid to the moon, orchestrated by Yukari. The story earns a bit of stick due to a pair of rather annoying Wesleys it introduces, but personally there is nothing else wrong with it.


>> No.8364308


Inaba of the Moon and Inaba of the Earth

This one is an slice of life gag manga about the daily lives of the Eientei-Team. I echo >>8364175 opinion of the manga, it is an rather amusing read.


>> No.8364319


Oriental Sacred Place

This one is an slice-of-life series about an trio of fairies. I haven't read it yet, so i han't got anything to say about it.

>> No.8364334


Well, that's a bit of a problem lately, since Gensokyo.org's gallery of translated doujinshi is down. You could always use the torrent they made instead - it has EVERYTHING the gallery had, which includes a real fuckload of fan comics and most of the ZUN ones.

As for the books? Well, sorry, pal, but you're up shit creek with weights on your feet. The most you have is Touhouwiki's attempts at partial translations, which aren't exactly written as a miracle of prose, and in fact get a bit babelfish-y at a couple places, since people with a good domain of both moonspeak and English are really hard to come by. For example, here you can read the attempts at translating Curiosities of Lotus Asia, a book detailing the daily life of half-youkai (and only male with a speaking part in the series) shopkeeper Rinnosuke as many of the other characters pass by his store and either buy stuff from him, mooch stuf from him, or give him headaches.


>> No.8364336


Whoops, forgot to put the cover to the post.

>> No.8364357

>The story earns a bit of stick due to a pair of rather annoying Wesleys it introduces, but personally there is nothing else wrong with it.

Yes there is. Even if you ignore the Watatsukis' over nine thousand annoyance factor, the fact remains that the pace of the comic is seriously awful.

>> No.8364385

You don't have to read the official manga to enjoy Touhou. There are plenty of entertaining doujinshi out there.

>> No.8364423

>Oriental Sacred Place
Aka Eastern and Little Nature Deity, aka Strange and Bright Nature Deity.

>> No.8364433


There's also this. The main reason Touhou thrives is because it has one of the most goddamn prolific fanbases in the history of EVER. We can recommend some good doujinshis if you want.

>> No.8364438


OK, yeah. I thought it was something like that, but, still. Get her some better control over her cold tricks, and she would be hax as Reimu, perhaps.

Have some chicken breast, and....whatever this is.


>> No.8364467

Damn straight.

>> No.8364483

Is this some touhou thread? Don't mind if I do.

http://www.mediafire.com/?vzd2gtminvu is the latest version of my finely processed shit of a touhou RPG.

>doujin downloads

>> No.8364490


Really, most of the personality traits given to the girls came mainly from fan works. It's all rather amusing to me.

>> No.8364495

This has (almost) every translated Touhou comic ever.
Knock yourself out.

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>> No.8364507


Oh, RPG stuff? Got some stats for 3.5. Might as well drop them.

NOTE: Did none of this myself.

First up, our favorite Ice Fairy.

>> No.8364512

Well, ZUN can barely draw, is competent enough at making games, and is an absolute genius with music, but after all this time I think it would just seem easier to let the fanbase fill in the blanks as far as characterization because it turns out so great.

>> No.8364516


Last up, the Hell Crow.

>> No.8364517

by the aplication of superior and overwhelming firepower.

>> No.8364539


No, no. I fully agree. Just how some of them get charitreised is so amusing to me. Reimu is a jerk, and half insane. Marissa is a big thief, Alice is insanely lonly.....all of it together. Just...so fun.

>> No.8364541


The problem here is that the opposing thief has about equivalent and opposite firepower. Increasing the firepower could cause unwieldy collateral among those same books she is trying to save.

>> No.8364558

That is so not CR 18.

Will +14? Enjoy your Plane Shift with a DC of 34.

>> No.8364561

Of course it is. :3

Also, if anyone's downloading/looking over this thing, it should become obvious that we need LOADS more Interactions and a few more Traits. Interactions need not have mechanical benefits.

Anyone have ideas?

>> No.8364569


You got something better then this?

>> No.8364593


Well, how are you getting a DC of 34? I've never been much of a power gamer.

>> No.8364603

Usual suggestions again:
Plays With Dolls -> Minions : Moon Team's rabbits, SDM's maids
Hat -> Toughness : Yuugi, Mokou, Suika are tough characters who lack hats, while Yamada, Patchy, Medicine have crazy hats and lackluster constitution

>> No.8364632

Touhou has what may be the most amazing fan community ever.

The games themselves are fun, and among the best of their kind out there. But where it really becomes epic is the fans. Massive amounts of fan art, fucking thousands of comics, hundreds of albums. And the vast majority of it of good quality, little of it is crap in my experience.

Why have so many talented people latched onto Touhou of all things? Pic related.

>> No.8364639


But they still have headwear of some sort, don't they?

>> No.8364647


Because Magicial girls are awesome.

>> No.8364656


Ridiculously strong little girls with silly hats, bullet spamming. Just...speaks to people, I guess.

>> No.8364657

RIGHT! Making the names more general! I'll actually get on that this moment.

"Hat" is more of a stylistic choice, though. The example shown is that if you want to have Hat represent appearance, you could easily have a bunch of other design quirks--Byakuren would have a good Hat, represented by technicolor hair and floating ribbons.

Though as always, I'm not at all averse to changing anything against my ideas if enough people think it should be that way.

I don't know if Suika's horns really count as headWEAR... Anyway, there are a good deal of touhous lacking hats, but if you're reading this then that should be pretty clear.

>> No.8364667

The games themselves are fun, and among the best of their kind out there. But where it really becomes epic is the fans. Massive amounts of fan art, fucking thousands of comics, hundreds of albums. And the vast majority of it of good quality, little of it is crap in my experience.

Well, as a fan myself, that's not quite true. We have or big, BIG share of shit. The difference is that many Touhou fans latch to and publicize the quality stuff and simply ignores the bad stuff, instead of the usual practice of obsessing over the bad examples, for purposes of bashing, that most communities practice. This makes bad things fade into obscurity pretty quickly.

>> No.8364691

...wait, so it's an intelligent fan community? Will wonders never cease.

>> No.8364704

>you need to know 2000 kanji.

For Chinese you need to know 10,000.

>> No.8364729

Suika has ribbons tied to her horns usually.

I think that counts as headwear.

>> No.8364732


Really? The list on the wiki has about 8 names, for hat-less girls. Out of...how many? Or perhaps that's out of date.

>> No.8364755

Character based languages are a fucking pox.

>> No.8364761

This actually makes me hungry, goddamn now I want some chicken breast.

>> No.8364777


Not intelligent, no. We're retarded as anyone. It's just that we're retarded in completely different ways!

For more info on the sheer retardation we can achieve, please google yukkuris and read on some of the stuff people have made for that.

>> No.8364804

>Why have so many talented people latched onto Touhou of all things? Pic related.

A) The world of the game is an actually interesting setting thats at least moderately original, and even where it is derivative it brings its own twists to the table and
B) ZUN is really good at making quirky and distinct characters. Anyone who likes touhou in the slightest can find one in particular that really strikes their fancy.

>> No.8364809

Fuck you, yukkuris are awesome.

>> No.8364818

Checking... Yes, this is so, but 5 or 6 out of those 8 are fairly big-name touhous with particular quirks. There's also the matter that the wiki counts ribbons and such as "hats".

Still, it is what it is unless there's more of an outcry to change it.

Aya (Or indeed anyone else following that line of thought), do you think anything else should have a name swap while I'm messing with it? The World or Just as Planned, perhaps?

>> No.8364846

I always assumed that it was because Touhou was the complete distillation of the concept that GIRLS ARE AWESOME.

And Japan (for that is where the vast majority of the fan stuff comes from) loves girls.

Too bad they apparently hate women though.

>> No.8364847

I just happen to be grilling some right now. I'd offer you some but it would be quite cold by the time you received it.

>> No.8364858

I'm neutral on yukkuris. They're funny, but annoying-funny-creepy sometimes. A little like any meme, I gue-TAKEITEASYTAKEITEASYTAKEITEASYTAKEITEASYTAKEITEASYTAKEITEASYTAKEITEASYTAKEITEASYTAKEITEASYTAKEIT

>> No.8364862

>yukkuris are awesome

And disturbing. Theyre filled with a delicious bean paste like substance that gets them eaten on occasion. Theres a lot of other fucked up shit that Ive willfully forgotten.

>> No.8364864


THEN MY WORK IS DONE. 'twas clearly a ploy to spice up a slow news day.


Well, you are doing the work, so, up to you. But, Yukari does have a hat, I most note, and she is stupid broken.

>> No.8364872


The yukkuris themselves are pretty cool. Some of the things that have been done with them... well, aren't. All the yukkuri snuff, for one.

>> No.8364878

Appreciate the gesture, I guess i'll just whip up some eggs.

>> No.8364879

Made me lol.

>> No.8364923


Well, at least Yukkuris have the best PROMOTIONS reaction image ever...

>> No.8364925

>you are doing the work

Oh no. This is a group effort, if a fairly plodding one. Most of the Traits, the entire basis for the Spellcard mechanics, most of the Types, the basic ideas for Occupations and bits and pieces of other things are contributions from a whole lot of people, mostly from #Touhous on irc.thisisnotatrueending.com.

>> No.8364928


Saw this for the first time the other day. Could not type was laughing so hard. Showed it to who I was chatting with, had to explane the joke. Their reaction(typed, admitly) was so amusing.

>> No.8364930

>Just as Planned
Not seeing that in the traits section, but maybe something like "Cunning" or "Tactical Genius."

>The World
"Explosive Power" perhaps?

>> No.8364938

Slightly more subtle version of the joke.

>> No.8364953


Oh! Well, whoops. I only ever see you talking about it, so, I was thinking it was just you, ploding along.

>> No.8364964


Also the touohu games have really good music. Admittedly it gets better in the couple of games (IaMP, SWR) that are joint projects made by someone aside from ZUN and feature real instruments. Funnily enough the song itself doesnt change in those versions, just instrumentation.


>> No.8364977

So much better.

>> No.8364980


GAH! OK, it was THIS one I saw. Yeah, teach me to look at it before opening my big yap.

>> No.8365008

It...might be in the most current version that doesn't have enough changes yet to warrant being PDF'd and reuploaded, but Just as Planned is an Interaction.

I guess I'm de facto in charge of shoving it in front of /tg/ whenever a touhou thread pops up.

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>> No.8365015


Really, even in the games themselves, the games have great music. Yes, it's low-quality MIDI, but the melodies themselves are real fucking solid. It's one of the advanatges of chiptunes - you can't disguise bad music under MOAR VIOLIN, so you're forced to compose catchy shit by definition or suck. It's why Megaman games still have some of the best soundtracks ever. And it's also why when the fans then get and arrange them with instruments and vocals, you get absolutely fucking amazing.

>> No.8365034

>Yes, it's low-quality MIDI, but the melodies themselves are real fucking solid

Thats what I was saying. The music is kickass in all of them, its just that the few games that use real instruments sound fantastic.

>> No.8365040

midi itself is not low quality, only your playback device. With a proper synth midi is amazing, but most systems these days have shit-tier midi support.

>> No.8365047

>>ZUN is really good at making quirky and distinct characters.

Probably because he's wasted all the fucking time.

>> No.8365054




Ah, alrigty then. Really, I just pop into these threads because I love the art, and the personalitys given to them. Endlessly amusing.

>> No.8365075

>Probably because he's wasted all the fucking time.

Indeed. It is said that ZUN is the Craft version of a Drunken Master - the drunker he is, instead of punching better, he writes better. There's been fundraisers to get the guy more beer to make sure he's properly wasted.

>> No.8365077

One thing I've always wondered about ZUN: How exactly does a lich get drunk?

And don't say he isn't a lich. Look at the guy.

>> No.8365106


Magic. It's magic beer.

>> No.8365113

Yeah, must be a newer version - only two Interactions in the pdf you linked are Tea Party and Extra Effort.

>when the fans then get and arrange them with instruments and vocals, you get absolutely fucking amazing
Damn straight.

>> No.8365126

>Beholder with bloomers

>> No.8365133

Why did you make me imagine a beholder WEARING a bloomer? Why...

>> No.8365170


Because. Really, it looks like it's holding a hat, though....have a reaction image.

Also, long time no real see.

>> No.8365181

Number of touhou remixes on my ipod: 140 and counting.

Without bloomers, it wouldn't nearly be as delicate and elegant as it could otherwise be.

And another cool thing about the fanbase is the crossovers. If it comes out and gets established, someone WILL add touhou to it. No exceptions.

>> No.8365194

I'm not a fan of toohoo vocals, but this has a latin choir, so It's ok

>> No.8365216


...I've yet to see Touhou Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann. And now I REALLY want to.

>> No.8365226

I've always been partial to Meiling.

And on the topic of vocal arrangements.


>> No.8365233

You guys need a SURPRISE ATTACK trait in your homebrew.

>> No.8365243

>yet to see touhou TTGL
See >>8365226

And my pic.

>> No.8365248

Rule of thumb: Searching touhou on a 'booru is like searching sonic on deviantart. There will be results in ways you had never thought imaginable.

>> No.8365253

By the way whats ZUN?

>> No.8365267


The series creator, and maker of pretty much everything.

>> No.8365273

The inventor of touhou.

>> No.8365274


And I am laughing my ass off. What search pramiters did you use? I tired, and got nothing.

>> No.8365277

Oh thanks

>> No.8365282


>> No.8365285


Mostly of beer, though.

>> No.8365294

If there are two or more words in a title, they're separated by underscores, not spaces.


>> No.8365295


Oh fuck yes. New desktop~

>> No.8365309

I hate Reimu/Sanae images with exposed midriffs. It goes against Touhou's character design theme of modesty.

>> No.8365310


I know that much....I did Tengen_Toppa_Gurren_Lagann_Touhou

And it came up blank. What am I fucking up?

>> No.8365312

Desktops, you say?

>> No.8365313


Whats up with the Japanese and making hilarious parodies of Ronald Mcdonald? I get that theyre funny as shit, but why Ronald Mcdonald of all things?

>> No.8365317

A miserable pile of sorosis of the liver.

>> No.8365320

The underscore between Lagann and Touhou. Delete that and make a space

>> No.8365329


I hold that an uncovered head is worse.

>> No.8365334


>> No.8365343

A space between TTGL and Touhou instead of an underscore, because they're different tags.

And it may be case sensitive--all the tags are in lowercase.

Have you SEEN Japanese McDonald's commercials?

>> No.8365360

>Have you SEEN Japanese McDonald's commercials?

Unfortunately yes. its like an acid trip wandered into nightmare burg.

>> No.8365374



Thank you.


Ooh, nice. Crazy looking Patchy.

>> No.8365390


Actualy, he doesn't create beer. He destroys beer. He is the ture End of Beer, in whose liver all beer shall come to cease.

>> No.8365412


>> No.8365414


He's the Galactus of beer. He appears before it suddenly, in a form most pleasing to the beer, and then before it can react it finds itself absorbed into him in order to fuel his twisted and charming imaginings of exalted children.

>> No.8365415


I...what! I...holy fuck! I can't see that, I'm on a damn notebook! TOO BIG FOR 20 SCREENS

>> No.8365428


Superior by virtue of FUCK YEAH YUYUKO:


>> No.8365434

Sorry, Patchy, you have bigger problems than a little theft.

>> No.8365455


Well, this just went totally crazy.

>> No.8365467

>exalted children

More than you think. I've been noticing many Touhou characters can be quite mapped to Exalted easily. The most flagrant is Byakuren, who is basically an Essence 7 Twilight Caste Solar, favoring Martial Arts, Integrity, Resistance, Presence, and Athletics. The correlation is almost scary.

>> No.8365469

Just shows up as a normal sized image for me. Is there something I have to do to see the full sized image?

>> No.8365482

>Integrity, Resistance, Presence

Whatchoo talkin' about, Willis.

>> No.8365484


Probably competing with Nuclear Fusion for most remixes ever.

Stop using a screen the size of a house.

>> No.8365504


....how fucking big is your screen?!!

>> No.8365518

Left side of the screen. Under statistics, click on the number after size.

>> No.8365522

You can't beat the yama

>> No.8365524


in case you drop back into the thread, or other are interested in learning about Gensokyo, then apart from the wiki that allready have been linked, then there's some doujinshi which essentially is adaption of a games plot.

esamples are: Koumakyou part 1 and 2, by Tohonifu (the plot is actually that the big boss of the sixth game recreates the incident from that game to draw out Reimu and essentially perform an intervention for her sake and makes a reference to the plot in another doujin by the name Wriggle VS SDM)

Unofficial Gensokyo Guidebook by Gaku-touhou is more like a random trivia book which explains some of the references and source material in the book, broken up by short comics involving what's covered.

Two Scarlet Sacrements Under the Starry Sky by Flip Flops is an adaption of the plot from the sixth game,

Hope it helps.

>> No.8365532

>Stop using a screen the size of a house.
I have a 22-inch monitor running at 1600x1050 resolution, and it covers the middle part of the screen. I can read the comments and shit without scrolling. Seems that I'm only seeing a resized version, but I don't know how to see the full sized one.

>> No.8365550

Ah, that did it, thanks for the help.

That is... a rather large image.

>> No.8365561

Save it and open it on your pc.

Some browsers auto size images beyond a certain limit to save ram from blowing up.

>> No.8365573

>esamples are: Koumakyou part 1 and 2, by Tohonifu (the plot is actually that the big boss of the sixth game recreates the incident from that game to draw out Reimu and essentially perform an intervention for her sake and makes a reference to the plot in another doujin by the name Wriggle VS SDM)

Recommendation - don't read Tohonifun until you're pretty well acquainted with how the characters actually are, or you risk making a wrong impression. I mean, holy character derailment, Batman.

>> No.8365582

Meh, /hr/ posts much bigger ones all the time.

>> No.8365587



This should show the full size version.

Also, god damn. I haven't seen a JPG load line by line in some time.

>> No.8365589


I was even more surprised that so many characters could fairly easily be translated in EQ2 when I started trying it out. >Fae Wizard with spiky blue wings and AA skill that turns all of your group's spells into cold damage. >High Elf Ranger/Alchemist with white braided hair. >Catgirl Necromancer. >etc

Games like Exalted and BESM were literally made for things like turning game/anime characters into PnP characters, though.

>> No.8365607


Integrity - Monk, canonically stated to be brutally strongwilled and stubborn.
Presence - SHE HAS SO MUCH CHARISMA SHE FUCKING *SHINES*. I'm not even kidding!
Resistance - Lady's a martial artist, and a damn good at that. Plus magic self-buffs outta the wazoo.

>> No.8365610

>implying there are touhou doujins that don't involve character derailment

>> No.8365626


Fire Fox got to 80% complete and then gave up. Now it refuses to show the full size image at all.

>> No.8365643

Right click, save as. Should do the trick.

>> No.8365663


Speaking of Exalted there was an thread that had stats for some Touhou characters waaaaay back in the 08'. After some digging at sup/tg/ i found it.


>> No.8365682


There are a lot that don't, actually. And even then, most of the doujins just make minor derailments for the sake of funny, but keeping the base tone of the setting - zany antics and funny.

But Tohonifun just turns perfectly lazy/gentle/normal characters into psychos. And as the whole "vs Yuka" series shows, they seem to be unable to actually DO any protagonist that isn't a psycho. Yukari? Psycho. Ran? Psycho. Remilia? Psycho (okay, this one is more canon-based). Reimu? Psycho with PTSD. Shou? Psycho. Byakuren? Psycho. Hell, even motherfucking Wriggle, though at least THAT one has a decent excuse and stuff.

It just gets kind of annoying, is all.

>> No.8365752

Viewed full size then zoomed in

Not fun

>> No.8365753

>implying that it isn't every touhou's first reaction to a problem is beat the shit out of it
>implying that's not "psychotic" behaviour

>> No.8365878

There's a difference between the usual "violent" that Gensokyo residents display and Tohonifun's signature "sociopath." Everything he's done with Yukari other than Yuka vs Yukari has done some off-the-wall retconning of how Ran and Yukari met, how the SDM crew met, and tons of other things. Tohonifun did well with Kaguya vs Mokou and Kaguya, they're established nutjobs; did well with Koumakyou, Reimu could theoretically snap under all the pressure she gets; did well with Wriggle vs SDM, lesser character get walked on frequently. But for Flan to be crazy before Remi locked her up for years at a time? For China to defend the vampires to the death before knowing them? For Yukari to meet Ran then leave her for years? That's nuts - totally against established history.

>> No.8365901


The whole point of Danmaku is that touhou characters can resolve problems without killing each other. There is also the issue that Gensokyo doesn't have a legal system or government, and the closest thing they have is Reimu. So non-lethal fights are about as good as it gets.

>> No.8365905


I hadn't read all of Tohoifuns' work, but ya, some of them doesn't really fit too well with the canon or usual fanon portrayal, some how ever feels, atleast in my case, pretty believeable for how things could be if the light-heartedness gets reduced and adds deepths to the characters that can be fairly believeable.

Koumakyou portray Reimu as how I can believeable see her acting after more then 10 incidents where she have been able to get a good ending and simple just want to live her lazy carefree life drinking tea, yet still have to do all her other monster killing off-screen against those who do not respect the spell-card rules despite not wanting to fight, because she is born what she is. and it does end up a happy note when it turns out that everything was a plot to make Reimu realise that she isn't alone and are more then the red-white shrine maiden.

offcourse, since it's all doujin work, then the beauty of it is that you can pick and choice the interprintation you like the must.

with that said, ya, Tohoifun might not be the best entry into gensokyo in hindsight, without having a rough idea of the plot and personality of the characters.

>> No.8365928

>closest thing they have is Reimu

Not entirely.


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>> No.8366149

Not quite, they've got a judge who runs around telling people what they're doing wrong with their lives.

It's also quite possible she's the strongest character in the touhou verse.

>> No.8366165


Master Spark solves everything in the end.

>> No.8366174

>some how ever feels, atleast in my case, pretty believeable for how things could be if the light-heartedness gets reduced and adds deepths to the characters that can be fairly believeable.

No offense meant, but... Psychotic, murderous behaviour doesn't add depth to a character. And people like Yukari (who is both the Paradigm of Laziness, a Trickster who prefers making you look like a fool to killing you, and pretty much Gensokyo's Guardian) suddenly being all MURDER YOUKAI PRIDE SILENCE I KILL YOU is everything *but* believable.

Let's not even get into the portrayal of Byakuren, who according to canon over the years has turned into a literal saint, and suddenly in Tohonifun she's all SUBMIT TO MY IDEA OR DIE NO WAIT ON SECOND THOUGHT DIE ANYWAY.

Really, I liked Wriggle vs SDM because it was halfway believable, and I liked Koumakyou because you could see it if you added just a little heap of grimdark to the characters' lives. But everything else by the circle is just... well, as away from canon as is humanly possible.

Hence why I said Tohonifun is very much not a good place to start people into Touhou.

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Who I can't tell if is in this image from the thumbnail. Wheeee touhou roulette

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>> No.8366226

Ennui Akadako on the other hand...

>> No.8366228


I have played claerics like that. They're fun.

>> No.8366239


She does that, but it isn't really her job. Also, reading up on her, I don't see anything that makes her that strong, in comparison to Yukari or even Reimu.

>> No.8366251

See, I think everyone should realize touhou's pretty dark.

Look at EoSD. Youkai were either these half feral monsters who'd ambush you just to attack you, or intelligent being that could almost, but not quite, pass for human. Everyone threatened to eat Reimu left and right. When accused of murder, Reimu brushed it off by noting it was only one, so that was ok. Remilia responded to Sakuya's death by noting at least she got you to waste a bomb.

It's only later we learned it was a joke, and I perosnally think ZUN toned it down because of the fanbase he started to develop. But he still lets it bleed through. Mokou vs Kaguya is nothing but nightmare fuel. Yuyuko's story is a pretty solid tragedy. And there's plenty more.

Everyone who acts like touhou is all fun all the time just tends to ignore the evidence otherwise.

>> No.8366311

She's a judge of the afterlife, it is her job. She's just bring proactive.

Well, she's a god, so in terms of pure power she ranks up there. If we take Shoot the Bullet, she's quite capable of forcing a person to fight themselves.

Second of all, her power has been described as the ability to tell black from white: the ability to separate what she sees perfectly.

Now, look at Yukari's ability, the ability to bend and remove borders. What if Yukari fought someone who could make sure those borders stayed separated?

>> No.8366359


No, actually. Touhou never was horribly dark. Touhou is an interesting setting because everyone is a hair's width away from dark, where dark backstories happen, but where everything, despite the fighting, always has a happy ending and gets solved peacefully with a tea party at the end (a tea party which is also present in EoSD, by the way).

And it happens this way, simply, because ZUN's a happy drunk, not a depressive drunk, and there isn't anyone beyond redemption in canon Gensokyo - everyone can be good.

It has been said that the only "truly evil" character in Touhou is a tree. This theory is pretty approximately correct.

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>> No.8366363

Now, hold on a bit. The nature of Gensokyo (vaguely defined and largely fleshed out by fanon) means that it can be exactly as grimdark or happy as you want it, so I think the whole debate on whether it absolutely is so and so noblebright/grimdark is useless, even if I'm taking it as silly fun wonderland for this game.

>> No.8366392

384403 by Ennui Akadako, page 29.

>> No.8366410


Understand that she is a god, but so is Tenshi.

Also, I'm not particularly interested in getting into a touhou power level argument, as it ends up debating who can out hax who.

>> No.8366425

That doesn't change the fact that Mokou and Kaguya will continue to murder one another for all of eternity, long as the Earth has gone, the sun has died, and nothing but the two of them exist.

So they called a temporary truce. It won't last, not really. Nothing but hate fueled them before, when things begin to decay around them, only the hate will remain.

>> No.8366432

>It has been said that the only "truly evil" character in Touhou is a tree. This theory is pretty approximately correct.

...might I have his/her name? I am quite short of kindred spirits to plot with...

So ronery ;_;

>> No.8366458

Tenshi is also pretty damn powerful, just fyi. She by canon kicks everyone's ass, after all.

>> No.8366477

Her sake not even drop.

>> No.8366506

I noted the fact that they aren't fighting now.

But what happens in a hundred years? Two hundred? A thousand?

When all the rabbits are dead, When Eirin is dead, when Gensekyo is gone?

>> No.8366515


(post erased and remade for horrendous typo)

Except that then you read Inaba of the Moon, which is by the ZUN himself, and the truce seems to hold pretty damn well - Mokou and Kaguya still dislike each other, but Mokou has gone to the point of actually helping Kaguya's servants and Kaguya herself a few times, and seems to tolerate her quite well.

Kaguya's still a dick in there, though.

>> No.8366519

Saigyou Ayakashi. It draws humans to it with otherworldy charm, then drives those beneath it to madness and death. Yuyuko is 'guarding' the seal that keeps the tree from being able to use those powers.

>> No.8366545


Death is a weird ass think in touhou, and I don't think killing has the same weight it does in RL.

I mean ghosts are all over the place, some characters can go to heaven or hell whenever they feel like it, and to my understanding, and death is reversible(if unlikely).

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>> No.8366562

>Kaguya's still a dick
Always and forever.

>> No.8366570


Well, Gensokyo will last quite a bit. and yes, when gensokyo is gone, they're both fucked. But then, so is everything else, really, as Gensokyo will probably last exactly as much as human civilization - it is fed from the fantasies of humans, after all.

So really, by then it's not a real setting or tone concern. For that to happen, the setting and its whole mood would have to be completely destroyed and turned into another thing completely. Kind of like what happened to Forgotten Realms in 4th, only to the power of n.

>> No.8366579

God damnit exdeath, if ripping a hole through dimentions and landing in FFTA wasn't enough now you got into gensokyo.

Obviously not shikieiki

>> No.8366580

It's the tree Yuyuko's corpse is buried beneath.

Man, here's what I like about /tg/. I get the feeling this might be only a small number of posters talking in circles, but it just seems like something like this can be discussed here seriously and not be trolled to oblivion. If this were a less tolerant board, the thread would *never* get this huge.

It's nice that ppl are able to look past "lol animoo" and see Touhou has an interesting setting, with interesting characters and a lot to offer in terms of fantasy devices.

>> No.8366593


I admit I hadn't read much of Tohoifuns work apart from the ones you mention as being close to the canon, Yuka versus Yukari and the one with Byakuren, but I think we pretty much agree actually.
The portrayal of the youchrist just made me go "eh?" which is why I didn't suggested that one as opposed to Koumakyou (where Marisa even points out that Reimu is not being herself)

with that said, then I stand corrected and take back Koumakyou as a suggested introduction into Gensokyo. I n hindsight, really knowing who and what Reimu is, helps to get the must out of that one

>> No.8366599

>not shikieiki

>> No.8366607

It's almost to autosage too. /tg/ has done well here today, even if I didn't really get any ideas.

>> No.8366631

Oh god it's yama's day off.

>> No.8366633

>It's nice that ppl are able to look past "lol animoo" and see Touhou has an interesting setting, with interesting characters and a lot to offer in terms of fantasy devices.

Actually, we usually get trolled to hell and back. Most of /tg/ plain doesn't care about Touhou and so simply hides the threads and moves on (fa/tg/uys are smart like that), but there's a couple classic sagefags that seem to take joy in flooding every Touhou thread around.

They must be asleep today or something.

>> No.8366715

I lol'd.

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>> No.8366734


Really, I don't think you CAN find someone that could make her boarders stay apart. Total control of borders is her THING.

>> No.8366735

Touhou power levels are super hard to estimate considering:
1. You have characters who are powerful gameplay wise (Particularly hard to dodge danmaku, etc.)
2. You have characters who have extremely powerful abilities. (Yuyuko can kill anyone instantly, Flan can crush almost anything, Remilia can control your fate, etc.)
3. You have characters constantly and recklessly willing to use a lot of power. (The protagonists)

On the other hand, there are things limiting the strengths of characters, such as the Spell Card system, which some may be better at exploiting than others, or willingness to use full power. Then there's fanon as well: While Zun says Meiling is weaker than other youkai because she's "average at everything," fan speculation tends to latch onto the rather believable idea that she just sucks at danmaku. In pure freakish physical strength she could probably splatter many of the more powerful characters with her kung fu. Again, that's entirely fanon, but it at least opens the idea that some characters are stronger than they initially appear.

>> No.8366783


Well, it's not that she'd splatter many, but she'd be placed higher in the tiers. Why? Because a Mario-type character would undoubtedly be placed much better if she could use all her stats, instead of it being spellcard duels where the one with the biggest (Magic+Dodge) roll wins. For one, many gensokyans seem cripplingly undefended for melee...

>> No.8366827

Well, yes, I know how things usually go, but I'm just amused at how well some fa/tg/guys respond to off-board content. I've seen threads that would belong in /jp/, /k/, /a/, /ck/ and /x/ discussed on here and in many ways I felt like the discussion atmosphere was not as volatile as it can be on some of those forums.

>> No.8366828

In the terms I'm REALLY EXCITED that you're using, Meiling would have average everything but a really crazy Hat.

And a certain Interaction which you have inspired me to make.


>> No.8366866


Actually, I haven't even read your homebrew. I was just talking general. Sorry.

>> No.8366867

Where do people discuss this touhou rpg?

>> No.8366920

I had a theory around the time Immaterial and Missing Power came out.. Touhou magic is inversely proportional to breat size.. And considering Meiling had the second or third largest breasts.. and the least amount of magic, it made sense.

Although with Yukari and Komachi always being depicted with giant tits, that kinda threw it out the window.

Especially with Patchouli, she's supposed to have the strongest magic of anybody else in the whole verse, but due to physical weakness (Anemia, asthma, i've heard a lot of what it could be) she cant ever finish her spells.

>> No.8366951

irc.thisisnotatrueending.com, channel #Touhous. I'll be leaving in an hour and a half or so, so if you have any ideas get them out now!

It's okay anyway.

>> No.8366963

>Touhou thread on /tg/ autosages

For fuck's sake.

>> No.8366964

>(Anemia, asthma, i've heard a lot of what it could be)

The answer is d) All of the above. Yes, Pache is anemic AND asthmathic AND...

But on a good day, with her asthma not acting up too much, she can actually beat Suika in a duel.

>> No.8366967

Patchy? Small tits?

>> No.8366996

No one can seem to decide whether Patchouli is huge or no-breasted. I mean, her clothing is like a huge striped robe so it's kind of impossible to tell.

>> No.8367019

Hello there. How are you today? You seem to be coming in rather late!

>> No.8367029

Touhou definition of "beat the shit out of" is guaranteed to be non-fatal, due to the spellcard system that reimu shoves down their throats like a bad GM's self-insert character.

Also, on the topic of touhou music, even those with no interest in the games need this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-eensMhO_k

>> No.8367070


/tg/ - /t/ouhou /g/ames

Really, most of /tg/ likes or just does not care about the silly hat girls. Just one or two really vocal sage fags.

>> No.8367176

>Understand that she is a god, but so is Tenshi.

Tenshi is a celestial, not a god

>> No.8367238

That remix sounds like an last stage track of an Ace Combat game. Possibly one of the most epic reworkings of Bloom Nobly -- hell, of any Touhou song.

>> No.8367790


Eh... She lives in Heaven, and has control over the earth. In any event, to become a celestial that ascends to heaven you have to beat a shinigami which are gods so it is fair to place them at the same level.

Which really, is leads to the point that merely being a god isn't a direct sign of power. Touhou follows Shinto beliefs about gods, and while gods are often powerful, they aren't always and more importantly, it is possible for a non-god to surpass a god(often becoming divine in the process, but not always).

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