Conclusion: Fray is far from perfect. It definitely could have used a few more rounds of beta testing before it showed up on the market. That said, there is potential here. I can’t very well say to you, “You shouldn’t play the game because there aren’t very many people playing the game.
Conclusion: In the interest of impartiality, it should be said that the maps are one of the redeeming qualities of Fray. When the game works, they look nice and colorful, well-designed and filled with tactical opportunities. The sound and music isn’t awful, but nothing that stands out of the ordinary either.
A limited online community and a myriad of bugs hurt Fray, a turn-based strategy game.
13 July 2012
Summary: It's always disappointing when cool concepts are killed by sloppy execution. The meticulously orchestrated chaos that erupts on the battlefield as squads of well-armed future soldiers duke it out in Fray's asynchronous turn-based encounters certainly appeals on a strategic level.
Pros: Rare well-balanced matches can be a lot of fun, Lots of gear and perks to unlock
Cons: Frequent visual and gameplay glitches, Interface is awkward and inconsistent, Matchmaking is problematic, Weak player community
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«Баги» тоже поправимы. Но
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потенциал, с таким отношением к
покупателям далеко не уедешь.