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#213538 - 10/09/07 09:02 PM Sacred Rings
Butterfly Offline
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Registered: 04/02/02
Posts: 913
I have finally moved the house and have left it in the canyon. I was getting frustrated with the first part of this game because you had to go back and forth, in and out of doors so many times. I wish that more games would do what Jonathan Cooper did with The Key (a free game on GB). He put in a "zip mode" so you didn't have to click left, right, foward, forward, to the left 3 times, then go forward (well, you get my drift). When I played The Key it was so nice to go to the zip mode and you could just click to the place you needed to go. Does anyone have any idea why this is not instigated in many of the games where you have to go back and forth or up and down so many times?


#213828 - 10/10/07 01:40 PM Re: Sacred Rings [Re: Butterfly]
gordon24 Offline
Shy Boomer

Registered: 06/21/07
Posts: 61
I hate to be a party pooper but!

In general cases it makes what might be a very short game last an awful lot longer, making you think you got value for your hard earned!

Am I too cynical?

#213857 - 10/10/07 02:57 PM Re: Sacred Rings [Re: gordon24]
nickie Offline
Grand wizard of high mucky muck
Adept Boomer

Registered: 01/08/02
Posts: 13453
Loc: Texas
If the graphics are good, I enjoy looking at the scenery as much as being at the destination.
"How could drops of water know themselves to be a river? Yet the river flows on."
- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

#213893 - 10/10/07 04:47 PM Re: Sacred Rings [Re: nickie]
Dineke Offline
Addicted Boomer

Registered: 04/29/06
Posts: 4046
Loc: Netherlands
Ocasionally i have that feeling too, why again go back to an area i have been already ump-times. No point if it is twice for example exploring first, finding a door and have to go back to activate something to open this door... but sometimes i think, yea, right, (sigh) let's walk some more duh (even if the scenery is beautiful)

#213899 - 10/10/07 05:12 PM Re: Sacred Rings [Re: Dineke]
Mad Offline
Sonic Boomer

Registered: 11/21/00
Posts: 28386
Loc: United Kingdom
Hi smile

I guess how much you are prepared to keep touring round depends on how much you are enjoying the game as a whole think

Sometimes I object and sometimes I don't grin


Mad yay

Time : The Most Precious Commodity

#213964 - 10/10/07 08:01 PM Re: Sacred Rings [Re: Mad]
Butterfly Offline
Settled Boomer

Registered: 04/02/02
Posts: 913
Guess I hadn't thought that it would make the game last longer, and you're getting your money's worth. In this game, in the first part, there wasn't much scenery, unless you kept going outside, but most of the moving around was in the "house." Haven't done the Capri ones yet - those I probably would enjoy moving around and not skipping a place.



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