bond[Drama][Relationships]["KN"][NaNoRenO2015][v1.05 Out!]

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Re: bond[Drama][Relationships]["KN"][NaNoRenO2015]

#16 Post by lijuanjie » Sun Apr 19, 2015 11:50 pm

Aw /./ I just played this and may I say, I adored the ending ;w; excuse me as I sit here and just sorta cry about it bye @ me.

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Re: bond[Drama][Relationships]["KN"][NaNoRenO2015]

#17 Post by Haze » Thu Apr 23, 2015 11:44 am

Mad Harlequin wrote:Aww. That's so sweet! I'm sure your mom will love it, just like your sister did! :)
Heh, thanks. I sure hope so!
lijuanjie wrote:Aw /./ I just played this and may I say, I adored the ending ;w; excuse me as I sit here and just sorta cry about it bye @ me.
There, there *offers tissue*.

I'm glad you liked it, though. Thanks for the kind words! :D
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Re: bond[Drama][Relationships]["KN"][NaNoRenO2015]

#18 Post by Godline » Thu Apr 23, 2015 9:52 pm

I thought this was fantastic. I can't believe it took me so long to play it. Perhaps I thought it was so good because it had a really positive pro-life message (you meant that, right?). Anyway, it was deep and sweet and if I was playing it while I was pregnant I would totally get over-emotional about it and be crying. Haha.
I'd almost like to see a depressing ending if it was a still-birth or an abortion, but that would almost be too deep. And wouldn't have been a very nice gift for your twin! Haha!
But it's great how you've recognized how cognisant a fetus can be and how they can recognize their mother's voice and have a bond with their twin from the womb.
I will totally recommend this VN to people!

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#19 Post by Haze » Mon Apr 27, 2015 12:16 pm

Godline wrote:
I thought this was fantastic. I can't believe it took me so long to play it. Perhaps I thought it was so good because it had a really positive pro-life message (you meant that, right?). Anyway, it was deep and sweet and if I was playing it while I was pregnant I would totally get over-emotional about it and be crying. Haha.
I'd almost like to see a depressing ending if it was a still-birth or an abortion, but that would almost be too deep. And wouldn't have been a very nice gift for your twin! Haha!
But it's great how you've recognized how cognisant a fetus can be and how they can recognize their mother's voice and have a bond with their twin from the womb.
I will totally recommend this VN to people!
Woah, thanks Godline!
I suppose the story does have a bit of a pro-life message, though I should clarify that that message wasn't exactly why I made this game. It is, however, a message that goes hand-in-hand with the story as a whole.

Also, I think an ending similar to the one you described would be very, very depressing, since bond is a kind of a celebration of my mother's life(yes, I'm a twin irl), that she is still alive and loves me and my sister very, very much.
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Everyone, I promised an update, and in case you're wondering why it's taking so long, I just want to say that real life has been quite hectic lately. Sorry about that!

I am thinking about doing a in-game Q&A section, though, unlocked after the game's completion. So, if you have any questions you want me to answer about bond, PM me or put them here(with appropriate spoiler tags), and I will definitely answer them in the update! Please try to do that by this Friday, March 1. Thank you!
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Re: bond[Drama][Relationships]["KN"][NaNoRenO2015]

#20 Post by Haze » Thu Apr 30, 2015 5:46 am

Hey, guys! You only have a little longer to give me your question if you have any! I've gotten one so far, and it's a good one, so if you have any questions, PM me or post them here with appropriate spoiler tags. Alternatively, you could tweet me with a question, if that's what you prefer. Remember, the deadline is tomorrow, March 1!
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Re: bond[Drama][Relationships]["KN"][NaNoRenO2015]

#21 Post by Haze » Mon May 04, 2015 6:29 pm

Alright guys, as much as I wanted to do a Q&A section, I unfortunately didn't get enough questions-- I only got one. So, the update will be out tomorrow, but without a Q&A. See you guys tomorrow!
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Re: bond[Drama][Relationships]["KN"][NaNoRenO2015]

#22 Post by Haze » Wed May 06, 2015 12:04 pm

As of last night, version 1.05 of bond is up!
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Download bond 1.05 here!
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What's in this version:
-a game icon
-some script changes(i.e using "little one" less often)
-a new sound effect at the end, from soundbible.com(I would say what it is, but it's spoilery)

Enjoy! And to everyone who's played the game so far, thank you very much!
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Re: bond[Drama][Relationships]["KN"][NaNoRenO2015][v1.05 Out

#23 Post by Ghost of Crux » Sat Feb 13, 2016 9:19 am

Is it okay to necro a post of a completed game? I hope it's okay. I hope nobody comes to murder me.
I admit-- considering the "drama" section of things, I wasn't expecting a story about... that. I was fully expecting Mother to be like some terrifying tyrannical monster who employs emotional manipulation and abuse. I AM GLAD TO BE PROVEN WRONG.

I really like the "story", though it took me a while to not feel creeped out by the Mother. Sorry, instincts tell me that any VN in which a Mother is an ambiguous figure is possibly the voice of the devil.

As for the other things-- the GUI is absolutely lovely. I really love the save menu-- it's simple and nice and very, very effective. I really love it. The things you did with all those text that pulsate are great, too, and I'm really impressed. You made a very atmospheric vn about a topic I never thought someone would take up, and you pulled it off well, too. Kudos.

My only complaint is just script color, but that's just because I don't like magenta. Don't mind me!
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