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I'll Have My Halloween Extra Spooky, Hold The Olives

Wait, it's Halloween again? Already?

We hope that everyone has a great holiday this year, and that you get a bunch of good treats.

Speaking of treats, Kuroe once again shows us his incredible art prowess with a lovely Isolda piece for y'all to take a gander at.



Kuroe has even stepped up his game and has offered to lend his art skills for some CGs! Our new art member Shuuko has also been extremely helpful in that regard as well. Thanks, you two!

But that's not all! One of our composers, Flare, has also taken the time to record a short piece, In Her Element, from our game's soundtrack on the piano! Take a listen:



You can also download an MP3 of it here.

We have a few things in the works that we hope everyone will enjoy, so please stay tuned.

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Natalya and Sofiya Sprites Revealed!

Hey there! It's Kuroe here once again! Today, we've got not just one, but two cute girls to show you: say hello to our resident Russians, Natalya and Sofiya!




Last year, shortly before I joined the Somnova team, the Twins route was in a rather precarious state. They didn't really have fully fleshed-out personalities yet nor a definite character arc--no one was even quite sure what their disorders were going to be, in fact. The gimmick of having the "Twins route" split into individual "Natalya" and "Natasha" routes later down the story also proved problematic for the team, and it was apparently a colossal bitch to have it make sense story-wise and programming-wise, not to mention the fact that it would take until the heat death of the universe for the route writer to cook up two whole routes by themselves. After much debate on the dev channels, the fate of the girls eventually became a choice between scrapping them or retooling their entire story…

Some Quality Reading

It's that time again - time for another update!
This time we have something a bit more substantial for you guys to take a peek at, and we're very excited to see what you think. Handled by the prolific Kuroe, we're proud to present Missing Stars: Overture!
Missing Stars: Overture is a collection of short stories featuring your favorite Missing Stars heroines. We decided it was high time to give everyone a preview of our writing and, as an added bonus, a preview of a new side character - Fran Dragovic!
Fran shows up in two of our short stories, and we figured we might as well give you guys a picture of what she looks like in uniform.
Fran is one of my favorite characters in Missing Stars, and I hope she becomes one of yours!
You can download your own copy of Missing Stars: Overture on our website.
We hope you enjoy!

Introducing Her Grace, the Duchess

Annaliese sprites inside; ready your defibrillators

Yo. My name’s Ultra_HR. I write Annaliese. I’ve got a few things to say, but first, check this out:
I’ll just give you a few seconds to let that sink in. Please feel free to take yourself to your nearest hospital if you feel you may be having the symptoms of a myocardial infarction (and note that Somnova Studios cannot be held liable for this).

This is Annaliese doing what Annaliese loves best; listening to music. Savour this smile. Protect it.

Annaliese hasn’t changed quite so much as the last Missing Starlet we featured, Jeanne. In fact, the design we’ve settled on here is pretty much the OG Annaliese, sidetail and all. Why change perfection?

Annaliese originally had full-blown over-ear headphones. This made for a nice design that many of you will be familiar with and for a fair while she wasn’t seen without them. Choosing to replace these with earbuds was a relatively big decision for a girl whose life revolves mostly around music, but in the end, I think it has more positives tha…