All Games Available in Store

I have now finished uploading all four games to the store for PC and Mac. I have also finished Android versions of Date Ariane and Ariane in Paradise. The only thing missing is Android version of Something's In The Air, because the version that I have is the 3rd edition, and I have not upgraded …

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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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Something’s In The Air: 4th Edition

I redesigned Something's In The Air once again to bring it in line with the Date Ariane HD version as well as Rachel Meets Ariane and Ariane in Paradise. All four games now use similar GUI, fonts and 1080p resolution.  The changes are as follows: High Definition.  The "third edition" is 720p, the "Fourth" is …

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Could a Female Player Character work in DA and SITA?

It seems that every time I make a new game with new innovations, I want to go back and change my older games to add those same innovations. One of the new innovations in Ariane in Paradise is that you can play as a male or a female. In fact you can switch genders mid …

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Upcoming Game Projects!

Sorry I haven't posted much this past month, I figured it was enough to move my site to a new page, then I spent the rest of April very busy in real life. Everyone keeps asking when the next game is coming out, and the truth is I don't know. Here are a list of …

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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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Something’s In The Air is One Year Old

Something's In The Air is one year old this week, at least the open beta is. Combined Beta and 1.0 downloads has reached 93,000.  I recently did a new play through using my tablet PC, and only found two minor bugs. I plan to do a 1.1 version once the Date Ariane update is done, …

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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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