What are Visual Novels?
Visual novels are like choose-your-own-adventure books in video game format. The emphasis is on reading through the story from the protagonist’s point of view, occasionally making choices that influence the type of ending you get. They can be any genre, and usually include art of the characters (a.k.a. ‘sprites’) and background art, as well as background music.
How did I do? Hope that was clear enough a description for you to get a basic idea.
“Okay, Leah, you’ve piqued my interest, too,” you might be saying. “So what visual novels do you recommend I check out to start with?”
I’m glad you asked! Here are two recommendations that immediately come to mind.
2 Short (and free!) Visual Novels to Try:
With only one possible ending, no choices for …