Ariane Through the 10’s

There is a meme going around where people are comparing themselves in 2009 and today in 2019.  I made the above graphic to fit in.  The picture on the left came from Date Ariane 6.1 that was released in December 2009. The picture on the right is from Ariane in Paradise released this year.  I …

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Date Ariane The Game: One Year Later

This weekend marks the first anniversary of the release of the Renpy version of Date Ariane: The Game. Since its release, it has been downloaded 2.7 million times, which is pretty darn good for an independently produced game. There may be some overlap as multiple versions were released, and people were updating, but in the …

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Something’s In The Air now works in Android

It has been a long time coming, but Something's In The Air is now available for Android. You can download it at https://arianeb.com/sita/download.htm The early version of Renpy that Something's In The Air was written in was not Android compatible, and when I tried to upgrade to the latest, it broke a lot of the …

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Director’s Commentary 4: The Tower of Ion

This week Something's In The Air reached 100,000 downloads, and I thought I would celebrate the fact with another Director's Commentary on the making and playing of the game. This post will contain spoilers as well as solutions to puzzles and assumes that you have already played the game.  If you have not read the …

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Director’s Commentary 3: Magic, Malice, and Mayhem

This is a continuing series of directors commentaries on the Something's In The Air game available here.  It contains spoilers, and this post is best read after playing the game first. Almost exactly one year ago, I posted the first beta of Something's In The Air on a couple of websites where I knew I …

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