So I finally sat down and played a video game (wow … that feels so pathetic to write): Deponia.
Deponia is a … from what I had heard … popular series of point and click adventure games. I will say that it was pretty well made, and that the story was pretty good, but ultimately I found it pretty disappointing. The voices get fuuuuking annoying after a while and by two hours in I had shut off the music; not to mention that the puzzles are some of the most bat shit illogic things I have ever seen. It probably didn’t help that the game was originally developed in Germany, so maybe there was stuff lost in translation that would have helped with the puzzles, but the only way I got through this thing was by constantly ALT + Tabing to my browser to look up the solutions.
Even then I got right to the end of the game and it crashed … I couldn’t figure out that after giving some guy a wedgy, I was supposed to hook his underwear to the flag pole and then hoist him up. So when I accidentally canceled out of the “puzzle” event, the game froze and then I realized that I hadn’t saved since I started playing the damned thing. So I said “Fuck You Deponia,” closed the game, and looked up the ending of it on Youtube; seemed like the most rational solution to a problem I encountered during my entire playthrough.
The entire reason I was playing this game was because I picked it, and the two other games in the Deponia series, up for cheap on GOG’s sumer sale; now I have to decide if I am going to risk pissing away any more time on the next two games. I mean, they could get better … the latter part of the game was honestly better that the start of it, so they could be an improvement, but I kinda doubt it.
… But I did already buy them. (*sigh* fist world problems really suck, right)