Category Archives: Game Reviews

{VN Review} The Somewhere Series: The Library~waffrus

Nora is the little sister of the MC from The Elevator and The Garden (whose name is Dani). She’s suspicious about her sister’s new boyfriend and tries to figure out what’s up with him.

General Information:

  • Where to get: Newgrounds
  • Cost: Free
  • Endings: 5
  • First play through time: About 2 minute
  • Time to get all endings: About 8 minutes

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{Otome/Bishoujo Review} Dear Devere~Katy133

Dear Devere is an epistolary visual novel, meaning that it’s a story told through letters. Here, Angela writes a letter to herself as a way of venting, and she hides it in a rock outside of town so nobody will find it. Instead, the mysterious Devere finds it, and they start a loving correspondence.

This is an otome game, at least in that it’s GxB, though the narrator isn’t always the girl. The game download page doesn’t make it clear there’s any otome elements or romance, but there is. So I guess it’s otome/bishoujo?

Full disclosure: I was asked by the creator if I’d play the game and review it, though I’ve had a link to Katy133’s games in my sidebar a while, so I was going to play the game anyway XD. But yes, being asked to review it didn’t sway my opinion and I wasn’t compensated or anything.

General Information:

  • Where to get: itch.io
  • Cost: Free
  • Love Interests: One (male), one (female), but they get together without the reader’s interaction, so it’s confusing lol
  • Endings: 2
  • First play through time: About 30 minutes. This is with me listening to about…70%? of the spoken dialogue. Namely Devere’s parts LOL.
  • Time to get all endings: About 32 minutes (so maybe around 45 listening to all dialogue)

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{Otome Review} The Somewhere Series: The Garden~waffrus

You wake up in an Alice in Wonderland inspired dream, and you and Ren are both rabbits. Enjoy your tea party date as shenanigans ensue.

General Information:

  • Where to get: Newgrounds
  • Cost: Free
  • Love Interests: One (male)
  • Endings: 4
  • First play through time: About 1 minute
  • Time to get all endings: About 5 minutes

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{Otome Review} The Somewhere Series: The Elevator~waffrus

You are in the elevator with your crush and want to talk to him in hopes that you can get into a relationship.

General Information:

  • Where to get: Newgrounds
  • Cost: Free
  • Love Interests: One (male)
  • Endings: 4
  • First play through time: About 1 minute
  • Time to get all endings: About 5 minutes

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{Otome/Yuri Review} Colors of a Feather~waffrus

 

Brooke moves to a new town and a bird lands on her head. It leaves behind a blue feather, and that night, Brooke can only see the color blue. Her color sight returns after some time passes, and from then on, it’s a pretty standard sim-date where you go around town and events happen.

General Information:

  • Where to get: Newgrounds
  • Cost: Free
  • Love Interests: Five (male), two (female)
  • Endings: 9
  • First play through time: About 20 minutes
  • Time to get all endings: A little over an hour

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{Game Review} Mermaid Melody: Pichi Pichi Pitch~Konami {GBA}

Konami released three Mermaid Melody games, all for the GBA. Two of them are rhythm games, and one is a Mario Party-style game. The first game, just called Mermaid Melody: Pichi Pichi Pitch, is a rhythm game.

The game has several modes:

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{Platform Game Review} Lucario Dating Sim 2.5: You Can (Not) Advance~2Mickennxtre68

This was an April Fools game created to showcase some of the different technical things that 2Mickennxtre68 was working on at the time, as well as showcase art.

General Information:

  • Where to get: Newgrounds page
  • Cost: Free
  • Love Interests: Lucario (Male) (there isn’t really any romance in this lol)
  • Endings: ???
  • Time to beat: I played it through twice and got two different endings of sorts, though the game is really random and jumps from scene to scene, so I might have missed places.

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{VN Review} 1bitHeart~△○□× (Miwashiba)

In a world where the Master Program links everyone together, Nanashi, and a girl who lost her memories, Misane, must find out who is trying to hack the Master Program. Along the way, Nanashi tries to learn about people and make friends since he’s a shut-in.

General Information:

  • Where to get: Steam or vgperson’s site
  • Cost: The Steam version costs $3, but it has some extra content, including a whole bonus chapter. Vgperson’s is free
  • First play through time: I went the most efficient method and actively avoided making any friends I didn’t have to, so my first bad ending play took about 6 hours
  • Time to get all endings: About 10 hours to get all the endings and achievements

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{Otome Review} Unmoor~MariLuzaria {18+}

Louisa has dreams of being a sailor, and has all the knowledge and experience to become one. Her father becomes indebted, but before she can pay off the debt, Viardo comes and takes possession of their boat. Now she must sneak on board and try to get her boat back, all while disguised as a boy.

General Information:

  • Where to get: Steam
  • Cost: $8
  • Love Interests: Four (male)
  • Endings: 7
  • First play through time: About an hour
  • Time to get all endings: Around three hours (and that’s playing it alongside a friend and discussing it with them as we played)

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