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As We Know It

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A heavily branching visual novel, featuring love, friendship and life-sim elements in a future destroyed by the sun.

When the world gets too hot humanity finds sanctuary underground. After a
long waiting list you finally score a spot in the local underground
city of Camden, run by Mayor Rick Davidson. You and your mother move in
and begin to acclimate to this wonderful new life. As time passes,
however, things start to go wrong. Unravel what’s going on, and face
some hard choices that will impact your relationships and fate.

Get a job, find romance, and meet the other residents of Camden- your new home.

 

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Features:

  • Customize your name and appearance (different skin tones and hair colors).
  • 4 career options with independent story lines.
  • 4 potential love interests that you can befriend or romance.
  • 3 potential friends and several people to interact with.
  • Branching paths from day one, making each play through unique. Every path promises different sides of the story, encouraging replay!
  • Spend time with any- and everyone, no matter who you romance, or which job you pick.
  • Several endings.

Camden:

An underground utopia with fresh food, filtered air, and the coldest water you’ll ever taste. Enjoy your spacious living quarters with enough room for the whole family! We have all the amenities you could ever dream of: a gym for your fitness, a library for your mind, and a bar for socializing. Our community center is a hub of activity. Stop by in the mornings for affordable coffee and a friendly chat with your neighbors. All events and meetings are held there as well!

Our massive space is taken up mostly by an impressive collection of greenhouses that provide a wealth of resources for Camden. From clothing to medicine, if we can grow it then it’s here. Never worry about fatal power outages again. We use an advanced Geothermal energy system that is as safe as it is efficient. Our impressive security and medical departments keep us protected and healthy.

Camden welcomes you to your new, better life.

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Characters:

You play as Ashlynn Phillips. Ashlynn is suspicious, but desperate to make this new life work. Her life on the surface was hard. She spent most of it fighting for everything and going without. Now she’s safe. Her mother is safe. They have food, water, and shelter. Nothing will get in the way of that ever again, if she has anything to say about it. Or will she change her mind when she sees just what living in Camden can mean?

Camila Phillips – Your mother, despite her airy optimistic nature you know she’s seen some very dark times. You can hear her whimper in her sleep, though she’ll vehemently deny it. Shes content to read romantic stories and daydream until reality catches her attention.

Mayor Rick Davidson – The man in charge. Will do whatever it takes to ensure Camden’s future success and prosperity. Many of the residents are enamored with the charming mayor, but he seems to have finally taken a personal interest in the doe-eyed Camila Phillips.

Romance Options:

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Friend Options:

Sam – Bad-ass bartender who’s been to hell and back. Runs Icarus. Took a young Jude in when she was 17 and they have been family ever since. Don’t steal from her or she will stab you. No really. A lot of attitude and sass. Protective of her loved ones.

Trevor – Grumpy librarian, not a people-person, may like Bryan more than he seems to, likes books and hates people, would prefer if you just never went to the library ever, dislikes Gloria Miller.

Tabby – Sweet little Tabby, likes to study in the gym. 8 years old. Lonely. Smarter than other kids her age. She may think you’re a bit dumb, but is happy to tutor you.

And more!

Vince – Head of security, strict at work, but a caring and sensitive father and friend. Adores his daughter, single but not looking (Sorry Iris), acts as a father figure to Eva, good sense of humor

Bryan – Handsome, charming, friendly, and utterly useless at his job. Has a huge crush on the grumpy librarian, and spends his time at the library when he isn’t napping at work.

Iris – A man crazy flirt with a big smile and a lot of sass. Fun, outgoing, likes just about everyone but her ex. Acts like the southern-belle of Camden.