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Not Recommended
0.0 hrs last two weeks / 0.7 hrs on record (0.7 hrs at review time)
Posted: Nov 26, 2019 @ 10:23pm
Updated: Nov 26, 2019 @ 10:30pm

Censorship - No, but there's also no sexual imagery.
Hours of Content - Probably a few hours, more to unlock extras.
Modding Support - None.
Sexual Content - A mildly damaged bunny costume. . . ?

This is a very-difficult bullet-hell-eske game that with simple, pretty visuals. It's almost fun, but it is relentlessly hard, and I honestly found it too frustrating. Maybe I just suck, but holy crap where do I start? My biggest problem with this title is something I call "accessibility". I'm no expert at games with a ton of projectiles, but (in my opinion), you need to design your software to be enjoyable by everyone, regardless of skill-level. I mean, look at the latest Borderlands (3) game. If you find enemies too hard, you can level up. If you die, you can jump right back into the action. There's even an "easy-mode" which can be switched-to at any point.

This game has two modes. There's basically an easy and hard mode, and I started my first game(s) on easy. I can't even imagine how hard "hard" must be. I guess I should talk about the game-play first though. You represent a girl, and you have to kill your enemies by hovering your mouse cursor over them. One hit they die, one hit you die. You start with fifteen "hearts" (allowing you to "die" that many times). If you click the mouse button, you can (briefly) slow down time, allowing to dodge enemies or quickly dispatch them.

The game starts off easy enough. You fight slow-moving enemies that follow and surround you. By the way, enemies infinitely spawn. The only way you can make them stop is too kill one-hundred consecutive enemies. If you get hit, you have to restart. They will fill the screen, which means you gotta kill 'em fast. You also have to fight these ghost-water things, that move much, much faster than you, and home. All enemies home straight your location. They are deadly when combined with the first enemies, but manageable. But then there are these flying pumpkin enemies.

They are absolute worst. Not even fun. Just frustrating. They move faster than you, and bounce across the map, and (to my knowledge) can't be killed. They always bounce towards you too. If you get caught in the corner of the map, you die. If have to fight multiples at a time. They spawn with all of the other enemies, which also move faster than you (and home straight to your location). They single-handedly spoiled the experience. I found myself wanting to lose after dieing 20+ times to them on the same stage, so I could just leave and write this review.

Sometimes I'd spawn, and be instantly killed by a nearby pumpkin because it happened to spawn next to me.

Between stages, you can get a new hand-weapon, and a gun. Guns always get me killed, because you have to reload, and enemies move so fast. They will surround (and kill you) faster than you can say "['family friendly' word]". Did I mention I was playing on "easy"? There are also perks, which will give you a set chance to avoid damage or regenerate one heart for every 50+ kills. That one's a staple, you'll need it.

Speaking of hearts, there's a shop. I think if you beat the game, your leftover hearts become a currency. But only if you beat the game. So if you die half-way through, you don't get squat for your efforts. You can't restart where you left-off, and you will have nothing to show for yourself. Why not give the player this currency for every heart (or item card) they earn? It'd massively increase the replay value.

Upon buying this game, there was a tag that said "Sexual Content". What sexual content? Unless there's a written part I missed, there isn't anything here. I couldn't even find nudity. I went out of my way to extract the assets of this game to find the "sexual content". If you count a mildly-ripped bunny suit (with a bitty-bit of under-boob) a "sexual content", well I guess you're in luck.

As I mentioned, this game needs to be more "accessible". To be frank, I think this game blows. But, most of it is fun. The visuals are nice, and I really like the artwork. The English isn't the best, but it's good enough. I could figure out what things did and whatnot. Perhaps allowing players to pick-up where they left off, with say a "stage-select screen". Or make the shop-currency obtainable without beating the game. If you can beat the game without the shop's help, why would you need the shop at-all? Maybe the pumpkin-things less infuriating. Maybe reserve the one-hundred consecutive kills for "hard-mode". Maybe just penalize "easy-mode" players a certain number of kills for getting hurt.

As I said, maybe I just suck. But I think this game is too unforgiving, and it doesn't give me much incentive to grit my teeth and master it. If you're good at bullet-hell games, this might be up your ally. If you came here for "sexual-content", even if it was here, it's not worth the effort.
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Developer response:
Dano Sato  [developer] Posted: Nov 27, 2019 @ 10:23pm
We made a small update for you, check it please!
We would give you initial 30 heartcoins, that you could use it for power-up!

https://steamcommunity.com/games/1062660/announcements/detail/1714112655566635914
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3 Comments
Nash Oct 29 @ 5:47pm 
Also I didn't see this thread until recently I understand it might be a little late but it is what is I guess.
Nash Oct 29 @ 5:46pm 
I wanted to alter my previous review but couldn't find how to, but while the game is not beginner friendly its makes up for it by giving a challenging experience. From time to time I even use this game as warm up for other games and personally enjoyed the difficulty while dying 30 times per run, its true though that this game does need an easier game mode added, however altering the current game mode would make better players lose interest. I don't know much about developing games but just overall making the pumpkins slower and the ghosts time to pursue takes longer to activate/more circling time might be nice for an easy mode. Another suggestion is just make bloodthirst 2 innate and make its easy mode along with the previous statement.

Sorry if i don't have the best word forming like the guy above but i did my best, SMILE.
Dano Sato  [developer] Nov 27, 2019 @ 12:38am 
Thank you for your sincere, hard-working review. I'm considering adding the "Skip this stage" button when you just before cleared the exact stage. This would make the game more accessible, I guess. Or there could be other solutions. We will find one of the solutions that makes sense.

Also, I don't think the game contains nudity too(that a lot of users who bought this game would expect to enjoy), but I couldn't pass the mature survey when I didn't include the partial nudity tag. At first, I had checked at "There is no nudity in the game," And it failed to pass the review of Steam. So, sorry for your expectations. (We are thinking of making it more sexual. )

I'll repeat, thank you a lot for your review, which gave us a lot of information. We enjoyed your feedback, and we will try to fix the problems. I hope you come back and enjoy the game after we update the game. Have a good day.:steamhappy: