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We on our back staring at the stars above
Talking bout what we gonna be when we grow up
I said, "What you wanna be?" She said, "Alive"
Outkast, Da Art Of Storytellin' Pt.1

A simple conversation between two lovers on the New Year's first morning.

This is just a little game to celebrate the new year and to introduce our future project.
We hope you'll enjoy it!

Art, Story and Programming:
Rinkaku

Sounds:
Freesound and
freetousesounds' collection 'Powerful Indian Ocean Sounds La Réunion Island'

Story loosely inspired by
Hong Sang-soo's 'The Woman Who Ran'
Outkast's 'Da Art of Storytellin' Pt.1'

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StatusReleased
Rating
Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars
(9 total ratings)
AuthorTeam SolEtude
GenreInteractive Fiction, Visual Novel
Made withRen'Py
Tags2D, Hand-drawn, Lesbian, Meaningful Choices, Romance, Short, Singleplayer, Slice Of Life
Average sessionA few minutes
LanguagesEnglish
InputsMouse

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NewYearsMorning-1.0-pc.zip 46 MB
NewYearsMorning-1.0-mac.zip 29 MB
NewYearsMorning-1.0-linux.tar.bz2 35 MB

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The game kept freezing on me and wouldn't progress!!!! Is this a bug? I did a let's play if anyone wants to check it out though. Happy New Year everyone! 

Hi! Sorry about the issue you are encountering, the parts in which you were blocked were multiple choices. You had to click on the text but unfortunately, the UI wasn't so clear about this and those parts look like normal dialogues...

Anyway, thank you for playing the game and we are happy you enjoyed the story even with this issue!!
f you want, you can try our other titles (they're more clear in how they work)!

Quiet and meditative. Nice game. :)

amazing art and whole atmosphere. impressed by the simplicity and naivete. 

such a lovely game, made me smile a bit :)
loved the sudden (yet smooth) appearance of the ocean waves sfx, it felt just right.
looking forward to what you'll make in the future~!

This game is gentle, short, and quiet, which I liked. I especially liked the watercolor look of the art, which really strikes the balance between minimal and detailed. Very interesting and definitely worth the play! 

Though one minor thing: sometimes it was difficult for me to distinguish the choice screen options from the regular dialogue text, which made me think the game froze. 

A great way to start the year

Played it and loving the quietness of it. The dialogues and narrative, short yet have a lot of impacts. Loving the interaction <3

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Hi! Thanks a lot, we're very happy you enjoyed it!!