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Old 06-12-2013, 06:04 AM
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Default Defcon 1: Alien Invasion - (by Digital Kickers) [Universal]




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Old 06-12-2013, 06:13 AM
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A ...PLAGUE...of aliens .....right up my alley ...sold

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Old 06-12-2013, 06:15 AM
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Wow, this was not on my radar at all in fact I had no clue about this game! Now it's probably my most anticipated for the night!
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Old 06-12-2013, 06:15 AM
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This seems to basically be a Plague Inc. game with an alien theme? Or am I wrong?
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Old 06-12-2013, 06:32 AM
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This seems to basically be a Plague Inc. game with an alien theme? Or am I wrong?
Looks like a Plague Inc. clone with an alien theme. I'll pass.
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Old 06-12-2013, 06:39 AM
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Looks like a Plague Inc. clone with an alien theme. I'll pass.
I don't understand this reasoning. A clone can actually bring something new to the table and change gameplay enough to make it feel fresh! Or have we forgotten that Plaque Inc is actually a clone (much improved in many ways though) of Pandemic!
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Old 06-12-2013, 06:55 AM
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I don't understand this reasoning. A clone can actually bring something new to the table and change gameplay enough to make it feel fresh! Or have we forgotten that Plaque Inc is actually a clone (much improved in many ways though) of Pandemic!
I actually havn't forgotten that,hence why I'm asking...from the screens it seems extremely similar,as in fear insteas of infected and kills just like Plague Inc.,different types of invasions (another name for virus strains),army progress instead of cure and powers instead of mutations...everything seems basically renamed but with nothing new whatsoever.

It's not automatically bad ofc,but I'm wondering if there's anything to it than a new coat of paint.
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Old 06-12-2013, 07:14 AM
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I actually havn't forgotten that,hence why I'm asking...from the screens it seems extremely similar,as in fear insteas of infected and kills just like Plague Inc.,different types of invasions (another name for virus strains),army progress instead of cure and powers instead of mutations...everything seems basically renamed but with nothing new whatsoever.

It's not automatically bad ofc,but I'm wondering if there's anything to it than a new coat of paint.
Understandable, and I see your point. For a dollar out of my pocket though, I'm willing to dive in as even if it is a remotely good clone of Plaque Inc and nothing more, it will still be worth it to me just for the thematic shift!
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Old 06-12-2013, 07:18 AM
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I actually havn't forgotten that,hence why I'm asking...from the screens it seems extremely similar,as in fear insteas of infected and kills just like Plague Inc.,different types of invasions (another name for virus strains),army progress instead of cure and powers instead of mutations...everything seems basically renamed but with nothing new whatsoever.

It's not automatically bad ofc,but I'm wondering if there's anything to it than a new coat of paint.
^ This

Plague, Inc. works because they polished and refined the bejesus out of Pandemic's idea and then presented it in such a clear, concise way that it worked very well.

I look at those screen caps and the description and there is nothing indicative anything new has been brought to the table. Everything looks like a straight copy/paste operation with changing of the labels.
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Old 06-12-2013, 07:30 AM
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Well come 11PM on the East Coast I will let you guys know if this is merely a copy and paste job, if it dynamically changes things or falls somewhere in between. Screen shots and actually playing the game are two different experiences, so I'll see how well the game plays. Similarities in looks don't always equate to equivocal gameplay. I may very well be wrong, but I'll wait to play it before I'll render a judgment.
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