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Gothic Sequel, cancelled Gothic 1 expansion

Discussion in 'Piranha Bytes' started by Junmarko, Jan 4, 2017.

  1. Junmarko Goomba Patron

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    From the World of Gothic subreddit: (EDIT: Original post has since been removed)


    EDIT: Seeing as the images have been removed, here's some recent video coverage that has popped up. (Polish commentary w/Eng subs)

     
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  2. Darth Roxor Prestigious Gentleman Wielder of the Huegpenis

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  3. Junmarko Goomba Patron

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    [​IMG]

    Yes...walk in that direction...that's the one place in Gothic a woman should visit...

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  4. throwaway Arbiter

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    Not sure why I expected Rhobar to look particularly distinctive

    Also, why the hell does PB care enough about this to come down on the WoP user who leaked this (not to mention the suspect fact that the reddit post is also [deleted])?
     
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  5. ERYFKRAD Barbarian Patron

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    Does the woman have Long hair? I thought PB claimed they couldn't do that, hence the Nameless Hero's shitty ponytail in the first two games and absolutely no ponytail in g3.
     
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  6. Junmarko Goomba Patron

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    Really? That is weird. This is news to me...

    Which WoP user are you referring to?

    Ah well, the reddit post is gone, but the VK images are still up for anyone interested. https://vk.com/album-76325062_239191698
     
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  7. throwaway Arbiter

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    Dunno myself, this is what I was referring to.
     
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  8. jaydee2k Learned

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    Gothic the one and only. Unbeaten in terms of atmosphere...
     
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  9. HoboForEternity sunset tequila Patron

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    yeah, despite having a harder time getting into gothic 1 (mainly because of the controls) i still like 1 better than 2.

    i gave up on 1 once because i just couldn't figure out how to control the guy properly and over time it gave me some kind of motion sickness. glad i gave it another chance and stick with it longer. after several hours wandering the old camp there when i fell in love. gothic 2 is a great game and have major improvements over several aspects on 1, but on worldbuilding and the atmosphere, also how tight and packed the overworld is, nothing beat it really.

    i just wish this "look we got biiiiiiiiiiig game world! look at our game!!! it's so huge yo mama would be lost in it!" is gone.

    focus more on detail in simulation, and gothic is imo the perfect size for RPGs. there are still healthy amound of landmass to explore, but not so much that each characters, locations, and quest got lost because they are just a speck of a huge, empty world.
     
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  10. Jedi Master Radek Arcane

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    What the fuck is this? From the thread:
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    and this :
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    and that :
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    There is whole galley with similar early footage: http://gothic.arhn.eu/G1/galeria2.html
    Was a substantial chunk of the game cut from the final release? Anybody has some information about the cut content?


    This is near release footage:

    [​IMG]
     
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  11. Junmarko Goomba Patron

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    It never got passed Alpha, looks like they just did a quick re-texture of Gomez.

    Early alpha/beta stages of Gothic. All video games go through a phase where initial ideas are turfed or reimagined. Pretty standard.

    The more recent things we've posted, are screenshots from a cancelled expansion. Most of which seems to have been recycled into Gothic 2.
     
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  12. Jedi Master Radek Arcane

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    I know this is alfa and beta. The thing is that this is a cut content. Google search does not give any good results about Gothic cut content, so I posted this hoping someone may have an extensive knowledge about what was cut there.
     
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  13. throwaway Arbiter

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    I feel this series of videos did a very good job of tracking the development of the Gothics (especially G1)
     
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  14. Murk Arcane

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    The addon looks like it was pretty fleshed out, almost like it'd be playable.
     
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  15. Jedi Master Radek Arcane

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    This is really good, although not much about the cut content.
     
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  16. Junmarko Goomba Patron

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    I you look closer at the first image you posted, it's just an early design of the Swamp Camp. You can see NPC huts, the slope leading down, the river, unfinished trees etc...

    I don't think any of it is cut content man, just early construction.
     
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  17. Demondays Literate

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    There was post on 4chan about this reddit thread. What is funny is that someone claimed there that he is responsible for this leak and then posted this:
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    any chance some basement wizard create some kind of restoration/rebuilding patch or there are simply isnt enough content?
     
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  19. Junmarko Goomba Patron

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    What's really fascinating is that regardless of how unfinished it was, they seem to have succeeded in making it twice as dark as the first instalment.

    All we need now is Alejandro Jodorowsky to come forward and tell us he was attached as lead writer, and this will make a great "What Could Have Been" documentary :lol:
     
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  20. Demondays Literate

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    If the alpha would be leaked completely into public that would be very likely to happen (probably people would make whole modification with restored content). But atm its in possesion of maybe 1-2 people (outside of PB ofc) and they arent willing to do that.
     
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  21. Demondays Literate

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    Well if anyone is still interested there is huge part of gameplay publicated together with storyplot (its not in english though, maybe author will add subtitles later).
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3djEYZ7_pBc
     
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  22. Jedi Master Radek Arcane

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    First chapter looks like fun.
     
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  23. Junmarko Goomba Patron

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    Seeing as the images have been removed, here's some recent gameplay footage that popped up yesterday. (Polish commentary)

     
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  24. Demondays Literate

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    Here its good description of what is in this video:

     
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  25. Junmarko Goomba Patron

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    Wow. Sounded like a really interesting premise.

    They could have easily used some of these ideas in Gothic 3. Ugh...such wasted potential. :cry:
     
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