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Re:Favorite Land?
« on: March 01, 2004, 08:20:58 PM »
the Green Isles, really. Lots of variety in a nice set of islands. And that cool map!  :o

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Re:Favorite Land?
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2004, 03:22:54 AM »
OOGA BOOGA, he scares me every time he pops up cos your not expecting him XD
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Re:Favorite Land?
« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2004, 11:36:00 AM »
I kinda liked that whole land of Etheria (that was its name, right?) in KQ7... Having Nightmare's and Wind Creature flying around a surreal environment... very creative :)

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Re:Favorite Land?
« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2004, 12:21:16 PM »
My favourites are probably:
Tamir - in my eyes, it has a perfect balance of eerie and beautiful.  <3
Daventry - it just strikes me as a wonderful place to live (when it's not being destroyed by an evil dragon, of course!).  ;)
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Re:Favorite Land?
« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2004, 05:09:55 PM »
Tamir is wierd, kinda dark. Good areas there are: The witches cave, the graveyards/haunted house, the ogre's house, and the killer trees. Can't compare to Ooga Booga though.
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Re:Favorite Land?
« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2004, 11:58:12 PM »
Tamir is wierd, kinda dark. Good areas there are: The witches cave, the graveyards/haunted house, the ogre's house, and the killer trees. Can't compare to Ooga Booga though.

If you're drawn strictly to the spookiness, then I agree.  :)  But I like the combination of spooky and beautiful that Tamir has.  Genesta's island, the flowery meadows, the pool, the pond, the dwarves' house, the trees, water and streams, and the dark but vibrant colours are all things that strike me as beautiful about it.
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Re:Favorite Land?
« Reply #6 on: March 06, 2004, 12:49:23 AM »
hey thats a cool avatar outofhunk !!!

Thats the wallpaper i have on my computer ;)
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Re:Favorite Land?
« Reply #7 on: March 06, 2004, 10:28:56 AM »
I really liked The Land of The Green Isles and Serenia... I also liked Tamir, but something about a land with a circular map makes it a bit less realistic ;)
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Re:Favorite Land?
« Reply #8 on: March 07, 2004, 12:18:56 AM »
I like to think that each screen of the games is just a suggestion of what the land would 'actually' look like, i.e. that if they were real, the scale and distance between each screen would be much greater, with landscape 'filler' between a lot of them.  But walking through trees for several minutes at a time doesn't suit the pace of a game very well.   ;)

The 'wraparound' deal with several of the King's Quest lands can be taken two ways, I think.  First, of course, as a shortcut for the player to get to certain screens quickly without constantly doubling back, while assuming that if it were a 'real' land the looparaound would not occur.  Or, as I prefer to believe, ;) taken as something that really does occur 'naturally', even though our earthly logic tells us such a phenomenon is not possible - the rules are different in the world of Daventry!  It's sort of similar in a way to those 'lost' areas that appear in a lot of games where you can't get out by doubling back the way you came, and end up stuck wandering an area that is the same no matter where you go.

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Re:Favorite Land?
« Reply #9 on: August 11, 2004, 09:43:15 PM »
I liked Chess Board Land.  XD
 

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