History VideoGame / WhiteDayALabyrinthNamedSchool

5th Dec '16 2:55:59 PM Xtifr
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'''''White Day: A Labyrinth Named School''''' is a [[UsefulNotes/{{SouthKorea}} Korean]] SurvivalHorror game by Sonnori and distributed by Wizard Soft that tells a story of a young man's trip into school in the dead of night to deliver some candy in preparation for the Eastern holiday of the same name (similar to Valentine's Day in Western countries) to So-yeong, the archetypical ShrinkingViolet target of affection.

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'''''White ''White Day: A Labyrinth Named School''''' School'' is a [[UsefulNotes/{{SouthKorea}} Korean]] SurvivalHorror game by Sonnori and distributed by Wizard Soft that tells a story of a young man's trip into school in the dead of night to deliver some candy in preparation for the Eastern holiday of the same name (similar to Valentine's Day in Western countries) to So-yeong, the archetypical ShrinkingViolet target of affection.
7th Nov '16 9:55:50 PM BenOfHouston
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* FunWithAcronyms: [[spoiler:All the ending titles are acronyms for WHITE DAY.]]

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* FunWithAcronyms: [[spoiler:All the ending titles are acronyms for WHITE DAY.]]DAY]], which is very surprising considering that there wasn't even an English Translation of the game for many years.
30th Aug '16 3:13:57 PM NervousShark
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* [[spoiler:AlienGeometries: The weird maze at the end as well as the void as you escape the school.]]

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* [[spoiler:AlienGeometries: The AlienGeometries: [[spoiler:The weird maze at the end as well as the void as you escape the school.]]



* [[spoiler:AlwaysSaveTheGirl: Not in the Hyacinth ending. YouBastard.]]
** [[spoiler:Its worth noting as hard as it is to swallow choosing to stay and help sweet, timid, and kind-hearted Ji-hyeon leads you straight into the worst ending in the game.]]

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* [[spoiler:AlwaysSaveTheGirl: Not AlwaysSaveTheGirl: [[spoiler:Not in the Hyacinth ending. YouBastard.]]
** [[spoiler:Its [[spoiler:It's worth noting as hard as it is to swallow that choosing to stay and help sweet, timid, and kind-hearted Ji-hyeon leads you straight into the worst ending in the game.]]



* AxCrazy: The janitor, though it's more like creepy laugh and baseball bat crazy. [[spoiler:There are two guys wandering the school with baseball bats.]]
** [[spoiler:Don't forget the Mother's half-ghost. A real peach that one is. Tragic, but nuts.]]

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* AxCrazy: AxCrazy:
**
The janitor, though it's more like creepy laugh and baseball bat crazy. [[spoiler:There are two guys wandering the school with baseball bats.]]
** [[spoiler:Don't forget the [[spoiler:The Mother's half-ghost. A real peach that one is. Tragic, but nuts.]]



* [[spoiler:BittersweetEnding: The Hyacinth ending where you make the SadisticChoice to save yourself and leave So-yeong unconscious to die. It helps that this flower means "I'm sorry".]]
** [[spoiler:The Tuberose (Ebony?) ending is this in a way. So-yeong is doomed, but Seong-ah is revived as a human and on your side]].
*** Considering that there is a [[spoiler:[[TheStinger stinger]] moment though, with Seong-ah giving the camera a bit of a PsychoticSmirk, it leaves one to wonder if she really is on your side at that point. She may not be, if she's been possessed as she was in the So-yeong endings...[[OhCrap Uh-oh]]. There goes the [[BittersweetEnding sweetness]].]]
** [[spoiler:You can't save all the girls in any ending. Save ONE per ending. Choose Ji-hyeon, Seong-ah, or So-yeong. As stated above you can TakeAThirdOption where they all die except you. That is, at least overtly. Ji-hyeon is never directly involved in any of the plans and tends to be out of the way, so there's no reason to assume she dies in most endings even if she doesn't leave with you. For Seong-ah, there are implications it was never her to begin with, and she was already dead anyway, so she was arguably never in the running to be saved.]]

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* [[spoiler:BittersweetEnding: The BittersweetEnding:
** [[spoiler:The
Hyacinth ending where you make the SadisticChoice to save yourself and leave So-yeong unconscious to die. It helps that this flower means "I'm sorry".]]
** [[spoiler:The Tuberose (Ebony?) ending is this in a way. So-yeong is doomed, but Seong-ah is revived as a human and on your side]].
*** Considering that
side. However, there is a [[spoiler:[[TheStinger [[TheStinger stinger]] moment though, with Seong-ah giving the camera a bit of a PsychoticSmirk, it leaves one to wonder if she really is on your side at that point. She may not be, if she's been possessed as she was in the So-yeong endings...[[OhCrap Uh-oh]]. There goes the [[BittersweetEnding sweetness]].]]
** [[spoiler:You can't save all the girls in any ending. Save ONE per ending. Choose Ji-hyeon, Seong-ah, or So-yeong. As stated above you You can TakeAThirdOption where they all die except you. That is, at least overtly. Ji-hyeon is never directly involved in any of the plans and tends to be out of the way, so there's no reason to assume she dies in most endings even if she doesn't leave with you. For Seong-ah, there are implications it was never her to begin with, and she was already dead anyway, so she was arguably never in the running to be saved.]]



** BiggerBad: [[spoiler: The Master of the Labyrinth, the one possessing Seong-ah to begin with.]]

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** * BiggerBad: [[spoiler: The Master of the Labyrinth, the one possessing Seong-ah to begin with.]]



* CheckPointStarvation: Hard mode cuts down the number of pens available, making it much more strenuous on your progress. Real mode, however, the game eliminates your ability to save your game by removing the pens altogether.



* DeadAllAlong: [[spoiler: It turns out Seong-ah was already dead, and is possessed by the evil being trapped in school all along.]]



** Overlaps with DeadAllAlong: [[spoiler: It turns out Seong-ah was already dead, and is possessed by the evil being trapped in school all along.]]
* DeathByFallingOver: ...The fourth floor's broken guard rails. [[spoiler:Doesn't stick. The mother comes back though she can't run]].
* DifficultyLevels: Your standard Easy, Normal, and Hard affair, as well as...
** EasierThanEasy: Very Easy, which also cuts down a lot of the creepiness in the game.
** HarderThanHard: [[NintendoHard Real]] mode. All the horrors the game has to offer that were locked away in lesser difficulty levels due to complaints of game's fear factor are in full effect here. Also, you cannot save your game on Real. And there's a time limit to boot! Didn't finish the game within midnight (in-game)? [[NonStandardGameOver Sucks]].
* [[spoiler:DownerEnding: It ''is'' a survival horror game. The Ivy ending takes the cake though. Heartwarming at first glance. [[FridgeHorror Then you realize]] Ji-hyeon's comment " Oh...Its warm." means that she and the hero are dying. After all it was so cold they could see their breath. Although it's a bit ambiguous, as there was just an inferno in the room and it would make sense to be warm, and the cold breath is always an effect in the game and the developers could simply have forgotten to turn it off in that scene.]]
* [[spoiler:EarnYourHappyEnding: Wow do you ever.]]

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** Overlaps with DeadAllAlong: [[spoiler: It turns out Seong-ah was already dead, and is possessed by the evil being trapped in school all along.]]
* DeathByFallingOver: ...DeathByFallingOver: The fourth floor's broken guard rails. [[spoiler:Doesn't stick. The mother comes back though she can't run]].
* DifficultyLevels: Your standard The levels are Very Easy, Easy, Normal, Hard, and Hard affair, as well as...
** EasierThanEasy: Very Easy, which also cuts down a lot of the creepiness in the game.
** HarderThanHard: [[NintendoHard Real]] mode. All the horrors the game has to offer that were locked away in lesser difficulty levels due to complaints of game's fear factor are in full effect here. Also, you cannot save your game on Real. And there's a time limit to boot! Didn't finish the game within midnight (in-game)? [[NonStandardGameOver Sucks]].
Real.
* [[spoiler:DownerEnding: It DownerEnding: [[spoiler:It ''is'' a survival horror game. The Ivy ending takes the cake though. Heartwarming at first glance. [[FridgeHorror Then you realize]] Ji-hyeon's comment " Oh...Its warm." means that she and the hero are dying. After all it was so cold they could see their breath. Although it's a bit ambiguous, as there was just an inferno in the room and it would make sense to be warm, and the cold breath is always an effect in the game and the developers could simply have forgotten to turn it off in that scene.]]
* [[spoiler:EarnYourHappyEnding: Wow EarnYourHappyEnding: [[spoiler:Wow do you ever.]]]]
* EasierThanEasy: Very Easy, which also cuts down a lot of the creepiness in the game.



** FunWithAcronyms: [[spoiler:All these ending titles are acronyms for WHITE DAY.]]

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** * FunWithAcronyms: [[spoiler:All these the ending titles are acronyms for WHITE DAY.]]



* HarderThanHard: [[NintendoHard Real]] mode. All the horrors the game has to offer that were locked away in lesser difficulty levels due to complaints of game's fear factor are in full effect here. Also, you cannot save your game on Real. And there's a time limit to boot! Didn't finish the game within midnight (in-game)? [[NonStandardGameOver Sucks]].



* ImplacableMan: The Janitor. He cannot be fought. He cannot be killed. You can only run, and pray he loses track of you. [[spoiler:The Janitor does get knocked out in the third chapter. But then there's the second one... [[OhCrap and he doesn't have a limp]].]]
** Or if you can, get the gloves from the biology room and... [[AssShove well]]...

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* ImplacableMan: The Janitor. He cannot be fought. He cannot be killed. You can only run, and pray he loses track of you. [[spoiler:The Janitor does get knocked out in the third chapter. But then there's the second one... [[OhCrap and he doesn't have a limp]].]]
**
]] Or if you can, get the gloves from the biology room and... [[AssShove well]]...



* [[spoiler:{{Reincarnation}}: Seong-ah's motive]]. All well and good, too bad that can only happen if [[spoiler:[[HumanSacrifice So-yeong is sacrificed]].]]

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* [[spoiler:{{Reincarnation}}: Seong-ah's motive]]. {{Reincarnation}}: [[spoiler:Seong-ah's motive. All well and good, too bad that can only happen if [[spoiler:[[HumanSacrifice [[HumanSacrifice So-yeong is sacrificed]].]]



* [[CheckPointStarvation Save Game Starvation]]: Hard mode cuts down the number of pens available, making it much more strenuous on your progress. Real mode, however, the game eliminates your ability to save your game by removing the pens altogether.



* [[TimedMission Timed Game]]: Hard and Real mode have a time limit that you must complete the game in. [[NonStandardGameOver And you don't want to let the timer reach zero.]]

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* [[TimedMission Timed Game]]: TimedMission: Hard and Real mode have a time limit that you must complete the game in. [[NonStandardGameOver And you don't want to let the timer reach zero.]]



* [[spoiler: TragicMonster: As freakin' NUTS as she may be Seong-Ah's mother is this. The reason she is so kill crazy? Would you not snap a little if your child died in a fire and you could do NOTHING to help her?]]

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* [[spoiler: TragicMonster: As TragicMonster:
** [[spoiler:As
freakin' NUTS as she may be Seong-Ah's mother is this. The reason she is so kill crazy? Would you not snap a little if your child died in a fire and you could do NOTHING to help her?]]
24th Jul '16 7:27:19 AM Beatlemania
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'''''White Day: A Labyrinth Named School''''' is a Korean SurvivalHorror game by Sonnori and distributed by Wizard Soft that tells a story of a young man's trip into school in the dead of night to deliver some candy in preparation for the Eastern holiday of the same name (similar to Valentine's Day in Western countries) to So-yeong, the archetypical ShrinkingViolet target of affection.

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'''''White Day: A Labyrinth Named School''''' is a Korean [[UsefulNotes/{{SouthKorea}} Korean]] SurvivalHorror game by Sonnori and distributed by Wizard Soft that tells a story of a young man's trip into school in the dead of night to deliver some candy in preparation for the Eastern holiday of the same name (similar to Valentine's Day in Western countries) to So-yeong, the archetypical ShrinkingViolet target of affection.
20th Apr '16 2:00:18 PM ViperAcidZX
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While regarded by many as a cult classic, the game has been seen by many as not having a chance of a sequel or re-release... However, in early 2016, it was announced it will be re-released for the UsefulNotes/PlayStation4, made to be used with it's new VR technology, and completely redone from the ground up.

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While regarded by many as a cult classic, the game has been seen by many as not having a chance of a sequel or re-release... However, in early 2016, it was announced it will be re-released for the UsefulNotes/PlayStation4, made to be used with it's new VR technology, and completely redone from the ground up.
up. An Android and [=iOS=] version of the remake has been released overseas in April 2016, with a PC version that was quickly [[http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=665183393 greenlit]] for UsefulNotes/{{Steam}}.
20th Apr '16 11:30:18 AM ViperAcidZX
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While regarded by many as a cult classic, the game has been seen by many as not having a chance of a sequel or re-release... However as of recent, a remake has been announced for release in 2016, For the UsefulNotes/PlayStation4, made to be used with it's new VR technology, and completely redone from the ground up.

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While regarded by many as a cult classic, the game has been seen by many as not having a chance of a sequel or re-release... However as of recent, a remake has been However, in early 2016, it was announced it will be re-released for release in 2016, For the UsefulNotes/PlayStation4, made to be used with it's new VR technology, and completely redone from the ground up.
5th Feb '16 5:09:06 AM spirasen
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* {{Tsundere}}: Seong-ah. Holy ''[[PrecisionFStrike fuck]]'' Seong-ah. [[spoiler:Though out out of everyone in the school, [[BigDamnHeroes she is the only one who saves YOU]]. [[UpToEleven TWICE]]!]]
* [[spoiler:TragicMonster: As freakin' NUTS as she may be Seong-ah's mother is this. The reason she is so kill crazy? Would you not snap a little if your child died in a fire and you could do NOTHING to help her?]]
** [[spoiler:Also it's implied the janitor is possessed]]. Explains a lot.
** [[spoiler:Seong-ah herself.]]

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* {{Tsundere}}: Seong-ah. Seong-Ah. Holy ''[[PrecisionFStrike fuck]]'' Seong-ah. [[spoiler:Though Seong-Ah. [[spoiler: Though out out of everyone in the school, [[BigDamnHeroes she is the only one who saves YOU]]. YOU.]] [[UpToEleven TWICE]]!]]
* [[spoiler:TragicMonster: [[spoiler: TragicMonster: As freakin' NUTS as she may be Seong-ah's Seong-Ah's mother is this. The reason she is so kill crazy? Would you not snap a little if your child died in a fire and you could do NOTHING to help her?]]
** [[spoiler:Also [[spoiler: Also it's implied the janitor is possessed]]. possessed.]] Explains a lot.
** [[spoiler:Seong-ah [[spoiler: Seong-Ah herself.]]



* WhenTreesAttack: When finally run into So-yeong early into the game, she gets roped in by an evil tree and you have to save her quickly if you want her to survive.
* {{Wildcard}}: The protagonist's decision to enter the school at night could either [[SpannerInTheWorks hinder the plan of the BigBad]] or help it along.
* WomanInWhite: [[spoiler:Two of them. One of them seems fairly benign and occasionally appears to point out important items to you. The other one clings to the ceiling and you have to defeat her. Both are also examples of StringyHairedGhostGirl.]]

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* WhenTreesAttack: When finally run into So-yeong So-Yeong early into the game, she gets roped in by an evil tree and you have to save her quickly if you want her to survive.
* {{Wildcard}}: The protagonist's decision to enter the school at night could either [[SpannerInTheWorks hinder the plan of the BigBad]] or help it along.
along.
* WomanInWhite: [[spoiler:Two [[spoiler: Two of them. One of them seems fairly benign and occasionally appears to point out important items to you. The other one clings to the ceiling and you have to defeat her. Both are also examples of StringyHairedGhostGirl.]]
7th Jan '16 12:52:07 PM erforce
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While regarded by many as a cult classic, the game has been seen by many as not having a chance of a sequel or re-release... However as of recent, a remake has been announced for release in 2016, For the PlayStation 4, made to be used with it's new VR technology, and completely redone from the ground up.

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While regarded by many as a cult classic, the game has been seen by many as not having a chance of a sequel or re-release... However as of recent, a remake has been announced for release in 2016, For the PlayStation 4, UsefulNotes/PlayStation4, made to be used with it's new VR technology, and completely redone from the ground up.



!!White Day provides trope examples of:

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!!White Day !!''White Day'' provides trope examples of:of:



** An official remake of the game is coming out in 2016 for the PS4, complete with graphics redone from the ground up, a new game engine, and compatibility with Playstation VR.

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** An official remake of the game is coming out in 2016 for the PS4, [=PS4=], complete with graphics redone from the ground up, a new game engine, and compatibility with Playstation [=PlayStation=] VR.
4th Nov '15 9:55:55 AM drillizer
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** An official remake of the game is coming out in 2016 for the PS4, complete with graphics redone from the ground up, a new game engine, and compatibility with Playstation VR.
4th Nov '15 8:01:03 AM drillizer
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While regarded by many as a cult classic, the game has been seen by many as not having a chance of a sequel or re-release... However as of recent, a remake has been announced for release in 2016, For the PlayStation 4, made to be used with it's new VR technology, and completely redone from the ground up.
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