Friday, March 31, 2017

TLS Fan Demographics

Do you like statistics? I do! =D I find it really interesting to know more about the kinds of people who are interested in my games. So on that note, I'd be happy if you wanted to fill out this survey:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdxpYacxRczt5S4o72pQrRix67aeiVwgQ-DxHX501OGXFTn0A/viewform?usp=sf_link

NOTICE: Survey closed while I gather all the data in preparation for making a post! I'll open the survey again later for people to leave feedback, but for now I need to deal with a stable dataset.

All information is anonymous and ALL QUESTIONS ARE OPTIONAL. The survey is not intended to be invasive and none of the data can be used in an exploitative way. This is information for information's sake.

If you're a patron, please fill out the version of this survey linked on Patreon instead of this one.

I proposed this idea on Patreon last week and just made the post public now. Click through if you want to see the discussion or find out what the top ten countries interested in TLS are! Those numbers are just based on blog traffic, though... if you fill out the survey, maybe we can get better data! ^-^

131 comments:

  1. Total responses > 100, yay!

    I want to respond to something I've seen in several surveys so far: you don't have to replay the game every release! Just move your save files into the new folder and you can pick up right where you left off!

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    1. ...wow, that is dedication right there. Misplaced as you show here but boy do I have to salute the guys and gals determined to finish every update from the start.

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    2. And I just replay the game for Fun! (note to self delete some of the update folders save files. way too many)

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    3. Now I'm curious over how many people have genuinely replayed the entire game every time a new release hits. I bet they could play through most of the game blindfolded at this point. This is how speedrunners are born.

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    4. And yet no matter how many times I replay it I still can't get Aka to play nice with the other girls :(

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    5. I've played every release through because I find it to be enjoyable enough. Even if I know what happens, refining strategy and limiting myself more and more gets to be pretty fun too.

      At this point I'm able to kill all enemies without any healing items, and get most- if not all the secrets in one go. The only thing that I wish there was more of is ways to unlock more pron, even using my own money turning it into pron would be nice to allow me to basically invest my stuff into business decisions versus my team when I don't really need to.

      Personally I just enjoy an intellectual protagonist; that makes the game for me.

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  2. I hope to see the results later on, this make me curious.

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    1. I'll definitely provide general information on the results as well as any interesting patterns that show up!

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  3. And we've hit 250+ responses! Yay!

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  4. Will it have any possible inpact on the game? :D

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    1. The qualitative questions at the end most definitely could! The demographic data will probably just make me happy, though. =D

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  5. Sierra Lee what about male "companions"? Who obitanable by your succubi(Yarra,Qum,Nalil) dominate him.

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    1. You're asking if any succubi will get male companions? It's something I've thought about, but I think it would be controversial. You will see some more male characters, though.

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    2. The harem is a big interconnected web of relationships, which is great, but feels like it would be more realistic with guys in it. That said, yes, enough people would probably be uncomfortable with guys 'interfering with Simon and X's relationship' or 'taking X away from Simon' or even just 'Yaoi, ew' to make it a risky venture.

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    3. Why not a Trap, Traps are hot.

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    4. some games have options on a checklist so you can decide what you want to experience and what you dont

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  6. Not for example you have an political enemy and you want to turn him on your side and you able to use your succubi companion.To turn him to your ally. Or can be happen to need seduce 3 noble and you need to chose which people get witch succubi (becouse one have high willpower(resist to seduce)
    And for example Yarra have (maxed out seduction) Nailil good and Qum average.And you can send non succubi but it have higher chance to fail expect Trin.

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    1. The survey results suggest that most players feel very strongly about anything forcing the female characters to have sex with random other people. But that doesn't mean that the succubi (or other characters) couldn't engage in a little seduction along the lines you suggested.

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  7. Sorry I'm late for the survey I still took it if it matters. Will tehre be pregnancy in the game.

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    1. Also whats your take on having Traps.

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    2. Absolutely taking the survey still matters, thanks! Ideally I'd like every individual who plays the game to take it once. Currently we've passed 500. ^-^

      Pregnancy: There will be some, but not as a major mechanic.

      Traps: Sorry, probably not. I know I have a few people who want them, but traps wouldn't appeal to the majority.

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    3. But you could have a Trap as a side character just for fun or a little diversity as a side harem member like Min and Fuani.

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    4. Now that I think about it I think the guy who petition for House of Thelon and the Guy who volunteer on the square is already a trap, hmnmn I'm forget my suggestion I'm good.

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    5. Maybe an obtion for the succubus to learn the futa spell.

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  8. Sorry if I couldn't be very clear in all my answers, but there are some months I don't play the game, and for now I am just following wainting for it to progress more before try it again. For example, I don't remember any Altina or Varia when I played, If I remember correctly, I stopped just after they decided the fake attack on Yhilin, or something like that. That is the last thing I remember.

    About sending the girls to seduce... I really don't like netorare or a pimp. I am cool when the girls try to help by sleeping with others by themselves (without asking or being ordered).

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    1. Not a problem, I appreciate all answers!

      As for the second part: you don't need to be worried, your preferences for scenes line up pretty well with mine. ^-^

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    2. It sounds like you quit around the end of chapter 1. The game is well into chapter 3, more than halfway through the chapter by my guess. And the story does pick up in chapter 2. I'll not spoil it, let's just say that you haven't seen the real stakes yet.

      If you do play it again, I suggest starting over from the beginning. Enough game mechanics have been changed that your save files might not work quite right.

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  9. Such surveys are fun, Sierra Lee you should do some more more detailed ones if you ever find yourself lacking in subplot ideas or such. I am sure many people like to share their ideas and maybe 1 out of 100 is feasible.

    Also respect to these hardcore replayers. I also replayed every version (since the beginning) but when the content hit the invasion(doom king plan) i couldn´t take it any longer and searched till i found out about moving saves. Still accidentally deleted my saves when zirantia came -.-

    Also sierra make more persons like the playboy in ardford^^ mostly had 2 saves so I could enjoy all different (altina/varia)-dialoges because of their reshaped/dominated personalities

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    1. I'm the type who has too many ideas, but a more detailed survey is appealing in some ways. However... just reading all the responses on this one has eaten up a ton of time, if I did a massive qualitative survey I'd die!

      (My productivity would, anyway.)

      Anyway, I do like making little variations where they fit, so you can count on seeing some more of those!

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  10. Hey, Sierra-was wondering how the next release was coming along? It said in the last update post that you got a lot of stuff done-moreso than usual, and I was wondering if we should take that to expect a sooner release or a release on time.

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    1. It's coming along pretty well, but I can't give an estimate. A few posts back, I talked about how I've been running myself ragged so far in 2017; I need a period of time to change pace a little (including doing things like the survey).

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    2. Well that makes sense. Will you release info from the survey like what the most common favorite character is and whatnot? Kinda interested in knowing what some of that info is like.

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    3. Definitely expect a post with interesting results from the survey!

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  11. Whatup, Sierra? Just got a quick question for you and all the other TLS players out there: How do you tell Nalili that the brothel succubi know who she is? Just talked to the owner, got the reveal, but I can't seem to talk to Nalili either in the brothel or in her room.

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    1. You might want to have a chat with the black-haired succubus in the fighting pits.

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  13. Finished the survey and it was good overall with the Varia/Altina questions I had a response that was parts of more then one answer. I have saves for both but prefer one version over the other.

    Not that it matters in the long run but maybe for future surveys you could add an "other (specify)" section or similar to the favorite character you could have a "which and why" approach.

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    1. I'll definitely think about how to refine future surveys, so suggestions are welcome. I'm tempted to do fewer qualitative fields, however, because they're much more time-consuming on my end...

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    2. That seems reasonable. I'm sure there are many other things that demand your attention.

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  15. Have we hit mach1 responses yet?
    I have this feeling that you're going to end up having to go through pages upon pages of those three answers worth.

    On completely unrelated note, do you happen to accept bit-currencies by any chance?
    if not so, are you planning on jumping this particular boat any time soon?

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    1. We've passed 800! The response rate is slowing down, of course, but they're still coming in regularly. I'm tallying some things as they come in, but I'm also going to have to devote a chunk of time to all of them at the end, yeah.

      At the moment, I have no way to accept bit-currencies. You're not the first person to ask, but I'm a little reluctant to jump on too many new boats because I don't like spending time on the business side of things. If they keep gaining traction I imagine the incentives will be strong enough eventually, though.

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  16. Congratulations on the over 800 responses to your survey. Is that including patreon responses- or would including those top 1k?

    Regardless thanks as always for making the wonderful game. Looking forward to the next releases.

    Keep doing you Sierra. ^_^

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    1. That was combined - it'd be nice to get to 1000, but we'll see.

      Anyway, thanks!

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  17. hi i'm one of the french player and adict to tls ^^
    i don't think you should be surprised about the number of french players as france got a strong market place for porn and erotic related stuff
    i wasn't comfortable with the question about being uncomfortable with something in the game, cause as i see it, everything that happen is related to the context of the world the game take place in so rape, sucubus going left and right and other stuff don't seem like stange or twisted stuff
    i would have liked to see a question to ask us if there was something that seem not coherent (that's the way i'v decided to to take the uncomfortable question) and as i've said the insistance of some member of the party for the rape of varia was a bit strange to my taste, the fact that simon can leave altina to be a cock whore or dominate varia after asking his friend (the halfling priestess) to keep an eye on him and the way he use his power, after he tell that he won't jump and fuck/rape evry women on his path to get power so many time to yara and other time when he say stuff about dominating people and that it is big flaw in strategic term (little talk with aka at the beginning of the game) was the more uncomfortable stuff for me (i'm wondering if i did not took it the wrong way) cause robin tell him that he seem to still be him and that he change the dark power more than the dark power change him so i would be on the standing point that he's not corrupted enough to do stuff like this or even giving a though to it (if anybody got a way to think about it other than mine would be much appreciated to understand this point i guess ^^)
    other than this point that gave me headhache for days turning it on every side to look at it from different perspective and never succeed to find what i was missing ... this game is a gold mine and the water i was looking for with the depth i've rarely saw before and game mechanics complexe enough to be interesiting and that keep expanding tls just never stop to amaze me so i'm always eager to see what you got for us and i'm thinking of building you a shrine to thank you for what you do :D

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    1. just to be sure i'm asking for different point of view to understand how to see it an other way cause i think i've miss something so i can have the reasoning process that permit me to see it coherent to the personnality of simon i'm not telling anything else :X

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    2. Glad you like the game and happy to have you with us!

      With Altina and Varia, the issue isn't Simon acting selfishly, but believing that a more dominant path is better for their healing. For example, if you wait with Altina she starts out much sadder, and I tried to give dominated Varia an arc that shows she did find a kind of happiness. You may be interested to know that the vast majority of players made the same choices you did, though, so maybe you're right about Simon's personality!

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    3. i've got to tell you that you're wrong, i don't like the game, i love it ^^
      did not though about a more dominating way of thinking for simon because of hilstara and how he react to her
      i'm starting the game from the beginning (forgot to keep the save before upgrading version T_T again) this time i'll try dominated and cockwhore ... but i'll never make qum a prostitute :p

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  18. I find it funny that, with 5 choices, having a religion at all fall into "other". Don't worry, the flying spaghetti monster is not insulted.

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    1. Praise be to His noodly appendage!

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    2. While there are more religious people playing than I expected, the choices given cover most players pretty well. Unsurprising, given the game's nature.

      Two Pastafarians so far. Not you two, previous people who actually listed that for the religion question. XD

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    3. "While there are more religious people playing than I expected"

      I have NO IDEA why that fact would surprise you. I mean your game DOES contain "The best fucking high priestess ever", so OBVIOUSLY religious people are gathering from all over the world just to see her!

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  19. I found a game breaking but. On the Thaumaturgy infiltration, Trin only makes one test, if you use her for the top left, no one can make the top right, and if you said you want to finish all of them, you can't proceed.

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    1. if i'm not mistaking, taking test use mp for the character that have stats and you need to replenish it to finish all the test so maybe just sleeping should solve this "game breaking" situation ?

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    2. Trin will take another test if you either complete a major quest objective or sleep (if you've completed all other objectives).

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  20. I read demand for mens, trap and other variants with a phallus. A good option to satisfy everyone would be to give the succubuses the option to learn the futa spell. It would add the possibility for DP and for some pink haired girl to auto dump cum on herself (I don't think she will be able to stop).

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    1. i don't like those stuff, but i'm totaly behind you with this idea ... well ... not literaly ...
      i think it would make sense that yara know it, i'm not sure but i think she say that she already used it or she say that she wish to use it ...

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    3. Haha, well, there are a lot of people who really dislike futa as well, it's not possible to make everyone happy. But futa spells do exist in TLS and they'll be in some more scenes. Yarra doesn't know any, having concentrated on illusions and combat, but that will change.

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    4. The word "option" was important in my claim that it could make everyone happy.

      Yarra ask Simon if she should learn futa spell
      three possible answers
      - More options is always a tactical advantage.
      - Yes! I've always been bicurious. Fuck me Yarra! Take me whole!
      -Absolutely not! The Doom King is no homo! He likes vaginas, steaks and big swords.

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    5. To be clear, I'm not criticizing or trying to prove you wrong, just continuing the conversation.

      I think you're underestimating just how thin-skinned some people are about fetishes they don't like. If I offered those choices, I guarantee there would be a set of people who would never touch TLS as a result. That's not hypothetical: I've seen games labeled as "mostly X" when X is only 5% of the content.

      In any case, there will be more futa in the game, but players will largely get to choose how much they encounter. Not quite as clear as the example, but hopefully clear enough for a decent subset of players to be happy.

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    6. I'm feeling for poor Simon that has the responsibility of satisfying a large harem of especially libidinous women. In his shoes, I would be searching for a way to delegate.

      What? you are horny again?? Go fuck the armor!

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  21. In hindsight, I probably should've played more of the game before doing this. Ah well.

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    1. No worries! One of the things that I've learned from the survey is that quite a few people wait multiple updates before catching up, so a lot of the comments are based on only part of the game. That's useful too!

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    2. Yeah, but I only got past the prologue. Still mourning those tragic events.
      The ''Who's your favorite character?'' question brought back sad memories of that. R.I.P. favorite character. I miss you. :P

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  22. Hi Sierra, and hi everyone!
    On the matter of having more males in the game, Nalili as a succubus is probably a good catalist for some good scenes. After all she is young and quite inexpert in the seduction techniques, Yarra and Qum could be excellent teachers in things that Simon is "too human" to understand.
    A short "infiltration and seduction" side mission with those 3 could be a source of slapstick comedy and some action without Simon (I have nothing against the guy but the game could benefit from some variety).

    Also Orcent. The guy is da boss and always need more screentime ;-)

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    1. I'm not all that eager for guys poping up in Simon's harem but I could definitely second giving Orcent some more happy times; The guy totally deserves it.

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    2. I don't think Simon's so selfish that he'd prevent one of his girls from having fun with another dude (IIRC, his relationship with Wendis was about the same). That being said, his harem's pretty dedicated to him, and Orcent has Lucy (holy shit do I want them to get together).

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  23. Now that we've finally gotten to orc evolution, Orcent and others will definitely be getting increasing amounts of screentime!

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    1. Are there going to be female orcs? You know so that they can propagate alone, or are they supposed to be a pair with sucubus's?

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    2. Same guy

      Probably less pillaging that way, and less rape.

      Or are they going to be used and thrown away again?

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    3. Not sure if you've seen all the orc lore that's in the game? It's not required, but there's a fair bit of info on exactly how orc reproduction works. If you've read that and you're asking about final details... well, some answers will have to wait until later in the game.

      The orcs definitely won't be thrown away in the end. Simon's plan involves creating a simple army during this stage, but as he's briefly discussed with Balia, he'd like to be able to do more.

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    4. You're including Lucy as one of those characters, right? I mean, Simon's got all kinds of Incubus King stuff going for him, but all Orcent has is, well, intelligence.

      I just want a happy ending for mah fave boi :(

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    5. i realy like the idea of orcent and lucy having a happy ever after ^^

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    6. Same. That girls been through so much-I just want her to be happy.

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  24. Well. I finally finished to play this version of the game, here are my thoughts:

    The game is quite good and interesting, enough to keep me playing for ours. Not having the grinding, erally improoves the experience.

    i only have a few problem with it. First story-wise, the game is interesting, but the vision of the plan is blurred. When exactly will Doom King die? After killing all the Inccubus Kings except Empress? And what will happen to their territories? If left to humans, Succubi will suffer, or be exterminated. Please remember that they are not seen as people for the humans of that world, they will do the same Israel do with Muslin people. If let them make an independent country, they will have nothing but ashes, no strong leadership, no army, and will be surrounded by a bunch of enemies (humans, and elven countries). No matter how I see it, Yhilin must take that territory, or let it burn on the hands of others. There si no other way, it is take the entire fucking world, as Sarai said.

    And after all Kings are dead, what do you think will happen after Doom King die? The same that happenned after Alexander the Great died, internal revolts, noble disputes and more suffering. To prevent it, somekind of democracy would be required, but hten again, this could take many years to work with reduced corruption. So I don't see when can Doom King Die.

    Gameplay-wise, I think it is lacking some visualization of what you do. The use of pictures to show army movements, and improvements of the city.

    Well those are my thoughts, I am looking forward for next versions. Thank you for making this great game.

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    1. I am confused.

      Simon has no plan of killing all Succubuss Kings, just the one asshole that named himself Emperor.

      Simon has started making changes to yhilin to make it more accepting to other races, and when the Doom King "Dies" there will still be Janine, the actual "Queen".

      Also, having the Doom King "Die" does not mean that Simon will stop working for peace, on the contrary the dude's immortal! He will find ways to make more permanent changes to society itself, to upgrate society without destroying it completely.

      Also, of course the plan is blurry! The guy is supposed to be human, and there are no documented plans for "Gaining power and bettering society for Dummies!" Simon is learning on the way how to make changes that save people, he is not god, not an allpowering immortal.

      Simon is going with the flow, trying what he finds is best with the goal being "Kill Succubus Emperor, better human society, Help other races adapt and grow alongside humans.

      This is my take, and I find yours rather wrong. I might be wrong myself but I don't think so.

      Disclaimer! Played the game a month ago, some details may be wrong, and some of my facts mught not be facts! Play the game and decide by yourselves dX

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    2. was wondering ... are you actually reading the conversation and not just going through them only picking the quest relating information ?

      cause doomed king must die when yhilin is clear of corruption and integrating every race that live in it (must have been told at least a thousand time)
      simon plan is not clear cause even if he's thinking three step ahead he need to focus a bit on present and you already have some endgame possibillity self sacrifice, simon's slut empire and little house with lovers ...
      also IF the integration of sucubus don't go well enough they can go to the orgasmic empire (in you're mind cause the emperess will likely die or been reverted to a sucubus) or ... forgot the name of the nation on tennour who already have sucubus integrated in society ... thanks to your support with the migration motion again read the fucking conversation
      after all incubus king are dead there will still be king and queen so no problem of leadership in the way you're thinking
      a more relevant question about the futur in tls would be the involvement of the "gods"

      game play wise you must never have try to make a game in rpg maker and not though much before asking visual of moving army (never saw anything more advanced than shitty in than aspect :S) improvement of the city qre shown (with a delay cause it take time :X)

      and those are my answer to your thoughs (with mine actualy :p)

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    4. I think I didn't expressed myself right. Kill Inccubus Emperor, if he don't take the territory, it makes a power vaccum, and Lustlord, or Fucklord will try to fill it. If he don't kill everyone of them, Arclend will not be safe.

      Janine, can't control the nobles, that's why Doom King is there, and her support is rather low, and not improving. If she gets to power, civil war begins. And then again, Inccubus King territory, what happen with it? Is it taken by Yhilin? It can't become independent, not without a good army and infrastructure to defend it. Becomes Simon new Harem Kingdom, using resources and infrastructure of Yhilin?
      This is the one of the most audacious plan in history, you must have a clear path. Or as I said, Aram and Ardan will completely destroy the succubi there.

      I know Simon will not stop there, but he can't make big changes without a kingdom power behind, and he will not find others kings and queens willing to do give him their kingdoms.

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    5. Why must anyone take the Succubus Emperor's land? Why would any other succubus king want his territory after his death when they have their own? After all the people of that continent believe that there is only one Succubus King in the world, which means that they have no trouble with any other succubus king.

      Succubus Kings have their own land and have lived for absurd amounts of time, most of them have no desire to grow more.

      The support IS improving for Jannine, and if push comes to shove and Janine has no support, Simon would make a puppet king and keep making progress. Most corrupt nobles are death, most extremely xenophobic nobles are death. Yhilin HAS changed, just not so abrupt and completely.

      The main role of the Doom King is fighting against the Succubus emperor while making everything around him better.

      Disclaimer! Played the game a month ago, some details may be wrong, and some of my facts mught not be facts! Play the game and decide by yourselves dX

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    6. And don't forget the Orcs! They are getting more and more powerful and intelligent, Simon will at some point have an army of super orcs, no need for other kingdoms in the future.

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    7. It isn't like that things work. First Ok, he have Orcs, they eat, they sleep, they fuck they die. You need infrastructure to have an army of anykind. before the attack he was using Yhilin infrastructure.

      Second, if they couldn't care about new lands, why go after Simon when he broke the crystal? They are tyrants, they always want more land, On the summit I think he even said that they would strike. Besides the name of the game is Last Sovereign, I assume all the other must die, for him to be the last.

      Ah, and I forgot. For who said it is in RPG maker and it can't show grafically a battle. You can show many pictures in many slots one over other in RPG Maker, Show on slot 1 a picture of a map of Yhilin, then show other, smaller with a head of an orc, over the map, make it move, and then, you are showing a moviment of an army represented by the orc head. It takes a little testing to see the positions of the pictures, but is relatively simple, and would give the battle a better understanding. For engage, you could make to pictures geting near each other, and appear a new picture of an X representing the combat, and fade the one who lose.

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    8. And for the city, again picture of map of the city, and many pictures of the buildings you make, or improve, over the map. and voila, you have a visual representation of the city.

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    9. Had everything written and lost it, so was more abrupt.

      The crystal thing, they felt another Succubus King, a fledging one, wanted to kill him so that he does not gain power and attack them.

      The only thing that is suposed to be able to go against a succubus King is another succubus king, cutting a sprout at the bud so to say, nothing to do with land.

      What does Simon need an army for? His approach is supposed to be subtle, no overwhelming and conquering to change everyone.

      The main reason for the Doom King was to fight the Succubus Emperor and bettering Yhilin from the inside, he has been acomplishing both.

      I think Simon will end up as a more or less mercenary party.

      As for the title, it says nothing of a future where he goes against all succubuss kings, thats pure guess work. And even if it is, Simon does not plan on killing them, so he is obviously not making plans for it as of now.

      Disclaimer! Played the game a month ago, some details may be wrong, and some of my facts mught not be facts! Play the game and decide by yourselves dX

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    10. as story stuff you can't understand are already explain i'll go back to the visiualisationthingie ;)
      as i though you just read part of what you see wich give you petty argument and a very poor understanding of the answer that are given to you so I TOLD YOU I'VE NEVER SAW ANYTHING BETTER THAN SHITTY ... hope you succed at reading me this time also not usefull for seeing the city improvement and ... not really usefull and worst counter productive on the battle phase as everything is based on value and not really actual epic strategique decision you make so most people (thinking about those who don't know how to read and make false assumption) would be surely lost in the battle and would hate that part :X

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    11. aslo forgot to say there's a fucking mountain betwin the emperor and yhilin, even with the airship it wouldn't be that easy to do anything ... i guess...
      what power vacum ??? the country is just an endless noman's land (yarra or riala's word so first hand coment) where will go simon after yhilin become a republique well you may have already bought a fucking country for your old day (lol) so no problem even if it's just a wasteland it's your ^^
      ardoheim and may go on petty war (surrely with interposed diplomate) to take there part and surely zirantian would wan't some profite out of it but nothing to fear in the long run ... i guess...
      the others incubus king just totaly don't give a shit about arclent ... i mean they're all complecent fheliel and esthera word's ... so i guess no fear about them
      the last sovereign i'm not sure it's actualy related to king or incubus king (or queen) and i'm totaly sure that we don't have anything realy relevant that say that simon would go against any other ik than the emperor (big perhaps for fucklord and any other than those holding theyr kingdom and not being assholes)if ginasta join the party or harem it would be a bit more relevant but i don't know what to think about it cause it doesn't look like him and that's doing the thinky thingie about what could happen with the little we seem to know ...

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    13. AGAIN it look like shit in rpg maker why bother doing something that take time that would be better spend on more interesting stuff ? (and if the strategic side is not relevant then the map is not releveant)
      aslo wall of text ? are you kidding me ? it's a story driven game not some kind of nobunaga's ambision (wich are great if you're looking for tactical war ^^)

      the incubus dominion is useless the sucubus and orc living in it are slave they would go any where they can if the emperor die, they don't give a fucking shit about the crappy dominion of that asshole, again you did not read me, fucklord is surely a next target of simon true but surely not going to invade as he is already loosy at ruling his own kingdom, the lesser incubus king in mobile fortress is peeing his pants just thinking about the incubus king what do you think he would do against the united nation that succed at destroying what he would not even think about going against ?
      so if you want to speak about hole in the plot first thing go read the fucking "wall of text" as you say then with a good understanding of the story ... come again and speak your mind ^^

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    14. I just wanna say this: You are assuming WAY TOO MUCH. Not much is certain as far as future is concerned (unless you have specific info from Sierra herself, which you don't). This is sort of a military operation and if you don't know how military operations work, well... How is the saying? "No battle plan ever survives contact with the enemy." Yea, that's right. Remember how Simon and Riala were planing on slowly training their army for months after you get Altina + Varia and defeat the Impaler? Yea, that's right. Look how that turned out...

      Oh and by the way, for the guy arguing about humans wanting to kill every succubi on sight after the war, if they get the chance... well, look at Ghenalon. Now, we don't know HOW EXACTLY they manage to live together in 1 country, but they DO is the point. Again, the future is uncertain, don't assume so much.

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    15. if you're speaking to me i've already said that everything i say is based on the little that we already seem to know ;)
      and if you're not happy prouve me i'm wrong assuming anything i've said would realy like to speak about it with someone who actualy read the story ^^ (if you fall in that category ^^)

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    16. Simon would probably never abandon any race, he will leave after making a good framework for human nonhuman relations on Yhili, that's just how he is I think.

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  26. A question! Is it possible for magic users to base their basic attack on Magic instead of Defence? When you attack with robin with a basic attack a flame appears but the damage is negligible.

    If it's a flame why is it based on ATK? Maybe basic attack could cost 1 mana or something.

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    1. basic attaque for staff user are blunt atk wich sfx look a bit like a fire atk but ... it's a blunt atk
      aslo basic atk are surely based on atk and not defense ... i hope
      phy dmg are negligible till you get staff with element or ailment
      it would be akward that a basic atk cost something (my point of view)

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    2. Barring some really drastic script, it isn't possible. The basic attack is hardlinked to a single command for everyone in RPG Maker and there's no straightforward way to change it.

      My intent when setting those attack animations was that combat weapons for mages are designed to add a little boost to the mage's normally weak attack. What you're seeing is a strike with the staff, with an extra effect. It's meant to be a backup for mages, not their main attack. Stronger staffs have different effects, though - for example, some more expensive ones are elemental or cause a status effect.

      From a balance perspective, I think the basic spells are cheap enough to effectively replace mages' physical attack except for rare instances. That was my intent, anyway.

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    3. Thank you, and the basic spells are enough, just wanted to know if that was possible mainly, thanks for explaining.

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  27. s'il y a des joueurs français que ça branche de monter une tite fancommunautée pour échanger des points de vue, des petites astuces et autres je suis partant perso :D
    s'il y en a déjà une j'ai pas vu montrez le chemin :D

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    1. You damn french person!

      ¿Cómo estás? No entendí nada de lo que pusiste.

      ¿Crees que Sierra entiende, o porque lo pones en otro idioma?

      Pero bueno, te deseo lo mejor. ¡Usare Google Translate para descifrar tus palabras!

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    2. There isn't anything like that to my knowledge, but 62 people so far have put down French as their primary language.

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    3. was trying to see if some french people would react to this, guess 62 is a bit low i would have though there would be more ^^
      to the spanish nice person, i understand spanish so at least i wont have to use any translating tool to read you, i was asking for answer of the french players, so to explain, i was not waiting for an answer from sierra, nice surprise ^^, and i'm totaly not interested in your answer "damn french person" ? don't know the problem of french people calling for french people to chat about the game but i guess if you have goolge translate my question it may have been badly translate and so i won't hold a grudge for your poor behavior

      du coup si y a des (je crois que la traduction la plus proche serais un truc genre connard ou putain de français) qui veulent lancer une petite comunauté parce que 62 on va pas aller loin non plus, on pourrais parler de nos avis sur le jeu sans se faire insulter parce qu'on à utilisé notre langue maternel ^^

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  28. Sry sierra was a bit late with my survey only sent it like 2 days ago >_<
    but as i said there :> i rly like corruption~ so am hoping to see more

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    1. I haven't closed responses yet, so this was in plenty of time. Thanks for filling it out!

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  29. Sierra, how many surveys have been done?

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    1. Not a patron, are you? All told she's got over 1000 responses but that was a few days ago. If the rate kept up it could have hit 1500 by now-but it's probably slowed down so probably more around 1100 or so.

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    2. That's right, things have slowed down a lot. We're currently sitting at 1166 responses and I hope to make a post about all the data this weekend. Game progress will come first, but that's going well too.

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    3. Thanks for the work! Can't wait for the data, Fun!

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  30. Alright so my laptop at long last died and I have virtually no way to get my old save back.

    Is there a way I can cheat or something so I don't have to grind all the way back again?

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    1. First thing first: RIP
      Short answer to your question is no. Long answer is also no, but if you set text to INSTANT in settings and battle animations to HIDE, then you can skip all the dialogue (you've presumably seen already) by holding CTRL (it doesn't skip choices, don't worry). Now, you might already be aware of this, but this is the only minor thing to help you. That or copying a save from someone else's playthrough. There really is no other way, sorry (I've also spent on this game way too much time because of this). Also turn on auto-dash, but I'd expect you to do that already anyway.

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    2. Sorry to hear about your laptop. Technically, it WOULD be possible to build a save game from scratch without actually playing through the game by starting a new game, saving it, then editing the switches and variables, but unless you know a lot about RPGM's functionality, that would be unreasonably difficult. I'd say just enjoy another playthrough (especially if it's been a while, some earlier parts of the game have received improvements), or find someone who made similar choices to you that can give you a save.

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    3. This is probably your best option -"find someone who made similar choices to you that can give you a save."-

      Good luck.

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    4. Play it again- most likely you weren't perfect. I took the opportunity to make good investments. And max out harem characters too.

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    5. What's your definition of "grinding"? If you want a save that simply has you being "godly" as far as all foes are no opposition. That can be done, pretty much everything could be restored to a T if you were dedicated and knew how everything worked. I've done it for myself once before. Took half an hour excluding the time it took to get back to where I was. The biggest obstacle is all the unique choices, not remembering to hit one butterfly effects all across the game. I honestly feel like it's better to play through the entire game again- although I might be biased since I play through the entire game every time a new release comes out.

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  31. Aw man. I guess I'm the only person who said the thing they're waiting for most is Robin joining the harem.

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    1. Not by a long shot, actually!

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    2. Sincerely, I would preffer the option to refuse that. Robin really is all the things Simon said, and you don't need to be a puritan to think that she would be better if she find a good man only to her. Besides, I am not really fan of incest.

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    3. I do like the way you did it though. very gradual, no sudden changes of hearts, as many author do out there.

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    4. that guy is so fun don't like the game, don't like the fetish, think the gameplay is lacking and the scenario is poor but keep licking sierra's boots XD

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    5. And here I though we were not commenting so tht the 123 coments number stays...

      I do wish that not all important female characters end as harem members, Simon getting a female friend who is not into him, even asks his help in her relashionship would be awesome, make the game more real for me. Vhala does not count.

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    6. It's not really incest because Robin and Simon aren't related by blood at all.

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    7. you have a short memory :X
      there's the girl in feroholm (10sx) there's the girl in the cathedral of feroholm (heretic idea), the girl that was save at the farm and run spineford was not fuck by simon, lucy is i think nearly exactly what you're talking about, then you can count the cult of the goddess of magic help by the harem and simon (no fuck) the elven queen (still no fuck), fehlliel didn't have enought screen time for it to very relevant but she's not fucked by simon the ardhoeim niece is sttill in waiting and may not be fucked so i think there's plenty of them just you don't wan't to count them :p
      i think you should keep in mind that simon is an incubus king a magical being incarning lust so yeah quest reward involving sex tend to be a comon stuff, simon complain that he is scared that everything around him will be turning around sex and that he don't like this fact so how can he think this if it don't happen a bit ... his power is just starting to really stabilize so ... give him time to get friend thanks to his control over that spring of lust he's carying (or cry with him seeing everything in his world drown in cyprine)

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    8. On Robin: The "uncomfortable" question on the survey was in part an invitation for people to comment on this. When I make my analysis post from Patreon public, you'll see some of my thoughts on the subject.

      On platonic relationships: Poor Vhala. D=

      Aside from the characters mentioned, there will be some major platonic relationships, as well as more relationships where sex =/= harem. The foundation for these has already been laid, actually, perhaps earlier than you might think.

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    9. Looking forward to it, thanks Sierra!

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    10. Nindrian, as far as those two are concerned, it IS incest. They've made it clear that lack of blood relation means nothing to them.

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  32. Not just Robin's, I was actually surprise with that first dialogue before Darghelon.

    But Janine's scene is being teased since the first failed coup. She better be really good at fucking...

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