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About the StoryLa première mission pour coloniser Mars s'est soldée par un crash horrible, et vous avez miraculeusement survécu... Maintenant, il ne vous reste plus qu'à attendre que la deuxième navette arrive. Plus que cinq mois...
Winner - French Comp 2013
Le contenu est le même, mais beaucoup de choses ont été améliorées, comme par exemple le défilement du texte : il devrait être beaucoup plus difficile de sauter des passages malencontreusement, et la vitesse de défilement peut être accélérée ou ralentie au sein du jeu.
Le jeu se joue aussi beaucoup mieux en ligne, grâce à du code spécifique pour les interpréteurs qui ne prennent pas en charge les effets temporels.
Une traduction en anglais est aussi disponible, et participe à l'IFComp 2015.
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You'll spend a lot of time reading in this game, in fact there is almost nothing to do except reading the e-mails of the protagonist. The e-mail system is however well implemented, with the text appearing in real-time. Some might not like it (in fact I don't like when I cannot read at my own pace either), but it wasn't troublesome here because it really helped immersion.
And the game is immersive indeed. The state of mind of the protagonist is well retranscribed and you can feel her feelings. The game is well written too.
I found the end really amazing, though I cannot explain why without spoiling. If you like a game with a good atmosphere, you'll like this game. If you prefer "real" games, you should still give it a try, but you'll like it less.
The atmosphhere is gloomy and excellent. The story telling, and the ways background information is distilled, create a believable main character, which is deep rooted in our decade's preoccupations.
Unfortunately, its main narrative innovation is also its biggest flaw :
There is an intensive use of auto scrolling text, creating a special connection to the main character and breathing much life into the game. However, it often scrolls way too quick to allow reading the text. It went to the point, that I felt I had entirely missed the ending...
This technical flaw would be easy to fix, but has been a big setback to my playing experience.
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