Valerie's Rest [Family_Friendly] [Heartwarming]

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Valerie's Rest [Family_Friendly] [Heartwarming]

#1 Post by Plotline_Progenitor » Wed Nov 08, 2017 1:51 am

"In the peaceful little town of Valerie's Rest people lived a simple life. Despite the advances in technology people would still write letters, picnics were common on the weekends, and people thought of strangers as friends they hadn't met yet"

"But the people of Valerie's rest would tell strange stories now and then about a kindhearted young lady accompanied by a talking bird, some would even claim the girl herself had wings"

"As it turns out... they weren't just stories"

Valerie's rest is a very short kinetic novel about a few people in a small town who encounter an angel girl who helps them with some kind of problem that they face. It's meant to be a short sweet family friendly story that leaves you feeling good inside.

The first story "Scripts & Dreams" may be only the first in a series of free short visual novels.

This particular story is about the efforts of Meilu (the angel) to help a young man retrieve a script from the all girl high school his sweetheart used to attend which they worked on together, along the way she befriends and restores the confidence of a young girl to submit her script to the same contest they did all those years ago.

The man in plaid:
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A sensitive and somewhat awkward man who returned briefly to his hometown of Valerie's Rest in search of a script he and his sweet-heart wrote for a contest when they were in the early years of high school

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A blonde girl who just so happens to be sitting nearby when the man in plaid encounters difficulties in finding the script. Kind and helpful though lacking a little common sense she volunteers to help him out, revealing herself to be an angel in the process unaware that there's anything unusual about this

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A talking dove who serves as Meilu's more level headed companion. Despite being a bird he seems much more informed on the workings of the human world than the angel girl he follows

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A cunning and somewhat egotistical student council girl who decides to use Meilu to solve a problem of her own in exchange for the script in question, a little bit of a smart-ass and sometimes engages in mind games with people

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A creative but somewhat shy and anxious young girl who is losing confidence in herself worrying that she is being too childish for writing fairy tales at her age

People Involved:
This project has been started and worked on thus far by two people who are pretty new to working on visual novels.
Plotline_Progenitor: Writing, coding, as well as the voice of narrator & train conductor
Puffbun: Character sprites, character design, & voice of Yume
Ferdokki: Voice of the Maid (minor character not present in characters section)
xKairi: Voice of Meilu
ProfKranc: Voice of Seanan

Positions open:
We are currently looking for people to be voiceactors for some of the characters
if you are interested please apply here

CG's: In progress
Writing: Complete
Character sprites: Complete
Backgrounds: Used filtered photographs
Voice-acting: Accepting applications
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Re: Valerie's Rest [Family_Friendly] [Heartwarming]

#2 Post by catfriend3000 » Thu Nov 23, 2017 2:10 am

This games sounds so sweet! I hope you and Puffbun are successful in creating the game.
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Re: Valerie's Rest [Family_Friendly] [Heartwarming]

#3 Post by Plotline_Progenitor » Fri Dec 22, 2017 9:30 pm

Status report:

After communication with several voice actors the roles of Seanan, Meilu, and the maid have been filled, I am still waiting for a response from the first of one of three potential voice actors for Misaki, I have found two candidates to play the man in plaid but have decided to wait until after Christmas to contact them (it just seems intrusive during a very busy time to me). To put it another way 6 out of 8 characters have been officially casted and voices will be coded into the project as the files are received (after confirming the performance is fitting to the scene of course)

While these roles have been confirmed filled few sound and image files for this project have been produced due to practically everyone in this project being hit with something that tangled us up in some way (Eg sickness, end of term exams, work responsibilities, etc) so unfortunately almost no progress has been made in this time, but no one is giving up on this project and everyone is still enthusiastic, I still believe this project has a bright future and will reach completion even if it takes longer than originally planned

Thank you for your interest you have shown this series by reading this thread, and we sincerely apologize for any disappointment caused by these delays

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