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.
● 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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videogamefangirl15
( 20.9 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
This game was very fun and enjoyable, I just wish the grammar was better. Playing this game made it very obvious that whoever translated this did not have English as a first language, and definitely didn't understand how English grammar works. while the translation is bad, it's at least passable in most of the story relevant parts. however, the translations during the date events were frankly a hot mess. the game has full Chinese voice acting, however in my opinion the voices just sounded weird and out of place, so I opted to play the game with voices turned off. If you can look past the sloppy translation job, this is still a fun and cute game with nice art, music, and characters, that's definitely worth playing.
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Maximoo
( 5.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 17
I forgot to review this game whenever I first got it. I tried to play it, I really did. I tried to get through at least one route, I REALLY did. I wanted to like it, again, I really, really, really did.

Between bad translation, the plot feels awkward to me at times, and the characters feel kind of bare-bones at times, it all just boils down to the gameplay and art.

Gameplay, I liked before the update today--I'll try out the update another day, but the mechanics are pretty good, and they've taken time to learn and get used to, which is nice for a visual novel. I would say a 7 / 10.

Art... I can't critique any of the audio in this game because, well, simply put, I didn't listen to it. The audio is also art in a game, keep that in mind! As for backgrounds, cg, and talksprites, it's nice! Great! I'm sad that I can't date the lady in the magic shop place or whatever, but whatever! There's also a guy that I, personally, feel like is Generic Ayato in terms of physical appearance. Y'know, Ayato, that one guy from Diabolik Lovers, the other otome game that involved vampires. I'm fine with him looking like Ayato, because DAMN he's gorgeous, but uh, I know that kinda thing bugs people.

I mean, I'm probably forgetting //a lot// because I haven't touched this game in forever and it'll be awhile before I wanna because of how ??? it was to me, but damn this is what I remember. Really can't recommend it, not for 10 USD at least.
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OtomeGirl90
( 4.1 hrs on record )
Posted: June 16
This is a really well made Otome game, It's alot for a really good price and pretty artwork! 10/10
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Alienated Human.
( 3.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 5
At the beginning, its quite boring but stuff gets really interesting and I Love Locke <3 he's cute.
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bromig12
( 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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portia.lee
( 2.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 25
not too bad, I died in the end, lol
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SecretSarah
( 15.9 hrs on record )
Posted: May 20
The best word to describe this game is 'tedious'. This game is set in a high school (for no real reason) so naturally it is played out over a school year. Unfortunately there is really only enough story to cover about a month. The story is so thinly stretched that weeks go by without anything happening. Every week you have to pick your classes in order to build stats that are not ever used in a meaningful way. You have the option to get jobs and make money but there's nothing worthwhile to buy that you cannot already buy with your starting money.

The art and music are good but the english translation, while understandable, is bad.
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Lightoning
( 6.4 hrs on record )
Posted: May 17
First I want to say that the game was bought by me for only the background which was 30 euro too freaking expensive but a beautifull background then i started the game to get cards ofcourse i wanted to do something on my PC so I said to myself why i dont try this game it could be fun started playing and i was amused by the greatly written text and good names of the characters "Christ Brunch" and "Leia Ephelis" and other great names like those later while I was still playing i saw some great conversations without wrong meanings like this one ENJOY!!!
Character A: Your friend? Really i want to meet her. She must be an excellent composer to write such a melody!
Character B: Yes she was but unfortunately she had passed away.
Character A: ...I'm sorry.
Character B: That's ok it's your turn now.

I GIVE THIS GAME 15/10 WOULD GIVE MY MONEY FOR "GAY CHRIST BRUNCH" BACKGROUND AGAIN.

Edit:I bought the background anyways dont waste your money just buy the background
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Silaris Alpha
( 6.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 16
really, really good story!
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dwarf
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 15
Product received for free
this game has already brought me back to my inner high school love story.

9/10
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
7 of 8 people (88%) 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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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
4.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 16
This is a really well made Otome game, It's alot for a really good price and pretty artwork! 10/10
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 5
At the beginning, its quite boring but stuff gets really interesting and I Love Locke <3 he's cute.
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
5.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 17
I forgot to review this game whenever I first got it. I tried to play it, I really did. I tried to get through at least one route, I REALLY did. I wanted to like it, again, I really, really, really did.

Between bad translation, the plot feels awkward to me at times, and the characters feel kind of bare-bones at times, it all just boils down to the gameplay and art.

Gameplay, I liked before the update today--I'll try out the update another day, but the mechanics are pretty good, and they've taken time to learn and get used to, which is nice for a visual novel. I would say a 7 / 10.

Art... I can't critique any of the audio in this game because, well, simply put, I didn't listen to it. The audio is also art in a game, keep that in mind! As for backgrounds, cg, and talksprites, it's nice! Great! I'm sad that I can't date the lady in the magic shop place or whatever, but whatever! There's also a guy that I, personally, feel like is Generic Ayato in terms of physical appearance. Y'know, Ayato, that one guy from Diabolik Lovers, the other otome game that involved vampires. I'm fine with him looking like Ayato, because DAMN he's gorgeous, but uh, I know that kinda thing bugs people.

I mean, I'm probably forgetting //a lot// because I haven't touched this game in forever and it'll be awhile before I wanna because of how ??? it was to me, but damn this is what I remember. Really can't recommend it, not for 10 USD at least.
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58 of 71 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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52 of 64 people (81%) 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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47 of 60 people (78%) 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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17 of 24 people (71%) found this review helpful
7 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: January 7
Got this strange game as a present... glad it wasn`t me, who spent money on this sh*t.
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