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Who likes this game?
Is this a kind of game that only girls would enjoy, or does it have all kinds of fans? Is it weird-good like a David Lynch story, or just boring?
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Meowie Pie Nov 16, 2013 @ 11:15am 
David Lynch all the way.

I have not come to the end yet but you're basically meant to wander the woods and return each daughter to her foolish death.

I'm highly guessing that desipte how distrubing the game's proceedings are it has a happy ending.

HINT: Returning back to "grandma" is not a good ending
Last edited by Meowie Pie; Nov 16, 2013 @ 11:16am
BananaJane Nov 16, 2013 @ 1:00pm 
Come on, just because something is weird doesn't make it david lynch.
Either way I'm guessing this game will never get a Linux port?
Chainsawkitten Dec 5, 2013 @ 11:11am 
Quest3D doesn't support Linux so porting it would be an immense effort.
Then maybe a sequel in a different engine
This is a good game; it's one of those artsy-atsmopheric games, but it's really good in that sense if anything at least. It's more of a "visual aquarium of your soul" kinda game, and it's more of a relaxed casual play, but it takes a bit of time to go through it [from my limited experience can tell haha.]

It's pretty neat, give it a shot if you want to try something new!
DroneFox Dec 19, 2013 @ 3:44am 
This game has really nice atmosphere and style, but require time and deep involvement. Playing it like playing action game while you never play this genre before (action is just for instance, use any other on your choice). Would you complain 3D action hasn't unit management and gathering resources? The Path has absolutely different feeling, its own world and rules. So if you want to enhance your expirience, leave all expectations and play in open-minded style.
Dec 19, 2013 @ 2:20pm 
its not a game
DroneFox Dec 19, 2013 @ 2:41pm 
Originally posted by Phailosophy:
its not a game

LOL, another one.
Sleightblind Dec 19, 2013 @ 6:48pm 
Shamus Young liked it.

Personally, I thought a lot of things could be a lot better. The characters' faces, for example.

The Steam description is misleading as well. It's definitely not a horror game, and since many of the game's events are figurative, you can't say for sure that there's only one goal or that achieving it means death.
Still looking for a game of this sort for Linux, although I'd be willing to jump the Winhurdle if the reviews weren't mixed. And looks like Dear Esther isn't gonna happen (properly) for Linux in this century, either.
Last edited by 𝓢𝓸𝓽𝓪𝓲; Dec 20, 2013 @ 11:56am
Eriphyle Jan 2, 2014 @ 6:34am 
I enjoyed it (Dear Esther too), for the atmosphere mostly, the gameplay itself is rather slow - but then again, I am a girl, so my opinion might not be relevant. :P
Chainsawkitten Jan 2, 2014 @ 7:25am 
Originally posted by Eriphyle:
but then again, I am a girl, so my opinion might not be relevant. :P
Oh, come on!
Mackeriv Jan 2, 2014 @ 8:32pm 
This was developed by a studio who enjoys creating titles that are all about atmosphere, and that will make you pause and think. Artsy, if you must, but they arent for everyone. There isnt a very big challenge, and some people wouldnt even consider it a game, but more like an experiment, or interactive experience. You can try it out if you wish, but I dont really know about Linux ports.
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O Trovador Feb 1, 2014 @ 6:47pm 
The first playthrough it can be a kind of disappointing for those whose concept of "game" is limited to the common genres.... This game is weird in a good way. If you have your mind open you'll see that this is a very nice game.
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