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Penumbra game mechanics (please no spoilers)

Also please no spoilers for any of the Penumbra game Angel

I don't know why but I am beginning to find my self loving the Penumbra game even more than the Amnesia ones Big Grin. I like how Phillip isn't constantly bitching along the way also I love to be able to pick up a mattress with out it attacking me Tongue. Why does it seem like the game mechanics (excuse me if I am misusing the term) such as puzzles, simply picking up objects, and things like that far better than in Amnesia?

(This post was last modified: 02-15-2012 11:58 PM by darkely.)
02-15-2012 11:38 PM
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RE: Penumbra game mechancs (please no spoilers)

Yeah I find penumbra alot better with its mechanics, amnesia is fun though
02-15-2012 11:49 PM
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Amnesia is good too but it left me wanting more - imo it was too short :'(

02-15-2012 11:59 PM
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I'm not sure I know what you mean, could you clarify 'better'? It seems the same for the most part to me.
02-16-2012 03:52 AM
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(02-16-2012 03:52 AM)dph314 Wrote:  I'm not sure I know what you mean, could you clarify 'better'? It seems the same for the most part to me.
-The story in Penumbra is much better Big Grin imo.
-In Amnesia (specifically the White Night mod.) the mattress physics are broken (the mattress explodes sort of) but in Penumbra all of the mattress and other objects are glitch free.
-When I play Penumbra I do not have to worry about glitches like I did with Amnesia.

02-16-2012 04:03 AM
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I see. Yeah I didn't know you were talking about the story, but I would have to agree with you, I think the way Penumbra's story went into being something that was...just, HUGE. Like it wasn't just about Philip and his pops, it dealt with our whole existance. Amnesia is excellent though, story and all.
I see what you mean with the physics, just beat White Night today actually. I picked up a matress and it took the whole door off of the room of I was in on it's way to another dimension! But maybe it's just because HPL2 is more complex and has more of those little glitches.
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Ya I think the reason why I am having a better time with the old Penumbra games is because the glitches (with the hpl1 engine) were worked out for the most part. By the way is FG going to continue Amnesia or are they starting a new line up?

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02-16-2012 04:30 AM
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Both. But I'm sure the Amnesia expansion will be released first. Have you seen the teaser that got all the rumors started?
02-16-2012 04:34 AM
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(02-16-2012 04:34 AM)dph314 Wrote:  Both. But I'm sure the Amnesia expansion will be released first. Have you seen the teaser that got all the rumors started?
No I saw a thread about some fake site :/ - this you mean? http://www.nextfrictionalgame.com/

02-16-2012 04:39 AM
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