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#1 Re: Main Forum » For the love of god please do not kill me with my own traps. » 2014-02-22 13:33:31

I'm okay with the hard core/rogue-like elements here. I actually played Rogue... the real Rogue back in the 80-90s. All the time too, because that was all my 386 could run!

This however seems unnecessarily punitive. It's going to push people, like me, to just give up. In my mind it's "less than $20" and I'd rather walk away from that if I feel I've gotten a bad deal, than invest more time into it. When that happens to enough people this game is going to die out in a hurry.

Jason doesn't care because he gets paid regardless, but the player-base should be demanding this game be more forgiving so that new players stick around. The fun for everyone will either come or go with the player-base, so don't drive them out.

#2 Main Forum » For the love of god please do not kill me with my own traps. » 2014-02-22 11:51:43

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I've been having such a hard time getting into this. I've watched about 8 hours of videos online and really want to jump in...

So finally I get to setting up my traps, but of course with $2000 you can't do jack. Someone was nice enough to kill themselves after easily finding my safe, giving me lots and lots of money to work with. But in the middle of testing one system I neglected another and I got killed. I'm so defeated right now. I'm not going to get another donor just giving me thousands of dollars to start off with, and $2000 isn't nearly enough to make a system that won't be defeated easily. I don't even know where to begin again.

My enthusiasm is completely deflated; I don't have the will to log in again. 

I mean... fuck it took me an hour and a half just to work out the timings on two systems to match up. I'm not going to be able to replicate it, even if I did have the money. It's just gone.

All because I made a simple mistake and turned the wrong way in a hurry to test another set of systems before lunch. Just make the game take you back to the start and say, "Nope, that's not going to work. Try again." I got shot my by own wife. How does that possibly add more to the game than just letting me start over?

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