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Beastmaster and Prince -Flower and Snow- Kickstarter Fails to Reach Goal

posted on by Kyle Hallmark
Project sought to release otome game on Steam, mobile devices

Digital content company Gloczus and publisher b2g Studio's Kickstarter campaign to localize the otome game Beastmaster and Prince -Flower & Snow- (Mōjūtsukai to Ōji-sama ~Flower & Snow~) into English for release on PC via Steam failed to meet its goal on Saturday. Gloczus and b2g Studio had launched the campaign on February 12 with a goal of US$150,000. A stretch goal of US$160,000 would have brought the game to iOS and Android devices as well

The project had raised US$74,294 before closing on Saturday.

Idea Factory's Otomate brand released Beastmaster and Prince -Flower & Snow- on the PlayStation Vita in Japan in June. Otomate released the first Beastmaster and Prince game on PlayStation 2 in June 2010 and on the PlayStation Portable in June 2011. The company also released the Beastmaster and Prince -Snow Bride- fandisc for PS2 in February 2011 and on the PSP in February 2012.

Gloczus describes the story:

The story begins with our protagonist, Tiana, who dreams of becoming a great Beastmaster. In her travels she encounters four Princes from the neighboring kingdom of Farzan, who were cursed and transformed into animals by a witch. The first Prince, Matheus became a Lion; the second, Alfred, became a Wolf; the third Prince, Lucia, became a Duck; and the fourth, Erik, became a Rabbit. Tiana wants to save the Princes and will do all she can to lift the curse. However, they soon learn that the curse was only the beginning of a conspiracy brewing within the kingdom…

Gloczus previously teamed with Idea Factory International to port the Amnesia: Memories and Hakuōki romance games on iOS and Android devices in English. b2g Studio previously ran a Kickstarter to create an iOS and Android visual novel based on Gloczus' Unlight Facebook browser game, but the project was unsuccessful.

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