Capes - Review @ Mortismal Gaming

Has anyone played this yet? I'm wondering how it compares to FREEDOM FORCE.
 
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Has anyone played this yet? I'm wondering how it compares to FREEDOM FORCE.
I've only played the demo, but I didn't care for it much. I think FF was a lot better for its time. The only advantage Capes has is that it's turn-based if you prefer that.

Mortismal's review is one of the more positive ones I've seen. The user-score on Steam isn't very good so far.
 
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I've only played the demo, but I didn't care for it much. I think FF was a lot better for its time. The only advantage Capes has is that it's turn-based if you prefer that.

Mortismal's review is one of the more positive ones I've seen. The user-score on Steam isn't very good so far.

Thanks! This kind of confirms what I was already thinking.

I've also found that most superhero games (to include CITY OF HEROES, which I otherwise really enjoyed) don't do a very good job of invoking the "feel" of classic comic books, something that FREEDOM FORCE did very well.
 
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I've also found that most superhero games (to include CITY OF HEROES, which I otherwise really enjoyed) don't do a very good job of invoking the "feel" of classic comic books, something that FREEDOM FORCE did very well.
There's a game called Sentinels of Freedom that looks like it tried to emulate the style of Freedom Force. Might be worth checking out. I have no idea if it's any good though.
 
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There's a game called Sentinels of Freedom that looks like it tried to emulate the style of Freedom Force. Might be worth checking out. I have no idea if it's any good though.
Thanks! I'll check that out! :)
 
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Examples of FREEDOM FORCE invoking the "feel" of classic comic books:

1) All the origin stories, with artwork mimicking the style of artists like Jack Kirby.

2) The story unfolds using comic book covers/pages/panels in the cutscenes.

3) Super hero characters that represent the classic archetypes (i.e. a speedster character, a shrinking character, an iron man clone, etc.)

4) The story actually feels like a classic comic book story.
 
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