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by DeadPoolX
Sat Sep 30, 2017 7:15 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Chatter
Topic: Depicting Alcohol Use in a Game
Replies: 24
Views: 1141

Re: Depicting Alcohol Use in a Game

I think this is mainly a sensitive issue in US/Canada. I've worked on a few TV shows with very strict guidelines for behaviour. Like in some shows, you can never show a fist contacting a head, or a hand around a neck. TV shows are very different from games. When you make a TV show, you have broadca...
by DeadPoolX
Tue Dec 13, 2016 6:07 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Chatter
Topic: Board (Bored?) Games!
Replies: 63
Views: 7471

Re: Board (Bored?) Games!

Ah, okay. I haven't played "Oregon Trail", so I've never heard of "You have died of dysentery". Thanks for the explanation. :) I think The Oregon Trail was really only known to Americans. For instance, Maia had never heard of the game before I mentioned it. I'm still waiting for TOT to appear on GO...
by DeadPoolX
Tue Dec 13, 2016 3:36 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Chatter
Topic: Board (Bored?) Games!
Replies: 63
Views: 7471

Re: Board (Bored?) Games!

Ah, okay. I haven't played "Oregon Trail", so I've never heard of "You have died of dysentery". Thanks for the explanation. :) I think The Oregon Trail was really only known to Americans. For instance, Maia had never heard of the game before I mentioned it. I'm still waiting for TOT to appear on GO...
by DeadPoolX
Fri Sep 02, 2016 5:08 pm
Forum: The Quest for Glory Series
Topic: Hero-U
Replies: 113
Views: 60570

Re: Hero-U

Serena Nelson (of Cliqist ) recently interviewed Corey Cole about Hero-U and wrote an article of it entitled "Going Back to School With Hero-U’s Corey Cole" that was posted yesterday, so it's very up-to-date. Nelson shares many of the same viewpoints and disappointment that many people (such as Tawm...
by DeadPoolX
Fri Jul 08, 2016 6:23 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Chatter
Topic: What are you playing now?
Replies: 943
Views: 100148

Re: What are you playing now?

I have all the original Ultimas; but like all my Sierra games I own; I still got them on GOG for simplicity. I do the same, mostly because modern computers lack 3.5" diskette drives (and you can't even get a 5.25" drive that'd work on anything made within the last decade or so) and the vast majorit...
by DeadPoolX
Fri Jul 08, 2016 9:46 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Chatter
Topic: What are you playing now?
Replies: 943
Views: 100148

Re: What are you playing now?

I have all the original Ultimas; but like all my Sierra games I own; I still got them on GOG for simplicity. I do the same, mostly because modern computers lack 3.5" diskette drives (and you can't even get a 5.25" drive that'd work on anything made within the last decade or so) and the vast majorit...
by DeadPoolX
Fri Jul 08, 2016 9:28 am
Forum: The Quest for Glory Series
Topic: Hero-U
Replies: 113
Views: 60570

Re: Hero-U

I stand corrected. Corey *was* a kick-ass programmer. Trust me. I've seen his code. Maybe so, but that doesn't make him qualified to manage a project. Perhaps part of the reason the QFG series ended up succeeding was that Corey didn't have to manage his own project. Sierra did that for him, so he c...
by DeadPoolX
Tue Jul 05, 2016 8:10 pm
Forum: The Quest for Glory Series
Topic: Hero-U
Replies: 113
Views: 60570

Re: Hero-U

That's not how I read it at all. How Tawmis described it is exactly how I take it: Corey Cole wrote: "In this case, if I had accurately projected the time, effort, and cost this game would take, we wouldn't have done it. If we had accurately listed those on the Kickstarter page, I doubt backers woul...
by DeadPoolX
Tue Jul 05, 2016 4:19 pm
Forum: The Quest for Glory Series
Topic: Hero-U
Replies: 113
Views: 60570

Re: Hero-U

I think they were having serious financial issues before the project started, so Kickstarter as an "easy" way to gain money from die-hard QFG fans by playing the nostalgia card, and decided to make a game. Once they realized how much money it'd cost and how much time it'd take, they kept quiet and h...
by DeadPoolX
Mon Jul 04, 2016 6:24 am
Forum: The Quest for Glory Series
Topic: Hero-U
Replies: 113
Views: 60570

Re: Hero-U

It's only deceitful if they had the accurate information, which the first sentences says is not the case. I am reading that first sentence way different than you. I am reading how DPX is reading it. Corey Cole wrote: "In this case, if I had accurately projected the time, effort, and cost this game ...
by DeadPoolX
Sun Jul 03, 2016 7:47 pm
Forum: The Quest for Glory Series
Topic: Hero-U
Replies: 113
Views: 60570

Re: Hero-U

Here is what Corey Cole wrote: "In this case, if I had accurately projected the time, effort, and cost this game would take, we wouldn't have done it. If we had accurately listed those on the Kickstarter page, I doubt backers would have funded it." Okay, some of you feel he wasn't trying to deceive ...
by DeadPoolX
Sun Jul 03, 2016 4:56 pm
Forum: The Quest for Glory Series
Topic: Hero-U
Replies: 113
Views: 60570

Re: Hero-U

I am not so sure that the Coles were being purposefully deceitful. First of all, to deceive someone, it goes without saying that you are doing it on purpose. If it's accidental, then yes - it's not what they're expecting - but then, it's not what you were expecting either. So while it may be incomp...
by DeadPoolX
Sat Jul 02, 2016 4:23 am
Forum: The Quest for Glory Series
Topic: Hero-U
Replies: 113
Views: 60570

Re: Hero-U

Tawmis wrote: Poop. Do you realize how happy I was when I saw your name under a new post? I was like, "Awesome! DPX is back!"
Thanks! :D
Tawmis wrote:And then it's this. I was hoping for a fun post. Not a depressing one.

:)
Yeah, sorry about that, but I felt it needed to be known.
by DeadPoolX
Thu Jun 30, 2016 6:06 am
Forum: The Quest for Glory Series
Topic: Hero-U
Replies: 113
Views: 60570

Re: Hero-U

Here's something else Corey Cole wrote on the Kickstarter page: "So, yes, I made many mistakes along the way... but every developer has made many mistakes in the development of every game ever. Often they're necessary - we learn from them. In this case, if I had accurately projected the time, effort...
by DeadPoolX
Sat Jun 11, 2016 6:34 am
Forum: The Leisure Suit Larry Series
Topic: What the hell is going on with LSL1: Reloaded?
Replies: 12
Views: 7659

Re: What the hell is going on with LSL1: Reloaded?

Weird question, but have you tried windowed mode? I realize full screen would be preferable, but some games just do better in a window. Also, some games let you expand the window to fill up the entire screen anyway, although I don't know if LSL1:R does or not. el_pombo, My graphics card is definitel...