Talk:KID

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Looking at the credits for PS1 Tenshi na Konamaiki and I'm not quite sure what to make of it. The director is Kuniharu Hosoda who I'm pretty sure was still with KID at this point, but nobody else looks like KID staff to me. One of the programmers, Toshihiro Ishihara, may be the same Toshihiro Ishihara who runs a company called Soh, established in 2000, that at one point offered programming services (though they don't mention games and I don't see any game companies in their client list). This is also one of the titles that Kamui claimed on its works list, but I've not been able to find any links between their titles in available credits -- the two guys who run the company, Kiyoyuki Masuda and Makoto Iwahara, don't show up on any of them that I've seen. --Dimitri (talk) 20:48, 13 April 2017 (CEST)

An odd one. There's a few people who turn up on Magical games. Are these splinter companies? CRV (talk) 05:36, 14 April 2017 (CEST)
I found credits for Ski Jumping Pairs Reloaded which actually lists what company everyone worked for (even the voice cast!). I see Kousuke Eguchi (江口浩介) from Soh (he's listed on their board of directors), Tomofumi Murata (村田知史) is from Murata Software, and almost all the development staff are from TamTam. It's looking like Kamui is little more than a staffing agency and probably didn't develop anything themselves. And yeah, I think Mugen/Kamui splintered off from Magical -- Masuda mentions in an old blog post that he worked for another game company for a few years before starting Mugen. I also noticed I actually missed Masuda's name while transcribing Tenshi na Konamaiki so I've fixed that as well.
Not that this answers anything about KID's involvement, of course... --Dimitri (talk) 05:54, 14 April 2017 (CEST)

This might be of interest:

From what I can tell, this is the website of one of the programmers for KID (Shinobu Yagawa) before he left to develop for Eighting/Raizing and later Cave (I may be wrong though). He has a KID memorial page with a full list of games that KID developed. --USAJAP1 12:16, 23 December 2009 (UTC)

I'm very familiar with the site. Don't know if it's run by someone who actually worked for KID, though. CRV 14:04, 23 December 2009 (UTC)
oh okay --USAJAP1 19:00, 23 December 2009 (UTC)