Digest Vol. 53 – One year

Oh wow, I managed to do this for constantly for a year now. Sure is easy with this weekly stuff \o/ Not that I prepared anything special. I’m a bit time constrained for next two weeks as well.

Still going on with Kurafuta. Finished Mikoto’s route as well. Was pretty good though the art is a bit funny sometimes. Mikoto a cute. Now going with full-on tsundere Tomoka. Currently at just past pre-individual route’s H scene of her (?). Kind of weird with just her alone since it’s like already on her route except not. Gotta keep it fair in the shared route, I guess. At current rate I think I need another two weeks to finish. Welp.

Still a bit yellow on budget though I think I can make it out safely until next month. At this rate I should be back to green in August. Or October since August means comiket means stuff. I also really need to stop buying up old stuff or at least not at marked up price. …I’m trying hard here ;_; Backlog counts for about 40% of my spending so far this year. The same as last year. Whereas it’s -25% and -39% for 2014 and 2013 respectively which means I backlogged for those years. And of course -100% before 2013 since I haven’t even moved here and barely bought anything \o/

I sure am doing some dangerous finance planning this year. At least I’m hoping for zero backlog onward. Or less than 10%. Next year is going to be fun …if I can keep my current job.

…and then of course I’ll run into room space problem.

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Digest Vol. 50 – Whoops (part 3)

You’ve think I learned something from last week. But nooope. It’s gotten even worse. Ha ha ha ._.

The bright side is I fell down so deep it’s pretty hard to go further down. Assuming I can survive next month, that is. At least my list for month is currently only pre-order for Sen no Hatou, store bonuses of Floral Flowlove, and a few other things. Should be fine.

On eroge, I finished World Election right on Thursday, allowing me to start immediately on newly released game. I mentioned I’ll play Kurafuta but figured out it’s easier to clean up Alia’s Carnival first since it’s only a few mini routes. Finished Inori’s route and now going through Sakurako’s. Afterwards it’ll be Asuha and finally Tsukuyomi appends. And finally moving on to Kurafuta.

World Election was pretty okay. There isn’t much one can expect from a charage after all. The art did deliver though, especially Mamizu’s. R-Ken’s also better than expected. Parfil so cute. Overall, it took me about a bit over a month to complete which is slower than I hoped.

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Digest Vol. 48 – Whoops

I managed to save some money… and spend more than of what I saved for something else :D

One of them even arrived already. The rest should be coming as late as next month? I don’t know, Suruga-Ya is slow.

I think I’m almost done with Iori’s route and will be heading to Faura later this week and finally Parfil. The extra mini routes turned out to add good amount of time required. At least Kururu’s story was pretty interesting. With all the explosions and stuff.

Next on queue is Dal Segno, I think. That shall mark my first actual play of Circus game after only knowing about them all this years. Meanwhile still zero playthrough of Yuzu Soft games. If nothing changes, Amairo Islenauts will probably the first one.

Looking at my current list, apparently I only finished three full games so far this year. Lower than I expected though probably part of it can be attributed to me unable to play properly last two months. Maybe I should stop playing all those crappy games. Whatever :D

Half of May has passed which means Eroge Day is coming in two weeks. I’m still considering if I want Rorolog’s Trader bonus or not. Currently at 50/50. I can save a good amount of money I don’t but then again that’s the only one I’ll be missing. Damn it my “collect everything” trait. Or maybe I’ll just wait and aim for cheapest one I can find.

Then there’s Alia’s Carnival! Double Package. Official store bonus has been announced a while ago but the image is still missing. If the what seemingly a placeholder image in the site is actual image, I guess I can safely skip it. There’s no information on what material the hug pillow cover as well. Sad. Hopefully it’s not the crappy store bonus material. I’m hoping at least Getchu’s Two Way Tricot.

And lastly Sakura no Mori Dreamers. I got everything \o/

…or there’s another one; Tarareba. Except I’m not sure if I’ll be getting it since I made the order together with Senren Banka which will be released in… two months. Or maybe they’ll error out because of all the delays and send it this month instead? I’ll find out in two weeks.

For June there is Otome Domain. And then there are Clover Day’s Plus and Hakoniwa Logic on the repackage side. None of the latter have interesting bonus so I think I’ll hold out until last minute-ish on what to do with them.

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Digest Vol. 36 – Rushing

Or not. As I mentioned last week, I tried to pick up playing pace and it kind of works. But then again my speed isn’t that fast even with least amount of distraction. At least I did manage to finish Mio route in Quintuple Splash. The story was much shallower compared to Sae. It’s mostly about stepping up from childhood friend to lover which really isn’t much or deep or anything. The h-scenes were okay. I don’t like Ichiri that much though so that helps speeding up the whole thing. Well, kind of. Took me four (work) days to finish her route.

Finishing that, I went back to Natsu no Iro no Nostalgia. Decided going the Miu route. Currently at last part and story is pretty good so far with actual worry about the incest part. The art is good. I really like it. The h-scenes are good as well with kind of actual connection to the story. Took me two (weekend) days to get this far.

That said, I’m still pretty far away from completing both games. Three more routes for Quintuple Splash and two (and half) for Natsu no Iro no Nostalgia. If I want to finish the whole thing before this weekend, I need to finish one route a day which is relatively impossible.

Next week is finally eroge release day. Omokage Rail Back is delayed though so there goes my hug pillow cover plan. I will probably just go play Cube’s Kurafuta for it and minori’s Tsumi no Hikari for new game side.

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Digest Vol. 29 – Frozen Dead (part 2)

Top image queue ran out (it was one, heh). As everyone is busy new year-ing, there doesn’t seem to be much on news front. Well, there are quite a few anime announcements and perhaps some from Denkigai. I don’t really cover anime here and the eroge ones are still too few information. Sagaplanets new game is still just silhouette and ALcot’s… well, it’s ALcot Honeycomb and the illustration doesn’t quite interest me just yet.

Winter sure is cold. Especially when queuing outside for hours. Blanket did help but only until the entry queue starts moving. Afterwards it’s impossible to use with all walking and stuff. Winter sucks.

Heavily distracted by Comiket and barely managed to finish Koikake. Yay. The last two stories are quite good. I cried a bit during Yui’s route and sufficiently intrigued on Last Episode that I cleared it in single run. Overall good game with some good stories and great soundtracks. Funny I initially liked Yui most and then liked Rinka as well but ended up liking Ayane most. Sorry Yui, you’re cute but Ayane is the best after all.

Onward to Delivara. Four routes left and currently at first Aya h-scene. I seem to be heavily distracted during h-scenes. And Parasol’s h-scenes being stupid long doesn’t help either.

And here’s some stats for 2015:

  • Games bought, bolded means completed:
    • Moonstone – Natsu no Iro no Nostalgia
    • Whirlpool – Kujiragami no Tearstilla
    • MintCube – Amakoi Syrups
    • minori – Soreyorino Prologue
    • Yuzusoft – Sanoba Witch
    • Giga – Shirogane x Spirits!
    • Saga Planets – Hanasaki Workspring
    • Purple Software – Chrono Clock
    • Insync – Mousou Complete!
    • Nanawind – Alia’s Carnival! Flowering Sky
    • Peassoft – Chuunibyou na Kanojo no Love Equation
    • ALcot – Loverec
    • feng – Imouto no Seiiki
    • Makura – Sakura no uta
    • Us:track – Koi-Kakeru Shin-Ai Kanojo
    • GLace – Ama no Sora Retrospect
    • Hulotte – Yome sagashi ga hakadori sugite yabai
    • Chelseasoft – Sora koi
    • Clearrave Nyan Nyan – JK Trouble Main”s
    • Parasol – Quintuple Splash
    • Cigalette Soft – Christmas Trickstar
  • Total bought: 21
  • Total played: 10

Almost 50%! That’s not too shabby considering I played some leftover from 2014 as well.

Non-2015 releases:

  • Bought, with bolded means completed:
    • ALcot – Osananajimi wa Daitouryou My girlfriend is the PRESIDENT.
    • ALcot – Osananajimi wa Daitouryou My girlfriend is the PRESIDENT. Fandisc
    • ALcot – Oni Gokko!
    • ALcot – Oni Gokko! Fan Disc
    • ALcot – Naka no Hito nado inai! Tokyo Hero Project
    • Cabbit – Kimi e Okuru, Sora no Hana
    • Parasol – Yumekoi
    • Saga Planets – Karumaruka Circle
    • minori – Supipara Prologue
    • minori – Supipara
    • minori – 12 no Tsuki no Eve
    • Qoobrand – Majo Koi Nikki
    • Marmalade – Koiiro Marriage
    • minori – Natsuzora no Perseus
    • Whirlpool – Magicalic Sky High
    • Cube – Kurano-kun Chi no Futago Jijou
    • Lapis lazuli – Izayoi no Fortuna / Main
    • Nanawind – Alia’s Carnival
    • Parasol – Magicarat Radiant
    • Parasol – Deripara
    • minori – eden* PLUS+MOSAIC
    • Cabbit – Midori no Umi
    • ALcot Honeycomb – Aete Mushi Suru Kimi to no Mirai
    • ALcot Honeycomb – Satsukoi
    • SkyFish Poco, Cabbit – Nyan café macchiato
    • Hulotte – Imouto no Okage de Motesugite Yabai
    • Hulotte – Kanae to Meguri to no Sono Ato ga Ichalove Sugite Yabai
    • Makura – Himawari no Kyoukai to Nagai Natsuyasumi
    • Cube – Koisuru Kanojo no Bukiyou na Butai
  • Total bought: 29 (whoops)
  • Total completed: 1 (whoops)

…whoops. Probably shouldn’t have done this.

In total thus far:

  • Purchased: 59
  • Completed: 19 (32%)

Not too bad, I guess? And hopefully will be slightly faster this year and less piling up even more backlogs considering I’ve done them last year. There are still some left but I figured they can wait much later…

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Digest Vol. 25 – Chikotam \o/

Natsu-iro Kokoro Log - Cutes everywhere

Natsu-iro Kokoro Log – Cutes everywhere

Two weekends, two Yomeyaba routes (Kanna and Serika). Three main routes, one harem route, and two mini-routes left, I think. Story is okay-ish with Nanaka-senpai being the best and unfortunately I still don’t quite like one-eye-covered style of Serika.

The soundtrack reminds me of Your Diary. Well, same composer after all.

At this rate I’ll need at least another week or two to finish the rest which hopefully enough for next eroge release day (December 18th). Ideally I should finish this by next weekend and finish Koikake afterwards.

…which then will be followed by JK Trouble Main”s or just try finishing up Delivara since I’m not sure one week is enough to finish the former and I kinda want to prioritize Quintuple Splash.

Denkigai official items pre-order has been started! My current list:

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