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Summary

This type of a story is designed to have an emotional impact on the player and make itself memorable, crying is usual but mostly optional. It's explained in wikipedia article about KEY like this: The developers at Tactics created a simple formula for a game: a comedic first half with a heart-warming romantic middle followed by a tragic separation and finally an emotional reunion formed what is known as a "crying game". The main purpose of such a game is to make the player feel for the characters and make them cry due to emotional scenarios which serves to leave a bigger impact on the player after the game is over.

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Kind Personality17%
Smart Personality17%
Friend Role17%
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Hardworker Personality16%
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Shy Personality16%
Reserved Personality16%
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Girlfriend Role16%
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Dress Clothes16%
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Refined Personality15%