The title to today’s blog post is probably inscrutable to the average reader. What is EF-12? An experimental aircraft? A brand of detergent? A secret government black project?
Some of our more hardcore fans might have seen EF-12 listed on Playism JP, but beyond screen shots hinting at it being a 3D fighting game in the vein of Namco’s Tekken, EF-12 probably still remains a mystery. What separates EF-12 from other fighting games, is its extreme modability.
In fact, creator Quad Arrow fully believes that EF-12’s main attraction is the ability to create and modify every element of the game, from the GUI to individual characters’ move sets. While EF-12 offers players a working game with a number of sample characters that can be played “out-of-the-box”, the game’s power really comes out when players begin to tinker.
EF-12 comes with an extensive creators’ manual, designed to empower animators, modelers and sound designers with the knowledge to take full advantage of what EF-12 has available.
In Japan, a number of hobbyist designers have already created a number of characters to show off the versatility of the EF-12 engine, and we’re hoping that when the game releases in the West, we can foster and build a community of talented gamers looking to show the world what they’re capable of.
Are you a fan of modding games and tailoring gameplay to your whims? Then stay tuned for EF-12, coming to Playism EN soon!
Curious to learn more? Check out the JP trailer below: