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Old 09-25-2014, 09:41 AM
PeteOzzy PeteOzzy is online now
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Old 09-25-2014, 11:17 AM
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This game will bring me a not the same four minutes. Gotta love the engrish! Lol
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Old 09-25-2014, 12:13 PM
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This game will bring me a not the same four minutes. Gotta love the engrish! Lol
Heh-Heh! Yup, perhaps it would behoove some of these dev's spending a mite more time getting someone to write a proper translation for their descriptions. Ya think? And the title?! Wha the?

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Old 09-25-2014, 12:29 PM
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Heh-Heh! Yup, perhaps it would behoove some of these dev's spending a mite more time getting someone to write a proper translation for their descriptions. Ya think? And the title?! Wha the?
The description is pretty awful, but I like the title. It's a four minute game and the title sums that up perfectly, just using a touch of German to make it seem more "exotic". It's a bit of a shame that an artistic game with some cool music is getting totally overlooked because of some bad grammar; it's a simple runner but it's impressive for other aspects, especially from an unknown developer.
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Old 09-28-2014, 03:21 AM
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The design is great and horrible all at the same time.

It looks beautiful, but it's almost impossible to differentiate between the parts of the 'road' that you can run on and the ones that cause a fall.
The hazards look the same as the non-hazards, and somehow the player can float sometimes without a road underneath, and others they can't.

Looks good.
Song sounds nice.
Gameplay...not so much.

2/5
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Old 09-29-2014, 03:58 AM
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Game of the week for me.
Graphics and music are just pure beautiful.
Who cares if it is just 4 minutes and if there is bad grammar.

I prefer 4 minutes of a brilliant game as opposed to 400 minutes of a bad game..
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Old 09-29-2014, 06:55 AM
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Not only the english is bad.the correct game title in german is "Vier Minuten"
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Old 09-29-2014, 10:11 AM
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Not only the english is bad.the correct game title in german is "Vier Minuten"
I love irony.
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Old 09-29-2014, 05:20 PM
SephiTrax SephiTrax is offline
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Jaysus...

The developers should learn the following:

- Level design
- How to create basic tutorials
- How to create a control schema
- What is Sfx
- How to create proper feedback
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Old 09-29-2014, 05:30 PM
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The game is free, no ads, no IAPs.

It has a lot of flaws (Why can't I tap anywhere on the screen? Why do the platform heights/widths not exactly match the notes?) and the in-game English is no better than the app description (What on Earth does that ending mean?).

However, taken as a novel way to experience a song I would otherwise not have listened to, I got my five minutes worth out of this (one minute to work out the controls and one full run through).
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