10-31-2012, 02:20 PM
#21
@pjft, I'm not actually sure how to describe what it is about Kairosoft games like Dungeon Village that I don't enjoy. However, your description is not it Therefore, sold. Thanks!
10-31-2012, 02:25 PM
#22
Joined: May 2010
Location: Burlingame CA
Posts: 2,382
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Originally Posted by pjft View Post
Feel free to ask anything you have questions about, but I'm sure Sanuku's video will clear up all your questions and help you decide if this is a game for you
The problem with the videos is, if I wanted to spend 10 minutes watching a video, I'd just buy the game and try it for 10 minutes. What I want is to get an impression in 1 minute. I don't know what the solution is, but watching all of the videos for all of the games I might be interested in, would take forever.

10-31-2012, 02:25 PM
#23
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Originally Posted by runliketurtles View Post
I've never played New Star Soccer, but this game looks awesome. Well, maybe. Is this like one of those Kairosoft resource management "games"? I saw someone in that other thread make the comparison and I went from almost buying this game to being slightly apprehensive...
I just picked it up and am really enjoying it. The similarity to Kairosoft Sims is primarily cosmetic. In a Kairosoft game you basically control the environment, stats, and direct the characters while they go about accomplishing activities on their own. This is more of an RPG which has direct control over customization of the characters and their battles. It is best described, IMO as a Desktop RPG Simulator. Your characters are roleplaying at roleplaying - an additional layer of imagination is superimposed on top quite beautifully.

Last edited by retr0spective; 10-31-2012 at 02:40 PM.
10-31-2012, 02:40 PM
#25
Joined: Jun 2012
Location: Southern California
Posts: 126
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Originally Posted by bramblett05 View Post
That game sucked this is 100000 times better just from video but I understand where your getting at.
New Star Soccer is kick ass. I was heavily addicted to that game for a stint there
10-31-2012, 03:07 PM
#26
New Star Soccer is an excellent game!

This also looks equally excellent so I will get this ASAP

I love rpg games and used to play a lot of D&D
10-31-2012, 03:34 PM
#27
Joined: Nov 2009
Location: Germany
Posts: 8,526
Played for nearly one hour now and all I can say is that this is clearly a winner in every category.
I feel like Dr. Who picked me up and brought me back into the 90's. I'm at home here. This game is a billet-doux - a love letter to my youth.

Hi, you seemed to be lost on the Internets.
This is TouchArcade, where 2$ for a game is too much, 5$ is an outrage, and 10$ or more is putting sugar in their car tanks whilst killing puppies.

Last edited by Vovin; 10-31-2012 at 03:39 PM.
10-31-2012, 03:49 PM
#28
Lot of fun so far... interesting mechanics and 'meta game' style... best of all, can play it vertically oriented.
10-31-2012, 04:05 PM
#29
Totally bought this right now. Didn't even want to wait until I got home from work, needed it on my phone asap. =)

Although I DO have to wait until I get home to play. =(
10-31-2012, 04:27 PM
#30
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Redding, CA, USA
Posts: 11,129
This looks so twisted I'm interested!

Does the game give you any incentive to risk? I mean what incentive do I have NOT to have my characters fully rested between each encounter?

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