BL Game Review: DRAMAtical Murder
Release Date: 23.03.12
Official Site: GAY SHIT AHEAD
Genre: 18+ BL, ADV, gay shit, funky cyber shit, mind fucking shit, wifebeater character alert
Plot: Aw yee, Nitro+ Chiral’s newest game. From post apocalyptic, to kitty boys to meat shitting high schoolers, the setting’s a futuristic cyber one this time, many many many many years into the future. Our protagonist, Aoba, works in a Junk Shop and lives a relatively normal life but slowly finds out that his constant headaches are key to a giant ploy on the island. Kay it’s better than it sounds rofl trust me on tha. Anyway, it’s been a long time since I done a BL game innit eh?
First, a tad about the town. The town’s on an island called MIDORIJIMA and is divided into 4 parts, NESW. North is a forbidden area where it is known as a ghost town. The South is home to the residential area with little shops. To the East lies the hangout for the younger generation, being filled with game centres and clothing stores. And finally, the West is where all the rich, important VIP dudes are, “PLATINUM JAIL”. PLATINUM JAIL’s made by the monopoly TOUE and they’re in the entertainment industry or sth. In the centre of PLATINUM JAIL stands a tower called the OPAL TOWER (…or OVAL TOWER i’m not sure but I’ll stick to OPAL) which has casinos, theatres, hotels etc and you need to be a VIP member to gain access to PLATINUM JAIL. Basically, if you’re not from PLATINUM JAIL, you’re pretty much living in the ghetto slums lol and there are a lot of gangs and teams around. TOUE’s been trying to kick the ghetto people out of the island for ages to expand PLATINUM JAIL.
There are also things called ALL MATEs in this world and they’re like mini robo pets people have that act as network support things (a walking, talking tablet of sorts that can also do your chores for u) and instead of having phones, people here have a bracelet thing called a COIL. Aoba’s allmate is this adorable puffball dark blue terrier/ pomeranian. ALL MATES can be used as partners to participate in a super popular game called LIME: It’s a virtual battle simulation game where people fight each other without risk of hurting their real bodies. A tranny judge called USUI (shown above) was implemented and she calls up random tournaments where ppl gather to compete. It used to be a small scale free game but when it got super popular, TOUE became its sponsor
Anyway, the game opens with Aoba talking on the phone to a customer. Halfway through the convo though, the customer reveals that he doesn’t want to buy anything and actually called cuz he thinks Aoba’s voice sounds hot so he wants to ask him out for a cuppa coffee LOOOL. Aoba ‘seduces’ the guy into buying some stuff though but headbangs the desk after cuz this always happens to him rofl. He gets a text afterward from a TORAWARE NO HIME begging him to save her. Before Aoba can figure out who it is, 3 bratty neighbourhood kids bust into his store and start wreaking havoc on the store till the shopowner HAGE tells em all to gtfo. He sends Aoba out to deliver some stuff and our protagonist runs into…
Aoba’s childhood friend. Koujaku’s blessed with good looks and a キーラ スマイル rofl so he’s super popular with the chicks and has his own massive manditory legion of fangirls to uh protect him from other girls and boys alike. He works as a freelance hairstylist/braider who opens his store whenever and wherever he feels like it.
Koujaku says hi bye to Aoba and Aoba then meets his old friend, MIZUKI, who’s the leader of a gang called DRY JUICE. He wants Aoba to join his group but Aoba’s determined to remain a NoMark (no group) and Mizuki tells him about how teams have been going missing recently, only to show up a couple days later with all their memories wiped. Something of the like called KAMIKAKUSHI happened around 10 years ago and the culprit was believed to be the strongest, most badass evil gang called MORPHINE. However, MORPHINE’s become something of an urban legend now and Mizuki leaves when a Lime tournament nearby begins.
Aoba’s about to go home but a white light engulfs him and for a mo, he feels someone’s hand on his head before he’s pushed into the crowd Lime fans. USUI, the tranny buddha wannabe judge of LIME materialises and begins the battle. Aoba suddenly gets a massive headache and scrambles away from the crowd.
Koujaku drops by the next day and comments that Aoba’s hair has gotten long. Ere, it’s revealed that Aoba doesn’t cut his hair much cuz it’s PAINFUL to do it: his hair can apparently feel o.O He feels less the longer the hairs are so he can cut it okay when they’re longer but das about it. They’re uh sensitive so that’s why he doesn’t like people touching his hair (I can tell they’re gna come in handy in the porno scenes rofl) and when he was a kid, Koujaku used to save him from getting his long hair tugged at cuz he looked like a pansy.
Anyway Mizuki’s been acting weird lately and worried, Aoba goes to check up on the guy only to find DRY JUICE’s base covered in MORPHINE’s gang symbol. DRY JUICE’s members are all gone and the place is covered in blood. Remembering the KAMIKAKUSHI incident, Aoba then runs around town with Koujaku, tryna figure shit out.
He gets a text again from TORAWARE NO HIME, asking him to save her again but he figures it’s spam again so he bins it. However, TORAWARE NO HIME proceeds onto mass spamming him till he opens the msg and plays the game…which lasts 5 secs before it fades out lol. Then realising that he might get targeted too cuz he’s friends with Mizuki, he hurries home in case sth happened to his gran TAE . When he gets home though, there’s some DICKHEAD X here who knocks the shit out of Aoba
When Aoba wakes up, he’s elsewhere with DICKHEAD X. DICKHEAD X then orders his cronies to rape Aoba wtf but last minute, some shit happens with Aoba and he blacks out. When Aoba wakes up, DICKHEAD X tells him that there were some ex DRY JUICE —> MORPHINE turned members in his house so woteva Aoba thinks he did to his gran, he didn’t – DICKHEAD X’s target was Aoba from the start.
Anyway errone joins hands cuz they all want something from Aoba rofl and they conclude that MORPHINE kidnapped Tae and they’re hidden out in in some warehouse in the North. Aoba notices that the place looks like the the game he played from TORAWARE NO HIME but has no time to ponder cuz they’re jumped by a bunch of zombie looking DRYJUICE guys. Aoba fights to way to the centre and finds no other than MIZUKI there with his gran held captive.
At this point, Mizuki’s obv a leeeetttlleee bit CRAY CRAY and rambles on about how MORPHINE came to him and asked DRYJUICE to join hands with em. Mizuki asks once more whether Aoba’ll join him or not and when Aoba downright refuses, Mizuki puts a knife to Tae’s throat and threatens to kill her if Aoba doesn’t join. This time, Aoba flings himself at Mizuki but before he makes contact, he feels the same sensation he did when he was thrown into LIME.
NExt thing he knows, he’s inside DRYJUICE’s base. Outside, he finds Mizuki who begs him for help and confesses that he joined MORPHINE to stop his team members from all leaving: lately, errone’s been so obsessed with LIME and DRYJUICE members have been slowly leaving to go join LIME teams instead. Mizuki loves his team so he doesn’t want em to leave and thought joining MORPHINE would make people take DRYJUICE more srsly. However, MORPHINE starts burning their own logo into DRYJUICE members and mind controlling em or some shit. Mizuki starts spazzing out on the ground then and Aoba’s brought back to reality. His gran’s safe and Mizuki’s out cold on the ground. Aoba’s glad the whole thing’s over and before blacking out, he tells his gran 「婆ちゃん、頭、痛いよ」 and she answers 「あとで薬を飲みな。もう帰るよ」
Aoba wakes up the next day still with a terrible headache but Tae’s good. She sits em all down and tells them that she suspects MORPHINE is now part of TOUE co. 20+ years ago, Tae was a research employee at TOUE and did experiments on brains and stuff. Tae thought it was to cure brain cancer etc but instead, TOUE was trying to discover how to control people. Tae quit and had no contact with TOUE till a little while back where TOUE demanded that she return to researching shit. Tae refused and she suspects that TOUE sent out MORPHINE thugs to capture her. The people who’ve been disappearing and then reappearing all stoning (the KAMIKAKUSHI like incident Mizuki was talking about near the beginning) are prolly failed test subjects of TOUE.
Then there’s Aoba. Tae tells him that he has the power to get inside peoples’ heads, like for realz. In using his voice, he can pretty much make people do what he wants if he really tried: das why pervert customers liked his voice and das why he could use his voice to get em all to buy shit. He could force himself into minds of others and destroy their entire mind if he wanted to – “well theoretically speaking anyway” lool. People who can do that are called SCRAPS – well now there’s a pleasant name hurhru and his ability is called SCRAP.
Anyway, Tae goes on to reveal that Aoba was in the hospital some time ago cuz of an accident with LIME. Apparently he got into a fight and would suffer some memory loss and one day, when Tae went to see him in the hospital, she found the nurse knocked out on the ground beside Aoba, who was standing up and evil smirking all fine. After that, Aoba slept for 2 days and that’s when his headaches began. The nurse couldn’t rmb wot happened and Tae speculates that was cuz Aoba used SCRAP to wipe memories of that. The meds Tae has been giving Aoba were not only to cure him of headaches, but also to suppress his SCRAP abilities and the “other him” inside. As of late though, they’ve been losing effect cuz his SCRAP abilities have been building up over the years. The base nature of SCRAP is to kill and destroy so Aoba prolly accidentally destroyed Mizuki’s mind when he was inside but Tae believes Aoba can use it to do good so Aoba runs off to PLATINUM JAIL to solve shit.
Next day, popo come to get Aoba and he flees with Koujaku. They both get a text from TORAWARE NO HIME but this time, with an invitation into PLATINUM JAIL. The two of em go there where they’re sent to FLAME WILLOW, an entertainment district place with bars and clubs etc. Koujaku disappears to go whore around in a club and suspicious, Aoba follows him and gains access to the place via some dude in a kimono who gave him a card cuz he felt like it.
Inside, Aoba gets tipsy and needs Koujaku to piggyback him to a hotel. Koujaku asks wtf he was doing there and Aoba admits to tailing him. He tells Koujaku that some dude in a kimono let him in and Koujaku totally flips when he hears about the kimono dude and tells Aoba to never go to the club again and he leaves without telling Aoba wot he was doing there himself.
Next day, Aoba goes off to confront Koujaku about ytd again but instead, walks in on the dude half naked and sees that Koujaku has some yakuza tatts on his back + numerous scars. Koujaku again, refuses to say anything adn tells Aoba to go back to sleep.
Aoba does and he dreams about his childhood with Koujaku. Tae once returned late home and prior to that, Aoba started weeping like a pansy cuz he thought Tae died or something lolol. Anyway, Koujaku was there to comfort him and played with pansy Aoba till Tae returned. Aoba wakes up to find Koujaku gone so he rushes over to the club to find the guy. Mr Kimono shows up again and offers to help find Koujaku but Aoba declines and returns home soon after when it starts raining.
Moments later, Koujaku comes home too and super pissed, demands to know wot Aoba and Mr Kimono were talking about. Aoba’s like “?????” and Koujaku ends up pushing the guy onto the bed and starts ravishing the poor guy. Aoba starts getting a headache and a voice in his head screams at him to destroy Koujaku and Aoba ends up using SCRAP to get Koujaku off. First thing Aoba does is punch Koujaku and the guy just looks horribly disgusted with himself before walking off without another word.
Pissed, Aoba goes outside to clear his head and ends up meeting Mr. Kimono who offers to let Aoba crash at his place for the night. He introduces himself as Ryuuhou. Inside, Aoba finds out that Ryuuhou is a tattooist and that the guy’s uh pretty cray – he drugged Aoba’s tea and tells him that he’s very very interested in Aoba cuz he can sense “destruction” in him. He’s about to tattoo Aoba’s back with his magical tattoos before Koujaku busts in, called in by Ren. Ryuuhou pretends not to know who Koujaku is till the guy lifts up his hair and reveals the tatts on his face too. Well Ryuuhou manages to get away but Koujaku sends his men after him
Back at the hotel, Koujaku apologises for being a rapist and finally tells Aoba the truth. Koujaku’s dad is actually a yakuza boss and Koujaku’s to be the heir. His mom’s only a mistress though so she left the island with Koujaku but when the real wife was found to be infertile, the yakuza group wanted Koujaku. Along the way, Koujaku’s mom died and he was forced into the yakuza and got coerced into getting tatts. Ryuuhou’s the one who gave him tatts and also killed his mom or sth so Koujaku wants to kill the asshole
Ryuuhou’s fled to the OPAL TOWER so Aoba and co fight their way in. Sure enough, Ryuuhou’s there and it turns out that he can control Koujaku’s men (when they entered his house to save Aoba, they got infected by his tatts or sth) and he commands them to grab Aoba. He goads Koujaku by calling him a mother lover killer which sends Koujaku into berserker mode. Here, Ryuuhou tells him that he’s actually part of TOUE - some years ago, TOUE thought of controlling people through tatts so they hired Ryuuhou and his first test subject was Koujaku. When Koujaku gets too emotional, the tatts’ll start to consume him. Ryuuhou tells Koujaku to kill him cuz he’s fulfilled now seeing his work of art bloom so Koujaku rushes in for the kill and stabs Ryuuhou. Koujaku is still in berserker mode so Aoba decides to use SCRAP to get inside his mind
Inside, he finds young Koujaku getting his tatts done by Ryuuhou. There’s some black mass of evil there too and blood starts spattering everywhere. Koujaku tells of how he blacked out from the pain during the tattoo session and when he woke up, he woke up in a sea of blood – everyone in his yakuza fam was dead including his own mother. He wanted to kill himself for the monster he was but he thought of Aoba’s face and how he’d cry if he never returned. So Koujaku returned and when he saw the same smile from a now much bigger Aoba, he thought how everything would be okay now but killing Ryuuhou made him realise that it’d never be okay cuz he’d still be a murderous piece of flowery tattoed shit. The black shit threatens to devour Koujaku but Aoba uses his SCRAP and orders Koujaku to not lose to the tatts or his past.
Koujaku recovers and returns to real life with Aoba. Aoba hugs him and tells him that he knows everything now and it’s all gna be good. Koujaku asks if he can uh touch Aoba rofl. Aoba says yes. Koujaku asks if he can kiss him. Aoba says yes. Aoba declares that he’s gonna destroy whatever’s eating up Koujaku so he does so with SCRAP.
However, using SCRAP has fucked up the balance of Aoba and Aoba 2, the other Aoba who keeps telling him to destroy shit. Aoba 2 represents his desire to destroy everything and now Aoba 2 is about to bust out and SCRAP everything. Koujaku though tells Aoba not to put last minute shit like this and leave him so Aoba manages and Koujaku etc fight their way out of a crumbling OPAL TOWER.
OPAL TOWER collapses cuz of some bad maintenance or wtfuckever and TOUE founders flee. TOUE soon falls too and they’re distributed within a couple other lesser companies and the island is now free from the grips of TOUE. Mizuki’s getting btr, Aoba’s losing feeling in his hair and Aoba 2′s gone into a slumber.
A week later, Koujaku leaves the hospital and goes over to Aoba’s house at night. There, he confesses that he’s always liked Aoba but never faced it cuz it was like totally omg gaaayyyy!!! He’s tried to kill the feeling over and over but it just kept coming back stronger and stronger and that night when he turned into a rapist, he realised afterwards that he’s ALWAYS wanted to feel Aoba up. Aoba confesses that he likes Koujaku too and the two get it on, with Koujaku getting a nosebleed halfway through cuz Aoba’s too hot lolololol. He asks Aoba to let him cut his hair when it doesn’t hurt cuz that’s been his lifelong dream rofl
3 months later, Aoba’s taken to crashing at Koujaku’s place to erm avoid his grandmother finding shit out. He now sports a short do, his hair finally being desensitised enough to be cut. Koujaku spent 2 hours cutting his hair apparently and kept Aoba’s hair in a jar LOOL but anyway, all ends well and Koujaku promises to treasure Aoba :D
AKA deadR4BB17 (cuz he looks like a deadmau5 wannabe lol). The leader of a team called RUFF RABBIT, he’s all -_- most of the time and doesn’t talk much but turns out to be horribly direct and “mypaced” in the most embarrassing of ways. He’s also pretty cocky so he gets into fights a lot, especially with Koujaku.
Aoba meets NOISE one day when he finds himself forcibly shoved into Lime’s public network and forced to participate. Aoba yells that he’s not part of the game but is instead, given a player name of SLY BLUE by some guy in a deadR4BB17 head and a labcoat. Ren takes on a human form in the game and the two are forced to fight uh…rabbits LOL but Aoba doesn’t know wtf he’s doing and Ren ends up taking a mass hit for him. Aoba gets another headache attack but when he recovers, he’s someone else and knows how to play the game.
He orders Ren to change his settings and Ren then becomes his badass who can pew pew from his arms like Cyborg from Teen Titans rofl. Mr. deadmau5 wannabe orders the bunnies to attack and they seemingly kill off Ren before his shield regens in 2 seconds but that’s the end of the Lime game for now.
Aoba wakes up with a killer headache again but faints before he can do much. He’s taken home where he flops down and sleeps and dreams of a man that night but can’t catch wot he’s saying. Noise breaks into his room shortly after and demands to know how Aoba bested him in that Lime match. Aoba can’t remember cuz he was Aoba2 at that time but that just irks Noise and he demands a rematch.
Before Noise can do anything though, Tae stops Noise and he leaves but comes back the next day to Aoba’s shop. The 3 brats try to attack Noise but Noise freaks em out by kissing em on the hand rofl and when Aoba’s like “jesus u pedo wtf u doig to little kids”, Noise tells Aoba it ain’t weird at all and kisses Aoba…on the lips LOL. Aoba freaks while Noise is like “-_-” about it and then the latter asks the protagonist to join his LIME team, RUFF RABBITS.
A Lime match then starts outside so the two head out and Koujaku’s about to have a brawl with Noise over some stupid shit till Aoba stops em. I loled so hard when I saw the gang sign for the RUFF RABBITS rofl looks at what the guys behind Noise are doing with their hands xD
Anyway, the shit with Mizuki etc happens and after that, Aoba and Noise suddenly get sucked into a Lime game. Noise ends up saving Aoba and the two are invited to PLATINUM JAIL. There, Aoba catches Noise fiddling with Ren and flies into a rage but realises that Noise was only removing some viruses in Ren acquired from the Lime game. That and Noise’s hand is fucked up cuz he got hurt saving Aoba. Aoba tries to apologise but Noise just changes the subject and goes out to eat with Aoba.
Noise gets into a fight again though and ends up fucking up his hand even more. Aoba forces the guy to let him clean his wounds which confuses Noise cuz he doesn’t get why Aoba’s getting so worked up over a stranger like him. Noise then figures it must be cuz he’d be more use to Aoba intact, to which Aoba testily exclaims that it’s cuz he’s WORRIED abt him. Noise still doesn’t get it but has what he thinks is a “EUREKA!!” moment and he kisses Aoba LOL. Aoba’s like ASJDIFHAKJDSLFJDSIFJADSF like wtf u doing mannnn and Noise is just goes that Aoba is all俺狙い anyway. Rofl Aoba gets a hardon so Noise is like:
To which poor Aoba is just confused like:
Dwbi Aoba, I get what you mean about youngsters these days lol
Anyway, Noise ignores Aoba’s protests and after some goading from Noise, Aoba has happy time with Noise, who is surprisingly gentle and has piercings on his dong – damn he’s brave :O But then again Noise doesn’t seem to be able to feel pain cuz he told Aoba to uh…bite his dong…
The guys Noise beat up some hours ago come back and Aoba and Noise fight their way out. Aoba uses SCRAP to save Noise who then gets mad as fuck cuz he thinks Aoba lied to him about not rmbing how to use SCRAP that time in Lime. Noise strangles Aoba in an attempt to force SCRAP but when Aoba doesn’t fight back, Noise just has some angry tirade about how he doesn’t understand Aoba in any way, why the guy is so worried abt him etc cuz in the world he knows, people are only ever nice to you if they want something from you. Aoba repeats that it’s cuz he’s simply worried about Noise: though Noise is strong, he’s got no street smarts and he runs around taking down everything and everyone head on, thinking he’s some invincible superman – he’s not Wolverine so his wounds don’t heal himself and Aoba can’t help but worry. Noise calms down but says he ain’t leaving Aoba till they have a rematch but anyway, lets head to OPAL TOWER now.
At the OPAL TOWER, Aoba takes a hit for Noise who gets super irate and goes on about how he never told Aoba to save him etcetc and bottom line is, he doesn’t care whether he dies or not so srsly stop helping him. Aoba gets mad that Noise has so little self worth so the two get into an angry fistfight. Noise shows no sign of feeling pain and when Aoba asks, he explains that he CAN’T feel pain, not even when he’s stabbed or anything. He can vaguely tell when people are touching him but not pain so that’s why he doesn’t want Aoba to nurse him or take hits: he can’t feel shit anyway. Because of his uh “affliction”, he could never play with the other kids cuz he didn’t know what would hurt them. He’d always be too rough and this brought shame to his richass parents so they locked him up in his room and never let him out. He was lonely at first but learned not to care as he grew older and liked being alone. That’s why Aoba is weird and confuses him. Aoba slaps him lightly and tells him he’s being a dumb knobhead before he pulls Noise in for a hug, and tells Noise that there are things in the world that are good and wonderful. Noise asks whether Aoba is going to teach him these good things and Aoba answers that if Noise promises to stop being so reckless, he just might ;) Noise gets all embarrassed and does the whole “BETSUNI SHIRANEEE KI GA MUITARAAAAA” thang lol
Aoba’s unable to move cuz of his wound from saving Noise so Noise runs off to find firstaid supplies…after giving Aoba a goodbye kiss omg why is Noise so cute <3 Noise doesn’t come back though so Aoba staggers to find him and finds a mind controlled Noise. Noise initiates a Lime battle, Aoba gets owned, gets brought back into the real world where Noise proceeds onto kicking his ass.
Aoba gets inside Noise’s head and finds him chained up in a dark room. This is how Noise sees the world – he’s isolated cuz he doesn’t know how other ppl feel and he’s lonely because of that. He loves Lime because the pain one feels in Lime is all in your head and not physical; the pain makes him feel alive (LOL EMO KID) and makes him feel like he’s human, not an unfeeling monster. He’s not afraid of the pain either way so he’s never lost in Lime but losing to Aoba was like an invasion into his sanctuary Lime so that’s why he wants to beat Aoba. Aoba replies that Noise plays Lime because that’s the one place he can interact with people normally and that Noise wants to fight him because he wants to know this ‘strong Aoba” better. Noise need not worry about being alone anymore cuz he’s got Aoba and the latter’s gna bust him out
The two return to reality suddenly, a guy with a hat shows up on all the monitors in OPAL TOWER and the entire place starts collapsing. Noise can feel pain now for some reason and gets hit by falling debris so Aoba grabs him bridal style and charges outta the place.
All’s good now and Aoba goes to visit Noise in the hospital. Noise is now all dere and tells Aoba how he’s changed cuz of him and how our protagonist has taught him so many things; not only does he now know that there are good things in the world and the feeling of physical pain, he also knows that his heart can hurt too, something he felt whenever Aoba got hurt. Anyway, now he wants to touch Aoba more now that he can properly feel so the two get it on in the hospital hurhur
After that, Noise leaves the hospital but disappears for a while. He comes to Aoba one day in the shop, dressed in a suit and without all his piercings. Aoba’s MAAAAAD that he just left without any notice but Noise tells the guy that he went home to Germany to his parents and is now the heir to his dad’s company. He’s come to take Aoba with him and i loled pretty hard when the 3 brats were trying to wrap their heads around male Noise liking male Aoba and in the end, they all just conclude “HENTAI KA?” LOL. One of the brats, the girl Mio that Noise kissed on the hand before, gives Noise a love letter but Noise just thanks her and picks Aoba up bridal style, telling her that he already has Aoba :D
SCRAP fails and Noise pulls Aoba into his dream world: a world where it’s just him and Aoba and the slightest touch makes the both of em bleed and feel excruciating pain. Now he can really feel alive with Aoba roflwtf
leader of a gang called SCRATCH. He’s some big jamaican looking dude, complete with dreads and a low rumbly voice rofl. He’s pretty douchebaggy for the most part, being all rough and cold with Aoba *edit after playing his route* scratch the “for the most part” – Mink was basically an abusive shit the entire route with no redeeming qualities. I hate him and I don’t know why Nitro+Chiral thought of putting this wifebeating cuntnugget into the game. Join me as I rage his entire route.
Rmb Aoba freaking out about his gran getting targeted? Well when he gets home, he finds Mink who knocks the shit out of him
Anyway, the stuff with Mizuki and Tae happens and Aoba and co run off to PLATINUM JAIL to solve shit. This time, Aoba pairs off with Mink and they head to the same bar as Aoba went to in Koujaku’s route. There, Aoba starts freaking out about the crowds, the music and smells and some drugs before his other side, AOBA 2, takes over and starts hitting on Mink. AOBA 2 tells Mink to destroy everything, to destroy HIM so Mink leads him into a back alley and fucks the living brains out of Aoba…wtf i dont even.
Aoba wakes up in the hotel with maaaasssive anal prolapse and that night, when Aoba fails to save Mink’s men when they were ambushed by the Toei cops, Mink rapes the living shit out of Aoba after he kicks the shit out of our protagonist uh…just cuz he can…wtf is this shit. Aoba wakes up to Mink making a phone call about “having something he wants to pass on” but when he asks whether that something is him, Mink doesn’t say anything so Aoba tries to flee that night or sth
Course Mink catches him and the guy drags Aoba back to the hotel where he proceeds to again, knock the flipping shit out of Aoba. He tells Aoba that he’s going to dig out that thing inside him and then proceeds onto choke-raping poor Aoba. Aoba though, succumbs to the uh, “pleasure” (wtf???), blacks out and out pops Aoba 2 who mocks Mink and tells him to try harder to destroy him. He knows that Mink wants to draw Aoba2 out cuz it’d be easier to use SCRAP that way but Aoba2 taunts that he ain’t gna do what Mink says; he’s gonna mind fuck him so hard.
That night, the PLATINUM JAIL boss, Mr. TOUE announces that PLATINUM JAIL has caught some terrorists (Mink’s men) and that they are to be executed or sth. Mink and Aoba then break into OPAL TOWER in Mink’s BA motorcycle to save his men where they meet Mr. TOUE.
Mr. TOUE reveals that he knew Aoba and Mink were in TOUE this whole time but felt like toying with em instead of finishing em off so fast. He knows why Mink is here: there was once a family of ppl who were super religious devotees and from God, they had received a recipe for making this crazy powerful drug that made em OP and their blood intoxicating. Mr TOUE wanted the secret to the drug but the family refused, saying it was not God’s will so Mr. TOUE took the entire family and took each member apart, testing their blood etc in hopes of finding the secret to the drug. Mr. TOUE found nothing though and the only living person of thah family is MINK. Mink knows the secret too and Mr. TOUE wants the drug real bad: “For it is easy to implement the power of mind control through science but to be naturally bestowed that ability; that is most elusive and powerful”. He tells Mink he’ll give Mink anything in return for the drug but Mink only wants Mr. TOUEs life so he can suck it. Mr. TOUE sends out some masked cronie who starts singing a song that mindrapes Aoba and Mink.
Aoba gets a flashback of some time ago when he was a player of LIME. For some reason, he could see the weaknesses of every opponent he had so he had these amazing consecutive wins but one day, AOBA2 came out and he went overboard with SCRAP and permanently brain damaged some dude. Aoba regrets that shit and was about to collapse but someone grabs him and he wakes up and sees Mink. Mink is spazzing out from the song still so Aoba uses SCRAP to get inside the guy’s head.
A sea of fire, destruction and death greets Aoba as all around, people are getting killed and the whole world is set ablaze. Aoba finds Mink all chained up but Aoba yells at the dude that he can move past this shit, orders him to live and Mink wakes up. Aoba though, has understood that once Mink kills Mr. TOUE, all Mink wants is really death so he’s gonna go kill himself.
Mink runs off to catch up with Mr. TOUE, they have some mindfuck scuffle that no one gives a shit abt and Mink kills him. Mink says some prayer or sth to his dead family before OPAL TOWER collapses. Aoba and Mink’s men made it out alive and return to their lives but no one knows what has happened to Mink.
Aoba hasn’t stopped believing though and one day, heads to Mink’s old village or sth i really don’t care cuz I hate Mink but anyway, Aoba finds Mink standing some place and runs towards him. The end. Wtf lame as fuck ending for a lame as fuck route for an abusive wifebeating character. Wtf is this shit.
The adorable one who meets Aoba by falling from the sky lol. He has a gas mask that he doesn’t take off (totally reminded me of that Dr. Who ep where gas masks grew onto ppl’s faces…) and refers to Aoba as “MASTER”. Personalitywise, he’s eccentric, upbeat and cares little about anything else other than his master, Aoba
After falling from the ground, Clear gets off the ground completely okay and starts calling Aoba his “master”. Aoba’s like “wtf nigga” and it turns out Clear was the one who carried him when he fainted after that initial LIME incident with Noise. Aoba gets annoyed with Clear going “MASTAAA MASTAAA” and tries to trip off the guy’s gas mask but that only results in a bawing Clear lol so Aoba just tells him to go home.
Clear comes to the rescue when Noise breaks into Aoba’s house and anyway he agrees to help out with the Mizuki Tae shit. The two go to PLATINUM JAIL where Aoba wakes up after sleeping in the hotel to Clear doing the LEGENDARY HADAKA APRON thang LOL. While Aoba’s been sleeping, Clear’s been cleaning and making breakfast but Aoba is just so creeped out by this gasmask hentai that he roundhouse kicks Clear. Poor Clear weeps on the ground, wondering what he did wrong since he did the whole “OTOKO NO ROMAN” thing but Aoba just yells at the guy to put on some clothes. The food tastes amazing though, he grudgingly admits, and Clear tells him it’s cuz he used to take care of this old man. Clear goes and ruins the moment when he calls Aoba “A.NA.TA <3″ though haha
Anyway the two head to OPAL TOWER where Clear tells Aoba that he knows someone who knows how to get inside the tower. In fact, that someone is RIGHT BEHIND EM! :O Aoba is like “DAMN REALLY?” and then Clear pulls a retard stunt and enthusiastically chats up the SECURITY GUARD LOOOOOOL. Aoba immediately drags Clear off who is like “YOU SAID YOU WANTED SOMEONE WHO KNEW HOW TO GET INSIDE – THE GUARD DEFINITELY KNEW!!!”. Poor Aoba facepalms and facepalms some more when Clear then dashes to the nearest person and asks him: a bunch of gangsters. Clear goes into berserker mode when one of em hurts Aoba and he damn near kills em till Aoba steps in and tells him to stop.
Back at the hotel, Aoba reprimands Clear and the poor guy just apologises and promises never to do that again like a poor puppy. Aoba pets him on the head and Clear asks whether or not Aoba wants to see what’s under his gasmask. If it’s master, he’ll show him so Clear pulls off his mask and…
Next day, Clear sneaks off by himself and calls Aoba later, saying that he’s gotten into OPAL TOWER. He sends Aoba a stupidass map like this:
and then hangs up rofl. Aoba follows the map but can’t see Clear. Clear calls and tells Aoba to look up and Aoba sees Clear on top of…OVER TOWER HAHAHAHAHAH FUCKING HELL CLEAR.
The thugs from ytd then show up for a gank and grab Aoba, telling Clear that they won’t hurt his master if he stays still. They then proceed onto pummelling the shit out of Clear. Aoba totally freaks when they dunk acid all over Clear but Clear’s completely fine and simply asks whether the asshole gangsters are done fucking arnd. The thugs shit their pants and run and Aoba is all like “WASH UR WOUNDS OH SHITSHITHSITHSIITS” so Clear takes off to a fountain and washes himself.
Aoba catches up but Clear doesn’t turn to face Aoba. Aoba tells Clear to take off his mask to wash his face too but Clear replies that his ojiisan told him to never take off his mask cuz he’s different from other people. The thugs just then even called him a monster so Clear doesn’t want Aoba to see his face and hate him. Aoba tells Clear he really dgaf cuz he likes Clear the way he is so Clear takes off his mask and…
…Aoba jizzes his pants cuz Clear’s too pretty lolol. Clear asks desperately whether he has a proper face and whether he looks hideous or not. Aoba touches his face and tells Clear that he’s got a nose, mouth and eyes; everything that Aoba has. On the verge of crying, Clear touches Aoba’s face and tells his master to tell him more that he’s normal and the same as Aoba. Clear thanks Aoba and it hits Aoba here, that Clear just might not be human…
The next day, Clear sings a song for Aoba as thanks and Aoba tells teh guy that he sings beautifully. They turn on the TV and a song plays which gives Aoba a massive headache. Clear explains that the song is “DYE MUSIC”, a form of music that infiltrates a person’s mind and allows the broadcaster mind control over em. Normal people don’t notice its gradual effects but Aoba’s SCRAP is rejecting the song so Clear sings to put the guy to sleep. Clear doesn’t know why he knows so much about this stuff but figures its cuz his ojiisan told him.
Anyway Clear runs off again and Aoba runs after him, only to find THREE Clears…two in some white armour uniform plus the original. The White Clears tell Clear to wake up; Clear’s REAL MASTER is Mr. TOUE. Clear rejects this and says that Aoba is his master and the two White Clears start singing DYE MUSIC to fuck up Aoba till Clear blasts some missiles from his hand or sth :O The White Clears leave, saying that Aoba is screwed cuz the DYE MUSIC till take its effects soon enough. Clear here reveals that he’s actually some robot android made by TOUE to mind control people through DYE MUSIC. He had forgotten all this till he bumped into the White Clears and muses that he could have originally been a spy sent to observe Aoba. However, he became fascinated with Aoba – how he has the same ability as the Clears to mindfuck people yet he was human and they were manufactured. Regardless of who he is, Aoba is the only master to Clear and he begs Aoba to believe him.
Course Aoba believes Clear and Clear pulls out a brolly cuz it’s started to rain. He tells Aoba that it’s really too good that Aoba was his master and asks whether he can call Aoba by his name. He tells Aoba, 「青葉さん、好きです and kisses Aoba.
They then get an invitation to OPAL TOWER and meet Mr. TOUE. Mr. TOUE tells em that Clear was a failed product and was meant to be scrapped but the rubbish dump dude took pity on Clear and took the guy with him instead. That rubbish dump guy ojiisan changed Clear’s settings etc, made him wear a mask so no one would recognise him and he told Clear to live. Mr.TOUE is interested in how Clear managed to reject him as a master and decided to take Aoba as his master instead. Clear asks whether he can become human and Mr. TOUE answers no, he asks why they were made to resemble people then. Mr. TOUE says that its easier to slip em into the general human population: they can pretend to be real humans while he commands them to do his shit. Clear rejects Mr. TOUE’s arrogant shit but this only makes Mr. TOUE want to take Clear apart even more so he tells the White Clears to atk. Clear stabs himself to break the processor cap on himself or some funky shit and Aoba tries to use SCRAP on him but he’s a robot so uh…fail much? Odd thing is though, Aoba manages to get inside Clear’s head just for a tad.
Clear starts raping ass and sings to fuck everyone up. OPAL TOWER collapses and the same guy with a hat appears on all the PC screens as it tumbles down. Aoba and Clear run for it and return to the hotel.
Clear’s berserker shit has fucked up his system recovery so he’s gonna die but before he does, he requests that Aoba let him touch him: he can’t become human so he wants to do something that humans do before he dies. So the two get it on, with Clear forcing his broken body the entire way but he dgaf cuz he wants to feel Aoba
After that, Clear begins to shut down but tells Aoba that he’s been so lucky to have him as a master and he asks whether he seemed human. Crying, Aoba tells Clear that he was more human than anyone else he’s ever known and thanking Aoba, Clear mentions that he felt Aoba when he used SCRAP on him and that it was a very warm feeling. With that warmth in his chest, Clear dies and Aoba grabs Clear and tells him goodnight.
For the next couple of months or sth, Aoba lives alone and can’t forget about Clear. However, some dude has been working desperately with Tae to repair Clear and a miracle happens. Aoba comes home one day to someone singing on the rooftop and when he climbs up there, he sees none other than Clear who says “I heard your voice, so I came, Aoba-san”. IT IS A HAPPY ENDING :D
YES WE GET A ROUTE FOR AOBA’S SUPER CUTE ALLMATE <3 Ren is a dark blue poofball terrier/pomeranian doggie and is calm, analytical and serious. He speaks in some deep robotic monotone and is also an older model of ALLMATEs but Aoba loves him too much to change him, something that other people find weird cuz most just treat ALLMATEs as tools to be used :3 In turn ofc, he’s super dedicated to Aoba and is always worried whenever our protagonist gets headaches from his SCRAP.
We first see Ren in his human form during that first game of Lime against Noise: a dark bluehaired guy in a cloak and some helmet mask thing covering his eyes. Cuz Ren saved Aoba during that fight, Aoba thanks the guy and tells him just how thankful he is. Ren answers “Same ere (こちらこそ)” to which Aoba comments that, that is what Ren always says. Ren falls silent for a tad and then goes
Anyway, the stuff with Mizuki and Tae happens but while saving Mizuki, Aoba is forcibly dragged into another Lime game and there, has a faceoff with none other than Mr. TOUE. Aoba gets owned and doesn’t draw out Aoba2 this time so Mr.TOUE calls it a day and tells Aoba to destroy some more if the guy wants to beat him. That night, Aoba has a nightmare of losing him arm to sth that he needs to escape from.
Aoba enters PLATINUM JAIL where at the hotel, Ren mentions that he’s been feelign off lately. A system check shows no anomalies though so Aoba starts ruffling through Ren’s fur to see any external dmg but Ren only tells Aoba to stop cuz he’s feeling…weird HURHUR and when Aoba nuzzles Ren like he usually does, Ren for once, pushes Aoba’s face away cuz again, the doggie is feeling…weird :S
Aoba’s hurt and worried about Ren still, he goes to an ALLMATE store. He catches Ren staring at some crazy high tech ALLMATEs and when Aoba mentions that those must be super convenient, Ren asks whether Aoba would like to have one of those HQ ALLMATEs. Aoba answers not at all cuz he has Ren but Ren replies back that Aoba only feels that way cuz Aoba hasn’t experienced the luxury of a HQ ALLMATE. Aoba’s like ???? but Ren suddenly runs out the store. Aoba chases after the guy, super confused cuz Ren seemed pissed yet Aoba set his personality settings on “thick skinned” and ALLMATEs aren’t supposed to have much emotion in the first place.
While finding Ren, Aoba comes across a man in a hat (the guy who appeared on all the screens in OPAL TOWER when OPAL TOWER collapses at the end of each route) sitting in an alley. When mystery guy x makes eye contact with Aoba, Aoba feels an odd spark in his head and feels as though he knows the man. Aoba continues to stare until he suddenly feels a jolt and recoils backwards. When he looks again, X is gone and Aoba is all alone. Ren then shows up but just sulkily answers that he just…felt like running away when Aoba asks wtf he was doing. That night, Aoba has a nightmare again and this time, he has lost all his limbs to that sth he must run from.
Next day, PLATINUM JAIL has a special event where Mr. TOUE appears as a hologram to everyone. He claims to have found “true happiness” and announces that he will bestow this “true happiness” to all tomorrow. The crowd goes nuts and Mr. TOUE then introduces his son, SEI, who turns out to be mystery guy in the hat X. Again, when Aoba looks at Sei, he feels fireworks go off in his head almost as if Sei was digging inside. Aoba gets a headache and all the people start worshipping Sei like crazy
Mr. TOUE shows a picture of the South where Aoba etc live. Mr. TOUE says that the residents of the South are starting to see how amazing PLATINUM JAIL is soon which is impossible because most everyone there hates PLATINUM JAIL. Aoba realises that everyone ere is being mind controlled and suddenly throws a rage fit at the crowd. Ren tells Aoba to calm the fuck down and Aoba’s all confused like “what is happening to meh”. His boss, HAGA, calls Aoba to tell him that PLATINUM JAIL is planning shit in the South.
The next morn on TV, Aoba sees that the residents of the South all have that retarded hypnotised look on their faces and the TV reports that these guys are going to move into PLATINUM JAIL. Aoba busts into PLATINUM JAIL but then notices that there are pixels floating around Ren’s eyes. Ren refuses to show Aoba his face and tells Aoba that it’s not anything that’ll hinder Aoba – if it was, he’d become an unwanted product. Aoba ere’s just really worried but Ren won’t listen and just runs off again into a crowd of people.
Aoba slips in and looks for Ren but suddenly catches sight of someone…HIMSELF. Aoba gets headaches again and while he does, a voice – presumably Aoba2 – asks why Ren is so important to him. The voice tells him that Aoba knows why and that if Aoba gave in to his desires, no one would be able to stop him. Aoba’s reverie is interrupted when the guards see him and the guards find Ren and give the dog a swift kick in the side. Aoba2 busts out and orders everyone to stop and forget about having seen him. Aoba meanwhile, finds himself tripping out in his mind, being consumed by desire to destroy and when he comes to, everyone is collapsed on the ground. Aoba grabs an unmoving Ren and makes a run for it.
Aoba fights his way out, breaking the minds of anyone who tries to capture him．Aoba2 nearly takes over permanently and he tells Aoba that Aoba thinks he doesn’t know anything but that’s only because Aoba is rejecting Aoba2, who knows everything. Aoba ends up bumping into some MORPHINE members, lead by the two yakuza members, Virus and Trip. These two have known Aoba for a long time and the 3 of em are old acquaintances so Aoba’s like “wtf u guys be doin ere” and the two reveal that they are MORPHINE gang members. The two then proceed onto telling Aoba about his birth origins.
Aoba is actually the twin of Sei, who is the source of TOUE’s power. Sei and Aoba were the products of science and when they were born, they had the ability to control people. At birth, the two of em have no pigment and were born with their hair joined together; Aoba being able to feel pain through his hair is presumably a remnant of this. Both of them died at birth but when their hair was cut, Sei breathed while Aoba did not. Tae, who now realised that her research had been used to create monster babies quit TOUE and took Aoba with her, planning to give him a proper funeral. However, Aoba started breathing some time later so Tae brought Aoba home and raised her as her own. While Aoba uses his voice to channel SCRAP, Sei uses his eyes.
Aoba feels betrayed by the two but the two claim that they simply became fans of Aoba2 when they saw him kick ass using SCRAP in Lime some time ago. They became fascinated with Aoba and found out about his SCRAP stuff when they dug around and cuz they realised that Aoba2 could go berserk, they watched over Aoba, making everyone forget about Aoba2 breaking the minds of people etc. MORPHINE is a unit specialising in memory wiping anyway so this was easy for the two. Back then, the two weren’t too good at memory wiping though so they accidentally caused a scene: KAMIKAKUSHI. Because of this, the two also wiped Aoba’s memories of having ever played Lime before. Mr. TOUE eventually found out about Aoba though and the two tell Aoba to come along and meet Sei, who doesn’t have much longer to live cuz he’s been experimented on so many times. It’s okay for Mr. TOUE if Sei dies though, cuz they’ll just take his eyes
Trip and Virus start pummeling the shit out of Aoba but in come Koujaku etc to save Aoba. Ren’s now become some aggressive mutt who tries to bite Aoba before he’s pulled into Lime again, up against *gasp* REN :O Ren attacks and where he’s bitten Aoba, Aoba feels an influx of warm, sad emotion where he sees flashes of Ren’s memories – of which consist all of Aoba. Aoba’s always wondered why Ren takes on a human form in Lime but realises that Ren isn’t his ALLMATE: When Aoba was young, he used to talk to this “someone” inside his head but as time passed, he never heard from that voice again. When Aoba got his ALLMATE, the consciousness of that someone entered Ren and took over so the dog form was only a vessel. So the Ren Aoba knew was never in this ALLMATE, it was all in his head. To drag the real Ren out (cuz he’s no longer in the little doggie), Aoba decides to use SCRAP on HIMSELF.
He finds where Ren’s mind has been hidden inside and sees Ren, who begins to attack Aoba cuz he’s affected by a bug + been knocked around too much. Aoba apologises for not knowing Ren enough, then finds himself at a beach with Ren. Ren explains that he exists to watch over Aoba and to make sure he doesn’t go berserk (so basically he’s a part of Aoba SELFCESTTTT). However, there was a time period where Aoba got rowdy and out of control cuz of Aoba2 and Ren couldn’t reach the guy anymore. Soon after, Aoba picked up an ALLMATE so Ren used this as a chance to control the ALLMATE – if Ren couldn’t help Aoba inside the guy’s head, then he’ll help from outside. When KAMIKUSHI happened, everyone’s memories were wiped, including Ren’s so he forgot who he really was and thought of himself as a true ALLMATE. When he got infected by that virus, it attacked his memories and emotions so Ren remembered. With Ren’s newfound emotions came the fear of being thrown away when Aoba wanted a new model and this was when Ren realised that he didn’t want to hand Aoba to anyone and wanted to be with the guy forever. Because of these feelings, Ren feels as though he’s failed as his role of a guardian and wanted Aoba to forget about him so…he bit Aoba LOL and Aoba’s like “YOU REALLY THINK A LITTLE NIP WILL MAKE ME HATE U??” then he hugs sad doggie Ren and tells him that he wants Ren by his side.
The two then fight mr. TOUE who uses the Lime judge, USUI as his ALLMATE. USUI is basically a version of Sei so Aoba uses SCRAP on USUI, calling him NIISAN. Aoba runs to see Sei who’s too weak to talk irl so they talk in Lime. Sei’s been wanting to see Aoba his entire life and he’s been helping Aoba, sending those TORAWARE NO HIME msgs and maps. He tells Aoba to destroy him with SCRAP so Sei dies.
Everything returns to normal but one day, Aoba gets a call from the hospital saying that his older bro, Sei, is ere. While going to the hospital, Aoba gets a last message from TORAWARE NO HIME, saying that he’s got a present. At the hospital, Sei licks his face and Aoba realises that this is Sei’s last present to him: REN.
BAD END 2
Virus and Trap manage to capture Aoba but decide not to fork him over to Mr.TOUE cuz they both like Aoba too much. Instead, they make Aoba their sex toy and rape him senseless everyday, shoving both their dongs into him at the same time and getting their lion and snake ALLMATES to join in as well.
…wtf are you srs
Afterthoughts and Conclusion
As with the last two games I reviewed, it’s not the game itself that’s bad; stand alone, they are decent but it’s just that I was expecting more especially since Dramatical Murder is from the revered Nitro+Chiral
But anyway, that aside, this was fun to play :D My favourite is probably Clear but I loved Noise and Ren too – all three of em were too adorable. I don’t rmb Koujaku cuz I played his route like…3 months ago rofl but Mink can go die in a fire that cesspool of loathsome shit. I think I might have missed something huge in his route cuz why would anyone make such a disgusting character you can go after? Mr. TOUE was a boring, typical chessmaster antagonist and Trip and Virus were just two big rapist dickholes. Aoba was a pretty cute protagonist, kinda like Konoe from Lamento but more upbeat but I think he’s also retarded cuz he liked all that violent shit with Mink. I don’t even
Fab music, standard Nitro+Chiral fare. There’s a different artist again and I like how bright her stuff is though I liked TnC/Lamento and Sweet Pool art better. Still, nice clothing designs especially with Noise lol and his cute rabbit ALLMATEs. Ren’s hawt <3
As for the routes, they were all solid except for Mink’s wifebeating one. Noise’s backstory and “can’t feel pain” thing could have been developed a tad more but all in all, the rest had good routes. Clear’s one was my favourite and had me tearing up near the end but this admittedly isn’t a tragic game like Sweet Pool and cuz everyone had a good ending, it left me smiling like an idiot more than anything. The bad ends were kinda creepy though especially Ren’s bad one with Trip and Virus – I just stared like wtf when I saw that huge black lion and snake ALLMATE raping Aoba…same with Clear’s one where Aoba lost his legs and shiet…
At almost 10k words, Ima wrap this ass review up and say, one of the good BL games out ere but Nitro+Chiral fans might be disappointed.