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Old 04-24-12, 10:09 PM
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For those who ordered directly from TTG, they've had difficulties getting the game up on their site today, and are emailing out Steam codes if you want to download it tonight.
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Old 04-24-12, 10:16 PM
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For those who ordered directly from TTG, they've had difficulties getting the game up on their site today, and are emailing out Steam codes if you want to download it tonight.
Pretty cool of them. However they said that the Steam version is buggier than the build they plan on releasing on their site. I'm sure they'll update the Steam version at some point soon too though.
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Old 04-24-12, 10:41 PM
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Is this Steam code just for episode one or is it the whole season? If it's the whole season, I'll probably just donate it to the 8BB charity raffle later this year and wait on the TTG version. If its just episode one, I'll just redeem it and play.
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Old 04-24-12, 10:52 PM
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Looks like it's for the whole season. It just shows up as "The Walking Dead".
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Old 04-24-12, 11:09 PM
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I just finished the first episode. It was awesome and I can't wait for the rest of them.
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Old 04-25-12, 01:13 AM
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How long did it take to complete?

I wish there was a season pass-type option on XBL, but doesn't look like there's going to be one. I'd like to play this right away, but I also know that it'll be discounted later on (whether individually or as a bundle).
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Old 04-25-12, 07:28 AM
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Hey guys, I'm only watching the television show and haven't read any of the comics. Does the game spoil anything that may show up on future seasons of the show? Thanks
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Old 04-25-12, 08:25 AM
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How long did it take to complete?
2-3 hours for the first play-through, but there are several decision points that affect the story, so I suspect most people will try going through it at least twice.
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Hey guys, I'm only watching the television show and haven't read any of the comics. Does the game spoil anything that may show up on future seasons of the show? Thanks
No. Indeed, the show is so loosely adapted from the comics that it's impossible to know what they'll adapt and what they won't. The game itself is set in the comics universe, but it's a new side story rather than an adaption of events in the comics.
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Old 04-25-12, 09:49 AM
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I want to play this but the BTTF game bored the hell out of me by the third episode, maybe PS+ will offer it for free eventually.
I couldn't get thru the first episode.
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Old 04-25-12, 09:54 AM
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Those of you bored by these adventure games... Did you know what to expect going in?
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Old 04-25-12, 10:39 AM
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I played through BTTF because I enjoyed the story, but as an adventure game it was pretty boring at times...because the puzzles were so ridiculously easy. In many situations, the solution was in plain site of the problem. In others, multiple puzzles were solved the exact same way (which actually stumped me at first since that's something that almost never happens in adventure games..."surely that won't work AGAIN").
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Old 04-25-12, 11:37 AM
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No. Indeed, the show is so loosely adapted from the comics that it's impossible to know what they'll adapt and what they won't. The game itself is set in the comics universe, but it's a new side story rather than an adaption of events in the comics.
Thanks, Groucho. I'm going to download the demo when I get home.
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Old 04-25-12, 12:13 PM
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Those of you bored by these adventure games... Did you know what to expect going in?
Absolutely... I grew up playing The Dig, Maniac Mansion, Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis, etc... but I either grew out of the genre or BTTF under-delivered on my expectations. I just couldn't get in to it.
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Did this come out on XBLA today? If so, how much?
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Friday, 400.
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Only 400? Nice!
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But there'll be 5 episodes, so it's really 2000...
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But there'll be 5 episodes, so it's really 2000...
Yup. And no subscription discount on XBLA like there is on PSN. Because on XBLA, you can't pay in advance for future content... except DLC packages. Yeah, that makes a lot of sense.

If I get it at all, I'll get it with a discount on PS Plus or Steam.
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Old 04-25-12, 03:40 PM
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OTOH, if you don't pay full retail price for your MS points (I assume that applies to most on this forum) even at 2000 points the Xbox version may be the cheapest way to play through the series.
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Yup. And no subscription discount on XBLA like there is on PSN. Because on XBLA, you can't pay in advance for future content... except DLC packages. Yeah, that makes a lot of sense.
Is there a hub menu for this game that all the episodes will be accessible within? If so, I don't see why it can't work just like a season pass. Not that it matters since it's wishful thinking.
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Old 04-25-12, 03:56 PM
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Within the PC version, there's a complete interface to access any of the episodes all as one executable. Not sure if Xbox will work the same way, but it's certainly possible.
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Old 04-25-12, 04:00 PM
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Is there a hub menu for this game that all the episodes will be accessible within? If so, I don't see why it can't work just like a season pass. Not that it matters since it's wishful thinking.
Yes there is. When you start the game you can hit r1 and l1 to scroll through the episodes.
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Old 04-25-12, 04:04 PM
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Is there a hub menu for this game that all the episodes will be accessible within? If so, I don't see why it can't work just like a season pass. Not that it matters since it's wishful thinking.
Episode 1 is essentially the game on the 360, and future episodes are DLC within that game. That's how Microsoft has to structure it for some reason.
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Episode 1 is essentially the game on the 360, and future episodes are DLC within that game. That's how Microsoft has to structure it for some reason.

That's how they all are, if you mean the game is pretty much just a launcher for all the episodes. It's the exact same on PC and PS3

Each episode is probably going to use a lot of assets from the first episode (zombies, main characters, supporting characters you don't let die, etc) so in essence the first episode IS the game and the rest are expansions.
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That's how they all are, if you mean the game is pretty much just a launcher for all the episodes. It's the exact same on PC and PS3
Is that new with this title? Beause I have all of the Telltale games for PS3 except Jurassic Park, and all of them show as 5 different games in my XMB, and must be launched seperately.

EDIT: Does this mean the trophies are combined too, and if so, does that mean we can get a platinum for this title? It kinda pissed me off that they put out a disc based version of BTTF with a platinum trophy after I already bought the PSN version.
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