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JanineLove
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JanineLove   10/29/2013 4:13:11 PM
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I love your enthusiasm Max, but I have to say I played Myst and really dislked it. The graphics and immersive quality of the game were really impressive, but I was uncomfortable with the lack of people. Guess I'm a people person. Love my RPGs where I can have a dialogue, not just chase after someone who disappeared.

 

 

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Max The Magnificent   10/29/2013 4:53:24 PM
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@Janine: I have to say I played Myst and really dislked it. The graphics and immersive quality of the game were really impressive, but I was uncomfortable with the lack of people.

Myst was also a bit difficult -- plus to a large extent you were forced to solve puzzles just to move around. Riven had more people around (though most of them tended to run away from you, apart from the ones that didn;t who most of the time you wished they would :-) One good thing about Riven was the fact that you coudl move around from place to place without solving every puzzle.


I'm not too bothered by lack of people -- I just like walking around and seeing what's what :-)

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fijidreamer   11/4/2013 3:17:24 PM
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@ Max i totally agree with you

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/cyaninc/obduction

@ all you want ppl to interact

Go and try Mystonline.com (its free, even if nowadays there are nt a lot of ppl in there)

But speaking about Myst community have a look to this newlly founded site to see the love.......http://thankyoucyan.com/

Please support Obduction and a small gift from Mystcomunity to all of you http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J8npW85PW0s  Myst tribute created by a fan!

Shorah!

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David Ashton   10/29/2013 5:11:12 PM
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I also loved Yes's covers in the good old days.   I had Roger Dean's book "Views" which had most of the Yes art and a lot of other stuff he did (I loved his Babe Ruth covers as well) and his other projects - he designed a "Sea Urchin" chair which you could approach and sit in from any angle.  Clever guy.

But how fun would it be to wander through a virtual reality Roger Dean world?  To go through those mushroom-shaped houses and climb those endless stairs?  and to travel through space with those broken planets from "Fragile"?   I wouldn't want  a game - my attention span does not go beyond the average game of Solitaire - but I could wander round a Roger Dean world for hours.....

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Max The Magnificent   10/30/2013 11:00:04 AM
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@David: ...how fun would it be to wander through a virtual reality Roger Dean world?  To go through those mushroom-shaped houses and climb those endless stairs?

That's the sort of thing I'm hoping to experiance with Obduction and (if they meet their stretch goal) the 3D helmet thingy. If (when) I get this I'll tell you what it's like :-)

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Caleb Kraft   10/30/2013 2:03:31 PM
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I've got an oculus rift and I can tell you it is incredibly immersive. Mind blowing, even in its prototype state

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Max The Magnificent   10/30/2013 2:12:22 PM
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@Caleb: I've got an oculus rift and I can tell you it is incredibly immersive. Mind blowing, even in its prototype state

You lucky sausage!!!

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Caleb Kraft   10/30/2013 2:13:27 PM
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Yep, I was an early backer. It has been incredible seeing what people have come up with for it. 



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