Coffee Talk is certainly one of my favorite visible novels from the final couple of years, and when builders Toge Productions introduced they had been making a second episode again in 2021, I raised a steaming scorching mug of tea in celebration. Now, it is time to brew up one other one, as they’ve simply introduced its official launch date of April twentieth.
Coffee Talk Episode 2: Hibiscus & Butterfly continues the story of this chill, late-night café game set in an alternate, fantastical model of recent day Seattle, and I actually cannnot wait. As we have seen from varied trailers and demos during the last yr or so, Episode 2 will introduce some new faces to its forged of normal prospects, together with influencer satyr Lucas and wannabe soprano banshee Riona. As the proprietor and sole barista of this hidden away institution, you will be fixing them drinks whereas lending a sort ear to their day by day frustrations and issues. The first game was extraordinarily chill and wonderful, and I’m assured Episode 2 will likely be each bit as cosy and stress-free as its predecessor.
You’ll even have some new components to play with in Episode 2, together with the titular Hibiscus, in addition to Blue Pea, which (as you may count on given the title) turns drinks an intriguing shade of vibrant blue. As earlier than, although, you’ll spend as a lot time as you want adorning your concoctions with your personal model of latte artwork, or simply serve it to them plain if, like me, you are barely hopeless at it.
Another new twist for Episode 2 is that you will be protecting maintain of assorted objects that both get handed to you or left behind on the counter, and you may must return them to their rightful house owners the subsequent time they pop in for a cuppa. For probably the most half, although, that is extra of the Coffee Talk you realize and love, which is completely fantastic by me – particularly if it means extra of composer Andrew Jeremy’s exquisite lo-fi music to hearken to.
If all that sounds prefer it could be your cup of tea as nicely, then take notice. Coffee Talk Episode 2: Hibiscus & Butterfly will likely be heading to Steam on April twentieth. Now if you happen to’ll excuse me, I’ve acquired an steaming mug of Earl Grey to take care of…