Would you want to play another Gone Home type game?

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#1 Posted by BeachThunder (14820 posts) -

If there was another game that had the same general idea as Gone Home (There's always a woman, a house, and a Christmas Duck) would you want to play it? Or would the magic have worn off if something similar was made with different characters, story, setting, etc...?

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#2 Edited by Wemibelle (2432 posts) -

I don't think it could be done in exactly the same way and still work. A change of setting (space station, perhaps?) might work, but I'm not even sure about that. I do want to see more simple, unfolding narratives in the style of Gone Home, though. It felt very natural in a way nothing else really has, even though what you are doing doesn't make full sense at times.

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#3 Edited by BeachThunder (14820 posts) -

Hey, dumping all the fridge's contents onto the floor totally makes sense.

Also, Gone Home in space would be great.

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#4 Posted by DeadpanCakes (1136 posts) -

Depends on what one would define a "Gone Home type game" to be. If you mean a similar story that is told in the same way, I wouldn't be opposed to it, but I doubt I would find myself as interested as when I played Gone Home. The environmental-centric form of storytelling is something I'd love to see more of, however.

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#5 Posted by EVO (4029 posts) -

Definitely. Since early last year there's been an influx of these type of games (Dear Esther, Journey, Proteus and countless other indie games) and I've enjoyed most of them. I don't see that trend stopping any time soon.

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#6 Posted by Ezekiel (2193 posts) -

I could take em or leave em.

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#7 Edited by GeekDown (1180 posts) -

Not that specific, but I really like exploration games that doesn't have that many (or any) gameplay machanics. Dear Esther, Proteus and Gone Home are all phenomenal and I wish people keep making games in a similar style.

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#8 Posted by eskimo (507 posts) -

If you're asking me if I want to play another high quality story based game again, then the answer is yes. If you're asking me if I want to play a game that is very similar to gone home, then the answer is no.

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#9 Posted by Stonyman65 (3689 posts) -

I enjoyed Gone Home so I wouldn't mind another game like that, if not just something of a similar style.

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#10 Posted by ScientificPizza (2449 posts) -

I would play it for sure. It'd have to be a much different story, but experiencing that story in a similar way would be pretty dope.

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#11 Posted by Ravenlight (8057 posts) -

Yes. No questions asked.

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#13 Posted by sunbrozak (2257 posts) -

I would rather have another Proteus, personally. For me, not knowing the type of game Gone Home was made the experience all the more interesting (and terrifying). I wouldn't want to go into a game knowing it was like Gone Home.

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