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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #20 on: September 18, 2010, 08:47:12 PM »
Yay! Now everything's on topic.

Another thing I liked a lot:

It was a cool idea how the Druid scroll sort of acted as a HUD/guide throughout the game. I liked how it guided the player to Shamir and Valanice, as well guiding the player to relevant islands (a smart and convenient way of explaining why the player couldn't go to the IoB or IoM yet).

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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #21 on: September 18, 2010, 08:52:50 PM »
Yay! Now everything's on topic.

Another thing I liked a lot:

It was a cool idea how the Druid scroll sort of acted as a HUD/guide throughout the game. I liked how it guided the player to Shamir and Valanice, as well guiding the player to relevant islands (a smart and convenient way of explaining why the player couldn't go to the IoB or IoM yet).
Yes! After it was done being introduced I remember thinking that that was cool and very smart. :yes:

Also, I loved some of the references: Roberta one in the Isle of Wonder garden, the Gabriel Knight one (forget how I got it). And yes, I concur, where is GK4? :D

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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #22 on: September 18, 2010, 08:55:26 PM »
Roberta one in the Isle of Wonder garden, the Gabriel Knight one (forget how I got it)

There are actually multiple Gabriel Knight references. One occurs if you

Spoiler (mouse over to reveal):

and another occurs if you

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What's this Roberta one? I totally missed it!

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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #23 on: September 18, 2010, 08:56:32 PM »
There isn't really an original topic. The original post is just "I finished".

*Points at the topic title*

There you go!

Thank you, weldon! So please, ignore my previous warnings of going off-topic... Why didn't I think of just renaming the thread... *scratches head*

There's a lot I liked about episode 2... Particularly:

Spoiler (mouse over to reveal):

Roberta one in the Isle of Wonder garden, the Gabriel Knight one (forget how I got it)

There are actually multiple Gabriel Knight references. One occurs if you

Spoiler (mouse over to reveal):

and another occurs if you

Spoiler (mouse over to reveal):

What's this Roberta one? I totally missed it!

Yeah, I missed the roberta one too...
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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #24 on: September 18, 2010, 08:56:56 PM »
Look at the chair by the dead vines.

Off to find the other GK reference :D

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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #25 on: September 18, 2010, 08:59:33 PM »
There's a lot I liked about episode 2... Particularly:

Spoiler (mouse over to reveal):

So true, though a bit more explanation would have been nice.

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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #26 on: September 18, 2010, 09:00:09 PM »
Off to find the other GK reference :D
XD Like the other one better though

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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #27 on: September 18, 2010, 09:01:33 PM »
by the way, some of the references may be hindered by the short narrations. The chair had been removed from the short narrations, and I brought it back, but you probably got the build without it, Doon. You'd have to turn on the extended narrations to hear that one.


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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #28 on: September 18, 2010, 09:02:53 PM »
Cez, with short narrations, I got the Roberta easter egg. My build included it; thanks for the concern.



I like the Roberta one too; it's cute. Thanks for pointing that out. I hope Roberta finds it...

Also, who loved the sounds in the IoW garden as much as I did?

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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #29 on: September 18, 2010, 09:05:37 PM »
I did! It's such a fun screen :)

Stephen, did Weldon or anyone else already PM you about how you can screw yourself on getting the suffer?

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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #30 on: September 18, 2010, 09:10:21 PM »
I did! It's such a fun screen :)

Stephen, did Weldon or anyone else already PM you about how you can screw yourself on getting the suffer?

I did!  (And I think you meant Chris)
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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #31 on: September 18, 2010, 09:23:40 PM »
I pmed Snabbot. If that's who you were referring to.
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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #32 on: September 18, 2010, 09:24:06 PM »
snabbott also asked for how to do that, after DD, but it was a little while ago, so I thought someone else may have already told him.

Ah, yep, that's what I was referring to :)

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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #33 on: September 18, 2010, 09:31:01 PM »
Well, then it's been taken care of!
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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #34 on: September 18, 2010, 09:59:30 PM »
Meant to mention this earlier, but I also love the phoenix logo at the beginning with the bird cry :yes:

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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #35 on: September 18, 2010, 10:12:15 PM »
Meant to mention this earlier, but I also love the phoenix logo at the beginning with the bird cry :yes:

Yes. That was amazing!
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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #36 on: September 18, 2010, 10:25:56 PM »
Dang, I knew I shouldn't have looked at spoiler tags! I'm sure it'll be just as amazing to see for myself though.
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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #37 on: September 18, 2010, 11:15:41 PM »
Dang, I knew I shouldn't have looked at spoiler tags! I'm sure it'll be just as amazing to see for myself though.

Yeah, spoiler tags don't do this game justice. You have to experience it for yourself. That's all there is to it.
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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #38 on: September 18, 2010, 11:44:33 PM »
*thud*

Y'all have just outdid yourselves. The plot is getting thicker by the minute. When I saw the end, I was floored. How... how is it possible? DARN you cliffhangers! You all are doing this series justice and then some :)
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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #39 on: September 19, 2010, 11:50:30 AM »
Ok i just finished episode 2.

I really find the graphics a lot better then in episode 1 and i played a little bit longer as in
episode 1.

The only disappointment for me was that the puzles were really easy. maybe it`s because i`m a regular adventure gamer but there aren`t any puzzles were you have to think hard to come to a solution.

I hope that episode 3 continous in the improvement line and becomes more difficult and longer to play with all locations to visit.