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KickStarter Guard Duty - comedy adventure game where you travel between the sci-fi future and the medieval past

Discussion in 'Adventure Gaming' started by jfrisby, Feb 25, 2017.

  1. jfrisby Arbiter Patron

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    Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/2108195294/guard-duty-point-and-click-through-time-and-space/
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    https://www.gog.com/game/guard_duty?pp=cb4e5208b4cd87268b208e49452ed6e89a68e0b8

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  2. jfrisby Arbiter Patron

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    https://www.kickstarter.com/project...nd-click-through-time-and-space/posts/1983930

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    https://www.kickstarter.com/project...nd-click-through-time-and-space/posts/2202511

     
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    https://www.kickstarter.com/project...nd-click-through-time-and-space/posts/2388848

     
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    Releasing May 2: https://www.kickstarter.com/project...nd-click-through-time-and-space/posts/2470466

     
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  6. CryptRat Prestigious Gentleman Arcane Developer

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    It's live on Steam.
     
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  8. CryptRat Prestigious Gentleman Arcane Developer

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    I completed the game. They were not joking when they said they were making a streamlined game. The art is cool, and so is the music. The story is enjoyable enough, the game is quite short but it's also quite cheap. If you don't care about puzzles then you can go for it, but if you care then I don't recommend it.
     
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    Kinda suprised to not see more people talking about this game since it looks great and reminds me of classics like Simon The Sorcerer, please don't tell me the game ended up sucking and that's why no one is talking about it!
     
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  10. MRY Prestigious Gentleman Wormwood Studios Developer

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    A few random thoughts:

    (1) This game brings me back to a recurrent perplexity I have over cover art. Like, the game itself has really excellent art, including pretty cool cutscenes based on the trailer, but that cover would make you think it will have terrible art. The cover isn't particularly evocative of the genre, either. It looks to me most like NES-era console box art:
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    And not at all like, say, Simon the Sorcerer's box art, even though the subject matter is actually similar:
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    (2) Steam review consensus is no puzzles to speak of. E.g., from a positive review: "To make it short if you expect any difficult puzzles, headscratchers or thinking around corners, this game isn't for you. The difficulty is really low it almost plays itself. But if want a short but humorous story with a few dark elements and a pinch of Cthulhu mythos, you can get a good time out of it." From a negative review: "Too short. Virtually no Puzzles. Too expensive. At Least wait till it's on sale." I don't understand how a game can be described (as it is in many reviews) as a love-letter to classic adventure games if it doesn't have puzzles, but ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

    (3) Devs seem very nice and enthusiastic, I think it's worth supporting them if you're not looking for a game with puzzles.
     
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    Most likely because they're just parroting marketing-speak without much thought about what it actually means?

    The game has very good visuals and atmosphere though, so I suppose at least in that way it is evocative of the classics. Otherwise it strikes me as more along the lines of Telltale than Sierra.
     
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