Editing the original thread post to include a link to the extended demo for convenience (or copy and paste below)! Enjoy!
That’s right, folks. Hold on to your demonic butts, I finally felt confident enough to give the next game in the SYP series its own thread.
Beta testing phase 1 has commenced!
New demo posted! Harder, better, faster, stronger!
Rough draft demo is now closed and we are working on prepping for beta testing (as well as finding a new host for those files now that Dropbox is decommissioning such services, boooooo). If anyone else still wants to volunteer to test for us, let me know! Thank you!!!
We’re planning to run a closed beta, not because we want to exclude anyone or keep things super secret, but because I want to have a number of preprogrammed character paths whose individual progress and bugs I can narrow down and track comprehensively in lieu of an actual saved game load. Meaning, anyone participating will still be able to use the new character creator, but one group might be able to access a “benevolent” character load, or one where Sidney was romanced, versus an “aggressive” or even “evilish” run where maybe Sidney didn’t continue on at all.
I know some forum members have already volunteered to beta test for us, which is super exciting! Others who are interested can add to this thread or PM me, so I can start to get an idea of how many people will be participating. IF you want to post a preference for what kind of preset “save” flavor you’d be interested in sampling, I’m happy to entertain suggestions, but in order to get an even spread for each, I cannot guarantee you will be matched with your preference, so please keep that in mind. Like most authors here, I assume, the more invested you are in helping us improve the game, the better the final product will be for everyone and I appreciate anyone who wants to provide us with thoughtful feedback!
I can’t wait to start sharing the next game with everyone AND reveal the contributions of our charity auction winner! If you have any questions, concerns, or comments, please let me know I will try to address them ASAP. And, of course, you can always contact us or stay updated through the Facebook page. THANK YOU!!!