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Wow what progress!!!!!!!
« on: November 17, 2003, 02:36:54 AM »
Hi it's me again....(if anyone remembers me) but don't worry I'm too busy to bother you much from now on.
Just wanted to say I LOVE your work, LOVE your sketches and screen shots and ideas....since I was here last you have done sooo much!!!!!!!!!! Its so good to really see that your making BIG progress.
I can't wait for KQ9 to come out!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Keep it UP, Keep it UP!!!
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Re:Wow what progress!!!!!!!
« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2003, 07:38:20 AM »
Hey Peasant Girl!

Welcome back!  We were wondering what happened to ya.   ;D  Yep, the game is moving at a very steady pace these days.  It's really exciting, even for us on the team!  :D  Thanks for taking some time to talk to us again.  We missed ya and hope you come back soon.   :)
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« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2003, 09:43:15 AM »
OMFG NINAAAAAAAAA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

NINA WELCOME BAAAACCCKKK!!!! :D!!!!!


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Re:Wow what progress!!!!!!!
« Reply #3 on: November 17, 2003, 10:52:10 AM »
Hi Peasant Girl! We missed ya!

Get unbusy soon, now, ya hear? ;D
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Re:Wow what progress!!!!!!!
« Reply #4 on: November 19, 2003, 12:05:06 PM »
What progress sounds right.  What Progress?  Sounds to me this project has been stuck in neutral for over 4 years now.  I hope it gets something out, but i am, as always, doubtful.

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« Reply #5 on: November 19, 2003, 01:00:11 PM »
* Jeysie pulls out her notebook and puts on some cheesy thick 70's-style space-secretary glasses.

Tell me, Beernuts, what is your motivation with these posts?

Attempting to motivate the team? None necessary. They know that at this point, if they don't complete the game, a good chunk of the adventure game community will lynch them. If they wait until after they've held voice auditions and recordings to cancel the game, we'll lynch and torment them, preferable involving a large-scale tickling-with-feathers scheme.

Seriously, what I've heard and seen of what they've released excites me, and I'm not even on the team. I can't speak for everyone, but I know that when I'm working on a project, and it starts getting far enough along to be awesome-looking, I absolutely can't wait to get it finished and show everyone. I would think these guys would have the same drive. So if they can't finish it they may lynch themselves.

Finally, Mike just had to buy a whole ton of equipment for the auditions. If he doesn't get to use it... well, I know *I* would get cranky.

Pissing people off? I prefer to see the good in people whenever possible, so I certainly hope this isn't the reason.

Just expressing your feelings? Yes, there's free speech on the Net, and you're entitled to express your opinion. But you have to know when it's not a good idea to say what you're thinking.

I mean, heck, I'm a horrible pessimist, much to my roommate's perpetual dismay. I not only am convinced something will go wrong, I'm usually convinced everything will go wrong, and in the worst possible way. So if I see ways something might go wrong, and I think they are solvable or preventable, I will point them out (much to everyone else's perpetual dismay).

But there comes situations where even if something does go wrong, there's not much you can do about it. I'm not on the team, I don't have any game-creating skills. So if something goes wrong and they absolutely can't finish it, no amount of pissing, moaning, whining, or griping on my part is going to help. So I have three main choices.

One, not get involved with the game at all, and invest no emotions in the matter at all until it does or doesn't come out.

Two, keep track of the progress of the game, and engage in conversations with forum members on the assumption the game will come out. If it does, life is peachy. If it doesn't, life sucks, but at least I'll have gotten to spend all this time having fun and meeting some cool new online pals.

Three, express pessimistic concerns about whether or not the game will come out, despite the fact that they not only have no practical purpose or usefulness, but will make everyone either depressed or angry, depending on their disposition.

In short, express opinions that will cause negative emotions only if it will cause practical gain... otherwise let everyone have their fun. From one miserable pessimist to another. ;)

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Re:Wow what progress!!!!!!!
« Reply #6 on: November 19, 2003, 01:24:55 PM »
I understand your frustration.  This game has been in development for quite some time.  But much progress has been made.  See my post under "Only want to ask....".

We are working hard on getting this game out, it will not be vaporware. :D
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« Reply #7 on: November 19, 2003, 02:01:05 PM »
It amazing how much attention and lengthy posts Beernutts manages to provoke  :P
Just read his last Back to earth time thread.

Heh. I was trying to forestall another big hoo-rah-rah like that one. Besides, I am always curious why people do what they do. And maybe he won't feel so put-upon if it's another pessimist doing the commenting. ;)

Not to mention that... *commercial companies* can take 4 or more years to release games... I don't see why a lengthy amount of time is unreasonable for a venture where nobody's getting paid and everyone can only work on it in free time between work and/or school.

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« Reply #8 on: November 19, 2003, 02:12:45 PM »
Not to mention that *commercial companies* can also cancel or postpone game releases, though usually not as often as fan games makers do  ;)
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Re:Wow what progress!!!!!!!
« Reply #9 on: November 19, 2003, 03:08:38 PM »
Why motivation for my posts?  Same as yours for all your posts.  To discuss KQ9 in some way.  My discussions are alot of the time on why I feel the progress is nto significant, and why I have powerful feelings the game will never get done.  There's no real pratical reason for posting anything on these "discussion" boards, outside of the team members.

I usually stop by here every once in a  while to check on KQ9, and sometimes I'll make a post.  If kq9 gets to the point where all the voice acting is complete, then I'll feel better about it, but till then, I'm as pessimistic as always.  GoodLuck.
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« Reply #10 on: November 19, 2003, 03:16:02 PM »
I'll agree that a lot of the stuff we post here doesn't have much practical purpose, but it's fun, and keeps us entertained. Whereas posting pessimistic opinions that serve no practical purpose just make everyone miserable. So why do it? Like I said, if you're gonna bring people down, do it only when you have a reason. (shrug)

My discussions are alot of the time on why I feel the progress is not significant, and why I have powerful feelings the game will never get done.

But... why have those discussions? A discussion in a forum should be entertaining, useful, or both. The sort of discussions you're trying to start are none of those things. What are you expecting from them?

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« Reply #11 on: November 21, 2003, 03:29:39 AM »
Yeh, thats the whole point. It IS a fan project after all. I mean what DO you expect from people who aren't being professionally paid? They sure have done a lot considering all this! 8)

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« Reply #12 on: November 21, 2003, 10:30:20 AM »
It's true, it's a downer when someone posts negative, pessimistic comments.  But at the same time, nutts is showing how he cares about the game in his own way.  If he didn't feel passionate about it, he wouldn't pop up every now and again, would he?  He's excited about the game but frustrated that it's not completed.  You think he's still going to be pessimistic when he download's the completed game?  I think not.  I think he'll be just as excited as everyone else - even more so, because he seems to keep psyching himself out that this game will never be completed.
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« Reply #13 on: November 21, 2003, 04:23:03 PM »
OMG OMG NINAAAA HEELLOOOOO!!! :D!!!


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Re:Wow what progress!!!!!!!
« Reply #14 on: November 24, 2003, 01:25:47 PM »
Oh gee, my favorite nay-sayer is back....  ::)

He can feel how he likes, but it's annoying and pestering as all hell to have someone reply to posts where we DO say hey, we've done a lot, this is what we've done, etc, and have him more or less sh!t on us saying we ARE doing stuff by saying, yeah, well, whatever, this won't ever happen, etc, I don't really care what you say and I don't believe you.

Stop asking if it doesn't matter what the answer is, we're all well aware of your opinion by now.

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« Reply #15 on: November 26, 2003, 10:47:10 AM »
hahaha, anyways lets look at the bright side, there is the most ppl who does at least enjoy being around while waiting than the ones complaining :D


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« Reply #16 on: November 26, 2003, 05:19:33 PM »
Well, most people wouldn't bother to complain. If they've already decided this project is doomed to failure they wouldn't believe anything written here anyway, and probably wouldn't even bother posting.

That guy just likes to get a rise out of people - by now, he should already know his remarks upset some posters and offend some team members, yet he carries on with them  ::)
Also, he didn't settle for his first recent post, but came here to rain on other people's compliments as well. Not very civil IMO  :P
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« Reply #17 on: November 27, 2003, 08:07:26 PM »
btw, just would like to comment...

nina seems to be back but away or something :(
she doesnt like us anymore  :-\


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« Reply #18 on: November 27, 2003, 11:34:42 PM »
No, she's just really busy according to her first post in this thread...  :-\
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Re:Wow what progress!!!!!!!
« Reply #19 on: December 01, 2003, 09:44:49 AM »
Well, most people wouldn't bother to complain. If they've already decided this project is doomed to failure they wouldn't believe anything written here anyway, and probably wouldn't even bother posting.

That guy just likes to get a rise out of people - by now, he should already know his remarks upset some posters and offend some team members, yet he carries on with them  ::)
Also, he didn't settle for his first recent post, but came here to rain on other people's compliments as well. Not very civil IMO  :P

Unforutnately, I'm a person that kind of thing often works on... ::sigh::  

I can't stand people purposefully being and acting like little s**** like this guy. F*** off man. And in that first post, he's all pessimistic, but then goes on to say, oh but I won't help even though I doubt all of YOUR abilities to do this. Then shut the f*** up! Don't trash it and say crap like that! UGH. We hates him!! HATES HIM!

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