Devlog #003 (June 2024)

Tailside: Cozy Cafe Sim

A charming open-ended RPG where you'll discover the joys of running your own cozy cafe in a pixel-perfect world. From brewing the perfect cup of coffee to forging friendships with the locals, experience the perfect blend of relaxation and adventure.

[b]Exciting days ahead, first playtesting coming up?[/b] Happy to say that we just tried out our first private playtest! After fixing some more bugs and adding features, we will be opening up our first public playtesting. Playtesting will be available through our Discord. Now, on to what's new: ☕️[b] Discord is now open![/b] Join us on Discord and be one of the first to learn about the latest news and playtesting of Tailside! [url=https://discord.com/invite/3Q9WJ2V7bA]Tailside Discord community[/url] ☕️[b]Progression system[/b] Added a progression system to unlock new coffee types and decor with experience. [img]{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/44971355/41dc481c4ec9bec41e89460e97b96463e7a1592b.gif[/img] ☕️ [b]Save & load system[/b] Added the base of a saving and loading system that currently includes the cafe decor. The save & load system will continue to expand to save your experience, money, inventory, etc.! ☕️ [b]New NPC: Toffee[/b] Toffee is now here and ready to help you through your cafe journey. [img]{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/44971355/613e298bae5d4861aba70ef85cd3e93fbe2139a9.gif[/img] [img]{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/44971355/2c3871831974348d2414543751210b51a55ad87f.gif[/img] ☕️[b] Item rotation[/b] Some of the cafe decor items are now rotatable! [img]{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/44971355/4b2a6bbab1224da593f472dfad2db17624a7bf97.gif[/img] ☕️[b] Dialogue system[/b] Now you will be able to interact with your new in-game friends. [img]{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/44971355/ce55e82bfdb1c48265550ca85430fb491a33295f.gif[/img] ☕️[b] Packages?[/b] Who doesn't love some surprise packages? [img]{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/44971355/1a53cbcb7be1e8cad81d652d19dda0bcbf97a724.gif[/img] ☕️ [b]Main Menu & Pause Menu [/b] Added main menu and pause menu to the game. [img]{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/44971355/0ec736a02c74cf5b0edf3c3426ffee52a0d1ab3a.gif[/img] 🛠️ [b]Minor edits & fixes:[/b] [list] [*] Added a day count (on top of the time system), which will be expanded with added cafe working hours [*] Fixed the game zoom issue of starting the game with too close of a zoom [*] Added smooth transitions between scenes [*] Resized main menu buttons and logo for a better look [*] Added that the player should not be able to move when the coffee brewing panel opens [*] Fixed the issue with overlapping item placement available on top of non-overlapping items [*] Fixed the issue of not being able to place plants on tables when the table is next to a wall [/list] 🌻 [b]Coming next:[/b] [list] [*] New NPC reveal [*] Customer system [*] First playtest event inside our Discord [/list] ☕️ [b]BONUS[/b] [list] [*] Check out our new art event with drawing tablet prizes! [*] [url=https://www.instagram.com/p/C9BKK5ttlNi/?img_index=1]Full information here[/url] [/list] [b]If you would like to be part of the development journey,[/b] you can vote on various ideas on: [url=https://discord.com/invite/3Q9WJ2V7bA]Discord[/url] | [url=https://x.com/CoffeeBeansDev]Twitter[/url] | [url=https://www.instagram.com/coffeebeansdev/]Instagram[/url] | [url=https://forms.gle/56vRkPBoaJ1Vshuh7]Leave your own suggestions[/url] [i]Thank you so much for the support[/i] [b]- Coffee Beans Dev[/b]