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One Chance

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rated 4.14 / 5 stars
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Adventure - Other
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pixel
virus
choice
playonce

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Dec 2, 2010 | 10:51 AM EST

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Arrow keys to control.
Space Bar to interact.

One Chance is a game about choices and dealing with them.

Scientist John Pilgrim and his team have accidently created a pathogen that is killing all living cells on Earth.

In the last 6 remaining in-game days on Earth, the player must make choices about how to spend his last moments. Will he spend time with his family, work on a cure or go nuts?

Reviews


ThatHoboGuyThatHoboGuy

Rated 2.5 / 5 stars

I like it,but...

I like it,but i am upset about the no replay.I wanted to know other chances,but i cant.



shalomfindershalomfinder

Rated 2.5 / 5 stars

ewwwwww

kinda heavy for a pixelated kinda game. good concept but i agree with AJww on that you can give a sense of finality without ruining my day when i come back excited to replay...and then boom hes still on the ground dead...haha



TheArraignerTheArraigner

Rated 2.5 / 5 stars

Wow.

Since I didn't know whether to give this game a 0 or a 10, I decided to split the difference.

Positives: This game will genuinely makes you think about what choices you would make if you knew the end was near. It sucks you in to very simplistic characters and creates a wealth of emotion in a short period of time. I admire the concept of one and only one chance, I think it's innovative and a breath of fresh air in comparison to the usual "die and try 5000 more times" type of game.

Cons: Simply put, this game is depressing. I lost sleep over it. Don't picture your loved ones when you play, or it will hit you somewhere you don't want to be hit. The particular element I'm referring to is having to look at your wife's blood-soaked corpse lying on the ground, only to open the door to your daughter's room and see a pool of blood lying near her bed. Then, having to bury the only two people in the world you love with your own hands.

This game redefines the unrealistic nature of die 9000 times until you get what you want, which I think is great because in real life, you only have one chance. The game's merits, however, don't outweigh its insanely depressing themes. It may just be me, but I like happy endings.

(P.S. There is a way to replay the game, however, out of respect to the author, I won't reveal it here.)


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Obliviongate20Obliviongate20

Rated 2.5 / 5 stars

Depressing...

Its kind of sad.I don't really think you can "Cure" it...



DarkRapt0rDarkRapt0r

Rated 2.5 / 5 stars

The only way to win is keep working!!!