Rance 5D: The Lonely Girl

A “roulette RPG” in which you guide the inimitable Rance and his long-suffering slave Sill through a strange other world in an attempt to get back to reality. Packaged alongside Rance VI: Collapse of Zeth in the West.


Developer: Alicesoft
Publisher: MangaGamer
Available on: Windows PC (18+)


Cover Game Articles

Rance: Introduction and History - Rance is a game series that has been around as long as some big names in the business... and yet its status as an eroge means you don't tend to hear a lot about it. Let's do our part to rectify that, shall we?
Rance: The “Discworld” of Eroge - AliceSoft's Rance series has some of the most detailed lore you'll ever encounter -- and it's fascinating to explore. So let's do just that!
Rance 5D: Roulette, Role-Playing and RNG - Rance 5D is one of the most peculiar RPGs you'll ever play -- but that's what makes it so memorable and enjoyable. Let's spin the wheel and see where fate takes us!
Rance VI: An Epic for Adults - Rance VI is a sprawling, substantial RPG with some interesting mechanics and structural elements -- and a game that is very worthy of your time and attention. Let's take a closer look.

Other Articles about Rance

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Evenicle: Fightin’ Waifus - Delving into Evenicle's mechanical component -- and how it does things a little differently from other RPGs you might have played over the years.
Evenicle: Introduction and First Impressions - Introducing Evenicle, AliceSoft's most successful title since Rance made his grand comeback.
Altering Content and Self-Censorship Pleases No-One - Yesterday, DRM-free digital distribution platform GOG.com posted a lengthy interview with localisation producer Tom Lipschultz and team leader Ken Berry from XSEED Games, whose most recent localisation project Zwei has recently been released on GOG’s storefront. Lipschultz in particular has been known up until the time of writing as someone who claims to hold a … Continue reading Altering Content and Self-Censorship Pleases No-One
The MoeGamer Awards: The “I Shouldn’t Have Hesitated” Award - The MoeGamer Awards are a series of made-up prizes that give me an excuse to celebrate games, concepts and communities I’ve particularly appreciated over the course of 2017. Find out more and suggest some categories here! There are certain games and series whose reputation precedes them. Of course, there are those series that are legendarily excellent … Continue reading The MoeGamer Awards: The “I Shouldn’t Have Hesitated” Award
Waifu Wednesday: Rizna Lanfbitt - Rance 5D’s main heroine Rizna Lanfbitt is a great character — and pleasingly, she gets plenty of time in the spotlight in the subsequent games, too. Initially presented pretty much as a textbook example of a “damsel in distress” — right down to being trapped inside a castle, fairy tale-style — Rizna shows herself over … Continue reading Waifu Wednesday: Rizna Lanfbitt
Waifu Wednesday: Athena 2.0 - A real highlight of Rance 5D is the amount of time you get to spend with Athena 2.0. Utterly devoted to her master, but in a completely different way to the genuine feelings Sill holds for Rance, this rather peculiar artificial lifeform is a reliable source of comedy, cuteness and, more often than not, erotic … Continue reading Waifu Wednesday: Athena 2.0
Waifu Wednesday: Shizuka Masou - This week’s waifu is once again drawn from the extensive cast of the Rance series, and is a character who has been part of the brutish hero’s saga almost since the very beginning. First appearing as an antagonist in Rance II: The Rebellious Maidens, Shizuka has been a fixture in the series alongside her best friend … Continue reading Waifu Wednesday: Shizuka Masou
Waifu Wednesday: Sill Plain - Now our exploration of the Rance series is well underway, it’s only fitting we celebrate some of its excellent female characters. And where better to start than the protagonist’s perpetual companion (and slave) Sill Plain? Sill has been a fixture in the series from its inception through to its current status, acting as Rance’s long-suffering … Continue reading Waifu Wednesday: Sill Plain

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