You interpret the role of a young man who fell in love with a beautiful woman. Help him to get to the woman. NO MORE SPOILERS!!!
Nov 23, 2010 • 15 - 30 • All ages
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"I can relive the dying moment of any corpse I touch." A teenager with no name and no home wanders from one city to the next, burdened by the weight of his extraordinary ability. When he is accused of murdering a woman that he's never met, he sets out to prove his innocence and find the true killer. Players step into his shoes to search for clues, interrogate the witnesses, and find the true culprit. Rated 13+ for depictions of blood and dead bodies.
Jun 04, 2010 • 1.5 hours • Ages 13+
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A short story about... well, glue. Metaphorically speaking.
Apr 05, 2010 • All ages
Find the murderer and solve the case.
Apr 24, 2010 • All ages
A story about ants and termites... eternally retold... or something...
Apr 07, 2010 • All ages
You play as a science teacher. A rumor is going on that there is a ghost in the graveyard. But you don't believe in ghosts. Find out whether ghosts exist or not.
May 02, 2010 • All ages
The story is told from the point-of-view of Alyssa Cruz, an 11 year old girl who is suddenly diagnosed with a terminal illness from which the doctors estimate she would have approximately one week left to live. The story follows Alyssa's daily life with her friends and family. One Week of Eternity explores Alyssa's external and internal struggles as she copes with the reality of death just as she has barely begun to take her first steps into adulthood.
Apr 03, 2010 • All ages
Red Walls is a stylistic visual novel with a dark atmosphere. The story is narrated by the voice of a little girl who is mentally disturbed. She has a very close attachment to the walls, and the choices she makes threaten what little stability there is around in her in different ways.
Aug 25, 2010 • Ages 13+
[A Japanese-language game also being sold on English DLSite.] Play as a lone wanderer who lost his family in a fire. Set in modern day Japan during times of great change, the characters also have no choice but to forge ahead. Together with your personal heroines, journey into the future. Presenting the first work from energetic new collaborative Nasska. "es-node", an adventure game built on the Ren'py novel engine. Windows, Mac, and Linux compatible Includes modern discussion and keywords of science, technology, religion, etc.
Aug 13, 2010 • Ages 18+
A simple slice-of-life Visual Novel from the point of a view of a computer-savvy transfer student at the Camelia All-Girls Academy. Will she discover friendship and collaboration that transcends and unites the real and digital worlds? Or will she spend most of her time battling with a wacky teacher and an even more colorful assortment of crazy roommates? Aiming to recreate the Anime experience through a highly customizable and expansive medium, this game is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike license and follows a free and open source development model. It also aggregates and proudly promotes the works of countless other free artists, musicians, translators and software writers.
Jun 06, 2010 • Ages 13+
Kinetic Novel Visual Novel Parody
The main character and a few of his fellow villagers get kidnapped by a mysterious warrior. It's his / her decision whatever happens after that.
Dec 06, 2013 • Ages 13+
Mystery Boy pursues Boy Visual Novel Boy pursues Girl
Its a short KN based on O.Henry`s novel "The Third Ingredient". Play time - about 5 minutes (depends on reading speed) Language - english / russian Music / sound - yes
Jun 13, 2010 • All ages
A short visual novel, set in outer space.
Apr 11, 2010 • All ages
A text adventure from a government office. A fresh university graduate gets a job as a network administrator there. But his boss wants to eliminate him and replace him with his (the boss') son, so our hero has to fight to keep his job. In Czech language only.
Jun 08, 2016 • All ages
A soul lost in the darkness is awoken from her slumber by a mysterious light. Oh, and Chief Editor wants a story to release for NaNoRenO '10 and is scrambling to meet the deadline. You know, vague IRL backstory bull sheet.
Mar 31, 2010 • All ages
Unpolished is a short, non-branching visual novel. It is best read with an open mind as an abstract piece. Unpolished uses filtered photographs and a minimalistic presentation style to tell a universal story that is meant to speak to the hearts of readers of any age. The story is set inside an auditorium in the middle of an impromptu speaking contest.
Apr 08, 2010 • All ages
Keiji Ryou is asked to attend a business meeting for work between two rich families that doubles as an engagement party. But the bride-to-be and Ryou's boss isn't looking forward to spending her life with someone she doesn't love... and she might not be the only one thinking that way. In a far off secluded region of Hokkaido, trapped in a raging blizzard, something occurs that will change Ryou's life forever.
Mar 31, 2010 • Ages 16+
A computer mystery/romance set five minutes into the future of 1988. Crawl BBSes, uncover conspiracies, commit telephone fraud, fall in love. Welcome to the 20th century.
Mar 01, 2010 • All ages
Boy pursues Girl Girl pursues Girl Mystery Other Gameplay
Five days ago, Janet left her dorm to go on a date. She never returned. Was she kidnapped? Murdered? Did she run away? Will she ever be seen again?
May 21, 2010 • Ages 16+
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Blair is prone to hallucinations, fearlessness (okay, more like carelessness), and bad logic. Which is the cocktail that lands him with... well... whatever Adamo is. Through the eyes of Blair, you experience the strangest night of his life - including his new "friend"/hallucination (he's not sure)...
Aug 06, 2010 • 277 words • All ages
A creepy horror story about a fun time with your boyfriend! Featured in the Glorious Trainwrecks 2012 IGF Pirate Kart. Contains violence.
Feb 27, 2010 • 781 words • Ages 13+
This is just a short experimental piece I made as part of an ongoing research project, but since I made it entirely in the last two weeks, I thought it'll be fun to post it for NaNoReno. The point of this project was to experiment with the player's control of verbal and nonverbal expressions of emotion in a conversation.
Mar 24, 2010 • 4 minutes • All ages
This is the second part of a series of One Shot Fanfictions of the Fate/stay night and Tsukihime universe, their only agreement lies in the protagonist, who does not change. Written in NVL style, it leads you through meainingful parts of the protagonist's life, while you learn about him step by step. It is recommended to have at least either basic knowledge of the F/sn universe or you might to have to look up each technical term. Sorry for the inconvenience, but it is a fanfiction.
Oct 18, 2010 • 12 minutes • 921 words • Ages 13+
A story about the little things in life. The very, very small.
Apr 10, 2010 • 5 minutes • All ages
Consists of two short stories: Romance Bullets: Cupids have to adapt to the times. Instead of bows and arrows, they are now armed with sniper rifles that still bring the same romantic effect to whoever is struck by it. Read as a trigger-happy cupid goes on a shooting spree. The Regretful Vagrant: A warrior who fights with magically-infused hardcore wrestling techniques sets out on a journey filled with regret. Regret over his loved one
Jan 05, 2010 • 5 minutes • All ages
Visual Novel Kinetic Novel Teacup Festival
You are a student of Gold Worth School. When, some books are stolen from the library, can you find out who stole them?
Feb 14, 2010 • 1,200 words • All ages
This is the first part of a series of One Shot Fanfictions of the Fate/stay night and Tsukihime universe, their only agreement lies in the protagonist, who does not change. Written in NVL style, it leads you through meainingful parts of the protagonist's life, while you learn about him step by step. It is recommended to have at least either basic knowledge of the F/sn universe or you might to have to look up each technical term. Sorry for the inconvenience, but it is a fanfiction.
Oct 12, 2010 • 1,500 words • Ages 13+
The protagonist usually loves Christmas, but isn't that excited this year. After meeting Liana, a girl who has been the protagonist's rival (even though both had a crush on each other) for years, s/he learns why. Made in 24 hours.
Jan 28, 2010 • 1,902 words • All ages
Kinetic Novel Boy pursues Girl Girl pursues Girl
One day Cirno discovers a new use for tables and wacky hijinx ensue.
Apr 13, 2010 • 10 minutes • 2,000 words • Ages 16+
A short dialogue between two characters (in Romanian) on the meaning of life. Several choices are provided during the discussion.
Feb 26, 2010 • 10 minutes • Ages 16+
A short and simplistic kinetic novel. It tells the story of Davis Brooks, who meets a girl on the bus and falls in love with her. Updated to be more worked out.
Mar 27, 2011 • 2,827 words • All ages
In the end of the world, a girl is kidnapped for her power which she doesn't know by herself. In the meantime, she finds something strange with her feeling when she meets her kidnapper. Will she know the truth of her feeling?
Sep 14, 2010 • 2,856 words • Ages 13+
Maya's uncle is a caretaker of a small shrine in Japan. While visiting him, she winds up exchanging texts with a local boy named Takeshi. This is their story.
Oct 30, 2010 • 15 minutes • Ages 13+
You play the part of Arisa, a high school girl two days before her prom. Unfortunately, she doesn't have a date yet. And in an emergency situation like this, what does she do? Why, calling her male friends, of course. To determine which one would be the best choice, she remembers several situations with each of the 3 guys. Each boy has a story during which you have to make 3 decisions which determine whether your date of choice is available or not.
Oct 31, 2014 • 20 minutes • 3,200 words • All ages
Luna is an ordinary High School girl on a day out shopping with her best friends. What could possibly go wrong? With 4 different endings, you'll find that more often than not it won't be the most happy ending for all of them. This is my first publicly released VN and my first attempt at creating a VN with different endings. It's more of a little project to practice writing my own VN.
Jun 14, 2010 • 3,731 words • All ages
A quick little SVN that will hopefully either make you think or at least entertain you. Possibly even make you feel some way. It's about a boy and his sister who've just lost their father. They retreat to the town of their youth to give them time to get back on their (emotional) feet. Special thanks to naro0427, and Shiba for characters.
Oct 03, 2010 • 25 minutes • 3,826 words • All ages
A third view is based around a character called Inochi Ushina who isn't in the SSS, the character plays the role as someone who sees the Angel Beats! story from a third person perspective. Unlike everyone else he isn't one to believe in God, and has ‘regretted something he would never forgive himself for in his past life. The story basically goes through the whole Angel Beats! main story line in the background etc, as he tries to live his life like normal in that world. Story is less towards open paths and more into trying to discover what happens to the main characters around him during all of the events that took place in Angel Beats!, multiple choices leads to him either getting involved with the SSS or not bothering to do anything at all. This projects visual novels will be released in a series of chapters, every month or two one chapter is released and so on.
Aug 03, 2010 • 4,022 words • All ages
A short Hetalia-inspired dating simulator, focused on the character of Ukraine. Includes interactions with her little sister Belarus and her little brother Russia. Great for any Hetalia fan!
Dec 04, 2010 • 4,614 words • Ages 13+
"Torrey & the Vampire" -- an Erotic Kinetic Novella by Morgan Hawke -- Powered by Ren'Py -- Story: When Torrey's best friend insists that the gorgeous guy living in the upscale mansion is a Vampire, she simply had to go see for herself. -- 60 MB -- This game is FREE to download & distribute.
Oct 25, 2010 • 5,000 words • Ages 18+
Kinetic Novel Girl pursues Boy
Amoto, age 17, and a junior in high school lives a carefree life at home. One day as he was surfing the webs, he suddenly hears strange noises in his house. After a moment of looking around the house, he realizes the noises are coming from his attic. As he takes a look in his attic, he finds something one would not believe to find in an attic...
Sep 25, 2010 • 30 minutes • 5,268 words • Ages 13+
The protagonist is a spy, attempting to extract some data.
Aug 23, 2010 • 5,540 words • All ages
Your school's hosting a Secret Santa instead of doing a Christmas dance and you just happen to pick out the name of your crush. You interact with the other characters of the game to find out what the perfect present for your crush is to impress him and hopefully make him fall for you. The present you chose in the end determine the ending you get.
Dec 27, 2010 • 5 minutes • 5,554 words • All ages
"Face Time is a game about a masquerade party. The character has just been dumped after a long-term relationship and he’s invited to a formal dress masquerade party by his friend in order to help him get over his lingering feelings." -- Gamers With Jobs
Dec 10, 2010 • 5,873 words • Ages 18+
Oersted is a knight. After defeating his best friend in a tournament, he is given the hand of Princess Alicia in marriage. However, the demon king kidnaps her and Oersted is forced to rescue her, meeting people who will aid him in his quest. This is a story of the Hero, Oersted. And of the Demon King, Odio. A retelling of Oersted's chapter from Live A Live (SNES), but in Visual Novel format. Used as a test to get used to the Ren'Py engine.
Nov 04, 2010 • 6,159 words • Ages 13+
A bonus chapter from the angel beats! series, this bonus includes a few short stories on the Girl's Dead Monster band and how their daily lives are shown in the series.
Sep 08, 2010 • 6,832 words • All ages
This is an interactive game based on Russian fairytale of the same name. The tsar wished to marry the daughter to the one who will construct the flying ship. But it was constructed by simple rural guy Ivan for whom it is necessary to play. But the tsar does not wish to give out the daughter for Ivan and starts to think of different riddles. If it will be not not gained by friends whom it can find on road there will be a bad end. Lemma: http://lemmasoft.renai.us/forums/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=6016
Jul 01, 2010 • 7,346 words • All ages
Mail Order Bride is a story set in the American West in the 1860s. Temperance Adams, a Bostonian schoolteacher, reluctantly decides to marry a military man in North Dakota with whom she has only communicated by post. However, when she arrives there, she discovers that she must deal with a set of totally unforeseen circumstances...
May 14, 2010 • 9,000 words • All ages
This is a high school dating sim. You will be playing as a 16 year old Vietnamese girl who never has a boyfriend. But this year...she'll have three choices.
Apr 02, 2015 • 45 minutes • All ages
Role-Playing Game Simulation Girl pursues Boy Parody
Neko no Naku Koro ni is a fanmade Kinetic Novel with lots of references to several games, manga and anime. It's a story of deaths, mystery, and more deaths. Six aparently different people go to a Hotel for a vacation and then strange things begin to happen. What's the mystery behind Bukijito Hotel? The game is in spanish right now, we may be looking for a translator who knows how Ren'Py works. First chapter out of 8 out in Spanish. //// Neko no Naku Koro ni es una Kinetic Novel con montones de referencias a juegos, mangas y animes. Es una historia sobre muerte, misterio y más muerte. Seis aparentemente diferentes personas van de vacaciones a un Hotel, entonces extraños sucesos empiezan a ocurrir. ¿Cual es el misterio tras el Hotel Bukijito? El juego solo está en español, aunque quizá nis iria bien un traductor que conozca Ren'Py para traducirlo al inglés. Primer capítulo de 8 ya disponible en español.
Oct 19, 2018 • 9,869 words • Ages 16+
A medium length Visual Novel about the persecution of Falun Gong in China. It was originally created as an entry for the "branching story" contest held by "Citizens for a Global Solution" (a kind of human rights organization).
Jan 05, 2010 • 10,000 words • Ages 13+
I don't want to describe much as it would give away much of the surprise but here i s something general. The first visual novel created by NeumanProductions, involves two people who had been penpals for several years. During the summer one of them asks the other premission to stay at their place while looking for a future university to attend. The story takes place during the time they are together. Much of the description is on the lemmasoft page but I want to include here that several references to Katawa Shoujo are in the game. 4LeafStudios project is what inspired me to get involved in VNs and I guess that has lead to this.
Apr 05, 2010 • 11,000 words • Ages 13+
On her first day of work, a female mad scientist is tasked with training another girl as a sex slave.
Feb 21, 2010 • 12,041 words • Ages 18+
A short kinetic novel set several hundred years into the future after war and disease have ravaged humanity and various nations are just beginning to reclaim their former power. The nobility has grouped themselves into elite mercenary groups selling specialized services to the highest bidders. The Silent Wolf is the story of Sebastian Tell, a member of the Tell family of mercenaries descended from the Swiss Guard.
Apr 03, 2010 • 13,000 words • All ages
People of all ages and races are astonished by the beauty and underlying rage of the big blue mass that coats most of our world. Many things are unknown about the sea, and many things have been made up about the magic and mystery because no one really knows. One particular myth is that of the mermaid; half human, half fish, able to breathe underwater and sing most beautifully. Most people now discard such stories, following logic's explanation that such creatures are impossible, but what if they were wrong? The city of Murone [Mu-row-neh] is one that resides below the surface, merpeople and other types of sea dwelling creatures live in this warm water haven. Merpeople fear the above world for several reasons. The main concern is discovery. How would the humans react to finding that merpeople really did exist? Most merpeople shudder to think. However, some merpeople venture out of their watery haven and explore the world above at their own risk. There are two islands near Murone: Ibis and Ibon. Each are home to humans and forest creatures. Ibis is larger in size and is currently hosting the Summer Festival. A giant bridge connects the two isles. Now fate will bring the sea and the land together...the fate of both lay in the hands of a small group... Will history be re-written, as waves upon the sand? .... Or will bloodshed remain?
Aug 28, 2010 • 14,370 words • All ages
'Yaoi Story' has been Upgraded! Game Play: This is a Mad-Libs type of game where the user puts in character names, objects, body parts, and perversions that are added to the story. There are 5 locations to choose from that add variations to the plot-line.
Dec 24, 2010 • 15,000 words • Ages 18+
Boy pursues Boy Visual Novel Other Gameplay
"Who do you like more?" Your life turns upside down when your mother asks you that simple question. What will happen when love starts to bloom between you and your close friends? Who will you choose? Your childhood friend? His best friend? Or neither?
Dec 15, 2010 • 17,000 words • All ages
Sevin thought that everything in this world was against him. He was surrounded by trouble all the time. One day, another problem was added to his already miserable life when he found a girl fainted on the street.
Sep 01, 2010 • 22,062 words • Ages 13+
An otome dating sim/stat raiser about love, revenge, and video games.
Apr 10, 2010 • 23,259 words • All ages
Simulation Girl pursues Boy Visual Novel
Memo is a slice of life story set in an unnamed Japanese city that's neither large nor small. Over the course of a few days, one will experience the life of a male transfer student named Seji who has moved several times a year for most of his life. Compelling experiences spur the youth forward as he reconnects with a childhood town.
Feb 07, 2010 • 25,000 words • Ages 13+
Vortex follows Rachelle Scarrett as she joins her country's military. There are both friends and enemies to be made. Among the people she meets are Chris, a friendly pilot-in-training and Terrence who is renowned for not being particulary friendly. When Rachelle eventually moves up in the ranks, she is not very pleased to find herself directly under Terrence's command..
Jul 24, 2010 • 28,000 words • All ages
Vera Blanc is a mystery / detective game. Take on the role of Vera Blanc, a young and beautiful woman with an extraordinary power: the ability to read other people's minds! Daughter of Emmanuel Blanc, one of the richest people on Earth, she left her life of luxury to use her powers to work alongside paranormal detective Brandon Mackey. In this first episode, our heroine travels to a mysterious town in Germany deep in the Black Forest. A serial killer is on the loose, and all leads point to a werewolf as the culprit! The game plays like a visual novel / adventure game with several different paths to solve the mystery, and a collection of challenging minigames. Featuring innovative comic-style art, with over 200 unique panels, Vera Blanc immerses you in a the world of the supernatural as you play the detective! Will you be able to solve the mystery?
Jan 07, 2010 • 35,000 words • Ages 13+
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Vera Blanc is a mystery / detective game. Take on the role of Vera Blanc, a young and beautiful woman with an extraordinary power: the ability to read other people's minds! Daughter of Emmanuel Blanc, one of the richest people on Earth, she left her life of luxury to use her powers to work alongside paranormal detective Brandon Mackey. In the second episode, our heroine travels to a small village in central Italy. The town's legendary ghost seems like nothing more than a quaint story, but a string of murders and suicides all point to the castle's ghost, and locals are getting scared. The game plays like a visual novel / adventure game with several different paths to solve the mystery, and a collection of challenging minigames. Featuring innovative comic-style art, with over 200 unique panels, Vera Blanc immerses you in a the world of the supernatural as you play the detective! Will you be able to solve the mystery?
Jan 07, 2010 • 35,000 words • Ages 13+
Visual Novel Mystery Commercial
The Flower Shop is a dating and farming simulation game. Steve's life has just taken a downward turn. His grades from his first semester in college are dismal, his relationship with his girlfriend is rocky at best, and now his dad is shipping him off to some farm for the summer so that he can "build character." What's a poor, lazy, college kid to do? Take control of Steve as he spends a summer in Fairbook, working on the farm, making new friends, and maintaining old relationships. You can raise and sell your own crops, but you'll have to work hard to keep your land well watered and free of weeds and insects, or your crops will fail. Stop by the flower shop to buy more seeds, but choose wisely. Some plants take longer to mature, and some crops will get you a better return at the market. There are four girls who you can spend time with. Maintain a good relationship with them by spending time with them and learning about their hopes and dreams. You can impress them by improving your skills, but if you only focus on one thing, they won't be interested. Build a strong enough friendship, and it might even bloom into romance. You can plan your weeks and who you spend time with using the weekly scheduler. Customize each week, spend time with who you like, or ignore everyone and work all day. Don't forget to take a break once in a while, or your health will suffer. The game features nine different endings that change based on your decisions throughout the game. Will Steve finally learn to be responsible? A good farmer, even? Will he make up with his girlfriend, find a new romance, or end up alone? It's all in your hands.
Jan 30, 2010 • 38,000 words • All ages
Visual Novel Simulation Boy pursues Girl Commercial
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. This release includes the first Act.
Apr 16, 2011 • 3.00 hours • 96,000 words • Ages 13+
The new Demon Lord continues his desire for destruction, and only you can stop him. But it won't be a smooth journey though... You may be betrayed... You will see your friends die before your eyes... You may lose those who are important to you... And the worst case is, you can lose your life as well... But if you can emerge from the pond of tears and blood... The end will be worth the sacrifice... Play as Valen as you go through a journey to save world of Fantasia. Will you find love from your companions? Will you finish what your parents has started? Or will you fail and see your friends slaughtered one by one? Everything is in your hands now...
Jun 16, 2010 • 1.08 hours • 151,652 words • Ages 13+
In a world balanced by essence, a girl is unsealed from her crystal prison. With dark powers feared by many, will she get by? Without a memory of her own, Where does she fit in? Will she find love? With the guidance from the oracle and the protection from the bodyguards within her realm, her journey begin.
Aug 10, 2010 • Approx 40 - 60 mins per path • 154,500 words • Ages 13+