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Doki Doki Literature Club!

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Doki Doki Literature Club puts you into the role of an anime character, an average Japanese schoolboy. Your protagonist joins a literature club in which he's the only male member. The remaining four girls – Monica, Sayori, Natsuki, and Yuri – compete for the boy’s attention. Each girl represents a certain anime character stereotype, such as tsundere, genki or kudere. As you get to know them closer, however, they turn out to have individual character traits on their own. Eventually, you will choose one of the girls to romance with and follow her personal storyline. The gameplay is based on interactions with the other characters and carefully choosing dialogue options. You will also perform tasks as a club member. The latter includes "writing" poetry, although the player actually only gets to select certain words to fill the blanks.
The plot and dialogue are front and center in this game. The visuals and soundtrack, however, are static and minimalistic: the music is looped, and characters have a very limited number of sprites in each scene. There's no voice acting, and you only interact with characters through text.

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Team Salvato
Team Salvato
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System requirements for macOS

  • OS: OS X 10.9
  • Processor: 1.8GHz Dual-Core CPU
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Integrated graphics
  • Storage: 350 MB available space

System requirements for PC

  • OS: Windows 7
  • Processor: 1.8GHz Dual-Core CPU
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Integrated graphics
  • Storage: 350 MB available space
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Doki Doki Literature Club! Harmless Name, I told myself. I like Visual Novels, I thought to myself. I also love Animes, that's absolutely true. But this Visual Novel, took me to a new Level of like from Visual Novel. Why is this so? Let's Put it that way ... If you expect a Game differently than it actually is and this one is plowing the fucking Brain into the Meat Grinder, then such a Game has done everything right. Yes, I know that for some, a Visual Novel is not a Game, but that doesn't matter here, it can also be a Movie or a book, or just a Novel, Manga, Documentary or anything else. "This game is not suitable for children or those who are easily disturbed." What is supposed to happen already great, many have certainly said to themselves at this Game name and were smashed to the Bottom of the Facts. I'm not going to tell anything about it here, just write this Review and give a Thumbs up. What else should I do? The Game is free and damn good. One of the few Games that don't cost a Fortune and shows you how good Games can be if you just Think about what the Customer might like. And that's what the Reviews show now, because they speak Volumes when it's deserved. Pro: + free + wtf + Sound + story + Monika... oh Monika + Moni a + M n k + oni a Contra:-"This game is not suitable for children or those who are easily disturbed." Conclusion: Anyone who likes to watch Animes or is also on Visual Novels is welcome here. After all, it's free and you can watch that. I'm always someone who pays tribute to free Games (which are good, or could be good for others) and gives the Thumbs up. Love for this Game has grown and this Game definitely deserves it. Well, some People will not like it, but that is the way it is. Not everyone can please it, because the Tastes are different. I definitely make a Recommendation here, because first some Developers can cut a Slice here and because that plays out, Forgiveness is worth reading. For more Reviews of me Subscribe here and at pleasure also like to join my Group. Aus eigener Sache: ══════════════════════════════════════════════ Zensur in Games? No thanks! Unfortunately, not all Games that are available on Steam and have been censored are marked accordingly. If You want reliable and up-to-date Information on the Censorship Status of Games, check out for UNCUT! Pass and follow the Curator To get humble about Censors in Games. Zur Website [www.foruncut.com] • Zum neuen Forum [www.foruncut.com] ══════════════════════════════════════════════
Depressing, but sweet. So, bittersweet. I liked the depressing parts as well as the sweet parts. It's interesting, too. Mentally stimulating, not just emotionally stimulating. Heed the warnings. I wouldn't be surprised if someone has killed themselves over this game. But if you honestly think you can handle it, play it now!
«Beaten more than once»
Honestly, I’m not into visual novels, I always thought they are boring. But this game is a unique experience. Play this game even if you’re not a fan of VN - it’s amazing.  
«Blew my mind»
«That ending!»
The game is done right with all its visuals, sounds and so on but there are many better projects on the market currently. This game just tries to scare you but it fails like a cheap movie. Of course, it’s free and maybe I’m too tough but for me the game isn’t interesting at all. 
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