Have you ever wondered what it would be like to play as a Japanese female teen version of Hitman? Well, wonder no more! Because “Yandere Simulator” (which runs on the Unity engine) is here to save the day! Sure, the game is far from a final product. But even so, you can get a pretty good idea what the dev is trying to achieve with his/her stealth game “Yandere Simulator”
And even though the game is relativity new to the market (and the indie scene). “Yandere Simulator” has already caused a lot of fuss and controversy on the net. Just take the fact that you can actually use photos of girls panty shots as a currency.
Then you got the most obvious reason. All the killings in the game. Because the main objective behind the game is to kill every girl that´s intressted in the same guy as you are. In fact, the dev described the word “Yandere” as following:
“A Yandere girl is a girl who loves a boy so much that she is willing to threaten, harm, or kill any other girl who seems interested in him.”
Sounds easy enough huh? Not quite, as you have to keep a close eye on such things as:
– Persistent Reputation: When you are spotted doing something incriminating, students will gossip about you. When your reputation is low, students will be cautious around you, and will consider you to be suspicious. When your reputation is high, students will let their guard down around you, and will be willing to do favors for you.
– Sanity Level: When you perform an act of violence, you will lose Sanity. This will cause you to appear visibly insane. If you lose too much Sanity, people will be able to tell that you are insane just by looking at you. If the boy you love sees you like this, he could never love you, and the game would be over.
– Sanity-Determined Kill Animations: The killing animations will be determined by your current level of Sanity. When your Sanity is high, your kills will be efficient, quick, and silent. When your Sanity is low, your kills will be sloppy, messy, and noisy. When you have lost all Sanity, your kills will be long, brutal, and sadistic.
– Yandere Vision: A button on the keyboard / controller will be dedicated entirely “Yandere” actions, such as creepy laughter. When Yandere Vision is active, important characters and objects will be highlighted and visible through walls.
– Panty Shots: A certain character will perform important favors for you, if you send them photographs of girls’ panties. Panty shots will be like a “currency” that can buy favors and give you various advantages.
Imo, this sounds like lovechild of Postal, Hitman and the Japanese anime culture. Hell, i´ll give it a try asap! xD Btw, There´s a playable sandbox build of the game if you´re interested.
Robin “V-Act” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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