Recettear - Capitalism, Ho!

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  1. PaladinVance

    PaladinVance Watch your step. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Been playing the heck out of the demo, and the full game hits Friday.
    To the best of my knowledge, only available via, STEAM
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    You're a young girl (Recette) whose father is missing, and ends up leaving you to pay his massive debt. The only way to pay the debt is by running his item store. (Tear, the loan-shark fairy, tells you if you knew the full amount of the loan, you'd faint.)

    The game is basically two parts, running your store, and dungeon crawling (to find stock for said store)
    The dungeon crawling is actually done by adventurers you hire, and thus send to fight monsters for the sole purpose of earning you money.
    The shop is amusingly fun, kind of a major update to the merchant's chapter in DQ IV (Torneko, or something, I forget the roly-poly guy's name)

    It's cute, fun, kinda different, and the full game's only gonna be like $17
     
  2. Beastbot X

    Beastbot X The Toad Knows.

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    Ahhhhh, Japanese logic. "I know! Let's have a little girl send out a buncha killler monsters so she can get stock for her store and turn a profit!"
     
  3. PaladinVance

    PaladinVance Watch your step. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Installing NOW!!

    even though I seem to be the only one who cares about this game... (buncha commies)
     
  4. Noizemaze

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    I played the demo while I was at PAX and pre-purchased it. I had to replay it to meet the first repayment amount, as I didn't have a firm enough grasp on the system the first round. I'm seen a few people claiming to have nearly 100,000 worth of item stock in one week, so there's definitely room for me to improve. I'll install it when I get home tonight, though, it'll most likely be one of those games I play when I'm out of the house with my laptop.
     
  5. PaladinVance

    PaladinVance Watch your step. TFW2005 Supporter

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    I've seen/heard that the demo actually caps at 100K (I was lucky to end up with any more than 5K after making the payment)
     
  6. QuinJester

    QuinJester T. Bison

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    Yayifications. I'll weigh in when I've had a chance to actually play it.
     
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    QuinJester T. Bison

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    Played the demo for a number of hours today. I dig it. Simple, yet addictive. Shopkeeping, dungeon crawling, amusing dialogue (completely with a Persona 4 reference? yes please!). Fun times.
     
  8. PaladinVance

    PaladinVance Watch your step. TFW2005 Supporter

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    at this point (second cycle, as I missed the second payment by about 5,000) I really wish you could sell to adventurers more directly. It's annoying having some great weapon or armor for Louie just sitting on the shelf, and he buys.... a fricken' glove >_<
     
  9. Noizemaze

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    Was up playing late last night and made my third payment. There's definitely a fair amount of depth in balancing dungeon crawling and shop management.
     
  10. Noizemaze

    Noizemaze Ken

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    Just made my final payment. Now for sandbox time!
     
  11. DilaZirK

    DilaZirK Is bullheaded.

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    I love this game to bits, as evidenced by my new avvy.
     

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