Development has been a bit slow, but it’s still been pretty smooth overall. I’ve mostly been messing around with monster designs and such. The ABS (Action Battle System) is almost fully implemented, with only a few tweaks required.
I’ve decided to drop the whole “multiple endings” idea. I’d rather have one big grande finale instead of 5 individual endings.
That’s it for now. I’ll try to gather a few preview screenshots to show off soon.
What a time to be alive
I had an hour and a half to spare, so I drew a bat.
I can’t believe I actually drew this upside-down… although I did cheat near the end and begin working on it right-side-up.
A reference photo was used, but I cannot seem to locate the location of the original photo (reverse image search isn’t producing any results).
Get in here, specters. It’s time I do my stream on HOME.
Live streaming again, soon! GET IN HERE!
For those of you who like OFF, my friend Nuclear-Blizzard and her friend Lighting are streaming the fangame known as “HOME”, which takes place after one of OFF’s endings. Check it out if you’re interested!
(Download it here. The password is “august”, in lowercase like that.)
The game’s still only at version 0.0, so there’s only 2 effects and 6 worlds available for exploration at the moment, but I’ve played a bit of it and I have to say I was pleased with what I saw. Don’t get me wrong; it’s nothing ground-breaking, but after the avalanche of dreadful-quality fangames, it’s a breath of fresh air to see something that’s at least decent.
-Cute, simplistic art style.
-The music is composed of all midi files, but they actually have melodies and progress a bit to form something a bit more interesting than a 2-second loop of some ambient sound effect.
-The protagonist isn’t a recolor of Madotsuki’s sprite, though it’s still in a similar style, which is something people who actually LIKE recolors may appreciate.
-It uses the tired formula of Save > Sleep > Exlpore > Find effects
-The 6 worlds that are in the game aren’t terribly exciting to explore.
Because this is a 0.0 release, I can only assume that if/when the game updates, more improvements will be made and it will become clearer what direction this fangame is planning to take.
Oh, and for reference, the main character’s name is Haduki? (葉月?) [With the question mark, perhaps implying a tentative name?], where “ha” (葉) is “leaf” (hence the green color scheme and the leaves in the game).
Two new times of day have been added: morning and afternoon.
I don’t know… should I or shouldn’t I?
(And maybe “Effects” > “Abilities”?)