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About Discouraged Workers with 4 comments by Arisae on May 20th, 2015

Hello, I'm Lee Yun-Seok, Creator of YGGDRASIL STUDIO. Today I'm prepared update news for our demo, and our progress.

Demo V1.1.49 has been released

Fixed Key is now working:

  • A -show or hide Archives screen(applied all archives)
  • B -show or hide Bookmark screen
  • C -show or hide Configuration screen
  • P -toggle autoplay function
  • Add Key binding: Ctrl -skips for as long as the Ctrl key is held down.
  • Fix some line breaks for centered dialogues
  • Fix dialogues window position
  • Fix quick menu position
  • Fix objects call position
  • Fix call characters position(When the call a two sprites at once)
  • Fix Sponsor screen

You can download V1.1.49, move to official website, and choice your own platform. Or download via IndieDB.

Official Website

If you Steam user, and have a demo, please update our game and check it.

The next update is V1.1.5, we will fix:

  • Fix README
  • Fix Sponsor screen

Other work for demo

We will finished demo in V1.1.5, but Steam, there will be continuing update(achievements, community item, workshop guide).

The demo, it will be available on Ubuntu software center and BlackBerry world. I found some problem with blackberry build, but I will fix it. And I preparing the OUYA demo. Ubuntu redeem and OUYA demo will be included on Desura. -Currently we're proceeds a Pre-load on Desura.

Project planned

Yeah, Discouraged Workers will go to the IGF China. And before that, we will try to crowdfunding via indiegogo. You can get a Director's cut of Discouraged Workers(NSFW, Adult only), Redeem on beta test, and more. The beta test will go on Steam and Desura, IndieGameStand, and The crowdfunding will begin 27th, this month(UTC+9).

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OneSavageRaven Mar 1 2014, 9:16pm says:

Hey, can someone help me with the Ren'Py engine? It's just that everytime I type new code into the script.rpy, I get an error saying "Tab characters are not allowed in Ren'py scripts." Can someone help me?

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brandon4117 Apr 3 2014, 8:47pm replied:

Could you show me the code? If it's code that's trying to define an item like "image nblnk = im.Scale("nblnk.png", 320, 575)", that HUGE space you see right there after "image nblnk" is a tab space (EDIT: Okay, so indiedb takes out the space, but the space is as big as when you hit tab in the script editor). Usually it changes tabs into spaces but when defining something if you use Tab it marks it as an error. If it's not that that's the issue, show me a bit of the code and I can work on it for ya.

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brandon4117 Apr 3 2014, 8:55pm replied:

Make sure every line of code defining something only has one space between each variable, like so:
"variable nickname = "realname.filetype", where variable is the type of file or action, such as image, play music, play sound, or with (EDIT: with is used in other places, NOT with an "=" sign. My bad. the "play music" or "play sound" however are almost like that, just without the "=" sign). If you don't know what those are, the engine itself when downloaded has a tutorial game that explains pretty much everything (except the more complex errors.) This is just an add-on to what I said above, if it still doesn't fix it, I'll gladly check your code.

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Yldrania Feb 3 2014, 12:17am says:

If this place is inappropriate to say this, please forgive me and delete the comment. If not, I would be very happy if it actually helps: I am planning on releasing a couple of longer stories as visual novels.. games, with this engine. I am a writer mainly, and not the best artist. I would love if, if someone is an artist or has interest and experience in the creation of artwork, would be interested in working with me, they could contact me via PM.

Again, I apologize if this is not the correct place to post this, but on the forums things like that are lost within hours with no results so I figured I would try my luck here.

Thanks in advance. I love this engine :)

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Guest Jul 26 2014, 5:01pm replied:

I wouldnt mind helping with the artwork! You can reach me at Lucr3tcia.deviant and we can talk about it xD

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smileyman00 Aug 2 2012, 4:12pm says:

ren'py engine. Whoever has played a game similar to this engine, please send me a message. It sounds very familiar.

(dark humor laugh)

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Maxen1416 May 27 2012, 6:17pm says:

its a bit saddening to see many ren'py games releasing with a price up to $20, even when the arts, story, and or "gameplay" is not that good.

-not to be compared, look at Katawa Shoujo being one of the greatest, yet totally free

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hagamablabla Apr 15 2013, 9:44pm replied:


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Benben516 Apr 26 2012, 4:39pm says:

how download engines sorry im new cant see download :L

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bloodywing May 10 2012, 11:05am replied:

Go to and look at "How do I get Ren'Py?"

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