The Game: Touch Detective
The Problem: Mackenzie, a budding young investigator, is anxiously awaiting a chance to prove her skills. Suddenly, her friend Penelope bursts through the agency’s door with the case of a lifetime - something’s been stolen! Something huge! Something valuable! Yes, a nefarious, dastardly thief has run away with Penelope’s... dreams.
The Logical Solutions:
- Slap the nincompoop and tell her to come back when she has a REAL problem.
- Gently inquire whether the dreams possibly disappeared when she... we don’t know... woke up? Explain the concept of sleep and then slap the moron again.
- Consult a mental health professional. Seriously, this girl is nuts.
The Stupid Solution: Forget our advice - this is a cutesy, whimsical anime game and requires an equally cutesy, whimsical solution. Maybe, say, people can visit other people’s dreams and stuff. Yeah. Using a crazy dream powder or something. Right, and the ingredients you need to access this kooky “fifth dimension” of consciousness are, like, charmingly eccentric things which, you know, just happen to be lying around the game already.
“Hot minced mushrooms”? Good thing we found these mushroom cookies earlier! “Herbal paper”? Why, the neighboring store sells herbal shopping bags! “Light a fire”? Hmmm...
Of course - a microwave! That makes the most sense of anything ever. Case closed. Now if we could only figure out why our assistant is a walking, talking penis...