[GxG] Square One - Demo Available! [Drama/Romance]

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[GxG] Square One - Demo Available! [Drama/Romance]

#1 Post by Azura » Thu Aug 02, 2018 4:19 pm

The demo for Patchwork Princess' upcoming free VN is out now!

https://patchworkprincess.itch.io/square-one-demo

Content warning: Mental Health / Suicide / Eating Disorders / Language

Caitlin Price has never been able to walk away from someone in trouble, even when her impulsive acts of kindness come at a cost. Perhaps that’s why, when she notices a strange girl about to leap toward the train tracks, she can’t stop herself from intervening.

Much to her surprise, her damsel in distress is not at all grateful for being saved. Caitlin only catches a glimpse of shockingly violet eyes glaring back at her before the girl runs away in tears. The girl far out of sight, Caitlin bends down to retrieve the only evidence left of the encounter: a silver smartphone, fallen from the pocket of the vanished girl.

Why did she want to end her life? Maybe the answers lie inside the device… but maybe it’s better not to know.


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Square One is a visual novel about bonding and growth. It tells the story of the relationship that blooms between an impulsive optimist and the troubled girl she pulls back from the brink of despair. Follow Caitlin and the strange girl on their journey of self-discovery, healing, and love... while uncovering a few mysteries along the way.

The full visual novel (which will be 100% free to play) will feature multiple endings and choices to make!

The script is currently about 75% complete. This demo is still in beta and might undergo slight changes. We're happy to listen to any feedback you all might have.

Additionally, we're now on Patreon! You can support us & get access to exclusive content by joining!

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Thanks for reading, and we hope you like the demo!
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Re: [GxG] Square One - Demo Available! [Drama/Romance]

#2 Post by Roxie » Thu Aug 02, 2018 4:44 pm

Game has a good look and design :D how long is the demo roughly?
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Re: [GxG] Square One - Demo Available! [Drama/Romance]

#3 Post by Azura » Thu Aug 02, 2018 5:30 pm

Roxie wrote:
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Game has a good look and design :D how long is the demo roughly?
Thank you! It depends on your reading speed, but on average it should be about 25-30 minutes long. :)

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#4 Post by philip » Thu Aug 02, 2018 8:43 pm

@Azura-

Sad to report, the OS X download on itch.io is not working.

The Windows download is.

Please get this straightened out; I am really anxious to play the demo!

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#5 Post by Azura » Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:04 pm

philip wrote:
Thu Aug 02, 2018 8:43 pm
@Azura-

Sad to report, the OS X download on itch.io is not working.

The Windows download is.

Please get this straightened out; I am really anxious to play the demo!

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Hi! Thank you so much for your enthusiasm! Could you tell me a little more about what's not working so I can look into it?

Edit: Other people have tested the OS X download and have confirmed it's working for them. If you can, please try downloading and playing the game through the itch.io app and see if that helps. :)

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#6 Post by philip » Fri Aug 03, 2018 12:08 pm

@Azura-

Tried the mac download several times last evening with no success; tried it again this morning and got the download with no problem. I HATE computers!

Having said that, I am so glad that I persevered . . . . The demo, even though short is FANTASTIC! I can hardly wait to see more! The story line is wonderful, surpassed only by the artwork.

Wonderful job, will be watching closely for future updates.

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#7 Post by Azura » Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:52 pm

philip wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 12:08 pm
@Azura-

Tried the mac download several times last evening with no success; tried it again this morning and got the download with no problem. I HATE computers!

Having said that, I am so glad that I persevered . . . . The demo, even though short is FANTASTIC! I can hardly wait to see more! The story line is wonderful, surpassed only by the artwork.

Wonderful job, will be watching closely for future updates.

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Thank you so much! I'm glad that it ended up working for you, and that the experience was worth the trouble. Your support is awesome and we're happy for it. ♥

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#8 Post by IronForPistons » Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:26 pm

Really enjoyed the demo, and can't wait to see where the story goes! The writing was realistic, interesting, and had a unique tone to it that I really enjoyed. All of the art was great, and especially the GUI stood out to me as one of the best I've seen.

I'll also be keeping close eyes on this project!
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#9 Post by Azura » Fri Aug 03, 2018 10:02 pm

IronForPistons wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:26 pm
Really enjoyed the demo, and can't wait to see where the story goes! The writing was realistic, interesting, and had a unique tone to it that I really enjoyed. All of the art was great, and especially the GUI stood out to me as one of the best I've seen.

I'll also be keeping close eyes on this project!
Aaah, thank you very much! ♥ I poured my heart into the writing, so I'm really flattered and proud to hear how much you liked it!

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Re: [GxG] Square One - Demo Available! [Drama/Romance]

#10 Post by Azura » Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:58 am

Heads up: the demo has now received quite a few updates and is in a quasi-final state for now. We'll be focusing on the full game from now on!

Thanks to everyone who has already played and posted! ★

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