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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Ημερομηνία κυκλοφορίας: 12 Νοε, 2012

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Αγορά Thomas Was Alone

 

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"This is a game that will make you care about puzzle-platforming with coloured blocks because a British man talks about them a lot."
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Κριτικές

“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.

Απαιτήσεις συστήματος

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
Χρήσιμες κριτικές χρηστών
306 από 340 άτομα (90%) βρήκαν αυτή την κριτική χρήσιμη
2 άτομα βρήκαν αυτή την κριτική αστεία
4.8 ώρες στο μητρώο
Αναρτήθηκε: 22 Νοεμβρίου, 2014
A game where you cry at Geometry.
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60 από 64 άτομα (94%) βρήκαν αυτή την κριτική χρήσιμη
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16.0 ώρες στο μητρώο
Αναρτήθηκε: 26 Ιανουαρίου
THOMAS WAS ALONE - A beautiful, minimalist indie 2D puzzle/platformer.

|| 8.5 ||
Score Comment
Graphics 8 Simple but pleasing, using clean lines and shapes to form the game levels. Game Characters are also simple shapes with different colours but are easily identifiable. Background colours and effects have a different pallet for each level. The overall effect is minimalist, stylish and elegant.
Audio 10 Relaxing ambient background music throughout the game and excellent story narration by Danny Wallace (He won a BAFTA for his performance). There really is nothing to fault here.
Gameplay 9 Thomas was alone has simple and intuitive controls that respond well, giving good control of your characters. Levels start simply and get progressively more difficult at a fairly steady rate. I don't ever recall feeling overwhelmed at any point and play remained very enjoyable throughout the game. As you progress the game does a good job of introducing you to new concepts that you need to complete the levels like controlling various elements (doors, gravity, etc) through various pressure and trigger switches. Also as you progress you meet and gain control of other characters (besides Thomas) each of which have their own unique properties and abilities. You will often find that you will need to employ skill & logic as well as a bit of trial and error to successful navigate levels but fortunately the game does not punish you for failing, so play always seems fun.
Story 9 I really didn't expect any kind of story from a puzzle platform game, especially not one where the characters are just little shapes, but despite this what I got was a brilliant one. A delightful little story that builds with each level and makes you really care about what happens to your little shapes. Each one has their own unique characters, fears, desires and personalities. Their struggles to survive and escape the unfair system that imprisons them and which is constantly changing the rules in its efforts to defeat them.
Replayability 6 By the end of the game you will have mastered some pretty advanced skills and will remember many of the puzzles solutions, this makes some of the earlier levels feel very easy. The game is of a fairly good length but because its so enjoyable you will no doubt be left wanting more. There are various steam achievements (small black hollow rectangles) scattered throughout various levels and going back to find these will add to the playtime. Levels are re-playable after you have completed them making it a good game for quick casual play.
Overall
8.5 A little gem of an indie game, charming and enjoyable, it leaves you wanting more - would highly recommend.

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5.8 ώρες στο μητρώο
Αναρτήθηκε: 20 Νοεμβρίου, 2014
This is a platformer/puzzle game. You have to take some blocks (each one with a different color, shape and skill) to their shadows. Some stages are easy, some stages are very hard and some stages are very frustrating. The puzzles are well created and very challenging. The game visuals are great and the gameplay is easy and simple. I believe it's easier using a controller. Great sound effect, music and voice. Really enjoyed this game and hope they do a sequel. Didn't want it to end. I recommend!
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0.5 ώρες στο μητρώο
Αναρτήθηκε: 25 Νοεμβρίου, 2014
This game's artwork is fantastic. Its a really basic but fun game. Short though...

Great narration whoever did it.
9.5/10
You need more levels.
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3.1 ώρες στο μητρώο
Αναρτήθηκε: 2 Φεβρουαρίου
I have this game for a while already and always thought it's some kind of boring platform game with retro-stylish graphics. Anyway i had some time few days ago and decided to give it a try. To my surprise, Thomas Was Alone proved to be a great, very addictive and a bit challenging title. It has a lot of nicely prepared levels with tons of smart ideas.

Not too hard, not too easy - level design is perfectly balanced.
I got it from bundle of course, just like most of indie games nowadays (which starts to be "pain-in-the-a*s"), but i
wouldn't hesitate to spend £6 on it.

My rating: 8/10

p.s. I loved to bounce on Laura.
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12 από 13 άτομα (92%) βρήκαν αυτή την κριτική χρήσιμη
4.0 ώρες στο μητρώο
Αναρτήθηκε: 12 Νοεμβρίου, 2014
A solid little puzzler with a great and underplayed narrative.

Highly recommended for people of all ages, who just want to kick back and puzzle their way to freedom.

Playing this with a controller instantly teleported me back to the early 90s sitting in front of the living room tv playing video games. Such a fantastic feeling!
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12 από 14 άτομα (86%) βρήκαν αυτή την κριτική χρήσιμη
5.1 ώρες στο μητρώο
Αναρτήθηκε: 28 Νοεμβρίου, 2014
If you like platform games.
If you like puzzles.
If you like an amazing narrative.

This game is for you.

One of the pieces that makes games worth of being art.
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8 από 9 άτομα (89%) βρήκαν αυτή την κριτική χρήσιμη
3.8 ώρες στο μητρώο
Αναρτήθηκε: 22 Νοεμβρίου, 2014
Thomas was alone is a fun little game about rectangles. The levels are well made and with an x-box 360 controller the controls works wonderfully (would assume the same goes for keyboard players).

The narrator has a suiting voice and makes you generally root for the little guys.

In my opinion it's a must have for players who love platforming games, unfortunately though the game isn't that long and only took my abour 3 hours to 100% the game, so I would recommend getting it on sale.

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3.9 ώρες στο μητρώο
Αναρτήθηκε: 18 Νοεμβρίου, 2014
This is a game about geometrical coloured shapes, who try to find a meaning to their adventures, and end up forming a gang. It is humoristically narrated by Danny Wallace, who really adds a dimension to the game that manages to make us empathize and feel for these little rectangles and square.

It's a platforming puzzle game, it's very simplistic in nature, but efficient, and the Musical Score by David Housden is beautiful and enhances the game quite a lot.

I enjoyed it.
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5 από 5 άτομα (100%) βρήκαν αυτή την κριτική χρήσιμη
2 άτομα βρήκαν αυτή την κριτική αστεία
4.8 ώρες στο μητρώο
Αναρτήθηκε: 7 Φεβρουαρίου
10/10 Would be alone again
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16 από 26 άτομα (62%) βρήκαν αυτή την κριτική χρήσιμη
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5.3 ώρες στο μητρώο
Αναρτήθηκε: 22 Νοεμβρίου, 2014
Thomas Was Not Alone !
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6 από 7 άτομα (86%) βρήκαν αυτή την κριτική χρήσιμη
4.4 ώρες στο μητρώο
Αναρτήθηκε: 19 Νοεμβρίου, 2014
Even though it has a very simple design and the actual puzzles are pretty easy, I really enjoyed the story that is told.
It may seem like it is just about different coloured shapes, but that isn't entirely true because each of these shapes has its own name and a special ability, which makes them more "human" than just normal shapes (if that makes any sense).

Thomas Was Alone is a great platformer, I liked it.
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3 άτομα βρήκαν αυτή την κριτική αστεία
10.0 ώρες στο μητρώο
Αναρτήθηκε: 8 Φεβρουαρίου
Never thought I'd cry at a bunch of geometric shapes..A truly fantastic indie game with its lovely heart touching story, plus the beautiful soundtrack, it makes you go"must stop crying..but can't stop crying!" And I love you Mr.Narrator!(Danny Wallace??) What an awesome job you did there..Your voice made me wanna cry even more( •̥́ ˍ •̀ू )..

٩(ˊᗜˋ*)وSequel please!
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5 από 6 άτομα (83%) βρήκαν αυτή την κριτική χρήσιμη
7.2 ώρες στο μητρώο
Αναρτήθηκε: 23 Νοεμβρίου, 2014
Thomas Was Alone. Was. But not for long.

This short tale is a heart-warming story of equality, acceptance, sacrifice, and above all, friendship. You may think that the characters in this game are simple rectangles, but they are so much more. Each of them forms a strong character as they strive, as one, to their goal.

They quickly learn to accept their differences; nay, to embrace their differences, using each other’s strengths in order to overcome obstacles and complications which they would never be able to do by themselves, due to their own individual weaknesses and flaws.

Helping them to accomplish their destination, you will be challenged at times, but every time they get one step closer to their collective target will reward you and leave you feeling enthralled.

The game seems simplistic but it flows fluidly and artistically, accompanied with a charming, witty narrative and a beautiful soundtrack. The result: a game that comes together perfectly, filled with emotion and verve.

When I finished the game I found myself wanting to play more of it. Not because it is too short, but because I felt like I had personally connected with each of the characters and I wanted to spend more time getting to know them.

You will laugh, you will cry, but at the finale you will be captivated by this truly magical experience.
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2.8 ώρες στο μητρώο
Αναρτήθηκε: 8 Φεβρουαρίου
Thomas Was Alone is a great platformer that had more of a story than I had imagined. I thoroughly enjoyed it and do recommend.
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0.1 ώρες στο μητρώο
Αναρτήθηκε: 29 Μαρτίου
An awesome game about me being lonely.
If you want to experience my exciting loneliness symbolized as a square protagonist you should instantly buy this game.
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4 από 5 άτομα (80%) βρήκαν αυτή την κριτική χρήσιμη
1.5 ώρες στο μητρώο
Αναρτήθηκε: 25 Νοεμβρίου, 2014
If I had to pick a single word to capture my thoughts about Thomas Was Alone I think that word would be “marvel”. It’s a word that is not used all that much when discussing games and I think that suits this game just fine.

Thomas Was Alone is a puzzle platformer that focuses - to a masterful degree - on game narrative and character development. Now you most likely have seen screen shots of Thomas and find that statement rather out of place, and you would be absolutely justified in that assumption. However, each shape that you control on your journey has their own personality, their own emotions and desires, their own flaws. Every time I load up a level I’m blown away by how much more I connect with a square and a rectangle than I do with every other off the shelf action game hero combined. It is impossible to believe until you play for yourself, but trust me that the writing and character development alone is worth every penny you pay for Thomas Was Alone.
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6.7 ώρες στο μητρώο
Αναρτήθηκε: 14 Ιανουαρίου
Thomas Was Alone is a great platform puzzler. You have different characters who come in the shape of blocks. Different shapes and different abilities. You must figure out how to use these different shapes and abilities to get to the end of each level. The puzzle portion of the game is definitely closer to the casual end of the spectrum than the hardcore end. However, one of the unique aspects of the game is how shapes of different colors, sizes and abilities can have such a deep story told. Typically puzzle games do not have a strong story, nor does a story without real characters typically take place in games. Somehow, the devs figured out how to put it all together and it really makes the game shine. Great game, great price, great entertainment.
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Αναρτήθηκε: 7 Ιανουαρίου
Oddly captivating.

More character development that 90% of new releases.
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3.7 ώρες στο μητρώο
Αναρτήθηκε: 13 Δεκεμβρίου, 2014
Thomas was alone is a game where you play as a multitude of shapes. Despite the simplistic design of these characters, the naration provides each with its own personality that you can really connect to. The game has excelent gameplay, with a varying level of dificulty to each new level.
Pros: Can run well on most slower computers, great character development, fun to play
Cons: Not enough ovals
9/10 would play again
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