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05-25-2017, 07:20 AM
#21
Let me guess... Some a-hole have it one star because it's iPad only. Anyway, great to see it out early. Look forward to checking it out!
05-25-2017, 07:46 AM
#22
On android it works on phones also. Not sure why not here and no I did not rate this game

05-25-2017, 08:11 AM
#23
Joined: Dec 2010
Posts: 1,363
Damn I have to stop playing this game!! It's morally wrong!!! I don't want to build an electric chair and kill someone!! That's sick!
05-25-2017, 08:16 AM
#24
Joined: Jul 2016
Location: Gravity Falls
Posts: 69
Quote:
Originally Posted by RinoaHeartily View Post
Damn I have to stop playing this game!! It's morally wrong!!! I don't want to build an electric chair and kill someone!! That's sick!
To be fair, the CEO in the tutorial stresses how this isn't supposed to be your fault, that you're just carrying out a supposedly deserved sentence, etc. But I can see how the scenes and stories depicted in the campaign can be a turn off for some. I'm not sure how much more intense the game gets in the later chapters, but if you don't like the story and want to focus on the building aspect of it, you can ignore it completely and only do build mode.
05-25-2017, 08:23 AM
#25
Gave this a shot out of curiosity (and because the dev gave me the full game unlock) but it crashed after the first cutscene and the auto save set me back. Not enjoying it enough to replay parts I already finished, sadly. It is a weird contrast between the prison art and the Polaroid art. Probably intentional. But it seems all cutesy at first and then the Polaroids reminded me of those creepy Chick comics.

05-25-2017, 10:05 AM
#26
Joined: Apr 2010
Posts: 190
Well, that was one of the more disturbing tutorials I've experienced, but at least they let you know what you're in for (oh, accidental pun). The tutorial is probably enough for most people to determine whether or not it's for them. I will say the sim is very well done but I'm not sure I can continue with it. Just a little too dark. I was waiting to see if I could switch the inmate's sentence to "life in prison," but never got the chance. It MIGHT have changed my mind if I knew such moral decisions would be mine. I don't particularly like the idea of running cable to fire up an electric chair, much less putting someone to death in said chair.

Graphics, animations, and overall depth indeed hit many of the right notes. I appreciate the work that was put into this relatively realistic simulation, but as they say, it's not for me. Enjoy if you can.
05-25-2017, 10:43 AM
#27
All the talk about being offended to electrocute an inmate IN A VIDEO GAME is too funny. It's just a bunch of pixels!!! Besides, what's wrong with the death sentence? I would rather see murderers, rapists and pediophiles removed from this world rather than using tax dollars for room and board on said scum.
05-25-2017, 01:46 PM
#28
Dont be pansies!
05-25-2017, 04:44 PM
#29
Joined: Sep 2012
Location: England, Devon, Plymouth
Posts: 191
Quote:
Originally Posted by shfrost View Post
Well, that was one of the more disturbing tutorials I've experienced, but at least they let you know what you're in for (oh, accidental pun). The tutorial is probably enough for most people to determine whether or not it's for them. I will say the sim is very well done but I'm not sure I can continue with it. Just a little too dark. I was waiting to see if I could switch the inmate's sentence to "life in prison," but never got the chance. It MIGHT have changed my mind if I knew such moral decisions would be mine. I don't particularly like the idea of running cable to fire up an electric chair, much less putting someone to death in said chair.

Graphics, animations, and overall depth indeed hit many of the right notes. I appreciate the work that was put into this relatively realistic simulation, but as they say, it's not for me. Enjoy if you can.
The campaign is completely optional and you don't need to use the electric chair in the free build mode which this game is supposed to be played in. The campaign is purely for tutorial only but there are 100's of guides out there that you can use instead if you so wish.
05-25-2017, 05:03 PM
#30
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 184
With all the FPS, endless zombie games, puzzle or platform game where you die in anyway it's very surprising people are finding such a simple thing to act better than about. I mean there isn't even blood in this game. This is starting to tenind me of when I was in 2nd grade and all the parents were trying to ban mortal kombat. So anyway...
The controls are pretty great. I was concerned about building and other controls to the touch screen but it works wonderfully. Basically if you need to build you can select what you want and the hotspot will be slightly above your finger until you pick a spot. So it's great because you can try it for free and get the rest for 15$. I will do an update once I jump into the paid part of the game, I have loved everything so far though.