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Old 06-21-2009, 10:46 PM   #1
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Braid

I just downloaded this demo off of Steam, and I can safely say that this is the first game in a long time to really inspire me. I had been thinking about manipulating time/space in games ever since Portal came out, and this game takes the idea of time manipulation and really runs with it in a fun way.

It's essentially a platforming puzzle game, and if you die, the game simply pauses so you can rewind time. There's really no failing here, just giving up.

If you haven't played this yet, do yourself a favor and download the demo from Steam. I don't know about buying the game, since $15 is a bit much for a short game like this (with very little replay value, I might add) but it's certainly fun to play around with the demo, as limited as it may be.
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I looked at a Youtube video for it.

Seems pretty interesting. I might get it.
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Braid is one of the greatest PC games in the last few years, or maybe even in the last decade. Brilliant game. I have to a disagree with you op, this game has great replay value.
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Braid is one of the greatest PC games in the last few years, or maybe even in the last decade. Brilliant game. I have to a disagree with you op, this game has great replay value.
And what sort of replay value is that?
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What do you mean "what sort?"
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Old 06-23-2009, 04:40 AM   #6
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What do you mean "what sort?"
What incentive is there for me to go back and play the game after I beat it?
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Well, it's simple and easy to learn, but at the same time, it's really fun and exciting.
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Well, it's simple and easy to learn, but at the same time, it's really fun and exciting.
That doesn't explain replay value, though.
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It's hard to explain. We all have our own opinions.
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It's hard to explain. We all have our own opinions.
Yes, but I'm really trying to understand yours. I don't see what reason the game gives you to play the game again. You'd be doing the same thing over and over. You, however, feel differently, and I'm trying to understand why.
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