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Try! (Now, That's When!) is a short gay romance game by Sasakawa, for the Kirikiri VN engine. (Sasakawa's website: Take it easy!)

12th-grade students Tani (who likes boys) and Kakimoto (who does not) have been friends since they started high school. One day, though, Kakimoto finds out that Tani has a crush on him. Tani braces himself for the worst... but to his surprise, Kakimoto rather flippantly suggests that they try dating. "May as well give the whole 'gay' thing a shot, y'know?"

...Um, if you say so??

Original game page on Sasakawa's website
Link to download the game on Freem!           (+Download instructions)
English patch & associated readme files

-Play time: About 20 to 30 minutes (10 min. for first playthrough)
-Genre: Romantic comedy / Boys' Love
-Original release date: June 21, 2013
-Author's rating: 12+


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