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Unread postby PriamNevhausten » Fri Apr 03, 2009 9:33 am

Anyone heard of this? I saw a review of it up on the Escapist, which I won't link because perhaps you are better off knowing less. Might have to get it, it really looks like something we're not liable to see again soon.
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Unread postby Taiar » Sat Apr 04, 2009 2:01 am

I've heard a bit about it. It showed up on the Indie Games Blog (Seen Here) once or twice before it's release, and then again once or twice afterwards.

Interpretations and Messages aside, I remember people saying that as a piece of art with an incredible atmosphere, it was a success. But as a game, it was lacking quite a bit.

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