Indie Spotlight – The Symbiant 18+ BL VN

Indie studio, HeartCore Dev recently launched the Kickstarter campaign for their second upcoming BL visual novel, The Symbiant. The game is a story-rich and erotic visual novel (with PG-13 version supported) about two adult men, both from vastly different worlds, embracing their sexuality and their newfound romance. It is also a tale of interstellar friendship and being gay in space!

Game Details

  • Boys Love | Sci-fi | 18+ (with an optional SFW version)
  • Available on  Steam, Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android
  • Price: TBA
  • Campaign Period: March 15, 2022 to April 14, 2022


In the year 5066, Danya and his alien friend Juniper are manning The Ameretat, a humble spaceship that transports goods across the Galaxy.

After a troubled transport gig that left their beloved ship in need of repair and their bank account empty, the team is offered a generous deal they cannot refuse: transporting a beautiful and mysterious alien who calls himself Brahve.

Sometimes at night, Danya hears strange things from Brahve’s room. What could he be hiding in there? And how will it affect the connection that’s quickly growing between the two men?

Key Features

  • Over 6 hours of play 
  • 25+ CGs (with many variations)
  • Full English voice acting
  • 1 love interest, 2 routes, 4 endings
  • Original soundtrack
  • 9 erotic scenes
  • Reversible characters (characters who switch between top and bottom during sexual encounters)
  • Localized in English, Français, Русский


In The Symbiant, players take on the role of Danya and pursue a relationship with a single love interest, Brahve. There are two distinct story paths and a total of 4 unique endings to unlock.

Screenshots & Art

Kickstarter Campaign Details 

So, the Kickstarter campaign launched on March 15, 2022 and is set to run until April 14, 2022! The campaign goal is $15,105 to help with the production costs of the game!

Why Support the campaign?

  • By supporting the campaign supporters will receive a digital copy of the PC version of the game along with nice digital goodies like:
    • Beta Access to The Symbiant
    • Digital Artbook and/or Digital OST
    • After Story DLCs (if stretch goals are met)
  • If the campaign exceeds it’s goal, the team will add additional features, like:
    • After Story DLCs
    • Side Stories Digital Book
    • and more…

More Info on HeartCore Dev

We are a 2-person team based in Canada and France who create story-rich and erotic BL / Yaoi games. We previously released Synthetic Lover (now available on Steam, and and are currently working on The Symbiant, another sci-fi, LGBT-themed title this time taking place in space! If you like what we do feel free to check out our Patreon for news, goodies, and early access!

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2 thoughts on “Indie Spotlight – The Symbiant 18+ BL VN

    1. I really enjoyed the demo. I like everyone’s personality and they are very sexy, especially Juniper 😍 also really love Brahve’s voice

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