hey! ive only played a little but i ts a great game!! i was just wondering if there was an option to download it? i might just be blind lol
Your already high-risk/low-reward job gets about thirty times more dangerous when you inadvertently release an ancient archdemon into Sanctum City. Armed with only a recent promotion and the begrudging support of your enigmatic boss, Tahira, it's up to you to decide what to do with Siruud the Devourer.
Keep your head above water as you try to break your bind with a dangerous archdemon, either pursuing the perfectionist Tahira who harbours a deep and secret resentment for your demon, or by abandoning everything you know to help Siruud understand what happened the night he was arrested.
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Welcome to the update! Bad Ritual is now one singular file with toggleable light/dark mode, multilple named saves, a new "build a save" feature so you don't have to start from scratch every time, a "request a new ID" feature that lets you change details about MC mid-playthrough, and of course, a brand new chapter (playable for both Siruud and Tahira-romancers!). Let me know how you feel about it, and if you notice any errors!
If you'd like to support the development of the game, consider donating to my Kofi !!
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Nope, it launches in browser !! This is to keep the experience consistent so that is doesn't launch weird because a phone is a slightly different size than average 😂 the only benefit to downloading I think would be offline access in which case the CSS would stop working 😅 so everything would look....bad.
Omg i love this soooooo fucking much!! it's so good!!
That was just a DEMO?
holy bajesus, that was fun. I can't wait to see where this leads,
here comes Adbaldar the blight-caster, but that's just a side note-
I wish that when ya' finish the ending, ya' would be able to press the back button whenever, since- you're pretty much in sandbox-time at that point,
See I never let the back button remain because idk how Twine would react to a player clicking back a bunch and then trying to save 😅 and with the way it tracka history I don't know that I could reliably shut off saving just by checking to see if you got to the ending. I get what you mean tho: hopefully the build a save is an okay compromise !!
And, obligatory (both for you and anyone reading this 😂) updates are still in motion !! I don't think I'll need to change much at all for the last chapter but rewrites for the one before that have been way more complex than I anticipated !! But hopefully when the new version drops its just as good 🥰
I'm going to go absolutely insane I love siruud so much OMFG GOT ME KICKING MY FEET AND BLUSHING FR!!! Your writing is such a sweet treat to read and i'm so excited for what you have in store for us!! I will be following along dutifully
AHH thank you !! October's been super busy so the rewrite slowed down but there's a couple new things in the updated version that I am SO excited for people to see 💚💚💚💚💚💚
This has been a delight! Looking forward to more 😈✨
Stop the ligma joke was so unexpected I had to do a double take😭✋ I can't believe those were about to be our last words too lmao
At least you would have really pwned them before you died. Your partner could be really proud of your efforts 😂
ooh loved itt
oof! didn't expect the ceo to do us like that at the very end, looking forward to whenever this is updated! loved it and I love S
💚💚💚💚💚💚💚💚 deeply uncool ceo behaviour 😂😂 and an update is coming !! Don't know an exact date but it's getting some tidiness updates which include a couple rewrites 👀 you'll still get hurled out the window though 😔
Is this finished? Is the rest available to purchase or is only the demo available so far?
only the demo !! This is still in progress 💚
Really like this a lot, the writing's hilarious but really atmospheric as well.
is this still being worked on or is it on hiatus
Still being worked on !! Needs a big tech update so it's taking a while.
I'm coming for your cookies :>
If you eat the cookies then the browser wont be able to hold your save game 😂
I love this and will perish without more. Really fantastic writing, and I adore the characters. You are amazing, thank you for sharing this with us!
NFIWJ THANK YOU I'm glad you like it !! Update and structural rewrite are coming along nicely !!
Hello author! Just giving you fair warning that that I am excitedly and also impatiently going to chew on all my furniture until we get more, if I run out of furniture I'm coming for your walls next! :)
💚💚💚💚💚💚💚💚💚 i'm glad you like it and rip to my walls !!!!!
Hello again author just noticed you are also responsible for me ever seeing more Gnarl content in Manor Hill so fair warning it isn't looking good for the structural integrity of your home :) love your work tho!
I am eager to see the new updates (and rewrites as I've read the comments xD) !!
They're coming along pretty good !!! I'm excited for the tech update, the back end of this game is a mess 😅😅💚💚💚💚
Your writing is CAPTIVATING. I love all of your games and can't wait for updates, this one is my fav
Just found this and so glad to see its still ongoing in the comments. I truly enjoyed what I've read so far! ♥️
I'm glad to hear it !! The tech update + rewrites is going well and will probably be posted first, THEN new content 😅
i love this game smmmm :oooo <3333
author, many thanks for your amazingly talented writing and the gorgeous demon you've blessed us with *bows*
ill definitely be checking in every now and then for updates ^v^
I'm plugging away at it as we speak !! It's due for a tech upgrade and a content polish 😅
Just dropping in to check on this + manor hill. I think I'll replay them later. I've been watching these for a while, your writing is excellent! Figured I'd finally tell ya :)
ooooh, i remember this one from choice of games – if it is what my faulty brain remembered correctly. if it is, i am so glad to see it back! if not, forgive me. but im sure I'll adore it from the synopsis alone, i can already tell.
oh my god your writing is impeccable and siruud has me in an absolute chokehold, keep up the great work!!!
Is this game still ongoing? 🤔
Tyy! 💚 Oh and is manor hill still going?
WOWOWIE I LOVE UR WRITING SM!!! keeping an eye on this one!
I am sooo beyond in love with this. Your writing voice is SPECTACULAR and addicting to read, and your characters are so loveable. I am absolutely head over heels for all of them, as well as how you illustrate the protag...I'm waiting with bated breath for the next chapter. Thank you so much for writing and sharing this, I'll definitely be donating to your Ko-fi! <3
AHH THANK YOU I'm glad you like it !! The next update is going to be a wild tech update with a couple rewrites just for consistency (oops, serialization is hard dsjklfsdkjf) so it'll be a big one !!!
oh my god!!!!! I love the sexy demon man I haven't been able to get him out of my head since I first played this I can't wait to see more I wish you the best this is very good have my love and appreciation <33333 :33
JDUFJAJ so glad you like him despite him. A big overhaul is coming, but it definitely requires a lot of coding 😅😅😅😅💚💚💚💚💚💚
the audible gasp I let out at the cliff hanger good lord man
the writing is already amazing i'm a whole simp for the demon man got me kicking my feet
i'm so very excited to see where you take this!!
TY !! I'm glad you enjoyed the defenestration fkdbckskzns. I peeked at the game the other day it needs a HUGE technical update that'll probably come before new content 😅 but day by day we get closer.
Are you still writing this? I hope so because I really love it. :)
Sure am! It needs a huge update to accomodate some new features to make it easier to read/the mc more customisable/a skim for content, so that's all going on.
EEEEEE!!! I'm SO excited!!!! Yay!!! I can't wait! I mean, I can, but I'll be eagerly awaiting the next update!!!!
(P.s. I never knew I needed a gif of a baby pug spinning because they're so excited! Now I do :p 😊 )
cannot wait to smooch the big ol demon boy <3
Moment at word choice time and i see "P-Please...ligma.." in the options, i know what will i choose.
You cant leave me on a cliffhanger with an "Oh...*MC name" sort of cliffhanger
cake was smeared all over my lips when i dead eyed stared at the end of the demo screen
I honestly love your writing and this story. hope everything fares well for you in whatever youre doing!!!! And it was actually an easy read for me cause of the bare UI,my ADHD ass gets easily distracted when theres random stuff placed all over the screen so it only took me like 10 hours to read through the entire demo while it would normally take me days. sorry for the long comment but i like your story and will also be reading through 'Hybrid"
I'm glad you like it, and I'm glad the UI made the story easier to read: that's always my goal! Soery about leaving you on the cliff (or thrown off the cliff 😂), and I hope you like Hybrid too! Dw about long comments, I love them
Oh my goodness.... I absolutely love your story!
Character build is so captivating, I instantly felt connected to the MC. Siruud is such a mesmerizing being & I really adore your writing style! ♥️
Really, really hope this story will be continued sometime 😢 it stopped at such an interesting scene
Ah thank-you so much !! Don't worry, it's definitely still in development, and it's due to get a bit of an upgrade when it comes to UI and stuff as well !! 💚💚💚
Awwww cmon the cliffhanger?!!!! Whyyy
I can't describe the amount of affection I have for this IF! It's an absolute masterpiece ❤️
Don't let me even get started on siruud, he is simply the best.
Can't wait for the next update;_;
When I saw the end screen, my face shifted in to an offended one so quickly. Your story has me wrapped around it's finger, and it cuts off at a major moment, and I'm so upset /lh /hj
Anyways, I'm in love with this story, and can't wait for there to be more! Have a fantabulous week :)
Ahhh ty I'm glad you liked it !!!! Djjfs and on the bright side at least MC didn't splatter onto the pavement, so things could be worse !!
Literally sang the "all around me are familiar faces" meme song when I saw the end of the demo screen. A daddy long leg spider the size of my palm almost crawled on me and I didn't immediately panic because my love for this story dampened my shock and disgust for the insect. I love this story so much.
JFHVHN I'm glad you like it 💚💚💚💚 and that it postponed the death of a bug. Honoured 💚💚💚💚
Made an account just so I could express how close this story is to my heart!! The writing style, the story, and especially the characters are so fleshed out it brings a tear to my eye :'). It was surprisingly really easy to get immersed into this and I find myself coming back to reread it because I genuinely just miss the world and its characters. I absolutely adore this story and I can't thank you enough!! I really hope this is still being updated/ worked on, but even if it's not, I'm really just grateful for what you've given us so far. <3 If anything I'll just continue self indulgently daydreaming about it :)
AHH THIS IS SO SWEET don't worry it's definitely still in development. The next one is a big one as it gets some quality improvements with regards to progression and maybe a few other features 💚💚💚💚💚💚💚💚
Simply amazing, I'm VERY excited to read more!
I love you for adding the club scene where MC has-
(Spoiler for a scene!)
sensory overload thank you so much 🥺
I loved this so much, played it all in one sitting and I just want more. And boy, do I LOVE my archdemon Siruund, he's so sweet and funny. It's SO GOOD. Please keep up your amazing story