Standard Review: Asphyxia (PC)

Asphyxia | Logo

Asphyxia is a rather conflicting game for me. It, at first, seems like a recipe for a hit given its odd premise of being a yuri dating sim where the girls are based off of British authors from the 1800s and early 1900s (which is going to be lost on anyone who is not an English major, so I’m not going to be talking about it much). It also tells what by all means should be a very engrossing and compelling storyline with deep characters and mature themes. There is a lot to like about Asphyxia, but for once the problem with a story is not that it is shallow or amateurishly written.

Instead, much like those works of “classic” literature that we we’re forced to plow through in school, Asphyxia’s writing is plodding and stuffy. The characters do not talk like real people, there is an unnecessary amount of description put into insignificant details, and I just found myself trying to speed read through as much as I could in order to finish the game. In the end, I was curious enough about the storyline to get every ending, but it is not a game I plan to replay nor is it one I can recommend. Read more

A Goddess’s Will: Chapter One – Getting Physical (Erotica)

Note: This story is a work of erotica that is NOT intended for anyone under the age of 18 or their respective country’s legal age, although there is no sex in this first chapter. This chapter also contains depictions of transphobia and violence.

Alissa was nervous. She was a newly out trans girl out in public for the first time presenting as a woman. I sent her a text message telling her to meet me at the local lesbian bar dressed in heels, a miniskirt, and a thong. I told her not to worry if she “passes” or not, as I would ensure that nothing would happen. She didn’t “pass” very well by traditional standards. Read more

Kindred Spirits on the Roof (PC): Yuritopia Greatness (Detailed Review)

Kindred Spirits on the Roof | Roof

The 2nd to last Brash Games review left to put up. I will say, getting the chance to play this game, in and of itself, made writing for Brash Games worth it for me, as I likely would not have touched it otherwise. It is also the second most detailed review of mine on the site next to NieR Automata.

http://www.brashgames.co.uk/2017/02/22/kindred-spirits-on-the-roof-review/

If you are interested in playing this game for yourself (which you should be) it can be purchased here (Download) or here (Limited Edition Hardcopy)

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Standard Review: Negligee (PC) (NSFW)

My second review posted on Brash Games. Is still my own copy though so was just there for “exposure.” Negligee was a yuri eroge that I found to be quite enjoyable and a surprising step up from previous AJTilley/Dharker Studios titles like Echo Tokyo: An Intro and Highschool Romance.

http://www.brashgames.co.uk/2017/01/26/negligee-review/

Also if it wasn’t obvious, a few of the images can be on the NSFW side so heads up.

If you want to play this game for yourself (which you should) it can be purchased here.

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Impressions & Commentary: Alpha’s Adventures Demo

Alpha's Adventures | Title image

Alpha’s Adventures is an eroge, meaning that some pics will be NSFW. Additional TW for mentions of rape and incest.

Alpha's Adventures | Ttile Image

I pretty much fell in love with Alpha’s Adventures at first sight. I don’t just mean upon playing the demo, I mean upon first discovering its existence. I remember that my first exposure to this game was through the creator’s Twitter account, but I cannot remember how I came into contact with said account. My twitter account is occasionally followed by small indie developers who may be trying to promote their game. I do not know if she followed my account or if I came across her game from somewhere else. I do know that she did temporarily follow me since I linked the Greenlight page for this game, but I don’t remember the specifics.

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