...It's a point n' click Visual Novel, why would you need Preferences... there aren't even any choices >_>
...Er, look out the window.
One day, Flandre wakes up and BASHES HER WAY OUT OF THE ACCURSED SCARLET DEVIL MANSION WHICH HAS TRAPPED HER FOR CENTURIES. FINALLY, SHE IS FREE FROM THE SHACKLES OF IMPRISONMENT BESTOWED UPON HER BY HER VILE SISTER. SEEKING DESTRUCTION IN EVERY FORM, SHE DIVES TOWARDS THE HAKUREI SHRINE TO SHATTER IT INTO TINY, UNRECOGNIZABLE SHARDS OF DUST.
Let's TAKE SOME TEA OUT OF THOSE PEOPLE THEN >:D
Then she realizes that Reimu’s a fellow vampire like her, so they decide to TAKE OVER THE WORLD. But to do that first, they must KILL THE SECOND MOST IMPORTANT CHARACTER IN TOUHOU – Marisa.
They meet ALICE WHO TELLS THEM THAT MARISA IS, IN REALITY, A CREEPY DOLL OTAKU.
Flandre says something SMART.
AND THUS THEY WILL COLLECT MANY, MANY POISONOUS MUSHROOMS FOR MARISA TO PARTAKE IN THE CONSUMPTION THEREOF
Finally, THEIR FLAN IS IN PLACE. Plan.
THEY GO TO THE FOREST OF MAGIC
WHERE THEY FIND POISONOUS MUSHROOMS
AND WIN THE GAME!
…Actually, Flan’s trying to find a birthday present for Marisa.
Cute little game that has nothing to do with world domination at all.
There are some flaws that I can see; namely that Flan’s room shouldn’t really have light coming out of it, and the absence of a picture for inside the Scarlet Devil Mansion. Also, the preferences and options at the beginning of the game are just way too overwhelming – and every single one of those preferences are unnecessary.
There’s also 80 saveslots for the game, when the whole thing takes about 15 minutes or so.
Flandre’s Quest is just a nice, relaxing brainless point n’ click; so if you’ve got nothing to do or are in a mentally depressed state of comatose, you can give this a try.
Not by any means canon, though >_>
…Yeah, who even cares about this anymore.
Anyways, as I still have not enough content (going to watch Episode 1 of Black Lagoon after posting this and browsing through forums though 8D), here’s just a list of what I want to do in summer.
As listing out everything would be too tedious, I’m just going to concentrate on ⑨ things, and rebump them when finished.
1. Work on a flash game. Attempt to finish it. (Obviously fail in the attempt).
2. Get to level 50 in Maplestory from level 0 by the 13th of July. I was going to attempt this, but… I’ve decided to quit, as it’s pretty pointless now. So instead of this, I’m going to finish Imperishable Night on Easy Mode for all 12 combinations starting with one life in both Final A and B. Why so much? Because I still suck too much to try normal mode. Or easy mode on any other game. >:O
3. Archive all files that need to be archived. Backup files. BACKUP THOSE FREAKING BOOKMARKS
4. Reorganize the blog. As you know, it looks sorta bare now, so I’ll probably just change the font type and call it “reorganized”.
5. Learn shorthand. Parents have been nagging at me to “write better”, so… shorthand. 8D
6. Have a decent understanding of Japanese and French. There are mandatory languages in high school, so I want to get ahead of them so that I can learn more.
7. Learn to draw stuff. I can’t draw stuff. I need to learn to draw stuff.
8. Remap keyboard to Dvorak layout. And then learn to type. Dvorak should be somewhat faster than QWERTY, and speed is all I care about so… yeah.
⑨. Be Cirno. …No.
And thus concludes a meaningless post that none of you had to read.
[Wait, that looks like "one gone gone gone gone gone gone gone goneg..."]
[MUSHYHIJACK: Cause when you start playing this game you know you're gone gone gone gone gone... to hell (that well off the coast of Finland)]
So, as mushy and darkflareknight (should cough should *expectantlookhere*) know, the Touhou series revolves around a series of characters who shoot stuff and stuff that is shooting at them, which is why they are shooting at the things that are firing (“What? They’ll kill me if I don’t kill them!”). Due to the fact that you have no health bar, you get OHKO’d upon coming in contact with enemy glowy-orbs (read: “Danmaku”, meaning “bullet hell” or “curtain fire” or “HOLY CHRIZZZZ…IZZLE…-O…-IO…-EIEIO…-” etc.
(Houraiguy takes a break here as he goes off to play Frantic 1, (http://www.kongregate.com/games/polymerrabbit/frantic) testing his skills in a hopeless endeavor to acquire an impossible badge. Status: Got hit on the FIRST STAGE. FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU… but I finished Ep. 1 Frantic 2 on Frantic mode)
In Imperishable Night, you are tasked with discovering who committed THE UNPRECEDENTED SERIOUS AFFAIR in this game; namely that SOMEONE has done SOMETHING (Note: This happens for every single Touhou game, but only Imperishable Night does the following), which in this case is that AN UNKNOWN PERSON has DONE SOMETHING to the MOON, e.g. replace it with something false, e.g. a fake moon, on a certain day, e.g. the eve of a festival, e.g. a moon-viewing festival, which might affect it in some way, e.g. make there not be a festival, and so on.
On the path to the place where the person who committed the USA, there is one (1) firefly (weak), one (1) night sparrow (eaten), one (1) teacher (regular), one (1) shrine maiden OR one (1) robber/magician/witch, followed by one (1) moon rabbit (suppos-), and either one (1) genius OR one (1) …person WHO COMMITTED THE USA in co-ordination with the genius and the supp…, er, rabbit.
Basically, you shoot people down while not getting hit by the things the people you are shooting are shooting at you. This is pretty fun.
After completing the “Start” mode on any difficulty with no continues, the …person asks you to assassinate their rival, which you go and do (this mode is called “Extra Start”). Actually, you try and do it, but fail epicly in most examples. Before reaching the assassination target, who is immortal (something the equally immortal …person neglected to tell you), you have to beat the teacher AGAIN, except the teacher is more evil and is a were-something, and is stronger due to the fact that you replaced the real full moon in “Start” mode, so you beat down the teacher and meet the immortal, who fries you to a crisp in about 1 minute to 10 minutes, depending on how many bombs you have and how good you are at evading danmaku. Case in point:
That's one of the easy ones.
That’s one of the easy ones.
AND TO THE REVIEW PART
Gameplay: If you don’t suck, it’s pretty fun: 87/100
Graphics: Pretty good, nice effects. 93/100
Sound: Touhou music is the best music, hands down. SFX are also good. 100/100
Plotline: Just up there with the Mario games; sucks. -/100
Overall, it’s not bad to get: 92/100. At the very least, listen to Immortal Smoke.
And: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Nb5Ohbt1Sg: Extra stage actually finished.
…Alright, this is my last post (for this year, at least) on Pysanky…!
Er, here are several photos (and no links, if you come here just to see links):
The front of my actual "traditional" design...
Top of the DS one...! That's the... border thing...?
Bottom of the DS one. Lighting still sucks. That's a mega-bullet.
Woohooo it says double spoiler yippee hooray
Woohooo side of it
Wooohooo it's a leaf
….Yeah, the lighting sucks. If anyone wants better pictures tell me; I’m not going to bother otherwise.
Next year, might write pysanky again, though I highly doubt it. Even if I do, I won’t have any ideas for touhou eggs anymore… ;-;