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dONK  ·  3912 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Favorite Indie/Arcade game discussion

I get what you mean by Dear Esther being boring. I think in order to enjoy it you need to drop your expectations of it being a "game" and more appreciate it as an interactive film, or something to that effect. You need to be in the right mood, for sure.

Chinese Room, who developed Dear Esther, just released Amnesia: A Machine For Pigs, and it quite a bit more interactive than Dear Esther. It's a lot scarier, requires more thinking and puzzle solving, as well as avoiding monsters. It's not as scary or interactive as the first Amnesia, but it's really good nonetheless. I'd check that out if you have any interest.