Nocturnal Emmision (Windows)

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Nocturnal Emmision (sic) is a surreal platform game where the player controls a fish, falsely accused of assassinating the president. Most levels are in the style a typical platforming game where the player makes his way across platforms while avoiding enemies. Some enemies can be killed with the gun, if the player finds one. There are also some levels with a different style, such as a scrolling shooter.

The game also contains an "Arcade mode", which consists of 3 minigames to play.

Nocturnal Emmision was originally conceived as a demo version of a planned full game. These plans were abandoned soon after release.


Nocturnal Emmision Windows Shooting level. Watch out for evil postal workers.
Nocturnal Emmision Windows The third arcade level, "Enemy...Owned!" The UFOs keep appearing and blowing up parts of the stage.
Nocturnal Emmision Windows Sudden explosion attack
Nocturnal Emmision Windows Stage selection screen.

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  • "NE" -- Name used for the game on the current Vertigo Games website (as of 2014)

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This was the first game ever made by David "Mr. Chubigans" Galindo and the first released under the Vertigo Games label (as well as one of the earliest releases in the young community centered around the Game Maker program). As his game developing skills improved, he came to be very embarrassed with this production.

Ribald as the game's title may sound, it was unintentional--the author didn't know what the phrase actually meant at the time.

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JudgeDeadd (22210) added Nocturnal Emmision (Windows) on May 25, 2014