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Winter Wolves released Spirited Heart Girl’s Love which is the yuri expansion to the popular fantasy life simulation game Spirited Heart.

You can now pursue 6 beautiful and interesting girls and unlock new different endings (different for each race).

Both the expansion and the main game are now merged into a single installer, using one-time online activation which eliminates the need of any extra downloads.

If you already own the original Spirited Heart game, you can buy the expansion with 50% off discount. Just enter the email you used to purchase the game to see a 50% off coupon that you can use to buy Girl’s Love.

GAME FEATURES
- Girl & Boy and Girl & Girl romance options
- Three different races to play, each one with different dialog options
- Six male and six female romanceable characters for a total of 12 different subplots!
- Different ending for each race for a total of 36 unique marriage endings
- Detailed fantasy life simulation with optional dice minigame
- Complete a special “Goddess” mission for each race unlocking an extra unique ending
- Get a title by reaching special skill levels
- Many random events hidden in the game!

From the Winter Wolves Blog Post.
Spirited Heart Girl’s Love is finally out! Well, to be honest since I started this project only about 3 months passed, but seems an eternity…! I’m really pleased by the result, each girl has a very different personality, goals, and behavior. I am also happy because the race you choose really has a big impact over the story (even more than in the original game). It’s particularly evident in some characters, like Leah or Reid: playing it with an Elf character will be a very different experience than playing it wih a Demon one.

The original game and the expansion now are a unique installer: I decided to adopt this system so is easier for the users, using the one-time online activation system already implemented in my latest games. This way if you want only one version of the game, you can buy it, but if you want both versions you can buy at once (with 25% discount) and enter the email one time to get instantly both versions activated without any need of extra downloads.

As promised, if you already own the original game, you can get the expansion for 50% off. For more informations, visit this page.

if you enter the email you used to purchase the original game in the input field below the game description, you will get a unique discount code, valid for a one time 50% discount on the standard price.

Screenshots

Spirited Heart Girl’s Love – Ria

Thanks to our usual contributor Grzegorz Budny for the newsflash.

Links
Winter Wolves
Spirited Heart
Spirited Heart Girl’s Love
Winter Wolves Blog Post

There are several “unknown” game companies which are very friendly towards GNU/Linux, yet because of the poor publicity none heard about them.
One of those GNU/Linux friendly gaming companies is Sake Visual.
They released 3 games so far and all of them have a native GNU/Linux client, 2 of the games where released as freeware.
This small indie company specializes on Japanese manga style visual novels.
Here are the games they released so far :

Jisei – Supernatural, Mystery Adventure
Jisei is a supernatural mystery game produced by sakevisual. A young teenager with no name and no home has the unique ability to relive the death of any corpse that he touches. When he stumbles upon a dead woman, he’s immediately branded as the primary suspect in a murder investigation. Step into his shoes and search for clues, interrogate witnesses, and find the true murderer. Even with your extra abilities, it will still take solid facts and logic to prove your innocence!

RE: Alistair++ – Freeware Dating Sim
Merui loves video games, especially her favorite MMORPG, Rivenwell Online. Merui also has a very short temper, so when some JERK named Alistair steals a rare item from her, she’s determined to exact revenge on him. Unfortunately, she has no idea who he is in real life. But hey, that’s never stopped anyone, right? Take control of Merui and make new friends, balance schoolwork and fun, go shopping, search for the culprit, and maybe even discover a new romance.

Ripples – Freeware Romance
Ripples is not a game, nor is it really much of a novel. It’s the beginning of a journey. A few years ago, I stumbled upon the Ren’py visual novel engine.
A friend of mine was going through a really rough patch, so I decided to make a visual novel to encourage him. I had no clue where to start or how to go about doing it, but after a week of work, I managed to create a simple visual novel. It was a short story featuring a single character sketched roughly on the computer, voices recorded on a laptop mic, and some bland music I generated with a MIDI maker. I called it Ripples and released it to the world. The reception was more than I could have hoped for. The story struck a chord with many people, and I received a lot of encouragement from people.
Inspired by the feedback I got from Ripples, I pressed on to make more visual novels, each more ambitious than the last. Now, all these years later, the story of Ripples is still one that I wish to share with the world. But this time, I’m not alone. I’ve made wonderful and talented friends over the years, and with their help, I’ve remade Ripples. The art is better, the voices are better, the music is better, and the writing is better, but it still tells the same story. This is the story that started it all. It’ll only take a few minutes of your time, but I hope that Ripples will be the first step in your journey as well. Please enjoy.

Screenshots : (in order)

Links
Sake Visual
Jisei
RE: Alistair++
Ripples
Ren’py Visual Novel Engine
Sake Visual Facebook Group

Winter Wolves which I posted about earlier, is a very friendly company towards GNU/Linux users and released many games for our beloved platform (and many are yet to come).

They are now working on a Japanese style Sci-Fi RPG game which resembles the old (2d) Final Fantasy games a little (at least in turn based battle mode gameplay).
You can download the Alpha for free from here.

Here is what Jack the developer of the game writes about the Alpha :
just two battle demo, inventory/skills screens and you can use first 2 psionic powers in the battle. Not very long, but is just an alpha! I’m going to redesign the battle interface to add a tooltip panel in the bottom, and try to make the tutorial less boring using more visual references and shorter phrases. I want to make the game accessible to everyone, even casual players (hopefully!).

It’s still far from bug-less so save often – but very stable for an alpha (it crashed for me in the middle of the second battle).

Thank Grzegorz Budny aka mateo for the good news

Links
Winter Wolves
Winter Wolves GNU/Linux Games
Planet Stronghold Alpha Version Forum Thread
Planet Stronghold Alpha Download Link

Tycoon games which specializes in manga style novels, and made many games for GNU/Linux have now released their latest game Card Sweethearts !

About
Card Sweethearts is a dating sim game with a twist. Billy is an IT worker who suddenly finds himself out of a job. The only person willing to hire him is a shady private investigator with a tight wallet and a fondness for poker.

Step into Billy’s shoes as you investigate sexy ladies, play poker with people all across town, and rub elbows with the rich and famous. And with women this beautiful, money isn’t the only thing you’ll be playing for! Win a woman’s affection, and you’ll be treated to a game of strip poker.

Card Sweethearts is a story-driven poker game with a dry sense of humor and beautiful artwork.

The game contains mild language and has sexual themes and intended for players age 14 and up.

Links
Tycoon games
Card Sweethearts

Thank mateo for those great news !