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Has anyone bought it yet? If so is it worth it? I really don't want to spend 10$ if there's no puzzles or gameplay at all.
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I got it as a mod on moddb, I didn't like it, it's like zybourne clock but it released. I wouldn't pay money for it. biggrin.gif
   
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I just bought it. I'll reply when I play a bit.

EDIT: Only about 10 minutes in... still not sure what's happening (other than nothing)
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The map was crafted quite well... we just need something to kill. tongue.gif

EDIT:Time flies, I tell you what. This game is pretty awesome... even though all you do is walk around and look. Dear Esther, here are the last images I'll supply. tongue.gif

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Note flowing water... I've never seen that in a source game.
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I've been interested in this game but I never knew what you were supposed to..do. What's the objective? Are there any objectives?
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I'm pretty sure you don't kill anything. I played it as a source mod a year or so ago and from what I could figure out you just explore and experience a story. Not sure what is different now but I may buy it .
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I'm pretty sure you don't kill anything. I played it as a source mod a year or so ago and from what I could figure out you just explore and experience a story. Not sure what is different now but I may buy it .
That's pretty much it. You wander in and on an island see the sees, hear the hears, and die? Idk. About an hour in... it's definitely interesting. I lied earlier... here's the last on I'll post:

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That's pretty much it. You wander in and on an island see the sees, hear the hears, and die? Idk. About an hour in... it's definitely interesting. I lied earlier... here's the last on I'll post:
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I like this kind of game for when I need a break from the usual games I play. It looks really good but I also got kind of interested in the story. I didn't get to far into it and its been over a year since I played the mod so I can't remember a whole lot about the story. If I don't change my mind I'm going to go ahead and pick this up. Have to check my "extra cash" funds Thursday but I'll probably pick up this and (finally) Minecraft.
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it's only $10 on Steam. Worth it, imo.
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it's only $10 on Steam. Worth it, imo.

I really want to pick it up to give it a try, but I'm 18 and jobless. Funds are limited frown.gif Looks interesting though. I just don't know if I could get into it. My friend wants to try it because the trailer looked good, but he hates Skyrim because he feels like you're walking in "dead empty space" all day. Guess he's going to hate this.
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Interesting game if you want to analyze a storyline and slowly explore an interesting island. I wrote a review of it here, although I didn't grant myself the liberty of spoiling it. It's worth some discussion I'd say.
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