A Hand in the Darkness // Initial Gameplay Thoughts

Welcome to Queer Fudanshi. Let’s Talk. In this post we’re going to talk about my A Hand in the Darkness initial gameplay. A Hand in the Darkness is a visual novel from Spain about an all boys boarding school during the British Edwardian era. In addition, the game has something extra interesting to offer in that it will not only have an English version, but also a Spanish one. The story follows Alex White, the youngest member of a large family and hence always rather overprotected, into his new stage in life moving…

My First Thoughts For Mass Effect: Andromeda

Welcome to Queer Fudanshi. Let’s Talk! In this post, we’re going to talk about my first thoughts for Mass Effect: Andromeda. Mass Effect: Andromeda is the latest installment in the Mass Effect video game series. If you are a continued QF follower, you’ll probably already know about it since I’ve posted random talks about the games series, and have been covering the game’s release in our news segments for a few weeks. A brief premise is that you choose to play one of twins, either Scott or Sara Ryder. Members of the…

LGBTQ Video Games // BishounenCon Panel Visuals

Welcome to Queer Fudanshi! Let’s talk. The purpose of this particular post is to give visuals for my solo panel about LGBTQ Video Games. Sadly, I wasn’t given a tech room to use a powerpoint, but I improvised. This blog post contains images of all the video games with LGBTQ themes and/or characters that I’ll be talking about in the panel/presentation. So, whether you are physically at the panel or a regular QF reader, you have the list here at your disposal! So Let’s Get Talking The Mass Effect Series…

Legend of Rune Demo // BL Game Review

Welcome to Queer Fudanshi. Let’s talk. Today, we’re going to talk about the Legend of Rune Demo. If you guys don’t know, the Legend of Rune is a Boys Love game that was just successfully backed on Kickstarter. Here is the official premise found from the Kickstarter Page: “100 years from now, a child will be born who bears the mark of the fire clan on his face. When this boy grows older, he will become so powerful that the entire world will be destroyed by his hands.” Meet Rune; a young fire…

No, Thank You Kouichi Route // Japanese Video Game Review (NSFW)

Welcome to Queer Fudanshi! Let’s Talk. Today, we’re going to talk about the No, Thank You Kouichi Route. If you are new to No, Thank You, I have already reviewed two of it’s four routes. Click this link to read my review of the Hiroyuki route or click this link to read the review on the Maki route. A quick synopsis is, “A young man saves a business owner from getting hit by a car. In the process the young man loses his memory. The business owner, Kouichi, sets the young man…

No, Thank You Maki Route // Japanese Video Game Review (NSFW)

Welcome to Queer Fudanshi! Let’s Talk. Today, we’re going to talk about the No, Thank You Maki Route. First time you’ve heard of No, Thank You? It’s a Japanese visual novel, which is sort of a mix of a novel and a video game. The player reads a story like a novel, but the program includes images and sometimes audio to accompany the experience. (If you need more vocab info, click on this like to the Important Terms page). This particular game is about Haru, a boy with a mysterious past who currently…

No, Thank You’s Hiroyuki Route // Japanese Video Game Review (NSFW)

Welcome to Queer Fudanshi! Let’s Talk. Today, we’re going to be talking about the BL Visual Novel titled No, Thank You. Specifically, we’re going to talk about No, Thank You‘s Hiroyuki Route. If you are unfamiliar with some of the terminology used in this post such as BL (Boys Love), visual novel, or anything else, feel free to click on this link to my Important Terms page. So, as I wait for the Sentimental Trickster and Seiyuu Danshi games to come out, I’ve decided to take up the game No, Thank You. After spending…

Sentimental Trickster Demo Video Game Review

Welcome to Queer Fudanshi! Let’s talk! Today, we’re going to talk about the Sentimental Trickster Demo. If you haven’t already, head over to the latest Weekly Update, where I talked about Sentimental Trickster and it’s current Kickstarter campaign. A quick summary is that the creator, Justyna Pustelnik, created the game in a moment of clarity. She decided to start spending her life doing things that made her happy, and making Sentimental Trickster is exactly that. The game follows Haru as he moves to a big city to go to college. Sentimental Trickster is…

Stardew Valley Video Game Review

Welcome to Queer Fudanshi! Today, I’m going to be reviewing a Video Game called, Stardew Valley. This is the first Video Game I’m reviewing guys! Whoo! lol. I hope that in time I’ll be able to review more video games for you fans of LGBT representation with gaming tendencies (like me). Stardew Valley is a farming/socializing game. I know, most of you are like, “What?” The way the game is setup, you start as corporate worker bee who’s been droning away his life at a job he/she hates. (Btw, you can…