A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

When the curtain of the night lifts, a sleepy town wakes by the gentle glow of morning. The townsfolk go about their days, shedding the patchwork quilt of a night's myriad of dreams. However... When the townsfolk fall in a deep slumber once more, the visions of night come out to play. 

The troubled fear how their nighttime tales will unfold. Luckily, in a quiet corner of the town lies Café Nemo. A cozy café that greets anyone who visits with a warm meal and a warmer atmosphere.

Cafe in the Clouds is bite-sized visual novel with point-and-click elements.

When townsfolk are troubled by their daily lives, their imaginations run free as strange dreams envelop them in an uneasy sleep. Those with particularly vexing dreams may seek the mysterious assistance of dream eaters with hopes of having their anxieties eaten awayEntering the worrisome dreams of afflicted clients, Somnia and Remerie investigate the roots of their clients' torment, hoping to create a dish out of the materialized anxieties.


  • Wholesome WLW content!
  • Point-and-click puzzles!
  • A bonus ending for getting a 5-star dish!

This game was created for Nanoreno 2020 by a team of three:

Cynthia (mythridate @ itch / twitter /  portfolio

Art: Background art  • Character concepts  • Character design  • Prop art 
Programming: Animation •  Visual novel section 
Narrative writing

J (bithox @ itch / twitter / portfolio)

ArtCharacter art  •  Character design  •  UI design
Story concept
Story revision

Tina (shuttlefrog @ itch / twitter / portfolio)

ProgrammingAnimation  •  Cooking section  •  Dream section
Sound effects
Character writing

Open source music provided by: Amacha Music  •  H/MIX Gallery  •  MusMus  •  PocketSound  •  Podington Bear

Ren'Py GUI template provided by: tofurocks

Welcome to Slumberworks. 

Here, we specialize in investigating strange sleep patterns and behavior.
Tell us, what ails you?


Cafe-in-the-Clouds-1.10-linux.tar.bz2 99 MB
Cafe-in-the-Clouds-1.10-mac.zip 93 MB
Cafe-in-the-Clouds-1.10-pc.zip 110 MB

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hi! i wanted to ask, are you looking forward to put this on android? just when i stare at the art, i honestly loved it. the pastel kind of color, and i'm sure it's well written ! <33

This game was so gorgeous and I can't wait to see what you accomplish in the future!


This was such a lovely game! I great time playing it, so keep up the awesome work <3

This was really cute and fun to play. It was short (I probably finished it in 20min) but it was definitely worth playing. 

I absolutely adore this game!!!

Played it on stream and had to go through it twice simply because of how adorable the whole game is!! From the art style to the story I'm in love with this game!!


It's fairly rare there comes a free visual novel that makes me have to check the price again. This is amazing!

It's so beautiful, cute and heartwarming, I loved it!


It was absolutely adorable but I wish we could see more clients and their struggles. Unfortunately, the game left me insatiable.
I found game too short to fully develop main characters. The main plot with customer was well done but there was some incomplete matters with main characters and their job that would be nice to see develop with other customers.
Anyway it was really good game!


I absolutely LOVED this!!! Just like everyone else, I would ADORE for this to be expanded. No pressure of course. <3 Anyways good job, loved it, and I shall now follow you ;P

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The art is gorgeous! Agreed with everybody else, I'd love to see this expanded. Thank you for sharing. <3 
Edit: one thing to note, the "large" text size often had text flowing out of the boxes. Obviously not worth fixing for a game this short, but for any future projects!

I loved it I hope one day they expand on this because i love the story and gameplay

It was so adorable!


I loved it so much! I hope one day you decide to come back to the story and expand on it. You have all the perfect ingredients (pun intended) for a longer game! 

Sweet, and i'm impressed it was made for a game jam. Good Stuff!


OMG, I LOVE THIS GAME. Damn, what would it take to get a full release with multiple customers and an overarching story? Probably a lot... but damn, if I had the money, I'd full on be funding that shizz. Thank you for your efforts!


How do I play it?  I can't open it qwq

right click the file and extract it (from a windows 7 user)





Esse jogo é perfeito! A arte é linda, o conceito é ótimo e a melodia perfeita ,estou apaixonada por ele .É um jogo simples e super divertido, seu único defeito é ser curto. estou apaixonada por ele. Me identifiquei muito com a Marcella, inclusive tenho os mesmos problemas LOL, isso  me fez ter muito mais amor pelo jogo. Obrigada pelo jogo incrível e por me confortar .

ps:. Eu não sei inglês, desculpa

Ué, se tu não sabe inglês como tu jogou? Nani!?


I'm so so in love with this game!! It's so charming and cute and sweet, the art is gorgeous and the color and design choices especially make me feel so warm and fuzzy. The puzzles were a lot of fun and very exciting to figure out (for me anyway!) and most of all I absolutely adore the characters! Everything about the atmosphere in this game just makes me feel cozy :-)


I loved this so much! the plot the animations the sounds the characters I LOVE IT! its such a good idea and am dying to know what happend to their mentor!


I had such a hard time with the clock puzzle, despite the answer being hidden in plain sight ;^;

I love the characters' dynamics with each other and am dying to know the mystery of what happened to their mentor. As is it's a wonderful, self contained experience <3

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please tell me what to do! all the clocks are 9 o'clock, but nothing is happening! do i need to do something else?

i need help please ;-;. The game doesn't open and says that there is no module named _renpysteam


omg this is just the most adorable thing. I loved the puzzles, even if they were a bit on the easy side, and the art and pastel colour scheme was a perfect choice. 5/5


CAN WE PLEASEEE get more of this!!!!

so cute

This was so cute and fun to play! I need more!!


Omg this is so fucking cute i want more.


thank you for including the dyslexic font

this game is amazing

It's a good game i really love the art style and the music . Here is my short gameplay of it 

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great game   it was fun to play , art is good :) all the rabbits are cute and music is good too :) <3

Fantastic game! Background art and character concepts are marvelous! Thank you for your work :)


My Girlfriend and I enjoyed this game a lot!!

This was such a lovely experience!! I really like the characters, dreamy art style and atmosphere and the story and puzzles as well. Everything is great basically :)

i thought this was bl at first but this is still good with lesbians hehe, i like how you can do puzzles and also chat with other characters, the art style i love how sweet and soft it is and everything is so wholesome! their desgins are so pretty and our main characters clothes looks like clothes chefs wear but i feel like it could be magical girl outfits to, great work xD

This game is so cute!! i absolutely adore the characters and their interactions, the art was amazing as well!

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