Guide a group of rectangles through a series of obstacles, using their different skills together to get to the end of each environment.
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Recent:
Erg positief (72 recensies) - 91% van de 72 gebruikersrecensies in de laatste 30 dagen zijn positief.
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Overweldigend positief (6,603 recensies) - 95% van de 6,603 gebruikersrecensies voor deze game is positief.
Releasedatum: 12 nov 2012

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“For all its charm, Thomas is more than just the super-minimalist-yet-incredibly-engaging tales of a few plucky AIs. It's the story of games. Of how they get made and played, of the joys and frustrations they bring and of the thousands of tiny iterative processes that go into evolving single titles and the entire medium into their best forms.”
Evan Narcisse, Kotaku

“It proves that you don't need tens of millions of dollars and hundreds of staff to make a game story worth telling, just a good hook, an engaging vision, and a whole lot of heart.”
9/10 – Josh Tolentino, Destructoid

“The understated aesthetic design and unusual co-op puzzles will absorb you for the game’s duration – the wit and personality of the writing, though, will stay with you for much longer.”
8/10 – Keza MacDonald, IGN

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Thomas Was Alone, and then, Well, he Wasn't.

Thomas Was Alone is an indie minimalist 2D platformer about friendship and jumping and floating and anti-gravity. Guide a group of rectangles through a series of obstacles, using their different skills together to get to the end of each environment.
Listen to awesome music by David Housden. Jump over rectangles meticulously placed by Mike Bithell. Listen to voiceover read wistfully and a bit amusingly by Danny Wallace.


Thomas Was Alone tells the story of the world's first sentient AIs, and how they worked together to, well, not escape: Escape is a strong word. 'Emerge' might be better. 'Emerge' has an air of importance about it, while keeping the myriad plot twists and superhero origin stories you'll discover under wraps. We didn't even mention the bouncing. That'd be overkill.

Key Features


  • Beat 100 levels, and uncover the story of the AIs.
  • Utilize the unique skills of 10+ characters.
  • Immerse yourself in David Housden's critically acclaimed procedural score.
  • Chuckle along to Danny Wallace's narration.

Systeemeisen

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS:Windows XP
    • Processor:500 Mhz
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • DirectX®:7.0
    • Hard Drive:400 MB HD space
    Minimum:
    • OS:OS X 10.5
    • Processor:500 Mhz
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Hard Drive:400 MB HD space
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Squee
( 3.5 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 25 juni
Accidently played the whole thing. Great game. Made me name and care about geometric shapes.
Behulpzaam? Ja Nee Grappig
-1-
( 7.4 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 25 juni
Very enjoyable. The puzzles are not too difficult. Every stages introduce new functions and skills. you won't be bored. The story, however, wasn't very interesting. The ending was touching, though.
Behulpzaam? Ja Nee Grappig
imagixx // ∞
( 0.9 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 25 juni
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A game which gets you fascinated about coloured quadrilaterals because a British man talks about them a lot.
Behulpzaam? Ja Nee Grappig
MessiahPenguin
( 11.3 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 25 juni
A very fun single player platformer that does some interesting things to make it unique. Never thought rectangles could have more story than most major AAA titles being released but Thomas Was Alone provided story and gameplay.
Behulpzaam? Ja Nee Grappig
Bamslam51
( 20.5 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 25 juni
i love the game grate story
Behulpzaam? Ja Nee Grappig
Carlos Di Sarli
( 3.4 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 25 juni
+ Beautiful music
+ cute story
+ nice puzzles

- too short :(

BUY IT AND ENJOY THE FANTASTIC WORLD OF THOMAS & HIS FRIENDS
Behulpzaam? Ja Nee Grappig
DV8686
( 3.4 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 25 juni
I bought this game with a big discount during the summer sale and I'm happy with the purchase.

It's an interesting platform / puzzle game. The objective is to get various blocks that you control to their destination, with each having a different ability / characteristic.

The game only lasts a couple of hours, and none of the levels are particularly difficult, but the game is elevated by the superb voice-over which narrates the entire game. If isn't too intrusive, can be quite funny and just adds personality to otherwise basic design.

For the price I paid for this game I enjoyed it and would easily recommend it during a sale. For all it's positives I might hesitate to pay full price though, as once the game is complete there isn't any replay-ability other than to hear the narrative again.
Behulpzaam? Ja Nee Grappig
craftdude.joshie
( 1.4 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 24 juni
The only way I can think to descrie this game is gemoetry we characteristics. The fact that this has better story telling then some modern games (looking at you the division) is stunning. If your looking for something simple yet immersize, Funny and warm-harted. This is deffinetly the game for you.
Behulpzaam? Ja Nee Grappig
Bensenhaver
( 5.7 uur in totaal )
Geplaatst: 24 juni
Brilliant! You know you're totally hooked up when you're calling them by their names.
Behulpzaam? Ja Nee Grappig
Meest behulpzame recensies  In de afgelopen 30 dagen
16 van de 16 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
2 mensen vonden deze recensie grappig
Aanbevolen
3.0 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 2 juni
One word for each aspect of this game.

Story - Fantastic.
Characters - Charming.
Gameplay - Wonderful.
Immersion - Great.
Environment - Simple.
Graphics - Minimal.
Sound - Good.
Music - Radiant.

Overall - Beautiful.
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee Grappig
6 van de 6 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
2 mensen vonden deze recensie grappig
Aanbevolen
2.9 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 18 juni
Do you like rectangles? Do you REALLY like them? Like... a lot? Don't worry if you don't because after you play this game you will. Unless, you know, you're a heartless monster with no feelings.
You start with Thomas, a lonely rectangle and progressively you end up with a bunch of buddies. Every rectangle possesses a different skill that is useful for completing the level and you have to use their unique physiology and skills switching between ractangles in order to clear the levels.
The voiceover is great and, to me, it is what makes this game unique and fun. Each rectangle has their own very distinct character, worldview, wishes, resons to cooperate with the others etc. It really feels as though they are more than a bunch of differently coloured geometric shapes and I think that's what makes this game immersive. It is a simple puzzle game but it's more than that. You don't use tools, you use characters and you try to help them move through levels hoping they get rewarded at the end of the game. When you push the controls you put them where they want to be; you are helping them. You're not just going through game levels, you control their AI lives .
The graphics are pretty simple but you don't really need anything more. It's easy for the eyes and easy for the ears because the music is just a relaxing background thing that exists without distracting you from your important quest to lead the fellowship of the squares somewhere (even though you're not sure where and you don't really know what will happen in the end).
The design is good, the music is good and follows the story, the voiceover is great, the story is superb, the characters rather likeable and other than some weird voice track when some levels finish everything is fine. The learning curve was good as well and most puzzles were rather easy but with enough challenge to them to not be boring.
The second most importans thing about this game (after rectangles) is jumping. Short jumps, long jumps, each reactangle having different jumping skills and some being proud or ashamed according to how far they can jump. And I found the jumps more reliable here than at many other platformers. Then come the puzzles and the teamork. If there's a moral in this game it's that you sometimes need friends to help you and it's ok accepting their help and that a lonely rectangle is not a happy rectangle.
Overall it is a game really good at what it is. No enemies, no shooting, no frustration, just a 2d puzzle with some shapes with human personalities and emotions. I've been meaning to play this game for some time so I'm happy it didn't end up disappointing me.
10/10 would hang out with Thomas and his gang.

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Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee Grappig
4 van de 4 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
2 mensen vonden deze recensie grappig
Aanbevolen
3.7 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 20 juni
I literally have no idea how a game about quadrilaterals has better characters and a better story than most summer blockbusters. This game is really really really good.
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee Grappig
3 van de 3 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
Aanbevolen
4.4 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 30 mei
A beautifully simple game with surprisingly rich characters and story.

While not necessarily for hardcore gamers, this game hits just the right spot for casual gamers. Controls are extremely simple, the puzzles fairly straight forward, the game is not too long or short, and contains no levels that will cause you to bash your head against the wall in frustration.
The simple geometric art style is easy on the eyes and the music is quite relaxing (though if playing this in one run, it may become a bit repetitive). This makes Thomas Was Alone a great game to play to relieve stress or just kill some time.
The narrative is witty and superbly executed, just be careful to let him finish before moving onto the next level.

If the $10 price tag seems a little high for 4hrs of gameplay (which is how long it will take if you do not go for every achievement), buy it on sale.

My one complaint is some stuttering between levels.
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee Grappig
3 van de 3 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
Aanbevolen
4.5 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 12 juni
I did not find it astonishing; many have found it oh so emotional, but it takes more to move me. Also, the platforming is not particularly memorable. However, I have to concede the characters' different abilities give some interest to the game, the narration is not bad and the minimalistic approach really got me. So yeah, all in all, a good purchase.
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee Grappig
3 van de 3 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
Aanbevolen
4.1 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 3 juni
Short but Sweet

Man this game. It's relatively old at this point, but it's pretty timeless. I liked it a lot. It's got an interesting (if bizzare) story, and the narration is what really makes it. The platforming is challenging, but can be frustrating at times, however it's very rewarding when you get to hear the next bit of dialogue. Very much recommended, especially to those who think story shouldn't be the main point of a game.
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee Grappig
3 van de 3 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
Aanbevolen
3.3 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 2 juni
Simple yet beatiful visual design, pleasent sounds, music and voice, well-thought levels and gameplay, and an elementary storyline that is not important at all but still perfectly fits in, make this not just a game but more like a piece of art.

My only reproach is an overly easy difficulty, but in the end it's not a big deal.

10/10
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee Grappig
3 van de 3 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
Aanbevolen
6.0 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 1 juni
This game is like a journey, you are helping Thomas, along with others, through relationships and things he isn\'t able to explain.
If you\'re searching for a minimalistic, yet very atmospheric game, you won\'t regret getting Thomas Was Alone.
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2 van de 2 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
Aanbevolen
4.8 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 30 mei
I enjoyed the game. Looks like a classic platformer, but with a twist
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee Grappig
2 van de 2 mensen (100%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
Aanbevolen
5.0 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 11 juni
Nice narrative platformer..! worth it for its price (7,99€)
Was deze recensie nuttig? Ja Nee Grappig