XOXO Droplets [Otome Dating Sim][Comedy][Free/Paid]

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XOXO Droplets [Otome Dating Sim][Comedy][Free/Paid]

#1 Post by Googaboga » Thu Aug 31, 2017 11:14 pm

XOXO Droplets is a massive dating sim about a humorously jerky young lady and her mission to woo one of six uniquely, but equally, obnoxious guys.
★★★★★★★

The story begins when our nameable protagonist finally transfers into the boarding school of her dreams at the start of her junior year in high school. It would be perfect if it wasn't for that little catch attached to her enrollment: her parents will only let her keep attending the school for her remaining two years if she doesn't make everyone there hate her by shunning them, like she always does.

Do your best to show just enough interest in the other losers around to appease the folks while still having time to chase after all the attractive guys in the MC's afterschool group, which just so happens to be a group for chronically unfriendable people.

★★★★★★★

No, seriously folks. When we say the protagonist and main love interests are a big ol' jerk squad it's not a mistake and it's not an understatement.


Rated T for crude humor, censored swearing, and suggestive dialog

Default Game Features:
-3 distinct jerky main boyfriend options: Everett Gray, Nate Lawson, and Shiloh Fields
-6 side characters who'll be your buddies and 6 minor clique boyfriend options, each with a bonus effect that makes the game easier
-Partial Voice acting for every significant character by a talented cast
-The option to break up with your bf and start dating someone else, if you feel like it
-A variety of methods to manage your Reputation with the unimportant students
-Part-time jobs, stores to visit, useful items, optional mini-games, an in-game phone to call a guy up and arrange a date at one of several different locations
-Over 130,00 words. Hundreds of different events, including a collage-style ending system where you get events for every goal you achieved during the game
-Cheat codes for those who don't give a f*ck about gameplay and just wanna see the events

Paid Extended Features:
-3 more main jerk boyfriend options: Bae Pyoun, Jeremy King, and Pran Taylor
-2 sweet but not-terribly-bright side boyfriend options: Kam Sung and Adrian Wulu
-4 Extra Date Events for Everett, Nate, and Shiloh
-50 more Random Events, 45 more Text Chats, 24 more Part-Time Work Events
-Over 290,000 words in total
-An accessory system that lets you decorate the main character with a variety of pieces, plus small events where characters comment on the accessories you wear
-The option to change the background of your cellphone to one of 12 different options
-Even better cheat codes

Cast List:
Everett Gray: DJ Horn
Nate Lawson: Belsheber Rusape
Shiloh Fields: Brendan Blaber
Bae Pyoun: Griffin Puatu
Jeremy King: Calvin Joyal
Pran Taylor: P.M. Seymour
JB (Nameable Protagonist): Dee Margret Turner
Alicia Rosales: Anairis Quinones
Missy Smith: Elsie Lovelock
Kam Sung: TonyOnorific
Adrian Wulu: Kyotosomo
Cala Gerges: Dani Chambers
Nurse Lynn: Michael Kovach
Romeo Franco: Rowan Cross
Trent Duncan: Joseph Ryan


It's nice to finally have this project released. I hope you'll give a go! If you have questions about the gameplay, characters, or what have you, please feel free to leave a comment below. We'd be happy to answer them :>.
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Re: XOXO Droplets [Otome Dating Sim][Comedy][Free/Paid]

#2 Post by Dovahkitteh » Fri Sep 01, 2017 11:41 am

Congrats on the release, guys! I know some of the VAs in your list and they're awesome, so I can't wait to hear what they sound like in-game :D This is a really huge project, great job on getting it all finished and shipped!
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#3 Post by sonnenblumen » Sat Sep 02, 2017 4:58 am

Congratulations on the release of a great game! I tried the free version of the game for about 2 hrs before I decided I just had to buy it. Although I love the game so much, I unfortunately suck at managing the cliques. : ( Still, absolutely loving it! And somehow, even though the bachelors are all douches, more or less, they’re kinda charming and likable in their own way.
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#4 Post by Googaboga » Sat Sep 02, 2017 8:24 pm

@Dovahkitteh
Thank you very much :D! The VAs were definitely wonderful to work with.

@sonnenblumen
Haha, thank you! If you hate the cliques you can go to Cala's shop and enter 'they-should-know' for an instant boost of 1,000 RP with all six Cliques. We've got more cheat codes listed here, if you're interested;
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/f ... 1123484544

I'm happy to hear our awful boys have charmed in their own weird way C:.
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#5 Post by YonYonYon » Sun Sep 03, 2017 2:32 am

I usually don't like jerky boyfriends but when the MC is a jerk herself, it's so fun and refreshing. Also, fortunately I'm doing better with cliques this time, no one hates me yet. Maybe I should push myself to become the prom queen.

Will there be any walkthrough on how to open all dating spots?
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#6 Post by Googaboga » Sun Sep 03, 2017 7:58 am

YonYonYon wrote:
Sun Sep 03, 2017 2:32 am
I usually don't like jerky boyfriends but when the MC is a jerk herself, it's so fun and refreshing. Also, fortunately I'm doing better with cliques this time, no one hates me yet. Maybe I should push myself to become the prom queen.

Will there be any walkthrough on how to open all dating spots?
Haha, thank you. I'm glad you feel that way. A bunch of jerks can definitely be a tough sell, I'm happy it didn't rub you the wrong way. Good luck winning the title!

And, yep, how to get the date spots is mentioned in a tutorial we posted-
Work part-time at the Hobby Shop and Accessory Store to get those as date spots.
Have 500 Reputation Points overall to unlock the Arcade.
Have 700 Reputation Points overall to unlock the Amusement Park and Haunted House.
Have 1,000 Reputation Points overall to unlock the Winter/Fall and Spring/Summer beach.
Have 200 Reputation Points with the Populars to unlock Fuchsia.
Have 200 Reputation Points with the Jocks to unlock the Archery Range.
Have 200 Reputation Points with the Nerds to unlock the Botanical Garden.
Have 200 Reputation Points with the Artsies to unlock the Museum.
Have 200 Reputation Points with the Troublemakers to unlock the Karaoke Joint.
Have 200 Reputation Points with the Others to unlock the Countryside.
Get the first 2 Side Conversations with anyone other than Kam or Adrian to unlock the Indoor Pool.
Get the first 2 Side Conversations with Kam to unlock the Game Center.
Get the first 2 Side Conversations with Adrian to unlock the Zoo.
Ask one of the main guys to be your boyfriend to unlock the Tunnel of Love.
The school date spots are available automatically.

The full tutorial can be found in the game by clicking the More button on the main menu, and it's also a normal text walkthrough on Steam-
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/f ... 1123476196
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#7 Post by YonYonYon » Mon Sep 04, 2017 10:50 pm

Thanks! Also, congrats with the release
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#8 Post by Googaboga » Wed Sep 06, 2017 3:22 am

No problem. Thank you, YonYonYon :D.
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#9 Post by Mytoastlovesyou » Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:31 am

Hi, I ran into a little problem while playing. At the end, after Everett agrees to come outside and take a picture I get this error message:

I'm sorry, but an uncaught exception occurred.

While running game code:
File "game/script.rpy", line 941, in script call
File "game/demo_label/events.rpy", line 52, in script call
File "game/timed_events.rpy", line 20, in script call
File "game/ending_scenes.rpy", line 163, in script call
File "game/ending_scenes.rpy", line 235, in script call
File "game/script.rpy", line 941, in script call
File "game/demo_label/events.rpy", line 52, in script call
File "game/timed_events.rpy", line 20, in script call
File "game/ending_scenes.rpy", line 163, in script call
File "game/ending_scenes.rpy", line 235, in script call
ScriptError: could not find label 'ending_member_scene_russell'.

-- Full Traceback ------------------------------------------------------------

Full traceback:
File "H:\XOXO_Droplets-pc\renpy\bootstrap.py", line 295, in bootstrap
renpy.main.main()
File "H:\XOXO_Droplets-pc\renpy\main.py", line 487, in main
run(restart)
File "H:\XOXO_Droplets-pc\renpy\main.py", line 147, in run
renpy.execution.run_context(True)
File "H:\XOXO_Droplets-pc\renpy\execution.py", line 761, in run_context
context.run()
File "game/script.rpy", line 941, in script call
File "game/demo_label/events.rpy", line 52, in script call
File "game/timed_events.rpy", line 20, in script call
File "game/ending_scenes.rpy", line 163, in script call
File "game/ending_scenes.rpy", line 235, in script call
File "game/script.rpy", line 941, in script call
File "game/demo_label/events.rpy", line 52, in script call
File "game/timed_events.rpy", line 20, in script call
File "game/ending_scenes.rpy", line 163, in script call
File "game/ending_scenes.rpy", line 235, in script call
File "H:\XOXO_Droplets-pc\renpy\script.py", line 858, in lookup
raise ScriptError("could not find label '%s'." % str(original))
ScriptError: could not find label 'ending_member_scene_russell'.

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Ren'Py 6.99.12.4.2187
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#10 Post by Googaboga » Fri Sep 15, 2017 4:44 am

@Mytoastlovesyou
I'm really sorry you ran into that. The error has already been fixed in the current build of the game. If you download the updated version and load a file leading to that scene, you'll be able to get past with no error.
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#11 Post by pyopyon » Sat Sep 16, 2017 11:56 am

Absolutely loving the game so far! I'll definitely comment more of my feelings later, but I have come up with these terrible puns to express my love for this game.

1. Bae is Bae (because he is my favorite character so far.)
2. Fanservice? More like Pranservice (because he wears the most revealing outfits LOL)
3. Nate: Putting the -ate in Irate since 20XX (because he mad like 95% of the time, especially in those meetings LOLLLL)
4. Jeremy? More like Pair-o'-me, because if I had two hearts, I'd share since Jeremy clearly needs one. (Next playthrough, pyo, next playthrough.)
5. Mount Everest? I think u meant Mount Everett because boy, talk about a mountain of issues--
6. Shiloh. Meh. I'd come up with something but no matter what it is, you'll like it anyway. So 'meh' it is. (*Shiloh, somewhere, probably*: 'u're the beeest)
7. MC (who I named Lizzie Esposito). I'm not into girls, but I'm into pearls and girl clearly u've been chillin' in an oyster--

LOL. I hope I find some time to get my thoughts out but I'm still only on my first play through.
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#12 Post by Mytoastlovesyou » Sat Sep 16, 2017 11:34 pm

Googaboga wrote:
Fri Sep 15, 2017 4:44 am
@Mytoastlovesyou
I'm really sorry you ran into that. The error has already been fixed in the current build of the game. If you download the updated version and load a file leading to that scene, you'll be able to get past with no error.
Whoo, thank you!

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#13 Post by Googaboga » Sun Sep 17, 2017 7:15 pm

@pyopyon
Haha, Bae and Shiloh would be very charmed. Not sure the other guys would be as enthusiastic about their given puns. I think they're top notch, though! And I'm really glad you've liked the game so far >v<.

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No problem :>.
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