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It's your first day at college after being home-schooled for your entire life essentially. You have two best friends you've known since childhood, but you should come out of your shell and meet new people. But it's challenging to do that when everyone seems to carry some baggage behind them, and some of them take it out on you. And then it gets worse. Much. Much. Worse.

But maybe. 

Just maybe. You can make it easier for someone out there in the world. If only you knew what's going on...

By Your Hands is an erotic gay furry murder-mystery visual novel created by me and written by Nemo. Originally made for Bara Jam 2022, it is now in active development and updates almost every month. If you liked this VN, please check out my other VN, Barachoda Bloom.


This VN includes sexually explicit content of homosexual male nature. This game is intended for audiences 18 or older, please do not play this VN if you aren't at least 18. All of the love interests have specific sexual positions. You can view the sexual positions of the main love interests by clicking on the text beside the triangle below, but I recommend not looking at it because it spoils certain aspects of the characters that haven't been implemented yet in the VN. Because of this, these count as spoilers so do not talk about them without a spoiler warning unless it's within a space that allows for spoilers.

Click here to view the sexual positions of the love interests



The sexual positions of the love interests

Major code assistance done by Shie. GUI done by Hijiri. itch.io page graphics by GigaSaddle. Soundtrack composed by Brkn Hvn. Additional songs by Haoran. Code for Inline Coding and Masked Layered Images goes to Feniks. You can visit their website here.

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By Your Hands 0.12.1 - PC 241 MB
By Your Hands 0.12.1 - Mac 235 MB
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By Your Hands 0.12.1 - Android 259 MB

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I'm a little mixed with this VN. I really like the idea of the MC's race and past, which I think is quite unique. I honestly think that you could center the entire story around this aspect, and make it more of a slice of life, and it would be really good. I also like the other main characters, their designs and personalities seem interesting and diverse. And the art is great.

I'll be honest, the "mystery" fell really flat for me. There was no build up to it all, making it feel shoehorned in. The character involved had 1 scene prior, so also no investment in them at all either. And the fallout seemed weird? The MC seemed to care about it as much as I did, more interested in boning his teacher. And there was little to no reactions from anyone else other than Kamil...

I also felt the sex aspect felt rushed and forced. You have some really good, interesting ideas for your characters... but the horniness and sex aspect felt weird and forced, especially with Brendan's route.


All in all, I think currently, your interesting and good character ideas are just clashing with the "mystery" and sex scenes, making it almost feel like I'm reading 3 different stories overlapping.

Thank you for the feedback. I'm glad you like the characters and art. 

I'm just going to say upfront that By Your Hands has a specific way of storytelling that not everyone will like. If the mystery seems to not have a big presence in the story so far, that's what we felt would be best for the narrative with the later parts of the story considered. You may not like it and that's completely fine.

As for the sex stuff, the cast is just horny so horniness is bound to be prevalent in the plot. I know that seems to be a flimsy excuse, but like that's part of their characters, not to mention that all of them besides Brendan are college students so they're around that age where they're especially horny. Brendan also has his own reasons for being as horny as he is. If you don't like it, that's fine, but it's part of the story. You can also make choices where the protagonist is less outwardly sexual so that the horniness is less prevalent.

Fierro should be my daddy. Fierro Will heal all my Daddy issues

Excuse me? Fierro is a MOTHER ๐Ÿ˜ค๐Ÿ’…๐ŸŒŸ

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The Fact that Wyatt isn't romancable in this story is a DAMN SHAME! I need my edgy wolf boy Content!

Oh well, I'll guess I'll have to make it up by fucking my Karkadan Himbo Bottom

Glad you've accepted the fact.

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Suggestion: Yousef and Fierro should also be dateable characters that you would just unlock midway through Kamil's route. I feel Yousef gives off dateable vibes and he's gay, so... Also there should be an option to accept Fierro's offer, even if he wouldn't be dateable.

I appreciate your interest in those two characters, however the VN is more focused on the story than the sex. Having the option to have even a one-night stand, let alone a relationship, with more characters besides the five LIs would distract from the main narrative and wouldn't add much to the story beyond more sex scenes. I understand that people enjoy more options in VNs, but the goal of By Your Hands isn't to give the player as much freedom as possible, rather to provide a specific story. That said, there will be side stories that focus on side characters, possibly giving them their own erotic content. If you want to see more of a certain character, maybe there will be a side story featuring them in the future.

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Bro, the images don't load in every game, I even deleted them and installed them and nothing (I'm a Mobile user)

what does "HAFBFSBDBBLT" stand for?.

at the end of the upload,when Rahmir appears, they give a rule of the "HAFBFSBDBBLT" and i dont know what does it mean.

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It stands for "Huge-Ass Fucking Book For Short Big-Dicked Beefy Bottom Loving Tops." He says it the first time you meet him.

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I miss Brendan :(

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he'll return eventually :)

wow what a great VN, while all the characters are really good, the one that stands out to me the most is Rex actually. I don't even know how to explain why but I LOVE the concept behind him and I really hope we get to explore more about his past, his inner conflicts, and how he interacts with the world (and vice versa). I want to say he's one of the most unique VN main characters I can remember.



also connor update when

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I'm glad you like him so much! Also please be patient for Connor's update. ;)

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wait, so i cant stay with Owen and mr.Baker at the same time [cry]

you'll see

idk if this issue will still be in this release but bitdefender compleatly hates text to speach on your app do you think you could maybe fix that please

I'm not sure what you mean by that. What is it do you want me to do?

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when you press v narrator comes on but for some reason a virus pretector of mine called bitdefender thinks its a threat could you just maybe take a look at the script of narrator or something and thanks for the response

edit: this is the only game that has this problem also i can say 100% its still happening with this update 11.1 vs the 10.1 i had

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I'll see what I can do. Maybe you can try configuring your virus protector?

i can but its not a perminant fix also the narrator has a few other issues as well it likes to glitch out when volume adjusting and some other stuff 

I see

My favorite route so far is with the Minotaur professor, Brendan. I am greatly invested in the murder mystery & Brendan's sad struggle in his private life, so I will only explore that route for the time being. I haven't developed any theories yet, since I need more info that future chapters will provide. I look forward to future Brendan updates.

I wanted to like Kamil, since jocks are cute & his personality is adorable, but his physical design is off putting: not to my liking, specially not after missing the opportunity to vote on the Patreon pole that determined the appearance of one of his attributes. This being a fictional world, I hoped it would carry over only the best aspects of Kamil's religion & forgo the most barbaric, inhumane & stupid tradition of said religion.

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Hello boys, girls, and non-binaries. I decided to switch the game page to comments. It was extremely rare for anyone to make a thread or post in any of the boards. If you want me to switch back to the boards to recover any messages you made there, feel free to tell me.

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I'm about to drop the bomb

I don't care about the mystery. I just wanna bond with Owen and tease Brendan until he's down bad for me

Edit: I also want to tower over Owen and be very forward with him like those tall beefy love interests do to the bottom MCs

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I see you got your priorities straight.

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I got my priorities gay, my dude

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Ah~ I see you're a man of culture as well. UwU

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need more Mr. Baker!!!

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Me too, my only relationship was with my university professor, he was 52 years old and I was 22 years old, this lasted 14 years, until he died in 2016

LOOKING AT THE COMMENTS TOOK A TURN I DIDN'T EXPECT BYE ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘„๐Ÿ‘

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I'm loving Mr. Baker route. Others professors potentional dates in other games doesn't explore the thrill of getting caught in a student/teacher relationship.

I hope to see more of that in future โ™ก

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Ho boy, you're in for a wild ride. ;D

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*Glee noises intensifies*

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I bet Owen is "type casted" to be a bottom, but I'd love if there was a scene where Owen topped, He's just so adorable!

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Glad we have another Owen fan here! :D

And I can't say anything about his position at this point in time.

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I see what you mean, and imagine him as a timid top. Have main character's jurassic cakes power bottom that orca's cock.

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Hell yeah, Harness that power core of horndog energy inside Owen, you get it! 

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Cant wait for more i think its really interesting u put things like suicide and kinda bad stuff in there. And i really like owen since he is so shy and looks chubby ^^ (i hope he is) 

Keep it up :)

And if u dont have a discord u should make one :)

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These guys have cakes and milkers, they can't be wasted. Ya better let the the MC top. ๐Ÿคฃ

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Oh I will ๐Ÿ˜‰

Tho I hope to bottom for Mr. Baker โ™ก

Wow, I love how this VN has started, and breaking "MC's best can and/or feline friend(s)" standard is a refresh. And 

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That ending, I admit I was shocked.

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Was Vlad doing a routine to Against All Odds by Phil Collins? Gotta say that's an unexpected musical choice.

I just found a saxophone solo to use as placeholder music for that segment but now that I'm listening to it closely it does sound a lot like Against All Odds. I'll definitely be replacing that in a future build.

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I hope I wasn't the only one who's first thought upon seeing Mr. Baker was

M O M M Y  M I L K E R S

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Wouldn't it be

D A D D Y  M I L K E R S

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GUARDIAN MILKERS

TRANCENDENT OMNIPOTENT IMMORTAL GOD MILKERS

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Raises hand

you did tucker wrong.....

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Welp~...The end is kinda interesting~ :3 Wonder who doing that by chop the head off or they rip the head off...A-anyway the first build is very good . Can't wait to see the next one.

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Can you please put a spoiler warning to your comment?

Oh!..ofc...sorry then...

Thank you

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so far I like everything very much, and it's also nice to see that sometimes forbidden topics are addressed and also forbidden romances, I'm very excited to see how it goes, and my personal favorite at the moment is the orca, I think he's pretty cute and I like it even if characters are reserved at first that makes it so much more fun to get to know them :3

But I also have a quick question, will we get to know the parents of the orca at a later date when the time comes ?  

Yes.

And thanks for the kind words! I'm glad that you like our boy Owen.

I want to ask, what does "salam" mean?

and Rasheed?

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"Salam" just means peace in Farsi. It's used to greet people. Karkadanns are a Persian myth so I decided to make Kamil occasionally say Farsi sometimes.

Rasheed is his last name. It means "The rightfully guided one" in Arabic.

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That's amazing, but aren't those people who hate gay stuff?

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The world of By Your Hands is different from our world. While languages like English and Farsi exist in the world, none of our countries exist in the world of BYH, so whatever happens in any real-life country has no effect on BYH. That being said, there is some homophobia in Kamil's route.

And for the record, I know several Persians who don't hate gay people. Please don't categorize.

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sorry dude, I want to be safe

 ya know from the real world

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What?? There are Persians who are gay lmao. People are gay the world over, whether they're "allowed" to be in their society or not.

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I really hope you can top all of them lol

Same lmao

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I wanted to know if tucker's dick was bomb

I see you got your priorities. Also you might want to put a spoiler warning on that.

my bad.

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brendan is an instant fav. didnt know he was option at first, lovely surprise forbidden romance so spicy. Always fall for the daddy teacher/professors ๐Ÿคฉ

All the routes are so intriguing thus far, definitely need to have own saves for each to fully get the mysteries ๐Ÿค”

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Glad you enjoy it, hyou! Your bara games collection brings good traffic to the game. Thank you!

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i hate you, just no i hate this so much tucker does not deserve this treatment XDDDDD

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not going to lie I thought Tucker was going to play a bigger part in the story oh well. you win some and you lose some. but I bet I know who's behind all this

Hey, there's a typo at script.rpy:4633, CoffeeTalk should be CoffeeTalk1.

Really enjoyed the game! Keep up the good work.

Ah shit. Thanks for letting me know!

No worries! :3

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MC a Dino, new! Best friend a Rooster, new! And turnabout using the popular species as the bullies!  Interesting that each character's sprite seems to accentuate a different area of the body.

Perhaps I will need to peruse other routes..., this feels like only way to know everything is to do so.  Vantage point and backstories.

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Do the sprites really accentuate different areas of the body? I think I just focused on the tits and bulge for all of them (Well the characters with slits don't have bulges but you know what I mean).

And yes, you should read as many of the routes as you can. It's the best way for you to understand what's going on.

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There is a small part of each character's design that stands out more than the rest.  Wyatt its his pecs because of the way his jacket is, Conner is more upper body/shoulders, Kamil general all rounder, Lion was more lithe looking but more so his face cause lion (^^;), Professor obviously big everywhere!, Orca looks are in line to his timidness, and Bird probably the pose and thus elbows.  Examples to say that each character is done in a way that sets them apart, so they never seem to have the same build/body shape.

I will look into other routes with update(s), it may be because of choices made, but I only had three options.

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Ah yes, I did make sure to make the cast as diverse as possible in terms of looks. I'm glad you enjoyed them!

And make sure you try to experiment with different options to get the other routes you're missing. There are only five routes so see which ones you're missing.

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Will Wyatt and Liam have their own routes?

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No

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Damn...

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That is the saddest thing ever

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Yeah...

Agreed lol & Wyatt was the one I was interested in most beside the professor

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Pretty good VN! One of the best submissions for bara jam so far, if not THE best. Hope we get to see the characters in future updates

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Great game! I hope this story will continue

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Ah thanks for the heads up.

Nice X3

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Congratulations on the release! Muitos parabรฉns!