My Cup of Coffee [Romantic Investigative Interview] (FREE!!)

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Re: My Cup of Coffee [Romance][Slice of Life][Conversational

#16 Post by ebi-hime » Thu Jun 11, 2015 7:19 pm

Aww, I just finished playing this, and it was such a cute game! The character sprites looked so nice, and I loved the colour palette, how it was so brown to fit the coffee theme. Though there was only one BG, it was perfectly fitting, and the GUI was also lovely o: Oh, and I liked how the hands of the clock turned as well.
I liked all the SFX of pouring coffee, it was soothing, and really added to the atmosphere. The music was also really good.
The interrogation style of gameplay was a lot of fun, I liked trying to figure out their secrets... The characters were all so cute, too! I even found the Earl cute,
though he has those Victorian sensibilities about how women shouldn't daydream or read romance novels, etc xD (but isn't that partially because he's insecure?)
Speaking of the setting, I wonder when it is set...
Also the Jane Austen references haha XD

I really enjoyed this! Thank you for making such a sweet little game!
I have a lot of free & commercial VNs available on Steam here if you want to check them out! ☆

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#17 Post by Steamgirl » Sat Jun 13, 2015 5:12 pm

@ebi-hime
Oh my goodness! Thanks so much! It means a lot coming from someone like you!!

It is actually sort of pseudo Victorian/Steampunk. I wanted to cherry-pick the fun aspects (lords, ladies, maids, old fashioned views, steam powered machines, etc) and leave the horrible aspects behind (starvation, poverty, pollution, health problems, etc). The voice is more modern. It's a bit like, what if technology never progressed beyond steam power and what if we never had the world wars and the suffragette movement never got women the vote.

Mix that with tea and coffee, and you've got the current setting! I think I may have done a bit of a poor job signposting that though!!

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#18 Post by Steamgirl » Wed Jun 17, 2015 6:31 am

Oops! Looks like I missed these comments somehow!
TheKiwi wrote:I just played the game again with the sounds and new music, and it all works perfectly! I think the VN really came to life with the changes. Good luck on your next game, I already saw it in the WIPs and I'm excited to play it!
Yay! I'm really happy to hear it! When I first asked people whether they wanted music in the game no one seemed to care but since I've put that in and sound effects, it's comments like yours that make me think it's all been worth it! :)
cometgears wrote:I didn't know what to expect from this, but I really enjoyed it. I'm glad you added the music and sound effects; it was a big part of the atmosphere for me. The first time I played through, I only found a few secrets, then tried again and got a few more and got a different ending--the gameplay was quite fun and rewarding. I'm looking forward to the sequel!
Hehe, quite a few people said they didn't know what to expect. I have to admit I'm not quite sure how to describe it best! Let me know if you want a walkthrough to unlock all the secrets! And endings? I'm not sure the endings are as important though because really it's only the happy ending that matters. :)

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Re: My Cup of Coffee [Romance][Slice of Life][Conversational

#19 Post by DrSchizo » Tue Dec 01, 2015 10:59 pm

You can now play online to My Cup of Coffee on Sandbox Adventure.

The game is in full HTML5 so there is no need to download or install anything.
You can register if you want to save your game but you don't have to register to play.

While in game, hit F1 to view the shortcuts list.

You can find more information about Sandbox Adventure Engine on this thread.

I hope you will like it. Don't hesitate to report bugs if you find any.

Have fun! ;)

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Re: My Cup of Coffee [Romance][Slice of Life][Conversational

#20 Post by Steamgirl » Wed Dec 23, 2015 12:03 pm

Hi all!

Just a quick update to say that the cast from My Cup of Coffee was recently interviewed by the cast from War: 13th Day!

https://askdreamgazer.wordpress.com/201 ... of-coffee/

Hope you enjoy the read and have a hot cuppa too! :)

Best,

Steamgirl

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Re: My Cup of Coffee [Romance][Slice of Life][Conversational

#21 Post by Steamgirl » Thu Mar 24, 2016 5:26 pm

Big Update!

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Earl Grey Forever After!

Bonus content! If you think the original game was worth a cup of coffee ($2,50+), get this spin-off as a bonus! Take on the life of
someone (female, male, or genderfree) who, despite their own misgivings, is arranging a marriage to the earl. But somebody is
determined to scare you away. Will you put your life on the line to reach a happy ending?

There are 3 unlockable endings, plus an easter egg.

Word Count: ~11,000

GET IT HERE!

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New Trailer! (including bonus content at the end)



This amazing trailer was made by Amy_oai.


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Re: My Cup of Coffee [Romantic Investigative Interview]

#23 Post by Steamgirl » Mon Nov 28, 2016 7:49 am

Well, I thought I'd join the fun with a coupon for Earl Grey Forever After. Get it FREE! :)

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