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by ferdielance
Sat Aug 10, 2013 6:59 am
Forum: The Confines of the Crown
Topic: Suggested Route Order (NO SPOILERS)
Replies: 14
Views: 9076

I did Callum's first, with another ending in that direction as a reload, and was deliberately trying to play Madeleine as someone who was trying to figure things out, and who may or may not have been entirely serious about Callum at first. I think that it worked out pretty well! It's odd to get so m...
by ferdielance
Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:42 am
Forum: Horse Hall
Topic: The Psychology of Damien [spoilers]
Replies: 21
Views: 10553

Like most crazy narcissists, Damien will show just enough vulnerability to keep the protagonist's hopes up before relapsing into bad behavior. I don't think his psychology is all that complicated! He can be mysterious because, demon birth aside, there's no real secret to him (a lie isn't the same t...
by ferdielance
Mon Jul 09, 2012 1:50 am
Forum: Horse Hall
Topic: Favorites/Thoughts on the Datables? (Both on/off routes)
Replies: 60
Views: 31280

I've done that kind of fungus-consulting stuff before, so in the strange event of Balthasar bonus scenes, I'd be more than happy to chip in.

In the meantime, I await Wolf Hall with bated breath!
by ferdielance
Sat Jul 07, 2012 7:00 am
Forum: Horse Hall
Topic: Favorites/Thoughts on the Datables? (Both on/off routes)
Replies: 60
Views: 31280

Ellen's path seemed to have been written just for me. Wow. Grabiner's path was also generally excellent. Damien's was a smart, critical take on a lot of the more eyebrow-raising routes in otome games, and Donald's is sweet. Virginia's was - well, it seemed awkward on some level, but it was nice to h...
by ferdielance
Sat Jul 07, 2012 6:39 am
Forum: Horse Hall
Topic: Grabiner Comeuppance?
Replies: 32
Views: 12377

But if the protagonist really does think Grabiner is dangerous (and he has a lot more magical power than her) punching him in the face could be really unwise. Teleporting herself or him away would be a better move than starting a fight with a professor. But I don't really think the focus here should...
by ferdielance
Sat Jul 07, 2012 6:30 am
Forum: Horse Hall
Topic: My thoughts, suggestions.
Replies: 6
Views: 2637

I'd be disappointed if an option to play as a boy were shoehorned into this game. There are plenty of games where one can choose to play as male or female, but where one sex gets shortchanged. There are even more where you have to play as a guy. It's kind of nice to have games where the story explic...
by ferdielance
Sun Jun 03, 2012 7:01 am
Forum: Horse Hall
Topic: How did you imagine your student...?
Replies: 11
Views: 4295

Strange, science-y, bookish, forgets to eat when studying, and is too clever for her own good; works around problems rather than taking them on directly. Avoided using much fire magic for a long time because it seemed to lack finesse, and doesn't get why everyone's so boy/girl-crazy all the time. Sy...
by ferdielance
Sun Jun 03, 2012 6:54 am
Forum: Horse Hall
Topic: (Spoilers) Local Chapter of Secret Conspiracy
Replies: 2
Views: 2191

(Spoilers) Local Chapter of Secret Conspiracy

I just bought Magical Diary on Steam; I'd played the demo a while back, but the sale price finally got me to shell out. So far, I'm in the middle of my first playthrough, on Ellen's route, and I'm gobsmacked at how well thought-out it is - or, at least, how often Ellen and my character end up saying...