I posted a "daydream" about this project a while ago and started writing it. The prologue is already done and I'm about the start writing the first route, unfortunately English isn't my native language, so I need an editor. I'm not that confident about my writing style, either. I was told it doesn't suck, but I'm not that sure about that.
A few days after writing the prologue, I changed the setting from Japan to generic western setting, even though I'm not sure if it was a good move.
I would also like an artist, if that's not asking much. If I don't find one, I'll use freeware resources I found on the internet.
Thank you for reading this and for helping me. I'm a bit nervous and I think maybe my project is a bit too ambitious for a game.
The protagonist is a very shy girl and insecure girl who enjoys cooking and reading. She's studying in a boarding school because her parents are working overseas. She only has a friend, an outgoing young woman. The protagonist wants to join the book club, but it's too shy for that. One day, she's hit by a car. She's badly injured and spends six months in a coma.
Her parents visited her a few times while she was comatose, but returned to work already, even though they called her doctor every day. Her friend transfers to another school, but not before leaving her a letter. The protagonist is pretty upset, for obvious reasons. she learns from the nurses that a boy from her school visited her a few times. He left him a letter and a book. The letter hinted he belonged to the school's book club. But the protagonist has no clue on who he is and being very curious, she decides finding out.
She joins the club, so she can investigate, and also because she always wanted an excuse to join and now she had one.
There are four people in the club: three boys and a girl: a flirty and energetic guy, a helpful yet secretive young man, a proud and arrogant but not so bad rich boy and a very restless girl who's in most of the school's clubs. The protagonist will try to make friends, even though this is very hard for her.
As if things weren't complicated enough for the protagonist, she has been having deja-vus and two of the club members are awfully familiar to her, even though she doesn't remember ever talking to them.
The librarian also said something about a ghost, but this isn't important, is it?
Update 1 - 01/21
This is the second version of the pre-demo. Many changes were made and it was edited. Thank you for those who are helping me to with this game, and forgive me if I'm doing anything wrong or slacking. The graphics are just temporary.
The demo is fairly short and right no, there are no original resources (unless stock pictures count).
I'm learning to mix NVL with ADV. Once I manage to to this, the parts where the protagonist speaks a lot will be in ADV format.
I changed a few names. I might change my mind again, if my editors think that was a realy bad move.
Sometimes I feel I shouldn't be making this VN. I think maybe I'll fail, something will keep from finishing or maybe I'll upset those in the team (maybe even because I'm extremelly paranoid about offending and upsetting people)..
And once again, forgive me for anything.
Update 2 - 01/21
A bug was found in the pre-game, even though it works just fine in my computer. I believe it has something to do with the font, so I changed it back to Deja Vu sans.
Update 3 - 01/21 I tested in another computer. It seems to be working now.
Update 4 - 01/22 I just realised that using the word "demo" made it sound as if the game wasn't free. It's free.
Update 5 - 03/5
Hiatus. Forgive me, but I'm having a very busy time with work right now, so all my big projects (read this as: this and Memento Mori) are now frozen.
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