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Gaming Frozen Synapse Beta Impressions

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Sifter3000, 16 May 2010.

  1. Sifter3000

    Sifter3000 I used to be somebody

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  2. rickysio

    rickysio N900 | HJE900

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    So if I play a game halfway and forget about it, the opponent will be really pissed.
     
  3. Phalanx

    Phalanx Needs more dragons and stuff.

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    OMG It's a decent remake of Laser Squad Nemesis! :D I am ALL OVER THIS!
     
  4. line2008

    line2008 What is this "dremel" you speak of?

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    roll on payday, looks interesting
     
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  6. GravitySmacked

    GravitySmacked Mostly Harmless

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    Aw that's it, I was holding off buying it as I've got too many games on the go but it just sounds brilliant.
     
  7. earlydoors

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    Why am I reminded of DEFCON: Everybody Dies when I look at the screenshots...
     
  8. MajorTom

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    I've had a great time with this game, including some games with Joe (although I won't embarrass him by posting the replays :p)

    A new game mode was added yesterday, Charge. Like Dispute, you start the match by bidding against your opponent for who thinks they can push the furthest towards the enemy team and hold position until 5 turns have expired

    Games can be played in Light or Dark modes. In light games, you can always see your opponents positions. I Dark games, you must have line of sight and be facing them to spot them.

    You can export games to YouTube when you are finished too which is a nice touch. Here's a couple of games I played of Dark Charge this morning against DCUK...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xO8tKMY8wdc
    I outbid him on this one so had to put my money where my mouth was.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvn9FTs4BVc
    He outbid me this time and it was damn close too.
     
  9. appoxbox

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    Awesome. Sounds like an X-Com style multilayer game, and I am all for that. Not going to hesitate to buy.
     
  10. Phil Rhodes

    Phil Rhodes Hypernobber

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    Dribble.

    That is all.
     
  11. Landy_Ed

    Landy_Ed Combat Novice

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    Hmm, Early 90s, Sabre Squadron anyone?
     
  12. Star*Dagger

    Star*Dagger New Member

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    Looking forward to buying this on steam!
     
  13. Pliqu3011

    Pliqu3011 all flowers in time bend towards the sun

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    Man, I loved this game from the moment I saw it on ModDB. :)
    I am so going to buy this game!
     
  14. fingerbob69

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    Interesting. I'm sure Bit-tech will put up a review of the final release.
     
  15. Valver

    Valver I’m an AquaTuning product tester

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    I've been loving this. I was also really impressed with the "buy one copy, get another for a mate, free" idea which means I always have someone I know to challenge.
     
  16. mi1ez

    mi1ez Active Member

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    Is this a public beta?
     
  17. BrightCandle

    BrightCandle New Member

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    The game mechanics don't fit any obvious genre, it vaguely reminds me of games like Baldur's Gate.

    You play multiple games at once for the most part and you will be in no doubt that your strategy is what wins or looses you the game. Its something different, but not quite as fun as I am sure the final product will be.
     
  18. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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    I've just been informed this game will be coming out on the Mac too, so am updating the article to recognise that fact.
     
  19. Skiddywinks

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    If you pre-order you get beta access (they have other options with more goodies as well though).

    Minimum price though is £16.99, which is just too much I feel.
     
  20. Volund

    Volund Am I supposed to care?

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    but you get 2 keys for that... so split it with a friend
     
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