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ASSEMbler-oxx[:::::> Dec 1, 2013 @ 6:51pm
Unusual experience, well worth it to someone of Intelligence
People without a brain cell will complain it's not game. Indeed there's nothing to win or lose.
I would consider it more an interactive narrative, a free viewing world with limitations, but full of the unknown and wondrous sights.

The visuals alone will be worth the adventure.

In the end you will feel a heavy weight, and a bit richer for the experience you never get in games. Grief, loss, heart ache.

You can count on one hand the games that make you feel genuine sadness and loss.

I am happy to have experienced the journey to damascus.
Maverick Dec 1, 2013 @ 8:21pm
ROFLMAO...

Brain cells... Not a game.... Interactive narrative....Adventure....

I am happy to have experienced this....... thread.

+1
Shadow Dec 1, 2013 @ 8:48pm
Wait wait wait. You just said people without a brain cell will complain it's not a game? But then you go on to say that there is nothing to win or lose? That is the essence of a game. How stupid.

Yes this is an interactive experience, nothing wrong with calling it that but not a game, still.

Also the visuals are not that impressive. Yup a great 2D looking flower. Graphics suck but the asthetics are amazing.
Maverick Dec 1, 2013 @ 10:29pm
Also the visuals are not that impressive.
Define "visual". Define "impressive".

Define "not that".
illgib Dec 2, 2013 @ 9:56am
Originally posted by Maverick:
Also the visuals are not that impressive.
Define "visual". Define "impressive".

Define "not that".
Delicate Princess Dec 27, 2013 @ 7:00pm
Originally posted by Maverick:
Also the visuals are not that impressive.
Define "visual". Define "impressive".

Define "not that".

Define "define". Define '.'. Define '"'. Define '
'. Define "Maverick". Define the action of quoting someone. Define the alphabet. Define language. Define discussions. Define Steam. Define games. Define TCP/IP. Define HTTP. Define computers. Define electricity. Define physics. Define the universe. Define earth. Define humans. Define philosophy. Define mathematics. Define logic. Define imperative verb tense. Define abstractions. Define God. Define religion. Define spirituality. Define morality. Define ethics. Define politics. Define economy. Define society. Define countries. Define nations. Define populations. Define demographics. Define democracy. Define statistics. Define lies. Define truth. Define data. Define information. Define knowledge. Define wisdom. Define intelligence.

This is what arguing on a Dear Esther discussion board looks like, folks.
Wok-Ur-Katt Jan 3 @ 11:02am
Do you do anything else in this "Non Game" than walk around and at random times hear some narration? I have about 15-30min in to this software and I am just not getting it.