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Seven Photos: The Photographic Detective - A Murder Mystery Puzzle Game Inspired by Dangan Ronpa

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Jul 24, 2017 | 2:29 AM EDT

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EDIT 8/10/17: Download on iOS for free!

EDIT 8/8/17: Updated to v1.1! I've added links to the mobile version along with a free hint and now your scores save! There's also some bug fixes to fix some edge cases with clicking too fast between sections.

EDIT 8/5/17: Download on Google Play now for free!

Hi guys! Welcome to Seven Photos: The Photographic Detective! This game is inspired by Dangan Ronpa, Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney, and Layton Brothers! (Three of my favorite murder mystery games!)

Put simply, Seven Photos is a murder mystery game where you have 7 photos to figure out exactly how and why you woke up, without memories, outside a locked room containing two presumably dead people. This is a point and click, action thriller game in which you try to figure out who the murderer is before you go insane. Could it have been you? Who's lying? You have seven photos to figure that out.


Point and click:
-Look for evidence by clicking around for them!
Drag to shoot evidence bullets:
-When you get to the countering phase, drag to shoot the evidence bullet at the statement that you can prove wrong with that evidence!
-(ex. if you have a evidence bullet that says you 'love dogs more than cats', if a statement says 'you love cats more than dogs' you would prove that statement wrong by using your 'love dogs' bullet! If you love Dangan Ronpa, you'll see that this mechanic pays homage to the classic 'You've got that wrong'! from that game :)

Also, I threw in some references to Dangan Ronpa, Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney, and Layton Brothers within the game if you want to find those!

Let me know if you guys find bugs and enjoy!
RECORD: [could be you!]

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Thanks so much to my beta testers for sticking through this development process with me and helping make my game the best that it could be!



Rated 5 / 5 stars

mg the main character is a murderous manipulating psychopath ._.


Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

A cross between shoujo and Call of Cthulhu...the talking camera and schoolgirl with a dropping sanity score are kinda a weird pairing...

I can see you're going for the Ace Attorney spin, but that's not the ideal format. I already had a good idea of things that needed to be done figured out (e.g., I instantly noticed the times of the solo and the murder couldn't match), but the game assumed I didn't know anything. Like in the Attorney series.

It would help if, once you find conclusions (e.g., time of photo), they could be pinned to said photo without any guesswork.

Take out the handholding, though, and you have a great detective series here.


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

FORGOTTEN FUN! Ugh, I want more of this!


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Forgotten Fun 31831! I LOVE this concept!! Can't WAIT to see more!! I wonder if one day Piper will find out she really IS a monster committing these crimes where even she won't know the answer to? I would LIVE AND LOVE to see that!


Rated 4 / 5 stars

Forgotten fun!