Rule of Rose

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Rule of Rose
RuleofRose.jpg
North American cover art
Game general and emulation properties:
CERO rating: C
ESRB rating: M (Blood, Intense Violence, Suggestive Themes)
PEGI rating: 16+
Widescreen patch available
Languages supported:
English: SLES-54218 & SLUS-21448 & SLUS-28063
Japanese: SCPS-15093
German: SLES-54218
French: SLES-54218
Spanish: SLES-54218
Italian: SLES-54218
Region NTSC-U:
Serial numbers: SLUS-21448
SLUS-28063 (Trade Demo)
Release date: September 12, 2006
CRCs: F3FD313E
Windows Status: Playable
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?
Region PAL:
Serial numbers: SLES-54218
Release date: November 3, 2006
Windows Status: ?
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?
Region NTSC-J:
Serial numbers: SCPS-15093
SCAJ-20168
Release date: January 19, 2006
Windows Status: Playable
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?

Developer(s): Punchline
Publisher(s): SCEI (JP), Atlus (US), 505 Game Street (EU)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror
Wikipedia: Link
Game review links: Metacritic59/100
Game description: March, 1930. A young girl named Jennifer, whose parents were killed in a tragic airship accident, is taken to the Rose Garden Orphanage, located in a remote portion of the English countryside. What Jennifer discovers is a dilapidated building and a ragtag mob of children who call themselves the "Aristocracy of the Red Crayon." The demented residents of Rose Garden kidnap Jennifer and take her into the dark heart of an impossibly large zeppelin, on a meandering course for a distant land. Now, with the help of a canine companion named Brown, Jennifer has to find valuable gifts for the Aristocracy, or suffer a fatal punishment for her insolence...Befriend a faithful dog and work together to locate crucial items. Intense melee combat against bloodthirsty monsters. Multiple endings and hidden extras.
The game has been compared to survival horror games Silent Hill and Haunting Ground, due to the psychological horror used throughout and because the main character is accompanied by a canine companion. Rule of Rose garnered mixed reviews from many publications upon its release. The game was also the subject of a moderate amount of controversy due to its use of violence and sexuality amongst some of its underage, female characters.


Winlogo.png Test configurations on Windows:


Environment Configurations Comments Tester
Region OS CPU/GPU Revision Graphics Sound/Pad
NTSC-U Windows 7
  • Intel i5 2500K @3400Mhz
  • GeForce GTX 460 SE 768MB
r5423 GSdx r5412
  • SPU2-X v2.0.0 r5421
  • LilyPad v0.11.0 r5403
Playing at 3x upscale without any slowdowns. No graphical or sound glitches. Pre rendered videos don't show up in hardware mode. Yuri
NTSC-J Windows
  • I5 3330
  • HD radeon 6850
1.3.svn5932 GSDX
  • SPU2-X
  • ?
USA v02.20(10/02/2006), Standard hacks, Updated by Bositman- Videos do not appear on GSdx hardware renderer, use software*
NTSC-U Windows 10
  • Intel i3 4330 @3500Mhz
  • GeForce GTX 750 ti 2048MB
1.4.0 GSdx32-sse4 1.0.1.9
  • SPU2-X v2.0.0
  • LilyPad v0.11.0
Game works perfectly without any fps drops at 3x resolution. Switch to GSdx software must be enabled. Switching does not impact performance. Alasar


Trivia

  • Original names: ルール オブ ローズ (SCPS-15093)

Known Issues

No video picture during cutscenes

  • Status: Fixed
  • Type: Minor
  • Description: Pre rendered cutscenes don't show up during gameplay. Screen is black, but you can hear the cutscenes audio playing.
  • Workaround: Fixed if played in recent 1.5.0. For older Use the "switch to GSdx software rendering when FMV plays" game fix.

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