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Do we ever learn who the mole is?

1. Did you enjoy it overall?

I adored it, so sad

2. Who was your favorite character?

The protagonist.  I love them as a character, and whether they're more emotional or androidy,  they are so layered and I loved it.

3. Anything that could be improved?

I'd love a sequel!

4. Favorite/least favorite part?

My favourite part would be the ending of the route where she loves Caeser but knows she must kill him, I cried so much. 

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1. Did you enjoy it overall?

Very much yes. I played it once...and then again...and I just kept playing until I got all the endings. ^_^

2. Who was your favorite character?

That's a tough call. I really liked both romance options. I guess, if I had to pick one, I'd say I liked Alto more, since he doesn't have the whole 'working for a corrupt politician' thing going on...

3. Anything that could be improved?

A sequel! :P  Other than that, one thing I would have liked seeing is an option for hair color. It's a purely cosmetic thing, but it'd be a nice addition to the other customization options we get.

4. Favorite/least favorite part?

I liked so much about this game that it's hard to pick one specific favorite, but being able to tease Alto in the kitchen was definitely a highlight. As for least favorite part: Getting SHOT. :P

spoilers and stuff:

1. Did you enjoy it overall?

I absolutely loved it, especially on the first play through, as the twist really resonated with me. I also think the pace was really good, nothing felt rushed or dragged out despite the short length

2. Who was your favorite character?

Ceasar by a long shot, he's so cute and sweet I just can't say no. It made it so much harder to go with alto or back stab him to get other endings, because it feels like I'm kicking a puppy.

4. Favorite/least favorite part?

I found the part where the mc repeats, 'I'm 10 years old?' in disbelief very funny.

Also kind of off topic, but as someone who is trans, the mc feeling unreal or fake is something that is very relatable. I appreciate the pronoun options too, and how specific body parts and stuff aren't mentioned.

I'm so glad you enjoyed! Thank you for playing and sharing your lovely comments.

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I already played The Pretenders Guild and This, My Soul so when I got the notification that you were making a new game I knew I had to play it. So far I've managed to get 3 of the endings and I really liked the game! Alto also surprised me, in a very good way. But Caesar is also very sweet.

Thank you for making this name, and in a month at that! (Also, I appreciate the Ending Guide, 3 out of 5 on my own seems like a record for me).

So glad you enjoyed! No worries, the endings can be kind of difficult to get to xD

I've played and loved Arena Circus and The Pretenders Guild, and I came here expecting to love this too. I actually think I love this game the most??? Even though it's obviously the shortest, I absolutely adore the concept, the execution, the polish and overall oomph, the writing, the art (awesome sprites as always + creative outfit designs + lovely semirealistic CGs), the UI, the music, the sound design, the customizability ... just literally everything. It astounds me that you got all this done within a month. Seriously, the heartiest congratulations to everyone in this team for releasing such a solid game. <3

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My absolute favorite thing about this game is that it gives us agency in what should have been sticky territory, given that the main character is an amnesiac who is forcibly thrown into a situation wherein information is withheld from them, and they don't know whom they can trust. For all they know, everyone around them could be deceiving them. 

So I appreciate that the game gives us choices that allow us to set boundaries. And I SUPER appreciate that, despite the proven history of the main character with both love interests, the aforementioned LIs respect the MC's boundaries and apologize every time they slip up. Kudos to the writer for the sensitive handling of a potentially problematic setup. 

Loving the sequel bait. You got me -- hook, line, and sinker.

hi, sorry if I'm totally missing an obvious link, but is this already on the Play Store, or is the apk download hosted somewhere else...? thanks!

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If you scroll down the page, just before the comments, there’s a download link! This is only available on this website, not the play store. The android icon is there because the guide is viewable on mobile devices. 

I can't get it to boot unfortunately...when I try it proceeds to completely slow my computer down to a halt and I have to use the task manager to close Itch....I'll fill out the questionare after I get it to work tho cause I'm determined to give it a try because I love the premise ;u;

That's unfortunate! If you're using the itch app, maybe try downloading it from the website? Not sure if that will do anything to help. What OS are you running?

I'll try that, and I'm running on Windows 10 ;7;

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Just got three endings so far and here are my thoughts...

I enjoyed playing the game. I recognize the art style (the sprites, specifically,) as similar to the one in Pretender's Guild, just without the hatching, and it showed me how you were able to adapt the art style to the genre. (TPG was, for me, a bit rural/oriental, if that makes sense, so I found the hatching and the" traditional art" look go with the music and Ash and Paris' rural background. Mnemonic Devices, on the other hand, looks urban, because of the "digital art" look thanks to relatively thick brushes and fine contour lines, which I don't associate with traditional paintings. So each art style, for me, is fitting for wherever the story is set in, which is pretty cool.)

I also noticed that the character faces in the sprites became rounder, and as usual, the outfits are great~

[Beware of SPOILER ALERTS from now on:]

My favorite character has to be Alto. I really found Ceasar sweet, and even got the  ending where he goes with Quinn. But when I went through Alto's route, I just found his bond with Quinn as deeper. I'm not usually one for tsundere-ish characters (which is why I liked Ceasar first) but... damn, THAT BLUSH KILLED ME! Game changer. Alto is very very fine~ (I'm half-kidding. More on why I love Alto later.)

For what could be improved.... I'm not sure if it HAS to be clarified, but I was a little confused at first because I thought Alto was ALSO an android. Not sure if it's because I played the game weeks after I read the character descriptions here on Itch, but yeah. I ended up thinking that Alto was a cold-hearted android, and that the thing he said about Quinn being more human than most was Alto not wanting Quinn to live like a human. (Of course, I'm mistaken. I love Alto now.)

My favorite part is the scene/s where Alto said that he liked Quinn regardless of the body Quinn was put in. It was a MAJOR whoa moment for me, because I've never been one to understand how a human could love an AI. I don't know, Quinn just felt very human for me. It made me think that even if an AI's personality is programmed, originally, the AI's decisions henceforth are still the AI's own. (I mean, same goes for humans. A  person can decide to do something they wouldn't usually do. And even if some people would say that that decision is a part of character development and therefore inevitable, I beg to differ because the person could just decide to not do anything and let things happen instead of choosing between character-defining options.) I don't know, I think this whole AI love thing is a mix of a love story that transcends body types, time, memory. 

(And that is why Alto is even more amazing for me because in the Ceasar route I got, Alto still helped them escape even if, theoretically, he could just get Syn to forever place Quinn in Alto's comband, maybe even erase Quinn's memories and feelings for Ceasar. Alto was treating Quinn like a person, rather than a "pocket girlfriend" (or  pocket boyfriend or partner).... But yeah, I still don't know who the mole Quinn talked about is, and I could only gather so little information from the available memories. But I'm crossing my fingers and hope that Alto won't break my heart in the other endings/timelines.)

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Thank you for the lovely comment! I do try to adjust my art style if only a bit to fit the feel of the game, so I'm glad that came across. 

Alto's blush is very cute xD and he IS very fine. Very very fine. I'm sorry you thought Alto was an android, I can see why it might seems that way--both working for the organization and all--maybe a hint is that Alto has to use a device to speak with Quinn whereas Quinn can just use their head? 

I'm happy the game was able to give you a new perspective on AI! Alto loved Quinn enough that he wanted them to do what made them the most happy, even if it meant failing the mission and never seeing them again. Thanks again for the lovely comment, and I'm so glad you enjoyed.

The mole issue is meant to be kept vague, but 

~spoiler~

Alto is not the mole, so no worries!

Ahh, that makes sense! Sorry, I tend to be slow on details. New to sci-fi haha.

Yay for human, not-mole Alto~

I'm still working on getting all the endings for this, but since I played through enough to get the ending I was looking for I thought I'd write up my thoughts! (spoilers)

1. There's a lot of cool elements to this game that I enjoyed a lot. I love robots so all the stuff with the androids and how they work was cool, and I liked the parts with reliving your past memories to learn about your past. I will say that my first try through the game was disappointing since I got a bad ending, and my second try I got one of the endings where you don't get a new CG so that was a little confusing/frustrating. But I'm glad I went through a third time and got it to end exactly how I wanted it to!

2. I ended up liking Alto the best, I just really enjoyed Quinn and Alto's weird and interesting relationship? I liked how Alto knows your whole deal and loves you no matter what form you're in. I liked Caesar enough to not want to kill him though haha, so I'll still probably play through again and find out more about him.

3. One minor thing that I didn't like was that it was hard to tell if I was currently on the save or load screen, and I accidentally overwrote a save while trying to load it. :/ That's probably my fault for not paying enough attention though, since it does ask if you want to overwrite.

4. This might be weird, but I loved the part with the selfie of you and Caesar?? I really want to know who drew that one since that was probably my favorite piece of art in the whole game ahaha. Also the good Alto ending I got was great! And I think I already commented before about the UI, but it looks so nice and really adds to the scifi aesthetic. My least favorite part was getting a bad ending the first time through...

This got a bit long, sorry! Anyway, great job on the game and congrats on finishing this whole thing!

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(not min but) I was responsible for that selfie cg. it started as a joke and i have no regrets <3

omg nice! Well I'm glad you included it, I love it so much haha.

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Never apologize for long comments, they make my life!

The UI was pretty experimental for me, so I'm sorry it was hard to differentiate between save/loads! I definitely put style over function this time ^^; I'm glad you were able to get the ending you wanted. 

Alto and Quinn's dynamic was a lot of fun to write, so I'm glad you enjoyed it ;u;b Hopefully you like Caesar's route as well!

I've done two of the endings so far, so I'll answer the questions!

1. Yes, I did. 

2. Me, obviously ;))

3. I feel like the story should be longer. With the two endings I've gotten so far, I did feel dissatisfied and wanting more. I loved Alto and I wish there was more. To be honest, I thought there was going to be more, but it ended. Nonetheless, still glad I read it!

4. The end :C

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Sorry you were left wanting! I’m glad you enjoyed though. 

Can you tell us how to access the locked files?

The locked files are just there for aesthetic, there are no memories associated with them. Thanks for playing!

Both romance options are male?

Yes~

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Woah! I didn't expect the plot to be like this! I really like Caesar. He's so thoughtful and considerate. Also, [spoiler?] I somehow got jumpscared when I saw the top of Alto's head in the window. Speaking of, I like his character too. Especially in Caesars good end when he said what street to take. He's very caring.

By the way, I thought I got all four endings, but only two pictures show up in the gallery. I guess I need to play some more. Anyway, this game was great. Definitely worth my excitement!

EDIT: After posting my comment, I saw you added an ending guide. So now, 27 minutes later, I've gotten all of the endings!

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Lol, I actually got lightly jumpscared there too xD I loved that part

Thanks so much for playing, I’m glad you enjoyed! I struggled with how to advertise for this without giving anything away so I’m glad there was no disappointment xD 

I think everyone got jumpscared when the programmer released the first build with the backgrounds xD I’m glad you were able to get all the endings. 

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This was lovely!! Will there eventually be a walkthrough of some kind to unlock all the endings (or I suppose an ending guide)? I absolutely love the endings that I've seen. You guys did a great job.

I'm so glad you enjoyed! I'll work on an endings guide to put up soon.

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Aaaand there is now a guide available!

Is it at all possible to get the ending guide in like a plain text format?  I realize it seems like I'm the only one having an issue, but I've tried to use it and am still only able to get the "Bang" ending.

I’ll see what I can do!

Hello! Here is the guide in plain text format 


~~SPOILERS~~

Ending 1

I recall hearing darling

Either

Sounds unrealistic

If you chose Yes for 2: Warm 

If you chose No for 2: That’s…sweet

Yes

Keep trying

I can seen why I was drawn to him

Flustered

It feels nice

I liked it

He’s been considerate 

(spend time with Caesar)

I need to think about Caesar and I

Yes, I’m waiting for the doctor now

Are you my husband?

(smile)

No

(walk into his arms)

I’d like that 

I want it to be more

Don’t kill Caesar


Ending 2

Choose anything in day 1

Don’t run

Warm

Talk to Alto

You think so?

I feel safe around you

I need to think about what Alto said 

Caesar told me I grabbed the wheel

I want to see your face

Can’t you figure something out?

Yes

Thank you

(Invade his personal space)

Yes

Nervous

Were you going to say you love me?

Don’t kill Caesar


Ending 3

Yes I heard you OR stay silent

Sounds romantic

Nothing

I appreciate it

Please don’t 

Guilty

It feels strange

It’s okay

Either

Either

Either

Lie

It’s hard to concentrate

I understand

I was bored

What does that mean?

Scoot the chair over

Either

Deja vu

Okay


Ending 4

Choose anything in day 1

Don’t run

Warm

Talk to Alto

You think so?

I feel safe around you

I need to think about what Alto said 

Caesar told me I grabbed the wheel

I want to see your face

Can’t you figure something out?

Yes

Thank you

(Invade his personal space)

Yes

Nervous

Were you going to say you love me?

Kill Caesar


Ending 5

I recall hearing darling

Either

Sounds unrealistic

If you chose Yes for 2: Warm 

If you chose No for 2: That’s…sweet

Yes

Keep trying

I can seen why I was drawn to him

Flustered

It feels nice

I liked it

He’s been considerate 

(spend time with Caesar)

I need to think about Caesar and I

Yes, I’m waiting for the doctor now

Are you my husband?

(smile)

No

(walk into his arms)

I’d like that 

I want it to be more

Kill Caesar

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Hope this helps ^^

I loved this so much! <3

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Thanks so much for playing! Glad you enjoyed. c:

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You guys released this game so fast. This was probably my favorite story from you guys. I feel like I'm missing something from Alto's route, but I can't tell. 

Also one of the CE from the end doesn't show up in the gallery(Spoiler: The one waking up, with shaved hair)

Thanks so much for playing! I'm so glad you liked it. I think there's a little more to Alto's path, once you unlock that, you'll see the expanded part of the CG, and it will unlock. 

I am super excited for this!!

Yay, go Minyan and team! Am I lucky it's not finished yet (cuz I won't have access on my computer for a while) or am I unlucky it's not finished yet (cuz I liked Arena Circus and super-liked Pretender's Guild)?

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You're in luck, because it's finished!

I am very lucky indeed!! (Made a separate comment for fan-ing. Just finished three endings.)

wooo let's goooo

sounds very interesting

I gotta say, you've got me excited. I'm ready. ;3

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I love the amnesia trope! Especially if it's temporary or they find out about their past. It's just such an interesting way to take a story and has the potential for some great reveals. 

I hope you find this an interesting take on it!

Up-voting just because I appreciate it when people are honest about the stuff they like. While some persons who don't like certain tropes probably have fair reason to (plenty of exposure to the trope), the more controlling of these persons forget that people come from different vantage points, have different and valid tastes, and that the persons who dislike a trope may have been surprised by how the trope was used once upon a time. (I'm not referring to anyone on this page, it's just something I notice elsewhere.)

Eh, sadly I may need to pass on this one - amnesia is one of my pet peeves in fiction, unless treated in some specific ways. But good luck with the project non the less!

Haha that's okay, I get that xD Thanks for giving the page a look anyway! Although I will say the amnesia, while a big part of the game, has some unique origins! It's not quite what it seems c;