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Guest
04-16-1999, 12:56 AM
I think that we all agree that there should be a sequel to Keen. But what about the other games? Personally I would love to se Hocus Pocus 2 (that music is soooooo addictive), and several othe games such as Wacky Wheels, Cosmo and Major Stryker (still don't know why it was discontinued, it works fine on my pentium).
Pharoahs Tomb 3 would be nice too (for those of you who don't know PTomb 2 was Arctic Adventure). I know most of the discontinued games were discontinued because they didn't work on modern computers but wouldn't it be possible to slow them down somehow, like a built in Mo'slow? I have seen some games with a thing at the start which calculates your PC's speed so it can run properly. And it is good to have some games for sale which run on lower-end computers. Alot of people still have pre-Pentium computers (I have 4 and counting :-) ) and since it is harder to find software to run on them now a lot of people would welcome some older games (you wouldn't believe the troubles i'm having finding software for my Mac SE). Besides, old games are fun ;-) . Going off-subject, about the battle for the Keen rights: you could try creating a really gruesome id-type game and trading it's copyrights for keen's. Just an idea. Well, that's all for now. Bye.

CrazyKeen


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Joe Siegler
04-16-1999, 04:56 PM
We don't have any plans for any more sequels, unless you count the next Duke game after Duke Nukem Forever. http://3drealms.3dportal.com/ubb/images/icons/smile.gif

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Joe Siegler
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Guest
04-16-1999, 06:29 PM
Joe,

I was just thinking, what is the big deal with "Duke Nukem"? What I mean is, there was the first level of games, which were all very much the same (I'm talking Keen, Duke, Cosmo, etc).. then after these Duke Nukem games got continued and none others did. Was there a particular reason for choosing Duke to be the one that keeps going? Why? Maybe it was the most popular? I know I certainly didn't like the old Duke Nukem games the best, they were too easy http://3drealms.3dportal.com/ubb/images/icons/smile.gif

Guest
04-16-1999, 07:02 PM
Yeah, the Duke Nukem games were too easy. I got through DN1 when I was 6 (without cheating). That is not a good sign. I think some of the others deserve a sequel.

CrazyKeen

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Pycine
04-16-1999, 07:27 PM
I got through DN2 in 5 hours

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PYCINE
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Guest
04-18-1999, 04:29 AM
I agree totally.
I mean, why the hell did they stop making such great games?
I have no idea.

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Joe Siegler
04-19-1999, 02:23 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Was there a particular reason for choosing Duke to be the one that keeps going? Why? Maybe it was the most popular?<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

I'm not 100% sure on this, but it was picked because Duke Nukem was our biggest selling "old game". That was what made us decide to bring it into current (3D) technology. That, and we had complete creative control over the character and it's "world".

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Joe Siegler
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Guest
04-20-1999, 09:18 PM
Who cares if a game is easy? I beat Keen1-3 when I was 8 without cheating and played them A LOT until I was about 11 (whoa, that was quite a while ago). Wasn't Duke4Ever supposed to be a side-scroller at first? I prefer side-scrollers, I don't usually get pissed off at games like that, but I recently rented Need For Speed: High Stakes (it's a PSX game if you don't know). And I got pretty frustrated at it (but that might've been let on by the fact that I had to return the game and I just wanted to get through it as fast as I could). Blah blah blah, all I'm saying is that the simplest games can be the most fun (but not too simple, at least 256-color Grafx). Why doesn't Apogee (I doubt 3DR would make a 2D game, heh heh) make anymore 2D games? I miss those days of games being played for fun, not for eye candy (BTW, who invented that term? It's kinda lame if you ask me). I guess I'll have to go in and say that there are a lot of 3D games that are fun, but there's also a lot (i.e. N64 games) that are just plain old lame, and definately not worth the money... I think I'd write more, but I'm gettin' kinda tired, and you (whoever you are reading this) probably doesn't care to hear me explain my sleeping habbits)....

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