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comment by Cortez
Cortez  ·  3912 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Favorite Indie/Arcade game discussion

I loved Dear Esther, it's a one hour game and I put ten into it just to pin together it's ambiguous story, Jessica Curry did a fantastic job with the music, Dan Pinchbeck going all out with the writing, and by fucking god if Robert Briscoe didn't create the best Source Engine maps I have ever seen in my life I don't know who did. Mechanic wise, yes I'd rather be at least running but it doesn't fit the narrative. The Chinese Room did a fantastic job with A Machine for Pigs, but unfortunately the Amnesia fan base didn't like them tampering with their mechanics and I don't really blame them for that, but never the less it was a great game.