Very disappointed. Downloaded this due to reviews and wanted something to motivate me into walking daily. My first attempt found the story playing then it stopped and kept repeating chapters in the 1st episode on a loop. I am not impressed at all. I am about to attempt episode 1 again today but if it occurs again I simply wish for a full refund. Update. I tried episode 2. I could hear no story at all. Went back 2 episode 1 and the burn kept playing on a loop. This app is utter rubbish and I want a full refund. I am SO DISAPPOINTED.
Its an alright buy So the game is fun and exciting. Im definitely walking more then before because i find the story interesting, compelling and want to continue it. I find tracking fairly good(personally never had more then a few mintues discrepancy). My main issues are chapter 30 is a flop (entering makes game crash ALWAYS) if you can even get it started to continue, chapters 41 and 42 are ideal (map and audio).
Updated version so pleased I didn't delete Tried the walk a few times but found it was not tracking my walk steps of time. Despite walking twice a day for at the very least an hour the app tracked just 10 to 20 mins per day.. I was just about to give up and delete after it tracked just 700 steps of a 5. Mile. Walk . Then saw the update. Installed it along with Google fit and it's now tracking every step every minute and every mile. Really thrilled as it adds so much interest to my walk. unlike before I have managed to complete 2 episodes today.
I enjoy the game, but can't give such a buggy product a good review. It doesn't seem as if there is any real motivation to fix issues that have been known about for more than a year. The story is compelling, when I can get it to work.
Purchased August 2016 The Good: Engaging storytelling, great voice acting, interesting gameplay. The Bad: The sole mechanic of this game is minutes spent walking, and The Walk is terrible at keeping track of this. I bought this as a game to use around campus, and as a grad student, the reward of a story for spending more time walking is nice. However, as a grad student, I need my hands free for all of the teaching materials and whatnot I'm bringing to campus every day. But the only way this app works is if I'm holding it in a specific orientation, not in bags or purses or pockets, as promised. The Walk will count 50% or less of my activity when not carried in hand. Google Fit, however, tracks all activity well. I contacted customer service at Six to Start, and although I had prompt replies from the representative, they really offered nothing of use. If/When this app syncs correctly with Google Fit or tracks minutes of activity correctly, this rating will become a five-star rating.
loved it! Besides the crashing bug on episode 30 and episode 41 not giving me the right game map this app is great! I've just finished and the story is fantastic and I really really hope there is going to be another one because you can't leave it hanging like that!
- Added support for Google Fit step tracking, enabled by default. This should in general be more reliable and accurate than the old system, but you can turn it off in the settings.
- Challenge missions are now optional! The subsequent story mission will be unlocked when a challenge mission is unlocked.
- App can now be installed to the SD card
- Fixed issue causing the app to steadily get larger over time.
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