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Re: Thief E3 Presentation
Jun 19, 2013, 08:43
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Re: Thief E3 Presentation Jun 19, 2013, 08:43
Jun 19, 2013, 08:43
 
Quinn wrote on Jun 19, 2013, 06:33:
What I do hope so very, very much is that they haven't tinkered with the lore of the Thief world too much. I really loved the mystic and religious touch to it.

Actually... scratch that:
http://www.shacknews.com/article/79782/thief-dev-answers-community-questions

Are the old non-City Watch factions going to return--such as the Pagans, Hammerites, and Keepers--if only to give life to The City?

Because it's a reinvention, we are not going back to the old factions. We want new factions. The last story didn't give us a lot of options. We wanted to take a step back and make sure we have everything right for a new, fresh experience within this universe. There may be some references back to keep the following happy, but it will be all new groups.

The two new factions are the Baron and he has The Watch. We also have a dissident group called the Raven. There is a political conflict that Garrett finds himself in the middle of. There will be characters associated with the group that will reveal themselves within the game.

crap
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Re: Thief E3 Presentation
Jun 19, 2013, 08:32
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Re: Thief E3 Presentation Jun 19, 2013, 08:32
Jun 19, 2013, 08:32
 
Quinn wrote on Jun 19, 2013, 06:33:
What I do hope so very, very much is that they haven't tinkered with the lore of the Thief world too much. I really loved the mystic and religious touch to it.

This! I loved discovering the history of the various factions, and the way the story unfolded, especially in the first game, was breathtaking - anyone remember the cut scene after the "Sword" mission in Constantine's manor?
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Re: Sunday Mobilization
Jun 17, 2013, 01:53
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Re: Sunday Mobilization Jun 17, 2013, 01:53
Jun 17, 2013, 01:53
 
See? Governments can be good, after all
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Re: Thief Trailer
Jun 7, 2013, 22:53
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Re: Thief Trailer Jun 7, 2013, 22:53
Jun 7, 2013, 22:53
 
Overon wrote on Jun 7, 2013, 17:38:
Garret is a thief, not a ninja assassin.

Hear hear!!
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Re: Evening Interviews
Apr 13, 2013, 05:26
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Re: Evening Interviews Apr 13, 2013, 05:26
Apr 13, 2013, 05:26
 
Oh Cliffy.... that was a pretty pathetic attempt at defending Adam Orth, just because you know someone who knows someone who claims he's a good guy.
"Deal with it", you say. Yet you have totally failed to explain just what these supposed advantages of always-on would be? For the gamers that is, not for the gaming companies...
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Re: Evening Metaverse
Jul 18, 2012, 05:06
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Re: Evening Metaverse Jul 18, 2012, 05:06
Jul 18, 2012, 05:06
 
Hear hear!
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Re: Morning Legal Briefs
Oct 24, 2011, 20:27
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Re: Morning Legal Briefs Oct 24, 2011, 20:27
Oct 24, 2011, 20:27
 
The UN might not be the perfect global organisation - but it's the only one we've got...
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Re: Morning Tech Bits
Oct 11, 2011, 06:02
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Re: Morning Tech Bits Oct 11, 2011, 06:02
Oct 11, 2011, 06:02
 
yuastnav wrote on Oct 11, 2011, 04:30:
To be fair, though, that's both a childish and a stupid saying.

Maybe so. But does it not apply here?

yuastnav wrote on Oct 11, 2011, 04:30:
And if we resort to just parroting platitudes without any form of real discussion think about that one: "To the living we owe respect, but to the dead we owe only the truth."

Well, that's one platitude I certainly don't agree with.
If Stallman wanted to make his point properly, he shouldn't have connected Steve Jobs' death to him being glad about anything. It sounds like an implicit admission that FOSS would have never been able to compete while someone as formidable as SJ was at the helm of Apple.
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Re: Morning Tech Bits
Oct 10, 2011, 20:05
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Re: Morning Tech Bits Oct 10, 2011, 20:05
Oct 10, 2011, 20:05
 
Stallman once more demonstrates his complete lack of social skills, and in my opinion is doing the free/open source community a big disservice by being such a childish prick about this. Like the old saying goes, if you don't have anything nice to say... don't say anything at all.
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Re: Into the Black
Apr 18, 2011, 21:15
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Re: Into the Black Apr 18, 2011, 21:15
Apr 18, 2011, 21:15
 
I guess only gentiles have been posting in this thread so far...
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Re: Out of the Blue
Mar 9, 2011, 21:33
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Re: Out of the Blue Mar 9, 2011, 21:33
Mar 9, 2011, 21:33
 
I don't know how readily available it is in your part of the world, but if you can get hold of some fresh Ahi (tuna) steaks, it's the closest thing to red meat you can have while actually eating fish. And it's delicious, and healthy to boot.
I live in Hawaii so it's pretty easy to come by... But check it out if you can, you won't be disappointed
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Re: heh
Jul 28, 2008, 17:25
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Re: heh Jul 28, 2008, 17:25
Jul 28, 2008, 17:25
 
there was an easter egg on the apple 2 version of the game on floppy disk. they put the game on both sides of the floppy but the one on side 2 had the game flipped upside down.

Damn, you're right!
I played it on my //c all those years ago and never realized.
If anyone is looking for side 2 of the Karateka disk, it's here:
ftp://ftp.apple.asimov.com/pub/apple_II/images/games/sports/karateka__side-b.zip

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Re: heh
Jul 28, 2008, 07:57
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Re: heh Jul 28, 2008, 07:57
Jul 28, 2008, 07:57
 
If I load up the new version with the DVD (or whatever) upside-down, will the game load up upside down on screen, like my old trusty Apple ][ version did?

Hmm what?

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Re: Old duffers
Jun 12, 2008, 08:59
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Re: Old duffers Jun 12, 2008, 08:59
Jun 12, 2008, 08:59
 
So they're basically three middle-aged blokes who go to the pub together and thought they'd have a casual go at developing a game, after having played some Amiga titles over a decade ago. Hilarity ensues....

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Re: No subject
Aug 6, 2007, 14:14
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Re: No subject Aug 6, 2007, 14:14
Aug 6, 2007, 14:14
 
I just think that the community is up in arms not because the GPL might be violated but because a large company that makes a lot of money is the one potentially doing it. I think their explosion over at Slashdot is more about hating "the man" than enforcing what the GPL stands for.

Fair enough. And is that so wrong? I mean, a large and well-off company should really have the resources to either write their own software, or at least check out the legal situation before they go taking advantage of a bunch of guys who write an emulator in their spare time...

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Re: No subject
Aug 6, 2007, 13:41
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Re: No subject Aug 6, 2007, 13:41
Aug 6, 2007, 13:41
 
Flipping out over trivial GPL related matters like this is why many people see the open source and Linux communities and elitist and snobby. Of course many of them aren't like this but this type of flipping out over text files is what gets them a bad rap.

You're being unfair here, and missing the point entirely - it's not about two missing text files, it's about the fact that Valve (or iD) are using someone else's work without giving any credit. DOSBox is free, a bit of recognition is the least Valve should give them.

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So unhip....
May 24, 2007, 23:22
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So unhip.... May 24, 2007, 23:22
May 24, 2007, 23:22
 
I've lost my harmonica, Albert!

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May 20, 2006, 03:57
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Re: May 20, 2006, 03:57
May 20, 2006, 03:57
 
IRC, the time before BG was a pretty lackluster period where CRPG's were pretty crappy as a whole.

Sorry, but that's total rubbish. I assume you are quite young so have never heard of "classics" like Ultima or the Bard's Tale?

This comment was edited on May 20, 03:57.
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Re: No subject
May 11, 2006, 14:54
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Re: No subject May 11, 2006, 14:54
May 11, 2006, 14:54
 
So you have a problem with beer and hot chicks? Look, I'm an educated guy

Suuuuure.

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Re: No subject
Jan 16, 2006, 14:36
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Re: No subject Jan 16, 2006, 14:36
Jan 16, 2006, 14:36
 
Lol, shut up yourself - he's a producer, not a director.

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