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RPG Maker VX Ace

Original Date

April 20, 2014


DrakeSprite Drake

Nexus Doors







Another Way is a Yume Nikki fangame made by FenrirDarkWolf (DeviantArt).

You play as Drake, a mad scientist whose trapped himself in his lab. He can explore his subconscious via the teleporter in his lab. The game is on hiatus until further notice.


Another Way is a traditional-styled fangame, explore and collect effects, called Experiments in this game.

Experiments are used with the Shift key, and you can return to the Lab with the Return button from the main menu.


There is little to no plot. Just exploring a mad scientist's subconscious. Drake's reasons for exploring it may range from pure curiosity to self-experimentation to just for fun. There are very few people in his world.

In the real world, Drake can take the left-hand stairs go into a small hallway with an elevator that doesn't seem to work, and a smaller computer. From there, he can head onto his balcony. When you try to go onto the right stairs, he will say "No." or make a noise that indicates he does not want to leave.

Experiments (Effects)Edit

Effects are called Experiments in this game. There are currently 13 to collect. You can undo the effects of an Experiment with the "Normality" option in the Experiments screen. An interesting thing about the Experiments is that each one has it's own face portrait, save for a few.

Effect Image Description
Wolf DrakeEff05 Drake becomes an anthropomorphic wolf. His speed increases.
Zeppelin DrakeEff08 Turns Drake into a Zeppelin. Allows him to fly over gaps.
Lawyer DrakeEff01 Drake becomes a lawyer. Pressing Shift will cause him to object, making NPC's stop. Pressing it again will make them move again.
Sharpshooter DrakeEff06 Drake carries a rifle. Pressing Shift will make him aim, making NPCs run away. Interacting with them will kill them.
Russian Doll DrakeEff02 Drake turns into a Matryoshka doll. Pressing Shift allows him to warp back to the Nexus.
Cor Anglais DrakeEff09 Drake plays a Cor Anglais, or an English Horn. Pressing Shift will make him play three notes.
Small DrakeEff10 Drake turns tiny. Allows him to pass through small holes.
Woman DrakeEff07 Drake becomes a woman. Turn male chasers neutral, but turns female chasers hostile.
Electric DrakeEff03 Drake turns electric. Pressing Shift will make it rain. Pressing it again will make it stop.
Blueberry DrakeEff04 Drake's head gets replaced with a blueberry.
Color Guard Drake12 Drake becomes a member of the Color Guard. Pressing Shift will make him sway his flag side to side, attracting NPCs.
Otter Drake13 Drake turns into an otter. Works as a speed effect underwater.
OFF Drake14 Drake turns monochrome and into a baseball uniform. Pressing Shift will summon three rings behind him and cause him to light up dark areas. A reference to the game OFF.

Download/External linksEdit


Creator's DeviantArt

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