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Welcome to the world of Nimbin, a world full of strange characters and even stranger characters. Shooty and Zaat are a team dedicated to solving mysterious monster mysteries, for a price of course, as much as they love what they do they cant do it just for the love ya know. In todays episode a call comes in from a mushroom mining town called Grit where strange things are definitely afoot!

Shooty and the Catfish is an episodic series with 5 episodes in total planned, each of these episodes building on the mechanics and story as they go.  With a Game Boy Color inspired aesthetic and an original EDM soundtrack  by Jim Hort and a unique resource management based combat system, I hope you enjoy this first entry into this strange new series.

A Game by Visitors From Dreams
Music by Jim Hort
Additional Music by Agent Ape: https://agentape.bandcamp.com/
Promo Art by Nathan Malone: https://www.artstation.com/zekeyspaceylizard


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SC_EP01_v1.1_WINDOWS.zip 114 MB
SC_EP01_v1.1_OSX.zip 250 MB

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I loved the game! I  found only one bug and described it when rating this piece of art 5 stars. Did you find the bug I mentioned?

I am glad you enjoyed your experience! For some reason I havent received any notifications to go along with any ratings and I havent been able to work out how to check comments associated with them. :(

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Ok. I will write it here too, then. I loved the Earthbound and Doom referencies. I played with gamepad. When I pressed 'B' to leave menu, sometimes game glitches. During these glitches, if I keep pressing 'B' to leave, game eventually crashes. It happened 3 times. Generally when I was giving green herb to my characters, and pressing 'B' to return to the game. That was the only bug I found. Fortunately, I always save between fights. So, I didn't loose too much time between crashes. But, hey... You should launch this game on Steam as it is... and keep on releasing the chapters from time to time. It already looks very professional. Congratulations on your RPG.

Thank you for letting me know! Unfortunately its not something I have been able to replicate on my end with my xbox one controller BUT its hopefully something that will get fixed with the next update which will be exported using a more recent version of RPGM MV and contain a few other small bug fixes and tweaks that have been brought to my attention. Im sorry that its something you had to deal with during your experience with the game.

As for Steam, it is something I had thought about but I am not a fan of the platforms current business practices so I am going to wait on it  a bit. Perhaps at a later date. :)

Hi, first of all, I FREAKING LOVED the game. Thanks for advising it to me :)) It’s quite silly, absurd, strange with weeeeeeeird sometimes jokes, but enjoyable xD Also it reminded me of all those old times where I played such RPG games with battles and fighting bosses on my old mobile phone :) Also WHY YOU decided to end Flatwoods story so bloody and gruesome?!!!! It was such a cute and nice little story xD You EVIL!!!!! xD

And now I wanna say something about the bugs I noticed along the way. First of all in Mac version when you open options and then press Esc game just gives you black screen of Death xD And you can then only close the game and restarted once again. Another thing happened with me after I went into the mines. When I began to use any attack from Shooty I got «0» points for quite a while o_O Is it me or there is some bug there? AND the last question is about «save». Is this feature actually working now or it’s still in a progress? Cause I couldn’t find how to use it.

And in conclusion I just want once again to thank you for Episode 1, I had a nice 1,5 hour playing it :) All the nostalgia FEEEEEELINGS xD Though WHY HAVEN’T you included some scenes from your trailer like right into the game? It would be so AWESOME!!!!! At least at the end, as it was in Flatwoods. ps CAN’T WAIT FOR EPISODE 2!!!!!!!!! ^_^

I am so glad you enjoyed my little game, I just finished watching your first video and it was a lot of fun!

I did a lot of testing of the mac version I uploaded at home and didn't run into any of the issues you mentioned, I have however had a few people come to me to tell me the saving wasnt working on PC (along with a couple of other bugs) and it turned out they hadnt unzipped the game before they started to play it. I couldnt tell from your video if that was the case, especially since I cant read russian ha ha.

Thank you again for checking out my title and for leaving me some feedback, I hope the wait for episode 2 isnt too long and I look forward to checking out the remaining videos!

Hehehe, I'm happy to hear you think so ^_^

hahaha, well what you're gonna do and no, I unzipped it :)  Though I have MacBook, not a iMac or smth like that :) And maybe it's just my notebook. Well... it happens xD

ah, you're being too kind for my own good :) And you're welcome ^_^