Pretty much anything Gen Urobuchi makes is amazing.
Saya no Uta was amazing. I came buckets my first play through.
Not a fan of visual novels, but I really enjoyed Saya no Uta and Umineko.
I didn't play many, but Saya no Uta was absolutely great. Other one I played was Divi-dead, it was pretty cool too but I got only one ending out of like…5? I'm also in progress of playing Swan Song, but I'm going through it at such a slow pace that I'll probably finish sometime in the second half of the next year.
[spoiler]Was I the only one who though that the "worst" ending of Saya was the best one?[/spoiler]
What is the "worst" ending to you?
(I'll try to remain spoiler free as much as I can)
Call for help ending
Go alone ending?
That's the best ending. You have great taste my friend.
Well, feel free to look through the thread and play what others have discussed. Saya no Uta would be a great start, I personally loved it.
Katawa Shoujo is a pretty okay entry-level VN, nothing to be greatly ashamed about. Saya no Uta is relatively short and absolutely great, just be aware that it has very few choices. Oh, also corpse party - it's not a VN in a traditional sense, but it's an all around great series, and one of the games is in a classic VN format
I'm also playing Saya no Uta at the moment and like it very much so far. It differs a lot from Katawa Shoujo though, so you might be in for a surprise and have to readjust a little.
Currently playing F/SN for the shitposting
I've only ever played Monster Girl Quest and Unteralterbach, but I really liked both of them. Especially Monster Girl Quest. Unteralterbach got a little preachy at the end.
Also, I played through Kawakaburi, but I'm not sure if you can really even consider that to be a VN. It's really short, and there's not much of a story arc.
I'm pretty fucking anxious in these, for me, deeply stressful times. Can someone recommend a pleb tier entry level VN with cute girls doing cute things? No death, deep subjects or tragedy whatsoever please
>>22>Pretty much anything Gen Urobuchi makes is amazing.
Other than anime.
You can check out Fuwanovel. I'm sure you can find something there.http://fuwanovel.org/
The MC didn't even get to fug her and died a slow death like a bitch as a wizard.
That thought is awful especially since he still had motivation to do shit and access to a car. Might as well have also checked out in a more exciting manner.
I'm the only one who hated saya and was happy to [spoiler]see how she dies a painful death?[spoler/]
I'm playing cartagra right now (bretty gud if you ask me).
Yes. How could you hate Saya? She did everything for you.
How in the fuck could you hate saya? What is wrong with you?
They made a VN out of this? Damn I'm out of the loop.
I liked the doujins/art I've seen so far, I should look into this.
They have the non-18+ version on Steam, you can buy the 18+ version on their site but it's more expensive.
It's so adorable, I'm going to buy it.
I'm not really getting it to fap to, I might even buy the non-18+ version because it's cheaper.
I'm playing my first one now, Little Busters.
I'm pretty sure there's already a patch to restore +18 content in steam version
This is too cute. Sayori's art and doujins were awesome enough but this is too much. This VN not only has the wonderful art and characters, but they also have some animation and sfx which (for me) seems amazing.
Reading through it is inspiring me keep up to date with the Jap community (study the language too) and also purchase/donate to this (if I find out how)
Sorry if I'm making a big deal out of it, but I just love this artist and feel like a moron for not keeping up to date with it.
There's no official patch for that, and there' isn't going to be, from what I've read. The "patch" is to buy both the steam version and the regular (18+) version (or torrent it) and copy all the files from the 18+ version to the steam folder, allowing it to replace files where necessary.
The artist wasn't chinese?
I'm pretty sure of it.
I don't know. I hardly even remember making that post.
I just assumed Sayori is Japanese. As for the VN, I know nothing, but whoever it was did a superb job at it. It's such a pretty VN.
This was the only one that made me cry. The OST still gives a nigga feels. I really wanted to talk about it after I finished it but no one wanted to know because it's a 2001 release, so I talked about it with myself which just produced more feels…
Forest is another good one, great folk music and stories but frustrating unless you're patient with a good walkthrough. MC comes across as annoying chad too.
FSN in third place.
Muvluv would probably be in the top3 but I lost my save and never returned.
I really despise KS. Reeked of normalfaggotry when I played it. Probably the community influence.
Kanon is my all-time favourite and it will always be.
Played it back in high school on my dreamcast… damn… good times…
Another one that hit me pretty hard in the feels was Wanko to Kurasou.
I'm not the one to play VNs since i much prefer eroges instead, but these two hold a special place in my heart.
Is there any truth in the statement that Tsukihime is better written than F/SN?
I've only read the former, but people tend to say something along the lines of Fate being more popular because the premise is more interesting, while it's overall written more amateurishly with overall lack of subtetly in how it presents itself.
Does anybody know of some good VNs with a loli heroine?
Doesn't have to be an eroge either.
Monobeno & its fandisc made my heart flutter due to the cute loli's.
It also had alot of lewd scenes
>>1026>implying Saya ruined fuminori's life
Wow, aren't you a fucking faggot
Saya not ruined fuminori's life.
BUT saya and fuminori ruined the lives of many innocent people that actually cared about fuminori.
It was not their fault that fuminori was so fucked up,he never talked about his craziness with anyone else.
I'm glad I killed that bitch during my gameplay.
Don't talk about Saya that way, don't make me come over there.
I hope you rot in hell, you disgusting heartless bastard.
Fuminori's car crash didn't give him meat vision, Saya inflited that on him and got results she was looking for. She did the same thing to the neighbor later on. She's just a selfish cunt.
Did she change him out of selfishness? Maybe. But that doesn't change the fact that she loved him and cared about him more than anyone else ever could. Besides, as soon as she figured out how to do it, she did ask him if he wants to change back. That's why she fucked up the neighbor, she was trying to figure out how to do it.
Yeah, dying to make someone happy is sooo selfish amirite.
the car crash did give him meat vision. saya didn't actually change him, she only later figured out how to fix it when she experimented on the neighbor.
On the topic of KS, is there any VN that goes with the serious illness idea and actually goes with it for more than just a convenient plot point?
My favorites are Saya no Uta and Kikokugai.
Mostly because they cut out all of the bullshit that seems to plague the VN medium (by which I mean showing every tedious little detail of the MC's life, including every little thing he did and ate throughout his day)
SnU and Kikokugai just told their stories and kept them interesting the entire way through.
Cheers, sounds pretty good. I'll check it out.
But they did show what Fuminori ate in SnU :^)
1 & 2 are on steam if you didn't end up searching for them, they come together as well.
I played Fate/Stay Night and Tsukihime.
I liked Little Busters till I got to Haruka's route. It's so fucking unbelievable and nonsensical.
The problem I had with it was that it was too long winded.
Still not as bad as Kudryavka or Mio though. Really didn't like those two and just skipped them.
Kud is my second favorite grill but I agree her route was bad. Apparently it was revised in the lewd edition. I still need to unlock Rin's route and refrain. My favorite part is the common route, honestly, but it's only good once.
Komari and Kurugaya were my personal favourites.
Even though Kurugayas route was strange I could really feel with her. She's sort of a semi-wizard.
Have fun with the refrain, it gets really good.
Just got to the first Sex scene.
I think this might be a little TOO intense for me. I've never had to deal with this kind of stuff, a loving "wife", death of family, FRIENDS. What the heck are FRIENDS?
It makes me feel weird when the sex scene comes up because it raises a lot of questions and shows their love (or possible "love") with each other.
How do you get through this? IT BURNS.
i'm debating picking this up, is it any better than the godawful anime?
MuvLuv is so unbelievably overrated. It doesn't even have a proper conclusion. The story just ends on a cliff-hanger with nothing really resolved.
Even disregarding the ending
, I still didn't think it was that good.
I liked the characters though.
Overrated = Things you don't like but everyone else does.
Underrated = Things you like that no one else does.
Pay attention, class, this will be on the test.
I'm sensing some serious butthurt here.
Not that anon, but god yes.
The Tsukihime Anime is so terrible that the majority of TMfags try to forget it exists.
This stuff got screwed up. FAST. As soon as the option occurs, I'm killing Saya. Both of the MCs are dangers to society, and have only harmed innocent people and exhibited unstable behavior.
Is it your own for your opinion getting outed as such? Just another opinion? That's what it is, you know? You just don't like it and it's fine.
From a 3rd person view the VN is terrible and both Saya and MC are awful people. However try to insert as Fuminori and imagine seeing all that shit as he does.
So you have nothing to say about my criticisms, then? You're not going to try to justify the fact that MuvLuv's plot doesn't even have a conclusion, you're just going to brush off my post with smarmy sarcasm?
Or, let me guess, you're going to come back with the cop-out response "there is no such thing as good and bad, it's all in da eye of da beholder :DDDDDD". People saying that nonsense is the reason why some hipster faggot can take a shit on the sidewalk and call it "art", or empty their bin out on the floor and sell it for a million dollars as a "sculpture".>>4984
The guy who replied to you wasn't even me, but you are
getting awfully upset that I don't think your favourite game is as good as everyone says it is.
>Just another opinion? That's what it is, you know?
No, the fact that MuvLuv's plot doesn't have a conclusion isn't an opinion, it is an observable fact
. Takeru just gets teleported back to his original universe, and the fate of the one he had spent most of the story in is never resolved. They destroy the moon base at massive cost to humanity, but they have by no means won the war by doing so. In fact, it seems like, after expending so many resources and lives in the process of taking the moon base, their defeat is now all but certain. But again, we have no way of knowing what happens to that universe, because the plot doesn't have a conclusion.
I will do that! I don't really dislike Saya though. I don't think she knows much about right and wrong. Although, she did turn Yoh into their pet.>>4993
Can't help it. I admire their goals, but it's not plausible considering their conditions and Fuminori's outlook on life. 100% of this could have been avoided.
The OST though, is amazing. I'm listening to it right now. It really captures the depravity of it all.
>>4999>You're not going to try to justify the fact that MuvLuv's plot doesn't even have a conclusion.
The ending was rushed for sure in the hive because of budget problems but that doesn't mean the series doesn't have a conclusion. It has an incredibly clear conclusion, the story was never about the Alternateverse in the first place. It's the story of Takeru getting transported to an alternate world and about love transcending dimensions.
Just because you don't understand the whole point of the series doesn't make it bad. Muv Luv isn't overrated in the slightest considering the relatively small pool of high-quality VNs that are translated in English.
Are you done? You're acting a little self-important, don't you think? I must have missed the memo regarding the naming of "random autist on anonymous imageboard" as the one true arbiter of good taste.
Consider the difference between facts and opinions once you're through spazzing out over porn games, please.
I really enjoyed G-Senjou no Maou, particularly the bad endings. Despite being somewhat inconsistent with the true storyline, it's really nice to see how the arrogant calculative bastard of a protagonist doesn't go full 'muh friendship' but does something very characteristic for him manipulating the heroines, and getting them on the 'dark side', especially in Tsubaki's case, as his allies
>>5004>the story was never about the Alternateverse in the first place. It's the story of Takeru getting transported to an alternate world and about love transcending dimensions.
That's such a cop-out.>implying a story can't be about more than one thing
It most certainly was about the "Alternateverse", even if it was about other things too.
>Muv Luv isn't overrated in the slightest considering the relatively small pool of high-quality VNs that are translated in English.
Another cop-out. VNs aren't the only medium for telling a story. If only the VN-specific elements were done badly, then
your response would be correct, but because it was the actual story, which is not VN unique, which was done badly, we can compare it to stories from other mediums and say "yes, compared to these other stories, this story gets far more praise than it deserves".>>5005>Are you done? You're acting a little self-important, don't you think? I must have missed the memo regarding the naming of "random autist on anonymous imageboard" as the one true arbiter of good taste. >more smarmy sarcasm
*Yawn*. Okay, thanks for proving my point.
>random autist>using "autist" as an insult
Where do you think you are?
>Consider the difference between facts and opinions
I know the difference, and I demonstrated it. Not my problem if facts make you butthurt.
>once you're through spazzing out over porn games, please.>it's just a porn game xDDDD you can't criticise it even though lots of effort obviously went into the story!! xDDxDDDDXddDDDDDDDDDDD
The porn in MuvLuv was only there by obligation. It was not the focus of the plot by any means.
Dude, you seem pretty mad. I never cared about your opinion, I just thought your manner of expressing it was rather obnoxious. I see that's a real character flaw for you now, though. Rather pointless to keep this going, huh?
I'll leave with this. Let's not forgot our place, like you said in other words, lest we become a little too uppity.
Aren't you pushing VN's further into the mainstream by purchasing them off Steam?
>>5014>Dude, you seem pretty mad.
Not at all.
>I never cared about your opinion
If that's true then why do you keep responding to me? You seem to care about my opinion a whole lot from where I'm sitting.
>I just thought your manner of expressing it was rather obnoxious.
The only obnoxious one here has been you. I'm responding to you with arguments, all you're responding to me with are sarcastic comments and insults.
>I see that's a real character flaw for you now, though.You're
going to talk to me
about character flaws?
>Rather pointless to keep this going, huh?
If you don't care about my opinion, as you've repeatedly claimed, all you have to do is stop responding to my posts.
>like you said in other words
I said no such thing. I really don't know what you're going on about.
>>5013>Another cop-out. VNs aren't the only medium for telling a story. If only the VN-specific elements were done badly, then your response would be correct, but because it was the actual story, which is not VN unique, which was done badly, we can compare it to stories from other mediums and say "yes, compared to these other stories, this story gets far more praise than it deserves".
This logic makes all Anime&VNs utter shit compared to real books then. I also liked the part where you called something overrated then complained about hipsters, it takes some pretty powerful doublethinking to do that.
You know what? I deleted my old reply to this and I'm going to apologize. So, I'm sorry. I shouldn't have said all those mean things.
I'm going to stick to my guns about one thing, though. Not only did you state your opinion as a fact, you were immediately dismissive of anyone who disagreed (calling something overrated is simply another way of saying people that like it are wrong). You could have just said "I don't like Muv-Luv because x and y reasons" and it would have been fine and valid.
If we disagree on this, so be it. I will not press the matter further. All I ask is that you just think about it next time. I will do the same.
I just played this, and before that Wanko to Kurasou. I'm not liking how there weren't many choices, doesn't feel like I'm involved.
Who is the best Maid?
Kohaku was really cute and sad, but has so much personal strength, she's really admirable.
Hisui was inspirational.
My other favorite character was Ciel. She's the only one I knew about years ago, so it really felt like she's my senpai.
Overall it was pretty cool, if you manage to not get bored that mindfuck aspects are cool even when they're predictable.
I hate how even when I get really into a VN and get attached and emotional about a character, that I still forget everything that happened after being done for an hour. All those feelings, gone in the wind.
tsuki guy here, Does anyone have a recommendation of what I should read next?
Demonbane (might not work on wine tho?)
When They May Cry series
My least favorite VN is Fate/Hollow aka the death of my interest in the Fate series.
How shit did you feel after Tsukihime's endings? If you, like me, fell into a pit of despair and barely managed to crawl back out, avoid Muv-Luv. It is depressing on a whole other level.
Then again, Tsukihime depressed me because of the bittersweet ending for my waifu more than anything else. I hate bittersweet endings.
Demonbane is pretty cool though. I'd recommend it, though if it doesn't work you're shit out of luck.
>>8068>tfw Avenger went and fucked all the succubi and stole Shirou's friends>Type-Moon thought this was okay
>>9102>Then I tried Tsukihime and did Arcueids route, I liked it alot but the other routes are pretty boring to me
Don't go getting any ideas my man.
>>9102>I've been getting into the VN genre.
It's not really a "genre". That's like saying "I've been getting into the video game genre" or "I've been getting into the movie genre".
>I started out with Fate/Stay Night and became a huge fan
>>9102>Then I tried Tsukihime and did Arcueids route, I liked it alot but the other routes are pretty boring to me, thus I've never truly finished it.
This is some shit taste right here.
Far Side > Near-side
What you consider them to be
doesn't change what they actually are.
>I consider myself to be a brain surgeon, even if I'm not.
I consider VNs as games because loss states are coded into them, whereas things like cookie clicker that have no way to lose yet are still called "games" are merely toys.
I go to fucking gamefaqs to get walkthroughs on visual novels, anon
The point of my post was that I don't think they're games either, but they're.
I don't know how to explain it, I know alot of people would want VN's to not be considered video games, but they… Are.
>>9281>getting this butthurt over something so simple
I feel like I'm on /a/
>>9282>I consider VNs as games because loss states are coded into them
You're wrong, there are visual novels without loss states.>>9285
Good for you.>>9287>they're games because I say so>even though there is no gameplay at all in 99.9% of them
I fapped to Starless a few times
I do, though it really depends on certain factors. Sometimes I'll do it and sometimes I'll just want the sex scenes to be over with as fast as possible.
Artificial Academy 2
Did you ever even fucking play that game? You can't go 10 minutes without someone fucking or groping in public.
>>9631>putting degenerates in your class
Well, I don't have any waifu.
Because I look for my own Sun
>>9487>Artificial Academy 2
Also Gilgamesh gets turned into a succubus in that route and he becomes the new Heroine.
Funny /a/ meme, this place is hardly different from 4chan nowadays.
I wish I could when, but when I look at /all/ all I see is a swamp of unfunny memes and people trying their hardest to be clever ironic humorists. The only reason this place is better is that I don't have to deal with normalshits and their behavior.
I don't get into games enough to really care about spoilers, ironic since it's a lengthly VN (I doubt I'll play more than an hour or two withn the next few weeks).
I never used /a/ though, wizchan was my first and only active imageboard I used.
>>12262>Just lighten up brah :^)
Wizchad 2016. Do you think we should "just lighten up" to the point of allowing normalfaggotry too?
I only bother with VNs on my tablet and can only play free stuff from Google store. Games are either full and simple or teaser demos of large games.
Anyone know any resources to get English VNs on android for me? Free only.
What's the best way to keep track of your progress in a VN (especially the most complex ones)?
The only VNs I finished were Monster succubus Quest 1+2, and that's only because the extremely linear gameplay managed to keep my attention.
Monmusu Quest games are Eroges.
The same applies to games like Starless (Eroge->Nukige) and Bible Black(Eroge->Nukige).
- General term. Visual novel with none or little/nonexplicit sexual content. VNs main focus are romance and storytelling. VNs and LNs walk hand in hand but LNs usually focus on 'Lighter' themes.
Galge - subgenre of VN. Games which were designed to have many pretty characters (Moe or Ikemen (handsome men)) to sell. Can be used for both men and women centered games but it's far more used to describe male centered games.
Otomege - subgenre of VN. Games centered mainly towards fujoshis. BL games are here.
Charage (Kyarage) - Another subgenre of VN. Used when a character from another adaptation (like manga or anime) from crossover or the same series make an appearance. Since it's a major selling point, it's sometimes included in the genre tags.Eroge
- General term. Visual novel with lots of sexual content and innuendos. Romance is still present.
Galge - subgenre of Eroge. Games which were designed to have many pretty characters (Moe or Ikemen (handsome men)) to sell. Can be used for both men and women centered games.
Otomege - subgenre of Eroge. Games centered mainly towards fujoshis. Erotic BL games are here.
Nukige - subgenre of Eroge. Games which focus mainly on the sexual aspect. Hardcore pornography and filled with eroscenes, more erotic CGs than non-erotic CGs. Romance here is to stick penis in every hole. Rape and NTR themes are common.
I have only read through tsukihime once, but I have tried rereading other routes many times and failing.
Who cares about being so specific with genres? Jesus.
You sounded rather cute, almost tsundere, understand the language, before you speak.
Pretty embarrassing isn't it? I've been there too, so this makes us two.
Finding a needle in a haystack, the ones who care.
I though people told you to fuck off with your retarded poem-posting multiple times already.
I..uh.. had a dislike towards Saya too and preffered the Ryuji ending.
Sure, I side with normies, but still.
He gave a legit reason.
I also have a strong dislike towards stories lacking proper conclusion. I absolutely loved Higurashi, but only after the second season was over.
I loved Steins;Gate. I enjoyed Saya no Uta, Grisaia no Kaijutsu and Chaos;Head a bit. Not many others caught my attention.
Yu-no is disgusting because of all that sexualization.
what? isn't that a puzzle game?
Fuck you all you Anons love Stein's gate they should've called these threads:
ITT: Faggots who don't watch good anime!
I really like Everlasting Summer.
Are you Russian? I'm curious if any non-Russians actually like it.
Well, i am not russian, but i love russian culture, that's why i study russian language. To improve my language skills, i often visit russian imageboards. On one of them i've found this VN.
Anyone know of any lesser-known VNs that are good?
I feel like I've read everything that's been translated to english.
This sounds interesting. I don't know much about Russians besides bears and vodka but I'm curious about human cultures and will give it a try.
They do, it's score in Steam is pretty high and I've seen people praising it on imageboards with flags enabled.
Does Sakura Wars V count as a VN?
I played Saya no Uta and Kara no Shoujo and they both hit me right in the feels , especially the white ending of Saya.
Anybody can recommend me VN's similar to those? With godlike Ost's and feels.
where can i download Saya no Uta
I think I downloaded my version herehttp://erogedownload.com/downloads/saya-no-uta/
Maybe somebody here has better resources though, when I look for VNs the only partner I have is search engines.
thanks I think I used that for f/sn ages ago too, not played fsn for more than 2-3 hours though and i got it over a year ago
saya is shorter which suits me better
did you patch it yourself?
I done it
NOTE that half these shitty mounting softwrare come with bloatware even the highly rated and seemingly safe deamon toolshttp://wincdemu.sysprogs.org/
is the one i used (i googled around and a reddit post linked me to it so it should be safe and nothing unwanted came alongside)
The reason you have to mount it (and change the system locale to jp) is since it treats it like a disc then and installs the game to your pc
very lewd from the offset though
finished it yesterday, was okay
i have huge issues enjoying stuff any more :(
Those succubi look like anorexic midgets. It's like something that's not official.
I looked it up and that's exactly it. Here's the page for anyone interested and lazy.http://lucid9.weebly.com/about.html
It was pretty obvious to tell from the two succubi. I don't know why, but it looks funny. The expression on the middle one's face just gave it away I guess. The one on the left was pretty obvious too. Heck, they're all kind of obvious. You could snap the succubi in half if you tried.
OELVN do not count and will always be utter trash.
Kamidori Alchemy Meister is the only one that comes to my mind right now. I'm sure there are many more though, just look around here https://vndb.org/g21
Sengoku Rance is not a VN.
Utawarerumono. Haven't gotten around to finishing it but I liked the gameplay and the story is quite comfy.
Just because it's on VNDB does not mean it is one. There are a lot of games on VNDB that aren't really "VNs" but get thrown in there anyway. ぶるにゃんマン was on there for a time, but it is an STG. Sengoku Rance is more of a strategy game, not a "VN." The other Rance games and other titles by Alice Soft are mainly RPGs. And then there are some real dating simulation games that get tossed under the "VN" label. Having ADV-style story presentation does not make a VN.
Put a tactician in the backline you fucking scrublord
And what sort of credentials do you have to be able to consider yourself such an ultimate authority on the subject?
>>17077>Can't attack the point made>Can't admit was wrong>Can't just not post>So attacks the person's credibility
We see right through you.
Steam VNs are fucking cancer. Just get a translation patch for the original. They're often bundled with the software anyway.
Fate Stay Night is sort of like that with the Sakura Route (though you need to download a complete save file as it's the 3d route)
3 separate routes but iirc you have to complete the other two before being able to choose the Sakura route
Though it's probably lighter on that stuff than the two you played, she pretty much doesn't talk to anyone apart from you
If you have a vita I reccomend S;G on that.
Vita is pretty much my favorite thing to play VN's on since you can lounge about, and S;G doen't have any erotic bits to be cut anyway.
Honestly most of the time ero in VN's is not good, not that it never is. I usually play full versions but you don't usually miss out on anything. That said steam is still bad because muh drm.
ero gets boring for me tbh normally i end up skipping through the content
Looking up the name of the VN on any torrent site works 99% of the time, I'm not sure why you're having problems.
Have you checked the adult section on nyaa?
I imagine more posters than not don't read translations
Because most of the torrent sites I frequented were shut down? And on the others, it's almost impossible to find anything other than the top of the iceberg normie entertainment. I don't intend to pay for some patrician torrent site with my precious scarce bux either.
Maybe try oppaiti.me? You'll need to sit in the IRC and ask for an invite.
Looked there, didn't find it. Half of everything is written in chink, so it's pretty difficult to orient oneself there.>>20917
What a waste, should've shared it first.
>>20919>Half of everything is written in chink
97% is the usual figure.
Enjoy fan translations written by illiterate teenagers.
>>20913>Jun is a cutie
Holy shit you're actually gay.
Why is life so complicated?>>20921
Do they really look that skinny? I didn't notice.
I'm another anon, and I'm Russian. I haven't played eng version of this game, so I have no idea how translation turned out to be. But I think this game is mostly for Russians, cuz it gives some memories from the past, and also Russian atmosphere is not for everyone, but I really enjoyed it. If you have time then you should definitely give it a try. Story is good but nothing really unique or spesial, it has fast pace in the start and the end, but for the most part 80% their's just ¨chilling¨ at the summer camp. Only real issue with this game is variety and size of the game, just remember that it's a game that some rus anons made.
Sorry for bad English (sorry for bad english)
>>545>Has anyone played Neko Paradise yet? I'm thinking about buying it.
Its bad. The art is cute but the actual VN is so "manufactured" its abysmal
Was Kanon given an American release or something?
I played it recently and enjoyed it.
Haven't played Saya no uta yet, but I'm going to give it a try since everyone in this thread seems to love it. Hopefully it's not too difficult to understand because I'll be reading it in Japanese.
Its not an easy vn because of the medical lingo somewhat advanced grammar and lines of gibberish text
It's a lot harder than your average VN. If you have the patience and it's not your very first VN though, I recommend it. I read it as my fourth VN and my Japanese improved greatly from the trial by fire.
I don't consider this much of a spoiler, but hidden in case you want to be surprised by the themes of the game. I thought it was heading in that direction, but it turns out to be more anti wage slavery. It's not pro-NEET, but it argues that NEETism is an unfortunate condition caused by wage slavery. The "villains" of the game are NEET haters and and the heroes are NEETs.
How do you guys read all these things? do you all know jap? Because only a minority of them are translated.
For example I would like to play >>23241
but I'm sure it's nor translated.
wat?? learn japp just to play silly porno games? are you kiddin me?? why wuld i waist my time doing dat just use machine translation like ebberybubby else it is barely intelligible but it works for me! sure beats having to memorize all dose stoopid squiggles
or you can sit on your ass for 2-7, 10+ or never years waiting on people to translate it badly for you
You don't need to mock anyone.
I only read Visual Novels since they're a good learning tool for Japanese. I would never touch a translation, as I've heard they're all poorly translated + rewritten.
It really isn't that hard to learn enough Japanese to play these games though.
There's no need to be like that asshole I learned spanish to watch TV dramas FFS it's not that weird
I was taking the role of the person who says things like that. Those are things I see people say a lot on this topic. I don't agree with that at all. I am quite bothered by it. The way to go is of course to actually learn the language and not be dependent on text hookers or machine translation.
Well if that's the case ignore what i said here >>23241
. Goes to show you have to finish something before you judge it.
I know a lot of you will probably shit on me for this but I really hope VNs eventually become more popular. That means more of them will be translated to English at a faster rate.
whats everyone been playing lately?
Played Lonely Yuri, as suggested ITT.
I probably like yuri more than I'd be willing to admit, even anonymously. I don't know of many yVNs, though.
Where can I get Tsukihime? Nothing on Nyaa and googling only gives me shady websites.
My favorite one by far is Steins;Gate no contest. S;G 0 was pretty decent, Fate is alright. I'm currently playing Chaos;Child which was just released locally in NA region. It's actually really comfy so far, despite being kinda dark at times. I have high hopes for it.
to this day all ive completed was katawa shoujo when it first came out
i would like to play more different ones but never bothered looking
i always bumpsave this thread to keep it from dying so i can properly start playing vns one day but when that day comes ill never know
which succubus did you pick?
sorry meant to bump
rin, but i got a very bad ending and it made me depressed for a while
yes i think that was it. i couldnt even finish it once i got to that place and saw how bad everything was turning, i just shut it off
I really want to play this,this meta ending seems awesome as fuck.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oXcwYgoGR0E
Too bad I don't know runes….well I guess it's time to try to learn….again.
Is there at least one VN which does not consists of typical anime waifu-like characters, to appeal certain audiences. Like this image >>349
I know that it supposed to be cute, but it disgusts me.
It disgusts you because michiru is objectively the worst succubus.
I truly think that Taiichi is one of the most upstanding characters I've seen written. His self sacrifice was deeply moving. His character really shows that CC has a much deeper literary thought put into it than most writing.
I'm playing Chaos Child on Vita (pirated,I don't pay for shit)
I'm just getting started,but it's already a lot better than Chaos Head,it's quite a shame that Chaos Child is so full of references to Chaos Head to the point that it may as well be mistaken for a remake,but unfortunately is not,is a sequel,now that I'm talking about it Chaos Head was literally the most boring and dissapointing thing I've ever read,the first 20 minutes are fantastic,then it goes downhill for hours with the stupid,unlikeable protagonist that does absolutely nothing interesting for entire chapters,then it gets interesting for a little and it ends,it was the only VN I had to use willpower to finish,because I was getting sleepy everytime I tried to read such boring shit.
Anyway Chaos Child is interesting and keeps up the pace quite well,the protagonist is like a carbon copy of the protagonist of Chaos Head (to the point that both of them are addressed as "Taku") but without the NEET-ness and general mediocrity of the Chaos Head protag.
Anyway,good VN for now,I hope it doesn't end like C:H 2.0…
anything new that was fun? i haven't touched visual novels for quite a while so things from the past 3 years would be new for me
What are some good visual novels to play in spring/summertime?
Not sure if you want translated or untranslated but off the top of my head
untranslated:>果てしなく青い、この空の下で…>水月 -すいげつ- >黄昏のシンセミア>君が望む永遠>Pure Mail>ALMA ～ずっとそばに…～
All spring/summer setting IIRC and many taking place during summer vacation.
Great horror/murder mystery with a bunch of SoL in the countryside during the summer.
Also lots of higurashi.
Wow. I remember making this post a long time ago.
I also remember when I first played SnU.
I couldn't stop jerking off
If you're into more hardcore fetishes, Euphoria is really good.
It has a story the anime-version couldn't hold up to.
Everlasting Summer is literally about summer.
it's a soviet vn though…
Just finished Muv Luv. Don't listen to the people who say you HAVE to read unlimited/extra before Alternative.
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Don't listen to this person, muv luv must be played fully to be enjoyed.