Scribblenauts

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  1. Prowl

    Prowl Well-Known Member

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    Seriously, this game makes me glad that I didn't sell my DS... And I was truly about to a week ago.

    Basically, anything you type in will appear before you and you can use it to solve puzzles or quests.


    IGN: Scribblenauts Preview
     
  2. monkeydluffy

    monkeydluffy Agent of Hydra

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    yeah it looks tons o' fun. My friend told me about it the other day and after watching the developer walkthrough and the God vs The Kraken video on youtube i now cannot wait for it.

    its nice to be excited about a ds game that isnt an ace attourney 1 for once.
    now all i need is a wii game to get excited about....
     
  3. Chrono Grimlock

    Chrono Grimlock Perfect By Nature

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    Here's a quote about it stumbled across

    "I had played all the big titles at E3. Private showings of God of War III, Heavy Rain, Alan Wake. But at 4:00 on Thursday, I was wandering around the show floor, wondering what else I had to see. I saw a small little booth for "Scribblenauts!" in the Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment section. I mean, who goes to that booth? But I remember hearing about it on GAF, and so I decided to check it out.

    Best game of E3? Without a fucking doubt. Anyone who says otherwise did not play Scribblenauts. Best game of all time? Jesus Christ, I don't know, maybe. It's a game that challenges your IMAGINATION. No other game has ever done that.

    So listen to this story. I was in the early levels; I didn't quite have an idea of how ridiculously in-depth the database was. I was summoning things like ladders, glasses of water, rayguns, what have you. But I reached a level with zombie robots, and the zombie robots kept killing me. Rayguns didn't work, a torch didn't work, a pickaxe didn't work. In my frustration, I wrote in "Time Machine". And one popped up. What the fuck? A smile dawned on my face. I hopped in, and the option was given to me to either travel to the past or the future. I chose past. When I hopped out, there were fucking dinosaurs walking around. I clicked one, and realized I could RIDE THEM. So I hopped on a fucking DINOSAUR, traveled back to the present, and stomped the shit out of robot zombies. Did you just read that sentence? Did you really? I FUCKING TRAVELED THROUGH TIME AND JUMPED ON A DINOSAUR AND USED IT TO KILL MOTHERFUCKING ROBOT ZOMBIES. This game is unbelievable. Impossible. There's nothing you can't do.

    Holy fucking shit."
     
  4. Prowl

    Prowl Well-Known Member

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    Yup, I'm in. The shit I am going to come up with.....

    Now if I can type Transformer or Jedi and something resembling either comes out..... Damn.
     
  5. Gen. Magnus

    Gen. Magnus Everything is Awesome

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    That sounds astounding. I am going to have to get that as soon as it hits the shelves.
     
  6. samtheman

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    This game makes me proud to be a DS owner.
     
  7. Beastbot X

    Beastbot X The Toad Knows.

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    I dunno, honestly this could come out pretty bad. Yeah, okay, you type in anything and you get something, that's awesome, but how is it a game? What I mean is, I hope the puzzles aren't open-ended to the point where you're just typing in random things in the hope you get something that will help you solve the level. There's such a thing as TOO open-ended.
     
  8. Chrono Grimlock

    Chrono Grimlock Perfect By Nature

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    Dude, Dinosaurs stomping zombie robots. It can be a 10 minutes long and injected poison into my eyes and it's getting my $30 day one. :p 
     
  9. Beastbot X

    Beastbot X The Toad Knows.

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    I'm not saying it couldn't be incredibly awesome, but my interest in it depends on more if it's a game than if it's a fun tool. Game=purchase, fun tool=no sale.
     
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    I just found out about this game, and I think I'm gonna get this game for sure.
     
  11. Prowl

    Prowl Well-Known Member

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    My question is how can they fit a model for almost anything a person can come up with into a little cart.
     
  12. Chrono Grimlock

    Chrono Grimlock Perfect By Nature

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    Magic!

    And some crazy kind of compression. Like getting RE2 on an N64 cartridge.
     
  13. Autobot Burnout

    Autobot Burnout SANTARN IS COMING AGAIN TFW2005 Supporter

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    I can bring back rideable dinosaurs to step on robot zombies?

    I'm sold.
     
  14. Prowl

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    I'm in. Can't wait to try this. Actually even if this hadn't stopped me from selling my DS, Golden Sun would have.
     
  15. toma

    toma eskimo in disguise

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    SpeedBreaker DESTRON NEW LEADER

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    The developers have already said that licenced stuff is out, so that wont work unfortunaltely.
     
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    Gryph Action Master

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  18. toma

    toma eskimo in disguise

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    i bet you could get the transformer that sits on a telephone pole though.
     
  19. ZeroMayhem

    ZeroMayhem Henshin a Go-Go Baby!

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    Scribblenauts is out today!

    I snagged my copy from TRU this morning, they're running a promotion (in the US at least, and today only I think) that you get a $15 gift card with purchase (the game is $30).

    I used the $20 gift card I got with Batman: Arkham Asylum and got the game and gift card cheap. Nice :) 

    Now to play this sucka.
     
  20. Beastbot X

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    My mom let slip that Scribblenauts is one of the games I'm getting for my B-day this Saturday. Yipees, free Scribblenauts!
     

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