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Review of Technobabylon by Iznogood

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Rating by Iznogood posted on Jun 4, 2015 | edit | delete

Cyperpunk at its best

It is very “I Robot” (more the movie than the book though) and cyperpunk inspired, which is right up my ally Grin In fact if someone had said that William Gibson was involved in this game, then I would have been inclined to believe them.

It is a serious story, but it still has a lot of humour, it is cyperpunk with trance addicts and whatnot, but not as bleak as cyperpunk can sometimes be. The setting allows for a lot of interesting and well designed puzzles, like hacking not only AI but also peoples brains and messing things around in there.

If I have any complains, then it is that the writing can at times fell a bit heavy-handed, and some of the characters are really more of a caricature than real people. There is also a couple of cases where the mechanics of a puzzle interface could have been better communicated to the player.

But overall the positives far outweigh the negatives.

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Time Played: 10-20 hours
Difficulty: Just Right

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