Vinty has been getting nowhere with her calligraphy. Her confidence has sunk to an all time low. As life pressures her toward giving up, will she forget why she pursued this craft in the first place?
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Release Date: Jan 22, 2015

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March 24

Without Within 3's new artist

Hi everyone! Hope you are all doing well. It was my birthday a few days ago, so I am still in a happy mood .

Karousel-k is Vinty's original artist, and she provided the illustrations for both Without Within 1 and 2. This year, due to scheduling conflicts, we have decided to part ways for now. Should we start by thanking her for all the work she has done? Without her art, Vinty and Excelia's stories would not have been the same .

Today, I would like to introduce you to our new artist, Arisa-Chibara. Here is a preview of her work so far:

And of course, we cannot let a post pass by without Vinty:

You can find out more about Arisa-Chibara at:

With the extra time needed to find our new artist, I have concerns about releasing WOWI3 before Christmas. Since the story takes place in December, a timely release would be great, but quality comes first, so we will see as the months unfold.

In addition to this, I would like to use this chance to share with you my next project, The Last Birdling:

There is a trailer and demo available, so please make sure to check those out! As always, here is the greenlight campaign:
I would be grateful if you could leave a comment and vote on the page .

To finish up, here are a few screenshots:

When I reflect, I realize I have been doing this for five years. Not sure if a nobody like me is allowed to brag about a five year anniversary project, but The Last Birdling would meet that criteria, and Without Within 3 as well, of course.

Thank you so much !

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November 8, 2016

Without Within 3 in Christmas 2017

Hey everyone! Hope you have been enjoying 2016 .

Well, this is it—I have decided to produce Without Within 3 in 2017. The story this time will take place during Christmas, so I am hoping for a timely release in around November. Please look forward to joining Vinty on her next adventure!

You know, Without Within 2 is not at all a financial success, and I gave this series a lot of thought during my Singapore and Malaysia trip back in 2015. I am thankful for everyone's support, but those Chinese translations pushed the project over budget, so the journey has been difficult.

No, I need to let Without Within end. I love Vinty, but I cannot progress my career with a niche series like this, I thought to myself.

Then one evening, I took a stroll around the streets of Penang, and as I gazed toward the distant beach, the ideas came flooding in. Vinty was telling me that hey, my story is far from over.

Perhaps Vinty meets a new calligrapher in Malaysia? No, maybe she reunites with Excelia first. Is there a new character, and if so, who is this person? Well, maybe this, or perhaps that.

All right, I am sneaking back to my hotel to type this all up.

You folks play a big part in this as well. Most of my other titles are more financially successful than Without Within, but none of them have bonded us together in the same way. One guy messaged in to say Vinty's tale has inspired him to pursue his photography dreams, while another girl is actually into calligraphy as well. There is just no way to tag a price on stories like these.

So yes, this is why I have no choice but to keep going. I know many players have no interest in the sightseeing aspects of WOWI2. Well, I am sorry, but I want to keep sharing my passion with you, so WOWI3 will continue that trend with links to real life footage of Singapore and Malaysia.

It sucks to end things on a downer, but to set expectations early, due to budget issues, it is extremely unlikely that WOWI3 will feature Chinese translations. I am deeply sorry about this, and it is my fault that Vinty’s adventures have not been well received enough to justify the costs involved. Some players have kindly offered to provide fan translations, but this is beyond my control, so I cannot make any guarantees.

Thank you everyone !

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About This Game

Vinty has been getting nowhere with her calligraphy. Her confidence has sunk to an all time low.
As life pressures her toward giving up, will she forget why she pursued this craft in the first place?

Without Within is a short visual novel that explores the creative mind. The game was released for free in Christmas 2014 as thanks to everyone for supporting my endeavors thus far. For those who kindly appreciate the experience and wish to make a contribution, there is an Extra Edition DLC that includes the soundtrack, a digital artbook, as well as three inspirational chase cards.

Unfortunately, being a free game, Without Within is unable to feature trading cards. Sorry Vinty!

Thank you! I hope you will enjoy the read.

System Requirements

Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: XP or above
    • Processor: 1.2 GHz Pentium 4
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1280 x 960
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 100 MB available space
    • OS: OS X 10.6
    • Processor: Any 64 bit processor
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1280 x 960
    • Storage: 100 MB available space
    • OS: 1.2 GHz Pentium 4
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Storage: 100 MB available space
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