Because We're Here ~Act I~

Entrant 2019

Studio Elfriede


'Because We're Here' is a narrative-driven otome dating sim in an unforgiving First World War-inspired conflict. It's an episodic visual novel in four acts. This submission comprises the complete Act I.

1915, Wesslinger National Calendar. The Great War rages on. As neurotic Postal Corps volunteer Elfriede Rauss, you walk the trenches with the men of a lost generation. And amidst the chaos and brutality of the front lines, you encounter an obstacle that you are absolutely and categorically not prepared for: love.

However. Love can be a difficult thing to hold on to at the best of times. And these are not the best of times...