This was a fantastic game, especially the best ending! I really liked the use of time based elements. Is there a way to download this? I was hoping to slightly modify the text of a few parts before sharing.
Every year a monster crosses over into our world, tearing through the membrane that divides us. Every year we send one of our own as a sacrifice to satiate the beast. This time it's me.
The wind is cold and I don't have much time.
This mountain may be my prison, but it is also my arena. And the monster is not yet here. There must be something I can use to prepare a stronger defense.
I will not be just a sacrifice.
Five different endings based on player decisions. The story may not be as it first seems.
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Thank you! Unfortunately, there's not really a way to download this one, but I appreciate your interest.
Excellent story! I normally think text based games are simple, but I really enjoyed how you made a part with "quick time events" and implemented waiting as a mechanic.
The true ending was also quite cathartic. After that, the title of the game takes on a whole new meaning :)
well that was a twist.
i cant seem to get it to allow me to start from the beginning
This depends a bit on your internet browser, but if you clear history and cookies it should wipe the save data from the game, resetting it. This will also clear any other save data from other online games as well, so keep that in mind. I should have added a full reset button, sorry about that.
Another option would be to use an incognito or private browsing window to play the game, which will give you a fresh start. This doesn't clear any other save data, but the downside is that you can't save your progress if you want to come back afterwards.
Hello, I'm not sure if you're still looking at these comments, but I'm playing and enjoying this game quite a bit. However, I'm stumped as how to get any ending other than the bad one. I've got the nuts and found the magic stone, but I have no idea what do with them. Could you give me any hints? In any case, this is a great game, and I'm so glad I found it.
Thanks for the comment, and I'm glad you're enjoying it. I'm not sure how many things you've collected so far, but the jar of acid is at least one item you'll need to get for any of the better endings. Try spending some time around the pond searching for the source if you haven't found it already. Also, the cave has a lot of important items inside if you can find a way to move the stones away from the entrance. Both inside the cave and at the pond have moments where you must just wait for a short while to have things appear, which is hinted at by certain comments in the text. (For example: It would be foolish to continue without letting my eyes adjust to the dark.)
If I've guessed wrong and you've already figured out those things I've mentioned, or if I was a bit too vague with my hints, let me know and I'd be happy to explain a bit more.
Yes, that helped. I was able to get the other four endings. I guess I didn't anticipate that waiting was going to be a mechanic in this game.
Endings Four and Five are some powerful stuff. I got some chills, I think. Really great storytelling.
Cannot believe I got the true ending in one run, this was a lovely game!! The music was beautiful too, very enchanting and haunting. I also love that I don't have a limited number of turns despite the narrative feeling time-based, because I am horrid under time crunches / pressure.
True ending on first try is an achievement! I haven't seen that before. Thanks for playing~
Heyho! I'm enjoying your game a lot!
I've found endings 1,2 and 3, however I'm a bit stumped on the last ones... Do they have something to do with the "...hello?" in the main screen?
___ EDIT: Oh, I've found something! O_O
___ EDIT2: I found ending 4...
Any hints on ending five?
Thanks and stay funky,
Glad to hear! To find ending 5, unlock the ending 4 path then choose not to wear the mask before the battle.
I have gotten the fourth ending and I have cried.
I love this game but I feel like a horrible person, (which of course means that you did a fantastic job with the writing!)
I got all of the endings except for 4, and I'm pretty satisfied with not finding out what happens there.
The writing was fantastic and the ending is perfect, thank you for the experience.
how do you clean the stone without using the acid
You need the acid to clean the stone, but it is still possible to defeat the beast without it. It's just a lot more challenging. You will get a different ending.
This is where I'm stuck ... the stone is clean, but ... "nothing happens"? I got 1-3 so far. Any tips?
Very atmospheric game.
This next bit is linked to an event counter, so just travel between different locations from the main hub area a couple times. That's the screen with the image of the island. You'll start to see italicized text show up at the hub, just follow it to the rune and you'll be prompted for the next sequence. This happens again later, so keep that in mind.
Do you need the acid jar in the fight for ending 3?
I loved it to bits. Excellent game and a perfect theme, centred around the fantasy of an almost horror-like world. Make more like this! I'm yet to find all the endings yet though...
Thanks, I'm glad you enjoyed it! If you need any hints on those endings you can't find, let me know.
I made an account to comment on this, I really loved this game, very well done. I got all the endings, and number 4 made me v v sad. Awesome game
Found endings 1, 2, 3, and 5! Have some suspicions on what happens in 4, so not gonna do it :x