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Duration Amnesia A Machine For Pigs!
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Ossie Offline
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Game length should not be equated to quality. People shouldn't be asking "how long is this game?", they should be asking "how high is the quality of this game?". This applies to all games of course.

YMMV.

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08-29-2013 12:57 PM
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RE: Duration Amnesia A Machine For Pigs!

A good horror game can't be very long.

There is a line, which you should not cross, or else, you get "used" to the horror and it looses its effect.

I prefer 5 hours of pure terror more, than 10 hours of bored walking around.
08-29-2013 01:23 PM
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(08-29-2013 12:57 PM)Ossie Wrote:  Game length should not be equated to quality. People shouldn't be asking "how long is this game?", they should be asking "how high is the quality of this game?". This applies to all games of course.

Depends. It all really comes down to opinions in the end. Something can be the highest quality and you still might not like it.
08-29-2013 01:30 PM
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(08-29-2013 09:38 AM)Tillion Magnet Wrote:  What Damien said really. 5-6 hours feels like the extreme low estimate to me. I mean the first Amnesia was meant to be, what, 8-10 hours? I doubt very many people finished it in that time.

You can actually complete ATDD under 3 hours without speedruning it .

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08-29-2013 01:32 PM
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RE: Duration Amnesia A Machine For Pigs!

(08-29-2013 01:32 PM)fancreeper Wrote:  
(08-29-2013 09:38 AM)Tillion Magnet Wrote:  What Damien said really. 5-6 hours feels like the extreme low estimate to me. I mean the first Amnesia was meant to be, what, 8-10 hours? I doubt very many people finished it in that time.

You can actually complete ATDD under 3 hours without speed running it .
Sounds speed running to me Jens just said it will be a bit shorter than TDD, 5-6 hours he said.
Plenty of gameplay I think.
08-29-2013 02:14 PM
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(08-29-2013 02:14 PM)maarten12100 Wrote:  
(08-29-2013 01:32 PM)fancreeper Wrote:  
(08-29-2013 09:38 AM)Tillion Magnet Wrote:  What Damien said really. 5-6 hours feels like the extreme low estimate to me. I mean the first Amnesia was meant to be, what, 8-10 hours? I doubt very many people finished it in that time.

You can actually complete ATDD under 3 hours without speed running it .
Sounds speed running to me Jens just said it will be a bit shorter than TDD, 5-6 hours he said.
Plenty of gameplay I think.
It all depends how you play the game.I will try my best to play the game as slowly as I can Big Grin

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08-29-2013 02:43 PM
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(08-29-2013 07:07 AM)XDamienDaKillaX Wrote:  5-6 Hours is definitely not a short time for a 20$ game. There are 60$ games nowadays that are that length.

Really? Name one. I've never heard of a $60 game that only has 5-6 hours, except for some extremely obvious cash grabs like damn movie-game adaptions.
08-29-2013 06:20 PM
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RE: Duration Amnesia A Machine For Pigs!

(08-29-2013 01:23 PM)Vonicon Wrote:  A good horror game can't be very long.

There is a line, which you should not cross, or else, you get "used" to the horror and it looses its effect.

I prefer 5 hours of pure terror more, than 10 hours of bored walking around.

How wrong it is. The Penumbra collection (yes, I see Penumbra as one game) is about 13 hours long. Silent Hill is 11 hours long for each game. Amnesia is 10 hours long. I think 5-6 hours are really too short. You can copmplete it in one single day, and you waited 2 years long!

A good horror game should be longer than 10 hours to get a long experience as possible. They could add more/trickier puzzles to let you take more time. Without enhancing the story or environments!

That's really disappointing to hear.
08-29-2013 07:31 PM
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(08-29-2013 07:31 PM)Googolplex Wrote:  The Penumbra collection (yes, I see Penumbra as one game) is about 13 hours long.


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08-29-2013 07:56 PM
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RE: Duration Amnesia A Machine For Pigs!

(08-29-2013 07:31 PM)Googolplex Wrote:  
(08-29-2013 01:23 PM)Vonicon Wrote:  A good horror game can't be very long.

There is a line, which you should not cross, or else, you get "used" to the horror and it looses its effect.

I prefer 5 hours of pure terror more, than 10 hours of bored walking around.

How wrong it is. The Penumbra collection (yes, I see Penumbra as one game) is about 13 hours long. Silent Hill is 11 hours long for each game. Amnesia is 10 hours long. I think 5-6 hours are really too short. You can copmplete it in one single day, and you waited 2 years long!

A good horror game should be longer than 10 hours to get a long experience as possible. They could add more/trickier puzzles to let you take more time. Without enhancing the story or environments!

That's really disappointing to hear.

Why don't you see Amnesia TDD + AMFP now as one game? Now it's about 15 hours long !
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