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Edited By falling_fast

It's not an Oglaf game?!

that would be amazing!

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Posted By cooljammer00

It's not an Oglaf game?!

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Edited By Arrested_Developer

 "Hot Pastrami on my cock"
Best opening of a QL ever.

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Posted By mrcraggle

Looks like it apes a bit too much from MI3. Not that that's a bad thing as that had gorgeous hand draw 2D art, great music with excellent voice acting and writing but this seems to take those ideas but not execute on them fully. The art style here is nice but the lack of frames is really jarring, as it the mouth constantly moving. Vinny's complaint about having to click everything and collect every item though comes from an awareness of playing adventure games for many years that have stuck to that formula. You collect it when you see it because you know eventually someone will ask for it. It'll be interesting to see what Double Fine will do with DF Adventure as Tim Schafer hasn't made a full on adventure game in almost 15 years.

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Posted By Stormdragonblue

"Throwing in the sponge" is an alt form of throwing in the towel. So totally is a ...thing.

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Posted By benefitevil

Its nice to see all these adventure games coming out. Its like the golden age of computers all over again. I just hope Adventure games stick around this time. It might become a niche but its nice to see that we are getting something different aside from the standard shooters.

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Posted By Draxyle

@LiquidSwords said:

I was waiting for the guy to say, "WELL EXCUUUUUUUUUUSE ME, PRINCESS!!!"

That is far too accurate. Making an unlikable/annoying main character is a death sentence for most any work of fiction.

It's such a shame; all of the problems with this game seem like they could be fixed with a better localization.

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Posted By TheBrainninja

QUICK LOOK

NOT FOR ROBIT EYES

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Edited By Seeric

This game looked neat, but the voice acting consists of some of the more amazingly awful line delivery I have ever heard. I was tempted to get this before, but there's no way I could put up with this voice acting for an entire game. The writing itself also seems to be overly snarky for the sake of it, but doesn't have much in the way of wit behind it, it feels kinda cheap.

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Posted By dropabombonit

Best part of the QL is 10mins in when Vinny is sorting video stuff out

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Posted By Eyz

It's a bit cheap, animation-wise, but it's a real fun pleasant lil' adventure game.

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Posted By poople

If this game was fallout toni would have been a mass of bloody chunks after one line of dialogue

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Posted By Chrozium

Droggelbecher?

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Posted By bkbroiler

Yikes. This game looks kind of painful. I'd kind of had it with this game about halfway through the quicklook. Kudos on Vinny and Ryan for sticking with it. They make it entertaining.

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Posted By Icemael

Adventure game protagonists tend to be kind of sarcastic dicks, but man, in this game  everyone  seems to be a fucking asshole. Not in the good way where it's sort of funny and charming either.

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Posted By allodude

I'm loving the sudden increase in point-and-click Quick Looks.

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Edited By SuperfluousMoniker

This game looks like it would be a lot more enjoyable if you simply muted the voice acting.

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Posted By Jonnyflash80

The writing is not good. The game looks nice though. I think I'll pass on this one. There are so many good adventure games out there.

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Posted By prestonhedges

LucasArts adventure games had just as much if not more inventory, Ryan.

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Posted By beard_of_zeus

@Milkman said:

@ptys said:

I think the dialogue's supposed to be off Vinny, it's part of the joke.

Part of what joke?

"Knock knock. Who's there? Video game. Video game who? You just paid $20 for a bad video game, hahahahaha!"

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Posted By Jamerific

Ok, maybe I have played too many adventure games, but a lot of these levels seem to copy "The Bizarre Adventures of Woodruff and the Schnibble" and the "Goblin's Quest" games

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Posted By Undeadpool

I just wanted a better life for me, and you, and the baaabyyyyy...

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Posted By SmilingPig

Yay! It’s unprofessional Wednesday. Thank you Drew.

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Posted By YummyTreeSap

@atomic_dumpling said:

@jayspadez said:

looks like a miyazaki film almost...might check it out

Now I want to watch My Neighbour Totoro or Howl's Moving Castle again. Also, these characters talk kinda weirdly and stilted.

Combined with a bit of a Chomet film as well? Though pretty much sans-charm. Like the style nevertheless, but I don't know if I'm gonna check it out.

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Posted By Phished0ne

This game makes me want an HD remake of Discworld, uprez the graphics, add the "show me interactive stuff" feature and we are golden.

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Posted By Irishranger

I love that Vinny has the same soft spot for adventure games that I do. You go Vinbro.

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Posted By HerbieBug

Where's the option to sock Wenzel in the mouth and take the rod back?

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Posted By HerbieBug

@Aegon said:

Why are people allowed to interrupt them during the quick look? That's fucking rude and it's happened multiple times now. What if one of GB dudes burst into one of GameSpot's live shows and was like "Uh hey, do you have that so-n-so component. We really need it right now. Oh you don't know where it is? Are you sure? Hmmm...you know who else I can ask? "

Go away or wait your turn.

What? You shush! It's stuff like that being left in video that makes me love this site. :D

I would like to know if the wire crimper was ever located.

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Posted By Encephalon

Never change, Vinny.

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Posted By OllyOxenFree

This looks and sounds utterly terrible. For shame, Germany.

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Posted By benspyda

The only reason I'd play an adventure game is for good humor or story. This has neither. That book of unwritten tales might be worth a look though if it goes on sale. Although I have a million telltale games to catch up on.

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Posted By KinjiroSSD

@ajamafalous said:

"HOT PASTRAMI ON MY COCK." -Vinny Caravella, 2012

"I like when they have no noses" - Vinny Caravella

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Posted By GenocidalKitten

Huh, only one video today... hopefully they are working on some stuff. I feel like load our last save GameCube edition would be cool.

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Posted By csl316

All these people are jerks!

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Posted By smcn

I can never tell with adventure games whether the VA is bad because the actors are bad or because the lines are written in a way that no human being would speak.

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Posted By Doomduck

Keep the Adventure Game Quick Looks Coming, guys! These are always entertaining.

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Posted By Chroma_Auron

This game looks interesting. I personally found the dialogue amusing once I realize this game is a comedy about poking fun at things like adventure game mechanics or stories in general. The voice work could be better but most games have the same quality or worse.

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Posted By Vortextk

I'm not really liking it...but I'm totally into Ms. Goal's look. Sue me.

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Posted By Ramone

There's way too much dialogue in this game and all of it makes me deeply suicidal.

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Posted By Xtrminatr
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Posted By Sinkwater

Wow this piece of crap is $20 sans sale.

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Posted By Milkman

@ptys said:

I think the dialogue's supposed to be off Vinny, it's part of the joke.

Part of what joke?

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Posted By iamthejuggler

I bought this before this quick look. Wish i'd waited. The writing doesn't get much better and the "puzzles" get even more arbitrary. It's like the worst parts of point and click games, but without the charm. It has it's funny moments but they are few and far between which is a real shame, as i love the art and the setting is pretty interesting. I mean, a lot of the dialogue is so bad that i'm left wondering if it's just a very bad translation.

The book of unwritten tales was tons better than this. That had its flaws too, but was a much more enjoyable time.

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Posted By Milkman

I was eating hot wings last night and just started screaming at my dog in German. It was weird for both of us.

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Posted By SpunkyHePanda

I've played 5-ish hours of The Book of Unwritten Tales, and the first puzzle of this Quick Look with the wasabi beans and the sock just seemed like complete nonsense compared to anything so far in that game. Maybe it would have made more sense after examining the surroundings, but I'm skeptical. Good adventure games should make you feel smart after working out a puzzle, and not just lucky that you stumbled across what the developer was thinking.

Anyway, my point is that The Book of Unwritten Tales is pretty good.

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Posted By Aegon

@burnttoast said:

@Aegon: @Aegon said:

@RVonE said:

@Aegon said:

Why are people allowed to interrupt them during the quick look? That's fucking rude and it's happened multiple times now. What if one of GB dudes burst into one of GameSpot's live shows and was like "Uh hey, do you have that so-n-so component. We really need it right now. Oh you don't know where it is? Are you sure? Hmmm...you know who else I can ask? "

Go away or wait your turn.

Yeah, that was weird. Maybe their studio isn't closed off from the rest of the office?

Doesn't matter. If a quick look is in progress, don't fucking interrupt.

I disagree. I think that is reflective of a very casual atmosphere, which is 90% of GB's charm. If videos start really being produced in a formal atmosphere (where that type of behavior would of course be absolute taboo) I think GB gets a lot worse

If it was one of the GB crew interrupting then maybe. During the Endurance Run you could hear Ryan and Dave pipe in sometimes and that would be funny because they had a comment about what was happening, but I'm not fine with a dude from another company interfering with your content creation because he needs something from you.

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Posted By ptys

I think the dialogue's supposed to be off Vinny, it's part of the joke.

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Posted By burnttoast

@Aegon: @Aegon said:

@RVonE said:

@Aegon said:

Why are people allowed to interrupt them during the quick look? That's fucking rude and it's happened multiple times now. What if one of GB dudes burst into one of GameSpot's live shows and was like "Uh hey, do you have that so-n-so component. We really need it right now. Oh you don't know where it is? Are you sure? Hmmm...you know who else I can ask? "

Go away or wait your turn.

Yeah, that was weird. Maybe their studio isn't closed off from the rest of the office?

Doesn't matter. If a quick look is in progress, don't fucking interrupt.

I disagree. I think that is reflective of a very casual atmosphere, which is 90% of GB's charm. If videos start really being produced in a formal atmosphere (where that type of behavior would of course be absolute taboo) I think GB gets a lot worse

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Posted By RVonE

@Aegon said:

@RVonE said:

@Aegon said:

Why are people allowed to interrupt them during the quick look? That's fucking rude and it's happened multiple times now. What if one of GB dudes burst into one of GameSpot's live shows and was like "Uh hey, do you have that so-n-so component. We really need it right now. Oh you don't know where it is? Are you sure? Hmmm...you know who else I can ask? "

Go away or wait your turn.

Yeah, that was weird. Maybe their studio isn't closed off from the rest of the office?

Doesn't matter. If a quick look is in progress, don't fucking interrupt.

I agree, of course.

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Posted By Aegon

@RVonE said:

@Aegon said:

Why are people allowed to interrupt them during the quick look? That's fucking rude and it's happened multiple times now. What if one of GB dudes burst into one of GameSpot's live shows and was like "Uh hey, do you have that so-n-so component. We really need it right now. Oh you don't know where it is? Are you sure? Hmmm...you know who else I can ask? "

Go away or wait your turn.

Yeah, that was weird. Maybe their studio isn't closed off from the rest of the office?

Doesn't matter. If a quick look is in progress, don't fucking interrupt.