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Update- 15th December 2016

Amesbury's route is out now! Download the new version (2.0) to play his route!

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Scandal. Gossip. Mismatches.
What will fuel this Season's gossip? And will you be able to keep yourself from being burned by it?

As the daughter of a Viscount, and heiress to a small fortune, you are invited back into society even after years of seclusion at your family's estate.
The upcoming Season is to be spent in Bath, your childhood friend having finally convinced you into it, and only the cream of society will be there. But the fickle and difficult dance that is weaving through society can be a tricky thing to remember, especially when they thrive on any small misstep you may make.

But which partner is selected to help guide you through the maze of the upper classes is always left down to The Lady's Choice.

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The Lady's Choice is a light visual novel set in Regency times and will be route based.

The goal is to give the feel of a regency romance novel, but an interactive one!


Though it is a historical visual novel, it's not going to be completely accurate (for example, they didn't really have a Season in Bath). I have taken liberties because, well, I wanted to have fun with this rather than freak about every nuance of historical accuracy.

This was started for NaNoReNo 2016 gamejam.

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Hello, I'm wondering if possibly you would be willing to make Mr. Montfort a pursuable character. He is handsome and enchanting; a real gentleman.

hi! i think there might be a problem with the files? i've switched computers a couple of times, and restarted, and redownloaded but i still can't open the files. if there's a different place you'd like me to contact you, please let me know!

Hey :) That's really odd- it's the same files it's always been.

Is the file downloading properly? Or, is it just that you are having trouble actually opening the game?

Sorry for the trouble! I'll try and help as best I can.

sorry... my bad...!!! the reason it wasnt working was because my housemate was playing competitive league and it caused our internet to shit out and corrupted my downloads :\ hahha.

i rlly hope u think about making a Montfort route if you think about making another route

I'm glad the other characters in this appealed to you that much :D He turned out more popular than expected!

he is so sexy, u can't make a character that sexy and not expect it

I just completed the Amebury route and...OH MY! I played it as a sweet, understanding and coy Lady Elisabeth Reginald. It was lovely! I had such a fun time taunting Laurence and the releationship blossomed so beautifully! I cannot wait to try out the other routes. I've no clue who to court next! This coming Season shall be wonderful! Fantastic job. I will definitely be donating to your cause come pay day!

I'm so glad you enjoyed it :D (And, what a brilliant name for your character!) I really hope you enjoy the other routes just as much as Amesbury.

Thank you so much for your kind words and support, they really mean so much :)

Wow! I have just finished Guy's (or Captain Blake's) route. I must say I am quite excited to try the others if they are half as good as that one. As a frequenter of otomes I often find myself feeling delight as my choices get me closer to my chosen man. What I did not expect was the thrill the game caused me. I found my heart beating just as fast for the Captain as I am sure the MC's was. You have made a game of truley captivating characters. I was on the edge of my seat as I played all the way to the end unable to walk away from such an exciting story of twists and turns. I look forward to looking out for what you might come out with next.


-A new avid fan

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I loved this game so much. The writing was great, I was kept on the edge my toes all the time, and the romance between Blake and the MC had me swooning. I've yet to play through with Amesbury or Stanton though, but from what I've heard, they're pretty good, so I look forward to that! :D

Thank you so much for playing the game :D (And, I'm very sorry for the incredibly late reply!)

I hoped you enjoyed the other routes just as much, and they also had you swooning ;)

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Hi there, I know that my girlfriend would absolutely love this game, but sadly we haven't got a PC or a Mac. Are there any plans to release this on iOS at all? Please say there is - really want to get her into gaming!

Hi :) Unfortunately, I don't have any plans to release it for iOS. Mainly because if I did, I would have to charge for it (because to put it up on the store costs quite a lot!), and I think that would be unfair to have it for pay-what-you-want/free on PC, and then charge on phone.

I'm really sorry about that!

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No problem - I'm sure we can borrow one if need be. Many thanks for taking the time to respond and good luck with your future titles

I love this game! Though I wish it had a gallery so that I can admire the CGs again and again :)

The CG Gallery was something I wanted to add in, but just didn't get the time :/ It's something I will definitely be shooting for in my future projects though!

MONFORT IS BAE, I love Stantons route the most, a very well written game

Montfort certainly gained some fans :D More than I thought he would!

But, yeah, Stanton's route was my favourite too (even if I shouldn't admit favourites as the creator!)

I run a book blog, I would love to cover these on my site!

Do you mean like a review? Because, of course that would be fine!

I'd love to see what you write :)

Thank you for your interest!

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Thank you for your perseverance in creating a wonderful game!

I managed to get the 'True Love' Ending in all three playthroughs which was a surprise to me.
Lord Stanton was my absolute favourite. The MC being very much her own woman and going against all society's conventions, especially when confronting not one, but several dangerous individuals in the name of justice

I was a bit cold for Mr. Amesbury and Blake was a bit boring to me, but that is probably because you had written such a great story for Lord Stanton.

I'm very much looking forward to future titles! I also particularly loved the soundtrack, especially the solo piano at the very last CG. (Best for Stanton)

<3 Much love from this player.

PS: I think Stanton's CG scenes were the best. Blake's looked a little deformed at times. Amesbury had the second best CG scenes.

And thank you for your lovely comment and support!

Stanton was definitely my favourite out of the 3 love interests (I know I shouldn't have favourites, but still...)

Poor Blake's route was a bit put under time-constraints, I think that's why some of his CGs are a bit off the mark. Hopefully I will get better at time management in future projects :D

I so hope you make more regency games - what a wonderfully addictive game.

I'm not working on any more Regency games for now, though I do have a new project underway. Hopefully it will be just as interesting though! :D

Thank you so much for your kind comment :)

is their going to be more updates?

There won't be anymore updates to The Lady's Choice- it's now a completed project :D Thank you so much for you interest!

I'M ADDICTED TO THIS GAME. During Amesbury route i fangirled everytime Monfort appeared and loved everything about this game. I would definitely like to see a route for Mr. Montfort if it doesn't trouble you. Looking forward to it ~

If I can create an addiction to one of my games, then I hope that means I've done the job well :D

Montfort was rather more popular than I expected! Unfortunately, I won't be able to do a route for Montfort. I don't think he would suit the MC in this game, especially after he's so linked in with Amesbury's route. It would mean a whole new setting and cast of characters just for him (which I'm sure he would feel most entitled to anyway!).

I am currently working on another big project, so don't have the time to dedicate to a route for him :/

But, thank you so much for commenting, and for playing the game! It's honestly so motivating to hear you enjoyed it so much :)

I see :3 Goodluck on your project , i will definitely check it out ! consider me as your fan

I, like several others, created an account just to let you know how good of an idea this is. I'm actually not that big of an Otome fan, but the setting intrigued me so much I had to purchase this.

I'm looking forward to more updates!

Thank you so much for taking the time and effort to make an account and comment, you have no idea how much it means to me that you enjoyed the game so much to do it :)

It's even more exciting to know that your not a big otome fan, but still enjoyed this! Thank you, again, for giving it a chance and playing it :)

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I too created an account on here just so I could leave you a comment telling you that I absolutely LOVE this game so far!! :3 I played Guy's route first (with the true love ending)...it is so well written and the tone of the dialogue fits the theme so well that I was totally immersed in the story and felt so in tune with the MC! I must admit that this had me swooning right along with her (Guy is pretty dreamy imo), as well as feeling the need to speak out against the class system that the Huntington's loved to enforce....I love that there were dialogue options that allowed the MC to be a strong and interesting woman. The art in the game is lovely too. All in all, this game is everything I was hoping it would be <3 can't wait to play the other routes! Thank you for this great game!

Seriously, knowing you liked the game enough to make an account to comment makes me smile so much. Thank you so much for taking the effort to do it! It's so motivating and inspiring to see how much people like the game :D

I hope you enjoy the other routes as much as Blake's!

Of course (: I think it's important to give much deserved praise when you've obviously worked hard on this and it turned out so well! I find people like you inspiring and motivating, because I've thought about making games like this too. Thank you again, and yes I am loving the other routes as well!

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I.NEED.MORE!!!! I would definitely like to see a route for Mr. Montfort as well. He's tall, dark, handsome, and dangerous. The ultimate package, hah. But no, I really enjoyed this and would love to get lost in a new route. I'll be watching patiently~ ^_^

Mr Montfort was certainly more popular than I thought he would be :D I'm glad I managed to write him so as he appealed to people!

Thank you so much for playing and for commenting!

I'm so glad you added Amesbury! My first impression of him struck me so much! Thank you for taking the time to go work and add his route!

Well, thank you for playing and for commenting! It really is so encouraging to hear you enjoy it so much, and it makes me so happy :)

(I'm so sorry for the late reply, I've only just come back from my Christmas break)

OMG i'm so excited! I've already been in love with this game, and now there's a track for amesbury!

I'm glad the extra route has you excited :D I hope it lives up to expectations!

(I'm so sorry for the late reply, I've only just come back from my Christmas break)

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no problem :))

i really enjoyed amesbury's route! it was a lot different than i was expecting in terms of storyline, but that made it even better. also, mr.montfort was a nice addition - very handsome, hahaa. i hope i'm not being pushy/nosy, but will he have his own route as well, or is he purely connected to amesbury's story?

You're not pushy or nosy at all! It's great to know people want more from The Lady's Choice :D That's the biggest compliment I can get!

Mr Montfort won't be getting his own route, unfortunately. I think it would be too difficult to write him a route as he is so connected to Amesbury's route. The only way to give him a route would be to have a completely different MC, but I'm currently starting a new project so won't be able to do that :/

Thank you so much for your support, and I'm so glad you enjoyed the game and the characters so much!

XD I made an account just so say this game is so much fun! Thank you for making it ^______^ Stanton is my favorite, and I love how you show his struggle <3
Also, please make a Monfort route XD He's so interesting, event in such short interactions, I'd love to know more about him :)

Oh wow! What a compliment to have you make an account just to comment. That'll keep me smiling all day!

Stanton is my favourite too... though I probably shouldn't admit to favourites, being the creator :D

Thank you so much for playiung and making the effort comment, it really is so encouraging!

(I'm so sorry for the late reply, I've only just come back from my Christmas break)

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