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To the moon
« on: November 26, 2015, 08:55:37 am »
Anyone here played To the Moon? http://freebirdgames.com/to_the_moon/ It's a puzzle adventure game with no battle made with RPG Maker VX, and the story is not your usual save-the-world-against-dragons thing but I thought that the idea, concept and storyline was really well-made. Basically, it's the story of some doctors working for a company and they can create artificial memories and offer a service of "wish fullfillments" to people who are about to die (the service is illegal so they can't do it on people with lots of time left to live).

The story is kinda weird since it involves changing past memories of someone to things that didn't happen but I thought the idea was nice and resulted into lots of plot twists.

Anyway I would suggest that you play it if you don't mind drama-related stuff and if your PC can run RPG Maker VX engine. I believe the game is on Steam, but I don't know if that version is Linux-compatible like the one I got from Humble Bundle last year.


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Re: To the moon
« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2015, 10:13:28 pm »
I'm pretty sure it's linux-compatible, iirc the only thing which prevent me from buying it a few months ago was the missing money. And I can't be sure if my computer handles it :P

I remember watching a small part from it in a Let's Play, but that's too long ago to remember something important in the storyline. I guess the pixelart looks amazing, and I also like the dream of manned space flight (although that's not really the game is about, afaik).

So, let's wait for some better times regarding money :P
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Re: To the moon
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2015, 12:34:08 am »
Yeah I was surprised about Linux support. Wasn't RPG Maker Windows-only?
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Re: To the moon
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2015, 03:57:07 am »
*clicks on link in the OP*



Actually, they probably just use Wine. Many games make sure they work with Wine and bundles their game with it for the Linux version, like old games re-releases that get released with DOSBox.
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Re: To the moon
« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2015, 04:05:03 am »
Oh, I didn't know we could do that. I remember that 2003 didn't work well in Wine, but I could be wrong. IIRC it's just hit n miss. Of course, RPG Maker VX Ace is more recent, though. Also, this is nice to know, because one reason why I stopped using RPG Maker was the lack of Linux support (of course I would only use it for RPGs, I would rather use my own code for other game genres)
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