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any similar games like KS?

Post by Galandar » Wed May 11, 2011 4:25 pm

Hello,

I discovered KS a few days ago and expected another hentai game for short-time entertainment...yet, I was most positively surprised about how that demo did not contain any adult material at all, but even did not make me care about that circumstance because the story and characters were gripping me tightly (ahem, in a spiritual way!) - so, no doubt about that, I'm going to look forward to the final version of this game! :)

While the devs are developing, I wondered if any of you knew any other games that bear similarities to KS, so, dating sims with real story but also adult scenes (I'm not talking about those meet'n'fuck botches here) - preferably free ones. Could you name some of those you personally enjoyed yourselves?

Thanks for answers!

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Re: any similar games like KS?

Post by Shujoxa » Wed May 11, 2011 4:29 pm

Hentai VNs where the writers are actually trying to give you a decent story?

...I can't think of any, no...but then again, I've never explored too deeply.
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Re: any similar games like KS?

Post by Mirage_GSM » Wed May 11, 2011 4:35 pm

I'm sorry, the only VN I read so far that I consider as good or better than Katawa Shoujo doesn't contain any adult scenes...
If you're willing to give it a try anyway, have a look at Ever17.
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Re: any similar games like KS?

Post by Jaden82 » Wed May 11, 2011 4:53 pm

A lot of the english-translated VNs I've managed to find are usually just hentai scene after hentai scene. I only remember one or two games that actually don't consider sex that important to the story, but they're not as interesting as KS in my opinion. They're also not free like you requested.
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Re: any similar games like KS?

Post by Shujoxa » Wed May 11, 2011 5:00 pm

Jaden82 wrote:A lot of the english-translated VNs I've managed to find are usually just hentai scene after hentai scene. I only remember one or two games that actually don't consider sex that important to the story, but they're not as interesting as KS in my opinion. They're also not free like you requested.
Anything's free if you know how to get it. I'm not saying it's a good idea, because it's not, but it is an option.
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Re: any similar games like KS?

Post by Jaden82 » Wed May 11, 2011 5:11 pm

Shujoxa wrote: Anything's free if you know how to get it. I'm not saying it's a good idea, because it's not, but it is an option.
And now that someone else pointed out the big pink elephant in the room instead of me.... :D .....I recommend a look at Snow Sakura. It's a simple story about a boy being forced to move north to rural Hokkaido from Tokyo and he had to adjust to life there. It has decent hentai scenes but only about two or three each girl. Comedy and actual romance are big parts of the story so if you like funny moments, both slapstick and witty, you might enjoy this.

Other less than decent stories I remember with less than decent hentai scenes would be Shuffle! or Da Capo 1 & 2.
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Re: any similar games like KS?

Post by Shades of gray » Wed May 11, 2011 6:36 pm

Well... Having played a few VNs (KS was my second VN) I can recommend some that I found I liked :

KiraKira
Wanko To Kurosou
Edelweiss (currently playing, found myself LOLing at times, also lip-syncing(!))

You may also enjoy Fate/Stay Night (I will admit I played it but didnt enjoy it)

in fact if anyone can think of any VNs of similar type to the ones I liked, please list a couple of them for me
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Re: any similar games like KS?

Post by Ar Grathnos » Wed May 11, 2011 7:11 pm

Seeing as I'm planning on playing KS with the "adult" scenes off, I'm interested in finding some VNs that don't focus on sex, or outright don't have any. There's more than enough pronz on the internet for that anyway...
Mirage_GSM wrote:I'm sorry, the only VN I read so far that I consider as good or better than Katawa Shoujo doesn't contain any adult scenes...
If you're willing to give it a try anyway, have a look at Ever17.
I'll have to look into that. 8)
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Re: any similar games like KS?

Post by Suriko » Wed May 11, 2011 7:30 pm

Swan Song
Yume Miru Kusuri

Planetarian is a nice short story but has no H. Same for Narcissu.

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Re: any similar games like KS?

Post by Shades of gray » Wed May 11, 2011 7:39 pm

I played swan song a while back, it was okay, but not something i'd recommend... maybe due to recent events in japan

I'm looking for VNs to amuse me, H included if possible, doesnt really matter
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Re: any similar games like KS?

Post by Jaden82 » Wed May 11, 2011 7:47 pm

Suriko wrote:Yume Miru Kusuri
Damn...totally forgot about that game. That was one trippy VN. CGs, especially the hentai ones, were gorgeous with interesting storylines too. If I were to put it in a category...I'd probably call it a black comedy.
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Re: any similar games like KS?

Post by Ar Grathnos » Wed May 11, 2011 7:49 pm

I actually got Swan Song at the same time I got KS. Yeah, its a little too heavy on the untimely relevance, though it does have some powerful scenes. I'll remember that little girl pleading for help, trapped in the near-submerged building and subsequent bloom of blood when it collapses for the rest of my life... ;;_;;
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Re: any similar games like KS?

Post by MultipleChoice » Thu May 12, 2011 2:19 am

Ever17 is phenomenal, and I recommend it to anyone who genuinely cares about story in a VN.

Kira Kira was also quite good.

Snow Sakura, while good and funny, is fairly predictable.
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Re: any similar games like KS?

Post by Squirg » Thu May 12, 2011 4:46 am

Also suggesting Yume Miru Kusuri.
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Re: any similar games like KS?

Post by Leotrak » Thu May 12, 2011 6:35 am

Shades of gray wrote:You may also enjoy Fate/Stay Night (I will admit I played it but didnt enjoy it)
F/SN's H-scenes sucked balls (figuratively speaking), but the rest of it is pretty damn epic, actually... Though, more "bad ends" than are standard, I think ">_>
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