History Creator / AliceSoft

28th Jul '16 11:08:22 AM drac0blade
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* {{Tsundere}}: Considering the number of games they've made, there are plenty. Interestingly, the two stand out examples from the ''Rance'' series, Shizuka and Kanami lean so heavily to the tsun-tsun side that they more or less genuinely ''hate'' Rance, with the few genuine moments of kindness they show towards him leaning more towards "He's not a ''total'' asshole." than anything else. The straightest tsundere in the ''Rance'' series would be Satella, who insists that Rance is her rival despite clearly having feelings for him. Keep in mind that Satella is a demon lord who is most likely hundreds of years old and one of the most powerful characters in the setting.

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* {{Tsundere}}: Considering the number of games they've made, there are plenty. Interestingly, the two stand out examples from the ''Rance'' series, Shizuka and Kanami Kanami, lean so heavily to the tsun-tsun side that they more or less genuinely ''hate'' Rance, with the few genuine moments of kindness they show towards him leaning more towards "He's not a ''total'' asshole." asshole" than anything else. The straightest tsundere in the ''Rance'' series would be Satella, who insists that Rance is her rival despite clearly having feelings for him. Keep in mind that Satella is a demon lord who is most likely hundreds of years old and one of the most powerful characters in the setting.
28th Jul '16 10:53:57 AM drac0blade
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* HardLevelsEasyBosses: Both ''Daibanchou'' and ''Daiakuji'' require large amounts of micromanaging to keep troop morale up, maintain conquered territory and fight off endless swarms of enemies. In comparison, the bosses, though by no means ridiculously easy, are simply stronger versions of normal enemies with powerful special abilities, which shouldn't b a problem for you if you can actually reach them. ''Daiteikoku'' averts this by having a system that makes all fights be predetermined CurbstompBattles, meaning bosses simply require confronting with higher stats than normal enemies do.

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* HardLevelsEasyBosses: Both ''Daibanchou'' and ''Daiakuji'' require large amounts of micromanaging to keep troop morale up, maintain conquered territory and fight off endless swarms of enemies. In comparison, the bosses, though by no means ridiculously easy, are simply stronger versions of normal enemies with powerful special abilities, which shouldn't b be a problem for you if you can actually reach them. ''Daiteikoku'' averts this by having a system that makes all fights be predetermined CurbstompBattles, meaning bosses simply require confronting with higher stats than normal enemies do.
28th Jul '16 10:45:38 AM drac0blade
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* TheCasanova: While most of their protagonists are [[ChickMagnet Chick Magnets]], Tougou Tsuyoshi of ''Daiteikoku'' is the only one who fits the character type, being a suave, flirt who constantly sleeps around.

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* TheCasanova: While most of their protagonists are [[ChickMagnet Chick Magnets]], Tougou Tsuyoshi of ''Daiteikoku'' is the only one who fits the character type, being a suave, suave flirt who constantly sleeps around.
24th Jul '16 5:40:39 PM HailMuffins
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Alright, let's face it. Most people know of them because of ''Rance''.
2nd May '16 11:07:38 AM paradisedj32
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** "My Glourious Days", Rance's {{Leitmotif}}, is actually not a remix from any of the [=AliceSoft=] games. It's actually a remix of the National Anthem of Eastern Germany.

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** "My Glourious Days", Rance's {{Leitmotif}}, is actually not a remix from any of the [=AliceSoft=] games. It's actually a remix of the National Anthem of Eastern Germany.[[Main/EastGermany East Germany]].
23rd Jan '16 8:30:44 PM nombretomado
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* CantHoldHisLiquor: Rance. While he does enjoy alcohol, he tends to try and refrain from drinking it because he is a lightweight to an absurd degree. Sadly, a lot of the men he's come to know as friends (except for [[StraightEdge Rick]]) like to share a drink with him, which generally results in him doing something foolish.

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* CantHoldHisLiquor: Rance. While he does enjoy alcohol, he tends to try and refrain from drinking it because he is a lightweight to an absurd degree. Sadly, a lot of the men he's come to know as friends (except for [[StraightEdge [[UsefulNotes/StraightEdge Rick]]) like to share a drink with him, which generally results in him doing something foolish.
4th Jan '16 12:15:55 PM Willbyr
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[=AliceSoft=] is an [[HGame eroge]] developer, one of the oldest in existence. Although they are perhaps not as well known as the truly big groups like [[{{Nasuverse}} Type-MOON]] and Creator/KeyVisualArts, [=AliceSoft=] has managed to carve out a niche for itself by incorporating interesting and involved gameplay elements that occasionally challenge the player. Where other developers will eschew gameplay in favour of [[DoingItForTheArt telling a fantastic story]] or cutting straight to the [[PornWithoutPlot heart of the matter]], [=AliceSoft=] embraces it wholeheartedly to the point that many of their works on this wiki could be classified as both {{Video Game}}s and {{Visual Novel}}s.

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[=AliceSoft=] is an [[HGame eroge]] developer, one of the oldest in existence. Although they are perhaps not as well known as the truly big groups like [[{{Nasuverse}} [[Franchise/{{Nasuverse}} Type-MOON]] and Creator/KeyVisualArts, [=AliceSoft=] has managed to carve out a niche for itself by incorporating interesting and involved gameplay elements that occasionally challenge the player. Where other developers will eschew gameplay in favour of [[DoingItForTheArt telling a fantastic story]] or cutting straight to the [[PornWithoutPlot heart of the matter]], [=AliceSoft=] embraces it wholeheartedly to the point that many of their works on this wiki could be classified as both {{Video Game}}s and {{Visual Novel}}s.


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18th Nov '15 1:09:26 AM TheKaizerreich
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* JerkassGods: The world of Rance is ruled by a giant SpaceWhale and his children, who created "The Continent" in an excercise of defeating boredom. Everything that goes wrong in this world (and there is a ''lot'' of that) happens only to sate his own lust for entertainment. For example, humans are the third species to have taken control, following Cthulu-esque monsters (who were smart but too squishy) and uberdragons (who were too resilent), while humans can prevail but also can die in so many horrifically entertaining ways.
7th Nov '15 10:41:23 AM TheNerfGuy
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** BigBadWannabe: As a result of the above information, Kayblis is closer to this.
* BiggerBad: Ludo-Rathowm, the jerkass God that rules the world, he desires entertainment, but sadly he only finds some in suffering, so the entire world, the dark lord system with the Demon King is engineered to give him what he desires.
** It should be added that the world WILL be destroyed if true peace is to ever get achieved.

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** %%* BigBadWannabe: As a result of the above information, Kayblis is closer to this.
* BiggerBad: Ludo-Rathowm, the jerkass God that rules the world, he desires entertainment, but sadly he only finds some in suffering, so the entire world, the dark lord system with the Demon King is engineered to give him what he desires.
** It should be added that the world WILL be destroyed if true peace is to ever get achieved.
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* FanTranslation: The only source of english translations of their games, to the point where Alicesoft themselves encourage them.

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The only source of english translations of their games, to the point where Alicesoft themselves encourage them.



* FountainOfExpies: They do this to themselves. Several character designs and personalities have been recycled in other games.

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They do this to themselves. Several character designs and personalities have been recycled in other games.



* GreaterScopeVillain: Ludo-Rathowm, the jerkass God that rules the world, desires entertainment, but sadly he only finds some in suffering, so the entire world, the dark lord system with the Demon King is engineered to give him what he desires.



* TheHedonist: Rance lives exclusively for his own pleasure, and has no real interest in any of the world's affairs despite the massive amount of influence he has on them. Tougou Tsuyoshi is also more interested in sleeping around and having a good time than running a navy, though he takes his job much more seriously than Rance does.

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Rance lives exclusively for his own pleasure, and has no real interest in any of the world's affairs despite the massive amount of influence he has on them. Tougou Tsuyoshi is also more interested in sleeping around and having a good time than running a navy, though he takes his job much more seriously than Rance does.
15th Oct '15 4:17:04 PM capduffman
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*BiggerBad: Ludo-Rathowm, the jerkass God that rules the world, he desires entertainment, but sadly he only finds some in suffering, so the entire world, the dark lord system with the Demon King is engineered to give him what he desires.
** It should be added that the world WILL be destroyed if true peace is to ever get achieved.


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* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: Rance himself. From the point of view of someone who doesn't know the things he has done he is a boastful idiot. He does get himself into dangers he could easily avoid by simply thinking twice what he does. But when he gets serious there is ''nothing'' in the world able to stop him.


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* GoldenEnding: Clearing every ending in Rance IX and then watching one last time the true ending shows [[spoiler:Sill getting finally defrosted by Crook thanks to a long ritual and a national treasure from Helman.]]


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** This becomes an important plot point in Rance 03 [[spoiler: Gele opens a dimensional rift, rapidly raising her level and Rance's, not even paying attention to him, only to be stunned by facing a level ''560'' Rance, and only that level because she closed the rift due to having met her own limit.]]


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** Unlike the previous remakes that averted this trope, Rance 03 changes multiple plot points, some are small, like certain characters joining Rance, others are pretty big, [[spoiler:Like Ithere's fate or Gele's relationship with Rance.]]


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** "Force" Leazas' theme in ''Kichikuou Rance'' was remixed in Rance 03 and used in the scenes where the Tulip III is deployed and Rance and his troops are having the greatest battles against Helman forces.


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* SparedByTheAdaptation: A completely unexpected one from Rance 03 [[spoiler:Dark Lord Ithere was spared by Rance when asked by Shizuka to show him mercy. He was dying from his wounds anyway, but his apostles gave their lives to heal him just enough for him to survive and stay hidden in Leazas Castle.]]
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