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Thirty Flights of Loving

Thirty Flights of Loving now on Steam, GO BUY IT

3:00 PM on 08.21.2012 // Patrick Hancock
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You've played Gravity Bone, right? If not, you really should. It's the kind of game you don't get to play very often. Until, that is, the same creator makes a sequel and releases it unto the world. Thirty Flights of Loving is that sequel, and it's now out on Steam for five dollars.

Touted as a first-person "short story," Thirty Flights of Loving will make you realize just how terrible other games are at storytelling. I'd be lying if I said I wasn't jealous of Brendon Chung's ability to tell such a smart and intriguing story in 15 minutes that most games have a hard time tackling over an eight-hour campaign. I think the word I'm looking for is "distilled." It's a distilled experience that in no way suffers from its brevity. After playing it, I don't think I'll look at storytelling in games the same way ever again.

Do yourself a favor and buy Thirty Flights of Loving from either Steam or straight from the developer



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