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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Data de lançamento: 12/nov/2012

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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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“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

Sobre este jogo

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.

Requisitos de sistema

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
Análises úteis de usuários
6 de 6 pessoas (100%) acharam esta análise útil
2.1 hrs registradas
Publicada: 13 de janeiro
Jogo FASCINANTE!

Jogabilidade fluída,

dificuldade moderadamente crescente,

gráficos simples mas fantásticos,

além da ótima física.
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6 de 6 pessoas (100%) acharam esta análise útil
4.2 hrs registradas
Publicada: 27 de dezembro de 2014
Eis aqui uma narrativa sobre a eterna busca por um lugar no mundo. E, como a dinâmica do jogo demonstra, tudo fica mais fácil para nós e para as pessoas ao nosso redor quando não somos egocêntricos e irracionais. Este é um ótimo jogo com reflexões prazerosamente intermináveis.
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4 de 4 pessoas (100%) acharam esta análise útil
2.7 hrs registradas
Publicada: 27 de novembro de 2014
Ok, é um jogo antigo.. eu sei, mas como estudante de Jogos Digitais, eu gostaria de deixar minha opinião sobre o game.
Thomas Was Alone é um tapa na cara de quem diz que a arte de jogo e gráficos é tudo. Eu não digo isso por simplesmente achar legal que tenha quadrados com nomes e estilos diferentes de jogabilidade, mas sim pela dedicação que os desenvolvedores tiveram pra fazer os mapas, a dificuldade moderada do jogo e até mesmo os efeitos de luz (quando aplicadas). A história do jogo é comovente e a voz que narra é do mesmo narrador de The Stanley Parable... tem como ser ruim? Me diverti por curtas três horas e valeu cada centavo. Recomendado!
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1 de 1 pessoas (100%) acharam esta análise útil
17.0 hrs registradas
Publicada: 28 de dezembro de 2014
Um jogo espetacular, porem esperava mais do final.
Vale a pena jogar, mas e importante prestar atencao na historia, nao jogue so por zerar.
Como disse TotalBiscuit, "Esse jogo faz voce se importar com bloquinhos coloridos porque um britanico fala sobre eles".
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71 de 76 pessoas (93%) acharam esta análise útil
1 pessoa achou esta análise engraçada
16.0 hrs registradas
Publicada: 26 de janeiro
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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15 de 17 pessoas (88%) acharam esta análise útil
1 pessoa achou esta análise engraçada
5.1 hrs registradas
Publicada: 28 de novembro de 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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12 de 12 pessoas (100%) acharam esta análise útil
1 pessoa achou esta análise engraçada
3.1 hrs registradas
Publicada: 2 de fevereiro
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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9 de 10 pessoas (90%) acharam esta análise útil
2 pessoas acharam esta análise engraçada
4.8 hrs registradas
Publicada: 7 de fevereiro
10/10 Would be alone again
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10 de 12 pessoas (83%) acharam esta análise útil
3 pessoas acharam esta análise engraçada
10.0 hrs registradas
Publicada: 8 de fevereiro
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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6 de 6 pessoas (100%) acharam esta análise útil
10.2 hrs registradas
Publicada: 19 de maio
“If our brains were simple enough for us to understand them, we'd be so simple that we couldn't.” - Discovering Simplicity in a Complex World

This is a minimalist indie puzzle platformer, but don't let that dissuade you as it touches on human struggles and issues such as individuality and accepting who we are, experiencing and dealing with loneliness, finding and cherishing companionship, discovering and pursuing one's purpose in life no matter how simple or grandiose the dream and leaving a legacy for generations to come.

The music is touching, evoking empathy in the player and making you want to root for the characters in their journey. On top of that, the narration by Danny Wallace is charming and funny throughout the play-through. The gameplay is also well balanced, not too easy or difficult to keep one engaged but not lose sight of the story either.

Very highly recommended 11/10
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4 de 4 pessoas (100%) acharam esta análise útil
1 pessoa achou esta análise engraçada
0.1 hrs registradas
Publicada: 29 de março
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 de 4 pessoas (100%) acharam esta análise útil
2.8 hrs registradas
Publicada: 8 de fevereiro
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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3 de 3 pessoas (100%) acharam esta análise útil
5.8 hrs registradas
Publicada: 30 de novembro de 2014
A short and sweet puzzle game with a great soundtrack and wonderful narrative.
By the end of the game you'll come to love the little quadrilaterals.
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3 de 3 pessoas (100%) acharam esta análise útil
3.7 hrs registradas
Publicada: 13 de dezembro de 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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4 de 5 pessoas (80%) acharam esta análise útil
1 pessoa achou esta análise engraçada
6.7 hrs registradas
Publicada: 14 de janeiro
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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21 de 39 pessoas (54%) acharam esta análise útil
1 pessoa achou esta análise engraçada
4.4 hrs registradas
Publicada: 29 de dezembro de 2014
"Thomas Was Overrated," a bit harsh, but somewhat accurate.

I appreciated the voice commentary, it matched the game's style, although I struggled to find a connection between the voice acting and the actual gameplay. What was being said didn't follow the level's puzzle or objective, and sometimes the two were unrelated.

Pros:
-Music is BEAUTIFUL!
-Visuals are basic but in a way stunning
-Voice actor has a pleasant sounding voice
-Utilizes characters strengths and weaknessess
-Develops many different characters efficiently
-Super Claire

Cons:
-Game is too short
-Levels are very simple
-Can be a bit glitchy
-(Sometimes) unrelated commentary
-Character stories/background would end abruptly
-Chris

Overall: Music, voice, art, and sound effects were spot on... Gameplay itself, not so much.
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2 de 2 pessoas (100%) acharam esta análise útil
4.2 hrs registradas
Publicada: 29 de novembro de 2014
Quite a short game, but worth its money. Engaging story and well rounded difficulty curve that makes it feel easy to do even the most complex levels because you learned all the tricks on the way.

Not challenging because of what i just said, but also full of inventive. Never repetitive.

Has a lackluster 3rd-and-one-half act which is extremely short, Barely more than an epilogue, and threads onto different characters. Could have been polished and made into the sequel, instead of what feels like and half thought addendum.

But i still feel that this game is to be recommended.
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2 de 2 pessoas (100%) acharam esta análise útil
0.8 hrs registradas
Publicada: 12 de dezembro de 2014
This game is simply beutiful, the music, the commentry, the... EVERTHING
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2 de 2 pessoas (100%) acharam esta análise útil
3.6 hrs registradas
Publicada: 12 de maio
Thomas was alone is a real gem. It's a relatively simple 2D "puzzle" game which is however really deep in terms of content and story. Get it, install it, play it and let it overwhelm you with its amazing voice acting, incredibly interesting story, and fun 2D moves.

Super-recommended!
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2 de 2 pessoas (100%) acharam esta análise útil
0.5 hrs registradas
Publicada: 7 de janeiro
Oddly captivating.

More character development that 90% of new releases.
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