Yangyang Mobile, the game development studio behind the visual novel The Letter, announced that they are beginning a Kickstarter campaign for a dating simulation game called Love Esquire. The genre of the game will be a romantic comedy and features unique RPG combat mechanics. Rather than attacking the monsters head-on, players will have to rely on a knight to do the fighting for them. Taking on a supportive role, the players will have to turn the tide of the battle by healing, looting, taunting enemies, and boosting their knight’s morale.
The Kickstarter, with a base goal of $10,000 and a ceiling of $120,000, is scheduled to launch on September 5 but people that are interested can grab a preview of the campaign at the following link: https://kck.st/2MyXimh
To its backers, the Kickstarter campaign offers rewards such as digital art books, exclusive harem wallpapers, the opportunity to design an original waifu, and the opportunity to design and name an important character in the game’s storyline. The developers are also planning a social media challenge wherein the player community will be given a chance to unlock an official harem route for the game.
As a special early bird bonus, backers who pledge within the first 24 hours of the campaign will also get a free steam key of Yangyang Mobile’s previous game, The Letter, a highly-rated horror visual novel. If successfully funded, Love Esquire will cost $19.99 USD on Steam. However, Kickstarter backers will be able to get the game for a discounted rate of $14.99 USD.
MAIN GAME FEATURES:
- 5 Dateable Waifus – each with their own unique story arcs.
- Turn-based combat with a twist – support your knight as a squire.
- Time management and stat raising mechanics – Stats will have an impact on your skills during combat, and they also affect your relationship with the girls.
- Multiple Endings – your choices will affect the outcome of the story.
- Partial Voice acting — top of the line voice acting from industry veterans.
- Mature Content — CGs, story arcs, and interactions all packed with juicy fan service.
- Nameable Hero.
- Moddable Content.
- Original Soundtrack.
Yangyang Mobile describes Love Esquire as follows:
Love Esquire is a romantic comedy dating simulator with 5 dateable girls — ranging from a plucky farm girl to a foreign princess. In order to win their hearts, you’ll need to allocate your time wisely. Uncover their backstories, get entangled in unexpected conspiracies, and indulge in steamy fan service.
As a below average squire, you’re also going to need to spend some time training. Practice your swordsmanship in the barracks to increase your strength, spend some time in the archives to increase your intelligence, or socialize in the local tavern to increase your charisma.
With its anime art style, the game brings its fantasy setting to life with painted backgrounds, expressive character sprites, and 40+ CGs.
A trailer for Love Esquire was released which you can view below:
If you wish to follow Yangyang Mobile to get more updates, you can do so via the following links:
Official Website: http://loveesquire.yangyangmobile.com