All I Want for Christmas is a Girlfriend [BxG][Romance][Xmas]

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All I Want for Christmas is a Girlfriend [BxG][Romance][Xmas]

#1 Post by thebackup » Mon Dec 24, 2018 1:44 pm

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2019/11/26: v2.0 is currently in the works, with improved visuals and voice acting. Scheduled for release on 2019/12/20!

Title: All I Want for Christmas is a Girlfriend
AKA: AWCG
Release Date: 2018/12/24
Version: 1.0
Size: 49.6 MB (Windows / Linux), 32.5 MB (Mac)

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Overview
"All I Want for Christmas is a Girlfriend" (AWCG) is a free, short Christmas-themed visual novel (VN), created within a month and a half before Christmas of 2018.

Enjoy a heart-warming story with a cute girl!

Story
Rudolf is a college student who is about to spend another Christmas without a girlfriend. With money tight, he’s unable to return home to spend time with his family, and his buddies are spending the holidays with their significant others. So, he’s spending Christmas alone. The cards his family sent alleviate the loneliness a bit, sure, but what he really wants to know is what it’s like to celebrate the holidays with someone to love. All Rudolf wants for Christmas is a girlfriend that he can share the holiday magic with.

Rudolf tutors others during his spare time. He has been tutoring Natalia in calculus for a year already and is developing feelings for her. With her warm smile, hardworking personality and stunning physical appearance, it’s easy to find himself attracted to her. Rudolf has never had a girlfriend before, but Natalia could be his first. He decides to take her out for some coffee on the morning of Christmas Eve as a reward for passing her calculus finals, giving him an opportunity to confess his feelings to her.

But things go wrong during their little hangout…

Characters

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Natalia
Voiced by (v2.0): Katelyn Hamilton
A college student Rudolf tutors. Math is one of her weakest subjects even though her major requires calculus. She turns to Rudolf for his tutoring skills, having been tutored by him for a year already. Because of her physical attractiveness and warm personality, most people would say she already has a boyfriend. Surprisingly, she doesn’t.

Rudolf
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The college student who’s never had a girlfriend before, and the only one among his buddies who currently doesn’t have one. The thought of spending another Christmas alone without a significant other bothers him quite a bit. The fact that he’s unable to visit family due to his finances doesn’t help either. Perhaps the only thing that’s keeping him from feeling like a total loser is tutoring others and helping them understand calculus.

Features
  • Free!
  • Just a simple short and sweet holiday-themed VN
  • High-quality event CGs for you to enjoy
  • Voice acting (v2.0)
Screenshots (v1.0)
Note: Not posting sample CGs due to the spoiler-ish nature of them ^^;
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Screenshots (v2.0)
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Any thoughts?
I certainly had fun with the challenge of creating this in a short amount of time (and spreading holiday cheer)!
Let me know what you think about AWCG! What did you like about it, and what could be improved? Anything else? I'm excited to hear your thoughts. :D Thanks for checking out this project, hope you all enjoy it. Have fun, and Happy Holidays!
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Re: All I Want for Christmas is a Girlfriend [BxG][Romance][Xmas]

#2 Post by Kokoro Hane » Wed Dec 26, 2018 7:21 pm

I just got done playing your game!

Here are my thoughts;
It was a sweet little story. It did feel a bit fast and rather cheesy, but I loved it still! The fact his day was going terrible after he thought Natalia rejected him, and then he was surprised by her delivering herself in a giant Christmas box! It was sweet.
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Re: All I Want for Christmas is a Girlfriend [BxG][Romance][Xmas]

#3 Post by thebackup » Thu Dec 27, 2018 11:55 pm

Kokoro Hane wrote:
Wed Dec 26, 2018 7:21 pm
I just got done playing your game!

Here are my thoughts;
It was a sweet little story. It did feel a bit fast and rather cheesy, but I loved it still! The fact his day was going terrible after he thought Natalia rejected him, and then he was surprised by her delivering herself in a giant Christmas box! It was sweet.
Ahaha, yeah I could've made it a bit longer and not as cheesy, but I wanted to challenge myself making this in a limited amount of time.
But thank you so much for playing, glad you enjoyed it! Really enjoyed the process of creating this. :D
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Re: All I Want for Christmas is a Girlfriend [BxG][Romance][Xmas]

#4 Post by thebackup » Tue Nov 26, 2019 2:14 pm

Heads up, folks!
v2.0 of "All I Want for Christmas is a Girlfriend" is currently in the works. Included are improved visuals (mainly BGs and GUI) and of course voice acting for Natalia :) Scheduled for release on 2019/12/20!

Screenshots for comparison:
v1.0
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v2.0
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If you want to play v1.0 in the meantime, it's still available!
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Re: All I Want for Christmas is a Girlfriend [BxG][Romance][Xmas]

#5 Post by AsHLeX » Sat Dec 07, 2019 12:15 am

That was... uhm... cute? Hahaha.
The ending was pretty abrupt but it was a fun little story and I enjoyed reading it.
Congratulations on the release :)
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