A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

Love Paradox is my first game, a Visual Novel about a young woman who travels back in time and meets her first crush and former teacher. It's pretty short, only about 10K words of dialogue, but it has a branching plot and four endings. Please leave a comment and tell me if you enjoyed the game, I would appreciate it.


-770 dialogue blocks, containing 10,531 words and 54,096
characters, for an average of 13.7 words and 70 characters per block

- 8 menus, 58 images, and 23 screens.

PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux
Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars
(15 total ratings)
AuthorInverted Hedgehog
GenreVisual Novel
Made withRen'Py
TagsLGBT, Ren'Py, Romance, Short, Time Travel, Yuri


loveparadox-1.0-pc.zip 132 MB
loveparadox-1.0-mac.zip 118 MB


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Good job :D Real crazy you could design a character so specific yet such that I and apparently many others could 100% relate to, from having a crush on a grown woman in my early teens to testing out weird spells from the internet as a hobby, heck, even the game design student thing. Yet the novel felt just like a description of something that goes around in my head as a "what if...", as it didn't delve too deep into the topics it touched on. The part with meeting the young version especially dissapointed me, as I expected much more deep and strange conversations to occur and revelations for the younger girl to have as a result. I also don't like how much the player gets punished for choosing to go get a job, tho the MC theoretically wouldn't necessarily need to get away from Nelly because of that. Tho I understand why you decided to make it turn out like that. And despite everything I said I'm glad you created this story.

Looking forward to other novels <3

Really awesome game! just wish it was alittle longer, the ending felt kind of abrupt

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Hi! I pretty much made this account just to thank you for this game! In a way, it changed my life a bit.

Not only are the story and the romance absolutely solid and among the best I've seen during Yuri Game Jam 2017 - I found myself especially impressed by the time travel part. My age is very close to Amanda's and therefore I have some similar memories about that time. Reading how Amanda arrived in the past made me think about how it would feel to go back in time to my hometown in 2005. I actually got so nostalgic, I had to take a break from the game right then and there as I was starting to tear up.
After finishing the game's routes, I still found myself thinking about it. Your story made me appreciate my childhood and my past in general much more. I visited some of the places I used to be at a lot as a child. One of those actually did feel like a trip to 2005. It was great. I'm now able to face my future with newfound confidence.

I don't know exactly why Love Paradox had this much influence on me, but I'm sure glad it did! It probably has to do with my being able to relate very much to Amanda - I even wanted to study Game Design a while ago.

Of course, I would also like to say that I enjoyed following the characters through this story. You did a good job showing some of the troubles of going to the past, as well. The art is fitting and cute. I also like that the endings differ so greatly.

So, thank you again! I'm definitely keeping an eye on you, Luxa! :D

Thank you for creating this! - and I do hope you feel inspired to tell more, and longer, stories in future. :)

Well.... It's pretty good game. Maybe I bit too short. But my will to see more endings really expanded gameplay time :) . And it's great. I like games with choices and few endings.

Artstyle is ok. Characters are well done. Very cute and adorable. And with nice personalities. 

Cute! I didn't really connect much with the main character, she's more my type while I'm a bit more like Nelly maybe. To my surprise that didn't matter, I enjoyed watching them both slowly fall for each other. I also liked the thoughts and questions about time travel. Keep making great games : )