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When The Night Comes is an episodic fantasy otome game with supernatural elements.

You are a Hunter, and you’ve been called to the quiet town of Lunaris to assist the local Enforcers with an investigation into a series of increasingly unsettling murders.

Immerse yourself in the world of Witches, Vampires, Demons and Lycan's as you slowly unravel the mystery that lies deep within the roots of the town.

The question is, are the creatures of the night the ones you should really be afraid of? 

You might even fall in forbidden love along the way.

R18 for harsh language, violence & sexually suggestive content

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  • 6 individual romance routes
  • 2 polyamourous romance routes
  • Player chooses their own pronouns
  • No gender-restrictive romances
  • 6 or more Unlockable CGs with every chapter
  • Hunter collectibles
  • A wide and varied range of dialogue options in every chapter that help you choose your path and mold the story depending on what choices you make
  • Your choices matter from the start! Choose wisely... 

Lead Artist: Anna T.
Lead Writer, Programmer and Community Manager: Kris W.
Artist, and Graphics/Animations: Tiffany P.
Writer: Kevin N.
Background Artist: Marina

Music: As credited in-game


Email: kris@wtncgame.com


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WTNC Game Chapters One - Nine (Version 9.0) 351 MB
WTNC Game Chapters One - Nine (Version 9.0) 350 MB
WTNC Game Chapters One - Nine (Version 9.0) 357 MB

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Loved the new chapter!

I'm stuck at home with a broken arm and I came across this game and now I'm hooked. I was so confused when it ended on such a cliffhanger, until I realized you are still developing the game. Can't wait for chapter ten, you've done an amazing job so far! Any idea approximately when its out?

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Ok so I created an account just so I could say this but I LOVE THIS GAME!! WTNC is probably the best otome game I have ever played. The art is absolutely beautiful and the storyline was very intriguing. I have played through every route and I will probably play them all again at least once more! I really liked the fantasy and supernatural elements to the story. Also I must say I definitely paused the game at various scenes just to stare at the lovely artwork. You are a very talented team and I am so excited to see what you create in the future! 

So I'm gunna be honest,played the new chapter and not being able to actually see the battle go down sucked. No cg's of what piper was doing,no cg of the clan it just really made the whole thing not very exciting

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We're so sorry to hear you were disappointed with the battle scene! We are a very small team, so sometimes we don't always have the resource or the time to create as many CGs/art as we would like. However, we hope that the artwork in the next update will make up for this! 

Oh but that was only a small part! I enjoyed the rest of the episode pls don't think I hated the whole thing or something

Omg alkar is just so...sexy...ughhhhhhh . he's my favorite character now. love this game keep it up !!

who would play August in a series ;D

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Our inspiration for August is a model called George Culafic!

ooo will check em out :D

so I looked up the model and OMG I see it!!!

Will there be a version to download on the chrome os? And also if you ever need writers I would be interested and willingly to do so with very little compensation.

The Linux version will be uploaded within the hour! 

In chapter 9 the Ezra the character model in game doesn't show up and i have re downloaded on pc and windows , its still not there 

Thank you for letting us know! We'll be re-uploading with this issue fixed within the hour :) 

Is chapter 10 going to be the last? If not, is there currently a planned number?

Yes, chapter 10 is the last.

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I have sadness. :'(

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Hey, look on the bright side - they are working on a new game called Errant Kingdom (it's on the Development Log) so you may want to check that out after WTNC is finished. :)

The CG of Finnzra from chapter 8 is locked in the gallery even when I replay the scene. I use the windows version and after re-downloading it is still locked.

Thanks for letting us know, we’ll look into it ASAP! 

Now the CG of Finnzra from Chapter 8 is replaced with Finns CG from the same chapter and after clicking the pic I am suddenly in Finns Gallery instead of Finnzras.

Okay, so i just downloaded chapter 9 using the itch.io app (previously i always download it from the itch.io website but decided i wanted to give the PC/mac app a try) and when i was trying to open up the CGs of all the characters from chapter 8 that i romanced, this happened. When i click ignore, it just immediately started a fresh new game. 

Fortunately, i was still able to click and open other CGs from chapter 1-7 and could load previously saved game files just fine. Only the CGs from chapter 8 are somehow corrupted (?)

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We've just issued a fix for this! You just need to re-download. Sorry for the inconvenience!  :) 

No problem! Thanks for the hard work, devs! <3

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Hello, do you have a rough idea of how many chapters there will be when it's completed? I don't like to start visual novels unless they're finished, because I tend to obsess over cliffhangers ;;; The game looks AMAZING and even now, it's so difficult for me to restraint myself from playing. Thank you!

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This has been asked before. It will be 10 chapters long.

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I'm in love with August and his character development! Its absolutely wonderful. I cant wait to see where this all goes!

Question?? What Gender do we play as?

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you choose your own pronouns at the beginning!

Awesome<3

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omg i REALLY LOVE THIS GAMEcant wait for the chapter nine. im in love with finn, istg i dont want to play in another route, i just love finn jdhkasdhsk

Thank you! (Also, you are valid <3)

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Ahhhhh, this is such an amazing game, omg. The art is gorgeous, the characters are marvelous, the diversity and inclusivity of the game is perfect, and the storyline is absolutely wonderful. I'm pretty sure I annoyed the hell out of my wife when I reached the end of chapter 8 and started making dying sounds though, because omg noooooooooo! XD I absolutely cannot wait to see more of this story!

Thank you so much for playing, glad to hear you enjoy :)

Can you pursue them all at the same time or does flirting with more than one upset each of them?

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you flirt with whoever for the first few chapters to get a better feel of their personalities, so yes you can flirt with them all technically. Then in/after chapter 4 you get the option to pick a romance route for only one character. You also get the option to enter into a poly relationship with more than one character (I think) like if you choose Alkar's route, since him and Omen are close you can enter into a relationship with both of them. 

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This is awesome. I love the characters, and the story is a lot better than i I anticipated (visual novels usually lack in this matter). I think I'm a little bit obsessed. And I love August, ok

Thank you! x

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This is so well made. When I played it for the first time, the story was so compelling that I didn't move from my laptop until I finished till the end of chapter eight! Congrats for creating such a great game.


Ps. - My favourites are Finnegan and August :)

Thank you very much for playing! 

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Nice graphics, sensitive topic, keep it weird! Overall a very good game, keep it up!

Thanks!

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This is a great visual novel, and actually its probably my favorite one I've ever played (read? not sure what verb to use there!). I tend to get a little bored with visual novels, or I zoom through them so quick that nothing really stays with me. But I felt like the pacing was really great, and the romance options didn't bore me at all. I was torn between Piper and Alkar, but by chance I spent the festival with Alkar first and fell in love! I'm very invested now and I can't wait until Chapter 9!

Thank you so much!! :)

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I love it to bits. I love it. So much. Will there be a chapter 9? if so, can't freakin wait. Also can't wait to have enough money so I can give this game and it's team what it deserves.

That's very kind, thank you! Chapter Ten will be our last update, but we hope to keep adding some mini stories after the main story is finished! 

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Pictures and images are real nice. Looks good. Keep up the good work!

Thanks!

I don't know if this has already been addressed, and if it has i apologize for my blindness, but do you have an estimate on the date the game will be released and how much it'll cost? 

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The game is already out, it's being released chapter by chapter(it's up to chapter 8 already) and it is free but you can donate money if you'd like when you download.

this is both the first visual novel and the first otome game ive ever played, and let me tell you i have not been dissapointed. ive only done Ezra's route so far, as i only just downloaded this yesterday, but this is such a good story! I adore Ezra, and i really really like Omen and Finn as well, and im so excited to try everyones routes. the artwork is beautiful, and the characters are so diverse and well written! I'm so excited for the next chapters! 

Thank you so much! We hope you enjoyed the other routes if you played :) 

I'm not sure how to get the nsfw scene, I can't get chapter 8 at all, do i have to restart to get both?

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i love the game so much! Ans as soon as I saw Omen i felt drawn to his character! in fact you did wonderfully creating all of the characters! i cant wait to go through all the routes

I adore this game SO much!!!! Me and a friend have been playing through it together over the past week and its all I've thought about when busy because I've been wanting to play it so badly. We finally caught up to chapter 8 and we're SOOO excited for the next two chapters! Honestly, it's one of the best visual novels I've ever played. It's amazing!!!

That's very kind, thank you! 

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Loving the game so far on Augustus's Route, however I am terribly confused having bought the game yesterday I do not have Chapter 8?

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I absolutely love this game <3  One of the best visual novel I've experienced by far ! The writing is well-paced and enjoyable and most of the artwork is beautiful. The characters are interesting and unique to say the least. The storyline is deep and engaging, even though the mystery behind the dead is pretty obvious to guess.

At this stage of the game, I didn`t get the impression that choices actually matter. You can be friendly with everyone, or be a loner hunter, the choices that you make throughout the game seem to have very little impact, only some dialogue changes, but there are still two chapters to come !

A big thank you to the whole team for your wonderful work ! I'll gladly pay for the full version when it comes out. And in the meantime, I secretly hope for a bad romance with Harry :p

Your comment made us all smile, thank you so, so much for your kind words x

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i'm so in love with this game. i adore every route and im playing each one, especially the poly routes.  i do wish i could help support on patreon. i cant wait for the future chapters !

Thank you!

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I'm halfway through this far, and everything is so well done! Characters, artwork, story, soundtrack... I especially like Omen's silly ways and Ezra's kindness. I see new chapters have appeared every now and then, and I wonder, is there any plan as to how many chapters there will be? It may say in some obvious place, if so, my apologies for being blind :P

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Yea, I'm interested in it too... The game is very nice, but idk how many total chapters there are.

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The game is going to be 10 chapters long.

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love this, can't wait for the remaining chapters!

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Is it possible to flirt with everyone in one gameplay ? Like to get most of their illustrations, and even be involved in the poly relationships in one session? Or is there a specific order I need to flirt with them with? Are there any bad repercussions if I flirt with all of them at the same time?

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Hey broos! I'm not the creator(s), but if I know what you're saying, I think I can help you out. Yes, you can flirt with everyone in the beginning of the game, but later on there will be a time to pick someone to be in a relationship with (no consequences if you flirt with everyone before that point, and even after the pick-your-relationship point, you still can't flirt with anyone but your love interest). In the description, it said that you can have two polyamorous relationships. I think you'll figure out who they are later in the game, if you aren't there already since it's been two days, but if you want me to say, I'll do so! Also, the +whatever romance points don't exactly count that much, at least I don't think they do, so if you want to romance, say, Finn, but you have more points with August, it shouldn't affect who you choose to be with. Anyways, that's all!

I just got to the point of choosing your love interest! Thank you so much for the response, It made me understand everything a lot better now, but I have another question I was wondering you could help answer. I've figured out the poly relationships already but I don't don't see the option for them. I'm assuming if you choose one to romance that later on in their route you can have the option? 

It's no problem, broos! Yeah, you get to choose to romance the two people later in the game if you're romancing one of the characters in the poly relationship, for example *SPOILERS*






If you want to romance Finn and Ezra, which is what I'm doing, you have to romance Finn or Ezra, then later in the game, you get to choose if you want to stay with just one of them, or go with both of them. Same for Omen and Alkar!

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Amazing game, never a dull moment and written beautifully. I find myself laughing aloud at the well placed  jokes and admiring the beautifully written metaphors and detail. I've only played Finn's route so far but I really must say this visual novel/otome has been one of the best I've ever played by far. You guys have outdone yourselves. Absolutely Enchanting.

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Okay, so, in all relationships, I unlock the first 6 CGs and then the 8th one, but the 7th isn't unlocked. How do I do it? In all of them. (except the threesomes, of course)

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I'm loving this game, seriously. I created an account just to say that. The story is so captivating and the characters ... WHAT characters. In love with August, but the others are wonderful too. I really was in doubt between August, Omen and Finn. Anyway, I can not wait for the next chapter! I think I'll even look at the other routes in the meantime. What I'm saying, I'm really going to check the others !!

Are there any nude CGs outside of Finn showing his butt? Because I only seem to get them clothed, or under sheaths...

in chapter 7 pick sleep with him then in chapter 8 you get him showing off the good :D

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I love this game! I have played almost all of the routes now and I cannot wait for more chapters to be released! Omen has caught my interest as well as Finn but there is just something about Omen pulls me in. I need to know more about his backstory! lol. Can't wait for chapter 9. 

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quick question(s)! What chapter are you locked into a route on? And when you update chapters do you have to replay the whole game or does it automatically only download that new chapter? Thanks!

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