I’ve been continuing with my easy-to-finish visual novels, particularly as it’s been difficult for me to focus on actually completing games these days. It’s probably also partly due to the fact that I’ve since moved, which has completely changed my schedule. So this time, I’ve spent a bit of time playing Analogue: A Hate Story, which is a visual novel that I would mostly recommend because it’s somewhat different to the others.

Introduction screen explaining the story’s background.

The story of Analogue starts with the player being a person who has been hired and sent to investigate […] Continue Reading…

Moving to another country to live with my partner forced me to read a lot more than I had anticipated to in a short time; I actually had planned on streaming games and getting through more of my list, but I ended up trying to read as much as possible because I wanted to pack fewer books into my bags. Don’t get me wrong; I wish I could’ve brought more with me, but I figured I could reorder the ones I really liked and get brand new copies of them. Unfortunately, there weren’t many of those in this set.

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Recently, people close to me have been handing me books to read. I’m pretty sure that most of them are ones they want to get rid of so they can conserve space rather than genuinely recommending them. It definitely makes it more difficult to get through the stack of books I already need to get through. At the very least, they’ve been moderately enjoyable.

Chains (Seeds of America #1) by Laurie Halse Anderson

Chains (Seeds of America #1) by Laurie Halse Anderson
I’ve yet to read a novel by Laurie Halse Anderson that I didn’t enjoy; they’re usually […] Continue Reading…

The loading screen (and waiting room).

Dr. Langeskov, The Tiger, and The Terribly Cursed Emerald: A Whirlwind Heist is a short game with an almost annoyingly long title that was released as a complimentary title in an effort for Crows Crows Crows to give themselves free advertisement (but at a cost to themselves) and generate hype for their future endeavours, which is a pretty damn good idea because it’ll keep people pretty interested. I know it’s got me. The whole thing runs approximately fifteen minutes — though it can be extended by thorough exploration of the rooms as […] Continue Reading…

What Hiyoko thinks will happen if Sakuya acts rudely.

As it was recently Valentine’s Day, I figured that I would play one of the most ridiculous otome games. It’s entirely about a young Homo sapien’s attempt to romance birds. Or die by the hands (wings?) of birds. Or engage in some paranormal pudding event with birds. Or… well, it’s a completely absurd game where you romance birds, parodying the general stereotypes and tropes of otome games. It’s called Hatoful Boyfriend, and it will break your brain in some way.

You play as Hiyoko Tosaka, who is a […] Continue Reading…

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