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17001 No. 17001 Locked edit hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
A fragment is brutally torn open and rewound. What secrets could it hold?

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"Don't talk. It's not good for your health."

I lay him down somewhere comfortable and sit down next to him.

"We'll use a secret code. Close your left eye for 'yes' and close your right eye for 'no'. Now, I'll start. Where did you hide the gun?"
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Ozaki weakly gestures to a corner of the room before he seems to pass away, but before you can look, time stands still. The last thing you can hear is someone saying 'What are you doing?'

Bernkastel appears in middair and offers a playful smile. "My sincerest apologies, but it seems like you've lost. "Rudolf and Kyrie are dead."
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"Hey, explain yourself! Why did I lose?!"
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"Maybe it would be easier if I showed you..."


Krauss Ushiromiya - Died on the first twilight.

Natsuhi Ushiromiya - Died on the first twilight

Nanjo Terumasa - Died on the first twilight

Kumasawa Chiyo - Died on the first twilight

Genji Ronoue - Died on the first twilight

Kinzo Ushiromiya - Died on the first twilight. Of course, he was dead before the start of the game.
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This gameboard will be a little experimental, because I like to try new things.

Seacats, you play the role as police investigator who goes by the skype username 'Seacatsforever'

A horrid murder has occurred, and the person who discovered the crime has hidden themselves away and refuses to see anyone, so all investigations will be done over a skype conversation (mock obviously)

You must ask yes or no questions to the discoverer to try and solve the murder. Ask about anything, the room, the victim, the witness themselves, or maybe what happened before the crime.

If the witness can not answer, a police file will be brought up, if that still can't answer the question then the witch will answer.

Good luck.
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Witch: "It is possible"

Police Report: "A hole was found in the glass of the window."

The how of the crime has been determined."

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Was the victim an immediate family member?
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Witness who wants summer back: "Yes."
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Did the victims do something to anger someone?

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"It sounds good so far. But I'd be a fool to go into this without first asking about those strings."
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"The rules are similar to a game that you once authored in a far-away world: You have to try and stop the murders. As long as the epitaph's cycle doesn't complete itself, you'll be the victor of this game. If it goes through, you'll have lost the whole thing. I can plop you into a point before the murders have happened. All you have to do is say the word."

It sounds too good to be true, but Ozaki smiles at you reassuringly.

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"I accept your offer."
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Welcome to Rokkenjima. I'm glad you could make it. I've been expecting your arrival for some time. I'm letting you explore as much as you wish, but don't misunderstand. This game makes no claim to be a mystery. You are no detective. This story is meant to make you face the truth.

The difficulty is irrelevant.

There are rules to the game that you will discover while playing. When you feel satisfied with your adventure, we can participate in a classic red vs. blue battle. Rather than guessing the answer to any locked rooms, however, you'll attempt to answer this question:

What is the true nature of this game board?

Good luck.

Ending 1: ???????
Ending 2: ???????
Ending 3: ???????
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The cousins created the illusion of the witch in order to teach their parents a lesson. Kumasawa joins them as well. In some timelines, they let you in on it at the end. In another timeline, you become paranoid and kill everyone.

If you hold the scorpion charm, they decide to use this to their advantage and you're still in the dark.

There are two witches. The Witch of Hope and the player.

This is the core of my story
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That's that I suppose. Short but sweet. Nice work on this fangame GE.
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Ooh, I solved it! At least most of it.

If I understand correctly, Yasuda is not involved, it's just Kumasawa and the cousins?

I kind of deliberately wrote my answer like the witch could be almost anyone, as I speculated that Kumasawa was the witch in this game. I still ended up thinking of Yasuda because there is apparently someone else downstairs when Kumasawa 'dies', hence the true master part.

Was forcing the parents to solve the epitaph part of the plan or not?

In retrospect, it's pretty silly to use someone unaware of the plan as a fake victim and I can't imagine why the cousins would do that, but I wanted to try explaining why the game ends like it does. Then again, there would be no game if we saw what happened after the Consumed and Fool's Mate Endings.

It was a great short game, good job! Creepy atmosphere with a good story behind it, reminded me of Higurashi a little.

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Nope, Beatrice wasn't involved in this game.In most of the endings, the witch wasn't one person, but a construct created out of a shared wish.

The player's viewpoint wasn't reliable. Anything they saw is subject to scrutiny, including the timeline of events or the immediate prelude to the endings.

Forcing the adults to solve the epitaph was a part of the wish, but I think the cousins would have been satisfied even if this part hadn't come true.

I'm glad everyone enjoyed it. I used some classic tricks with an experimental format, so I'm glad everything worked well. I plan on whatever project I work on next being much different tonally. Until next time.

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Well, might as well, I guess.


This game will function a bit differently (somewhat like the last one, though).

* This game does not necessarily follow Knox or Van Dine.
* Parts I through III of this game contain objectivity regarding the events depicted in it. (In other words, if a character is described doing something in the narration - they really did so.) Naturally, you are free to assume that the descriptions given to you are flat-out lies, but in that case, there is little point in playing the game altogether.
* There is only one culprit.
* The culprit is the one who kills.
* It is not necessary to identify the culprit's identity or their motive to win the game. The most important part is the trick.
* If an accomplice exists, there may exist no more than one.
* An accomplice, if one exists, cannot kill.
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It's the study, as in - the entierty of the study. For the purposes of the game, assume that the study itself consists of only the 'room' - the one described in the narration. And the defintion does not include the room in which Battler and Shannon had played chess in, no.
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In order to break into the room the culprit rigged the window so that the glass/frame could be taken out and replaced with ease, more likely before hand so the crime could take place later. Come time to commit the deed, they quickly entered and then shot Kinzo with, as my other theories have stated, a rigged gun that is silenced; also setting up the gunpowder or what have you in the fireplace at this time.

They had an accomplice on the roof who was in charge of lifting the culprit and the window up with a rope. What Eva and Kyrie saw wasn't an open window, but the space where it had been removed and thus appeared to be open! With those two walking back on the 'well lit' pathway, right before putting the window back the culprit and accomplice saw them looking in their direction so they hid from view on the roof, this was when the fireplace went off. Immediately after Eva and Kyrie looked away the window was quickly replaced before Shannon entered the room. This was hinted by the fact there is even a mystery surrounding the opened and closed status of the window! In other words the window was never even closed in the first place!!!

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Apologies for the delay. I'm afraid I'd grown somewhat detached, yet again. As per request, I will now reveal the solution (s).

There is one central aspect to this mystery that is true for all of these solutions. It is that Shannon is an accomplice and played a major role in the trick behind the window closing.

It was actually something suggested before - there was a piece of thin string connecting the window and the doorknob. The catch was in the way of the room's visualization. The window had to be pushed from the inside, while the door had to have been pulled from the outside. Thus, if the string was tied to an open window and then tied to the door knob, when the door was opened (especially as strong as it happened to be in the narration), the string would pull the window inside and cause the string to snap. One half of the broken string would fall behind the desk and hang from the window, while the other would follow the doorknob. Neither of them would've been noticed by Battler because he had immediately run into the room to Kinzo's corpse, giving Shannon time to retrieve the string attached to the doorknob. She would also later simply pick the other end of the string from the window when opening and closing it. This string is what counts as a force that caused the room to be pulled from inside of the room.

And, as such, the first solution, Van Dine's, becomes rather simple: Kinzo, in an attempt to end his life on a note of grand spectacle (which was hinted at if we assume that the Prologue is simply a conversation inside of Kinzo's subconscious), got Shannon to help him with the string trick. He then entered the room and shot himself right in the face.

The remaining two solutions are also tied together, in a way. It's this: the gunshot heard by Battler and Shannon was not, in fact, a gunshot. Kinzo was already dead at that time and the culprit had already escaped. How was this possible? Well, this is the area where I have to admit I may have misled you while on the subject of mechanisms. While what was used
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Thanks for posting.

In the end it seems that everything had more or less been figured out. The inclusion of three separate solutions sure helped you in misleading us quite a bit, but overall the howdunit was made well if we look at it as a single mystery(seems it was actually solved fairly quickly in retrospect).

If there had been a single solution perhaps it would have been more clear... or maybe we're just too used to having the red truth as an absolute. We have to fight in order to prove a theory in your games it seems.

In any case, I enjoyed the mystery. Good game.

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