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Re: The Silver Lining - Update?
« Reply #140 on: May 31, 2007, 02:31:18 AM »
Vivendi has given us permission to continue production on the game, but they will then review the content of the game before we can release each part. Hopefully all this means is that they're making sure we're not doing something along the lines of "Quest for Glory 4 1/2"

Makes sense, though I've never heared of QfG 4,5 . . .
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Re: The Silver Lining - Update?
« Reply #141 on: May 31, 2007, 05:29:21 PM »
It has an obscene amount of foul language and sexual content. It's more of a parody than a real game.
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Re: The Silver Lining - Update?
« Reply #142 on: June 01, 2007, 06:52:41 PM »
It's been awhile since I've been on this website. It sure looks like I didn't miss much except for the usual suffer from Yonkey and "when it's done it'll be released. I'm out of patience i declare this TSL project dead. You may ask why well there hasn't been a journal entry for awhile, the most recent one didn't tell me much. Heck this site looks exactly like it did 1 year ago except for minor updates. I mean comon everyone wants an answer to what is going on. I also am thinking it is odd as to why Vinvidi has to look at the game again.
Well TSL team good job naming part two eternity because thats how long part one will take. Anyways we are very mad about this. I'm worried as to if I'll ever see Graham again. I'm very suspicous about whats been going on. :pokerface:

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Re: The Silver Lining - Update?
« Reply #143 on: June 01, 2007, 11:41:30 PM »
No offence intended, but POS "owes" us nothing. :P You have very little right to be incensed.
 
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Re: The Silver Lining - Update?
« Reply #144 on: June 02, 2007, 06:02:40 AM »
Anyways we are very mad about this.
We meaning you.... and your hair? :P

 Either way, I'll tell you what I tell my brother when they start whining too much at the dinner table. Be good, or I'll start reading out loud from one of my brick-sized history books.  :suffer:

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Re: The Silver Lining - Update?
« Reply #145 on: June 02, 2007, 06:21:20 AM »
Be good, or I'll start reading out loud from one of my brick-sized history books.  :suffer:

lol, actually, in my family, that wouldn't be a bad thing! XD We all enjoy history!

Anyway, Noah, no worries. Things are trucking along with the game. Of course, words of encouragement are always more well received than words of complaint :)
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Re: The Silver Lining - Update?
« Reply #146 on: June 02, 2007, 08:13:33 AM »
 I have no complaint against the team and wish them well, though I do not share the more dedicated fans certainty the game will get done through part 3. It has been at least 3 years since work on part 1 began, and may be 4 before it is released. If it takes as long to make parts 2 and 3 that's 8 years after part 1's release. A lot can change in that much time. Kelsey will be most or all of the way through college, Cat and Say will be mothers more likely than not, heck, I'll be married in all probability. XD  Who can say what new people will join and what old ones have to leave? Anyway, I will go on expecting only what happens. :)

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Re: Progress???
« Reply #147 on: June 02, 2007, 09:13:06 AM »
One would think that POS would hear the complaints from fans and try to at least reassure them with something real, rather than unleash the forum moderator watch dogs. I'm sorry, but POS is a joke. Anyone else know what POS really stands for? (Piece of....)

Anyway, feel free to tell me what a horrible fan I am. But I agree totally with PirateKingChris.  TSL is dead. Good job team

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Re: Progress???
« Reply #148 on: June 02, 2007, 10:47:40 AM »
Btw, PirateKingChris said nothing along such lines. It's Noaheugene who is so sure it's dead. ;)

And why is it that all of the sudden so many people keep coming out of the woodwork and declaring TSL a complete hoax? I understand the point that we've been promised something, and if we don't get it, we have something to be upset about. On the other hand, I also understand that this is NOT the team's day job. ;P I mean, how many fan projects have you ever seen that got this far? You might say that this just proves how people can be so into something, and then give up. The problem with that logic is, POS is in waaaaaay too far to give up now. :P Even if they wanted to stop (which I know they don't,) they couldn't. Too much has been done not to see it through. Too much energy has been built up. Maybe for some of you, it's dwindling, but I find it alive and well. And when you think about it, LOOK at the team page. Look at how many people there are. When it's only a group of 3 or 4 friends, you can see how easy it is to go "This isn't fun anymore. Let's go play soccer," but when it's a team of this magnitude, they aren't just going to let it go. They haven't just stopped assigning tasks. They haven't stopped working. Fine, maybe this will take a while. Does it matter? Does your life depend on seeing Shadows before the year's out? ;P And, no offense to Petra, but I think estimating that it will take the same amount of time to make the other two parts as it did Shadows is just a bit unrealistic. ;) So many things will be able to be reused, and now that they KNOW what they're doing, it'll be MUCH easier to apply it to another part.

Summed up, TSL is NOT a hoax. POS has NOT stopped making the game. It WILL come out. If you're upset it's taking too long, then go. Make your own. Tell us how that turns out. Honestly, I'd wish you the best of luck.

Truly, we're all here because we love KQ and we want to see a sequel. I don't understand why so many people are joining just to be so antagonistic. It's not going to make the game come out faster. It's not going to get updates. It's not going to convince everyone you're right. The only reason I can see is stress relief, and honestly, if you have so much stress you're taking it out on a group of KQ fans that are trying to make a game to give a fitting end to a series we care about, then I'm not quite sure what to say about you. If you think the game is taking too long, then sign up for the newsletter and get on with your life. The newsletter will tell you when it's done, mkay? If you're here to socialize with other fans of KQ or TSL, then have fun. We've got a great group of people here. If you're here to troll, you're better off going somewhere else.
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Re: Progress???
« Reply #149 on: June 02, 2007, 11:05:37 AM »
Well I'm certaintly not trolling anyone. I was only expressing my opinion of what me and other people left in the dark about the project feel. I still can't get over the fact that this project started 5 years ago and all the team got done was 5% [at least I'm assuming that because thats how much portion the demo is of one of the three parts of TSL] and a measly demo. Sounds to me like somthing fishy is going on around here. I don't know whats going on at all with the project. Heck I checked gamespot a couple a months ago and it said you guys cancelled the project. Anyways I understand back in 2005 the TSL team was delayed 3 months due to a cease order. But still very fissshhy. If anyone agrees with me let me know. ::)

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« Reply #150 on: June 02, 2007, 11:24:52 AM »
What's fishy about it? They aren't some big name company that gets paid to do this, they're working on it in their spare time. It's not like they can devote every waking hour to working on the game, or updating the site.
If you really want an update, just sign up for the newsletter thing and let the updates come to YOU, instead of coming around every week to check.
You can just go on with your life, maybe play OTHER games (Suprise! They actually DO exist :P ), and when they're ready, they'll post an update and notify you. It makes for less stress for everybody.

Personally, I've never checked the main site for updates. Why bother if you can just get an update right in your inbox? :P
Even if it's not frequent, it's better then driving yourself crazy by checking all the time.
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« Reply #151 on: June 02, 2007, 11:27:18 AM »
Well I'm certaintly not trolling anyone. I was only expressing my opinion of what me and other people left in the dark about the project feel. I still can't get over the fact that this project started 5 years ago and all the team got done was 5% [at least I'm assuming that because thats how much portion the demo is of one of the three parts of TSL] and a measly demo. Sounds to me like somthing fishy is going on around here. I don't know whats going on at all with the project. Heck I checked gamespot a couple a months ago and it said you guys cancelled the project. Anyways I understand back in 2005 the TSL team was delayed 3 months due to a cease order. But still very fissshhy. If anyone agrees with me let me know. ::)

Left in the dark? You act like the other fans have any more info than you do. :P The only thing we have is knowledge of what kinds of people are on the team. We know they aren't the no good slackers you seem to think they are. ;) And yes, Gamespot says they're canceled. This is likely because POS got a lot of publicity from the shut down and Gamespot didn't bother to check up with a fan game. Don't you think they have better things to do? :P And honestly, do you think POS would go around telling game websites they're closed if they really had stopped and didn't want anyone to know? ;P The most reliable place to find TSL info is right here. And why would you think only 5% of the game is done, just because that's all you've seen? What about the entire media section? What about the fact that we KNOW they aren't showing us everything they have done? ;P Just because you cannot see it doesn't mean you can't believe it! ::) What could you possibly think is going on? The only thing I can see is that you think the team has stopped production, and they haven't. So what is your argument?
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Re: Progress???
« Reply #152 on: June 02, 2007, 11:41:58 AM »
If I was half as smart as my father I would save myself time and possibly angst by leaving this alone. :P But sons are seldom as great men as their fathers, as Homer observed.

 Anyway, I am familiar many freeware projects, though only one as large as this. It is not completed or canceled. 

 But Kelsey, I suspect you misunderstand the source of these complaints.  I am seeing much complaining about the lack of progress information, updates and the like. People do not want to be told things are being worked on, they have heard that for years, so far with scant results.  They want to see it.  Having the team take time to tell them to shut up instead of telling them something about the game is not really helping. These demands are not very logical, but then humans seldom are.

 If releasing some screenshots and estimates would really calm things I don't know. 0 AD releases a lot more about the game than POS, and they have a lot fewer complaints and practically no nasty ones, but then they have a lot fewer people on their forum, so who knows? :P

 So anyway I just rambled and probably didn't say anything important. Oh well, it's Saterday, I guess I can waste 15 minutes. XD

 And Noah, if you want my honest opinion of your ideas, they are crazy. :P While I briefly wondered if Yonkey and Raf was possessed by beings from another planet an one point, I saw that the pointy ears came off. :angel:  ;)

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Re: Progress???
« Reply #153 on: June 02, 2007, 01:32:23 PM »
Yeah jeez, don't put me in the "I think TSL is dead" club. I certainly don't want to be a card carrying member. And it will take me several years of waiting(and maybe I'll never give up) before I give up as I've only been here since March.  :P
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« Reply #154 on: June 02, 2007, 03:04:12 PM »
I'm not mad about people thinking my idea is crazy I just think they should have a journal update at least once every two months. Heck It could say that you guys are doing okay on the project and stuff. Is that a lot to ask for? ??? :)

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« Reply #155 on: June 02, 2007, 03:56:26 PM »
If you are just asking for project reports I am not hostile, nor do I think it crazy. Actually, enough people have been getting frustrated recently I might think it wise. I don't know how long it takes to get a PR person to put something together but if it is not that long, it seems worth it to placate the seemingly growing section of the fanbase that is feeling ignored and bored.

 What is crazy is talking about how it is 'fishy' or implying POS somehow has bad intentions. That's at best improbable. :P

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Re: The Silver Lining - Update?
« Reply #156 on: June 03, 2007, 01:39:20 AM »
I'm worried as to if I'll ever see Graham again.
If you really wanna see Graham in a new game, you could always make your own KQ game...
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« Reply #157 on: June 03, 2007, 05:48:16 AM »
I'm not mad about people thinking my idea is crazy I just think they should have a journal update at least once every two months. Heck It could say that you guys are doing okay on the project and stuff. Is that a lot to ask for? ??? :)

Well, technically, we have been saying that the team is doing ok and the project and stuff. We've been saying that throughout this thread and everytime someone questions us about the game. ;)
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Re: Progress???
« Reply #158 on: June 03, 2007, 06:11:45 AM »
There's usually something released annually anyway. :) The amount of time that passes between updates is no longer than it was last year or the year before (when there was little doubt AFAIK, that Shadows would eventually see the light of day), there's hardly a need to lose hope in the project solely because another year has passed and you've seen nothing so far. There's plenty of time yet for there to be an update, and even if there's not it hardly signals the project's cancellation.
 
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Re: Progress???
« Reply #159 on: June 04, 2007, 11:38:31 AM »
Well, at least I haven't missed too much in my absence. If oodles of awesome had been happening while I was pulling weeks of scanning all-nighters, I would have been exhausted AND miffed.
But, anyway. Yours truly hasn't lost faith. God knows these things take time. I'll be around, should anything suddenly appear. As if by magic. Hint.  ::)
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