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Beacon

by Pinback

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Game Genre:
Sci-Fi
Game Type:
Drama
Story Type:
Original
Release Date:
26 Feb 2011
AGS Panel Rating:
Player Rating:
Short game (can be completed within 30 minutes)
Short game Can be completed within 30 minutes
Medium length game Takes at least 30 mins to finish
Full length game As long as a Sierra / LucasArts classic
MAGS game Monthly AGS competition entry
Non-adventure game Using Adventure Game Studio for something else?!
Joke game You know when it fits this category ;)
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Training game Games made just to try out AGS
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Public Opinion

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23 people have rated this game so far:
Visual:
96%
Immersion:
90%
Puzzles & Pacing:
84%
Overall Enjoyment:
82%

About this game

MAGS entry - 'Submerged'. A very short, but pretty, game.
See the people who made this game and any other games they've worked on >>
Pinback has worked on 4 other games: (see them >>)

AGS Panel Review

"Very short but compelling experience with great atmosphere."

16 people commented on this game (newest first):

Amazing short adventure!
2016-11-02 00:08:13 by mercenario
Good quality short game. Nice sound and visuals. A little glitch with hotspots not showing after inventory opened until you click a mouse button. Overall good stuff. Worth a play.
2016-04-08 16:12:45 by Two Tales
yes it's by the artist who went on to do Primordia.
2014-03-09 06:16:09 by xlynx
This reminds me of Primordia pc game.
Are they related in any way?
Is their a walkthrough?
2013-06-16 17:23:46 by donkeymilk
Thank you. I don't have much time to play adventures recently so this short one was fine for a break.
2012-06-30 13:09:37 by Le Woltaire (VAN_WOLTER)
Hey, nice Mags game!

This game has speech in it, nice difficulty, nice atmosphere. Tad on the short side, even for a Mags game, but as quite a few people have said, worth a download :)
2012-01-10 00:19:30 by Andy
Great entertainment, classic Pinback stuff is this!
2011-04-03 07:36:24 by m0ds
way too short! but good.
2011-03-24 22:48:40 by ray (digitalray)
Short, visually perfect and good fun :) Wait, is that Grundy's voice? :D
2011-03-22 19:02:24 by Anonymous (m0ds)
Impressive MAGS game. The visuals are stunning and the atmosphere is great. The puzzles are rather easy and the game is short, but it's well worth the time.
2011-03-20 21:08:51 by Matti (matti)
Once again, impressive visuals! The only thing I didn't like about it, is that some objects were hard to find. The puzzles were solid and overall it's a nice, short, athmospheric game.
2011-02-28 14:20:09 by Helme (Helme)
An incredible looking and sounding game, with a superb overall production quality. The only downside is, that the game is very short and light on puzzles, relying more on simply trying to find the small objects that blend into the background a bit too easily, downgrading the hardest part of the game into finding a small dark object from a big dark background.

Overall a very much recommendable experience that gives the player very little to complain about!
2011-02-28 08:43:38 by WHAM (WHAM)
The atmosphere this game has is just incredible. Everything is so convincing and dense. Pinbacks distinctive style is all over the place. A game you have to experience.
The puzzles are very conservative and apparently the game is very short and you should definitely take this time!
2011-02-27 23:15:46 by mode7 (mode7)
Really great game, even though it's very short. Graphics are beautiful, puzzles not too hard. Definitely worth a download.
2011-02-27 08:09:45 by Yamiko (Yamipanda)
A really awesome game. It takes like 10 minutes or so to finish, but it's a MAGS entry. The level of polish is extreme, and it features nice voice-acting and graphics.
2011-02-26 17:23:46 by Dualnames (Dualnames)
A very atmospheric (if short) underwater adventure. High quality production values and solid puzzles. Jules Verne would be proud.
2011-02-26 17:10:18 by Ascovel (Ascovel)
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