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Re: Telltale
« Reply #80 on: April 03, 2013, 09:08:40 PM »
That was WAAAAAAY before that, Lamb.

Who knows? Sir Cray might get a shot now.

Oh, I see--I misread that.  I assumed the quoted part ended at the paragraph break.  My bad.

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Re: Telltale
« Reply #81 on: April 03, 2013, 09:09:24 PM »
Roberta is probably the worst thing to happen to King's Quest in its later stages. MoE's action/adventure design was her idea, after all. I think it was Toegoff who said that MoE's design was like taking Zelda and turning it into a first-person shooter.

I agree completely.
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Re: Telltale
« Reply #82 on: April 03, 2013, 09:32:32 PM »
That is a great description of MOE.
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Re: Telltale
« Reply #83 on: April 04, 2013, 06:18:28 AM »
I would be stunned if Roberta came back to the industry, for King's Quest or any other game. She and Ken are retired and sail around the world on a regular basis with an adorable corgi (per the picture of Ken's site: http://www.sierragamers.com/). Sounds like a pretty sweet retirement. Plus, that I know of, they've been approached about doing new games before and turned it down more than once.

I honestly believe that part of what Trowe's saying at the very least is completely exaggerated.

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Re: Telltale
« Reply #84 on: April 04, 2013, 06:49:30 AM »
While I respect Roberta's influence in gaming, I believe she has the same problem as many great videogame creators of the old days like John Carmack, Romero, Peter Molyneux, Trevor Chan, etc.

While she was great in her own time, I believe the industry evolved to a point where she just couldn't keep up, I also believe the same holds true to all of the names I've just mentioned, though to varying degrees. I like Id software's games and I like the Fable series, but their games are no longer the top dogs of the industry as they once were.

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Re: Telltale
« Reply #85 on: April 04, 2013, 07:01:01 AM »
I honestly believe that part of what Trowe's saying at the very least is completely exaggerated.

Paul's a big hype guy.  I think it's completely exaggerated, too.  I know he WANTS to work with her, but I really don't think she's interested.  Sometimes people do something, and then they move on - and honestly, Roberta just kind of fell into computer games because of what her husband did.


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Re: Telltale
« Reply #86 on: April 04, 2013, 12:49:15 PM »
She and Ken are retired and sail around the world on a regular basis with an adorable corgi

That is the WASPiest thing I've read in awhile.
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Re: Telltale
« Reply #87 on: April 04, 2013, 01:46:52 PM »
LOL, it really is, isn't it? Haha!

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Re: Telltale
« Reply #88 on: April 04, 2013, 03:49:02 PM »
...What?

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Re: Telltale
« Reply #89 on: April 04, 2013, 03:55:51 PM »
...What?

What are you confused about?


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« Reply #90 on: April 04, 2013, 04:20:03 PM »
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That is the WASPiest thing I've read in awhile.
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Re: Telltale
« Reply #91 on: April 04, 2013, 05:22:41 PM »
WASPY: of, pertaining to, or characteristic of WASPS. There, that makes it all make sense.
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Re: Telltale
« Reply #92 on: April 04, 2013, 08:05:01 PM »
I'm allergic to WASPs.

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Re: Telltale
« Reply #93 on: April 04, 2013, 10:26:14 PM »
Would you say are WASP intolerable? I certainly can't tolerate WASPs.
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Re: Telltale
« Reply #94 on: April 04, 2013, 10:33:05 PM »
For GR's edumaction purposes, "WASP" is a low-level slur, or slang term, that stands for "White Anglo-Saxon Protestant"-- aka Rich White Folk.

Technically it's an offensive term, but I don't know that many take it to be offensive anymore.

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Re: Telltale
« Reply #95 on: April 05, 2013, 06:12:09 AM »
WASPs are too busy polishing their Benz to worry about acronyms.


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Re: Telltale
« Reply #96 on: April 05, 2013, 09:13:10 AM »
WASPs are too busy polishing their Benz to worry about acronyms.


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