Once Upon a Hallow's Eve [GxB][Romance][Fantasy]

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Re: Once Upon a Hallow's Eve [GxB][Romance][Fantasy]

#16 Post by Ran08 » Sat Nov 07, 2015 9:58 pm

@Gospel: Yay, thank you! (I'm replying a year late to this, I knooow.) Hahaha. Okay, we changed it, to the last minute. Anyway, her name is re-name-able, so you can choose any name for her that you'd like! And oh my gosh, this project is long overdue, I know. Hahaha. I still do hope it can have a Halloween vibe even though it won't be released on Halloween. :D

By the way, how is Shinrai coming along? :) That's another Halloween game that I'm also looking forward to! I'm excited for all 150,000 words of awesomeness. <3

@Rosstin: Thank you! And yep, I totally agree... it's awesome to have Eru working with me on this project. <3

@Junesong: Thank you! You may not have to keep an eye on it for long... hehe. :)

Ack, I haven't updated this page in so long! :D Sorry, huhu. The script is actually already completed. We just have to look for testers and proofreaders, I suppose, haha, since the game is still untested. :D Oh, and... coding... is... done, but not quite. (Haha, what?) Art-wise, we still have a couple more to go, but... it won't be long now. <3 Anyway, thanks again for checking this out!

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Re: Once Upon a Hallow's Eve [GxB][Romance][Fantasy]

#17 Post by cath-mg » Sat Nov 07, 2015 10:48 pm

1. Would you like to play this game? (I do hope so! Haha!)
Yes!!

2. What do you think about the premise?
By premise do you mean the topic/theme of the game? I'm looking forward to the spooky scenes! Wooo~

3. Any thoughts about the characters? (I wonder which one you like best...)
Hmmm... Vern. I like how he's shy but he's actually a jokester. Also
Ran08 wrote:But as the saying goes, still waters do run deep.
Makes me curious on what he's hiding.

4. Comments, suggestions, critique? :)
Ran08 wrote:hopefully, it’ll have enough of that spooky vibe to be fit for Halloween.
If this is the atmosphere you're looking for, I think the colorful and bright sprites feels a bit out of place? But that might be just me nitpicking too much...
Anyway, looking forward to more updates! ^^

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Re: Once Upon a Hallow's Eve [GxB][Romance][Fantasy]

#18 Post by Dreamgazer » Sat Nov 07, 2015 10:57 pm

Hello again, Ran!

1. Would you like to play this game? (I do hope so! Haha!)
Yes, I would. It's very cute, and I love the title. It evokes the fairytale feeling of "Once Upon a Time."

2. What do you think about the premise?
My first thought was that it reminded me of a shoujo, so if that was your intention, you succeeded! I'm curious about the secret behind the mansion. And now, I'm thinking of Diabolik Lovers. Are there vampires in there?! Do they sparkle?!

3. Any thoughts about the characters? (I wonder which one you like best...)
Chun Li is super cute. I like the way her hair whips over her shoulder. Out of them all, I would say that she's my favorite. The guys, to be honest, aren't quite my type. They're good looking with awesome shading, but I've never been into the contemporary style, which is what they embody. So, it isn't a critique. Just a matter of preference.

That said, their personalities seem interesting, especially Viktor and Vonn. Also, I notice that their names all start with the letter 'V.' Coincidence? I think not. (But correct me if I'm wrong.) Also, I was totally planning on using that name, Viktor, for one of my future visual novel characters, haha. Clearly, great minds think alike.

4. Comments, suggestions, critique? :)
I love that chibi. Also, is Chun Li's name a reference to that very popular character from Street Fighter? As for critique...I would need to play it first before I can give some.
Ran08 wrote:Ack, I haven't updated this page in so long! :D Sorry, huhu. The script is actually already completed. We just have to look for testers and proofreaders, I suppose, haha, since the game is still untested. :D Oh, and... coding... is... done, but not quite. (Haha, what?) Art-wise, we still have a couple more to go, but... it won't be long now. <3 Anyway, thanks again for checking this out!
If you're looking for a proofreader, I'd be willing to volunteer. You saw my writing in the Death Room, so hopefully, that can testify to my skill.

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Re: Once Upon a Hallow's Eve [GxB][Romance][Fantasy]

#19 Post by Ran08 » Sat Nov 07, 2015 11:36 pm

@cath-mg

Why, thank you! :) Oh, man, I hope we won't disappoint you, then!
And yeah, Vern can be pretty shy... but jokes are his absolute weakness! Hahaha.
I see what you mean! :) Don't worry, you're not nitpicking "too much", haha. It's not meant to be a completely spooky story, however, since I'm more of a romance writer than anything. :( Still... this was supposed to be released on Halloween, so it's our take on having a spooky, romance story. :)

Thank you for your comments, btw! We definitely appreciate them. :)

@Dreamgazer
Oh, yay, thanks for checking this out! *feels self-conscious all of a sudden* Hahaha.

That's exactly the feel we were going for with that title! :) It was meant to be a fairy-tale-y sort of story at first, and though it's no longer the case now, the title just stuck. Haha.

And yes... hahaha, this is, first and foremost, a romance game... so... that's that. :D Hmm... I wouldn't want to spoil too much though! And yay, thanks for liking the MC! :) My idea was to make her look as typically plain as possible, but Eru convinced me otherwise. Thank goodness for that! Haha. It's no coincidence that their names all start with V, either.
Eh, but that's because they're brothers! Mehehe.
Haha, oh, I'm looking forward to more VNs from you! I was just looking at War: 13th Day's project thread earlier. :)

And woah, thanks for the offer! :) Can I PM you? Yeah, I'm going to PM you. PMing you now... hahaha.

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#20 Post by Lesleigh63 » Sun Nov 08, 2015 2:58 am

What cute looking art.
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Re: Once Upon a Hallow's Eve [GxB][Romance][Fantasy]

#21 Post by sakurakimuchi » Tue Nov 17, 2015 9:15 pm

1. Would you like to play this game? (I do hope so! Haha!)
Of course! I loved the plot, and the art is looking really good, so I can't even think of one single reason why I wouldn't want to play this. I really like creepy-scary stories with some romance in it, the otome gaming world needs more of that.
2. What do you think about the premise?
I loved it! Like I said, I'm a fan of this kind of stuff, so the plot is really interesting.
3. Any thoughts about the characters? (I wonder which one you like best...)
Too soon to tell, but I guess Vonn is my favorite. He has a little smirk, which is kind of sexy, plus, I liked his character description the most I guess.
4. Comments, suggestions, critique?
Just keep up the good work, because it's looking awesome and I already want to play this!

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#22 Post by Virelai » Wed Nov 18, 2015 12:48 am

This looks very very good. It's really appealing and it already looks extremely polished (especially the art) even though it's not finished yet!
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Re: Once Upon a Hallow's Eve [GxB][Romance][Fantasy]

#23 Post by Ran08 » Sat Jul 23, 2016 1:17 am

Updated some info above. :D Also, this game is back in development! Technically, the game is already complete, but we're still polishing some things. Target release is on October 2016. *does a little happy dance*

It's been a long journey and we had to put it on hiatus a couple of times, but... whew, we're glad we're finally getting there! :)

And for some very, very late replies...
@Lesleigh63: Thank you! And oh my, I loved Lads in Distress. <3 Good luck on the longer version! I'm looking forward to playing it!

@sakurakimuchi: Thank you so much! <3 Man, I hope we don't disappoint you. Hahaha. It's not... really a horror story though, so... so... um... haha, just play to find out! =) *sneaky*

@Virelai: Awww, thank you! Haha, we still have a few things to improve, and we hope you'll play it when it comes out! :)

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#24 Post by ChiyukiSuishou » Mon Oct 31, 2016 4:51 am

This looks interesting, I hope you'll continue developing this visual novel :)

Happy Halloween !

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Re: Once Upon a Hallow's Eve [GxB][Romance][Fantasy]

#25 Post by Ran08 » Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:22 am

@ChiyukiSuishou
Coincidentally, today's the release date for this long due visual novel. :)))) Hahaha, thank you so much for the interest (and the awesome 'prediction')! Have a happy Halloween too!

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