Anyone played "The Vanishing of Ethan Carter"?

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Anyone played "The Vanishing of Ethan Carter"?

Postby Expack3 » Sat Sep 27, 2014 10:32 am

The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, an adventure-esque game made by The Astronauts, recently released on Steam and GOG.com. Given that there was a bit of a debate which spawned after I posted the thoughts of the company head, who also designed The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, on old-school adventure games, I was wondering if anyone here has played the released product. From what I've read, it's a modernized, old-school adventure game - as contradictory as that sounds. For example, while objects and where they go are pointed out to you, they don't stand out like a beacon (i.e. they're no "X marks the spot" on a map, a blazing arrow, or a giant glowing light you can see from anywhere), so you'll still have to riddle out where to go to place/use the object based on the object's function and the clues you've found scattered throughout the world.
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Re: Anyone played "The Vanishing of Ethan Carter"?

Postby adeyke » Sat Sep 27, 2014 10:47 am

So that's where I remember hearing the name of the game from.

I haven't played it.
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Re: Anyone played "The Vanishing of Ethan Carter"?

Postby Tawmis » Tue Sep 30, 2014 5:38 pm

Not seen or heard of it! I have so many games to try and finish. :-/ I have way too many hobbies.
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