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Expelled!

Shanoa has been expelled from college... again. In her quest for the perfect boyfriend, she has never let trivial things like commitment stop her from getting the man of someone's dreams. Unfortunately, her latest acquisition was the boyfriend of the dean's daughter!   

Now she's at a new college and she's looking for a new boyfriend. But the girls at this esteemed college are highly intelligent and they won't give up their men without a fight!

Shanoa will have to work hard, choose her moments and seize every opportunity if she's to have any chance of liberating these boys from their current relationships. And she'll have to do it all while under the watchful eyes of their girlfriends!

... In 4 Simple Steps

1. Introduce Doubt

With no ties to either person, it can be difficult to establish a foothold in someone else's relationship. Raising a couple interesting points is a good way to crack the foundations and ease your way into a couple's subconscious.

Play mind games early on to introduce doubt.
Play mind games early on to introduce doubt.

2. Create Separation

Once a certain degree of trust has been earned, getting a boy away from his partner can give you a good chance to raise some concerns about her, without her around to defend them.

Sometimes you have to push fate.
Sometimes you have to push fate.

3. Mind Games

Once a boy starts to trust you, it's time to test some boundaries. This is a good chance to get in his girlfriend's head.

Harmless banter. Or so it would seem...
Harmless banter. Or so it would seem...

4. Sabotage

With enough trust earned, it's time to cause some serious damage, then blame everything on the girlfriend!

Good thing I took all those computer classes.
Good thing I took all those computer classes.

In the Classroom

To prove yourself to a boy, you will first need to prove yourself in the classroom. Gaining an understanding of a boy's favorite subject is a prerequisite to gaining an understanding of his heart. Plus, it may also help with sabotaging opportunities later on.

But spending all your time in one class won't be enough. Strategically picking the right class and subject combination will be crucial if you want the smarts to survive tough social situations and opportunities which call for a certain skill-set (a.k.a sabotage).

On the Field

Afternoons and weekends bring opportunities to meet boys outside of school. Unfortunately, their girlfriends will usually be with them so you'll need to say exactly the right thing to avoid raising suspicion, and if possible, make the girl look like an idiot at the same time.

Sabotage

When you think you've gained enough trust and studied hard enough, it's time for sabotage! This will usually involve causing harm to a boy's most beloved possession and attempting to blame his girlfriend. A successful sabotage requires expert level knowledge in the subject of the sabotage, so slacking on your studies could bring the whole thing crumbling down.

Robbie is a programming major and is serious about his studies. His goal is to work hard now so he will be successful in the business world after finishing college. 

Leila pretends she understands Robbie's technical talk, but really she just goes through the motions because she likes his future prospects. At the same time, she does get sick of him spending so much time studying and wishes he could be more normal sometimes.

Jamie is a sports major who enjoys simple dates, taking it easy, and of course, working on his abs. He doesn't want too much out of life, as long as he's having a good time with the right people.

Bella is an English major who wants Jamie to engage in deeper conversations and be a little more sophisticated. She hopes that if she sticks around long enough, he'll grow up to be the man she wants him to be.

Stephan is a natural born poet trapped in a modern college boy's body. Although his art is important to him, he doesn't like to be pressured into fitting into society’s structure so he often won’t show up until second period, after art class has finished.

Stephanie hopes if she sticks with Stephan during his “idealistic” phase, he’ll grow up to be a more sensible guy who tones it down a little. Or a lot. Money isn't really an issue for her, so if she can hammer some of the ambition out, Stephan's way with words may just make him a great dinner companion someday.

Budget

Boyfriend Stealer is being created with Unity which allows 3D environments to make the world more immersive.  

At this stage, the environments are prepared and the game plan is complete. Now what's left is graphics and music, and then the making and writing of the game.

Risks and challenges

This is my first visual novel so it’s true that there will probably be some surprises and challenges along the way. However, the game structure is fully planned out and the story is already in progress.

We have an experienced programmer working on the game engine, and as you can see from this page, we already have artists creating artwork for the game.

I am taking this project very seriously and will work at my highest level to not only make this game happen, but to create more games in the future. I can’t wait to see how this turns out!

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