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Has anyone played Kona? It was in my Steam front page and they say it's similar to Firewatch and The Long Dark. However the story seems a bit dumb from the trailer...

 

 

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Nope. John Walker says "if you want the experience as I had it – going in completely blind, knowing nothing other than it was a scripted adventure using the techniques of survival games – then take my word for it that it’s a top-notch experience with a slightly damp ending".

 

https://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2017/03/24/kona-review/

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Played through it last summer. Not as good as Firewatch or TLD but definitely worth a go if you're a fan of those and find it at a bargain price. I love the narrator's accent and his dad-jokey style of commentary. I also like the way it looks and the object interactions. The narrative is kind of a mess though. The game quickly dumps about a half-dozen narrative strands on you and I'm not sure any of them get resolved in a satisfying way. The whole second half of the game, everything after

Spoiler

the ice wall

, felt rushed and unfinished.

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