Sequence kombiniert die Elemente von Rhythmus und Rollenspiel in einem einzigartigen Spielerlebnis.
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Veröffentlichung: 20. Okt. 2011

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"Rhythm games meet RPGs with an excellent soundtrack and challenging difficulty at the higher levels."
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30. März

Sequence renamed to Before the Echo

Due to a legal claim by Jax Ltd., Sequence has been renamed to Before the Echo. Which sucks, but it ain't worth the hassle. Trust me.

Sorry for the inconvenience and confusion, guys.

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“... Sequence ist eines von nur 4 oder 5 Spielen, das sein Potential vollkommen erreicht und nur ganz ganz wenig Raum für Verbesserungen übrig hat.”
100% – http://www.bit-tech.net/gaming/pc/2011/11/07/sequence-review/1

Über dieses Spiel

Sequence kombiniert Elemente von Musik- und Rollenspiel zu einem einzigartigen Spielerlebnis. Begleite Ky, geführt durch ein geheimnisvolles Mädchen namens Naia, bei seinem Aufstieg durch den mysteriösen Turms. Treten Sie tödlichen Monstern und ungewöhnlichen Charakteren entgegen, und decken Sie den großen Plan hinter der Entführung von Ky auf...das heißt, falls Sie das Abenteuer überleben.

Hauptmerkmale:


  • vollständig vertonter, über 10 Stunden langer Story Modus
  • Mit Musik von Ronald Jenkees und Michael Wade Hamilton
  • Das tiefgängige Zumsammenspiel von Gegenständen und freiem Magiesystem bietet das volle Rollenspiel-Erlebnis
  • Volle Unterstützung von Steam-Errungenschafften und Steam-Cloud.

Systemvoraussetzungen

    • Betriebssystem: Windows XP, Vista, 7
    • Prozessor: 1,7 GHz Dual Core oder besser
    • Speicher: 2 GB
    • Festplatte: 250 MB
    • Grafikkarte: 512 MB DirectX 9.0c kompatible Grafikkarte (Shadermodel 3)
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
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9 von 10 Personen (90%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
1 Person fand dieses Review lustig
17.5 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 29. März
Now I have to admit when I first started playing this game I had quite low expectations of it. I absolutely love rhythm games but I couldnt see how they could successfully combine this into a RPG style. Although I was proved wrong as this game is AMAZING!!

The mechanics of the game are very unique and there is nothing quite like it. You use the rhythm of the music to fight a battle. To this you use the arrow keys and click them as soon as the arrow reaches the bottom of the screen. And this is when it gets unique. You have 3 fields to control via this rhythm ability. Mana, Attack and Defense. Mana is collected and can be used to cast spells in the attack field. You can switch through these fields at your free will. You need to make sure that you use each field correctly and at the right time to survive and win the battle.

The story of this game is what most suprised me. It had me hooked throughout the entire thing. There are many twists in the story that keep you guessing throughout the game. The voice is acting is very well done and the characters are very likable. You really do get to know the characters. In a rhythm game a gripping story is the last thing I would have expected. I am not going to go into detail about the story but just experience it for yourself and you will see how great it is.

The whole look of the game is completely incredible. The art style gives a real great look to the game that compliments the awesome gameplay.

Throughout the floors you get different items. You have collect these items through playing the levels. I felt the items abilitys were very well balanced and contributed well to the gameplay. These items are obtained through a random drop rate on levels. Some items have a very low drop rate on levels later on the game. Unfortunetely this is where my only bad point comes from this game. To get these items it can become very grindy with you having to repeat these levels multiple times in a row just to get it. This can get very boring after a while.

I'll end this review with the best part of the game, the soundtrack. It is made of music by Ronald Jenkees and Michael Wade Hamilton. I always feel that a game has a great soundtrack when I like it so much that I even listen to it outside of the game itself, and with this one I did. It is incredible and goes great with a rhythm game.

Overall this game is a true masterpiece and a bit of a hidden gem. This game is possibly one of the best I have ever played and I really highly recommend it.
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11 von 15 Personen (73%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
1 Person fand dieses Review lustig
9.4 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 18. Februar
Great than Thapster app. It contains a lot of wonderful musics especially the last one with the boss scene, hard like hell but challenging to achieve 100%. The story is basic for me but I have a little surprise of it a bit though.

If you like music-tap game so this is the best game I can recommend.

And the other thing that I love is the publisher releases their soundtracks for free.
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5 von 5 Personen (100%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
1 Person fand dieses Review lustig
11.9 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 27. Dezember 2014
A factastic application of Rhythm mechanics to an RPG. Essentially a game about breakdance-fighting monsters. The writing is also hilarious.
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2 von 2 Personen (100%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
14.8 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 20. Dezember 2014
Expectation should be left at the door when playing "Before the Echo". Catchy tracks align themselves neatly with "gems" or arrows on the tracks, bringing a truely rhythmic experience.

"Before the Echo" occasionally feels like a grind and my experience has only been through PC controls through normal difficulty.
I still rate this game highly on rhythmic value, the combat system is a nice tweek to the typical guitar hero style approach; with switch lanes that reminds me of Frequency and/or Amplitude.

!!! Do not measure this game by store value, it's an experience not to be missed !!!
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3 von 4 Personen (75%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
17.6 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 9. Februar
Idea is fun and refreshing, visuals are fine, music is ok, but it gets too grindy for me by the end... It's not too long, so I suggest to give it a shot... Especially if you find it cheap...

7/10
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3 von 4 Personen (75%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
17.5 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 30. Dezember 2014
This is an extremely fun game! You should really go and play it!
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1 von 1 Personen (100%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
16.4 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 10. Dezember 2014
Sequence is a solid rhythm combat game, with good emphasis on multitasking. The graphics are nice, but lacking true animation. Music in the game is good, but the limited setlist means several songs will be repeated. That repetition will get on your nerves, as the progression system in the game pushes for RPG-style grinding to craft all the equipment. With 3 monsters to choose per floor, you will have to repeat fights to get all the random crafting parts.

The game is solid and affordable, and I can recognize the music even a year after beating it. It doesn't need much of a sale to be a great deal, and I could recommend it at full price if you like the idea of the combat grind.
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1 von 1 Personen (100%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
1.4 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 19. Mai
Before the Echo (formally sequence) is a game with many good ideas. This is a shame, because it buries them in terrible design and writing.

Let's start with the good. The basic gameplay of the game revolves around a rhythm based combat system. This is similar to DDR or Stepmania, but with three step charts (one for your attacks, one to defend, and one to recharge your mana). This system is intuitive and rewards both musical ability as well as strategy (primarily for when you attack). If this game was just a series of songs which had to be defeated using this system it would have been great.

Unfortunately the game has been lengthened with the most obnoxious forms of grind. To get to the next boss fight and to proceed to the next area, you must craft a key. To get the items for crafting the key you must fight the three monsters on your level. They have a random chance of dropping various items, with some of the required items having a very low chance to drop. And on top of this, crafting isn't guaranteed. You can sacrifice your XP (and possibly lose levels) to increase the chance of success, but the success rate caps out at 95% so you can still fail. If you do fail you lose everything and have to repeat your hunt for those items from scratch.

This means that the game very quickly forces you to repeat the same fight over and over and over again, long after it has ceased to be challenge anymore. This completely killed any enjoyment I had for the game. I have a feeling the developers added these grind elements to lengthen the amount of time that people would play the game, but it had the opposite effect for me.

While the grinding aspects are what kill this game, I should note that the writing is also horrible. Absolutely everything in the game, from the dialogue of every single character and every single item description, is written in this ironic hipster tone. This might have been amusing if it had been done in moderation, but as it is every bit of text in the game is trying to show you how funny it is, when very little is even amusing (unless you find lines like "I feel like my brain got stabbed by a hobo" to be hilarious). It also kills your sense of immersion when absolutely every character is aware (and comments on the fact) that the game mechanics don't make sense and seem to be completely artificial.
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1 von 1 Personen (100%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
18.4 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 30. Dezember 2014
I recommend the soundtrack to this game.
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1 von 1 Personen (100%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
0.2 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 26. Januar
I’m horrible at rhythm games, I’ve never had the speed and skills to get through the harder difficulties and at the easier levels it feels like it’s to simple and child’s play. So I was kinda meh about the whole idea behind Sequence. But as soon as I got in there I must say that I really REALLY enjoyed rhythm gaming mixed with RPG elements, fighting, spells, mana and so on. Giving my successes and failures a deeper meaning.

It surprisingly fun to pull of a combo in Sequence and you’re rewarded with fun characters, good dialogue (not the best voice acting maybe but still fun dialogue). And for the first time I want to get further and deeper through the game… and it’s a rhythm game! The hardcore rhythm gamers will probably enjoy this, and the casual ones will like this, and the non rhythm gamers will still enjoy it for feeling more like a puzzle game.

Give this game a chance!

Recommended.

/ Nurgleprobe
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1 von 1 Personen (100%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
25.3 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 31. Dezember 2014
A fantastic blend of Rhythm game and RPG. And the soundtrack is fantastic! I love this game!
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1 von 1 Personen (100%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
43.1 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 22. April
I liked Sequence a lot, but I don't know about this Before the Echo. Will it be the same as Sequence? IS IT SEQUENCE? What's in a name?

(I'm sorry. This is a pretty good game.)
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1 von 1 Personen (100%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
3.5 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 15. Februar
A rhythm-based turn-based RPG with a lot of interesting ideas. Paying XP to craft... three different "arrow screens" to rotate between in battles.

There are some negatives:
- You will play the same songs at varying difficulties through the game... I was shocked to enter the second "floor" and see that my battles were some of the same songs (some different, but some the same).
- The writing and voice acting is annoying. If you go to negative reviews you will see this overwhelmingly stated... you can just skip the dialogue... or just not get SO bothered by it... it's not like there is a ton of dialogue in the game. There is a decent amount, but all save the tutorial is skippable.

But, as a positive, the general premise of the game is fun and it has some great ideas. It's a fun game if you don't mind "grinding" some DDR to get loot to craft items, etc.

If you can look past the negatives above and are even remotely interested in rhythm games and RPGs I suggest this game. If you are only an RPG fan and not much for rhythm games... even then I suggest it (just play at the easiest difficulty). At 5$ you cannot go wrong with this game.
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1 von 1 Personen (100%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
13.9 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 19. April
Great game, alot of fun
alittle bit tricky with a dance mat
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1 von 1 Personen (100%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
33.3 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 8. März
I can't recommend this game enough- It has beautiful visuals, an awesome soundtrack, great characters and a pretty neat story too. It's so fun to play! I just love this game and wish that there was more of it. (You can't grumble at the price either).
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1 von 1 Personen (100%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
3 Personen fanden dieses Review lustig
16.5 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 8. April
I got a crit trigger-boosted Angel Ray and accidetally the world.
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2 von 3 Personen (67%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
1 Person fand dieses Review lustig
18.0 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 5. Dezember 2014
11/10

Cools story.
Cool gameplay.
Challenging gameplay, but you can finish the game without getting fustrated.
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1 von 2 Personen (50%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
1 Person fand dieses Review lustig
0.2 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 1. Dezember 2014
This game has
WAYYYYYYYYYY
Too many drug references. Apart from that, its got some good gameplay
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1 von 2 Personen (50%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
20.0 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 31. März
I am not musically inclined, I do not play an instrument, I cannot detect a beat or follow rhythm to save my life - BUT I LOVE THIS GAME. The storyline is sarcastic, whitty, and beautiful backgrounds with just enough graphics to not detract from the overall ambiance of the game. Of all the games I completed 100% in the past decade, this one I did because it was addictingly fun and I love showing it off to friends. Beat the entire thing at least 3 times, and still play it randomly to relisten to the songs. :D
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1 von 2 Personen (50%) fanden dieses Review hilfreich
20.7 Std. insgesamt
Verfasst: 17. Dezember 2014
a fun casual logic-based game
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