Our protagonist, a fairly ordinary, normal, down to earth young man, has his whole world view shattered when a strange force comes to him and causes him to switch bodies with his classmates. But not just any bodies, he leaps into the bodies of his two 'school idols' the girls he has had aOur protagonist, a fairly ordinary, normal, down to earth young man, has his whole world view shattered when a strange force comes to him and causes him to switch bodies with his classmates. But not just any bodies, he leaps into the bodies of his two 'school idols' the girls he has had a crush on for a long time and been unsure who to ask out.
What initially seems great soon takes a darker turn as he realizes his two 'perfect idols' have some secrets of their own.
What is more he has no idea what is happening to his own body or what is causing this supernatural event.
A casual visual novel to play,
With multiple options to choose,
Featuring two romance options to explore,
In a not so ordinary slice of life adventure.… Expand
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Apr 17, 2016Thank you KageSpartan for the game donation.
I was pleasantly surprised by Highschool Possession. I went in, expecting a cliched visualThank you KageSpartan for the game donation.
I was pleasantly surprised by Highschool Possession. I went in, expecting a cliched visual novel that should belong in the Steam trash bag but I found myself surprisingly enjoying it.
I have a weird feeling this is gonna be a shorter review than what I usually write as there isn't as much to cover in a visual novel than in other games.
For those who are unfammilliar with a visual novel then I'll give you a quick introduction. Visual novels are quite self explanatory. It's a novel that you have visuals to accompany you. So for those that only care about the gameplay of a game, then you probbly won't like visual novels, but, if you're like me and enjoy the story of a game or if you're someone who likes to play/watch something different in you life, then visual novels might be perfect for you. I'm not saying there isn't any gameplay in a visual novel, there is gameplay but it isn't the central focus. The gameplay of a visual novel is just you choosing wht you might say in a certain situation but that's just about the only gameplay there is in a visual novel.
With the introduction to a visual novel out of the way, I'll get onto the actual review now.
Highschool Possession doesn't have as much gameplay as othr visual novels do but that doesn't always mean that it's going to be bad but the gameplay sections of Highschool Possessions don't come up that often and it didn't feel like I was affecting much of what would happen in the story with these decisions. The game is about 2 hours long and you could maybe streatch it to 3 hours if you want to see all of the endings but there are only around 5 sections of the game where you can change the affects of the game and all of them feel like hey won't make much of a difference to the events that will unfold.
Now onto the main part a visual novel needs to get right, the story. Does it succeed? Yes. The story is really compelling and has a great message to get out to people and even though it's sort of a message to teen troubles, it was still fun going through the story and it included likeable characters, despite only having around 8 included. The story is that you're a boy named Hikaru and he has a crush on 2 female students. He doesn't know which one to ask out. However, one morning he wakes up to find that he keeps on switching between thse 2 girls' bodies, everytime he falls asleep. When he's in their bodies, he gets to experience what their life is like and starts to discover some dark secrets that they have never opened up about. I was really invested within this story and was really curious and wanted to find out what the hell was going on within their lives and wantedd to see how this would all end.
The visual art that goes along with this game is definately some of the best that's on Steam. The backgrounds looked beautiful to look at, the characters were well designed. The dialogue is for the most part good however, there was quite a few grammar mistakes that I noticed through the story but nothing seemed misspelle which was a good sign compared to a few other visual novels that I've played.
I think that if you're wanting to see what a really good visual novel is like, give this a try. It takes a message that we've all heard tons of times when we were teens and kids but actually wraps it up into a compelling narrative to make you pleased that you've heard it again.
+ Great story
+ Good way of displaying it's message
+ Great visual art
+ Good character designs
- Not many choices
- Frequent grammar mistakes… Expand
Jul 23, 2017Game: Highschool Possession
Genre: Visual Novel
Developer/Publisher: Dharker Studio System: Steam (PC) Total Score: 69/100 Value Score:Game: Highschool Possession
Genre: Visual Novel
Developer/Publisher: Dharker Studio
System: Steam (PC)
Total Score: 69/100
Value Score: 6.9/10
• Story: 7/10
• Characters: 7/10
• GamePlay: 7/10
• Graphics: 8/10
• Sound: 5/10
• Music: 7/10
• Length: 4/10
• Replay Value: 7/10
• Player Value: 7/10
+Multiple Endings (4 known endings) and multiple choices/routes for story
+Gallery mode which shows you CG
-Game is censored, a uncensored patch is available for separate download… Expand
Feb 27, 2019relatively short plus all the choices barely have anything to do with their consequences. quite the opposite in fact. graphics is morerelatively short plus all the choices barely have anything to do with their consequences. quite the opposite in fact. graphics is more "manga-wannabe" than manga and most sex scenes happen right on the beginning (in patched version).… Expand