Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Sekai Project launches Kickstarter preorder store for Chrono Clock

Sekai Project has boldly launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund merchandise for upcoming title Chrono Clock. I discuss my initial reaction.


Monday, August 29, 2016

LewdGamer's Interview with Nutaku: Highlights and Analysis

LewdGamer's interview with Nutaku was at times oblique and opaque. I cut through the smoke and mirrors with highlights and critical analysis.

[Feature image from Usabilla]

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Why I didn't buy If My Heart Had Wings


MoeNovel censored If My Heart Had Wings to circumvent the porn stigma in Western culture. I cut through the hyperbole and explain the opposition stance.


[This is an update of my original article on Fuwanovel. Some reference links were removed because the sites are no longer online.]

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Nutaku caught abusing DMCA takedowns to censor evidence of censorship



Nutaku has a long history of undisclosed censorship, but this is surprisingly little known among eroge fans. DMCA abuses suggest a deliberate cover-up.


Disclosure: One of my image galleries was affected by these DMCA takedowns. I have an active affiliate marketing relationship with Nutaku (and Nutaku knows this) and thus I have an incentive NOT to report this.

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

[In-Depth Review] Seinarukana + Info Hub


Seinarukana is an ambitious visual novel / SRPG hybrid that should appeal to fans of anime-style JRPGs like Ar tonelico and Agarest War.


PSP version OP, English subtitled by me



Product page (18+)
Official website
Official trailer
Gameplay video
VNDB
Similar games

Publisher: JAST USA
Voice: All major characters fully-voiced except protagonist
Genre: Strategy RPG, visual novel
Tags: fantasy, comedy, harem protagonist

Mission SS rank requirements
Game manual
Hard mode clear data (LV55 characters, Narukana route and Eternal difficulty unlocked)

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Lost in translation: How errors slip into professional VN releases


Translation errors in English releases often go undetected. Join me as I investigate how such errors arise and how they affect the experience.


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