Is Hs^2 acautally dead now?

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Is Hs^2 acautally dead now?

Post by harmoniousCalamity » Wed May 12, 2021 9:02 pm

Okay so I know there's no official post as far as I'm aware, and I'm not entirely sure how much I can say, BUT the hs2 pateron has been archived and is available publicly, which makes me think hs2 is actually...dead?

Thoughts?

EDIT: I am incredibly slow, Hs2 is probably NOT dead, but their content has been leaked and archived on hs.net, regardless, thoughts?
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Re: Is Hs^2 acautally dead now?

Post by BrobyDDark » Thu May 13, 2021 7:25 am

I will buy and drink a 2-liter bottle of faygo on stream if Homestuck^2 comes back, and weep the entire time.

That's how certain I am of the fact that Homestuck^2 will never get finished.

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Post by pfeffer-29 » Fri May 14, 2021 8:29 am

No idea. To me, HS^2 is both dead and alive until observed.
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Post by PilotBlackSmith » Sat May 15, 2021 3:15 pm

Yes.


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Re: Is Hs^2 acautally dead now?

Post by luigi » Thu May 27, 2021 8:21 pm

BrobyDDark wrote:
Thu May 13, 2021 7:25 am
I will buy and drink a 2-liter bottle of faygo on stream if Homestuck^2 comes back, and weep the entire time.

That's how certain I am of the fact that Homestuck^2 will never get finished.
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Re: Is Hs^2 acautally dead now?

Post by BrobyDDark » Thu May 27, 2021 10:07 pm

luigi wrote:
Thu May 27, 2021 8:21 pm
BrobyDDark wrote:
Thu May 13, 2021 7:25 am
I will buy and drink a 2-liter bottle of faygo on stream if Homestuck^2 comes back, and weep the entire time.

That's how certain I am of the fact that Homestuck^2 will never get finished.
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You'll find out if Homestuck^2 comes back.

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Re: Is Hs^2 acautally dead now?

Post by Endater » Sat May 29, 2021 5:44 pm

I can never see it coming back. IIrc, they plan on finishing the whole comic and dumping online it all at once. Like, at least two years of work without pay or feedback, right? Yeah, I doubt it

Then again, I thought Homestuck would never come back

And I was right, it didn't :cal:
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Re: Is Hs^2 acautally dead now?

Post by TantamountTurnabout » Mon May 31, 2021 3:58 pm

Endater wrote:
Sat May 29, 2021 5:44 pm
I can never see it coming back. IIrc, they plan on finishing the whole comic and dumping online it all at once. Like, at least two years of work without pay or feedback, right? Yeah, I doubt it
It isn't without pay, the pay is just up front from WP's fund's rather than patreon. The epilogues were posted all in one go without pay or feedback and, honestly they came out pretty decent.
"Feedback" is definitely a double edged sword, especially when you're posting something online with a large audience. The sheer volume of sycophants and haters drowns out genuine critique, and even that critique can pull you in so many directions that you can end up paralyzed or just compromising your own work. Being able to vet your work in progress with a smaller audience (either internal editors or friends doing QA) gives you a much more manageable volume of feedback to respond to, just enough to see your work from another perspective and its flaws or features. It also means that they can respond more candidly, since they don't have to keep in mind how much hate you've already gotten and have to deal with. It's a lot easier to say "yeah this part sucks ass and you should cut it" if you know the person you're telling it too hasn't already heard that about everything they done, and also, their existence.

Not to say it'll come out Great or Good, should it ever come out, just that being able to work without the kind of feedback they already had isn't necessarily a disadvantage.
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Re: Is Hs^2 acautally dead now?

Post by Endater » Tue Jun 01, 2021 11:09 pm

TantamountTurnabout wrote:
Mon May 31, 2021 3:58 pm
The epilogues were posted all in one go without pay or feedback and, honestly they came out pretty decent.
:andrew:

I def agree on the feedback thing, but I was trying to get at the motivation aspect of it. I think it would be hard to get motivated with something as big and long as ^2 is. If the writers and money can keep themselves hyped for their project than that's great. But it's still missing a huge piece of what makes MSPAs/MSPFAs special, which is audience feedback and reactions. Then again, the critics and might demotivated them so who knows. I'm still betting that energy for this project is going die out
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