Mozart's Name Day - Halloween stories for music lovers
Third Name Day: Syncopes
The third installment of the planned "Mozart's Name Day" series is here: it is a story where text, images and, above all, music are part of the experience, but it's not a visual novel, there are no choices to make and no alternate endings, the only required action is touching the screen anywhere to proceed forward.
For further details about this unusual combination between Mozart's music and horror stories, check out the First Name Day in the "More from developer" section on this page.
As said, Mozart made my life richer and this episode is my personal tribute to the “Amadeus” movie, which started it all many years ago: the run in the snow, the masquerade, the first movement of Symphony KV183 are all taken from the opening scene of the movie, even if I used those elements in a very different way.
A little explanation about the title: “syncopes” may refer to the musical effect heard in the first measures of Symphony KV183 but also to the loss of rational consciousness which you will read about at the beginning of the story.
As usual, if you will not like this story it's only my fault, especially with reference to used open-source software, free online resources, creative commons images and soundfonts, all credited at the end: any flaw is attributable solely to me.
Enjoy and thanks to all people who downloaded, evaluated and reviewed the previous stories.
Credits for images used in screenshots:
by Steve White
The Moon Window
by Derek Gavey
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