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Mister Versatile DLC Coming!

Great news!  A DLC for Mister Versatile is in the works!  Studio Kosen has just signed on to make a DLC featuring Versivion!  That’s Mister Versatile + Lascivion.  

While we don’t have a release date for this additional content, you can get updates on our Discord​, Newsletter​, Facebook​, Instagram​, Twitter​, or Tumblr​!  Make sure to check back for this awesome additional game content!

Y Press Games: Great Games Delivered on Time

Sometimes when you hear something, it just makes sense. It becomes believable because it fits a narrative so well.

For instance, Y Press Games always delivers crowdfunding rewards on time by putting out subpar games. Looking from afar this would seem to make sense. After all, nearly every other visual novel company delivers Kickstarter rewards late or never. Y Press Games must have a trick. Tricks are generally bad, like subpar games.

Is it true? Obviously, not, but people can do their own due diligence. How have our games been received by fans? Steam gives a pretty good metric on what games are good or bad. Not every game has been a winner for us, but our bara games stand firm as ‘Very Positively Reviewed’ on Steam. Take a look for yourself.

We wouldn’t be an industry leader if we put out subpar games. Sometimes things that make a nice sound byte just aren’t true, and are worth digging into.

Then how do we manage to always deliver crowdfunding rewards on time?

We’re a company with a team of programmers, artists, writers, editors, and testers. We’re not one or two people trying to take everything on ourselves. Every game we put out is a team effort. We’ve done a bunch of games and we know how to stick to a schedule. We have the benefit of past experience.

Right now we’re crowdfunding for Maelstrom. Check that out here!

Games are hard to make. Keeping a delivery date for a game is an ordeal, no matter how hard you plan. To assume there’s a way to avoid this stress is naïve. It’s the perspective of someone on the outside looking in, with no actual experience in delivering a game on time.

Any company that actually delivers games on time will get the reputation of being a nightmare to work with. We’re no exception. Our standards are high and our deadlines are strict.

It isn’t always pretty, but we’ve always felt honesty was the best policy with not just backers but potential future partners. When people pay you for a game you have an obligation to deliver that game.

We’ve had partnerships crash and burn in the past, and have never hidden this from backers or players. Studio Kosen is a great example. Things didn’t work out during To Trust an Incubus, but we maintained a close enough relationship with these awesome creators to put out Mister Versatile with them last October. We plan to continue collaborating with them in the future.

Our replacement artists for To Trust an Incubus managed to do so well they became our main artists for in-house bara games going forward. The art of Le Peruggine is gorgeous!

We’re bringing our partnership to a close with Sentimental Trickster in the next year. They’ve already approached us about partnering again for another unfinished game. We were tough with them, but never actually cruel. (We may have exaggerated on how tough we were with ST due to the pressure so many angry backers had been putting on us.)

We’re fortunate that creators will work with us again and again, despite how exacting working with Y Press Games can be. In the past we found our rates of pay for voice actors was far below industry standards. Even though we were increasing rates exponentially for each game, we were still too low for To Trust an Incubus and Morningdew Farms.

After those games we set a $1/line minimum for all voice actors, regardless of skill, experience, number of reads per line, or if we needed to buy their voice acting equipment for them, as we have done for two novice actors. We’ll review this rate annually to ensure it grows with the size of our company.

We’re not perfect. We’ve made mistakes. We try to do better.

And we’re not actually as mean as we pretend to be. We just don’t want anyone to expect things to go too easily with us. Making good games and delivering on time is very hard work.

Maelstrom Flash Indiegogo!

Hey you awesome supporters, we’ve got some huge news!  Another awesome yaoi game is coming from Y Press Games!  

Maelstrom: A Yaoi Visual Novel

Disgraced soldier Demetri is exiled to Secren, a dangerous world devoid of women. Earthlings are smaller and weaker than the violent men of Secren. Demetri’s only hope for survival is to bond with a strong mate who can love and protect him. The heterosexual Italian-American refuses to do that. He’s not a homophobe, but he won’t have gay sex to survive–or will he?

We’re pleased to present Maelstrom: A Yaoi Visual Novel, based on the hit novel series by Yamila Abraham (me) and illustrated by the internationally renowned Italian art studio Dany&Dany.  

  • A 150,000 Word Game with Numerous Endings
  • Four Routes and Several Steam Achievements
  • Over 30 Gorgeous CGs!
  • 17 Different Music Tracks
  • Your Favorite Characters from the Novels Plus Amazing New Ones!
  • Mostly Linear Storytelling, with Pivotal Choices Added
  • Happily Ever After Endings for Every Route!
  • High Stakes Drama Add Authenticity to Demetri’s Inevitable Seduction!
  • A Sci-Fi Game with a Wild West Motif

We’re doing a flash crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo!  $5,000 in 15 days.  It’s going to be TOUGH to make this goal–and it’s FIXED funding.  If we don’t hit the $5,000 we get nothing.

Please consider backing us and helping us out!  Just click here:  https://igg.me/at/maelstromvn  If you can’t afford to back us, please consider spreading the word!  You can really help us, by:

Retweeting this tweet!

Sharing this Facebook Post!

Reblogging this Tumblr Post!

Or just spreading the word where ever yaoi fans are found!  Use this link: 

https://igg.me/at/maelstromvn

Thanks to everyone who can help us in any way!  To keep up with game news, join our Discord!

Sentimental Trickster

Hi Everyone!

Back in July of 2019 we agreed to help developer Lovenuts complete their game Sentimental Trickster, so they could finally deliver rewards to the backers of their Kickstarter.

We now have all the materials we need from Lovenuts to get the game finished! We’re hoping to have it released by February or March of 2021!

18+ visual novel with 4+ partners, 12+ endings and a LOT of choices. Find the guy and discover something about yourself along the way!

Please join our Discord here to get all the updates as we finish work on this game!

Play the Maelstrom Demo Game!

Hey Everyone! The Maelstrom demo is live. So if you’re here for the yaoi stuff, go over to Itch and check it out! https://ypressgames.itch.io/maelstromdemo

Disgraced soldier Demetri is exiled to Secren, a dangerous world devoid of women. Earthlings are smaller and weaker than the violent men of Secren. Demetri’s only hope for survival is to bond with a strong mate who can love and protect him.

The heterosexual Italian-American refuses to do that. He’s not a homophobe, but he won’t have gay sex to survive–or will he?We hope you enjoy the demo. All feedback is welcome, but especially criticism! Tell me if there’s anything you hate so I can fix it before the final game is made.

Let us know what you think of our newest game!

Join us for Voice Chat, Special Guests

Join us for a voice chat session in the Y Press Games Discord https://discord.gg/mQzSpaD on Wednesday, December 16th, 5pm Pacific, 6pm Mountain, 7pm Central, 8pm Eastern, 1am GMT.

Sean Chiplock, voice of Harsi from To Trust an Incubus, Rusty from Morningdew Farms, and Mister Versatile, has confirmed he will be dropping by. He has also voice acted in Spiderman: Miles Morales, One Punch Man, Genshin Impact, Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, Demon Slayer, and Mortal Kombat 11, among many other properties.

If you can’t be there right when we start, drop in whenever, we went for hours last time.

Yamila Abraham, the founder/owner of Y Press Games and principle writer of To Trust an Incubus, Morningdew Farms, My Magical Demon Lover, and Alpha Hole Prison, as well as the graphic novel series Winter Demon, Dark Prince, and Yaoi Hentai, and the novels UnPrison, Maelstrom, and the Alien’s Bride series, will also be in attendance.

Steve Nunez,the voice of Arata from To Trust an Incubus, Nuzzler from Morningdew Farms, and Verseri from Mister Versatile, as well as a singer, composer, and actor Venom 2, Sonic the Hedgehog, and Antman should also be stopping by.


Please come join us if you’re able. It’s free. All are welcome. You don’t have to have a hot mic. You can participate through text chat. We have a voice chat once a week when we’re able. Sometimes a few special guests agree to stop by.

We’ve Hit Stretch Goals!

There’s less than 2 days left for our biggest Kickstarter ever, and we’ve hit some stretch goals!!

*Two Love Interests Get it On!
*All Characters Versatile! Even Rexillator and Viz-Goth!

“What a minute,” you say, how can this be? “That first stretch goal costs $45,000 and we’re only at $44,142.”

Welp…a member of our lovely Discord reminded me that I’d promised to count the money we made on our Itch.io pre-fundraiser, and the money we make on Patreon toward the Kickstarter stretch goals.

That means, you can add another $7,418.49 to the Kickstarter balance to hit the stretch goals!

That means we only need $3,440 to get ourselves a Sexy Minigame! And…FULL VOICE ACTING IS NOW WITHIN REACH!

A mere $8,440 will get us there!!

We’ve managed to make a lot more than that on the last two days of a Kickstarter. This is the time when we show up on the ‘Ending Soon’ list. Normally that gives us a huge bump!

Of course, ending on Black Friday is going to take a big dent out of our final day earnings…but who knows? We might just be able to pull this off!!

Please help if you can by sharing this Facebook Post:

https://www.facebook.com/ypressgames/photos/a.163335197593892/750707272190012/

Retweeting this tweet:

https://twitter.com/ypressgames/status/1331614304618115073

Or Reblogging this Tumblr post

https://ypressgames.tumblr.com/post/635776439581622272/alpha-hole-prison-kickstarter-has-only-2-days

Or heck, just mention us on your favorite forum, Reddit, Instagram, whereever! You can use the image above if you want.

Thank you so much everyone!

Please Help Alpha Hole Prison

Hey Everyone,
We’re sorry to bug you. It’s about Alpha Hole Prison and the Kickstarter…well, it’s doing terribly. http://kck.st/36NcXY2

We didn’t want to do another Kickstarter, but this game is so big we needed to. It’s our largest game ever. Three times the size of To Trust an Incubus. We’ve gone for broke with Alpha Hole Prison…and it’s almost breaking us.

The problem is that we had a game fail recently. We should be getting income from Gods of Love even now, but it just didn’t work out. That set us back tremendously, and we still haven’t dug ourselves out of the pit. Work on Alpha Hole Prison was started before we worked on Gods of Love. There was no turning back, despite Gods of Love being a failure.

I know a lot of people plan to not back the Kickstarter and just wait for the game to come out later. We’re asking you to please not do that. Alpha Hole Prison has a huge price tag, and a huge Kickstarter to match. It’s goal is $40,000. Right now, with the progress we’re making, we’re not going to even get close to that.

Could you please consider backing us for whatever amount you can? http://kck.st/36NcXY2 You know we’ll always deliver rewards in full and on time. This is a great game. It’s not a rape game, but a seriously intense dating sim. We put something in it for everyone, and are working our butts off on it. We just need to get funded.

By backing the Kickstarter you not only have a chance to get some epic rewards, but you’ll push us forward so that maybe we can hit some stretch goals at the end. Please, will you help us out? We won’t take it for granted. http://kck.st/36NcXY2

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