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Hex : (18 August 2017 - 03:32 PM) Something showing Miyuki and Mafuyu together might have been interesting as well. You know that "incident" he says that taught him about the camera?  I like to think she showed him how to use it to protect himself and Miku if they needed it.
midwinter : (18 August 2017 - 03:36 PM) Ooh, yes
Hex : (18 August 2017 - 03:37 PM) Oh, btw, had you heard of this fan film?  https://m.youtube.co...h?v=dlEddiFydiE
midwinter : (18 August 2017 - 03:38 PM) I had not!
Hex : (18 August 2017 - 03:39 PM) Oops, I thought that was the proper trailer D:
Hex : (18 August 2017 - 03:41 PM) https://m.youtube.co...vdaebIn4kEThis:
midwinter : (18 August 2017 - 03:44 PM) that looks cool
midwinter : (18 August 2017 - 03:44 PM) I'm really impressed by the ghost effects!
Hex : (18 August 2017 - 03:46 PM) I'm surprised it didn't generate more attention, it looks pretty decent
Hex : (18 August 2017 - 03:48 PM) :thinking:
Hex : (18 August 2017 - 03:49 PM) Hisoka/Kureha.  Yes, no?
midwinter : (18 August 2017 - 03:56 PM) Would definitely read
midwinter : (18 August 2017 - 04:07 PM) I know it's only August but I'm feeling very impatient for the Christmas exchange
midwinter : (18 August 2017 - 04:07 PM) I think it's because people are starting to talk about Halloween and Yuletide, so I'm getting into that end-of-the-year frame of mind
Hex : (19 August 2017 - 02:55 PM) I could set this year's up soon if you'd like?  I was thinking of starting earlier as well.   :icon_tengai:
midwinter : (19 August 2017 - 09:37 PM) Oh man, my heart is saying yes but my head is saying, how much earlier are we talking? Cause I think even starting in November we had people sign up and then forget it was a thing
Rezz : (19 August 2017 - 10:24 PM) (I'm game for whenever)
Eisenalex : (19 August 2017 - 11:43 PM) Oh, christmas exchange. I'd like to participate, too.
Eisenalex : (19 August 2017 - 11:48 PM) and since I now "lost" my job, I'll have more time to actually work on stuff, lol.
Eisenalex : (20 August 2017 - 01:03 AM) Is anything wrong with the forum? Because my browser keeps giving me warnings about it for quite a while now.

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Poll: Your favorite design of the box art~! (5 member(s) have cast votes)

Which one do you like the most?

  1. Fatal Frame I (0 votes [0.00%])

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  2. Fatal Frame II (1 votes [20.00%])

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  3. Fatal Frame III (0 votes [0.00%])

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  4. Fatal Frame IV (3 votes [60.00%])

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  5. Fatal Frame V (1 votes [20.00%])

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  6. FF2 Deep Crimson Butterfly (0 votes [0.00%])

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  7. Spirit Camera: The Cursed Memoir (0 votes [0.00%])

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#1 OFFLINE   Rheo

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Posted 04 February 2017 - 12:32 PM

Uhh, I like the box cover art of Fatal Frame IV. It just looks good to me, like it's not a cliche, well honestly imo.

 

The rest were alright, but this one seemed to attract me a lot o:

 

Runner-ups to me are:

 

1. Fatal Frame V, where I like the color scheme in this place,

 

2. Fatal Frame III (US) for its duality concept (Rei on top, water on bottom where Ruka can be faintly? seen), and

 

3. Fatal Frame II Deep Crimson Butterfly (JP) because um, colors. it's good. Lol.

All in order haha ^^;


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#2 OFFLINE   Kenshin 4

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Posted 04 February 2017 - 12:53 PM

Fatal Frame 5 box art ( JP version )

https://sickr.files....i_u_box_art.jpg


It is the definition of perfection because it really capture the concept and the environment of the game + it looks really good with the dark Wii u logo for Cero rated games.
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#3 OFFLINE   AnimalLover47999

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Posted 05 June 2017 - 10:52 PM

Can there be a tie?  I like 1 and 2's Japanese box arts equally.  Miku being unconscious with ropes around her wrists, ankles, and neck is iconic, and Mio and Mayu facing each other back to back while Crimson Butterflies pour into the sky sets the theme of the game very well.

 

3 and 4 have really good box art as well but I prefer 1 and 2's.

 

Deep Crimson Butterfly's Japanese artwork is honestly kind of lame in my opinion.  It's well rendered and the lanterns are pretty but it doesn't symbolize Mio and Mayu's importance to the story and the themes of the game at all.  I would have preferred the unused Sae artwork for it in order to better compare it to the EU box art.

 

5's might be my favorite if they had done something between the two people on the box art.  If Miu had been omitted entirely and had been used in a future game with a plausible family background, and had Hisoka as the second main character (Although she kind of already is in terms of story importance) then it might have been my favorite one.  I liked it a lot before I played the game so if it actually symbolized something in the game like 1 and 2's box arts do then I'd like it more.



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Posted 06 June 2017 - 02:23 AM

They're all quite nice, but I'd have to go with 5's European version.  The lighter colours are much easier on the eye than the slightly off-putting dark blue/green filter and kanji that looked kinda bloated.

 

5's might be my favorite if they had done something between the two people on the box art.  If Miu had been omitted entirely and had been used in a future game with a plausible family background, and had Hisoka as the second main character (Although she kind of already is in terms of story importance) then it might have been my favorite one.

 

Oo, you know who might've been a better fit?  Ouse.  Probably spoilerish, but it'd work thematically, especially with Ouse being the one upside down like she's falling.  


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Posted 06 June 2017 - 09:40 AM

FF I (JP) > DCB (JP) > FF IV > FF III (JP) > FF V, in my opinion. I still like the FF V boxart, though.
In my opinion the Japanese box art is often better than the American and European ones (with V being an exception, I agree with Hex on that one), since those designs are often too busy to me, that they don't represent the tone of the games too well.


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Posted 06 June 2017 - 03:36 PM

They're all quite nice, but I'd have to go with 5's European version.  The lighter colours are much easier on the eye than the slightly off-putting dark blue/green filter and kanji that looked kinda bloated.

 

 

Oo, you know who might've been a better fit?  Ouse.  Probably spoilerish, but it'd work thematically, especially with Ouse being the one upside down like she's falling.  

 

Yeah, the European box art is a lot prettier.  I get they might have been going for the water being impure but in terms of box art it just looks polluted and gross with the unnatural green and blue coloration.  I wish there was a render of that version of the art work without the title and rating on it.

 

Ouse would have been a fantastic fit.  Maybe they could have had Hisoka as a hidden face in the water in the middle to symbolize how Yuuri more or less chooses one over the other in the endings?  I always got the feeling that Yuuri was kind of forced into choosing Ouse in the bad ending because you need to have the black water covering you to get it but that is a cool way of thinking about it.

 

I neglected to mention it last night but special mention goes to the JP Xbox version's Fatal Frame 1 box art.  Miku in the kimono with ropes around her is also very iconic looking.  They also kept her Japanese design for the box art which I like.


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Posted 17 June 2017 - 02:52 AM

They're all quite nice, but I'd have to go with 5's European version.  The lighter colours are much easier on the eye than the slightly off-putting dark blue/green filter and kanji that looked kinda bloated.

 

Hmmm, I can quite see that. I'd agree with you about it since it looked realistically clearer than the Japanese version. It looks really light with the eyes rather than the other one. As for the kanji, I think that's been a thing for the JP box art?


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