Influentはボキャブラリーと発音に重点を置きながら外国語を学べる、本当に素晴らしいゲームです。
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リリース日: 2014年3月20日

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お知らせ: If you are purchasing Influent for the first time, choose the language you would like to learn. If you've already purchased one language, you can buy additional languages as DLC.
The game's User Interface is currently available in English, Japanese, Russian, German, Swedish, French, Spanish, Italian, European Portuguese, and Brazilian Portuguese

Influent - Português [Learn European Portuguese] を購入する

Influent - 普通话 [Learn Mandarin Chinese] を購入する

Influent - Français [Learn French] を購入する

Influent - English [Learn English] を購入する

Influent - 한국어 [Learn Korean] を購入する

Influent - Italiano [Learn Italian] を購入する

Influent - Русский [Learn Russian] を購入する

Influent - 日本語 [Learn Japanese] を購入する

Influent - български [Learn Bulgarian] を購入する

Influent - Deutsch [Learn German] を購入する

Influent - Español [Learn Spanish] を購入する

Influent - Latina [Learn Latin] を購入する

Influent - Português do Brasil [Learn Brazilian Portuguese] を購入する

Influent - Suomi [Learn Finnish] を購入する

Influent - Norsk [Learn Norwegian] を購入する

Influent - Svenska [Learn Swedish] を購入する

 

キュレーターによりおすすめされています

"It is not meant to teach you a whole new language but help you expand on your vocabulary. This game makes the learning process fun and simple."
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4月28日

Norway Doorway



SEE THE OFFICIAL BLOG POST HERE

Vikings Rejoice!

The Norwegian Language Pack has arrived! With special thanks to our awesome friends at Krillbite Studio and the Hamar Game Collective for making this possible, we're happy to announce the release of Influent's 16th Language Pack.

If you are already a proud owner of Influent, you can grab yourself a copy of the Norwegian DLC for $4.99 USD right here on Steam. Otherwise, you can pick up the full game packaged with Norwegian or any of the other 15 Language Packs for $9.99 USD.

Happy Pillaging!

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4月7日

Spring Sale [50% OFF]



SEE THE OFFICIAL BLOG POST HERE

Spring Has Sprung!

It's finally here! To celebrate the warm weather and long sunny days, why not stay inside and play a video game? No need to frolic with the bunnies and butterflies when you could be learning to speak Japanese, German, or any of the fifteen Language Packs on offer!

Seriously though, go outside and enjoy the beautiful weather. Once you've soaked up some sun and have had enough frolicking, you can head back inside to your computer and pick up a fresh copy of Influent or any of the Influent Language Packs for 50% off!

This sale event will run for a total of two weeks, ending at midnight on April 19th.

(Finnish & Brazilian Portuguese are available on sale via The Humble Store)

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レビュー

“Inlfuentは新しいボキャブラリーを身に付けるのに最適だ。アイディアも、また出来ばえも素晴らしい。Influentは10点満点で9点だ。”
9/10 – http://www.gameskinny.com/cv8lb/influent-a-fun-supplement-to-language-learning

“It’s that gaminess that makes Influent stand out; it’s where it separates itself from the pack, chiseling a place in any respectable study round.”
4/5 – http://www.hardcoregamer.com/2014/05/28/review-influent/86161/

このゲームについて

アンドリュー クロスは大激怒!


3年という長い期間、アンドリューは人々が世の中とやりとりする方法を完全に変えてしまうような画期的な技術だと確信できるデバイスの開発だけに集中してきた。現実世界に存在するものをなんでもスキャンし、その名称をあらゆる言語で教えてくれるというものだ! きっちりとダビングをした「三次元辞典」という名前の素晴らしい新発明をもって、アンドリューはこのデバイスの驚くべき能力をプレゼンするべく、世界最大のテクノロジー企業、テクノグローブ インターナショナルとの約束をとりつけた。


アンドリューがテクノグローブを訪問すると、研究所で出会った女の子に恋をしてしまい、彼女心を奪われている間に、そっと忍び込んだ誰かにアンドリューのデバイスを盗まれてしまったのだ!テクノグローブは、さっさと三次元辞典を、アンドリューがうまく考えついた、その名前さえをも自身の発明として市場に売り出してしまう。


しかし、アンドリュークロスには考えがあった。三次元辞典のもっと優れたバージョンを開発したアンドリューは、テクノグローブのあからさまな盗用への関心を高め、アンドリューのデバイスが本当に役立つということを証明するべく、外国語の300個の単語を学べることを謳ったオンラインキャンペーンを開始したのだ! しかし、三次元辞典は本当にうまく動くのだろうか?アンドリューは本当にうまく立ち回れるのだろうか?Influentをプレイしてどうなるのかを見てみよう!!!



「プレーヤーを、目的言語に浸らせることで、Influentは我々が母国語を習得する方法を着実に手本としている。Influentを試してみることをお勧めする。」
-Somnambulant-Gamer, Steve Hammond氏

ドリームキャストの古いゲーム(シェンムー突撃!てけてけ!!トイ・レンジャー)にインスパイヤされたInfluentは、完全対話型3Dゲームを通じてプレーヤーがゲーム中のオブジェクトの情報をクリックひとつで集められるというものだ! 詳細についてはダブルクリックで学ぶことができる! 扉、引き出し、キャビネットのひとつひとつを右クリックで開くことができ、その中にあるものをまた更に学ぶことができるのだ! 数百という数にのぼる、ネイティブ スピーカーによる発音が満載され(このゲームのためだけに丹念に録音されたものだ。)、Influentはプレーヤーの指定した言語のボキャブラリーとその発音を楽しみながら学習できるというユニークな機会を提供してくれるすばらしいゲームなのだ!

現在ダウンロード可能となっている10個の言語で、Influentは、コンピューター ゲームの楽しみと言語習得プロセスとの組み合わせが、プレーヤーの人生にずっと残る現実世界でのご褒美と達成が得られるというものだ。

言語習得法の新たなアプローチ、Influent

  • ネイティブ スピーカーによる音声
  • 同義語スワップ機能
  • 自分のペースで学べる!
  • 完全対話型の現代的なマンション
  • 420個以上の単語を集めてマスターする
  • 名詞、形容詞、そして動詞などを学べる!
  • 10+種類の言語ラインナップから選べる(近日中、更に新しい言語を発売予定!)


  • ゲームを購入するにはどうすればいいの?

ゲームの購入方法についてよくわからないという方は、以下のマークとパトリシアの例をご覧ください。

マークがラテン語を勉強したいという場合には、「Influent - Latina [Learn Latin]」というアイテムをストアで購入します。マークの奥さん、パトリシアがスウェーデン語を学びたい、という場合には、マークは「Influent DLC - Svenska [Learn Swedish]」というDLCストアアイテムを購入します。また、これは、パトリシアがスウェーデン語のゲームパッケージを購入し、ラテン語のDLCをマーク、そしてその他誰でも同じPCを使用している人のために購入する、というようにパトリシアの立場からでもまったく同じ結果になります。

  • 他の言語もこれからリリースされる予定ですか?またその時期は?
新しいランゲージパックは完成してからリリースされます。発売する言語の完全リストは近日中に公式HPで発表します。


他のクールなコンテンツについてはコミュニティハブのFAQをチェックして下さい!!

簡単な歴史


Influentは語彙習得と発音に注力した言語習得ゲームです。日本の文部科学省の研究奨学金精度による、筑波大学エンタテインメントコンピューティング研究室で当初開発されました。
研究資金が底をついてからは、幅広く成功を収めているKickstarterキャンペーンからの資金でゲームを完成することができました。ゲームに関するアイディアとその応用に関する研究報告書は、日本の社団法人情報処理学会(IPSJ)により出版されました。その全文はここからご覧になれます

システム要件

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP or later
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Pretty much any 3D graphics card
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 1 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Made with Unity
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.5 or later
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Pretty much any 3D graphics card
    • Hard Drive: 1 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Made with Unity
    Minimum:
    • OS: Any (tested on Ubuntu)
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Pretty much any 3D graphics card
    • Hard Drive: 1 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Made with Unity
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137 人中 124 人 (91%) がこのレビューが参考になったと投票しました
記録時間: 1.0 時間
投稿日: 2014年12月29日
GREAT CONCEPT BUT LACKING CONTENT

First off you must understand this is a vocabulary learning game and nothing more. If you dont have another form of learning the language this game is pretty much useless. I got this to brush up on french I had learned in high school. I paid $5 for it on sale and even at that price felt slightly disappointed. I had no idea you would be restricted to a one bedroom apartment with access to only learning 400 mundane names of household items. If this game was expanded to a small town type environment where you could go to say the store, a trainstation, etc. This game would be 5 stars, If a DLC was released with at least an equal number of new words in a new environment i would consider paying another $5 for it.
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97 人中 88 人 (91%) がこのレビューが参考になったと投票しました
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記録時間: 2.7 時間
投稿日: 2月12日
(This review is about the German version of the game)

Numerous items in this game can be highlighted separately despite not having own words associated to them (for example parts of a light switch), numerous words are pronounced weirdly, there are multiple speakers pronouncing them and at least one of them is really bad at the language, some German nouns chosen only fit poorly, and some are flat out wrong (flowers in their pots are surrounded by "garbage"...; "bottles" become "cans"), while the 'synonyms' listed leave much to be desired.
A good few of the objects in the game are also extremely American, like extensive baseball equipment, or skateboards, and won't be seen in many of the countries whose languages the different DLCs aim to help with.
Considering how long this has been on Steam without such things being rectified, I can't assume that any of the above will be fixed in further patches.

Before the "screen" becomes a "computer", I can't quite view this as jolly.

It gets downright infuriating in the time attack tests when it asks you for a "pen", and it actually wants the "pencil", while the "pen" is viewed as wrong (bonus: only the pencil can "write", the pen can't...), or when it wants a "lamp", and the "light" is seen as a fundamentally different creature.


Edit:
By now, I've found dozens of wrongly pronounced words, as well as a bunch with wrongly assigned genders.
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19 人中 17 人 (89%) がこのレビューが参考になったと投票しました
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記録時間: 8.8 時間
投稿日: 1月20日
So I was robbing this dude's apartment and ended up learning a new language.

Seriously, though, this is a fun way to learn all those boring but essential words like bed, shelf, couch, etc. The game keeps you motivated with the To-Do List and the unlockables, as well as the Steam achievements.

Does it go beyond basic words? Yes! For pretty much every noun, you eventually unlock an adjective, adverb, verb, etc. that goes along with it, giving you context to use your new words in! Now you know how to call your television stupid or a book interesting. (Sentences are not given, though, just to clarify that.) More than one adjective is given to plenty of nouns, so there are more words to learn that you think at first. There's also fun with the treasure hunt element to it as far as some of the words/items go, like finding slippers under the bed.

While I would happily recommend this to a complete beginner, I've been learning Russian for about eight months and I still found this game to be incredibly useful. Each way of testing yourself comes with simple and useful options. Don't know the Cyrillic alphabet yet? You can choose for the Russian words to be in Latin characters/Romanized. (I am guessing this would ring true for other language options.) You can choose to be tested on the words with or without audio, with or without sound, and with or without your native language translation. (Having all enabled is the default, of course.)

Also, the voice is a pleasant female one, if that matters to you.

The option to test your vocabulary words being given only the audio and not the text has helped me a lot, so I would definitely recommend this to anyone who wants to improve their listening/recognition skills.

It also helps that for each test, there are repeat items in each room, so when you're doing kitchen vocabulary, you can click on the book in the kitchen without having to go into another room, and you don't need to walk over to the bathroom just so you can click on soap, since both also exist in the kitchen. So there is a lot of unnecessary moving around avoided.

I had to reconfigure the trackpad on my MacBook to be able to enable the right-click options (which are important, since they open doors, shelves and whatnot) but it was quite simple. The game also is very clever and you can click on things very easily, even if you're at a weird angle. You don't need to be close to click on things, which is nice when you want to click on the magnet in the other room.

Like other people said it's not something you'd use to learn the entire language. It doesn't go into grammar. But if there was a language-learning food pyramid, this could definitely be your хлеб.
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19 人中 17 人 (89%) がこのレビューが参考になったと投票しました
記録時間: 4.1 時間
投稿日: 2014年12月15日
I'd definitely recommend this game for people who want to expand their vocabulary, but there are a few things I'd like to point out.
-While this is almost never required for romance languages, in Japanese, Chinese and Korean, words, Especially adjectives and verbs, can be synonymous but imply different things. This is almost always the case in Japanese, where verbs have transitive and intransitive forms, but this is not listed in the definition, only one form is presented. This means doing research on the word you'll find yourself using more will help you be more fluent in the long run.
-So much katakana... I'd like to see really rare kanji forms of words, as they can appear in stories and some videogames (You know, like English games using the words, 'Thee', 'Thou', etc. They're rare because of their age, but they can still find a use in medieval style games!). In fact, I might prefer it that way as I want to learn as much words as possible and converting English to katakana is easy when you learn about how Japanese pronunciation works. Just add a note to say it's rare to avoid confusion.
-Some objects are... Odd. I saw this red box and the definition said it was a piggy bank or something, I was confused until I saw a dial, which meant it was a safe. Maybe you should make objects cliched/stereotyped and exaggerated to help people understand with a quick glance.
-It doesn't follow spaced repitition, so you can mash the replay button endlessly until you get yourself a star. If you're a serious learner, never press the replay button, as you just bring it back to your short term memory and fail to remember it the next few days, at least space the replays by an hour the *first* time you try it.
-Lists make it too easy sometimes, avoid using them and just use the random button, as I found myself just clicking whatever's next to the last object I clicked on, as I was able to remember the next thing I added right after. This is a mnemonic that relies on the location of the object INGAME, so it doesn't really help you learn. If you really want to do lists, run around the whole house clicking random items and adding them to the list, avoiding any sort of order or pattern.

And here's some tips for Japanese:
-Avoid Romaji, in fact, do kanji, when you don't know a word, you don't know it, there's no improving your ability to decipher meaning from kanji, so just dive right into it. Do kana if you're really keen on learning pronunciation before reading, and want to do it really, really quickly. Same thing probably applies with Pinyin and Hanzi, but I haven't played the Chinese version so I don't know if Pinyin is provided.
-The dots that appear between kana when you look at how to read the kanji is important, memorise the kana in sections divided by the dots, and their associated kanji (e.g. (毎日 [まい*にち] まい is 毎 and にち is 日)) This is important, words might have multiple readings, and you might get them wrong, but if you memorise at least ONE reading for the kanji, you can type it on a computer, and even get the correct reading by typing the kanji on a dictionary.
-While katakana is easy when you know it well enough, sometimes it isn't, as you might say different versions of a word (E.g. Fairy Floss vs. Cotton Candy, (Well, it's neither when translated to Japanese, but you get my point!)) or it's just katakana but isn't based on English, (e.g. パン for bread). Either way, it's nice to learn a ton of katakana in this game as you get badges for it.

Other than that, it's good as you'll find objects in an every day home, and the exploration stops you from being bored quickly, and most importantly:
It makes you think of (and therefore associate the word you're learning with) objects and pictures, rather than the English translation, which means that you can achieve fluency which allows you to form sentences in the language you want in your head directly, rather than creating an English sentence, translating it to your wanted language, THEN saying, writing or expressing it.
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17 人中 13 人 (76%) がこのレビューが参考になったと投票しました
記録時間: 0.1 時間
投稿日: 3月2日
You just Read and learn how to speak in different languages!

It is a great game! you do not know how to build frases but at least you know how to read/saying a word of the thing!

give it a try! :)

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7 人中 7 人 (100%) がこのレビューが参考になったと投票しました
記録時間: 56.1 時間
投稿日: 4月6日
Influent is the best 'gamification' of vocabulary learning I have come across. I have spent over 10 hours with the Russian edition, I hesitate to call it a game so I'll say "application". Reading the negative reviews I am dissapointed with the community. You are simply a fool if you think you can just 'play' this and somehow become fluent or even remotely competent in your chosen language. Even a basic level of comprehension takes at least a year to develop with a lot of hard work involved in that year.

Influent will not teach grammar, it is simply and audio/visual application that softens the monumentual blow of learning hundreds of foreign words. Personally I have found it incredibly useful.

It works by giving you control of an avatar in a typical apartment, you can swap between third and first person to explore and click on items to have a native speaker exclaim what the items is and you're also given a textual display of the item. You can then choose to add the item to a vocab list and once you add 10 items it completes the list and allows you to come back at any point to attempt a 'Time Attack' where the items in the list are randomised, the native speaker announces what item they want you to find.

I highly recommend Influent as an AID to your language learning, not the only source.
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9 人中 8 人 (89%) がこのレビューが参考になったと投票しました
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記録時間: 5.0 時間
投稿日: 3月7日
"Learning unknown languages with ordinary items in your flat"
Some items are parent items which have children like bed to pillow, matrasse, blanket and bedframe.
If you master some nouns (make a challenge 3 times without writing and other hints)
you can also open linked adjectives and verbs. 420 words can be found max.
Nervewracking is just the soundtrack restarts in every exploring phase and fanblades are apparently moving. Btw I cannot fly the plane ...
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11 人中 9 人 (82%) がこのレビューが参考になったと投票しました
記録時間: 4.3 時間
投稿日: 1月11日
It's a nice game, it will teach you some substantives and some few verbs and adjectives.

However, it's all limited to a room, kitchen and bathroom scenario, which, its a bit useless since it miss lots of important words.

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6 人中 6 人 (100%) がこのレビューが参考になったと投票しました
1人がこのレビューが面白いと投票しました
記録時間: 7.8 時間
投稿日: 5月3日
Influent is a great pastime for all language learners out there. Be warned, though: Influent is only about words. Forget the detailed explanation and examples given by Duolingo. Influent only tells us the gender of the words, their writing and their pronunciation.

This is not necessarily a bad thing as the interaction with objects (image association) greatly helps learn all the words. The very early on unlocked "Time Attack" mode tests our knowledge by randomly picking objects we've already found. Well, random is not a must but it is best not to test our short-term memory so let Influent pick from the entire list as it sees fit! Naturally, the more words we add to our vocabulary the greater challenge it will be to remember them.

To make it harder we can hide the text and force ourselves to listen closely to the recorded audio. Adjectives and verbs are not available at the beginning; by successfully completing the challenges we earn stars - these can then be spent to unlock the related words. Note that some of the objects are tricky to find: by pressing ctrl we can look at objects in a more detailed way. For instance, looking at the bed only yields us the word bed itself but by pressing ctrl the words mattress, bed frame, pillow and cover sheet can, too, be learned. This child-parent relationship adds extra fun to the exploration. The computer on the guy's desk is another example: pressing ctrl makes the keyboard, mouse, speaker and display available.

Pros:

--- A great way to help us learn a new language or improve upon our existing knowledge.
--- Objects are many and varied: thanks to Influent I'll surely remember the word stapler in French. :)

Cons:

--- Only 420 words... the apartment is nice but we could go elsewhere. For instance, we could visit the parents at their house which would allow us to see the garden. A house also has a cellar and a loft thereby allowing us to learn more. Not to mention the added pets or other animals as in the flat we only have a cat.
--- Expensive. I find 10 euros a bit much for one language pack. Duolingo is free which lacks this image association technique with the interactive gameplay but greatly makes up for it with more topics and - most of all - grammar.

Still, Influent is a great concept and hopefully it'll be expanded upon with new words & places to visit!
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4 人中 4 人 (100%) がこのレビューが参考になったと投票しました
記録時間: 1.6 時間
投稿日: 3月6日
Great learning aid. Does what it advertises and helps you learn foreign words.

some funny easter eggs too.

To people writing negative reviews because you expected it to teach you an entire language

learn to read. seriously. it says that it teaches words, not languages.
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12 人中 8 人 (67%) がこのレビューが参考になったと投票しました
1人がこのレビューが面白いと投票しました
記録時間: 1.4 時間
投稿日: 3月2日
Last Review

I finally got the game to work. Not even sure how. I installed and unistalled drivers, updated BIOS, ran as Admin, compatibility mode, with overlay, without overlay, downloaded dlls, deleted local files, installed again, checked cache integrity etc. Nothing worked. Then, it just did. But that is the Computer world sometimes.

Anyway, after being put to too much stress for a pretty simplistic (yet awesome concept) I can only NOT recommend this game.

Reasons:
1) I cannot recommend this to an average PC user if its going to have the time I had with it. Really bad time. For all of you that had no issues, well, that is why you should write your review and I do mine. You cannot justify my horrible experience with yours. It is just stupid.
2) It is not a finished game if it has that many bugs (in my opinion). Not very good quality control
3) Based on other reviews, the language I chose to learn (german) have many vocabulary problems. I wouldn't know that, I don't speak german. I did try the English version on my girlfriend PC and it was very good. If average people are finding problems with the pronuntiation and vocabulary, then maybe they should give their quality control team a bigger push.
4) Really good concept but is too limited. Maybe it has the potencial, but as right now... No.

It is not a waste of money at all. It is a good Tool for learning, but for my experience, I can't recommend.


1st Review
Stuck on:

0 save files found
Loading Deutsch

Black screen for about 1 hour and a half...

2nd Review
NO, I did not let the black screen run for 1 hr. I tried making it work for that long. I am ♥♥♥♥♥♥. Never had a problem with a game like this. It should be pretty straight forward, but it is not. NOT WORKING, as of right now.
When it does, I will try it again and give a better review of the actual game, but right now: its a NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NOOOOOO
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3 人中 3 人 (100%) がこのレビューが参考になったと投票しました
記録時間: 0.2 時間
投稿日: 5月2日
2.0/10.0

I was expecting more of this game. I expected something like a challenge, where you get to know what some word means, and then have to translate the words or a sentence into the other language. Or something like that.
But the game is quite trivial and useless. The only thing you can do, is walk around in a little apartment, click at some objects, the game will tell you what the thing is called in the chosen language. When you had choose ten words, you can go in to a time race mode, and now you have to find the objects again, which you choose in the first round. Quite boring and trivial IMO.
The game is furthermore quite unintuitive, and the controls sucks! When you walk around in third person view, you have to use the mouse to look around.
The concept of the game is great. But I was expecting something more innovative, challenging and "fun" than this. I actually regret, that I spend money on this game.
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記録時間: 2.3 時間
投稿日: 3月6日
This is super smart and well done. Sure, it's a little confusing at first, but once you get the hang of it all, you're learning languages effortlessly! Seriously, I am super impressed, and would recommend this game to anyone who wishes to start learning a new language.

GG devs.
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記録時間: 8.0 時間
投稿日: 2014年12月14日
While it DOES NOT teach you an entire language at once (rather single words) it is quite a decent interactive dictionary. Learning words was never easier than using Influent.

Although you will have to look for instructions about grammar elsewhere, it is a great help along the way.
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記録時間: 0.3 時間
投稿日: 2月25日
While thorough, and comprehensive in the number of languages to whom it applies, I felt let down by the fact that it didn't have a more open world to explore. Maybe a block, filled with buildings, so that you could learn vocab outside of your apartment. I bought it to help me with Spanish; unfortunately, I don't think the environment presented in the game can help me expand my vocabulary as much or as well as hanging out with native speakers, something easily possible in the United States.


It seems mostly oriented (by features and environment,) towards Asian languages. That, together with the inability to change Spanish dialects (continental vs. new world,) makes it rather a disappointment for me.
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記録時間: 3.8 時間
投稿日: 4月15日
I wouldn't call it a game, but rather a learning program in a clever disguise.
Some points potential buyer should know:
- words are limited to what can be found in an apartment
-learning process is stimulated by minigames and achievements
-stupid flyby mode is crap
-rest is fun
Definitely grab.

P.S. NO GRAMMAR HERE, you get only words. But it's a great fundation for your future studying
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記録時間: 1.6 時間
投稿日: 2月26日
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投稿日: 3月15日
If you were in elementary school during the 1980's, you might just be old enough to remember floppy disks, Apple DOS, and the frightening noises that those old disk drives used to make when reading. You may also remember the scores of educational video games designed to teach spelling, math, history, and/or hygene; most not particularly fun or memorable.
Influent is the bad-♥♥♥ nephew of the old educational games that used to put us to sleep in 4th grade. The gameplay is super-straightforward, click your way around a five room apartment and click on objects to hear the names pronounced in a different language than you are used to. After a while of doing this, you'll assemble a vocabulary list, and you can set yourself up to go back through the apartment and match the words with the objects.
Something important to understand going in; Influent is not actually a *language* tutor, tt's a vocabulary tutor. It does teach parts of speech, offer synonyms, pronounce words, and if the language in question has multiple alphabets, it can be toggled between them. You'll be able to associate the words with a picture, and since the apartment is pretty well organized (No spare set of sneakers in the fridge,) you'll be able to form easier or harder vocab lists by choosing from different kinds of items. (A very easy one might include only items in the bathroom, while a hard one will have you running all over the apartment.)
Influent won't actually teach sentence structure, detail word usage, or explain phrasing. As such, this is probably best used with a language that you speak a little of, but need to improve fluency with. (As opposed one you don't know anything about at all.)
It's sort of like video flash cards on horse steroids, and as far as that goes, it accomplishes it pretty damn well.
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投稿日: 2月26日
For now, it's just a game with a room to explore all the corresponding words of your chosen language of those see items.
So it is a vocaburary memorizing game, for now.

Hope there will be more elements incoming.
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記録時間: 1.8 時間
投稿日: 3月13日
Influent (Espanol) teaches you just enough spanish to trick people into thinking you know spanish. This will always end badly since this program teaches vocab only (as described) and not how to put the words together. It's alright though, because once you have mastered this program you will be the fully functional equivalent of a Mexican toddler, able to excitedly point at items around the house and poorly imitate a native speaker's practiced voice.

Everybody has to start somewhere though, and this is a fantastic way to dip your toe in the waters without becoming overwhelmed.
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