Interview with a Chuhou Joutai player about our gaming experiences

The following below is an interview with a fellow player of Chuhou Joutai and our gaming experiences. Interviewee: Which questions should we start off with? Driller: What was the first video game you ever played? Interviewee: That’s a tough one because it goes way back when I was probably five or six. It may haveContinue reading “Interview with a Chuhou Joutai player about our gaming experiences”

VidSpace – The Precursor to YouTube in the Land of Illusions

There is a video sharing site you may have heard of while playing Chuhou Joutai called VidSpace. This is basically the precursor to YouTube in the modern days. Some characters in the game, such as Kagami Ochiai, use it. Susumu Takajima previously used it, before he got busted by police for supporting SPASDOT, before heContinue reading “VidSpace – The Precursor to YouTube in the Land of Illusions”

Overcoming Hate as an Indie Developer

Has this ever happened to you? You produce a great title, only to have someone say, “your game is a piece of 💩?” If somebody does, don’t focus on that and read this instead. Or, you can cut them off by blocking them or filing a DMCA to them (not recommended). Boost Collective explained thisContinue reading “Overcoming Hate as an Indie Developer”

Information regarding the Extra Stage glitch in Chuhou Joutai

Greetings from Drillimation Systems. We have gotten reports of complaints from players saying they cannot unlock the “Return to Ahoge Peninsula” achievement after clearing Arcade Mode with both characters and shot types in Chuhou Joutai, which unlocks the Extra Stage. Due to an error in the unlock criteria for the achievement, the achievement would notContinue reading “Information regarding the Extra Stage glitch in Chuhou Joutai”

The Unused Stuff that Never Made it into Chuhou Joutai

As the Steam Summer Sale wraps up and that today is National Video Game Day, I think I could take the chance to tell you about some of the stuff that never made it into the game. Like with most media, there are some things that didn’t make it into the game. Cutscene images TheseContinue reading “The Unused Stuff that Never Made it into Chuhou Joutai”

Mock-up of Drillimation’s Website Appears in Squirrel Monkey’s Newest Video

Squirrel Monkey, a YouTuber known for taking modern-day services and imagining them if we had them in like the 1980s and 1990s, featured Chuhou Joutai in his newest video. We have struck two deals with him to help get Chuhou Joutai’s word out. The first time was way back in September 2019 when he postedContinue reading “Mock-up of Drillimation’s Website Appears in Squirrel Monkey’s Newest Video”

Next Two Weeks From June 25: Get Chuhou Joutai for 10% off!

Got to-do lists filling up? We sure do, as today marks the longest day in the Northern Hemisphere. When this happens, the summer craze begins as we have reached the maximum tilt towards the sun. Unfortunately, we can’t go anywhere due to the pandemic, but Chuhou Joutai is a way to relax while staying home.Continue reading “Next Two Weeks From June 25: Get Chuhou Joutai for 10% off!”

Drillimation Composes for “Catch Hina!”

Over the past two days, Drillimation Systems was selected to be the composer for a Touhou Project fangame for a biannual jam on This project was titled Catch Hina! by Phoskryfes, a simple puzzle game as suggested by the title, the player must capture Hina Kagiyama in the shortest time possible in a similarContinue reading “Drillimation Composes for “Catch Hina!””

Why Indie Developers Should Start With an Original IP

When Drillimation restructured as a game development studio following GoAnimate’s transition to HTML5, which removed the site’s most popular themes, Chuhou Joutai saw its roots from there. I decided to turn whatever we created into profit. This is a tip for those who want to become indie developers wanting to foray into the gaming industry.Continue reading “Why Indie Developers Should Start With an Original IP”

Cult Following for Chuhou Joutai Wanted!

Chuhou Joutai has been out for almost a month now, and as a way to expand, we need a cult following! We welcome whatever you put up. But make sure whatever you do with our IP follows our Game Content and Brand Usage Rules. Would you like to do a playthrough of the game? WeContinue reading “Cult Following for Chuhou Joutai Wanted!”