Assume the role of a praying mantis in a relationship dilemma. Torn between their mutual love and the instinct to have sex – which could lead to the male mantis’s death – the couple is on the verge of making a decision. Type anything you want in response to your partner during this life-changing conversation.
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Oct 26, 2017
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August 18

Small Patch Released

Hi everyone,

We just pushed a small patch with the following changes:
  • Natural language recognition was slightly improved
  • Some minor bug fixes
  • Now the game doesn't comment on the absence of the player if it's paused or if you are reviewing the text at the end of the game
  • The game checks the resolution and sets itself at fullscreen only once at startup

We're planning a sligthly bigger update in the future, which will allow you to review past conversations in the menu but there is no fixed date for it yet.

Thanks again for all your support! <3
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About This Game

Will you make love and risk death?


Assume the role of a praying mantis in a relationship dilemma. Torn between their mutual love and the instinct to have sex – which could lead to the male mantis’s death – the couple is now on the verge of making a decision. Try to keep their relationship in balance by typing anything you want in response to your partner during this life-changing conversation. Do your best to convey your feelings in a situation without satisfying solution.

Feature list

  • Type your responses without any restrictions and watch the conversation unfold
  • A lively character that reacts to you in a meaningful way
  • Play as either male or female
  • Multiple endings and nonlinear playthroughs
  • Hand-drawn art style with a cinematic feel
  • Dynamic soundtrack that changes according to your partner’s mood

FAQ


Can I really type anything?
Yes, you can, but the interaction depends on what you type. This game puts you in a specific situation: a conversation about a relationship in stalemate. If you don’t take on that role, the game will ignore most of what you type. If you try to “stick to the script” you’ll notice how the game can understand you and respond appropriately.

One playthrough is pretty short. Why shouldn’t I get a refund after I finish it?
How many times have you put a lot of effort into something but that effort wasn’t acknowledged? It’s often difficult to understand how much time and money goes into what we experience as entertainment, but we’re sure you can see where we’re coming from. That’s why we hope you’ll consider this a fair price for the kind of experience “Don’t Make Love” is.

Why is the game only available in English?
We would love to cover as many languages as possible but converting the system to support more languages would be a tremendous amount of work. Since we are only three people, it would be too much for us to take on. If the game proves successful, we’ll consider this possibility.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core i3 2100
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel
    • Storage: 500 MB available space

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