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A psychological otome visual novel told from two sides as two countries near the brink of war.
A psychological otome visual novel told from two sides as two countries near the brink of war.
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The industrial country Citelle has been locked in a fierce battle with the military country Martasco for centuries. In order to combat the fighting advantage that Martasco had, Citelle invented the HASBER project, an experiment that genetically alters physical abilities. 

Follow the story of individuals who struggle to get back on their feet after being hurt by society, in a world where prejudice reigns strong, failure is unacceptable, and the HASBER project governs all.

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We are now Steam Greenlit! Thank you so much for your support!

We're now funded! However, there are still stretch goals that we can hit! Paypal donations are now open and will be counted toward the stretch goals as well! Thank you for your continued support!

  • $6000 – Childhood sprites! This will not only helps enhance the flashbacks, but also allow there to be more childhood moments in the Fan Disk. 
  • $6500 – Plot specific characters get sprites! 
  • $7000 – More CGs! At least two more per route. 
  • $7500 – Each major character gets their very own theme song. 
  • $8500 – More than one pose for all major characters! Martascan characters will get poses with their weapons! 
  • $10000 – Fanservice extra event! Can be a beach trip or hot springs or anything else (will be voted on later) with at least 4 new CGs! 
  • $15000 – Partial voice acting. Backers will get to to vote on which voice actors voice which characters!
  • $15000+ – Anything above this will be put into the funding of the direct sequel.

 

 

 

Try out the demo! It is around 12,000 words long and contains Day 0 (Full game contains Days 0 - 14). Any comments and feedback are welcome!

 

The music for Silent Voices is created by Solo Acapello. We'll be adding more of the demo tracks as the campaign goes on, so stay tuned!

 

  • Free to play 
  • Customizable name 
  • 5 visual novel routes, each with a corresponding kinetic novel route 
  • Estimate word count: 200,000 - 300,000 
  • 10+ endings 
  • 30+ CGs 
  • Original soundtrack 
  • Opening video

The cast of characters is split into two sides, Citelle and Martasco, with the protagonists Edelie (name changeable) and Autumn respectively. The five Citelle routes are in visual novel format, while the corresponding Martasco routes are in kinetic novel format.  

CITELLE CHARACTERS (The love interests)

 

 

 

 

 MARTASCO CHARACTERS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To make things easier, check out the image below to see which tiers get which rewards.

 

  • $6000 – Childhood sprites! This will not only helps enhance the flashbacks, but also allow there to be more childhood moments in the Fan Disk.
  • $6500 – Plot specific characters get sprites!
  • $7000 – More CGs! At least two more per route.
  • $7500 – Each major character gets their very own theme song.
  • $8500 – More than one pose for all major characters! Martascan characters will get poses with their weapons!
  • $10000 – Fanservice extra event! Can be a beach trip or hot springs or anything else (will be voted on later) with at least 4 new CGs!
  • $15000 – Partial voice acting. Backers will get to to vote on which voice actors voice which characters!
  • $15000+ – Anything above this will be put into the funding of the direct sequel.

 Most of the funds will be going toward art. 


  • Director & Writer - marionettas
  • Sprite Artist - Winnetou
  • CG Artist - kirimatsu
  • BG Artist - GlassHeart
  • BG Artist & Chibi Artist - Pham Thai Chau
  • GUI & Logo - ds-sans
  • Music - Solo Acapello
  • Vocalist - Little Jayney Cakes
  • Animator - saint * ル季

Risks and challenges

I am aware that crowdfunding a free game is much harder, but if the Kickstarter is funded, I can guarantee that the project will be released; after all, I’ve already commissioned the assets, so it’d be a waste just to leave them lying around. 50% of the script has already been written so I am optimistic that we will be able to meet the deadline. I will be posting at least one update every month.

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    One Star Citellean Soldier

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    Charms!

    Don't want the Art Book or the Digital OST but prefer a charm? This tier is for you! (Please note that shipping fees may apply).

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    Citellean Nobles

    Have any scenes you want to see? Commission a short story of your favorite characters from the game! The personalized piece will be around 2000 words long and is exclusive to this tier.

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    Five Star Citellean Soldier

    Design your own character cameo! They will get a sprite with four expressions and have a couple of lines. They might even appear in all routes!

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    Martascan Warrior

    Design your own scene with a CG! It can be romantic or comical or anything else. It's up to you.

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    Martascan Royalty

    Design your own plot character! They will get a sprite with four expressions and play an important part in the plot of one of the routes.

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