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Visual Novel / Changeling (Otome)

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Main character Nora Lewis and her love interests. From left to right: Corvin, Danny, Marc, Nora, Elliot, Ewan, and William.

''Come away, O human child! To the waters and the wild with a faery, hand in hand, for the world’s more full of weeping than you can understand.

W.B. Yeats

Changeling is a Romance Game Visual Novel by Steamberry Studio, released on January 30, 2019. After funding a successful Kickstarter, the game was released on both Steam and

After years of living in a city she detests, Nora Lewis finds herself returning to Pine Hollow, the town she grew up in. While she is more than thrilled to come back to the place she treasures so much, fate seems to have plans for her. Everything she ever believed to be true is shattered by a single event and so, she is forced to confront a new reality where not everything is what it seems, and that includes herself. In this new world, Nora will embark on a journey to solve the mysteries of her past all while attempting to repair the broken relationship with her twin brother and maybe, even find love along the way...


The visual novel contains examples of the following tropes:

  • All Myths Are True: A lot of the myths such as Fae and vampires do exist in this world.
  • Changeling Tale: Obviously, given the name.
  • Day Walking Vampire: The vampires in this setting can be in sunlight, but it tends to hurt their eyes to the point that they wear sunglasses outside all the time.
  • Downer Ending: A lot of the bad endings quality for this.
  • Earn Your Happy Ending: Nora and her love interest go through a lot to get their happy ending.
  • The Fair Folk: The game deals heavily with faeries, and one of the love interests is even a faerie.
  • Hello, [Insert Name Here]: The heroine's default name is Nora Lewis, but you can change it to whatever you want.
  • Interspecies Romance: Romancing most of the love interests count as this.
  • Invisible to Normals: A lot of the creatures such as Fae and spirits are invisible to people who aren't supernatural.
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  • Land of Faerie: The Seelie and Unseelie Courts.
  • Masquerade: The supernatural world has to be hidden from normal humans.
  • Multiple Endings: There are the relationship endings, the friendship endings, and multiple bad endings on each route.
  • Our Vampires Are Different: There are born vampires and infected vampires.
  • Running Gag: The heroine referring to both vampire love interests as cannibals.
  • Sibling Rivalry: Between the heroine and her twin brother, to an extreme level.
  • The Fair Folk: There are many types of Fae in the game.
  • Urban Fantasy: The game takes place in the modern day world.

Alternative Title(s): Changeling


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