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Re: Chess of Blades [BxB][Mystery][Romance][KICKSTARTER + DE

#31 Post by shadowkazaki » Sun Mar 26, 2017 1:30 am

Congrats on the demo release!!
I played it and I am super interested in playing the full thing! And keep up the amazing work!

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Re: Chess of Blades [BxB][Mystery][Romance][KICKSTARTER + DE

#32 Post by Dovahkitteh » Tue Apr 04, 2017 12:23 pm

Hey guys! Just wanted to update -- it doesn't seem like we'll be hitting the KS goal, but we got a lot of valuable discussion and reached a new plan for going ahead with the game.
  • Chess of Blades is still being developed! We are having to push the release date back, but it should be completed by Fall 2017 at the latest.
  • We’ll be launching another Kickstarter with a much smaller goal (around 5-6k) just to fund our art. That will probably be coming in about a month!
  • Art is receiving an overhaul! Backgrounds will be staying the same, but we’ve changed our character style. Feedback is appreciated!
New character style below! Thoughts/ideas? It's more anime-styled and Rivian is less uke-ish in design.

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Re: Chess of Blades [BxB][Mystery][Romance][KICKSTARTER + DE

#33 Post by Ertal77 » Tue Apr 04, 2017 1:21 pm

What a pity! But I'm glad you are still going to finish it; I'm sure the game will sell well, since it looks more than fine and you've got a nice fanbase.

Can't wait for the release!
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#34 Post by Evy » Tue Apr 04, 2017 5:02 pm

Aw man, sorry about the Kickstarter. :c Good to know you guys are still seeing it through to completion though. Hopefully by the time the second campaign rolls around I'll have some money to pledge.

I'm really digging the new art! I think the colored lineart is more effective, given the mood of the story.

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#35 Post by Ammeh » Tue Apr 04, 2017 11:17 pm

The old sprite seems to match his personality in the demo better to me, but I don't mind the new one! (The fact that most of his hair is shorter and swept off to the side makes the one wavy, dangly part look like a clip-on hair extension to me, though...)

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#36 Post by shadowkazaki » Thu Apr 06, 2017 2:29 pm

Sorry to hear about the Kickstarter. I'm glad you plan to continue! I like the new design! It looks very good!

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Re: Chess of Blades [BxB][Mystery][Romance][KICKSTARTER + DE

#37 Post by Dovahkitteh » Fri Apr 14, 2017 9:06 am

Hey everyone! Thanks very much for your encouragement and comments about the new art! :D We have some new updates for you in terms of redesigned sprites!

Linnaeus:
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(Note: Franz' neutral expression seen here as opposed to a different expression for the other two, so if he looks a little blank, that's why)

Feedback/comments appreciated! We've opened preorders on our Itch page until we start up the Kickstarter, which we're still planning for next month.
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#38 Post by Ertal77 » Fri Apr 14, 2017 12:47 pm

Wow, Franz is so hot! *fans herself*
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#39 Post by LuckyCats » Fri Apr 14, 2017 6:52 pm

Does this game sound intriguing to you?
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Mystery and suspense are some of my fav genres so yes it does appeal to me




Do you usually play BL games?
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I dont usually play BL games. For the most part its majority otome GXB with an
occasional BXB or GXG game if I like the art style and the plot interests me.




Which character appeals to you the most?
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Fav of all of them would have to be Rivian I can sympathize with his curious nature
I'm also too curious for my own good X'D


Out of the love interests it has to be linnaeus He's handsome, wicked intelligent,he loves cats how could he possibly be bad OwO
plus dat hair, MizuYukiiro fan art, and his pained/worried sprite art sealed him as fav love interest. Why is he so cute when hes sad lol.



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Rivian would look extra fancy with a third tier in his cravet like Edgeworth has :3

I'm impressed by the new artwork its definitely improved. Rivains gray vest being larger, Ardens cheerful new color palette, thank goodness
Franz no longer has chest ruffles lol. Linnaeus looks extra regal now, I like the turquoise details on his belt and clasps.

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Re: Chess of Blades [BxB][Mystery][Romance][KICKSTARTER + DE

#40 Post by Dovahkitteh » Sun May 28, 2017 2:14 pm

Hey everyone!

Super exciting news: our new Kickstarter is now live! We have a smaller goal, new art, and some voice acting to show off in our extended demo!

Would love to hear your guys' thoughts on the updated demo! :D
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#41 Post by Dovahkitteh » Mon May 29, 2017 11:25 am

32% funded on Kickstarter already!

Some glorious fanart of Franz' abs as a small thank-you to everyone :wink:

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#42 Post by Dovahkitteh » Tue Jun 06, 2017 10:28 am

Our second Kickstarter's at 60%! Have some more fanart in the meantime~

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Re: Chess of Blades [BxB][Mystery][Romance][KICKSTARTER + DE

#43 Post by LuckyCats » Tue Jun 06, 2017 11:28 am

(⁄ ⁄•⁄ω⁄•⁄ ⁄)⁄ that is some high tier "toleration" going on in Linaeus pic be more honest with your feelings linny lol (linny <3)

mizu yukiiros artwork is looking awesome and compelling as always also congrats on hitting 60% I feel like it will surely be a success! Good luck! :D

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#44 Post by Dovahkitteh » Wed Jun 07, 2017 8:55 pm

LuckyCats wrote:(⁄ ⁄•⁄ω⁄•⁄ ⁄)⁄ that is some high tier "toleration" going on in Linaeus pic be more honest with your feelings linny lol (linny <3)

mizu yukiiros artwork is looking awesome and compelling as always also congrats on hitting 60% I feel like it will surely be a success! Good luck! :D
XD Don't worry, Linny gets a lot more honest later! He has to keep up prim and proper appearances though~ Thanks for the feedback! <3

Something exciting to share with you today! The WIP-sketch of the hunky, mysterious fighter in COB -- Sabre!! (he's totally won over my heart :oops: )

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#45 Post by gammastre » Fri Jun 09, 2017 6:52 pm

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