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  1. Grisaia no Kajitsu Common Route Impressions

    by , 07-24-2015 at 11:59 PM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    Been a while since I was this captured by a visual novel's sense of humor. Even though the common route did in fact take a good 12 hours to read through, and it was basically all fun and lighthearted comedy, it never became a drag for me. I was just really enjoying myself.

    Just quickly mentioning this, the common route is almost completely linear. There are only three choices until you get to the more important choices ...
  2. Video Game Fashions: BOWS!

    So I decided I will do these regularly! It's fun One thing I like is bows! I didn't think I cared until I started thinking about it a while ago and I realized that a very much like bows. Not always, but I think they can be a cute touch. Luckily for me, it seems to be a rather common fashion element in video games!

    So here are some of my favourite examples:

    [IMG] ...
  3. Activity will take a hit

    Last night on the toilet the following thoughts entered my mind: Just give up. You'll never finish a book and you'll never be a published author. So now I have to write a book and get it published to stick it to my inner monologue. Between that and the weekly reviews my posting on here will be cut in half as I want to focus on my writing. I love you guys, but you can be very distracting when people want to be productive.

    I'll catch you guys later.
  4. Grisaia no Kajitsu First Impressions

    by , 07-23-2015 at 12:46 AM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    So I've started reading the allegedly "best visual novel currently available on Steam", Grisaia no Kajitsu, also known as The Fruit of Grisaia or Le Fruit de la Grisaia.

    Well it's a galge set in a highschool setting, but even just an hour in it has already managed to set itself apart. Starting with the protagonist, Yuuji Kazami. The guy's a total badass. Unlike ...
  5. eden* Review

    by , 07-22-2015 at 12:53 AM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    eden* They were only two, on the planet is a short visual novel by minori. It calls itself "the last love story on Earth".


    The plot of eden* follows a military officer by the name of Ryou Haruna who has just been assigned to guard the research facility and residence of Sion, a genetically modified superhuman called a "Felix". Sion uses her abnormal intelligence to develop the ...
  6. Video Game Asymmetrical Fashions

    I'm a huge fan of this style, don't know why. But I figured this didn't warrant it's own topic, so I'll just share some of my favourites here! Feel free to share any if you'd like, or say if you like the fashions or not

    So from Ys: Memories of Celceta that I am currently playing, we have Karna:

    With the different legs. It actually ...

    Updated 07-18-2015 at 08:32 AM by Pumpkin

  7. Cross†Channel Review

    by , 07-16-2015 at 11:34 PM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)
    Cross†Channel is a visual novel written by Romeo Tanaka. It is often considered one of the most beautifully written visual novels out there.

    This review will reveal the initial setting and structure of this visual novel, both of which could be considered spoilers. If you wish to be completely unspoiled regarding these points, skip this review.


    Cross†Channel is set in a place called ...
  8. Midorisa's art thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Fynn View Post
    This thread always makes me wanna cry.

    It's just all so beautiful
    Aaw, thank you so much
  9. Yay!

    by , 07-15-2015 at 04:01 PM (Karifean's Blog of Visual Novels)

    From left to right:
    • Higurashi Hou Collection (Episode 1-9 + Bonus Material)
    • Umineko Episode 1-4
    • Umineko Episode 5-8 (Chiru)
    • Umineko Tsubasa (Fandisc)
    • Ougon Musou Kyoku
    • Ougon Musou Kyoku CROSS
    • OMK Extra Disc

    Gotta say, it's immensely satisfying to own a hard copy of your favorite visual novel. Plus Ougon Musou Kyoku (CROSS) and the Higurashi Hou collection on top of that.

    Front view: (Uh... Slight Umineko Episode 1 spoilers I suppose)

    Updated 08-02-2015 at 06:37 PM by Karifean

    Video Games , Internet , Miscellaneous
  10. Pumpkin's Mega-Cleaning Week!

    I am posting this up, partly to help keep myself accountable and partly so I can look back and see progress!

    So with the house stuff going on, cleaning got pushed to the side. Plus I haven't done a big annual clean since we moved in, and with school starting soon, my time will be less free. So I have put together a mega-cleaning week. Today is day one. I will update with progress as I go along. I'll also cross off what I have completed.

    Froday has nothing scheduled so it ...

    Updated 07-14-2015 at 05:59 AM by Pumpkin