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OMORI: A Darker Take on The Classic JRPG Style

OMOCAT, famous for her "not-anime but still kinda" art style, has just launched a kickstarter for a horror themed JRPG called OMORI and if the trailer doesn't sell you, then let me give it a try.


Most of you may remember OMOCAT for her many Zelda-themed comic strips

Yes, yes very funny, but now she has decided its time to explore a more darker side of her creations.

Welcome to WHITE SPACE. Your name is OMORI and you've been living here for as long as you can remember. Everything is bright white; there aren't any walls. A black lightbulb hangs from the ceiling… wherever it is. There's a floor but it's always cold. The warmest thing here is probably your laptop. You don't mind though. You have a blanket, a laptop, a cat, a sketchbook, and a tissue box. You have everything you need.

You are usually upset. Everyone annoys you, you think you are ugly, you don't know where you came from, you don't know where you are going, and you're too tired to care.

On good days, your neighbors invite you over for a visit. "How can they have fun with someone as horrible as me?" You miss them now. When will they come again? Maybe today will be a good day!

Or maybe today is a day for sleeping.

But...Sometimes you're reminded you used to have another friend— someone really important.

Somewhere in the back of your head, you have an inkling feeling that you weren't always like this. You weren't always living in WHITE SPACE.

The truth is...

Your story is already over.

You just have to remember it.

Classic JRPG's such as Earthbound seem to be a clear influence on the forthcoming title in both art and mechanics, but OMOCAT has added a few of her own twist to keep gameplay fresh and engaging.

A traditional turn-based battle system with untraditional statuses and states based off real human emotions and conditions.


As of posting this OMORI is merely a few pledges away from hitting its goals with over 40 days left on the clock.


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