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Missing Stars - Now Available on Steam!

Hello everyone! We're super excited to finally have Missing Stars out on Steam. Thank you so much for your support, and we hope you enjoy the game! As an Early Access title, we plan to correct any bugs, audio issues, typos, and general sprite weirdness as we find them. If you have any such issues to report, please be sure report on Discord, Steam, or We'll do our best to get to them ASAP and post appropriate patch notes when fixes are ready. Once again, thank you all so much for your continued support over the years. Missing Stars has been our team's passion for a long time. We hope that our characters and stories give you joy and excitement, and that you also look forward to our future work on Act Two and beyond!

Missing Stars - Steam Release Announcement

Hello everyone! I'm pleased to announce that we have a release date for our new Steam release. Missing Stars will be released on both Steam and on November 12th! This new version of Missing Stars will contain much of the same content you're used to, plus some extras, including: New (and updated) sprites! New (and updated) backgrounds! More CGs! A music player A BG/CG viewer Accessibility options As we continue to develop Missing Stars, we will make announcements when new content is ready. This means that we can show you more of the story that much sooner! See our previous blog post detailing this. If you haven't already, please take the time to wishlist Missing Stars on Steam! If you prefer, follow us here!   Once again, thank you so much for your support, it means so much to us. We are very excited to showcase all of our new changes with this new version of Missing Stars ! Twitter Official Somnova Discord

Somnova Studios: September 2023 Update

Greetings, everyone! We have an update for you: After some (slightly frustrating) waiting from the Valve Review Team, Missing Stars is now available to wishlist on Steam ! We're all super excited for you all to try out our new build (with updated content), coming out soon! (We'll drop a release date as soon as we're confident that everything is wrapped up!) Please spread the word on social media as best you can -- every little bit helps us get more attention! We'd love to see more people enjoy Missing Stars ! For those that are Steam-averse, we have an updated build coming out on as well -- stay tuned for that release as well! Once again, thank you so much for your continued support of Missing Stars. We're doing our best behind the scenes to give you all Act Two and beyond!  Twitter Instagram Facebook Official Somnova Discord

Somnova Studios: June 2023 Update

Hey folks! It's time for another Missing Stars update! We've been hard at work making the magic happen behind the scenes, and we have a special treat for you: our official trailer! As for development updates: the team is in the process of quality testing our scripts and making sure everything looks good. We're confident that we'll be done relatively soon. Once we have a release date pinned down, we'll make another announcement! In the meantime, please like, share, or leave a comment on the trailer's YouTube page!  Spreading the word about our visual novel is the greatest thing you can do to help (and it makes you super awesome, to boot). Thanks for reading! -Hamadyne Twitter Instagram Facebook Official Somnova Discord

Somnova Studios: March 2023 Update

Hey there! Hope you are all enjoying 2023 so far.  Missing Stars has been in development for 11 years now, and we've had a lot of fun polishing it and making it a fantastic visual novel. We're now in the final stages of adding new CGs, music tracks, and making our new user interface. Speaking of, here's a preview of the new textbox in our debug build! We decided to increase the opacity, add a drop shadow for the text, and make a swanky new name box. Not everything is in place just yet, but we're happy with the look so far. Note: Erik is not, and will not be, any sort of machine or man-machine interface. Now, on to more business things. Our Steam release is coming soon, and there's an extra little update I'd like to go over: Missing Stars  will be released episodically! We felt that trying to pile on the rest of our written content into "the rest of the game" involved a lot of extensive future planning, which would prove difficult given our studio's