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Postby Collector » Thu Jan 28, 2010 1:08 am

Since GOG has now started adding the Sierra titles to their catalog, SHP has become an affiliate partner of GOG. If you don't have an account with GOG yet, If you set one up through this link, you can help SHP.

GOG has Arcanum: Of Steamworks & Magick Obscura, Gabriel Knight: Sins of The Fathers, Phantasmagoria, Space Quest 4-6, a Red Baron Pack, a pack of The Incredible Machine games, with more to come. GOG also has many non-Sierra favorites like The Longest Journey, including some free games.

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Please post here if you find any SIERRA games on Gog.com - also - If you purchase any SIERRA games from Gog.com - please do so using the links below. The links below help SHP greatly!

King's Quest IV + V + VI - $9.99
Space Quest IV + V + VI - $9.99
Gabriel Knight - Sins of the Fathers - $5.99
Gabriel Knight 2 - $5.99
Gabriel Knight 3 - $5.99
Phantasmagoria - $9.99
Phantasmagoria 2 - $5.99
Return to Krondor - $5.99
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Re: GK1 and Arcanum on GOG

Postby misslilo » Thu Jan 28, 2010 2:54 am

DARN!
Why in the world did they jump the gun - when GOG still have their countdown on. :(
Right now there's still 4 hours to go.

On the other hand that's WAY to cool and awesome news. FINALLY one could say, lol :D
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Re: GK1 and Arcanum on GOG

Postby Qbix » Thu Jan 28, 2010 3:46 am

Weird that gog.com agreed? to let it spoil this way.

Maybe we will see some sierra games as well, hopefully in better "packaging" as the steam version.
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Re: GK1 and Arcanum on GOG

Postby Collector » Thu Jan 28, 2010 4:20 am

This was on the GK Campaign board, but not every one here visits it, so:

http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-104 ... eStories.0

Most here probably already have GK1. If you do not, this will be your chance.

Qbix wrote:Maybe we will see some sierra games as well, hopefully in better "packaging" as the steam version.

It would be so easy to to develop a far better package in very little time.
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Gabriel Knight Sins of the Fathers on Good Old Games

Postby MusicallyInspired » Thu Jan 28, 2010 10:29 am

....along with Arcanum with more to come from ActiVision this month!

http://www.gog.com/en/gamecard/gabriel_knight_sins_of_the_fathers
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Re: Gabriel Knight Sins of the Fathers on Good Old Games

Postby Tawmis » Thu Jan 28, 2010 1:54 pm

That might be awesome to get. Because I have the CD version of the game and it requires a CD to play. Which is fine - but on my travel laptop (that I take on trips) doesn't have a CD Player - I have an external USB DVD Burner that I use as the CD Player, but one less thing to carry is that much better. And that's a fair price for such a great game.
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Gabriel Knight on GOG!

Postby The Giggles » Thu Jan 28, 2010 4:36 pm

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Re: Gabriel Knight on GOG!

Postby Tawmis » Thu Jan 28, 2010 5:52 pm

One can hope. I'd like to see other games released there. They stand to make a good profit possibly.

BTW: LOL and More LOL

:lol:

I will see if I can merge all of these into one thread.
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Re: Gabriel Knight Sins of the Fathers on Good Old Games

Postby MusicallyInspired » Thu Jan 28, 2010 5:56 pm

It's possible to play the CD version without the CD if you copy all the files to the hard drive AFTER installing the game and redirecting the pathways from resource.cfg to the pathways on your hard drive.

For the DOS version, anyway.
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Re: GK1 and Arcanum on GOG

Postby Collector » Thu Jan 28, 2010 7:08 pm

I believe that Tawm was taking about Arcanum, not GK1. Using the SHP GK1 installer will setup CD-less play.
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Re: Gabriel Knight on GOG!

Postby The Giggles » Fri Jan 29, 2010 10:27 am

Tawmis wrote:BTW: LOL and More LOL

:lol:

I will see if I can merge all of these into one thread.

Haha, sorry about that Tawm, I looked everywhere for a topic except for in Announcements. :-P
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Re: GK1 and Arcanum on GOG

Postby Tawmis » Fri Jan 29, 2010 2:08 pm

No worries at all! I would personally have people informing us multiple times than not at all! :) I just wanted you to know your topic was merged so you didn't think it got deleted! So by all means, if you hear of other Sierra games on Gog.com please post them over here on the forum! :) Better to be over informed than not informed at all!
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Re: GK1 and Arcanum on GOG

Postby DeadPoolX » Fri Jan 29, 2010 7:06 pm

Collector wrote:I believe that Tawm was taking about Arcanum, not GK1. Using the SHP GK1 installer will setup CD-less play.

Wouldn't it be possible to do the same with Arcanum? Granted, the file size is a lot larger than GK1, but if all the information was copied over, you'd think it would work.
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Re: GK1 and Arcanum on GOG

Postby Collector » Fri Jan 29, 2010 7:22 pm

It would not be using a RESOURCE.CFG. Arcanum is not a true Sierra game. It was developed by Troika. At the time that it was released, Sierra was not much more than a publishing house. While you are right in that it could be done, I'm not familiar enough with the mechanics of Arcanum to say how you would do it, but it is late enough that there might be some kind of DRM, even if nothing more than a simple CD check. It might be done with a simple config file edit (providing that the file is human readable), but chances are that it might require a No-CD crack. I would have to try it to say for sure.
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Re: GK1 and Arcanum on GOG

Postby Tawmis » Fri Jan 29, 2010 8:01 pm

I actually meant GK1 CD. I have the SHP Installer. But I didn't know it took away the need for the CD. I have been putting the CD in the computer because I thought it still needed it... :roll:
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