Really cute game. I love how the atmosphere and dialogue gives off the atmosphere of the classic detective puzzles games with a murder or robbery to solve. It's quick and easy too if you take to time to look at almost everything. Tho, I don't get what that frog pencil was for. Something to throw the player off? Anyways, it's pretty straightforward when played right at fun. 5 stars.
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That was a very enjoyable experience from start to finish! Well, barring that time the downloaded version crashed on me, which happened after I talked to Gilbert the first time; I'd been collecting the quarters and tried to click and use them on him, but the icon was that of my whistle and when I clicked on Gilbert, the game threw up an error screen. I switched to the browser version, which worked fine... though that may be because I avoided doing the above.
That aside, the game is obviously well-crafted and the pixel style is great: The environments fit the game perfectly and are filled with humorous asides and the character sprites are filled with personality. The GUI works excellently and has a friendly, chunky feel without being too "kiddy," and I think both the writing and the gameplay is accessible and enjoyable for actual kids as well as older players... though most kids probably won't get a lot of the references. I especially enjoyed your writing, which was witty throughout and absolutely nailed the pulpy crime/film noir style, which is easy to parody but difficult to parody well especially in an all-ages way. The BGM fit the atmosphere perfectly and I was genuinely satisfied after solving the final puzzle; the puzzles themselves were pretty straightforward, but that's probably more accessible to people who aren't familiar with the adventure game genre.
The game may be short, but I had a lot of fun with it. Thanks for making it available!
I LOOOVVEEE this game. Such a cute art style and i love the music :)
HOW DO I OPEN THE TOY BOX?
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That cafeteria food is looking real suspicious... Maybe you should try that out?
How did you make those dots?
this game is nice :33333
Enjoyable game, witty narrative and loved the NPC sidequests
Mine is already open
how do i open the locker and how do i get melvin out
Go to cafateria
Go to Cheffy
Click on the hammer in inventory then click on his locker
ayo wtf i'm called zane i'm in this game holy shit
not the same age tho
Me: I CANT BEAT THIS
'Clues click together'
Through the whole thing I was just " Oh yeah, It's all coming together"
Amazing music, delightful writing, fun story, and the art is so nice to look at.
Finished in 5:32. Nice!
fun little game!
it was very hard but i like it
Great little game, if i was older i would give a quarters for this tiny jewel ;)
This was really fun!
just finished it, it so cute had to search up what to do at the end tho but very nice game:)
I was enjoying it until I was 20 minutes in and the game crashed
Me at P.E be like : Not like this game, but at least this game is good uh ye
An incredibly charming & well polished game!
Enjoyed my playthrough immensely, well worth it.
That was good, and very funny. I did not read the instructions and spend quite a bit of time trying to combine items in the inventory. If only i knew about the cheat console before… :)
This game is awesome! If you decide to update it at all, a soound effect when an item gets added into your inventory would be a welcome addition.
The cheat console works great!
How do you open it?
very great game!
i finish the game love the art and all the task the misterys and helps your brain :)
thx 4 this wonderfull game!
im gonna reccomend this to my friends ;)
The mystery Mac get me hahahahah Love this game!
This game was really enjoyable and fun! I will reccomend this to my friends :)
Wow I loveeeee it
omgeeeze i love this
This was such a cute little game! I had so much fun and the art was adorable!
There's one tiny bug where the notification icon doesn't go away for a while but other than that it was super cute and fun! Hats off to you guys!
HOW DO I DO THE RECORDER TINGY
First, go to the math room and go get the recorder, then go to your locker and get the pencil. After that go to the lab and get the sock. Then go give the pencil to bimble. Then go get the sports ball which is the blacktop. Give the sock to Zane and pick up the toy. Go give the ball to Kimi and go outside to the front. Give the chewed pencil to Tatum.
Go to the Cafeteria and put the toy in the mystery mac; then use the net to get it out. Hope this helped :)
Update on speedrun my next best time is 4m 30 seconds and 64 milliseconds.
i just did a speedrun my time was 5m 11.91s
Love the game; I speedran it and my time was 6m and 8 milliseconds.
That's my best time!
I love this game! It's short but very charming!
i finally checked out the game. this is so wonderful! ( ˙▿˙ )
I finally finished the game!