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Hows Gone Home and The Stanley Parable?

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2 years ago#1
I have no idea what to expect out of these games
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2 years ago#2
While I haven't played Gone Home. You are in the best spot to start The Stanley Parable, the less you know before you start the better, IMHO.
2 years ago#3
Gone Home is the best 30 second lesbian romance ever conceived.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xfE0yF7SuQg
2 years ago#4
Don't buy the former, but the latter without looking up any information on it (or play the demo).

And I guess if you're like me and don't care much to download the demo, watch this guy play the demo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tSFVzUzi__c
2 years ago#5
Gone Home is bad. Stanley Parable is good.

Play the demo for Stanley Parable to see if you like it. Note that the demo has nothing to do with the full game.
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2 years ago#6
Heard mixed things on Gone Home, I'd avoid it for now.

The Stanley Parable on the otherhand is actually quite interesting, just don't look up any guides for it or anything. It has multiple endings. Remember that.
2 years ago#7
The Stanley Parable feels expensive for what it is at $12-15, but it's a unique experience among games...almost like you're being punk'd (I'd have said "candid camera" but how many people would know what that was?)

The longer you wait, the more of a chance someone will rattle off a spoiler without thinking about it ruining your potential experience. I'd play the demo and if that seemed fun/funny/interesting to you, buy it... if it doesn't? Well you can wait for a sale but good luck not having the game spoiled.
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2 years ago#8
The first is a giant joke soaked in "feel bad for us" juices.

The second is solidly overpriced but probably worth it on sale.
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2 years ago#9
arleas posted...
(I'd have said "candid camera" but how many people would know what that was?)

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I still remember that show...

...And how they "Closed" the Texas border one time. Informing US residents traveling between states that the state was "Full".


But yeah, you absolutely need to get The Stanley Parable *sooner* rather than later if you're interested in it. It can get you 2-4 hours of entertainment (If you play it properly and see most of what it has to offer).

It may be a bit steep, but if you're serious about playing it at some point, getting it now is the best route; Spoilers in that game aren't just things you overlook and continue playing--they *are* the game experience as a whole.
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2 years ago#10
Gone Home will most likely end up in an Indie Bundle in the future, but it's bad as everyone has pointed out.
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