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Have you ever played a Visual Novel and why not?

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10:21 am, Oct 7 2010
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10:47 am, Oct 7 2010
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By the way, this topic title is pretty retarded.
It automatically assumes we haven't played any. :/

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Post #413859
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6:50 pm, Oct 8 2010
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I've played a few translated hentai VNs but thats it.

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11:42 pm, Oct 8 2010
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I love visual novels. Played about a dozen of them (mostly english-translated ones, and a couple without translations which I had to struggle through with a dictionary most of the time due to my limited Japanese knowledge). My favorite by far was the Muv Luv series and I highly recommend the series as the first game is translated already (the sequel is wayyyyy better though). I played Fate/Stay Night of course, and it was great (tried Fate Hollow/Ataraxia, but it is nowhere near as good as the first game imo). I also recommend Utawarerumono for those who like strategy rpgs.

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3:13 am, Oct 22 2010
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Played the yaoi VN "Enzai." I can't take it seriously when my sister is playing it with me because it's so lolsy. VNs don't really interest me.

Post #417595 - Reply to (#413407) by Mamsmilk

5:25 am, Oct 22 2010
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Quote from Mamsmilk
By the way, this topic title is pretty retarded.
It automatically assumes we haven't played any. :/

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6:45 pm, Nov 28 2010
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Have you heard of visual novels before?
Of course.

Have you played one?
Yes, my favorite are Higurashi and Umineko series.

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6:56 pm, Nov 28 2010
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My favourite was probably Fate/Stay Night. I also enjoyed Cross Channel and Tsukihime quite a bit.

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4:10 am, Dec 3 2010
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I play otome games 8D Well, only with English patch of course.

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7:19 pm, Dec 3 2010
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I play visual novels (both casual and eroge)~ though no matter how much I play, I still get bored. =_= I don't like clicking very much. XD

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9:21 pm, Dec 3 2010
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I always wanted to but i dont know where i can download it for free in english

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9:31 pm, Dec 3 2010
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Yeah, I've played some before, and I have a huge pile of them sitting around on my drive just because they take so much time to get 100% and I can't leave it be until I do.

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5:47 am, Jan 4 2011
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i played some lately. most of the ones i download don´t work, but i´m playing shuffle right now which took my the whole night to instal
i like VNs because it feels like you can control a manga and you can create a couple to your likings

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12:35 am, Jan 17 2011
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it's because of a doujin visual novel that, i downloaded my first manga and thus became a manga fan too.

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12:51 am, Jan 17 2011
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I've played them, but... they never really strike me as "things that should be games". They're more like extremely low budget animes, based on the multiple possibilities of the same series of events, which is much better than it sounds. Also, most fail to animate most events that are occurring, showing just a basic background and basic characters...

So although it's like low budget anime, it's got less actual animation then manga... which I suppose is part of the reason why they call themselves novels.

Anyway, bleh, I'd rather read manga or an actual novel, or play a real game. Visual novels are the worst of both worlds.

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