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#16 Post by sonnet009 » Tue Nov 03, 2015 4:06 pm

snowflakes wrote:I loved both Aloners and Rei, so I'm definitely going to follow close your project!
I saw that the artist of the game is again Periwinkle, the same as Aloners, so there will be nice CG for sure as those fantastic sprites
So far, I liked the theme, I like fantasy a lot and of course your writing, so I'm sure I will enjoy this VN and I will be waiting for this with excitement.
I think that I will pursue first Ramal, I think that under that facade of a manipulator, he is a kind and protective person (maybe? haha)
Well, thats all I can say for now, thanks for your hard work in making those fantastic games !
Aw, thank you! And yes, the character artist is once again PeriwinkleImp, who is insanely awesome. :-D

It's veeeery interesting to see what people think about the characters at first glance. Jamal's a guy with a lot of layers to him -- a lot of the top ones are superficial, but when you get underneath... ;-)
Hazel-Bun wrote:So excited!!!
Eee! :-D
Nebty wrote:Nice to see you putting up an in-progress thread for this one! I was excited to see you finally reveal news about Wilder on your tumblr not too long ago. As a fan of both Rei and Aloners, I'm looking forward to this one.

One thing I hope you'll be addressing is the inherent power imbalance in a romance between a noble main character and a person who's part of a slave class. I've loved everything you've written so far, so I have faith that you will, but the idea is just kinda squicky on the face of it. The thing I loved most about Aloners was the sense of equality and partnership between Trash and the MC.
Thank you for following my game development so closely. :-) That means a lot.

A number of people have expressed similar points to yours, and I anticipated that -- considering the themes. But I hope it's at least a little reassuring to know that I chose this setting and this topic because I wanted to explore them. Power imbalance is definitely a big theme in the game, but for the purpose of drama and character development rather than titillation. It's not just an excuse for some squicky master-slave romance, basically. Hopefully the proof will be in the pudding, eventually.

But thank you for having faith. I truly appreciate that.
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#17 Post by Rinmaru » Tue Nov 03, 2015 4:24 pm

:D Can't wait to play it!!! :twisted: Got me at "forbidden fantasy romance"!

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#18 Post by MinttyMint » Wed Nov 04, 2015 12:19 pm

Honestly I tend to avoid commercial visual novels but knowing it comes from you, I'm sold. At the moment I'm most drawn to Ran and Jamal but I gotta say the character I'm most looking forward to is actually the player character. Player choice and customization are so important to me and Aloners did it so well.. like I've never been this excited to just play a character before. It looks and sounds amazing, can't wait.

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#19 Post by sonnet009 » Wed Nov 04, 2015 6:12 pm

Rinmaru wrote::D Can't wait to play it!!! :twisted: Got me at "forbidden fantasy romance"!
Hehe. That'd work on me, too!
MinttyMint wrote:Honestly I tend to avoid commercial visual novels but knowing it comes from you, I'm sold. At the moment I'm most drawn to Ran and Jamal but I gotta say the character I'm most looking forward to is actually the player character. Player choice and customization are so important to me and Aloners did it so well.. like I've never been this excited to just play a character before. It looks and sounds amazing, can't wait.
Wow, thank you. I know commercial visual novels can be a bit of a gamble sometimes, so I appreciate your open-mindedness.

And that's an interesting perspective! I hadn't really given much thought to the MC being an anticipated character. I'm definitely taking a lot of cues from Aloners in that regard -- making choices diverse and non-punishing, though slightly more integrated into the ending mechanics.
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#20 Post by Flowers from Nowhere » Thu Nov 05, 2015 5:04 pm

Score! Another Sonnet009 game! Aloners is one of my absolute favorite VNs and I loved Rei too. I await with baited breath.

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#21 Post by sonnet009 » Fri Nov 06, 2015 5:33 pm

Flowers from Nowhere wrote:Score! Another Sonnet009 game! Aloners is one of my absolute favorite VNs and I loved Rei too. I await with baited breath.
Aw, thank you! :-D
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#22 Post by sonnet009 » Sun Jun 12, 2016 5:06 am

UPDATED 12 JUNE 2016: Added final character art.
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#23 Post by Isotta » Mon Jun 13, 2016 5:41 pm

Totally looking forward to the release of this game: both the art and the plot look amazing!

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#24 Post by sonnet009 » Tue Jun 14, 2016 10:08 am

Isotta wrote:Totally looking forward to the release of this game: both the art and the plot look amazing!
Aw, I'm glad! Thank you. :-) The artist is incredible, isn't she?
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#25 Post by neuropsy » Tue Jun 14, 2016 10:46 am

Wow, the art is stunning. Piercing.

I'm absolutely enthralled by games that explore psychological and sociological themes in fantasy settings, as it adds "real world" elements to otherwise fantastical realms. There's so much to explore with the theme of slavery and questioning the way society operates--or in this case, the word of Ziya.

Jamal and Ran intrigue me the most so far. I hope to see a demo soon, if possible. :)
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#26 Post by Isotta » Tue Jun 14, 2016 12:25 pm

sonnet009 wrote:
Isotta wrote:Totally looking forward to the release of this game: both the art and the plot look amazing!
Aw, I'm glad! Thank you. :-) The artist is incredible, isn't she?
Indeed, she is!
I also saw some beautiful cgs in your blog, one in black and white about Amir (my favorite character so far) hugging the main character from behind and I was already blushing like hell XD
If I understand correctly the game should be expected this summer: in this case will we have any demo to try before the release of the full game?

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#27 Post by sonnet009 » Wed Jun 15, 2016 1:50 pm

neuropsy wrote:Wow, the art is stunning. Piercing.

I'm absolutely enthralled by games that explore psychological and sociological themes in fantasy settings, as it adds "real world" elements to otherwise fantastical realms. There's so much to explore with the theme of slavery and questioning the way society operates--or in this case, the word of Ziya.

Jamal and Ran intrigue me the most so far. I hope to see a demo soon, if possible. :)
I absolutely agree that fantasy settings are perfect for exploring very relevant and real themes. It's been very challenging but exciting to write.
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Isotta wrote:Totally looking forward to the release of this game: both the art and the plot look amazing!
Aw, I'm glad! Thank you. :-) The artist is incredible, isn't she?
Indeed, she is!
I also saw some beautiful cgs in your blog, one in black and white about Amir (my favorite character so far) hugging the main character from behind and I was already blushing like hell XD
If I understand correctly the game should be expected this summer: in this case will we have any demo to try before the release of the full game?
Hehe. Oh, I can't wait until the game is out and you can see the CGs in all their glory. :-D

And, in response to both of you guys, I am definitely planning on releasing a demo closer to release. It will probably be the prologue and a small sample of each route. But that won't be for a while yet, unfortunately. Hang in there!
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#28 Post by completelyaddicted21 » Sat Jun 25, 2016 2:08 pm

super excited for this to come out! I absolutely loved aloners! Perhaps the best otome I've ever played. I stayed up all night finishing the game and it kept me on the edge of my seat the whole time!
The very best of luck to you completing this game! Love your writing style!

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#29 Post by Letitia_L » Sun Jun 26, 2016 8:29 am

Whaaa !
I am super happy to see a new game from Sonnet009 !
I have to tell you, Aloners is one of my favorite Visual Novel and it put me in the " visual novel addict " mode :p
It is also Aloners that give me the idea of making my own visual novel :)
So I can't wait for this game ! The art is stunning and the plot seems very interesting !

Keep up the good work :D
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#30 Post by sonnet009 » Mon Jun 27, 2016 5:34 pm

completelyaddicted21 wrote:super excited for this to come out! I absolutely loved aloners! Perhaps the best otome I've ever played. I stayed up all night finishing the game and it kept me on the edge of my seat the whole time!
The very best of luck to you completing this game! Love your writing style!
Wow, what a compliment! :-D Thank you so much.
Letitia_L wrote:Whaaa !
I am super happy to see a new game from Sonnet009 !
I have to tell you, Aloners is one of my favorite Visual Novel and it put me in the " visual novel addict " mode :p
It is also Aloners that give me the idea of making my own visual novel :)
So I can't wait for this game ! The art is stunning and the plot seems very interesting !

Keep up the good work :D
Thank you! I'm so happy to hear that you were inspired to make your own VN.

And I'm glad that you're looking forward to Wilder. :-) That's awesome!
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