January 17th Bug-Fixing Build

I’ve been fixing a LOT of bugs during the process of preparing the official demo. The latest version of the game is way less buggy/janky than it was before, so I’ve decided to release a new build.

To read a list of everything that is different in the latest build (and maybe read about something else, too…) scroll down past this super-cool illustration by Nanteka!

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January 5th Bug-Fixing Build

While wrapping up Osana, I incidentally fixed a bunch of bugs unrelated to Osana. I want the latest version of the game to be as bug-free as possible, so I’ve uploaded a new build.

To see a list of everything that was fixed/added/changed in the latest build, scroll down past this video of an Osana and Kizana cosplayer walking around a Russian anime convention!

Actually, before I write out the changes in the latest build, I have a short list of other videos I’d also like to share! Click “Continue Reading” to see them!

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The Final Stage of Osana’s Development

New video, check it out!

A significant portion of the video is about extremely minor changes that I’ve been making recently. It might seem a little boring to hear about such tiny adjustments, but that’s the entire point; to communicate that, at this stage of development, the only things left for me to do are minor fixes, because all of the major stuff is complete!

In short: Osana is fully functional, and what I’m doing right now is testing each one of her elimination methods to make sure there aren’t any problems, so I can prepare her for release. Exciting, right?!

But, don’t get TOO excited, because there is still one last hurdle to overcome before Osana is released. I want the official demo to feel like a significant upgrade from the debug sandbox, so I want to update several aspects of the game before I release the demo. Trust me, it’s going to be worth it.

While I was going through the “quality assurance” phase of Osana’s development, I fixed bugs and removed exploits that were unrelated to Osana. I’ve decided to release a new build so that you have access to the latest and greatest version of the game. Click “Continue Reading” to see a list!

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Crossover Announcement and Poll

Recently, I suggested that if Yandere Simulator were ever to have a hypothetical crossover event with another video game, it would be helpful to know which characters are the most popular ones, so that the fanbase approves of the characters who are chosen for the crossover event. I created a poll and asked people to rank 25 female characters from most-favorite to least-favorite.

Unfortunately, there were several problems with that poll! Namely:

  1. Asking people to rank 25 characters is asking too much. It’s a time-consuming and tedious task, so most people aren’t going to bother with it.
  2. There aren’t any pictures, so it’s difficult to actually participate in the poll unless you’ve memorized every character’s name.
  3. The results of the poll were more-or-less in the same order as the default order, which means that most people simply clicked “Vote” without bothering to organize the characters into a list of most-favorite to least-favorite.

As a result, the poll didn’t reach enough people, and the results of the poll don’t reflect which characters are actually the fan favorites. So, I have to try this again.

It’s time to drop the pretense that this is all just hypothetical, and tell you what’s actually going on: Yandere Simulator will be having a crossover event with a game called Project QT!

In case you’re not familiar with it, Project QT is an 18+ game that is available on the adult website Nutaku.net. That’s right – it’s a porn game!

You might be thinking, “Gasp! YandereDev! How could you do a crossover event with an adult game?!” However, I don’t think this should come as a surprise to you. I’m already aiming for an M-for-mature rating, Yandere Simulator was never intended for children, my audience is comprised mostly of adults, and Yandere-chan has already appeared in another game with adult content. So, a crossover event with an adult game strikes me as being completely natural for Yandere Sim.

You might be shocked to hear this, but there are actual multiple other crossover events and big surprises currently in the works. I haven’t publicly announced any of them yet, because I don’t like to announce things until I have cool video footage to show you. I’m making an exception for the Project QT crossover and announcing it several months in advance, because the developers would like me to poll my audience about the characters they’d prefer to see in it. (The other crossover events aren’t for adult games, by the way.)

For the reasons mentioned at the top of the blog post, my previous poll sucked, and the results are worthless. So, I asked my buddy at ultramunch.com to set up a better poll for me. It’s got pictures, and you only have to click 5 buttons to complete it! Vastly superior to my previous poll!

So, please click this link and vote for the Yandere Sim characters that you want to see in Project QT:

https://ultramunch.com/best-girls-vote-yandere-simulator-edition/

(Keep in mind that the characters you select will be appearing in an erotic game; instead of voting for your “favorite” girls, you might want to vote for the girls who you think are the most sexy!)

December 21st Bug-Fixing Build

Been working on Osana. A lot of playtesting; a lot of asking myself, “Would a new player get confused and not understand what to do?” “Is this elimination method good or bad game design?” “What can I do to guarantee that the player won’t get frustrated here?” Most of the work I’m going right now won’t be visible until after Osana is released, but numerous little improvements and bug-fixes have been piling up, so I’m releasing a new build!

To see a list of everything that was fixed or changed in the latest build, scroll down past this striking and artistic illustration by cinnamonduh!

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