Posts Categorized: Games

Gone Home: Post-Game

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Completing Gone Home is a great joy for the player. Gone Home wraps up all lose ends right at the very end. The player’s exploits in both probing and telescoping pave the way towards the end of the game. A completely beautiful, empty house entices the player’s senses. Also, Gone Home induces a very anxious […]

Podcast Review: Brainy Gamer Ep: 38

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This being the first podcast I have listened to, the Brainy Gamer has a thoughtful conversation with Gone Home’s lead designer Steve Gainer. This podcast is mostly praising Mr. Gainer for his game. Mr. Gainer then comments on what an amazing feeling it is to receive praise for a small team project and to have […]

Gone Home: As Far as the Basement

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Gone Home delights the senses and keeps the player engaged. As the player finishes up exploring the Upstairs portion of the game, the player uncovers several key characteristics of Sam and how she fares in her life while her sister was away. The player’s initial thoughts of Sam are completely morphed as he explores the […]