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A dark visual mystery novel featuring transhumanism, traditional marriage, loneliness, and cosplay. Two pursuable characters. Five endings. Welcome to the future.
Utgivningsdatum: 27 apr, 2012
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Köp Analogue: A Hate Story

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Köp Analogue: A Hate Story Game and Soundtrack Bundle

Innehåller 2 saker: Analogue: A Hate Story, Analogue: A Hate Story Soundtrack

Köp Hateful Days pair: Analogue and Hate Plus

Innehåller 4 saker: Analogue: A Hate Story, Analogue: A Hate Story Soundtrack, Hate Plus, Hate Plus Original Soundtrack

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Recensioner

“Analogue is a sit-up-and-take-notice achievement in storytelling, in interface, in research, in mechanics and in moral ambiguity.”
Alec Meer, Rock Paper Shotgun
“It was like watching a horror movie, knowing what was about to happen and curious only how awful the director’s willing to get. Love is not gratuitous but doesn’t disappoint – the fate of the Mugunghwa, and the event that precipitated it, is as valid as it is appalling.”
Matt Sakey, Tap-Repeatedly

Nyligen uppdaterat

Now includes the Science and Tradition DLC

Includes two new costumes for the cosplaying AI *Hyun-ae: a scientist's lab coat, and the traditional hanbok that the Pale Bride wore.

Om spelet

Back in the 25th century, Earth launched a generation ship into deep space, with the goal of establishing the first interstellar colony. It dropped out of contact and disappeared, never reaching its destination.
Thousands of years later, it has finally been found.
Uncover the mystery of what happened to the final generation aboard the generation ship Mugunghwa by reading through its dead crew's logs, with the help of a spunky AI sidekick!
Two pursuable characters. Five endings. A dark visual novel that further extends the non-linear style of Digital: A Love Story in a mystery featuring transhumanism, traditional marriage, loneliness, and cosplay.
Welcome to the future.

Systemkrav (PC)

    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: 1.66 GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB
    • Hard Disk Space: 80 MB
    • Video Card: DirectX compatible card
    • DirectX®: 9.0c

Systemkrav (MAC)

    • OS: OS X version Leopard 10.5.8 or later
    • Processor: 1.66 GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB
    • Hard Disk Space: 80 MB

Systemkrav för Linux

    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04
    • Processor: 1.66 GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB
    • Hard Disk Space: 80 MB
Hjälpsamma kundrecensioner
37 av 44 personer (84%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
7.7 timmar totalt
Analogue: a Hate Story certainly isn't billed as a feminist game. It's creator, Christine Love, cheekily describes it as being more about transhumanism, traditional marriage, loneliness, and cosplay. Maybe that's true. All I can say is that as a man, the game struck me as unflinchingly feminist. Now, I don't mean that in a confrontational, all-men-are-♥♥♥♥♥♥-pigs straw feminist sort of way. Hell, maybe feminism is not even the right word for it, maybe it's just a game about female experiences presented matter-of-factly. Ladies, this may seem obvious to you. But to us males, this is a wholly unsettling and unexpected revelation.

The story as outlined is simple and humble enough. You, a private detective (in space!), travel to a recently discovered wreck of a space ship, which had been previously lost for thousands of years. This ship once held an entire nation of people as it traveled to a distant planet. Somewhere along the way, the ship's inhabitants died out completely. It's up to you to sift through the ship's computer data (with the help of artificial intelligence friends) to discover the fate of the lost nation.

If you're like me, that story sounds fairly pedestrian so far, right? But the ship's recovered computer logs tell a much different, much more personal story.

Over thousands of years, this isolated society has regressed in both education and culture to the whereabouts of 15th century Korea. Despite living on an impressive space-faring vessel, and being assisted by futuristic artificial intelligences, its inhabitants are mostly simple farm folk who know little of the ship, or the universe, around them. And just like in 15th century Korea, conditions for women are horrifyingly bad.

The AIs ask you personal questions throughout the game, such as who you are, where you're from, and whether or not you've visited Pyonyang. You know, getting-to-know-you stuff. The first time I played through, I was asked if I was a male or female, and I answered honestly. I played through the game, and that normally would have been the end of it. However, there's a Steam achievement for playing through a particular ending as both a male and a female, so I played the same ending again. As a female, the writing changes. In this new scene, it was all I could do to not reach through the computer monitor and slap that AI around until the smug falls out.

This AI's dialogue is fairly standard and neutral as a male, while as a female, the AI's dialogue is condescending and dismissive of everything you say. As a male, this concept that I could be disregarded so easily was a bit shocking.

Is Analogue a FUN game? By no means. In fact, there's a race-against-the-clock mission (in a visual novel!) that really should have been heavily altered. But its story is solid, and compelling enough to make you overlook its flaws. Even weeks later, the story stuck with me, haunting me, making me question every interaction I've ever had with women over the course of my life.

TL;DR - Do you like reading? Play this game. It's important.
Upplagd: 19 juni
Var denna recension hjälpsam? Ja Nej
12 av 14 personer (86%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
3.5 timmar totalt
An interesting and heartbreaking interactive fiction game. Explores some pretty deep themes - sexism, being queer - in a sci-fi colony ship. Well done.
Upplagd: 29 juli
Var denna recension hjälpsam? Ja Nej
12 av 17 personer (71%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
14.5 timmar totalt
One of the few visual novels that let you ♥♥♥♥ around with a space ship's controls, investigate the disapearence of said ship's crewmembers, and perhaps most importantly of all: allow you to dress up a kawaii AI :3
10/10 One of the best Visual Novels on steam ^^
Upplagd: 23 maj
Var denna recension hjälpsam? Ja Nej
6 av 6 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
4.7 timmar totalt
Oh Hyun-ae*, lets travel the world and solve mysteries together~

Totally love this Visual Novel. It's very different than the layout Visual Novels usually are (well, in my opinion anyways). I feel completely free to choose what to read and when to read it. There's definately some replayability in there, since there are always multiple endings to go for, so that's a win in my books!

Ready to tackle on more mysteries, Detective Hyun-ae*?
Upplagd: 15 april
Var denna recension hjälpsam? Ja Nej
3 av 3 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
6.6 timmar totalt
A heartwrenching story full of mystery and discovery. Reccmended for anyone who wants a tale with feminist overtones without having to sacrifice entertainment for a message.
Upplagd: 19 juni
Var denna recension hjälpsam? Ja Nej
1 av 1 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
7.2 timmar totalt
A truly great game by Christine Love. Heads up though if you're not into visual novels as Analogue: A Hate Story is centered around reading text logs in form of diary entries and letters.

The story takes place in space and revolves around an investigator (you) who is tasked with discovering the reason for an interstellar ship's disappearance once it reappears after many hundreds of years. You have one goal - to download as many log files as you can from the ship's main computer and find out what happened. In order to do this you have to interact with the computer and read through log entries, communicate with the computer AIs and occasionally enter commands directly into the ship's computer system.

When you first connect to the interstellar ship's main computer, you find yourself making external connection with one of the ship's two AIs, a girl named *Hyun-ae. She controls all the log keeping systems that are left on the ship and is needless to say very happy to see you, seeing as she has spent the last couple of centuries alone on the ship. During this short introduction you quickly understand how the game is built up and just a few minutes into the game the story is already very profound and captivating. By the time you make contact with the ship's second AI, *Mute, it's hard not to fall in love with the game if you haven't already. Her personality is just perfect and seeing her side of the story makes for a very interesting plot. *Mute's extreme dislike against *Hyun-ae is at times also quite amusing albeit maybe not supposed to be.

Analogue: A Hate Story is simply a must-have if you enjoy visual novels.
Upplagd: 15 februari
Var denna recension hjälpsam? Ja Nej