A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

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Wow! It's Floraverse's FIRST* Visual Novel!

*not including favored classics such as "Itchy Itchy", "Broken Toy", "Try, Try Again", or any of the other various web VNs

Date famous CyberNet personality, Kid Neon...

...'s adorable helper robot, Chip! 

  • Featuring none of your favorite Commanders, plus no new characters!
  • One exciting setting! 
  • Seven endings, or ten, depending on how you count!
  • Nothing bad happens!
  • Find the path of true love with your wits and your heart!
  • Or just cheat. Whatever.

What's this?! It looks like the reviews are in!

“Do you think people are going to want to play it more than once” — Wife of the so-called "Opa-opa", writer behind Practice Run
"This is so fucking stupid" — glip, artist behind Practice Run
"can u kiss chip" — andrefucker69
"wait that doesn't sound intendedopa what have you done to my game" — eevee, who also did something to Practice Run, probably
"AOOOWR" — Star Anise, protagonist of Practice Run

Wow, I'm convinced. What a great way to spend Heart's Day!

PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux
Rated 4.4 out of 5 stars
(41 total ratings)
GenreVisual Novel
Made withRen'Py
TagsDating Sim, Female Protagonist, floraverse, Multiple Endings, Ren'Py
Average sessionA few minutes


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Click download now to get access to the following files:

Practice Run 4.3.1 (Linux) 67 MB
Practice Run 4.3.1 (Mac) 62 MB
Practice Run 4.3.1 (Windows) 77 MB
Practice Run - Art.zip 110 MB
if you pay $2 USD or more
Practice Run - OST.zip 39 MB
if you pay $2 USD or more


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So far it's pretty fun! I am wondering what I can do with the SAFEGUARD file though, can anyone help me out?

EDIT: Nvm I figured it out :)

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Hello, my name is The Cinnamon Synonym, how are you doing today? I recently played this game where I do a simulation date in a dating simulation, simulating what would happen if it was the year 29 Billion A.D and cat robots were a common household accessory. I'm not familiar with the other aspects of the narrative or the environment you set up, but if it's anything like this, I will definitely check those out!

the colors really reminds me of yume kawaii

how dare you make dangonronpa references. im OFFENDED. (not really this game if gr8 and i love this loser and her adorable cat-bot.)

were you inspired by somebody else's character designs?

aaaa, this game made my heart melt!!! I already wanted to hug Neon, and now I wanna hug her even more. Also, the PMMM ending screen was a super neat surprise! 'w'

Kokichi Oma lmao

Kokichi Ouma

10/10 i'm a dirty cheater


huh, what does this KNOWN_WARDS file do

eh, probably nothing

yay i found the true protagonist 🐾

"pictures taken moments before disaster"

how do i get her back to her anthro form?

There should be a backup safeguard file in Chip's folder that you can put where it was before!

thanks that worked 

будет русский язык когда нибудь?

Sorry! I don't know when there will be any translations. If someone made one, we would use it, but we don't have plans at the moment because I don't know anyone who would be willing to!

Good afternoon. My team wants to start translating this game into Russian. Is free. Do you mind? All links to you will be indicated.


Super fun visual novel. I was hoping Chip got a couple more voice lines but, even without it's a great visual novel. Would be nice to have some back story on kid neon too.

Thank you! If you're really curious about Kid Neon's backstory, Floraverse has an ongoing story that goes into part of it. It's kind of a long comic series though, so be warned!


Just hands down, one of the best visual novels I have seen so far in my opinion. Just Chip was 10/10, I loved his words he used while doing the simulation! Plus that Wright parody copy you did was just simply amazing. I couldn't stop laughing off my butt, definitely worth getting all of the endings as well!

Hahah thank you!! We're super glad you enjoyed it :D Hopefully the future VNs we release will be just as fun!


I really like it,  I have a soft spot for visual novels.  Quirky and fun characters, unexpected dialogue.  I don't know what ending I got, I know it's not the best ending, but I loved it.  I love your humor, and the artwork and music are very nice.  Terrific job, would love to see more variety in a longer game.

(would cheat)


Thank you! We're glad you like it!!

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Upon launching the Mac version I got this:


I'm sorry, but an uncaught exception occurred.

While running game code:

  File "game/helper_functions.rpy", line 127, in <module>

  File "game/helper_functions.rpy", line 121, in ending_helper

IOError: [Errno 1] Operation not permitted: '/Users/[myusername]/Library/RenPy/persistent/floraverse_shared_data.new'

-- Full Traceback ------------------------------------------------------------

Full traceback:

  File "helper_functions.rpyc", line 8, in script

  File "/Users/[myusername]/Library/Application Support/itch/apps/Practice Run/PracticeRun.app/Contents/Resources/autorun/renpy/ast.py", line 848, in execute

    renpy.python.py_exec_bytecode(self.code.bytecode, self.hide, store=self.store)

  File "/Users/[myusername]/Library/Application Support/itch/apps/Practice Run/PracticeRun.app/Contents/Resources/autorun/renpy/python.py", line 1812, in py_exec_bytecode

    exec bytecode in globals, locals

  File "game/helper_functions.rpy", line 127, in <module>

  File "game/helper_functions.rpy", line 121, in ending_helper

  File "/Users/[myusername]/Library/Application Support/itch/apps/Practice Run/PracticeRun.app/Contents/Resources/autorun/renpy/persistent.py", line 438, in save

    f = file(fn + ".new", "wb")

IOError: [Errno 1] Operation not permitted: '/Users/[myusername]/Library/RenPy/persistent/floraverse_shared_data.new'



Practice Run 4.3.1

Sat Feb 17 16:46:35 2018


Opa-Opa says this is a problem with the game trying to write a file where it should be able to, but is failing. DM him on twitter, and when he has a chance, he’ll try to walk you through fixing that.

Have done so, thanks!


I love this game is so cool


I love this game so much, it is such a cute and funny game, I highly recommend those who haven't played it to play it.


I think I got all but one ending? Cute and fun with some fantastic artwork.


super fun! Got the best end and the other ends were really creative and great to play :)


I had a good time playing. Got all the endings except for best ending. I do love the secret ending a lot. I recommend playing Practice Run.