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Accompany Hoshiko, a 16 year old high school student as she struggles to take care of her sick mother, go to school, maintain a job and maybe even find true love, all while avoiding the shadow of her stalker.

The game contains 17,533 words and 6 total endings.

Warning: Strong language and dark endings

Credits:

tokudaya, incompetech, tropicalmonsoon, mugenjohncel, osumashi of freshwater clam, soundbible, vanille velasquez, sound jay

Walkthrough:


https://lemmasoft.renai.us/forums/viewtopic.php?f=...

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The_First_Star-1.0-all.zip 95 MB

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Hi Sailorel! I've played it and it was SOOOO! fun.

Going to the point though, I found this game created by UHS. It's Immersion in Paradox. So uhm, it had 2 of your characters, Akio and Hoshiko. I don't know if I'm wrong or what, just thought I needed to tell that...

Thank you so much Vernice! Although I didn't create those characters, i got them from tokudaya. And I'm not the only one using these characters, there are a lot more games with them. 

Just a side note; inhalers don't contain oxygen.  Emergency inhalers have medications, like Albuterol that are bronchodilators.  Air wouldn't help during an asthma attack. 

Sorry about that, I didn't do enough research.

Hi, is there another place where I can download this? I really want to play it, but every time I download it and try to unzip it, it says "cannot open file '[file_name]' as archive," which leads me to believe that the file is corrupted. I've tried deleting and downloading multiple times, but the same thing keeps popping up.

Perhaps there's a download link on mediafire or something...? Thanks.

Urrghhh I really want to play this...

Hello, I'm not sure why you have a problem unzipping the file since it works fine for me. But here is another link to where you can download the game from HERE or if you want a direct download click HERE

If this doesn't work, the problem is likely in your computer :(

AHH THANK YOU SO MUCH IT WORKS NOW

THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU

I'm sorry to say this but the game was kind of disappointing to me. The beginning was alright, although it made you pick who to hang out with before you even really got to like anyone. I liked the background story of the characters do, it sounded like you really thought about it. But then the ending came so sudden. You are just talking too a couple people and BAM suddenly you are getting raped next to a corpse. That guy didn't even seem so bad yet. Just a annoying boss. I think this could have been a good story, but is just feels like the middle part of the story disappeared. You go straight from the introduction to the ending. I'm not trying to be mean or anything. I think commentary is helpful to writers, so they can improve themselves. I hope it helped you.

Thanks for your feedback, I always appreciate constructive criticism. My excuse for the bad pacing is my lack of focus. The problem you pointed out is something i'm well familiar with, and have been trying to steer in the right direction for quite some time now, but it's hard for me to do that because I just want to finish the project as fast as possible because if I take my time, then I will start getting lazy and stop writing for months...like I am doing with my current project. As I have said in previous replies, I will do my best to fix the issues and make an actual good visual novel...someday.

Have a great day

Gosh I don't know why, but Akio's route was the hardest for me! I had to search up the walkthrough haahaha. I overall enjoyed the game and Erai was probably my favorite. It was short, but bittersweet, rip Hoshi's mom. The whole time I was playing I had weird deja vu! A while back I played a game called "don't take it personally, babe". It was one of the first visual novels I ever played and I can't even remember where I downloaded it from. But the art in this game was so eerily identical to like two or three of the characters in don't take it personally babe, I was freaking out hahaha. But overall, I enjoyed the game. Keep up the good work!

I'm really glad you enjoyed it, and yeah, the art I used was from the same person that did the art for 'don't take it personally, babe' so that's why they look so identical.

As for now, I did only Akio's route, but I must tell I'm in love with this game. Sure it's short, but the feels... the FEELS!

It's so sad, but somehow its bittersweet ending is an interesting change of pace from regular otome games. Well, I love really happy endings, but it's nice to have something else sometimes.

I really like the character art too!


Thank you for making this game! And if you happen to create another one, I'd gladly play it!

Thank you so much! Your comment really made my day.

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The game is great tho could you make a walkthrough? that would help a lot! :D i always get the devil paws ending even when i change my choices.

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Thank you! And you can find the walkthrough here:

https://lemmasoft.renai.us/forums/viewtopic.php?f=...