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A Story Over 12 Days — Shanghai Summer OUT NOW

Astrolabe Games debuts on the visual novel sphere with Shanghai Summer, a drama mystery set over 12 days. The game is available mainly in English, Japanese, and Chinese. Although other languages are available, they seem to be achieved through machine translation.

Buy the game now on Steam for $11.69 (with 10% off until February 14th) or on the Nintendo Store for $14.99.


Shanghai, 2003

Suddenly, Baichuan senses something is not right with his life – sometimes, he feels he can see his memories, so real yet so unfamiliar. This all seems to begin with an unexpected invitation from Baichuan’s ex-girlfriend, Qiuyu, who has been away for many years.

Twelve summer days, just like twelve lucid dreams…

“The time seems to be working anomalously on you.”


The Cast

  • Dream-chasing, freelancer artist – Fengyi;
  • Troubled and misguided high school student – Xiaobo;
  • A university student who is burdened by her family’s issue – Jingxian.

Even though their lives are a total mess, they still manage to carry on, embrace and accept their “regrets”, and live to the fullest.

The Gameplay

Through the ‘Topics’ and ‘Clues’ gathered from everyday life, dive deep into the hearts and minds of your dearest friends.

To be comforted by them; To be inspired by them; To turn all the little things that happened in your life into your own strength, and eventually, at the finale of the twelfth night –

To ” fix” the shattered dream.

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Weird little gremlin who likes all the fucked up stuff; if a story doesn't leave you in shambles, what's even the point? Functional fujoshi, at your service.

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