Professor Layton: Diabolical Box: Impression Discussion? -spoilers-

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    I finished Professor Layton: Diabolical Box today and found it to be one of the most heartwarming stories in a video game yet. I liked the puzzle that incorporated the ticket in the manual (bought it, those who didn't, print out the manual/or that page). It was a cool touch - Seeing
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    . I was genuinely freaked out when the professor and Luke
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    Perhaps I'm too cheesy. What do you think about the game?
     
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    Was it better than the first? I found the first one more boring than stimulating.
     
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    I got bored with the first one early on too... But I am loving the second one...

    Great art... Great ambiance...
     
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    I liked it when
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    The game is very good, but the Voice Acting seems stuffy.
     
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    Love Professor Layton and the curious village and just got this one looks likes its just as good! Love the story these have!
     
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    I wish that they would make it more 3d (moving in town) It is so boring to see exactly the same engine with no improvements at all.
    So now they will make 10 games with the same graphics just different story.
     
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    I actually like how it is right now, no fancy stuff, just gimmie the basics, don't fix it because it ain't broke. Besides, it's the puzzles that matter. Puzzles and story, really.
     
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    You know, if it ain't broken, don't fix it. It's an amazing game which lived up to my absolute expectations. I have a feeling that this is better for me than Scribblenauts when it comes out.

    Back to the topic at hand, this game was truly amazing. The story was incredibly grasping and compelling, I totally loved and adored it. Especially the ending, which made me cry. And the
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    The cutscences were quite improved, and I absolutely adored the huge amount of voice acting.
    The puzzles were difficult, which makes them even better! The game was amazing.
     
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    I actually can't wait until the next two are released here in Americanland. Right now I am puzzling my way to the cutscenes just so I can watch 'em again, because they were that frick awesome.
     
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    i just got 4500 picarats so i could re-watch
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    so epic
     
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    Ahh, I need to solve all of those puzzles? Too much work.

    But as long as I get to see it...
     
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    well eventually its gonna get canned on (some reviews are already doing it)
    you cant just keep doing the same thing over again as we saw in the resident evil series for example
    phoenix wright is probably gonna be the next game to go this route but they are starting to change the gameplay now in the next one

    of course change could be bad also...
     
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    Right now, I'm missing 5 puzzles and I keep getting distracted by theathre mode and replaying the ending. Awesome cutscenes. I must say, I'm actually relieved I made it 4800 picarats. I hope I reach 5000. (but it's near impossible I don't since all the remaining puzzles are 70-99 picarats)
     
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    The movie sequence there really is nice. The story itself is okay. Didn't jolt me out of my seat. Had some nice twists though which you catch only after you got to the end. The end itself is though cheesy like hell. But that's not a problem. Graphic wise this is okay. No need for fancy 3D stuff for this kind of game. The puzzles is a two edged sword. Most of them are easy as pan cake if you are not dim witted. Some are right out broken and incorrect ( aka multiple solutions but only some count as valid... waste of picarats ). Again others are rehashes ( like 3 or 4 times tower-of-hanoi or this solitaire game ) which get boring after the second stage. Annoying is that you can't enter numbers using a keypad type input but using the stupid stylus. The game just fumbles up all the time. It can't tell apart my "2"s and "8"s and with "4"s it has a problem too. Lost lots of picarats because the game guessed the wrong number. They really should fix this. And they should allow you to navigate without tapping the stupid shoe all the time. It breaks up the flow. Overall a nice game though. Just rough around some edges.
     
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    I loved that Iris instrumental song, I even looked for mp3 but couldn't find it at all....
     
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    The voice song is a lot better in truth. You should try the patch. Search for it somewhere in GBATEMP.net
     

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