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Game News The Black Geyser shoots its load all over Kickstarter

Discussion in 'RPG News & Content' started by Infinitron, Apr 27, 2018.

  1. Cleveland Mark Blakemore Golden Era Games Übermensch Developer

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    That's a stock animation for Unity you get for free and it is hardly one of the good ones in that pack. It's the sort of thing you get in a free anim pack and think "Well, I won't be using that one but the others are not too bad."

    That monster is one of the free stock monsters available on the asset store and again, it didn't particularly seem usable but I wouldn't complain because it was free.

    They should have asked me, since I own half the assets on the Unity store. I could have given them some incredible monsters to use in their demo.
     
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  2. LubomiRTard Literate

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    Their Funds Allocate Chart on kickstarter page has most costs on New Art if I remember. Not sure if it's good or bad. Seems their new game play vid shows some original art and decent animations though not a rip off from unity stores.

    They just got funded btw.

    Followed this title, even backered it. I've doubts if a new team can make a good game but hey, we saw that happen and 16 euro (in MY COUNTRY AT LEAST) is not much money. I've consider it as a risk investment. Restaurants in Czechia / Slovakia (Bratislava) we sometimes pay many more for a meal hey.
     
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  3. mastroego Arcane

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    Not going to pre-purchase (that kinda thing is essentially over for me), but I'm now following the thread. We'll see what comes out of this...
    And I'm not even doing this much with that Pillars thingie, because of Sawyerism.
     
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  4. Decado Prestigious Gentleman Old time handsome face wrecker Patron

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    I am seeing ads for this game on FB/Twitter. It looks like such a blatant rip off of PoE I thought it was a joke. Is anyone seriously entertaining buying this game?
     
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  5. mastroego Arcane

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    Well, I'm certainly not entertaining the idea of buying PoE.
    Which, BTW, is an attempt to ape the IE games, to begin with.
     
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  6. Bladeract It's Neckbeard Shitlord. Again. Dumbfuck

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    I can't believe of all the RPG engines someone could copy it's always Infinity Engine. Why, God?

    On the bright side with the allusions to Black Isle Studio everywhere and being a game about greed, we could finally be getting a game starring Feargus Urquaheart as the villain.
     
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  7. JonSnowIsAlive Literate

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    Loooool Jenkem, you must be the funniest mentally disturbed codexer for sure if you somehow got into your head that I'm... British! I'm not, far from it actually, not that its in any way wrong or anything like that. Stiil, I have ZERO idea why you'd think that, but coming from you I'll take it as a compliment. It must mean my English has improved quite a bit, something I've struggled with for the longest time. Concerning that "Oriental" part, I was translating from my native language where that identical word can mean "Eastern". Also, if you read (you know how to, right?) on their website, the oriental school of magic is listed as originating from the "Eastern Empire", hence my comment.

    Cheerio! (get it?)
     
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  8. Fenix Cipher Vatnik

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    WHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOA
     
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  9. purpleblob Learned

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    Great, the most annoying person on Geyser kickstarter comment section joins codex... this is going to be interesting... :roll:
     
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  10. Black Arcane

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    Infringes on my copyrights. At least we know that if you want easy buck you just need to say it's IE games inspired or some such drivel.
    Worked for PoE too.
     
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  11. JonSnowIsAlive Literate

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    purpleblob :: Not really actually... at the time, stars were uniquely aligned (stayed home for two weeks between jobs) and thus had plenty of time to ask all kinds of retarded questions (well, not all of them, but you know... retarded is retarded). As much as I'd like to do the same here (and I think this place needs to, gotta find a proper substitue to GreenMagicSpell after all), I'm afraid this person won't be me :-( :-( :-(

    Cheerio! :)

    P.S. Very serious, possibly retarded, question this time (none's gonna believe me lol): has there ever been a thread concerning the "Great Shadows of Amn Consipiracy" on the Codex? I've managed to do something very nice about it and would definitely like to share/discuss it with BG scholars which are bound to exist on these forums. Let me know!
     
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  12. JonSnowIsAlive Literate

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    I have literally no idea what "hopw roewur ne" means... one thing I do know though is not to ask, so I won't.

    Back to that conspiracy thingy, here's a blurry preview of what I call "The Conspiracy Map". The idea of a mind flayer master conspiracy is not originally from me, I simply played with it and somehow things blew out of proportions. Anyone interested? Just show me the right thread...!

    [​IMG]
     
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  13. Nazrim Eldrak Learned

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    Ok this comes late, but I also supported the game on boxed edition lvl.
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  14. JonSnowIsAlive Literate

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    Huh? Will try again will a different hosting site...
    Show Spoiler

    [​IMG]
     
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  15. JonSnowIsAlive Literate

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    OK, OK, I love you guys, I'll stop being a tease. Here's the full image:

    [​IMG]

    So, basically someone over at that other bg forum I don't feel like naming posted some tinfoil theory positing that mind flayers had inflitrated just about every level of society and were, in a way, the true "Shadows of Amn"... I thought the theory had at least some merit, and thus started invesgating. Obviously I am autistic, as many here pointed out, so... yeah, read the entire scripts for bg, bg:totsc, bg:sod, bg:soa and bg:tob, even the sections that had been scrapped but left there by the original developpers. This map is the über-tinfoily fruit of that endeavor.

    I never realized until just now how crazy this all sounds when presented like that... Oh well.
     
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  16. Bladeract It's Neckbeard Shitlord. Again. Dumbfuck

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    Completely blurry image. Why don't you just tell us with words whatever it is you are talking about.

    You can PM infinitron to start a new megathread for video game conspiracies, but may as well just post it here.
     
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  17. Jenkem Liturgist Patron

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    which black geyser dev is this?
     
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  18. Bohr Liturgist

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    It's the narrative designer
     
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  19. JonSnowIsAlive Literate

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    Not again?! OK, will give it another go (btw, the link is https://ibb.co/bS3XYT, so there's a backup plan in case my technological woes persist):

    [​IMG]
     
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  20. imweasel Arcane

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    Just say [​IMG] to shovelware from "big black cock" fetishists.
     
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  21. Bumvelcrow Bellator Sempervirens Patron

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    I hope this guy isn't the art director.
     
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  22. JonSnowIsAlive Literate

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    OK, so apparently I was linking the website hosting the images and not the images themselves...
    :backawayslowly:
     
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  23. JonSnowIsAlive Literate

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    I honestly wish I could get a spot on the team, but I'm really not sure what I could actually do... I'm not a big C/C++ guy (which I assume Unity is all about), I'm really more of a scripter. What I intend to do once this game finally makes it to shelves is take a good swing at modding it, provided the game is not über shit, of course. I've tried modding the IE engine a few years back but soon found it to be a mostly closed community. This time, maybe, I get to start fresh. That's what attracts me the most with the game. For the rest, I do feel as many here do as well that "Crushmaster", "Oriental", "Put Silently" and the like are all odd-looking quirks a deeper understanding of English might have prevented, but hey, when life gives lemons, you make... a black geyser.
     
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  24. Bladeract It's Neckbeard Shitlord. Again. Dumbfuck

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    Most game 'devs' today are just random scripters and 'writers' from forums or twitter who sucked enoguh cock to get hired, some of the more retard members of this site even managed to get hired by inXile including a tranny lover whose older posts were littered with the word "nigger".

    Unity shitfest does not really allow the use of C++ even if you do have the source code, anyway. So a black geyser of fun could be in your future if you can get your foot in the door. Literal anal sex may be required.
     
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  25. Morality Games Arcane Patron

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    I like RtwP RPGs enough that I don't want the genre to totally die out again. There's no telling when Obsidian is going to pull the plug on its revival so this is me hedging my bets.
     
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