You have no idea how hard this game pulled my heartstrings
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As a writer, that's exactly what I wanna hear! Thanks for playing! :)
Also, Opal, I hope you don't mind me asking but how did you make the little sprite characters?
I don't mind at all! I sprited them from scratch in Paint.net and Photoshop. I made myself a character sprite base for RPG Maker games and basically added details on top of that.
That game is so amazing, the character development is so well made, and I feel the love between them like I'm in part of it, the whole game I was with a silly face in love with everything, even on the puzzles that I got stuck on. I love it. But also can you give the permission to translate this to portuguese?
Thank you so much!! Your kind words mean a lot to me! And yes, feel free to translate the game into any language you wish. :)
Are there plans for a mac download?
Hi. My name is Mel. I was wondering if you could give me permission to translate your game into Spanish. If you do not mind, of course
PD: Great game! I love it ^_^
Sure!! Go for it! And thanks very much. <3 Let me know if there's anything specific you need me to do, like files I would need to send, etc.
This game is phenomenal. I was on the verge of tears more than once. Gameplay was not too complicated but still challenging in a fun way, it was relaxing and chill. It worked smooth and it was rlly enjoyable, like i wasn't bored at all, and the layout was nice! And ohmygod, the story! the characters! i love it so much. Perfect mix of actual adventure gameplay and story. Let me get back to the characters, wow they didnt fall flat at all! Even Irene, while not being part of the main lovely duo was fleshed out and lovable! I got rlly into the story and basically had alot of feelings and i could tell lots of heart was put into this game It was cheesy in the best way. AHH this review is soooo messy im sorry but i love this game! i wish it was more popular so i could find a community online who loves it too! Also the text was well written and cute, sounded pretty natural and i loved how every little side character u interact with also has smth to say.
So do i recommend? YESSSSSSS
Thanks for the experience >u<
AHH MAN, this whole post is incredibly sweet!!! Thank you so much for all of your kind words! <3 <3 I really do love cheesy love stories so I had a blast making this ahaha...I'm so, so happy to know that you enjoyed it, and that you got into the characters. Have a fantastic day!! o/
if there ever were some kind of fan community I think I'd die of happiness lol ;;
Defeated this game for a second time and I still loved it! I am a huge fan of romance and not only was this game funny and entertaining, but it made my heart throb! The romance was so good and the characters are great (My favorite character was Toa; though I wish I could have more story to the 3 characters.) I hope you can make more games (or make this a series because I will play it no questions asked.)
This is some of my favorite RPG games! I have yet to find someone who can math your style! Keep up the good work! <3
Thank you so, so much for this lovely comment!!! Reading it made me smile. <3 I will absolutely make more games in the future, so please keep an eye out!
I just finished the game and love it so much! The plot is very interesting, and it was fun getting to explore and interact with things. I've been playing visual novels lately which aren't nearly as fun as something more interactive like this. I wish it was longer though because I got super into the story and characters, but it only took me about three hours to finish. I played it in two sittings though which made it last about a day. At some point before too long I'm going to play again to get the secret ending. I'd love to see a sequel someday! It would be awesome to get to visit Atun, and for Toa to visit Earth.
I have a little suggestion for any future games you do. It would be helpful to put a fullscreen option on the menu, or to mention somewhere that F5 is the button for it. I was extremely disappointed that I couldn't play in fullscreen the entire time, and then discovered right after completing the game that I actually could have from seeing it on the guide. I only went there to see how to get the secret ending, and I'm sure a lot of other people didn't realize they had the option for it as well.
Also I was wondering if the soundtrack is available to download anywhere. I adore the music.
Thank you very much for this awesome comment!! I'm so glad you enjoyed the game! I feel the same way about visual novels too, oftentimes, which is why I prefer to make more interactive games like this one that have visual novel elements (like plenty of dialogue, character portraits, etc). It was short because I originally made it for a game jam, but I plan to make some longer games in the future!
I'm sorry that it was so difficult to find that fullscreen option! I'm not sure if there's any way to pop it right in the menu with the game engine I used, but I'll look into it. That seems like something that should be possible. There was a file in the game's folder that contained control instructions as well, so I'll try to make that file more obvious!
The music wasn't actually created by me (they were all purchased or royalty-free tracks) so I'm not sure if I could legally distribute the game's soundtrack. I could send you a list of all the songs I used, though, if you'd like! That way maybe you could track them down yourself. :)
You're welcome. And I look forward to your new games. ^^
Oh, I didn't look at ny folder. I'm not sure where to find it. I just remember the other controls being mentioned in the game by Irene, so an easy way to mention the fullscreen button in other games would be to have it in the beginning dilalogue.
Yes please! I would appreciate that a lot. :D
Good idea - I'll have to add it to the control blurb at the beginning of future games!
Sure thing! I'll send you a list of songs and the music packs from which I obtained them. Is there anywhere I could privately contact you when that's all finished?
I played the demo some time ago, and felt so bad when I went back and found my old lets play of it and realised that I hadn't checked for the full release until now. Having the download finished at 4 AM didn't stop me! ^^
I loved the final game, the story and characters all being so lovable. I don't know who I relate to more! Though, I am now feeling the undeniable urge to cover myself in face paint to cosplay our lil' alien ^^
I thank you for an amazing game! 10/10, absolutely incredible and very lovable :)
Wow, thank you for leaving this fantastic comment!! This totally made my day. <3 It always makes me really happy to hear that people loved the game, and especially that the characters are relatable and lovable!
If you do decide to cosplay Toa, I have one very important rule that you must follow: SEND LOTS OF PHOTOS!
I thank you right back for playing!! Have an awesome day!
OOH! Thank you ^^ I already have some things I could use for the cosplay and I want to perfect it, if I'm honest. Toa is so adorable, and as are Jett and Irene, I love them <3
I hope you don't mind that I found your deviantart (I was looking for Four Eyes fanart ^^ and then made some of my own), and I'll probably be posting some of the pictures there, with your permission. Perhaps a way of private messaging could be helpful for sending the rest (I spam myself with cosplay photos, I couldn't possibly post them all XD) I may try other characters too ^^
I deeply encourage future works as this one went so well and absolutely beautifully. I could play over and over! ^^ Thanks so much again :D
Awesome!!! No pressure to do it, of course, but I'd definitely freak out (in a good way) if you did. :')
I don't mind at all!! What's yours? I'd love to have a look at your fanart! You can of course post any 4E-related pictures you make - no need to ask my permission. For sure! If you'd like to message me over Twitter, Tumblr, or Deviantart, go right ahead!! If you'd prefer to email me, I also have a contact form on my website. (I just don't post my email publicly to avoid spam.)
Thank you very much!!! I'm working on a couple of other projects right now! One is a short Twine game, and one is a long-term RPG project! I hope you'll enjoy them too. <3
My lorde, sure! I've not quite finished the art yet, but I may or may not have already done my first attempt at the cosplay. I will definitely do it again soon because it was very fun. I'm hyped right now!! ::D (<--- ^////^ I like dat)
I look forward to seeing future projects ^^
http://koran-david.deviantart.com/ (This is me ^^)
Wonderful!! I can't wait to see the artwork, and as I said already on DA, I absolutely LOVE the cosplay!!! I was so excited to see it! This is the first time anyone's ever cosplayed a character of mine, so thank you so much for doing that :')
Being a huge yaoi fan I loved this so much there was just too much fangirling. The setting, story, plot, and conflicts may all be a bit chessy but in my own opinion that made it even better and I can't wait to see any other games you make because the 2 hours I spent on your game was time well spent. Good job.
Hooray! I'm always happy to hear that fangirling happened! :) Haha, yeaaahh...I'll be the first to admit that this love story is quite a cheesy one. But hey, I guess there are folks like you and I out there who like that, so it's all good, right? Thanks so much for supporting future releases, too! <3 Have a good one!
I don't know how to finish the puzzle when they part ways bc Toa run away help
Hi there! The walkthrough might be able to help you: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1u11ETes-83tIu_4pydOxRDuLeRBLiEBeWgUguvx8Fng/...
Just finished this game, thought it was very sweet and enjoyed it overall!
- The story is very cute
- It is enjoyable to watch Jett and Toa's relationship develop
- There is just the right amount of seriousness and humor
- The dialogue and characters are realistic (especially Jett/Irene's interactions)
- The character portraits are well drawn
- The pixel sprites aren't terribly great
- There seem to be a lot of non original assets used but I think that's to be expected in many RPG Maker games
- The puzzles in the game aren't terribly challenging but they're not exactly the focal point so all in all not a big deal
- The story line falls into a couple cliches (star crossed lovers/really royalty etc.)
- The relationship feels a little rushed at least for how short the game is
All in all a good game though :D
A couple faults but over all an enjoyable experience.
Hey, thanks so much for all of the feedback! I'll definitely take your critiques into account for my next game - the rushed story thing in particular is one that several people have pointed out, so it's something I'm trying very hard to avoid in the future. :) (As for the star-crossed lovers and really royalty tropes...I'm actually a big fan of them, so we'll have to agree to disagree on them being a bad thing LOL.) I'll work on improving my pixel sprites too! I'm really glad to hear that you enjoyed the game overall <3
Hi! Me and my sister played the game, and it is awesome. The history itself is amazing, no cliché and is a game really inovative. What else, the couple is so sweet, i really love their personality, with their flaws and qualities, awesome. I ship so much (no offense, but, who is the seme and who is the uke?)
The scenarios are so beautiful and well made, the graphics are so pretty too.
Are you thinking about do another game with this theme(yaoi)? Is very rare to find a game with that theme and your was really impressive.
We really really love it.
Hi there! Thanks so much for your kind words - I'm so glad that both you and your sister enjoyed the game. <3 I didn't really design Jett and Toa with typical yaoi archetypes in mind, so I'm not sure that they fit into clear seme/uke roles...sorry if that doesn't really answer your question, lol.
Of course! Though the main couple in my WIP project, Jubilee Royale, is a yuri pairing, there are yaoi pairings in the game too. I'd also love to make another game where the main pairing is Boy x Boy. Once again, thanks so much for playing, and it makes me super-happy to hear that you two loved it so much!!
i love playing this is so much fun and i remember ukiekookie play this game and he nail it and i really enjoying this is so far X3 <3
Awesome! I love to hear that people are having fun, and that the Let's Plays floating around have inspired people to give it a try! <3
I'm really enjoying this so far ^^ Though I do wonder when these two are just gonna kiss already :P
I started making a Let's Play series of it on my channel. Episode 1's up now, and more are gonna trickle in over time. I hope it helps!
Ah, wonderful!! Thank you for LPing the game! I'll have to watch this soon. :) I'm super happy to hear you're enjoying it thus far! (I'm laughing at the extra eyes you photoshopped onto your thumbnail)
Hey there!! Just wanted to follow up and say I'm loving your Let's Play. Your commentary is both funny and helpful to me as the developer! Can't wait to see the conclusion :)
Mmmmmm I love me some shōnen ai couples! also good job on your first game developer, had a blast playing :D
What was this made in?
RPG Maker VX Ace
any news of an RPG Maker MV port?
Nope. All my scripts and tiles are designed to work with VX Ace, not MV, so it'd be a huge undertaking to rework or replace everything. Also, MV doesn't scale properly to my computer screen, so I can barely read any of the text in it, and the maps look just tiny. I've tried solutions for this but none seem to work. I think the game still turned out nicely in VX Ace (though it's a shame I can't publish for Mac) and will be keeping it that way for the foreseeable future.
Oh my god, that was the most adorable bl game ever. Thank you and I love you. =D
are you going to make a whole game of this? Would love for that! Love this demo already! Ive played it 3 times! (ive only ever got the normal ending though)
This is the whole game, haha! It's my first release, so that's why it's pretty short. :) I'm super glad to hear that you enjoyed it, though!! There's always the possibility that I'll make another game in this universe.
If you'd like to see the secret ending, there are instructions for it in the walkthrough, which is linked in the description up there!
nuuuuu y just for windows T____T macs get no love :( oh well...
It's unfortunately something I have zero control over! RPG Maker VX Ace won't let you export Mac packages. :( In the future I hope to have Mac-compatible games available.
Is this the full version or demo???
oh my god i absolutely loved this game!!! i played the demo before and i'm so so happy you made a full version!!! this game made me really happy. I loved the plot, the characters (Jett, and Toa, and of course Irene!), the visuals, the feature where you can switch between characters, using Toa's Gift...aaahhhh it was just all so good and i love it! (plus i was having a rough day and this made it x100 better) <3
This comment is so sweet!! I'm so happy that my game was able to cheer you up on a rough day! Take care. <3
OH MAN OH MAN, I finally had a chance to play the full version and it was SO SWEET???? Like I loved Jett's personality and Toa is SUUCCHH a sweety. And the way their characters bounced off of each other and just WORKED together really well was AAAHH <3 <3 <3. I thought the romance between them felt super natural and I could see why the two of them wanted to keep going on adventures together. AND IRENE. I loved her wit, and I also really appreciated that she was supportive of Jett and Toa while also being her own character in her own right. AND THEN HOW THE PLOT RESOLVED ITSELF- I just really loved everything about this game, it was really nice and lovely. I actually drew some fanart;;; https://68.media.tumblr.com/0140e7af5197d1383f3da415fc942dcf/tumblr_olv9uxYU9Z1rdigkno1_1280.png Thank you so so much for making such a lovely game and I'm eagerly looking forward to anything else you make!!
DFJHGJFDGDFJGD OMG SO THIS WAS THE GREATEST SURPRISE TO WAKE UP TO????? YOUR FANART IS SO BEAUTIFUL OH MY GOSH I'M KINDA DYING OVER TOA'S EXPRESSION AND THE WONDERFUL LIGHTING <3 <3 <3 IS IT OKAY TO SHARE IT ON SOCIAL MEDIA ;;;;;;; (WITH CREDIT OFC)
And wow, thank you for your kind words!!! It really means a lot to me, especially since your own game, Dr. Frank, was so awesome!! ;__; I want to keep making games for a long time, so thank you for supporting me!!! Just......AAAAAAAAA YOU'RE SO NICE!! (Also I'm glad you like how the plot resolved itself because tbh the twist with Toa is so predictably Me it's embarrassing...)
OKAY FIRST OF ALL I LOVED THE GAME!!!
Second the story was so cute and made my heart melt and my face cry.
Third the scenery was out of this world.
Fourth the mechanics with the levitating and button pushing were all amazing.
Last I hope you consider making a sequel like Four Eyes: The Journey After or another game with such a great story like this one.
I was waiting for this to finish because after I played the Demo I knew it was going to be a great game and what you just did proved me right. So thank you for making this. It really was such a cute game filled with many emotions. I hope you continue to produce more.
AWW this comment is so sweet! Thank you!! I don't have any active plans for a sequel right now, but I had a ton of fun writing about the talyrans and I'd like to develop their society more, so it's a definite possibility someday. I will absolutely keep making games, and I hope to continue evoking emotions from players through them. It really does mean a lot to know that my game made people feel something!!
That was so amazing! I love these two togeather, greate fit. And great storyline!
I actually felt bad when Toa got mad. XD
Thank you! It's good to hear that you thought Jett and Toa were a good match, and that you liked the story. :) LOL I'm glad the game elicited some emotion from you in that way, too!
Friend of Insane here, I just got done playing. I absolutely loved this. They fit so well~
I can't get it to extract. :( It won't let me.
Hi, I sent you a response on Twitter! I think the issue is with your computer and not the file itself, so unfortunately there isn't much I can do. :( I'm very sorry about this!
I got it working, just finished it. Oh my god, the feels!!! I just about died at the end, and I am so happy that I got to play this game to the end. You did a remarkable job, and I would personally love to play another work like this if you plan on having anothergame like this in progress!
I'm so happy that you got it working!! <3 Thank you for your lovely comment and for playing through to the end! I am definitely going to make more games in the future - I'm working on an RPG right now called Jubilee Royale, which will also be a romance. :) You can read about it right here!
I was waiting for the full version of this game for so long, thank you for making such a wonderful game. I loved this game. Its cute and the characters are lovely, Irene is my favorite along with Toa, of course. Puzzles are not that hard except for the first one, which I took ages to find a solution to (I just couldn't find the thing which was confusing in his room). I loved the normal end, but even after a second play am not able to get the secret end. But still this is game is awesome and definitely one of my favorite.
Thank you very much for playing, and for your kind words! I think the puzzles were something I could have done better - they definitely could have been a little trickier. If I ever decide to make another puzzle game, that's something I'll focus on improving. :) As for the secret ending, it's admittedly a bit tricky to find! I'm writing up a walkthrough right now that'll include instructions on how to get that ending. It involves ignoring the game's instructions at one point and going back to interact with a certain character.
i've been looking forward to this game's full release ever since the demo and it's every bit as great as i expected it to be!! i love the humor and the characters and your writing really helped me warm up to them. i think i've still yet to reach the secret? ending?? so i'll get to it when i can, but i thoroughly enjoyed the game...i hope toa and jett are having a good time together :3c
I'm so happy that the full game lived up to your expectations!! <3 Thank you for commenting! The secret ending is admittedly a bit tricky to get - I'm working on a walkthrough right now that includes instructions on how to get it!
If you'd like a hint: interact with Irene as often as possible, even when the game tells you to move on to something else...
This was such a cute game! I love it so much! I had a little trouble with the grey squares part, but other then that, amazing game! The characters are so adorable and its nice to see how they act around eachother!
Thank you so much for your feedback! Sorry you had some trouble with that part - I can revise Irene's hint for the next release to make it a little clearer what you're supposed to do! I'm happy to hear that you liked the characters. :)
Oh my gosh, I didnt even realize I got a reply, I don't believe it would be necessary, I think having that little challenge and the thinking to it is great, especially when the reward you get for the strategic thinking is getting Toa back! And Yeah! The way Jett and Toa react to eachother is actually really well thought out, their personalities are just too perfect and realistic, really makes you wonder if the characters were based off of real people and a real relationship! As well as Irene, even though she doesn't get as much screen time as the wonderful couple, her behavior is really funny, and at the same time sweet, with how she supports Jett and helps him best she can without being there! I'm planning to actually work on game design and animations for the future, and on behalf of that, I can say this game is the biggest inspiration to me, I loved it so much and I love all your work! I encourage you to keep doing wonderful games like this!
This reply is way too sweet!! Oh my goodness! I'm so happy that you loved the characters so much and especially that the game inspired you. That's a fantastic goal! Please let me know if you ever end up making a game - I would love to see it. <3 I had so much fun making Four Eyes that I'm definitely going to keep it up and make more games!
I just split open a cracked bit of my bottom lip from smiling so hard lol.......
Hey! I am really sorry for just jumping into the comment section and repeat what every other person said, but I really wanted to say that this demo is awesome (already!) and that I totally fell in love with Toa and Jett. I totally did! I am so excited for the complete game, I even jumped through our flat and just HAD to write the release date in our calendar. :D Anyways, thanks for making this gmae. Have a nice day! :)
Please don't apologize for leaving such a wonderful comment! I can't believe somebody put my release date in their calendar. I'm totally stunned (in a good way!) from reading that. Really, that's so flattering for me as a creator. Thank you so much for your support, and I hope you enjoy the full version of the game when it comes out! :)
Aw this game looks so cute... by any chance when the full thing is released will it be avaliable for mac users?
Thank you! I'm very sorry, but unfortunately I can't publish a Mac-compatible version due to the limitations of the game engine I've used. I'm pretty sure there are ways to run RPG Maker VX Ace games on Mac if you Google around, but I'm a Windows user, so I can't give any direct advice on that myself. (Maybe this tutorial will work? I haven't tested it, though.) Once again, I'm sorry about this. :(
what's the code for the lunch box I can't solve it!! xD
Hi there! Do you mean the lockbox with the gun in it? If you want to try solving it by yourself one more time, I'd recommend paying close attention to what Jett says when he investigates each clue - there may be more hints hidden in his dialogue. :)
If you've given up, the answer is right here. (I've popped the answer in a link so that no one will scroll down this page and accidentally see it if they want to solve the puzzle themselves!)
attempted fanart of toa and jett
thank you ily
I loved this when I saw it on Tumblr and I still love it now!! SO CUTE!!! <3 Thank you for drawing this and for playing! (ILY TOO)
oh shoot i forgot i sent it to you on tumblr xD well keep up the gr8 wrk. I'm also looking forward to your other game, Jubilee Royale. The idea of a linear storyline with interesting choices is fascinating to me.
Well, I'm glad you posted it here too so that others can see it!! :) Thanks so much - I'm happy that you're excited for JR too! Writing a minor story branch here and there is fun, even in a linear game, so that's why I decided to do it, haha.
Hey! It's me again! While waiting for the game, I did a quick fanart of Toa! Feel free to repost it if you want!
Hope you like it ^^
AAAFGJHFJDG IT'S AMAZING!! I LOVE IT! Thank you so, so much for this beautiful drawing. You're really talented. <3 I'll absolutely share this on Twitter and Tumblr! (With credits, of course!)