Tagged: visual novel

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Dating Sims Are for Lonely Losers and Other Lies

A long time ago, back when I thought visual novel was just a fancy way of saying comic book (I was confusing it with graphic novel it seems), I heard of a mysterious thing called a “dating sim”. I have never played one, or even seen one, but from the name alone I immediately started...

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How is Taishou Mebiusline: Chicchai-san Like Irina?

Genre: Short, supernatural, action, historical, hoyay, romance(?) Episodes: 12 Studio: Studio A-CAT If you are the type to skip to the end, you’ll have noticed that I have “drink whenever you wonder what the heck is going on” as part of the drinking game…. Spoilers for this review, the synopsis is going to be the...

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How Kaede Taught an Old Bear New Tricks

Just in case that title wasn’t clear enough, this post is going to have some spoilers for the first trial of Danganronpa V3 so if you care about that then it was lovely of you to visit, I hope to see you again tomorrow. Otherwise I have kept it pretty spoiler free. So, enjoy without...

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Kindred Spirits on the Roof and The Potential of Yuri Visual Novels

  Genre : Romance, slice of life, Yuri, supernatural Length: (10 – 30 hours) Studio: Liar Soft    We’ve all been there. You’re just ambling along, enjoying your middle school life, being all eager and careless and happy when all the sudden, bam – you realize people can be sort of jerky. So, you put up your...

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Lamento Beyond the Void or How to Ruin Your Sleep Schedule with Catboys

Genre :  Fantasy, drama, yaoi, catboys, almostmullets Length: 30-50 years Studio: Nitro+ Chiral   It seems the Ribika (a race that evolved from cats) have just about reached the end of their rope. Not only has a terrible epidemic killed most of their females, bringing their species to the brink of extinction, but some type of...

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5 Things I Learned About Myself Through Dating Sims

I don’t know what it is, but I just can’t resist a dating sim. I wish I could say I can’t resist a good dating sim, but the fact is, I’ve played some pretty bad ones to completion and I will do so again in the future. There’s just something about those shallow, ridiculous occasionally brain numbingly...

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Dramatical Murders – Just How I like ‘em: Pretty and Not Too Smart

Genre: Science fiction, comedy, smut Playtime: Medium (10 – 30 hours) Developer: Nitro+Chiral   Oh Boy, this one is gonna be rough. So Aoba had an epic blue mullet and his hair feels things (it has nerve endings) this isn’t really important at all but I want you to understand what you’re getting yourselves into… He...

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Danganronpa V3 – Testing my Ability to Cope With Loss

Genre: Mystery, psycho cool, adult-like(?) Playtime: Long (30 – 50 hours) Developer: Spike Chunsoft & Spike The world is a strange place, filled with inexplicable mysteries, especially when you can’t seem to remember who you are and how you got there. But everything is going to be just fine, right? After all, you know that you are a...