Favorite visual novel?

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Re: Favorite visual novel?

Post by maes » Fri Jun 19, 2009 5:42 pm

Tough call on what my favorite would be.

After a little bit of thought, I'd say it's probably a 3-way tie among Ever17, Fate/Stay Night, and Tsukihime though. There are so many that I still need to read though :(

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Re: Favorite visual novel?

Post by Mike1849 » Fri Jun 19, 2009 6:21 pm

"Pure my Imouto Milk purun" and "Pure Moe Angel - Idol Aiko" ... they involve getting with shota idols dressed as female idols

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Re: Favorite visual novel?

Post by kyuven » Fri Jun 19, 2009 6:22 pm

Eab1990 wrote:This topic took an interesting turn of events... >_>

Princess Waltz discussion is getting me a little interested in the game now. If only to know which girl is which.

That link looks interesting, but blah, IRC. Ah well. Guess I'll have to re-install.

Oh, Quartett is a game by Littlewitch? Didn't know that was getting translated. I'll have to look into Gadget Trial too, if it's by the same translators as ONE.
Here's a link for Princess Waltz, has some info:
http://www.jlist.com/PRODUCT/P015

Lun Lun is featured in two of the CG samples, vs. just one for the other girls :) (first picture on the second to last row and second picture on the last row if you were wondering)
Also the developers are very, very bad at keeping secrets about one of the main characters...which makes the other one look like a complete idiot for not figuring it out...

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Re: Favorite visual novel?

Post by Eab1990 » Fri Jun 19, 2009 6:30 pm

kyuven wrote:
Eab1990 wrote:This topic took an interesting turn of events... >_>

Princess Waltz discussion is getting me a little interested in the game now. If only to know which girl is which.

That link looks interesting, but blah, IRC. Ah well. Guess I'll have to re-install.

Oh, Quartett is a game by Littlewitch? Didn't know that was getting translated. I'll have to look into Gadget Trial too, if it's by the same translators as ONE.
Here's a link for Princess Waltz, has some info:
http://www.jlist.com/PRODUCT/P015

Lun Lun is featured in two of the CG samples, vs. just one for the other girls :) (first picture on the second to last row and second picture on the last row if you were wondering)
Also the developers are very, very bad at keeping secrets about one of the main characters...which makes the other one look like a complete idiot for not figuring it out...
Ah, thanks.

Yeah, I guess Lun Lun looks/sounds the most likable, for now. :)

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Re: Favorite visual novel?

Post by vaen » Sat Jun 20, 2009 12:21 am

weirdest part of princess waltz is the battle system where you fight monsters with cards.
I've never played a visual novel that had anything other then simple questions. this game however doesn't really have choices that branch the story (untill the end) and how you do in the battles don't really matter in the game either.

so all in all it's very linear and only at the very end you can let the game known what girl you like best so that decides the ending directly
(choose one girl indirectly by not consistently choosing 1 girl)
I enjoyed myself with it though, especially the many many references to fate stay night were amusing. (references or plain ripping off? dunno)
but 1 of the main characters just didn't tickle my fancy so yeah. mixed feelings.
sex scenes also seem extremely tacked on, also very much like fate stay night.
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Re: Favorite visual novel?

Post by Cody8977897 » Sat Jun 20, 2009 5:54 am

I would have to say Katawa Shoujo, School Days(though the bad endings were a bit much),Brass Restoration(The bad ends make you feel hurt though), Moonlight Walks, Tsukihime, Moon Phase, and finally Wanko to Kuraso(i loved animal ears and tails so I tried it and loved it :D
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Re: Favorite visual novel?

Post by blakraven66 » Sat Jun 20, 2009 3:03 pm

No one liked Phantom? :(
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Re: Favorite visual novel?

Post by vaen » Sat Jun 20, 2009 6:30 pm

blakraven66 wrote:No one liked Phantom? :(
don't know it. please elucidate.

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Re: Favorite visual novel?

Post by Eab1990 » Sat Jun 20, 2009 6:38 pm

I thought Phantom of Inferno was mentioned before, but I guess not. That was also for sale at Otakon '07, but between that and Ever17... Yeah... >_>

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Re: Favorite visual novel?

Post by Granado » Sun Jun 21, 2009 4:36 am

Kana Little Sister.

>.>

<.<

The first VN I ever played and the only to have made me cry manly tears.

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Re: Favorite visual novel?

Post by Paragon » Sun Jun 21, 2009 11:27 am

Ever 17 was my first and it is easily the best one I've played.

Based on what I'm hearing about it, I need to play Saya no Uta. And possibly Umineko no Naku Koro ni.
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Re: Favorite visual novel?

Post by Rednal » Sun Jun 21, 2009 12:31 pm

Piece of Wonder, probably. I'm not entirely sure why, I just kind of like it. Maybe it's the laser eye beams.

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Re: Favorite visual novel?

Post by kyuven » Sun Jun 21, 2009 12:57 pm

Cody8977897 wrote:I would have to say Katawa Shoujo, School Days(though the bad endings were a bit much),Brass Restoration(The bad ends make you feel hurt though), Moonlight Walks, Tsukihime, Moon Phase, and finally Wanko to Kuraso(i loved animal ears and tails so I tried it and loved it :D
There's a VN called Moon Phase?
or do you mean this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moon_Phase
Cuz...Tsukuyomi was a manga-to-anime, not a VN =x

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Re: Favorite visual novel?

Post by PCJedi » Mon Jun 22, 2009 6:24 am

ParagonDoD wrote:Ever 17 was my first and it is easily the best one I've played.

Based on what I'm hearing about it, I need to play Saya no Uta. And possibly Umineko no Naku Koro ni.
Umineko is fantastic, one of my favorite recent VNs. I'll definitely be watching the anime when it starts.

Overall though, Tsukihime is probably still my favorite, between the fact that I've only played 3-4 VNs and how good the maids' routes are. Umineko may beat it out though, once all the games are released.
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Re: Favorite visual novel?

Post by Miroku » Mon Jun 22, 2009 12:33 pm

Hmmm.... out of the games/VNs I've played so far, I'd say Princess Waltz was my favorite. :mrgreen:


I haven't gotten a hold of FSN or Tsukihime yet, so I can't compare any of those to the others. Hitomi ~ My Stepsister ~ was.... interesting. :|

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