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7FinishedAI: Somnium FilesA crime mystery visual novel with a really interesting concept behind the investigations: entering and exploring someone's psyche. The detective parts of the game, and the overall mystery and story are very well executed. However, there's a lot of slapstick comedy that feels really cheap, and will sometimes turn a serious or cool moment into something really dumb and annoying. If not for that, it would be ranked higher on my list.2020-11-15
7FinishedAI: Somnium Files - nirvanA Initiative2022-07-04
5FinishedBishoujo Mangekyou -Norowareshi Densetsu no Shoujo-By far the best story I've read for a nukige ever. At the end of the day, still a nukige story, but it at least kept me interested past the h-scenes.2022-11-01
5FinishedCanvas 2 ~Akaneiro no Palette~A good romance visual novel. Characters are pretty standard to their tropes, but their conflicts and routes are done well enough.2019-01-23
9FinishedCORPSE FACTORY2022-06-08
7FinishedCorpse Party: Blood CoveredA great experience. A complex mystery horror story that's executed well and is engaging the entire time. There is lots of dark content and gore, which I enjoy as well.2021-12-07
-StalledCoμ - Kuroi Ryuu to Yasashii Oukoku -2020-07-27
8FinishedDangan Ronpa Kibou no Gakuen to Zetsubou no Koukousei2019-01-23
6PlayingdoHna:doHna -Issho ni Warui Koto o Shiyou-As a game, I would rate this higher, but the rating here is purely as a visual novel. The setting for the story is interesting and engaging, and the story keeps you engaged consistently with lots of action. The first half of the story isn't anything special, but towards the end it ramps up and becomes truly quite interesting. As a bonus, both the main story and the H-scenes are written very well.2022-01-08
6FinishedDoki Doki Literature Club!A unique experience that unfortunately has been spoiled for a great many people, but I was fortunate enough to experience without any prior knowledge of the game. Great for it's shock value in your first playthrough, but otherwise lacking in a few areas, and missing a bit of depth that could truly make the characters shine.2019-01-23
5FinishedDorei to no Seikatsu -Teaching Feeling-A visual novel I liked primarily for the concept of raising a slave girl. That particular concept aside, the translation for it isn't amazing, so it can be awkward to read sometimes, and the story is incredibly predictable. However, I still enjoyed it.2021-05-07
1FinishedDustmania Grotesque ~Kaitai Sounyuu Shinsho~Literally bad. Like you know you Play something like this just for the guro porn, but it's so incoherent that it's not even worth that. And the art is mediocre at best.2019-01-23
6FinishedeuphoriaI came for the guro. And as a guro nukige, it's pretty good. However, the story is actually quite complex and worth reading. If you can stomach (or enjoy) the horrific content, then it's very much worth a read.2019-01-23
-DroppedEver17 -the out of infinity-2019-03-25
7FinishedFate/stay nightA long-ass, but very good read. Some parts drag but the parts that don't are incredibly engaging, with a good, complex, overarching story, and some good action scenes.2019-01-23
10FinishedGrisaia no Kajitsu -LE FRUIT DE LA GRISAIA-2019-01-23
9FinishedGrisaia no Meikyuu -LE LABYRINTHE DE LA GRISAIA-2019-01-23
8FinishedGrisaia no Rakuen -LE EDEN DE LA GRISAIA-2019-01-23
7FinishedGrisaia no SenritsuThe best of the available Grisaia Trilogy supplements. A decent length short story containing a pretty good plot in and of itself, adheres pretty strongly to the sort of storytelling expected from Grisaia.2020-07-27
5FinishedGrisaia no YuukanKind of exists just to throw a couple extra Grisaia comedy scenes at you. Doesn't really contribute much to making you feel anything, but it's good enough at what it's there for.2020-07-27
6FinishedGrisaia no ZankouA good supplement to Yuuji's past in the Grisaia Trilogy. Being a too short to reach the kind of impact the main games have, it's still cool to read as a bonus material, and is well written.2020-07-27
8FinishedGrisaia: Phantom Trigger Vol. 1I'm going to write the notes for all of the phantom trigger volumes here. A story set in the universe of the original grisaia trilogy, but an entirely different timeline. If you expect continuity between the two series, you'll be disappointed. However, it's a good story in and of itself, especially if you like reading well-done action visual novels with some genuinely funny scenes of lighthearted comedy mixed in.2020-08-25
8FinishedGrisaia: Phantom Trigger Vol. 2See PT Vol.12020-11-12
8FinishedGrisaia: Phantom Trigger Vol. 3See PT Vol.12020-11-12
8FinishedGrisaia: Phantom Trigger Vol. 4See PT Vol.12020-11-12
8FinishedGrisaia: Phantom Trigger Vol. 5See PT Vol.12020-11-12
7FinishedGrisaia: Phantom Trigger Vol. 5.5A little sub-par compared to the other Phantom Trigger volumes, but still quite enjoyable to read.2020-11-12
8FinishedGrisaia: Phantom Trigger Vol. 6See PT Vol.12020-11-12
8FinishedGrisaia: Phantom Trigger Vol. 7See PT Vol.12020-11-12
8FinishedGrisaia: Phantom Trigger Vol. 8The best PT volume by far, really good ending to the series.2022-04-26
8FinishedG-senjou no Maou2021-11-18
8FinishedHatsuru Koto Naki Mirai Yori2022-05-11
-PlayingHigurashi no Naku Koro ni2022-02-23
4FinishedHitomeboreAn interesting love story between an average guy and a very not-so-average monster girl. I'm a big fan of the artstyle and the concept, but the story was just a bit too fast to really give the characters any depth.2021-05-07
4FinishedIdol Mahou Shoujo Chiruchiru ☆ MichiruGood if you really like Michiru. Bit too much for me. Otherwise it's got some good comedy, and a below mediocre plot that is an excuse for the jokes.2022-06-08
3FinishedImouto Paradise! ~Onii-chan to Go nin no Imouto no Ecchi Shimakuri ...Literally just porn. Absolutely nothing remarkable, except the art is pretty good.2019-01-23
8FinishedKatawa Shoujo2019-01-23
4FinishedKiller QueenI really have to re-read this...2019-01-23
7PlayingKimi ga Shine -Tasuuketsu Death Game-In the same vein as danganronpa and phoenix wright, yttd is a really good interactive mystery visual novel which is drawn for the most part in a retro-pixel style. Though ongoing, the story is quite good, and I'm eagerly awaiting the next chapter.2021-10-28
7FinishedKimi to Kanojo to Kanojo no Koi.Similarly to DDLC, this is a story which is best enjoyed going in completely blind. Slow to start, but an amazing experience.2020-11-12
8FinishedKyokugen Dasshutsu - 9-Jikan 9-Nin 9 no Tobira2022-07-04
8FinishedMaji de Watashi ni Koishinasai!2019-01-23
5FinishedMaji de Watashi ni Koishinasai! A-1Extra MajiKoi stories, each short but exactly what you'd expect from the series. Good if you're into the comedy style from the original games.2019-04-02
5FinishedMaji de Watashi ni Koishinasai! A-2Same as A-1, but with a bit more of an interesting plot in some of the routes.2019-04-02
5FinishedMaji de Watashi ni Koishinasai! A-3A step down from A-2, but no worse than A-1. Once again, some more MajiKoi.2020-07-27
5FinishedMaji de Watashi ni Koishinasai! A-4Probably the best out of Majikoi A1 - 42022-01-17
8FinishedMaji de Watashi ni Koishinasai! S2019-01-23
6PlayingMakai Shin TrillionWhat seems like a generic excuse for gameplay ended up being a decent spin on the fantasy war theme. Dealing with the ideas of loss, sacrifice, and continuity, the VN story ties into the gameplay well, and overall the story surprised me in how well it was executed.2021-11-19
2FinishedMenherafflesiaWhilst the only available english is a fan translation, the writing is just bad. The main character doesn't speak other than options, meaning there's often large amounts of one-sided dialogue. The game is short, with most of the play length being taken up by long wait times (3-4 seconds) between each time a sprite changes expressions. The only saving grace is that I really like stories about mental illness.2022-01-13