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This game looks cool. But how can it be Indie, when made by Sony?

BTW, World of Goo came out for the Mac. Anyone play it?
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Carlos Camacho Wrote:http://www.spike.com/event/vga/page/vote/category/29643

This game looks cool. But how can it be Indie, when made by Sony?

It's only published by Sony. It's made by Q-Games.

Good to see Braid on that list. It's an excellent game.
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Carlos, a member of the 2d boy team signed up here for mac port info Wink
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World of Goo got a lot of hype, I didn't like it that much, I mean it's a obviously a good indy game but nothing special imo (only played the demo).

Wait for Rubber Ninjas Wink

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World of Goo is an incredible game. Most professional, stylistic, characterful independent game I've seen. Performs great, no DRM, nice Mac version.

EDIT: clearly not everyone agrees Rasp
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I agree, World of Goo was nicely done. Polished and fun.

It'd be nice if it figured out my screen aspect ratio though. :/
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This is the first I've heard of World of Goo. What a totally cool little game!

... not as cool as Rubber Ninjas of course Ninja
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arekkusu Wrote:It'd be nice if it figured out my screen aspect ratio though. :/

It'd also be nice if it didn't rearrange my desktop icons when launched...
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ThemsAllTook Wrote:It'd also be nice if it didn't rearrange my desktop icons when launched...

Worked fine for me. Are you using multiple monitors? Maybe you should consider reporting the re-arrangement behavior to the developer.
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World of Goo is pretty cool, although for me it couldn't come close to Braid.

I'm stoked to see these games recognized.

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JustinFic Wrote:World of Goo is pretty cool, although for me it couldn't come close to Braid.

Actually that's true; I'd forgotten Braid. They were both excellent. It was a good year for innovative, polished and fun games.
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Sorry to dig this thread out of retirement, but I just had to mention that I recently finished both World of Goo [Mac version] and Braid [Xbox 360 version]. Both games are absolutely fantastic.

Braid is waaaaaay out there in terms of being innovative/creative/wtf. I can't recall ever playing a game that was so creative in terms of gameplay. If you're one of those people who is sick and tired of the same old thing and complain about it non-stop, then play Braid and STFU. I love the subtle homage to Shigeru Miyamoto classics like Super Mario Bros. and Donkey Kong. At first I was turned off by the graphical style, but soon I became completely absorbed in the gameplay and couldn't have cared less about what it actually looked like. Amazing game! ... still have no idea what the storyline was about, but I don't do acid, so that's cool [shrugs]

World of Goo can best be summed up like this: My mom is computer illiterate no matter how hard she tries, and she dislikes video games. The most advanced computer game she's ever played is Solitaire (I kid you not). She thought World of Goo was gross at first, but now she's on level 3. If you knew my mom you'd be utterly shocked Blink

Anyway, I played World of Goo and solved it in a few hours. Absolutely fantastic game. All I kept thinking was: why haven't I played a game like this before? It's an obviously awesome application of mass aggregate physics (or soft-body physics in 2D, whatever you wanna call it). Genius! Beautiful graphics and music/sfx. I love the subtle humor, although I think the sign painter could've been a little more helpful/hintful. The storyline on this one wasn't quite as strange as Braid, but I still didn't really get it, and I don't do shrooms, so that's cool [shrugs]

Neither of these games are over-hyped in any way IMHO. Both are must-plays.

I'd like to say thanks to this thread for turning me onto them! Smile
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AnotherJake Wrote:World of Goo can best be summed up like this: My mom is computer illiterate no matter how hard she tries, and she dislikes video games. The most advanced computer game she's ever played is Solitaire (I kid you not). She thought World of Goo was gross at first, but now she's on level 3. If you knew my mom you'd be utterly shocked Blink

LOL

Quote:Anyway, I played World of Goo and solved it in a few hours. Absolutely fantastic game. All I kept thinking was: why haven't I played a game like this before? It's an obviously awesome application of mass aggregate physics (or soft-body physics in 2D, whatever you wanna call it). Genius! Beautiful graphics and music/sfx. I love the subtle humor, although I think the sign painter could've been a little more helpful/hintful. The storyline on this one wasn't quite as strange as Braid, but I still didn't really get it, and I don't do shrooms, so that's cool [shrugs]

I downloaded the demo a while ago(from reading the Wolfire blog) and all I could think of was how they/he did it. I loved the graphics, and the physics were excellent.

Not to mention the opening screen... LOL

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