A downloadable game for Windows and macOS

Arcadia is Somnova Studio's first attempt at a NaNoRenO:

"Roman is a waiter at Arcady whose distaste towards this new society has him saving up to move out of the city. After his first few weeks working he believes he has fallen into an easy enough routine...that is until Eris, an old work rival, steps back into his life. Things don't take long for them to be at each other's throats once more, leading Parker, the Arcady's owner, to try and propose a competition for the two. Thus ignites a past war among these two very different people, yet a current rivalry that may hint at something greater in their future."

This isn't the final product, and we recommend you wait for the upcoming beauty patch for your first play-through.

If you'd like to discuss this visual novel, feel free to drop by at our discord:

https://discord.gg/drpW7Mz

Install instructions

Simply download, unzip, run and enjoy.

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PC 69 MB
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MAC 52 MB

Comments

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werid cool

May I ask if there are multiple endings to this? There were only 2-3 choices for dialogues in this entire game, but I hope there are. The characters were all very well written and fleshed out, making me annoyed and angry at times but also making me care for them in the end. The writing is very philosophical and has situations that I believe anyone who works can relate to. I just wish that their ending was on the sweeter side of bittersweet. 

Will you guys be continuing with this storyline? Showing their futures would be nice. I just can't help but feel unsatisfied with the way it ended haha. Especially since I ended up shipping the two MCs.

Anyway, it's a very nice story and if this is in fact the game in its completed state, then I wish you guys all the best for any future submissions. You guys definitely have the talent :).

There are two endings! Thank you

Awww the other ending was so sweet! Haha I can't believe I got the bad ending on my first time. I am now fully satisfied :). I usually go for games in more of a fantasy setting, but this one I thoroughly enjoyed. Btw, is there a way to un-grey the extras button on the menu? I can't press on it.

We'll be adding the extras menu with the beauty patch sometime in the next week

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This is your first attempt at NaNoRenO which I'm guessing is your first attempt at visual novels. I do have to say you nailed it quite well. I do have plenty of visual novel experience under my let's play belt on my main channel. Raithias   There are some nit pick things to mention though. Such as, the sudden drop of background music from time to time. I believe this was to draw atmosphere but, I think it just made for too long of akward dead space of no sounds. The other thing that many visual novel artist catch the bane of is choices. This visual novel although very well done seems to only have very few choices. Players really like to have options to advance the story.  That's the only things I think could be improved upon. You did great and, I hope your submission does well in NaNoRenO!

We're working on a patch to pretty things up and correct all these errors :) Thanks!

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nice visual,nice story

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Hello Somnova Studio! I saw your game Arcadia here on Itch.io. I decided to give it a try. I recorded a bit of my experience . Hope you don'y mind. I really enjoyed the dialog. Which has me liking the character so far. Hope you enjoy the gameplay footage!