Standstill Girl

Standstill Girl is a turn-based RPG by Uta (Sky Scraper Project) made in RPG Maker 2000.

Alice is a girl who lives in the Land of Time, in the care of a boy named Tiska.
One day, when the hands of the Great Clock are mysteriously scattered, the Land of Life comes to a standstill.
Though it's Tiska's job as a warden of time to recover the hands, Alice can't help but be curious...


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Supported Platforms
The game's engine is made for Windows only, with no native support for other platforms.
The multi-platform EasyRPG Player mimics the behavior of RM2K and RM2K3, but may not always be exact.
Also, for Macs, you can try a general-purpose tool like WineBottler.




Troubleshooting

Make sure to extract the game to its own folder instead of running directly from the ZIP file.
If you don't do so, any saves made will be lost the next time you run the game.


If you get a DirectDraw error, right-click the EXE, go to Properties, Compatibility, and try other compatibility modes.

If the font doesn't seem correct, download and install the MS Gothic font.

RPG Maker 2000 has some inherent, unfixable control bugs ("automatically moving in a direction" or "no buttons work").
The issues often seem to involve gamepads, or getting "stuck" on an input if Shift and a Numpad key are pressed simultaneously.
Thus, try fiddling with gamepads and your keyboard until it fixes. (Reinstalling the game likely won't help.)

If you get "not implemented" errors on or near startup, make sure you have a working sound device (speakers/headphones).
It can also occur mid-game if your system doesn't like a particular MP3, in which case, try to delete or replace the file in Music.




Screenshots

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Guides

Instead of a complete walkthrough, I've made a collection of guides to various aspects of the game.
Click or highlight the black boxes to show spoiler text.
Many spoilers within.

Guides



Translation Notes
(These contain spoilers for all aspects of the game. Only read after you've beaten it fully.)



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