Venus Noire’s “Seeds of Chaos” is a 18+ erotic visual novel/adventure type game (“Seed of Chaos” has been inspired by series such as “Dark Souls“, “The Witcher”, “Berserk” and adult games like “Legend of Queen Opala”, “Slavemaker” and “Corruption of Champions”), in the mould of a Shakespearean tragedy.
Anyways! Story time! You (the player, who for once actually play as the bad guy) have just escaped from a trap created by the two demons (Jazera and Andras), and you have just returned back to your village just to find out that it has just been destroyed.
Furthermore, your wife has been put under a spell by the village attackers as well.
Well, the bad news doesn’t end there. You see, while being captured and spending months in a cell, you are tasked with destroying all that you hold dear for your new masters.
From the start, the story is certainly compelling, with a lot happening before you get to the main part of the game. The first of the sex scenes arrive early too and, like the others, feels quite natural to the story.
There is a lot of detail given during the initial “introduction”, so much so, that an expansive glossary of the terms used in the game is provided.
Most of what is narrated, said and done makes sense, so there are only a few occasions where looking up details is needed.
Quite a few of the options that you are given determine the course of the story, none more so than the choices you take during your indentured servitude.
Such as decapitating an old friend or letting a historic building burn, for example (most of the choices available are of the questionable variety at the least).
However, do your job well, and you could well spend the night in the company of your wife (who is also being seduced by Andras).
However, once you start working for the two demons, the character of the game starts to shift slightly away from the visual novel aspect to a slightly more RPG adventuring and management style of game.
Even so, it’s worth pointing out that how much the map part will change over time is unknown..But at the moment, most of the information isn’t needed and does make missing the important parts (moral levels for example) easy.
Other than that, the map system works pretty well – just a matter of clicking of one of six hexagons to move to the appropriate place, and if something interesting happens, then the visual novel side kicks in again.
Later on in the game, you are even trusted enough to be put in charge of the demon’s castle to manage their funds and research.
The RPG side of “Seeds of Chaos” is certainly quite complex and would certainly satisfy anyone into management games. Especially so as you also get to upgrade your own weapons too.
And by upgrading yourself, you should be able to bring your targets to their knees quicker. Thus, that should be something that should please your masters with no doubt.
So in overall, “Seeds of Chaos” is a more complex +18 erotic visual novel than usual. Simply put, “Seeds of Chaos” is well worth giving a try. Especially as there is a lot to do (and see).
That’s also why it’s going to be really interesting to see what the full version of “Seeds of Chaos” will be like (hopefully “Seeds of Chaos” is going to be even better with its full release).
+ Very nice graphics with basic animation
+ Story is engrossing Shakespearian tragedy type story
+ NTR scenes can be skipped
+ The sex scenes are good and appropriate, with sound effects too
+ A lot to do – certainly won’t be completed quickly
+ The game’s soundtrack is pretty okay
– You may find some of the terms initially confusing – fortunately there is a guide to help.
– Currently the world map is a bit too cluttered
– Occasional grammatical errors
Sound and music: 3/5
Replay value: 4/5
If you are looking for a complex (narrative and gameplay wise) +18 erotic visual novel, then Seeds of Chaos will be well worth looking at. Why? Because the game offers a strong story and multiple management systems (not to mention some really nice erotic content), so it would be hard to get bored with the game.
Title: Seeds of Chaos
Developer: Venus Noire
Format: PC Download
Genre: Erotic visual novel/adventure/RPG
Resolution: Highest possible on PC
Release date: Ongoing development
Spent time: + 2 hours
Average grade internationally: N/A
PEGI age rating: 16+
Price: Patron Backed
Patreon URL: SEEDS of CHAOS via Patreon
Robin Ek – Editor
The Gaming Ground
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