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KickStarter Underworld Ascendant Pre-Prototype Thread

Discussion in 'General RPG Discussion' started by Morgoth, Jul 1, 2014.

  1. hoverdog dog that is hovering, Wastelands Interactive Developer

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    We already had a spiritual successor to UU, it's called Arx Fatalis.

    Remember the spiritual successors to System Shock? To Thief?

    IF this ends up being announced for consoles as well as PC, it is guaranteed to be Skyrim set in underground.
     
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  5. hoverdog dog that is hovering, Wastelands Interactive Developer

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    The Dark Mod seems to be working fine, thank you :martini:
     
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  6. Jaesun Fabulous Moderator

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    How is the PS1 port of Ultima Underworld anyways? It was never released in English, but I am pretty curious about it.

    edit: apparently it readded some bugs that were patched out, blurred the game. Wonderful.
     
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    After certain vapourware of other hope named Arx - End of Sun I gladly welcome that idea.
     
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  9. Excidium P. banal

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    These guys will fuck up so hard oh God
     
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  10. Roguey Codex Staff Sawyerite

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    First person melee combat will always fail, thus spoke Sawyerthustra.

    Hopefully there'll be some good first person shooting.
     
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  11. Excidium P. banal

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  12. Roguey Codex Staff Sawyerite

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    He's not wrong.
     
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  13. Excidium P. banal

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  14. Unkillable Cat Prestigious Gentleman LEST WE FORGET Patron

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    Codex 2014 Make the Codex Great Again! Grab the Codex by the pussy
    On one hand, I'm like this:

    :what:

    On the other, bitter, repeatedely disappointed, suffering-from-multiple-burns-and-should-be-amputated hand... I'm like this:

    :x

    But basically I'm like everyone else:

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  15. Humanity has risen! Arcane Patron Repressed Homosexual

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    Why do people think it will be anything but a dumbed down piece of trash, how many times have you been fooled by smooth talking before?

    "Old legendary designers" are just jaded, sad, dull, and tired. They have lost all their sacred fire and just want to make games to play on mobiles to make themselves feel like because they play it they're still hardcore gamers. They just want to make money by capitalizing on their pedigree to pay their mortgage/college kids tuition/alimony and child support payments.
     
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  16. Abelian Somebody's Alt

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    OASJINMEOSEWME

    JAMONISAWESOME

    The first line seems to be an anagram of the second, "Jamon is awesome". Looks like someone at OtherSide is a big ham (pun intended).
     
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    Hope is the first step to despair. I just can't. :?
     
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  18. Abelian Somebody's Alt

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    Fixed :smug:
     
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  19. Doctor Sbaitso SO, TELL ME ABOUT YOUR PROBLEMS. Patron

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    Codex 2013 Codex 2014 PC RPG Website of the Year, 2015 Grab the Codex by the pussy Serpent in the Staglands
    I can't believe the original UW creator would acquire rights and undertake the next official UW game only to fuck it up. Looking Glass was just too fucking good under his watch.

    It could go to shit as ananything can, but I refuse to consider pessimism at this stage as anything but jaded douchebaggery. This is the best CRPG announcement in 20 years. So says Shank Lick.
     
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  20. Jaesun Fabulous Moderator

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    He did? Could you share that link?
     
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  21. Infinitron I post news Patron

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    RPG Wokedex 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
    Hah, this talk about rights made me go looking for trademarks, and look what I found: http://www.trademarkia.com/underworld-ascendant-86081935.html

    "Cerulean Sky Productions", huh? What does that remind you of?

    And "OtherSide Entertainment" is itself a trademark of Cerulean Sky Productions: http://www.trademarkia.com/company-cerulean-sky-productions-inc-4066346-page-1-2

    October 2013! They've been planning this for a long time. I wonder why they changed it from "Ascendant" to "Ascension", though.
     
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  22. Jaesun Fabulous Moderator

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    So... they registered a trademark for their game title. Big surprise?
     
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  23. Anthony Davis Blizzard Entertainment Developer

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    Man.

    Do not screw this up.
     
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  25. Sonus Educated

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    That's all you took from his post?
     
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