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Grow from childhood to adulthood while creating a one of a kind life in this choice-heavy Visual Novel with queer · otome · BxB romance
Grow from childhood to adulthood while creating a one of a kind life in this choice-heavy Visual Novel with queer · otome · BxB romance
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Our Life: Beginnings & Always - A Nostalgic Visual Novel

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    Pledge $3 or more About $3

    The First Summer

    Welcome to Sunset Bird! When you play through the story of “Our Life” you’ll get the option to hear your own name voiced aloud by Cove ❤. Usernames and such can’t be submitted for voicing. Check the “Voice Acting” section for more info.

    Plus, you’ll be kept up-to-date with all our Kickstarter exclusive posts!

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    • Your Name Voiced
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    Pledge $10 or more About $10

    The Second Encounter

    You’ll receive Itch.io and Steam keys for 2 “Our Life” DLCs! The free base version of OL only allows you to romance Cove Holden. With these 2 DLCs you’ll also have the chance to pursue Derek Suárez and Baxter Ward, each with their own unique story ★.

    Check the “Base Game & DLCs” section for more info. To top it off you’ll also be getting a charming digital thank you card!

    + All Previous Rewards

    Includes:
    • 2 New Love Interest DLCs (Derek Suárez & Baxter Ward)
    • Digital Thank You Card
    • Kickstarter Exclusive Updates
    • Your Name Voiced
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    The Third Time’s Charm

    You’ll receive Itch.io and Steam keys for 3 “Our Life” DLCs! The free base version of OL has many scenes with Cove and plenty of possibilities for who he can become, but one could always do with even more. These 3 DLCs will add hours of extra Cove content to your play through and include new art ✿.

    Check the “Base Game & DLCs” section for more info. To top it off you’ll also be getting a charming digital thank you card!

    + All Previous Rewards

    Includes:
    • 3 Cove Expansion DLCs
    • Digital Thank You Card
    • Kickstarter Exclusive Updates
    • Your Name Voiced
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    Pledge $18 or more About $18

    The Next Summer

    You’ll receive Itch.io and Steam keys for 5 “Our Life” DLCs! That, along with the free base version of OL, is currently everything we have in production and it’ll all be yours. You won’t miss out on a single moment with Cove, Derek, or Baxter ❂.

    Check the “Base Game & DLCs” section for more info. Along with that, you’ll also get 5 HD digital wallpapers!

    + All Previous Rewards

    Includes:
    • 5 Our Life DLCs (2 New Love Interests + 3 Cove Expansions)
    • 5 Digital Wallpapers
    • Digital Thank You Card
    • Kickstarter Exclusive Updates
    • Your Name Voiced
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    321 backers
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    Pledge $20 or more About $20

    The Growing Fondness

    Your name will appear in the game’s credits as a supporter! You’ll get to enjoy everything the story has to offer and you’ll get to show that you were a part of it happening ✴.

    + All Previous Rewards

    Includes:
    • Your Name In Credits
    • 5 Our Life DLCs (2 New Love Interests + 3 Cove Expansions)
    • 5 Digital Wallpapers
    • Digital Thank You Card
    • Kickstarter Exclusive Updates
    • Your Name Voiced
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    205 backers
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    Pledge $35 or more About $35

    The Heartwarming Moments

    You’ll get a download for the “Our Life” digital artbook and digital soundtrack!

    The artbook will feature sprites, CGs, backgrounds, promo pieces, unused art, and behind the scenes info on the process. The OST will include the 16 track set of full songs that play during the story ♪.

    + All Previous Rewards

    Includes:
    • Digital Artbook
    • Digital Original Soundtrack
    • Your Name In Credits
    • 5 Our Life DLCs (2 New Love Interests + 3 Cove Expansions)
    • 5 Digital Wallpapers
    • Digital Thank You Card
    • Kickstarter Exclusive Updates
    • Your Name Voiced
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    38 backers
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    Pledge $45 or more About $45

    The Third Summer

    You will receive a digital download of the “Our Life” guidebook! This handy PDF file will go over every event and every choice, breaking down what they impact in the moment and in the long-run. It’s the perfect companion for creating the exact story you want to experience ♡.

    + All Previous Rewards

    Includes:
    • Official Digital Guidebook
    • Digital Artbook
    • Digital Original Soundtrack
    • Your Name In Credits
    • 5 Our Life DLCs (2 New Love Interests + 3 Cove Expansions)
    • 5 Digital Wallpapers
    • Digital Thank You Card
    • Kickstarter Exclusive Updates
    • Your Name Voiced
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    93 backers
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    Pledge $60 or more About $60

    The Lingering Emotions

    You’ll get to join in on the “Our Life” beta-tests! Enjoy monthly early access to all the game’s content as it gets finished, help us decide what scenes deserve CG images, and give us feedback on how to improve the game ☆.

    Not only that, but you’ll be invited to our private GB Patch Games Discord server where we post sneak peeks of our current and future projects!

    + All Previous Rewards

    Includes:
    • Beta Access
    • Access To Private GB Patch Discord
    • Digital Artbook
    • Digital Original Soundtrack
    • Your Name In Credits
    • 5 Our Life DLCs (2 New Love Interests + 3 Cove Expansions)
    • 5 Digital Wallpapers
    • Digital Thank You Card
    • Kickstarter Exclusive Updates
    • Your Name Voiced
    • Official Digital Guidebook
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    67 backers
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    Pledge $150 or more About $150

    The Nostalgic Days

    You will be sent 5 Acrylic Charms! They will be one-sided and 1.5 inches tall. Three of the five charm designs are already finished: Child Cove, Teen Derek, and Young Adult Baxter. The remaining two will be voted on by backers receiving the charms ⁂. Perhaps we’ll have an adult-aged Cove charm or maybe a charm of Lizzie or someone else. It’ll be up to all of you.

    And you will also be specially credited as one of the game’s producers!

    + All Previous Rewards

    Includes:
    • 5 Acrylic Charms (3 Set Designs + Voting Rights For 2 Designs)
    • Credit As Game Producer
    • Beta Access
    • Access To Private GB Patch Discord
    • Official Digital Guidebook
    • Digital Artbook
    • Digital Original Soundtrack
    • Your Name In Credits
    • 5 Our Life DLCs (2 New Love Interests + 3 Cove Expansions)
    • 5 Digital Wallpapers
    • Digital Thank You Card
    • Kickstarter Exclusive Updates
    • Your Name Voiced
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    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    6 backers
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    Pledge $300 or more About $300

    The Lasting Memories

    You will get to design your own personalized bedroom! As a child and young teen the main character doesn’t have much control over the look of their room, their parents decide that. But in Step 3 players get to pick the appearance of the MC’s room from a few predetermined options.

    Those who back this tier will get to create a unique look that’s all their own and it will be added as another choice. The furniture, whether it’s messy or clean, it’ll be fully individualized to your specifications and a perfect fit for who your main character is ♬. Check the “Custom Background” section for more info!

    + All Previous Rewards

    Includes:
    • Design A Custom Bedroom Background
    • 5 Acrylic Charms (3 Set Designs + Voting Rights For 2 Designs)
    • Credit As Game Producer
    • Beta Access
    • Access To Private GB Patch Discord
    • Official Digital Guidebook
    • Digital Artbook
    • Digital Original Soundtrack
    • Your Name In Credits
    • 5 Our Life DLCs (2 New Love Interests + 3 Cove Expansions)
    • 5 Digital Wallpapers
    • Digital Thank You Card
    • Kickstarter Exclusive Updates
    • Your Name Voiced
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    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Limited 2 backers
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    Pledge $400 or more About $400

    The Lasting Memories: Alternate

    You will get to choose the wedding venue of your dreams! The Cove Wedding DLC will allow players to pick from a few different locations for their marriage ceremony.

    Those who pledge to this tier will get to create the scene themselves. The location, decorations, color scheme, etc. You could design a formal wedding in a forest, or a casual wedding in an aquarium, or anything else. The special day will be all up to you ❁. Check the “Custom Background” section for more info!

    + All Previous Rewards

    Includes:
    • Design A Custom Wedding Background
    • 5 Acrylic Charms (3 Set Designs + Voting Rights For 2 Designs)
    • Credit As Game Producer
    • Beta Access
    • Access To Private GB Patch Discord
    • Official Digital Guidebook
    • Digital Artbook
    • Digital Original Soundtrack
    • Your Name In Credits
    • 5 Our Life DLCs (2 New Love Interests + 3 Cove Expansions)
    • 5 Digital Wallpapers
    • Digital Thank You Card
    • Kickstarter Exclusive Updates
    • Your Name Voiced
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    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Limited 0 backers
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    Pledge $800 or more About $800

    The Final Summer

    You’ll get to design your own character who appears in the game! A custom sprite with multiple expressions will be made to your specifications. They will become a side character during one time period of “Our Life” ☀.

    You can choose what their connection to the rest of the cast is and what Step they appear in: Step 2, 3, or 4. Step 1 isn’t an option because it’s already been completed. Check the “Custom Character” section for more info!

    + All Previous Rewards (Excluding “The Lasting Memories” tier)

    Includes:
    • Create A Custom Side Character (Featured in One Time Period)
    • 5 Acrylic Charms (3 Set Designs + Voting Rights For 2 Designs)
    • Credit As Game Producer
    • Beta Access
    • Access To Private GB Patch Discord
    • Official Digital Guidebook
    • Digital Artbook
    • Digital Original Soundtrack
    • Your Name In Credits
    • 5 Our Life DLCs (2 New Love Interests + 3 Cove Expansions)
    • 5 Digital Wallpapers
    • Digital Thank You Card
    • Kickstarter Exclusive Updates
    • Your Name Voiced
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    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Limited 0 backers
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    Pledge $15 or more About $15

    The Next Summer (Early Bird)

    EARLY BIRD SPECIAL

    You’ll receive Itch.io and Steam keys for 5 “Our Life” DLCs! That, along with the free base version of OL, is currently everything we have in production and it’ll all be yours. You won’t miss out on a single moment with Cove, Derek, or Baxter ❂.

    Check the “Base Game & DLCs” section for more info. Along with that, you’ll also get 5 HD digital wallpapers!

    + All Previous Rewards

    Includes:
    • 5 Our Life DLCs (2 New Love Interests + 3 Cove Expansions)
    • 5 Digital Wallpapers
    • Digital Thank You Card
    • Kickstarter Exclusive Updates
    • Your Name Voiced
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    Estimated delivery
    Reward no longer available 50 backers
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    Pledge $1,200 or more About $1,200

    Our Life

    You’ll get to design your own character who appears in the game, and they will grow up! Two custom sprites with multiple expressions will be made to your specifications. They will become a side character during two different time periods of “Our Life” ☀.

    You can choose what their connection to the rest of the cast is, how they change once they’re older, and what Steps they appear in. Step 2, 3, and/or 4. Step 1 isn’t an option because it’s already been completed. Check the “Custom Character” section for more info!

    + All Previous Rewards (Excluding “The Lasting Memories” and "The Final Summer" tier)

    Includes:
    • Create A Custom Side Character (Featured in Two Time Periods)
    • 5 Acrylic Charms (3 Set Designs + Voting Rights For 2 Designs)
    • Credit As Game Producer
    • Beta Access
    • Access To Private GB Patch Discord
    • Official Digital Guidebook
    • Digital Artbook
    • Digital Original Soundtrack
    • Your Name In Credits
    • 5 Our Life DLCs (2 New Love Interests + 3 Cove Expansions)
    • 5 Digital Wallpapers
    • Digital Thank You Card
    • Kickstarter Exclusive Updates
    • Your Name Voiced
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    Estimated delivery
    Ships to Anywhere in the world
    Reward no longer available 1 backer
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