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New Chrono Trigger Developer Interview Discovered
« on: October 13, 2009, 11:20:22 pm »
Courtesy of GaijinPunch at the ASSEMbly forums (and by extension, GlitterBerri who let me know about it, and monokoma from Unseen64 who told her), we've acquired scans of a Chrono Trigger developer interview from the Japanese magazine Gamest. That magazine primarily covered arcade games, so it's a true wonder that they produced five pages of interviews. It's not a straight Dream Team interview either; in fact, there are some other personnel represented, like...MASATO KATO!! Hell yeah, we've got more words from the master to look forward to. You can find the scans here. You can't actually read them because they need to be translated. But we can pretend that they contain massive, awesome secrets about Chrono Trigger's development and plot. And to round out this small update (since my avatar creates white space on the front page), here's a couple under-represented YTPs.

http://www.youtube.com/v/fJjopMbh9_E&ap=%2526fmt%3D18 http://www.youtube.com/v/OOnaKxpDeWg&ap=%2526fmt%3D18

Edit: Aaand, Glitter and my own registration attempts at ASSEMbler have been doubly, inexplicably turned down, so any help on determining what issue this was (and its publication date) would be appreciated.
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Re: New Chrono Trigger Developer Interview Discovered
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2009, 11:59:08 pm »
Oooh, looks groovy! Any idea what year the interview took place? Looks like all the screens are from the final version or a late beta; I wonder if they asked Kato whether he had any future ideas for the series at that point.

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Re: New Chrono Trigger Developer Interview Discovered
« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2009, 12:13:04 am »
Do we know when this is from? I lightly scanned the pages but didn't find anything. I assume it's circa 1995, right?

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Re: New Chrono Trigger Developer Interview Discovered
« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2009, 01:11:58 am »
No information on the volume and date yet. Waiting for my account at ASSEMbler to be cleared.

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Re: New Chrono Trigger Developer Interview Discovered
« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2009, 01:36:53 pm »
Youtube Poops?  Seriously?  :?

I thought at least one of those connected to the interview in question.

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Re: New Chrono Trigger Developer Interview Discovered
« Reply #5 on: October 14, 2009, 04:23:26 pm »
YTPs are a man's romance. Part of the springtime of youth is being eccentrically funky.

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Re: New Chrono Trigger Developer Interview Discovered
« Reply #6 on: October 14, 2009, 08:12:10 pm »
Z, I've gotta introduce you to the Carameldancing craze if the two of you haven't met yet.

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Re: New Chrono Trigger Developer Interview Discovered
« Reply #7 on: October 20, 2009, 07:00:55 pm »
Well, on that note...

What song was being mashed up at the end of that Cosby YTP?

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Re: New Chrono Trigger Developer Interview Discovered
« Reply #8 on: November 10, 2009, 10:58:30 am »
I have an account there, do you want me to ask which issue it is?

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Re: New Chrono Trigger Developer Interview Discovered
« Reply #9 on: November 10, 2009, 03:42:18 pm »
Sure; we still don't know.