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When did you start playing DD?

Postby William on Sun Sep 20, 2015 7:00 pm

I happened upon the game when it was in Alpha version and "completed" it with all classes and races back then. I lost track of the game during beta and early full release, and "rediscovered" it on Gog.com in mid 2014. I bought it in September 2014, played it a little bit, but got so overwhelmed by all the options that I left it for a bit. I restarted my kingdom a few weeks before the Enhanced Edition came out and once I unlocked DERP, there was no turning back. I bought a tablet so that I could play the Android version too (also for Minecraft pocket edition). :D
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Re: When did you start playing DD?

Postby Tinker on Sun Sep 20, 2015 7:27 pm

I was totally oblivious to DD's existence until last summer. I've read about it then, and I was like, ok, this is part RPG, part other cool stuff, possibly similar to FTL which I had been playing at the time, so I might as well give it a shot. Been playing for about a year now (I got the game around my reg date).
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Re: When did you start playing DD?

Postby Blovski on Sun Sep 20, 2015 7:38 pm

I hopped on mid beta, but I played a bit of the alpha when it was first released.
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Re: When did you start playing DD?

Postby Nurator on Mon Sep 21, 2015 7:16 am

I started with the old alpha. Played it a LOT. Then forgot about it and played it again. At some time (I guess around 3-4 years ago), I bought the beta, when all vicious dungeons were available, but VGOT had its old layout. Dont know exactly when that was^^

Edit: My first post in the forum was on 24th March, 2012 (!).
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Re: When did you start playing DD?

Postby Darvin on Mon Sep 21, 2015 4:21 pm

I discovered DD towards the end of the Alpha, either late 2010 or early 2011. There was an indication that a full-version was under development, and I just happened to stumble on this forum within 24 hours of public registrations being opened so I signed up and started discussing Desktop Dungeons.
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Re: When did you start playing DD?

Postby Rob1221 on Mon Sep 21, 2015 4:43 pm

I started playing the alpha version after seeing Totalbiscuit's video about it. I forgot when I bought the full game but it was sometime after the Steam release.
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Re: When did you start playing DD?

Postby sitnaltax on Tue Sep 22, 2015 4:50 am

I started playing in the alpha and, like William, completed the game (even the ludicrously punishing triple quest). I was enough of a fan that when I caught wind of the beta, I signed on right away. I have to say: I had high hopes for the commercial version and the end product exceeded them. The devs did a really great job of distilling the best of the gameplay and adding the right graphics and sound to make the end product really polished.
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Re: When did you start playing DD?

Postby Zazzlegut on Tue Sep 22, 2015 10:13 am

I've only been playing about three months now. I can't even remember where I first heard about the game, but I remember it sounded pretty cool and decided to track it down. Lucky for me that when I found it, it was on sale at GOG so I got it for a really good price.

It's the least I've ever paid for such a vast amount of frustration. :-)
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