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App description: Able Black is an immersive story experience that uses images and sound to guide you through a series of puzzles.

Story:
Able is a lonely android struggling with his Citizenship Exam, a test he must pass if he doesnt want to be shut down. Follow Able as he searches for purpose and a way out of isolation. Discover the secrets of Ark 19, an underground habitat designed to save humanity from disaster. Find out why Able has been left alone in the ark. Uncover whats hidden there. Take the Citizenship Exam and discover who Able Black really is.

Gameplay:
Navigate through five chapters of story text and experience the Citizenship Exam as Able does. After each chapter youll be faced with a series of questions that put you in the shoes of Able Black. Answer poetic riddles that echo the theme of each chapter. Solve cryptic puzzles to unlock Ables story.

Able Black is part story, part game, and full of secrets.

This experience includes puzzles that some users may find challenging. If you need some help head to www.ableblack.com or visit the Able Black Facebook page www.facebook.com/AbleBlackSleepwalker

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03-10-2016, 04:17 AM
#2
I've been looking forward to this one. I've had a quick look, but I'll have to wait until this evening before getting into it properly.

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03-10-2016, 04:27 AM
#3
Here's the trailer...


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03-10-2016, 04:36 AM
#4
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It's still to early to say how I feel about the game, but it is immediately captivating, thought provoking and very difficult to put down. The overall package is wonderful too. I know it was compared to Simogo's games and may share similarities, but it's definitely not a Simigo game.

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03-10-2016, 06:08 AM
#5
How are the puzzles? The ones shown in the trailer did not seem particularly interesting. I'm still willing to get this for the story but a good interesting challenge is always a plus.
03-10-2016, 12:15 PM
#6
this.game.looks.amazing

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03-11-2016, 01:23 AM
#7
Joined: Jun 2012
Posts: 18
How difficult are the puzzles? Are we talking Cicada 3301 or more Professor Layton?
03-11-2016, 02:34 AM
#8
I was stumped on a couple of the puzzles for a while, but I figured them out eventually. You have the option of playing in Easy or Hard mode at the start of the game. (Easy gives you three clues and Hard has none)

I really liked the overall tone and presentation of the game, but dont expect a long, deep experience. It is very short. Im not saying that is a bad thing, but most players will probably finish it easily in one sitting.

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03-11-2016, 11:34 AM
#9
Joined: Mar 2016
Posts: 4
CandyKiller, I'm curious if you found the epilogue?
03-11-2016, 11:42 AM
#10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Skot View Post
CandyKiller, I'm curious if you found the epilogue?
Is the epilogue accessed from the "17" icon that appears at the top after the main story? If so, yes I did.

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