This was just so good. I love the art style so much. The story is so relatable, heck I've had those exact thoughts Sherb's had as well. Can't wait to see if there is more we will see of Sherb in the future!
Sherbert In A Bottle
A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux
Sherbert In A Bottle is a short Visual Novel about wrestling with decisions relating to one's life path, and the positive impact online friends can have on a person.
<--- Meet Sherbert. ("Sherb" for short.)
Sherbert's a Grand Mage that's having a hard time with his future and what he wants out of it.
He's opened up an inter-dimensional portal and the other end of it is you, the player!
With your help, he can gain a little bit of clarity and feel more secure in his decisions.
✿ ~5k words
✿ 3 endings
✿ ~ 15 minutes of gameplay
✿ 1920 x 1080 resolution
It's been a while since my last visual novel and after playing enough small, cute visual novels, I decided to try making my own. I wanted to test myself and see how a project with a far smaller scope'd fare.
Inspired by (But became a project absolutely not sticking to the guidelines of) the O2A2VN Jam!
Currently a sort of weird WIP- 0.9 being the trimmed down (but complete) release, with plans to update and add a few more tidbits for a full 1.0 version.
I hope you enjoy it!
Art + Story - Ekkoberry
Music - https://wowsound.com/
The game intentionally closes at certain points in the story. This is not a bug, just reopen and click start to continue.
|Platforms||Windows, macOS, Linux|
|Made with||Clip Studio Paint, Ren'Py|
|Tags||2D, Anime, Casual, Cute, Fantasy, Multiple Endings, Ren'Py, Short, Singleplayer, Story Rich|
|Average session||A few minutes|
|Inputs||Keyboard, Mouse, Xbox controller|
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Thank you very much, I'm glad you enjoyed it/that Sherbert was relatable!
I'm excited to get back to the project after I've finished up with JKHA/YaoiJam!
This was a really lovely game! I loved the gorgeous art, character designs and cute story. Sherb's dilemma was oddly relatable despite the fantasy setting :')
OwO sooo cute ╰(⸝⸝⸝´ ꒳`⸝⸝⸝)╯I enjoyed it!
Awww this is so sweet, thank you so much for making this TT
Quick question just to check if that's okay, is the second intentional close signalling the end? Because when I go back in it just repeats that section. I wasn't sure if it was a bug that it wasn't going any further or if that was the end, also since I can't see where to start from the beginning again ":D
If the start button says "Revist"/you're greeted with a CG, that's the end!
After viewing the ending once, there should be a sleeping Sherbert on the title screen, you can click him to wipe the game!
Thank you for playing!
This game is so cute! <33
The conversations are indepth, interactions are just super cute all in all :)