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Old 05-09-2014, 01:02 PM
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Default Climbing A Tree In 1978: A Pretentious Indie Game (Feedback Wanted)

Hi,

My friends and I are indie developers and want to get some feedback on a working title for our next game:

"Climbing A Tree In 1978: A Pretentious Indie Game"


What do you think? What kind of images come to mind? We're looking for as many opinions as we can get. Thanks!
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Old 05-15-2014, 02:32 AM
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Hi,

My friends and I are indie developers and want to get some feedback on a working title for our next game:

"Climbing A Tree In 1978: A Pretentious Indie Game"


What do you think? What kind of images come to mind? We're looking for as many opinions as we can get. Thanks!
Stands out as you guys trying to piggyback off the success of Pretentious Game. So I'd automatically avoid it as I do with any game that has another game's name in the title.
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Old 05-15-2014, 03:52 AM
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"Climbing A Tree In 1978" - OK, I'm curious. Sounds vaguely nostalgic.

":A Pretentious Indie Game" - Opposite of nostalgic. Mood killed.


Link to game mentioned in previous post: http://armorgames.com/play/13225/pretentious-game

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Old 05-15-2014, 04:28 AM
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"Climbing A Tree In 1978" - OK, I'm curious. Sounds vaguely nostalgic.

":A Pretentious Indie Game" - Opposite of nostalgic. Mood killed.


Link to game mentioned in previous post: http://armorgames.com/play/13225/pretentious-game
I agree, "Climbing a Tree in 1978" is a pretty awesome title alone
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Old 05-15-2014, 09:27 AM
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Thanks for the feedback. Seems most people are turned off by the subtitle, we'll kill it. It was mostly meant to poke fun at ourselves.
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Old 05-15-2014, 09:32 AM
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Stands out as you guys trying to piggyback off the success of Pretentious Game. So I'd automatically avoid it as I do with any game that has another game's name in the title.
I had never heard of Pretentious Game before, but I just played through it. Very cool.
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Old 05-16-2014, 08:23 AM
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I had never heard of Pretentious Game before, but I just played through it. Very cool.
Hey I made Pretentious Game but it's all cool. cant wait to play your game
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Old 05-16-2014, 09:27 AM
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Hey I made Pretentious Game but it's all cool. cant wait to play your game

Thanks. We're kicking around some other subtitles as well...

"A lo-fi simulation"
"An indie game simulation"

So one is referring to the simulation of climbing a tree and the other is simulating an indie game.
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Old 05-16-2014, 04:49 PM
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Hey I made Pretentious Game but it's all cool. cant wait to play your game
How are BulkyPix to deal with?
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Old 05-16-2014, 04:51 PM
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Thanks. We're kicking around some other subtitles as well...

"A lo-fi simulation"
"An indie game simulation"

So one is referring to the simulation of climbing a tree and the other is simulating an indie game.
Why does it need the subtitle? I think the title is great alone and has some mystery to it - especially if it's a shmup or something. Haha.
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