This jam is now over. It ran from 2021-07-01 12:00:00 to 2021-09-03 22:00:00. View 69 entries

An online game jam focused on visual novels and story-based games. Starts July 1st, ends August 31st. Feel free to start working before the festival begins. No one is required to start their work from scratch unless they want to. If you have any unfinished projects in mind, you're invited to use this festival for completing it.

  • Anyone can start before the festival begins.
  • Completing unfinished projects are welcomed.
  • Releasing a playable demo is fine.
  • Polished works are encouraged.
  • There are no "winners." Anyone who reaches their goal during the festival has completed SuNoFES, though it is encouraged to submit- visual novels or story-based games [will not accept entries that depict sex (visual/ sound) or gore]

Visual Novel = text-based story with narrative style aided by static or sprite-based visuals (will not accept downloadable comic pdf)

You're allowed to submit 1 entry (visual novel / story-based game) Your team may submit another entry if you're working together.

Feel free to tweet your development progress at #sunofes

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Submissions(66)

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Windows (52)
macOS (37)
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GIF
Sanctuaries. Secrets. Serious consequences.
Visual Novel
Fantasy-Romance Visual Novel. Enter a world where the lore of dragons and faeries collide.
Visual Novel
An otome game very loosely based on the Filipino epic poem, "Ibong Adarna".
Visual Novel
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A girls' love kinetic novel about two lonely women who meet by chance.
Visual Novel
✨ A gay crush and all that follows ✨
Visual Novel
GIF
Time keeps on taking-- Even from the dead
Visual Novel
Picking an outfit for a dinner date is easier in theory.
Visual Novel
A space cadet does some soul-searching...
Visual Novel
Sharing a spaceship with his worst enemy </3
Visual Novel
A FREE YAOI visual novel that will have you begging for more!
Visual Novel
Walk on memory lane with Koi, who knows what you might discover...
Role Playing
A short, fragile moment between a badly injured man and the stranger who came to his aid.
Visual Novel
reconnect with a trans friend you haven't seen in years
Visual Novel
GIF
this world is no comfort to either of you.
Visual Novel
Would you return a stranger's kindness?
Visual Novel
An evil sorcerer finds himself in a rather peculiar situation.
Visual Novel
Chapter 1: The Girl who Wanted to Become a Knight
Visual Novel
"Only true love can thaw a heart. To fight the ice, you need to burn."
Visual Novel
[ Early Access ] ⚬ Visual Novel
Visual Novel
A troubled cleric is confessing their sin to you.
Visual Novel
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You are trapped in a strange village. Stay alive and escape.
Visual Novel
Play in browser
A funny otome game about your kitchen turning to romanceable characters.
Visual Novel
A dark vampire visual novel
Visual Novel
Slice of life with your queer monster buddies in the realm of Sanctuary.
Visual Novel
On this road, choices lead to live... Or die.
Visual Novel
​A reaper meets a lost soul who refuses to answer the bell's toll.
Visual Novel
A 1980s rock-and-roll riff on parts of the Iliad, in visual novel form.
Visual Novel
*chuckles* I'm in danger
Visual Novel
Time marches on, while humanity ambles along at its leisure.
Visual Novel
Play in browser
A politician, a businessman, and a priest receive a challenge from an ancient deity to save Earth from destruction.
Role Playing
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Explore a traumatised consciousness - a dark journey of mental restoration .
Interactive Fiction
Underneath this starry sky, I was finally able to say those words to you.
Visual Novel
Ever wonder what goes on behind the scenes in the National Government?
Interactive Fiction
Play in browser
Will you betray an undersea kingdom by stealing its most sacred artifact?
Visual Novel
A short visual novel about romance and a missed deadline.
Visual Novel
GIF
a strange journey with multiple endings
Adventure
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Teddy bears go sightseeing
Visual Novel
Follow Daniel through his grief, while coming to terms with your own...
Visual Novel
A Visual Novel
Visual Novel
Dive into your dreams using the power of friendship and Turn-Based Combat to destroy horrific nightmares!
Role Playing
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GIF
It's time to say goodbye.
Visual Novel
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A besieged village is in dire need of your help... would you mind?
Simulation
A Capitalist Dystopian Escape Room
Interactive Fiction
Play in browser
You're going to turn into something - but what?
Interactive Fiction
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A story about what happens when you downloaded too many mods for an rpg...
Visual Novel
The Chief's daughter disappeared in her own room. What could've happened?
Visual Novel
GIF
You are a private eye--and you've set your sights on solving this crime.
Interactive Fiction
At what point does tolerance become a sin?
Visual Novel
Кринжевековье
Visual Novel
A fictional Steampunk novel
Visual Novel
Visual Novel
Visual Novel
A monster training RPG/visual novel
Role Playing
A simple game about how fun it can be to create stories with friends.
Visual Novel
An island, a shipwreck, a conspiracy, and a drone
Visual Novel
Liberosis (n) - the desire to care less about something
Visual Novel
a short vn for a jam
Visual Novel
Learn about Thunder Bay U campus.
Visual Novel
Play in browser
A kidnapped woman discovers she's in a simulation where her choices have global implications. Text based.
Adventure
Play in browser
there's a maze, a garden, and a giant magpie (he's a dick)
Interactive Fiction
Play in browser
Story on Vadai and conversation with AI
I only want to paint the girl I love.
Visual Novel
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Kelsey just wants a normal life. Too bad she's a shoujo heroine...
Visual Novel
Full version of The Story of the Miner
Visual Novel
Play in browser