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Alan Wake on sale on GOG as well. 90% off


Is it any good?

 

It's $2.99, who cares if it's good.


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Is it any good?

 

It is. And the music makes that game, which is ironic.



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Alan Wake on sale on GOG as well. 90% off


Is it any good?

It's $2.99, who cares if it's good.

Wasted money is still wasted money.

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Wasted money is still wasted money.

And digital clutter is real. I've stopped with collecting free games as all they do is collect e-dust.
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Alan Wake on sale on GOG as well. 90% off


Is it any good?

 

It's $2.99, who cares if it's good.

 

Wasted money is still wasted money.

 

If it looks interesting and it's cheap I would most likely get a game, this game was actually recommended to me a few years back when it came out but I put it off. Now that its so cheap I would like to see if it was worth it. 
Point is that the risk is minimal.



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Fair enough, but as someone who used to laugh at steam users' multi hundred game collections that they'd never get through I do now find myself with 300+ games on GOG, and an extra 3 this weekend. The 'cheap as a coffee so why not buy' psychology is definitely real.


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Fair enough, but as someone who used to laugh at steam users' multi hundred game collections that they'd never get through I do now find myself with 300+ games on GOG, and an extra 3 this weekend. The 'cheap as a coffee so why not buy' psychology is definitely real.

I figure I will need something to do when I retire.


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Alan Wake on sale on GOG as well. 90% off


Is it any good?

It's $2.99, who cares if it's good.

Wasted money is still wasted money.

If it looks interesting and it's cheap I would most likely get a game, this game was actually recommended to me a few years back when it came out but I put it off. Now that its so cheap I would like to see if it was worth it. 
Point is that the risk is minimal.

Well, point was that to me $2.99 lost is still notable. I am just frugal :thumbsup: Funnily enough I actually bought Alan Wake nearly 4 years ago when it was 80% off.
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I did that too i guess and then i set it to invisible in my gog library.  It probably deserves that too. :grin:



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New Turn Based RPG released om GOG.

Regalia: Of men and Monarchs

https://www.gog.com/...en_and_monarchs
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New Turn Based RPG released om GOG.

Regalia: Of men and Monarchs

https://www.gog.com/...en_and_monarchs

Got it, tried it and I think I won't be buying any western JRPGs for the near future. It's just a weak imitation of cultural norms made by people that don't understand them and that avoid any originality that it might have in order to be more like the Japanese cliches. 

All in all the same issues that these type of games run into, combat isn't as calculated and refined as JRPGS (very far from it) dialog comes off as awkward, stiff and unnatural (probly because they're trying to sound like anime dubs). 

Full disclosure I barely played 10 minutes into the game and I"m already dissapointed, I hope to be wrong but this seems to be more of a fan project than an actual game.



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It is. And the music makes that game, which is ironic.

Why? I mean... Music is just as important in gaming as it is in any other media.

I've played 45 min so far and from what I can tell, the narration and voice acting is what will make it good for me. I'm okay with horror if it's done right, I loved The Evil Within and I'm getting the vibe of that from Alan Wake mixed with some Max Payne stylised drama. None of which is bad in my world.

Edited by SonicMage117, 18 May 2017 - 09:56 PM.


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It is. And the music makes that game, which is ironic.

Why? I mean... Music is just as important in gaming as it is in any other media.

I've played 45 min so far and from what I can tell, the narration and voice acting is what will make it good for me. I'm okay with horror if it's done right, I loved The Evil Within and I'm getting the vibe of that from Alan Wake mixed with some Max Payne stylished drama. Nine of which is bad in my world.

 

 Good horror games are 90 % ambiance. 



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I love that, even if they are usually good for one playthrough. Soma was amazing to me as well, the game wasn't so much jump-scares but just that "what you don't see is scariest" type of thing. It was like a 6 hour game and $29.99 at launch, I'll probably never play it again but it was so worth it :D

On the other side of the coin, I didn't like Outlast, I got it for $4.99 and refunded it. Something about the game was giving me a headache. Not sure if it was the color pallette but I never got to actually finish it, regretfully.

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New Turn Based RPG released om GOG.

Regalia: Of men and Monarchs

https://www.gog.com/...en_and_monarchs

Got it, tried it and I think I won't be buying any western JRPGs for the near future. It's just a weak imitation of cultural norms made by people that don't understand them and that avoid any originality that it might have in order to be more like the Japanese cliches.

All in all the same issues that these type of games run into, combat isn't as calculated and refined as JRPGS (very far from it) dialog comes off as awkward, stiff and unnatural (probly because they're trying to sound like anime dubs).

Full disclosure I barely played 10 minutes into the game and I"m already dissapointed, I hope to be wrong but this seems to be more of a fan project than an actual game.

Sorry to hear that, haven't played it yet. Hope, it get's better.

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It is. And the music makes that game, which is ironic.

Why? I mean... Music is just as important in gaming as it is in any other media.

I've played 45 min so far and from what I can tell, the narration and voice acting is what will make it good for me. I'm okay with horror if it's done right, I loved The Evil Within and I'm getting the vibe of that from Alan Wake mixed with some Max Payne stylised drama. None of which is bad in my world.
Well they had to stop selling it due to music licensing which was what Sarex was getting at
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Fitting that it costs as much as a cup of coffee, because the main gameplay of Alan Wake is collecting coffee thermoses.


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It is. And the music makes that game, which is ironic.

Why? I mean... Music is just as important in gaming as it is in any other media.
I've played 45 min so far and from what I can tell, the narration and voice acting is what will make it good for me. I'm okay with horror if it's done right, I loved The Evil Within and I'm getting the vibe of that from Alan Wake mixed with some Max Payne stylised drama. None of which is bad in my world.
Well they had to stop selling it due to music licensing which was what Sarex was getting at
Oh yeah, that!

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If you like space shooters.

Everspace out of Early Access/In Development today.

https://www.gog.com/...lease_everspace

Edited by Mamoulian War, 26 May 2017 - 03:07 AM.

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