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Re: Two main Touhou games announced for Steam release!
« Reply #150 on: December 07, 2017, 07:41:31 pm »
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So how's this work?

If I had a Touhou fangame, would I just need to submit it to Valve, and then it'd free for anyone to buy as if it was any other game and ZUN wouldn't do anything about it? (or at least as long as I don't do something really stupid like claiming the intellectual property is mine and stuff)

I would assume that's how it works.  Unless the guidelines on ZUN's website are updated and there's a specific way of going about it, that's a fairly logical conclusion to draw from the slides.
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Re: Two main Touhou games announced for Steam release!
« Reply #151 on: December 08, 2017, 12:33:05 am »
It just strikes me as too simple, somehow. But if that's how ZUN wants to go about it then I guess that's okay.

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Re: Two main Touhou games announced for Steam release!
« Reply #152 on: December 08, 2017, 12:56:42 am »
Presumably, yes. Just mention it's a derivative work and you should be clear.

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Re: Two main Touhou games announced for Steam release!
« Reply #153 on: December 08, 2017, 04:11:44 am »
And y'know don't run afoul of other obvious things like not using other people's content.

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Re: Two main Touhou games announced for Steam release!
« Reply #154 on: December 08, 2017, 11:32:47 am »
I've been meaning to go back and listen to the last Nikenme for a while because ZUN talked about the Steam release there. Starts at 31:00.

Here's some paraphrasing, but my listening comprehension sucks and ZUN mumbles a lot so it's difficult to hear what he's saying most of the time. I only went through a couple minutes; I'll probably just wait for littletrailhand to summarize, whenever they get around to it.

O: Tenkuushou has, at the time, 3200 reviews.
Z: Woah, that many?
O: When I first looked it was around 2000, but when I checked today there were 3170 reviews. Out of those reviews... the number that did not recommend was only something like 26 (laugh)
Z: (laugh)
O: "Overwhelmingly Positive" (laugh)
Z: Wonderful.
O: For matter out of the non-recommendations there was only one in Japanese.
Z: (laugh)
O: But really, there were only about 40~50 reviews in Japanese, and the rest were non-Japanese.
Z: Well, people outside Japan can buy it now.
O: That's what I'm saying, yeah. If you look, many of the reviews say stuff like "Now I can finally give ZUN money".
Z: Ah, nice. [mumbles something about people giving money, both laugh]

Z: The most important thing here is that this is the first time for a lot of people that they can officially buy the games.
O: Before Steam there was Kishinjou on Playism... (laugh)
Z: [something about playism]
O: But this is the first time you can buy directly, so to speak.
Z: [something about steam and foreign languages]
O: [something about only speaking japanese]
O: A lot of the reviews came from Asia; China and Korea...
Z: Well really the first time I said I wanted to bring the games to Steam would have been Atlanta, probably.
O: What year was that? (laugh)
Z: 2013, I think? So four years ago.

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Re: Two main Touhou games announced for Steam release!
« Reply #155 on: December 08, 2017, 04:36:24 pm »
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Z: Well really the first time I said I wanted to bring the games to Steam would have been Atlanta, probably.
O: What year was that? (laugh)
Z: 2013, I think? So four years ago.

Oh man, I remember that!  I don't remember him saying anything about Steam but it's been a couple years since I've seen the transcript from then.
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Re: Two main Touhou games announced for Steam release!
« Reply #156 on: January 05, 2018, 03:58:13 pm »
is there any difference between the steam release and the game released in august? have the glitches been fixed or not?
Re: Two main Touhou games announced for Steam release!
« Reply #157 on: January 05, 2018, 04:20:08 pm »
is there any difference between the steam release and the game released in august? have the glitches been fixed or not?
For HSiFS, the only difference is the implementation of SteamWorks DRM; no glitches were fixed. The Steam release is compatible with Thcrap, which also includes bugfix patches for Spell Practice in addition to translation patches.
Not sure about AoCF at this time.
Edit: Apparently AoCF has no DRM and thcrap is compatible, which means the AoCF Steam release is identical to the C93 release.
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Re: Two main Touhou games announced for Steam release!
« Reply #158 on: January 05, 2018, 04:53:02 pm »
For HSiFS, the only difference is the implementation of SteamWorks DRM; no glitches were fixed. The Steam release is compatible with Thcrap, which also includes bugfix patches for Spell Practice in addition to translation patches.
Not sure about AoCF at this time.
Edit: Apparently AoCF has no DRM and thcrap is compatible, which means the AoCF Steam release is identical to the C93 release.

It's quite disappointing that there are no fixes. Anyways, thank you for the info!

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Re: Two main Touhou games announced for Steam release!
« Reply #159 on: January 08, 2018, 05:13:16 pm »
There was a patch released for AoCF on the same day as the Steam release.

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Re: Two main Touhou games announced for Steam release!
« Reply #161 on: March 16, 2019, 08:40:04 am »
I'm surprised ISC made it there before DDC. It's kind of important to know who Seija is when you play her photo-game  :D. Then again, most buyers will be fans who are in the know anyway.
Definitely going to grab LoLK, the one mainline Windows Touhou game I've never played. I'm especially interested in its pointdevice mode. Super Meat Shrine Maiden  :derp:.

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Re: Two main Touhou games announced for Steam release!
« Reply #162 on: March 22, 2019, 04:08:25 am »
-whoops i made a mistake-

That's cool that ZUN's adding LoLK in! Maybe now I'll get a chance to try it. :D

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