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Forum: Adventure 05-17-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 22,617
Posted By rtrooney
And, while I don't disagree, this is still the...

And, while I don't disagree, this is still the fundamental difference between backers and investors.

Kickstarter is a "Backer" medium. You put your money in. You get your game, (if it ever gets...
Forum: Adventure 05-15-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,473
Posted By rtrooney
I think it can be a bit dull during the first...

I think it can be a bit dull during the first hour or two of gameplay. Alot of that is just trying to figure out what you're supposed to be doing. But once you get the train running, the pace picks...
Forum: Adventure 05-14-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,343
Posted By rtrooney
Let me know what you think of it. I'm sure the...

Let me know what you think of it. I'm sure the others that enjoyed the WMC series would benefit from your input.
Forum: Adventure 05-13-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,343
Posted By rtrooney
I thought I posted a message in this thread, but...

I thought I posted a message in this thread, but can't seem to find it.

Anyway, many players of BFG games have experienced the problem of a game freezing. And, despite re-installs and restarts,...
Forum: Adventure 05-12-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,487
Posted By rtrooney
Probably very few. It's summer! Time to play...

Probably very few. It's summer! Time to play golf. Time to grill. Time to have picnics with family. Time to enjoy the outdoors. Time to take the dogs for a long walk.

All of which are the...
Forum: Adventure 05-10-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,343
Posted By rtrooney
Well, that tells me what games I won't be trying....

Well, that tells me what games I won't be trying. That's as good as recommendations for games to play.
Forum: Adventure 05-07-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,343
Posted By rtrooney
If you are looking for a WMC-type game, make sure...

If you are looking for a WMC-type game, make sure you download the mentioned demo.
Forum: Adventure 05-06-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,303
Posted By rtrooney
I've missed every Myst game since the original,...

I've missed every Myst game since the original, and don't feel bad about it in the least.

I've also never played a Quest for Glory game, a King's Quest game after the first, nor nor a Police Story...
Forum: Adventure 05-06-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,343
Posted By rtrooney
The new game I mentioned, Special Enquiry Detail:...

The new game I mentioned, Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand That Feeds is in the same style as the four WMC games. Not surprisingly, it is also by Floodlight games. If you enjoyed the WMC games, I am...
Forum: Adventure 05-05-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,343
Posted By rtrooney
There are only four WMC games that I know of....

There are only four WMC games that I know of. However, there is a new game out there, written by Steve Ince, that is almost identical to the WMC games. If you liked the other four, I;m sure you will...
Forum: Adventure 05-04-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,343
Posted By rtrooney
There is a new one out. Number four in the...

There is a new one out. Number four in the series.

Available on BFG.
Forum: Adventure 05-03-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,343
Posted By rtrooney
Just started playing Grim Tales - The Bride. It...

Just started playing Grim Tales - The Bride. It is so buggy I would not recommend it to anyone. But thanks Panth for giving me a fe new ones to try.
Forum: Adventure 04-29-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 18,457
Posted By rtrooney
First trip on a downhill slide is defensiveness....

First trip on a downhill slide is defensiveness. Posted to nobody in particular.
Forum: Adventure 04-26-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,343
Posted By rtrooney
April/May Casual Games

The eye is back in shape, and I have a brand new PC on which to play games. So, I'm looking forward to everyone's recommendations.

Me, the only game I've finished recently is Grim Tales - Legacy....
Forum: Adventure 04-26-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 18,457
Posted By rtrooney
Well, Josh Mandel, who is part of the "team" sent...

Well, Josh Mandel, who is part of the "team" sent me this link (http://www.forbes.com/sites/danielnyegriffiths/2012/04/25/leisure-suit-larry-kickstarter/).

While nobody knows what will be in the...
Forum: Adventure 04-26-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,947
Posted By rtrooney
Print out your list. Find the largest marker you...

Print out your list. Find the largest marker you can find. Draw a line through Still Life 2. Whatever is left looks fine.

I agree with the Scratches posting. I played the demo, but when I made the...
Forum: Adventure 04-19-2012, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,179
Posted By rtrooney
If there is another Kickstarter I think the whole...

If there is another Kickstarter I think the whole thing will start to implode.

Too many developers going for too few contributors.
Forum: Adventure 04-19-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,213
Posted By rtrooney
I think Shivers1. Although, I was part of a...

I think Shivers1. Although, I was part of a discussion group on TEG, (The Electronic Gamers Forum,) back in CompuServe days. So, I might have picked up a hint or two there. But never used a...
Forum: Adventure 04-19-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 22,617
Posted By rtrooney
It was interesting to note that the author...

It was interesting to note that the author mentions that Kickstarter uses the term Backer rather than Investor. A Backer gets into the game expecting something more tangible, e.g., a T-shirt, than...
Forum: Adventure 04-19-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,511
Posted By rtrooney
There are more HOG elements in the first two...

There are more HOG elements in the first two Ravenhurst games than in the last. There must be several "teams" designing/executing games at BFG. The graphic styles of Dire Grove, Ravenhurst and Drawn...
Forum: Adventure 04-14-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,511
Posted By rtrooney
I like the review. It fairly well summarizes my...

I like the review. It fairly well summarizes my experience.
Forum: Adventure 04-13-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,511
Posted By rtrooney
Someone, I think it was Colpet, mentioned a Grim...

Someone, I think it was Colpet, mentioned a Grim Tales game. I've played the demo of Legacy, but wonder if that's the game she was speaking of. I kind of like it. It's probably worth a BFG game...
Forum: Adventure 04-10-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 18,457
Posted By rtrooney
$15 is more than a fair price for a game. Are you...

$15 is more than a fair price for a game. Are you under the impression that your $15 investment is going to get you a free game?
Forum: Adventure 04-10-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 18,457
Posted By rtrooney
I think you are delusional. If you invest more...

I think you are delusional. If you invest more than the street price of the game when it hits the market, it's charity. If you honestly think you are going to have a say in the game, at that...
Forum: Adventure 04-09-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 18,457
Posted By rtrooney
Well, we are no longer in the "heyday". Sales of...

Well, we are no longer in the "heyday". Sales of an indie such as To The Moon, which may have sold in single digit thousands, is considered a success.

Sales of a "major" such as Gray Matter didn't...
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