Lux-Pain actually looks kind of interesting. It’s a text-based adventure game for the DS being published by Marvelous Interactive Inc set. It’s set in Kisaragi City, I don’t know if that’s a real place or not (more on that later). Apparently a worm is infecting people and making them do bad things. Obviously, this is like a huge problem, right, so your character (Atsuki) is totally going to put a stop to it. You get to use physic powers, which is pretty cool…but not quite cool enough (I imagine that’s what the developers were thinking). So, to really make sure the game is awesome, they let you conduct autopsies with your stylus. Oh and Atsuki’s left eye is golden.

You know what’s even better? I learned something today:

Kisaragi (如月 or 衣更着) is a traditional name for February in Japanese.

The meaning of “kisaragi” is not so deep as those of the other names of the months. It is written as “wear more clothes” in kanji; it also means “the rehabilitation of plants.” February is the second month of the year. In the lunar calendar, which was used until the Heian Period, February was the second month of winter; January, February, March made up winter, and the three months starting from April were considered spring.

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