The Letter [Horror/Drama] - OUT NOW ON STEAM!

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The Letter [Horror/Drama] - OUT NOW ON STEAM!

#1 Post by Yangyang Mobile » Wed Jul 26, 2017 5:52 am

The Letter Horror/Drama Visual Novel is Out Now on Steam!

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The Letter is an interactive, horror visual novel inspired by classic Asian horror films, Ju-ON: The Grudge and The Ring. Told through an immersive branching narrative, the game puts the players into the shoes of seven characters as they find themselves falling prey to a vicious curse plaguing the Ermengarde Mansion for centuries.

In this game, your choices will shape and drive the story forward: will you mend a relationship on the verge of collapse, or will you let it fall apart? Will you risk saving them, despite the consequences, or leave them to die a gruesome death? The fate of all the characters is in your hands.

Features:
  • Non-chronological storytelling with seven chapters, spanning over 700,000 words across all routes.
  • Seven playable characters with varying personality and approach to difficult situations.
  • Countless butterfly effects; the choices and endings you get for the previous chapters heavily affect how the succeeding chapters will play out.
  • Full English Voice Acting (optional).
  • Animated backgrounds, CGs and sprites.
  • Beautifully painted art style, with over 80 backgrounds, 100 CGs and 50 Epilogue CGs (variations included).
  • Original soundtrack, with opening, ending and true ending theme songs.
  • Quick-Time Events (optional).
  • Mend or break relationships.
  • A branching tree that keeps track of your progress/route.
  • A journal that narrates the events in chronological order, and jots down the clues found about the Ermengarde Mansion.
  • Over 170 achievements.
Synopsis:

When seven people fall prey to a vicious curse, they will discover that horror rests not from the shadows lurking about, but within themselves. To what ends will one go in order to survive?
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English Voice Cast:
  • Amanda Lee (LeeandLie) as Isabella Santos
  • Melissa Sternenberg (Mippa) as Rebecca Gales
  • Howard Wang (TehExorcist) as Ashton Frey
  • Anthony Sardinha (Antfish) as Zachary Steele
  • Amber Lee Connors (Shudo Ranmaru) as Hannah Wright
  • Curtis Arnott (Takahata101) as Luke Wright
  • Elsie Lovelock (Sweet Poffin) as Marianne McCollough
  • Amanda Julina (Amanda Gonzalez) as Amy Lorraine
  • Jeff Werden as Andrew Clarke
  • Steven Kelly (Sarifus) as Johannes Schröcken
  • Natalie van Sistine (NvanSistine) as Rose Cooper
  • Jason Marnocha (Lord Jazor) as Norman, G & Lee
  • Brittany Lauda as Kylie Suarez
Sample Voice Clips via Soundcloud
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Re: The Letter [Horror/Drama] - OUT NOW ON STEAM!

#2 Post by bluebirdplays » Wed Jul 26, 2017 9:46 am

Oh wat. It's out already? WOOOO. :D Congrats on release! The demo alone blew me out of the water when I played it!

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#3 Post by Morhighan » Wed Jul 26, 2017 6:36 pm

Congratulations! Now I have to muster up the bravery to play this.
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#4 Post by Natalie » Thu Jul 27, 2017 9:17 am

Congrats on the release! I'm not usually into horror visual novels, but this game looks amazing so I might give it a try :)
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#5 Post by victorita9 » Fri Jul 28, 2017 8:46 pm

Morhighan wrote:
Wed Jul 26, 2017 6:36 pm
Congratulations! Now I have to muster up the bravery to play this.
I am a scardy cat too. I was able to play this game. The first thing I did was disable the quick time events, also the game's atmosphere changes when the girl pops out so I was able to put my hand over the screen when she appeared. That way I only saw here 20% of the time she appeared.

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#6 Post by HazedPurple » Sat Jul 29, 2017 4:05 am

Wow this looks really interesting, this kind of story is right up my alley, definitely going to give this a try, congrats on the release :)

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#7 Post by Graff » Sat Jul 29, 2017 7:39 am

Incredibly written thus far. Very intense, and the character development is unlike anything I've read in a visual novel.

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#8 Post by King-sama » Tue Aug 01, 2017 9:07 pm

I should play this! O: ( I don't see prices so guess this is free)

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#9 Post by Sunlit-Dreamer » Wed Aug 02, 2017 5:01 am

King-sama wrote:
Tue Aug 01, 2017 9:07 pm
I should play this! O: ( I don't see prices so guess this is free)
It's $19.99, sale just ended. But yes, highly recommended!

Goodness this vn gave me the chills. (Been watching a streamer, and saw emptyrise comment there a few times.) If I had the money, I would DEFINITELY buy this vn just so I could read all the branches and see all the various endings myself.
I also find it a wee bit amusing that Miss Ghosty (won't spoil her possible name in this hahaha) had her hands clasped together, as if she was praying too along with Isabella. The cgs are also amazing, really made my stomach churn. (And squeal for those adorable moments.) The only thing artwise that bothered me was a certain position with Rose when she had her hand on her hip. The hand looked...awkward. Could just be me though.
As much as I would LOVE to blather on how much I love your vn, I'm only really a..."viewer/watcher" instead of an active reader. I'm pretty sure hearing comments would feel more heart warming coming from those who actually experienced and read the story themselves.

Either way, all of you did an amazing job!

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#10 Post by Yangyang Mobile » Fri Aug 04, 2017 4:21 am

Thank you so much, everyone! We're glad to see so many positive feedback on the game despite it flaws and it makes those two years developing this worth it! <3 If you enjoyed the game, though, please consider reviewing it on Steam and spreading the word around (Tweet to your favorite streamer or share it to your friends!)

Also, please feel free to join our Discord channel over here: https://discordapp.com/invite/dACNN8P

We'd love to meet and talk to all of you <3

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