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Game News ATOM RPG Released

Discussion in 'News & Content Feedback' started by Infinitron, Dec 20, 2018.

  1. Black Angel Arcane

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    It does in Stalker: Shadow of Chernobyl, too, so I wouldn't be surprised if it's the case in ATOM.
     
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  2. Norfleet Moderator

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    Good enough to be a vidya game mechanic, I guess. I mean, if eating food can heal you in vidya, then based on that, I guess vodka is good enough for radiation.

    Games are usually supposed to be escapism. What you describe is just regular Russia.
     
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  3. Mark Richard Arcane

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    Not to mention self-congratulatory and without restraint. I'm right there with you - these past couple of years I've increasingly found myself heeding Gandalf's words to 'look to the east' for salvation.

    Apparently the workers cleaning up Chernobyl were told to drink Vodka for every hour or so of exposure to radiation, so this was a real belief. Whether it actually works in any capacity is another matter.
     
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  4. Norfleet Moderator

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    It doesn't work that well, but it works well enough in a genre where eating food can heal you. So if eating food can magically and instantly restore health, I'm willing to accept that chugging vodka will cure radiation.
     
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  5. Diggfinger Cipher

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    Wondering whether or not to buy this....:M

    Reviews seems good except:

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    5.7 hrs on record

    Early Access Review
    Posted: 17 December
    I can't recommend the game in the state its in right now. Random encounters, of which there are many, most of them hostile, are way too difficult right now. Most of the time you'll be outnumbered and killed by wolves, bandits, cultists or unfriendly scavengers while traveling to the next destination. I played the game on normal difficulty and was barely 1 hour and a half into the game and it was next to impossible to travel out of the first town without dying constantly.


    THAT'S IT I'M IN!
    TAKE MY MONEY YOU GLORIOUS BASTARDS!


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  6. Viata Arcane

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    That is one weird review. He doesn't recommends the game but gives reason to make one wants to play the game.
     
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  7. Black Angel Arcane

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    Probably reverse psychology tactic.... does it means Russian bots is working on the clock to market the game?!

    :npc:
     
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  8. Norfleet Moderator

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    That's probably a sign that he wasn't actually paid off to do that review. I wouldn't recommend anything either if I wasn't being paid for it. He has given his reasons, you make your own judgements.
     
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  9. commie The Last Marxist Patron

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    Been a long time since I bought a game at release....usually wait for the bargain bin in order for my inner Jew not to have buyer's remorse....but this looks like the Fallout successor I've been waiting for and at a great Soviet price to boot! Have to support the Comrades!

    BRB...off to Steam....
     
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  10. Jedi Master Radek Arcane

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    This is why a honest review from a casual can be more helpful than the review from a journalist who just pretends to appreciate true RPGs.
     
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  11. Crescent Hawk Arbiter

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    Its pretty solid so far, I only have like 5 hours. For a fallout homage its slim and works very well.
     
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  12. Ein Axt Educated

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    Not sure about the translation since I don't speak Russian, but anyone else think the localization is pretty bad?


    Other than that game's great.
     
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  13. Vladimuar Learned

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    The localization is better than the original. I'm not kidding.
     
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  14. dawcio Learned

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    I played this, and it'c cool, but I think that I want to play Minecraft all day, because it's more casual.
     
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  15. Atomboy Atom Team Developer

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    Thank you guys! Another bug fix tonight + made a "Put all typos here" forum on Steam, so we're doing everything for you to keep that opinion!

    Yeah, that legend is exactly where both we and the Stalker guys before us got this trope from. I first heard it when I was like 5 years old. Cut yourself? Go for zelyonka. Radiation poisoning? Drink some vodka or red wine (the red wine one, I think, is thought to combat rads even outside the former USSR). Don't know if anything is true though, even the liquidators were told to drink vodka part. All is one in folklore.


    The best one for me is still:

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    0.0 hrs last two weeks / 6.0 hrs on record
    Posted: 15 Nov @ 12:09am

    EARLY ACCESS REVIEW
    This game is similar to shoving a nail into your skull.
     
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  16. Saduj Arcane

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    Haven't played the game yet because of my current Kenshi fixation. But my first thought after reading the review is "What kind of a savage would be done with the first town in less than an hour and a half?". Will definitely be picking this up next.
     
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  17. Norfleet Moderator

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    That's probably why he was getting killed, the game was telling him he wasnt' ready to go out yet.
     
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  18. MotherMachinae Arcane

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    same kind of savages that have bloated Steam libraries and don't play (or get hooked to) games that are not heavily shilled like AAA hot titles because they have mindset that anything beyond heavy hyped AAA popamole garbage is some kind of inferior product
     
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  19. Zer0wing Liturgist

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    Yes it does. You don't believe?
     
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  20. LeStryfe79 Whisper Network Patron

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    I was a nuclear qualified machinist mate in the United States Navy before becoming a massive vodka addict. I can't say anymore. That information is classified.
     
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  21. selkin Educated

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    I really love how our Russian brothers love and respect the Fallout look and style.
    The game is good to look at.
     
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  22. toro Arcane

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    The only reason I did not touch Atom is that I'm obsessed with Kenshi.

    Atomboy When is the next patch scheduled?
     
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  23. TheSentinel Arcane

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    Why would you support random encounters being extremely difficult without the ability to control them? Encounters being random is annoying enough already.
     
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  24. Atomboy Atom Team Developer

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    Joke's on the reviewer! They are controllable with each of two (sometimes three) skills you might have. Animals are avoidable with high Survival, and you can always hide or talk your way out of a bandit random enc!

    We done 5 small ones already. The one with the key bindings and better aiming will be up in a few days, before NY, unless our children take up our time too much.
     
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  25. Monkey Baron Learned

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    Hey Atomboy, what is the best way to buy ATOM when it comes to giving you guys a bigger cut?
     
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