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KickStarter Aw shit, West Games is going at it again - STALKER Apocalypse

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by WhiteGuts, Dec 12, 2014.

  1. WhiteGuts Arcane

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    They launched a new crowdfunding campaign for their game-concept/whatever : S.T.A.L.K.E.R APOCALYPSE.

    https://wfunder.com/project/185#basics

    These guys.:hero:
     
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  2. MotherMachinae Arcane

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    I don't know what I expected.
    *bookmarked*
    Gathering sources (popcorn) for incumming drama.

     
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  3. Infinitron I post news Patron

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    Grab the Codex by the pussy Dead State Divinity: Original Sin Project: Eternity Torment: Tides of Numenera Wasteland 2 Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2 A Beautifully Desolate Campaign Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire Pathfinder: Kingmaker Pathfinder: Kingmaker
    STALKER Apocalypse



    :kfc:
     
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  4. Grimwulf Arcane Patron Vatnik

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    These guys make my mind blow up. Could someone explain what's happening?

    So, GSC Game World ceased to exist in 2011 coz of corrupted Ukranian police and shit, which doesn't really matter. It's founder and all-time owner, father and author of all STALKER series, Sergei Grigorovich, continiues to work on his projects alone. Even if rumors about him working on "STALKER 2" are not true, HE STILL OWNS THE RIGHTS, dammit.

    And what are these West-stidio-whatever? "Our team is made up of ex-S.T.A.L.K.E.R. developers and other talented team members." - lol, what? All ex-STALKER devs are in Vostok Games now. AFAIK, their last project was Survarium (which was partly STALKER-inspired, but didn't break any rights).

    More so, due to Russian and Ukrainian financial laws, it was previously impossible (and I'm pretty sure it's still impossible) to get funded from kickstarter. Hell, that was the sole reason of our national BOOMSTARTER which is a fucking joke.

    So once again, who are those guys and what exactly is going on?

    Edit: Ohhh, I see now. Grigorovich made "S.T.A.L.K.E.R.", they are making "STALKER". Fuck them.
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    Pretty sure they are russian, not Ukranian
     
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  5. Angthoron Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Stalker on UE4 and not on XRay? How about no.

    Wait. How about no, in general.
     
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  6. Clockwork Knight Arcane

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    I was just wondering about what happened to this the other day. :lol:

    They can't use S.T.A.L.K.E.R. name, but STALKER is fine? Funny stuff.
     
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  7. Astral Rag Arcane

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    :lol:
     
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  8. LESS T_T Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    So they say this is STALKER, not S.T.A.L.K.E.R., eh? Screwed. :M
     
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  9. MotherMachinae Arcane

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    There is old Aerial thread somewhere, lot of hilarity and scamming. I already forgot all stuff that happened (because I want to forget about such necromancy bait). It includes stealing art and stuff from others.

    They dared to speak to people from outside, which reveal they ignorance and inanity. Like - they believe that console toolkits (that help you create/port games for any consoles) is some downloadable software that you can simply download from TPB. We know they don't give a shit about IP and owners rights but still...

    And what's the fuss about that boomstarter? High taxex/exortions?
     
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  10. Surf Solar cannot into womynz

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    Wow they really need this scam money badly do they?
     
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  11. Grimwulf Arcane Patron Vatnik

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    Found the previous thread. Thanks man, it is hilarious indeed.

    From their kickstarter page:
    "we decided to re-focus our vision, and develop what is now STALKER Apocalypse (trademarked)"
    It's like "Aha, Grigorovich! Didn't expect that somebody could trademark STALKER withour dots, did ya? EAT DUST ololol"
     
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  12. MotherMachinae Arcane

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    I see what you did here....
     
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  13. Sinatar Arbiter

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    It looks like they created this scam crowdfunding site for this shit. Read the FAQ for some laughs.

     
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  14. pippin Guest

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    People don't really learn, it seems. 150 bux given by 3 people. I woudln't give 50 bux for any sort of crowdfunding project. Maybe if I'm sure the campaign will deliver what I'm looking for, but this is not the case. Vaporware, vaporware never changes.
     
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  15. toroid Arcane

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    How much longer until we start to hear about scamdevs like this gettin' murked?
     
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  16. Think big! Smoking Dicks

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    That just happens to be printed on a piece of metal that has screws on the bottom. Any similarity to the word S.T.A.L.K.E.R. is purely coincidental.
     
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  17. Weirdstuffinspace Erudite

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    Don't tease this shit what is true about this?
     
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  18. Grimwulf Arcane Patron Vatnik

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    It's from Razumov's interview. Razumov is the only guy who's currently working with Grigorovich. The latter doesn't give interviews at all.

    The whole thing is on russian tho. The main stuff is:

    1. The trademark is his, he's got no intention whatsoever of selling it.
    2. He'll find the fundings, and do the sequel one day.
    3. Until then he's working on it all by himself.

    The man doesn't shit-talk, so I'll wait as long as it takes.

    Edit: Actually, Grigorovich gave a few interviews, so I was wrong on that.
     
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  19. Luka-boy Arcane

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    Comments and ratings disabled? Doesn't look fishy at all.

    This sure is off to a good start :lol:
     
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  20. Weirdstuffinspace Erudite

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    :bro:

    So there is hope. :fuuyeah:
     
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  21. potatojohn Arcane

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    Consider S.T.A.L.K.E.R sto... er, took the name and concept from the movie Stalker, this seems entirely appropriate
     
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  22. Grimwulf Arcane Patron Vatnik

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    Do you mean the original 1979 movie? I never knew it was translated in english.

    And the game has almost nothing in common with it. The movie is just... trippy.
     
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  23. Surf Solar cannot into womynz

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    Holy shit that video is bad. The "gameplay" could be replicated with 20 minutes of work in the editor.
    Everyone who gives them money is a huge retard.
     
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  24. WhiteGuts Arcane

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    [​IMG]
     
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