Now & Then is a story of Jack (or a name of your choosing) Brooks, a widower who lives with his adopted teenage daughter, Carol, during the aftermath of a global pandemic. Throughout the story, players witness the string of events that finds Jack adopting Carol and how they grow into a family unit before the collapse of civilized society. Inspired by Stephen King’s The Stand and numerous zombie movies and books, Now & Then is a tale of survivors learning to cope with the life as it comes to them.
v0.20.0 Added Chapter 20 Fixed minor typos Fixed an image in CH19 with scale issue Probably some other stuff but since I lost my notes when my previous computer died, I can't recall everything.
v0.19.0 Added Chapter Nineteen Fixed two animations in Chapter 14 that weren't looping properly Fixed typos Cleaned up a few shots in Chapter 18 Added explanation screen to stats page
v0.17.0 Added Chapter Seventeen Fixed continuity error with the name of Julie's son Fixed a name tag in CH8 where Carol was listed as Naomi Added a few new audio tracks v0.16.0 Added Chapter Sixteen Added code for unlockable alt scenes into both game and gallery Fixed minor grammatical errors/typos Fixed name tag on a scene in Chapter 13 where Sydney is listed as Naomi Added a few new audio tracks
v0.15.0 Added Chapter Fifteen Fixed minor grammatical errors/typos Fixed name tag on a scene in Chapter 14 where Sydney is listed as Naomi
v0.14.0 Added Chapter Fourteen Fixed minor grammatical errors/typos Fixed name tag on a scene in Chapter 13 where Naomi is listed as Carol Fixed a if/else statement in Ch13 that might show both lines rather than one in the conversation between Naomi and Sydney about the MC's availability.
v0.13.1 Re-built distributions in an older build of Ren'py to hopefully address issues with some users being unable to run the game Minor name fix in a scene where Naomi/Carol comes to Jack's bed and Naomi is named Carol for the whole scene.
Added Chapter 13 Minor typo/grammar fixes Fix a hole in the code where you could continue playing the game from the gallery version of scenes with choices mid-scene.
v0.12.0 Added Chapter Twelve Fixed minor grammatical errors/typos Fix some minor issues in Chapter 6 with background elements in scene 12 Updated a few shots on the school rooftop due to a change in the background scenery
v0.11.0 Added Chapter Eleven Added Christmas Episode (see Gallery) Fixed minor grammatical errors/typo Added code for Unlockable Alt Scenes
v0.10.0 Added Chapter Ten Fixed a naming tag that had Ted listed as "Television". Fixed a missing tag in the Halloween Special where players might not punch Rodney. Fixed the flag location to unlock the drunken kissing scene with Carol to after something actually happens. Added code for Unlockable Alt Scenes
v0.09.0 Added Chapter Nine Added Halloween Special (see gallery) Based on feedback, changed up the audio for the Two Girls, Two Rooms scene in Chapter 8 Minor grammar edits to previous content Added two new musical tracks and changed the audio in a couple earlier scenes Reprocessed some older animations to improve quality/size
Added Chapter Eight Change the format of text to improve legibility. Added drop shadow to light text. Added thin outline to red name text. Changed the color to hyperlink text. Based on feedback, edited an animation from Chapter Three to remove some glitchy frames Minor grammar edits to previous content Due to user feedback, fixed a line at the end of Chapter 7 that is attributed to Carol rather than Naomi.
v0.07.0 Added Chapter Seven Added the option to Hide the text box on Android Changed image format to reduce file size (200-250 MBs saved for this version) Added multiple new music tracks
v0.06.0 Added Chapter Six Based on feedback, altered scene with Carol drinking scotch for the first time to make her reaction a little more plausible. Fixed minor typos in Chapter Five. Reworked animations to address an issue where animated scenes play poorly in the Android version of the game.
v0.05.0 Added Chapter Five Fixed a visual glitch in Gallery where "Locked" tag won't display on one of the Replay Scenes Tweaked lighting in a few scenes where the renders were too dark to see clearly
v0.04.0 Added Chapter Four Added Gallery Mode, with the ability to unlock seven unique scenes
v0.03.0 Added Chapter Three Added the ability to change the MC's last name Added the ability to change the MC's fist and last names from the menu during the game Added Credits menu and restructured Credits, About and Help under the Info menu hub Updated the Menu GUI Added base code for Replay Gallery implementation in 0.04.0
v0.02.1 Fixed some tags for MC in Chapter Two v0.02.0 Added Chapter Two Made minor tweaks, including spelling and grammar edits, in a few scenes in Chapter One that do not impact the story Added new music and sound effects; restructed music library Updated Exit Screen with Twitter and Patreon info Updated formatting of credited audio, mods, and photography under About Rework GUI graphics for confirmation screen
v0.01.0 Initial release
12-10-2021 the russian version of the Now & Then game has been updated.
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