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A romantic slice of life meets fantasy story that everyone can enjoy, with slight nods to Lewis Carroll’s Alice stories. A Very important Date is currently on Steam Greenlight and Kickstarter

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Hello, everyone! My team's first game/visual novel, A Very Importate Date, is on Greenlight and we would really appreciate it if people could vote for us. We hope to use this as our team's starting point and eventually expand into other genres in the future.

Greenlight page: Steamcommunity.com

Our Kickstarter campaign is also currently underway. If you can't back us or if visual novels aren't really your thing, we would really appreciate it if you could share it with others. Thank you!


The full finished release of A Very Important Date will feature:

  • 5 suitors (with 4 more planned)
  • Expressive animated characters
  • 12 chapters for each Suitor's Main Story
  • 3 possible endings per Main Story
  • 3 chapter Epilogues for each Suitor
  • 40+ hours of content across all stories
  • ≈50,000 words per Main Story
  • 300,000+ words across the whole game
  • At least 6 CGs per Main Story
  • Main character CG options: eyes or no eyes
  • 14 amazing tracks from composer Geoff Moore
  • 60+ beautiful backgrounds
  • Episodic content
  • Available in English
  • Available on Windows, Mac, Linux, Google Play, and iOS


All stories are written by Noëlle Hyzy, the winner of Voltage Inc.'s 4th Annual International Script Writing Contest for Romance Apps.

A Very Important Date is a café romance set in a strange, yet familiar world, with loose ties to Lewis Carroll's Alice stories. But this isn’t the typical Alice in Wonderland styled adventure! While A Very Important Date takes a few notes from the Carroll classics, you don't have to be a big fan of them to enjoy this game for its rich dialogue, witty humor, and unique art style!

Our story follows Alison Sunderlund, an average small town Ohio girl. By day she can be found working as a server in a local café and by night she takes care of her house and family: her dad and younger brother. Though she doesn't have a lot on her plate, the life she has gives her very little free time. But Alison's life changes one morning when she wakes up sitting under a tree in a brand new world.

Confused, Alison sets out to discover more about her new surroundings, accidentally stumbling upon the Arkwright estate, home of Gwyn Arkwright and The Looking Glass Café. With no place to go and a way back home seeming impossible, Gwyn, being the kind soul that he is, gives Alison a job and a place to stay for the time being. Everything's peachy except... now Alison must choose which of The Looking Glass' five employees will train her!

Will Alison stick with what she knows and remain a server? Will she a cut a new path as a cook's assistant? Will she wipe away her past burdens as a low-level dishwasher? Will Alison ever figure out what strange world she's in? Will she ever return to her old life?

Will she want to?

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