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Old 08-29-2012, 06:17 AM
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Old 08-29-2012, 07:58 AM
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Looks amazing!!! The music is also fantastic, really sets the mood... I'm not too sure I fully understand the gameplay, but it looks like a great puzzler. Can't wait! =oD
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Old 08-29-2012, 11:40 AM
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I loved Auditorium and Fractal (one of the few in the case of the latter), but I've tried this one on the PC and I just can't play it without getting nauseated from the way the camera moves.
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Old 08-29-2012, 11:49 AM
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Wow, two amazing PC/Mac games out this week (Bastion and this). Looking forward to both.
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Old 08-29-2012, 02:21 PM
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Old 08-29-2012, 05:11 PM
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I love the fact that it looks like you are manipulating alleles like some super geneticist! I have never heard of the game before (missed the PC version, sorry) but I may have to get this tonight! After a long few weeks of paltry games it seems we are finally getting some good stuff!
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Old 08-31-2012, 03:29 AM
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impressive graphics according to the video
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Old 08-30-2012, 09:24 AM
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I'm with you...this game looks beautiful and atmospheric...one of these days I'm going to have to break down and finally buy an ipad.
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Old 08-30-2012, 09:26 AM
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I'm with you...this game looks beautiful and atmospheric...one of these days I'm going to have to break down and finally buy an ipad.
yeah you are...

If you ever do... grab one from Apple... you can usually save about $100 if you get a refurbished one.
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Old 08-30-2012, 10:24 AM
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yeah you are...

If you ever do... grab one from Apple... you can usually save about $100 if you get a refurbished one.
Or, get a new iPad 2 with $100 knocked off of its original price. That's what a buddy of mine did when the new iPad was released months ago.

Regarding the gameplay:
There isn't any tutorial, so gameplay is more about trying to figure out what to do. I'd like some input on my understanding of the game mechanics that I "think" I understand:

1. The objective is to splice the microbes in a limited number of moves to match the outlined pattern on the screen (this resembles the final state)

2. Players search for solutions by dragging a microbe or a strand of microbes into the outlined pattern and double tap to enable the splice

3. If the splice is incorrect, the microbe returns to its previous location. From there on, its "hunt and peck" trying to figure out which microbe goes where

#3 above sounds like an inelegant and brutish way to solve the puzzle for such a beautifully crafted game. Also, the way I'm playing it seems to undermining any strategy or calculated moves involved.

I'd greatly appreciate some feedback to better understand the game.
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