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PLEASE ALLOW 15 MINUTES TO LOAD THIS GAME.

Please note: This is a story game with 5 different endings and one bonus. For the most part, you will be reading... This game could be intense for emotionally sensitive individuals.

Summary: Kimiko Yui has been unable to leave her house for over ten years. When her daughter comes down with a mysterious mental illness that requires a chaperone at school, Kimiko finds herself more desperate than ever to conquer her agoraphobia once and for all.

- 5 different endings
- one bonus ending
- lots of choices
- robust soundtrack

Also, the online version does not have screen transitions and does not support full screen mode.

The premium download has the following features;

- full screen mode
- saved games remain after you clear your Internet history
- transitions between scenes
- higher quality audio and video
- supports indie developers!

Premium title is available here: http://www.visualnovelgam es.com/Nowhere-Safe2.html

Also, please vote for our game on the Visual Novel Database:

http://vndb.org/v12577

Reviews


CM2112CM2112

Rated 5 / 5 stars 16 hours ago

(catching my breath) I finally finished the visual novel! And boy, was that quite of a new and different experience that I'm sure will never leave my memory. I said this about the first and I have just been reassured again-this is prominently the best visual novel game that I have laid my hands on and completed. It truly held a lot of unexpected turns and turn-out, but after finishing all endings and seeing the simple but well though correlation of stories, it made sense that the 5th ending was purely and realistically the best way to go. The story was not harsh at all but rather, as the psychologist that Kimiko talked to online said: This is not a new case but actually a rather common one. Such is true to other bad case scenarios of other victims of multiple cruel cases out there today. I have played so many other games and read countless stories where I was sure that the worse case of an ending was inevitable ,yet , I get corrected either way, and witness a super fortunate by chance and obviously good-guy wins biased one instead. I don't complain if the bad guy wins and the goody guy loses, for such is life, and the gamble of it. I'm not saying that we should all be bad either to get the good ending of our stories. As long as we work to do things the morally right way, apply our best to the task at hand, and don't rely on pills or other objects but on the strength of our own willpower and the freefall of our faith-whether it ends for the bad or for the good-we have accomplished with success. Thanks for such a great game and a great story! I stayed up all night for this, but I feel that you did too to finish this game. The truth has been spoken...as well as twisted and masked, but its still there and I commend you for delivering it ,in all the branches, until the the very end (even in the easter egg) :D


redpandagames responds:

Thanks so much for your support and staying up all night to play it. Also, thanks for the 5 stars! Glad that you enjoyed it. Make sure to fan me for updates on future games.


ReesaReesa

Rated 4 / 5 stars 7 days ago

I really like the game and the eerie story behind it and the root this series took. My problem now is that I can't get passed when the rapist breaks the glass and the shattering screen effect. It freezes right at that moment for some reason and it would refresh the page. After a while, I would get a page saying that it won't try to refresh anymore times. I used to be able to play it fine in the past but now I can't due to this.


redpandagames responds:

Hmm... I just tried it and it worked fine for me. Try using a different browser. You could also try deleting your history. Mochimedia cancelled support for live updates, so that may have something to do with it. PM me if you have any other issues.


CrowmanhunterCrowmanhunter

Rated 4 / 5 stars 3 weeks ago

If you do make another game with completely different themes, it should be called "Somewhere Safe"

On another note, holy cow! I . . . I was not expecting this. It's uh . . . it's emotional alright. I thoroughly enjoyed it, enough to get all the endings including the easter egg. It's sad; no matter how you looking at it, the one who suffers in the end is the child. Yet at the same time, what alternative did you have? Not give birth? Unconscionable. It's a story about hoping for the best and realizing that sometimes just hoping isn't enough. Sometimes you do everything right and bad things still happen.

Please release the soundtrack or the names of them if they are from different sources! I must EXPRESS MY FEELS BY LISTENING TO THEM FOR HOURS!


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redpandagames responds:

Oh, haha. Thanks for your support. Yes, you understood what I was trying to do with the game. The soundtracks are by Kannaduki. http://www.dlsite.com/eng/circle/profile/=/maker_id/RG10869.html

However, I have cherry-picked songs from all of her albums, so it would be hard to find a soundtrack. I will ask her what she thinks about releasing a soundtrack from the tracks that I picked.


IAMTARAIAMTARA

Rated 4 / 5 stars February 21, 2014

Wow, this turned out to be unexpectedly dark. The Easter egg made me laugh though.

I like how there were no happy endings, only realistic ones. However I felt that the choices you make in the story really don't connect with the result (I got the "good" ending after trying intentionally to be as mean as possible to Kazumi).

Lastly, the police lady looks too young lol.


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redpandagames responds:

Thanks for leaving a comment.

There are young police women out there! :D

Yeah, being mean was kind of the point. Sometimes being nice doesn't get you anywhere, even with your kids. Rule with fear! ;P


AutoAxpertAutoAxpert

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars February 20, 2014

I'm ntreally into graphic novels, but this is really really good. I just don't get why ending number 5 is the best. I guess it's because it is the best for Kimiko and it minimize the sadness for the characters, but I'm really not sure about it. My personal best is actually number 2 .

***SPOILER***(sure, Kazumi isn't going to be normal but at least she gets to grow up in a controlled environment and her parents don't just let her go downhill. Also, Kimiko is kind of an horrible person in Ending 5)***SPOILER ENDS***

I also don't know what to get out of the final easter egg. So, that half star is missing because I'm a little confused, sorry for that!


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redpandagames responds:

Oh, haha. It's okay. A lot of people were confused about it. It's meant to be left up to your interpretation, but people familiar with limbo, retribution, etc mostly understood it.