Mafia, violence, classified contracts, and family secrets.
Due to his parents’ mysterious past, the protagonist receives a letter from a powerful family called the DeLucas.
What will happen when he realizes that this family is not like any other?
The DeLuca Family is an adult game released in 2018. Five years later, it is still very popular and well liked among the adult gaming community. It is a dark crime story with hints of romance and sex, but the plot relies on the DeLuca family’s secrets. If you are interested in the story but haven’t played it yet, I suggest you read the info and the summary given by the developer and not this article because it contains major spoilers, so read at your own risk.
You play as a young, unnamed male character (you can choose your name at the beginning of the game) and are forced by contract to serve the DeLuca family. At first, not much is revealed about MC’s past. We know that his father left when he was 10 years old, which is why he barely remembers him, and he had to live with his unstable mother; we find out that she abused him when he was a child, which led to her poisoning his food. She almost gave him a lethal dose of the poison or whatever drug she had chosen, which nearly caused him to die. Later in the story, this happens to be a blessing in disguise, as someone has poisoned MC’s food at DeLuca’s, but he survives because he has developed some kind of resistance to the poison.
So, who are the DeLucas? They are a powerful mafia family who reside in a city called Lucania. The big boss of the family is Lady Cordia, a woman in her late forties who rules the family and their territory. Cordia was one of the members of an organization called the Four Serpents. She has proven very capable and climbed up to the highest ranks in a big mob war when she was also given the alias Ice Queen. She is also a widow, and one of the men she trusts the most is her bodyguard and consigliere, Uncle Wilfred. She was married to Lucan, but he was captured by a rival mob organization called the Myterious Six and, in the end, killed by his own daughter, whom they had also previously kidnapped.
We meet Lucan and Cordia’s daughter early in the game, the twisted and sneaky Luna DeLuca, a girl with short blonde hair and beautiful features. She is a skilled shooter and a good fighter, which makes her one of the most dangerous members of the whole family. She also has a sister named Gracie, who is the complete opposite of Luna. Gracie, like her name already suggests, is kind and graceful but lacks social skills, which she later practices with the MC. Unlike her sister, Gracie is not involved in her family’s “business” because her mother, Cordia, doesn’t want her to become a killer. However, Gracie trains with Wilfred behind her mother’s back and is actually a good fighter, which we find out from Wilfred himself.
Gracie and Luna also have a brother, Antonio, who has a wife named Isabel. Antonio is the underboss of the family, but he has his problems. Although he is a skilled fighter, he is facing some issues in the bedroom, and it is also hinted that he might be bisexual, which is not accepted by the family. Still, he runs most of the business alongside his mother and is an important member of the family.
So, where does the MC come into this whole story? MC is forced by a contract to come to Lucania and serve the family. Not everyone is pleased with his arrival, and he has trouble connecting with Luna, which later changes and she develops feelings for him.He suspects someone in the family tried to poison him, so he decides to set up some cameras in his room. You can follow his story, which is one part of the game, see how your relationship with other characters progresses, and find out more about the family and the rival gangs. You can also find out what happened to Luna, which is one of the best written parts I’ve ever seen in adult games. It is compelling, dark, and twisted, and I think the writer did an amazing job. The other part of the game is like a sandbox: you have mini-games, you can explore the house, and you can interact with characters, which can lead to more lewd scenes and flirting.
Still, one important thing to mention is that this is not you average adult game because there is not much pornographic content at all. So, be prepared for that before playing the game.
The visuals in this game are striking. The game is animated; it has background music and effects, not to mention the visual effects that improve the overall quality. Again, quality-wise, this game was beautifully done, and the renders are amazing. We can see the developers paid even the smallest attention to details when making the characters. Both the character’s personality and appearance are consistent, and I like how they’ve made them distinctive. The design of the environments and the models is unique, and I really appreciate that everything is consistent. You get animations and also some game mechanics, which can be seen in free roam mode and mini-games.
So, as I’ve already mentioned, you have two “parts” of the game. The one where you follow the written story and the one that is more of a sandbox, where you can go on missions that are actually mini-games. Some of these mini-games are kind of confusing, and I failed a couple of times, so it became kind of boring. I like the addition, but I think it could’ve been better. You have some hints on a button that you can click at anytime, and here you can also see what you’ve already done and what comes next. I like this, but, as I’ve said, I think it could be improved.
One more thing is that you have some options, but this doesn’t really affect the gameplay, and you are forced to flirt and interact with all women; you cannot pursue one single relationship.
All in all, I think it’s a very good game, but some aspects of the gameplay could be upgraded.
This is not your average adult game. You don’t really get a lot of lewd scenes, but the writing is incredible, and you can see how they’ve paid attention to details. Character development goes really deep, and I think this could substitute for one season of a series that you would normally watch every evening. It is a compelling, dark mafia story with both the violence, mystery, and killings, but it is also a romantic and kind of sad story of a family with a lot of problems that are hidden beneath their strong surface.
If you are just looking for something that will get you horny, this isn’t it. There isn’t a lot of nudity, peeking, or even sex. I wouldn’t say that the game is grindy either.
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Here, you can really enjoy the good writing, the mystery, and the drama, and I highly recommend you try playing this game. There are a lot of secrets to discover while playing, and you can see this for yourself while playing. Enjoy the game
- Great writing.
- Lengthy and developed game.
- Options, mini-games and animations.
- Background music, sound effects, visual effects.
- Some aspects of the gameplay could be improved.
CurleyPubes is giving you our subjective review and opinion about the game The DeLuca Family.
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