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Walkthrough by discipline85

Version: 1.1 | Updated: 10/03/2009
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Shuffle! (English) Walkthrough

<legal>Shuffle! is a game originally by Navel and is now owned in someway by
MangaGamer. I’m not sure exactly what all that means, but just know that I
don’t own the characters or the rights to this game. </legal>

This walkthrough made for GameFAQs.

Table of Contents:
1. About This Guide
1a. Update Log
2. Introduction to Shuffle!
3. Controls
4. The Characters of Shuffle!
5. Walkthrough Section
a. Nerine [N932N]
b. Lisianthus [L361L]
c. Asa [A026A]
d. Kaede [K132K]
e. Primula [P859P]
6. Extra Modes
7. Credits
8. Questions?

1.About This Guide

This guide is made to grant you that 100% completion ratio that fanatics like
me appreciate. By 100%, I mean unlocking all of the content (at least what I
know about). For more about the extra modes, please see section six (Extra
Modes).

1a.Update Log

v1.1 - 1/1/12 - Added update log and corrected date error in Nerine's
walkthrough.

v1.0 - 10/3/09 - Original guide submitted.

2.Introduction to Shuffle!

Shuffle! is a game originally by Navel, but from what I understand, was just
recently translated to English. For recent fans of the series like me, that
was a very, very good thing. I actually got into Shuffle! a few months before
I found out about the English release by watching the DVD set.
Anyhow, in Shuffle! you play as Rin Tsuchimi, a student at Verbena Academy.
He is living with Kaede Fuyou and her dad (who you’ll never see, by the way
:p). Now, because of her dedicated nature to him (which you’ll find out in
Kaede’s storyline), Rin basically does nothing but play all day (forgive me
if I sound resentful, but I am). Anyhow, between them life is pretty normal
,that is, until the game of Shuffle! actually starts.

3.Controls

As this is an adventure sort of game, you’ll be controlling Rin in his destiny
to find the one he truly loves. Admittedly, there’s not much controlling to
be done. For what there is, allow me to enlighten you.

Main Menu

- Start
Self-explanatory. Clicking here will start your new adventure from Day 1.
-  Load
Again, pretty obvious. This will allow you to load a save that you’ve made
in the middle of an adventure.
- Config
This will allow you to adjust various settings like message speed and volume.
It’s worth checking out once or twice.
- Extra
Not really useful until you’ve completed the story at least once. Really 
useful after you’ve gotten 100%. It will allow you to do anything from viewing
CG images from character’s storylines to playing back music from the
adventures. All of your hard work will be reflected here.
- Exit
When you’re tired of playing, you can either click here or on that handy
little red X. Either one produces the same results.

In Game Controls

Left-click/Enter - Advances to the next dialog or makes the speaking
character’s text show up immediately.
Right-click - Hides the HUD. Note: Unless you are in a CG scene, you will
still see the date indicator.
Quicksave - Makes a quick save. Note: There is only one quick save slot,
so if you want to save that point for later, use a regular save.
Quickload - Loads your quick saves.
Auto - Will play through the character’s conversation in a movie-esque manner.
Skip - Speeds through text you’ve already seen. Unless you’re a die-hard
Shuffle! fan and want to read through the same dialog multiple times, this
is the most useful button for playing through different girls’ storylines.
Log - Lets you view the last three events that happened and who said/did them.
Menu - Brings up a fairly useless menu that allows you to do everything you
can do from either Config at the main menu, pressing a key, or clicking an X.
Except for the Save/Load function, which allows you to make a hard save in 
case you want to go back to that point in the game at a later time without
using your quick save.

4: The Characters of Shuffle!

Rin Tsuchimi
Our protagonist and the man you play as. Rin is a student at Vebena Academy.
He lives with Kaede Fuyou. Rin does not have a voice, but does have text
responses. He is currently sought after by many girls. He has many death
threats per day and is exposed to more abuse than any person should be.
As he says, My strength is tolerating pain.

Kaede Fuyou
Rin’s friend/maid. She has been taking care of him for a while now. She is
smart, happy, and caring. She makes it her point in life to make his life
as easy as possible. As such, she is usually either in school or at the
house doing chores. Despite this, she is usually always happy.

Asa Shigure
Another of Rin’s friends. They’ve been friends for about four years. She is
one of Rin’s sources of abuse and can usually be seen greeting Rin with a
nice slap on the back. She is cheerful and energetic. She can usually be
seen with her best friend, Kareha.

Nerine
The daughter of the King of Devils. She is reserved and smart. She has
returned from the world of the Devils to gain Rin’s love. She deals with her
father’s nonsense by refusing to talk to him and deals with people who talk
bad on Rin with offensive magic that might be a bit out of control.

Lisianthus
The daughter of the King of Gods. Lisianthus, or Sia, is cheerful, outgoing,
and sort of dim. She often finds herself embarrassed by her father, so she
has adopted the policy of hitting him with blunt objects.

Primula
Well, without trying to give too much away, she is involved in an experiment
and has come to the world of the humans to find Rin. She rarely shows emotion
and loves cats.

King of the Gods
Eustoma, or as you will get to know him by, King of Gods, is Lisianthus’
father. He overreacts a lot and finds that the best way to solve something
is either by force or drinking excessive amounts of sake. He is generally a
cheerful guy and can easily be considered a comic relief.

King of the Devils.
Forbesii, or as Shuffle! calls him, King of Devils is Nerine’s father.
He is Eustoma’s friend. He has an odd obsession with doing chores and cooking.
When push comes to shove, he is usually joining Eustoma for sake drinking.
He often convinces Nerine of things that Rin really wishes he wouldn’t.

Kareha
She’s a god and Asa’s best friend. Kareha loves anything cute and will
often space out upon seeing anything cute with the words: My, my!, much
to Asa’s displeasure.

Mayumi Thyme
Mayumi is a half-human, half-devil mix which explains her different iris
colors. She is usually excited and takes it upon herself to find the juicest
gossip stories around Verbena Academy. She is often teased by Itsuki on her
small chest size, which she denies and insists is very attractive to the right
type of men. She considers her weakest point to be her academics.

Nadeshiko Benibara
Rin’s, and a number of other characters’, primary instructor at Verbena
Academy. She enjoys handing out extra work to slacking students and scolding
Itsuki on his women prowling tactics.

Itsuki Midoriba
Possibly Rin’s only male friend in the world. He is competitive, intelligent,
and all about the ladies. If he’s not scolding Rin for not picking up a girl
or acing a test, he’s hitting on another girl. Surprisingly, Itsuki is single.

Ama Shigure
Asa’s mother. She is rarely seen, but is often mistaken for being much younger
than she actually is. She is very concerned for Asa’s wellbeing and is a
polite, cheerful individual.

5.Walkthrough

Well, I had a rough time deciding how to write this out. Instead of wasting
your time (and mine) of detailing every day for you (you have the game to get
the story!), I’ll simply tell you of the choices you must make for each girl
and your 100% completion of her storyline. To find your character, please use
the codes in the Table of Contents, or use my convenient reference table here!

A few notes that are worth...noting...

- At a few points during this walkthrough, I’ll tell you to quicksave and
quickload. The great thing about Shuffle! is that it remembers what you’ve
seen already, so by doing that you kind of tackle both routes and unlock
everything in one go.
- In order to do Primula’s story, you MUST complete Nerine’s path.
- At a few points during this walkthrough, I’ll tell you to hard save. This
means going to your menu, going to Save/Load and making an actual save. Why?
Because if you overwrite that quicksave, you’ll be reading this walkthrough
again.

Nerine - [N932N]
Lisianthus - [L361L]
Asa - [A026A]
Kaede - [K132K]
Primula - [P859P]




Nerine’s Walkthrough - [N932N]


6/15 - 	Choose Ask about Nerine
6/16 - Choose Nerine
6/20 - Choose Take her in
6/21 - Choose I guess I’m free
6/23 - Choose Go home with Kaede
6/24 - Choose Go home
7/4 - Choose Take this opportunity to do something with Primula
9/11 - When the choice selector comes up, quick save your game. After it is
done, choose Withdraw my dick quickly. Advance through the rest of Nerine’s
storyline. After that’s done, load your quick save and choose Come inside
and advance through the rest of the game.

Lisianthus’ Walkthrough - [L361L]

6/15 - Choose Ask about Sia
6/16 - Choose Lisianthus
6/20 - Choose Take her in
6/21 - Choose I guess I’m free
6/23 - Choose Go home with a friend
6/24 - Choose Look around a little longer
7/4 - Choose Just go shopping
8/11 - When the choice selector comes up, quick save your game. After it is
done, choose Come outside.
8/24 - Choose Let her have it her way
9/6 - Do a real save (using Save/Load) and choose Catch her. Advance through
the rest of the Sia’s storyline. After you’ve finished reload your real save,
and choose Dodge.

Load your quick save and choose Come inside. After this, continue to follow
the guide (including the real save parts).

Asa’s Walkthrough - [A026A]

6/15 - Choose Ask about Nerine
6/16 - Choose Someone else
6/20 - Choose Don’t take her in. I personally just found it interesting
that Asa is the only person who you have to attempt to turn down Primula for.
How heartless!
6/21 - Choose Actually, I’ve got something to do then, in your second choice,
choose Maybe I should mention Asa
6/23 - Choose Go home with a friend
6/24 - Choose Go home
7/4 - Choose Just go shopping
8/2 - When the choice selector comes up, make a quick save and choose
Take off her blouse. Advance through the rest of Asa’s storyline. After you’ve
finished, load your quick save and choose Take off her skirt instead.


Kaede’s Walkthrough - [K132K]

6/15 - Choose Ask about Nerine
6/16 - Choose Kaede
6/20 - Choose Take her in
6/21 - When your choice selector appears, make a real save, then choose
Actually, I’ve got something to do. Next, choose Kaede can be trusted with
food.
6/23 - Choose Go home with Kaede
6/24 - Choose Go home
7/4 - Choose Just go shopping
8/11 - When the choice selector pops up, make a quick save. After, choose
Come outside. Proceed through the rest of the story. After it’s finished,
choose Come inside.

After you’ve finished with this, load your real save and choose I guess I’m
free.
6/23 - Choose Go home with Kaede
6/24 - Choose Look around a little longer
7/4 - Choose Take this opportunity to do something with Primula
Note: It doesn’t matter what course you take on 8/11, as you’ve unlocked all
of Kaede’s content for that day in your previous play. This is simply to get
her last CG image.

Primula’s Walkthrough - [P859P]

6/15 - Choose Ask about Nerine
6/16 - Choose Someone else
6/20 - Choose Take her in
6/21 - Choose Actually, I’ve got something to do. Next, choose Best to play
it safe.
6/23 - Choose Go home with Kaede
6/24 - Choose Go home
7/4 - Choose Take this opportunity to do something with Primula
8/19 - When the choice selector comes up, make a quick save. After, choose
Come outside and finish the rest of Primula’s storyline. After that, you
know the drill by now! Load your quick save and choose Come inside instead.

6.Extra Modes

Perhaps the most rewarding part of Shuffle!, the extra modes allow you to do a
variety of different things, provided you’ve unlocked them already! In order to
view everything, you must complete 100% of each girl’s story. However, many
of these modes are available from the get-go and can be used to some effect
once you’ve completed any girl’s story once.
In order to access these, at the main menu, go to Extra. A new menu will
pop up with the following options:

CG Viewer Mode
Scene Recollection Mode
Sound Mode
Expression Viewer - Unlocked by encountering every character in the game.
Allow me to detail these for you.

CG Viewer Mode
This handy little fellow is great for screenshots or just going back on the
more memorable moments of Shuffle!. You can view any CG image you’ve seen
already. It is split by girls, an etc. category, and background images.
It has a percentage tracker for overall completion, each girl’s individual
completion, and the etc. category’s completion. On some of the more CG
heavy girls, it will actually divide scenes in which a lot of CG images
like each other were displayed into sets, which also show how many you have.


Scene Recollection Mode
This mode allows you to skip (well, without going to Start and using skip
through the story and making choices to get your girl) through the story and
go straight to the more intimate moments between Rin and the girl of your
choice. This isn’t a CG viewer; this is actually a tool to skip through the
story and resume at the love scenes of Shuffle!. Also, it can be used to
display any girl’s epilogue.

Sound Mode
Yes, that’s correct. Not only can you unlock CG artwork, but music tracks,
too! While it lacks a completion percentage marker, it visually displays which
tracks you’ve yet to unlock. All of them are unlocked at some point through
all of the girl’s storylines. Yes, you will need to play and fully complete
(100%) them all to unlock all of them, though most of the common tracks are 
available after one completion. Comes complete with a back, play, stop, and
forward button control panel!

Expression Viewer Mode
Perhaps the most rewarding unlockable mode; actually, it’s the only unlockable
mode. I’m not completely sure, but I think the requirement for this guy is to
have encountered every character in the game. Once unlocked, you will be able
to select any character you desire, put them in any costume you’ve seen them
in, and give them any expression you’d like, and view the results. Always
wanted to see Sia with a surprised look in her gym outfit? Expression Viewer
Mode is now your new best friend.

7. Credits

Well, props to Navel and MangaGamer for the English version of one of my
favorite animes ever.
GameFAQs for being awesome.
All the people who stuck with the Shuffle! translation projects. It’s been
some long years waiting...
And everyone else who deserves some place in here that I couldn’t remember!

8. Questions?

Have a question that isn't answered in this guide? Know something I don't?
See something I made an error on? Please, let me know!
Feel free to drop me an email at: discipline132@gmail.com. Please include
'Shuffle! FAQ' somewhere in your subject. I'll do my best to answer your
question as soon as I can. 

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