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Unforgettable Summer Jam

Hosted by Sonya

From the gentle sway of trees that bid such fond adieu. Songs in a summer breeze a voice so clear, so true.

The glory of such symmetry so more than fills the eye. To the beauty of such poetry this hopeful heart draws nigh

Summer comes yet again. This year, will I have an amazing adventure?

Who?

This game jam is another one of the 4 seasonal game jams that the heads of CloudNovel, Princess Sonya, Empress Dax, Kazuna, etc, host each season. Unforgettable Summer is the fourth summer jam hosted on CloudNovel.

When?

The summer jam this year will be held for THREE (3) months from June 1st 2020 till August 31st 2020.

Where?

You're already here! The jam will be hosted here on CloudNovel. To join, create a team for your project or join an existing team to participate in building a game project or drawing/design a character, background, object/item, GUI set, or composing a music/soundtrack or sound effect!

What?

The theme of the jam is unforgettable moments in summer. For visual novel entries, to help you kickstart your summer entries, we will give you several prompts that you can use. It is NOT required to use these prompts and you are encouraged to work on your original idea but these prompts are here to help you start your project if you have no idea to start!
  • I died but the grim reaper never visited me and here I was, wandering in this mortal world, watching over the living and befriending the dead. All I hope was I would not be forgotten as within their memories, I would live on. Then, summer came and it was my first summer I would experience as a wandering soul. What would I do this summer?
  • People said first love was something unforgettable. I was skeptical about that but I never experienced love so I was not sure but could it be this summer something would happen?
  • Here I was again. Last summer, this scene had been haunting me. I thought it would be over if I could just forget it but today, it came back to me. This same exact scene, this murder scene, it was here again. Too bad, I was the only living witness of the crime and why would they leave me alive?
For other types of entries such as dress up games and resources, you are required to create summer-based entries.

Rules

There have been some changes in rules compared to the previous jam so please make sure you read the rules carefully.
  • You can enter the jam alone or as a team (please choose one member as a representative to enter the jam and make sure you add other teammates as collaborators). In the case of a team entry, the prize will be split among the members.
  • Fangames or fanart aren’t considered as a valid entry. Your work must be original. No plagiarism, especially art theft shall be tolerated.
  • If you are entering a game, you can enter a demo of your game, but you won’t be able to receive the prize until you finish your game. Only finished games are eligible for final rankings.
  • You have to publish your entry within the contest period. Once the time is over, we will decide how many points to give you based on what you have done until then. If your entry is a demo, you have to complete the game afterward (no time limit) to get the prize, but what you make after the contest period won’t add any extra points. Please refrain from updating your game after the deadline until results are out.
  • All entries must be listed so it is required to follow the listing guide so it can be listed on the site. (Listing Guide here: https://cloudnovel.net/forum/rules/DAX/listing-guide)
And don't start your project or artwork/music composition before Jam officially started

Visual Novels’ Rules:

  • Only English entries are considered as a valid entry.
  • Ongoing entries that have been published before the jam begins are allowed but it must be completed within the jam period for it to be valid. Completed entries before the jam begins are not allowed to be submitted.
  • New entries below 15,000 words are required to be completed within the jam period to be valid.
  • If you are submitting new entries over 15,000 words by the end of the jam, you are allowed to publish an ongoing work and it will be considered valid.
  • Non-story games entries such as Doodlepie needs to be completed to be considered valid.
  • If you are using free resources, please make sure the assets allow commercial use.


Dress Up Games’ Rules:

The art must be original.
The background and music can be free resources but they must be credited.

Art & Design Rules:

The art or design must be original. Stock images are okay as long as you have full permission to use them.
No tracing for artworks.

Music/Sound Rules:

The music/soundtrack or sound effects must be original.
No remixes for soundtracks.

Prizes

All entries will be judged by CloudNovel staff. When the result is announced, you will be awarded 100 points to a maximum of 50,000 points per entry! For visual novel entries, please make sure you have completed your entries to get the prizes.
SKILLS WANTED
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SpringMetal4316
ORGANIZER
Not Released
A boy entirely made of Water (or should i say AquaMan).

Dress up made in just one month. Still working on it.
Team Closed
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ScarletCobra
artist
Released
Made a semi-realistic Beach Ball for this Jam. All in good fun! Good luck to everybody
artist
Team Closed
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Moegetaku
writer
A boy and girl are happily walking together on a lonely road in the night. They are talking about their favourable time together and the fun they had, when suddenly the boy pushes the girl by his side, and something swishes inside his abdomen. It's a knife... held by the girl who was following them. As the boy falls unconscious, he remembers meeting the girl who changes his life, a girl who was slowly being drowned into haplessness as he did nothing but watch her drown away.
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TerryCBstar
ORGANIZER
saler
Join Team
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RomwenIsles
artist
Released
Just a day and sunset beach scene.
artist
Team Closed
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Astara
artist
Not Released
You play Myra, a teen girl who wants to go to an exclusive Camp Firefly with her best friend, but somehow ends up on the wrong bus that takes her to a supernatural creature camp, where she is welcomed but also must keep wary of certain campers who want her gone
artist
Team Closed
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RomwenIsles
artist
A set of 5 sprites, all girls (2 down), that are summer themed with three different outfits and 5 different expressions each. I will only be placing on under here, the others will be linking in the description of the character.
artist
Team Closed
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RumpPlug
developer
Not Released
(I've never joined a jam before, hereeee we go lol)
Broccolina wants to spend a summer day with Tangerine to help Tangerine forget the day she took the kids to the lab by mistake, but to gather people and objects in a crazy laboratory is not the easiest task in the world.
developer
Team Closed
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Dumbjo
writer
Completed
Every summer you visit your aunt at her lake house, atleast, that's what you've heard. As it turns out, you can't remember the last few summers you spent there. You've spent your tiume not knowing what happened. This year you are determined to find out, but at what cost? What secrets lie beneath the murky lake waters?
writer
Team Closed
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Summer Romance
writer
Team Closed
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Quarantinecandy
designer
Not Released
about a crush
designer
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Ongoing
my first entry was way too ambitious, so here's my new entry~
(*´▽`*)

While working at her summer job at a cat cafe, Ami (name customizable) finds herself reminiscing about that crazy first year she worked there.
developer
Team Closed
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Completed
A visual novel prequel to 'Her Letters,' set in summer: where it all began
writer
Team Closed
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Xhrystal
developer
Not Released
Honestly at this point I don't know
developer
Team Closed
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Yourenotmyalpha
developer
He did not know that, in return he did not know that he would live in hell as a dead
developer
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Published
A dress-up game/character creator where you can not only make different poses and emotions but get to choose different physical features, making your character one of a kind!
artist
Team Closed
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Makochan
composer
Released
A little thing I composed for the Unforgettable Summer Jam UwU
composer
Team Closed
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bb8
developer
you take a break from the Arctic's wicked winter. To Elilaya a island full of wonders and secrets. People to meet, lovers to find and long lost stories that will leave your world behind.
developer
Team Closed
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squidcolas
artist
Released
Summer-themed character art of a boy with a bright outfit and pink hair.
artist
Team Closed
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Tiramichuwuu
artist
Released
Cheerful, funny, and cute -the perfect blond boii XD
artist
Team Closed
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EliseAyumu
developer
Not Released
Kelsea Owens visits her Grandmother during the summer to help on the farm. It turns into a summer she'll never forget.
developer
Team Closed
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CUVYLEE
developer
Not Released
Junior year just ended and you're looking for a job only to spend the money by the time summer ends. But nothing really interests you... your parents probably think you're just a bedroom gremlin at this point. While daydreaming, you get pulled into a realm by a pretty boy in a delivery uniform. Who is this guy? Does he have a job to offer?
developer
writer
Team Closed
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KuroAkiza
developer
Ongoing
The entry is a mystery visual novel with point and click adventure elements.
The story will be about two sisters who attend a summer camp. The teens in the camp start to hear strange sound at night and find stick dolls in there area.
Little do they know that a cult sceduled there meetings in the nearby forest. And one night the younger sister went missing and the teens start to investigate the cult.
developer
Team Closed
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JayRosing99
developer
Ongoing
You always wanted to go on a vacation during summer break. However, you didn't expect that it would be to another world.
developer
Team Closed
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Lionbarrel
ORGANIZER
Ongoing
Landing a job that pays well for seemingly little work, But working At a couples getaway resort... tensions run high And there’s some thing in the air.
Team Closed
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Byssa6
developer
Not Released
I am entering the contest for points!
developer
writer
artist
writer
composer
Join Team
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Byssa6
developer
Not Released
I am entering the contest for points!
developer
writer
writer
artist
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4 MORE
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AquaBoy Dress up

Description
A boy entirely made of Water (or should i say AquaMan).

Dress up made in just one month. Still working on it.
Members
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Description
Made a semi-realistic Beach Ball for this Jam. All in good fun! Good luck to everybody
  • Writer
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  • Artist
  • Designer
  • Composer

Lacrima

Description
A boy and girl are happily walking together on a lonely road in the night. They are talking about their favourable time together and the fun they had, when suddenly the boy pushes the girl by his side, and something swishes inside his abdomen. It's a knife... held by the girl who was following them. As the boy falls unconscious, he remembers meeting the girl who changes his life, a girl who was slowly being drowned into haplessness as he did nothing but watch her drown away.
  • Writer
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Tiger Ranger Samurai

Description
saler
Members
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Description
Just a day and sunset beach scene.
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Astara

Description
You play Myra, a teen girl who wants to go to an exclusive Camp Firefly with her best friend, but somehow ends up on the wrong bus that takes her to a supernatural creature camp, where she is welcomed but also must keep wary of certain campers who want her gone
  • Writer
  • Developer
  • Artist
  • Designer
  • Composer

The B.E.A.C.H. Girls

Description
A set of 5 sprites, all girls (2 down), that are summer themed with three different outfits and 5 different expressions each. I will only be placing on under here, the others will be linking in the description of the character.
  • Writer
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  • Artist
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A Summer in Dreamlab

Description
(I've never joined a jam before, hereeee we go lol)
Broccolina wants to spend a summer day with Tangerine to help Tangerine forget the day she took the kids to the lab by mistake, but to gather people and objects in a crazy laboratory is not the easiest task in the world.
  • Writer
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  • Artist
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This summer

Play Visual Novel
Description
Every summer you visit your aunt at her lake house, atleast, that's what you've heard. As it turns out, you can't remember the last few summers you spent there. You've spent your tiume not knowing what happened. This year you are determined to find out, but at what cost? What secrets lie beneath the murky lake waters?
  • Writer
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CystalDayDreams

Description
Summer Romance
  • Writer
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story of my life

Description
about a crush
  • Writer
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Description
my first entry was way too ambitious, so here's my new entry~
(*´▽`*)

While working at her summer job at a cat cafe, Ami (name customizable) finds herself reminiscing about that crazy first year she worked there.
  • Writer
  • Developer
  • Artist
  • Designer
  • Composer
Description
A visual novel prequel to 'Her Letters,' set in summer: where it all began
  • Writer
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  • Artist
  • Designer
  • Composer

???

Description
Honestly at this point I don't know
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Contract with Demon

Description
He did not know that, in return he did not know that he would live in hell as a dead
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Eternal Vacation: Guys

Play Dress Up Game
Description
A dress-up game/character creator where you can not only make different poses and emotions but get to choose different physical features, making your character one of a kind!
  • Writer
  • Developer
  • Artist
  • Designer
  • Composer
Description
A little thing I composed for the Unforgettable Summer Jam UwU
  • Writer
  • Developer
  • Artist
  • Designer
  • Composer

Elilaya

by bb8
Description
you take a break from the Arctic's wicked winter. To Elilaya a island full of wonders and secrets. People to meet, lovers to find and long lost stories that will leave your world behind.
  • Writer
  • Developer
  • Artist
  • Designer
  • Composer
Description
Summer-themed character art of a boy with a bright outfit and pink hair.
  • Writer
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  • Artist
  • Designer
  • Composer

Summer Anime Boy Sprite

View Character Art
Description
Cheerful, funny, and cute -the perfect blond boii XD
  • Writer
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  • Artist
  • Designer
  • Composer

That Summer

Description
Kelsea Owens visits her Grandmother during the summer to help on the farm. It turns into a summer she'll never forget.
  • Writer
  • Developer
  • Artist
  • Designer
  • Composer

Summer Job for Daydreamers

Description
Junior year just ended and you're looking for a job only to spend the money by the time summer ends. But nothing really interests you... your parents probably think you're just a bedroom gremlin at this point. While daydreaming, you get pulled into a realm by a pretty boy in a delivery uniform. Who is this guy? Does he have a job to offer?
  • Writer
  • Developer
  • Artist
  • Designer
  • Composer

Tainted Memory

Play Visual Novel
Description
The entry is a mystery visual novel with point and click adventure elements.
The story will be about two sisters who attend a summer camp. The teens in the camp start to hear strange sound at night and find stick dolls in there area.
Little do they know that a cult sceduled there meetings in the nearby forest. And one night the younger sister went missing and the teens start to investigate the cult.
  • Writer
  • Developer
  • Artist
  • Designer
  • Composer
Description
You always wanted to go on a vacation during summer break. However, you didn't expect that it would be to another world.
  • Writer
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  • Artist
  • Designer
  • Composer

Procrastinator goblin

Play Visual Novel
Description
Landing a job that pays well for seemingly little work, But working At a couples getaway resort... tensions run high And there’s some thing in the air.
Members
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