The Modern Visual Novel

  title={The Modern Visual Novel},
  author={Robert Ciesla},
  journal={Game Development with Ren'Py},
  • R. Ciesla
  • Published 2019
  • Art
  • Game Development with Ren'Py
As demonstrated in the previous chapter, the road to the modern visual novel has been a relatively long one. As of 2019, massive numbers of rooms and items aren’t big deals. Gone are the technical limitations that once dictated what was possible in video games. But before we review some of the most impressive modern visual novels, we should get acquainted with the related terminology. Many of these tropes have their origins in Japanese culture as the established visual novel format originates…