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Rance VI (nsfw link inside)

Post by Franka » Fri Dec 23, 2016 7:02 pm

It's... finally... out... Rance VI English translation!! WOOOO!!!

Ok, ok, explanation. Rance is the longest running eroge game series in the world (first game released in 1989, latest game currently in development), which also happens to have become some of the best RPGs and strategy games to come out of Japan over the years. Rance himself is a horrible anti-hero, a selfish rapist scumbag porn protagonist who conquers the world with his "Hyper Weapon" (SJWs can stop reading here), yes indeed, a true misogynist macho relic of a bygone time. If you can't see this as comedy, you might possibly be offended, what do I know?

The Rance series reinvents itself over and over, and Rance VI is a first person dungeon crawler with party based battles that look like something Winter Wolves might have made (huh). I've played through the game in its original Japanese twice, understanding maybe 0.05% of what the heck was going on. NOW I CAN PLAY THE GAME IN ENGRISH!!! AND SO CAN YOU!!!!

It even comes with the mega peculiar, almost indescribable Rance 5D game as a bonus. (Roulette wheel dungeon crawler? For reals??)

Find out more here. (NSFW)

Rance VII (Sengoku Rance) was already unofficially translated, and it's one of the foremost strategy games with a story ever made. Older Rance games also have translations, but gameplay might be a bit too archaic by today's standards.

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Re: Rance VI (nsfw link inside)

Post by jack1974 » Fri Dec 23, 2016 7:11 pm

I always heard good things about that series, but never tried it. Might do that for "research" :mrgreen:
Jokes apart I read it has good mechanics :)

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Re: Rance VI (nsfw link inside)

Post by pahldus » Sat Dec 24, 2016 3:50 am

I played Sengoku Rance and the gameplay is pretty cool for the style with a fairly steep difficulty spike. As for the eroge parts, I found them a bit cringeworthy at times, but they are well drawn at least.

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Re: Rance VI (nsfw link inside)

Post by Franka » Sat Dec 24, 2016 12:49 pm

It's really funny that an eroge series has considerably better gameplay than eroge, but that's Alicesoft for you.

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Re: Rance VI (nsfw link inside)

Post by Jaeger » Tue Dec 27, 2016 10:48 pm

Unfortunately, the subject matter is too much for me, even if isn't meant to be taken seriously. Otherwise, I might have given the series a chance.

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Re: Rance VI (nsfw link inside)

Post by Troyen » Wed Dec 28, 2016 12:43 am

Franka wrote:It's really funny that an eroge series has considerably better gameplay than eroge, but that's Alicesoft for you.
It's kind of sad that an eroge series has considerably better gameplay than many non-eroge games, but that's Alicesoft for you. (I don't see a lot of good competition in the vein of Sengoku.)

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Post by Franka » Wed Dec 28, 2016 8:04 am

Troyen wrote:It's kind of sad that an eroge series has considerably better gameplay than many non-eroge games, but that's Alicesoft for you. (I don't see a lot of good competition in the vein of Sengoku.)
Well, that says more about the market in general. :|

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Re: Rance VI (nsfw link inside)

Post by jack1974 » Wed Dec 28, 2016 8:11 am

I think the Sengoku is a cool setting for strategy/wargames. I'd like to do a game in that period one day. But of course first have to finish "a few other games" :lol:

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Post by Troyen » Wed Dec 28, 2016 9:37 am

It's not just the setting, but the game oozed style. Each faction felt unique in their own awesome way. You have a chance to do the same with the factions in UL. :)

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Re: Rance VI (nsfw link inside)

Post by jack1974 » Wed Dec 28, 2016 1:41 pm

Haha I don't think so, make something "unique" is probably the hardest thing ever. Easier to make something balanced, and I've said everything (months and months of work).

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