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Mask of Eternity - King's Quest 8
« on: March 03, 2004, 07:53:51 PM »
I've been hearing some comments about MoE (lmao, Moe :P) or about Connor, so I'm just wondering what everyone actually thought of it.

I know it's not the traditional King's Quest, but I thought it was still pretty good.  Much more of a modern game style, which is okay.  It really was more action than adventure, but it was good to finally have one of the loyal subjects to play as. ;)
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Re:Mask of Eternity
« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2004, 07:58:53 PM »
I know it's not the traditional King's Quest, but I thought it was still pretty good.  Much more of a modern game style, which is okay.  It really was more action than adventure, but it was good to finally have one of the loyal subjects to play as. ;)

Yay :D, your the only person around here who has the same opinion as me ;D, i have always liked it even though it is not adventure ;)
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« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2004, 12:10:21 AM »
I guess it wasn't bad as an action/adventure. But my assosiation with KQ is adventure... not action.
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Re:Mask of Eternity
« Reply #3 on: March 05, 2004, 01:28:55 AM »
*grabs Storm by the earlobe and drags her in*

Go on!  Rant at them!  Rant!

...  I personally didn't like it.  Not as an action game and DEFINITELY not as a King's Quest.
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Re:Mask of Eternity
« Reply #4 on: March 05, 2004, 03:15:31 PM »
*grabs Storm by the earlobe and drags her in*

Go on!  Rant at them!  Rant!
I can barely fit into Storm's shoes rant MOE-wise, but I'll try (and probably fail).

I'm not into action games. Not to the point I get headaches, that's reserved for fps'es and such, but action is not far behind. Anyway, when I bought MoE I expected it to be an adventure, so I was truly disappointed when I found out it was an action. I played it all out though, to see whether it had any adventure in it, but, alas, that was not the point. :-\ Kill the monsters, assemble the mask pieces, and that was it. >:(
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Re:Mask of Eternity
« Reply #5 on: March 05, 2004, 03:23:21 PM »
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I expected it to be an adventure

yeahh, that was my problem too ; ( ...but I guess if you expected an action game (don't affiliate it with KQ) it woudn't be that bad...

or yeah... perhaps it would, I would prefer NWN ; )
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« Reply #6 on: March 06, 2004, 01:09:34 AM »
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Re:Mask of Eternity
« Reply #7 on: March 06, 2004, 07:08:13 AM »
*grabs Storm by the earlobe and drags her in*

Go on!  Rant at them!  Rant!

Ok, Ok! I'll rant! no need for violence!!  :o
Oh, wait, it's an MOE thread... there's definately a need for some violence. Carry on 8)

I myself wasn't deceived into thinking MOE was an adventure game before I playing (maybe only when discussing it on some forum before it even came out). I knew what it was, so I was expecting the worst - and guess what, I got the worst  :(

I'm sorry for all those who bought & played the game thinking it was an actual KQ - I always wondered whether Sierra made more money off selling MOE to action gamers who weren't familiar with KQ than it did selling it to unsuspecting KQ fans or to people like myself, who played it simply because of the "KQ" on the title ::)

I know there are people out there who like MOE, but I think they're mostly self-deluded adventure gamers, action gamer with very low standards or a mixture of both :S
To those who think MOE was a good adventure game, I can only recommend they have their heads examined, or spend some time playing the other KQs to understand what "adventure" really means ::)
To those who think it's a good action game - I don't play action games and can't really tell whether it's good or bad in that sense. However, I heard people who DO play action games say MOE is not up to par with other action games released at the time, and when I ask my brother (who is about the only action gamer I know) "why don't you play MOE? It's an action game! you like action games!!" he looks at me like I'm a pathetic little idiot who just asked him to do something totally irrational, like downgrade back to XT  :-\

I must admit I didn't suffer too much playing MOE - as a game it was pretty harmless actually, but I would never have played such a game if it didn't have "KQ" on it's title ::)
The reason I resent MOE so much is that it's something like the proverbial "last nail" in the adventure genre coffin - the fact that Sierra's praised flagship series, which pretty much started the entire graphic adventure genre, is reduced to a mostly-action game, shows more than anything the decline of adventure games, if not contributes to said decline :(

I was overdue for a long MOE rant...  ;D
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« Reply #8 on: March 06, 2004, 09:57:27 AM »
Lol, yay for teh Storm!  You rock :D  
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« Reply #9 on: March 06, 2004, 10:02:50 AM »
Thanks!!  ;D
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Re:Mask of Eternity
« Reply #10 on: March 06, 2004, 11:29:05 PM »
Well put, Storm!  :D  (Agreement in this corner!)
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« Reply #11 on: March 07, 2004, 02:56:34 AM »
Storms anti-MoE rants rock :D
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« Reply #12 on: March 07, 2004, 04:31:50 AM »
yeah XD, i like Storms K.Q.8 rants ;D, but its better when she gets violent ;-D
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« Reply #13 on: March 08, 2004, 09:51:51 AM »
*Covers racx's mouth* What, are ya crazy?!  Don't call it a KQ, or else Storm will turn into a big fierce dragonny thing and smite you!
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Re:Mask of Eternity
« Reply #14 on: March 08, 2004, 10:25:47 AM »
I picked up MOE used. I hadn’t before that because Sierra never put together a Mac version. When my household became multi-platform then I decided to give it a try for $5 no less.

Let’s put it this way, it didn’t capture my attention or even run very well. In my ongoing mission (going very slowly) to replay all the KQ games, I’ll get through it eventually… not too worried about it…
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« Reply #15 on: March 09, 2004, 03:08:43 PM »
yeah XD, i like Storms K.Q.8 rants ;D, but its better when she gets violent ;-D
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« Reply #16 on: March 10, 2004, 04:05:18 AM »
K.Q.8 K.Q.8 K.Q.8 K.Q.8 K.Q.8 K.Q.8 K.Q.8 K.Q.8 K.Q.8 K.Q.8 K.Q.8 K.Q.8 K.Q.8 K.Q.8 K.Q.8 K.Q.8

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« Reply #17 on: March 10, 2004, 02:03:40 PM »
Watch it buster, one more step and I'll unleash my assault cats! >:(

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Re:Mask of Eternity
« Reply #18 on: March 11, 2004, 03:44:00 AM »
K.Q.8 K.Q.8 K.Q.8 K.Q.8, IS SOMETHING WRONG COPYCAT ??? :suffer:
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« Reply #19 on: March 11, 2004, 09:55:20 AM »
You're taking it too far now, racx!

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