Amnesia Fortnight Prototypes are LIVE!

#1 Posted by strangeling (1260 posts) -

Double Fine's Amnesia Fortnight is done. Prototypes are ready to play. I've just started downloading them. Anyone got a head start on me? What are your opinions on how they turned out?

#2 Posted by Morbid_Coffee (955 posts) -

Are all of them available now? I checked earlier and only had keys for The White Birch and Black Lake.

#3 Posted by strangeling (1260 posts) -
@Morbid_Coffee: They all show as downloadable for me. Plus the soundtrack :D
#4 Posted by strangeling (1260 posts) -
#5 Posted by tourgen (4493 posts) -

alright! I can't wait to check these out.

#6 Posted by Kerned (1170 posts) -

I have a Mac so I can't play the demos, but that's awesome of them to post the soundtracks.

#7 Posted by project343 (2823 posts) -

@strangeling said:

Tips and tricks for Autonomous with Brad Muir and others from the team.

Autonomous is so good. I don't even understand. I had high expectations, and the robot building fun that I was having blew those expectations out of the water.

#8 Edited by Genkkaku (735 posts) -

I didn't even vote for Black Lake (I was Spacebase DS-9).. But damn did I love every second of it, if anything comes from any of these, my vote is for Black Lake

Edit: Also the soundtrack for Autonomous is rad as shit! I'm glad they gave the music away as a download as well

#9 Posted by BisonHero (6494 posts) -

OH BALLS, I completely forgot they were livestreaming a bunch of Amnesia Fortnight. Anybody catch it? How was it?

#10 Posted by StarvingGamer (8227 posts) -

I haven't even started watching all the documentary stuff, too much trying to beat Far Cry 3. Damn I'm really not going to get to Sleeping Dogs before the end of the year am I?

#11 Posted by project343 (2823 posts) -

@BisonHero said:

OH BALLS, I completely forgot they were livestreaming a bunch of Amnesia Fortnight. Anybody catch it? How was it?

You can go back and watch it on their twitch channel. They did about 8 hours of streaming a day, and 2PP did some well-produced documentary-styled end-of-day summaries as well.

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#13 Posted by Dogma (961 posts) -

I really like the feel of The White Birch. Hack n Slash seems to have cool concept. I don't really see the cool things about Spacebase DF-9 right now. I also think that it needs a isometric view to look really cool.

#14 Posted by qawsed (143 posts) -

I doubted Hack 'n Slash, but the prototype is rock solid. I'll be so bummed if I never get to play anymore of it. There's nothing else like it.

#15 Posted by commonoutlier (136 posts) -

I only glanced through each of them, and seeing prototypes always reminds me how important good tutorials are...I'll probably give them a more thorough look later.  That Autonomous's visual style was particularly slick.
 
I think I'll definitely glance through the production videos, I keep forgetting about those.  I also keep forgetting about the Double Fine Adventure Kickstarter project I backed...so much to do, like always.

#16 Posted by TwoLines (2810 posts) -

Space Base is a bummer, but I do want them to work on it some more. It's hard to make a good sim game in two weeks.

#17 Posted by project343 (2823 posts) -

@TwoLines said:

Space Base is a bummer, but I do want them to work on it some more. It's hard to make a good sim game in two weeks.

I think it works pretty well, all things considered. All you have to say is 'Double Fine,' 'Space' and 'Dwarf Fortress' in the same lie and you have me sold. I think their prototype is a nice hint at what could come.

#18 Posted by Redbullet685 (6044 posts) -

So I got four codes to BRAZEN and didn't pay the average. Sweet.

What isn't sweet is that I cannot get the Steam code to work for downloading the rest of the prototypes.

#19 Posted by Maajin (1063 posts) -

Autonomous looks fucking unbelieavable for a game produced in ten days. The only one of the bunch I wouldn't be too sad not seeing ever again is Spacebase DF9.

#20 Posted by Xeirus (1305 posts) -

Thanks for the heads up, it's so awesome they let you pay even though it's over.

Love this company.

#21 Posted by MEATBALL (3235 posts) -

Had a go at the White Birch would love to see that game spun out into something real with more features and a more intricate tower. They really nailed that feel of controlling characters in Ueda's games.

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#22 Posted by DizzyMedal (399 posts) -

@MEATBALL said:

Had a go at the White Birch would love to see that game spun out into something real with more features and a more intricate tower. They really nailed that feel of controlling characters in Ueda's games.

I'm really having a hard time getting a feel for the camera and character movement. Am I missing something?

#23 Posted by MEATBALL (3235 posts) -

@DizzyMedal said:

@MEATBALL said:

Had a go at the White Birch would love to see that game spun out into something real with more features and a more intricate tower. They really nailed that feel of controlling characters in Ueda's games.

I'm really having a hard time getting a feel for the camera and character movement. Am I missing something?

I don't know, I liked the feel of the character movement, but the ICO-esque fixed camera angles were indeed a problem.

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#24 Posted by HiImMikeCruz (209 posts) -

It just says App Not released when I try to download any of them :(

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