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Switch Statements Won’t Fix Yandere Simulator

Many people have rightly criticized Yandere Simulator’s overuse of if statements, but the issue is much more than switch statements can fix.

A character model from Yandere Simulator dressed as a graduate standing in front of an if else chain from the game’s code.


I am only going to talk about one commonly proposed solution to the excessive use of if statements in the code…



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Joseph Mellor

BS in Physics, Math, and CS with a minor in High-Performance Computing. You can find all my articles at