The new Derek update is here! “House Party” Version 0.17.3 is now live and there is a ton of new content to explore and enjoy. This update is packed with some sweet new game mechanics and plenty of polish to keep the game experience clean and enjoyable.
As a big highlight, Derek gets a lot of love in this newly expanded storyline (featuring fresh achievements and two new opportunities) resulting in a full, repeatable, and very steamy intimacy reward. Check out some of the other big highlights now live in this update.
What’s in the Liquor Cabinet is Now Up for Grabs
What goes better with intimacy than copious amounts of alcohol? Probably nothing, so House Party now has added opportunities for allowing players to get their hands on booze around the party. Frank and Leah have had a major rework of their alcohol behaviors and we made it so all the booze in the liquor cabinet can now be interacted with.
Also in this update, Derek, Patrick, and Vickie, all have had wardrobe revamps, so if you see them around the party they may look a little snazzier. Enjoy seeing the three of them with some extra style!
New Autosave Feature!
An awesome quality of life change comes with this update, too. If you’re tired of getting halfway through the game, forgetting to save, and then getting pummeled by Frank and losing all your progress, then you’re going to love this update because we introduced an autosave feature.
Enjoy the peace of mind of not losing your progress anymore if you piss somebody off or decide to take some of that sweet, sweet alcohol from Frank’s guarded stash.
Let’s not forget our favorite new features in this update: Urination and the bladder meter. Yes, you heard that right. Pissing is now a real thing. Wield your new pissing powers and cause all kinds of mayhem, and literally get into a pissing contest with your favorite NPC!
In addition to all the exciting new features, Eek! Games development team has included loads of under the hood performance updates with this new version. One of the first updates you’ll notice is that there is a brand new “Memories” tab in the in-game Opportunity Window to help you navigate House Party’s complex storyline.
New Game Features:
Two new Derek opportunities and Achievements, one of which results in a full, repeatable intimacy reward
New clothing for Derek, Patrick, and Vickie
Added an autosave feature
All booze in the liquor cabinet can now be interacted with, and Frank and Leah have had a major rework of their alcohol-related behaviors
Added the urination and bladder meter features
Updates to intimacy animations, offsets, and male-male intimacy aesthetics
User Interface Updates: added the “Memories” tab in the Opportunity Window, added a “Character Select” UI (for later use)
Improved main menu language selection on the User Interface
Loads of bug fixes for existing content and older features/mechanics, and numerous tweaks to reduce linearity across existing content paths
New features and improvements in the CSC for Custom Story Creators
House Party is currently available on Steam Early Access for $24.99
For images and other assets, check the Press Kit
New Merch Shop!
Check out the first official Frank T-Shirt, more products, and designs in the works, coming soon!
About Eek! Games!
Eek! Games, based out of Oregon, was founded by programmer Bobby Ricci back in 2015. Bobby is a longtime fan of comedic adventure style games such as; Leisure Suit Larry and Space Quest. Initially, he wrote a unique 3D “Character Engine” and had planned to sell it as an asset. Instead, the game House Party launched in steam early access back in June 2017. Bobby’s founding vision was to create the most absurd characters he could think of as extreme parodies of various personalities.
The game’s early access launch was an overnight sensation, selling over 30,000 copies in the first few weeks alone and continued to 300,000 total sales during the first year. Since the early access launch, the game has now fully matured as an open-ended social simulator mixed with a point-and-click adventure inspired by classic comedies of the ’90s.
Every decision changes your story, and every character has something to reveal. As of August 2019, the game met an exciting milestone, being sold to over half a million players worldwide. Learn more on the official website here http://www.housepartygame.com
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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