Ha! I finally caught one of these before the deadline … I’ve always wanted to join and now seems like a good time to try. I am looking forward to the reveal of the theme. I plan on making a speedVN/CYOA kind of game.
Weapon of choice: http://www.renpy.org/latest.html
Emergency coding help: http://lemmasoft.renai.us/forums/viewforum.php?f=8
Music: possibly http://flashkit.com/loops/ or collaborating with music friends
Art: I got this one handled. B-)