Trine now in Steam pre-order

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Trine now in Steam pre-order

Postby cocoeir » Sat Jun 27, 2009 2:06 am

Trine is now in Steam pre-order.

http://store.steampowered.com/app/35700/

Can't wait.

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Re: Trine now in Steam pre-order

Postby No Bic » Sat Jun 27, 2009 2:07 am

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Need I say more? :wink:
Edit: Wait...yes i do: why isn't there a discount? :x
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Re: Trine now in Steam pre-order

Postby SuperV » Sat Jun 27, 2009 2:10 am

I want to buy it but is there online coop?

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Re: Trine now in Steam pre-order

Postby No Bic » Sat Jun 27, 2009 2:13 am

SuperV wrote:I want to buy it but is there online coop?


no.
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Re: Trine now in Steam pre-order

Postby DarkJee » Sat Jun 27, 2009 2:16 am

SuperV wrote:I want to buy it but is there online coop?


Not for now, maybe later on DLCs, depending on sales that Trine make...

from my side, I preordered!

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Re: Trine now in Steam pre-order

Postby Ark » Sat Jun 27, 2009 2:18 am

Pre-ordered Too.

Thanx for a great game Frozenbyte. :)

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Re: Trine now in Steam pre-order

Postby Nygovtsky » Sat Jun 27, 2009 3:02 am

I was so ready to preorder this, as I played the demo today and loved it. $30 seems a bit steep though, when there is no real idea as to the length of the game or how much content is in it. I am fairly disappointed in that aspect. :( The demo was excellent though and I really hope this game succeeds, but without knowing more, guess I'll wait for a $20 or less sale.

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Re: Trine now in Steam pre-order

Postby Ark » Sat Jun 27, 2009 3:23 am

If you bothered to read the steam info, theres 15 levels with achievements, secrets and 3 different characters to play all add to replayability. I heard around 7 - 9 hours of gameplay in another thread.

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Re: Trine now in Steam pre-order

Postby makr » Sat Jun 27, 2009 3:44 am

I did not preorder yet, because as always 1$=1€ on Steam and I don't understand why Europeans should pay more than everyone else for the same thing. The UK price is already close at 20£ (29,99$ = 18,14£) and the EU price should really be around 22€, not 30€. (29,99$ = 21.31€ | 29,99€ = 42.22$)

I hope that someone at Frozenbyte takes a look at this and talks to Steam about it. I really loved the demo and I can't wait to play the full game but what Steam is doing here is bullshit. :|

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Re: Trine now in Steam pre-order

Postby fb_joel » Sat Jun 27, 2009 3:44 am

I can confirm there are 15 levels and they are more or less similar to the second level of the demo in terms of length. Some are longer, some shorter, and the last level is a special surprise. 7-9 hours is the official gameplay estimation for the first playthrough, but since there are so many different gameplay tactics and secrets to find, it gives a lot of replay value.

I cannot comment on pricing unfortunately.
// Joel, Frozenbyte team

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Re: Trine now in Steam pre-order

Postby DarkJee » Sat Jun 27, 2009 4:09 am

15 levels? about same length of 2nd level? sounds good enough! Man, this game gonna rock! I finished the demo and I want moar! I pre-ordered and I hope you will get HUUGE SALES for this game :)

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Re: Trine now in Steam pre-order

Postby No Bic » Sat Jun 27, 2009 8:12 am

well we do get shadowgrounds for free and if you already have that, you are able to gift it. :D i'd prefer a monetary discount but w/e. i shall be trying out the demo.
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Re: Trine now in Steam pre-order

Postby FlukeRogi » Sat Jun 27, 2009 8:23 am

As promised elsewhere, ordered it :)

Well done on being able to gift the spare copy of Shadowgrounds to a friend as well.

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Re: Trine now in Steam pre-order

Postby bibi » Sat Jun 27, 2009 9:00 am

i preordered this morning. my friend will probably get it after release once he earned some more money

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Re: Trine now in Steam pre-order

Postby esoj » Sat Jun 27, 2009 9:09 am

demo was pretty cool will pre-order monday next week. at $30 going to be hard to convince my friends to buy it day 1 but we shall see.

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Re: Trine now in Steam pre-order

Postby Mr. ShadowStealer » Sat Jun 27, 2009 1:25 pm

Awww.... :( The steam is still fucking up the pricing... Like what they are thinking?

But anyway, 30€ is still within my price range before I have to start thinking will I buy this game or not. It's just at the very far end of it.

So...

Pre-Ordered. :)
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Re: Trine now in Steam pre-order

Postby SirDrago » Sat Jun 27, 2009 3:14 pm

Will there be a retail version in the US?

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Re: Trine now in Steam pre-order

Postby FB_Lauri » Sat Jun 27, 2009 5:49 pm

SirDrago wrote:Will there be a retail version in the US?


Yes, SouthPeak should be distributing retail version in the US.

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Re: Trine now in Steam pre-order

Postby kmanmx » Sat Jun 27, 2009 6:24 pm

Just preordered my copy :D I find £20 a very fair deal. I mean, CoD4 is still a fully priced game and yet it's possible to complete that in 6hours if your any good, yes it has MP online mode, but Trine has 3player Co-Op and i find the game more fun anyway, Hopefully there will be online coop at some point.

*hint for frozenbyte* I would pay for online coop DLC ! *end of hint* :D :D

I've never played shadowgrounds before so i'm installing that, hope it's good !

Frozenbyte do you know if we will get to preload the game at some point ?
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Re: Trine now in Steam pre-order

Postby FB_Lauri » Sat Jun 27, 2009 6:27 pm

kmanmx wrote:Frozenbyte do you know if we will get to preload the game at some point ?


Preload should be available before the launch date, but we don't have exact date yet.

Hope you enjoy Shadowgrounds!

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Re: Trine now in Steam pre-order

Postby kmanmx » Sat Jun 27, 2009 6:30 pm

Good to hear ! :D

Yeh so do i, i just checked some reviews.. seems to be OK/Average. But to be honest, alot of the time i find reviewers concentrate farrrrrrrrrr to much on other elements, when in the end all that really counts is how fun the game is. I mean who cares if a game looks rubbish, bad sound, bad presentation if its the funnest game ever ?. And from what i've seen, it looks very fun :D

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Re: Trine now in Steam pre-order

Postby FB_Lauri » Sat Jun 27, 2009 6:40 pm

kmanmx wrote:Good to hear ! :D

Yeh so do i, i just checked some reviews.. seems to be OK/Average. But to be honest, alot of the time i find reviewers concentrate farrrrrrrrrr to much on other elements, when in the end all that really counts is how fun the game is. I mean who cares if a game looks rubbish, bad sound, bad presentation if its the funnest game ever ?. And from what i've seen, it looks very fun :D


I think there are only previews, out of which only half of them have played the game, and the preview version used to be a bit older than the demo (same levels though). But, actual reviews should be coming soon! :D (if you find any with a score, please inform us :D )

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Re: Trine now in Steam pre-order

Postby DarkJee » Sat Jun 27, 2009 6:50 pm

I just have a worry on 1 thing: Piracy

It seems like people on steam forums complain about no online coop so they will not buy because its 30$ (I think thats 30$ is okay, for a high quality game like this one). And when games dont have online features, people download them more illegaly.

So I hope you will make online possibilities so peoples who have downlaoded it will buy it to enjoy it more.

And for everyone, I hope nobody here will download it (well, I hope nobody on the planet will, but I think its impossible). And by my side I think that piracy on indie games are twice worse than piracy on big companies title because indie games need to sales their games to survive and they often offer better games than big companies that are already rich and doesnt innove on their game.

That's it! Pre-ordered!

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Re: Trine now in Steam pre-order

Postby 1N54N3 » Sat Jun 27, 2009 7:22 pm

Congrats at getting Trine released FB! :) It looks like a lot of fun to be sure. I've been a huge fan of your company since I played Shadowgrounds and Joel gave me continuous support for it when I started having problems :) We need more game devs like you guys, and I can't wait to play Trine.
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Re: Trine now in Steam pre-order

Postby SirDrago » Sat Jun 27, 2009 7:43 pm

FB_Lauri wrote:
SirDrago wrote:Will there be a retail version in the US?


Yes, SouthPeak should be distributing retail version in the US.


Hm its not up on amazon.com or gamestop.com.


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