Evenings on a Farm near Dikanka 2

Step CG announces development of Evenings on a Farm near Dikanka 2, an adventure game sequel:
Step CG game-developing company announces a new project – Evenings on a Farm near Dikanka 2: Evening on the Eve of Ivan Kupal Holiday, beautiful animated 2D adventure after the novels of the famous Russian author Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol.

The events of game occur several months after Vakula and Oksana (the main characters of the previous game Evenings on a Farm near Dikanka) have married. Young wife (Oksana) asks her husband (Vacula) to influence the head of the Dikanka village Golova. He doesn’t want his daughter, Oksana’s best friend, to get married with Petrus – young Cossack from the village, however, unfortunately absolutely penniless.

Summer, heat. The quiet and measured life of the Ukrainian village Dikanka goes by. The Ivan Kupal holiday is quite near. According to the legend, on the night to Ivan Kupal holiday the fern blooms. The one who will be able to get the mysterious flower, obtains powerful possibilities, for example, access to the cursed treasures and, consequently, to innumerable wealth. Petrus dreams to become rich and agrees to the proposal of strange man, who recently arrived in Dikanka...

Game is based on the novellas from the cycle of Evenings on the Farm near Dikanka by Nikolai Vasilyevich Gogol: Evening on the Eve of Ivan Kupal Holiday, Sorochinskaya Fair, May Night, or Drowned Woman, and it also contains the numerous elements of folk tales and legends.

The fans of the first ‘Evenings’ will meet with a pleasure familiar characters from the first chapter, learn that borders of Dikanka and magic forest are substantially enlarged, and the estate of Pannotchka contains new secrets.
View : : :
44 Replies. 3 pages. Viewing page 1.
Older [  1  2  3  ] Newer
1.
 
No subject
Mar 8, 2006, 08:41
1.
No subject Mar 8, 2006, 08:41
Mar 8, 2006, 08:41
 
What in the name of God?

A Farm Near Daikatana?

2.
 
Re: No subject
Mar 8, 2006, 08:46
2.
Re: No subject Mar 8, 2006, 08:46
Mar 8, 2006, 08:46
 
I was thinking the same thing. That name is WAY to similiar to Diakatana. Someone should lose their job over that.

3.
 
No subject
Mar 8, 2006, 08:47
3.
No subject Mar 8, 2006, 08:47
Mar 8, 2006, 08:47
 
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0192828800/qid=1141825485/sr=1-5/ref=sr_1_5/104-5291137-4363950?s=books&v=glance&n=283155

Some crazy-ass early 19th century horror stories in that book. Flying coffins, vampires, the undead, and ao on; probably the scariest anything I've ever read. Not the kind of thing you'd expect from a Russian classic.

But of course these guys chose some random non-scary bit to base their game on. Yawn.


[Edit] God, at least read the press release. The name is based on a book written in the 1830s. It's a classic. You're like the people who complained that Lord of the Ring: Two Towers made fun of 9/11.
This comment was edited on Mar 8, 08:49.
4.
 
Re: No subject
Mar 8, 2006, 08:50
4.
Re: No subject Mar 8, 2006, 08:50
Mar 8, 2006, 08:50
 
Not scary?? But Petrus is PENNILESS!!!

Sounds like a pretty interesting book from Luthier's description but I'll not get my hopes up for the game.

5.
 
No subject
Mar 8, 2006, 09:00
5.
No subject Mar 8, 2006, 09:00
Mar 8, 2006, 09:00
 
Here's a public domain (I believe) translation of one of the scarier stories from the Evenings:

http://az.lib.ru/g/gogolx_n_w/text_0051.shtml

6.
 
Daikatana?!?!?!
Mar 8, 2006, 09:09
6.
Daikatana?!?!?! Mar 8, 2006, 09:09
Mar 8, 2006, 09:09
 
What?! Huh??!

7.
 
Re: No subject
Mar 8, 2006, 09:09
nin
7.
Re: No subject Mar 8, 2006, 09:09
Mar 8, 2006, 09:09
nin
 
I was thinking the same thing. That name is WAY to similiar to Diakatana. Someone should lose their job over that.

Good lord! No Kidding! Nearly choked on my breakfast this AM...

--------------------------------------------------------------
GW: Nilaar Madalla, lvl 20 R/Mo / Tolyl Nor, lvl 20 E/Mo / Xylos Gath, lvl 13 W/Mo

http://www.goldfrapp.co.uk/
8.
 
Re: No subject
Mar 8, 2006, 09:10
8.
Re: No subject Mar 8, 2006, 09:10
Mar 8, 2006, 09:10
 
"I was thinking the same thing. That name is WAY to similiar to Diakatana. Someone should lose their job over that."

Yeah, I looked at the headline too fast too and almost crapped my pants.

I'll put money on the prediction that at least 33% of the comments made here will be to the effect of "ZOMG I THOUGHT I SAW DAIKATANA 2!!!1!I!ELEVEN!"

Edit: Wow, I'm just going to go ahead and hike that bet to 75%
This comment was edited on Mar 8, 09:23.
9.
 
Re: No subject
Mar 8, 2006, 09:13
9.
Re: No subject Mar 8, 2006, 09:13
Mar 8, 2006, 09:13
 
Count me in on the near breakfast-launching reaction to what I read as "Daikatana 2" with my non-caffiene augmented eyes.

10.
 
Re: No subject
Mar 8, 2006, 09:18
10.
Re: No subject Mar 8, 2006, 09:18
Mar 8, 2006, 09:18
 
I swore that thing said diakatana 2.

Damn !

11.
 
Re: No subject
Mar 8, 2006, 09:58
11.
Re: No subject Mar 8, 2006, 09:58
Mar 8, 2006, 09:58
 

It Does!!! It does!! Reads it more carefully!!



Oh, wait... No it does't.

-----
GW: Tashen Boke [R/Me]; Rosti The Ninja [Mo/R]; Gort Grimley [W/Ne]
-----
I'm not even angry. I'm being so sincere right now, even though you broke my heart and killed me.
12.
 
No subject
Mar 8, 2006, 10:18
12.
No subject Mar 8, 2006, 10:18
Mar 8, 2006, 10:18
 
I just saw, Daikatana 2. after climbing of the ceiling and the hyper ventilations seized I'm able to write this down.
----------------------------
Yes, I abuse grammar by opening my mouth.
13.
 
Re: No subject
Mar 8, 2006, 10:21
13.
Re: No subject Mar 8, 2006, 10:21
Mar 8, 2006, 10:21
 
I figured they did that on purpose to get noticed, but it looks like it's legit and based on a book. Plus, there was actually a "Evenings on a Farm near Dikanka" title before this one last year. Bizarre.

14.
 
Re: No subject
Mar 8, 2006, 10:31
14.
Re: No subject Mar 8, 2006, 10:31
Mar 8, 2006, 10:31
 
LMAO same exact thing here!

Sheesh, they really need to change the name.



On WoW - Sixis - 60 Paladin of Azure Brigade (Garona)
15.
 
Re: Ditto
Mar 8, 2006, 10:37
15.
Re: Ditto Mar 8, 2006, 10:37
Mar 8, 2006, 10:37
 
Wow, I thought I was going to be the only one that thought this (of course, while eating breakfast)...looks like we're all on the same page after all - and I'm not sure if that is more reassuring or scary

Proboscis

16.
 
Daikatana 2: the proof!
Mar 8, 2006, 10:52
16.
Daikatana 2: the proof! Mar 8, 2006, 10:52
Mar 8, 2006, 10:52
 
http://www.bluesnews.com/cgi-bin/board.pl?action=postmessage&boardid=1&id=0&threadid=22692

Human Head Studios was originally supposed to make Daikatana 2 back when it was assummed that the first one long before release was going to be a blockbuster.

And now Human Head has brought Prey back from the dead years after it faded. Coincidence?! I think not! Does Daikatana 2 have the same future on it's horizon!?

Love thy wookie.
Avatar 17031
17.
 
Re: Daikatana 2: the proof!
Mar 8, 2006, 10:58
nin
17.
Re: Daikatana 2: the proof! Mar 8, 2006, 10:58
Mar 8, 2006, 10:58
nin
 
Evenings on a Farm near Dikanka 2


JOHN ROMERO IS GOING TO MAKE YOU HIS (PLOW) BITCH!



--------------------------------------------------------------
GW: Nilaar Madalla, lvl 20 R/Mo / Tolyl Nor, lvl 20 E/Mo / Xylos Gath, lvl 13 W/Mo

http://www.goldfrapp.co.uk/
18.
 
Re: Daikatana 2: the proof!
Mar 8, 2006, 11:11
18.
Re: Daikatana 2: the proof! Mar 8, 2006, 11:11
Mar 8, 2006, 11:11
 
It's funnier if it's:
JOHN ROMERO IS GOING TO MAKE YOU PLOW HIS BITCH!
;p

19.
 
Re: Daikatana 2: the proof!
Mar 8, 2006, 11:15
19.
Re: Daikatana 2: the proof! Mar 8, 2006, 11:15
Mar 8, 2006, 11:15
 
lol it's so funny how we all think alike sometime. I saw the headline for this on my personalized Google.com RSS page, and I was going to come and post the same thing:

"Daikatana 2, say what?"

Good work guys

-----
http://www.frappr.com/bluesnewsmembers
BF2 Player Name: "MindTrigger"
"Did Doogie Howser just steal my f#cking car?"
--
He cut the possum's face off then cut around the eye socket. In the center of the belt buckle, where the possum's eye would be, he has placed a small piece of wood from his old '52 Ford's home made railroad tie bumper. Damn, he misses that truck.
20.
 
Re: Daikatana 2: the proof!
Mar 8, 2006, 11:18
20.
Re: Daikatana 2: the proof! Mar 8, 2006, 11:18
Mar 8, 2006, 11:18
 
This news story is 24 days early. =\

44 Replies. 3 pages. Viewing page 1.
Older [  1  2  3  ] Newer