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by DeadPoolX
Mon Nov 19, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: Non-Sierra Games & Help
Topic: Question for people who use GOG (Good Old Games)...
Replies: 32
Views: 1805

Re: Question for people who use GOG (Good Old Games)...

Coming back to the thread topic (Steam and GOG) - This article from Lifehacker summarises the good, the bad, and the ugly about them both. :) It's from early 2016, though... any idea if it's still accurate? Everyone's experience differs. I've never had a problem with Steam's customer support (and I...
by DeadPoolX
Sun Nov 18, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Non-Sierra Games & Help
Topic: Question for people who use GOG (Good Old Games)...
Replies: 32
Views: 1805

Re: Question for people who use GOG (Good Old Games)...

The likes of Facebook are not a good place for any kind of discussion. The limitations of the size of post, linking options, formatting etc. are not conducive to such conversations. [...] Many social media sites allow for little more than drive-by quips, which seems to bring out the worst in people...
by DeadPoolX
Sun Nov 18, 2018 7:21 am
Forum: Non-Sierra Games & Help
Topic: Question for people who use GOG (Good Old Games)...
Replies: 32
Views: 1805

Re: Question for people who use GOG (Good Old Games)...

Word. I'd love to see social networks die and people return to the comfy cozy homes that are internet forums. Or at least some kind of exodus. That'd be amazing. I can't stand social networks. It used to just be a place to keep in touch with people you knew or your family (that's what I got it for)...
by DeadPoolX
Sat Nov 17, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: The Police Quest Series
Topic: Police Quest at Science World
Replies: 7
Views: 1557

Re: Police Quest at Science World

That's really neat! Maia and I never visited the Telus World of Science when we lived on the mainland. Too bad an exhibit like that didn't come to the Royal BC Museum. We have memberships there!
by DeadPoolX
Sat Nov 17, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: The Leisure Suit Larry Series
Topic: Leisure Suit Larry: Wet Dreams Don't Dry
Replies: 26
Views: 3249

Re: Leisure Suit Larry: Wet Dreams Don't Dry

I guess I'm reviving this thread now, but... has anyone played it yet? How is it and how does it compare to the original games? Also, can you save when and where you want? I've seen more and more adventure games going with save points or checkpoint saves (e.g. Siberia 3 , Dreamfall: Chapters , Silen...
by DeadPoolX
Sat Nov 17, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Non-Sierra Games & Help
Topic: Question for people who use GOG (Good Old Games)...
Replies: 32
Views: 1805

Re: Question for people who use GOG (Good Old Games)...

Tawmis wrote:
Sat Nov 17, 2018 12:39 pm
DeadPoolX wrote:
Sat Nov 17, 2018 8:48 am
The main differences between the three downloading options on GOG are as follows:
This post totally sounds like something DPX would say...

Wait.

WHAT?

:lol:

Stick around man!
I just might. I'm really sick of Facebook and how politicized everything becomes, regardless of the topic. :)
by DeadPoolX
Sat Nov 17, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: Non-Sierra Games & Help
Topic: Question for people who use GOG (Good Old Games)...
Replies: 32
Views: 1805

Re: Question for people who use GOG (Good Old Games)...

The main differences between the three downloading options on GOG are as follows: 1. Website - You click and download any game you own straight from your library. The one problem with this method is that many larger games are broken up into a lot of smaller files (sometimes dozens) so you'll have to...
by DeadPoolX
Sat Sep 30, 2017 7:15 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Chatter
Topic: Depicting Alcohol Use in a Game
Replies: 24
Views: 2125

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: 9413

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: 9413

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: 137
Views: 81609

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: 1025
Views: 131555

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: 1025
Views: 131555

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: 137
Views: 81609

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: 137
Views: 81609

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...