The guy never ceases to amaze me! I did not know that Reitaisai was this weekend, so my “must check ZUN’s Blog” senses were turned on when I saw /jp/ behaving oddly and I saw a really bad mockup for the game.
Touhou Seirenbune ~ Unidentified Fantastic Object is the name of said game and below is a translation (thanks to gensokyo.org) of ZUN’s post.
Commemorate! Touhou Project No. 12: Touhou Seirenbune
Well, scratch that. Don’t commemorate. Touhou Project No. 12:
“Touhou Seirenbune ~Undefined Fantastic Object.”
It feels the same as always, but I’ve fixed and balanced scoring. It’s fairly challenging.
I looked into difficulty a bit. Mm, it’s a bit easier now.
The story, in a nutshell:
“A rumor began in Gensokyo that, ever since some time before Spring, a treasure ship has been spotted in the sky. ‘What great luck!’ thought some, and scrambled to board that ship. That’s why there were black shadows flying at high speed behind the ship.”
Something light-hearted like that. Sanae’s playable in this game, so that makes three. Each person had two objectives, but chose to chase the treasure ship (?) flying at high speeds. It’s an almost astonishingly light-hearted plot… but.
The game is slated for completion Summer 2009.
There will be demo CDs for sale at Reitaisai, on March the 8th. If you’re interested, bring your pot stand or something.
The demo will be three stages, just like always. Actually, this game is ridiculously conventional. I started feeling nostalgic at some point.