Estranged, the story of a lone fisherman, stranded on a mysterious island during a violent storm. Explore rich environments and meet the curious inhabitants of the island as you find a way back to the mainland.

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Jan 18 2014 Anchor

Hiya. I downloaded the mod a few days ago, and finally finished it this morning. I pretty much played through all of Act 1 this morning.

So, some feedback?

I loved it! I was drawn into the overall plot in the description while searching for new mods to play, so that's a plus.

How about some friendly tips?
The game is kinda short as is, but I understand this is Act 1 out of 3, so no biggie there.
The game is kind of easy relatively speaking; I only died once at the beginning exploring the water. I liked the bit in part 3 where I had to run from the guy with the gun.

The zombies are thrilling, and well placed to mix scary and annoying. However, they're kinda easy to jump-avoid than hit, repeat though. When all I had was the hammer, it was 3 hits. Maybe not reward repetitive jumping?

The warehouse shootout was pretty thrilling, and jumps out of my mind as a pretty fun part. So kudos there.

The puzzles are the highlight here; it took me a while to figure out the heavy door in part 2; normal crates just smash, but the reinforced crate took me a while to figure out and find.

The overall adventure part was a little empty, especially in the beginning when we had tons of ammo. Maybe toss a few more zombies in to force tactical retreats, ya know?

I loved the artistic/graphical design of part 3! So keep that up! The game really pops visually, which is very nice.

Maybe not add quite so much ammo to sort of add thrilling feelings of "oh, I should aim better or avoid battles." I ran out of ammo for the sub machine gun right at the end of act 3 on the crane, and had to switch to the hand gun to kill the last guy on the railings opposite.

I read the other feedback post, and I agree with him when he said reward people who "look around" instead of just false walls, ya know?

I'm going to try and go back to the locked gate when I get the gun from that guy to see if i can shoot the lock off - will I?

I think overall, I really liked the mod. It was fun, thrilling, and captivating. So, I hope when Acts 2 and 3 come out, you keep it up! Great work so far, guys!

Feb 17 2014 Anchor

Hi hayesaurand,

I hadn't seen this until now, thank you for this feedback! You raise some good points, and we will be sure to review it with all of the feedback we've received for Act I.

Thanks for playing Estranged: Act I!


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