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This game snuck up on me. I had maybe heard mention of it's name, but yesterday I noticed just how insane this game reviewed. IGN gave it a 9.6.

I got home from work yesterday and purchased and downloaded the game without having read too much about it, except that it was a skill-check-based RPG. After playing the game for a few hours, I would describe it more like an adventure game (such as Thimbleweed Park), except that stats and choice play a large role in the narrative.

And hot damn!!! This game is fantastic. I did a search for "Elysium" and didn't find any threads, so I hope that was thorough enough, but regardless, I need to spread the word about this game which is extremely satisfying to play.

I was told that the game is best experienced by accepting the result of your choices, and not meta-gaming things by quick saving and reloading. This goes against the min-maxer in me, but so far I haven't caved, and my character is a bastard. I can't help but wonder if it's possible to have a character that behaves well given the amount of opportunities to be an asshole that the game provides, but again, I'm only three hours in.

Also, the game is extremely dense. In the three hours of playtime I have barely been anywhere, and the majority of time has been spent in dialogue with other characters.

There is voice acting, but the majority of text is read-only, but rewarding. The game mechanics are very new to me, in that I've not played a game like this before. You have two hit points (to start at least), and the results of your actions can cause you to take damage. 

Anyone else played this game?



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A few of my colleagues are playing this game and discussing the results they got from different choices.
Many games that change depending on what you do have so far been dissappointing to me, either they do not matter at all or the changes have no real impact on the gameplay.
But the way they talk about this game (that I first heard about a couuple of days back) it seems like it succeed in this department.

I will keep an eye on this game and hope it get a switch release.



I hadn't even heard of this game until it released, but with the glowing reviews I've added it to my wishlist.



Had my eyes on this.... but forgot all about it somehow.
Supposed to be very Planescape Tormet like, which to me is a fantastic thing.



I have my eye on it, but since I almost never play games on my pc I’m waiting for console version to come out... hopefully that happens some day...