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a stupid question.....
« on: July 01, 2010, 09:28:11 AM »
It seems like I would know this... but..... about how long is the first chapter of TSL?

I think I remembered hearing it was comparable to KQ6 in length..... but then I thought that might be all 3 chapters.....

so I have no idea.

anyway, yeah.... about how long is it compared to another KQ game?
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Re: a stupid question.....
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2010, 09:30:45 AM »
I think all the chapters together make it the size of KQ6. Each chapter is a portion of the larger game. Did you follow? It was a long night.

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Re: a stupid question.....
« Reply #2 on: July 01, 2010, 09:33:09 AM »
Episode 1 is indeed a shorter episode than the rest, but it's a great episode and it sets the stage for what's to come. I played through episode 2 last week and it's about 3 to 5 hours long, depending on the player. The rest of the episodes also fall in the same category of 3 to 5 hours long. All together, it should be a 12 -15 hours experience, or more, depending on how you play it. I'd say the size is a bit longer than King's Quest 6 altogether.

One big difference between King's Quest 6 and The Silver Lining, however, is that The Silver Lining has about 1 hour of cutscenes spread through the 5 episodes, between the fully rendered and the in-game cutscenes. So, expect a very balanced cinematic experience.
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Re: a stupid question.....
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2010, 09:34:07 AM »
Thank you, Nifty. That is what I was looking for. You hit it right on the head.

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Re: a stupid question.....
« Reply #4 on: July 01, 2010, 09:35:12 AM »
I think all the chapters together make it the size of KQ6. Each chapter is a portion of the larger game. Did you follow? It was a long night.
right.... so there are 5 chapters and they will all be released some time this year right?

ok.  sounds good.

I'm excited for it either way!  too bad I won't get to play it until a few days after it comes out....

Episode 1 is indeed a shorter episode than the rest, but it's a great episode and it sets the stage for what's to come. I played through episode 2 last week and it's about 3 to 5 hours long, depending on the player. The rest of the episodes also fall in the same category of 3 to 5 hours long. All together, it should be a 12 -15 hours experience, or more, depending on how you play it. I'd say the size is a bit longer than King's Quest 6 altogether.

One big difference between King's Quest 6 and The Silver Lining, however, is that The Silver Lining has about 1 hour of cutscenes spread through the 5 episodes, between the fully rendered and the in-game cutscenes. So, expect a very balanced cinematic experience.
ahh..... thanks for that.  missed that quote.
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Re: a stupid question.....
« Reply #5 on: July 01, 2010, 09:40:51 AM »
You're welcome.  :)

I actually had to go trough my old posts to find it. It's one handy quote.
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Re: a stupid question.....
« Reply #6 on: July 01, 2010, 09:58:32 AM »
right.... so there are 5 chapters and they will all be released some time this year right?
I don't think there's any guarantee that they will *all* be released this year. I don't think there's a definite schedule for the other episodes - just in the near future.

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« Reply #7 on: July 01, 2010, 10:43:15 AM »
I believe Cesar said in a previous post that they're hoping for about 3 months between each...BUT do not quote me on that...
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Re: a stupid question.....
« Reply #8 on: July 01, 2010, 10:45:02 AM »
Cesar said 1-3 months. My guess is that episode 2 is probably closer to being finished than the rest and might be released after only 1 or 2, but for the most part, a 3 month wait is a logical time to expect.
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« Reply #9 on: July 01, 2010, 11:14:34 AM »
Much better than 8 years certainly :)

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« Reply #10 on: July 01, 2010, 01:30:05 PM »
Absolutely. XD
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« Reply #11 on: July 01, 2010, 01:34:08 PM »
8 years wait between episodes just to make us  :suffer: :suffer: :suffer: :suffer: :suffer:;D.
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