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8 septembre

The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 Early Access version now available!

Dear adventure fans, dear The Book of Unwritten Tales community,

It is such a pleasure to let you know that The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 is finally available on Steam as Early Access version.

http://store.steampowered.com/app/279940/

Here is an extended gameplay presentation video which will show you a lots of information on the franchise and The Book of Unwritten Tales 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zNA4Wbkd_uI

As it is an Early Access version, it is even more important as usual to collect your feedback, issues, thoughts etc.
For discussion and general feedback, please use this thread: http://steamcommunity.com/app/279940/discussions/0/616187203927495737/

For technical issues and bugs, please use this thread: http://steamcommunity.com/app/279940/discussions/0/616187203927561896/

And here are the Early Access FAQs on The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 which you can also find on the product page:

Why Early Access?
“To get feedback from the community and allow the fans of the first game to play the sequel as early as possible. We want to involve the fans of the series, as well as all new fans, to help us give the game that little bit of extra-polishing. We look forward to the feedback from the players in the Steam forum.”

How long will this game be in Early Access?
“From September 4th, 2014 until the end of January 2015, with a time gap of approximately one month between each chapter.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?
“During the Early Access phase we will release four of the five chapters of the game, leading up to the full release of the complete game end of January 2015. The final version will be polished according to the feedback of the community, in terms of difficulty balance of the puzzles, controller-controls, as well as general polishing of animations, sounds and graphics.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?
“Currently the first chapter is playable on PC, Mac and Linux, per mouse or controller.
Over the coming months the other chapters will be released.
Some of the extra content that was made possible through our backers on Kickstarter is not in the game yet and will be implemented via updates over time.
Though the game has already been thoroughly tested on several systems, there might still be certain compatibility or performance issues on specific configurations.
The controller-controls are still being polished, as we want to integrate the feedback of the fans here.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?
“We plan to have a higher price starting with the final release than now during the Early Access phase.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?
“We started involving the fans of the series early this year with a Kickstarter campaign and after this very positive experience we want to continue the dialogue between the fans and us and get their feedback about the game in general, particularly the difficulty of puzzles and mini-games, and about the controller-based controls.”

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"Critter Chronicles is definitely one of the best adventure games in the entire world. It has a nice, simple story, fantastic dialogue, great sense of humor, exceptionally likable characters, excellent English dubbing and really pretty graphics."
9/10 – GRY Online

"Critter Chronicles took me about a dozen hours to complete, and I consistently found it to be enjoyable during that time. The puzzles work well and are sometimes challenging, the writing is amusing enough that the game is entertaining to watch as well as play, and the voice acting is once again terrific."
83/100 – Game Over

"A top shelf adventure game with great puzzles, a smart sense of humor, and penguins!"
4.5/5 – Gamezebo

The Book of Unwritten Tales 2

All brand new information on The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 can be found here - the Early Access version is now available: http://store.steampowered.com/app/279940/

À propos de ce jeu

The Critter Chronicles tell the story of how adventurer Nate Bonnett and Critter, his hairy sidekick, first met, all set before their appearance in Wilbur’s and Ivo’s adventure in The Book of Unwritten Tales. Enjoy a thrilling and hilarious point-and-click adventure in the fantasy world of Aventasia. Travel from the Northlands to the Mage’s Tower of Seastone and experience a story that offers tremendous fun for seasoned players of “The Book of Unwritten Tales” and newcomers alike.

Key Features

  • Play as both Nate and Critter: You and you alone decide with whom you want to spend more time.
  • Meet new characters such as animal rights activist Petra, a schizophrenic Yeti, and the “Critters”.
  • Choose between two levels of difficulty: “Normal” (approximately the same difficulty as BOUT) and “Hard” (for true veteran adventurers).
  • Enjoy high-resolution backgrounds, improved animations and sounds!
  • Real-time lightning of 3d-models and objects (including volumetric lighing)
  • Soft raytraced shadows of real-time objects on the backgrounds
  • Support of all screen resolutions up to 1920x1200 and wide-screen support
  • Improved animations with facial animation and lip movement
  • Watch a beautiful and emotional tale unfold in about 10-12 hours of playing time.
  • Stand alone add-on to the highly acclaimed "The Book of Unwritten Tales"

Configuration requise

PC
Mac
Linux
    Minimum :
    • Système d'exploitation : Windows XP SP3, Vista, 7, 8
    • Processeur : 2.4 GHz
    • Mémoire vive : 1 Go de RAM
    • Affichage : Carte vidéo compatible DirectX 9c et Pixelshader 2.0 avec 128 Mo de mémoire vidéo
    • DirectX® : 9.0c
    • Disque dur : 6 Go d'espace disque disponible
    Recommandée :
    • Système d'exploitation : Windows XP SP3, Vista, 7, 8
    • Processeur : 3 GHz
    • Mémoire vive : 1 Go de RAM
    • Affichage : Carte vidéo compatible DirectX 9c et Pixelshader 2.0 avec 128 Mo de mémoire vidéo
    • DirectX® : 9.0c
    • Disque dur : 6 Go d'espace disque disponible
    Minimum :
    • Système d'exploitation : Mac OS X 10.6/Mac OS X 10.8/Mac OS X 10.7
    • Processeur : 2.4 GHz Intel Mac Core Duo
    • Mémoire vive : 1,5 Go de RAM
    • Affichage : Intel GMA-950 avec 256 Mo de mémoire vidéo ou mieux
    • Disque dur : 6 Go d'espace disque disponible
    Minimum:
    • OS:Ubuntu 12.04 or above
    • Processor:2.4 GHz
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL compatible graphic card with 128 MB RAM, Pixelshader 2.0


    • Hard Drive:6 GB HD space
    Recommended:
    • OS:Ubuntu 12.04 or above
    • Processor:3 GHz
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL compatible graphic card with 256 MB RAM, Pixelshader 2.0

    • Hard Drive:6 GB HD space
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4 personne(s) sur 4 (100%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
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Autant j'ai apprécié le premier (voir mon évaluation de The Book of Unwritten Tales), autant celui-ci m'a laissé de marbre, voire pire, m'a agacé !

Oui agacé, c'est bien le mot. Agacé face à un anti-héros bien trop antipathique, à la replique qui ne fait jamais mouche et dont on n'arrive pas à se débarrasser. Agacé par ces allers et retours innombrables, qui semblent n'exister que pour rallonger artificiellement la vie du jeu...

Dans le premier on pouvait incarner près de 4 personnages, ici nous n'en gérons plus que deux :
Le critter, qui reste, ma foi, tout à fait attachant mais dont on se lasse quand même (le langage yahourt est drôle au début, ennuyeux ensuite) et Nate, qu'on frapperait bien. Très fort. Et c'est probablement le personnage le moins bien modélisé et l'était déjà dans le premier.

Le jeu est bien plus court, avec peu de tableau, moins de bonnes idées et moins d'inspiration.
Tout n'est pas à jeter, attention, il y a de bonnes choses dedans et de quoi rire un coup. Mais pas suffisament pour nous tenir en haleine jusqu'au bout.

Pour résumer nous avons ici un Unwritten Tales 1.2, bien plus proche d'un DLC, avec des enigmes plus tordues (ou moins logique) que le premier, un personnage principal qu'on aimerait torturer, quelques décors sympa mais sans plus.

Si vous n'avez pas le premier, faites le premier, si vous l'avez déjà, n'achetez le deux qu'à l'occasion d'une sortie dans un pack, type Humble Bundle.

A noter : Le jeu n'a pas été traduit en français, les sous-titres sont en anglais. Vous pouvez cependant trouver un pack de traduction ICI

Edit du 29/08/14 :
Sans changer ma critique globale du jeu, je me rend compte, aujourd'hui, qu'il s'agissait effectivement d'un Unwritten Tales 1.5 et non d'un potentiel 2.
Posté le : 4 avril
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9 personne(s) sur 10 (90%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
14.5 heures en tout
Very funny, if short, prequel to The Book of Unwritten Tales. Try it on hard mode while waiting for TBUT2 to be released.

83:100
Posté le : 26 juin
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4 personne(s) sur 4 (100%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
8.7 heures en tout
Although The Book of Unwritten Tales: The Critter Chronicles was released later than The Book of Unwritten Tales, it's actually the prequel of the series. However, it's significantly shorter than its sequel. Nevertheless, I found its puzzles and story much better and enjoyable.

The Book of Unwritten Tales: The Critter Chronicles is definitely not even close to a masterpiece but it's still a quite decent point-and-click game.
Posté le : 17 août
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4 personne(s) sur 4 (100%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
12.8 heures en tout
The Book of Unwritten Tales: The Critter Chronicles is a fairly amusing point-and-click adventure. Much of the artwork flows like an oil painting plus the animations give it an extra level of depth and personality. It is obvious the writers and voice actors had a lot of fun in their roles. The game puts several Star Wars parodies in the storyline as well as a few references to Portal. With two characters to control it's almost like playing two stories in one.

Overall, it's a mildly funny game that doesn't get overly difficult.
Posté le : 23 septembre
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2 personne(s) sur 2 (100%) ont trouvé cette évaluation utile
8.3 heures en tout
I must admit, I approached this game with skepticism. I absolutely loved The Book of Unwritten Tales, but the Critter parts? Not so funny. I never really enjoyed controlling this non speaking character, always having to guess what I might be saying, after a couple of minutes I always got bored or irritated. But this spin-off (and prequel), The Criiter Chronicles? Don't ask me why, but it totally works.

The story is simple but entertaining, in this game we finally understand WHAT is Critter. Part of an alien race crashed on the planet, we have to help him and his mates get a crucial part of their ship back from the... evil, for lack of a better term, Munkus. We will also meet again some of the characters from Unwritten Tales, like Ma'zaz, discover how Critter became friend with Nate and visit many locations of the previous game. Dialogues are funny and full of pop culture references, puzzles aren't extremely hard, but a couple of moments may be really challenging if you don't pay attention to your surroundings. Plus, a Portal (as in the Valve franchise) based puzzle? Yes, please!

The Critter Chronicles is a solid game. Not extraordinary, but surely interesting and rewarding to play. Even if there are a lot of references to the previous game, it is completely possible to play one without having played the other, the two adventures are totally indipendent. Nice game.
Posté le : 25 septembre
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