A downloadable game for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux

What's this all about?
'Five in Frills' is a story of a young girl named Minami Ishikawa working as a maid in an old mansion. Locals say that mansion is a rotten place and usually try to avoid it. Do they have reasons or that's just some sort of a local legend? Time will show.
But first she has to meet the other four maids working there already.

Dev Team
Dark Sentinel - initial idea, code, writing, art
Leery - development support, ideas, discussion, testing
Odebe - original soundtrack - link

Help from outside the dev team:
Mansion background (in modified state though) by mugenjohncel
Zelan - proofreading and editing

Lint statistics: The game contains 1,891 dialogue blocks, containing 14,383 words.
That's pretty much everything. Done in 20 days. Since it's my first attempt in making a VN, feature creep was a problem, so I had to throw away large chunks of logic, text and features to make it done within deadline.
[spoiler]Next novel, if I ever make, should be much less trouble.[/spoiler]
The sprites are okay (I'm happy with them), though Chikuma is almost emotionless.
Backgrounds are worse, some of them were made in great hurry and I had to use one BG from the free assets.
Didn't have enough time to work on UI at all.
Could be worse, though. As somebody said - the goal of Nano is "done", not "pretty".

Thanks for reading and make sure to check other NaNoRenO '16 entries!

More information

Published204 days ago
PlatformsWindows, Mac OS X, Linux
Player countSingleplayer


Five_in_Frills-1.0-all.zip (48 MB)

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