Produced for 9-Jam and Cirno Day, this is a Touhou remake of Money Puzzle/Idol Exchangers, a 1997 arcade game by Face. 

Features

  • 2-4 Player online versus mode
  • Endless Arcade mode in four difficulties
  • 4 1/2 voiced and varied characters
  • Music

Controls

Z/X to pull / push a stack of coins to your character

Left/Right Arrow keys to position your character under your desired column

Double tap down to add additional rows to your side, to avoid running out of steam.

Gameplay

Combine even-numbered coins in groups of five, and odd numbered coins in groups of two, exchanging them for higher value coins, all without your board spilling over! By forming combos, you can send rows to the opponents side, either by cascading into combos or by quickly making matches during the combo animation.

Matching blue powerups upgrade the coin type above them to the next highest coin type, red powerups erase all the coins of the matching type.

Strategy

Combined coins appear in the lowest, rightmost spot in the combo.

Overmatching additional coins in a combo doesn't increase the produced coin, shortchange your opponents to keep your board clear.

You can hold any number of the same coin at once, so pulling every coin you can of that type before throwing it back helps you group unfinished combos.

Matching odd coins is quite fast since it only requires two, try to open chains with even coins then extend them by quickly pairing odd coins.

Matching powerups horizontally doubles the effectiveness since you they will effect both kinds of coins. In general, try to activate powerups on even numbered coins.

Rows you pull are easier to solve than rows your opponent sends to you, and rows your opponent sends never contain powerups. Pull a bunch of rows before using your red powerup for best results.

Credits

Jose "LadyEbony" Garcia (Gameplay/UI/Netplay)

David "Texel" Jones (Gameplay/Design/Network)

Peacock Roy (Music)

Egophiliac (Art, Animation)

Voices © UTJ/UCL

LittleRobotSoundFactory (freesound.org) (Menu Sounds)

Updated 6 days ago
Published 7 days ago
StatusIn development
PlatformsWindows, HTML5
Release date 7 days ago
AuthorsNitori, Peacock Roy, LadyEbony
GenrePuzzle
Made withUnity
Tags2D, Arcade, combos, Multiplayer, Remake, Touhou, Versus
Average sessionAbout a half-hour
MultiplayerServer-based networked multiplayer

Download

Download
CirnoDayFinalWin.zip 27 MB

Comments

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Whoa, this one's pretty fun! I would probably never play it online though. Difficult though!!

I love it when the rush kicks in every time about 5-10 seconds before I inevitably lose. Cutely polished game! (Polishedly cute?)

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whoa, an incredible clone of the old-neo geo game money puzzle exchanger. everything is super polished and it feels complete. this is it, folks