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Is it hard to get into? As in, takes hour of learning before its actual playable/fun?
Learning the game is pretty easy. It's trying to out think, and out smart your opponent that hard.

Is it enjoyable? Well it depends. It's a very simple, streamlined, but deep gameplay experience. It's one of those games that make you go deep into your mind looking for a solution to a given situation.

At the same time, it's got that same streamlined, sterile, but balanced gameplay mechanics that SC2/CS has, which is a turn-off for some ppl...

So yeah, the gameplay is actually cerebral, and it makes for a quick and fun competitive game. Some ppl might not like the lack of stats, and units, and terrain, etc. Kind of like Counterstrike
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Just bought this yesterday during the Steam sale. Glad I held out, was going to pay the full $25 a day or two before it went on sale for $16. Played through the tutorial and the first couple of levels, and I'm liking it. Good soundtrack too.
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Been playing this every day for a little bit with a buddy, but always looking for more people to play with. Seems as though some people won't finish a game once they're on the losing end of it and I figure anyone here that plays has to be good people. I don't have tons of time, maybe time for a turn or two per day depending on how many games I got going, but I won't leave anyone hanging for days on end without making a turn.

If you're interested in a match or 10, hit me up either here or there. I go by theDonik on the FS servers and I'm in UK1, but I think everyone is now.
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Actually sounds pretty cool.
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I'm willing to split a two pack with someone. PM me.
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looking forward to some games with anyone who picks it up, it really is a great game!
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I just played this and it is a blast to play. I like how it's very unique in that it's turn based like chess, but both players move simultaneously. Here's a quick video that I exported from YouTube so you can get a feel of how it works.


Basically every turn consists of 5 seconds of real game time. Before you commit these 5 seconds, you and your enemy lay out your actions for all your units prior. When you both submit, both your actions get played out simultaneously and see what happens. Like I said, really fun, if you ever get the chance please try it once.
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I'm kind interested in this game; Fall damage talked really highly of it a few months ago. I'd rather have it that I can buy a single copy for cheaper though.
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I just played this and it is a blast to play. I like how it's very unique in that it's turn based like chess, but both players move simultaneously. Here's a quick video that I exported from YouTube so you can get a feel of how it works.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNtRcuvmArY

Basically every turn consists of 5 seconds of real game time. Before you commit these 5 seconds, you and your enemy lay out your actions for all your units prior. When you both submit, both your actions get played out simultaneously and see what happens. Like I said, really fun, if you ever get the chance please try it once.
Hey glad you liked it, what's your name in game? I'm still looking for more friends to play with!

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I'm kind interested in this game; Fall damage talked really highly of it a few months ago. I'd rather have it that I can buy a single copy for cheaper though.
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Frozen Synapse is half-off on Steam this weekend!

http://store.steampowered.com/app/98200

Two-pack deal for $12.49!
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