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Braid [$3.99 Sale]

01-12-2011, 02:53 PM
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Braid [$3.99 Sale]

For those who have never played it, one of my favorite indie games is available in the Mac App Store, and on sale: Braid. It is only $4.99 and TOTALLY worth the money.







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Play the game that Macworld named as one of the best! Braid is a platform game in a painterly style where you manipulate the flow of time to solve puzzles. Every puzzle in Braid is unique. There is no filler. Braid does everything it can to give you a mind-expanding experience. Journey into worlds where time behaves strangely; observe, learn from, and then master these worlds. Braid has received tremendous acclaim from critics all around the world. Created by Jonathan Blow and Number None.

Critical Reception:

Macworld Editor's Choice Award winner: "When it came time to select the best Mac apps of the year, we started with the list of the roughly 250 Mac programs we reviewed over the past 12 months. After much discussion, we whittled that list down to just 13 that we deemed worthy of our Editors' Choice Award"

"Braid's artistic design is as imaginative as its puzzles. The whimsical world looks like a painting come to life." IGN

"One of the most interesting, satisfying, beautiful game experiences I've ever had." Destructoid

"Beyond Braid's enchanting hand-painted visual style, beyond its often haunting score, and beyond its musings on love and personal growth... Braid is one of the most progressive platform/puzzle games we've played in years." IGN Australia

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/braid/id411902645?mt=12

Last edited by ImNoSuperMan; 01-12-2011 at 03:01 PM.
01-12-2011, 02:56 PM
#2
Joined: Jun 2009
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That was unexpected. Heard quite a few good things about this game.

01-12-2011, 03:01 PM
#3
Joined: Aug 2008
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It's a cool game, but I got it as part of the Humble Indie Bundle, I believe it was, prior to xmas. It's not a surprising development, because it was already available on the Mac this way.

On a side note, I really wish there were a way to tie your previous purchases into the Mac App Store. I'd like to manage updates there.
01-12-2011, 03:31 PM
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Joined: Mar 2010
Location: Canada
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Wow, wasn't expecting this. I own it on the 360 and it truly is a great game. Get it while it is on sale.
01-13-2011, 03:55 PM
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Location: Toronto
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Had an absolute blast working on this project. Definitely pick it up if you haven't seen it yet!

Original Music and Sound Effects Design
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01-13-2011, 04:00 PM
#6
Joined: Jun 2009
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As much as I'd like to play this game, I dont really game much on the mac (neither on my PS3 for that matters). Keeping my fingers crossed for an ipad port soon. That will be an insta buy for me.
01-13-2011, 06:34 PM
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Location: Florida, US
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Anyone have any idea how long this will stay on sale?
01-13-2011, 06:40 PM
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I remember someone on Twitter asking a while back what people thought were the best indie games they'd ever played. I said Braid, and I still stand by that.

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Originally Posted by ImNoSuperMan View Post
Keeping my fingers crossed for an ipad port soon. That will be an insta buy for me.
I know where you're coming from, but I'd have to say that Braid is a game that really suits a physical controller of some sort.

Last edited by amroc; 01-13-2011 at 06:43 PM.
01-15-2011, 10:35 AM
#9
Maybe better on computer

I'm enjoying it a lot, but I have to say it might be better suited to a keyboard or other hard controller. IF a good port could be made for the iPad, that would be sweet, though....

All in all, an excellent, mind-bending game.
01-15-2011, 05:55 PM
#10
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: In the world of iOS
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It really is an incredible game. I've played it before but haven't gotten super far. OH GOD! As I type this i'm I keep hitting shift to turn back time and see everything erase -__- i've been playing for too long.

Currently playing: Clash of Clans and Boom Beach