Doki Doki Literature Club with mods – a game with more than two million downloads, according to SteamSpy. The horror romantic novel has beaten all the positive ratings! All the attempts of serious people from big companies to warn us about the product being not suitable for kids and weak psychic may only cause smiles on the gamer’s faces. However, if you see that caution at the beginning of a visual novel from indie developers, you should think well on your further actions. And you have to think well whether you need that: insomnia, negative thoughts, and fear?
In case you decide to try it, do not search for any information on the game, you should discover it yourself. Visual novels are similar to books, and they should be chosen not only by their content, but by their covers as well.
The game became a real phenomenon in the gaming world. Doki Doki is a great reason to get familiar with visual novels. The start of the novel is totally based the most popular concepts, which will be attractive for newbies. The pro visual novels fans will have to be patient. The game just pretends to be simple and kind novel. The truth is, it is a predator, attracting with its bright paints and closing its huge, full of sharp teeth mouth exactly when you delve into it. Doki Doki starts as a standard visual novel about high school events. One day, a cute childhood friend invites you to join a literature club, the members of which are girls only. From now and on, you are paid attention of four different “cute” girls. You will be involved into love games, club issues and preparation for a school festival. Once the apogee day comes, the Doki Doki literature club shows its true colors. You will have a constant feeling of something going wrong, but you have no idea what exactly… You will have to get out of your comfort zone, out of your thinking frames, and do things you could never imagine to do… Writing poems, innocent love & feeling games, sympathy to some of the girls and many other situations will definitely lead you to the route to one of the girls, which affects all the process of the game.
Sound effects are also on the top level in the game. Thus, under the standard features of visual novel genre there is something much deeper, emotional and unique creation influencing the future of the genre.