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  1. Shikkoku no Sharnoth Review

    by , 05-06-2016 at 01:51 PM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    Shikkoku no Sharnoth (Sharnoth of the Deepest Black) -What a Beautiful Tomorrow- is a visual novel developed by Liar-soft. It's the third entry in their 'Steampunk' series but can be read just fine without prior exposure to the other entries.


    Shikkoku no Sharnoth is set in an alternate universe in the London of 1905. In this universe, a gate to a land called "Kadath" was discovered in the 19th ...
  2. Steam Anime Sale!

    by , 04-30-2016 at 08:26 PM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    If you're looking for a good time to pick up some visual novels, look no further; the Steam Anime Sale is happening right now and the price reductions are amazing! Pretty much every visual novel is affected, so feel free to go nuts.

    A couple of noteworthy games:

    CLANNAD (-50%)
    The Fruit of Grisaia (-50%)
    The Devil on G-String (-30%)
    Higurashi When They Cry - Ch. 1 Onikakushi (-30%, bundle with Ch. ...
  3. Pumpkin's Fun With Dress Up Games

    I play dress up games intended for six year olds because they're fun. Here are some of my favourites!


  4. Root Double First Impressions

    by , 04-29-2016 at 02:22 AM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    Another VN I've been anxiously awaiting the release day of.

    Root Double focuses on an unfortunate incident at a nuclear facility where after the reactor goes into critical condition the rescue crew as well as some survivors are locked inside as the area is closed off with bulkheads to prevent a meltdown fallout.

  5. Thoughts on Danganronpa 2

    by , 04-25-2016 at 07:49 PM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    Yep, this again. Writing this was actually quite fun last time, so why not do it again? I'd adopt it as a regular thing for more visual novels but there wouldn't be much point to it, would there.

    The rest of this post contains spoilers for the entirety of both Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc and Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair.


    In many ways Danganronpa 2 feels like a natural evolution of Danganronpa 1. The mysteries are more complex, the story builds upon
  6. Character Appreciation: Charis

    Charis is a young lady from the game Tears to Tiara II. She is a priestess in the service of the Goddess Astarte. Imagine her joy then, when the Goddess Astarte walks among her as a friend. She's also adorable.

    Charis is a sweet little girl who is very hardworking when it comes to her duties. She is a faithful ally and a loyal servant to your main characters, and ...
  7. Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair First Impressions

    by , 04-19-2016 at 04:55 PM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    It's been a while since I've been this hyped for a game release! So let's churn out this post quickly so I can get back to playing...

    The story begins as our new protagonist, Hajime Hinata, enters Hope's Peak Academy for the first time as a freshman. Unfortunately that's where his memory cuts off and the next thing he remembers is entering a classroom where he finds his fellow classmates. 15 other "ultimates" chosen ...
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  9. Character Appreciation: Monica Raybrandt

    Today I will be showing appreciation to Monica from Dark Cloud 2/Dark Chronicle. She is a Princess from the future who went back in time to kick some ass and take some names. Also mostly to rebuild destroyed origin points and bring hope to the future. She is 15 and uses swords and magic armbands as weapons.

    At the start of the game, Monica finds her father killed ...
  10. Higanbana no Saku Yoru ni First Impressions

    by , 04-12-2016 at 07:44 PM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)

    Well then.

    So finally I'll be reading this novel. If the title reminds you of a certain other novel, that's no coincidence, it's by the same author; Ryukishi07. Making this the last 07th Expansion novel I haven't read yet, so as you can probably imagine I'm very ...