A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

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Our Kickstarter has launched, and we're over the moon with how well it has been received! Please play the demo, leave us some feedback, and if you would like to see more, consider pledging! Every dollar donated is a step closer to realizing our dream of bringing a high quality English Otome to the community.

You can find our KickStarter here:

Go to the Love is a Game KickStarter

Also, if you are on Steam, consider helping us get Greenlit!

Go to the Love is a Game Greenlight

The Story

Willow Bates is a recent college graduate who works at a small cafe and lives alone in her childhood home. Lonesome and suffocated by the tedium of working at an unfulfilling job, Willow found a quiet joy in Otome games. With few friends and a non-existent love life, shes grown attached to the happiness brought by romance novels.

We join our heroine as her mundane days are interrupted the morning she stumbles across strikingly handsome, vaguely familiar men. After a second glance, it all becomes clear: her favorite characters are now real.

"Be careful what you wish for."

Love is a Game is currently under heavy development. Please download the demo and let us know what you think! If you like it, please consider helping us by supporting our KickStarter!


Love is a Game DEMO (Linux) (180 MB)
Love is a Game DEMO (Mac OS X) (91 MB)
Love is a Game DEMO (Windows 7, 8, 10) (190 MB)

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Hi there! I read the recent "Love is a Game" update on Kickstarter. While I am very sorry to hear the game will no longer be finished, I understand that there are so many things that go on behind the scenes in creating a fully-functioning, well-written game. Sometimes, it just doesn't work out. As someone who was looking forward to the final game, I understand your team's position and and greatly appreciate your transparency.

Additionally, I believe that that all your supporters would be happy to play what you guys have created, even if it's not finished or polished. I think this would be pretty solid consolation for donators + people who have been following the project. I would be happy to enjoy the hard work that you guys put in and play as much more as possible. :)

I applaud you all for taking action to refund your backers, and hope that you will all continue to create awesome games. Based on the how much this short demo electrified visual novel lovers (myself included!), I know that your future creative endeavors can and will do well, whether you do so as a team or individually. I look forward to supporting you, and wish you the best of luck. ^.^

Ahh i read this on mobile! I'm so hype for it!!


Is the full version out?


the steam page says summer 2017 so it should be out soon!

i want the full version!! omg!!

I found this game awhile ago and I've been dying to play the full version!


I absolutely cannot wait for the full version!!

The demo is awesome! Can't wait to play the full version. <3

Played the Demo and I can't wait for the full version!!!!

i love this demo so much i've played it so many times i cant wait for the full game to be released <3 :3 :)<3

I'm excited to play this!!

The demo is awesome!~ I can't wait for the full release \^o^/

Great game demo but please don't add any of those "You have to make it to a certain amount of something" because I really don't like that with these games.



My favs are Enzo, Milo, and...everyone else.


jk nu XD

I really enjoyed the demo! Faust, Jin, and Enzo particularly. I'm looking forward to the full release!


Omg... this is nothing less than a masterpiece. The art is amazing, the characters are relateable, the vocabulary is easy enough in difficulty; this is amazing.

I can't wait for the full release! ^---^

Will you be charging for the Full Version? How Much??

I Love this Game and I need it in my life... Can you put it on Steam maybe??

Nyaa~~~ I couldn't download this game... Or rather, I didn't know how to... I did click on the download button and all but it didn't work...


The demo is also playable on IOS. You can try it there, if you have an apple product.


Unexpectedly liked this game. Cant' wait for the release!


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OH.....man...this game is the story of my life in a way. THE ENTIRETY OF MY LOVE LIFE IS IN OTOME GAMES!!! XD it's so sad....


Faust kind of reminds me of Sesshomaru! X3

Can someone inform me about this game? When the full version be out?

on steam, it says summer 2017

I LOVED playing this game! <3 i can't wait for the full game! I fell in love with Dimitri, Jin and Milo. I love all characters still <3 way to go!

Your amazing keep up the good work! <3


OMG!!! This is great!! I love it!! When will it be done? How much will it cost? I am excited for this project!!!

Why I can't play this on my window 10 ?


I played the demo and like it soooo much!!!

I always had the idea of the story line so I'm really happy that someone made it.

I'm so exited for but I'm wondering when will it release and will it be free or not.

Thank you for the work you are doing I really liked the quality of the game, the storyline


Good luck in making it ^^ I will wait till the day it's released .


Will this game be free when it is finished or will it be pay to play?

i second this question

Great game!! Can't wait to play more.

Love is an open dooooooooooor, i am so sorry.

I loved it! The art was amazing and the story was great! I can't wait for the different routes and what it has in store! Milo and Jin are the ones winning my heart! I like that the characters each have a totally different personality! I truly enjoyed playing it on my iPad and I hope I can continue this awesome story!

Ikr they are so cute!.Hi i am new to anime and mangas since i just started this month but i am loving them already.


Loved it!!!! I can't wait for the next chapter! Genius subject, a dream come true! A girl's dream!


I so agree! But hey do any of you guys know how to download the real game for free?


If you are talking about the full game then it's not released yet , they are still working on it


This is a beautiful game so far and I'm excited to see the finished product. I supported y'all on KickStarter the other day so now I simply and eagerly await the next update to the game! Keep up the good work and I can't wait to find out which one of these boys is my favorite lol. BTW thank you so freaking much for finally doing what the world has wanted since the first Otome game was created.

When are you going to publish the next chap ?? I looooove this game

We are currently running a KickStarter in order to fund development for the rest of the game:

Go to the KickStarter

We hope to release routes 2 at a time, starting late 2016 early 2017. Our goal is to keep the quality as high as possible so that it will be worth the wait!


Ahhhh someone finally did it! I've been thinking about this kind of story line and you guys have made a great start on it! Loving it so far, Milo took my heart while breaking it. ; - ; Also I suggest linking your Kickstarter here on the page for people. \o/

Thanks so much! We will definitely add a KS link on here!