A New Beginning is a cinematic adventure-thriller done graphic novel-style.
User reviews: Mostly Positive (651 reviews)
Release Date: Dec 11, 2012

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Includes 11 items: Deponia, Chaos on Deponia, Goodbye Deponia, The Whispered World Special Edition, The Dark Eye: Chains of Satinav, A New Beginning - Final Cut, Memoria, The Night of the Rabbit, Edna & Harvey: The Breakout, Edna & Harvey: Harvey's New Eyes, 1954 Alcatraz

 

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"A New Beginning's fantastic visuals and enjoyable story offset its glaring translation and voice-over flaw. "
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“A New Beginning gives an amazing impression. It's exciting, smart and persistent. The graphics are a genuine eye-catcher and both protagonists grow into complex personalities the player can easily relate to, even grow fond of.”
90/100 – http://www.adventurecorner.de/reviews/228/a-new-beginning

“The dialogues, carrying a serious yet sometimes witty tone are one of the game's major strong points. They give both likeable protagonists depth and personality. The writers have paid attention to even the most delicate details.”
84/100 – Gamestar

“Blending strongly-defined characters into a stunning and memorable backdrop, A New Beginning is an "eco-thriller" that is not to be missed.”
80/100 – Adventure Gamers

About This Game

A New Beginning - Final Cut is a cinematic adventure-thriller done graphic novel-style. In this charming and witty adventure, earth is on the brink of impending climate cataclysm. It's essential to travel the world in order to spare mankind and save the whole from this terrible fate.


Bioengineer Bent Svensson had to resign from researching alternative ways of generating energy. Now the former workaholic lives a secluded life in the remote forests of Norway. His early peaceful retirement is invaded by Fay, a young woman claiming to be a time traveler from the future.
She tries to convince him that she's here to prevent the climate cataclysm from happening and according to her, Bent's research is the last hope to achieve just that.
However, his results are on the verge of falling into the hands of a reckless energy tycoon who cares for nothing but his own profit.
Together, Bent and Fay now have to put an end to the imminent global catastrophe.

Key Features

  • A fully fledged adventure-thriller, tackling on the contemporary issue of global warming
  • More than 100 breathtaking, highly detailed backgrounds
  • More than 20 hours' worth of game time
  • Unique graphic novel style with an hour worth of animated comic cut scenes
  • A masterpiece, written by the creators of 'The Whispered World', 'The Dark Eye: Chains of Satinav', 'Harvey's New Eyes' and the 'Deponia' Trilogy

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS:Windows XP
    • Processor:2 GHz (Single Core) or 1.8 GHz (Dual Core)
    • Memory:1500 MB RAM
    • Graphics:OpenGL 2.0 compatible with 256 MB RAM (Shared Memory is not recommended)
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:5 GB HD space
    • Sound:DirectX compatible
    Recommended:
    • OS:Windows Vista/7/8
    • Processor:2.5 GHz (Single Core) or 2 GHz (Dual Core)
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Graphics:OpenGL 2.0 compatible with 512 MB RAM (Shared Memory is not recommended)
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:5 GB HD space
    • Sound:DirectX compatible
    Minimum:
    • OS:Lion (10.7)
    • Processor:2 GHz (Dual Core) Intel
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    Recommended:
    • OS:Lion (10.7)
    • Processor:2 GHz (Dual Core) Intel
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
Helpful customer reviews
66 of 73 people (90%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: December 7, 2014
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Graphics:
+ completely hand drawn
+ always consistent
- only horizontal movements convincing

Atmosphere:
+ melancholy, loosened with humor mood
+ that pulls the player into its spell
- some cutscenes unintentionally funny

Sound:
+ mostly very good speakers
+ very atmospheric music
- some characters fall off qualitatively

Balance:
+ tasks of different difficulty
- but does not increase linearly
- little evidence
- too difficult for beginners to some extent

Story:
+ exciting situations
+ various smaller topics
+ some exciting twists
- act overall foreseeable

Characters:
+ likeable, round protagonists
+ mostly succeeded caricatured minor characters
- the act but not always appropriate

Dialogs:
+ usually extremely entertaining, credible conversations
+ great emotional range
+ often humorous
- rarely overdrawn

Puzzles:
+ well integrated into the story combination puzzles
+ never a dull moment
+ mostly comprehensible
- but sometimes abstruse

Game Size:
+ solo playtime around 18 hours
+ over 100 backgrounds
+ different, varied locations
+ more than 50 characters and speaking roles

Multiplayer: No Multiplayer

A New Beginning is a successful adventure that makes a lot right. Thus the gloomy future is pleasantly alive because people do not just have a different technology and futuristic forms of communication, but also a special way of thinking, which is dominated by an experienced climate collapse.
A New Beginning exhilarated, stirs and entertains with its own unique atmosphere. Although zeitigt the unbridled creativity of the puzzle designer from time to thoroughly reaction-en à la "Then the world goes just below me does not matter!" But long does such anger not to. For me the detail in every aspect drawn characters are too close, the mood poignant. Daedalic has finally established itself in this work as an outstanding adventure game studio.

Score: 83 / 100
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37 of 53 people (70%) found this review helpful
16.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 7, 2014
Overall - lacking.
The graphics are pleasing enough, and the music is nice. That said, the English voice acting is simply atrocious. A reader program is better to listen to, the intonation has nothing to do with the emotional content of the dialogue, and sometimes it's just plain wrong for English.
Oh, and the character design. Why does Fay have a uniform including a sweater that ends under her boobs? And does she have a back problem? She stands and walks with her spine bent in a highly unnatural shape, which is just painful to look at.
The characters themselves are also shallow, and even though in some reviews I've read about 'character development', that mostly means that they grow from one-dimensional to maybe two. And that's for the protagonists. About one of the main supporting characters, Duve, all I got to know was that a: he's upset with his father (understandably) for sacrificing their family for his work, yet b: he continues his father's work out of some sort of duty perhaps, though he claims to hate it, and c: he's gay. The latter had nothing whatsoever to do with anything, apart from mentioning that Bent "would have been okay with it", and providing a clue for solving a puzzle. Talk about token minority.
The plot seemed forced sometimes, and after the final plot twist, had motivation issues at some points in retrospect. All-in-all, it felt rather forced and didactic, and the conclusion really didn't make much sense to me.
Certainly not a game I will ever play again, and not one I could recommend, as much as I'd like to promote eco-conscious games. Only reason I played it through was that I hoped for satisfactory ending. I didn't get it.
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23 of 31 people (74%) found this review helpful
8.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 6, 2014
[WARNING. SPOILERS]

this is the first Daedalic Entertainment game i've finished and... actually regretted playing.

This game has the potential to be a fun, enjoyable game. Puzzles, tricky areas that would not be the automatic response and even an additional level of depth to point and click that allows for pop-up actions (more about that in the negatives.). As always with Daedalic Entertainment, it's beautiful to look at and tha characters are... more or less believable. They make sense and seem easy enough to relate to. Daedalic Entertainment have also coined a 'hold Space to show Items you can interact with', this has made me so much more likley to buy one of their games just for that aspect alone! the character animations, although simple and repetative, always seem mostly in place and with exception of a few moments (if you want to pick) usually look perfectly fine and don't break immersion at all.

However... the entire game paints the image of 'the world is ending, it's climate change but you can fix it'. at no point did I feel hopful for the characters.
We're dealing with an aeged man who has ruined his relationship with his family, estranged his son and apparently made very little effort to fix that. you're also playing as a person who, during the entire game I was expecting to turn out to be lying to me and was unfortunatley not dissapointed. The 'good guys' turn out to be... well... kind of pathetic, sad and myserable people that I didn't want to even think existed, let alone play them for the whole game. The antagonists were rather unbelievably over-evil (MWAHAHAHAA! I WILL PAVE OVER THE WORLD TO MAKE A GLORIOUS SEAL-SKIN CAR-PARK!) and the storyline rather felt overly preachy...
The entire cast were unpleasant in even degrees... in fact, the person I liked the most was a doorman with an anger problem and a complex about his baldness!

The general gameplay is point-and-click with the occasional puzzle. The puzzles were good and mostly self-explanatory, but the point-and-click was point-and-hold-aim-and-click for everytbing... that took extra time that was not needed when right-click-to-examine and left-click to walk to, pick up, adjust etc. would have sufficed.
The right-click for inventory was not actually needed at any point and could easily have been removed entirely and replaced by having the inventory there all the time. the only time it became needed to quickly open your inventory is if a game-event had closed it for you.

I did not feel like I had anyone on my side in the entire game. When i'm playing as him, i'm waiting for her to ♥♥♥♥ him over. When i'm playing as her, i'm waiting for us to do something strange and un-kocher.
The son, he was downright unpleasant. The old-friend from work was needlessly suspicious and came across as kaniving in places. The best-friend seemed... well... i don't know all that well beause i was honestly expecting him to mess us over too! he was too nice compared to the rather unpleasant crowd we were already in!
I can't complain enough about the worst of humanity in this. We have cheaters, liars, mercinaries, needless aggression, paranoia, disbelief, angst and all the other shades of things you don't want to spend an afternoon immersed in.

The storyline of 'time travlers come back to fix the world' is great. I was all for that! the idea of them coming back from a climate-desolate wasteland is a perfectly stable platform... what fails however is that they drop a plot-twist on us that... well, let's face it was rather un-needed!
"we came to this reactor to stop it blowin up!" becomes "we came here to blow it up"... umm... why?
Honestly, it boiled down to 'grab that stuff and run for it!'. the machevilian "let's tell the goodie all my plans" was old before this game was made and really made the ending of this... a total mess!
I've seen twist endings, back-track endings, not-as-you-expeted-it endings, the-goodie-is-the-baddie-is-the-goodie endings... but the sudden change of heart makes your one character seem totally heartless or a derranged sociopath, the baddie is... let's face it, totally insane for his plans and the other baddie is desperatley in need of a lead-lobotomy!
"it's ok, we reconciled this kid with his father and even managed to bring his sexuality into it almost out of the blue without any apparent reason"...
umm... yay?
what have we resolved here? One character we were really not that set up to like has got fame, another character we probably should not dislike this much is going back to killing himself with over-work and his son, who needs to get a grip for most the game, is all right now?
you might as well have written "and they all lived happily ever after"!
Oh, but it's ok, that person who let themselves get baked in radioactive steam instead of getting into one of the many easy-to-access doors on that level left you a picture to remember how she and all the other people you met from her time betrayed your trust, nearly got you and your family killed, killed off one of your oldest friends, destroyed most of your life's work and... should I go on?
The ending felt forced, bolted on and almost irrelevant to the rest of the game. The problem was that whole areas of the game had the same feeling.
"this is a great big conspiracy" why? everything points that way. Everyone says it's an accident and refuses to talk more about it... soooooooo? Why was everyone acting needlessly suspicious? No apparent reason. One person takes it to their grave and the other betrays you brutally without any kind of apology.

I actually felt miserable finishing this game. The gaming completionist in me refused to step away, but I was damn close! had the ending not appeared when it did, i would not have finished the game.
"No matter how beautiful the weapon is, it will hurt no less when turning against you"

Technical bugs were rife in the game. Many areas had options that were not translated. clicking on one item to examine blinked the subtitle and played no audio so if there was any useful information there, i missed that
There are parts where the subtitles run off in the FMV but the audio has not even started.
The dialogue overlaps itself, jumps pitch and volume mid-sentance, often lacks the correct inflection for the mood it's used and sometimes comes across as just plain wooden and eerie.
One moment, i'd be listening and the voice sounds warm and involving... while describing an inane object... then to describe something important, it sounds cold and emotionless? the mixed signals in this were easy enough to overlook, but when it changed pitch, volume and feel mid-sentance? split-personalities or bad dubbing...
There were miss-spelt subtitles, incorrect words and sometimes, the wrong used entirely.

Top it all off with the common feel of mid-eighties cartoons where the baddie just wants to make a new motorway or spill oil into the sea and realising that they might as well be brow-beating you for having the light on. Honestly, i would not have been surprised to find that this was endorsed by an extremist wing of a climate change activist group!
Yes, we get that nuclear power isn't the best, let's all feel damn sad for this. now, how dare you have multiple monitors on. We all poison every living thing in the woods for no particularly well-explained reason. Deforestation, fossil fuels, melting ice-caps... Anyone remember this from school?
I DO care about the environment, I'm happy to recycle, I proudly turn off lights and electrical devices not in use and rarely use more than what I need... I don't need a game to make me feel guilty for the environment change.


I would urge point-and-click enthusiasts to buy ANY Deponia title instead of this. If you want somethin a little more serious, buy 'night of the rabbit'. Daedalic Entertainment deserve all the support they can get, but this game is going to a special place in my "games I regretted playing" list.
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11 of 12 people (92%) found this review helpful
11.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 13, 2014
You need a lot of patience to deal with the constant eco babble and the bad voice acting, as well as some small bugs; but if you stick with it you will be rewarded with around 10 hours of detailed art work and a good story. Buy it on sale.

+ Lots and lots of pictures. There's a lot of time that's gone into that.

+ The story gets really good from around chapter 4 onwards.

+ Around 10 hours of gameplay.

- Some bugs. The ones I got most were 1. that the game would sometimes think I was clicking my mouse when I wasn't, causing the text to skip (meaning that I missed some of the dialogue) and 2. that there was sometimes a Russian or German word to click on or sentence spoken by a character, even though I played the game in English.
The latter only happened two or three times and I always knew what to do, so it wasn't that big a deal. The former I solved by saving often (or just not caring what was said).

- "I'VE GOTTA SAVE THE PLANET. I'M GONNA CRY OVER THIS DEAD BIRD. WHY DOES THAT GUY DRIVE SUCH A WASTEFUL CAR? WHY DOES NO ONE LISTEN TO ME?" Every. Five. Minutes. If you're not necessarily into the whole "I must save the earth right now" thing, you'll need a LOT of patience to try and ignore Fay (and Bent)'s constant eco babble.

- Baaaad voice acting (especially main character Bent). But: either I got used it after a while or it just gets better towards the end.
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12 of 14 people (86%) found this review helpful
28.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 7, 2014
I recommend this game, as it's like most Daedalic point & click games: the story is good, the characters are okay (In the english dubbed version they sound really annyoying - but the personalities are quite developed), and the comic-like parts looks really great.
But then the negatives:
As good Daedalic is at making a good story, they are so bad at adapting it to another languages. So far:
I've found a cyrillic alphabet (I think russian) option at one of the point of the oil rig
Got a male guard referenced as she
"Hier is it" (hier is german)
"Savie the world" in epilogue
There are options for modifying how loud are: speech, music, and sounds. But you can't modify the cutscenes, they will boom at you with your computer's currently set volume.
Also the game doesn't saves your volume settings, they are getting reseted by restarting the program.
Lastly: the game CONSTANTLY changes between alga and algae. The whole plot is centered around this organism yet they can't decide how to spell it.

The voice acting is just terrible. I mean the characters are speaking clear, they are easy to hear, but they sounds like somebody's reading a really boring book. At one point the main character burst out, saying I think "no" numerous times, because somebody just straight out accused him of not taking his experiments seriously, while his family and private life was non-existant, he was so dedicated to his work. Hell, I'm more angry about burning my hand like this guy was. They could have said "No, I don't want scrambled eggs", the emotions were just as "intense". The plot twist part's voice acting is just plain atrocious, no better word.
Epilogue's voice and subtitles are out of synchron, too.
At the end:
Well made story, poorly executed in english, but it doesn't hinder you in any ways in completing (and kinda, enjoying) the game. Full price is 10$/€, it's maybe a little too high considering there is no replay value. If you can get in a sale at/below 5$ or in a bundle, go for it!
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
7.1 hrs on record
Posted: January 7
Out of all honesty, for those who are thinking about getting this, ask yourself if you're willing to spend time on a game that will boggle your mind with puzzles, if you find that fun, then you need to buy this game. If you don't like puzzles and go for the plot, you can still search the walkthroughs on a website, but although you will find it less entertaining that it normally would go out as a gameplay experience. If you hate puzzles thoughout then obviously its a no-no.

Fay: The girl you play in the game, has the best plot story, although i'm almost done with it (1 chapter left) i find her character development a great balance between what the plot indicates and situational events occuring around her.

Bent: I find it difficult to understand his reasons of collaborating within the plot, first half he goes into denial, the second half he goes through reasoning and his character development doesnt change through that and when you arrive at the Labratories at the Sea you might think it is boring, and yes because our limited options prevents us from doing anything at all by that stage.

Gameplay: Crazy as it may seem I loved the gameplay, its just a few minor tweaks that may help it out, a bit of specification would be nice, and the atmosphere really does get to you when you're feeling the situation current at hand.

8.5/10
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
8.6 hrs on record
Posted: October 4, 2014
My Take: An okay point and click adventure with a nonsensical plot about climate change. It's fairly short, if you're dedicated to playing it, then it shouldn't take more than about 6 hours. The puzzles are dull and convoluted at times.

Graphics: The art is fairly well done, but the animations can be a little jittery at times. While the resolution can be set to widescreen, the game is played in 4:3; so you've got pillarboxing and unnecessary screen scrolling.

Sound: Voice acting is wooden and mostly boring. Not too much happening in the sound effects department. Prepare to hear a lot of clicks.

Music: Enjoyable enough to make this game a less arduous task.

Controls: Not really a fan of the “left click to bring up options wheel” scheme when left click is also move. Right click opens/closes your inventory.

Did I Finish It: Yes.

Will I Play it Again: If I really am bored and want to grab the four remaining achievements, maybe. I doubt that'll be any time soon though.

Should You Buy It: If you really wanted to play every point and click adventure on Steam, you could probably do worse than this.
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
14.5 hrs on record
Posted: February 23
Personal Rating: Nice Journey
Classic Rating: ★★★★☆

Really interesting point & click adventure. Some things i liked:
  • Well curated sci-fi storyline
  • Good looking artworks
  • Interesting puzzles which really make sense
  • Nice and well developed characters
  • Bug free

Some other things which might have been better:
  • No widescreen resolution
  • Voice acting is a bit monotone (especially Fay, one of the main protagonists)
  • Some more supported languages would have been welcome (there are subtitles though)

If you're a fan of Daedalic Entertainment Games, this one should be on your to-play list.
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6 of 9 people (67%) found this review helpful
10.3 hrs on record
Posted: September 10, 2014
Yeah I know this is that typical boring & stupid "point & click" game.
Stupid art looks like comic books, bla bla bla.. (Haters gonna hate)
That's not the selling point of this game.
It has an interesting story and ideas.
Each characters has a strong role in the story.

This game is about disaster cause of extreme climate change that doomed the earth.
A group of people being sent from the future to save the past before humans start to taint the nature.

I really like the ending of this game. It's quite a twist.
Too bad the epilogue is not as strong as the messages from the author.

7/10 is a great score for this game
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
13.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 19, 2014
Despite flaws a captivating story about time travels, environment protection and friendship. Puzzles can get a bit dull at times, but dialogues are good.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
14.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 28, 2014
This game is fun, the story is engrossing and it is true to the genre. There are some spots where the text is not fully translated from Russian, but these are very few and never the main dialogue. I highly recommend this game for fans of point and click 90's style games. I will play this game again every so often. One of the best I've played in 33 years of gaming.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.6 hrs on record
Posted: December 9, 2014
Purchased this game when it was on sale, was less than £1 so thought why not.

Pleasantly surprised. This is the first game of it's series I've played and while it isn't my usual cup of tea it is very much enjoyable. The story is simple enough to follow, so far anyway, and the gameplay is easy to pick up. The design and style of the game is different, with a classic cartoon feel, and it's one I feel partners the game well, and with the comic style dialogue too, gives texture to the game.

Puzzles can be difficult but then when you do complete them you are surprised with yourself that you couldn't solve them any quicker. There is also a skip puzzle option for when you are stuck. What a life saver.

While not the usual game I would consider playing, this is definitely worth picking up in a sale.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
11.1 hrs on record
Posted: January 25
Makes me want to install power saving light bulbs and solar pannels. Save the planet with time travel and corny acting. Why not?
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
6.5 hrs on record
Posted: February 9
Firstly a note on the voice acting and how I got past it.... it's bad. I knew it would be based on the majority of the reviews here, but my god I wasn't prepared for how painful it actually was. It's as if they grabbed random people off of the street and made them read lines of dialogue with no context. It's so poorly done that it just doesn't make sense. I was so turned off by it that I was going to give up after an hour. I did find that I was able to continue by switching the language back to German. While not perfect, they at least tried to emote and it synced up with the mouth animations on the panel scenes given that it was the native language of the game. Just go into it as if it's a foreign subtitled game. I know that turns a lot you off, but it's still better than the English voice track.

that said...

A rather disappointing outing from Daedalic. I tried harder than I usually would to give it a fair chance to impress but it never actually came through.

Screens/Backgrounds are well done. The biggest compliment I can give here.
Story was lacking in my opinion. Written too loosely and eco-preachy to the point of borderline annoyance.
Characters were weak and two dimentional. Many of them so unlikable (looking at you Bent) that it was hard to care or empathise with them enough to desire any kind of resolution on my end other than soon forgetting them.
Puzzles are challenging, but fair. To be honest, I was so tired of it all by the third act that I power FAQ'd.

It's currently $2. Hard to say "Don't Buy" at a price that low, but I sure wouldn't recommend paying more. I'll remain a longtime Daedalic fan for what they've done to reintroduce and support P&C genre adventures in recent years, but this is an effort that can easily be swept under the rug.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
14.4 hrs on record
Posted: September 8, 2014
There are far more good reasons to play this game than to let it sit on your library. If you are looking for a old Point and Click games like Lucas Arts released long ago, there are options more suitable than this one out there. The biggest improvement in comparison to older adventure titles is the care put into puzzle mechanics. They don´t feel tedious, the logical distribution of the inventory carried throughout the game helps a lot. You will not carry more than 6 items at a time. This severely reduces the amount of times players will get stuck solving a puzzle. It is also notable that they were clever enough to lock areas where the players actions would not help progress the story.

The plot is entertaining enough to keep you playing but the characters are either too obvious, the kind that deducts immersion to the story.

6.5/10
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
8.7 hrs on record
Posted: September 20, 2014
Pretty neat game! I really enjoyed playing it.

There was some "meh" voice acting... but I liked the puzzles and the art. That I could double click to snap to most locations was cool, though I could have done with double click to run too as sometimes their walking was a bit zzz...
Definitely play this if you love Adventure and Point and Click type games. :)
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
5.6 hrs on record
Posted: September 30, 2014
I'm about halfway through the game, which I feel is enough to formulate an opinion sufficient for a review.

Pros:
- Vivid comic book style graphics.
- Eco friendly social commentary.
- A nice story with a beginning that does well to draw you in.

Cons:
- A mix of bad translation and sometimes no translation at all for item interactions.
- A large amount of names for simple things like "computer screen" seem to be replaced with a roughly translated word that can often make little sense within dialogue (IE I have never called my computer a "terminal").
- The voice acting seems to be read by people that don't know what is actually going on. The emotions are unstable and chaotic, fluctuating between too intense and frustratingly bland.
- The female protagonist is clearly made by men. No further comment.
- The puzzles involve a level of creativity I cannot seem to manifest within myself. Most item combinations require you to think far outside the box.

Overall, I would recommend the game if you are a casual gamer that doesn't mind looking up help online. I don't recommend this game for anyone that wants a deep experience and immersive story.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
12.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 13, 2014
After playing one of Daedalic entertainment's game i disided i would slowly buy all of them. this is the second have played.
I like the comic book style graphics, i injoyed the puzzles and the story/ message was good.
the voice acting was not the best nor the texted but it was still one of the companies earlier games and they are not a primarily english company, as they are based in germany
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3 of 6 people (50%) found this review helpful
10.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 4, 2014
I appreciate that this game really tries to be an eye-opener for humanity's apathy towards climate change with a comic-book-esque feel. However, I didn't really enjoy the characters or the game play.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
6.2 hrs on record
Posted: December 18, 2014
There is something said about Point and click adventure games, tht being that their puzzle solutionsa re too obstse or too convoluted. I think this started to happen as we lost verbes, so while in the past the puzzles WERE obstuse, at least ehy were FUN.
This game ain´t fun. It IS obstuse, tho. Streesing, obstuse, linear multi level puzzles that DON'T invite lateral thinking.
And the plot, ugh. UGH.

Don't get this game.
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I completed ths game.
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