I was hyped for this and you didn't disappoint. 7/7
"it's okay, i'm sure someone can program their own rpg engine in html5 and make a whole game with it in the span of 9 days"
~A game about perception~
I tried the vanilla JS thing. The game code is just 1 JS file and it's very long. Reading the code is actually a better adventure than playing the game because I, um, I've coded a trainwreck.
The audio works best in Chrome but you really should play it in Firefox because there are some graphics at the end that don't quite work in Chrome.
Controls are in the readme.txt.