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Old 06-12-16, 12:09 PM
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So what's the point of this game. I saw it was a free download so I did and played it. Beat it in about 30 minutes or so. Is this the first part of a series? I don't understand the point of putting a game so short out
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Old 06-12-16, 12:30 PM
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Old 06-12-16, 12:32 PM
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On Steam it shows that it took me about an hour and a half to beat it. It's a little indie game that's supposed to get the player invested in exploring and unravelling the story, nothing more. I thought it was just ok, I know there were a lot of mixed reactions (and probably a little over praised early on).
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Old 06-13-16, 11:55 AM
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I played this over the weekend since it was free too. I loved it. Thought it took a simple concept and simple story and made it an engaging and satisfying experience. It felt very organic to me.

But yeah, I can understand why people wouldn't like it and I can understand why the climax of the story may turn some people off.

I think the problem is that they put out this atmosphere of dread without that being the point of the payoff at all. Why did I feel nervous turning every corner? Because they game wanted me to feel nervous. This, despite absolutely no threat of harm to you. I can see why that would turn people off.
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