Fata morgana no Yakata

ファタモルガーナの館

Fata morgana no Yakata
TitleFata morgana no Yakata
Original titleファタモルガーナの館
Aliasesファタモル, Fata Moru
LengthLong (30 - 50 hours)
LinksWikipedia
DeveloperNovectacle
Publishers FuRyu Corporation & MangaGamer & Neira Norte Team & Novectacle & Dramatic Create
 MangaGamer & Limited Run Games & Neira Norte Team & Novectacle
 MangaGamer & Neira Norte Team
 Neira Norte Team & MangaGamer
 07th Inquisition
Relations
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Bara to Tsubaki to Fata morgana
Carrot Cake Jinkaku Shuffle Jiken
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Seventh Coat
Available atJapanese PlayStation Vita version at Play-Asia.com for US$ 79.99 »
English Download Edition for Windows at MangaGamer for US$ 34.95 »

Description

You awaken in a decrepit old mansion.

A woman with eyes of jade stands before You, informing You that You are the Master of the house, and she Your Maid. However, You have no memories, no concept of self—or, indeed, any certainty that You are even alive.

The Maid invites You to join her on a journey through the mansion's lifeless halls, to behold the numerous tragedies that have befallen its residents. She suggests that among them, perhaps You will find some trace of Yourself.

Beyond the first door lies the year 1603.
It is an era of unparalleled beauty, where art and theatre flourish. Roses bloom abundantly in the garden where the inseparable Rhodes siblings play, and though they appear to be free of worry and strife... not everyone is content to see them happy.

Beyond the second door lies the year 1707.
In this era, the mansion lies in ruins, and a beast dwells within. He claims to yearn for a life of serenity, but it is not long before he yields to his innate savagery and a massacre ensues.

Beyond the third door lies the year 1869.
In this technologically advanced era, people are always on the move. The mansion's master is an ambitious businessman who has invested in the rail industry. However, his obsession with wealth and power leads him to neglect and mistreat his wife.

Beyond the fourth door lies the year 1099.
The Maid tells You that this is the final tale. In this era, You see a young man who claims to be cursed and a girl with white hair, called Giselle, who has been branded a witch and marked for death.

Having borne witness to these four tragedies, each set in a different time and place, You are now free to choose whether You wish to end Your story here... or press on.

But there are those who would say, "You were able to bear them because they weren't your tragedies."

[From the English official site]

Reincarnation 3.0 Albino Heroine 3.0 Maid Heroine 3.0 Male Protagonist 3.0 Noble Protagonist 3.0 Afterlife 3.0 Flashback 3.0 Psychological Trauma 3.0 Albino Protagonist 3.0 Western-style Mansion 3.0 Curse 2.9 Death of Protagonist 2.9 Mystery 2.9 Adult Protagonist 2.9 Redemption 2.9 White Haired Heroine 2.9 Revenge 2.9 Torture 2.9 Pure Love Story 2.9 Albino Hero 2.8 Other Perspectives 2.8 Chekhov's Gun 2.8 Reunion 2.8 Identity Crisis 2.8 Music Recollection 2.8 Episodic Story 2.8 Gothic Romance 2.8 Adult Heroine 2.8 Secret Identity 2.8 Discrimination 2.8 Betrayal 2.8 Passage of Time 2.8 Rape Victim Heroine 2.7 Amnesia 2.7 Multiple Songs 2.7 ADV 2.7 Death of Heroine 2.7 Madness 2.7 Sacrifice 2.7 KiriKiri Engine 2.7 No Sexual Content 2.6 Adult Hero 2.6 Witch Heroine 2.6 Suspense 2.6 Descriptions of Violence 2.5 Ambient Sounds 2.5 Sickly Protagonist 2.5 Branching Plot 2.5 Master and Servant 2.5 Middle Ages Europe 2.4 Hikikomori Protagonist 2.4 Timed Choices 2.4 One True End 2.3 Multi-Selection Choices 2.3 LGBTQ Issues 2.3 Colored Texts 2.2 Orphan Heroine 2.2 Ending List 2.2 Under the Same Roof 2.2 Bad Endings with Story 2.2 Brocon Heroine 2.2 Unreliable Narrator 2.2 Metafiction 2.1 Noble Hero 2.1 Domestic Violence 2.1 Bad Ending(s) 2.0 Game Over 2.0 Thriller 2.0 Protagonist with a Face 2.0 More Than Seven Endings 2.0 Unlockable Side Stories 2.0 Italian Heroine 2.0 Homicide 2.0 Foreigner Hero 2.0 Brief NVL Scenes 2.0 Heroine with Multiple Personalities 2.0 Sickly Heroine 2.0 Unlockable Bonus Content 2.0 Achievements 2.0 No Opening Movie 2.0 100% Completion Bonus 2.0 Romance 2.0 Arranged Marriage 1.9 Blind Heroine 1.9 Dramatic Love Triangle 1.9 Bullying 1.8 French Hero 1.8 Bloody Scenes 1.8 Varied Title Screens 1.8 Italian Mafia 1.7 Ojousama Heroine 1.6 Execution 1.5 High Amount of Bad Endings 1.5 Utsuge 1.5 Horror 1.5 Multiple Endings 1.4 Photographic Backgrounds 1.4 Transgender Protagonist 1.4 Roses 1.3 Brother/Sister Romance 1.3 Side Images 1.2 Transgender Hero 1.2 Christian Church 1.0 Multiple Route Mystery 1.0 Twitter 1.0 Early Modern Period Earth 1.0 Slavery 1.0 Family Feud 1.0

Releases

 Japanese
2010-12-31All ages  Fata morgana no Yakata - Trial EditionFreewareDoujinInternet downloadThe actual trial version 3.02 dates 2013-10-22.  
2012-12-27All ages  Fata morgana no Yakata - First EditionNon-freeDoujin1 DVD  
2013-01-25All ages  Fata morgana no Yakata - Second EditionNon-freeDoujin1 DVDThe contents are the same as in the "First Edition", but the discovered bugs have been fixed.  
2013-03-01All ages  Fata morgana no Yakata - Download EditionNot voicedStory: No animationsNon-freeDoujin800x600Internet download  
2015-06-0612+  Fata morgana no YakataNot voicedNon-freeCommercial  
2016-04-04All ages  The House in Fata Morgana - Trial EditionNot voicedFreewareDoujin800x600Internet downloadContains an option to switch between English and Japanese text. Demo retranslated by Mangagamer.

Only plays up to chapter 1 and chapter 2 in the game.  
2016-05-13All ages  The House in Fata Morgana - Download EditionNot voicedNon-freeDoujin800x600Internet downloadContains an option to switch between English and Japanese text. As of version 1.2, the release by MangaGamer contains the redrawn character sprites of The Maid initially made for the Japanese 3DS port.

Superseded by r51999  
2016-05-13All ages  The House in Fata Morgana - Deluxe EditionNot voicedNon-freeCommercial800x600Internet downloadContains an option to switch between English and Japanese text. Deluxe edition comes with the 68-track OST. As of version 1.2, the release by MangaGamer contains the redrawn character sprites of The Maid initially made for the Japanese 3DS port.

Also available on Steam.  
2016-07-2717+  Fata morgana no YakataNon-freeCommercialInternet downloadIncludes completely redrawn character sprites for The Maid.  
2017-03-1617+  Fata morgana no Yakata - COLLECTED EDITION -Partially voicedStory: No animationsNon-freeCommercial1 CartridgeContains Fata Morgana no Yakata (v12402) and the prequel, Fata Morgana no -Yakata -Another Episodes- (v18397)

Also includes an all new story set after the ending of Fata Morgana no Yakata.  
2017-08-25All ages  The House in Fata Morgana - Download EditionNot voicedStory: No animationsNon-freeDoujin800x600Internet downloadContains an option to switch between English, Russian, and Japanese text.  
2018-06-21All ages  The House in Fata Morgana - Download EditionNot voicedStory: No animationsNon-freeDoujin800x600Internet downloadSimplified Chinese. Supersedes r51999.  
 English
2014-03-15All ages  The House in Fatamorgana - BitSummit Trial EditionFreewareDoujinInternet downloadDemo translated by Novectacle for its showcase at BitSummit.

Chapter 1 and 2 are included in this demo.  
2016-04-04All ages  The House in Fata Morgana - Trial EditionNot voicedFreewareDoujin800x600Internet downloadContains an option to switch between English and Japanese text. Demo retranslated by Mangagamer.

Only plays up to chapter 1 and chapter 2 in the game.  
2016-05-13All ages  The House in Fata Morgana - Download EditionNot voicedNon-freeDoujin800x600Internet downloadContains an option to switch between English and Japanese text. As of version 1.2, the release by MangaGamer contains the redrawn character sprites of The Maid initially made for the Japanese 3DS port.

Superseded by r51999  
2016-05-13All ages  The House in Fata Morgana - Deluxe EditionNot voicedNon-freeCommercial800x600Internet downloadContains an option to switch between English and Japanese text. Deluxe edition comes with the 68-track OST. As of version 1.2, the release by MangaGamer contains the redrawn character sprites of The Maid initially made for the Japanese 3DS port.

Also available on Steam.  
2017-08-25All ages  The House in Fata Morgana - Download EditionNot voicedStory: No animationsNon-freeDoujin800x600Internet downloadContains an option to switch between English, Russian, and Japanese text.  
2018-05-17All ages  The House in Fata Morgana - Package EditionNot voicedStory: No animationsNon-freeCommercial800x6001 DVDFirst print edition comes with a Steamkey card for the deluxe edition on Steam.  
2018-05-17All ages  The House in Fata MorganaNot voicedNon-freeCommercialInternet downloadThe MangaGamer Android app must be downloaded in order to play this port.  
2018-06-21All ages  The House in Fata Morgana - Download EditionNot voicedStory: No animationsNon-freeDoujin800x600Internet downloadSimplified Chinese. Supersedes r51999.  
2019  The House in Fata Morgana - Dreams of the Revenants EditionPartially voicedNon-freeCommercialRelease date: Q1 2019

Contains The House in Fata Morgana (v12402) and the prequel, The House in Fata Morgana: A Requiem for Innocence (v18397)

Also includes an all new story set after the ending of The House in Fata Morgana.
2019  The House in Fata Morgana - Dreams of the Revenants EditionPartially voicedNon-freeCommercialRelease date: Q1 2019

Contains The House in Fata Morgana (v12402) and the prequel, The House in Fata Morgana: A Requiem for Innocence (v18397)

Also includes an all new story set after the ending of The House in Fata Morgana.
 Chinese
2015-12-22All ages  Haishishenlou zhi Guan - Trial EditionFreewareDoujinInternet download  
2018-06-21All ages  The House in Fata Morgana - Download EditionNot voicedStory: No animationsNon-freeDoujin800x600Internet downloadSimplified Chinese. Supersedes r51999.  
 Portuguese (Brazil)
2016-05-1811+  Fata morgana no Yakata - Trial Edition (patch)FreewareInternet downloadFor English demo by MangaGamer (r45674).  
 Russian
2017-08-25All ages  The House in Fata Morgana - Download EditionNot voicedStory: No animationsNon-freeDoujin800x600Internet downloadContains an option to switch between English, Russian, and Japanese text.  
2018-06-21All ages  The House in Fata Morgana - Download EditionNot voicedStory: No animationsNon-freeDoujin800x600Internet downloadSimplified Chinese. Supersedes r51999.  
 French
2019All ages  Fata morgana no Yakata - Download EditionNot voicedNon-freeDoujin800x600Internet downloadTranslation into french of The House in Fata Morgana, with the agreement and support of the creators, Novectacle.
The release date should be around the end of 2018 or (more probably) in the course of the year 2019.

I will keep the Steam's discussion updated to let know about the progress.  
TBAAll ages  The House in Fatamorgana - Version démo (patch)FreewareInternet downloadA French translation patch for Fata Morgana's trial version.
On hiatus, waiting for MG's release.  
 Spanish
TBAAll ages  La casa en fata morgana (patch)FreewareInternet downloadThis is a re-translation from the English version with proofreading from the original Japanese version.  

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Character summary

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Main character The Maid
Voiced by Seto AsamiVita Exclusive Story
Main character The White-Haired Girl
Voiced by Koshimizu AmiVita Exclusive Story
Side character Habi
Side character Jacopo Bearzatti
Voiced by Suwabe Jun'ichiVita Exclusive Story
Side character Maria Campanella
Voiced by Horie YuiVita Exclusive Story
Side character Mell Rhodes
Voiced by Hoshi SouichirouVita Exclusive Story
Side character Nellie Rhodes
Voiced by Asumi KanaVita Exclusive Story
Side character Pauline
Voiced by Toyosaki AkiVita Exclusive Story
Side character The Merchant
Voiced by Suzumura Ken'ichiVita Exclusive Story

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