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Long Live The Queen (original game announcement)

Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2011 1:25 pm
by hanako
While Magical Diary is stalled due to artist unavailability, I'm not sitting around doing nothing; here's another little project we have going on at the moment.



Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2011 3:35 pm
by FantasyFan
Oooh, that looks interesting. I love the background. "Mood," "Classes," could this be another school game?

Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2011 4:10 pm
by Cerberusia
I really like the look of that - rich colours, and the fancy clock on the right hand side is a nice touch. Raising sim, perhaps?

Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2011 4:47 pm
by hanako
Not school exactly - she has private tutors. She is, after all, the (almost) Queen.

But yes, it is a sim. :)

Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2011 6:14 pm
by FantasyFan
Ooooh, a royalty sim, now I'm REALLY interested.

Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2011 7:38 pm
by kyoli
i am getting all excited now! ^_^ can't wait to see what this game will be like! ^_^ i need to start saving my money so i can buy all the amazing games you have on here!

Re: Another project in development

Posted: Thu Dec 15, 2011 5:12 pm
by Yuki
hanako wrote:...stalled due to artist unavailability...
Yeah, I know exactly how you feel.

The game looks good though. Interesting concept.

Posted: Fri Dec 16, 2011 1:50 pm
by opheliastornoway
I saw your blog post about this concept - so glad you've decided to go ahead with it!

So, excluding the disappearing artists phenomenon, how long-ish would you say until you're able to release this? I know it's super early days, but my sis would love this game and I'd like to know whether it would be best to pencil it in as a gift now or leave it until further down the track (curse having to pre-budget presents, seriously, ugh).

Posted: Fri Dec 16, 2011 1:59 pm
by perch
Well, I know what I'm putting aside a bit of cash for over the holiday season. I'm agreeing with everyone else on the beautiful rich colors. Plus yay, another sim raiser.

Though I'm sad about your artist troubles and hope those get resolved soonish.

Posted: Fri Dec 16, 2011 2:05 pm
by hanako
I expect a very limited secret test (NOT of the whole game, but letting a few people play the early bit to see if the interface is understandable and so on) next month probably. If no unforeseen trouble this would likely be finished in February... but I never place bets on there being no trouble!

Posted: Sat Dec 17, 2011 12:06 pm
by opheliastornoway
Sister's birthday is at the end of February ... :D I shall keep my fingers crossed for you that nothing gets held up!

(By the way, I am pretty much new here and don't think I've ever introduced myself. I've been reading your blog for a while, and think it's fantastic that you're making a living from making indie games with a specifically female audience in mind!)

Posted: Sat Dec 17, 2011 8:46 pm
by crazyninny

Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2011 6:38 am
by Nada
I'm really excited. I love sim games and yours are always so much fun!

Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 3:39 am
by Spiderkitty
:) Looking forward to it!

Posted: Thu Dec 22, 2011 2:57 am
by Muse
This looks adorable! I am so excited! It reminds me a bit of Princess Maker (just due to it being a princess in a sim game), and anything that reminds me of that is excellent!