I love this game so so much, I love Maya and I think her personality is really entertaining and relatable. I also love all the love interests and how different and unique they are.
Nusantara: Bermuda Triangle
A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux
Genre: Otome Fantasy, Adventure, Romance, Comedy, Mystery
WARNINGS: Swearing, Blood, Death, Psychological, Flashing Lights, & Extreme Gore. Viewer discretion is advised!
In 20XX, an enormous earthquake shook the world and caused a triangular crater to suddenly appear in the middle of Bermuda Triangle. The world was aghast with this discovery and it became even more concerning when scout teams came across a mysterious force, preventing people from getting too close. Those who went to examine it said that the force was like an invisible wall and there was no way around it, therefore, making further investigation difficult.
Spiritual events and sightings have also dramatically increased since then.
It got to the point where people began to hold festivals to honor the dead and the mythical creatures. It wasn't long until it became a new worldwide sensation and there was not a single day where spiritual events weren't on the news
Our heroine, Maya (19), was busy earning her living so this kind of event was of little importance aside from adding an exciting spice into her life. But then her world crumbled when a Goddess came and announced that her family would die in a car accident in the near future.
The Goddess offered Maya a deal: She would alter her family’s fate in exchange for closing the Bermuda Crater. In order to do so, Maya would have to go to a place called The Forgotten Isles, find what caused it, and look for a solution.
If she agreed, three men would accompany her, acting as bodyguards. Apparently, they each have their own circumstances and a wish to be granted.
Hi guys! My new project is finally here!
Now before you ask; "Nusantara: Bermuda Triangle" is not a sequel of "Nusantara: Legend of The Winged Ones".
This is an entirely new story but set on the same universe. It covers a wider horizon of Nusantara's archipelago.
Bermuda's story will be much longer, packed with content, and has lots more visual assets than Winged Ones... I dunno whether to be happy or cry about that :')) Because of this, I decided to make this project a commercial one.
- 4 Love interests (The last bachelor will be unlocked once you finished with all 3 main bachelors routes)
- 9 Endings
- 1 Constant Minigame
- Casual Status Raising
- Regular & Time-Limited Choices
- Translation/Definition Notes (Click on the Orange Text!)
- Mini Encyclopedia
- CG Gallery
- lots of CGs & BGs (I haven't calculate the exact number yet)
- Depending on IndieGoGo's success, the bachelors & MC may have partial voice acting.
My Honored Proofreaders:
I found awesome proofreaders! It's so much fun working with them and I love the result <3 :'3
- Plot: 85%
- Script: 80%
- Character Sprite: 90%
- Programming: 25% (Demo Finished)
- Backgrounds : 95%
- Songs & Sound Effect: 75%
Hmm, so... which character caught your attention?
It will took awhile until I publish a demo since I still have things to experiment with Ren'Py -but feel free to give suggestion/critiques :'3
I will update once per two weeks <3
Oh, I also opened a Patreon: there will be step by step WIPs of my backgrounds, behind the scenes, and even a spot for beta-testing without strings attached if you want!
For late backers, you can all come to my Paypal Shop! I withdrew 'Cameo Tier' since it's only available during campaign, but the other tiers are still available as long as the limit is not reached ^u^
See you around guys! xD
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Thank you, Fostofina!
I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed the demo! ^.^-
Stay tuned with the updates~ I update every Monday!
That image of Maya and Tamara is so cuuuute :3
D'aww thank you, Lossy! I'm glad to hear you like them ^.^-
Wait where???? in the demo?? Edit: I just realized it's at the top of the page XD
Hey I was just wondering if the Bermuda triangle game will be playable on Mac's as the update seems to have impacted the ability to play games, and so unfortunately i can no longer play the legend of the winged ones :(
Oh noo O_O;
I'm sorry to hear that, Sima123. I wonder why this problem persists--it's fine for me over here. What's your email? I can give you a key so you can play via steam ^.^
and yes, all my games will be available for linux, mac, and windows.
Aaah! I recently just finish Legend of The Winged Ones but instead of download it from here, I brought it on Steam(I was testing if the code I buy online work or not and I wasn't interested in any other games other than yours)I fall in love with the characters(I still love Reksa). Again. The last time I played the game was like 3 years ago. Time flies so fast.
(UPDATE 11/5/2018!: FYI, the Steam version works well! I received all of the achievements with no issues! There is a minor, minor, bug where if you skip the sound effects will stay even when it shouldn't but you could mute it and unmute it and it will disappear. so it's not a big deal compared to the glitch/bug where the pictures didn't appear when I downloaded from GameJolt.)
Last time I said I can't buy this game once it releases but I can confidently say yes now! The art has been improved since LoTWO, it's better and has blinking animations! Kahlil ears twitching and tail swooshing are so cute. I'm so happy about his reaction to them!
I am very much interested in the Antagonist. I heard that he is very much like Rama, very slow romance and the fact that the choices made to pursue his love would make the MC OOC made my interest piqued.
Speaking of characters, Kahlil and Arya are going to be my favorite. Especially Kahlil, not only I like Kahlil's charming personality but his design is my favorite, I like Arya as much as Kahlil design-wise but I lean towards Kahlil, mainly because androgynous is my favorite type of look when it comes to love interest. It's a bisexual goal. And men with long hair is hot. That's another reason why I love Reksa so much.
As for Guntur, I like him! Big, scary but a softie. A trope that I like! It's kinda weird that Arya and Kahlil have some animal traits, like Kahlil having cat ears and Arya turning into a wolf while Guntur doesn't other than his healing power.
Arya is the first character that piqued my interest, mainly because of how he acted towards everyone. Very cold. Highkey wanna see Arya protecting MC when he is in his wolf form.
A little bit off-topic but when MC is chasing Mawar the silly music starts playing, I couldn't turn it off or lower the volume down. That was the only music that is on when I turn off the music.
But other than that, the demo is very polished compared to LoTWO, everything is nice to look at and there is no major bug, it is longer that's for sure and I can't wait for it. I'm so interested in the antagonist! You said that the demo doesn't mention or showed the antagonist, so Dio isn't the antagonist love interest. Aaah!
Reading through the Devlogs makes me want the game to come out faster. I'm so excited about it! I wish you luck on the game! Sorry for the wall of text >-<;;
Oh my, thank you so much for the long review, Mishira!
I've been really happy with returning players lately and you just made my day ^///^ I didn't know about that sound effect bug at all o.o; maybe I forgot to turn off the sfx when it's looping? And you even downloaded from the gamejolt! It's been a looong time since I last visited that website ><
and d'aaw, I'm very glad to see you have a good impression on Bermuda's bachelors! Yes they all have their unique points and don't worry, Guntur's animal trait will appear on the winter area~ *hint*hint
and I think you'll either love or hate the antagonist x'D
Thanks again for your warm support and comment, Mishira! I hope to see you around~
OMG!! I love your games! >.<
I can't wait for this one to be finished. The suspense is gonna kill me haha. :)
Thank you so much for the support, azerahraven! ^///^
I also can't wait to hear your thoughts once this game is finished QuQ
This game is soooo good and I'm so happy to see it grow, like pretty flower
D'aww thank you, WolfyCZE!
This flower will strive to continue growing into a beautiful blossom! :'3
Hello sweetchiel! I have been your fan since Nusantara Winged Ones! I love how you mix local cultures into your games and i can already know you made it with your heart. I enjoyed it to the fullest--so, thank you for making the game! I haven't played the Bermuda Triangle demo yet but i'm sure it won't betray my expectation. So good to see you still working on this project. Looking forward to it!
Hi, kroissann! Wow... thank you so much for supporting me since Winged Ones! ^///^ yes, I've always think we have plenty unique culture to introduce so look forward for more in Bermuda, especially in Autumn Village!
I'm taking a bigger risk in Bernuda though x_x In addition to local culture and architecture, I'm also using western fantasy art for the Spring Village. Hopefully it'll turn alright *gulps*
In any case, I hope you'll enjoy your experience later when Bermuda is finished! ><
I can't wait until the game actually comes out!
I've only played the demo once so far, but I already have suspicions on who the 4th bachelor is (unless he's not in the demo, in which case never mind :P )
Also I love how expressive your sprites are. ^^
Hi, Koryuu! Yes! I'm going all out with expressions and simple animations, so look forward to it! ^.^-
The 4th bachelor is not in the demo yet though, but you might find him at the character line up *wiggles eyebrows*--but I'm really happy to hear you enjoyed the demo! ^///^
Sometimes, I have doubts whether people will find the demo a bit too long or not--I mean some people might be impatient and want to sink their teeth into the main beef, right? >< So it's a relief whenever I read comments like yours!
I'll see you around~
I love that this project is still going and updated - and I'm looking forward to being able to buy the finished game in the future. The art is gorgeous and I love that it's set in the same world as your other game, which I loved as well. I'm about to play the available demo, and I'll leave thoughts on it later on!
Thank you, TheRenpyJournal! I'm very happy to hear you like my art! >\\\<
And yes, if you noticed, the island in the middle is where Tamara and the Avians/Winged Ones lives in ^.^- Bermuda will have some cameos once you reached Autumn Village so I hope you enjoy it! ><
I'll look forward to your thoughts about the demo~ <3
Ahaha the demo just got me even more excited for the release. I liked that some options were timed and some were not, - the art is just absolutely amazing and draws you in, and i liked the easter egg of the poster of the winged ones cast in her room. I did notice the island is the same one, but it's fun seeing the differences and little things like that thrown in is awesome as well. I like the story and the dynamics between the characters. that can be seen <3 as well.
OMG The demo is so good! (I fell in love with all of them.) Where can we check for updates on the game?
Thank you so much, MiyaNight83!
I'm so glad you like the demo and love all of the characters! >///< that's the highest praise you could've given me <3
You can follow me here at itch.io for the weekly updates -^.^)/ I update every monday~
Every update is getting closer and I'm so excited to see your final project Chiel! Just wondering if the game progress is up to date? Also what's the final pieces price looking like? Again excited to see the final piece! From the original characters to now and the overall progress you've made is insane and I can't wait!
Thank you, Rin! *hug*
I'm sorry for the late reply--I've been busy with new years + christmas preparation + coloring the CGs for today's update ><;
Yes, the weekly updates are up to date and the final price for Bermuda will be $15! ^.^
I'm always happy to hear you like the update >///< thank you for reading!
And yep, I always put all my heart in every game I made ^.^- it's part of the reason why it takes so long to complete @@
Hi SweetChiel love your dedication. You create such wonderful VNs. I wanted to ask is beta up for patreons yet? I would love to get a chance to play through the stuff you have programmed so far :) Thanks again for making such a great game.
Sorry for the late reply, I was busy here and there preparing christmas and new year x_x
Unfortunately, beta testing is not up for patrons on patreons yet ><
The programming barely halfway and some things might change during finishing + proofreading, so I feel like it's not ready to be served to you :'D
However, when I've finished programming all of the bachelors' route, I'll definitely share the download link for beta testing!
Again, I can't press enough how thankful I am for your support and for being so patient with me!
Awesome thank you so much looking forward to that beta testing download think. And you make awesome games, I played your first game it was wonderful so I can't wait till you finish this one. Enjoy your holiday and the new year.
How many chapters are there?
Keep up the good work! xD
There are 5 chapters and 4 routes!
If you have played Winged Ones, Bermuda's word count is at least triple Winged Ones' (yup, a one long visual novel! And yup, I'm slowly but surely progressing >< thank you for your support and patience!
Thank you for answering my question!
But i forgot another one!
That little boy that we saw in the demo will he be like a bigger plot in the game?
I really thought he was cute for following the boys and mainly Maya.
So i was kinda curious about him ( if its still a secret you don't have to tell me) XD
Lmao, yep, when I was young, I was definitely concerned when I heard planes and ships mysteriously disappeared/sink whenever they crossed the Bermuda Triangle--and I don't think we've found a solution to this other than avoiding it? x'D
Mother Nature is both beautiful and dangerous ~ But at the same time, I've always been enamored with mysterious/magical phenomenon like Bermuda, Aurora, Glowing Caves/moss/worms, the four seasons, etc... and that's where my inspiration for backgrounds/setting comes from :'3
And there's no words to describe how happy I am to see there are people still waiting and hyped for Bermuda! >\\\< I'll do my best for all of you! Thank you very much! *bows before hugging
i thought it was a full game because i didnt see the word "demo" anywhere so i was dumbfounded but sad i dont get to see my precous arya
Aww, I'm sorry to hear that, bodypillow but thank you for the interest and support! ><
However, the scriptwriting (the hard part) is all done and the programming is slowly but surely progressing! I hope you can wait a bit more until I complete this baby perfectly before I deliver it to you :'3
I just finished the demo and I'm so excited to play the full game! :) <3
Thank you very much, xoxojessicaoxox! I'll do my best to finish Bermuda and deliver it to you <3
Good morning/evening, SweetChiel. I just wanted to ask whether the final game will be available to buy with credit card. I wouldn't want to set PayPal account solely for paying for your game, but I'm temped to get Early Bird. Meh. Maybe I'll just try to support you through the Patreon (right, while we're at it - paying with card is possible there, right?) instead.
Hmm, for the moment, I'm planning to release Bermuda only at itch.io--but on the long run, I'm also considering Steam.
But yup! You can support me via patreon for a couple of months and it will earn you the right for a free copy of Bermuda later ^.^)/
May I ask what does "behind the scenes" contain? Are there any available yet?
I assume 'behind the scenes' for the $10? They are mini comics for what happened when I was in the middle of developing Bermuda x'D and sometimes, I'll provide tutorials for the backgrounds I've made.
I recommend doing $5 for my Patreon though. Exclusive sneak peeks are mostly available there and I haven't had time for making mini comics and tutorials these days ><
Hello. I just want you know that I really really really adore your game. I so happy to see you make Indo theme game, although I'm not Indonesian, but close enough to feel the similiar, and it's like breathing a new air with plenty JP theme or Asian culture hot pot game out there.
Hi, bookno.00! Thanks for dropping by and yay! >\\\< I'm really happy to hear you like Nusantara! I was pretty worried & nervous about incorporating Indonesian culture, but seeing the warm welcome and support from you guys made me able to breath in relief!
And yes! I wish there's more diversity in VNs' setting :'3 I mean, I love japan, but I'd love to see China/Afrika/Alaska setting!
Still, my number 1 genre is fantasy, so... you might be surprised what I'm brewing down here with Bermuda ^^; I have so many elements--I think I overdid it a little *cough
I don't know if you need this, but my friend who is a tarot reader said the death only doesn't mean death, it need the death + the tower + the devil/10 of swords
Yup! The death card could also mean an ending before an utter transformation/the beginning of something. It could also mean to get rid of something that is no longer useful. Seek closure before moving on, etc, something will change in your life and it might not be easy, but it is necessary for your maturation and well-being. If you're feeling stuck, this card is advising you to look around and decide what to let go.
It depends on what you're asking & your circumstances :3 in Maya's case, the card confirmed the future foretold by the Goddess'~ I'm really happy to see my game encouraged you to get to know more about Tarot Cards! >///<
Hi, I'm that friend that bookno.00 mentioned.
First of all, there's no "The" for the "Death" card, only "Death". Second, it's true that the card signify "an ending to a new beginning", "change for the better", it's in no mean that it's use to confirm the goddess words. The card you want is "Wheel of Fortune", which is the card that means that "fate is set in stone". Or if you want it to be a tad more dramatic, then "The Tower" card, "a sudden change/disaster strike from the sky" - the card is often associated with disaster because of the suddenness of the change that didn't leave you time to prepare.
And did you know that tarot reading have the "no 4D" rule? You aren't allowed to use tarot to fortold: Death, Disease, Disaster, Divorce.
Thirdly, miss bookno.00, you are doing tarot reading yourself, why are you acting like a cat hiding its claws!?
AHEM. Why is this demo so good? Tell me your ways senpai >///<. On a serious note, I really like your previous visual novels but never got around to write a frickin comment on how much I love it. Nusantara: Bermuda Triangle (after playing the demo) looks very promising. I really like the MC and the bachelors some of the moments really hit home and for that very fact was mind blowing. Except the otome (reverse harem with hot guys) part lololololol.
I got a feeling where I will cry at some point when the full once game releases just like when I was playing Nusantara:The Winged One. Btw, I'm a fan from Malaysia. Haha, so that's all from me.
I love Arya. HE's hot. Seriously. Unfortunately, with his attitude in a real life setting will make me punch him sensely but still he's hella cute.
Hi, Elly E! Thanks for visiting and dropping me a comment! >///<
I'm really glad to hear you like the characters and looking forward to Bermuda's release ^///^ you give me too much credit though--I still have a lot to learn, especially in grammar (my proofreaders are hammering me in this part x'D). However, I'll do my best to level up every day for you and the other supporters who've been looking out for me since the beginning! *hugg
Hello to Malaysia! And yes, lol, you either love or hate Arya with his excessive swearing :'))
Hope to see you around!
I think you must have been the very first Indonesian VN creator I've met. I haven't really played the first Nusantara since this is the first one that I found, but I gotta say I'm already interested. Even if it's still in progress, everything about it is already interesting. Love the UI design and characters, and I'm pretty much curious about the story. I really would love to support you when I can. Wish you luck!
Speaking of which, is there really Jalan Hakim in Jakarta? If so, I haven't found it let alone been there eheh
Hi, dono009! Thanks for dropping by!
I still have lots to learn but I'm really happy to hear you like Bermuda's characters and design >\\\<
as for Jalan Hakim, it's a slang I used for Jalan Jaksa x'D here's the photo ref and result:
I also have another VN called 'Nusantara: Legend of the Winged Ones' if you're interested ^///^
I hope to see you around! xoxo,
Ooooh... I actually work nearby but I didn't even realize XD
Yup, I've seen that one. The first installment right? I plan to give it a try this weekend while keep an eye on other VNs. I guess I'm in dire need of entertainment :p
I take it you're a mystery enthusiast as well, no?
Credits to Sherlock Holmes lol. I'm still into fantasy genre more than anything tho :'3 my brain isn't smart enough to think about complicated things for long ><;
And what a coincidence! I see you work in Jakarta x'D I used to intern there, but my house is at Tangerang.
I hope you find the VNs you're looking for! Or maybe read a book? OuO I find reading books very relaxing~
i see you already have proofreaders, but playing the demo i still found some grammatical errors. i do editing for poetax on ao3, and she says i'm pretty good ;) i don't have a real job or anything, so if you would like another set of eyes, i'm almost always available. just lemme know if you're interested- and don't let my horrible punctuation confuse ya; my casual typing is way different from my professional editing. just hit me up here or on tumblr if ya wanna give my help a shot.
there's also some little quirks in a cg or two that i could fix, probably without the original artist even spotting the difference! (just noticed when guntur first shows up, his eyes are little off-center on his face)
i wouldn't ask to be credited for these small things. i just think this is gonna be a cool game and if i could help it shine even a speck brighter, i'd be happy.
Hi, AlphaGodith! Yup, we usually proofread more than once, so after the programming is done, we'll go through another proofreading until we feel it's ready (or I hope so, some always managed to escape our radar @@ maybe our senses grew dull because the script have loads of textwalls 😂)
So thank you for the offer! I'll contact you whenever we're short on proofreaders or if there's a case of emergency/if we need to proofread quickly ><)
Thank you for dropping by and thanks for giving Bermuda's demo a try! *hugg
This game is delightful, but I have to ask: How long until the extreme gore starts?
For context, watch the first three or four minutes of my video.
Hi, Lightifer! The gore is mostly in Chapter 5, especially in the antagonist's route so you have plenty of time to prepare yourself ><
This looks fantastic, i would snatch this game up in a heartbeat, whatever the cost 💗
Just a question, is there going to be an option to change the name of the heroine, it makes me feel like I have more control over the story, and gives you an option for a self-insert
~thank youuu 💗
Hi, censormeidareyou! Thanks for visiting and for your support!
Yes, you can change the heroine's name! ^.^ If you have more question, ask away! I'll look forward to see you around~
Hmm, so... which character caught your attention?
Guntur is bae, love him already! Always the bad boys catch my heart, dunno. Arya and Kah'lil are pretty charming and adorable too like uggghhh ~ (Yes, just called that cussing machine of a man Arya adorable lol pls don't kill me with a mug) but Guntur is definitely my favorite so far! Heck, those abs sis. I love his character sooo much. Can't wait to capture this fugitive's heart soon. I wonder how it will happen though. How the story will unfold between him and the MC. As always, I am highly impressed! Became a fan the moment I played your first masterpiece, the 'Winged Ones'. You set a very high expectations to me now that IT IS REALLY HARD to find VN's nearly as good as your works. I can't enjoy them as much anymore. (Hey, that's a good thing, I mean well, ily) As much as the anticipation is killing me, we want you to stay healthy so make sure you still able to eat properly! Ne, work hard! :) Going to subscribe to your Patreon bc why not? You deserve it. Love from Korea <3
Aww, thank you, I'mYourSenpai! Glad to hear you played the demo and that you love it! >\\\< you gave me such high praises--I better watch out or my head will bloat x'D
And yes, Guntur and Arya is very close in the popularity vote! Somehow, I'm not surprised? We're always attracted to those with bad boys vibe lol. If you like his abs, you're in for a treat ;)
Bermuda is going to be twice as long if not more than Winged Ones though. Later, when it's complete, I suggest you don't try to finish in oday or one night, lest you lost sleep or late for work the next day x'D
Last but not least, thank you very much for supporting me by subscribing to my patreon! -^.^)/ I'll definitely do my best to reach your expectations! *hugs
I'm so excited that you are up to programming now and you were able to redo the demo. Is the beta for the game up? I would love to beta test it.
I cant wait I loved ur previous game and I am really looking forward to this one.
Thanks for playing my previous game & for patiently waiting for Bermuda!
Beta for the game is only up for my proofreaders and patrons on my patreon for now >< it's kinda like their special rights *cough*
Omg really? Squeee I'm so excited. Im so gonna do patreon then. Will I get access right away?
Not now x'D
I have only finished writing the script for all the bachelors routes so I haven't had any programming done yet except for demo + the minigames.
It will take quite a while until I finish programming for beta testing (considering I still have to draw CGs, figthing pose sprites, & a small number of backgrounds). Of course, if you subscribe to my patreon to help me pay the monthly bills from now on, I'll be very grateful ><
Wow thats a lot, I'm glad you have finished writing the story though. Thank you for putting so much effort into the game I look forward to when beta is ready. Btw I subscribed. my same is different on my patreon though :)
Everything is so good! I absolutely adore the characters especially Arya who curses like a sailor despite his petite frame lmfao. Khalil's little ears swishing back and forth gives me life and I can't wait to get to know more about him there's definitely more going on than his demeanor shows. Guntur is just my type all around I mean, tall, muscles, a genuinely good but gruff guy & idk I just adore him. I also love the beach, forest, and sinking town areas the scenery is so pretty!
Only one complaint, things appear blurry on my screen sometimes!
The god/demon clown guy was very blurry, while the raven/crow on his shoulder was very clear! Idk if it;s a rendering thing or maybe my computer messes with the game I'll experiment with resolutions later.
Thanks for coming by!
Yes, some of the character sprites may look blurry due to compressing, especially if zoomed in >< I compressed them to minimize the game's size, so my suggestion would be to play the game in window mode ^.^
I hope this helps!
Ohh I see that makes sense, but I already play it in window mode, I like to multitask and watch youtube hahaha. That's fine though I try not to be a downer I love pretty much everything else about your game so it's all good. Also I've always wanted to reply to your emails but I keep forgetting, I love how often you update all of us and I really appreciate you being so transparent about the progress! I look forward to the full game <3 <3 <3 Though I don't know if anyone can replace the love I hold for Reksa in my heart, we'll see how the new guys do!
WOW! I'm looking forward to your progress, you can do it SweetChiel!
We're rooting for you! XD
Excuse me, but will the game be released this year or next year? :) I hope to see the game as quick as possible, but at the same time I want you to take your time so it'll be detailed and marvelous! Thank you!
Hi, Steph :)! Thanks for asking!
I'm doing my best and hoping to get Bermuda released sometime at winter this year >< The scriptwriting is a monster, but I assure you, the programming and CG making will go much faster!
...But like every game developer, I'm horrendous at estimating the release date Q_Q But what I can promise you is that I'm a perfectionist by heart and when the game is released, it will be worth it!
Hope to see you around,
Well, I finished this demo in one sitting in the middle of the night, I was thinking all the time that I needed to go to sleep but I couldn't stop playing until I was done:) First I have to say that everything from the characters to the environments were so well done, although that was perhaps no surprise since I loved the Winged Ones. I loved Maya from the start, like Tamara she is a breath of fresh air from the naive and bland female mcs that are so common. And lets just say that when the description said she was skilled at dancing that was not what I was expecting xD
I also loved the fairytale/Disney references that were all over the place and the nods to the Winged Ones. When it comes to the characters I actually changed my mind on them throughout the demo, Kha'lil went from like to love, he was just adorable and easy going, a character you can't dislike really. Guntur was interesting, especially seeing how scared Maya was of him despite him seeming to be a really sweet and dependable guy under that gruff exterior :D Arya I changed my mind the most on, at first I didn't quite like him, he was a bit to abrasive and sweary imo, but when they met again to go to the Forgotten Islands he grew on me, he is just hilarious once you get used to his swearing, plus a character with an actual disability that isn't rendered useless/gets healed instantly was great. So once again all enjoyable characters, as for a favourite though I don't know, I change my mind as soon as I pick one xD
When it comes to the gameplay itself I have no complaints, I like the way you can move on the map, the descriptions and the icons/chibi animations when you do things were just adorable. I love learning more of cultures and languages so the inclusion of Indonesian phrases and the ability to check what they mean was also appreciated. The grammar were improved, I don't recall noticing that many mistakes, and the writing itself was great, it drew you in and the humor again was spot on.
Well this became rather long again but in conclusion, a great demo and a game I'm really looking forward to. Keep up the good work and have a great day!
Aww, thank you Elflady!
I'm very glad to hear that Maya and all the bachelors grew on you QuQ honestly speaking, I'm quite worried with Maya. I wanted people to see through a really different perspective but it could either be an epic fail or a success--I'm relieved to see so far so good! x'D
The bachelors here have their own qualities and unique events, so I also can't pick a favorite in here >///<
And you got me! Fairytales/Disney have been my constant juice for inspiration! *a bow of acknowledgement for the authors is in order* and I just can't get enough of them (I'm so excited for the new lion king movie!)
The grammar has improved? YAY for that!
I'm improving little by little thanks to my proofreaders -^.^)/ I don't want your experience to be distracted by grammar errors/typos so the proofreaders and I are editing the script by hand and we'll do our best to reel in every mistakes we could find in the radar! >:)
Thanks again for dropping by and telling me your thoughts! ^///^ I look forward to hear your thoughts again when Bermuda is finished, but for now, stay tuned with the weekly updates and walk with me until we reach that goal!
Once I finish The Winged Ones I'll do this demo! Just wondering, will any of the characters (Tamara, etc.) have an appearence in this ;)
If you mean random pop ups & cameo, then yes! x'D
On second thought, I haven't had the time to update the demo o.o; thanks for reminding me!
Glad you're still working on this! I've been absent on VN community like....5 years? And I'm glad you're still being productive! Keep up the good work, I'm waiting for the final product ^o^
Hi, NSAID! Welcome back! Wow you had been absent for quite a long time o.o
and yup, I'm still progressing slowly but surely like usual! Thanks for reading my updates <3
Hi! Do you have a date for when you think the full game will be released?
Like every other gamedev, I'm horrible at predicting dates --BUT! I assure you it should be some time this year ^.^- for now, please stay tuned to the weekly updates ~
P.S. I apologize for my slow scriptwriting QuQ
Thank you, i'm really excited! And don't worry about it, good games take a long time!
Thank you for the understanding wilting_rose! *hug
here's some virtual cookies and hugs so you won't 'wilt' while waiting ><
*cough* excuse my attempt at puns
Aaaahhhh im so hyped! I played through the Winged Ones of yours and saw a year ago you were making a second game! I admittedly forgot about it for a while up to today (because I didnt want to implode from anticipation) and then I come back and theres a demo available! Im so hyped for your next game, and I'd donate only if I could ;o;
Keep up the awesome work! Ill be looking forwards to seeing the progress!! <3 <3
Hi BaiyauFox! I'm so sorry for the late reply! ><
woah--you're from a year ago? o.o; time sure flies! I hope you'll enjoy the demo and take your time!
The story & scriptwriting had come a long way and I only have to write the bonus antagonist route before I start making CGs and programming >< it will still quite a awhile until Bermuda is finished so please stay tuned with the weekly updates for now~
as always, thank you for your warm support and everlasting patience -^.^)/
Wow! sitting here at 3 am, just finished the demo and I can't wait for the full release! honestly amazing work with the art and the story I was roped in from the start! keep up the good work <3
Thanks for coming by and telling me you like the demo! x'D
Bermuda has come a long way since its first update and it would be awesome to have you with me (and with my other shy supporters who are waiting in the shadows) for the rest of the journey! Stay tuned and thanks again for your support!
I just adore this game as well as all its characters and cannot wait for the full release!
It's nice to see an Indonesian VN, keep up the good work.
Hello! So before I ask my question I just want to tell you how much I loved your first game Winged Ones and how much I am excited for Bermuda! :D In Winged Ones, I like how deep and meaningful the routes got, yet still somehow were also lighthearted and funny (Reksa and Rama are still kinda tied for which is my favorite, but I think Reksa might be winning by a little bit :p But don't worry I also liked Mitra too). And in Bermuda's demo, I liked how the story already seems deeper and more intense, but still has your humor to make us laugh. :) And the art is really good too! I also really appreciate your weekly updates, it's so nice to know what's going on, and how you're progressing. So many other developers don't update frequently or at all and leave us in the dark, so it's nice to actually know what's going on (also, I like reading the little updates about your life ^.^).
So onto my question. I always tend to play games with a walkthrough. I do like the branching paths and multiple options, I just also like knowing which options lead to which endings. My poor little heart can't take bad endings :( And getting anything other than the best ending leaves me feeling unsatisfied like I could do better, so then I spend way too long and get stressed trying to figure it out myself. Maybe that makes me sound lazy? I don't mean to sound lazy or entitled, it's just having a walkthrough makes me have a much less stressful and anxious time trying to choose the right answers for a certain route, especially if the answers aren't that straightforward, so I can enjoy the experience more. So now my question is, I noticed that you said you'd only give a walkthrough for those that paid the pledge on the indiegogo page, so I was all set to pay it so I could get the walkthrough, but then I noticed that it was closed. D: Is there any other way to pay to get the walkthrough or am I too late?
But don't worry, even if I am too late and will be sad I can't get the walkthrough, I will definitely still buy and play Bermuda, I'm so excited for it. I guess if I'm too late to get the walkthrough, I'll just have to spend the time figuring it out myself and hope the right choices for the best endings will be obvious. Sorry for the wall of words... >.< Much love (and anticipation) from the US! <3
First of all, thank you for coming by and telling me you love both Winged Ones and Bermuda! >///<
Thank you for your warm support! I'm very happy and flattered to hear you love all my three boys--I still have rooms for improvements, especially in the writing department, but I'm very glad to hear my humor makes you laugh >///< and no problem at all! The updates are win-win for both of us since it helps me getting organized and good for the peace of our minds -^.^)/
And yes, you're right. I don't intend to publish the walkthrough for public, but if you want to pledge, I'm still accepting pledges via Paypal! The button is right above the Download Now button in the itch.io game description--yes, that HUGE yellow image with 'Pledge with Paypal' + paypal logo is a button. When you click it, it should redirect you to my wixsite page. Select the pledge you want within the dropdown menu and click Buy Now. After I confirm the payment, I will archive it ~
Oh and don't hesitate to comment/ask me any questions! Type away! I love reading comments as it's a constant reminder that there are people waiting for my game and it's what drove me to write, progress--and hopefully--quickly deliver it to your arms so I can hear your thoughts about it ^///^
Thanks so much for replying! I have now purchased through PayPal the pledge that gets me the walkthrough, so I am one happy girl! :D I can't wait for the game to be released now, thank you! However, don't feel like you have to rush, I'll wait patiently! ^.^
It might be fun to make some predictions about who's going to end up being my favorite in Bermuda, based on the demo, so... here I go! I might
totally have a thing for the "jerk with a hidden heart of gold" type that ends up slowly liking and caring about the MC *cough Reksa *cough* so with that in mind, I think I might end up liking Arya the most. So far he's been a jerk and is so moody, I love it and can't wait to see how that plays out. >///< That being said, there was something about Guntur that had me intrigued, and I found myself going for him first in the demo, so I can't wait to see what happens there. He might end up being my second favorite, depending on what happens; we'll see. ;) But I'm also excited to see what's going on with Kah'lil. He's so cute, happy, and different, though you can tell it seems that he's hiding something darker beneath the surface, so that's bound to be interesting. He'll still probably be below Arya and Guntur on my list, but that doesn't mean I won't like him! And who knows, I might get surprised and my list might be different than I think (kinda like Rama, liking him so much that he almost displaced Reksa as my favorite came as a surprise). But the antagonist route... that one is a mystery to me. Depending on how much of an evil jerkface he is in the other routes, I might think I don't like him and find it hard to start his route at first. But I must play all the routes, so I know I'll have to do his route eventually. However, as I might have already mentioned, I do have a thing for jerks with a heart of gold, and he's probably definitely a jerk. I'm just not so sure about the heart of gold part. >.< He's probably the misunderstood jerk that had some trauma and is now taking things to far, and it's up to the MC to make him see the error of his ways, which also sounds like it could be a fun route. haha (I should also mention that I really like the personalities of both the MCs Tamara and Maya. They're so spunky and fun, yet determined to do what's right. I love them. <3)
So as for my list, hmm.... I know that the order I'm going to be playing them in is Guntur, Kah'lil, then Arya, and then obviously the antagonist last. There's just something about Guntur that makes me want to play him first, and since I think Arya will probably be my favorite, I want to play him last (not counting the antagonist, of course). But as for which I think will be my favorites, in order, I think it will probably be Arya, Guntur, then Kah'lil. And then the antagonist last maybe, depending on how much I like his personality, I'm not really sure about where he'll be. So yeah, that's my predictions. You know now I'm going to have to come back after the game is released after I get a chance to play all the routes to tell you my actual list of favorites and if it was close to my predictions, as well as my thoughts on the story and how much I liked it. So expect my future comment! :D
Yup, I've received it! Chelsea Riggs, right? Thank you so much for the support! *hugs >\\\<
I think you made the right choice by leaving Arya last. There's a part where they got separated mid-game and it will be quite a refreshing change before you face the antagonist ^.^- your patience will be rewarded! I also have a soft spot in my heart for jerks who has a gold heart/warm once you break his walls >\\\< this is why I sometimes want to skip writing the early parts and jump straight to the juicy parts!
Hmm but for this antagonist of mine... you either love him or hate him @@ he is... I think worse than Rama? I'm not sure, but I got frustrated with him so many times this month--my scriptwriting got thwarted a lot by this antagonist's rebellious character ^^;; in any case, I've decided to add a friendship ending for him (in an easy way too) so if he's not your cup of tea, no worries~
Again, thank you for your support! My proofreaders and I will definitely do our best to polish Bermuda from start to finish!
See you around,
Hi tekkonkinkreet, thanks for asking! The retail price will be $15, but we still have Early Bird package if you click the paypal button, which is $10.
The walkthrough will be given to those who pledge/buy $45 perk! More info here: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/nusantara-bermuda-triangle-visual-novel#/
I don't plan to release any walkthrough for this one since it would be a lot more fun for you to figure out the mystery and plot that way ><
When do you think the full game will be released? Im so super excited about it. Alo how much do you think it'll cost to buy it? Im so looking forward to it it's like Im on the edge of my seat.
Hi Okami-chan! Thanks for asking and for the enthusiasm! ^.^-
Currently, the scriptwriting process is at 75-80% with the 3 bachelors main route done! I'm writing the bonus route right now (antagonist route) with a slow but sure pace. After writing the script, I'll have programming and CGs to do next!
I'm notoriously bad at predicting dates, but hopefully it will be finished at next year's summer/early autumn ^^;
No one knows the exact date, however, I update every Monday so stay tuned!
Oh and about how much it will cost, it will be $15, but if you want, you can click the paypal button in this page. I think there's still an early bird in stock, which is $10 ^.^-
Since I don't know which part of Indonesia you are in, I heard there was a tsunami. Were you near it? Are you okay? Are you safe?
Yup! The tsunami happened in Selat Sunda, West Banten beach. From the map I'm at East Banten so I'm fine x'D
Thanks for worrying about me, Seraiden! *hugs
No problem! I was checking the temp here because I woke up and it was like 10 degrees cooler inside than normal and saw it on the main page for the weather.com website and was all "Crap, is she okay?" was the first thought. I really am so glad you're okay. Hopefully everyone you know and your friends/their families are safe/okay too.