A story about an ordinary human girl and her romantic encounters with knights and princes. These characters may be gentle, passionate, considerate, or inhospitable. There are many character styles to suit a variety of individual player tastes.
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Release Date: Dec 29, 2015

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June 17

Version 1.06

● Rule adjustments
■ When fail to enter a character's route, it will become impossible to call or come across him.
■ To enter a character's route, his affection must be the highest (except for the hidden character).
■ Players now can skip the prologue after completing the game for the first time.

● Changed quick menu, added F.SKIP.
● Minor updates to character voices.
● Fixed other bugs.

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May 9

Version 1.05

● Rule adjustments:
■ All clothes purchased can be owned forever after reaching a normal ending (means not game over).
■ Wearing the clothes purchased will add up to the magic power of one corresponding element.
■ Minor adjustments made to the attributes gained by taking classes and doing part-time jobs, the price of presents and the magic power levels of four elements.
■ Made it easier to access some specific plots.

● Updated English translations.
● Adjustment made to the interface of the closet.
● Redesigned the interface of the calendar to match the date with the day of the week.
● Fixed other bugs.

Official guidebook has been posted on Steam Guides along with this update.

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About This Game

In order to better shape my future,
I came to a strange city alone seeking to attain knowledge.
However, this happiness could not be shared with my father, whom I had recently learned died in an accident.
Helplessness and panic, It is my choice...
But the reality weighed heavy on my heart
Accidental deaths are rarely an accident...
Could someone, once a friend, perhaps be the murderer?
Who is the killer...
What should I do...
What is the purpose of the Holy See?
What secrets are held by the Bloodline?
In the end who is the real boss?

Key Features

  • This is an otome dating simulation (male romantic paths).
  • Make your own schedule! Arrange your studies, work part-time jobs, or just seek out some entertainment.
  • More interaction! - Talking is not the only way that you gain intimate links with handsome boys... You can make your gaming experience better by going on dates and sending gifts!
  • Nearly 40 gorgeous CGs combine with the remarkable plots to bring you into the world of magic and wonder.
  • Original Soundtrack featuring 10+ tracks!
  • Multiple endings. The choices you make matter!

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP or better
    • Processor: 1.2 GHz Pentium 4
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: Integrated Graphics
    • Storage: 850 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X 10.6 or better
    • Processor: Any 64 bit processor
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: Integrated Graphics
    • Storage: 850 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • Processor: 1.2 GHz Pentium 4
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: Integrated Graphics
    • Storage: 850 MB available space
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kurozora.konoi
18.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 21
First of all, I need to tell one thing. I recommend this game, but only to people who are really fond of typical otome visual novels. This isn't a game someone who sometimes plays a VN without being really into it would enjoy.

With that said, the game has some issues, like a poorly done english version (even I, with my not so good english, can see it) and some coding problem on the secret route. The volume levels of the voice acting track tend to fluctuate too.
These were the bad points. Yet I still recommend it because it's a pretty little game. It's easy, so for once the pesky stats grinding isn't really troublesome. You just need to enjoy the story, and make the right choices.
I felt genuinely concerned about the characters and their well-being and happiness, and this is one of the most important traits of an otome game in my opinion.
Back to the voice acting - yes, the volume levels have problems. But the acting itself is really enjoyable in my opinion. I remember almost crying at some scenes because of it!
The music is overall pretty too, with a very nice ending song.

Overall, I'd give this game a 6/10 score. It has lots of issues, but it's still really enjoyable and relaxing, with lovely good endings and heart-wrecking bad endings.
I suggest you purchase it only if you're really into VN and if it's on sale!
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RedhopeOtaku
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 15
Art - 7/10
The art for this game is done decently and the character designs aren't bad.

Story - 6/10
I can't follow the story due to the awful translation. And it seems pretty cliche anyway.

Gameplay - 5/10
Yeah I get it, the game has some mechanics but they are a bit hard to follow and at points I wonder why even have them. But without them the game might actually just be utter trash.

Honestly, I looked at screen shots and was intrigued to play. But the translation is just awful and I can't understand whats happening. Also the scenes in this game are weird.... There are cut scences where its just like "hi, how are you?" and the guy says "UHH I don't want to talk about it, bye." and thats literally the end of the scene. Save yourself some time and don't buy this.
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William
2.6 hrs on record
Posted: August 15
Meme
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merrin
11.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 14
bad
- non-sensical plot and mediocre characters further dragged down by a messy translation
- I'm not into simulation games, but I don't think this is a very good one, it gives you a lot of options on how to plan your day but seeing as you can ignore 90% and still get all the endings they are clearly just filler to make it look like a proper sim game and not integral to any part of the game mechanics

I regret buying this. damn steam sales.
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[DV] DanixKm
15.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 5
I was so hesitant at first to buy this game with the negative reviews and steered clear for a while until I saw it on sale and finally purchased it.... I wish I'd never listened to those negative reviews since I found myself thoroughly enjoying this VN.

Is it perfect? No.

There are some spelling and grammatical errors but (to me at least) that didn't take away the enjoyment from playing through this. If that kind of thing puts you off or ruins the immersion for you then yes, I'd have to say avoid but if you can get over that then this is well worth it.

I personally found the characters likable and the story quite interesting while also enjoying the stat building part that I usually hate in these types of VN's.


Great art and personally I found the voices fitting (Yes, I do not understand the language but tone, infliction etc still brought it to life)

I had quite a few fun hours playing this and going through the different routes and have to recommend it.
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lunamognut
23.0 hrs on record
Posted: July 28
I picked up Blood Code during a steam sale, some of the more negative reviews had me nervous that I wouldn't enjoy this game at all but I thought it still looked interesting so I picked it up.

I'm really glad I did! The translation is nothing to brag about, but honestly it didn't bother me too much. I play a lot of otome games and not all of them have great translation but are still great games.

My only real complaint here would probably be replay value. In the middle of a route it's a little monotenous to just hurry through the weeks to get to the end, but again it's not something that bothered me to the point of disliking the game.

I thought the story was interesting, the art is really beautiful and I do enjoy the stat raising aspect of this game.

If you're an otome fan, I would reccomend this game. It's not perfect but I really did enjoy it. I think Jesse makes the entire game worth it. :p
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SparklyKittenSouls
17.4 hrs on record
Posted: July 22
I will be straight here. The translation is horrid and the days seem to fly by with no real connection to any of the characters except for one route (which I won't go into details on, but it seems to have a little more to it than the others that I have played). I don't hate this game though, honestly. The artwork is pretty. Some of the CGs are GORGEOUS (I have a couple saved to my folder of wallpapers lol).
Would I recommend this game? Meh. Yeah. 10 dollars isn't bad. It IS interesting and I did enjoy it quite a bit for being so badly translated (plus I got quite a few laughs at what they were saying vs what they should have said).

Not a "prefect" (as they liked to write in the game so often lol) game by any means, no, and if it goes up in price definitely don't spend the money, but I will leave a solid recommendation to get it if you don't mind spending the 10 and having a good laugh and looking at some beautiful artwork.
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autumnsapphires
14.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 22
The regret.
Honestly, the art is pretty. I like the character concepts. The plot could be fantastic.
I'll never know, though, because the translation is awful. There are times it feels like I've missed whole sections of the story because the characters are all of a sudden talking about something else. It's really really a terrible translation.

I couldn't even make it through one full route. I'm rather sorry I paid for this game. I very much wanted to like this game. If they update and improve the translation, I would absolutely give it another chance.

For now, I'll be uninstalling it to free up space on my laptop.
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Arisa
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 4
Played the prologue and I quickly got tired/bored of this game. It was tedious, cliche, and the characters/plot didn't appeal to me.
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melpopenn
4.4 hrs on record
Posted: July 3
It's interesting and i love the art style. there ae some plot issues but you probably have to play all the routes to get the whole story and well there are definate translation issue but not nearly as bad as i was told they would be. a solid 4/5
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
15.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 5
I was so hesitant at first to buy this game with the negative reviews and steered clear for a while until I saw it on sale and finally purchased it.... I wish I'd never listened to those negative reviews since I found myself thoroughly enjoying this VN.

Is it perfect? No.

There are some spelling and grammatical errors but (to me at least) that didn't take away the enjoyment from playing through this. If that kind of thing puts you off or ruins the immersion for you then yes, I'd have to say avoid but if you can get over that then this is well worth it.

I personally found the characters likable and the story quite interesting while also enjoying the stat building part that I usually hate in these types of VN's.


Great art and personally I found the voices fitting (Yes, I do not understand the language but tone, infliction etc still brought it to life)

I had quite a few fun hours playing this and going through the different routes and have to recommend it.
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
Recommended
23.0 hrs on record
Posted: July 28
I picked up Blood Code during a steam sale, some of the more negative reviews had me nervous that I wouldn't enjoy this game at all but I thought it still looked interesting so I picked it up.

I'm really glad I did! The translation is nothing to brag about, but honestly it didn't bother me too much. I play a lot of otome games and not all of them have great translation but are still great games.

My only real complaint here would probably be replay value. In the middle of a route it's a little monotenous to just hurry through the weeks to get to the end, but again it's not something that bothered me to the point of disliking the game.

I thought the story was interesting, the art is really beautiful and I do enjoy the stat raising aspect of this game.

If you're an otome fan, I would reccomend this game. It's not perfect but I really did enjoy it. I think Jesse makes the entire game worth it. :p
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
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59 of 72 people (82%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
10.4 hrs on record
Posted: December 31, 2015
First impressions review.

Pros:
  • Great looking art.
Cons:
  • The awkward translation into English is a huge downside for a visual novel. While mostly gramatically sound, the sentences aren't natural conversational English and read like they come from an auto-translator.
  • The character voice audio quality isn't uniform and the voice acting quality itself isn't very good (subjectively). It was distracting to the point where I had to turn the voices off to continue playing.
  • The manner the characters are introduced is very awkward.
  • The beginning of the game has little to no cohesive structure. It jumps from day to day in order to shallowly introduce new characters.
  • The protagonist is not introduced well and there is no exposition regarding her character.

I'll update this review as I continue in the game. I'm interested to get to the actual meat of the game, but honestly my first few hours don't inspire me to want to play much more. While cheaper than most games like this on Steam, it feels like the quality of the game has suffered a lot for it.
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53 of 65 people (82%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
4.8 hrs on record
Posted: December 29, 2015
There are some errors with translations and grammar not quite sounding correct, however, that will be easily fixed as more updates come out. The game itself is beautiful art wise, and the soundtrack is relaxing and pleasing to listen to. (There are a few area where the music will jump in volume to be quite loud though, so please be carefull of that.) The backgrounds are stunning, and the badges and emotes are pretty cute as well, the cards are pretty dull in comparison to the rest of the unlockables, but they are still fairly adorable. (backgroud and lvl 1 badge examples are on my page, as my background and featured badge)

The gameplay is slightly different to other sims I've played because of the schedule planning, but when it comes down to it, this is a stat raising game. Although it's still easy to enjoy since the stat requirements don't need obsessive grinding to pass the test at the end of each game month, and the stat test only raises by about 200 points each time, so as long as you have 2 or 3 study days a week you're good. You have to visit each place once or twice in order to unlock the jobs, and then you can start earning money for items.

It reminds me of Nicole, due to some aspects of the story, but I don't think you can actual investigate in the same way you stat raise. You just have to let the mystery unfold along with the game's cutscenes. However cutscenes happen at least once a game week, so it's not like Dandelion where you have really long wait periods of nothing but stat grinding. And the stat skill are all counted as one stat for the end of game month checks, so the only stat that actually matters on it's own would be the one that corresponds to your chosen route.

The characters are charming, and although there are cliche aspects, they are done in a way that makes it hard to hate any of them. The designs of the characters aren't super unique, but the changes in their faces and stance when you chose different dialogue options are amazing details that allow their personalities to shine through. The voice acting however is the one thing I wasn't too happy with. The voices are great fits for the characters, but the lines tend to be read emotionless. (Or maybe I just can't pick up emotion very well in chinese.) And, again an audio problem, the voice actors can be very hard to hear due to the music spiking in volume for certain tracks, so I found myself having to readjust my audio settings quite a few times.

Overall, it is a very nice Ootome, and I would absolutely recommend it just for the art alone, but the entire game is just so well done that it makes it well worth the price. Although it's already very cheap compared to most of the Ootomes on steam at the moment.

NOTE: I haven't finished any of the routes yet, but I'll be adding to this review as I go through. Based on the fact that I have over 4 hours so far in the game (and I think not even half way through my first route), I'm really happy with the length and quality of the stories. I say stories since a good half of the main story cutscenes so far have been centered more towards the guy I'm going for first, so I assume I can safely say that you won't have to go through the same exact main story and cutscenes each play through like quite a few of the Ootomes I've played.
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49 of 62 people (79%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
6.6 hrs on record
Posted: January 11
I really wanted to like this game. I've seen it in the otome section for months, and I was waiting a really long time for it to come out. There aren't enough otome games on steam and this one looked really promising and looked a lot better than a lot of the ones on here. I just didn't like it at all.

Positives:

-The art is amazing, I like the character designs.

Negatives:

-The story has so much potential to be engaging and interesting but it's just flat. I like its concept, but it just doesn't deliver.
-I can't get attached to any of the characters at all. All the love interests have a flat personality that seems more robotic than human like. In an otome game I expect to get emotionally attached to the love interests in some way, and actually care about them. They're dull. None of them evoke any emotion out of me. All of the side characters also have a flat, dull personality that makes you unable to get attached to them.
-It's really hard to emotionally connect or empathize with the main character. Her personality is really shallow. Just really uninteresting.
-Just eh writing in general. It won't get you immersed in the game. I had to stop playing a lot because I just couldn't stay interested.

Plus I'm kinda creeped out that an aged 25+ teacher is a dating option for a 14-15 year old girl. It's optional, but it's still there.

But if you want a game that will get you emotionally attached to the characters and immersed in a story, this isn't it. Really disappointing.
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18 of 24 people (75%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
6.6 hrs on record
Posted: January 9
It was hard for me to get far enough in this game to properly review it. The prologue jumps around talking to different characters with no sense of time passing. In the beginning it feels though they cut the scenes with the love interests out of a story that might have been taking place, and pasted them together. Unfortunately, the writing just isn't up to par, and it's obvious that it's not just a translation problem. Clichés are ok, but there is not much beyond that. Some of the voice acting wasn't very good, either. Comparing it to similar games, Blood Code falls short. Magical Diary has magic skills you improve and use, it has friend characters that feel like real people, and an interesting story and love interest.

Otome games on Steam in a similar price range where your money would be better spent: Date Warp, Magical Diary, How to Take Off Your Mask, Cinders
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22 of 32 people (69%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
18.3 hrs on record
Posted: December 29, 2015
Good game thats worth the price. The translation can come off as rather rough, its not incomprehensible but if you're bothered by minor grammar and spelling errors and a wooden way of writing, then you might want to look at other Visual Novels. The CGs are okay, but overall the art is very pretty, and the music is very soothing. The voice acting is decent, but all involved characters besides the protagonist are voice, which is impressive.

The stat building isn't tedious, there are very little elements you have to keep track of and they're mostly explained to you by the beginning of the game. You can even call the boys you want and they'll flat out tell you what gifts they like, and after that the game has icons to remind you of their preference. There's a decent amount of room to explore the mechanics of the game, and what gets triggered by what so you get certain dialogue options, events, CGs and endings. The element of stat building and time management, however, tapers off around the second half of the game as it begins to focus on tying up the story and the outcome of your relationship, which actually makes it rather boring since a lot of your investment in this game will be making sure you're adequately investing in your needed stats, passing monthly benchmarks, scheduling dates and hording money so you can buy your boy presents.

This game isn't for you if you're not into micro managing, though it is a good gateway game for those who want to learn the basics of strategizing around those games. Storywise, its passable, the magic and vampire backstory adds some mystery and style to what is essentially a high school romance game. It creates for itself some kind of lore, but generally you don't need to immerse yourself in any of it to follow each route.

Oh, from the initial three boys I've played through, the story and its triggers remain the same. There's no alternate side of the story or layers, the different boys you pursue will offer different subplots and a slightly different outcome that puts the at the forefront of wrapping up the protagonist's conflict. Still, its decently replayable for the CGs and alternate endings.
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9 of 11 people (82%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 1
While the mechanics of the game are decent and the artwork is beautiful, the translating was poor. Sometimes it took me three minutes to decipher what was trying to be said.
The music was good and what I understood from the characters dialog, so were the characters.
The poor translation does get really annoying though.
I wish I could give this game a 50/100 score, but I can\'t. For me the confusion I had toward the game caused by its poor translation was more a deal breaker for me, than the beautiful artwork and music.
A visual novel needs a good story, artwork, music, and possibly good voice acting if it\'s in the budget. If a visual novel lacks any of these things with the exception of voice acting, it will not be very popular with its audience. And Blood Code\'s translating made the story very confusing and hard to enjoy.
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11 of 15 people (73%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 10
I think that the characters are pretty good and that Christ is quite a babe! lol Well anyway, I like otome visual novels and this one has it all! four men to choose and they are all good in my book! (lol) the translation is much better in this version and that's really good as I always read every sentence in the VN, otherwise yur a cheater!
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