Not For Broadcast – v2022.01.25a

#2551 Not For Broadcast v2022.01.25a

Genres/Tags: Interactive movie, Logic, First-person, 3D
Companies: NotGames, tinyBuild
Languages: RUS/ENG/MULTI7
Original Size: 41.2 GB
Repack Size: from 14.9 GB [Selective Download]

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Fixed Installer

Use it if you didn’t download “full resolution” videos pack, otherwise you’ll face the error message during installation.

Discussion and (possible) future updates on CS.RIN.RU thread

Screenshots (Click to enlarge)

Repack Features

  • Based on Not.For.Broadcast-PLAZA ISO release: plaza-not.for.broadcast.iso (44,282,642,432 bytes)
  • 100% Lossless & MD5 Perfect: all files are identical to originals after installation
  • NOTHING ripped, NOTHING re-encoded
  • Selective Download feature: you may skip downloading and installing of Russian/Chinese voiceovers and videos in tiny/large resolutions (check the note below)
  • Significantly smaller archive size (compressed from 41.2 to 14.9~36.5 GB, depending on selected components)
  • Installation takes 20-50 minutes (depending on your system and selected components)
  • After-install integrity check so you could make sure that everything installed properly
  • HDD space after installation: up to 50.6 GB
  • Language can be changed in game settings
  • At least 2 GB of free RAM (inc. virtual) required for installing this repack

PS: Very nice game! You must try it!

A special note about optional videofiles

The game uses three resolution for almost every video file in game: tiny (160×120 pixels), small (320×240, called Half Size in game settings) and large (640×480, called Full Size in game settings). Half Size videos are equal to VHS resolution/quality, so it fits better in the timeframe the game takes place, so those videos are included in the repack by default.

Tiny resolution videos are used only pre-air small screens in game, so they also are made optional and Half Size videos are used instead, when this optional pack is not installed.

Full Size videos optional pack is pretty large and you may download it if you feel that VHS-quality videos are not for you.

Game Description
It’s time for the National Nightly News. A nation tunes in, and you get to decide what’s fit for broadcast. Pick the most exciting (or scandalous) camera angles, bleep the swears and determine which ads to run to keep the sponsors happy. No pressure, right? I mean, who pays attention to the news anyway?

Not For Broadcast is a darkly comedic game of televised chaos that lets you pick what you want to see on TV, no matter what anybody else wants. Egotistical celebrities, dishonest politicians, and strange sponsors clash on the airwaves. You’re here to ensure that the show goes on uninterrupted.

Cut between multiple camera feeds, tweak the headlines, bleep the foul language, all with just moments to spare on a live broadcast! Whether you toe the party line or stir up a scandal is your choice, so long as you can hold the audience’s fickle attention.

Game Features

  • Frame the picture (and the debate): Keep the general public entertained with your editing skills. You are the artist and the broadcast is your canvas.
  • Keep it PG: Smash that big red CENSOR button to keep rude words (and other sensitive information) off the air. Keep the news safe for children and oppressive political regimes alike.
  • Hand-pick the headlines: There’s more news to see than a single broadcast can possibly contain, so someone (that’s you) gets to choose what goes on air. Frame a footballer as a loving beau or a drunken lout? Your call to make, and just one of many. It’s just TV, right? It’s not like you could change an entire nation’s fate…
  • Cue the ads: Powerful as you are, they’re really not paying you enough here. Some hand-picked (if slightly sketchy) sponsors might help pad that bank balance, and provide some laughs along the way. Customer satisfaction is not guaranteed and absolutely no refunds.
  • The show must go on!: Nothing will stop the National Nightly News, not even existential threats! Keep broadcasting no matter how bizarre things get. News stops for no-one, not even a category 5 storm!
  • Keep them laughing as you go: Okay, so the news isn’t all sunshine and celebrity embarrassments. There’s all that talk of war, and the politics are just getting to you. But don’t worry, be happy! Tune out the chaos, turn up the ads, and whatever you do, don’t listen in on the increasingly panicked chatter of the news crew behind the scenes. Everything’s fine.
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