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** How much does Momoko care for Kamen? On the one hand, Momoko did confide with Kamen, even if it took Kamen a long time to get to that point, and is emotionally invested enough in their friendship that she'd be broken if Kamen betrayed her. On the other hand, Kamen notes that [[AllTakeAndNoGive she ended up being the one who always did things for Momoko]], Momoko refused to believe Kamen's claims that Hiro was cheating on her(even threatening to end their friendship), and [[spoiler:when Momoko learned about Hiro's texts to Kamen, she plotted to frame Kamen for her and Hiro's murder]].

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** How much does Momoko care for Kamen? On the one hand, Momoko did confide with in Kamen, even if it took Kamen a long time to get to that point, and is emotionally invested enough in their friendship that she'd be broken if Kamen betrayed her. On the other hand, Kamen notes that [[AllTakeAndNoGive she ended up being the one who always did things for Momoko]], Momoko refused to believe Kamen's claims that Hiro was cheating on her(even threatening to end their friendship), and [[spoiler:when Momoko learned about Hiro's texts to Kamen, she plotted to frame Kamen for her and Hiro's murder]].



** Taiko's inability to notice Rie's feelings for her and the fact that he doesn't seem to be at all close to anyone at the party besides his best friend Kotoba can be seen as proof that Taiko is gay and in love with Kotoba. While he does have a vaguely implied interest in Raiko, that doesn't stop him from getting very angry with her for [[spoiler:defending Kamen when she's accused of the murders, including Kotoba either being killed or being badly burned]].

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** Taiko's inability to notice Rie's feelings for her and the fact that he doesn't seem to be at all close to anyone at the party besides his best friend Kotoba can be seen as proof that Taiko is gay and in love with Kotoba. While he does have a vaguely implied interest in Raiko, that doesn't stop him from getting very angry with her for [[spoiler:defending Kamen when she's accused of the murders, including Kotoba either being killed or being badly burned]].


** Also related to Hiro, his FreudianExcuse. Raiko proposes two theories in "Raiko's Diary"- [[spoiler:either he's a misogynist who thinks it's OK to two-time women and think of them as playthings like his father did, or a misogynist who hates women because his mother abandoned him]]- there's a third possibility. [[spoiler:He may have wanted someone he could control easily, hence his attempt to use the RescueRomance trope to win Runa over. He did give up on her due to her family being poor, then he most likely moved on to Momoko(who also had a reputation for being an ExtremeDoormat people could take advantage of easily), only to grow weary of her ClingyJealousGirl act. That said, one can only imagine why he was interested in Kamen, who not only was a lesbian (unbeknownst to him), but made no secret of how much she hated him.]]
** Taiko's inability to notice Rie's feelings for her and the fact that he doesn't seem to be at all close to anyone at the party besides his best friend Kotoba makes it possible that Taiko is gay and in love with Kotoba. While he does have a vaguely implied interest in Raiko, that doesn't stop him from getting very angry with her for [[spoiler:defending Kamen when she's accused of the murders, including Kotoba either being killed or being badly burned]].
* FunnyAneurysmMoment: Rie's making a tombstone for all the partygoers besides her and Taiko is PlayedForLaughs, particularly when Nobara overreacts and Taiko fails to realize why he isn't included. It's a lot less funny by the end of the night, when [[spoiler:Momoko, Hiro and possibly Kotoba]] are dead.

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** Also related to Hiro, his FreudianExcuse. Raiko proposes two theories in "Raiko's Diary"- [[spoiler:either he's a misogynist who thinks it's OK to two-time women and think of them as playthings like his father did, or a misogynist who hates women because his mother abandoned him]]- there's a third possibility. [[spoiler:He may have wanted someone he could control easily, hence his attempt to use the RescueRomance trope to win Runa over. He did give up on her due to her family being poor, then he most likely moved on to Momoko(who also had a reputation for being an ExtremeDoormat people could take advantage of easily), only to grow weary of her ClingyJealousGirl act. That said, one can only imagine why he was interested in Kamen, who not only was a lesbian (unbeknownst to him), but made no secret of how much she hated him.]]
** Taiko's inability to notice Rie's feelings for her and the fact that he doesn't seem to be at all close to anyone at the party besides his best friend Kotoba makes it possible can be seen as proof that Taiko is gay and in love with Kotoba. While he does have a vaguely implied interest in Raiko, that doesn't stop him from getting very angry with her for [[spoiler:defending Kamen when she's accused of the murders, including Kotoba either being killed or being badly burned]].
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** Raiko's comment that she'd rather kill herself than wear the cat costume her mother got her earns her a DudeNotFunny from Momoko, but is mostly presented as a line that's in poor taste. Later, however [[spoiler:it turns out that Momoko killed herself and Hiro in a MurderSuicide, one that she was planning for days in advance. Worse, it's possible that Raiko's sister Reiko committed suicide, considering that Reiko died suddenly and Raiko believes that she caused it by not being there for her]].
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Rie's making a tombstone for all the partygoers besides her and Taiko is PlayedForLaughs, particularly when Nobara overreacts and Taiko fails to realize why he isn't included. It's a lot less funny by the end of the night, when [[spoiler:Momoko, Hiro and possibly Kotoba]] are dead.



** There is also only ''one'' occasion in which you have to select a certain spot on an image, namely at the end where you choose [[spoiler:which room was the crime scene]] (and if you get it wrong, someone else will point out the right answer). Said mechanic could have been used earlier on, when pointing out how Rie got back from the breaker room so quickly, but instead, it's a simple evidence presentation prompt.

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** There is also only ''one'' occasion in which you have to select a certain spot on an image, image(a feature that is fairly common in ''Franchise/DanganRonpa'' and ''Franchise/AceAttorney''), namely at the end where you choose [[spoiler:which room was the crime scene]] (and if you get it wrong, someone else will point out the right answer). Said mechanic could have been used earlier on, when pointing out how Rie got back from the breaker room so quickly, but instead, it's a simple evidence presentation prompt.



'''Instead''': He asks her out and continues pursuing her despite her obvious disgust. He was only saved by the fact that Momoko refused to believe Kamen, but he pushed his luck too far when he sent messages to Kamen's cell phone, [[spoiler:and when Momoko read them, it was the last straw that drove her to murder him]].

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'''Instead''': He asks her out and continues pursuing her despite her obvious disgust. He was only saved by the fact that \\
'''The Result''': Kamen is even more disgusted with him, and warns
Momoko refused about him; luckily for Hiro, Momoko refuses to believe Kamen, but he pushed Kamen. Ultimately, Hiro pushes his luck too far when he sent sends messages to Kamen's cell phone, [[spoiler:and when Momoko read them, it was the last straw that drove her to murder him]].


** Unlimited Guess Works. You need to get a 0% Detective Rating, which involves getting every question wrong at least once. This would seem simple enough, but there are a few questions that will give you a bad ending if you make the wrong choice, although they don't give points for correct answers. The tricky part is the question about the mastermind's identity; [[spoiler:Momoko is obviously the right answer(which awards a point), but if you pick anyone besides Runa or Hiro (the only two other viable suspects), Taiko will stop listening to Raiko, and you will get a bad ending]].

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** Unlimited Guess Works. You need to get a 0% Detective Rating, which involves getting every question wrong at least once. This would seem simple enough, but there are a few questions that will give you a bad ending if you make the wrong choice, although they don't give points for correct answers. The tricky part is the question about the mastermind's identity; [[spoiler:Momoko is obviously the right answer(which awards a point), point if you get it on your first try), but if you pick anyone besides Runa or Hiro (the only two other viable suspects), Taiko will stop listening to Raiko, and you will get a bad ending]].


* MagnificentBitch: [[spoiler:[[SympatheticMurderer Momoko Mori]]]] is the mastermind of the revenge plot. [[spoiler:Seeking vengeance on Hiro Shiratake for cheating on her and Kamen Eiga for seemingly being the one he cheated with, Momoko uses Rie Miyamoto's Halloween party as the location, getting Runa Hikari to pick a specific cosplay outfit that she uses to accomplish her plot. Tricking Hiro, Kamen, and Kotoba Gaikoku into thinking that she is pulling a harmless prank, Momoko fakes an argument with Hiro, gets him to [[ClosedCircle cut off all contact with the police]], then fakes her suicide as the 'prank'. After borrowing Kamen's witch costume, Momoko gets Hiro alone and kills him, then [[FrameUp makes it look like Kamen did it]]. She then traps Kotaba in the basement and sets him on fire to keep him from talking, create a distraction, and get revenge on him for relentlessly stalking her in the past. Finally, Momoko [[ThanatosGambit hangs herself for real]], forever [[KarmaHoudini escaping punishment]], leaving Kamen to take the blame, and also having Runa, who defended Hiro's mean behavior, be an additional fall girl if that fails.]]

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* MagnificentBitch: [[spoiler:[[SympatheticMurderer Momoko Mori]]]] is the mastermind of the revenge plot. [[spoiler:Seeking vengeance on Hiro Shiratake for cheating on her and Kamen Eiga for seemingly being the one he cheated with, Momoko uses Rie Miyamoto's Halloween party as the location, getting Runa Hikari to pick a specific cosplay outfit that she uses to accomplish her plot. Tricking Hiro, Kamen, and Kotoba Gaikoku into thinking that she is pulling a harmless prank, Momoko fakes an argument with Hiro, gets him to [[ClosedCircle cut off all contact with the police]], then fakes her suicide as the 'prank'. After borrowing Kamen's witch costume, Momoko gets Hiro alone and kills him, then [[FrameUp makes it look like Kamen did it]]. She then traps Kotaba Kotoba in the basement and sets him on fire to keep him from talking, create a distraction, and get revenge on him for relentlessly stalking her in the past. Finally, Momoko [[ThanatosGambit hangs herself for real]], forever [[KarmaHoudini escaping punishment]], leaving Kamen to take the blame, and also having Runa, who defended Hiro's mean behavior, be an additional fall girl if that fails.]]

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* MagnificentBitch: [[spoiler:[[SympatheticMurderer Momoko Mori]]]] is the mastermind of the revenge plot. [[spoiler:Seeking vengeance on Hiro Shiratake for cheating on her and Kamen Eiga for seemingly being the one he cheated with, Momoko uses Rie Miyamoto's Halloween party as the location, getting Runa Hikari to pick a specific cosplay outfit that she uses to accomplish her plot. Tricking Hiro, Kamen, and Kotoba Gaikoku into thinking that she is pulling a harmless prank, Momoko fakes an argument with Hiro, gets him to [[ClosedCircle cut off all contact with the police]], then fakes her suicide as the 'prank'. After borrowing Kamen's witch costume, Momoko gets Hiro alone and kills him, then [[FrameUp makes it look like Kamen did it]]. She then traps Kotaba in the basement and sets him on fire to keep him from talking, create a distraction, and get revenge on him for relentlessly stalking her in the past. Finally, Momoko [[ThanatosGambit hangs herself for real]], forever [[KarmaHoudini escaping punishment]], leaving Kamen to take the blame, and also having Runa, who defended Hiro's mean behavior, be an additional fall girl if that fails.]]


** Taiko's inability to notice Rie's feelings for her and the fact that he doesn't seem to be at all close to anyone at the party besides his best friend Kotoba raises the possibility that Taiko is gay and in love with Kotoba. While he does have a vaguely implied interest in Raiko, that doesn't stop him from getting very angry with her for [[spoiler:defending Kamen when she's accused of the murders]].

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** Also related to Hiro, his FreudianExcuse. Raiko proposes two theories in "Raiko's Diary"- [[spoiler:either he's a misogynist who thinks it's OK to two-time women and think of them as playthings like his father did, or a misogynist who hates women because his mother abandoned him]]- there's a third possibility. [[spoiler:He may have wanted someone he could control easily, hence his attempt to use the RescueRomance trope to win Runa over. He did give up on her due to her family being poor, then he most likely moved on to Momoko(who also had a reputation for being an ExtremeDoormat people could take advantage of easily), only to grow weary of her ClingyJealousGirl act. That said, one can only imagine why he was interested in Kamen, who not only was a lesbian (unbeknownst to him), but made no secret of how much she hated him.]]
** Taiko's inability to notice Rie's feelings for her and the fact that he doesn't seem to be at all close to anyone at the party besides his best friend Kotoba raises the possibility makes it possible that Taiko is gay and in love with Kotoba. While he does have a vaguely implied interest in Raiko, that doesn't stop him from getting very angry with her for [[spoiler:defending Kamen when she's accused of the murders]].murders, including Kotoba either being killed or being badly burned]].



* ItsShortSoItSucks: Some reviewers complain about the length of the game, which is somewhere between five and ten hours.

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* ItsShortSoItSucks: Some reviewers complain about the length of the game, which is somewhere between five and ten hours.hours, even though the game goes for only $15 USD.


** The killer's plan. [[spoiler:While Momoko made a few mistakes along the way (e.g. not burning Kamen's costume), her plan ultimately left Kotoba and Kamen's fates outside of her control. In Kotoba's case, the fire that was meant to kill him was meant to serve as a distraction to buy Momoko time to hang herself, and he was only included because Momoko needed an additional accomplice, but what about Kamen? While the cast concludes that framing her for murder in revenge for her supposed betrayal was Momoko's ultimate goal(although she fails in the good ending, and possibly some of the bad endings), why didn't Momoko kill Kamen herself? Was it because she would have been content with Kamen being imprisoned for murder, and having to live with the loss of her best friend? Was it [[PragmaticVillainy because it would be too difficult to pull off a third murder]]? Or did a part of Momoko doubt whether Kamen had betrayed her, which meant she couldn't bring herself to kill her]]?

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** The killer's plan. [[spoiler:While Momoko made a few mistakes along the way (e.g. not burning Kamen's costume), her plan ultimately left Kotoba and Kamen's fates outside of her control. In Kotoba's case, the fire that was meant to kill him was meant to serve as a distraction to buy Momoko time to hang herself, and he was only included because Momoko needed an additional accomplice, but what about Kamen? While the cast concludes that framing her for murder in revenge for her supposed betrayal was Momoko's ultimate goal(although she fails in the good ending, and possibly some of the bad endings), why didn't Momoko kill Kamen herself? Was it [[CruelMercy because she would have been content with Kamen being imprisoned for murder, and having to live with the loss of her best friend? friend]]? Was it [[PragmaticVillainy because it would be too difficult to pull off a third murder]]? Or did a part of Momoko doubt whether Kamen had betrayed her, which meant she couldn't bring herself to kill her]]?her]]?
** How much does Momoko care for Kamen? On the one hand, Momoko did confide with Kamen, even if it took Kamen a long time to get to that point, and is emotionally invested enough in their friendship that she'd be broken if Kamen betrayed her. On the other hand, Kamen notes that [[AllTakeAndNoGive she ended up being the one who always did things for Momoko]], Momoko refused to believe Kamen's claims that Hiro was cheating on her(even threatening to end their friendship), and [[spoiler:when Momoko learned about Hiro's texts to Kamen, she plotted to frame Kamen for her and Hiro's murder]].



* ItsShortSoItSucks: Some reviewers complain about the length of the game, which is somewhere between five to ten hours.

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* ItsShortSoItSucks: Some reviewers complain about the length of the game, which is somewhere between five to and ten hours.


* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: The killer's plan. [[spoiler:While Momoko made a few mistakes along the way (e.g. not burning Kamen's costume), her plan ultimately left Kotoba and Kamen's fates outside of her control. In Kotoba's case, the fire that was meant to kill him was meant to serve as a distraction to buy Momoko time to hang herself, and he was only included because Momoko needed an additional accomplice, but what about Kamen? While the cast concludes that framing her for murder in revenge for her supposed betrayal was Momoko's ultimate goal(although she fails in the good ending, and possibly some of the bad endings), why didn't Momoko kill Kamen herself? Was it because she would have been content with Kamen being imprisoned for murder, and having to live with the loss of her best friend? Was it [[PragmaticVillainy because it would be too difficult to pull off a third murder]]? Or did a part of Momoko doubt whether Kamen had betrayed her, which meant she couldn't bring herself to kill her]]?

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The killer's plan. [[spoiler:While Momoko made a few mistakes along the way (e.g. not burning Kamen's costume), her plan ultimately left Kotoba and Kamen's fates outside of her control. In Kotoba's case, the fire that was meant to kill him was meant to serve as a distraction to buy Momoko time to hang herself, and he was only included because Momoko needed an additional accomplice, but what about Kamen? While the cast concludes that framing her for murder in revenge for her supposed betrayal was Momoko's ultimate goal(although she fails in the good ending, and possibly some of the bad endings), why didn't Momoko kill Kamen herself? Was it because she would have been content with Kamen being imprisoned for murder, and having to live with the loss of her best friend? Was it [[PragmaticVillainy because it would be too difficult to pull off a third murder]]? Or did a part of Momoko doubt whether Kamen had betrayed her, which meant she couldn't bring herself to kill her]]?her]]?
** While Hiro's behavior, particularly his treatment of the opposite sex, is deplorable, there's still the question of [[spoiler:whether he actually did have feelings for Kamen. Was his asking her out while dating her best friend a callous and boneheaded move that proves he didn't care for either of them, or had he honestly fallen for her, and let his feelings cloud his judgment? It's fairly telling that as much as Kamen hates him, she doesn't completely rule out the possibility that he loved her. On the same subject, it's also possible that Hiro did, in fact, care for Momo at some point, but found her issues to be too much to deal with]].
** Taiko's inability to notice Rie's feelings for her and the fact that he doesn't seem to be at all close to anyone at the party besides his best friend Kotoba raises the possibility that Taiko is gay and in love with Kotoba. While he does have a vaguely implied interest in Raiko, that doesn't stop him from getting very angry with her for [[spoiler:defending Kamen when she's accused of the murders]].


* FunnyAneursymMoment: Rie's making a tombstone for all the partygoers besides her and Taiko is PlayedForLaughs, particularly when Nobara overreacts and Taiko fails to realize why he isn't included. It's a lot less funny by the end of the night, when [[spoiler:Momoko, Hiro and possibly Kotoba]] are dead.

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* FunnyAneursymMoment: FunnyAneurysmMoment: Rie's making a tombstone for all the partygoers besides her and Taiko is PlayedForLaughs, particularly when Nobara overreacts and Taiko fails to realize why he isn't included. It's a lot less funny by the end of the night, when [[spoiler:Momoko, Hiro and possibly Kotoba]] are dead.



* TheScrappy: Kotoba is commonly cited as people's least favorite character, mainly because of his over-the-top perverted nature. One Steam reviewer even compared him to Teruteru from ''VisualNovel/Danganronpa2GoodbyeDespair''(who's also a Scrappy), and even went so far as to say that Teruteru actually had some redeeming features.

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Kotoba is commonly cited as people's least favorite character, mainly because of his over-the-top perverted nature. One Steam reviewer even compared him to Teruteru from ''VisualNovel/Danganronpa2GoodbyeDespair''(who's also a Scrappy), and even went so far as to say that Teruteru actually had some redeeming features.features.
** Nobara's father is similarly disliked for his creepy behavior toward his daughter. It doesn't help that his only role in the story is to drive Nobara and Raiko to the party, something that could be fulfilled by any other person with a car and a license.

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* FunnyAneursymMoment: Rie's making a tombstone for all the partygoers besides her and Taiko is PlayedForLaughs, particularly when Nobara overreacts and Taiko fails to realize why he isn't included. It's a lot less funny by the end of the night, when [[spoiler:Momoko, Hiro and possibly Kotoba]] are dead.

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* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: The killer's plan. [[spoiler:While Momoko made a few mistakes along the way (e.g. not burning Kamen's costume), her plan ultimately left Kotoba and Kamen's fates outside of her control. In Kotoba's case, the fire that was meant to kill him was meant to serve as a distraction to buy Momoko time to hang herself, and he was only included because Momoko needed an additional accomplice, but what about Kamen? While the cast concludes that framing her for murder in revenge for her supposed betrayal was Momoko's ultimate goal(although she fails in the good ending, and possibly some of the bad endings), why didn't Momoko kill Kamen herself? Was it because she would have been content with Kamen being imprisoned for murder, and having to live with the loss of her best friend? Was it [[PragmaticVillainy because it would be too difficult to pull off a third murder]]? Or did a part of Momoko doubt whether Kamen had betrayed her, which meant she couldn't bring herself to kill her]]?

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* ScrappyMechanic: Once you're given a dialogue choice, you can't save, re-read the previous dialogue or check your evidence. Naturally, this can be a problem if you're unsure about what you want to choose, and either want to review your information or save in case you make a mistake.

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* ThatOneAchievement:
** Unlimited Guess Works. You need to get a 0% Detective Rating, which involves getting every question wrong at least once. This would seem simple enough, but there are a few questions that will give you a bad ending if you make the wrong choice, although they don't give points for correct answers. The tricky part is the question about the mastermind's identity; [[spoiler:Momoko is obviously the right answer(which awards a point), but if you pick anyone besides Runa or Hiro (the only two other viable suspects), Taiko will stop listening to Raiko, and you will get a bad ending]].
** Unmasked, which involves viewing Kamen's Diary Entry B. To unlock it, you have to choose the nicest possible replies to Kamen, all of which are seemingly inconsequential choices (and two are in an optional conversation with her in Chapter 1).


** While the game is somewhat short, there's only three sequences in which you investigate areas. One is an optional tutorial, the second is a fairly simple puzzle the first time Raiko goes to the breaker room ([[spoiler:Open the window, check the breaker, check the shelves, get the broom to retrieve Raiko's cell phone, check the shelves again for a screwdriver and open the breaker]]), and the third is the investigation of the crime scene.

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** While the game is somewhat short, there's only three sequences in which you investigate areas. One is an optional tutorial, tutorial in which you look at the decorations around the party area. The second is a fairly simple puzzle the first time Raiko goes to the breaker room ([[spoiler:Open the window, check the breaker, check the shelves, get the broom to retrieve Raiko's cell phone, check the shelves again for a screwdriver and open the breaker]]), and the breaker]]). The third is the investigation of the crime scene.

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