Clearly, I am not the target audience for this VN. The promotional artwork makes that very clear, but it’s not like I’ve ever let that stop me before.Continue reading
Nachtigal is the latest release by Cyanide Tea, who are best known for not yet releasing Break Chance Memento. Where their earlier works were freeware and their delayed masterpiece will be a commercial work, Nachtigal falls in the awkward middle that is donation-ware. The way it’s set up is a pay-what-you-want system with a minimum price of $0.Continue reading
I don’t usually talk about in-progress VNs on this site, but with so many VN Kickstarter projects being launched these days, the number of demos worth talking about has shot up to the point where I can no longer afford to ignore them. I’m not entirely sure if I’ll keep this exact format, but expect some more previews in the future.
- Destiny Fails Us
Conceptually, Princess Battles is something I should love. The premise sounds fun and I really like (trading) card games. Heck, I even kinda liked the dumb card game in Princess Waltz.Continue reading
Re:Set Ep 1 is kind of an odd release. It’s a remake of the first chapter of an episodic series that was put on hold after two episodes. I actually read the second episode back when it came out during NaNoRenO 2012, but never got around to reading the first part. This remake seems to make some major changes, adding in both investigation parts as well as SRPG gameplay.Continue reading
Area-X is the latest visual novel from the creator of X-Note. Despite the similarities in name, the two aren’t connected story-wise. Area-X is more of a spiritual sequel, stylistically similar but with an entirely new story. There’s an extended X-Note cameo in the beginning, but that’s about it.Continue reading
By rare exception, not an EVN review this week, but rather a recently translated VN of Japanese origins. It’s a doujin release at least, so budget wise it should be comparable to the commercial EVNs is usually talk about. Oh, and apparently the author of Spice & Wolf wrote the script.Continue reading