A Pickle of a Mysteryby senabryer - Compo Entry
A mystery game in visual novel format, similar to the Ace Attorney series. You are a shifter, able to assume the forms of those you make physical contact with. You are also a detective, which is why the ragtag bunch of weirdos and idiots surrounding a murder at the Annual Pickle Competition will never solve it without your help.
I made it in Ren'Py, a Python-based program made primarily for creating visual novels. It was my first time ever working in Python, so I wasted a lot of Friday learning the basics of the language. I chose Ren'Py because I knew the only way I'd manage a solo jam was if I was able to spend more time on assets and less on coding. And as I'm an author by trade, the visual novel medium seemed like the perfect choice.
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