How did you learn of Transcendence?

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How did you first learn of Transcendence?

Wikipedia
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Youtube
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From a friend
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4%
Mainstream gaming news site (IGN, Kotaku, etc.)
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Indie gaming website
10
21%
News aggregator (Reddit, digg, Slashdot, etc.)
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PC Gaming and Hardware site (Tom's Hardware, Neoseeker, etc.)
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Search engine
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26%
Social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)
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No votes
Specialty forum (SomethingAwful, 4chan, etc.)
1
2%
Printed media/Magazines (PC Gamer, Edge, etc.)
7
15%
Other (Please share!)
15
32%
 
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Mon Feb 10, 2014 3:32 am

Figured this might be interesting info.

I first discovered Transcendence on Wikipedia, while browsing through https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_freeware_games. It was one of the few freeware games back in 2009, with low system requirements and sounding like a fun way to kill some time.

So, how did you find out about Transcendence?
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Mon Feb 10, 2014 4:50 am

Found out about it on the battleships forever forum.

Not sure what category that would be though, but it was an indie freeware game, so i'll go with that option.
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Mon Feb 10, 2014 8:15 am

It was mentioned once on the Flashtrek forum and that is how I got here.
Has resurfaced!

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Mon Feb 10, 2014 8:16 am

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Mon Feb 10, 2014 3:33 pm

Oddly enough I was looking at George's astral photography first and happened across the game in his posts.
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Mon Feb 10, 2014 6:01 pm

TVR wrote:Figured this might be interesting info.

I first discovered Transcendence on Wikipedia, while browsing through https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_freeware_games. It was one of the few freeware games back in 2009, with low system requirements and sounding like a fun way to kill some time.

So, how did you find out about Transcendence?
This is definitely a helpful poll.

Believe it or not, there was a time when people mostly found out about Transcendence from CD-ROMs stuck inside a printed magazine.

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Mon Feb 10, 2014 6:03 pm

I found Transcendence in printed Magazine CD :P

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Tue Feb 11, 2014 5:44 pm

I was playing space related videogames, and I wanted something similar to Star Control 2 and I stumbled upon Transcendence.
Still here playing it :D

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Wed Feb 12, 2014 2:59 am

I... have completely forgotten how I came across it. It'll come back to me. I hope. >_>'

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Wed Feb 12, 2014 11:10 pm

Ultimate Chicken wrote:I... have completely forgotten how I came across it.
Me too.. although I suspect I was searching for free, non-MMO (ie standalone) at the time; it may have been linked from a Nethack page

IIRC my earliest experience was with v0.94.. then with 0.96 and counting..
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Thu Feb 13, 2014 2:15 pm

To be honest, that they I just learnt the word Transcendence, by googling it. And shortly after learning the word I look through the search results, and found this game accidentally. Not what I really expect from the title, though. :D
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Thu Feb 13, 2014 3:31 pm

I learn of Transcendence through Starcom (write up on the development). Someone wrote a comment along the lines of 'If you like Starcom, you should google Transcendence'.
So, worth of mouth advertisement did it for me :)

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Fri Feb 14, 2014 7:42 pm

small-games.info
Roguelikes and text games.

Found there.

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Sat Feb 15, 2014 12:03 am

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