NOUKEby sirtetris - Compo Entry
The story of Takashi Nouke
Read the journal and scenario texts if you care what's going on.
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- Tested on Firefox, Chromium and Chrome. Runs considerably faster on the latter two.
- For some people the sound doesn't seem to be playing. No idea why. As a workaround you could access the audio file directly: http://moc.sirtetris.com/ldd35/bgm/bgm.ogg
- I think giving the villagers more interesting (and/or consistent) behaviour as well as adding one or two more game mechanics would have been nice. Oh well ... it's something. :)
- Takashi's surname, 能化, is written with the characters for ability (能) and change (化). His spirit (the reddish thing you control) is made up of serveral 化 characters overlayed.
- The background image, although pixelated and upscaled to unrecognizability, started out as a large 狸 (tanuki) character. Tanuki are raccoon dogs known in Japanese folklore to have shapeshifting powers: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanuki#In_folklore_and_tradition
- The background sound was actually recorded in Japan. I just put my camera next to an open window, recorded and caught some loud talking in the distance. Slowed it down a lot, repeated it, done.
- Best score I was able to get so far is 30.
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