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KuwabaraTheMan
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(01-21-2015, 02:57 AM)
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I bought a Vita to play these games. Just finished up with Goodbye Despair on Sunday. What a great ending. I slightly prefer the first game (...I think), but both games were really great. Good fun, great despair, and fantastic characters.

Kyoko was my favorite from the first game, and Chiaki was my favorite from the second. Rest of the cast were all pretty good, too (aside from Teruteru). I can't wait for the next game. Another Episode's game play probably won't appeal to me as much, but I'm sure the story will still be great, and then we all know that a third main game will be coming.

DR2 spoilers: I don't care how they do it, but there has to be a way to bring Chiaki back. :(
Phantasmal Repose
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(01-21-2015, 03:20 AM)
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Originally Posted by Zonic

Unseen64 put up a really nice article about the Danganronpa Beta & how much changed during development.

The original concept for DR sounds really interesting. Especially that trust/distrust system. I'm glad that they utilized it in VLR. I really need to play it and 999.
Vylash
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(01-21-2015, 06:48 AM)
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Originally Posted by Zonic

Unseen64 put up a really nice article about the Danganronpa Beta & how much changed during development.

This was a very good read, the trust/distrust system sounds really cool, maybe they'll stick it into DR3 or something. Also very amused at the idea of them reworking the game solely due to 999 doing so poorly
jtan
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(01-21-2015, 07:25 AM)
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Originally Posted by Zonic

Unseen64 put up a really nice article about the Danganronpa Beta & how much changed during development.

Oh god, that Beta Monokuma.
lazyproblems
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(01-21-2015, 07:43 AM)

Originally Posted by KuwabaraTheMan

I bought a Vita to play these games. Just finished up with Goodbye Despair on Sunday. What a great ending. I slightly prefer the first game (...I think), but both games were really great. Good fun, great despair, and fantastic characters.

Yeah, it's hard to choose, but I tend to prefer the first as well. DR2 improves on nearly everything, but the unique setting, characters, vibe and experience of the first game is hard to beat. I also preferred the more claustrophobic and oppressive setting of the school to the sprawling and sometimes goofier Jabberwock Island. But like I said, they're both superb and almost equal in my eyes.

Originally Posted by Zonic

Unseen64 put up a really nice article about the Danganronpa Beta & how much changed during development.

Pretty funny how much things changed. The trust/distrust mechnic is pretty cool. Wonder if they'll attempt something like that in 3.

Also, NISA usually announces games in February right? I'm hoping/expecting Another Episode to be announced there.
Diablos54
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(01-22-2015, 01:55 AM)
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Holy crap, the end of Chapter 2 (of the second game) was crazy, lots of twist and turns, nice character stuff too, time for Chapter 3!
CrazyMoonTalk
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(01-22-2015, 10:06 AM)
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Hey guys! I'm about to start my playthrough of the first game, and I was wondering if there was a spoiler-free guide or if I even need one?

There was something like this for 999, and I found it super helpful.
Diablos54
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(01-22-2015, 11:14 AM)
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I thought apart from one or two moments, the game isn't too hard, so you should be fine without a guide. I personally felt the Phoenix Wright games were harder but maybe that's bbecause played them first.
CrazyMoonTalk
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(01-22-2015, 11:30 AM)
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Originally Posted by Diablos54

I thought apart from one or two moments, the game isn't too hard, so you should be fine without a guide. I personally felt the Phoenix Wright games were harder but maybe that's bbecause played them first.

I don't mind working through the tough parts, I was more concerned about following branching story segments if any existed.
Dreamcast
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(01-22-2015, 11:52 AM)

Originally Posted by CrazyMoonTalk

Hey guys! I'm about to start my playthrough of the first game, and I was wondering if there was a spoiler-free guide or if I even need one?

There was something like this for 999, and I found it super helpful.

Nah, you won't need any guides like that for Danganronpa.
toastyToast
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(01-22-2015, 12:00 PM)
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I vastly prefer the second game over the first. The cast of the first game sucked outside of Celeste. Nagito is a billion times better than Byakuya. Nagito is better than everyone in the first game combined and his own game combined. Nagito is life. DR2 chapters 4+5 eat DR1's face.

First game had better investigation music though
ramoisdead
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(01-22-2015, 12:09 PM)
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I've been playing through Danganronpa this whole month and it's been really a rollercoaster ride. At first, I was a bit worried I wouldn't like it but after the first case, it's been pretty good with it's twist and turns...also some predictable ones as well.

Been streaming it on my Twitch channel as well. Up to Chapter 4 and glad to see my waifu alive.

inb4pplpostToko
MSMrRound
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(01-22-2015, 01:09 PM)
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Hmm...let's see what I'll get...



Oh?



Oh. Surprised there were two inside the long poster tube..but hey, not complaining.

Now local hobby shop..when are you bringing in the Danganronpa 2 series variation?

I'll buy every tube till I get Chiaki dammit
lazyproblems
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(01-23-2015, 11:44 AM)

Originally Posted by MSMrRound

I'll buy every tube till I get Chiaki dammit

Those are pretty damn cool, I'm jealous. Do all 31+Monokuma get a poster?

Hopefully if/when Danganronpa: Another Episode gets localized, NISA also brings over the Vita theme (DR:AE theme shows up halfway through). I would love to have that on my vita.
ramoisdead
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(01-25-2015, 04:19 AM)
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Gonna streem Dangan. Won't this be fun?
FluxWaveZ
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(02-01-2015, 09:12 PM)
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We've finally entered the month when Danganronpa: Another Episode gets announced for North America, right? Right.
Vylash
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(02-01-2015, 09:46 PM)
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Originally Posted by FluxWaveZ

We've finally entered the month when Danganronpa: Another Episode gets announced for North America, right? Right.

I absolutely expect them to announce Another Episode along with Rodea and possibly Kancolle Kai
Messiah
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(02-01-2015, 11:25 PM)
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Originally Posted by FluxWaveZ

We've finally entered the month when Danganronpa: Another Episode gets announced for North America, right? Right.

I pray for this every day before going to bed.
Phantasmal Repose
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(02-01-2015, 11:28 PM)
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Originally Posted by FluxWaveZ

We've finally entered the month when Danganronpa: Another Episode gets announced for North America, right? Right.

#Believe
lazyproblems
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(02-02-2015, 03:32 AM)

Originally Posted by FluxWaveZ

We've finally entered the month when Danganronpa: Another Episode gets announced for North America, right? Right.

There's an outside chance it won't be, but I would honestly be shocked if that was the case. I'm hoping for a June release, but expect a September/October release... One can dream.
Vylash
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(02-02-2015, 03:39 AM)
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do we know when their press conference is? the vita thread says next week
lazyproblems
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(02-02-2015, 03:41 AM)

Originally Posted by CureVylash

do we know when their press conference is? the vita thread says next week

They're wrong. According to Sal Romano (owner/editor at Gematsu), it's February 19.
Hours Left
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(02-02-2015, 03:50 AM)
I'm ready, bring on AE.
Zonic
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(02-02-2015, 04:01 AM)
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A press conference this month? Yeah that sounds like a time they'd announce the next Danganronpa game.....& another LE to drain my wallet...
lazyproblems
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(02-02-2015, 04:13 AM)

Originally Posted by Zonic

A press conference this month? Yeah that sounds like a time they'd announce the next Danganronpa game.....& another LE to drain my wallet...

Yeah, my wallet will be hurting from the first half of this year, but a Danganronpa LE would be totally worth it.

I'd love for it to include Danganronpa: Zero... Or for NISA to even translate it and sell it on their store. A stretch, I know, but I would absolutely love it.
LX_Theo
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(02-04-2015, 02:39 AM)
Press conference by who exactly?
Vylash
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(02-04-2015, 02:40 AM)
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Originally Posted by LX_Theo

Press conference by who exactly?

NISA's yearly press conference where they announce a bunch of game localizations, also glad to see you unbanned
Diablos54
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(02-04-2015, 12:24 PM)
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That last chapter of the second game, jeeze, was crazy! I had a feeling the latecomer was a fake out, and damn was it good to see the 'big 3' pop in at the end!

Watched a few videos of AE, seems a bit like a low budget FPS, but being Danganronpa I'm sure it'll be great! I assume they'll be a proper Danganronpa 3 though right?

Oh, and fuck Hangmans Gambit, it was the only part of both games I groaned anytime I saw it!
Zonic
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(02-04-2015, 12:32 PM)
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Originally Posted by CureVylash

NISA's yearly press conference where they announce a bunch of game localizations, also glad to see you unbanned

I could've sworn at one event/conference, that's how the first game was confirmed for the US, then a few weeks after DR1's release, DR2 was confirmed.
dakkumauji
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(02-04-2015, 05:23 PM)
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Originally Posted by Zonic

I could've sworn at one event/conference, that's how the first game was confirmed for the US, then a few weeks after DR1's release, DR2 was confirmed.

DR1 was announced at Anime Expo in July of 2013. Released in Feb 2014.

NISA held their event on Feb 2014 and announced DR2 then.
lazyproblems
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(02-05-2015, 11:27 AM)

Originally Posted by Zonic

I could've sworn at one event/conference, that's how the first game was confirmed for the US, then a few weeks after DR1's release, DR2 was confirmed.

DR2 was announced two days after the release of DR1, at the February Press Event. Apparently the first had good pre-orders and they were willing to take the risk.
Zonic
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(02-05-2015, 07:31 PM)
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Danganronpa to be talked about at Game Developers Conference

Finally, make time to attend "My Ordinary Process for Crafting Extra-Ordinary Stories" from Danganronpa writer Kazutaka Kodaka. The game itself is well-known in Japan (and becoming well-known in the West) for its remarkably charming characters; attendees of this talk will learn about the well-defined, structured process used to craft those characters. They'll also walk away with practical advice on how to best craft characters that appeal to both a Japanese and a global audience.

LX_Theo
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(02-06-2015, 06:14 PM)

Originally Posted by CureVylash

NISA's yearly press conference where they announce a bunch of game localizations, also glad to see you unbanned

A mod decided me calling some people stupid that were constantly twisting my words into some sort of conspiracy theory (after I told them quite a few times it wasn't) and thought that was enough to justify a ban. And yes, I'm a bit bitter about that :P

Moving on from that... Hoping for Another Episode localization announcement!
Alfredo
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(02-09-2015, 11:18 PM)
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If you have somehow missed out on Danganwrestling, I've made a trailer for the whole series here!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1l57ECGnLFM
Vylash
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(02-12-2015, 08:14 AM)
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Originally Posted by CureVylash

also glad to see you unbanned

...welp
ShadowSoldier89
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(02-12-2015, 10:09 PM)
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Originally Posted by CureVylash

...welp

lol, the reason this time too...so simple to avoid
LX_Theo
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(02-16-2015, 10:54 PM)

Originally Posted by ShadowSoldier89

lol, the reason this time too...so simple to avoid

Just going to say. If it's something trivial enough to give a day ban for... It's silly to ban for it period. Just throw a warning and say that crossed a line on something (especially something as ridiculously vague as it was)

And I'll now move on from my annoyance on that, too

Not too much longer until the NISA conference, no?
Vylash
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(02-16-2015, 11:40 PM)
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Originally Posted by LX_Theo

Just going to say. If it's something trivial enough to give a day ban for... It's silly to ban for it period. Just throw a warning and say that crossed a line on something (especially something as ridiculously vague as it was)

And I'll now move on from my annoyance on that, too

Not too much longer until the NISA conference, no?

this Thursday
Zonic
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(02-16-2015, 11:45 PM)
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Dang, watch as Another Episode is announced while I'm at college...All that'll be on my mind is "oh god did it get announced CLASS NEEDS TO BE DONE SO I CAN CHECK!"
LX_Theo
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(02-17-2015, 12:36 AM)

Originally Posted by Zonic

Dang, watch as Another Episode is announced while I'm at college...All that'll be on my mind is "oh god did it get announced CLASS NEEDS TO BE DONE SO I CAN CHECK!"

Internet on phones are a blessing.
sergioalb64
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(02-18-2015, 05:29 AM)
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Hello DanGAFronpa (sorry).

So last night I had a terrible nightmare. I figured if there is any positive outcome from it is being able to share my story with you guys for your enjoyment in relation to this great series.

As it often happens in dreams that we have, I was aware of certain things that weren’t exactly clearly explained. I was part of a group of 16 or so young adults (early to late 20’s, nobody seemed younger or older than that), and we were trapped in a sort of outdoor campsite with various large cabins each with a large ‘living room’, a kitchen, and many bedrooms. It actually seemed like a rather great place for groups of friends or families to hang out at.

So, again, I didn’t know how or by whom, but we were trapped and we all knew it. I was aware that things were very familiar to the Danganronpa main game entries, but I had decided to keep that info to myself, since bringing up the fact that things were being set up for mass killings wouldn’t exactly do us any good. I even remember being in one of the cabin’s kitchen and being glad that there were no knives or similarly dangerous utensils.

Now, I must say I’m a rather reserved person; let’s just say I prefer to listen to others. But in this dream, I was actually getting to know many members of the group. I vividly recall Evie, a sweet young lady that seemed delicate as a flower but was very nice to talk to and be with. I also remember two guys that resembled old college mates from my real life, and a…robust, loud, energetic young woman with short gray hair that loved to be the center of attention by pulling pranks on everyone; nothing too serious, but certainly to the point of being annoying. Regardless, I was quite glad that I was getting to know them and things seemed safe enough; yeah, we were trapped, but things weren’t so bad.

Until it happened.

At some point, 4 or 5 of the guys from the group went off somewhere on their own. When we found them…let’s just say the only thing that was missing was that screeching sound from the games that just says ‘DEATH’. All dead, blood everywhere. Everyone was shaken, and I wanted to let them know what I knew, or what I thought I knew, but it still made more sense to me to keep quiet. I decided to stick with Evie since she took the tragedy the hardest.

Unfortunately my dream skipped around, and I don’t remember much after this point until the next horrible event. I don’t know why, but I had gone off with the two old college mates alongside loud woman to find…something. Big mistake. We had left four of the girls at one of the cabins, and as we were walking back to them one of the men from the group was about to say: “You know, this whole series of events…it reminds me of this video game series, Dangan—“.

I opened the door to the cabin, somewhat eager to hear what he was going to say, only to find myself in deep despair very soon thereafter. Corpses on the ground again; less blood, but no life. I couldn’t look for her. What if? I couldn’t possibly begin to accept it. I fell on my knees and let out a piercing scream that still sends chills down my spine. It felt real, I felt like I actually yelled in my sleep. I then turned around at one of the guys that had managed to look around the scene. “Evie?”, I asked him. “Everyone; Evie too”, he replied. I somehow collapsed further down, crying unstoppably, wondering what could possibly come next…

Then I woke up. And…now what? I love this series, and I particularly enjoy how they can evoke these types of feelings of despair and sadness on players, which in a way is all fine and dandy when everything is fiction. But I wonder if Danganronpa crossed a line with me overnight.

We shall see.

Vylash
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(02-19-2015, 10:26 AM)
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today is the day, friends

ultimate hope vs ultimate despair
Zonic
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(02-19-2015, 11:35 PM)
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3.5 hours left until NISA's conference.

Also, just for the heck of it, I was checking ESRB for any new ratings/"leaks" & figured "eh, I'll check for Danganronpa" & read the rating summary for DR2. Holy crap, way to mention a direct quote featuring a spoiler near the END OF THE GAME.
Acid08
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(02-19-2015, 11:36 PM)
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Well Monokum'a voice actor tweeted this yesterday:

Brian Beacock ‏@BrianBeacock
#danganronpa #monokuma #puhuhuhu

soooooo
Vylash
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(02-19-2015, 11:37 PM)
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Originally Posted by Acid08

Well Monokum'a voice actor tweeted this yesterday:



soooooo

we did it!
FluxWaveZ
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(02-19-2015, 11:38 PM)
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Obviously that means despair prevails and DR:AE isn't going to be announced today.
Zonic
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(02-19-2015, 11:49 PM)
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It means the iOS game is coming & it'll get ported to Vita.
dakkumauji
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(02-19-2015, 11:52 PM)
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Originally Posted by Zonic

It means the iOS game is coming & it'll get ported to Vita.

I'll be content with an android port at this rate. Still dislike they released it ios only in Japan ;[
Messiah
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(02-20-2015, 12:30 AM)
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Will there be any way to watch the conference?

Originally Posted by lazyproblems

No, but this twitter will live tweet the eveny:

https://twitter.com/tononet

Sweet, thanks.
lazyproblems
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(02-20-2015, 12:34 AM)

Originally Posted by Messiah

Will there be any way to watch the conference?

No, but this twitter will live tweet the eveny:

https://twitter.com/tononet

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