Leviathan (18+)

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Re: Leviathan (18+)

#16 Post by NoJoker » Sat Aug 10, 2013 3:59 am

Great, I just wrote you a PN.
The new PC version works fine by the way :)
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#17 Post by lostwood » Sat Aug 10, 2013 5:20 am

I wrote on reddit. http://www.reddit.com/r/visualnovels/co ... _last_day/
So it would be cool if u vote for it....

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#18 Post by Taleweaver » Sat Aug 10, 2013 9:22 am

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Re: Leviathan (18+)

#19 Post by Talann » Sun Aug 11, 2013 4:31 pm

I'm loving this game.
Although I'm broke.
I need to save up some money!
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#20 Post by lostwood » Sun Aug 11, 2013 4:49 pm

Talann wrote:I'm loving this game.
Although I'm broke.
I need to save up some money!
・ω・
If u can share info about this game - i can give you a free version. We really need more attention to our game or our studio will be shut...
Write a letter to studio (at) thelostwood.com

also you can draw a picture about our game ^)

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Re: Leviathan (18+)

#21 Post by CheeryMoya » Mon Aug 12, 2013 6:09 pm

Hm, are you the creator or at least a member of the team making this game? Reading your replies on the reddit thread seems to indicate so and if that's the case then this thread can go back to the Completed Games section. That board definitely gets more traffic than this one does, I think.

Watching the trailer definitely got me interested in playing and reviewing the game, but you marked this as 18+. Is it for the dark themes, or is there a lot of sex and violence? If there are hentai scenes shown in the game I probably won't be able to play it just yet.

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#22 Post by lostwood » Tue Aug 13, 2013 5:18 am

CheeryMoya wrote:Hm, are you the creator or at least a member of the team making this game? Reading your replies on the reddit thread seems to indicate so and if that's the case then this thread can go back to the Completed Games section. That board definitely gets more traffic than this one does, I think.

Watching the trailer definitely got me interested in playing and reviewing the game, but you marked this as 18+. Is it for the dark themes, or is there a lot of sex and violence? If there are hentai scenes shown in the game I probably won't be able to play it just yet.
HI! Im the one who gather the team and spend my money on this game. The 18+ is not cause of sex and ultra violence its just because the game contain dark themes and defiantly not for persons who are under this age. Also in Russia we have anti-gey law that will put me in jail for gey characters in me game.
Law forbids propaganda of homosexual relationships for children. And cause we have gey characters our government can understand this as propaganda.

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Re: Leviathan (18+)

#23 Post by trooper6 » Tue Aug 13, 2013 9:10 am

Dear Lostwood,

Please be safe over there in Russia! I've been reading about what your government has been doing to and saying about gay people, and it has made me really worried. I hope it gets better. If there is anything we foreigners can do to help, please say!

I've bought the game for iPad and after I finish playing it, I'll recommend it to my friends! Also, Lostwood, if the game has a lot of gay content, you might think about telling the folks at border house about your game:
http://borderhouseblog.com

They are gaming blog that is progressive and features queer, feminist, minority takes on gaming.

You might also want to drop a note about your game to JoeMyGod:
http://joemygod.blogspot.com

He is a gay blogger who mostly writes on politics, but he also does talk about video games--if he reviewed your game, that would give it a lot of publicity.

Anyway, I hope that helps! Be safe!
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#24 Post by lostwood » Tue Aug 13, 2013 12:53 pm

trooper6 wrote:Dear Lostwood,

Please be safe over there in Russia! I've been reading about what your government has been doing to and saying about gay people, and it has made me really worried. I hope it gets better. If there is anything we foreigners can do to help, please say!

I've bought the game for iPad and after I finish playing it, I'll recommend it to my friends! Also, Lostwood, if the game has a lot of gay content, you might think about telling the folks at border house about your game:
http://borderhouseblog.com

They are gaming blog that is progressive and features queer, feminist, minority takes on gaming.

You might also want to drop a note about your game to JoeMyGod:
http://joemygod.blogspot.com

He is a gay blogger who mostly writes on politics, but he also does talk about video games--if he reviewed your game, that would give it a lot of publicity.

Anyway, I hope that helps! Be safe!
Thank you for your support! We have very strong anti-gay communities in Russia that's why is so hard to communicate with gamers.... I will try to contact them! Thank alot!


BTW we release 3rd episode for PC, iOS version is waiting for approval.

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Re: Leviathan (18+)

#25 Post by victorita9 » Thu Aug 15, 2013 8:39 pm

I played the game and I really enjoyed playing it. The amount I payed for was worth the hours of play time. The third episode was suspenseful and my jaw dropped at the end. Kael is my favorite character. I want to have a friend like him.

I know you listed the game as 18, but the content is not at all 18+. I have seen 13+ movies have more violence than that, and there is hardly any sexual content in the game. I also went to the website you linked and there was nothing about what the game is about or even who the characters are(tell me if i am wrong and I will edit)

I would also check out choice of games and post about this game on their forum. Also Write to anyone who has made a popular interactive game, and ask if they could do a review on their blog if you send them all of the current episodes.

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#26 Post by trooper6 » Thu Aug 15, 2013 9:15 pm

That there is any mention of gayness at all makes it 18+ in Russia, where gay people are being beaten in the streets, fired, and arrested. Just a few days ago a Russian newscaster who had been reporting on the persecution of gays in Russia came out on air and was immediately fired.

If labeling their game 18+ means the creators don't get put in jail, I'm all for it.
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Re: Leviathan (18+)

#27 Post by lostwood » Sat Aug 24, 2013 2:28 am

HI!
We've updated our website (about page) - http://thelostwood.com/about_en.html
Also we added free prequel to episode 1.
And...
We are on steam greenlight! Please support us!
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/f ... =172019758

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#28 Post by trooper6 » Sat Aug 31, 2013 6:10 pm

Hey lostwood!

I have the game on iOS because it isn't out yet on Mac. I just finished playing Episode 1 & 2. And is was great! I hope the prequel chapter will make it to iOS and Ch3. Or I hope the whole thing will come to Mac soon. I'll buy it a second time to support the company and because it was so marvellous so far! I voted for it on Steam Greenlight and wish you the best of luck with that!

I just thought of two other places you might try to advertise: Rock Paper Shotgun, and VNs Now!

Best of luck, I'm going to have to replay episodes 1 & 2, and can't wait for episode 3!
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Re: Leviathan (18+)

#29 Post by Arcanum » Mon Sep 23, 2013 9:46 am

I definitely recommend this game for everyone! I've fallen in love with the world and the characters. I wish the best of luck for you guys, this game is so polished, and high quality.

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#30 Post by JBShields » Sat Aug 19, 2017 9:32 pm

Holy shit. I just played this game.

(Side note: I HATE demon characters and dark magic in games but) this was one of the best stories I have ever read in a game. For those who haven't played, it's point and click, but the text reads like a VN. The art is the best out there. Music is nice. Not too much point and click with gameplay either. The depth of the characters is amazing. The writer did a great job in that.

There are cliffhangers. On multiple fronts. I don't want to write down what because it would simply spoil the experience of the game.

In my own words, its premise is "what if your adopted father murdered your mother? Can you evidence and bring him to justice or do you "forgive" him?" What if he wants to play cat and mouse with you? Kyaaaaah! What tension! Love, parental, forbidden, destiny, socialital, political, danger. It's awesome. Scary for me, but awesome.

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