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Life is Strange: Before the Storm - Returning to Arcadia Bay

Meet Deck Nine Games, the developers behind Life is Strange: Before The Storm!

Life is Strange: Before the Storm Episode 1 releases August 31, 2017.

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Hello guys!

I realized that I haven’t been posting on tumblr for quite a while, so I figured, why not just give you guys a quick update on what I’m working on.

So I have been digging around the internet for various tutorial on Ruby script, a language used in RPG Maker VXA, and because I am a scripting idiot, it has been taking me a while to pick it up. Good news though, it seems like it is very possible to make what I have in mind with RPG Maker, so my next goal would be to create a short demo, with some snippet of story as well as the base mechanic to the game. Although it’s still too early to say, my intention would be for the demo to be free and I will set up something for you guys to post your feedback.

In other news, I have been reworking some details of the characters and well as a complete overhaul of Elias’s design (pic above). Do tell me if you look it or prefer the old one. (although I would be devastated =′) )

Finally, one of the mechanics in the game would be to have “leftover” memory remnants in the form of polaroids. So I’ve gone ahead to paint a memory in the game, and of course I chose a nsfw one. xD The pic above is a teaser and a work-in-progress of what the actual memory is, feel free to speculate. :)))

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I’ve been trying to fix up some of the worlds I’ve made so far so that they’re ready for the Jam. Everything will need some sort of polish later on but I’m pleased with how things are turning out. There’s really not a lot to DO yet in the game, but the plan is to have every world filled with interactable things and lots of secrets to discover. 

An Unlikely Update – GAME DEV. DIARY??

So, I’m slowly growing a bit frustrated. I am a mess at keeping at one project at a time, and end up working on multiple ones at once. But this way of working really doesn’t work as it seems – all my projects keep lingering on and never get finished, and when I get back to a project I haven’t worked on in a while, I’m displeased.

So

I figured I’d write up things about the projects I have going on atm. A “small” list, in a way to keep myself on track of everything I do or something of the sort. Maybe to hear opinions or let you guys know I’m NOT inactive bc I don’t do anything, I’m inactive bc I’m doing too much shit at once.

Sooo here it goes; My (Always-expanding) list of W.I.P projects (Click on names for summary pages):


Dahlia; The Princess of Freaks 

(And the other parts of the intended trilogy)


Please! Save My Dojo!


My Mother’s Lullaby


Swallowtail Twins


With Love, Alyssa


Before We Had Our Names [NAME NOT FINAL]


More coming when I have the energy to write out summaries. Tune back someday!

Any questions are welcome and appreciated! I’m just trying to take control of my creativity again gahhhh.