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Holy crap, this upcoming roguelike sounds very promising(The Curious Expedition)

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2 years ago#1
80/80

http://www.pcgamer.com/2013/10/14/the-curious-expedition-an-exploration-roguelike-where-charles-darwin-searches-for-atlantis/?ns_campaign=article-feed&ns_mchannel=ref&ns_source=steam&ns_linkname=0&ns_fee=0
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2 years ago#2
Looks awful.

I'm don't know why indies get a free pass to use completely awful graphics.

I don't want to play a game that looks like it was made for DOS.

The time has come and gone for new games to be looking like that.
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2 years ago#3
That does sound pretty fun. I like the Oregon Trail esque way of starting the game. Changing the environment and causing wars also sounds fun.
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2 years ago#4
lionheart5656 posted...
Looks awful.

I'm don't know why indies get a free pass to use completely awful graphics.

I don't want to play a game that looks like it was made for DOS.

The time has come and gone for new games to be looking like that.


What is gameplay?
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2 years ago#5
Gameplay matters but this also isn't 1990.
2 years ago#6
I don't mind bad graphics, but I want them bad because it's an indie game with a low budget, not bad because it was purposely designed to be bad.
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2 years ago#7
Apparently you guys don't seem to be interested, but man, this game sounds really cool/good. A good game is a good game, regardless of how it looks. The art here looks colourful and the sprite work is nice.

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2 years ago#8
snesmaster40 posted...
lionheart5656 posted...
Looks awful.

I'm don't know why indies get a free pass to use completely awful graphics.

I don't want to play a game that looks like it was made for DOS.

The time has come and gone for new games to be looking like that.


What is gameplay?


I played games from the DOS era. That doesn't mean it's ok to make DOS graphics games today.

It looks uglier than sin and if the developer wants my money, then he'll have to put decent looking visuals in.
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2 years ago#9
lionheart5656 posted...
snesmaster40 posted...
lionheart5656 posted...
Looks awful.

I'm don't know why indies get a free pass to use completely awful graphics.

I don't want to play a game that looks like it was made for DOS.

The time has come and gone for new games to be looking like that.


What is gameplay?


I played games from the DOS era. That doesn't mean it's ok to make DOS graphics games today.

It looks uglier than sin and if the developer wants my money, then he'll have to put decent looking visuals in.


You sound like you weren't even alive in the DOS era
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2 years ago#10
Most DOS games don't even look that bad.
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