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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.

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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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The guys are so hot, why did it have to be abandoned T-T

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Oh, how I would love to have fictional characters I find attractive come to life and date me ( ̄ω ̄) I was pretty disappointed to find out this got abandoned, but I love the concept! ( ´ ω ` )


so sad this got abandoned..

I really love this game 


This is so sad. I was so excited then I checked their kickstarter page and well... This game had so much potential I can't even😭


this is such an incredible game such a shame that it wont be able to continue  but will keep playing the demo over and over to remember what an incredible and beautiful game this is   


I really wanted this to happen :((


" With few friends and a non-existent love life, shes grown attached to the happiness brought by romance novels."

"...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."

I want that too smh, why can't it happen in reality

damn i see you everywhere. dbh fan and visual novels. sounds like we could be friends


Did the developers keep the money and never finish the game? If so, that's basically a scam.


They didn't finish the game but gave people their refunds back.


Phew, that's good. I thought they scammed thousands of dollars tbh.


I haven't even begun playing, but I'm devastated it won't be finished! The art is gorgeous, the concept truly amazing, (and the guys TOTALLY ADORABLE HELP MY HEART). I'm really sorry to hear about the difficulties you've been having, hope everything improves and works out on your end. Still going to play anyway and cherish what you've worked hard to create.<3



i have a question. do you know how yo make unlocked ending?


I really loved your game....I really wish you could continue making this game....😃 Your drawing and art was amazing!!!!! I am almost jealous!!!!! 😂😆🙌This is such a nice demo!!! I really really wish you complete this game👍😆

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For the new arrivals who are confused about the lack of updates from this game, and possible angry commentors who think they got scammed for some reason:



aw man, it's never going to be finished? that's so lame, this is such a cool concept and the demo is so well done! i'm sure it wouldn't be easy to do, but i think it would be worth trying to get a new team together and finish this. if it's too ambitious, maybe take a vote to see who the least popular guys were, and cut them from it to make it more manageable? i mean, it was such a good demo, and it sounds like you guys had a lot of support... it's really sad to see something that had such potential just ... die off like that.

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There has been no update for 6+ months despite others contacting them.  I don't think a full game is coming.


It makes me sad that the routes cannot be played in the demo- I was sooo looking forward for it! I already have three favourite routes (although, I cannot lie, how CAN I CHOOSE EVEN ONE???).

This has been a great experience so far, so keep up the good work and I hope you can keep updating!


omg I love it soooooo much and I can’t wait to play the full version and I wish I could donate but sadly I can’t sorry but keep up the great work!!❤️❤️❤️❤️


Update the backers, please.


I wish this game could be continued. I loved every moment playing what is available and was looking forward to seeing where it could be taken, this was the game I wanted the most to play for a long time. Thank you for what you made.


I am so sorry to hear that you will not be able to release a full complete version. This is such a wonderful game plus idea and it is sad to hear it will not be able to be completed. It still is an amazing game even if you only left it as a demo and never released anymore of it. I played it and put a youtube video up on my channel about it if you want to watch someone who loves adores your game no matter what. I know you and your team will do great as well as amazing work in the future and I can't wait to see more of what will come from your collective creative minds. Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ly6kA-Xe3v4

I'm sorry to hear it's not going to be completed...

However, I would stil love to play the demo, and the Mac version doesn't seem to open. Any advice? I'm probably wrong but I'm thinking the download is for iPhone, not Mac? It's much smaller than the other downloads? But I might just be grasping at straws here.

Yes i believe that is the case. You can try to download it through steam greenlight they have a mac version there that I bet actually works. Here is the link on there website after they got green lit hopefully this helps and you can use one of they ways they have avaiable to download it! Link:http://www.audilis.com/downloads

Thank you!

No problem! I love this demo and I wouldn't want someone who could possibly love it as well not get a chance to play it.=~)

um it dose work for the Mac I know bc I downloaded it on my really old Mac so yeah

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. ^.^

Did they say 100% that they are not continuing the game? Is there a reason why they're not continuing this game? Sorry if I have too many questions XD.

No worries! You can read their explanation here (it's very long!): https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/audilis/love-...

I didn't see them explicitly state that the game was ending, but they did say "We will be refunding our backers and dissolving the company." They also mentioned "We have been working at a slow pace and are willing to post what we have finished to show that we did take our game seriously," which I take to mean that they will not be continuing the game.

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! ^---^

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