Today started out like any other for Tama, until she made a surprising discovery… It's her girlfriend Paisley’s birthday! Paisley’s never mentioned it before, but Tama’s determined to surprise HER with an amazing gift. Just one problem… She has no idea what to get her!
With limited time and Magical Girl duties getting in the way, what’s a girlfriend to do? Help Tama find something that’ll really knock Paisley’s socks off, all while watching your time, money, and safety of the city! Better make it count, because you only get one chance to make this a special birthday! Right?
A Birthday Surprise is a short yuri slice-of-life magical girl story. It's meant to be played multiple times. If things seem to go awry, keep pressing on. You never know what might happen in Basin Lake City…
(NOTE: Construct games seem to have an issue with the music when played in the Itch Client. It's recommended to play this game in a browser.)
Created for Magical Girl Game Jam 6! Theme: Surprise!
"A Birthday Surprise" can be played by itself. However, it is part 4 of Tama and Paisley's adventures. To play them in order:
- "A Birthday Surprise" (You are here)
For even more Magical Girl adventures, check out the entire Basin Lake Magical Girls series: https://itch.io/c/1097042/basin-lake-magical-girls-series
HOW TO PLAY
This visual novel is mouse controlled.
- Click to advance text
- Click again to speed up the text type-on.
- HOLD the mouse button to fast forward text. (Highly recommended for repeat playthroughs)
- Click on buttons and choices to select them.
- Click, hold and drag paint lines onto Nightmares to attack them. (Battle sequences)
Art, Game Design, Scenario, and Program by ShibeyFaceGames!
SFX by Facemelting Solos!
Music by Eric Matyas
Additional Paintbrush SFX - krokoi63 (Freesound.org)
Fonts courtesy of Google Fonts! (Patrick Hand, Caveat Brush, Caveat, Permanent Marker, Roboto)