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User Info: harcoreblazer

harcoreblazer
2 years ago#1
No topics about it on this board. So i'll start one.

Played for like 3-5 minutes, got kinda bored, figured out it wasn't my kind of game, or a game i'll pay for (And i'm pretty open-minded when it comes to gaming and i must be of the few people who liked Gone Home).

Maybe what it needed was a story or some subtle story, or at least some Slender-like gameplay mechanic (?).

If it weren't for the 8-bit like graphics this would be a good exploring game, kind of reminds me of what you'll find at Gamejolt.

Conclusion IMO: Needs more gameplay mechanics, exploring and sound/music alone don't make it for me.
PSN/Steam = retrohunter95.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QS4HQWWuqP8&feature=youtu.be

User Info: MaouSado

MaouSado
2 years ago#2
He's pretty ******* hilarious. His Daikatana LP was perhaps the most glorious LP I've witnessed so far.

User Info: shallow_cuts

shallow_cuts
2 years ago#3
I tried it briefly last night. Even a subtle hint as to what it is about would work wonders. There is a dedicated "postcard" button and trophies involving postcards but I found nothing to take photos of.

*shrug*

User Info: kzooanimal

kzooanimal
2 years ago#4
I purchased that game on sale earlier this year (it was under $5) I've played it 4 times and while it won't be winning GOTY in my book it is weird and charming (in an odd bird kind of way)
I walked around, changed the constellations, saw the tide come in, and chased a from thing through a field.. I still have no idea what the game is about or what the heck is going on. I don't regret the $5 spent although I wouldn't immediately recommend it to some one.

User Info: David_Faustino

David_Faustino
2 years ago#5
wtf is a proteus
your weeaboo clip, update 8/2/14
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KvaZWzkbrcg

User Info: falloutbeast101

falloutbeast101
2 years ago#6
I liked it. Very relaxing.
GUST OF WIND DANCE

User Info: dancer62

dancer62
2 years ago#7
Bought it a few months back to my immediate disappointment. Atari 2600 graphics, plays like one of the early 3D demos on the Commodore 64. What a diaper-load!
I'm waiting for Bandai to release the WonderSwan/SwanCrystal II and blow both the Vita and the 3DS away.

User Info: MuskeLG

MuskeLG
2 years ago#8
It's a game many people, whether they're a gamer or not, will have trouble getting into.
PSN: KwRIOT-

User Info: FattyBreads

FattyBreads
2 years ago#9
I'm open to experiences that some people dismiss out of hand as "not a game!" - I enjoyed Gone Home, which is often cited as such. Proteus, otoh, stretches my willingness to be open minded to the limits though. Reminds me of an Amiga tech demo. Which is fine, I like the art style, but I'd feel horribly, horribly burned had I paid for it.
"I could care less" means you care, silly.

User Info: Varron

Varron
2 years ago#10
And the developers had the audacity to charge $13.99 on the PS Store for this little experiment.
PSN: Snippuh
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