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Hey hey!

I’m Xand, a digital 2D artist currently creating visual novel complete with beautiful storytelling, interesting gameplay, and plenty of romance.  Currently, I'm with help of commissioned people working on "Love ritual" game. It is my first game but I'm more than two years working as a background artist for other visual novels projects and have some idea how to create games.

This is ready-to-play demo version of the "love ritual" romantic  detective. I hope you will enjoy this short demonstration of the fame and leave your feedback. Enjoy~



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New update is out! Read Devlog to see all the changes.
https://xandart.itch.io/love-ritual/devlog/33463/demo-update-v11

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Love RitualWin64.rar 272 MB
Love RitualWin32.rar 271 MB
Love Ritual MacOS.7z 263 MB

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Now that I finally saw the demo, I can say that it looks amazing. The art is absolutely beautiful and the plot is interesting. I also appreciate the fact that the grammar and punctuation are correct--which seems a rarity these days. Can't wait for the game!

Yay! I'm glad I was able to help and you were able to play the game. I really appreciate your feedback and especially I'm glad the grammar is fine. I'm not native English speaker and your feedback tells me that my current proofreader doing just fine :3

Wow, I just started to play the demo and the art is amazing, the animation and everything, I just find everything so cool <3. And, good luck with this project ^^

Thank you! I really hope we will release this winter and perhaps we can make the game even better in terms of text!

I just have to say that I absolutely loved the demo and I'm so excited to someday play the final version. The art in the game is beautiful and I love that it's animated, it really helps make it come to life and feel more immersive. Wishing you and everyone who has helped work on the game the best of luck.

Thank you! We are working hard to make this game interesting and beautiful.

I haven't played this yet, so I'm not sure if there are further errors, but I had a little trouble opening it too **Mac OS Sierra!**, and Xand's suggestion of using iZip specifically to open the .rar did the trick! The game opened right up after I copied the entire folder inside to my computer.

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Hi, I have a mac as well and it's not working on mine. I have been able to unarchive files before with the RAR extractor lite with little issue but in this case  a folder appears after unarchiving with a "game" file, a png, and a signature but when I try to open the game file, my computer tells me it cannot be opened.

Edit: Have now tried using IZip and that also didn't work :/

Hello! I changed the file, you can try to play the game now?

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oh oh omg this looks so cute!! am busy downloading the demo. is there a possible ETA for final release? because demos always feel like cliff hangers and it drives me mad lol

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Hello! I'm glad you like a game. We plan to release the final build at the end of autumn - winter 2018.

Hey, I was hoping to play your demo, but it won't open on my Mac. My computer states that it just can't open it. :<

Hello! It's packed in WinRaR archive. May be its a reason you can't open the game. I'm not sure Mac can use this archive and I don't have Mac to test. You can try to download iZip for Mac to unpackage files.
If it is not the issue please write me a personal message via email akegino@gmail.com and I will try to help.

I tried using iZip and it just won't open with it. It just continuously says, "please wait, opening archive. . .", and it won't go beyond this step. When I first downloaded it, it was a .7z not a .rar. I changed it to a .rar, but now it wont extract at all. : < 

Hello I changed archive to .7z instead of .rar specially for Mac users because I read that Mac got default 7z archive you can use.
Try to download the unpacked game to your computer using this link. https://drive.google.com/open?id=1RIF_XHhOjzHYgqRlUKMKVhh-MwRREEkG This is just game files for Mac. No archives, nothing except game. I hope it will solve the issue for you.

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Ok I finally got it to work by right clicking the application for the game to show contents, and then executing it via the nwjs file. phew.

I'm very excited for the full release of this game! It looks beautiful and has an interesting concept so far! I love that you can interact with your surrounding and that it feels so much more alive with the characters constantly moving! 

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Thank you! There are cats, hotspots and will be much more. Hope you will like it ^___^

Is there anyway this could be made for Mac as well? It looks beautiful

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Yes! It will be packed for mac! I also will update this demo for Mac a bit later.

The game looks amazing!You've done a great job.
I've noticed that there are many very talented otome makers from Russia!

Thank you for feedback :3
Our team is not Russian. There are people from Russia but also from Italy, Cyprus, UK, Ukraine, Spain! I'd say we are European team.

That's cool!

The  Live2D art is beautiful!

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Thank you! I will tell the animator that you loved his work so he can worry less and be more proud of his work :))

as he should be! ^^

I found all the three cats and your project is so pretty!

Thank you! A lot more cats awaits in full game :3

Love love love the animations, the backgrounds and just the general attention to detail. it's all so uniquely aesthetically pleasing I could rave about it all day! Definitely will be keeping tabs on this game. 

I did notice a couple of typos and some strange phrasing  but it's nothing to be too worried about. The demo was kind of short but I understand you are in the early stages of this game.

Great job <3 

Thank you for feedback! I'm glad you liked it :3
Yes its just 20 minutes of upcoming 5 hours game!

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Hi there! I just opened the demo and immediately had to come back because---wow your game is insanely beautiful!!! The use of Live2D is incredible, and the colorful art style seems to pop out of the screen! I'll leave more detailed feedback after I complete the demo, but I couldn't stop myself from gushing about just the first impression alone!


EDIT: Sweet, just finished the demo and boy are those animations incredible! I especially love how Riilai's portrait moves and changes from scene to scene. (I will say, however, that the writing is a little clunky/wordy and will probably want an editor at some point :P)

Great thanks for your review! I would gladly hire a editor and proofreader if there will be funds for that. Right now I can only afford a proofreader that can fix the errors, but editors are kinda expensive.
I fund this project from my own pocket and I'm from a country where you can live for a month with just 300$ in valet. But I will try my best to find some money and reliable editor who will be able to help with text ^__^ If you know any - let me know!
If I won't be able to find editor I still promise the text will be without grammar errors and written by native speaker. And funds from this game will be saved to pay for editor work for the next game :3

looks cool just wondering if you were planning on making it available to mac

Yes! It will be packed for mac! I also will update this demo for Mac a bit later.

Thanks for the really quick reply, can't wait to see what it's about

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Love it can´t wait to see more <3

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I'm glad! I hope you found all 3 cats and clicked lever to turn light on and off!