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Alien Isolation play through 2016

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Alien Isolation play through 2016

Post by Daehawk » Fri Sep 23, 2016 7:40 pm

Had this in my backlog a while now and decided I better get to it before it looks so old I wont play it.

Curious...any mods for this? :)

Ok theres a control bug giving me trouble. When I use a computer it says SPACE is back. So I hit it and it goes back to the main menu but thats it. I cant get out of the computer. If I grab my controller the B is back and it goes back to menu then again to exit the computer. Why wont my keyboard bind do that? Im stuck in the computers unless I reach over and tap B on my controller. I cant keep that up and I dont want to use the controller for the entire game because turning and looking behind me is too slow. I prefer mouse keyboard for these fps games.
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Re: Alien Isolation play through 2016

Post by BooTx » Fri Sep 23, 2016 8:06 pm

Q is back for me and it exits the computer as well.

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Post by Smoove_B » Fri Sep 23, 2016 8:14 pm

If you figure out a way to make this game not make me want to hurl after 5 minutes of playing, I'm all for joining along. FOV + Headbobbing = grip the side of my desk and wait for queasy stomach to stop. I really wanted to get into this game, but there's seemingly no easy way to adjust either.

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Post by Daehawk » Fri Sep 23, 2016 8:16 pm

BooTx wrote:Q is back for me and it exits the computer as well.
Thanks...I put it to Q and it works right...I changed it to END and it also works right.

Are there limited saves? I saved twice in that room because I love having a lot of saves going and now it says plz wait at the save box and wont let me save my new settings.
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Post by BooTx » Fri Sep 23, 2016 8:45 pm

I think it's more of a cool down period on the save station than there being a limited number of saves.

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Post by Daehawk » Fri Sep 23, 2016 9:08 pm

Ok thanks....phew....from the video plays of this games Ive watched Im going to need a lot of them.
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Post by Giles Habibula » Fri Sep 23, 2016 9:45 pm

Has it been two years already?
I remember paying full price for it so I'd have it to play on my big Halloween 2014 holiday play thing.

I got it fired up, played around in the opening hallways a bit, then stopped for whatever reason. And there it still sits.

I'll give it another shot THIS Halloween! I already asked for that week off. And I usually get it, since nobody but me wants to take Halloween off as a holiday for some reason. But it is just mega-cool!
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Post by Holman » Sat Sep 24, 2016 11:03 am

Isolation isn't 100% perfect, but it captures the atmosphere of the original movie better than any other game. I really liked it.

I recently tried playing through on the highest difficulty level, but it was too hard for me. Not unrealistically so--it felt exactly as hard as it looked like it was in the movie. I spent most of my time worried about moving from cover and tensing up at every noise.

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Post by Daehawk » Sat Sep 24, 2016 8:30 pm

I played with my ass puckered the entire time. the sounds freak me out not to mention the smoke stuff.
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Post by Daehawk » Wed Sep 28, 2016 12:42 pm

Oh holy damn shit..was playing alien and my buddy bought the farm and Im waiting on a train ride and the music is pumping, a heartbeat is sounding, and the music is ratcheting up..come on train!!! click click button its not faster ARGH COME ON TRAIN....had to quit a bit..heart racing
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Post by Daehawk » Thu Sep 29, 2016 10:38 am

Usually the alien doesn't appear until the train arrives and I get on. But this time just as it arrives the alien kills me. No idea why it changed unless I was standing in the wrong place or something.
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Post by Punisher » Fri Sep 30, 2016 4:30 pm

Daehawk wrote:Usually the alien doesn't appear until the train arrives and I get on. But this time just as it arrives the alien kills me. No idea why it changed unless I was standing in the wrong place or something.
When talking about Alien, every place is the wrong place...
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Post by Daehawk » Mon Aug 28, 2017 9:43 am

Back to playing this and still dont know what Im doing or supposed to be doing. I found the black box the then i die in the next area.

1. I came upon a room with a girl that shoots at me and I get her door hacking tool. I killed all 3 of them. Is it wrong to kill other humans? Should I just sneak around?

2. Im playing on easy and dying....thats how bad I am at this. When I come back to that area where I killed those three the alien is there killing some guy. I can leave that area..I even hid in a locker..but got out and looked around and died. Im not sure what Im doing here. Theres still locked areas but I have no hack or key. All I can access it seems in a train to area 1 and one to area 2. Should I leave? If I stay the alien finally catches me. Ive stayed hid in a locker for 5 min and the music never changes. I have no idea how to know if he leaves or how to get him to leave. Am I supposed to take the train and just leave areas un finished?

EDIT: Watched a video and saw how to leave. But Im still leaving areas unexplored...doors are still locked. i have no way to open them. I guess a lot of backtracking will commence sometimes.

Also why must all these games have machines with great looking food in them you cant eat!? Maddening. Hotdogs, burgers, yum.
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Post by BooTx » Mon Aug 28, 2017 6:57 pm

Sounds like you're the food in this game.

I do have to install this one again for a nice Fall / Winter playthrough. I really had a great time playing this game. I can't believe how much they nailed the feel of the original movie.

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Post by Daehawk » Tue Aug 29, 2017 12:10 am

It sure makes you nervous with the sounds, lighting, and smoke and music. Didn't help to see the alien in a room and then on another I hear something behind me and turn and see it behind me . I turned to run and it stabbed me.
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Post by Scoop20906 » Sat Sep 09, 2017 11:27 pm

I finally finished the game!!
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