Esther’s search for a cure for her mysterious illness known as the Pale Cachexia takes her deep into a dark forest, where she meets a girl named Seina living by herself in an isolated manor that might contain the answers she needs.
For a long time in gaming, female characters were treated as damsels in distress or a prize for the male hero to win. However, in recent years, games have started to create realistic and strong women who audiences can actually relate to. Today, we’re dedicating a list to some of the best female characters you’ll ever find in visual novels.
You may recognize developer Boys Laugh + from their many published titles including //TODO: today, Defaction, and the currently updating Brassica. We caught up with the developers to discuss their visual novel background, their creative process, and their commitment to inclusivity.