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Killroyomega 15 points ago +16 / -1

Game sucks, wouldn't recommend.

Go read Huxley's Brave New World instead.

It's free.

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ljsilver0000 [S] 12 points ago +12 / -0

Gotcha. And have read it - classic.

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AntonioOfVenice -6 points ago +2 / -8

First time and last time we will ever agree.

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Killroyomega 10 points ago +11 / -1

Don't worry buddy, you'll come around eventually.

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AntonioOfVenice -3 points ago +3 / -6

Everyone goes senile eventually.

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ljsilver0000 [S] 6 points ago +6 / -0

Great recommendation!

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Daucus9 10 points ago +10 / -0

I remember previews of that game looking real good but apparently the gameplay of the final version was way different and rather meh.

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ljsilver0000 [S] 4 points ago +4 / -0

Sorry to hear

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SupremeReader 8 points ago +8 / -0

The open world was too ambitious for an indie studio.

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throwawayaccount2037 6 points ago +6 / -0

We Happy Few definitely would have been served better as a limited BBC mini-series if the BBC wasn't woke.

The stories for each of the characters was quite intriguing and the worldbuilding was truly unique.

The problem was that the premise, the story, and the characterizations were all better than what the gameplay could accommodate. So you had this kind of derivative and tedious gameplay attached to a world and story that seemed like it came right out of the pages of classic British literature.

The aesthetic and the nods to classics like The Ticktockman, The Giver, 1984, and A Clockwork Orange really helped make it standout, but I don't know if the limited gameplay mechanics, constant backtracking and tedious exploration is worth the price of admission.

The visuals and story is definitely worth checking out, though.

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TakenusernameA 4 points ago +4 / -0

Why would you play real life?

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SupremeReader 3 points ago +3 / -0

Fun fact :

AustraShock is actually banned in Australia

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Vosgy 1 point ago +1 / -0

Are you saying We Happy few is Band in Australia? Cause I can get it on steam right now and other friends have played it and told me not to bother with it.

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Grumman 3 points ago +3 / -0

It was at first, but apparently the censors saw reason and reclassified it as R18+. The initial ban was completely retarded: this is a game whose entire thesis is "taking drugs to avoid confronting reality is bad" - it's not endorsing the drugs a dystopian society is forcing people to take.

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Vosgy 1 point ago +1 / -0

That is what I though, I read that SupremeReader is trying to imply that the game is still Band in Australia, which it isn't, hence why I can purchase it on Steam currently.

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TheImpossible1 2 points ago +2 / -0

What game is it?

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SupremeReader 5 points ago +5 / -0

https://youtube.com/watch?v=uHtK-O0neUM

It's not exactly a future, it's an alternate history (and cartoonish, obviously) 1960s UK after a point of divergence from our history when something happened there (which is "the truth" they escape from).

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yvaN_ehT_nioJ 6 points ago +6 / -0

when something happened there (which is "the truth" they escape from).

They realized they're in the UK. I'd need drugs too if I had to live there. :p

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ljsilver0000 [S] 5 points ago +5 / -0

we happy few

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TheImpossible1 3 points ago +3 / -0

Oh, that's on Game Pass. Might as well try.