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Video Review - Tacoma 0

Tacoma is the latest space disaster tale from Fullbright, the company behind Gone Home. Those looking for an experience with more interaction than the team's last game should look elsewhere. Tacoma is very much in the same vein as its predecessor. The game follows Amy Ferrier, a contractor sent to an abandoned space station in order to collect its central AI. Along the way Amy encounters fragments of recorded AR recordings and begins to piece together what happened on the station. These AR segm...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

A good tale with (mostly) good characters, this is another solid story teller from Fullbright. 0

Good writing in gaming is certainly challenging, mostly since trying too hard makes you come off as artsy, while trying too little makes you come off as lazy. The line between those or being a legitimately good experience is a narrow one, and the tipping point is debatable depending on who you ask. While story isn’t something I tend to always hang my hat on when it comes to the purchase or value of a game, someone else may have a terrible time if there’s no enriched tale or character...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Satisfying story driven game 0

If you played Gone Home or Firewatch it's a very similar game to those. It's sometime in like the 2080s, you're a contractor in space assigned to collect an AI from this space facility called Tacoma, where something happened to the crew. You go along section to section of the base investigating logs in AR (augmented reality) documenting what has happened on the ship. You get a feel of the various characters, their motivations, their relationships with others, their personalities and struggles, e...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

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