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Long Romance VN's?

#1 Post by KingOliver » Thu Jul 31, 2014 6:40 am

Hey, guys!

I've REALLY been wanting to play a Romance/Slice of Life VN that wasn't short, something I could stick with for a while. Does anyone have any suggestions? I havent been able to really find any other than Katawa Shoujo, of course :(

Also BxG would be preferred, as I've played a few otomes recently, and am wanting to mix it up :)

Aaaaaand I'd really prefer to stick with ones that are free haha

Thanks for your help!
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Re: Long Romance VN's?

#2 Post by Googaboga » Thu Jul 31, 2014 6:42 am

Sure we can suggest something :]. But first do the games need to be BxG like Katawa Shoujo or are other types of relationships okay? And are you willing to buy a game or does it have to be free?
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#3 Post by KingOliver » Thu Jul 31, 2014 6:45 am

Ugh! My bad! Should have been more specific!

I just editied the original post saying I'd prefer BxG for this one. Also, I'd rather not buy :)

Thanks you for your help!
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#4 Post by Googaboga » Thu Jul 31, 2014 6:51 am

Okay. How about Homeward C:?
http://homeward.renai.us/
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#5 Post by KingOliver » Thu Jul 31, 2014 6:55 am

I've not heard of that one! I'll give it a shot!

And if there are any other suggestions from anyone, I'd love to hear em. :)

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#6 Post by Taleweaver » Thu Jul 31, 2014 7:08 am

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#7 Post by Googaboga » Thu Jul 31, 2014 7:10 am

There's also Leaves and May Sky.
http://vndb.org/v1388
http://visualnovelaer.fuwanovel.org/201 ... -download/

I believe both of those are free. But they might not be as long as you want.
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#8 Post by Chocopyro » Fri Aug 01, 2014 4:27 am

I'm working on one. Look forward to an announcement next month. 8)

Sorry if I can't be more help than that. I mean other than the Japanese side of VNs, I really don't know too many english BxG titles.
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#9 Post by papillon » Fri Aug 01, 2014 2:24 pm

A lot of people trying to write english BxG have the idea of making something really huge and really pretty with no money, and then discover that this generally doesn't work out. It's a bit difficult to manage and motivate the large number of people necessary to make a big-scale game to all work together for multiple years for free. Even if they started out as students with free time, they eventually need to get jobs.

So there have been many large-scale projects announced and most of them slowly fall apart. Some may eventually come through! With /evn/ dead I don't see the status reports anymore.

But generally, if you want a long and pretty BxG game, you will be much happier just buying one. If you're more specific with what you like in a game, better recommendations can be given so you don't waste your money.

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#10 Post by Akitsuki » Sun Aug 03, 2014 9:15 am

I rarely play BxG VN, so I can't really give you recommendations but I agree with what papillon said. I believe there are more BxG VNs out there than the GxB ones, so there'll be wide range of price for the VNs. If you're good and lucky enough, you can always find a rather cheap yet good quality one.

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#11 Post by melelisun » Tue Sep 16, 2014 11:48 am

Do you prefer for it to stay fairly lighthearted, or are forays into darker genres welcome?
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Re: Long Romance VN's?

#12 Post by Sakai » Thu Sep 18, 2014 7:31 am

Googaboga wrote:Okay. How about Homeward C:?
http://homeward.renai.us/
Homeward is good I like it and have to say recommend it.

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