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Violence in Gnap
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CaptainJei



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Violence in Gnap 

So, I started watching a let's-play of Gnap to see if I might want to track it down, and I have to say that what happens when clicking on the group of frightened pigs at the beginning is one of the most disturbing things I've ever seen in an adventure game. It really caught me off guard and put me off from wanting to track down and play the game. What's worse is that apparently later in the game you have to basically bloodily murder a guy (whose minding his own business fixing his car) in front of his son in order to get a wrench or something like that. Ugh.

And don't get me wrong; I certainly don't mind violence, even graphic violence, in the right context. (DreamWeb and Hotline: Miami are two of my favorite games, for instance). But given the context there's something that comes across as particularly cruel in Gnap.

Just wanted to vent. Feel free to disagree/agree/ignore.

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Post Fri May 26, 2017 5:42 am 
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Mim



Joined: 11 Dec 2005
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I played the game and agree. I also do not mind violence or dark humor in games but some scenes in this game are just disgusting. The humor seemed to me rather immature than funny while puzzles varies from mediocre to frustrating. Graphics is nice but not exceptional. Overall I would not recommend to play it.

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Post Mon Jun 12, 2017 8:51 am 
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Strangerke
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There's also some pretty gore scenes in Hopkins. What would you suggest? A popup when you start the game to mention it contains mature content or Something generic like that?

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Post Mon Jun 26, 2017 9:33 am 
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Longcat



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Seeing how this upsets people, I would say this is the best reason to play the game. Highly recommended!

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Post Mon Jun 26, 2017 10:44 am 
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