Comments for Don't Look Back

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SoundEngineer

Apr. 6, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) To kill hades (and actually for most puzzles) it seems that the longer you wait, the lower your chance of survival. So if you get to Hades, try and kill him as fast as you can. I think it helps to not touch the ground if possible, but I'll let you figure out that part ;) I didn't particularly like the controls as I found the character's 'response' a little frustrating. I enjoyed the music and I quite liked Cerebus :p Most of all I like that you can't really "die" (but I also won't spoil the ending for new players). But, the multi-limbed creature was slightly annoying until I understood how it worked. I think persistence in finishing the game actually helped me enjoy it a bit more than I would have if I gave up - I do like a manageable challenge ;p Overall, a lovely game, so thank you (:

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darnkittydotcom

Apr. 1, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) Very nice. But every time I looked back and that spirit made that creepy noise and vanished, I got chills.

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Vat_King

Feb. 25, 2015

Under rating threshold (show) Did anyone else attempt to goomba-stomp that snake at the beginning?

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SuperCritic42

Jun. 30, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) The bosses are perhaps a bit too difficult. (Philosophical games can't be appreciated as well if their difficulty scares away half the audience before they can see the whole story.) But the game is otherwise brilliant. 4/5

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RegiLeo

Nov. 25, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) Whenever I play games like this, I always look at the comments, hoping someone to post something to make me understand. And THERE it is!

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chocobofan

Sep. 10, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) anyone else think they were being attacked by moving 2s in the beginning of the game?

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Vinciogear

Mar. 19, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) Beautiful. I see this game strongly resembles Another World! It lets me feel the same gloomy, yet intriguing atmosphere of that old graphic adventure...

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cdave0

Apr. 3, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) Fighting the dog feels like fighting Super Mario as a goomba.

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dishwasher94

Dec. 17, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) Its a terrific game, it also shows how good graphics don't make the game, content does... This should be categorized with other games just like it, there are plenty of other games like this one to put in its own group. 5/5 fantastic game. Truly worthy of 5/5. Rate up if you believe so too.

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easterwave

May. 14, 2015

Under rating threshold (show) I wish they keyboard controls were more responsive.

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anddapickles

Apr. 17, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) You, sir, are wonderful.

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buster3535

Apr. 3, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) "These dogs are remarkably resistant to bullets." --- luckily their bungholes are not!

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SrRickles

Apr. 19, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) for anyone looking for other deep games that make you think and stuff, "Loved" is a really good one....

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jojoshabado

May. 14, 2015

Under rating threshold (show) And then Orpheus learned to strafe... and all was well with the world

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BlizzardOfHades

Jun. 16, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) i dont understand the low rating , and yes i called 4 stars a low rating. this game is beautifully planned, the soundtrack is enthralling , the use of Greek mythology is a great way to make you learn something (wow i sound like a teacher) and the 8-bit idea is genius ! I wish they made more of this style of game *sigh* 5 stars

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Starsets

May. 14, 2015

Under rating threshold (show) Pretty nice that the minimalist pixel games are the deepest of them all.

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Bubba06

Mar. 25, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) Beautifully done. Games that make you think and aren’t mind numbingly boring are far and few, but this is definitely one of them.

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david_radu

Aug. 30, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) When i saw the title,my first thinking was..."omg,not another screamer thing..." then i played it...completed it and said..."omg,not another beautiful game,im gonna cry"

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el_beno

Aug. 5, 2012

Under rating threshold (show) medium badge? wow, lol that was hard

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DiaglaPalkia

Nov. 12, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) AHHH SO SCARY!!!! i even uhh i forgot

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coolghost

Jan. 3, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) Simultaneously challenging, terrifying, and deeply moving, this game is special. 5 stars.

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Kenarchist

Jun. 21, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) People are saying that this game is all philosophical; giving their own interpretations and everything. But it's not open for interpretation really...it's the story of Orpheus and Eurydice.

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maw5019

Jun. 15, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) we rarely ever get a sad story and when we do it is not really sad.but this one is sad even if you hate it this story almost brings tears to your eyes.

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Amy30997

Feb. 1, 2015

Under rating threshold (show) I love this game. My tips for beating the bosses: for the dog, go right up against the left 'electric fence'. It'll bounce off it and point away from you - shoot it. Stay right next to the fence and it'll do the same again - repeat. This only works twice though, as you'll see. For Hades himself: shoot him in the head as you fall onto the platform. Then jump, jump again, and fire again. Blam - two hits before you even hit the floor

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blackiris18

Apr. 16, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) Based on the greek story of orpheus who was a musician and fell in love with a wood nymph who died. He went to the underworld to ask hades to give her back. Hades said that if he played his music while he walked out of the underworld, his love would follow him. Hades also said that if he looked back, his love would be lost forever. Long story short- He looked back :(

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Stealth298

Feb. 6, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) That was... a very interesting game, I think it deserves to be categorized alongside "Company of Myself" and other philisophical games in terms of ability to make one think- I can see why it would be rated low, however, with multiple levels being infinitely challenging at times and in certain ways- THINK TWICE BEFORE YOU RATE, KIDS!

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LilRed18

May. 17, 2014

Under rating threshold (show) Wow, hard game....kinda like it tho..

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saintchas

May. 13, 2015

Under rating threshold (show) Brilliant game - just brilliant: so simple and perfect challenge level throughout - very touching too - love pixel games reminds me of being a kid and the games I grew up with :O)

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KoritheWolfKitty

Jun. 25, 2014

Under rating threshold (show) Most rage filled philosophical game I've played. 5/5 Still an awesome game.

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Swordless1

Apr. 3, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) WoW, this guy need to work on his planning a bit before suddenly going on an epic quest. I mean what if he didn't accidentally find that that magic handgun with unlimited ammo. How exactly were you planning to shoot the devil in the face with then, hmm...

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Jgamer7897

Jul. 13, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) Getting real tired of your shit, floating lake orb.

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pandadander911

Jul. 7, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) i love this game but it is way too hard

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NickL13

Jun. 2, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) Holy shit. The ending blew my mind. 5/5

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IAmSilod

Apr. 3, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) Oh, man, this game blew my mind. I didn't understand why it was called "Don't Look Back" until I defeated the big boss and realized it was the tale of Orpheus. Smooth gameplay, awesome pixel graphics, haunting ending, and a really satisfyingly hard challenge, to boot.

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lerjj

Apr. 3, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) All that hard work ended in only a medium badge!? :(

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Mommy_Flaw

Apr. 3, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) Man. That was unexpected and depressing.

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LSpike

Dec. 4, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) Oh it's Orpheus!

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zene2

Jul. 13, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) Fillfire you are right...partialy the history is there but just in half ... Zene(from where i chose this name) actually revealed the other half of the history that was in Kelyan scrolls...

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needo2

Jun. 7, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) one of FEW games I gave 5/5

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agustrin

Jun. 5, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) BEAUTIFUL GAME!!!!

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Zyrobe

Apr. 29, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) if you saw a snake, do not run for your life... JUMP FOR YOUR LIFE!!!

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fluexterminater

Jan. 12, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) love the game good music sad and just the right tad of challenge and i love greek myths (even though most of them is 'and they died saddly')

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JDB992

Nov. 15, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) Great game. A little challenging, but it's worth it.

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Shokkito

Nov. 5, 2010

Under rating threshold (show) This game make me happy. :) Great Game. 5/5 + ♥

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CSP1220

Mar. 25, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) It looks and feels like an Atari 2600 game. The only difference is that it`s actually good! This is one of my favorite games to play over and over again! 80/5

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Sniper2000

Jan. 27, 2011

Under rating threshold (show) Wow. I never realised how sad the ending was. This is what I call a work of art.

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IAmSilod

Apr. 3, 2013

Under rating threshold (show) Yeah. This is NOT a medium badge.

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Santova

May. 5, 2015

Under rating threshold (show) hardest medium badge I've ever earned

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coffeegod

May. 14, 2015

Under rating threshold (show) Great....you survive snakes, spiders and squiggly lines bent on your destruction only to be killed whilst jumping over sperm.

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IlianC

May. 14, 2015

Under rating threshold (show) you kill the dog atacking him with the pistol from behind

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