Great Quicklook- picking this up

#1 Posted by mrangryface (775 posts) -

Was totally going to ignore this because all I saw on the steam store was some weird game with a little girl and NICE TRY INTERNET seeing the quicklook and how the game works- using the environment hazards to aid in killing/and raise score makes it feel like a lot more than a jump game a la meatboy- more like dustforce (which I am horrible at) but I like to THINK im capable of playing games where the focus is on perfecting execution- like Shinobi for PS2- man, that was a great game too.

#2 Posted by Morningstar (2150 posts) -

Im so tired of these indie pixelated games, but this one looks amazing. Sure buy for me.

#3 Edited by mrangryface (775 posts) -

I like how ghostly versions of your corpse litter the level as you die and retry

#4 Posted by dvdhaus (356 posts) -

I picked this up after the quick look also and am really enjoying it. Granted I am a sucker for all these pixelated 2D sidscrollers.

#5 Posted by Rmack (1078 posts) -

It looks like a good entry in the genre, I'm just not sure I want to play more of that right now :/

#6 Posted by mrangryface (775 posts) -

@Rmack: Yeah- don't wanna force it- best to pick things up when you're open to giving them a shot.

#7 Posted by Rmack (1078 posts) -

@mrangryface said:

@Rmack: Yeah- don't wanna force it- best to pick things up when you're open to giving them a shot.

If I hadn't played so much Dustforce I'd be totally open to this right now, which is why I'm so torn up inside! Going on the wishlist; hopefully Steam has some Fall/Memorial Day sale thing.

#8 Posted by Twinsun (471 posts) -

I'm normally not big on these things, but something struck my fancy about this one so I've just bought it, downloading it right now. Hope I like it.

#9 Posted by Funzzo (835 posts) -

8 bucks on steam and this game kicks ass.

#10 Posted by mrangryface (775 posts) -

Man, third dream- shits gettin real- the whole checkpoint thing adds a cool tension to level progression

#11 Posted by Zuldim (288 posts) -

I just bought it on a whim after watching the quick look as well. About to open it up.

#12 Posted by Lind_L_Taylor (3963 posts) -
@Zuldim said:

I just bought it on a whim after watching the quick look as well. About to open it up.

You're the only one in this thread that has obtained rare achievements for this game (except for  
myself) & everyone else in the thread either stopped at Chapter 2 or never installed the game. 
LOL. I was just checking to see if anyone on GB actually played this game & it looks pretty  
barren.  Although I've played a shit-ton of it now & near the end of it. 
 
What's funny is that I even watched a few different people's YouTube playthroughs & two  
of them gave up after chapter 2 or around chapter 3.  They wouldn't do the videos for TBP  
anymore.  It was pretty comical how people gave up so quick on this game.  The YouTubers 
probably should have looked at another guy's YouTube that went through the whole thing. 
It helps on the rough spots & keep the frustration levels in check. 
#13 Posted by Zuldim (288 posts) -

@Lind_L_Taylor said:

@Zuldim said:

I just bought it on a whim after watching the quick look as well. About to open it up.

You're the only one in this thread that has obtained rare achievements for this game (except for myself) & everyone else in the thread either stopped at Chapter 2 or never installed the game. LOL. I was just checking to see if anyone on GB actually played this game & it looks pretty barren. Although I've played a shit-ton of it now & near the end of it. What's funny is that I even watched a few different people's YouTube playthroughs & two of them gave up after chapter 2 or around chapter 3. They wouldn't do the videos for TBP anymore. It was pretty comical how people gave up so quick on this game. The YouTubers probably should have looked at another guy's YouTube that went through the whole thing. It helps on the rough spots & keep the frustration levels in check.

I ended up giving up in frustration on The End, not because it was too difficult (though it was very difficult), but because when I was about 80% through the level, the game crashed and wanted me to start over. This was like almost two hours of very difficult progress lost. It's a really good game though, I might have to get back into it at some point.

#14 Posted by Lind_L_Taylor (3963 posts) -
@Zuldim said:

@Lind_L_Taylor said:

@Zuldim said:

I just bought it on a whim after watching the quick look as well. About to open it up.

You're the only one in this thread that has obtained rare achievements for this game (except for myself) & everyone else in the thread either stopped at Chapter 2 or never installed the game. LOL. I was just checking to see if anyone on GB actually played this game & it looks pretty barren. Although I've played a shit-ton of it now & near the end of it. What's funny is that I even watched a few different people's YouTube playthroughs & two of them gave up after chapter 2 or around chapter 3. They wouldn't do the videos for TBP anymore. It was pretty comical how people gave up so quick on this game. The YouTubers probably should have looked at another guy's YouTube that went through the whole thing. It helps on the rough spots & keep the frustration levels in check.

I ended up giving up in frustration on The End, not because it was too difficult (though it was very difficult), but because when I was about 80% through the level, the game crashed and wanted me to start over. This was like almost two hours of very difficult progress lost. It's a really good game though, I might have to get back into it at some point.

Starting over isn't that tough really.  On one mission when I got frustrated, I accidentally 
clicked "Restart Level" instead of Save & Exit.  It didn't bother me to go back & practice 
to get back to where I was.  It's all frame of mind.  At least it wasn't N+, some of the  
episodes in that game are fukn impossible. 
#15 Posted by Zuldim (288 posts) -

It wasn't so much the difficulty of starting over, more of me getting ticked off at the game for it, and not wanting to do it again. Then putting it off so long I've gotten rusty at the game, and would have to struggle through it to complete it. I'll go back and finish The End eventually, I'm just not sure when. I played enough of TBP to know it's one of my favorite indie games of the year.

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