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TW : the game is suitable for Mature Audiences only, so please be careful.


It was supposed to be an easy burglary for Eli, just like all the others in the past.

And yet--

How in the world did he end up in such an absurd situation?

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Joy is a narrative BL game made in RPGMaker MZ for Windows. You play as Eli, a man thrown into a surreal and unexpected situation that will make him rethink about his whole life and both of his past and future actions. Will he be able to find happiness at the end of the tunnel?

This game contains heavy themes and a lot of reading. Please only play it if you're fine with that. 

There are two endings to unlock!

We hope you will enjoy it! :)








Updated 1 day ago
StatusReleased
PlatformsWindows
Rating
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(4)
AuthorSpongey Kitty Games
GenreVisual Novel
Made withRPG Maker, Aseprite
TagsBoys' Love, LGBTQIA, Narrative, tragedy
Average sessionA few hours
LanguagesEnglish
InputsKeyboard, Mouse
AccessibilitySubtitles

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(old)Joy_1.0.0.zip 282 MB
Joy_1.0.1.zip 284 MB

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i love this game so much already but im a bit stuck on part where mel leaves shopping and Im left to look for charger for phone. Ive been trying to click everything I could but I cant find how to proceed. Any tips/advice pls? thank u in advance and thank u for amazing games!

Hello! :)
We're glad you're enjoying the game! :D

It should be in one of the room upstairs (Mel's, if we remember correctly, otherwise do forgive us).
If you're ever stuck, pressing H will show the Hint Mode that shows every interactable objects/spots :)
If it doesn't we'll look into it because we don't want any bug to ruin the experience!

Hopefully this does help,

Have a great day :D

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aaa thank u so much its ok now it worked! unfortunately there occured some loading problem with file righ after mel invited mc to coffee. i hop theres a way to fix it. have a nice day :)

Hello! :)

We're not aware of any problem during that part as our beta testers and ourselves didn't encounter any.

Would you mind sending us more details so we can try working something out? :)


Also, is the game properly downloaded and unzipped? Perhaps some data is missing.

Did restarting the game fix it?

Sorry for all the questions, we just want to make sure we understand the issue right!

hi. well i unzipped it properly i think and ofc i restarted game from my last saved slot multiple times and still doesnt work :/. All it shows me is : 

Thank you for the screenshot! :)

Yes, it does seem like it's not loading a specific music track properly. We'll get to it right away to see if we can load it differently :)


We'll do our best so that you can still use your savefiles on the fixed version! :)

Sorry for the double reply! :)

It should be fixed in the new version. We've tried making the track names easier so that they're readable by any PC in any language. Still, if any other error like this appears, we'll do our best to fix it :) We're sorry for the trouble we've caused you!

If you download the new version, you can simply copy-paste your save files in the new save folder :)
If it doesn't exist/doesn't read them, you can save once in the new version and then replace the files with yours!

Of course, if any problem arises, we can always do it for you so feel free to contact us any time :D

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This game is a masterpiece. So much improvement since 96...

Story is awesome as always. It's really much longer. And it's so emotional I had to get breaks regularily.

Graphics are great too, I love the character faces. And music is really smooth as well.

This was so much worth the wait. Good job !!!

I'd like to translate it into french, as I did for 96 and Another Story, if you're OK with that.

Thanks anyway :)

Hello! :)
Thank you so very much for your amazing comment!! :D

We'd be honored to have a translation! 

For now we're a bit unable to assist you with the translation but all the text should be inside the "texts" folder, if you wanna have a look at it :) (any text software should be able to open the files, although we used Sublime Text for most of the work)

Again, a huge thank you!!

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Hey,

You're the ones who did the amazing job, deffo :)

Don't worry, I won't really need any assistance.

 I've already started it. So much easier now with "texts", but so much longer as well :P

I'll tell you when it' done.

Thanks to you, really :)

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Omg i Loved 96 and i can't wait to see how this game is!

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Thanks for checking this game out! :) We hope it will be to your liking as well! :D

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Nice rpg

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Amazing.

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Thank you very much again for your hard work and for the nice comment! :)

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Hey, trying it just now, GG for the release :)

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Thanks! :D hope you will enjoy it!

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YESSSSS!!! JOY HAS FINALLY SEEN THE LIGHT OF DAY~~ I'm so happy we get to share the characters with the world now~ <3

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Thank you! :)

Hope you will enjoy the final release as well!!