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This game was made by an amateur development team which released this game during their lifetime on physical media. Later some digital Japanese game stores like DLsite gain the rights to sold the game, which is the version that can be obtained legally.

Application Details:

Version: 1.0
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 6.8-staging

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Selected Test Results

What works

To install the digital DLsite version, it only requires to unzip the file and play the game.

All options appear to work fine, except the dialogue text with gargled text that requires a simple fix, which is to set a proper Japanese local and install Japanese fonts.

What does not

This game are intended to work only with Japanese versions of Windows.

Using Wine and Linux will require to install the Japanese locale prior to play the game.


To fix the gargled text, it requires to set a Japanese locale and install all Japanese fonts from your distro's repository.

Finally download the MS Gothic font (hardcoded by the game) and place on the Wine's prefix equivalent of c:\windows\fonts

Start the game with the Japanese locale (LC_ALL=ja_JP.UTF8) and now the Japanese glyphs will render correctly during the gameplay.

What was not tested

Testing more than 15 minutes.

Hardware tested


  • GPU: Nvidia
  • Driver: proprietary

Additional Comments

Another BL game that uses the LiveMaker engine and the MS Gothic shenanigan.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentUbuntu 21.04 "Hirsute" (+ variants like Kubuntu)May 11 20216.8-stagingYes Yes YesSilverNosferatu Arucard 

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