A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

Brissa Cruz is a shy college student who’s majorly nervous about her upcoming art exhibition. She’s also a werewolf living in the town of Innisburg, where paranormal beings are just your average citizens. To help her socialize more, her best friend gets her a part-time job at Crescent Coffee, a local cafe that caters to nocturnal clientele like vampires, demons, and witches. But will sparks fly between her and one of Crescent’s regulars? And will this new gig prepare her for the crowds at the art show, or will she crumble under the pressure?

Crescent Coffee is an otome visual novel about love, anxiety, and caffeine. It has 3 romance options of varying genders, and in the full version, will have 8 possible endings. The player’s choices will determine whether Brissa’s fairy tale ends with a happily ever after.

The demo was developed as an entry for NaNoRenO 2019. We don't currently have a release date for a full version, but it might happen someday. :)

The Team

Crescent Coffee is Opal Starlight's first collaborative effort! Thank you to my wonderful partner FIANCE NOW for helping me make this game a reality! <3

Whiona (Opal Starlight): Writing and Character Artwork

Xenological: Programming and Background Artwork

For music credits, please view the game's "About" screen on the main menu!


Brissa Cruz

21, Werewolf. A college student who works part-time at Crescent Coffee. Her old friend, Jaemin, got her the job to bring her out of her shell – she’s been painfully shy for her entire life. As a Visual Arts major, she finds it easier to express her feelings through her paintings than her words. Go-to order: small green tea with honey.

Jaemin Ju

21, Vampire. A longtime Crescent Coffee barista who has known Brissa since high school. He dropped out of college and doesn’t know where his life is headed. Though he can be very sweet to his friends, he's normally quite grouchy and talks smack about annoying customers. Go-to order: extra-large black coffee with a blood shot.

Nicky Pendle

23, Witch. A longtime Crescent regular who works as a chemist. They have a bouncy, optimistic attitude and put entirely too much sugar in their coffee. They love to experiment with magic in their spare time, often with disastrous results, and are always looking for new guinea pigs – er, friends! Go-to order: medium mochaccino – and pass the sugar, please!

Cyprienne Favreau

24, Demon. A new Crescent customer who works remotely. She’s cold and notorious for being a difficult customer – her orders are complex, and heaven forbid you misspell her unusual name on the cup. She always lingers for a long time to write something on her laptop… Go-to order: large half-caf no-whip iced vanilla latte with almond milk, an extra caramel flavour shot, and a sprinkle of cinnamon on top…got it?


Crescent Coffee is rated Older Teen (16+). It contains strong language, suggestive situations, and very brief mentions of alcohol.

Please be advised that this game frequently addresses mental health topics, particularly anxiety and depression.

Known Issues

On Jaemin's route, an error message will appear -- just skip it for now. This will be fixed with the next update.

PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux
Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars
(15 total ratings)
AuthorOpal Starlight
GenreVisual Novel
Made withRen'Py
TagsAnime, Cute, Dating Sim, Fantasy, Female Protagonist, LGBT, Monsters, Otome, Ren'Py, Romance
InputsKeyboard, Mouse
LinksTwitter, Homepage


CrescentCoffee-DEMO-1.1-pc.zip 192 MB
CrescentCoffee-DEMO-1.1-mac.zip 174 MB

Development log


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It's been a few years, but I was curious if there are any plans to continue this project? It really stuck with me. Hope you all are doing well <3


Hello!! I'm really flattered that our game stuck with you. I personally lost all motivation to work on games during the panini but TBH I should get back into it. I'll talk to my fiance about it tomorrow and see if maybe we wanna finish this guy up soon, because it was a lot of fun to work on it. :')

one day

i just wanna flirt and cuddle with everybody

Are you still developing? I know it can take awhile but ive been cleaning up my bookmark tab and found this game again 10/10 


Aww I'm so honoured that you remembered this game!! ;v; We do want to continue the project but my fiance is doing a thesis so we basically just don't have time at the moment. When things have settled down we'd love to come back to it!

alright i'll be here if you finish the game! It's a fantastic game btw!


Hello! I really loved the game, the last time I played this was around 2018-2019? I don't exactly remember. But as always, I still love Jaemin and the game itself. I kinda find comfort in Jaemin, I really can't wait for the full game! Keep it up.  ( ̧⸝⸝⍢⸝⸝)ෆ

Hi, thank you so much for your comment! My partner and I are really touched. We both struggle with depression so Jaemin’s character came from a very personal place. We will try to finish the full version ASAP knowing there are people who relate to the story so much ❤️

No problem, take your time on the game! I think Jaemin is an amazing character, you did very good with making his character design and it makes me feel confident in myself with his acne n such! I wish you good luck!

Super glad to hear it! I struggle with acne too so I feel ya there. I’m just so happy he can help folks. :)

I LOVE THE CHARACTERS SO MUCH! The artwork is so cute and the writing is absolutely amazing. The game itself was very clean and ran super smoothly. I cannot wait for the full version!!!  

(Still can't figure out why Cyprienne is my type lol)

Thank you so much!!! We’re really glad to hear you enjoyed it! Cyprienne seems to be many people’s type, hehehe. We hope to have the full version out this summer/fall!

Omg! I can't wait!!!

I Really enjoyed the Demo and now want to play full version now

So glad to hear you enjoyed it! We're hoping to finish up the full version summer 2020 :)

Sweet looking forward to it

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I just finished the demo

I realy like the characters. Each of them is unique (and I don't mean the race). A lot colorful, interesting personalities.
Brissa is very cute and nice. She is my favourite :) 

Artstyle is good, too.

It's been long time since last time I played game about supernatural people. 

I'm waiting for more :)


Really glad to hear you liked it! Thanks for playing. We hope to have the full version done soon :)


This was so sweet! Take your time with the rest of the game, I'm sure it will be amazing. (^~ ^)


I’m so happy you liked it!! Thank you for playing our game!!! <3


Um, this was ADORABLE?????

I loved Brissa, I loved Jaemin, Cyprienne, Nicky. I literally loved all the characters we met. 

I played through Cyprienne's route first, and really loved to see the themes that route dealt with (as someone with a non-art day job with an art nighttime hobby, I very much identified with Cyprienne, haha.)

I also really liked how Bri being trans was organically brought up in the narrative, as well as Nicky's pronouns. And the town of Innisburg was so interesting! I wanted to learn more about their town! :D

This was SUCH a sweet game, I kept finding myself cheering for Bri, I wanted her to get her happy ending and be happy!!! I'm SO SO looking forward to the full release. IM... HYPED...!!!!

Also Brissa was my favorite character, I drew a picture of her :'D



I am so SO happy you enjoyed yourself and that you liked the main character so much!! :’) I’m v happy you felt that the trans rep was organic as well - that is something I strived for! We’ll try to have the full version out as soon as we can and give our sweet girl Brissa the ending she deserves (if you’re not like, a jerk lol)

Also I’m v happy a lot of the early players are going for Cyprienne cause she is my personal fav LOL. (Jaemin is Daniel’s - fun fact!)


Ahh, oh my gosh thank you so much, your art is super pretty and I'm really glad you enjoyed the game! I think fleshing out the setting, adding more places to go, and adding  more exposition on what life is like in a world of humans and monsters is something we're definitely interested in doing, and will definitely pursue for the full version!