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- Posts: 334
- Joined: Thu Sep 22, 2011 12:41 am
- Completed: NaNo2015 Bed Time, NaNo2016 The Doll and the Spider, NaNo2017 What's Your Name?, NaNo2018 Painting Your Skin
- Deviantart: Sunlit-Dreamer
- itch: Sunlit-Dreamer
- Location: Lala land~
Sunlit here, and I have decided to participate for the 4th year in a row. Only this time, I'll be recruiting.
I am mainly a writer, with only basic knowledge about coding which should be enough for the nano idea I have come up with. I am though interested in fleshing out the story with any team members, and I'll even allow the artist to pick the genders of the characters.
The genre will probably be Horror, and the nano will be a KN. There will be no choices since I want to keep the project as small as possible. The basic summary is the following:
A pair of siblings have been invited over for a double sleepover at their best friends' house. The parents go out on a date night, leaving the older siblings in charge. It only later that the younger siblings barge into the living room, crying that the "boogeyman" tried to grab one of them. As proof, there was a large bruise wrapping around their leg. Looking inside the bedroom, there was a distorted arm, slowly opening the window.
I have made a "guesstimate" as to what will be needed. It'll probably go up though, depending on how the story goes along with art decisions.
I'm willing to take on almost anyone, as long as they're interested. Do know though, that I will be asking for updates every other day or so. I can understand busy schedules because I myself will be busy with work.
If you're interested, send me a pm and I'll provide my Discord.
Team so far:
BG Artist: banannasquid
Sprite Artist: GhostCracker
(I myself might send out pms in a few days time if other posts catch my eye. If you yourself have posted and see another post that catches your interest, send that person a pm. And please make sure to update your post as your team grows/has become completed.)
- Posts: 12
- Joined: Fri Feb 23, 2018 9:18 pm
- Projects: Dear Teacher (demo)
- itch: dustymanson
- Location: USA
I will need an artist(s) to help me with the art:
- 5 bgs (living room with a birthday cake on the table, cafe, park, bar, and mall)
- 4 different sprites
I'm just looking for something simple. Not too elaborate. I don't need different expressions for the sprites. They can even look the same except for small changes (different hair color and color of clothes).
This will be a free game and I won't make any money of it.
Update: I have an artist to make the sprites. All I need is an artist to make some four simple bgs (cafe, park, bar, and mall)
- Posts: 139
- Joined: Sat Feb 25, 2012 3:09 am
- Completed: Shadow on the Bridge, Time Labyrinth
- Projects: Porcelain Heart, Umbra
- Organization: Black Witch Project
- Skype: Maelstrom-Fenrir
- Location: USA
As long as the main character can remember they have been trapped with the other character in a wondrous underground garden filled with broken machinery. There is no way out except the hole that looks up into the sky, but it is way beyond reach. Their only company is each other and a dog that has two robotic legs. Days pass at an idle pace, for the main character has already given up hope of leaving the garden. Meanwhile their companion however spends their days looking through the scrap trying to fix the small broken down spaceship is hopes of someday breaking out. And so they live in a world of peace, comfort, and loneliness surrounded by broken relics of the past.
Story is drama, and going to be hopefully an emotional moving tale. Not a romance, sorry but it doesn’t work with this story. It is character driven drama, with some maybe touches of comedy and I guess just a pinch of mystery feelings (don’t consider that very high, since it isn’t going to be)
It would be a kn, as there is no other way for this story to have multiple endings and work.
We have a team! But if anyone wants to help with Music we will gladly welcome you aboard.
Writer: Maelstrom-Fenrir (Myself)
Bgs would be 3. All of them of the garden.
Willing to work with anyone interested in helping out. I just ask that you be transparent. We are working on the project together after all. If you are having troubles, concerns, etc I’d like to hear them, I’m a very understanding, friendly and caring person.
PM me on Lemmasoft if you are interested.
- Posts: 59
- Joined: Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:59 pm
- Completed: Through the Screen
- Tumblr: aa-games
- Deviantart: ArizaLuca
- itch: arizaluca
I'm an artist, can do basic coding, a voice actress, and a writer. I can pretty much do anything you'd like me to do except for music!
I'm learning how to do GUI and can do basic programming, although I am a quick learner and so can probably figure out whatever as long as it's not too complicated. Depending on how complicated you want things, I can do many (or only a few) CGs, character sprites, and character designs. I suck at backgrounds, though. I can also write and I'm not too bad of a voice actress.
Um, if you'd like to see a game that I made, please check this out: https://arizaluca.itch.io/through-the-screen
And some examples of art that I can do are here: https://aa-games.tumblr.com/post/170852 ... on-between
I also have a dA that I haven't updated in a while; I swear my art has improved since then: https://arizaluca.deviantart.com/
As long as there's nothing above PG-13 in the game, I'm perfectly good. I'm pretty good with anything.
I'm thinking about making a game for NaNoReNo, but I'm also participating in a bunch of other game jams, so it won't be too long.
What I want to do is a short project that takes place in a fantasy world-- there's a non-binary protagonist (it can be a girl or a boy depending on how you name it) with a team who goes on adventures together. The adventure they'll go on is a short, cute one. There's the friendship ending, and then there'll also be a romantic ending with each member of the team. The aim is probably only about 10-20k words.
If possible, I would love to have some people participate-- probably only helping with GUI, music/sfx, and the backgrounds; although depending on how busy I end up being, I could really also use a hand with the character sprites and designs, as well as maybe the writing.
This is a really short game, and it's mostly for fun, so unfortunately I cannot promise that you'll be paid. But it should be fun, and I will definitely give you credit!
The game idea is only if I decide to make the game myself-- there is a high chance I'll participate in helping with someone else's game! Please feel free to PM me, email me, PM on Twitter, or contact me any other way that you'd like!
The project is a comedy/parody/light hearted game centered around a world torn asunder by warring factions of fans, all claiming their own Rightful Husbando is the best. (If unfamiliar, the concept of fan armies is a bit like Beliebers, Swifties, etc., except this game has nothing to do with music.) You, the player, have been hired and tasked by Rater Inc to rate these Husbandos. How you rate them is entirely up to you; whether by appearance or by judgement of character or any other reason. Your only task is to rate the Husbandos...and keep your job.
The player will be making many decisions and as such, this is not a kinetic novel. There may be some sensitive topics. There might be shirtless men and maybe one nipple, but other than that, there will be no excessive amounts of nudity. This should be a short and fun game!
I am the programmer, writer, and artist on this project. I am looking for more artists(!!!), a musician, and possibly a GUI artist because my own sense of style is poopy.
30x Waist up pics of different males (background optional; this responsibility will be split with me and any other artists joining)
Contact me if you're interested!
Discord: Choco #1693 *preferred way of contact
Also feel free to message me here.
Things I can do:
Horror(Kinda, I don't really get scared by horror, so it's a little harder for me to write)
Things I won't do:
You can also just private message me on here.
- Posts: 18
- Joined: Mon Feb 12, 2018 6:58 pm
- Projects: Missing Stars
- Organization: Somnova Studios
- Tumblr: windreda
- Location: Florida
I represent the director for the Somnova Studios NaNoRenO 2018 team and am currently looking for an additional CG artist.
Our group is working on a light hearted slice of life story taking place within a near future jazz club. The story comprises of three characters: a male/female rivalry lead and an older female supporting character. Currently we are an international team comprised of 4 writers, 2 editors, 2 artists, 3 musicians, and 3 programmers.
We had a third artist who recently recently had to drop out due to a wonderful job opportunity, so I'm hoping to find someone to take their place. We're ideally looking for a CG artist, but any kind of contribution would be greatly appreciated!
Our art style will be a mix between my current art director's loose character sketches and the art style of our more long term project Missing Stars( http://missing-stars.net/ )
We currently have our own Discord page for organization and have most of the production mapped out/finalized. Please message me with any questions/inquiries and I hope to hear from someone!
Christian AKA Windreda
Please support Somnova Studio's current VN project Missing Stars!
- Posts: 1
- Joined: Sat Feb 24, 2018 12:02 pm
- Completed: Novator 3D, Body Pillow Simulator, Doki Doki Lit Club, Garden of Machines.
- Projects: Love's Sorrow(Hiatus), Labyrinth Lucy, Waluigi Doomed Adventure, Devious (Top Hat Studios).
- Deviantart: Gintokidev
- Location: Somewhere in Nevada
My objective is participate in Nano18 for get a lot of experience making BG's and increase the quality of my works.
- 3D desing with CAD's, software that I use, Autocad,Soliworks,Freecad,Solid edge and Blender
for the renders.
- Low resolution texture making (640 x640 max resolution made at this day).
- 3D game development ( Indie games, lowpoly models with textures).
- Basic architecture desing.
- Basic Drawing skills ( coloring & shading, no lineart).
- Medim-High skills in Image edition ( making memes helps you know? )
- Basic music skills ( No I don't compose music, but I can help with my feedback for improve soundtrack works)
VN Genres or topics:
- School life
- Magic girls
- Cyber punk / futuristic
- Steampunk or Victorian age themed stuff
- Outer space stuff.
What I would do for you:
- 3D models & Backgrounds
- Icons/Gui desing.
- Coloring or ambient drawing on sprites/other BG's
- Help in development (Only for Gamemaker)
What I need:
- I need mid-high level of commucation, high amount of details for every work, no matter what
- Donations (that is completely optional)
Here is my Devianart page where I show some little demo of my work.
you can contact me on twitter and Discord too.
- Posts: 1
- Joined: Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:34 pm
- Projects: Hexiliath
- Skype: AliceLoveChild
I'm Maelvona and I am a writer. I've mostly stuck to my own work and forum tidbits(other forums), but I thought I'd get started here. This event really inspired me and a few friends encouraged me to join. So I'm putting my hat in the ring! Lemmasoft always seemed like a great community and I can't wait the experiences and opportunities that are ahead of me.
I am partial to Fantasy stories but I can work with any genre, as well as being a main writer I can also merely assist. If you need proofreading or advice, simply someone to talk to I'm all ears! I love writing to a high degree and I think everyone should try it themselves! Although I prefer women, I am definitely versed in Males as well and even Aliens or other Species are possible for me. Any perspective or viewpoint, as long as it's interesting, can certainly catch my attention.
How you can contact me: Discord @ Angel#2554, or message me here!
- Posts: 341
- Joined: Mon Feb 25, 2013 6:33 pm
- Organization: no, I'm pretty messy
- Location: New York
The project is a sci-fi/fantasy story about a teenage boy and girl who go to explore some ruins together. The girl is lively and creative while the boy is down-to-earth and pragmatic -- their interactions drive the story. But they're going to be looking at a lot of objects, so it would be nice to have art for them and not just text descriptions. The objects can be drawn, or they can be based on 3D renders as long as they're textured/lit/colored to look natural.
My NaNo thread is here:
I also could use a GUI artist, just to dress the interface up a little. Nothing complicated.
Send me a PM here or e-mail me at email@example.com
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- Posts: 1829
- Joined: Tue Mar 01, 2016 7:23 pm
- Completed: The Dark
- Projects: bookSLEEPer, Stalker & Yandere
- Tumblr: evns
- itch: Zelan
-Not a huge fan of horror (ask about this one - it all depends)
Stuff I especially like:
-I've been pretty into kinetic novels recently
Hit me up if you need a proofreader! c: (hint: you do. doesn't have to be me but always proofread your work first.)
A bit 'late' this year, but let me introduce myself; I'm Amy, a video editor and visual novel enthusiast
Like previous years, I'm opening up a few slots for trailers for your finished nano projects. (2016 - Sweet and Spices, 2017 - AIRIS)
These are completely free of charge, as I simply want to expand my portfolio and give people with no budget a chance to get a trailer
- This isn't a first come first serve thing, more of a 'show me your project' thing once you've got yourself some assets (music+art)
- My paid work goes before this free little piece of charity. Always. I'm sorry, but that's just the deal.
- I'll be on vacation the first week of NaNo, so be mindful of that. I'll try and check my messages, but you never know how dodgy reception can be.
If you want to see more of my work, click >here < or on that little animated picture in my signature.
Once you/your team has a bit of artwork and a song, feel free to contact me! You can always contact me earlier for more info though.
To everyone participating this year, good luck and have fun!
*this offer is for nanoreno games only. I do not offer a free trailer for games outside of nanoreno territory
- Posts: 11
- Joined: Thu Jun 30, 2016 4:26 pm
- Completed: Elisa the Innkeeper - Elisa seduce the Innkeeper
- Projects: Lisistrata - My Waifu
- Organization: Neoclassic Games
- Deviantart: volomist
- Location: Italy
I'm one of the lead programmers at Neoclassic Games. I've developed some visual novels in the past with the rest of my team but this is the first time I have the occasion to read about Nanoreno. it looks like it's the right time too!
I won't create a new team but, if anyone wants me to join, I will be happy to work together and participate.
I would also request to use my own experimental VN engine, just to test it. The cool thing is that, since I made the engine, if the necessity rises, I will be able to implement new functions and features from scratch. Just name it!
Ah don't worry, all the standard functions you expect to find from an engine like ren.py are present.
Thanks for reading so far, let me know if you are interested!
Have a nice day!
- Posts: 180
- Joined: Fri Apr 10, 2009 4:10 pm
- Completed: I want 2 be single and Forget-Me-Not
- Projects: Cry Girlhood, Dakota Wanderers, Sagebrush
- Organization: Rosewater Games
- Tumblr: boniae
- Location: Cleveland, OH
We're currently looking for a programmer who could help put together a GUI (I can provide the images/concept, I just might not have the time/patience to code it though) and a bit help with other programming related things. (I was hoping to add a few quick time events and a memory matching game, which I have the working script for, I'm just very terrible at screen language haha.) We'll also need a proofreader who could look over the script as well! (I'm aiming for at least 10k, because I doubt I'll be able to finish the entire game script.) If you're interested for more details and want to help, hit me up through PM or my discord: boniae #5175 ! Thanks!
- Posts: 49
- Joined: Sat Feb 20, 2016 5:23 pm
- Completed: Lifted Dreams/Painting Your Skin/Garden Of Machines
- Projects: Love Therapy /Heart of Thorns/Resurface
- Tumblr: drayreedofficial
- Soundcloud: drayreed
- Location: New York
Here's an example track: https://tinyurl.com/yc5wlcs9
If you're interested, feel free to PM me with the details of your project and your music requirements. I'll keep my availability open for the next 2 or 3 days, at which point I'll probably pick a project I'm interested in. Of course if something comes along before then, I'll choose earlier. I'll keep this post updated, and mention if I'm no longer available.
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