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Faithfully Yours: Demo1.0 by MagicalSakura Faithfully Yours: Demo1.0 by MagicalSakura
ヽ(*・ω・)ノ Hello, I finished the Demo for my game. (Brittany and Fivine Helped me spell check it and everything.)

The Demo is mainly for getting feedback/critques, since this the first time attempting to make a VN ever. It’s not really a /Demo/ in the typical sense, as when I finish the game it’s intended to be freeware. I want to use any feed back from this to make the final version really good. I still have a lot left to do, but I feel like if I could get some feedback on this I would be able to work more confidently. Don’t hesitate to be nit picky! (However I’m not a very good programmer so even you want more effects… I can try but I can’t guarantee it.) Thank you!

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( **Should be noted I never tested the games on Mac or Linux so if they don’t work please let me know. I figured if it worked on Windows it should work on the rest?)
(There’s a note file with credits for the music, and sound effects among other things.)
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Ayazona Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I can't wait for the full game! It's really fun and also very captivating :) I really enjoyed this demo! 
Reiusa Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Reiusa Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
How big is the download?
Lockvia Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2015
I think its' almost 160MB
KeikoKup Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
You're making a VN?! *Q* AWESOME! *downloads*
JohnNeko Featured By Owner May 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
The game demo was really cute, and you've definitely got me curious about the characters and how they will develop now. :) <3 
XxRoxasxXxKingdomXx Featured By Owner May 4, 2014
This is really good and I can't wait for the finished thing. ^_^ Your art is so beautiful!
Also, I was wondering what program you use? If you don't want to say that's fine.
Shiranai-Atsune Featured By Owner May 4, 2014
Why can't I open it?
the-dark-within Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
would love to play the demo but i cant use media fire :( any possibe way u could put it as a zip file on deviant art??
MagicalSakura Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2014  Student Digital Artist
The file is too big for deviant art, but if you tell me of an alternate download site I can upload it there.
the-dark-within Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
no unfortunately. ill get my friend to download it for me as id really like to see it.
Twilightprincess06 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hi can I get your help on a date sim I'm working on, I'm having a hard time doing a relationship meter thing and I have multiple bachlorettes. Please help me, I'm looked all over the forums and I am currently stumped. The game looks amazing, I shall try it out.
MagicalSakura Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I have no Idea on how to make that menu, my game doesn't have a page for that because I just didn't know how, sorry fdhfdgdd. Um but if you just want the actual coding to give the characters romance points then you put this code for stats at the start of the game.

   $ guy1_romance = 0
   $ guy2_romance = 0
   $ girl1_romance = 0   

Then during the choices you just go like this

       "You're choice for guy1"
              $ guy1_romance += 1
              "choice result convo"
       "You're choice for guy2"
              $ guy2_romance += 1
              "choice result convo"
       "You're choice for girl1"
              $ girl1_romance += 1
              "choice result convo"
Twilightprincess06 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Okay thanks :) I just need to figure out way show how much points you got XD If you find out please let me know. Thanks again!
emiitea Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2014
wow! I played it through, can't wait for the full version! So far my fave is Devin! I love tsuntsun characters xD I love your art style btw, it's so cute! <33 good job! Llama Emoji-02 (Blush) [V1] 
Metalraptor Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This looks very cool, awesome game. :D
Hiddenwithinthunder Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
This is awesome! I can't wait for the full version!
ChocoUsagii Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2014
Played it through! Art is just amazing * - * Hope you will release the full version soon~good job! ^^
Shirara-chan Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I found a couple of spelling/grammar errors, but nothing big! Good job!
xXOceanSunXx Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2013  Student Artist
Ohmygosh this comment is so late. //sobsforever.
anyways! I just wanted to say that, if you were still taking feedback, I use Linux on my computer and I tried downloading it but I can't seem to find the game file.
I extracted Faithfully yours from my downloads, but still nothing. I hope extracting is the same as unzipping the file..
But it seems like it's a really good game!!
I'll just download the game from my laptop to play. :iconamgplz:
babymama90 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013
Wow...that was just...amazing! I'm really looking to this!
babymama90 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2013
If you actually finish this, it would be amazing. There are so few english otome games, and even fewer FREE english otome games. It's so sad. :(
Moka-tan Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hihi.... I'm excitet to see more♥^^!!
WeirdAyako Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2013
I can't wait to get the full version!! The story's so interesting ><!!
whispery-mist Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I wish there was a version I could play online. I don't want to download a lot because I have a laptop (limited memory) plus so many picture files I still need to transfer over. :iconotlplz:But I sure would love to play it! *sobs* TTATT)/
Rin-Chizakura Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2013
I can't wait to get the full version! The game is really cute and the character design is awesome! Also I love the personality of well me (Britany) she reminds me of myself.xD Great job!
MinaThomas Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Hey, I just finished playing through this and I just have to say it was amazing!
I loved the art. Everything is bright and colourful. It's really nicely done! For a short demo, there was a whole lot of detail, not only in the backgrounds (which I actually did stop and read all the little text here and there – nice touch btw) but the facial expressions too. I especially liked Kai's gloomy face and that he sort of... sparkles when he's really happy!
The characters are interesting. Kai really did give me that 'lost little puppy' kind of vibe. He was defiantly cute and not the average 'dorky' type character. As it stands now though, he does seem a little too friendly. I'm really curious to see what problems Devin has with going near the student council room and I actually really liked Emily's character. I truly look forward to befriending her. I loved that when she's talking about school related things she seems really proud and confident but when it comes to herself she's suddenly shy. It's pretty believable. It made me sad that she seems like she doesn't have many friends though, but that right there is pretty incredible. With such a short demo to make me feel so strongly towards a character shows a high quality of writing I think!
I can honestly say that I've played a lot of high school type visual novel and I have high hopes for this one. Even though the general high school theme has been used to hell and back, I haven't come across one like this yet. I'm reeeeaally looking forward to getting my hands on the full version! :D
Your writing style is easy to follow with a decent quality but I did notice that some words needed a capital letter here and there and in some cases, it was like there was a word missing in a sentence. I feel like I'm nit-picking but I thought I should point it out anyway and I guess polishing up the writing is something that happens before a full release anyway.
Overall, I'm really excited for this to be finished. Keep up the great work! :D
kimiixpyro Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is probably one of the best games of this type I've ever played ^^ The story line is great, it's more in depth than most other school set ones. The character personalities were interesting and nicely planned/made. I also love all the various expressions, most games only have one or two, but there's so many and they all look great.  I think this has a lot of potential and that you should definitely keep going with it. I would LOVE to play the full version one day. :D Good luck and thank you for making this!
Shinkami Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I gotta start out by saying that I absolutely LOVE the art for this game. The backgrounds, cgs, and sprites are so beautifully done, the GUI looks great, and the variety in the sprites' expressions is just WONDERFUL.

The quick pace of the story kept me interested. I look forward to seeing just what problem Devin has with the student council - and especially how things are going to get complicated with Christina. I can already feel that coming. XD I really hope to see further development in the characters with the full release of the game; the demo contained a nice exposition of their personalities.

My only complaint is the grammar. It's very hard to catch spelling/grammatical errors in your own writing (especially in Ren'Py), but the multiple mistakes I found in the demo (sentences missing words, punctuation/capitalization) really stole the air of professionalism the game exudes in every other aspect. This is a minor issue, but I think you owe it to the amazing potential of your project to crack down on this in the final version. Grammatical errors distract from all the good things you have going.

Sorry for being fussy; grammar is just one of those things that gets me going. ^^;

But other than that, I LOVED this project. And I could listen to Devin's theme all day long. XD It suits him perfectly.
Clarice Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013
Wow, I have to say this game demo is pretty amazing!  There's a truly impressive number of details in this game, especially the number of different expressions all of the characters - and especially Bridget - have.  (It made me laugh that Kai sparkles on occasion.)  I love how detailed the background are too!  I can't say I took much interest in either male character (which is just a personal preference and nothing really to do with the game) though I have to say I'm curious about the story with Devin!

One thing I did notice however was it was hard for me to keep track of who was saying what.  It would be really awesome if the face of the person speaking appeared where Bridget's face is instead of always having her there.  That would be a heck of a lot of work, though, so as an alternative perhaps each of the main characters could have a color assigned to them and have their name appear in that color?  Then at a glance you can know right away who's doing the talking.

I also would have liked there to be more choices in the game, though I see that was mentioned by another person and you commented that there are fewer choices intentionally because that's your preference.  Anyway, like I said this demo was amazing!
AngelicMoonSushi Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Well i'll be damned, you have reached the stage where you've released a demo to test for game feedback? :D good job! :') :glomp:
MsCirclechan Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2013  Hobbyist
Ok, I still haven't finished, but I thought I'd let you know that I had some problems starting it up. I mean, the first time I opened the file, the promo art would come up, but it would freeze and crash, so I had to open it a second time, this time the game actually started, but two game windows popped up... I repeated the thing, and sure, each first time the game crashes, but the second time it starts working well.. Idk if that's a bug or something? (I'm using windows 7 btw)
Other than that, the game itself looks very promising~ The art looks really good and the dialogue is just perfect! I laughed a few times, and it doesn't feel too redundant. I'm really enjoying the game so far! I might tell you more about my opinions as soon as I finish the demo, but great work!
Bobstickles Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
First things first I really loved the amount of expressions, I've played quite a few otome/visual novels games that only really have a couple basic expressions, but this has a lot! I really enjoyed seeing them and they added a lot to the moods etc.
I love the backgrounds they are nice and the characters are all cute >3< Especially Devin ahohoho :D

I had a try at making one of these and I must say I found it confusing so for a first time game this is amazing, the layout and colour scheme are nice and work well. The loading screen was also really cute and I had no problems with it at all.

Though I think we could use more points where there are options for us, so we can be more 'active' in the story, like when we first bump into Devin and are giving him a nickname, having a choice of them to choose from would of been fun ^_^
But apart from that I found it really fun to play through :la:
AkiChuu-Desu Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2013
i just finished the demo !!! i used it on mac and i must say, it was absolutely amazing !! i was so bricked when it said see u again in the full version because i was really wanting to kno what happened after it

when will the full version be coming out?? will it be free ??

just wanted to say: amazing job, and reallly loved it !!
ChocoBunny0 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013
Just finnifh the demo, its really amazing, the art work is gorgeous, i love the dialogue is really funny, a really enjoyable game indeed.
Kazuki-Rina Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
OMG~!!! Going to download it~!! (>W<)
Mori07 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
The demo is amazing! I can't wait to play the full game.
Shiyumi-Neruka Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wheeee I'm excited to play the game!! <33 Great job for working so hard on it :D
Shinkami Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I've had my eye on this for a while; SO excited to see all your hard work in action. Gonna download, play, and comment soon!
Elixellen Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Why cant the heroine ever be badass and unreachable? :P oh well, i still love it, great work! :)
jagg17 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm really liking this so far~! From what Emily said, this school is pretty shady....And Devin! I wonder what his story is. GAH, this is all so interesting! This is gonna be a great game~
chemio Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
I love devin's themesong.
Wizzie-Font Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It was a lovely thing and great, though I noticed a few missing words here and there. Some of the transitions went by fast and I wasn't doing anything, though I'm not sure if there was an error on my part or not. Great work overall though!
MagicalSakura Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Ahaha Missing words that's apparently my specialty. I'll definitely fix that, I thought I got them all but I must have missed some. And I'll try to fix that and the transition images~! Thanks!
angelofstars Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2013
It looks so cute, but omg, I'm sorry but the heroine's eyes are too big for me T__T.
It kinda scares me, sorry Q___Q. (I don't like girls who have super big eyes that take up like half their face)

Well, it's a suggestion, but I think you should try to shrink down the eye size! It's a bit too unrealistic and too "shoujo anime" like... ^^;;
I'm sorry if I sound rude, but yeah , I feel like her eyes are too unrealistic :v
MagicalSakura Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Don't worry, it's not Rude if you have a preference. But I'm not going to be changing any of the art at this time because I'd rather have a finished game. I'll take it into consideration for future project though~! (Or even if I make a revised version after I finish. Although I like big eyes~ it's easy to over do it, isn't it?)
Cupcake-Desu Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
KYAAAA!!! cant wait to try this out ive been waiting for ages to see when u were able to release a demo of some sort. Ill make sure to give a feed back when im not with it <3
wunleebuxton Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2013
Ah the visual novel wasn't for me personally but from what I played it was good. The only thing I didn't like about it was that I couldn't have any input about what Bridget would do, like if I was going to go to sleep early or late, or how to speak with mum and dad. I know a lot of VNs are like this one where they just show you a story, but I do like more interaction with the protagonist, just so that it feels like I'm actually in the story instead of just reading about the story. 
MagicalSakura Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Actually after this part in the demo there are going to be more choices for her, this was mainly the setting up the scenario. Afterwards there will 4  or so choices that decide the branches, the choices being what the Heroine wants to do at lunch and With the last being who she wants to help out at Thanksgiving. Then after the branches divide the choices will get more to do with the heroines feelings and reactions.

Although it doesn't seem like it'll have enough choices for your preference, so it's totally fine if you don't like it. My favorite VN are more like this, so that's why I set up the choices that way. I realize it's not every one's cup of tea though~ (*⁰▿⁰*) thanks. 
wunleebuxton Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2013
Yeah, I knew it wasn't for me ;P, I wanted to play for VNs but I just don't like sitting and letting the protagonist do things without me saying, "Ok, I want to do it this way instead of that way." 

Your VN is good from what I played though, although you don't spell, "mum" like "mum";P (she has massive boobs for a mother without having any child-bearing hips, she would get some offers to work in some seedy jobs, and she doesn't have any age on her face either).

Maybe if anything, Bridget was talking to herself just a little bit too much. 
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