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James2248

May. 2, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) When Jack talks about the short stubby refrigerator he is alluding to the green "boxes" or doors in Company of Myself. It's green because it's "Eco-friendly too." This is the box that Kathyrn is buried in (as revealed in CoM). There are so many subtle connections. Great game - not because of the puzzles (which are fun and challenging) but because of the message. This games actually has something to say and it says it. Much appreciation

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PowerReef

Apr. 23, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) This is the most dangerous house I've ever seen O.O

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zzzzTim

Apr. 21, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Very clever and thought-provoking game. You might think that it's promoting smoking, but if you play for a little while you'll realise that it's really not. Don't play this if you just want action, though...

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pika493

Nov. 23, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Brilliant philosophical game! Same goes for The Company of Myself. 2DArray at his finest. :) 5/5

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Acierblade

May. 13, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Oh... my.. God... I realize halfway through her fall that this is where her story ends in "The Company of Myself." And that's where my heart skipped a beat and my stomach tightened. My God what a heart-wrenching story.

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theraygun

Nov. 2, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) SPOILER ALERT! for the "Blowing Smoke Ring" badge, i know some people are having trouble finding a way to hit the EHUP thingy. to hit the ting in the top part of the scene, blow a smoke ring and run after it right after you blow it. it makes a huge difference in the distance. Rate to keep this comment ALIVE!

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clowntree

Apr. 24, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Holy crap, how many cigarettes did she inhale before the game faded in?!?

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WindmillEater

Aug. 3, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) I love how the ending tied into "The Company of Myself" Beautiful game 5/5

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TheBigDawgJ

Aug. 2, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) The EHUP is misleading. So simple.

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EllaJen

May. 16, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) Burn Cigarette! BURN!

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Sudden62

Feb. 2, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) Incredible experience, just spent some hours playing The company of Myself and this, it was great.

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Knyke

Nov. 16, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) At the end of the game, where it talks about his day, thats his current state of mind after the accident with Katheryn. He can't remember anything for the day, which matches up what his psychologist said in the first game. This story was sad, but it was really good. I wish I knew just what happened with Kathryn :(

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Davtwan

May. 6, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) That ending which tied the loose ends of the first game. That alone is brilliance. You made a wonderful game. The only suggestion I can think up is a Quality option. (The rain in the Swamp lagged the game quite a bit, making it difficult to time smoke rings.)

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LuisEA

May. 5, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Absolutely beautiful. I can't even begin to explain how much I enjoyed it. Great job.

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chowandacat

May. 5, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Challenge complete, die by cancer.

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pedrosanchau

May. 4, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Always stuck in the cigarette loading screen

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FlameBoy1998

May. 2, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) I've lost count how many times this game has broken the fourth wall! :P

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fordmustang1969

May. 2, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Awesome game swell job developer!! This game is a very good role model for kids. About how she turned her life around! 5/5 I think this game was helpful to some that don't understand effects of drugs.

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bevill

Apr. 28, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) can you stop walking back and forth while i'm talking to you?

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Iont

Apr. 28, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) SPOILER FOR PUZZLE in 3-1: blow a ring and run with it, but don't run in front of him just stay with the ring.

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ExcellGames

Apr. 27, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) @Memorex77 If you look in the background on the final panel in the end scene, his hat is right there.

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Rangaaaa

Apr. 26, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Whoever wrote the storyline for this game is a f***ing genius! this is absolutely incredible! Music fits perfectly, the whole 'solving your problems with smoking' metaphor, and that last level. honestly for the last two or three chapters i sat there in silence with a bit of a cold shiver, this is nothing short of brilliant!

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dnlkiro

Apr. 24, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) @memorex77 Yes it does, look at the ending and what he says when he tells Kathryn what he used to do for a living. That's how he got is hat.

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psycho_gamer

Apr. 24, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) This game has done something unexpected for me. I've played many of these 'art' games, and I enjoy them a lot. But this game actually managed to make me feel the exact emotion of the character. At the end of chapter 3, when she says that (trying to be spoiler free here), time sort of just froze for me for a few seconds. That '...' in Kathryn's speech bubble. That was just what went through my head. It truly made me feel like my emotions were in sync with Kathryn's. That is no small accomplishment for a game. Well done.

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Achren

Apr. 23, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Level 2-5 was absolutely incredible.

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inferno76

May. 12, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) After a few tries at the EHUP to no avail, I decided that the pont of the puzzle was that it was impossible, and you just need to let some things go. Feeling satisfied, I went downstairs with the doctor and completed the story. Only after I looked at the badge list did I realize I'm just bad at puzzle games.

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PressX

Aug. 19, 2014

Under rating threshold (show) @sylviea8 There is a mute button. Right click the game's screen. Great game! :D

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mangosteen90

Apr. 27, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Would be nice to have the smoke ring 'bars' (like the one at the start of chapter 2 when learning to do them) available throughout the game, for the people like me who can't time the smoke rings for nuts >.<

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a3lex33

Apr. 25, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Spoilers ahead. I dont believe that jack murdered kathryne. First of all, he forgot about the day immediatly after getting back to real world from dream world. Secondly, he was mentally ill, but he was not a mad blood seeking psycho, more of it, he never hurted anyone. Lastly, quote from 2DArray response to shout: "The implication from the first game’s flashback is that Kathryn dies in her last room (or, in game-world terms, she falls into a bottomless pit). Now remember that Fixation introduces “safe” pits in chapter 3, and some levels have both safe and bottomless pits next to each other. Both types of pits look the same to us, and we learn from Kathryn that the differences between them aren’t necessarily clear to the characters, either. What if Jack just didn’t piece together what happened until later, after the game ended?".

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cacaza

Apr. 23, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) at the final level i was like, "nahh i dont want to go the right"

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Dragonfire2314

May. 5, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) "I should try to remember my Grandfather's advice. 'Don't be afraid to pause the game if you need to take a break.'" I wish my Grandfather gave me that kind of advice.

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Adrian_Varius

May. 4, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Someone made a comment saying that it would be cooler if the creators had just let people figure out the connection between this and Company of Myself. In a way, I agree with them. It would have been an interesting connection for the community to make, and an OMG moment for many. But myself? I'm not sure I would have made the connection myself. When he "multi-tasked" I'm not sure that I would have realised it was the same as CoM, even then, same creator, same ideas, possibly just a little nod to their other game. And lets face it, I can't remember the names of my co-workers, let alone characters from a game... even one like Company of Myself. So honestly, if they Hadn't told me it was a prequel, all those moments that connected the two, wouldn't have meant anything. And that moment at the end... you know the one, it wouldn't have made me want to cry.

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Roni40

Apr. 27, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Cheat codes to use on the Credits (menu) page. WhoaDude – Rainbow smoke BackToTheBasics – Defaults smoke settings SuperSmokeTheCigsTurbo - More smoke and longer range

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Ketzu

Apr. 26, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) *probably contains "the company of myself" SPOILER* As far as I see it: Jack does remember Kath, he just doesn't remembering him meeting her this day, due to the effect of drugs. He doesn't remember killing her either. It has been much more than just one day, as far as I see it of course. He tells you about him meeting Kath in "the company of myself", but then he doesnt remember killing her either. Somehow it feels like there is a large missing part of the puzzle to the story, even knowing the story of tcom.

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TheWizardG

Jan. 17, 2014

Under rating threshold (show) OH. MY. GOD. The company of myself is one of the most popular flash games on kongregate, but this game... it is TOO GOOD. HOW THE F*** DID I NOT KNOW ABOUT THIS GAME??! It could be an indie game just by itself. HYPER kudos to you!

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bandit9998

Apr. 23, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) At first I saw this as another new game to try, but the instant I saw it was a prequel to The Company of Myself, my life was complete

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ericdruidsutton

Nov. 7, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) What a horibly sad story. But a very good game

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Strill

May. 23, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) I hate the timing on smoke rings when I can't see the meter. There's no reason why the game should hide the smoke ring meter.

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xKillerx13

Apr. 24, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) That awkward moment when you realize the ending....

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timvdalen

May. 4, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Really great game. The way character development works is just magnificent. I really like how the colors of the levels play with Kathryn's emotions. And I can especially appreciate the fact that (like Henry said) the lasers are just in her head and that when she is finally happy, the lasers won't hurt her anymore.

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Stomo444

May. 2, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Did anyone else immediatley blow smoke in Thomas's face because he was such a prick?

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FusionPickle

Apr. 29, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Jesus, if you think this game is promoting smoking then you've obviously not made it past the first few levels, or even the loading screen. Please think before you post crap.

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robgreen26

Apr. 25, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) I held down the mouse button and started walking and pretending to be a steam train because i'm cool like that :P

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Modulus365

Apr. 24, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Why on earth can everyone push the button except me?

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Matthew21210

Apr. 24, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Oh Jesus. Exceptional. Strange. Broken. Just as she was starting to pull herself together... Jack is just... still insane in that sanguine, nonchalant way.

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NightOfDeceit

Aug. 19, 2014

Under rating threshold (show) my game isn't loading, I looked up vids and the cigarette is supposed to burn up? I don't know if I'm missing something or if the loader is REALLY SLOW

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cosboss12

Aug. 19, 2014

Under rating threshold (show) Im confused I am getting this spinning cigar but nothing else am I doing something wrong is there something I have to press

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ninjasamsamurai

Aug. 19, 2014

Under rating threshold (show) I would have played this game, but I just can't seem to beat the loading screen!

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Khejmil

Aug. 19, 2014

Under rating threshold (show) finaly, achivements work....

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BOBMAC

Aug. 19, 2014

Under rating threshold (show) Doesn't load

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