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The wandering ronin.

Night breeze carries the scent of burnt horse flesh to his nostrils.

He follows it through the weeds, and comes across a village ablaze.


What horrors unfurled here...?



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Arrow Keys - Move

Made in 48 hours for the Haunted PS1 Wretched Weekend 1 Jam.


DIRECTED BY
Catherine Brinegar
(@cathroon)

SFX & SOUND DESIGN
Lazzie Brown
(@Lazarus_Audio)

CHARACTER MODEL
Nic Freeman
(@NonfatalDrop)

SHRINE MODEL
Curi L. Lagann
(@HedgeMom)

SPECIAL THANKS
Jessica Harvey
Yves
St. Vulture
& Totoro


NOTE: The MacOS Client is not notarized and will not work on its own with Catalina.

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長次郎 - Chōjirō _Windows - v1.2 59 MB
長次郎 - Chōjirō _Mac - v1.2 64 MB

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It was short like my peepee 

Bizarre and so much fun. Had a great time with it! The black and white template was a good choice.

-Made a Video.

-The Game: 00:06 (The 1st Game)

i love this

Good Game man!

It's a really nice game! Cheers to everyone!

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GREAT WORK BUDDY! LOVED IT!

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A great example of how to properly present a story in a game

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I broke the game XD i give my opinion at the end of the video!

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Pros and cons are down below) Check out my vid (the game is the third there):


Advantages:

1. Art style is magnificent! Reminds me a lot of Samurai Jack.

Disadvantages:

1. Very short. There is nothing to interact with or to inspect or investigate.

Overall:

I liked the visuals, but the experience did not impress me as a game. It felt unfinished and strange. The player was not involved, had little responsibilities for the character and the lore was lacking. Personally, I was not impressed but I had a good laugh playing it (because of the horsies)).


Hope my feedback was useful! 

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But the horses, whyyy?? They just wanted to gallop freely in a field! Like everyone else said, VERY SHORT, but I'm loving the style! Controls could be a bit more sensitive, felt sorta slow moving. If there was more, that'd be awesome!

Good work!

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This was a really nice game,  but it was too short
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This game was definitely very interesting. It kinda got me at the end, and I kinda wish it was longer as the atmosphere in it was pretty good! In case anyone wants to see, here is the video I did on it.

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I really enjoyed this game’s style; it’s so much easier to take traditional horror game roads. I did unfortunately, get caught in the environment at one point, but... hey, it happens. I’d like to see a bigger release.

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Such a cool and interesting experience! Click the Pic to watch my video!
Click the Pic to watch my video!


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Really interesting and cinematic, great work!

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Very short, I would've enjoyed it more if it was longer and there were some more mechanics but I enjoyed the art style and I really didn't expect that ending! Left me wanting to know what happened to the village beforehand! I featured this game in my video, where I play 3 scary games!

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I really liked the art style and visuals of this game. I thought it was going to be longer, but I actually think it was the perfect length for what it was trying to convey.

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Surprisingly packed story for such a short game!I loved the retro theme but what does the ending mean?
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oh my god, that was like movie, soooooo amazing,

the visuals and the graphics fuuuuuuck

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I really liked the style of this game! I was very confused by the ending though lol. Great game! 

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Played your game in an indie romp i made. Hope you enjoy.

Your game starts at 5:22

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I can honestly say that i did not expect the horses. This was a fascinating little experience, very well-made. I would love to see more done in this style. 

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I thought the game started fine and looks like it's going to be a short 3d slashing game. But then you meet dead horses lying everywhere, stuff on fire, a guy in pain barfed out of a horse, and he gets killed XDDDD I don't know. I don't know why it's so funny now but the first time I played I thought it was so weird. Still a neat concept. 3 min video. 

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Cool short little game! (This is the second game I play on this video!) Needless to say, I should probably brush up on Japanese folklore a bit more lol but neat experience regardless!

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short and very interesting experience. This is my Italian gameplay 

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3 Scary Games? What in the world was I thinking? We take a look at Dia, Chōjirō and Bleakshore today. What could POSSIBLY go wrong? One game usually goes just FINE!

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Really cool and really original! I've never played something like this. Sadly it was really short, I'd absolutely love to see more or maybe even a longer version!

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Awesome visuals! Really original and very different from any other game I've seen on this site.  Definitely interested in seeing more from you.  Cheers!

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erm i thought this was a game not a short a film if you ever upload any more films on this website under the veil of gameplay there will be serious consequences

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I like this games camera angle. unfortunately its cut short, but its a SOLID game.
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I'm currently making a series where I play every game submitted to the Wretched Weekend Jam, and yours was the second game I played!

I really, really enjoyed the art style and the way the story was carried without dialogue or any text.

It is more of visual novel than a game, but hell, I loved it either way!

Here's my video for those interested (time stamps in description):

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To be honest, I wish I could do more. I enjoyed it but I just wanted to interact with objects. I wanted to know why he slayed the horse.

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Very short but very cool. Great visuals and makes me want to know more.

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awesome short game
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Short and sweet! Love it. 

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Interesting little experience! I feel like this was more of an art piece than a game but I loved the art and sound nonetheless. Love to see more work!

(Second game in the video above starting at 11:58)

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Interesting short game, I liken this to a short story in game format. Feels like there is a lot of lore that can be developed out of this concept, I look forward to more of your work!

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Jacksepticeye played it

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