And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

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Postby Asmodai » Tue Aug 06, 2013 3:01 pm

This is Valve, not Gearbox...

Interestingly, I took a gander at their wikipedia page, and there's a sequel listed for Duke Nukem
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Postby noxux » Tue Aug 06, 2013 3:18 pm

Yeah it is called Duke Nukem Forever.
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Postby Hiryu » Tue Aug 06, 2013 4:04 pm

No, a sequel to Forever. They've stated this a while ago.
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Postby noxux » Tue Aug 06, 2013 4:23 pm

Oh yeah, the mod of Duke Nukem forever 2013.
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Postby Whatis6times9 » Tue Aug 06, 2013 4:48 pm

noxux wrote:Oh yeah, the mod of Duke Nukem forever 2013.

No, they're actually making a full sequel to Duke Nukem.

As for the quality of DNF I can give Gearbox the benefit of the doubt because from what I've heard they just hired another developer to put together all of what 3D Realms had completed and released it as is so they could start working on the next Duke Nukem. DNFs problem was it was a product from a different era with a modern skin and the humor of Duke Nukem doesn't fit into this era very well. For the next game Gearbos has to work on it, because they suck when they outsource.
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Postby noxux » Tue Aug 06, 2013 5:03 pm

Is this the sequel they announced?
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Postby Asmodai » Tue Aug 06, 2013 7:36 pm

Whatis6times9 wrote:No, they're actually making a full sequel to Duke Nukem.

As for the quality of DNF I can give Gearbox the benefit of the doubt because from what I've heard they just hired another developer to put together all of what 3D Realms had completed and released it as is so they could start working on the next Duke Nukem. DNFs problem was it was a product from a different era with a modern skin and the humor of Duke Nukem doesn't fit into this era very well. For the next game Gearbos has to work on it, because they suck when they outsource.

Yet they royally fucked up Aliens: Colonial Marines as well... Like, blatantly lying about the actual product. And I'm pretty sure it was Gearbox self that worked on that.

Gearbox still holds a warm place in my heart for Brothers in Arms, which I absolutely loved, but their track record is really starting to stink.
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Postby Hiryu » Tue Aug 06, 2013 7:41 pm

They did Brothers in Arms? All I knew was Aliens, Duke Nukem and Borderlands.
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Postby Whatis6times9 » Tue Aug 06, 2013 8:24 pm

They also outsourced A:CM. Sega announced the game before it had even hit production. The full problem was that Gearbox kept getting extensions to work on something else. Then they'd have to restart on A:CM, but they'd wind up changing things. They came up with a plan for Timegate to do the campaign, GBX was to handle mp and Demiurge would handle networking, mapmaking, DLC and other intensive specialties. When Gearbox was done with BL2 they were trying to put together all the pieces together and the campaign was only 80% done, the boss fights weren't even implemented, the PS3 build was way over memory allocation, maps had to be rebuilt from scratch, last minute features were shoved in. Gearbox pretty much did all it could to make sure the thing made it through certification. The worst casualty was the story because it wasn't even in decent position before it went into beta. Gearbox needs to stop stretching itself so thin is the lesson to be learned. Since Borderlands 1 they've released 6 games and they still have Furious 4 and the Homeworld updates.
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Postby Hiryu » Wed Aug 07, 2013 5:30 pm

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Postby Eggnog » Wed Aug 07, 2013 9:25 pm

Times are a-changing.
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Postby Princess » Thu Aug 08, 2013 12:09 am

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Postby Eggnog » Thu Aug 08, 2013 12:26 am

What, not your type?
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Postby EagleMan » Thu Aug 08, 2013 4:55 am

well if you have to ask someone that
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Postby Mir@k » Thu Aug 08, 2013 5:01 am

I like how people follow up on some conversations.
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Postby Hiryu » Thu Aug 08, 2013 7:16 am

Randori wrote:What, not your type?
Here we see the Stuffaluffagus. Mysterious creature that pops out of the bushes once in a while and grunts at other nearby creatures, only to vanish into the wild again.
Little is known of Stuffaluffagus, but scientists have concluded that all it's appearances are monotonous.
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Postby Hallow Nova » Thu Aug 08, 2013 9:19 am

But will it blend?
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Postby Whatis6times9 » Thu Aug 08, 2013 1:34 pm

Hiryu wrote:
Randori wrote:What, not your type?
Here we see the Stuffaluffagus. Mysterious creature that pops out of the bushes once in a while and grunts at other nearby creatures, only to vanish into the wild again.
Little is known of Stuffaluffagus, but scientists have concluded that all it's appearances are monotonous.

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Re: And the good lord sayeth: Come forth The Talk Thread XVIII!

Postby Eggnog » Thu Aug 08, 2013 2:00 pm

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Postby Hiryu » Thu Aug 08, 2013 2:14 pm

Good to see one of my posts actually being worth something.
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Postby Hallow Nova » Thu Aug 08, 2013 2:15 pm

It's called pity humor.
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