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What is Élan?

Élan is a feeling of energy and life. It describes the feeling we want to base our games around. We want to create games that are effervescent, full of vigor and imagination and wonder. Games that when you walk away make you look at the world in a different way. We don’t want to change […]

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About Us

Who We Are Studio Élan is small yuri visual novel studio created by Josh Kaplan who was one of the writers for Highway Blossoms. Élan was created with a specific vision to create a beautiful kind of fantasy. We want to create games that have a message and form a connection with our audience, and […]

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Heart of the Woods

Traveling to a remote village in the woods, Maddie and Tara have low expectations. The two run a popular online show focusing on the supernatural, but thus far it’s been nothing but smoke and mirrors. When they receive an invitation to the antiquated village of Eysenfeld, they’re expecting more of the same. But it soon […]

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The Waters Above

  The Waters Above isn’t a game about young love or burgeoning romance. It’s a game about mistakes and forgiveness, commitment and what we take for granted. It’s about that moment in a relationship where you realize exactly how much you have to lose, and you’re just praying that you didn’t realize it too late. […]

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What is Élan?

Élan is a feeling of energy and life. It describes the feeling we want to base our games around. We want to create games that are effervescent, full of vigor and imagination and wonder. Games that when you walk away make you look at the world in a different way. We don’t want to change the world, just the way the world looks at itself.