You can see the game kind of laggily delete sprites many frames before opening the text window over them, it's weird.
(I don't think those badges along the bottom bear any particular resemblance to final??)
- the exp bar doesn't animate
- I got a wild encounter then got another one as soon as the battle ended before I could take another step
If you let the opening loop, it becomes a very simple minigame to collect Jigglypuff's music notes. And then Ho-Oh's flames are also music notes for some reason.
Nothing in this town does or says anything
In case you haven't realized yet, they clearly had this game almost entirely mapped out and threw ALL of it out and redid the world map entirely. No wonder it was so delayed...
I went inside, came out, Sk8erboi was still there(?!), and abruptly everything went sideways
this is a sliding block puzzle, but I can't make the slightest heads or tails of the atrocious visual fidelity (allegedly of a mon), probably why it was cut