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My Heart's Flame [Otome] [Commercial] [Demo]

#1 Post by Kyra10 » Sun Feb 09, 2014 10:24 pm

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Price: TBA


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Story

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It has just been Akabi and her mother for awhile. Ever since Akabi's father died when she was little and her mother became ill, she had to take care of the both of them. Now Akabi has recently transferred to Avalon High School, and she's working harder than ever. Strange things are occurring. Will Akabi be able to overcome the challenges ahead and find love? Will she be overwhelmed?

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Feautures
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  • 22 CGs and 11 BGs (not including variations)
  • SFX and BGM: 7 unique themes
  • Gallery
  • Music Room
  • Profiles
  • Five endings: 3 romance, 1 friendship, and 1 alone
  • Your choices will affect who Akabi will end up with. (or not)
  • 50,000+ words
  • 1280x720 resolution
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Characters
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Protagonist:
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Akabi Cane: She is a kind, hardworking girl, and she is always ready to help a friend. Akabi is the new transfer student at her school. She's in her second year. Since her mother is very ill and she doesn't have a father, Akabi works hard to provide for the both of them, but sometimes she pushes herself too hard.
Age: 16
Height: 5'5''

Obtainable:
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Lynx Everett: Lynx is quiet, but he is also very smart. He just pretends to be a slacker. He prefers to not have any friends. Akabi might be the first person who can get through to him. He comes from a pretty average family and has a sporty and outgoing older sister.
Age: 15
Height: 5'4''

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Talon Archer: Talon is a lively individual. He can be a bit rude at times, but he is actually really kind-hearted. He is an excellent fighter and would never bully the weak. Talon is an only child, and his parents are quite strict. Surprisingly, Akabi and Talon become good friends from the start.
Age: 16
Height: 5'7''

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Zen Akemi: Zen is the coolest guy in Akabi's neighborhood. He dropped out of school and now works at a cafe. Zen takes an interest in Akabi right away and becomes her own personal stalker. He has a disconnected relationship with his family.
Age: 17
Height: 5'8''

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Jewel Gardner: She considers Akabi her greatest rival. Although she won't admit it, Jewel has always wanted a friend like Akabi. Jewel has an arrogant attitude and comes from a prominent family. Many avoid her or try to get close to her for wealth because of this.
Age: 16
Height: 5'5''

Minor Characters:
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Mrs. Cane (Akabi's mother): She wants to support Akabi as much as she can. She's a supportive and gentle mother.
Age: 35
Height: 5'6''

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Sahara Everett (Lynx's sister): She wants her brother to find happiness. Sahara becomes one of Akabi's closest friends. She's sporty and outgoing.
Age: 17
Height: 5'6''

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Previews
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Progress
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Story: 100%
Script: 25%
Sprites: 100%
CGs: 100%
BGs: 100%
GUI: 100%
Music: 100%
Programming: 25%

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Credits
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Writer/Programmer: Kyra10
Logo Artist: MusicAO
Composer: SubaruMusix
Sprite/CG Artist: nobutsuna
GUI Designer/Programmer: SundownKid
BG Artist: Alera
Editor: cosmic latte
Sound Effects: Freesound.org and SoundBible.com

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Questions
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-Which characters are you most interested in?
-Would you be interested in playing this VN?
-What do you usually look for in an otome game?
-What are your thoughts on romance? Do you have any preferences for your romances?
-Any questions or comments?
Last edited by Kyra10 on Fri Jul 24, 2015 2:49 am, edited 14 times in total.

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Re: My Heart's Flame [Otome]

#2 Post by Sleipnir56 » Sun Feb 09, 2014 10:39 pm

The art for this game is really beautiful. I just love it :D . As for the story, I'm liking it. My favorite guy is Lynx. He seems cool to me. As for the otome game aspect, I think this will be good. I think the main character will be good as well. The romance seems fine to. I think you got a good solid game here. I wish you good luck with this game and can't wait to play it when it comes out :)

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#3 Post by Kyra10 » Sun Feb 09, 2014 11:02 pm

Thank you so much for all of your positive comments! I'm glad you're looking forward to playing this. ^^
Thanks again for the support, Sleipnir56!

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#4 Post by Googaboga » Mon Feb 10, 2014 1:55 am

-Which characters are you most interested in?

Jewel because she doesn't seem like the standard 'mean' girl that are pretty common in stories with school settings.

-Would you be interested in playing this VN?

Yes :3.

-What do you usually look for in an otome game?

I like a good story and a likeable protag with a personality of their own. Friendship options are always a big plus as well ^^.

-What are your thoughts on romance? Do you have any preferences for your romances?

Romance can be nice. Not really.

-Any questions or comments?

It says "Price TBA" so I'm guessing the game is going to be commercial. You may want to put that in the thread title so people know right away that it's not free. Other than that I just want to wish you the best of luck on your project. I'm looking forward to it C:
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#5 Post by Kyra10 » Mon Feb 10, 2014 2:05 am

I'm really happy that you're looking forward to this game! ^_^
Thank you for answering my questions and for your advice! I'll go ahead and edit the title of this thread.

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Re: My Heart's Flame [Otome] [Commercial]

#6 Post by Kyra10 » Sat Mar 01, 2014 2:50 am

I've updated the current progress of the CGs. One CG has now been finished~
For each CG, there will also be expression variations. :)
Here's a preview of two of the CGs. I wonder what made Zen make those expressions...
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EDIT: Another CG has been completed~ Here are the previews of the finished versions of the two CGs.
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#7 Post by Kyra10 » Sun Mar 16, 2014 2:10 am

Here are the expressions for all of the characters. :)
Akabi Cane Expressions.PNG
Lynx Everett Expressions.PNG
Talon Archer Expressions.PNG
Zen Akemi Expressions.PNG
Jewel Gardner Expressions.PNG
Mrs. Cane Expressions.PNG
Sahara Everett Expressions.PNG
The current progress of the script has gone from 10% to 13%. Progress is coming along well. (^v^)b

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#8 Post by Kyra10 » Tue Apr 15, 2014 2:32 am

All of the BGs are done! Another two CGs are finished too!
The current progress of the script has gone from 13% to 18%. ^^
Schoolyard.png
Roof.png
Shop.png
Cafe.png
Hospital Room.png
Living Room, Kitchen Day.png
Living Room, Kitchen Night.png
Classroom.png
Akabi's Room Day.png
Akabi's Room Night.png
Street.png

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#9 Post by Annie Quinn » Tue Apr 15, 2014 2:59 am

Ahhhh, Akabi's design is so adorable! <3 The art in general is really lovely!

Which characters are you most interested in? Hmmm, probably Zen. The school dropout thing just appeals to me; what can I say? Bad boy types are alluring, though I have a feeling this cool guy isn't too much of one. I also like Lynx--he reminds me of myself in being smart but a slacker, haha.

Would you be interested in playing this VN? The story itself seems simple--I'm curious as to what 'strange things' go on. I honestly don't hold the highest interest in it but I'm willing to give it a shot. (:

What do you usually look for in an otome game? Well, I haven't played an otome game in ages though I do remember I loved making decisions and interacting with the characters. I also love any visual novel with an good story and characters that are above cut-out personalities. But as long as you've got one, the game can improve dramatically--and I think this one would rock having interesting characters!

What are your thoughts on romance? Do you have any preferences for your romances? I'm a sucker for romance. Like, really. I love it. I love my character having moments with their love interests and doing cute things and just...ahhh~ Lol.

Any questions or comments? Since it's a commercial game, are you planning a Kickstarter? Voice-acting? Theme song? I tend to see that in commercial games so I'm curious.

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#10 Post by Kyra10 » Tue Apr 15, 2014 5:33 pm

Thanks, I'm glad you like her design and the art! ^^
Interesting...very interesting...It looks like Lynx is catching people's interest the most at least for now. :lol:
I'll do my very best to write a good story with interesting characters! Haha, who knows what strange or interesting things can happen when you put this cast of characters together... 8)
With this otome game, there will definitely be plenty of special moments between Akabi and the other obtainable characters~
No, there isn't going to be a Kickstarter or voice acting or the like, but I am planning to make a PV. ^_^

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#11 Post by DeletedUser160413 » Tue Apr 15, 2014 5:38 pm

Nobutsuna's art is absolutely stunning, you're lucky to have her! I'm looking forward to this game :)

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#12 Post by Fenrir34 » Tue Apr 15, 2014 6:01 pm

The art is beautiful and the story is really interesting. It's kind of funny yet creepy that Zen will be stalking Akabi. But I'm more interested in Talon. Always like character who protect the week :) .

Just a quick question about the righting though. In your progress you have the story all done but the script is just getting started. I was just wondering how you planned the story? Did you write it like a novel, do an outline, or jot down ideas/major scenes for the game

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#13 Post by Kyra10 » Tue Apr 15, 2014 6:19 pm

@muniiam
Yeah, I absolutely agree! She makes great quality art and is a fast, hard worker. It's been great working with her! (^_^)b
Thanks, I'm glad you're looking forward to it!

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Thank you very much! Yay, now someone's interested in Talon! ^^
As for the story, I did an outline. Now that I've got it all planned out, I just need to write out the dialogue~

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#14 Post by Fenrir34 » Tue Apr 15, 2014 6:28 pm

Np and I don't know why people wouldn't like him as much. I love guys who protect the weak and have a gentle side to them. He looks fun as well :mrgreen:

And okay. It was for the whole story right? And how long did it take you/

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#15 Post by Kyra10 » Tue Apr 15, 2014 6:41 pm

That's great! I'm glad you think so!
Right, it was for the whole story. Hmm, I can't really say how long it took me. I'm not really too good at remembering things. Please forgive my faulty memory. ^////^

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