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{{Introduction
 
{{Introduction
|introduction      = '''''The Ditzy Demons Are in Love With Me''''' is the English/Chinese localization of the Japanese {{Glossary:Visual novel}} ''Boku to Koi Suru Ponkotsu Akuma''. It was released on [[Steam]] and Denpasoft on October 26, 2018. At the time of release, an adult patch for the title also released to [[Steam]] and Denpasoft.
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|introduction      = '''''{{PAGENAME}}'''''{{Note|Known as '''''Boku to Koi Suru Ponkotsu Akuma.''''' (Japanese: {{Lang|ja|僕と恋するポンコツアクマ。}}) in Japan.}} is the {{Glossary:singleplayer}} {{Glossary:adult}} {{Glossary:visual novel}} game developed and published by [[Company:SMILE|SMILE]]. The game, as well as the Fan Disc, features artwork drawn by the artist Sayori of the NEKO WORKs circle.
  
'''''The Ditzy Demons Are in Love With Me: Fan Disc''''' is the English/Chinese localization of the companion {{Glossary:Visual novel}} ''Boku to Koi Suru Ponkotsu Akuma. Sugoi Ecchi!'' It was released on Steam as a DLC for the original and on Denpasoft as a standalone title on December 24, 2020. At the time of release, the adult patch for the title also released to Denpasoft for free, for both [[Steam]] and Denpasoft owners. Without this patch, the vast majority of the novel is not available to read due to its heavy focus on adult content.
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|release history = It was first released in Japan on September 25, 2015. The localized, international version by [[Company:Sekai Project|Sekai Project]] was released worldwide on [[Steam]], [[GOG.com]] and Denpasoft on October 26, 2018. A companion game, '''''The Ditzy Demons Are in Love With Me: Fan Disc'''''{{Note|Known as '''''Boku to Koi Suru Ponkotsu Akuma. Suggoi Ecchi!''''' (Japanese: {{Lang|ja|僕と恋するポンコツアクマ。 すっごいえっち!}}) in Japan.}}, was first released in Japan on May 27, 2016, before being localized and released internationally as a DLC on Steam and as an standalone game on Denpasoft on December 16, 2020.
  
Both feature art drawn by the artist Sayori of the NEKO WORKs circle.
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Both international version of the base game and the ''Fan Disc'' DLC have the adult contents removed and requires optional DLC and patch to restore it, especially in regards to the latter. It is also noted that the international version still have mosaics on the genitals as with the original Japanese version, even with the DLC/patch applied.
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'''Key points'''
 
{{ii}}Adult versions contain mosaic censorship.
 
  
 
'''General information'''
 
'''General information'''
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==Availability==
 
==Availability==
 
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{{Availability|
{{Availability/row| Publisher | https://denpasoft.com/product/the-ditzy-demons-are-in-love-with-me/ | DRM-free | Censored version. Adult patch is sold separately [https://denpasoft.com/product/the-ditzy-demons-are-in-love-with-me-18-dlc/ here]. |  | Windows }}
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{{Availability/row| Retail | | CD | Japanese physical version of the base game by SMILE. | | Windows }}
{{Availability/row| GOG.com | the_ditzy_demons_are_in_love_with_me | DRM-free | | | Windows }}
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{{Availability/row| Publisher | https://dlsoft.dmm.co.jp/detail/frn_0005/ | DRM-Free| NSFW Link. Japanese digital version of the base game by SMILE. | | Windows }}
{{Availability/row| Steam | 802870 | Steam | Censored version. Adult patch is sold separately {{Store link|Steam|948430|here}}. |  | Windows }}
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{{Availability/row| Retail | | CD | Japanese physical version of the Fan Disc by SMILE. | | Windows }}
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{{Availability/row| Publisher | https://dlsoft.dmm.co.jp/detail/frn_0006/ | DRM-Free| NSFW Link. Japanese digital version of the Fan Disc by SMILE. | | Windows }}
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{{Availability/row| Publisher | https://denpasoft.com/product/the-ditzy-demons-are-in-love-with-me/ | DRM-free | All-age version by Sekai Project. |  | Windows }}
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{{Availability/row| GOG.com | the_ditzy_demons_are_in_love_with_me | DRM-free | All age version by Sekai Project. | | Windows }}
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{{Availability/row| Steam | 802870 | Steam | All age version by Sekai Project. |  | Windows }}
 
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{{DLC|
 
{{DLC|
{{DLC/row| {{store link|Steam|948430|18+ Adult Only Content}} | Adult Content for the base game only. | Windows }}
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{{DLC/row| {{store link|Steam|948430|18+ Adult Only Content}} | This paid DLC restore the adult contents to the base game.<br/>Versions of the patch for GOG.com and Denpasoft releases are available here: [https://www.gog.com/en/game/the_ditzy_demons_are_in_love_with_me_18_adult_only_content GOG.com], [https://denpasoft.com/product/the-ditzy-demons-are-in-love-with-me-18-dlc/ Denpasoft] (NSFW links warning) | Windows }}
{{DLC/row| {{store link|Steam|1354640|Fan Disc}} | Heavily cut version. The high price is due to the availability of a free adult content patch. Also available on the [https://denpasoft.com/product/the-ditzy-demons-are-in-love-with-me-fan-disc/ Publisher website] with the 18+ Adult Content included. | Windows }}
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{{DLC/row| {{store link|Steam|1354640|Fan Disc}} | An companion DLC. The Steam release have the adult contents removed and requires a free patch to restore it.<br/>Also available as a standalone game on [https://denpasoft.com/product/the-ditzy-demons-are-in-love-with-me-fan-disc/ Denpasoft] with adult content included. (NSFW link warning) | Windows }}
{{DLC/row| [https://denpasoft.com/product/the-ditzy-demons-are-in-love-with-me-fan-disc-18-dlc/ Fan Disc 18+ Adult Only Content] | Adult content for the Fan Disc. Free but only available outside of Steam. | Windows }}
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{{DLC/row| [https://denpasoft.com/product/the-ditzy-demons-are-in-love-with-me-fan-disc-18-dlc/ Fan Disc 18+ Adult Only Content] | This external free patch restore the adult contents that was removed from the Steam release of the ''Fan Disc'' DLC. | Windows }}
 
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===API===
 
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==System requirements==
 
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Revision as of 12:47, 4 December 2023

The Ditzy Demons Are in Love With Me
The Ditzy Demons Are in Love With Me cover
Developers
SMILE
Publishers
Japan SMILE
International Sekai Project
Engines
KiriKiri Z[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows September 25, 2015
Taxonomy
Monetization One-time game purchase, DLC
Modes Singleplayer
Genres Visual novel
Art styles Anime
Themes Adult
The Ditzy Demons Are in Love With Me on HowLongToBeat
The Ditzy Demons Are in Love With Me on IGDB
The Ditzy Demons Are in Love With Me on MobyGames

The Ditzy Demons Are in Love With Me[Note 2] is the singleplayer adult visual novel game developed and published by SMILE. The game, as well as the Fan Disc, features artwork drawn by the artist Sayori of the NEKO WORKs circle.

It was first released in Japan on September 25, 2015. The localized, international version by Sekai Project was released worldwide on Steam, GOG.com and Denpasoft on October 26, 2018. A companion game, The Ditzy Demons Are in Love With Me: Fan Disc[Note 3], was first released in Japan on May 27, 2016, before being localized and released internationally as a DLC on Steam and as an standalone game on Denpasoft on December 16, 2020.

Both international version of the base game and the Fan Disc DLC have the adult contents removed and requires optional DLC and patch to restore it, especially in regards to the latter. It is also noted that the international version still have mosaics on the genitals as with the original Japanese version, even with the DLC/patch applied.

General information

Visual Novel Database article
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Japanese physical version of the base game by SMILE.
Windows
Publisher website
DRM-free
NSFW Link. Japanese digital version of the base game by SMILE.
Windows
Retail
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
Japanese physical version of the Fan Disc by SMILE.
Windows
Publisher website
DRM-free
NSFW Link. Japanese digital version of the Fan Disc by SMILE.
Windows
Publisher website
DRM-free
All-age version by Sekai Project.
Windows
GOG.com
DRM-free
All age version by Sekai Project.
Windows
Steam
Icon overlay.png
All age version by Sekai Project.
Windows

DLC and expansion packs

Name Notes
18+ Adult Only Content This paid DLC restore the adult contents to the base game.
Versions of the patch for GOG.com and Denpasoft releases are available here: GOG.com, Denpasoft (NSFW links warning)
Windows
Fan Disc An companion DLC. The Steam release have the adult contents removed and requires a free patch to restore it.
Also available as a standalone game on Denpasoft with adult content included. (NSFW link warning)
Windows
Fan Disc 18+ Adult Only Content This external free patch restore the adult contents that was removed from the Steam release of the Fan Disc DLC.
Windows

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\savedata\ditzydemons.cfu[Note 4]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/802870/pfx/[Note 5]
Configuration for the Fan Disc is located in <path-to-game>\fandisc\savedata\pnktakmse.cfu
These files are difficult to edit correctly, so it is not recommended.

Save game data location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\savedata[Note 4]
Steam Play (Linux) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/802870/pfx/[Note 5]
Save game data for the Fan Disc are located in <path-to-game>\fandisc\savedata

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud
Only for the base game. Fan Disc saved games do not sync.

Video

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Internal Resolution of 1280x800. A variety of options for scaling and UI adjustment are available. Can be letterboxed or cropped.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Always enabled.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Capped at 60.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.

Input

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Game appears to have rudimentary support for controllers, but is undocumented.
Controller types

Audio

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Sliders for each individual character.
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Sekai Project release only.
Traditional Chinese
Sekai Project release only.
Japanese
User interface and subtitles are limited to Japanese version only.

Other information

API

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9.0c, 10 Fan Disc requires DirectX 10.
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

System requirements

Base game only.
Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Vista, 7, 8, 8.1
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium 4 1.8 GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 6 GB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 9.0c compatible
Other 1280x720 resolution


Notes

  1. KiriKiri Z engine build: 1.2.0.3[1]
  2. Known as Boku to Koi Suru Ponkotsu Akuma. (Japanese: 僕と恋するポンコツアクマ。) in Japan.
  3. Known as Boku to Koi Suru Ponkotsu Akuma. Suggoi Ecchi! (Japanese: 僕と恋するポンコツアクマ。 すっごいえっち!) in Japan.
  4. 4.0 4.1 When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).
  5. 5.0 5.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/802870/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (802870) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References

  1. Verified by User:Cheatfreak47 on 2021-04-27