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You're A Mimic!

by rhill - Compo Entry

Prove whether a treasure chest is secretly a mimic.

Very short game in the vein of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney.

Made using Unity and Fungus.

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Miko says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 1:58am

I like the idea of it, but after trying tons of options I still couldn't get anything other than the Bad Ending. Is there a Good Ending?

rhill says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 2:58am

There is a good ending. I didn't playtest how logical my reasoning was for getting there, but there is a good ending.

ramza says ...
Apr 20, 2016 @ 3:08am

That was really funny! I was able to beat him pretty quickly though.

avinashd says ...
Apr 22, 2016 @ 4:12pm

Hmm...I should play Ace Attorney...
Really funny game!

APantaloni says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 5:27pm

I got the good ending on the first try :) Short but funny!

Asturk says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 5:28pm

Well, thats a interesting idea of a game based by choices and consequences, i just think you should really give us some more options and give more extent to the game, like having more ways to do the good ending based on some multiple choices. But anyway, the idea was good and you did a nice game! good job!

NIGIC says ...
Apr 24, 2016 @ 5:30pm

Alright, so the game glitches out on the second question - a random BAD END is inserted in the middle of the answer to "The chest belongs to a powerful wizard", leading to a state where you have both the end screen a a new answer menu for a couple seconds, before going back to the title screen. That's on both the Web and Windows builds. Checking in Unity, it seems like multiple events are firing at the same time (like say "PowerfulWizard" and "PowerfulWizard2"), causing a mess.

Meanwhile looks like "I defeated a one foot goblin" can lead to both the good end and bad end one behind the other.

Glitch aside, interesting game. Looks nice, has good humor. Short but fun.

Good job!

TheBreakfast says ...
Apr 26, 2016 @ 2:52am

Haha I love the concept of the endless loop of the mimic getting caught, arrested, and then found out again. Poor goblins though! Great humour. I actually think our games have a surprising amount in common.

Sound was great, art was great, concept is really funny. Could use a bit more branching options and some music, but it's a lot of fun as is.

May 6, 2016 @ 8:46pm

Not a lot of content but it was pretty funny!

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