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A fantasy yaoi dating sim set in the world of Aravorn https://www.winterwolves.com/heirsandgraces.htm
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Post by fabulaparva » Thu Mar 17, 2016 10:26 pm

Woot! Sounds even more promising. Thanks for the answer :D

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Post by jack1974 » Sat Mar 19, 2016 5:16 pm

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the GUI for this game turned out so good! I must reuse it for other future games :mrgreen:

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Post by Katicflis » Sat Mar 19, 2016 5:42 pm

Looks great! Extremely feminine, but great!

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Post by Alex81 » Sat Mar 19, 2016 6:02 pm

That's...... perhaps the best looking UI I've seen so far.

:) Looks like it belongs in the Austrian Imperial court or something

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Post by kadakithis » Sat Mar 19, 2016 7:35 pm

Amazing GUI!

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Post by pahldus » Mon Mar 21, 2016 9:20 am

Agree that GUI is really nice, easy on the eyes and easy to understand.

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Post by rooke30 » Mon Mar 21, 2016 8:49 pm

I don't know whether you're aware, but while the screenshots look lovely you're taking a bit of a risk. It has been suggested that large sections of italic font decreases readability, which is one of the reasons you usually see it as a form of emphasis or to denote something is different. But every screen I've seen from this VN is in italics, which could be off-putting to a section of potential buyers (I'm not talking about your core fans, here.) So you might want to quickly check that doesn't affect people negatively :)

Italics font makes for a beautiful script, so if it's incredibly pretty to the eyes you'd have to assume there's a pretty strong downside to match, otherwise we'd see it in books and games everywhere. But we don't ... not in large sections anyway.

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Post by jack1974 » Mon Mar 21, 2016 10:13 pm

Ah OK thanks for the info. It is actually the font design itself, which makes it look like italic indeed. But while I'll keep it in the options/menu I can always change it for the main dialogue window :)

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Post by jack1974 » Sat Mar 26, 2016 8:32 am

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started working on this officially, doing the scheduler/gameplay/basic testing. It has already been completely scripted. Maybe beta will begin at end of April :)

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Post by Alex81 » Sun Mar 27, 2016 11:10 pm

Admit not my favourite genre -but- as I really -really- love (what I've seen of) Silverhyena's previous work (especially Mira's magical mishap (Though Sacred Sand was good too) this would be foolish to miss out on

That the art here is -really- well done and the game looks so nice already helps too. ^^ Another mustbuy from WW

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