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Yet Another Research Dog

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Game Overview:This is an autobiographical casual game. Based on the experience of the founder of our studio and a bunch of other researchers, the story of a research dog, who has been long-term pushed and unequally treated, is presented in the game.
In this game, players need to work on boss’s countless jobs in order to make enough money for daily supply. Pressure of being fired, starving or even being mentally destroyed is always a company of the research dog.
Of course, you will also experience some interesting or surprising moments, for examples, the colleague’s help (or troubles), nice gift from your neighbor(or traffic jam) and so on.Game Features:
1. Art Style: In , 99% of the elements are shaped from black and white lines. Therefore the whole game world is filled with apathy and humor.

2. Characters: The hero of the game is a personified dog. And all the roles in the game are two most common pets in real life: cats and dogs.

3. Instruments: All the instruments in the game have their prototypes in the real world. And the way you operate them is well designed.

4. Soliloquize: As a vivid character, the research dog has its own opinion towards the society, but there is only one audience of all the thoughts, himself. Considering it is a story that telling himself, why not try to turn tragedy into comedy, turn sadness into fun as possible as we can.

5. Difficulty: The game play of is roughly 1.5 hours, lasting totally 11 days in the game. Every day is tougher than the previous. New gameplay or system will be introduced every several days.
Real life: We introduce some of the elements in real life in this small game: such as having meals, sleep, traffic jam, washing cloth, and so on. You will find that the things that trouble ourselves in real life will always be an company with the research dog.Game Background:Throughout the long journey of your academic career, you've had many uncommon experiences.
When it's time to play as a child, you were studying; when it's time to date as a teenager, you were studying.
Because of the amount of scholarship offered, you chose a relatively ordinary university; because of your not-so-sophisticated ideals, you went all the way to a Ph.D.
To lighten your family's burden, you've worked as a TA, random paid-by-the-hour job, and cashier. You've done other people's assignment and attended some kid's parents' meeting for some pay.
You had a procrastinative Ph.D. mentor and two interesting colleagues. One of them broke your equipment; the other graduated with research data borrowed from you.
After these destructive events, you went back to your work station and stayed. Finally you got your results.
You produced a dissertation good enough for Science, and handed it to your mentor with absolute joy.
Your mentor kept your dissertation for nine months.
Under pressure, you kept working unrequitedly.
You waded through a breakup, loss of a family member, wedding of a childhood friend, and IPO of a friend's company.
Your cousin, six years younger than you, had a baby when you started your Ph.D. Now her kid is old enough to sell girl scout cookies, and you're still here, waiting for an elusive diploma.
Maybe your luck did an one-eighty, or maybe your mentor had a moral epiphany. He handed the dissertation back to you, untouched, and told you it's ready for publishing.
That magnificent summer, you finally managed to graduate.
At that fateful moment, you suddenly remembered your life-long dream.
You still wanted to be a scientist.
Thanks to that untouched dissertation, you got into a research institution.
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Dawntrail Entertainment
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Dawntrail Entertainment
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http://dawntrail.com/

System requirements for PC

Minimum:
  • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 or 10
  • Processor: 1 Ghz or faster
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Graphics: integrated graphics
  • Storage: 256 MB available space

System requirements for macOS

Minimum:
  • OS: OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
  • Processor: Intel Core i3 2.00 GHz
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Graphics: integrated graphics
  • Storage: 256 MB available space
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Yet Another Research Dog reviews and comments

Translated by
Microsoft from Russian
Another Scientist Dog-a short but very good cross, Tamomichi with a time manager, about the harsh everyday life of scientists. Plot. The Story is autobiographical and based on the life of the developer of the game itself. The story tells us the story of the life of a young dog-scientist, who with great strain was able to get a job in the lab, but instead of the pleasure of research, faced with a bunch of problems, ranging from the hated boss, who assigns himself Research results to interruptions with electricity and budget cuts. Despite this, he remained faithful to his dream and his vocation. Probably something similar was in our science in the 90s, and perhaps even now. Gameplay. Gameplay-a mixture of Tamagotchi with a time manager. On The one hand we have 3 parameters that need to be maintained (health, physical and mental, and attitude to US boss). For This purpose it is necessary to go to bed in time, eat, wash clothes, buy food and washing powders, and so on. On the other hand, when you come to the laboratory, we are given tasks for experiments, which need in a certain sequence and time, use the necessary apparatus. In Addition, there are randomized events, like neighbors coming to visit, poisoning from food and the like. The Game is short (11 game days, 2 hours of the present time maximum), but to pass it is not so easy. Graphics and sounds. The Picture is drawn minimalistic, but pretty cute. It is difficult to find Another term for it. The Music is somewhat sad, but beautiful. As a result. A Short, slightly sad game showing what it really is to be a scholar at this time. The Main emphasis here is placed on the plot, rather than on the gameplay. And The plot well conveys the basic idea. Fans of good stories, and those who wanted once (or wants now) to become a scientist, pass unequivocally! 9 scientists from 10. http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=1126011506 P. S: If this review was useful for You put like, and also add friends and subscribe to me as a curator-Reviews online
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Product received for free "Yet Another Research Dog" is a Casual simulator workaholic, obsessed with the idea of becoming a great scientist and make a career. The main character from childhood was a dream-to become a great scientist. Many years of hard study and work do not give the desired results. Suddenly there is a chance to advance in a career. The Main character is invited to work as an intern in the laboratory... Gameplay: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UjgtDpUxTkw This work will not be as easy as our hero hoped. You Have to be a boss, earning a miserable penny, which is enough only for sustenance. Daily pressure at work, threats of dismissal and mental overexertion can cause the hero of the disease, influencing his health, mood and performance. In The game can happen a lot of unexpected situations at home, at work and even on the road, while the hero rides in his car. These random moments can bring both harm and benefit. For Example, he may be late for work because he was stopped on the highway and get a scolding from the boss, and can get an unexpected gift from friends who will delight and cheer up. The Game is a bit like "Punch Club" and similar simulators control the life of non-ordinary characters. The Whole game we will lead the life of the protagonist. We will lay him to sleep, feed, wash clothes, drive to work, perform various errands and go shopping. Together with this cute, humanoid dog we have to go a difficult path along the career ladder to his cherished dream and watch his ups/downs, relive the joy and grief. Great game with chic style affectation and cute main character. English translation is not the most successful, but its availability pleases. It would be much more difficult to Disassemble the inscriptions in Chinese. Knowledge of the language for the game is not obligatory, but desirable. The Action is not so much, and all the main game moments can be seen in the pictures in the main character's phone. You can read other reviews and subscribe to our curators. Welcome! 5 minutes of game
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