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Influent är ett språkinlärningsspel som främst fokuserar på vokabulär och uttal. Det är verkligen fantastiskt.
Utgivningsdatum: 20 Mar 2014
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Notis: 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, and French.

Köp Influent - Deutsch [Learn German]

Köp Influent - 한국어 [Learn Korean]

Köp Influent - Latina [Learn Latin]

Köp Influent - Русский [Learn Russian]

Köp Influent - Español [Learn Spanish]

Köp Influent - Français [Learn French]

Köp Influent - Svenska [Learn Swedish]

Köp Influent - български [Learn Bulgarian]

Köp Influent - 普通话 [Learn Mandarin Chinese]

Köp Influent - English [Learn English]

Köp Influent - 日本語 [Learn Japanese]

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Russian Roulette

24 Juli 2014

What's New?

This just in:

The highly anticipated Russian Language Pack has been released and is now available for purchase as either DLC (for existing players) or as a standalone product.

Influent has also received an update that addresses a number of issues reported on the community forums. A big "Thank You!" to everyone who helped by taking the time to upload screenshots and provide us with detailed bug reports. We really do appreciate it!

Update 1.5
  • Fixed the infamous Sneeze bug (vocab list entries disappearing)
  • Fixed text resizing bug when using R/F hotkeys
  • Resized and moved GUI elements to accommodate for future GUI updates

What's Next?

Things that are happening:
  • Processing audio for Italian Language Pack
  • Trying to get the Swedish, Spanish, and Italian articles added
  • Editing UI translations for MANY new GUI Packs (soon to come)
  • Preparing for Gamescom 2014

Gamescom 2014!

Get excited! Influent and Three Flip Studios is coming to Gamescom 2014!!!

Rob and Anthony will be in Cologne next month showing off Influent to the European demographic of language learners! Additionally, Three Flip has been quietly working on a new project that will debut on the GamesPark floor! Come by the booth and check it out! :D

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Latest Updates

9 April 2014

What's New?

Two new updates have just been released, one right after the other. Below is a list that covers all the major changes/fixes so feel free to give them a look over if you're interested!

Update 1.3

  • Audio pronunciations now play on single click (revert in options menu)
  • Stingray IV's Barrel Roll has been disabled for further review/repair (?)
  • German and French articles have been added (revert with 'F' key)
  • Added dots to vocab list entries to denote words with uncollected adjs/verbs
  • Stars are now marked silver if forgotten or mistaken
  • Added customizable volume levels for Voice/Music/Sound
  • Added FOV Slider (vertigo fix)
  • Created separate Camera Inversion options for First/Third Person view mode
  • Pager arrows [<< | >>] now jump 5 pages left/right
  • Various Language Pack updates and fixes 「フライパン!」
  • Improved performance maybe kinda sorta hopefully yes?
  • Fixed Page 42 Time Attack issue!
  • Vocab List now auto-opens to newest page
  • Improved Texture Quality

Update 1.4

  • Fixed "Wrong" when it's clearly supposed to be "Correct" (very sorry)
  • Framerate/VSync Options are now saved and loaded
  • Silver Stars now appear everywhere and also persist through saves
  • Fixed Window being centered on dual monitor launch (windows only - no idea about mac/linux)
  • Updated German Language Pack (fixed all known mistakes)
  • Fixed Weird Lagginess! (bewm)

What's Next?

Here's a short list of what I'm working on at the moment (in order of what to expect first).

  • Swedish Articles
  • Russian Language Pack
  • Ukrainian Language Pack
  • Arabic Language Pack
  • BIG User Interface Release (many languages)
  • Spanish Articles

PAX East

I'll be crawling the floor at PAX East with my laptop, showing off Influent to anyone and everyone who'll care to listen! Maybe I'll see you there! :D

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Recensioner

“Influent är ett fantastiskt sätt att lära sig nya ord. Jag älskar idén och jag älskar att spela det. Influent får 9 av 10.”
9/10 – http://www.gameskinny.com/cv8lb/influent-a-fun-supplement-to-language-learning

Om spelet

Andrew Cross är rasande!

I tre långa år satt han instängd med sitt arbete och utvecklade en enhet som han verkligen trodde var ett tekniskt genombrott när det gällde hur människor samverkar med världen runt omkring dem. En enhet som kunde scanna vilket föremål som helst i den verkliga världen och sedan tala om vad den hette på vilket språk som helst! Han kallade sin fina nya uppfinning ”SanjigenJiten” och ordnade så att han fick demonstrera enhetens fantastiska möjligheter för världens största teknikföretag Technoglobe International.


Men när han var där förälskade han sig i en flicka som han träffade i labbet och medan hon stal hans hjärta var det någon som i det tysta stal hans enhet! Nu har Technoglobe gått ut och marknadsfört SanjigenJiten som sin egen och håller till och med på att skydda det namn han så smart tänkt ut!


Men Andrew Cross har en plan. Han har gjort en ännu bättre version av SanjigenJiten och lanserat den i en online-kampanj, där han svär att han ska lära sig 300 ord på ett främmande språk för att väcka uppmärksamhet kring Technoglobes fula stöld och bevisa att hans enhet verkligen fungerar! Men fungerar verkligen SanjigenJiten? Kan Andrew verkligen klara det? Spela Influent och se!!!


”Genom att dra in spelaren i målspråket härmar Influent hur vi naturligt lär oss vårt modersmål. Jag föreslår att du ger Influent en chans.”
-Steve Hammond, Somnambulant-Gamer


Inspirerad av gamla Dreamcast-titlar (Shenmue och Toy Commander) involverar Influent spelarna i en helt interaktiv 3D-miljö där namnet på nästan varje tänkbar sak i spelet kan visas med ett enkelt klick! Faktiskt kan man få ännu mer information genom att dubbelklicka! Varje dörr, låda och skåp kan öppnas med ett högerklick här och ett högerklick där, och avslöja fler och fler saker att lära sig! Fullpackat med hundratals hörbara uttal (noggrant inspelade för spelet) ger Influent spelarna en unik möjlighet att njuta av att lära sig både vokabulär och uttal i det språk de valt.


För närvarande kan 10 språk laddas ner och Influent kombinerar glädjen i att spela datorspel med språkinlärningsprocessen, vilket resulterar i belöningar i verkliga livet och framsteg som stannar hos användarna resten av livet.


Influent: ett nytt grepp på språkinlärning.


* Ljud från infödda talare
* Synonymbytesfunktion
* Lär dig i din egen takt!
* Helt interaktiv modern lägenhet
* Över 420 ord att samla in och lära sig
* Innehåller substantiv, adjektiv och verb
* 10 språk att välja bland (fler kommer snart!)
* Hur gör jag för att köpa spelet?


Om du undrar över hur du kan köpa spelet, läs följande exempel om Mark och Patricia.


Om Mark vill lära sig latin ska han köpa ”Influent - Latina [Lär dig latin]” i butiken. Om hans fru Patricia sedan vill lära sig svenska, bör Mark sedan köpa DLC-enheten som heter ”Influent DLC - Svenska [Lär dig svenska] i butiken." Det kan också göras av Patricia och fungerar på exakt samma sätt när Patricia köper det svenska grundspelet och sedan också DLC Latin till Mark, eller också till någon annan som ska använda det på samma dator.


* Vilka användargränssnittsspråk stöds?
Spelets användargränssnitt finns för närvarande bara på engelska och japanska men vi kommer att släppa gratis språkpaket för användargränssnittet på många språk snart!


* Planerar ni att släppa fler språk? När???
Nya språkpaket släpps när de är klara. En fullständig lista över språk som kommer snart finns på vår officiella hemsida. Se efter Vanliga frågor och annat coolt material under Community!
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Influent är ett språkinlärningsspel som främst fokuserar på vokabulär och uttal. Det utvecklades först i Japan på Underhållningsdatorlaboratoriet vid Universitetet i Tsukuba med hjälp av Monbukagaksho Governments forskningsstipendium.


När forskningspengarna tog slut sköt en vansinnigt framgångsrik snabbstartskampanj till pengar för att göra spelet klart. Ett forsknings-rapport om idéerna kring spelet och applikationerna publicerades av Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ) och det kan läsas i sin helhet här.

Systemkrav (PC)

    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

Systemkrav (MAC)

    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

Systemkrav för Linux

    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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476 av 527 personer (90%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
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Ok, so this game seemed great at first glance. The whole concept of studying language while playing a videogame probably seems fantastic for every gamer like me, who also likes to broaden his knowledge everyday. However, Influent isn't what I expected it to be. I didn't do much research before buying, just a short review by someone who generally praised the game but mentioned lack of insight on japanese "kanji", which immediately put japanese pack off my to-buy list. Therefore for starters, I picked up french pack.

After a bit more than 1 hour of playtime, I can pretty much say that for me the game is a large disappointment. The whole game is situated in a small condo which contains about 400 different objects that you can interract with, and consequently learn more about them in order to improve your vocabulary. Those consist mostly out of basic household items.
In French, gender is of crucial importance, and although the game tells you which gender a certain object is, when you actually learn them, gender pronouns or indefinite articles are excluded from the actual word. For example instead of "une lampe" or "la lampe" you'll study "lampe", which means you'll still need to study gender separatly. Furthermore, the game doesn't cover one bit of grammar.

The game itself isn't particularly fun either, since one is as already mentioned, trapped inside a small condo. If the game would include also some other everyday areas like playground, trainstation, gym, school etc. it would vastly improve the vocabulary covered, but I'm afraid this will either never be available or will be purchasable as a "dlc", for which I honestly wouldn't waste a cent anymore since I don't consider the 400 foreign words to be worth of 10€, while you can learn them for free in (in a sense of content) much better covered "game" called Duolingo, or Anki.

Summary: I love the basic idea, but it lacks a lot of content. Although it is obviously considered as a supplement to your language studies, I still believe that it could've included a lot more than just bare 400 words.
Upplagd: 22 Mars 2014
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So far, 30% of the words have been loan-words (katakana). The rest are alternatives to the same word; verbs, which losely apply to the nouns they're tied to; and maybe 10% are adjectives which are the only thing I can imagine being useful in everyday speech.

You're confined to a tiny apartment and although you can open cupboards and drawers you find mostly duplicate items of what's laying around. There are no ways to look out into the world beyond the apartment and nothing to offer beyond basic vocabulary that you can get for free at a site like Memrise.com
Upplagd: 20 Mars 2014
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178 av 220 personer (81%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
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Influent is a great idea. Though it does need some refining, it's a very helpful and affordable option for begginer to intermediate language learners.

If your only goal is to verbally pick up new key nouns and verbs for a trip abroad, Influent will suffice. However for more in-depth learners who wish to read it's best paired with good old fashioned studying. A primary example of this is that it won't help you understand how to actually read any languages that use non-roman-based characters (e.g. Russian, Chinese, Japanese). Note that you can enable english readings of any language if literacy isn't your primary goal.

I'm very excited to see a real game for language learning, instead of tedious and very over-priced software (Yeah, I'm looking at YOU, Rosetta Stone). I sincerely hope to eventually see DLCs or updates that will allow users to explore the world outside of the small apartment, add more unique yet commonplace items for each culture, or perhaps interact with NPCs to practice dialouge...crossing my fingers and keeping and eye on this game ;)

Pros: Playble area is filled to the brim with hundreds of everyday objects to study, DOES include verbs that will unlock as you learn nouns that they're relevant to, affordable, a highly customizeable and unique learning experience.

Cons: Small environment, UI is almost too minimalistic (can't cycle though word details; have to return to vocab list), and you can only learn commonplace North American items (useful but limited).
Upplagd: 20 Mars 2014
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135 av 168 personer (80%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
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Depending on the language you're learning, learning and retaining vocabulary may be the biggest part of learning a language. Especially if the language contains grammar you're already familiar with. This is essentially who Influent is for. Those wishing to learn vocabulary in a totally new and unique way. You play as just a teenager living in an apartment. You go through your apartment filled with HUNDREDS of items (seriously he may have a hoarding problem). You click on the object to view the word and you double click it to learn more about it (the pronunciation / noun / verb / gender of word, etc.). From a game standpoint, it's nothing special. The greatness of this game comes from the language learning aspect.

I chose Latin as I have been learning Latin for the past few years so I can't really comment on native pronunciation (as it is a dead language). However, the pronunciation for the Latin course is definitely on par with every other course I have been through and a lot of work has evidently been put into making pronunciation amazing.

You're paying $9.99 essentially for a virtual world that makes learning vocabularly in another language EASY and FUN. These two things are the most important factors that lead me to believe anyone who buys and plays this will come out that much more knowledgable in their target language.

I would recommend 'Influent' for mainly two types of people:
1. Those who have a good beginners / intermediate grasp in their target language and now wish to learn a lot more vocabulary
2. Those who just wish to dabble or have fun in a different language while still learning and retaining good information.

I would not recommend this game to people who:
1. Wish to achieve fluency from this
2. Want anything more than a giant virtual dictionary

I would also be wary buying this game if your target language uses a non-Latin alphabet and you have no knowledge in the language (Korean, Japanese, Mandarin). Reason being is that you are not taught how to read the alphabet of your chosen language. The first thing I would advise Japanese and Korean learners to do is to learn the alphabet first and it will be much easier later on. As for Chinese (Mandarin) learners, learn up on how Chinese characters are written (particularly radicals) before purchasing or delving in to this game.

From a gaming standpoint $9.99 is a ripoff for this game; however, it is intended as a LANGUAGE LEARNING program merely using a game as its platform. And $9.99 for this game from a language standpoint is a REMARKABLE price. This is essentially the same principal as Rosetta Stone (learning vocabulary / phrases with no grammar or alphabet learning). I HIGHLY recommend this game.
Upplagd: 20 Mars 2014
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52 av 65 personer (80%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
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14.5 timmar totalt
This is a 'made for kickstarter', junk game. The game raised enough money to be profitable before it was available, so it was released without content and doesn't do anything but look good on an advertisement. There is no talk about increasing the functionality or vocabulary of the game on the product website, and it's not even worth the small price on steam.

The entire game can be boiled down to this: Hear and/or read a word, and then click on the thing that the word is associated with.

I have nearly completed my first entire language pack in about two days (there's like 5 words I can't seem to locate). I don't feel like I've actually learned anything though. The 420 words available are not enough to order dinner, let alone take a vacation in a foreign land. This game does not teach a person how to begin to communicate in a new language, which is the only thing the game had to deliver after getting over twice the requested amount on kickstarter. They got their funding though, so the only news is that they intend to release more language packs.

Other problems:
-This game takes way too much video card effort for the type of game it is, and it will begin lagging to death after playing for an hour or so.
-Does not understand multiple monitors, so it tries to plaster the game centered on total composite screen (hit F11 to get windowed FS on main monitor)
-The spaceship mode is completely stupid, and is there simply for marketing purposes. It's the same as FPS mode, except you have to hold the mouse button for a while instead of doubleclicking, and you can't stop to aim (since you're flying). Some of the targets are tiny though.
-The game was designed so that new language packs could be made in a day, with fill-in-the-blanks labels and audio snippets, but little effort was made to do a good job. There is often two words for an item without an explanation for which word to use when. The spoken words are often poorly pronounced and with anomalous noise artifacts. I suspect they found their voice actors on craigslist.
-Sloppy positional audio often makes words hard to hear when it should really just be monaural (since you're effectively listening to a voice in your head).
-Stripped down settings and options. Doesn't even have volume control, and doesn't remember major settings (like window placement and windows audio mixer settings)
Upplagd: 21 Mars 2014
Var denna recension hjälpsam? Ja Nej