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Author: Zydrate
Posted: January 02, 2017 (01:26 PM)
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I went in expecting something like Bastion but was instead given rapidfire tutorials that I didn't have time to comprehend and was too intimidated to continue playing. Kind of wish I refunded it but I don't mind supporting the studio and the soundtrack was worth it alone.

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Author: hastypixels
Posted: January 02, 2017 (05:07 PM)
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I don't see a way that an easy mode could have improved its situation, but I'd have loved the abilities to be simpler, overall. I adore Transistor, it's just an overload. In fact, I put it down for several months after my first play because of that.

I felt more comfortable with the mechanics when I picked it up again, but I don't feel like I could master it. I've come away from my experience with Transistor is like a meal you only have once a year because it's just too rich, or expensive, to consume regularly.

You might give it another shot. It takes time to adjust to an unfamiliar setting. Culture shock is natural, and it happens in games all the time. I wasn't disappointed with my hard work when I beat it.

I was always a grizzled old soul.

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