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HuniePop: A Dating Puzzle RPG

A project in Los Angeles, CA by Ryan Koons

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HuniePop is a fully featured dating sim blended with classic puzzle gameplay and enriched by deep RPG systems; for PC, Mac & Linux.
Backers: 1483
Average Pledge Per Backer: $36

Funded: $53,536 of $20,000
Dates: Oct 2nd -> Nov 1st (30 days)
Project By: Ryan Koons
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Latest News

HuniePop Would be Super Creepy in Real Life

February 16th - via:
HuniePop, with its visual novel and puzzle mix, is a great game that was crowdfunded on Kickstarter, but it would be creepy in real life. Really creepy. (Read More)

HuniePop is the Cure For Your Lack of Friends, And Puzzles

February 14th - via:
HuniePop is a visual novel, puzzle, and rpg hybrid that was crowdfunded on Kickstarter. (Read More)

Novelly Funded – Issue 2

February 27th - via:
Hello and welcome to the latest edition of Novelly Funded! Visual novels may be one of the most misunderstood genres in the West, but I’m hoping Novelly Funded will help to chip away at the confusion. Last time, I introduced the intriguing world of visual novels to some of you which means it’s the perfect time to dive in with some recently funded titles! Let’s start off with discussing visual novels that are fairly friendly to the “average” gamer. Today’s selection of titles is focused on ones that include gameplay elements straight out of the RPG, RTS, and puzzle game world! (Read More)

Happy Halloween

October 31st - via:
*Click for high res* Tonight is the one night every year that girls everywhere are possibly at their absolute hottest. Don't waste it. Happy Halloween from the dev team! :)  (Read More)

The Final Push! (Plus PayPal Now Available)

October 29th - via:
Whoa!! We've managed to leap from one stretch goal to the next in roughly one day! If we keep this pace up, hitting the final stretch goal is a completely realistic possibility. O_O The Final Push!The countdown timer has officially gone from days to... (Read More)

Kyu Unlocked, Yuri Mode and Paypal

October 28th - via:
Kyu UnlockedThanks guys! We broke the second stretch goal, officially adding Kyu to the roster of dateable characters. :) If you missed her character profile check out the previous project update.  Let's keep pushing it forward! Just a few days... (Read More)

Unlockable Character Profile: Kyu (Stretch Goal #2)

October 27th - via:
Hey guys! First of all, thanks a million billion trillion for helping to get us past our first stretch goal. I'm super pumped to be able to bring a little more life to the girls with minor voice acting :) I wanted to give you guys a little preview of... (Read More)

The Final Week!

October 24th - via:
We're now entering our final week of funding and the momentum hasn't shown any signs of slowing! Thanks to you guys we are just a few hundred dollars away from our first stretch goal and that's just the start of things! Oh man, is it me or is it... (Read More)

Funding Goal Met!!

October 21st - via:
Congratulations you guys! Together we've pledged over $20,000 officially passing the funding goal. On behalf of the team I want to send a huge thanks to all of our backers for your continued support of this project. We are super excited to bring... (Read More)

Character Profile: Beli

October 20th - via:
Beli instructs meditative yoga classes at the local gym. Though she does not consider herself a religious person she is very in-tune with her spiritual side. As somebody who grew up around Hindu influences she tends to stray away from things like... (Read More)

New Staff: Writer Get!!

October 19th - via:
Oh man oh man oh man, 90%!!! Crazy amazing. We're in the home stretch now! No better time to introduce the newest member of the HuniePop dev team. Welcome our new lead writer, Brad Brown! Brad and I have been talking for a while and his style of... (Read More)

Reward Updates!!

October 18th - via:
Hey guys! We're nearly 85% there! Oh man it's so close I can taste it. Reward Add-On UpdatesI've put together concept images for most of the add-on rewards. I'll re-post the information for a refresher but these details are also available near the... (Read More)

Character Profile: Jessie

October 17th - via:
Jessie is a semi-famous adult film actress. After having her daughter Tiffany at the young age of 16, she got into the adult film business as a desperate measure to support her and her daughter in the absence of Tiffany's father who disappeared... (Read More)

70% Dance Party Y'all!!

October 16th - via:
 *Click to enlarge* We're at 70% of the goal now with 400 backers! You guys are the bomb sauce. A huge thanks to all our new backers, welcome to the club! This image by the way is the type of art you can expect to get for the Wall Scroll add on... (Read More)

Character Profile: Nikki

October 15th - via:
Nikki works at the Cafe as a Barista. She would go to university with her friends Tiffany and Audrey if she didn't believe it was a waste of her time. As an autodidact, she's really good at teaching herself anything she needs to know. She spends a... (Read More)

HuniePop Now On Greenlight! Plus New Outfits!

October 13th - via:
Hey guys! HuniePop is now up on Steam Greenlight and it needs your help! Dating games of any sort are shamefully underrepresented on Steam and HuniePop, being a unique hybrid of the casual and the hardcore, could help bridge the gap. Your vote goes a... (Read More)

Character Profile: Lola

October 12th - via:
Being a flight attendant, Lola tends not to stay in one place for too long. She'll always be a tourist at heart and loves to discover new things to do around town. As a bit of a health nut, she visits the farmers market during the morning to buy... (Read More)

$10,000 Reached! Secret Character Reveal!

October 11th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

HuniePop Add-On Rewards!!

October 10th - via:
Hey guys! There have been requests to offer cool add-ons for HuniePop. I really don't want to start peddling random junk so I put some serious thought into this and took some excellent suggestions for backers in order to come up with a selection of... (Read More)

HuniePop Developer Interview

October 10th - via:
Hey guys! We broke 40%! A huge thanks to all of the new backers and to those of you who have been adjusting your pledges recently :) I did an interview with the awesome people over at Shogun Gamer. Ian and I discuss the inspiration behind HuniePop,... (Read More)

Character Profile: Audrey

October 9th - via:
Audrey is a college student studying cosmetology. Unlike her friend and classmate Tiffany, she doesn't care for the academic setting and does not take her school work very seriously. She can often be found skipping class and hanging out at the Mall.... (Read More)

International Shipping and How You Can Help Spread The Love (Plus Fresh Art!)

October 8th - via:
International Shipping Due to a significant demand we are now offering shipping outside of the US on all reward tiers that include physical items! I've created additional reward tiers, each marked by the word (INTERNATIONAL) that include the... (Read More)

My favorite quote so far regarding HuniePop

October 6th - via:
So I was reading through this thread on the NeoGAF forum that was created about HuniePop. One of the quotes that really made me proud was this: One of the users writes: "Grown men are making this game for other grown men." My only response to that... (Read More)

HuniePop Development Blog Is Live!

October 5th - via:
We broke $3000! That's brings us to over 15% in less than 3 days. Thanks to all our new backers, it's good to have you guys on board :) I have launched the Development Blog for HuniePop. This will become the primary source for project news, new... (Read More)

Off to a GREAT start!!

October 3rd - via:
Hey guys! $2000 (10%) in less than a day! That's incredible! Thanks so much to all the early backers. Up until this point our team has been developing this game in pretty much complete silence, so I am currently making on effort to get out there on... (Read More)

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