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The next step is Hell: A Cyberpunk Thriller, obviously. It's BloodNet's sister-game. It has a lot of stuff in common like decking, jury-rigging, similar items like EMP grenades, etc., and it was actually made by most of the same people, if my memory serves me right.

I've played BloodNet to death, so I probably won't be buying this, but I would definitely buy Hell.

Also the cover art they whipped up is 100 times better than the actual cover art.

Gog Version | US Version | EU Version

http://www.mobygames.com/game/bloodnet/cover-art

I thought ours was based on the EU version :)
 

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I loved Bloodnet when I was a kid, but I couldn't finish it. What is the difference between the CD version and floppy? And yeah, GOG needs to release Hell next!
 

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I loved Bloodnet when I was a kid, but I couldn't finish it. What is the difference between the CD version and floppy? And yeah, GOG needs to release Hell next!

The CD version is fully talkie and there's no subtitles and I think there are some video sequences. We included the floppy version for completeness' sake and for anyone who'd prefer to have the text version instead due to either preference or being hard of hearing :)
 

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The CD version is fully talkie and there's no subtitles and I think there are some video sequences. We included the floppy version for completeness' sake and for anyone who'd prefer to have the text version instead due to either preference or being hard of hearing :)
This sucks, I was hoping that it would have music with better quality. I remember the PC music sounded horrible (though it had a specific "charm"), the Amiga version was much better.
 

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I loved Bloodnet when I was a kid, but I couldn't finish it. What is the difference between the CD version and floppy? And yeah, GOG needs to release Hell next!

The CD version is fully talkie and there's no subtitles and I think there are some video sequences. We included the floppy version for completeness' sake and for anyone who'd prefer to have the text version instead due to either preference or being hard of hearing :)


You can actually just turn the sound off at the main menu on the CD version and you'll get the subtitles just like the floppy version. I can't remember if it affects any of the sound effects, though. (I know it doesn't stop the music, and it doesn't affect the sounds during combat which have their own on/off option in-game)

The CDrom version has little pictures on the world map of each location, while the floppy version doesn't. And, yes, the CDrom version has a couple of little video sequences.
 

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I loved Bloodnet when I was a kid, but I couldn't finish it. What is the difference between the CD version and floppy? And yeah, GOG needs to release Hell next!

The CD version is fully talkie and there's no subtitles and I think there are some video sequences. We included the floppy version for completeness' sake and for anyone who'd prefer to have the text version instead due to either preference or being hard of hearing :)


You can actually just turn the sound off at the main menu on the CD version and you'll get the subtitles just like the floppy version. I can't remember if it affects any of the sound effects, though. (I know it doesn't stop the music, and it doesn't affect the sounds during combat which have their own on/off option in-game)

The CDrom version has little pictures on the world map of each location, while the floppy version doesn't. And, yes, the CDrom version has a couple of little video sequences.

Weird, I didn't know about turning the sound off. Too spoiled by visible options, I guess :)
 

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Bloodnet? BLOODNET! I love that game, I think I played the abandonia version years ago and really enjoyed what I got through.
 

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So, who has played this? Is it any good? GOG.com has it for $5.99, but it seems quite old-school. Maybe a bit too much so for my taste.

Stumbled upon this lets (NOT!) play of the game, where this dude is moaning about the game alongside two former Micropose employees. Have a look:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ObEzrqhc2yg
 

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It is quite nice, it was developed right after Darklands and Phantom of the Opera and has very interesting Vampire meets Shadowrun vibe and it is definetly worth $6
 
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One of the better RPG/Adventures, but still not quite there. Many good ideas in a not-so-good execution.
 

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With Redguard it being not so ancient is one of the main problems. Redguard is one of those strange Windows/Dos Hybrids that are almost impossible to run on a modern system. It uses a Windows installer, Shockwave Flash to display Videos, but is at its core a Dos Program. It uses the Dos way of communicating with soundcards, but a Windows configuration program that lets you choose your sound card and Port / IRQ / DMA. It's the only game I know of that does this.
Some people got it to run under Dosbox, but the game will always crash at some point.
Finished it on DOSBox in 3dfx mode :troll:

It was pretty glitchy, though I think that's the game's problem and not DOSBox. Also, there are ways around the problems with the Windows installer (the Windows config program just writes a pretty simple config file, the game is otherwise purely a DOS game - much like Warcraft 2).

Battlespire is relatively straightforward to run now - provided you patch of course. DOSBox natively supports the weird 15-bit display mode the game uses. You do need a very powerful CPU to run it at max detail with no stuttering.
 

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Some really nice deals there. Got me The Whispered World, Edna & Harvey and Chains of Satinav, because I wanted to have them anyways. And A New Beginning, because it was so cheap.
 

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