I’m extremely happy to see that the visual novel genre is growing, evolving and getting more and more popular as time goes by. You see, I’ve been enjoying visual novels for many, many years now.
However, let’s be honest. It has taken quite a while for the visual novel genre to reach to the point which it’s currently at. Anyways, that’s in the past. So let’s focus on the present and the future.
And speaking of the present, we were just contacted by LeafCascade (a writer and visual novel enthusiast from Sweden) how informed us that he has just launched a Kickstarter campaign for his kawaii comedy/romantic visual “Cerulean Days” (the game needs 12,000 USD in-order to become fully funded on Kickstarter):
“Greetings, The Gaming Ground!I’m Leaf, a writer and visual novel enthusiast from Stockholm, Sweden. For the last few years, I’ve been putting all of my free time into creating and releasing VNs. Right now, I’m running a Kickstarter campaign to fund my current project, Cerulean Days. We’re about 27% funded as I’m writing this.
And thus, I’m reaching out to anyone that might be able to help me reach my target audience.I think we have a really cool game on our hands – one that explores a world without the internet – and I’d love to complete it and share it with everyone. There’s also a demo available right now. If you like what you see.” – LeafCascade
Long story short. Since I got rather interested in the game I simply couldn’t resist the urge to check out the trailer and some pictures for “Cerulean Days” (which I did right away after that LeafCascade contacted us per e-mail). Well, the game looks really good and promising so far I have to say.
The same could also be said about the story of “Cerulean Days”:
“A seemingly idyllic, modern island in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. A constant tranquil breeze along a mild climate, and a well-off society embracing a harmonious way of life.
Its citizens often refer to the island as their very own miracle, counting themselves lucky to have been born on it. Tourism is low despite Inre being a highly desired travel destination, and for good reason. Not only is it a trip only the rich can afford, a rigorous regime means a special visa is required for entry.”
As for game features. Well, so far LeafCascade has mentioned the following:
“Assuming a reading speed of a ten thousand words an hour, Cerulean Days will aim to deliver at least 20 hours of content.”
In other words, players should have quite a lot of gameplay content and hours of enjoyment to look forward to in “Cerulean Days”.
Other than that, LeafCascade also had us know that there will be an 18+ adult version of “Cerulean Days” IF the game’s 22,000 USD stretch goal is reached on Kickstarter:
“Adults do adult things. This tier will let us release an 18+ version of Cerulean Days that doesn’t exclude these moments from the story! We’ll also look into additional 18+ content that might be suitable for the story.”
Well, let’s hope that’s the case, because lewd content is always welcome in my book at least. I don’t think that it should be much of a problem though, since “Cerulean Days” has already collected almost 4,200 USD via Kickstarter in just a couple of days.
Furthermore, there are still 21 days left on the game’s Kickstarter campaign as well. In other words, I’m pretty sure that “Cerulean Days” will be able to reach it’s 22,000 USD stretch goal on time.
And with that said, what’s your take on “Cerulean Days”?
Let us know your thoughts in the comment section down below!
Robin “V-Act” Ek
Editor in chief
The Gaming Ground
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