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Forum: Adventure 01-24-2005, 09:25 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 14,789
Posted By BacardiJim
I never saw any real intellectual challenge on a...

I never saw any real intellectual challenge on a "stealth puzzle" anyway. They attempted to implement such in Atlantis Evolution and BS3, with disastrous results. I'd just as soon see them abandon...
Forum: Adventure 01-24-2005, 07:53 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 9,533
Posted By BacardiJim
And Anachronox. ;)

And Anachronox. ;)
Forum: Adventure 01-24-2005, 06:29 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 26,946
Posted By BacardiJim
Piece of cake. All it requires is getting...

Piece of cake. All it requires is getting together a group of writing talent like Ron Gilbert, Tim Schafer, Dave Grossman, Garry Winnick, Steve Purcell and Larry Ahern all under the same tent again....
Forum: Adventure 01-24-2005, 06:19 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 26,946
Posted By BacardiJim
And they are one of the few exceptions I...

And they are one of the few exceptions I originally pointed out in the post that led to my being called an idiot and a troll.
Forum: Hint Requests and Technical Problems 01-24-2005, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,818
Posted By BacardiJim
Hey! Don't go proving me right on this forum! ...

Hey! Don't go proving me right on this forum! You know how much Hell you are letting yourself in for? :D
Forum: Adventure 01-24-2005, 06:02 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 26,946
Posted By BacardiJim
Because I actually talked to the people who were...

Because I actually talked to the people who were purchasing the games, being a big AG fan myself. Some were buying specifically for their kids. The vast majority were buying for themselves. Of...
Forum: Adventure 01-24-2005, 05:11 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 26,946
Posted By BacardiJim
Jake: And you call me an idiot. Let's...

Jake:

And you call me an idiot.

Let's travel back in time to the year 1988. You are an eight-year-old boy, happily playing adventure games with your friends. Most of your friends are...
Forum: Adventure 01-24-2005, 03:32 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 26,946
Posted By BacardiJim
I wasn't suggesting (or certainly didn't mean to...

I wasn't suggesting (or certainly didn't mean to suggest) that there weren't kids playing adventure games in the 80's, I was suggesting that, at least in the USA, such kids made up a small minority...
Forum: Adventure 01-24-2005, 03:26 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 26,946
Posted By BacardiJim
While allowing staff members to call people...

While allowing staff members to call people "idiots" is contructive?
Forum: Adventure 01-24-2005, 03:04 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 26,946
Posted By BacardiJim
My apologies: Jake isn't Scandanavian. I...

My apologies: Jake isn't Scandanavian. I screwed up and confused his location with Deadsie's. My apologies to you both.
Forum: Adventure 01-24-2005, 02:51 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 26,946
Posted By BacardiJim
And I'm the "troll?" I'm the one being...

And I'm the "troll?" I'm the one being personally insulted while two youngsters from Scandanavia inform me that despite my managing a retail outlet that sold PC adventure games, I didn't know who...
Forum: Hint Requests and Technical Problems 01-24-2005, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,818
Posted By BacardiJim
I suspect that the lime/lemon thing is a...

I suspect that the lime/lemon thing is a translation error. In some Romance languages, the same word is used for both fruits. I know that is true in Spanish. I don't speak French, but I can see...
Forum: Adventure 01-24-2005, 02:16 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 26,946
Posted By BacardiJim
Suggesting that game companies and designers have...

Suggesting that game companies and designers have somehow "lost" the 8-13 year old consumer demographic market is like saying that sales of vodka are suffering because companies aren't targeting more...
Forum: Adventure 01-22-2005, 03:50 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 14,789
Posted By BacardiJim
Of course, I can't speak about Moment of Silence....

Of course, I can't speak about Moment of Silence. I have been universally proscribed from ever purchasing or playing the game. Shopkeepers rip the box out of my hand when I attempt to purchase it,...
Forum: Adventure 01-22-2005, 03:26 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 14,789
Posted By BacardiJim
And thank you again. The two of you have...

And thank you again.

The two of you have renewed my faith in this forum.
Forum: Adventure 01-22-2005, 03:23 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 14,789
Posted By BacardiJim
Wow! Thanks. Glad I made sense to someone.

Wow! Thanks. Glad I made sense to someone.
Forum: Chit Chat 01-22-2005, 03:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,015
Posted By BacardiJim
Miss ya!

Miss ya!
Forum: Adventure 01-22-2005, 02:47 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 14,789
Posted By BacardiJim
Hrmmm.... I'm not advocating that there should be...

Hrmmm.... I'm not advocating that there should be no "modern style" hybrid games. But you both are advocating the death of the traditional-style adventure game by demanding change for the sake of...
Forum: Adventure 01-22-2005, 02:25 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 14,789
Posted By BacardiJim
This comment has a single grain of truth:...

This comment has a single grain of truth: adventure game developers have a smaller budget with which to work. This is not due to a decline in the interest of adventure games. This is due the the...
Forum: Adventure 01-22-2005, 12:52 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 14,789
Posted By BacardiJim
Hrmmmm.... I've tried to avoid posting my...

Hrmmmm.... I've tried to avoid posting my personal opinions for a good long time because they aren't generally well-received and I'm constantly in danger of arbitrary banishment from the current...
Forum: Adventure 01-18-2005, 11:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,854
Posted By BacardiJim
Flathead

Flathead
Forum: Chit Chat 01-18-2005, 03:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,911
Posted By BacardiJim
I think so.

I think so.
Forum: Chit Chat 01-18-2005, 03:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,911
Posted By BacardiJim
Happy Happy!

Happy Samorost Day!

Have you made your contribution yet this month? I have.

http://forums.adventuregamers.com/showthread.php?t=6434
Forum: Adventure 01-18-2005, 02:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,854
Posted By BacardiJim
Fair enough.... I'm mean. But not evil. I fight...

Fair enough.... I'm mean. But not evil. I fight for truth, justice, and the Zorkian way. Thus the giant F on my leotard. (Zorro already copyrighted the Z, so I went for the next most appropriate...
Forum: Adventure 01-18-2005, 02:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,557
Posted By BacardiJim
Yeah, I'm sure.

Yeah, I'm sure.
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