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So I took another look at AAMFP
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Mastersarge Offline
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So I took another look at AAMFP

And I was still disappointed.

It turned into a generic horror game (which isn't actually a game at all now because of how much features they removed) with generic vague questions, conclusions, and the lack of a better understanding that The Dark Descent offers. Why? Because it gets straight to the goddamn point while still offering this sense of mystery without that bullshit. All sorts of fear is removed from my system. There is practically little atmospheric qualities and I see everything as a desperate attempt to frighten me. It never works. And the lack of exploring, and the linearity of the game just puts a bad taste in my mouth. Even the notes and journal lacked qualities that TDD so meaningful.

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09-10-2013 02:27 AM
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RE: So I took another look at AAMFP

Have you actually played the game? Or did you just watch someone play it over the internet, because that might have a different effect.

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09-10-2013 02:49 AM
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RE: So I took another look at AAMFP

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09-10-2013 02:59 AM
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RE: So I took another look at AAMFP

Will agree that it gets straight to the point very quickly in terms of story, but to say that it isn't actually a game and that it lacks atmosphere is a very odd claim for you to say. It is impossible to get immersed by watching a video. We only saw the first hour of the game, and the notes make up most of the story more than TDD did. Play the game.
09-10-2013 02:59 AM
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RE: So I took another look at AAMFP

(09-10-2013 02:59 AM)XDamienDaKillaX Wrote:  Will agree that it gets straight to the point very quickly in terms of story, but to say that it isn't actually a game and that it lacks atmosphere is a very odd claim for you to say. It is impossible to get immersed by watching a video. We only saw the first hour of the game, and the notes make up most of the story more than TDD did. Play the game.

Well, not sure how it is for some people, but even as I watch videos of people playing the game I get immensely scared. In fact, after watching so many The Dark Descent Videos, I was prompted to buy the game a year and a half ago. It doubled the immersion, doubled the scares, and doubled my nope meter.

I still feel immersed with some gameplay vids.

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09-10-2013 03:03 AM
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RE: So I took another look at AAMFP

Play the game. You're on the damn forum.
09-10-2013 03:04 AM
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(09-10-2013 03:14 AM)crashbfan Wrote:  I'm on the same boat, TDD got attention for being unique, and now this, which only gets attention from the name
That was a pretty early place to start questioning your post.

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09-10-2013 03:19 AM
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RE: So I took another look at AAMFP

I've watched plenty of videos before finally playing TDD this year. Guess what? Totally different experience bro.
09-10-2013 03:31 AM
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RE: So I took another look at AAMFP

Are everyone's knees alright?

Might have to call an orthopedic doctor to give y'all a check up.

I've seen many "suspect" opinions before but you people have outdone yourselves.

Seeing reviews as universal truths and not analyzing them.

Watching flipping lets plays and then saying it's crap because you watched a lets play.

It's astounding the quality of people that are coming out of the woodworks.
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09-10-2013 03:37 AM
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Mastersarge Offline
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RE: So I took another look at AAMFP

Spare me the question of quality.

Ya know what stops me from buying a bad game? Videos on gameplay and shit.
Ya know what makes me want to buy a good game? Gameplay videos and shit.

It's not about if it was a fucking lets play. It didn't matter. And it didn't matter if I watched it or not, if I was not impressed then I was not fucking impressed.

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09-10-2013 03:47 AM
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