ASA: A Space Adventure - Remastered Edition

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ASA: Remastered is a 1st person game (point&click) reminiscent of games such as the Myst series. Visit a vast spaceship called The Ark divided into 6 areas, and discover the truth behind the Cubes.

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In 2057, an astronaut finds a strange Black Cube in Space, and is teleported onto a mysterious spaceship called the Ark. You soon discover that he's not the first astronaut from planet Terra to arrive here: Philip Forte lived through the very same experience in 2011 and, fortunately, left a diary explaining his story. With this help, you visit the Ark, with one single goal in mind: getting back home!

ASA: A Space Adventure was originally created with love by a single person, and now comes back in a Remastered Edition thanks to the help of developer Andrea Rinaldi. ASA is a first-person slideshow adventure game (point 'n click) reminiscent of famous games such as the Myst and Rhem series. Visit a vast spaceship called The Ark, divided into several areas, and discover the truth behind the Cubes and their creators...
You'll probably need a pen and paper to write down your notes in order to solve the challenging puzzles!

ASA: Remastered Edition is an improved version of the game originally released in January 2013 by Simon Mesnard. It is part of the Black Cube series, a collection of Sci-Fi projects based on a book. Several other projects related to the Black Cube series, such as Catyph: The Kunci Experiment, should release in the coming years and you can find them all on their dedicated website: http://www.theblackcube.fr

"With a captivating backstory and engaging, challenging puzzles, ASA: A Space Adventure is a welcome addition to the pantheon of Myst-style puzzle-adventure games!" (AdventureGamers.com, 4/5)

http://www.aspaceadventure.fr
  • Original version features:
  • 9 different environments (6 areas on the main spaceship, 2 planets, 1 satellite)
  • 10+ hours of gameplay
  • a story illustrated with several CG movies for a better immersion
  • rythmed with an original soundtrack by Stélian Derenne (Karreo).
  • walk in the steps of a disapeared astronaut. Read his diary to find clues and recreate the full storyline.
  • New in ASA: Remastered Edition:
  • ASA: Remastered Edition is the exact same than the original ASA game, except that we've been working on several new features specifically for the Steam release. Despite a lot of efforts in the past, the original version released in 2013 presented different issues that could not be solved, so we decided to restart from scratch with a new game engine! Here's the list of new features:
  • Play in HD 1920x800 (1024x432 for the original game)
  • we have re-rendered all the backgrounds from the original 3D scenes (no photoshop upscale!)
  • Developed with Visonaire Studio, allowing more flexibility and stability
  • We've added visual aids to identify the hotspots
  • More translations, no need to patch anymore! (English, French, Italian, Spanish and German)
  • No exists for Mac!

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Mac Requirements Minimum Supported Will It Run?
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CPU TypeUniversal
CPU Cores2
CPU Speed2 GHz
System RAM2 GB
Drive Space1 GB
Video RAM512 MB
Video CardAny
Important Notes:
  • This game was created with Visionaire Studio. If you can play games like Deponia created with the same tool, then ASA should work on your machine too.
  • Please note that non-dedicated graphic cards may work, but may have a few issues with displaying graphics correctly or the game may run a little bit slow.
  • Some openAL drivers on very old sound cards can only play 16 sounds at a time.
  • Newer sound cards can play between 16 & 1024 sounds; depending on the sound card driver.
Other Requirements:
Mouse

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  1. Point and click Adventure im Stile von Myst oder Rhem
    by Schulle, Germany - Oct 19th 2015

    Wie im Titel bereits beschrieben handelt es sich um ein klassisches Point and Click Adventure im Stile von Myst oder Rhem.
    Man klickt sich von Bild zu Bild und hat diverse Rätsel zu lösen. Der Schwierigkeitsgrad der Rätsel liegt auf dem Niveau der Myst-Reihe, erreicht aber nicht ganz den Schwierigkeitsgrad der Rhem-Spiele. D.h. der Schwierigkeitsgrad bewegt sich in der Regel auf einem mittleren Niveau. Nur wenige Rätsel sind etwas herrausfordernder.
    Die Qualität der gerenderten Bilder sowie der Animationen ist nicht zeitgemäß, aber für ein Spiel dieser Art, wo das Lösen von Rätseln sowie die Hintergrundgeschichte im Vordergrund stehen, mehr als gut genug. Die Hintergrundmusik ist angenehm und unaufdringlich. Die Geräuschkulisse gelungen. Die Hintergrundgeschichte motiviert zum Weiterspielen.
    Lange habe ich darauf gewartet, dass mal wieder ein Spiel dieser Art erscheint. Ich habe nicht lange überlegt und spontan auf „kaufen" geklickt. Ich habe meine Entscheidung nicht bereut. Endlich mal wieder ein Spiel mit einer interessanten Geschichte, anspruchsvollen Rätseln und einer Spiellänge, die mehr als die heute leider oftmals üblichen fünf bis zehn Stunden beträgt.
    Spieler, welche die Myst- und Rhem-Reihe geschätzt haben, sollten dieses Spiel kaufen.

    Ohne Probleme unter folgender Konfiguration gespielt: iMac 27" late 2013, core i5, 16GB RAM, Fusion Drive, OSX 10.11.

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