Project LRNJ

This is the project page for the LeaRN Japanese RPG: Slime Forest Adventure.

SFA can teach you basic Japanese literacy with: katakana, hiragana, and kanji.

It's playable with a rough first draft story. There are demo and registered versions available for Windows and Linux. (OS X support coming soon through a play-in-browser web app version)

-Darrell Johnson
 (contact by email - all inquiries welcome)

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Membership costs $5 and gives access to the full Registered Version of Slime Forest Adventure.

New version: Build 189 (changelog)
Sunday, September 9 2018

Current Features

Demo version of Slime Forest Adventure:

  • introduction to katakana and hiragana
  • sample lesson in kanji
  • the adventure begins with Episode 1

The Registered version additionally has:

  • get comfortable with kanji
  • learn to recognize and distinguish nearly 2,000 kanji
  • readings training through vocabulary, with ~3,000 example words
  • the adventure continues with a main quest and sidequests
  • introductory vocabulary and grammar in Supplementary Training

Slime Forest Adventure

Fight slimes, save a princess, learn Japanese!


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Mini News

Tuesday, August 30

Game is now playable in the web browser. Should work decently on phones and tablets. May still have major bugs, further improvements planned.

Monday, June 20

Moved to a new server. Please report any problems you notice.

Friday, May 13

Lowered price to $5. Now working on making the full game playable in the web browser.