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"Listen" is a short adventure game about life and being alive. The game was created by a team of five RPG Maker developers. This was a contribution to the RPG Maker Web Contest.

What is it about?

The puppetman is a creature that wanders the earth, unseen by almost everybody who is not close to death, but always ignored. He has almost given up on finding somebody to listen to his stories, when he meets a young girl who lives in a german hospice. As they open up for a quite unusual friendship, the little girl learns more about the puppetman's past and the reason he remains unseen. But can she save him? Or does he save her?

Some details
Team:Alexis Hiemis, Crazy_Leen, Denna, Evrey, Pilzchen
Genre:Puzzle, adventure and a bit drama
Setting:Modern setting, a hospice in Germany
Languages:English, German, Spanish, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese
Playtime:Short game: 1- 2 h
Game Progression:Revision of the full version released at the rpgmakerweb contest 2014.
Beta phase:Beta starting on 04/30/2015.
Release date:The offical release is intended for the 06/01/2015.
Recruitment:Translators (e.g. Italian, Portuguese, French etc. ), see for further information on that matter the Listen website.
Website:https://listen-game.de/en/


Main characters
Girl

The girl lives in a german hospice and suffers from her lonelyness and boredom. Her bigest wish is it to leave the hospice behind and to ride a Ferris wheel.

The puppetman

The puppetman is an invisible creature that wanders the earth. Always looking for contact to others and friendship. But his will is nearly broken.

Features
  • Some tricky puzzles
  • Charming characters
  • Secrets!
  • A minigame with a record-modus after unlocking

Latest Blog

Listen v2.2 - Some nasty bugs returned from the bug graveyard

I just uploaded version 2.2. -.-

Fixed many grammatical errors (mainly german ones this time) and some old bugs that for some reasons returned from the bug graveyard.
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Frogge
"nothing can beat the power of gay"?
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This looks very promising!
I really wanna play it!
Story seems interesting and probably touching. Can't wait to try it out.
Thank you for your comments. It motivates a lot to know that people are waiting for our game and that they want to play it.
This sounds so cool! Looking forward to its release.

And, the game's gonna be translated in Italian? I'm gonna cry out of happiness.
Yes, it'll be translated into Italian. One half is already translated. But at this moment I can't promise that we can release this language along with the other ones because we still need proofreaders. And of course our translater needs to finish first. XD
I keep getting an error message when I try to load your site. Something about getting rerouted?

Pasting it here, but it's in German: Die aufgerufene Website leitet die Anfrage so um, dass sie nie beendet werden kann.
Dieses Problem kann manchmal auftreten, wenn Cookies deaktiviert oder abgelehnt werden.

It says the problem can happen if Cookies are disabled, but I have cookies enabled. My browser is Firefox, Internet Explorer doesn't work either.
@BlackLilith: No. It only has one ending.

@Ell1e: I hope I've fixed this problem now. Can you try it again? I know from one person who had this problem, too. She said that it is fixed now for her.
Just finished the game and it's very nice. The story is interesting and the graphics are beautiful. The puzzles are very cute.



Well, I got a Let's Play recorded for this game.
@Mega_Cabbage: Which bug? We got again a problem with the download (Bad Gateway). I've no idea why we have that much problems with the download. It should be fixed now... I hope.
Please write me if it's not!
shayoko
We do not condone harassing other members by PM.
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random thoughts

i love the title screen!

the music is beautiful

no phone :3 but shes at least 5 yeah? its common for children to have iphones now a days! (as stupid as that is)

the animations are so cute at the park!


This was a beautiful game,i have not enjoyed a game on this rpgm engine as much as this in a while!
no battles or pointlessly huge and or empty mapping. a properly done story driven game with a deep meaning!
at least one time during this i considered crying between the music and the feelings the mc has.
gameplay was around a hour and 1/2

Overall
i strongly recommend trying this out!
author=Denna
@Mega_Cabbage: Which bug? We got again a problem with the download (Bad Gateway). I've no idea why we have that much problems with the download. It should be fixed now... I hope.
Please write me if it's not!
Ah ok thank you! It works now. The bug I was experiencing was the bad gateway as well.
@shayoko: Thank you for your comment. I'm glad you like Listen.

@all: I just uploaded version 2.2. -.-

Fixed many grammatical errors (mainly german ones this time) and some old bugs that for some reasons returned from the bug graveyard.
This game is great! It has beautiful graphics and music too!
I'm playing it! It looks great! How can I report errors in the translation, though? :)
Hello tennenboke,

sorry for the late response. I was quite busy the last month.

You can report bugs with this form:
https://listen-game.de/report-bug/

They'll be send directly to our bugtracker here:
http://bugtracker.listen-game.de

Best regards,
Denna
i don't know what did i do wrong.
But after awhile of playing like after the beginning
it just stops and like "Script is missing something like that
I hope you can help me.
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