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GOG.com Announcement Countdown

Post by KaneTheGoth » Mon May 30, 2011 9:26 pm

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Hoping this is for the new licences they are acquiring!

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Post by scoriae » Tue May 31, 2011 12:56 am

Ive come to expect disappointment from their countdowns. Last time they had a big announcement it basically ended up being an announcement that they would make another announcement sometime later.

I'd love to be wrong though....

edit: Just noticed it seems to be a countdown to the LOCATION of the announcement.... who the hell cares about that.

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Post by dreammaster » Tue May 31, 2011 2:00 am

scoriae wrote:edit: Just noticed it seems to be a countdown to the LOCATION of the announcement.... who the hell cares about that.
Yeh, I thought much the same when I saw the announcement. I'm definitely not going to bother getting up at 5am just to find out 'where' they're going to make some future announcement. :roll:

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Post by KaneTheGoth » Tue May 31, 2011 6:18 am

dreammaster wrote:
scoriae wrote:edit: Just noticed it seems to be a countdown to the LOCATION of the announcement.... who the hell cares about that.
Yeh, I thought much the same when I saw the announcement. I'm definitely not going to bother getting up at 5am just to find out 'where' they're going to make some future announcement. :roll:
Hopefully it'll be a "clever" location like Mêlée Island or Rubacava!

I'm in England and I think their countdown ends round about the 7pm mark... think that's about 2pm EST... don't fancy a 5am start though... that's dedication for you :)
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Post by asb » Tue May 31, 2011 10:58 am

scoriae wrote:Ive come to expect disappointment from their countdowns. Last time they had a big announcement it basically ended up being an announcement that they would make another announcement sometime later.
This is actually going to be a real announcement. See their press release. The map here shows the headquarters of the 'top 5' game companies they haven't set signed, and presumably they'll continue to knock a company out of the running every now and again until the announcement (Square Enix is already gone). The location locked on thing is because of their 'Evil Dr. M' comic strip they've been running over the past few days.

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Post by MeddlingMonk » Wed Jun 01, 2011 5:52 pm

Microsoft is out now as well. So it does look like it will come down to one company's games being added.

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Post by scoriae » Wed Jun 01, 2011 6:38 pm

So that leaves 2K, EA, and LucasArts eh? And some majority of the 25 anounced games are supposed to come from this company? I have to say, honestly I hope it isn't LucasArts... because thats just gonna turn into a Star Wars festival.

EA has the rights to the old Bullfrog catalog I believe, so that would be my first choice - by far.

I suppose the best thing from 2K would be the fireaxis games... but they work well enough in dosbox.

My favorite thing about GoG is the games they get running that previously did not run properly, or when they fix the multiplayer on older games. Unfortunately, sometimes such as the case of Constructor, they actually remove multiplayer....

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Post by Longcat » Wed Jun 01, 2011 8:58 pm

Take2 is out, it's down to EA and LucasArts now. And I'm betting my money on the latter.

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Post by clone2727 » Wed Jun 01, 2011 10:19 pm

Longcat wrote:Take2 is out, it's down to EA and LucasArts now. And I'm betting my money on the latter.
Former. They probably kept LucasArts down to the last two just to keep everyone on the edge of their seats.

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Post by Longcat » Thu Jun 02, 2011 12:20 am

I guess we will know who's right in less than 19 hours :)

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Post by MeddlingMonk » Thu Jun 02, 2011 12:31 am

That we will. But I expect it to be EA as well. Because what we really need are a bunch of old sport sims. But that's not really fair. And I would expect that GOG would package the old Ultimas a lot better than the Ultima Collection CD did.

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Post by MeddlingMonk » Thu Jun 02, 2011 7:48 pm

And it is EA. And one of the first titles to be released is Ultima Underworld. So, I must be Nostradamus or something for having thought of Ultima in conjunction with this.

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Post by Longcat » Thu Jun 02, 2011 9:59 pm

I'm so bummed out right now:(

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Post by scoriae » Thu Jun 02, 2011 10:26 pm

Why, are there lucasarts games you don't own?

I on the other hand am ecstatic - DUNGEON KEEPER!!!! WOOOOO

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Post by Red_Breast » Sat Jun 04, 2011 12:55 am

scoriae wrote:Why, are there lucasarts games you don't own?

I on the other hand am ecstatic - DUNGEON KEEPER!!!! WOOOOO
If I was Longcat I might be tempted to ask 'why? - don't you own it already?'

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