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In Overture, magic defines your class. But what happens when a revolution is brewing in the background?

Explore An Octave Higher, the magical story of Overture on the edge of a revolution.

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Welcome to Overture – The leading city of a great empire that has discovered and uses magic in its daily life. Dive into this unique visual novel where you can explore the workings of this magical and fantastic city.

But in a world where magic defines your class, there is unrest in the background. Rumors of a revolution are stirring, and the city is uneasy. Is a revolution really what this city needs?


Follow Elise, Franz and Frederic as they work towards their different goals, but they are all brought together by one aspect: A broken piano.

In Overture, everyone knows that healing magic can’t be used on inanimate objects. So when Elise extends her hands over the broken piano to try and fix it so that it’ll play again, the journey of faith, compassion, courage, willpower and intelligence thrusts everyone down an unexpected path.

Can they fix the piano? Will they reach their goal? And will they survive the hidden turmoil of the brewing revolution?

Open yourself to the world of Overture and explore the novel length story with 120 000 words and 6 different endings. But we all know that there is only one true end.


Will you be able to save Overture, or will you lead it forward to the true ending?

In the magical world of An Octave Higher, join Elise and her friends as they face the world on the edge of a revolution, where every choice you make brings you to a different result.

Because of the excellent writing and world building, An Octave Higher is not only enjoyable, but it creates a hunger for more. (85/100)

Throwing all typical Japanese stereotypes out of the window, this was a refreshing experience. (7.5/10)

Visual Novel Tea

This visual novel is one that fans of fantasy stories should definitely give a try! (8.0/10)

Legion of

You could say that An Octave Higher was made specifically with western audience in mind. We wanted to tell a story that both traditional visual novel players and people who are new to the genre can enjoy. Unlike many existing visual novels, An Octave Higher is not a dating simulation where players can romance cute anime girls. Instead, we aimed to create a thought-provoking story that we hope will linger in the players’ minds long after their virtual journeys are over, as they continue to find their own answers to the questions the game raises.

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  • Windows

    • Operating SystemWindows XP+
    • ProcessorIntel Pentium 4+
    • Memory1GB+
  • Mac OS

    • Operating SystemMac OS X 10.7
    • ProcessorIntel Pentium 4+
    • Memory1GB+
  • Linux

    • Operating SystemUbuntu 12.04+
    • ProcessorIntel Pentium 4+
    • Memory1GB+



Kidalang is a game developer that loves to tell stories. Their games try to combine the deep and imaginative storytelling of novels with the fun and interactivity of a video game.