Well Met by Moonlight
A downloadable visual novel for Windows, macOS, and Linux
A short kinetic novel made for Yaoi Game Jam 2018. Approximately half an hour of reading.
David's life isn't going quite like he imagined it would. The only place he could find work after college turned out to be an isolated small town, and the stress of his new job combined with the unfamiliarity of his surroundings is giving him trouble sleeping. One restless night, he takes a walk through the nearby forest and meets Ron, a cheerful stranger who's sympathetic to his problems. But a gap in his memories the next morning makes him wonder whether their encounter was only a dream.
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Awww, this is such a sweet story! I enjoyed reading it! The ending pulled at my heartstrings, but it was nicely done. And the sprite movement whenever David and Ron interacted was super cute.
Thanks, I'm glad you liked it! I had so much fun playing around with the sprite movement. :D
Such a cute and wholesome story! I loved how you developed the characters. The foreshadowing was also a nice touch! 5/5!
I loved this story! Moving, cute, with a touch of fantasy... The ending is a tad bittersweet for my taste, though, but I understand it fits the protag, so he can move on and make his way in life.
A short and sweet VN with likable characters. The edited photos work suprsingly well as backgrounds and the music is pretty relaxing. The sprites and their movements are also really adorable. Thumbs up!
Thanks, I'm glad you liked it! I'm happy to hear the photo backgrounds worked out okay too. I spent a looooot of time browsing through all kinds of creative commons photo galleries trying to find something like what I had imagined.
Seriously nice work with this game!!
The choice in music was great, and I seriously loved the little sprite animations. When David inches closer to Ron, awww man that was cute.
The story is very well written. I kind of figured out who Ron was at the start but I still enjoyed reading their interactions. Ron is just too cute.
Overall, great job!!!
Thanks Red! I'm glad you liked it. I had a lot of fun messing with the sprite movement. :)
this was so sweet, and had a great blend of realism and fantasy! that made me feel a bit like i was falling in love with ron to <3
This is super cute~!!! Definitely a unique and magical read~ <3
Jane you did a good game. Love your writing and the art was fantastic too.
Great work on the vn!
Favorite character was Marty's ducktie. Quack quack.
Aww thanks, I'm glad you liked it. :) Marty's tie is great, Ravi did such a good job with the art.
Jane & I helped each other out on our VNs for Yaoi Jam, so I might seem a little biased here, but I really love this VN. It's very cute and her character writing is fantastic.