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Blue Lights #1

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Jan 24, 2017 | 8:46 AM EST
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This is the first episode of my new 6 part series Blue Lights. It's about a hopeless, lazy high school student called Rey. After his school is invaded by aliens, he goes on a crazy adventure.

How To Play:
-Click the forward button to progress through the story
-Complete Quick Time Events and Micro Games using your pointer
-Equip items from your inventory when prompted

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Patch 1.05:
-Updated Rey's peace sign pose to look more unique
-Updated and improved visuals of the president conference, and the teacher



Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

i like the cute art work and the silly humor and over all entertaining if that is your aim ~

its not really A game but its still interactive and fun
LOVE LOVE LOVE the delivery on such a easy story you are a good director and trust that i know my shit ~
keep it up
more of this content will get you some really cool rip

JackAstral responds:

Thanks! You can find all the episodes of Blue Lights in this one upload ->


Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

Decent. I like how short and easy to read this was, and the ease of the quick-time events prevented gameplay from slowing to a crawl. That said this isn't much of a visual novel. There are no real choices, branches, and the quick-time events don't even have time limits so they aren't how actual QTEs are supposed to work.

The characters also fall kind of flat. You have a generic protagonist, then a teacher and two classmates with no characterization whatsoever. It's never explained why the "loser" protagonist is approached by a classmate in the first place, and the it makes no sense as to why the aliens even care about the students if they're looking for a "substance." Maybe the substance is one of the characters? I don't really know or care, as that would be more of an excuse than a believable plot element.

The music and dialogue suggest that this is supposed to be funny, but while the expressions and casual demeanor of the characters make this style of VN possible, the lack of situational humor make this less dramatic than a drama and less comedic than comedy, leaving the submission stranded somewhere in the middle.


Rated 3 / 5 stars

All I can say is meh. Art style is meh, story is meh, quick time events are meh. About the most average thing I've seen. Not bad, but it's kind of sucked dry from a lot of originality.

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JackAstral responds:

Fair enough- thanks for trying it out anyway :)


Rated 5 / 5 stars

I liked it a lot. More of an interactive "movie" then a game, but that is what I liked most. Very great work!!

JackAstral responds:

Thanks! Episode 2 is here ->


Rated 5 / 5 stars

I'm one of those guys who never comments on anything ever however I have recently noticed a HUGE change in your art style which makes it look extremely nice as a person who came on this amazing line of games before dead detention 1 ended i have been nothing but impressed with these new games keep it up! (sorry I'm no Einstein who can use big words)

JackAstral responds:

Thanks so much!

The visual quality is going to get a massive step up in my next series "Phantom Reverse" - really excited about it :-)