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A visual novel about gay asian girls playing baseball and falling in love. 

Features:

  • harold they're lesbians*
  • 3-4 hours long
  • memes

The game is free, but you can support me by buying the bonus art PDF for $5! It's 30 pages of me rambling + extra sketches, many of which have never been posted anywhere else.

*except not really, one of them is bi

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tw for brief written depictions of parental emotional+physical abuse (no visuals), ableist slurs

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Butterfly Soup - PC (v1.9) 130 MB
Butterfly Soup - Mac (v1.9) 115 MB
Butterfly Soup - Linux (v1.9) 119 MB
Butterfly Soup Bonus Art.pdf 26 MB if you pay $5.00 USD or more

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This is the cutest thing that exists in reality

I love this game so much, it gave me alot of advice on almost everything hey and maybe help me out to open up to this girl I like! Anyway.. im glad for this games existance xD

This game was great! I really enjoyed the story line and loved all the characters.   

So far I'm enjoying this! I didn't realise you're the same creator who did Pom gets Wi-Fi (so that's why your name sounds familiar!)


I'm just fangirling about asian lesbians :> Diya actually reminds me of my best friend

This is my favourite game of all time!1!! Like I don't think I have ever related to game characters this much in my life. As a smol, angry, and gay little shit I appriciate this game to no end. Bless your goddamn soul for creating this masterpiece!1!!

this is such a nice game! the dialogue was really funny also gay asian representation? god has blessed me


and uhhh are these ace attorney sound effects because i played the games for like 2 years and they would reeeally similar

oh my god there was an actual ace attorney reference im in love

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this game is like peeing on urself... everyone can see it but only u get the warm feeling it brings.... warning: looong block of text below hahaha

A visual novel about gay Asians??? Am I dreaming?  Like did you somehow teleport into my mind and read my thoughts? Because that should be outlawed! You executed exactly what I was looking for so well that I somehow feel violated!!! LMAO but seriously... As a gay South Asian, I was already super interested in the game just from the screencaps. A lot of times people exclude us and forget that we are Asian too!! It was just a breath of fresh air to really feel represented for once. The story and artwork was just amazing, it was so realistic (well maybe except for the knife-wielding...) and the relationship development was just beautiful. And god I probably actually laughed out loud like 10 times. The messages between the characters really felt like conversations I might have with my friends, nothing felt forced or out of place. I especially admire how Min and Diya's relationship was portrayed, it wasn't rushed, too unrealistic, or forced.  Their relationship was just that of a normal teenage gay couple (again minus Min's urge to stab her enemies whoops). Thank goodness I didn't have to relive yet another grown man's embarrassing lesbian fantasy wet dream-type story. 

If there's anything I would critique it's that in the beginning Diya should not introduce herself directly (you know, the "hi, i'm so-and-so and i'm just a boring teenage girl, welcome to my sad life" trope). Remember, SHOW not TELL! :) Also, the sound effects sometimes were too loud in comparison to the text noises and the background music. And in case people don't understand what the "pani" in "pani puri" is, it can be translated to "tamarind water." It's really sweet, sour, and spicy, not just spicy! Imagine an extra-sour lemon but with chili flakes and sugar on it!

Solid 10/10 from me! I would looooveee a sequel to follow up with all of the characters in their futures!

PS: I'm from Bangladesh! In Bengali, there is no hello, except the Muslim greeting, but there is a "How are you?" Romanized, it would be something like "Tumi kamon acho?" "I like to fart" = "Ami paad dhi te phochondo kori." Love the game; hope to see your future works! :D

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Thank you for this. Deadass crying. I never hear stories from perspectives like Diya (like how i figured things out). Beautiful in writing and in art as always. Never stop creating, i know $5 isn't much but hopefully it's something that says KEEP DOING THIS COOL SHIT.

Also, for the backgrounds were they just photos put through a posterizing lens or did you draw every one from scratch? they look SO COOL but i can't figure it out.

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Yey! I played this game about teenage girls crushing on each other and didn't feel like a perv stuck in a boy's wet dream, this is epic!  This game is so ridiculously well written and moving, I wished I played it when I was younger. I think it needs its own French translation, mind if I give it a shot?

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This is one of the best visual novel games i've ever played and i've tried quite a few recently. Can this game get a sequal or something similar to this, maybe something between other characters in the game like Min-seo's brother?

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I legitimately cried at the end (of happiness) I also laughed till I cried/wheezed/fell of my fucking bed, jammed out to the music, and took plenty of screenshots to laugh at later. I'm telling all my friends about this. This game is a fucking masterpiece. This is honestly one of my legit favourite games of 2017. I love this so much. Thank you for making this. 

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how dare you end this masterpeice (you should make a part two tbh)

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This was awesome!!

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This was the best gay thing that i have ever played!!!

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It was really cute.  Loved the story, and the memes.

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I loved this game!!!!! It was so wholesome, thank you so much for making it, i needed it <33333333

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The only issue I have this this is that it ended. How dare you give me something that hits super close to home and make it end. 

In all seriousness I really loved it. For something made a few years ago I think it is a very nice and enjoyable story. "I make gay jokes, because I am a gay joke" is a line me and my friends use all the time and I was happy to see it here

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I fucking love this game so much. I can relate to all the characters, especially Min,

I'm short, gay, protective over my girlfriend, I have a thing for being an asshole, Knives. But at the same time I'm a lot like Akarsha, making jokes to hide my embarasment an depression. All in all, I love this whole game. The style is perfect, the gayness is perfect, the story is perfect. I really want more to this game though, like more story and just....morrreeee. <3 <3 <3

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This Was The Most Wholesome Shit I Ever Played

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I LOVE the Easter Egg for Pom and Shibe!

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This game is seriously fantastic!!! The characters are well developed and likable, and the plot is fun, without coming off as shallow. I love it;  this is way better than games I've paid $15 for. Takes you back to 9th grade in the best way possible <3 Thanks for sharing with us, Brianna 

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I had a chance to interview Brianna Lei! We talked about Butterfly Soup and how it came to be. If any of you are interested, here's a link to the interview: http://tomorrowed.com/post/167496143052/an-interview-with-brianna-lei-creator-of...

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This game was a wholesome, mad fun experience! The characters are so detailed and rich!! This is honestly one of the best games I've ever played! thank you for blessing the world with this game; it (personally) meant so much to me! Keep up the FANTASTIC work, Brianna!!! :D

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i do not like

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thank you so much for making this game, it means a lot to me ;_;

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I absolutely adore this game! It was so enjoyable and fun and cute! It deals with relevant issues like pressure from family to succeed and under representation of Asian people in the LGBTQ+ community! I loved all the characters and the dialogue was so fitting for all of their personalities! I literally made an itch.io account just to comment this lmao, thank you so much for a great game!

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10/10, i love it, it's funny, cute, sensual, to put it simply...i don't like Visual Novels, simply because it is a reading sim...but this is amazing, forget Starcitizen, butterfly soup all the way!

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omg this so was so fucking cute i fangirled so much when they kissed like some intense squeling you sir/mam have done a outstanding job new best/favorite ship diamond for the win

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I love this game do much!!! The characters have great personalities and are great representations of the lgbtq+ community

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My second favourite game of all time. Super relatable to my childhood. And thanks so much for including a Linux version! Donated $15 for your hard work.

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OHHHHHHHHH ITS SO GOOD!!!!!!!!! I love diya so so much and they're all so cool and good and aaaaahhhh!! This is def one of my fave games,  great job!!

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This game made me laugh so damn much. Love this gang.
Akarsha is def my fave though, crazy girl. Her dynamic with Noelle is the actual best. Def needed more of this universe <3

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It's not often you see a visual novel so, good-natured and light hearted, aka, this game was FUCKING GREAT, the character's traits made for such lovable commentary, the art style matched it perfectly, not to mention an interactive scene. This takes the top as one of the BEST visual novels I have ever played!

I have a question, um the text messages don't show up when I'm playing the game should I re-download it or something?

Sorry to hear you're running into this, this is caused by older/outdated graphics card drivers! Check if your graphics card drivers are up to date! Also, certain older graphics cards like the Intel HD Graphics Family card won’t be able to display those parts of the game. If you’re using that, you’ll have to play on another computer :(

Thank you for the help, I'm gonna try and update it!

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This game is so CUUUTE !! and got fantasic plot
99/10 great memes (˵ ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°˵)

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This game had me hardcore sobbing and laughing at points. I love the art and the whole game itself. It spreads a wonderful message and I just---- aHGHH!! I love it!

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i love this game! i laughed so hard while playing it XD all that jokes, all the stupid actions XD

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This game is beatiful

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this game left me feeling so warm!!!! it was really good, thank you for making it!

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