Pairanormal Chapter 1: A Boo-tiful Start

Pairanormal Chapter 1: A Boo-tiful Start

Pairanormal

Tess Young & Geek remix
PC
April 1, 2018

Disclosure: I back Tess Young, one of the creators of Pairanormal, on Patreon. In fact, I backed her because I heard about Pairanormal!

Developers and publishers took to April Fools Day with aplomb; there were stories about a Pokemon Go version of Final Fantasy XIV, Street Fighter digital card games, and Horizon Zero Dawn body pillows. Alongside this was a common joke: “MAINSTREAM GAME, but dating sim,” the implication being that this is a laughable idea. News articles promised dating sims for Mega Man, Dragon Ball Z Dokkan Battle, and Let it Die, among others. War for the Overworld, an RTS, actually created a playable version called Dungeon Hearts. I, like many others, thought “Yeah, but seriously: I want these.”

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Being Sayori: Doki Doki Literature Club and Understanding My Mental Health

Contains spoilers for Doki Doki Literature Club and discussion of self-harm, depression, anxiety, and suicide.

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Enchanted to Meet You: Speculation on Romance Options in Dragon Age 4

Enchanted to Meet You: Speculation on Romance Options in Dragon Age 4

With the vaguest of hints about a new Dragon Age game from its executive producer, Mark Darrah, fans of the series are buzzing over a new installment. Worrying rumours of an online gameplay element surfaced, but were thankfully clarified: the new game would be “story & character focused.” Naturally, I obsessed about the most important matter of all: who would the romance options be this time?

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