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There is certainly a sizeable portion of dating sim and otome game fans who can pinpoint their love for the genre to the work of this teenage girl, who spent her high school days making the games she wanted to play.“If [Pacthesis] ever comes back and starts making games commercially, my wallet and I will be ready to buy her stuff, since it’s thanks to her that I got into otome games in the first place,” reads an otome blog post from 2016.It made sense that she found fans among teenage girls. Her age was something she was open about, as it was listed in her profile from the beginning.Pacthesis’ Deviant Art profile has over 10 million views; her games have more than 20 million.The mechanics were simple: Talk to characters to progress through their dialogue and reach their happy ending.The games shamelessly indulged in girlish fantasies. “I wonder why Pacthesis’ games are always making me go ･*:｡゜萌。*(＊´∀`＊).*ぇﾟ*･｡・so much.They are always so sweet and fluffy and some scenes were so funny, that [I] was laughing so hard that my tears would come out.(*ﾉ∀｀)ﾟo｡ｱﾋｬｬ I think it’s just the perfect combination between romance and comedy,” wrote a reviewer on Word Press in 2012 about .
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She still has around 37,000 Deviant Art watchers (or followers).
There were Deviant Art fan groups dedicated to her.
Her Deviant Art profile’s comments are full of people asking for another game or wishing her well, whatever she may be up to.
Even on other social media, former fans reflect on their many late nights playing her games and the fun little interconnected world that they all existed in. Others talk about how Pacthesis introduced them to the dating sim genre — and to fandom in general.