The story will develop into the year of 1947, where the players would face one of the most traumatic historical events in the history of Taiwan. Sorry,now there are only English interface, English subtitles are still being processed,we hope to complete as soon as possible.
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Release Date: Mar 30, 2015

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July 28

《她和他和她的澎湖灣》於 Steam Greenlight 展開投票



  由製作《雨港基隆》、《五月茉莉》的遊戲團隊Erotes Studio,於今日公開新作《她和他和她的澎湖灣》中英文國際試玩版,並於即日起登上 Steam Greenlight 進行投票。

  《她和他和她的澎湖灣》是款以七一三事件為背景的文字冒險遊戲,也將是Erotes Studio成立以來最大規模的製作,希望藉由全面提升的遊戲品質,使玩家能更深刻感受1949年的澎湖在地風光。

  《她和他和她的澎湖灣》故事發生在1949年的台灣澎湖馬公。玩家將扮演從山東流亡到澎湖的主角「尹曉風」,在遊戲中邂逅兩位女主角:八面玲瓏、和平為主的少女,鄧林;直率爽朗,期待反攻大陸的少女,孫儀芳。三人在澎湖的校園日常,將照亮主角的內心,並展開了三個人之間的青春愛情校園劇。
  
遊戲中,玩家將透過「尹曉風」的視角,除了逐漸地發現澎湖的在地風光外,也能體會到人與人之間的互動選擇,每個選項都將深刻影響結局的走向。遊戲將有10個結局,20首BGM、及八十萬字的劇本,正等待著玩家探索。

  開發團隊表示:「第一次以外島做為題材是十分新鮮的體驗,在體會了台灣、澎湖的感情連結,見到了713紀念碑後,更加深了我們對台灣題材的喜愛。也希望在玩完遊戲後,能在未來的七月十三日時,想起這些受難的學生。」


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Sorry,now there are only English interface, English subtitles are still being processed,we hope to complete as soon as possible.

1945.

It was the end of an era – with the defeat of Japan, WWII had come to an end. Taiwan, a former colony of Japan, faced a change in ownership. One by one, soldiers from China boarded onto the island, from the port of Keelung. The Taiwanese welcomed these soldiers, expecting a better life, under the governance of those of whom that were supposed to be their kin.

It didn’t exactly turn that way.

It is a story about what Japan have left for Taiwan. It is also story about the very land of Formosa. It is also a story about the relationship between the Taiwanese residents, and those who have come from China.

The story will develop into the year of 1947, where the players would face one of the most traumatic historical events in the history of Taiwan.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: window VISTA(32/64bit)
    • Processor: Pentium4 1.4GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: window VISTA(32/64bit) / 7(32/64bit) / 8(32/64bit)
    • Processor: Pentium4 1.4GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
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Very Positive (114 reviews)
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Trumpet205
22.7 hrs
Posted: July 26
NOTE: At the time of this review there is no English text available in this game. For now this game is Chinese text only.

I originally bought this game because this game's story is centered around "228 Incident (a.k.a 228 Massacre)", one of the lowest point in the history of Taiwan. This is interesting because in today's time "228 Incident" is not a widely discussed topic among Taiwanese. For those of you never heard of "228 Incident", you can look it up on Wikipeida or read a book called "Formosa Betrayed" written by George H. Kerr (availble for free online) to get a good idea what it is.

I strongly urge you to have a basic understanding Taiwan's history from its time under Japanese rule all the way up to "228 Incident" before playing this game.

Back to the game, after finished all routes I have to say I cannot recommend this game. Rather than doing it like a typical review I will list the problems I have with this game,

1. Spends little time on the characters.
In my opinion the biggest flaw with this game. Several characters have very little development going on. For instance we don't know why the younger brother of the main character is so obssessed with the Nationalist Government (or why he decided to aid main character's escape in the normal ending). For inexplicable reason the main character suddenly profess his love to his childhood friend on her route, even though the preceeding common route suggests no such romantic feeling. There is more, but you get the gist from it.

2. Unbalanced route
In this game you have 7 endings: 1 normal, 3 bad, and 3 heronie's specific. Excluding the bad endings I can only give 2 endings a grade of pass.

* Ming Hua's ending: Her route turns out to be the longest, and also feels more "complete" than the rest. Writter sure put a lot of effort on her development.
* Chen Yu's ending: Probably the most believable route compared to the rest. If only writter put in more effort on her development.

The rest are either confusing or ended in an abrupt manner.

3. Strong impression of anti-KMT bias.
At the time of "228 Incident", Taiwan was ruled by Kuomintang-led (KMT) Nationalist Government. While the government at that time was very much corrupt and oppressive, this game spends too much time reminding you that. As I play this game I cannot help but wonder if the whole point of the game is to deliver a strong anti-KMT message.

4. Poor quality check
Throughout the game various dialogues either were missing voices or mismatched voices. Did the developer ever play the game several times prior to its release?

5. Ming Hua's voice actor
In the game, Ming Hua speaks both Chinese and Japanese. While her Chinese is okay, her Japanese is terrible. Ideally the Erotes Studio should've hire a Japanese voice actor to cover the Japanese portion.

There are also other issues like premature text break that I could complain about, but these are the 5 problems that I have with this game. Ultimately I cannot recommend this game, despite how unique it is.
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Ikaros
16.8 hrs
Posted: May 9
different people has different fates but they are in the same time.
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xGreatben
6.0 hrs
Posted: May 1
I played few after I buy the game. I dig into the game , the cutsence are nice. Although the dialouge in Japanese is not very good, I think the actress failed to pronounce frequently. It's still worth the price and keep my mind on the game. I pretty sure I'll finish this game. Nice one.
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Major-BerndBaltzar
15.9 hrs
Posted: December 31, 2015
Before you play the game you should:

1) Go to wiki and understand the February 28 Incident
2) Knowing a little bit about the imact of the Chinese Civil War acting on Taiwan
3) Knowing a bit of Tawian's history from 1895 to 1945 (Taiwan was a Japanese colony at that time)

Start the game, try not to cry XD
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バラ
8.7 hrs
Posted: November 29, 2015
It's extremly emotional and it has a lot of of sadness and horror in it.
Just finished all possible routes/endings & unlocking all CGs, I can tell that so far that this game has a lot of impact for being a visual novel. It's extremly amazing, the graphics are really nice and the soundtrack is very beautiful. There's plenty of diffrent choices which changes the story somewhat and how the ending will turn out to be, so make sure you save each time you get to choose, incase you want to load back and try out another choice.

Also even tho there's a lot of good points about this game there is ofc also a few negative points such as there being no actuall translation to text besides the menu & interface being in english.... everything else is in chinese. But they did say they were working on getting the rest translated so I'm sure this won't really be a negative point later on.


If you like VN's that are diffrent or simply not like most other VN's (im ref to all these love/romance/dating happy VN's) then this game is for you.
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Mordarto
10.0 hrs
Posted: April 2, 2015
Edit: I just finished all the routes so I'll modify this review a bit.
Edit 2: A recent update (the one that added trading cards) wiped my gallery saves, but at least my actual save files were kept. Apparently an update earlier wiped some people's actual saves. Just something to keep in mind.

If you're here looking for gameplay and not a fan of reading (which makes me wonder why you're reading this review), turn back now. Visual novels are basically voice-acted choose-your-own-adventure books with drawn characters and background. I'd also recommend you to turn back temporarily if you can't read Chinese, as currently, aside from certain menu options, it's completely in Chinese. The devs did say they'll release a free English translation eventually, but I don't think that'll come any time soon.

If you want to know more about Taiwanese history and don't mind strong anti-KMT (Chinese Nationalists) bias, then I highly recommend this VN. Even if you don't, I'd still recommend it, only for the sake of learning a bit more about that country that used to make a bunch of electronics while enjoying a decent VN.

Objectively, The Rainy Port Keelung is a decent visual novel. Being an indie VN, the OP and voice acting can't compare to high quality Japanese VNs and was jarring to me at first, but I soon got used to it. I can't find fault with the background music, or the art for both characters and the background.

What makes the VN great for me though is the setting, characters, and story. Set in a time where Taiwan is going through a cultural identy crisis between their Japanese colonial past and future under Chinese rule, the three main heroines parallel each culture. There is the super jealous childhood friend who was born in Taiwan, there is the kind-hearted and air-headed half Japanese half Taiwanese land lady who wears a yukata, and there is a tomboy ojousama who just arrived in Taiwan from the mainland. Rounding out the female cast is a cold, intelligent, calculating, and manipulative senpai who received education in Europe. The VN centers around the protagonist and his female acquaintances while cultural tensions rise and living conditions deteriorate around them.

The only major issue for The Rainy Port Keelung is its strong anti-KMT bias. Sure, all sides in the story have both good and bad guys, but the majority of the Chinese nationalists are clearly portrayed as evil. I can't even recall an evil character who identifies as Taiwanese or Japanese.
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なの〈Nano〉
0.1 hrs
Posted: March 31, 2015
*Important reminder*
Guess people will want to know:
Only buttons like 'Skip, Auto, Save, Load, Qsave, Qload, Option, Quit' is in English(the interface), others like menu, any in-game texts are in Chinese(T/S).
Do not buy if you don't feel used to play a untranslated game ._.
EDIT: The devs said they are making the translate, and will have a free update for it later :)
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135 of 179 people (75%) found this review helpful
16 people found this review funny
Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: March 31, 2015
*Important reminder*
Guess people will want to know:
Only buttons like 'Skip, Auto, Save, Load, Qsave, Qload, Option, Quit' is in English(the interface), others like menu, any in-game texts are in Chinese(T/S).
Do not buy if you don't feel used to play a untranslated game ._.
EDIT: The devs said they are making the translate, and will have a free update for it later :)
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55 of 67 people (82%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
Recommended
15.9 hrs on record
Posted: December 31, 2015
Before you play the game you should:

1) Go to wiki and understand the February 28 Incident
2) Knowing a little bit about the imact of the Chinese Civil War acting on Taiwan
3) Knowing a bit of Tawian's history from 1895 to 1945 (Taiwan was a Japanese colony at that time)

Start the game, try not to cry XD
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
57 of 72 people (79%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
Recommended
10.0 hrs on record
Posted: April 2, 2015
Edit: I just finished all the routes so I'll modify this review a bit.
Edit 2: A recent update (the one that added trading cards) wiped my gallery saves, but at least my actual save files were kept. Apparently an update earlier wiped some people's actual saves. Just something to keep in mind.

If you're here looking for gameplay and not a fan of reading (which makes me wonder why you're reading this review), turn back now. Visual novels are basically voice-acted choose-your-own-adventure books with drawn characters and background. I'd also recommend you to turn back temporarily if you can't read Chinese, as currently, aside from certain menu options, it's completely in Chinese. The devs did say they'll release a free English translation eventually, but I don't think that'll come any time soon.

If you want to know more about Taiwanese history and don't mind strong anti-KMT (Chinese Nationalists) bias, then I highly recommend this VN. Even if you don't, I'd still recommend it, only for the sake of learning a bit more about that country that used to make a bunch of electronics while enjoying a decent VN.

Objectively, The Rainy Port Keelung is a decent visual novel. Being an indie VN, the OP and voice acting can't compare to high quality Japanese VNs and was jarring to me at first, but I soon got used to it. I can't find fault with the background music, or the art for both characters and the background.

What makes the VN great for me though is the setting, characters, and story. Set in a time where Taiwan is going through a cultural identy crisis between their Japanese colonial past and future under Chinese rule, the three main heroines parallel each culture. There is the super jealous childhood friend who was born in Taiwan, there is the kind-hearted and air-headed half Japanese half Taiwanese land lady who wears a yukata, and there is a tomboy ojousama who just arrived in Taiwan from the mainland. Rounding out the female cast is a cold, intelligent, calculating, and manipulative senpai who received education in Europe. The VN centers around the protagonist and his female acquaintances while cultural tensions rise and living conditions deteriorate around them.

The only major issue for The Rainy Port Keelung is its strong anti-KMT bias. Sure, all sides in the story have both good and bad guys, but the majority of the Chinese nationalists are clearly portrayed as evil. I can't even recall an evil character who identifies as Taiwanese or Japanese.
Was this review helpful? Yes No Funny
35 of 48 people (73%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
8.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 29, 2015
It's extremly emotional and it has a lot of of sadness and horror in it.
Just finished all possible routes/endings & unlocking all CGs, I can tell that so far that this game has a lot of impact for being a visual novel. It's extremly amazing, the graphics are really nice and the soundtrack is very beautiful. There's plenty of diffrent choices which changes the story somewhat and how the ending will turn out to be, so make sure you save each time you get to choose, incase you want to load back and try out another choice.

Also even tho there's a lot of good points about this game there is ofc also a few negative points such as there being no actuall translation to text besides the menu & interface being in english.... everything else is in chinese. But they did say they were working on getting the rest translated so I'm sure this won't really be a negative point later on.


If you like VN's that are diffrent or simply not like most other VN's (im ref to all these love/romance/dating happy VN's) then this game is for you.
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
22.7 hrs on record
Posted: July 26
NOTE: At the time of this review there is no English text available in this game. For now this game is Chinese text only.

I originally bought this game because this game's story is centered around "228 Incident (a.k.a 228 Massacre)", one of the lowest point in the history of Taiwan. This is interesting because in today's time "228 Incident" is not a widely discussed topic among Taiwanese. For those of you never heard of "228 Incident", you can look it up on Wikipeida or read a book called "Formosa Betrayed" written by George H. Kerr (availble for free online) to get a good idea what it is.

I strongly urge you to have a basic understanding Taiwan's history from its time under Japanese rule all the way up to "228 Incident" before playing this game.

Back to the game, after finished all routes I have to say I cannot recommend this game. Rather than doing it like a typical review I will list the problems I have with this game,

1. Spends little time on the characters.
In my opinion the biggest flaw with this game. Several characters have very little development going on. For instance we don't know why the younger brother of the main character is so obssessed with the Nationalist Government (or why he decided to aid main character's escape in the normal ending). For inexplicable reason the main character suddenly profess his love to his childhood friend on her route, even though the preceeding common route suggests no such romantic feeling. There is more, but you get the gist from it.

2. Unbalanced route
In this game you have 7 endings: 1 normal, 3 bad, and 3 heronie's specific. Excluding the bad endings I can only give 2 endings a grade of pass.

* Ming Hua's ending: Her route turns out to be the longest, and also feels more "complete" than the rest. Writter sure put a lot of effort on her development.
* Chen Yu's ending: Probably the most believable route compared to the rest. If only writter put in more effort on her development.

The rest are either confusing or ended in an abrupt manner.

3. Strong impression of anti-KMT bias.
At the time of "228 Incident", Taiwan was ruled by Kuomintang-led (KMT) Nationalist Government. While the government at that time was very much corrupt and oppressive, this game spends too much time reminding you that. As I play this game I cannot help but wonder if the whole point of the game is to deliver a strong anti-KMT message.

4. Poor quality check
Throughout the game various dialogues either were missing voices or mismatched voices. Did the developer ever play the game several times prior to its release?

5. Ming Hua's voice actor
In the game, Ming Hua speaks both Chinese and Japanese. While her Chinese is okay, her Japanese is terrible. Ideally the Erotes Studio should've hire a Japanese voice actor to cover the Japanese portion.

There are also other issues like premature text break that I could complain about, but these are the 5 problems that I have with this game. Ultimately I cannot recommend this game, despite how unique it is.
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3 of 9 people (33%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
16.8 hrs on record
Posted: May 9
different people has different fates but they are in the same time.
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1 of 6 people (17%) found this review helpful
Recommended
6.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 1
I played few after I buy the game. I dig into the game , the cutsence are nice. Although the dialouge in Japanese is not very good, I think the actress failed to pronounce frequently. It's still worth the price and keep my mind on the game. I pretty sure I'll finish this game. Nice one.
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