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The Ultimate SOMA Discussion Thread
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RE: The Ultimate SOMA Discussion Thread

I like the Humble Store because for many of the games being sold there you get a DRM-free version and a Steam key, so it's like having two copies for the price of one, which is cool. I pre-ordered AMFP from there and it came with both versions, unfortunately for SOMA it's just the Steam key. So the Humble Store would be the best choice here IF it came with DRM-free + Steam key.

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08-28-2015, 09:07 PM
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RE: The Ultimate SOMA Discussion Thread

An other reason is that Humble Store has the original files/setups from the developer that are not "converted" into a third-party installer. GOG also has a bad update strategy. Instead to include the updates directly into the main file, they release a patch even when it's only 2 MB, some games are not up-to-date and others are not multilingual. I ordered "Knock Knock" there which is only in english. Then I bought it later on Humble Store for a low price and it has also multilingual subtitles.
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08-28-2015, 09:30 PM
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RE: The Ultimate SOMA Discussion Thread

So then are custom stories only able to be created and used via SteamWorks? I could see why they'd want to prefer that outlet if that's the only placed where that functionality is really supported.

I mean, to be fair Frictional is only 14 people, so it's not like they've got massive resources and manpower to cover all the edge-cases and implement so much functionality across multiple download platforms.
08-28-2015, 09:50 PM
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(08-28-2015, 09:50 PM)PathOS Wrote: I mean, to be fair Frictional is only 14 people, so it's not like they've got massive resources and manpower to cover all the edge-cases and implement so much functionality across multiple download platforms.

Amnesia could be pre-ordered at 8 different stores as I remember right.
08-28-2015, 09:54 PM
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RE: The Ultimate SOMA Discussion Thread

A question about Depth...

Will Depth be available on Steam as a movie you can buy?

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08-28-2015, 10:44 PM
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(08-28-2015, 10:44 PM)Macgyverthehero Wrote: A question about Depth...

Will Depth be available on Steam as a movie you can buy?

Well, I think it they said somewhere it'll be on youtube, but I'm not 100% sure.

08-28-2015, 11:23 PM
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RE: The Ultimate SOMA Discussion Thread

I want to suggest Depth as a movie for my school's Halloween break movie at the end of class.

Would that be a good idea?
08-28-2015, 11:29 PM
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Frictional Games just posted this on twitter:

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HOLY SHIT WTF IS THIS

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08-28-2015, 11:35 PM
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RE: The Ultimate SOMA Discussion Thread

Isn't one month a bit short for bug fixing and tweaks?
08-28-2015, 11:41 PM
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(08-28-2015, 11:41 PM)Googolplex Wrote: Isn't one month a bit short for bug fixing and tweaks?

tweaks = adding more bubbles
bug fixing = this

08-29-2015, 12:04 AM
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