Crème de la Crème Developer Diary and Romance Guide (Spoilers)

But we all know what goes on in that mysterious teacher’s lounge … at least the Gossip Girl version. lol :wink:

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I’m trying to write a ~hilarious counterexample to the Gossip Girl vibe that’s, like, more Real, and it’s just bringing me out in hives!

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Haha the teacher scenes were some of my favourite to write, but filtered through the students’ dismay was the most fun :laughing:

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I would loooove to play as a Gallatin teacher. Growing up, I wanted to be a teacher, so I would be very interested in playing that!

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That’s true, but we don’t actually get to enjoy the pros and see the cons of being the prince/ss consort in game. So being an actual high class noble/aristocrat would still be new.

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Will you share it?

I think your best bet for that might be one of the “ruler” games that pop up now and then. Although the ones where the mc is actually raised as a prince(ss) are are rare breed even among those.
The last two good ones to pop up (both on hiatus now, sadly) would be “Return to Zemia” and “New Atlantis”. Both are of the variety where the mc was born, but not raised, a prince(ss) though.

It’s also possible that if you can wait a few years @Havenstone 's XoR will veer in the direction where you can be a “noble” ruler, should your mc go for that. By all accounts the high nobility in the Hegemony is super duper posh and extremely decadent.

Or just get saddled with it. Darkner’s New Atlantis game especially fits this, my mc there wants nothing to do with it at all. Still the setting had promise with its, unique matriarchal culture that, for once, didn’t seem to be the mainstream media fantasy of a matriarchal culture, aka, we’re all super hot amazons just waiting for the right male hero. Still, for now it seems to be on hiatus.

Yep, even in a lot of stories where we do play a prince we often don’t get to really engage with or enjoy the posh aspects one would normally expect of the role.

Then we’ve all got to hope Fawkes will resume Seven Heirs soon, as the mc there is never anything else than a royal of a very prosperous kingdom who can basically be as posh as they like. :wink:

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I think War of the West fits this. And Swamp Castle and the second part of the Great Tournament games, but those two are male genderlocked so not exactly my cup of tea.
Other than that I agree it’s more common that the heir MC has to reclaim their throne and stuff like that.
Don’t know about Wips, since I rarely check them out in fear that they’d get abondoned.

Guess lately I just got in the mood of playing MCs who start off as part of the high class instead of being a commoner who does something heroic.

(But I feel like we are getting a bit offtopic here)

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I have a question how to romance a girl?

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Which one?

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Boy!Delacroix is TOP??¿¿¿o.o

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Hi!
There’s a guide in the first post on how to romance the ROs.

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Like Maxine the girls version of the boys

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At the beginning of the game there’s an option to choose romanceable and befriendable characters’ genders. Either you can set everyone romanceable to a girl from the start, or you can choose as you play through, whatever feels right.

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There are three choices


Which one i want to romance side characters like Maxine/Max

As @HannahPS said, you either set the genders of all side characters to female with the second choice now or if you pick the third choice, choose their genders as female as you encounter the side characters the first time.

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I agree with you. Normally, most of storys about royal MC’S are about “MC who was born royal but raised like a commoner” or “MC who was born a commoner but has to fight for their spot as a noble” So a MC who was actually born as a royal and raised as one is definitely something not seen as much. I would like to read a story with that protagonist.

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Been playing this game like crazy and I still have no idea how to get the achievement ‘College No More’. Would appreciate any help here.

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Did anyone else go the double agent route with their MC(s)? I feel like it’s incredibly fitting for my main girl, who is usually focused on poise, intrigue, and wit (and spirit after hanging with Gonzalez), but is also a generally nice person and wouldn’t stand for the students being forced into the mines . I also wish that there was specific text for it in the stats screen, such as “You ensured that Blaise and (other indentured person [who knows MC’s true allegiance]) escaped from the mines, and they later helped you expose Renalt publicly/ talk to the authorities and move against Renalt.”

@HannahPS

Are Max/Gonzalez the only two students that can be forcibly indentured (other than [potentially] MC and Blaise)? Is there any way that Hartmann, Delacroix, or Freddie could be sent to the mines (Not that I want them sent to the mines)?

So far, I have romanced Hartmann (engaged both times) and Rosario (committed [non-engaged] and engaged). I adore both of them wholeheartedly (although Hartmann was my favorite RO since the teaser). Looking forward to trying Freddie’s route as well as Max’s, Karson’s, Delacroix’s, Gonzalez’s friendship route, and Blaise’s route (Florin doesn’t really appeal to me or my main MC as I [and she] would prefer a commitment of sorts, and after playing through the game a couple times, I don’t think I can look at Auguste and see them as romanceable).

@Jay_Tarrant

Complete the investigation so that Renalt gets removed from her position and imprisoned thanks to the inspector. I find that the double agent route is easier for this, as the stats to pull it off successfully seem to be the same ones for writing convincing letters. Then, in chapter 12 (I think 12 is the last chapter), you get the letter from the inspector asking what the best course of action is for Gallatin College. Choose to either merge Gallatin with Archambault or dissolve Gallatin (I am not sure if dissolving Gallatin without merging is ever an option)

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I always do that xD it’s a better fit for my MC who normally also has poise, intrigue and wits as high stats, than letting her get sent to the mines.

(How do I quote blurred text anyway?)

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