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"It tends to hit us by surprise, doesn't it? When a relationship ends, our lives can change so drastically. This is the story of Blake N Lawrence and his chance encounter with the endlessly positive, Selena."


Monochrome Valentine

Manga-style romance Visual novel

5 Chapters of sweet moments about finding a new love, and overcoming the past.


A submission to Valentine's Game Jam 2021


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Credits:

Lead Dev, Sprite, CG and Item Art -Raseruuu

1st story concept,  characters-Jmac857

Outline/story/script -Tea And Torment:  Dusk-Spark

CG artwork assistance -Tea And Torment: Kathana-DA

Programming, UI Layout and Speech Bubbles Layout -Jeroz

Music - Alcaknightand Maoudamashii

Comic-style Speech Bubble UI Code - Remix

Proofreading - Nolvalin

Some speech bubble assets by Mangoku418

Background Art - Konett, Studio SenpaiKimagure After, and Noraneko Games

Updated 19 days ago
StatusReleased
PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux
Rating
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(12)
AuthorsZan Kizuna, Nolvalin, Tea and Torment
GenreVisual Novel
Made withRen'Py
TagsComics, Manga, Ren'Py, Romance
Average sessionA few seconds
LanguagesEnglish
InputsKeyboard, Mouse

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Monochrome_Valentine-1.0-pc.zip 174 MB
Monochrome_Valentine-1.0-mac.zip 148 MB

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(+1)

This was pretty long but, had a good message and was aesthetically pleasing. I feel like there was a bit to much detail at times along with some things that were said more than once but other than that it was pretty good. 

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I got great aesthetical pleasure from reading. Artstyle is lovely! Music really fits good! Loved eyes and talk animations, they adds alot. Story have many subtle emotional moments, such as the pinky, the release of tension in a scream, the silent confusion of the protagonist. The girls are very different and both are very interesting. I lived this story with your characters and got an injection of happiness at the end. Thank you!

***Do more of such kind!!!

Thanks for playing, I won't get your hopes up as the team has disbanded, that said, feel free to imagine or make a game like this ^^. Appreciate the positive feedback!

Very late (but is it ever late to play a game?) :D

I liked the manga style panelling, would be great to play on a phone! Props for monochrome colours, feels right for me :)

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Thanks for playing, sadly a mobile port is not planned, we appreciate the feedback :)

And no! It's never too late to play a game!

(+4)

I'm very late to this party, but still, I think you guys "won" the Valentine's Jam. ;) While the manga style was a nice bonus, the real highlight for me was the writing. It's not that easy to balance the drama and humour without going over the top or struggling to set up a clear tone, especially in a short game that doesn't have room to transition between "proper" storytelling and fluff. However, this game really did a great job of being both consistently funny and very real when it needed to. The way the main characters acted really made all the sense in the world considering they were crumbling messes, trying to adapt to their new situations and in the end gravitating towards each other. With a bit more time and a longer, more nuanced plot, it could've been exceptional by any measure, but for a jam entry, it was a really lovely treat. Thank you for putting it out. ^^

(+2)

<happy squeeing noise~>

(+3)

<happy squeeing noise~> x2

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I'm ecstatic to have helped with this. Happy reading, everyone! ~ Zon

(+3)

The story made me feel sad and then smile like an idiot...  The characters are really endearing and realistic, and the comic-book style looks great. I'm glad these two met each other, Selena and the MC really fit together.

(+2)

Awww, thanks~
I'm really glad that someone enjoyed the result of a week's worth of writing from me. ^u^

I am thrilled you enjoyed the game <3