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I've been playing an interactive VN called "Katawa Shoujo". It was one of the recommended 8ch /v/ linux games before it became 8kun. This is what it's basically about:
Katawa Shoujo is a bishoujo-style visual novel set in the fictional Yamaku High School for disabled children, located somewhere in modern Japan. Hisao Nakai, a normal boy living a normal life, has his life turned upside down when a congenital heart defect forces him to move to a new school after a long hospitalization. Despite his difficulties, Hisao is able to find friends—and perhaps love, if he plays his cards right. There are five main paths corresponding to the 5 main female characters, each path following the storyline pertaining to that character.

The story is told through the perspective of the main character, using a first person narrative. The game uses a traditional text and sprite-based visual novel model with an ADV text box.
So far I've completed 4 character stories and have 1 left, The story is well written and so are the characters. Even though they have a disability, the VN doesn't beat you over the head with it every 5 seconds... they accept it, and overcome it and act like any other person without a disability (basically the disability is secondary to the characters themselves). However, there was only 1 character story I hated the entire time, and the other 3 I enjoyed a lot (2 of them made me cry like a little bitch)

Honestly this is my first VN, and usually when I read stories i like to put myself in the perspective of the main character, in this case what would be my reactions/answers/actions to the situation at the school and the ladies I meet.
 
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I've been playing an interactive VN called "Katawa Shoujo". It was one of the recommended 8ch /v/ linux games before it became 8kun. This is what it's basically about:

So far I've completed 4 character stories and have 1 left, The story is well written and so are the characters. Even though they have a disability, the VN doesn't beat you over the head with it every 5 seconds... they accept it, and overcome it and act like any other person without a disability (basically the disability is secondary to the characters themselves). However, there was only 1 character story I hated the entire time, and the other 3 I enjoyed a lot (2 of them made me cry like a little bitch)

Honestly this is my first VN, and usually when I read stories i like to put myself in the perspective of the main character, in this case what would be my reactions/answers/actions to the situation at the school and the ladies I meet.
Katawa Shoujo really is something special. Hard to believe it came out eight years ago...

I can only guess the one you hated was Shizune’s? That route is often disliked by the majority even though it still has some interesting moments.

For me, Hanako’s was my favorite route. Really interesting take on the whole shy girl archetype. And the bad ending of said route is a pretty logical conclusion to what happens if you constantly treat someone like that as if they’re fragile.
 

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I can only guess the one you hated was Shizune’s? That route is often disliked by the majority even though it still has some interesting moments.

For me, Hanako’s was my favorite route. Really interesting take on the whole shy girl archetype. And the bad ending of said route is a pretty logical conclusion to what happens if you constantly treat someone like that as if they’re fragile.
1. Hanako's story was cool. I liked her outfit when we went to the Jazz club, and the ending was sweet. Lily and Emi's story were my favorite.

2. No, although i just got finished Shizune's story and it was a little "lukewarm". It was also confusing, I didn't get why it mattered whether or not I got a good or bad ending depending on whether or not I slept with Misha considering majority of the dialog was the same except she just magically feels better if you don't sleep with her. The one i hated the most was Rin. The entire time I felt like i was riding a downward spiral into depression, confusion, self-loathing, and sarcasm. Don't get me wrong, I love sarcasm in fact it's my second language, but the key to being sarcastic is having a certain tone, which is the big difference from coming off as either "charming/whitty" or "unbearably dickish", and the way Rin's dialogue was written made it sound like the latter. That, combined with the fact that she's got so many fucking issues, made me wanna smack her upside her head and go "GET YOUR SHIT TOGETHER!!". Even the ending sucked, I felt like nothing got resolved.
 

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1. Hanako's story was cool. I liked her outfit when we went to the Jazz club, and the ending was sweet. Lily and Emi's story were my favorite.

2. No, although i just got finished Shizune's story and it was a little "lukewarm". It was also confusing, I didn't get why it mattered whether or not I got a good or bad ending depending on whether or not I slept with Misha considering majority of the dialog was the same except she just magically feels better if you don't sleep with her. The one i hated the most was Rin. The entire time I felt like i was riding a downward spiral into depression, confusion, self-loathing, and sarcasm. Don't get me wrong, I love sarcasm in fact it's my second language, but the key to being sarcastic is having a certain tone, which is the big difference from coming off as either "charming/whitty" or "unbearably dickish", and the way Rin's dialogue was written made it sound like the latter. That, combined with the fact that she's got so many fucking issues, made me wanna smack her upside her head and go "GET YOUR SHIT TOGETHER!!". Even the ending sucked, I felt like nothing got resolved.
I loved Emi’s route as well. I remember liking Lily’s as well.

Rin is definitely a love her or hate her kind of character. While I like her well enough as a foil to Emi, her route, while I can’t say I full on dislike it, felt like a slog to get through in places.

I can get what Rin is going through, but she just didn’t emotionally resonate with me like the other did.
 
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