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#2701 by PortaTerzo
2021-11-26 at 20:49
< report >I'm curious to explore the question of what you actually do within the game, i.e. what type of choices are given to the player. E.g. in dating sims, your choices tend to be specific dialogue, meanwhile, in many eroges (especially made by Black Lillith), your choices are picking your rapist.

So you could at least have two new subtags of "Choices" called:
"choice of dialogue" and "choice of scenario". The major difference would be that with the "choice of scenario" you know what is gonna happen next, and with the choice of dialogue anything might happen, the choice might even be pointless.
#2702 by Ezezin
2021-11-26 at 21:15
< report >We have Scenario Selection, Blind Choices, Meaningless Choices, Multi-Selection Choices, Ordered Choices, Random Choices, Fake Options and a lot more related to Routes. We already cover most cases, just pick the ones you're interested and filter out the ones you don't like.Last modified on 2021-11-26 at 21:18
#2703 by PortaTerzo
2021-11-26 at 22:25
< report >Does "scenario selection" really apply to the case I mentioned? Because from its description I get the indication it's something else. It says other than "standard choice", which makes me wonder what are the "standard choices" in this case?
#2704 by Ezezin
2021-11-26 at 23:16
< report >Keep in mind that we use Dating Simulation as a gameplay mechanic, not a subgenre of visual novels like other websites.
Examples of scenario selection: Safe, Safe, Explicit
Examples of standard choice: Safe, Safe, Safe

And then you have Hero(ine) Selection (example) which can overlap with Scenario Selection in some cases.
#2705 by gambs
2021-11-27 at 00:44
< report >#2700
Yes my proposed name/description were just a rough approximation of how I think it should be expanded. Basically a catch-all for works that use the Japanese language itself as a plot device kind of
#2706 by PortaTerzo
2021-11-27 at 02:29
< report >#2704
Okay, I see. Thanks!
#2707 by historyeraser
2021-11-28 at 06:05
< report >Hero(ine)'s Father as a Hero should have Heroine's Relation as a parent tag.
#2708 by beliar
2021-11-28 at 10:49
< report >Erm, no. It's correct. We are talking about a father who is a hero. Hence it's Hero's Relation.
#2709 by PortaTerzo
2021-11-29 at 23:16
< report >Is there a tag for generated dialogue?
#2710 by historyeraser
2021-11-30 at 07:34
< report >#2709 What's that?
#2711 by PortaTerzo
2021-11-30 at 11:14
< report >#2710 Basically, instead of dialogue being static and the same every time, it is randomly chosen from predefined dialogue trees.
#2712 by beliar
2021-11-30 at 20:12
< report >Sounds something like Randomized Events to me.
#2713 by PortaTerzo
2021-11-30 at 21:58
< report >#2712 But I wouldn't call them events?
#2714 by Aresia
2021-12-01 at 09:47
< report >#2713 How about an example? That just seems like an extreme version of Lots of Choices to me. Although being randomized threw everything off.Last modified on 2021-12-01 at 09:48
#2715 by PortaTerzo
2021-12-01 at 13:46
< report >#2714
Example? An example of behavior or vn? I guess I haven't come across an example of vn with that mechanic, but considering the sheer amount of vns I'd seriously be surprised if none of them had such a mechanic.

Let's take a hypothetical example. Say you are an adventurer, and visit multiple villages during the game. Each of these villages has a fisherman whom you can talk to, but none of them have a static dialogue tree, but instead they behaviors are defined by "fisherman archetype" assigned to them at random at the start of the game. Depending on their archtype their dialogue differs, say if the arctype were"jovial", "pandering", "grumpy", and "stoic".
Jovial fisherman's dialogue might revolve around asking questions about your adventure, and rewarding you with fish.
A pandering fisherman might insist on introducing you to his daughter.
A grumpy fisherman might tell you to get lost.
Stoic fishermen might ask if you want to buy fish or not?

I wouldn't consider them random choices, because these arctypes would be set on game start and stay so, thus in a certain play through the fisherman of village #1 would always be grumpy, no matter how many times you talk to him.
#2716 by Ezezin
2021-12-01 at 13:57
< report >Your hypothetical example doesn't sound as a vn... Anyway, I would tag it with Randomized Events, stating in the tag notes the random event ("Fisherman dialogues are chosen at random").
#2717 by PortaTerzo
2021-12-08 at 16:27
< report >SUBTRACTEDLast modified on 2021-12-08 at 17:34
#2718 by Ezezin
2021-12-08 at 17:26
< report >Some friendly advises: t3314 for traits. Also, I suggest that you read d9#4.Last modified on 2021-12-08 at 17:37
#2719 by rampaa
2021-12-31 at 17:32
< report >Reverse Netorare should not be a child tag of Netorare because they are different fetishes and Reverse Netorare does not imply Sex with Others most of the time.
#2720 by Aresia
2021-12-31 at 20:02
< report >#2719 I agree, but put it where? Directly under Jealousy and Sexual Content by Participants as child tag? Seems apt.
#2721 by rampaa
2022-01-10 at 18:36
< report >
but put it where
Sexual Content by Participants
#2722 by Aresia
2022-01-12 at 05:20
< report >Yeah, the same case is already applied to Netori tag, and I see no reason to not change, so... mods?
#2723 by zetiki
2022-01-14 at 16:13
< report >I've discovered a pattern-spoiler that I found in tens of VNs:

If Protagonist's Younger Sister as a Heroine and/or Protagonist's Sister as a Heroine are present but neither Protagonist's Non-blood-related Sister as a Heroine nor Protagonist's Full Sister as a Heroine are present, then that means if I click "Show minor spoilers" or "Spoil me!", then I would surely see Protagonist's Half-sister as a Heroine or Protagonist's Non-blood-related Sister as a Heroine tag. In some VNs it is revealed only in the end of a route that protag's sister is actually not full-blooded, and she hid that fact:


SpoilerPopularTranslatedVN1=Hoshizora no Memoria -Wish Upon a Shooting Star-

SpoilerUntranslatedVN2=Oyako Rankan
#2724 by ThorsHamster
2022-01-15 at 07:19
< report >Piledriver: the phrase "piledriver position" should link to https://sexinfo101.com/positions/pile-driver rather than Wikipedia. The latter contains no visual examples.
#2725 by skorpiondeath
2022-01-15 at 10:08
< report >@ThorsHamster: done both tags and traits and both Piledriver and Reverse Piledriver

about Reverse Netorare you guys are right I'll see what beliar has to say about itLast modified on 2022-01-15 at 10:10