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Re: Recommend a VN

Post by Daitengu » Sat Mar 24, 2012 9:47 am

rydiafan wrote:What about something light hearted an not so serious ( i need a break for the serious VNs for a while cause the last 3 drained me ... KS , YMK and Kana ) i need something with a more fun feel to it
Kira Kira and DearDrops are two of the more light hearted I've played. They aren't slice of life comedies, but they aren't all serious all the time like fate/stay night. The group dynamics were pretty funny to read. <3 Rimu messing with people in Deardrops.

Don't think I could take another depressing VN like Higurashi or Air <.<

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Re: Recommend a VN

Post by Tempester » Sat Mar 24, 2012 10:08 am

rydiafan wrote:What about something light hearted an not so serious ( i need a break for the serious VNs for a while cause the last 3 drained me ... KS , YMK and Kana ) i need something with a more fun feel to it
You might like Muv-Luv Extra. Of course, I'm only talking about Extra and not its sequels.
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Re: Recommend a VN

Post by encrypted12345 » Sat Mar 24, 2012 10:40 am

rydiafan wrote:What about something light hearted an not so serious ( i need a break for the serious VNs for a while cause the last 3 drained me ... KS , YMK and Kana ) i need something with a more fun feel to it
My Girlfriend is the President.

No, seriously. It exists. It's the only pure comedy VN I can think of.

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Re: Recommend a VN

Post by Roy-Kr » Sat Mar 24, 2012 10:45 am

rydiafan wrote:What about something light hearted an not so serious ( i need a break for the serious VNs for a while cause the last 3 drained me ... KS , YMK and Kana ) i need something with a more fun feel to it
Sengoku Rance
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Don't take it personally, babe, it just ain't your story

Rance is the most fun and least serious of the bunch.
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Re: Recommend a VN

Post by Daitengu » Sat Mar 24, 2012 10:52 am

encrypted12345 wrote:
rydiafan wrote:What about something light hearted an not so serious ( i need a break for the serious VNs for a while cause the last 3 drained me ... KS , YMK and Kana ) i need something with a more fun feel to it
My Girlfriend is the President.

No, seriously. It exists. It's the only pure comedy VN I can think of.

...lol I gotta look that up.


part of the summary reads:
In the not so distant future, in an alternate universe version of Japan… a young man awakes to discover that the house of his childhood friend who lives next door has been changed into the White House. Why? Because she’s the president, of course! The president of New Japan, appointed by an alien who crash-landed on earth and brainwashed humanity to this new world order of bishoujo leadership in which you come to take a vital spot in the new moe administration.
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Re: Recommend a VN

Post by Mysterious Stranger » Sat Mar 24, 2012 12:19 pm

Roy-Kr wrote:
Libra wrote:Does the game Heavy Rain or Indigo Prophecy counts?
Interactive movies don't count, imo.
Nope. Though both are pretty damn good for what they are, they couldn't be classified as "novels" in any sense of the word.
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Re: Recommend a VN

Post by Oddball » Tue Mar 27, 2012 2:12 am

Famicom Detective Club Part II (Super Nintendo SatelliteView, japanese only there is a patch)...
This is one I really enjoyed.

It had great music and atmosphere and a interesting story that drew me in. Since it was a Super Nintendo Game, there's no hentai scenes and the romantic side of things is kept rather light, but they do a realy good job with the creepy atmosphere. The story is about a teenage detective investigating the murder of a school girl. Prior to her death, the school girl was investigating something herself, a local ghost story about a girl covered in blood that appears in the school right behind people.
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Re: Recommend a VN

Post by Libra » Tue Mar 27, 2012 11:11 am

Mysterious Stranger wrote:
Roy-Kr wrote:
Libra wrote:Does the game Heavy Rain or Indigo Prophecy counts?
Interactive movies don't count, imo.
Nope. Though both are pretty damn good for what they are, they couldn't be classified as "novels" in any sense of the word.
Well,the way I was thinking is that both of these games are interactive movies. and I think interactive movies and VN are very much alike.

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Re: Recommend a VN

Post by danyo » Tue Mar 27, 2012 6:57 pm

I think it's been mentioned before, but I'd like to suggest narcissu again. It doesn't actually have any choises, but it's a great story nonetheless, and not too long. I'd suggest getting narcissu the 2nd though, it has the first one in it aswell, and it's a prequel to get you to know one of the protagonists a bit better.

edit.: Oh, and it's free :)

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Re: Recommend a VN

Post by Libra » Sun Apr 01, 2012 2:44 am

Dear Esther is a amazing game!

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Re: Recommend a VN

Post by newnar » Sun Apr 01, 2012 3:43 am

Steins Gate. 'Nuff said.
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Re: Recommend a VN

Post by Nobody in Particular » Sun Apr 01, 2012 10:23 am

Quick question about the Kira-Kira series. I just started playing it (Kira-Kira) but I noticed there are three different ones on the vndb. My question is exactly, after this should I play Curtain Call and Deardrops straight away or are they not 100% relevent to the original game?

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Re: Recommend a VN

Post by encrypted12345 » Sun Apr 01, 2012 11:30 am

Nobody in Particular wrote:Quick question about the Kira-Kira series. I just started playing it (Kira-Kira) but I noticed there are three different ones on the vndb. My question is exactly, after this should I play Curtain Call and Deardrops straight away or are they not 100% relevent to the original game?
Curtain call is a sequel of sorts to Kira Kira, so play it afterwards. Other than a few cameos, Deardrops is unrelated to Kira Kira.

Be sure to play the best route (Kirari) last.

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Re: Recommend a VN

Post by Breaker deGodot » Sun Apr 01, 2012 3:04 pm

As a relative newbie to VN's (I've played KS, obviously, and am currently downloading Narcissu), I was wondering if there were any realistic romantic stories out there? I mean, Ever17 certainly has a lot of fans, but I'm not interested in Sci-fi as much as I'm interested in character development. So is there anything I'm missing?
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Re: Recommend a VN

Post by danyo » Sun Apr 01, 2012 5:40 pm

Breaker deGodot wrote:As a relative newbie to VN's (I've played KS, obviously, and am currently downloading Narcissu), I was wondering if there were any realistic romantic stories out there? I mean, Ever17 certainly has a lot of fans, but I'm not interested in Sci-fi as much as I'm interested in character development. So is there anything I'm missing?
Mmmh, even though clannad and little busters have some supernatural elements in them, they don't interfere with the realism at all from the games, and they are both romantic, and are really great in my opinion. They also don't have any nudity at all with them, the most you'll get is some panty shots, and even those are rare ( don't think they any in clannad ).

Also something new I'd like to recommend, not sure if I've seen it yet, but:

kara no shoujo, it's a detective visual novel. It's really interesting and complicated. I have to warn people though, there's some pretty graphical images and scenes, but that's what you'd expect when solving murder cases. For more information you can check out this

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