The Whispering Forest

Private Dick: Lipstick & Lies

A project in London, UK by Cisco Donovan

Funding Unsuccessful

An erotic neo-noir visual novel
Backers: 153
Average Pledge Per Backer: £17

Funded: £2,674 of £5,000
Dates: Jun 15th -> Jul 15th (30 days)
Project By: Cisco Donovan
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Latest News

Last day + Budget tweaks + Live streams

July 14th - via:
So there's about a day to go on the campaign. Probably by the time you read this it'll be less than 24 hours. I've had a very satisfying uptick in backers over the last 24 hours, although the truth is I needed to have this rate of backers a week ago.... (Read More)

The Struggle is Real

July 8th - via:
Hi Backers! And a big welcome to everyone who's supported me in the last couple of days. I really appreciate it. Just a week to go! And look, I gotta say, it's not going well. In the spirit of game dev with integrity, I want to talk a little bit... (Read More)

Press Round-up: "An Amazing Accomplishment"

July 5th - via:
Hi, and a special welcome to the backers who came in over the weekend! Thanks so much for your faith and support. We have just 10 days left to secure funding for the game - if you can share, post or do anything to help spread the word, it could... (Read More)

Notes from Sam Steele's Journal

June 30th - via:
To celebrate the release of a new build of Private Dick, featuring a dynamically updating in-game journal, here's a fun little epistolary teaser. Hope you enjoy it! The new notebook - just added to the game this week! Monday. Still raining. Busy day.... (Read More)

Design Post: The Notebook

June 26th - via:
Hello, and a HUGE thank you to everyone who has backed the project so far, I really appreciate your support and interest. Today I want to take you behind the scenes a little bit to talk through some of the small design decisions and difficulties I... (Read More)

Artist Appreciation Post

June 23rd - via:
Hi, today I want to share some love for the art team working hard on Private Dick! I've been working with a small team of contractors to develop Private Dick. Some of them are working anonymously, which I can well understand. But some are happy to... (Read More)

Allow myself to introduce, uh, myself

June 19th - via:
Never buy erotica from Strangers, my mamma always told me. There's no getting away from it: I am a first-time creator with no public background or footprint. I'm starting from the beginning here.  So I wanted to take a moment to talk about who I am,... (Read More)

So it begins

June 16th - via:
Hi! I'm Cisco, the creator and developer of Private Dick. After (nearly) six months of working on Private Dick (almost) full time, I am so happy that this Kickstarter is finally live! Thank you SO MUCH to everyone who has gone out on a limb and... (Read More)

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