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Re: Just a fairy tale

Postby David Whyld » Tue Jul 07, 2020 1:42 pm

If you were the player and you got sent right back to the start of the game when you had almost finished it, would you think it was a good idea?
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Re: Just a fairy tale

Postby P/o Prune » Tue Jul 07, 2020 8:28 pm

David Whyld wrote:If you were the player and you got sent right back to the start of the game when you had almost finished it, would you think it was a good idea?

Well, the player won't know that this is close to the end of the game. But I get your point.
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Re: Just a fairy tale

Postby rotter » Tue Jul 07, 2020 8:29 pm

David Whyld wrote:If you were the player and you got sent right back to the start of the game when you had almost finished it, would you think it was a good idea?


It would depend on how well signposted it was or whether it fits with the game. Might feel like a sudden death otherwise.
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Re: Just a fairy tale

Postby rovarsson » Wed Jul 08, 2020 6:22 am

Is anything different about the game after you get sent back to square one? New background-story, tweaked puzzles, anything like that that would make it worthwhile to go again? If not, this is just sudden death with extra annoyance: UNDO and continue on the other path. Without UNDO (and noticable changes to the game the second time around) --> QUIT and forget.
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