A Few More Erotic 3D Dating Sims

August is a slow month, so I decided to break the monotony and try out a few Visual Novel Dating Sims created by other people.  I played four that are at least interesting enough to check out. Inspiring Celina Story by Superawesomemans Graphics by Sylakone2 Download and Online play link This is the newest and …

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Lessons Learned From Beta Testing

After just shy of a month of my open beta test, with 30,000 downloads, I have learned a few things. Thought I'd post some thoughts, as well as give people an opportunity to point out other stuff I might have missed. First the good news, it seems Something's In The Air is a critical success. …

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Director’s Commentary 1: Another Date With Ariane

Now that the game is out, I thought I'd write some commentaries on the game, throw some insights into my thinking. I'm doing this as a "Director's Commentary" like you might have in a DVD if this was a movie.  This post will contain spoilers! If you have not played story 1 yet, download the …

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And Then a New Bonnie

I did a close beta test with a couple of people I know.  They both indicated (and the truth is I agree) that the Bonnie the Bartender story was the weakest.  Since none of you have seen the game, you don't know what I am talking about. Basically, she is a bartender you pick up …

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Principal Photography is Done

After working on it for over a year, I am declaring an end to the "Principal Photography" portion of Something's In The Air.  When I started this project I had in mind a 6 story visual novel. It got whittled down to 4.  One (a "romantic" story) was dropped because I couldn't figure out how …

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More Info on “The Sequel”

A lot of people have the wrong idea about "the sequel", and it is probably my fault for calling it "the sequel", so maybe I should take a post to clarify my master plan and set the record straight.  I suspect that, like the character update, there will be those that will say "That sounds …

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Visual Novels

So what is a Visual Novel? Well that depends on what direction you come from. From a static media perspective, the visual novel is a comic book with choices. From a video game perspective, its a graphic adventure game without an inventory to keep track of. They all have text and pictures. Most have choices to make, some tell a linear story (aka Kinetic Visual Novels) without choices. Most are hand drawn graphics. Some have voice over, music, sound effects, some pictures are animated.