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#1 New Horizon

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Posted 09 December 2004 - 10:33 PM

Thief 2X has some new screenies to keep us busy while we wait for release. Only five, but thankfully something to give us a peek. I don't think there have been new screen shots in well over a year and a half.

#2 sparhawk

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Posted 10 December 2004 - 04:03 AM

They look ok. BUt Yesterday I was looking at Kosas and that looks really awesome. Though I must say I was not so impressed by "Gathering at the Inn" the screen on the website lookes extremly good. :) That site is worth to look at for that alone.
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Posted 10 December 2004 - 06:06 AM

I was just woindering how they can get away with using THief elements in their game?
So, as long as you make a game using the Dark engine it's ok to do antything you like, but if you use another engine to make FMs then it's illegal?
Has anyone actually contacted Eidos and asked them about this, or are we just assuming they wouldn't allow it?
If they said it was ok, would you guys actully want to start using Thief names and laces?
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Posted 10 December 2004 - 06:43 AM

I was just woindering how they can get away with using THief elements in their game?


Because they are using the original software and editing tools they can do so. That's one of the points of releasing the editing tools. If we were doing a mod for D3 based on D3 we could also use everything that is available.

So, as long as you make a game using the Dark engine it's ok to do antything you like, but if you use another engine to make FMs then it's illegal?


Yes. That is one of the conditions coming with DromEd. And IMO that makes sense. Using Dromed means that you have to have a copy of Thief which means a sale for them. Using their franchise on a different engine means giving away their idea without any revenue.

Has anyone actually contacted Eidos and asked them about this, or are we just assuming they wouldn't allow it?


Sleeping dogs shouldn't be waked. :)

If they said it was ok, would you guys actully want to start using Thief names and laces?


Of course. But given the exeprience with their public relations department, I somehow doubt this. And considering how EA reacted to System Shock Rebooted, my hopes are not THAT high.
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Posted 10 December 2004 - 09:21 AM

they look nice, especially this one:
http://www.thief2x.c...ia/t2xnew20.jpg
very atmospheric.

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Posted 10 December 2004 - 09:29 AM

they look nice, especially this one:
http://www.thief2x.c...ia/t2xnew20.jpg
very atmospheric.

With the Imperium and now Thief 2X in Beta, it feels like the Dark Engine is gearing up for a graceful last hurrah. It's going to show us all what it can do. :)

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Posted 10 December 2004 - 09:34 AM

With the Imperium and now Thief 2X in Beta, it feels like the Dark Engine is gearing up for a graceful last hurrah. It's going to show us all what it can do. :)

Reminds me of the days of the Commodore 64. Most of you are probably to young to remember this machine :P but it was quite fascinating what people did with it, even after years and years when you thought that this must now be the end of any new stuff. :)
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Posted 10 December 2004 - 09:47 AM

Reminds me of the days of the Commodore 64. Most of you are probably to young to remember this machine :P but it was quite fascinating what people did with it, even after years and years when you thought that this must now be the end of any new stuff. :)

Heh heh....I remember the C64. Back in the days before Microsoft turned the "Bluescreen" into a symbol of frustration, it was a symbol of fun and learning.

Shame on you Microsoft! :lol:

#9 god_is_my_goldfish

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Posted 10 December 2004 - 02:41 PM

YAY! C64 Reminescence!

Ah the memories...

Run "*"
FastLoad cartidges
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#10 SneaksieDave

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Posted 10 December 2004 - 11:15 PM

I was just playing a C64 game tonight. Sword of Fargoal, in fact.

How many can say that! ;)

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Posted 11 December 2004 - 02:46 AM

I loved my C64!!! And Amiga 500!!! Those were the best! Oh my gosh, Sword of Fargoal?? That was like my first experience with an RPG/D&D type game:
http://home.comcast.net/~fargoal/

Back on topic, I can't wait to try T2X and Imperium!!

#12 sparhawk

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Posted 11 December 2004 - 04:02 AM

I was just playing a C64 game tonight.  Sword of Fargoal, in fact.

How many can say that!  ;)

I still very often play "Monty on the run" (only for the music because it is asbolutely great) and my alltime favourite is "Trolly Wally". One of the rare games that I ever played completley through. And also my kids love it.
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#13 Springheel

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Posted 11 December 2004 - 08:29 AM

One of my favourite games of all time is the old C64 Pirates! game. I'm almost afraid to try the remake that just came out, for fear of destroying the magic. :)
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#14 god_is_my_goldfish

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Posted 11 December 2004 - 08:53 AM

Pfft! Try getting through impossible mission only to find out theres a bug that makes it so you CAN'T finish the game.

That, and level 99 on jumpman jr. :P

Edited by god_is_my_goldfish, 11 December 2004 - 08:54 AM.

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#15 Springheel

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Posted 11 December 2004 - 08:56 AM

Try getting through impossible mission only to find out theres a bug that makes it so you CAN'T finish the game.



That's not a bug...didn't you read the title of the game??

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#16 god_is_my_goldfish

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Posted 11 December 2004 - 08:59 AM

Heh, just did a search for this, a true classic, and the first game i ever played, on a Vic20

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#17 sparhawk

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Posted 11 December 2004 - 09:57 AM

Pfft! Try getting through impossible mission only to find out theres a bug that makes it so you CAN'T finish the game.

I finished it. What's the bug supposed to be? I know that I played it very often and one time I made it. Quite a good game actually.
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#18 SneaksieDave

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Posted 11 December 2004 - 11:25 AM

I still very often play "Monty on the run" (only for the music because it is asbolutely great) and my alltime favourite is "Trolly Wally".

Never heard of either of those! Hehe. I am running CCS64 here, and some ROMs I have include:

Mail Order Monsters (OH WOOT)
M.U.L.E. (cmon, need I say more?)
Castles of Doctor Creep
Impossible Mission
Doriath
Staff of Karnath
Telengard
Pool Of Radiance
Champions of Krynn
Bard's Tale I-III
Bruce Lee
World Karate Championship (great music)
The Halley Project (mmmm)
Karateka
Paradroid
Ultima III-V

Those names should stir some emotions, I wager!

(Note: I've finished Impossible Mission, too)

#19 sparhawk

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Posted 11 December 2004 - 12:11 PM

Paradroid

Yeah! That is a great list. :)

Especially Paradroid. Totally forgot that one. I also played it through. Actully I had an idea how to convert it to 3D engines (for others too) on modern machines.

We could do this after the darkmod. :)
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Posted 11 December 2004 - 01:30 PM

Yes, Pirates! was also one of my favorite games on the C64 and am also afraid of trying the new one; though I hear it got some good reviews.

Edited by Darkness_Falls, 11 December 2004 - 01:40 PM.


#21 god_is_my_goldfish

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Posted 11 December 2004 - 08:51 PM

I've been hoping and praying for years that EA would make a new M.U.L.E. game (still the best and most fun economics simulator ever made) but it was made back when EA was just a bunch of guys who loved making games, before it went corporate, so that wish is very unlikely :(

EDIT: I dunno why my copy was bugged, but i could never get the last puzzle peice in impossible mission, i know others had the same problem.
"Stay awhile, stay FOREVER! Ha Ha Ha".... sigh.

Edited by god_is_my_goldfish, 11 December 2004 - 08:53 PM.

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