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Good news, you won't have to travel to a future where money is meaningless for a free chance to try out the PC or Mac versions of Back to the Future for free. Telltale has released the first episode of the series for the universe-defying price of zero dollars. All you need to do is visit Telltale's Back to the Future site, click the offer on the bottom of the page and create a Telltale account. Those who already have an account just have to sign in and, bam, instant Back to the Future.
http://www.joystiq.com/2011/04/01/ba...on-mac-and-pc/
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Amazing.
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Anyone played this? Wondering if it's any good?
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Anyone played this? Wondering if it's any good?

I bought it on Steam when it came out, played for a few hours, but the control system is horrible, which might put some people off. It did put me off. But I have other games bought on the Christmas Sale still to play, so I have more than one excuse.

The plot seems nice and interesting (as far as I played it, of course), and the voices are also very nice. Christopher Lloyd lends his voice to the Doc. Brown character, and Marty's voice is done by someone who sounds like Michael J. Fox. You notice it isn't him, but after a while hearing Marty's mannerisms you almost believe it is. Those two things lend believability to it being something like a Back to the Future 4.

I might get back to it, especially since the price I paid includes all the episodes which are being released one a month.

It's a casual adventure game, but they should really change the control system of the characters on-screen. The graphics are the usual Telltale thing. DX9, cartoonish. A casual game.

But if you get the chance to try it for free, there's nothing better than to make up your own mind about it
 
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Joystiq is a lil behind on the news. EP 1 has been free for like a month already. I have yet to finish the game.
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http://www.tweakguides.com/newsarch_feb11.html

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Site Update
26 February 2011

Just a quick note about the Back to the Future adventure game I mentioned at the start of the year. The first episode is now available for Free. See my YouTube Video for a sample of the game if you're unsure. I'm currently playing the second episode which was recently released, and it's quite fun.

Edited by c0nnection - 4/1/11 at 8:18pm
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I bought it on Steam when it came out, played for a few hours, but the control system is horrible, which might put some people off. It did put me off. But I have other games bought on the Christmas Sale still to play, so I have more than one excuse.

The plot seems nice and interesting (as far as I played it, of course), and the voices are also very nice. Christopher Lloyd lends his voice to the Doc. Brown character, and Marty's voice is done by someone who sounds like Michael J. Fox. You notice it isn't him, but after a while hearing Marty's mannerisms you almost believe it is. Those two things lend believability to it being something like a Back to the Future 4.

I might get back to it, especially since the price I paid includes all the episodes which are being released one a month.

It's a casual adventure game, but they should really change the control system of the characters on-screen. The graphics are the usual Telltale thing. DX9, cartoonish. A casual game.

But if you get the chance to try it for free, there's nothing better than to make up your own mind about it
Thanks for the info. May give it a go if I find the time.
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good to pass the time for 2 hours. Its just too short
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I played it. It's fun. There will be more episodes. Could have been a final movie lol. But if i were to make a final movie, it'd be better than this one!
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I played it. It's fun. There will be more episodes. Could have been a final movie lol. But if i were to make a final movie, it'd be better than this one!
Episodes 2 and 3 are already out. I only beat the first one back in January and haven't gotten to the second and third.
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