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Adventure Game Scene of the Day — Friday 15 March 2013

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Nikopol: proof that not all good stories can (or should) be turned into a game.

     

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Kurufinwe - 15 March 2013 11:48 AM

Nikopol: proof that not all good stories can (or should) be turned into a game.

Please elaborate on that. Where did they go wrong???

     

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They took a graphic novel which was mostly about people who have very little control over their own fate and tried to make a game out of it. Unsurprisingly enough, it didn’t work, and the game ended up confusing everyone. (The uninspired gameplay didn’t help either.)

     

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I remember trying to play this game. The 3D contols made me feel so nauseous that I had to stop. But it sure looked good until I got sick.

     

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