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Topic # 83879 23-May-2011 09:13
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So I think I'm missing something here. I picked this up on friday for XBox 360, have probably played 4-5 hours over the weekend. The game revolves around solving crimes so finding clues, interviewing witnesses, calling bluffs etc etc... I'm not having much fun with the interviewing witness part because often it seems the choices of True, False or Doubt are completely out of context. 

For eg: The witness might answer - "How would you feel if that happened to you?"

You can't answer True or False to that!? That particular example probably had an opening sentence you could call True or False on, but more and more responses are formed as questions, and thus seem unanswerable with True or False. Subsequently I come away from interviews with very little accurate information.

Anyone else finding this, or just me?




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  Reply # 475000 27-May-2011 23:41
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They are not answering true/false. You are trying to decide whether they are telling the truth or a lie or 'maybe a lie'. You need to watch for a 'tell' like in poker.
I found the first interview of the street murder quite difficult in regards to asking the questions in the correct order.



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  Reply # 475650 30-May-2011 08:33
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Yup, but again, you can't decide on whether they're telling the truth if they ask a question, and their 'tells' are often wrong in my experience.

I'm about half way through the 2nd disk now. Some cases are very easy, other cases are still frustrating. I'm still playing tho so there must be more good than bad I guess.

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  Reply # 478010 5-Jun-2011 15:43
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will be a game i rent as apposed to buying, waiting for MW3 and BF3

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  Reply # 478012 5-Jun-2011 15:56
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i finished this game last weekend, absolutely enjoyed it, got 4 stars and 5 stars throughout all the cases. i thought the arson cases were amazing, those cases were what made the game for me. im thinking do i want to spend $17 to download those additional cases off the psn store....has anyone else here bought the dlc???

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  Reply # 478014 5-Jun-2011 16:01
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God i wish they brought this to PC, i think i might have to hire an xbox for a weekend just to play this :)

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  Reply # 478016 5-Jun-2011 16:04
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jbard: God i wish they brought this to PC, i think i might have to hire an xbox for a weekend just to play this :)


yeah its not a bad idea, i really don't think its worth buying, its really not like gta, where once you've finished you can still do things, now that ive finished, its just really boring, the street crimes are repetitive/tedious 

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  Reply # 478033 5-Jun-2011 17:05
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I just rented it from Civic Video. Finished it in 17hrs. Not really replayable but it was a damn fine game to play once!

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  Reply # 478102 5-Jun-2011 21:48
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I finished the main story today. Just redoing the few cases I didn't get 5 stars on and going to start getting the gold films

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  Reply # 481902 16-Jun-2011 15:18
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I really enjoy the interviews, I found I did a lot better when I moved away from focussing on whether the character was acting twitchy/suspicious and thought about whether I they were telling the truth based on the evidence / story I had picked up so far.





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  Reply # 483060 20-Jun-2011 10:19
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Borrowed a friends copy last night...played for about an hour so far, enjoying it. Ive been replying more on the story than the characters reactions




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  Reply # 485847 25-Jun-2011 18:38
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jbard: God i wish they brought this to PC, i think i might have to hire an xbox for a weekend just to play this :)


I got an email from Rockstar today, no release date as yet but 'coming to PC this fall', translated into Noo Zullandish I guess we can expect in spring.




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  Reply # 485849 25-Jun-2011 18:40
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floydbloke:
jbard: God i wish they brought this to PC, i think i might have to hire an xbox for a weekend just to play this :)


I got an email from Rockstar today, no release date as yet but 'coming to PC this fall', translated into Noo Zullandish I guess we can expect in spring.


That is awesome news, i actually hired out an xbox this weekend to play it as i couldn't hold on any longer ;)

Currently 60% through.

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  Reply # 485890 25-Jun-2011 20:24
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jbard: God i wish they brought this to PC, i think i might have to hire an xbox for a weekend just to play this :)


jbard it has been confirmed releasing for PC, should be a few months away maximum (it said this fall)




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  Reply # 485901 25-Jun-2011 20:52
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b0untypure1:
jbard: God i wish they brought this to PC, i think i might have to hire an xbox for a weekend just to play this :)


jbard it has been confirmed releasing for PC, should be a few months away maximum (it said this fall)


Yeah i just saw that on the rockstar website. Should be out by september/october.

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  Reply # 485916 25-Jun-2011 22:55
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I liked the game initially but I have struggled with the order of clues, and the "tells" etc as well, I have tried a few of the guides and still didn't improve. Seems like the game continues like this all the way through and with so many games on my shelves un played I decided not to continue with it and sell it. I didn't like parts of the game where you were expected to know that this particular time unlike any other time before or without any form of indication, the same piece of evidence had to be put forward to the witness twice!

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