Recettear: An Item Shop’s Tale

Recettear tells the story of Recette, a young girl saddled with an enormous debt that she can only pay off by running her family’s item shop. A much-beloved game that combines action RPG dungeon crawling with crafting and business management, and one of the first mainstream, non-adult Japanese doujin games for PC to make it West.


Developer: EasyGameStation
Publisher: Carpe Fulgur
Available on: Windows PC


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From the Archives: Drawing the Line - Any dedicated JRPG fan will know what an uphill struggle it is to get people who have found themselves drifting away from the genre to actually play one of your favorite games. All too often, people are keen to dismiss the whole genre as “Japanese bullshit” at best, depraved disgusting sexist paedophilic misogynist nonsense at worst. Ever-determined … Continue reading From the Archives: Drawing the Line
From the Archives: Capitalism, Ho! - It’s strange to think that just a few years ago, Japanese games on PC were a very unusual sight, being largely limited to adults-only visual novels and occasional localisations of doujin (indie) titles. One game that really brought Japanese gaming to the PC-gaming masses was EasyGameStation’s Recettear: An Item Shop’s Tale, an early project for then-fledgling localisation … Continue reading From the Archives: Capitalism, Ho!

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