Slightly more jarring is the cute chibis in the bad ending screens. This comes off as quite the coincidence until you find out one is possessing the other. Once you get one of them, starting a new game will include a new opening scene with Sayo and a girl she knows called Miku, and this also opens a new choice that will lead to a different set of true and bad endings down the line. Himeno doesn't have the patience for all the facts about fish, but is in a sports club and carries Sayo to safety in one ending, even when she's ill herself. These beings who looked like a cross between man and beast are called Demi-Humans.
The art, graphics, and music are very detailed, high quality, and fitting to the story. Even though it's only for a moment in the -fall into poison- route. Who will live, and who will die? The goal for Sound of Drop — fall into poison — players is to achieve one of the four true ends. The only way out — passing through a locked X-Door to access the elevator. Should you return to a dangerous area or go forward into a brand new location? This is one of the top visual novel releases on Steam this year, and an excellent horror experience in general. Himeno is very interested in the rumors surrounding Manten Aquarium, and her determination to investigate them kicks off the plot.
Just like with actual books, there are a wealth of genres to choose from. The choice in question is calling someone by their name, a name which you learn earlier, but if you haven't seen that opening scene on this playthrough, you aren't allowed to select the correct option and are forced to give a wrong answer and thus get a bad ending. Should you interact with and trust a character or look out only for yourself? A girl Sayo met at a music club before the events of the game. A young man who works part-time at the aquarium. In just my first playthrough, I ran headfirst into ten bad ends.
In some of them, she warms up to Himeno and Miku as well. Numerous urban legends have arisen from here. Mayumi's little sister, she disappeared five years ago at Manten Aquarium. This site is protected by copyright © 2019. You don't have to click exit, the achievement will pop as the confirmation window appears. Where a choice may choice is made to part ways---.
This summer, will you visit the aquarium too? Like Mayumi, I'll need time before I allow myself the opportunity to stare into giant tanks of water with exotic, deadly sea critters. The story follows two middle school girls named Mayumi Nakanobe and Himeno Tamagawa who visit the Manten Aquarium one day in order to investigate the morbid rumors surrounding it. Sound of Drop is about a middle school girl named Mayumi Nakanobe and her best friend Himeno Tamagawa, who go to Manten Aquarium one day to investigate the morbid rumors surrounding the place, including those of girls disappearing after visiting a certain exhibit. However, despite her dress and appearance, she still likes the same music as Sayo. It's not clear how many spirits are inside him, but it's at least the director.
Choices of both types can affect which True Ending you recieve, so check the ending you're aiming for to see which choice s you need to make. Updated: 4 July 2018 Tokyo Dark, Root Double -Before Crime After Days- Xtend Edition, and Muv-Luv Alternative are our top selection to play today. You play the sole remaining member of a doomed terraforming colony. Instead of forcing us to view their depictions of scary stuff every single time, players are sometimes allowed to imagine what they will from a text description, which is often all the more frightening. He tries to frame he for embezzling funds, and may have even tried killing her to get her out of his hair.
The rest of the game can't match that kind of quality. The flaws are there, but they don't detract too much from an ultimately excellent addition to the market of translated visual novels. In some ways, a little too user friendly. The developers give the gamers an added bonus: when in decision-making mode, your choices will appear in groups of either blue boxes or red boxes. I can't do anything by stopping here. Closing Comments: Sound of Drop — fall into poison — is an impressive visual novel for how it manages to utterly disturb players with simple text and anime artwork.
I can't do anything by stopping here. I've seen route locking used successfully in games before The Royal Trap is the best immediate example I can think of , but here it feels far too unnatural. Higurashi When They Cry Hou - Ch. With 20+ endings, can you write the lasting love story you deserve, or will your love and life come to an end? Generally, you die, though it's not always as simple as that. These 4 choice are in the common route but I have separate them out because these choices does not affect the story in any way.
Being dead doesn't give her many other options. When he awakens, he finds himself in a world ruled by monster girls and three of them want him to be their husband! This is especially important since there is no voice acting. Some people are able to maintain their individuality like Mari and Rieko. The only other thing to say about the sound is that the sound effects are really, really disturbing. They acted as Ninja and served those in power. Besides, none of these rumors could actually turn out to be in any way true, right? Audio keeps up with tense music that keeps you unknowingly on edge throughout. She's bright, bubbly, confident, and she cares nothing for fitting in with the rest of the cool crowd.
The Steam version has the paths sort of split into two groups. Aside: Ever17 and the Zero Escape series were all written by the prodigious Kotaro Uchikoshi. When she latter happens, Sayo keeps Mayumi around, even though it's not for every long. The player relies on the character's posture and facial expression to add contextual clues to the written dialogue. I notice the name without much of a reaction, but it had to be poisonous to be called that.