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is a colorful, emotionally-vibrant Visual Novel, starring Cinders, a wide-eyed, fiery-red, female protagonist. Cinders is about to embark on a journey—a journey of choices. The story will most certainly bring to memory another classical tale of romance, intrigue, betrayal & the pursuit of happiness.
Choices are the core gameplay element in Cinders
. The choices you make really do matter. The world will unfold around you according to the decisions you make—and you will always be aware of how they affect what occurs next. The gameplay mechanic for this is that a budding branch will emerge from the corner of the screen to denote an event playing out that has been mitigated by previous decisions. This conspires to make a living world, where you’re not an observer but a participant.
While choices are at the core of Cinders
, they dance around the diverse characters. The characters are complex, disturbed, scarred, & much more. None of the characters are simply good or bad. They reach out and play with your emotions as if they were flesh & blood.
The artwork in Cinders
is colorful & vibrant. You’ll oftentimes find yourself looking at the background scenery, to catch a look at the swaying shrubbery, or the flickering fire. The soundtrack is diverse & emotionally fitting to each scene as it unfolds. It’s easy to get lost in the simple background melodies.Cinders
has a full screen option, with the option to choose screen ratio. The game looked great on a 30” screen at a 16:10 ratio playing in full screen mode.
In conclusion, Cinders
is loosely based on one of the classics, & most certainly worth a look if you’re interested in the Visual Novel genre. It will make your heart tingle & your nerves race as you take an emotional journey with Cinders.