Eroge games can be much more than illustrations with some text and we've seen proof of that repeatedly. Violated Heroine is an eroge game developed entirely in the RPG Maker 2000 Engine, so not only there are no dialogues, but there aren't actual drawings either. RPG Maker 2 used to be pretty popular, and other engines like Game Maker have been the main tools for indie developers for creating their own titles.
But can an engine made for basic game creation deliver a good experience? And how does an eroge game with no illustrations and no CG scenes work? Well, it's not the first one like this we've seen, but it's an interesting title. So, let's talk about this game so you can decide for yourself.
About the game
In Violated Heroine, we take the role of Nanako, a young girl that's set to go on an adventure. Whether she becomes a valiant hero, a noble fighter or a depraved sex addict it's up to your choices. Life's not as simple as just going on an adventure, and for Nanako, the world is very rude. Remaining pure and keeping her chastity could be the toughest of the quests she'll have to face.
You can customize the skills and points of your character and make her better at different abilities. Your choices affect the development of the story and of the character itself.
Is RPG Maker good enough?
Long story short, yes it is. It's actually a powerful and very customizable engine. A lot like Game Maker, it allows for tons of creativity and will turn out in excellent results for your game. Sure, it's all pixel art, but it allows for amazing games to be developed by one or a few persons.
Unlike games like Kingdom of Deception, Violated Heroine doesn't have many "illustrations" and only a few appear in full screen. The gameplay here is more like an RPG, but it's not very solid.
Violated Heroine is a strange project of a game. Not because of the themes or the general idea, but rather for its development. It started its development by anonymous people and was abandoned. The translation is incomplete and most of the game feels incomplete too. Even though many users have taken on the task to translate and finish the game themselves from time to time, it's still not finished.
To cut things short, the game's not good. It's still unfinished and will probably always be. Still, this game has some nice ideas, and the RPG maker engine makes it look like something retro. So if you're into pixelated erotic scenes, this game is for you.
Graphics and visuals: The game looks nice, the artwork is adequate. It's solid even though it's not very animated. Keep in mind it's very simple though. The overworld sprites are mostly low quality.
Gameplay: It sure has an RPG setting, but it isn't all that great either. Even though it looks like an old Final Fantasy game from time to time, it certainly isn't one. It can range from repetitive to straight-up boring.
Sound: A lot like the visual part of this game, it's strange. It's pretty basic. There isn't much to say about this aspect.
Download Violated Heroine
- PC compatible
- Operating systems: Windows 10/Windows 8/Windows 7/2000/Vista/WinXP