17 people found this review helpful
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Not Recommended
0.0 hrs last two weeks / 0.4 hrs on record (0.3 hrs at review time)
Posted: Feb 13, 2020 @ 9:34pm

At a Glance
(Adult) Content
Yes. (F, M) Nudity.
Censorship
No. Woot! Woot. . . ?
Hours of Gameplay
Five to twenty minutes.
Modding Support?
No.
Patch Required?
No.

Just Chatting is a 2D, side-scroller platformer.

Gameplay
As a platformer, you will have to jump between moving objects. Each stage has one or more objects to jump on (or around), and the idea is to get to the other side of the screen. Through out the stages, you will encounter people. By interacting with them, you gain an "average" with them. Once our average reaches one-hundred, the next time you meet them they'll be naked. You can only interact with people once per playthrough, so expect to see the same stages at least five times before completing the game.

Anytime you touch a moving object, it changes its direction of movement. This can be used to your advantage, by making objects move out of your way. It can also be a big pain in the rear, becuase the object collision is a bit too precise. Objects constantly rain from above, which can also change the course of platforms. If they become problematic, you can use the "down-arrow" key to clear them.

Or you can reset the stage with the "r" key.

Story
You play as a women who's trying to increase her socializing skills. She's stuck in some horrible world, where furniture rains from the sky non-stop. How no one is killed is anyone's guess, but my vote is that she's dreaming. Thats. . . the best I could piece together with what I had.

Visuals
The interface is awful. The title screen and pause menu give you two options, to play or quit the application. The user interface that crops up during dialogue is servicable, but it only shows up for one character. Everyone else's dialogue is displayed with a basic text box. Your "average" is shown at the top of the screen. It's purpose is still unknown to me.

The characters look good, about as good as any Daz (or Poser) 3D render. They look like freeware models, but that's fine. I actually enjoy them, and they are wonderful assets for game studios. Problem being, non of them are animated. Think of everyone as paper cut-outs. Your avatar is dragged across the screen (to indicate movement), and new clothes are sort of "sticked-on" to you as you find them.

Verdict
If this game looks remotely interesting, it's free. So download it. But I'd save the bandwidth (and space), and find better free-to-play titles.

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6 Comments
Bannor Jan 26 @ 9:38am 
Hydrostatic "You review the gyaest crap."

And you review the reviews of the 'gyaest' crap. It's always the same with people like you - it's hate OR spell.....
Hydrostatic Feb 19, 2020 @ 6:58pm 
You review the gyaest crap.
DatWombat Feb 19, 2020 @ 3:38pm 
Ah, you've got to reject shame and follow the whim of your loins! Even if. . . they reduce you to popping genital zits.

That is great, I enjoy that you enjoy reading my work.
headmonkeyboy Feb 19, 2020 @ 3:26pm 
Id have to agree without even thinking of subjecting my system to the code of shame, I do enjoy reading your reviews however :)
DatWombat Feb 19, 2020 @ 3:21pm 
That sounds. . . awful. But I also laughed out loud. This is one of those titles were the writing the review was more fun and engaging than the game itself.
headmonkeyboy Feb 19, 2020 @ 3:08pm 
Personally, I think popping genital zits would be more entertaining than this game looks. Kudo's for trying it.