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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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Adrian_Varius

May. 4, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) I will never think of stairs in the same way again...

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red12344321

Jul. 3, 2014

Under rating threshold (show) Who designs a house with bottomless pits?

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TheBigDawgJ

Aug. 2, 2013

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

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Athang

Aug. 2, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) Very original loading bar.

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junkwired

Apr. 13, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) My right hand is my agile hand... but I need to use the mouse with my right hand. Cannot... complete... level... ffffff.

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CaptainMilkybar

Jul. 23, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Excellent game glad i played Company again and spotted the update (slow on the uptake, huh?)

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bayne420

May. 12, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) who lives in a house that is so scattered that has laser beams shooting all over the place xD

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Gabis151

May. 6, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Therapists go into that field to help people, they ARE psychologists, but not all psychologists are therapists. Despite common misconception . . .

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rythter

Apr. 27, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Tophat is not a cheat code WWWWWWWWWHHHHHHHHHYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Niactz

Aug. 19, 2014

Under rating threshold (show) This is why I love flash games...every once in a while, you hit one of these, a game that's actually very fun, but also tells a story that's worth going through, and in bonus many deep psychological and philosophical ideas that can certainly be of some use to most of us. I know it's pretty old, but still, this game is really brillant :)

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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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DjemSo

Apr. 28, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Good game. Not how I expected to spend 2 hours that I should be sleeping. :P

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TheLightDemon

Apr. 27, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Top hat mystery solved: He was a magician. All magicians have a top hat.

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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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PowerReef

Apr. 23, 2012

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

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dark87

Apr. 16, 2016

Under rating threshold (show) Mute button on the Right Click

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Tim5o

Jul. 2, 2015

Under rating threshold (show) Awesome loading screen. If anyone didn't notice, the cigarette rotates if you move the mouse up or down.

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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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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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Black_Puppet

Mar. 3, 2016

Under rating threshold (show) I really wish the meter for blowing circles stayed through out the game, I found the start of level 4 insanely hard because blowing three in a row is hard.

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saammydesu

Aug. 19, 2014

Under rating threshold (show) This platform game is awesome. I love the story, the characters, the graphics of her smoke was quite beautiful. And the levels were challenging. Love this game, favourited! 5/5

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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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An_Annoying_Cat

Jan. 10, 2017

Under rating threshold (show) What do you mean your only skill is double jumping? What about blowing smoke rings double the size of your body that travel the length of a big room?

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Lavi04

Aug. 19, 2014

Under rating threshold (show) Interesting load bar.

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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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sushiunicorn

Jun. 13, 2016

Under rating threshold (show) I don't know whether to cry or to cry.

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ArmoredAnt

Dec. 12, 2015

Under rating threshold (show) I am the only one who kept blowing smoke in Thomas's face?

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Redwaller92

Sep. 27, 2014

Under rating threshold (show) Say what you will about "platfomers with meaning," but I always appreciate one that can deliver it's message in a way that comes across genuine. This is certainly one of those games, and I can relate in a lot of respects to Kathryn's issues, as well as the psychologist's insights. I appreciated this games message a great deal, and the game it was framed around wasn't too shabby, either, however difficult it may have been in some levels. Overall, an enjoyable, and personal, experience.

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Lucythedog4

Aug. 19, 2014

Under rating threshold (show) Really cool cigarette intro graphic.

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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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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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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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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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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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coconutsarecool

Jan. 20, 2017

Under rating threshold (show) I must question the sanity of the person that designed/built the house

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seanbobe3

Aug. 11, 2015

Under rating threshold (show) it should have been made more obvious that the rain can trigger smoke detectors

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Achren

Apr. 23, 2012

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

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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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