Sunday, January 8, 2023

FS Update - December 2022

Hi everyone, this is Wahn again with the Flexible Survival News for December 2022.



For those who want to support further development of Flexible Survival, we do have a Patreon set up. Reward options include voting on polls for choosing content additions, as well as character artwork or even added content of your choice every month.



As a security in case anything might happen to the FS Patreon account, we now also have a Subscribestar account. If you want to support further development of Flexible Survival, why not become a subscriber there.

Engine Work

Due to the fact that FS recently overtaxed the Inform engine once more, until we thankfully got a fix from the nice developers over there, the decision has been made to port FS to a new platform. Efforts have been started to put together a new version in the more timely engine Godot. For the foreseeable future, FS will still run in Inform and additional updates are coming out for that, but we've got people working on something new and shiny at the same time.


Bernard: A discussion with Bernard about his love of food may reveal more about him than you think... [Prometheus]
Blanche and Woofs: Blanche and her children can now accompany you on your adventures after going shopping. Talk to Blanche when you're ready. [Prometheus]
Jimmy: The cheerful corgi can now be found at the Sanctuary Hotel should 'Bad' Alexandra be at the library. Fortunately, someone else was around to save him. [Prometheus]
Mannequins: You can now encounter a new event regarding mannequins in the warehouse district (a followup to the earlier 'Stolen Lives' event), which is called 'Lost Souls'. This allows you to rescue (or grab as a sex toy) one former mannequin, and bringing them to the library. I recommend doing so after you already have your other library people, as most will react to the newcomer (positively or negatively, depending on the individual other NPC and if you're rescuing or just using the former mannequin).
Master's Office Events: A chain event structure has been implemented in the game, which triggers after talking with the Stablemaster for the first time, within a space of more than two days. Currently, only one small event is in place, in which the player meets the most talkative of the horseman grunts once more. There is a possible quick sex scene with him, and the interaction now unlocks the grunts' threesome option in the Stablemaster's sex menu. [Gherod]
Nightmare Stablemaster: It is now possible to have fun with the Stablemaster in two new additional ways. Moreover, the Stablemaster has received a few additional tweaks to his character, he now has a cigar and the smoke around him has some sort of lesser hypnotic effect. You can also turn off the forced TF if you so wish. [Gherod]
Paula: The cynical vixen can also be found at the Sanctuary Hotel should 'Bad' Alexandra be at the library. Like Jimmy, someone else was around to save her. [Prometheus]
Rubber Tigress: The sexy felines now have shiny new artwork showing all their stripes. [Wahn]
Wyvern Patriarch: A lucky photographer snapped some pics of this massive wyvern, allowing you to see him in his full glory now. [Wahn]

Bugfixes & Balance Patches

Callidora: Second event should no longer trigger before first.
Gender Settings: A little hiccup that accidentally brought back an old version of the start menu has been resolved.
Hope-Born Dragon: Hopefully the egg should stop turning up even after the dragon has hatched.
Nightmare Stablemaster: Fixed an issue with the horsemen grunt scene not starting properly upon being selected from the Stablemaster's sex menu.
Wyvern Patriarch: Fixed an issue that caused the threesome scene between Diavoborg and Vuukzasqig to not trigger properly during the ambush event.

Upcoming/In the Works

These are projects and commissions that our writers are committed to, something for you to look forward for the future.

Fang: Work on Female Fang as well as development of a more gentle Alpha path.  [Prometheus]
Lux & Umbra: Development of their scenes [Prometheus]
Nerd Frat: An event or two are planned to introduce the nerd frat, neighbors of the satyrs on the college campus. [Wahn]
The dog trainer you can meet in the parking lot outside of the Smith Haven Mall will be further expanded upon, giving him more content and interactions with the Player character. [Wahn]

Recruitment Drive

If you do want to join up and contribute writing, editing, programming or artwork, please do visit the FS Discord here and contact me. 
Note: We now also have someone doing coding support for those who just want to write, so you won't have to worry about that side of things too much if you can't wrap your head around it.

Writer for Hire / Commissions


Thanks to our new and greatly increased number of writers, we are even more ready than before to fulfill any wishes for new content specific to your desires. If you are interested in commissioning us, please do contact me on the FS Discord - then we can find the right writer for your project. The going rate for hired writing is 15$/hour.

FS Artwork

Here are examples of the new ingame artwork: