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8.5Finished428 ~Fuusa Sareta Shibuya de~The use of actual photos instead of character sprites makes it one of the few VNs with actual art direction going beyond picking a sprite. Also great when it comes to setting up payoff.2019-01-02
8FinishedAI: The Somnium Files2020-01-01
7.5FinishedAnalogue: A Hate StoryThe concept of reconstructing an extinct civilization and the reasons for its downfall through reading left behind documents is intriguing and implemented very well. The endings and gameplay feel a bit disconnected from the rest though.2018-11-26
6.5FinishedAviary AttorneyFun and more mature Ace Attorney clone with a great artstyle, but too short to leave a lasting impression.2018-11-26
7.5FinishedBaldr Sky Dive1 “Lost Memory”2020-01-01
8FinishedBaldr Sky Dive2 “Recordare”2020-01-07
7FinishedChaos;ChildAw man, a great setup gets ruined by whatever that last 30-40% of the VN was. At least it never never got boring, only incredibly convoluted.2019-01-30
9FinishedClannadHas more flaws than I could name here, but the great parts make more than up for it, especially the comedy and feels. Favourites were Kotomi's and Fuko's route as well as After Story.2018-08-22
6FinishedCooked with LoveNot really my cup of tea.2019-06-15
7.5FinishedCorpse Party BloodCovered2018-09-04
6.5DroppedCupidHas quite a few very well executed scenes and ideas. The overall narrative didn't convince me though and the choice system feels arbitrary most of the time.2019-05-03
9.5FinishedDangan Ronpa Kibou no Gakuen to Zetsubou no KoukouseiThe Battle Royale scenario isn't the most original one, but the it's mixed with mystery elements and over the top characters and sense of humour makes Danganronpa incredibly enjoyable.2018-08-22
7.5FinishedDengeki StrykerGood action-manga parody that goes the extra mile to tell a compelling story on its own and give a good moral. At times it even gets pretty dark.2018-08-22
7StalledDies iraePretty fun, but the pacing gets a bit too formulaic too keep my interest for such a long time. I'm still planning on finishing it sometime though.2018-08-22
7.5FinishedDoki Doki Literature Club!Does perfectly what it sets out to do.2018-08-22
8FinishedFatal TwelveA nice spin on the Battle Royale scenario focusing on its well developed cast. The finale was kind of meh, but it didn't take away too much from the rest of the VN.2019-02-08
8.5FinishedFata morgana no YakataUnlike anything else. If I had to criticise one thing, it's that while all individual stories were very well executed, I didn't like the "backstory of a backstory of a backstory" structure that much.2018-08-22
8FinishedFault Milestone 2 Jou (Side: Above)Visually stunning. Also manages to tell an inspirational story without ever becoming too melodramatic or corny.2018-08-22
6.5FinishedFault Milestone OneNice but nothing special.2018-08-22
6.5DroppedGrisaia no KajitsuI have really strong (negative) feelings about this VN. It's still good enough by any more or less objective criteria that I would feel bad rating it any lower than I am doing now.2018-10-08
8FinishedG-senjou no MaouThe best paced longer VN I've read. Sadly the writing isn't as clever as it thinks it is all the time and the protagonist's character arc didn't really convince me.2018-08-22
6.5FinishedGyakuten KenjiSolid spin-off.2018-08-23
8FinishedGyakuten Saiban2018-08-23
7.5FinishedGyakuten Saiban 22018-08-23
8.5FinishedGyakuten Saiban 32018-08-23
7.5FinishedGyakuten Saiban 42018-08-23
7.5FinishedHate PlusVery similar to Analogue in both setup and quality.2018-11-26
7FinishedHatoful Kareshi HolidayStarMore of the Hatoful sense of humour and feels.2018-08-22
7.5FinishedHatoful Kareshi ~Kibou no Gakuen to Shiroi Tsubasa~Way better than a dating-sim parody about talking pidgeons has any right to be.2018-08-22
7FinishedHeart of the WoodsStarts out very strong, but the fantasy elements in the second half just didn't work for me.2019-04-09
6.5DroppedHimawariIt's pretty solid, but nothing mindblowing. Dropped it during the last route because I didn't care enough about the few remaining mysteries to go through the amount of SoL it was probably about to throw at me.2018-10-15
8FinishedKara no ShoujoThe route structure of getting a sex scene with a heroine right before she gets brutally murdered feels really wrong. Other than that it's a really good and extremely dark VN.2018-11-11
7StalledKatawa ShoujoThe way this VN handles the topic of disabilities is pretty amazing. Other than that it's a solid romance VN, at least the 1.5 routes I've read so far.2018-11-11
10FinishedKyokugen Dasshutsu 9-Jikan 9-Nin 9 no TobiraMy first VN, and I still love it.2018-08-22
9FinishedKyokugen Dasshutsu ADV - Zennin Shibou DesuMore epic than 999, but less dark and with some serious pacing issues as well as one or two pretty stupid twists.2018-08-22
7FinishedLadykiller in a BindPretty clever for a sex game. I also really liked the choice system.2019-04-09
8.5FinishedLittle Busters!It's just so much fun to hang around this circle of friends. My main criticism is that the third acts of nearly every route are sloppily executed.2018-11-26
7FinishedLucid9Not exactly innovative in any way, but damn solid for a free title. Also I always appreciate it when a story manages to actually get pretty dark without it feeling forced.2018-08-22
6.5FinishedMonochrome BluesSeems like the opening chapter to a longer story. The setup reminds me of DDLC, though it takes a wildly different direction later on.2019-06-15
5FinishedMuv-LuvI aprreciate how much it foreshadows Alternative, but Extra is just soo cringy, and while Unlimited's scenario is way more interesting, it's still kind of lame overall.2018-08-22
9.5FinishedMuv-Luv AlternativeThe most epic VN I've read. Has some pacing issues and I didn't care too much about the discussions about the nature of patriotism and a soldier's sense of duty, but holy shit, is (almost) everything else in this beast amazing!2018-08-22
7.5FinishedNarcissuVery sad and good.2018-08-22
8.5FinishedNew Dangan Ronpa V3 Minna no Koroshiai ShingakkiWhile still a Danganronpa game, and gameplay-wise the best one in the series, it just didn't work as well for me as in the other two. The cases were too long and the story just felt a little off, especially the big twist.2018-08-22
8FinishedPlanetarian ~Chiisana Hoshi no Yume~Key doing Key things, only in 5 hours instead of 60.2018-08-22
5DroppedPurrfect DateBland. Which is just sad considering the ridiculous premise.2019-04-09
7.5FinishedRoot Double -Before Crime * After Days-Could have been great if the pacing were better.2018-08-23
8.5FinishedSaya no UtaPretty disturbing story. Could have done with less rape scenes though imo. Has similar themes to Chaos;Child of all things but implements them way better.2019-08-30
7FinishedSilver JikenThere is no rating for this that feels right to me. Going by typical indicators like characters, writing, etc., makes no sense as Silver Jiken constantly subverts everything. It's an interesting experience, but it's definitely not for everyone.2019-05-03
7FinishedSilver Jiken 25 KuA little bit more streamlined than the first game except for a few gameplay sections. Also it's easier to follow the plot and open about when it's just trying to piss off the player.2019-08-27
10FinishedSteins;GateIt's great.2018-08-22