17 Games Like Mystic Messenger

Games like Mystic Messenger This collection of games like Mystic Messenger features a host of alternative visual novel games with similar designs, settings and experiences for mobile devices, browser and PC.

Released in 2016 for iOS and Android devices Mystic Messenger is an otome title where players control a female character. Starting soon after players download a strange app on their phone you'll embark on a mysterious journey which centres around the charity organisation Rika's Fundraising Association (RFA). While your ultimate focus is on inviting guests for the third official party of RFA members players as players progress they'll uncover the underlying plot on their path to one of several game endings centred around the male characters you meet.

Taking place over 11 days gameplay of Mystic Messenger focuses on real time text messages through the in app messaging system. These conversations not only reveal more about the story but also allow the player to build relationships with the fictional characters and make decisions that impact the route you'll take to the ultimate game ending.

The visual novel games like Mystic Messenger curated here focus on other browser and mobile games that use unique story telling mechanics to set themselves apart from the other games within the genre and in particular simulated text messages.
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My Love: Make Your Choice!

My Love: Make Your Choice! gives the player full control over their own adventures of romance, mystery, comedy and adventure on iOS and Android devices for free. With key story decisions in your hands players will guide the main character and the relations they have with others across the various stories in your preferred path. Each has a focus on the balancing of real life commitments and potentially finding love within the main story characters from teenage to young adult. These adventures are...[Read Review]

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The Flower Shop: Winter In Fairbrook

The Flower Shop: Winter In Fairbrook is the second game in a series of visual novels set in Fairbrook developed by Winter Wolves. First released in 2011 the game is available on Windows, Mac, Linux and iOS mobile devices with a blend of gameplay that pairs farm simulation and dating into a single video game title. While the The Flower Shop: Winter In Fairbrook ties in with the original game in a number of ways (The Flower Shop: Summer In Fairbrook) you do not need to play the original game for t...[Read Review]

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9.6 User Avg (16 votes)
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The Royal Trap

The Royal Trap: The Confines Of The Crown is another popular visual novel experience developed by Hanako Games who have released a number of successful titles in the genre. The Royal Trap features the same level of attention to detail and overall game polish that visual novel fans have come to expect from their other games. Available through the Steam a playable demo is available through the official website gives players access to the prologue, opening cinematic and first chapter (out of a tota...[Read Review]

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9.1 User Avg (13 votes)
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Love and Order

Love and Order mixes dating and mystery into an enjoyable visual novel that also touches on elements from the simulation genre. Developed by Winter Wolves who are well regarded for their releases in this genre Love and Order was released in 2011 and available across several platforms consistent with their other titles. Love and Order is set within the small district of Montreal and uses the offices of the Crown Attorney authority for the majority of gameplay. This Crown Attorney relies heavily o...[Read Review]

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8.8 User Avg (19 votes)
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Cibele

Cibele lets players take control of a 19 year old girl as they explore love through the online medium and all the challenges that this rollercoaster entails. Combined with unique story telling Cibele is an eye opening exploration of the challenges of being a teenager in what is becoming an increasingly online connected world although does play more like a story-telling experience than a video game. Cibele was created by Nina Freeman with the game inspired by her own experiences of romance. Start...[Read Review]

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Seen

Seen is a free to play Android title that sends you back to the days of high school as you engage in an interactive story of love with multiple attempts available to explore the branching stories. Playing as Mark Blythe (or a name you select yourself) you’ll fall in love with Nicole Tyler, a fellow student that you’ll have to pursue while also learning more about the other main characters of Mike, Jake, Jenny and Vale. These supporting characters add more depth to your Nicole orientated story as...[Read Review]

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8.8 User Avg (6 votes)
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Nicole

Nicole is one of the newer releases to come from Winter Wolves who are well known for their impressive otome games. The game comes with a free demo and is available on Windows and Mac. The game has otome style features but is very much a life simulation game at its core with players controlling the character of Nicole as she experiences college life. The game also blends in a touch of mystery and detective work. Soon after Nicole settles into her new university dorm she learns that a number of o...[Read Review]

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8.7 User Avg (17 votes)
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Always Remember Me

Always Remember Me is a dating simulation game available on multiple platforms and was released by Winter Wolves in May 2011. The game is available as a paid version for PC, Mac and Linux with a free to play iOS and Android version (purchase required to unlock the full game). Winter Wolves is well known in the dating simulation genre and they again offer a great experience with Always Remember Me that fans of the genre will quickly fall in love with. The game is packed full of content including ...[Read Review]

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8.6 User Avg (20 votes)
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Choice of Robots

Choice of Robots is a uniquely text orientated experience that is filled with over 300,000 words of story and world building making it one of the largest text based adventure games currently available. It’s a science fiction themed adventure that blends novel with the interactive and delivers plenty of surprises along the way for players to uncover. Written by Kevin Gold the game is entirely text based with players given complete control over every single element of the game world. As the name s...[Read Review]

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8.5 User Avg (14 votes)
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Digital: A Love Story

Released in 2010 Digital: A Love Story lets you step right into developing an online relationship with a girl as you also attempt to uncover information relating to the recent downfall of several AIs. While the story is more linear than similar titles the impressive writing, plot and setting ensure this indie visual novel is likely to be among the must play list for fans of the genre. Digital: A Love Story is a free to play adventure available for Windows, Mac and Linux users. Describing itself ...[Read Review]

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8.5 User Avg (14 votes)
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Re: Alistair++

Re: Alistair++ is a free game like My Candy Love. The game is one of the few English romance and dating (otome) games available and paired with the free price tag its a winning formula for sucess. Re: Alistair++ is published by SakeVisual and since its release in 2010 the game has been translated into German and Russian game versions. The game plays out like a visual novel and has players taking control of the main character, Merui Lucas. It is up to you to make the day to day decisions that Mer...[Read Review]

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8.5 User Avg (31 votes)
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Hatoful Boyfriend

Hatoful Boyfriend is a unique visual novel experience where all of the game characters are birds as you try to find love against these feathery friends. Born out of an April Fools Day joke game Hatoful Boyfriend is now a fully fledged adventure with high quality writing and character design with a wealth of replay value. This unique world of Hatoful Boyfriend sees players in the middle of a dystopian future where birds have risen up as the dominant life forms after a deadly disease outbreak redu...[Read Review]

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8 User Avg (14 votes)
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Depression Quest

Exploring the dark side of life and the struggles of depression in the modern world Depression Quest is a tale contained within the over 40,000 words of game writing that explores everyday experiences and encounters with a shadow of depression hanging over players. Your ultimate goal in Depression Quest is to make it to one of the several endings available which are based on how you’ve managed your depression throughout the game and thus encourages players to attempt the game multiple time...[Read Review]

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8 User Avg (11 votes)
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Lucky Rabbit Reflex

Lucky Rabbit Reflex follows a standard otome flow and has you chasing a number of boys while also building a life for yourself and mixing in some life simulation features. Lucky Rabbit Reflex takes you to Northmain College and puts you into the shoes of a young 17 year old girl who is spending her final year at this new school. This means you’ll have all the final year pressures of achieving good grades but with the added pressure of making new friends and potentially even some romantic ones. Yo...[Read Review]

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7.9 User Avg (12 votes)
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Analogue: A Hate Story

With over 50,000 words of content, Analogue: A Hate Story offers up plenty of visual novel gameplay, depth and story to explore. Focusing on the likes of relationships, generational societies, the human relationship with computers (transhumanism), LGBT, cosplay and marriage there are multiple themes underpinning the vast range of text. In Analogue: A Hate Story you play as an investigator after the reappearance of an interstellar ship after 600 years of lost contact who digs through the text fil...[Read Review]

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7.8 User Avg (8 votes)
lifeline

Lifeline…

Experience an interesting and unique storytelling adventure in Lifeline… a game that has you responding to a seemingly real person on the other side of your phone. As a solely text based game players will explore the story of Taylor as they help them survive a ship crash with branching story lines based on two decisions at any time. While the lack of graphics may not sound appealing on first glance once you find yourself in the game and realise that Dave Justus (writer on The Wolf Among Us...[Read Review]

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7.3 User Avg (15 votes)
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The Flower Shop: Summer In Fairbrook

The Flower Shop: Summer In Fairbrook is the first game in The Flower Shop series of visual novels produced by Winter Wolves which aim to bring together the simulation genres of farming and dating into a single adventure. With the balancing act of farm and relationship management tied into your interactions with the game characters The Flower Shop: Summer In Fairbrook delivers something for which there are few alternatives. The Flower Shop: Summer In Fairbrook focuses the story around Steve who h...[Read Review]

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7 User Avg (18 votes)