We don't have much to go on yet but the characters all seem to have unique personalities! The concept-which I will not disclose here-is very unique, at least to myself. Generally in visual novels, the protagonist is the center of attention and everything revolves around you and the character you play. What makes this one unique is that you build a world around Saffron. At the same time we are off doing something, you know that Melody is doing something somewhere else. In this visual novel life goes on even when you aren't around to see it! ;) I look forward to the full release!
Best Friends Forever
A downloadable visual novel for Windows and macOS
Set in their second year at the exclusive private school, Gainsford Abbey, the story follows four months in the lives of two school girls.
Saffron* and Melody have been best friends since middle school, but when a tragic accident seems set to part them forever, it’s time to find out what true friendship really takes.
*(protagonist – name can be changed)
You play as Saffron, though you will have the ability to influence your friend, Melody, as well – for better or worse - over the course of the game. There are ten romance options planned, five for Saffron and the other five for Melody, as well as friendship and club paths that can be embarked upon or ignored and a minor stat-building element.
The full game will feature:
- approx 125,000 words
- 50+ Backgrounds
- 70+ CGs
- 22 character sprites
- 10 different romance routes (5 for Saffron, 5 for Melody)
- 2 school clubs, complete with field trips
- Minor stat building element which affects in-game encounters
Projected release date: Summer 2018
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Hello, feastonthefalln, and thank you for the feedback. I'm glad you enjoyed the demo so far and found the concept interesting.
I always enjoy playing games where you can feel like you are part of a larger world, so I hope I can bring that feeling to this project and give players a game they can become immersed in.
Thanks for playing ^_^
its very nice visual novel.
its very longs as for demo version. I've been playing here full version game shorter than this.
well about the story... i tought its gonna be another dating sim taking place in school. but im very suprised how it changed on the end of 1st day of class.
i have to admit game is a bit sad. and its had how both main characters feel after what happened this time.
the dialogs are very well wrote too.
the idea is good and very original.
i would tell more details but I dont want to spoil it.
i like how game is based on making choices in a lot of situation.
not every visual novel do it.
and i really like when ican make choice and decide how the story will continue :)
You could make the better interface (I mean easy way to check Uni map or how good is Mel's marks).
The artstyle is great. All the characters and background looks very nica and detailed. I also very like music
well after finishing this I'm stoned. and a bit sad.
anyway, I hope I'll buy the final version
Hello and thanks for the feedback. I am glad to hear you enjoyed the game even though it was a bit sad – and thanks for keeping your comments spoiler free ^_^
It is very good and it made me cry a lot.
it looks very good