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The future content of Summertime Saga is submitted to Patreon pledgers’ opinion through polls. The proposal that received the most votes from the community is retained and added to the roadmap.

Roadmap

The roadmap is already set for the next major updates 0.20, 0.21 and 0.22. Upcoming minor updates are not disclosed. The tracker that monitors the game development is a benefit starting from tier 2 membership.

Summertime Saga roadmap illustration
Summertime Saga roadmap as of version 0.20.5
0.20.8
Main story
0.21
Ronda & Cassie
0.22
Annie
0.23
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Content polls

Only tier 2 and higher pledgers are allowed to vote in the content polls on the studio’s website, each tier conferring one or more additional tokens. Tough, the content can be imposed by the team members if the game development requires it. Minor updates are not subject to polling in order to keep their contents confidential until their public releases. These polls are usually done after the release of a new version

Update 0.22.0

The poll was proposed on October 19, 2019 and results were announced on October 20, 2019.

Story Description Result
Annie and Lucy Annie’s full story about the underground cult with Principal Smith and her sex scenes. Also includes sex scenes with Annie’s mom (from the daycare). 70%
Judith, the Latinas and Beth Judith’s full story about her life at school, the bullying Latina girls and their sex scenes. Also includes sex scenes with Judith’s mom (from the donut shop). 30%
Total number of votes: 4105

Update 0.21.0

The poll was proposed on May 4, 2019 and results were announced on May 6, 2019.

Story Description Result
Ronda and Cassie Ronda’s full story, her parents and Cassie the lifeguard at the local swimming pool. Added pregnancies to Ronda, her mom and Cassie the lifeguard. 43%
Judith, the Latinas, Beth and Consuela Judith’s complete story, her mom Beth at the donut shop, the bullying Latinas and Consuela the cleaning lady. Added pregnancies for Judith, her mom Beth, the Latinas and Consuela. 31%
Annie and Mrs. Smith Annie’s complete story, her parents, Principal Smith and the underground cult. Added pregnancies for Annie, Principal Smith and Annie’s mom. 25%
Total number of votes: 4679

Update 0.20.0

The poll was proposed on November 25, 2018 and results were announced on November 28, 2018.

Story Description Result
Main story The main story, Maria and her pregnancy, the car dealership, bad guys and father plot. Mayor Rump family events and sex scenes. 58%
Roxxy, her friends and Crystal Roxxy, Crystal, Becca and Missy pregnancy. Improve and convert their character art to the new rig system. More ending story with Crystal. (smaller update) 21%
Erik, Tammy and June Erik extended story with more content and improved art. New sex scenes with Tammy and June as well as their pregnancy. Move their story to the new codebase, allowing for save compatibility. 12%
Debbie Debbie’s pregnancy. Improve and convert her art to new rig system. Tie some loose ends with her story as well as pregnancy ending. (smaller update) 10%
Total number of votes: 4278

Update 0.19.0

The poll was proposed on July 31, 2018 and results were announced on on August 1, 2018.

Story or feature Description Result
Eve Eve’s story, her sister and the tattoo parlour. (no pregnancy, yet) 42%
Erik, Tammy and June Erik extended story, new Tammy and June content, as well as extra yoga content with Anna! Most importantly, save file compatibility! 17%
Annie and Mrs. Smith Annie, Principal Smith and the underground cult story. (no pregnancy, yet) 11%
Mia, Helen and Sister Angelica Mia extended story, new Helen and Sister Angelica content, and their pregnancy. 8%
Judith and the Latinas Judith’s story ad her mom’s donut shop, the Latinas. (no pregnancy, yet) 7%
School teachers Teachers extended stories, new content, new sex scenes and their pregnancies. 4%
Main story The main story, Maria and her pregnancy, the car dealership and the bad guys. (father revenge) 4%
Coach Bridget Coach Bridget is the only teacher who has no content yet. We would add a short story for her (like we did with the other four teachers) and add her pregnancy. (smaller update) 3%
Ronda Ronda’s story, the athletics team and Cassie the lifeguard. (no pregnancy, yet) 3%
Dating system Dating system which adds romance mid‐game (Mia for now). The dating system does not add new sex scenes, but mostly romance. (smaller update) 1%
Jane The librarian and the sex addicts club. (no pregnancy, yet) 1%
Total number of votes: 3701

Update 0.18.0

The previous poll also determined Jenny’s story update for version 0.18.0.

Update 0.17.0

The poll was proposed on May 4, 2018 and results were announced on May 5, 2018.

Story Description Result
Diane Diane extended story, milk business, pregnancy and move in with Debbie. 51%
Jenny Jenny extended story, camshow business and her relationship with the main character. 49%
Total number of votes: 2344

Update 0.16.0

The poll was proposed on March 29, 2018 and results were announced on March 31, 2018.

Story or feature Description Result
Roxxy, her friends and Crystal Roxxy (and her friends), Dexter (basketball) and the trailer park (Crystal). 24%
Main story Main story (bad guys), the pizza job (Maria) and introduction of pregnancy feature. 19%
Annie and Mrs. Smith Annie’s story, Principal Smith and the underground mystery cult. 15%
Mia, Helen and Sister Angelica Mia’s improved story (new content), new Helen and Nun Angelica content. 9%
Ronda and Cassie Ronda’s story and the swimming pool (lifeguard Cassie). 9%
Judith and the Latinas Judith’s story and the Latinas. 9%
Jane The library (Jane) and the book club (addict anonymous). 6%
Coach Bridget Coach Bridget (5th teacher), the athletic team (overall smaller update that would be finished faster than others). 6%
Dating system The dating system (which will affect Mia only for now). 3%
Total number of votes: 6145

Update 0.15.5 (cancelled)

The poll was proposed on December 20, 2017 and results were announced on December 24, 2017. But due to violation of Patreon’s guidelines on the representation of incest, the vote was canceled and Jenny’s story update was postponed until a further date.

Story or feature Description Result
Jenny Complete rework of her story with new quests, events, endings and sex scenes. Expanding the story after the camshow and her affection towards the main character. 46%
Diane Adding new quests, events, and sex scenes. Introduction of pregnancy and extended ending with improvement. More content towards her milk business and new minigame to earn money. 37%
Dating system Introduction of the dating system which will trigger once you complete a schoolgirl story (Mia for now). Ability to take them to new locations for dates, buy them gifts, and do the right combination of actions in order to successfully become their companion. 10%
Erik, Tammy and June Adding new quests, events, and sex scenes. Improvement to all his existing quests for better reward. Extending June’s story with more content and buildup. More scenes for Tammy and her endings. 6%
Total number of votes: 1610

Update 0.14.5 (cancelled)

The poll was proposed on October 14, 2017 and results were announced on October 17, 2017. This update called Improvement update was intended to focus on content already in‐game that required attention. But due to violation of Patreon’s guidelines on the representation of incest, the vote was canceled and never resubmitted.

Story or feature Description Votes
Jenny, Debbie and Diane Revisit Jenny/Debbie/Diane to improve their stories and add new sex scenes. Separate Master Somrak dexterity’s training from Jenny’s story progression. 966
Erik, Tammy and Mia Add more Erik/Tammy and Mia’s stories so they feel more full and complete. Along with more sex scenes. 562
Dating system Add the dating system, which will extend gameplay for the schoolgirls (Mia for now) and give more meaning to dating non‐player characters. 323
Gameplay General gameplay/stats/mechanics improvements like quest tracker and a way to show where parts of the game are still under construction. 314
New characters Keep adding new content and don’t worry about revisiting things. I like new characters and we can fix those later. 257
Main story Add more of the main quests content progression (bad guys) and things related to it (pizzeria and car dealership). 129
Poll incomplet

Update 0.16.0 (cancelled)

The poll was proposed on August 23, 2017 and results were announced on August 25, 2017. But due to violation of Patreon’s guidelines on the representation of incest, the vote was canceled and the content later resubmitted to the community.

Story Description Result
Roxxy, Crystal, Dexter Roxxy, her mom, Dexter, and the basketball court. 37%
Mrs. Smith, Annie Principal Smith, Annie, and the underground cult. 23%
Eve, Eve’s mom Eve, her mom, and the tattoo parlor. 18%
Judith, Lopez and Martinez Judith and the Latina girls. 10%
Ronda, Cassie, Coach Bridget Ronda, Cassie, Coach Bridget, and the athletics team. 7%
Anna, Jane Anna and the librarian (hypnosis). 5%
Tony, Maria Tony, Maria (pizza shop), and the mafia (leads to Igor and endgame). 1%
Total number of votes: 1402

Update 0.15.0

The poll was proposed on May 21, 2017 and results were announced on May 22, 2017. This update was eventually dedicated to the four school teachers and Jane was removed from the content.

Story Description Result
Ms. Bissette and Jane Ms. Bissette (teacher) and Jane (librarian). 38%
Annie and Mrs. Smith Principal Smith, Annie and the underground cult. 21%
Judith and the Latinas Judith and the Latina girls. 14%
Eve Eve, her mom and the graveyard. 12%
Roxxy Roxxy, Dexter and the basketball court. 10%
Ronda and Coach Bridget Ronda, Coach Bridget and the athletics team. 3%
Main story Tony, Maria (pizzeria) and the mafia (leads to Igor and endgame). 1%
Total number of votes: 1196

Update 0.14.0

The poll was proposed on March 13, 2017 and results were announced on March 15, 2017. This update named Improvement update was intended to focus on things that are currently in the game and that need improvement.

Story Description Result
Mia and Helen Mia and her parents (Harold and Helen). 37%
Ms. Bissette and Jane Ms. Bissette (teacher) and Jane (librarian). 21%
Mrs. Smith and Annie Principal Smith and Annie 18%
Cassie and Ronda Cassie and Ronda (swimming pool).
Roxxy Roxxy and Dexter.
Judith and the Latinas Judith and the Latinas girls.
Eve and Coach Bridget Eve and Coach Bridget.
Poll incomplet

Update 0.13.0

The poll results were announced on January 25, 2017.

Story Description Result
Erik and Tammy Erik and Tammy. 37%
Poll incomplet

Special polls

A few rare surveys are posted directly on the game creator’s Patreon page and open to all contributors without tier limit or voting token.

Multiple endings or linear stories

The poll was proposed on June 11, 2020 and results were announced on June 12, 2020. DarkCookie’s consideration was about to write the characters’ stories with multiple branches and endings, or linear narratives.

Feature Description Result
Linear stories
  • The stories are exclusively linear.
  • No matter what dialogue options the player chooses, all the content and sex scenes will be unlocked in one playthrough.
54%
Multiple endings stories
  • The stories are linear for the first half, but, as the player progresses, unique dialogue options will determine the outcome and ending of them.
  • Depending on the player’s choices, some sex scenes become available while others may be locked out.
46%
Total number of votes: 6622

Extra content

The poll was proposed on May 12, 2020 and results were announced on May 13, 2020. The question was about the favorite character, for which new scenes may be added.

Character Result
Maria 28%
Iwanka 25%
Tina 21%
Josephine 15%
Melonia 6%
Nadya 5%
Total number of votes: 7962

Widescreen conversion

The poll was proposed on February 2, 2020 and results were announced on February 3, 2020. Its point was to gauge the contributors’ interest on the game display transition to 16:9 ratio.

Feature Description Result
No widescreen conversion The initial roadmap is not modified. 56%
Widescreen conversion
  • The game would fit better on mobile device and most screens.
  • Backgrounds and environments would look nicer.
  • Characters would have more room on screen.
  • The game development would be paused for a month or two.
44%
Total number of votes: 5570