Universal SteamWorld Heist (By Image & Form)

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  1. OrangutanKungfu

    OrangutanKungfu Well-Known Member

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    Er, I quite like steampunk, as a concept, though it is very rarely executed well. The Chaos Engine, a Nineties shooter, managed it pretty competently, but I can't think of many other good examples. Philip Pullman and China Miéville in literature, Full Metal Alchemist in manga/anime. Bruce Sterling and William Gibson - not really.

    Beside the point. This game looks awesome. Instabuy for me!
     
  2. esty8nine

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    This or Demon rise ?? Someone help me =] I tend to like difficult games, that may appear simple on the surface but have deep mechanics. Thanks =]
     
  3. Shkrbby

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    This.
     
  4. stubbieoz

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    Demons Rise.
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  5. Duke12

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    Both. Although I have a feeling DR might be "deeper". Not played much of either though.
     
  6. Dankrio

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    Thanks!
     
  7. afyzendo

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    No, there is not. I've played the game on PC, iPad and iPhone and each platform has their own three save slots. I would recommend the iPad as well. Playing on an iPhone 6 is possible but if you have the choice, the game looks better on a bigger screen.
     
  8. Misguided

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    Really enjoying this so far. The missions are short, tight experiences. Playing on experienced, and it isn't hard, but you will get punished for making mistakes, which I think is just great.
     
  9. sobriquet

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    If it helps, Demons Rise 2 is on launch sale. And yeah I want both.
     
  10. Saucepolicy

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    Honestly, I have replayed levels over and over on the 3DS version because the gameplay is so entertaining. It's a clever, unique and extremely fun game.

    It's also set in a shared universe. The first game was Steamworld Dig, which was a Metroidvania/ Mining mashup and equally charming: http://imageform.se/game/steamworld-dig/

    It's not on mobile but just about every other platform. These developers absolutely deserve your money.
     
  11. Prhaber

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    So the description says suitable for iPad 2. Does that mean this game will run on my 1st gen iPad mini?
     
  12. ojtitus

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    Yes, as long as you are using iOS 8.0 or above.
     
  13. Prhaber

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    Thanks. Just downloaded it and it plays like a dream. An amazing game, can't believe I've not heard of it before.
     
  14. alexilalas

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    Does anyone know if it is better to play on the iPad or on the Nintendo 3DS?
     
  15. sgtspyder

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    No iCloud savegames between devices.... perfect game, but this !
     
  16. ojtitus

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    I have both and personally I prefer to play on my iPad.
     
  17. Qwertz555

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    I loved the art work right away when i read about this game last year...but nooo, it's a strategy game. Uff!

    I knew it would be Shaun doing the quick review. And i scrolled right to the end in hope to read something along these lines...

    "SteamWorld Heist is an excellent version of a superb, extremely creative strategy game. It's approachable enough that I would even recommend it to those who aren't necessarily followers of the strategy genre..."

    Exactly what i was hoping for. Thanks Shaun for pushing me over the fence. Bought.
     
  18. VirtualBoyFreak

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    Great game we have here. It's also very replayable, since ship layouts seem randomized. At least I played the same level twice because I had only achieved 2 stars the first time, and the layout was different every time.
     
  19. Shaun Musgrave

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    SteamWorld Dig is an awesome game, but it's actually not the first SteamWorld game! That would be SteamWorld Tower Defense, a DSiWare game. You can still get it on the 3DS, and of course if you still have a DSi, you can grab it there, too. Not quite as brilliant as the second and third games in the series, but still pretty good if you like TD games.
     
  20. imdakine1

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    Do you like playing this on 3ds or iOS? I was going to get it on iOS just couldn't pass this up with an impulse buy! $6.99 is a steal.

    I was thinking of getting the original steam world dig. Is it similar to jump jack x?

     

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