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Higurashi When They Cry Hou - Ch.4 Himatsubushi

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The 58th year of Shouwa, early summer.
It’s June, and the summer heat has arrived earlier than it does most years.
By day there are crickets, and by night there are cicadas.

We’re in Hinamizawa, a small village in the countryside.
There are fewer than two thousand people here. But every year, there is an event.

This event is a mysterious death.

On a certain day in June, someone dies, and someone else goes missing.
The series of deaths is connected to the upheaval surrounding the dam construction project.
A murder case that was covered up is being reenacted.
Is it a conspiracy? A coincidence? Or perhaps a curse?

Someone who was supposed to be there isn’t.
Someone who wasn’t supposed to be there is.

Someone who was alive last night is dead now.
And someone who is here right now isn’t alive.

So, there is no way to avert tragedy. There is no choice but to give up.
But don’t give up.

Only you can stand up to this.
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07th Expansion
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https://07th-expansion.net/

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Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04 or newer
Processor: 1 Ghz or faster processor
Memory: 1 GB RAM
Graphics: 256Mb OpenGL2 or higher
Storage: 500 MB available space
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System requirements for PC

7 / 8 / 10
Processor: Pentium 4 1.4GHz
Memory: 1 GB RAM
DirectX: Version 9.0
Graphics: DirectX or OpenGL Compatible Video Card
Storage: 500 MB available space
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System requirements for macOS

10.11 or later
Processor: 1 Ghz or faster processor
Memory: 1 GB RAM
Storage: 500 MB available space
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Higurashi When They Cry Hou - Ch.4 Himatsubushi reviews and comments

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Microsoft from Deutsch
Higurashi When They Cry Hou-Ch.4 Himatsubushi is a Sound novel in which Sound, Backdrop and characters together create the Atmosphere of the Game, and the Successor of Higurashi When They Cry Hou-Ch.3 Tatarigoroshi. This Time we get a Glimpse of what Happened before the Serial Murder in Hinamizawa. The Policeman Mamoru Akasaka is sent to that same village to investigate in a strictly confidential case concerning the Kidnapping of the Grandson of a Politician, and not only comes into contact with the Legends of Hinamizawa, but has some strange Encounters. With the Inhabitants of the Village ... Although the Horror elements are far thinner this time than in the Predecessors of the fourth Chapter, there are some Moments when you feel uneasy and are potentially Afraid of what happens next. The Story sheds light on part of the time when the Protests against the Construction of the Dam took place and also throws a Key to the Whole Story for the reader, but since the Doors to the Answers are still missing, one can only put forward theories at first. Personally, I have found very great Favor in the story of Higurashi-When They Cry over the First three Chapters and can say that Chapter 4 doesn't change that. It is shorter than the previous Chapters, but is just as well written and fits flawlessly into the whole Story. Much like the other Parts, it left me with Confusion and a bitter Taste in my Mouth, given the inevitable Fate highlighted. The Question Arcs are completed with Chapter 4, which means that in the next Chapters, the Answer Arcs, the Doors to the Keys will be gradually opened. Higurashi When They Cry Hou-Ch.4 Himatsubushi gets 8 out of 10 Points from me and the following Predicates: A Touch of the Mysterious In Stone carved Definitely cobodone-appropriate
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In this quarter of Higurashi we return once again to Hinamizawa but from another very different approach to the three previous deliveries: This time the events are a few years before and is not Keiichi the protagonist, but a rookie policeman, Akasaka. After the kidnapping of a minister's grandson, our protagonist is sent in spite of being in a somewhat delicate situation to the charming and secluded Hinamizawa, where he will go in search of clues to see if there is relationship between the aforementioned kidnapping and its inhabitants. And there, you will meet a very special girl named Rika Furude. This delivery can be considered more serious in addition to not walking as much by the branches as it happened in the first parts, something that personally I appreciate very much. That Yes, its durability is resentful of it as a counterpart but I think it has the perfect duration but would have appreciated a little more interaction between the protagonist and Rika. I have Not been afraid either as I did with the first two parts but it is true that it has parts that keeps you in a certain tension and, unexpectedly, has managed to fall me some other tear. As I expected, Himatsubushi does not respond to all the questions but if the dark recesses of the plot begins to be glimpsed, but there are still questions to be solved... Although that plays in the arc of the answers that compose chapters 5 to 8. Do I Recommend Higurashi When they Cry Hou-Ch. 4 Himatsubushi? Yes, it is the golden brooch for the bow of questions that although it gives us less amount of reading invites us to know a story that, although it does not reside in it the terror, will impregnate us with intrigue and touch in the majority the sensitive vein. His soundtrack I have not stopped praising in previous reviewens so here I have not mentioned, like his dubbing (requires mods to enjoy this kind of novels in its entirety). If you liked the previous deliveries you don't need to know that it is obligatory to read Himatsubushi and let yourself be dragged by the mystery surrounding Hinamizawa.
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