Hey Blerdy Tribe!! There’s a brand new Kickstarter campaign for the upcoming paranormal mystery visual novel Twin Coves from newbie indie team Wisteria Games, that I just had to share with you all! Twin Coves is a paranormal romance meets murder mystery set in the seaside town of Twin Coves. Step into the shoes of a newbie PI as they investigate a series of supernatural murders plaguing their small seaside hometown.
After nearly a decade away, Morgan Cooper (name changeable) has returned to Twin Coves.
No one knows what made them suddenly leave their job as a journalist in the big city, and they’re intent on keeping it that way. What is clear is that they seem to be a ghost of their former self.
They move in with an old family friend, Gideon Clearwater, a gruff older werewolf and local private investigator. They begin working for him as a glorified secretary, all while doing their best to ignore the events that drove them back home.
Then Gideon dies of a heart attack. With little else to do, they take over his investigation business, Clearwater Investigations, and assume their days will be filled with missing cats and cheating spouses.
However, on their first official day on the job, a dead body is found. And despite assurances from the town’s sheriff, the death bears striking similarities to a case they’re intimately familiar with. The case that drove them home in the first place.
Will they keep their head down and let their fear get the best of them? Or will they face their fears head-on and solve the case? It’s up to you to decide!
But be careful. The deeper they go, the more in danger they are.
Reconnect with people from their past or make some new acquaintances. However, almost everyone has secrets. Even the person they may be developing feelings for.
-Official Game Bio
There are six romance options to choose from—with the possibility of nine depending on if the campaign reaches the stretch goals—each with their own subplot to the mystery. The player will also be able to customize their player character—the full game will offer a variety of face shapes, body sizes, skin colors, eye shapes, eye colors, noses, hairstyles, hair colors, and details like glasses, freckles, eyeliner, piercings, etc…
Twin Coves is a LGBTQ+ positive visual novel featuring a cast of bisexual and pansexual characters, the devs also have planned poly romance route options! And of course there is a lot of great diversity—and y’all know how much I love games with great representation.
So, the Kickstarter campaign was launched October 1st 2021 and is set to run until October 31st 2021! The campaign goal is $16,000 to help with the production costs of the game!