Anyone try this out yet? It's actually rather cool

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#2 Posted by FancySoapsMan (5875 posts) -

I saw the trailer last night and it looked unique enough that I decided to buy it.
I'll be playing it as soon as I  get the chance.

#3 Posted by Fenris82 (40 posts) -

Cool. Definitely an interesting experience off the beaten gaming path, I think.

#4 Posted by NTM (8225 posts) -

Yeah, I was wondering the same thing. I just played the demo, and maybe I wasn't listening, but I couldn't find that key at the beginning. I want to get it at some point, because I can tell it'll be a nice experience.

#5 Posted by ESREVER (2799 posts) -

The trailer did a good job at pulling my heartstrings and got me pretty interested months back. I played the demo recently and had a pretty enjoyable experience. I need to pick it up soon.

#6 Posted by Jeust (11347 posts) -

It looks cool. I'm going to put it in my wishlist.

#7 Posted by csl316 (10374 posts) -

Haven't played it, but I've ran across some articles about it a few times.  Probably something I should get.

#8 Posted by Poki3 (555 posts) -

Definitely interested in the game, but I had bad experiences with Plimus in the past, and won't buy it through them. :/ Also, the price seemed a few dollars to high for what it's offering.

If the game finds it's way to Steam or Humble Bundle / Indie Royale though it's going to be a different story.

#9 Posted by notdavid (858 posts) -

I just finished it today. The soundtrack is incredible, and the story is emotional without getting overly sentimental. I don't think it needed to be a video game, though. There are other games, like Passage and Digital: A Love Story, that use the interactive elements of the medium to better serve the story. The gameplay in To The Moon feels unnecessary, though. I feel like the story would be more at home in a novel.

You should definitely play it, even though it didn't need to be a game. It's one of my favorite stories, regardless of medium.

#10 Posted by cbk486 (219 posts) -

@notdavid: From the little I played of it, it seems like a visual novel would be a better fit for this game even though I am still thoroughly enjoying it. People don't seem to want to play those outside of Japan though.

#11 Posted by Vrikk (1080 posts) -

Yup. Beat it. Loved it.

I'm glad it was at least mentioned in the GotY Deliberations, even though none of them actually played it, which is rather disappointing.

#12 Posted by senorfuzzeh (424 posts) -

It looks really good, Once I get burned out on all the big name games I can pick it up. I like it when unique games come out for cheap.

#13 Posted by kishinfoulux (2739 posts) -

Waiting for it to hit Steam. Looks like I"ll enjoy it.

#14 Posted by LittleBigJono (291 posts) -

Yup, I played through this after reading Alex's review and found myself thoroughly enjoying it

#15 Posted by Rattle618 (1504 posts) -

It is fucking awesome, I played through it in one sitting last night cause I couldnt stop.  
If you dont have it: get it.

#16 Edited by TeenageJesusSuperstar (270 posts) -

This game manages to address big subjects like love, death, mental illness and regret in a fairly adult and intelligent fashion without ever becoming overly dour or serious. It's the closest I've seen to a game version of "Up". Definitely worth your time.

#18 Posted by Zaccheus (1822 posts) -

Just played straight through this. In-fucking-credible. It was an absolute page turner. I feel emotionally drained. The games that can pull that of can be counted with one hand. Really only Half-Life Ep 2 comes to mind, maybe Heavy Rain at some extent although not to the end. What if games had good stories? That's pretty mind-blowing. Wow, what an experience.

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