A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, Linux, and Android

What if you're cursed to make others laugh?

The 'Jester' is an entity who grants children happiness, but he was just another persona of myth... Until one day he appears on your windowsill and bestows his powers upon you. Now you're inflicted with a pun-curse, and thus begins your journey to cure yourself! 

Upon changing schools, you meet three boarders who seem to have something to do with your curse... 

But little do you know that your curse isn't really what it seems to be...






Statistics:

  • 83,388 words
  • 15 fully coloured character sprites
  • 11 CGs with variations.
  • Version 2.0 has three routes: Rico, Seth and Matt, with two endings each, making it a total of 6 different endings.

Important Notes!

  • Matt's route is COMPLETE!
  • A 'cheat sheet' (or walkthrough) is attached in a .txt file. If you have other questions / can't get an ending, feel free to ask in the comments below.
  • A trivia book is attached below. It contains character profiles, designs, CGs, and prior plans. Read it only after playing the game!


Game Instructions (for computers):

  • Press 'F' for fullscreen
  • Press 'H' to hide the text box.
  • Press 'esc' to see game menu.


A few questions you can answer to help me: (you don't need to  answer tho)

1. Whose route do you like best and why?

2. Are you interested in a Lynnette / Akila route where Lynne is the protagonist? If you are, would you rather play it in the same game or a separate game?


Let me know what you think about this game! It would really help me improve my skills!

#intrenaimo

Install instructions

For Mac users, you might need to go to system preferences and allow the app to run.

For Android: 

  • There are 2 versions of the game: arm64-v8a and armeabi-v7a. Usually arm64-v8a works in most devices, and armeabi-v7a in older devices.
  • When you press start and a keyboard pops up, you can't see the text below it (i'm sorry)- and the default name is "neim", so you can delete it and input your name. Also, there are 2 version for 

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TPPM Mac 2.0 301 MB
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TPPM Windows 2.0 302 MB
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TPPM Linux 2.0 304 MB
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TPPM 2.0.apk 316 MB
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TPPM (armeabi-v7a).apk 316 MB
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TPPM cheat sheet word 2.0.txt 2 kB
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TRIVIA BOOK (+ character designs) 12 MB

Development log

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When I try to install it on my phone an error with the message 'app not installed' pops up. This has happened before with other games. Can you make an android armeabiv7a version? If you know how to, I would really appreciate it!

Hello, I just uploaded the armeabi-v7a version! I honestly don't know the difference between the versions, but I suppose the armeabi-v7a version works on older builds? Anyway, since I can't test it, do let me know if it doesn't work. Cheers!

It works! Thank you! 😁

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Of all the otome-type entries in NaNoRenO (I think I got through all of them) this felt the most otome-like, actually! It followed the standard setup and kept a good, constant tempo. I'm only sad the puns didn't penetrate as deeply as the setup suggested, but I love Neim's energy and how she literally does not have a sad face. Love a punster of action.

I'm a nerd so I enjoyed Rico's route (as well as Neim's struggles in the club because haven't we all experienced something like that), but I also like memes so the fun times of Matt's route were side-splittingly MAGNIFICENT, especially the last choice. I also appreciate well-done bad endings so Seth's bad ending turning into high-octane fuel was emotionally heavy but oddly cathartic. Lastly, "yes" to Question 2! If it's just that one route and the same timeline, I'd like if it were within the same game.

Hello catcracker! Thank you so much for your kind and meaningful comment! I'm glad you enjoyed the game! Yup, to be honest, sometimes (especially in Seth's route), I was too focussed on the action bits that I forgot all about Neim's pun curse... Haha. 

I had so much fun working on Matt's route, so I'm thrilled that you liked the meme references (cuz people don't usually go for meme-intensive otome games). Rico's route was partly based on a real-life situation, so I guess it's more relatable. And Seth's bad end... boy I had so much fun writing the angst. I'll work on Lynnette and Akila's route sometime in the future. Thank you once again for the valuable feedback!

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Hello! I just downloaded the game and it looks so fun! :D I was wondering where the cheat sheet was and then I realized that the game wasn't updated yet xD I actually wanted to check the cheat sheet since the last math question looked unsolveable :') Since adding two sides of a triangle can't be less than the third side. And then I realized it was an impossible to solve question xD I love the MC so much! I know I'm going to have fun playing this game! owo


By any chance is Rico a tsudere?

Hello, harmonywish! Thanks for playing the game! Sorry, I just finished uploading the new version of the game, so I think the new cheat sheet should be there now! 

For the math question, actually one side is suppposed to be square root of 73, not 73, but the square root symbol wouldn't show up for some reason hahha. Also, this question is supposed to be solveable... Like my friend solved it, but I have no idea how to do it.

And yes haha, Rico is a tsundere :)

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wow.......i am speechless by how amazing this game is. i loved playing rico's route it was so much PUN ahaha. but seriously, this was an amazing game and i really enjoyed playing it :). #ricoisbestboy

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Thank you for your kind comment! I'm glad you enjoyed it!! I agree Rico is best boi hahaha :D

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oh my godd I loved this game so much every pun and meme reference had me wheezing skdfkjrgu I can't wait for Matts route

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Ahhh thank you so much for your kind comment! Glad you enjoyed the game! I'm still working on Matt's route, thanks for your patience!