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Old 02-12-2012, 10:04 AM   #1
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66% off on a Daily Deal.

http://store.steampowered.com/app/40930/

Yes, it's worth it at that price.
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Old 02-12-2012, 11:22 AM   #2
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It's a solid game. Not as good as Braid, but quite the enjoyable puzzle platformer with an artistic style that takes itself everything but seriously. There are also some rather unique gameplay elements.

However: This game is a console port with some technical issues on certain hardware (slowdowns, some crashes). There never was any update for this port either.

If you're lucky, the game will run well, stable and smooth as butter. With an Xbox 360 controller it will be as enjoyable as the console original.
If you're less lucky, you may be up for some serious frustration.

At its current price it's more than worth it, but still a bit of a gamble.
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Old 02-12-2012, 12:05 PM   #3
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Game looks good hilarious... what is the gameplay like for those who havent played braid? Is it jumpy platformer w/ humor but still requires jumping skill? Or more puzzle solving? Tough to tell from the screenshots whats going on.
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Old 02-12-2012, 12:10 PM   #4
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Game looks good hilarious... what is the gameplay like for those who havent played braid? Is it jumpy platformer w/ humor but still requires jumping skill? Or more puzzle solving? Tough to tell from the screenshots whats going on.
It's mostly puzzle solving, dexterity is a far second. It's e.g based around time manipulation and interacting with yourself (in different "timestreams") - but in a very different way than Braid.
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Old 02-12-2012, 12:40 PM   #5
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this game is great. its more a straight puzzle game than Braid. it does have some very hard puzzles as well as some optional puzzles. i think there is a problem where the game slows down on one or two levels (but not much).

its very different than Braid, but both games do experiment with the time travel mechanic. all in all its a very good game for the price. its got a great art style, great music, its just been overshadowed by the success Braid. this game was never supposed to be like Braid. its just a straight puzzle game. use your time travel powers to collect pies.
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Old 02-12-2012, 12:42 PM   #6
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I want to buy this but there is something wrong with the servers today D:
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Old 02-12-2012, 12:48 PM   #7
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Its great. Everyone should get it.
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Old 02-12-2012, 01:02 PM   #8
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Yeah, the Steam servers are a mess today for some reason. Try again during the Grammys, they might ease up from less traffic And yes, this game is quite good.
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Old 02-12-2012, 01:06 PM   #9
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I'm having a big problem adding it to my cart, but can't wait to play it once it's ready
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