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Old 03-12-2012, 02:23 PM   #1
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Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs Interview

Rock, Paper, Shotgun has an interview with Thechineseroom's creative director Dan Pinchbeck, where they discuss Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs.

RPS: So itís a new setting, and new characters?

Pinchbeck: Yep. Itís 60 years later, the new game takes place on New Years Eve in 1899, in the streets of London, so itís full of mist, Steampunk, Victoriana. Itís set broadly in the same universe, but itís not a direct sequel, these arenít descendants of any of the characters. The underlying mythos of Amnesia is present, but making itself felt in another story, another time, another part of the world. Thatís been really great in term of making the game. Even if weíre not making it explicitly clear to the player, the logic of whatís going on, the development team are going ďWell that makes sense, because that would fit in there. There are bits where itís going to be interesting to see how direct a comparisson people draw. For us, weíve got this amazing playground, fictionally, to build this new stuff off. Because weíve gone that far forwards, it means we can do all kinds of other stuff, in terms of industrialisation, in terms of machines for pigs.

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Old 03-12-2012, 03:04 PM   #2
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Crap now I need to play the first one.
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Old 03-12-2012, 05:56 PM   #3
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Still haven't finished the first one so I need to get on that. SO DAMN GOOD. Cannot wait to play the sequel

If you LIKE having the shit scared out of you, Amnesia is perfect.
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Old 03-12-2012, 07:34 PM   #4
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I would definitely play this game. If the first one hadn't of scared me out of it.
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Old 03-12-2012, 10:39 PM   #5
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Can. Not. Wait.

I played to all 4 endings of Amnesia and beat Justine. I'm aching for more.
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