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Really Bad

Baroque+Gamer= Confusion & An Overall Bad Time

posted by PAzuzu (NEW PALTZ, NY) Jul 3, 2008

Member since Jul 2005

This game confused me from the beginning, your dropped into the mind of a subconscious boy with no guide on how to use things or what they do on top of that, the controls are bad and have you doing things you don't want to, the storyline makes no sense, when you die you have to restart everything.
All the monsters are too tough because you have gear that isn't good enough. and getting getting good gear depends on luck. it got this game played it for 2hours and sent it back immediately to me it's not worth the trouble, but if you like the sound of this game try one of the Shin Megami games for me those have been fun and addicting
your fellow GameFly gamer

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Interesting yet lacking...

posted by DEgamer (WILMINGTON, DE) Jul 1, 2008

Member since Jun 2008

Maybe it's just me, but my time in front of the console is meant as a form of relaxation, a journey through some interactive entertainment.

Baroque is a failed attempt at a unique means of content delivery. In this game you die, you die ALL THE TIME. And through death more story is revealed.

I'll admit that my first few trips into the Neuro Tower (the only locale in the game really), were full of excitement as I encountered new tibits of story (be them disconnected and not really understandable). But then after about 4 trips in, there is no more..just this vague sense of the fact that you need to get further in. However there is the rub, it's really hard to get any further in and without a real motivator to do it, I didn't.

So yeah, I never even got past the first part of the story arc in the game. I doubt you will either.

Recommended to those whole enjoy laborious dungeon crawls. Everyone else, stay away.

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posted by Mahuuda (TWIN FALLS, ID) Jun 16, 2008

Member since Jun 2008

Amazing at beginning, very interesting first time through or so. but in the end very repetitive.

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