Nintendo DS

Doki Doki Majo Shinpan in the eyes of Wired

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snkdokidoki.jpgI heard about SNK’s “witch hunting” game, Doki Doki Majo Shinpan, when it was first announced. However, the premise of touching child-like witches with the stylus was way too creepy for me. So even though it looked like the kind of obscure thing Siliconera would feature in a playtest, no one was going to cover it here. Never fear though! Chris Kohler over from Game|Life picked it up and wrote a lengthy piece explaining how the whole thing works. Surprisingly, there is less poking with the stylus and more reading text boxes. Kohler explains:

 

Finally, after nearly two hours of baloney that wasn't anywhere near what was promised, the actual witch-touching part of the game started up. You tap one of the five icons to interact with her. From left, they're: Touch, Leer, Blow, Wink, and Item. The first four should be self-explanatory. With the fifth, you can use items you found in the course of your investigation to see what her reaction is.

 

It sounds like I didn’t miss out on anything either! Oh yeah, he also has a piece up about Anata Mo DS de Classic Kiite Mimasen Ka? too, which was the Classical Music entry in the DS Style series that we talked about before.

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