A downloadable comic for Windows, macOS, and Linux

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It Will Be Hard is an award-winning (Australian Game Developer Award) interactive graphic novel telling the story of Arthur and Harold - two men, with two polar opposite sexualities, working together toward one mutually fulfilling relationship.

With queer people of colour at its center, the gentle, optimistic, and optionally erotic story touches upon grey asexuality, polyamory, and the importance of communication between partners.

It Will Be Hard is presented as a digital comic with light choose-your-own adventure mechanics the player can use to create their own reading canon. The story stays linear, but the branching moments and memories explored go deeper into the two protagonists’ pasts and characters. 

The game also features an optional sexually explicit section, which requires the player’s consent before moving forward, and can be skipped in its entirety. 

Please be advised that this work is only suitable for readers aged 18+!

  • 130+ fully-coloured pages!
  • Designed to be an interactive experience for Windows, Mac, and Linux!
  • Also available as a PDF including an Abridged version that does not contain explicit sexual content!
  • Bonus PDF of 3 full-page illustrations and a sweet mini comic!

Art and story by Hien Pham
Codes by Amos Wolfe


Buy Now$12.99 USD or more

In order to download this comic you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $12.99 USD. You will get access to the following files:

IWBH_BonusContent.pdf 20 MB
IWBH_Windows.zip 146 MB
IWBH_Mac.zip 151 MB
IWBH_Linux.zip 151 MB
ItWillBeHard.pdf 348 MB
ItWillBeHard_Abridged.pdf 305 MB

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