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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #60 on: September 19, 2010, 11:30:46 PM »
And I forgot about the music, Austin is a genius.
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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #61 on: September 19, 2010, 11:37:58 PM »
In my opinion, the importance of his contribution to the project cannot be overstated. :whistle:

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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #62 on: September 20, 2010, 03:34:49 PM »
I'd just like to thank the team so much for the amazing effort they've put into releasing this game. I had never played a point and click game before this one, and I had never even heard of King's Quest before. To be honest I wasn't expecting much when I downloaded Ep 1 but the atmosphere, the voice acting, and the whole setting hooked me right away and I really loved Ep 2. So keep up the incredible job!

However I still haven't been convinced into getting the original KQ, I can't stand the whole 2D era  ;D
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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #63 on: September 20, 2010, 11:21:05 PM »
Astor, you are missing out my friend. TSL is only a part of a larger puzzle. Kings Quest is not a game you play for the graphics, but for the story and the other games are filled with an amazing story.

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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #64 on: September 20, 2010, 11:22:35 PM »
Not to mention the fact that the old school 2D graphics are stunning in and of themselves.  A true lost art.

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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #65 on: September 20, 2010, 11:38:59 PM »
I'd just like to thank the team so much for the amazing effort they've put into releasing this game. I had never played a point and click game before this one, and I had never even heard of King's Quest before. To be honest I wasn't expecting much when I downloaded Ep 1 but the atmosphere, the voice acting, and the whole setting hooked me right away and I really loved Ep 2. So keep up the incredible job!

However I'm still haven't been convinced into getting the original KQ, I can't stand the whole 2D era  ;D

New gamers are spoiled for choice. It not your fault, it's just your generation. ;D

For us old school gamers these are the games we grew up on, when there was no internet and 2d games were mostly platforms or beat'em ups and such, adventure games offered just that, adventure. Exploring distant lands, meeting interesting people and fantastic characters, solving riddles, using items. These games hold a special place. I thank all of the companies out there who believe in adventure games and are helping to revive the genre and introduce them to new fans.

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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #66 on: September 21, 2010, 07:04:11 PM »
Finished it! It was good fun, loved every moments of it. It sure was strange for me to play an adventure game after being into RPGs for so long. No more grinding, stats, banters or party management. Just nostalgia fuel (if there's ever such a trope).

I really love the conversations between Graham/Edgar and Graham/Shamir. It's something we didn't had with the old KQ and it really add a new angle to the characters. Can't wait for the other episodes. Thank you Phoenix Studios! Keep up the good work!

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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #67 on: September 21, 2010, 07:10:22 PM »
if nothing else, it is required that you play KQ6.  I will send the wolves after you if you dont. lol.
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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #68 on: September 21, 2010, 07:15:38 PM »
Grinding in King's Quest consists of using the arrow keys to walk up and down the stairs or the cliffside path until you get really good at it.
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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #69 on: September 21, 2010, 07:52:31 PM »
if nothing else, it is required that you play KQ6.  I will send the wolves after you if you dont. lol.

I was just going to say that. We'll give you a pass on MoE though, as that game's place in the KQ continuity is debatable. It's not a highly regarded game by the fandom, but it does have it's fair share of fans (I'm on the fence with it). But if you do ever wish to try the early KQ games, you can try using Sarien.net. It allows you to play some of sierra's earliest games online, free of charge, straight from your browser. With the added bonus of online multiplayer. The developer has been busy with other things lately, but he's told me he intends to return to Sarien.net someday.
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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #70 on: September 21, 2010, 07:53:25 PM »
Is that legal?

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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #71 on: September 21, 2010, 08:00:07 PM »
Is that legal?

Well, technically no, but he hasn't been shut down for it yet. It's been in operation for at least a year, if not more. And there's no real harm in it in my eyes. He's helping give more exposure to Sierra's back catalog anyway. It's not as if Activision is in any real hurry to promote the KQ series.
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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #72 on: September 22, 2010, 11:48:16 AM »
Just finished part two this morning, and while I don't have time now to go into everything, just had to pop in and say how much I loved it! ^_^  I liked a lot of the improvements from Ep 1 more than I thought I would (the walking never bothered me, but boy was running convenient!), and the puzzles left me scratching my chin just long enough to be thought provoking but not so long that I got overly frustrated.  The music, as always, was beautiful, a lot of the voice acting was really nice, and I really enjoyed the new locations.  And as with just about everyone, the ending had me on the edge of my seat with excitement from that first word!

I can't wait to see where the story goes from here! ^_^  Great work on episode 2 - all your hard work really shined through!
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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #73 on: September 25, 2010, 01:52:39 AM »
if nothing else, it is required that you play KQ6.  I will send the wolves after you if you dont. lol.

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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #74 on: September 25, 2010, 08:33:45 AM »
if nothing else, it is required that you play KQ6.  I will send the wolves after you if you dont. lol.

Atec, you're not a monk are you?   ;D
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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #75 on: September 25, 2010, 11:32:20 PM »
Have you forgotten to drink your potion I sent to you, Atec? It's suppose to prevent this type of thing from happening.  ;D

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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #76 on: October 02, 2010, 05:15:21 PM »
was the suffer the mermaid, sea nymph things? ???

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Re: Thoughts after finishing Episode 2
« Reply #77 on: October 02, 2010, 05:22:46 PM »
And there's no real harm in it in my eyes. He's helping give more exposure to Sierra's back catalog anyway.
Be that as it may, if people choose to play the games online rather than buy them from Steam, GoG or anywhere else that sells them, then there is harm.
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