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PENNY ARCADE ADVENTURES:EPISODE 1


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WINDOWS DEMO: http://files.filefront.com/Penny+Arc.../fileinfo.html

MAC DEMO: http://files.filefront.com/Penny+Arc.../fileinfo.html

LINUX(??) DEMO: http://files.filefront.com/Penny+Arc.../fileinfo.html


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"Enjoy!... you Penny Arcadaholics you."

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Edited by Gillos - 5/21/08 at 3:43pm
    
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"Here's what I think of the demo."

"THE GOOD: Excellent use of cut scenes, the character you create is actually drawn into them so you can see your guy (or girl) interacting with the action. Funny and witty dialog, but that's a given with Penny Arcade, and I expected as much. But my expectations were met and exceeded! I was smiling through most of it, and I even LOL'd a couple times!

The Graphics are quite nice, cartoony, and clean, if you've seen the screenshots or videos you know what I mean. No hardware problems here, I think you could get away with a pretty budget or older system. Pentium 4, a GeForce 6000 class GFX card, and a GIG of RAM should be plenty.

The fighting is real time and quite enjoyable, the animations were sharp, and the ability to block and pull off super moves with the space bar is a nice touch. Special items are plentiful and logically named, so you know what it is you've got."

"THE BAD: The special items are plentiful... a little too plentiful. And also if you go back to an area you've already been you can re-smash boxes and garbage cans and re-get the stuff you got the first time around. I found myself getting way more items then I knew what to do with. Hopefully there is somewhere you can sell them.

The cinematic quality could be a bit better, especially the movement/fighting animations, it looks like a really well produced flash animation (Jib Jab or something similar).

It isn't really clear when you should try and block with some of the attacks (I'm looking at you Robo-Pissing move)... I also didn't like how the inventory usage was linked to your attacking. So you could use your inventory item, but that would reset your attacks to nothing, so you would have to wait again for the inventory to power up, then your attacks after that. I would like it better if inventory was separate from the attacks and if each character had their own inventory and it wasn't shared."

"Overall though I am very impressed with what I saw, I would say at least 8.5/10 if not more.
This will be purchased by me as soon as it's available!"

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It has a Linux client!!!!!!!!
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It has a Linux client!!!!!!!!
"Yea I was surprised too, anyone out there with Linux try it out?"

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From what I can gather you can buy the game at www.playgreenhouse.com

it's 19 bucks.
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"Yea I was surprised too, anyone out there with Linux try it out?"

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Well it launches at least . Haven't tried much of the demo, but so far everything works. Sound has a few pops during some of the cutscenes, but nothing to serious.
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From what I can gather you can buy the game at www.playgreenhouse.com

it's 19 bucks.
"Sweet, I know what I'm buying tomorrow night!"

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"BUMP! For a really great game."

"Also check out the AD Campaign they are doing. It's pretty clever!"

http://www.destructoid.com/penny-arc...ic-86914.phtml

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