Author Topic: Reactor 09  (Read 28962 times)

Rui 'Trovatore' Pires

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Re: Reactor 09
« Reply #60 on: 02 Jan 2007, 18:50 »
Ok, I just started and finished playing this one.

Wow. And I mean Wow. And. I. Mean. WOW!

You, sir, are one heck of a storyteller. When I stick to a game all in one sitting, never looking at any hints whatsoever, always striving to do my best and get the best ending despite "it being just a game" (poppycock! Such a fleshed out world, such characters!), and even go through such a puzzle as the measuring device - and actually solving it formyself! - and, after all that hard work, end up feeling like I'm feeling just now... you, sir, are a credit to the game-making world. Your foray into the "serious game" was a complete sucess. The scripting was superb, the interface flawless, the music astoundingly fitting. And with ProgZMax's writing skills to the rescue... well, gentlemen. What a gem we have here.

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Re: Reactor 09
« Reply #61 on: 02 Jan 2007, 20:55 »
MadReizka: starter.exe doesn't influence sound in any way. It only runs the game. It works fine on my computer and any problems I don't get myself I can't fix. :/

If you saved a game, then rename the game's executable and try to load those saves, AGS appears to abort.

I suppose it's best to get the version compiled with the new AGS 2.72. It doesn't have a starter.

Afflict: That's still weird. It must be AGS-related as I've done nothing special in the game. If even the other version without the starter doesn't work, then I really don't know.

Rui: Thanks for playing (and liking) my game! And good to hear you also solved the measuring device puzzle by yourself! :D I just wish I could do my own music.

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Re: Reactor 09
« Reply #62 on: 03 Jan 2007, 00:11 »
This is best game I've played in 2007! :D

Really loved it - it reminded me a bit of the 'Guilty/Innocent Until Caught' games for some reason I've yet to figure out.  A very nice puzzle-difficulty level (I even liked the water pipe one!)
(I was more bemused about using the hose to fix the pipe - considering you were holding a piece of pipe and a wrench, I was thinking along those lines for far too long!)

And that transparent montage-y effect was incredibly well-done!  I was definitely captivated from beginning to end with this one.

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Re: Reactor 09
« Reply #63 on: 03 Jan 2007, 00:47 »
An awesome game, bernie, was fun to test, and after playing it 3 times through testing I played it again when you released  :D.

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Re: Reactor 09
« Reply #64 on: 05 Jan 2007, 00:56 »
Very, very nice game.
Visuals are great, lovely style, and the story just adds up for the depth.

Not too hard actually (except for the level measuring device, which i ended up solving by "brute forcing"). But all in all, a great and very enjoyable game.

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Re: Reactor 09
« Reply #65 on: 15 Jan 2007, 05:28 »
Ali:

Spoiler: ShowHide

1st newspaper: on the shelf in the cellar corridor (needed to progress)
2nd newspaper: 2nd sewer screen
3rd newspaper: In the middle locker


The starter should in theory work. The bug doesn't happen for me, so I can't fix it. Best to get the non-starter version.

Matt won't let me into the locker. How can I distract/convince him?

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Re: Reactor 09
« Reply #66 on: 15 Jan 2007, 11:01 »
Matt won't let me into the locker. How can I distract/convince him?
Spoiler: ShowHide
Make sure Matt faces away when attempting to open the locker.


Zigmat, FrancoFranchi & buloght: Thanks for playing! :D

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Re: Reactor 09
« Reply #67 on: 15 Jan 2007, 15:23 »
All I have to say is, WOW.

I haven't made it very far yet, but I'm loving it so far - freaking amazing.
I love everything about it, dialogues are great, graphics are splendid, plot/story intriguing and overall very professional. Something about it reminds me of BASS (+) and it's got an atmosphere of it's own.
BRILLIANT GAME.


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Re: Reactor 09
« Reply #68 on: 25 Jan 2007, 01:46 »
A job well done. It was a real pleasure to play through! I hope you make more games, because I'm dying to get another fix. ;D
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Re: Reactor 09
« Reply #69 on: 27 Jan 2007, 08:20 »
Excellent game!

Your reactor concept has the tiny problem of violating the second law of thermodynamics, but very atmospheric none-the-less. (Perhaps a nuclear reaction would have been more believable.)

Puzzles could have been a bit harder, but I liked the trust meter! Graphics were great. Characters had depth. And it actually felt like an adventure.

I can’t believe you almost didn’t release it!? This is one of the best AGS games I’ve played yet.

zeblin

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Re: Reactor 09
« Reply #70 on: 23 Feb 2007, 19:33 »
I love this game so far but every time I go to save it and quit the game, the save game is gone and I have to start all over again.

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Re: Reactor 09
« Reply #71 on: 24 Feb 2007, 02:29 »
Thats odd.. I must admit I found the Save/load turnout a bit confusing at first, but once I got my head round it, i thought it was a nice change..  I can't think what might be going wrong in your case Zeb... have you checked that the game file is in the same folder as the Savegames?... Thats the nearest I can come to a reason?

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Re: Reactor 09
« Reply #72 on: 26 Feb 2007, 15:42 »
Thanks Stupot, I'll see if that helps...

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Re: Reactor 09
« Reply #73 on: 03 Apr 2007, 19:45 »
I just played this game: I couldn't move from my chair until I finished it.

It's unusual to see Gay characters in games (in fact, it's quite common to see stupid homophobic comments), it was about time to see some normality in games too.

Anyway, you know about Matt's preferences since the very beginning, it appears in more than one dialog, and it can affect the ending of the game. After giving so much importance to it, I was expecting the main character going out of the locker or something like that, really, but no one else talks about sex anymore, and at the end it seems to be as important in the main story as a single silly comment to the security guard. Did I miss something?

Besides, while the right answers to Matt or the security guard are quite important, it seems you have no control in what your character will call the girl, and the sarcasm fight doesn't affect the game. This seems unbalanced to me, If there's a message about respect in this game (that even affects humor), shouldn't this respect be for everyone?

Even with these small story details that confused me, an excellent game.

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Re: Reactor 09
« Reply #74 on: 15 Sep 2007, 00:04 »
I haven't finished but I already love this game. I agree though that if a moralistic message about respect is part of the "purpose" of the game, it seems uneven because of calling Irene princess and such when he's supposed to be respectful towards her.
Another thing that has me scratching my head is why some things LOWER trust rather than gain it. You'd think that letting somebody know that everybody knows about something "embarrassing" would raise trust plus asking for permission to do something would raise trust, not lower it.
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Re: Reactor 09
« Reply #75 on: 01 Oct 2007, 20:25 »
Just completed this game (finally w/ the best ending - which was well worth it).  Wanted to post and say it's one of the best AGS games I've played.

Thanks a lot for your efforts on this one!!!

(BTW was there a use for the rag?)

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Re: Reactor 09
« Reply #76 on: 26 Dec 2007, 18:32 »
Reactor 09 is easily one of the best AGS games ive ever played ;D from start to finish (twice to get the best ending :P) in one night.  The idea of Matt's "trust level" was just so original and the dialogues added depth to the characters.
Great game :) would love to see a sequel  ;)
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Re: Reactor 09
« Reply #77 on: 26 Dec 2007, 19:17 »
Ah. I remember this, absolutely wonderful game and I love the plot.

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Re: Reactor 09
« Reply #78 on: 26 Dec 2007, 21:04 »
Strangely.,, I've been playing this today.. then suddenly a bumb comes on the thread... Damn you Santa..
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Re: Reactor 09
« Reply #79 on: 27 Mar 2008, 06:52 »
Hello, you may or may not know this, but the link doesn't work. Firefox just says it can't find it. I have tried downloading from other sources, they all lead back to the same site. I tried the mirror, it didn't work either. Any help fellows?
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