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Hello! If you're a Patreon, please follow the Patreon instructions, it has the download link: https://www.patreon.com/posts/welcome-patrons-19940305

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Unfortunately only the colours change, not your hairstyles etc. that's not something I was able to do as it meant redrawing every CG with different hairstyles, and I would never be done lol.

If you want to change the colours that show up in CGs, go to the Settings > Profile > CG Colours. There you can change what you look like in-game.

Completed routes (with Plus):
- Neil
- Caine
- Dimitri
- James

Next route to be completed:
- Gray (ETA at the end of the year)

Make sure Tailor Tales is in a folder with admin rights, that lets the game have permission to write and edit files (so that a save file can be created).

Open up the Tailor Tales folder and browse to the Tailor Tales > www > save folder again. Keep it open. Then launch the game. When playing the game, and going through the intro, save when you are in the main menu. Check the sav folder - did it create any files or not? If it didn't, it means Tailor Tales doesn't have any permission to read/write/edit files in that folder.

  • Is there a way I could get those rpg and backup files separately (Sounds like I'm finally spewing nonsense

Actually since you said the folder is empty, there is no back-up file to be saved anymore. Sorry, but your progress is now lost completely :(

Hmm this sounds like Tailor Tales is too much on your hardware if you are getting a lot of screen freezes, and can't even seem to launch the manual save file.

Have you tried switching to your back-up save file? That one might work. Instructions:

1. Open your Itch App and find Tailor Tales. Click the cogwheel, then click manage. Then click 'open folder in explorer' and browse to this location:
`Tailor Tales > www > save`
2. There is a file in there called **file1.rpgsave** and that is your main file. Rename it to something else, such as "file1_old.rpgsave".
3. There's another file in there called **file3.rpgsave** and this is your back-up file. Rename the back-up file to **file1.rpgsave** to set it as your main file.
4. Open up the game and load your manual save file; you should now be running from your back-up file.

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You were able to find the save folder, and inside there were some files ending in .rpgsave? Such as file1.rpgsave. Because that means you have created a save file successfully.

What happens when you say you can't save? When you load up the game again, do you get to choose which save file to load (manual or quick), or are you forced to sit through the entire introduction again?


Note: if you really can't save your data MAKE SURE YOU HAVE UNZIPPED THE TAILOR TALES ZIP FILE, AS YOU CANNOT SAVE WHEN IT IS NOT UNZIPPED.

That's a save file corruption error.

Try and load your quick save file instead. If that one is corrupted too, switch to your back-up save file. Find your back-up save file here:

1. Open your Itch App  and find Tailor Tales. Click the cogwheel, then click manage. Then click 'open folder in explorer' and browse to this location: Tailor Tales > www > save
2. There is a file in there called file1.rpgsave and that is your main file. Rename it to something else, such as "file1_old.rpgsave".
3. There's another file in there called file3.rpgsave and this is your back-up file. Rename the back-up file to file1.rpgsave to set it as your main file.
4. Open up the game and load your manual save file; you should now be running from your back-up file.

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I don't think I follow? What does winrar have to do with saving the game?

When you said you unzipped it, that does mean you were playing the game from the installed folder on your PC, correct? You're not going back to the zip folder to press the exe file? Unzipping = extracting with Winrar.

Make sure the folder you extracted Tailor Tales to also has administrator permission rights to write/edit files.

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To make sure, if you open up the folder Tailor Tales is installed in, you can browse to this location:

Tailor Tales > www > save

If this folder is empty, a save file isn't being created. You can start a new game, and as soon as you are able to save, save the game (click the cogwheel in the top left for settings, then click the save option). Check the folder; is it still empty? Or does it contain files?

Please make sure you are not playing the game from the zip file, you have to unzip the zip file to be able to save the game.

The game not only lets you save in the main menu, it even auto saves. There's no need to start a new game each time.

Can you tell me your hardware specifications, such as how much memory you have and your graphics card?

Crashing indicates incompatibility with hardware.

Sorry I can't help you further then. I don't own a Mac, I don't know how to browse system files. Tailor Tales is not encrypted so you can dig into any of its folders.

Remember to unzip the contents, so you can browse through the folder.

If these instructions below do not work for you, then Tailor Tales simply cannot run on your Mac, I'm sorry.

You can try this:

Let the Itch app install the game for you. If you encounter an error when you try to create a character at the beginning of the game, please follow these steps:
- Click the Apple Icon in the top left corner.
- Go to System Preferences > Security & Privacy > Privacy > Accessibility > and allow the game to take control of your computer (checkmark must be off)
- Play the game again

If that still didn't work, you can try out this:
- Locate the folder Tailor Tales\Game.app\Contents\MacOS
- Open up the game by clicking the file "nwjs".
This should open the debug window as well, simply minimize it and play the game as normal!

Remember that Tailor Tales comes in a zip folder and you have to unpackage it on your computer to be able to save correctly. Otherwise a save file will never be created. Please don't play directly from the zip file. You can try installing it through the Itch app instead if this confuses you.

You can press F1 to turn down all SE (sound effects) for the game, this includes the voices.

As for clothing - you don't buy clothing for your avatar. You make them yourself (freestyle) and then wear them :)

i don't recall eeyock being a planned bachelor from the beginning- was he added due to popularity? does that mean there's a chance for even more routes?

Yep, Eeyok was added as the 7th route due to a popularity vote from my Patrons. All available male side characters were possible, and through a bracket style elimination contest, it was Eeyok versus Nornus at the end, and Eeyok won. It's certainly possible for any other side character to get his own route, provided he wins the popularity contest.

why is his route different that way? is it 18+ early on instead of just in the epilogue or something?

Sadly, as much as I wanted to keep Aiden's route free, my decision to cut it off at a certain point is due to the amount of sexual content that is in his route. There was no possible way for me to fade to black or paraphrase the sexual content so that it remained free to play, as the sexual content IS part of Aiden and MC's development, and a huge part of the story. MC learns she likes femdom as she goes through various situations with Aiden, and fading these out to black meant a free player would be missing half of the story. It was better to cut it off. Aiden's route will only be released with his Plus DLC available at the same time.

also i've been replaying to get back save progress i lost during reinstalls (i now have the save backed up) and i noticed some errors. i have screenshots to go with- where should i send them?

If you've encountered any errors, you can post them in the bug report thread. Screenshots are helpful, but please explain what happened, how it happened, and if you could reproduce the error. I'm assuming error means coding error here, not a typo in the script.

Caine's chapter 12 important client has a purple dress, with a blue pattern layered on top. Make sure you didn't make the pattern purple, and the dress blue.

You can always follow the walkthrough here:

Can you answer my questions please? Reinstalling probably won't help here, as I said; it's hardware related.

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Alright, some further questions:

1. Does this happen every single time you try to play the chapter, and at the same point?

2. When exactly does the error appear? You said you played James' first chapter, which I assume means the error will appear for EVERY chapter. Does the intro still run? Do the curtains open up, can you see the background? Can you see the textbox? Does the error appear as soon as a character is supposed to show up on screen? Any detail here would be appreciated, we're trying to figure out what exactly causes the error to happen, and that can be any number of things, such as a character sprite appearing, the background blurring, the characters tinting etc.

Some tips for now: make sure to check for any updates on your drivers, as it seems to be related to the shaders not working, and that could be due to outdated software.

Hmm this seems hardware related.

Can you go to your Tailor Tales folder and find the Last Error.text file?

Tailor Tales > www > Last Error.txt

Copy its contents in your post please :) it shares more details than the screenshots.

James does not have a side story yet, but will in the future. Currently only Neil, Caine and Dimitri have side stories.

The DLC will be on Steam, I will make an announcement when it will be released.

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That seems to be the part where James says your name. Can you confirm you named yourself JD (Jane Doe) as the MC? I may have forgotten to upload the fix with the name for Mac users. But if it's true, then your name is currently the issue - it doesn't have a vowel. If you temporarily change your name in the main menu, under profile settings, to something with a vowel, like Jane, then you can pass the chapter. I'll upload the fix later if you confirm that indeed, your name didn't have any vowels.

There is a Mac version available on the front page, but I do not officially support it as you'll most likely run into a permissions error as soon as you create your character.

Your best bet is to play it with a Windows simulator.

I checked it out just now, and it seems like instead of checking if you gave it to Eeyok, it was set to Kaleb - oops!  I'll fix that ;)

Interesting to see you fall for Kaleb so hard!

Seems like an issue with Windows, and not specifically Tailor Tales, since it's being prevented from being launched.

Some googling found me a possible solution for 0×c0000005 in this video, you could try it out:

Please look at the description of the video for some download links.
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That might seem like the game didn't download correctly then. Can you make itch reinstall the game? That should hopefully fix the error as well. Let me know if that worked or not. If it didn't, a screenshot of the error in question would be nice.

Also, can you tell me what operating system, as well as version, you're using? The error alludes to an incompatibility with your operating system. You may want to update your OS as well.

Mac is not officially supported due to this bug (the game is trying to save an image to your PC and Mac is blocking it because it is a third party software). You can try it out this advice:

Let Itch install the game for you. If you encounter an error when you try to create a character at the beginning of the game, please follow these steps:

- Click the Apple Icon in the top left corner.
- Go to System Preferences > Security & Privacy > Privacy > Accessibility > and allow the game to take control of your computer (checkmark must be off)
- Play the game again

If that still didn't work, you can try out this: - Locate the folder Tailor Tales\Game.app\Contents\MacOS - Open up the game by clicking the file  "nwjs". This should open the debug window as well, simply minimize it and play the game as normal!


Or you can try and run a Windows emulator to run the game on Mac.

I would need to check out the error report.

Errors are stored in an error file that would be great information to have, so please locate the error file in:

Tailor Tales > www > Last Error.txt

Copy its contents in your post.

The game was made so that you only have one save file. Please don't start a new game after finishing a character! You lose all your progress this way. You can simply go to the character you wish to read next and click on "start a new route" to read their story. You will keep all your clothes and gold.

When you find Caine in the character settings, just click on the  start new route at the bottom right :) Then you can continue his story in the main menu.

Crashes seem to be mostly hardware related, can you tell me how much RAM you have, and what your video card is?

Do the crashes seem random, or does it happen after X amount of time, or after playing a certain chapter etc.?

You can also go into the Misc settings and turn off graphic enhancement to see if the game will run better or not.

Unfortunately, the game actually closing on you is more hardware related so it is hard to pinpoint. You don't happen to get the black screen at a specific point in the game, right? If it can be reproduced, then my programmer can work on it. If it's random, then that's much harder to tackle!

For now, you can try turning off the graphics enhancements in the Misc settings, this might improve how Tailor Tales runs.

Tailor Tales also requires enough RAM to run (it's very image heavy), so if you find yourself binging on the game for several hours, make sure to save the game, exit, and then open it up again to free up your RAM.

Let me know if the black screen is something you can reproduce reliably, and/or if turning off graphic enhancements works or not!

I'm glad that issue is resolved! There have been many behind the scenes quality updates to this version, so hopefully it runs smoother :)

If you've completed the important client for the palace dress, then the dress should be in your Outfits, in the category outfits, so please check it and wear the dress before continuing :)