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Blue Force.

Postby Tawmis » Thu Oct 09, 2008 4:07 pm

Who here has played it?
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Re: Blue Force.

Postby Collector » Thu Oct 09, 2008 4:37 pm

I recently found it at a thrift store. Haven't played it, yet.
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Re: Blue Force.

Postby Tawmis » Thu Oct 09, 2008 4:48 pm

I'd highly recommend it. If you played PQ1 to 3... and were disappointed in PQ4... Blue Force is essentially PQ4 without the name Sonny.
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Re: Blue Force.

Postby AndreaDraco » Fri Oct 10, 2008 7:01 am

I have it and i definitely have to play it as soon as possible...

... I miss Sonny :cry:
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Re: Blue Force.

Postby Tawmis » Fri Oct 10, 2008 2:00 pm

When you play it - it's easy to see how this could be Sonny (and was probably the intended PQ4...)
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Re: Blue Force.

Postby JasefWisener » Fri Oct 10, 2008 5:28 pm

Played it and loved it, but I had this game before experiencing the first 3 PQ games (the only one I owned was PQ4 until I got the Collection Series copy with SWAT).
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Re: Blue Force.

Postby Fender_178 » Fri Oct 10, 2008 7:00 pm

I have heard about it through various videos I have watched on youtube one involving deaths and one involving a play through. I havent played it.
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Re: Blue Force.

Postby Tawmis » Fri Oct 10, 2008 7:04 pm

If you enjoy Sierra games - and if you liked Police Quest - I'd HIGHLY recommend Blue Force. It's the most SIERRA like game out there - that wasn't by Sierra (much more so than Kyrandia and Les Manly).
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Re: Blue Force.

Postby the_doctor » Fri Oct 10, 2008 7:56 pm

i started playing it but nuked my Windows box and never reinstalled it. For what I did play, i thought it did have that classic PQ feel to it and was well done. I almost wish it was a parser game tho, that shield control for the icons was a little hokey to me. would have been better with the icons at top ala Sierra or the bottom ala Lucasarts.

I need to remember to try this again when I get back into a DOS-day mood.
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Re: Blue Force.

Postby Tawmis » Fri Oct 10, 2008 8:30 pm

the_doctor wrote:i started playing it but nuked my Windows box and never reinstalled it. For what I did play, i thought it did have that classic PQ feel to it and was well done. I almost wish it was a parser game tho, that shield control for the icons was a little hokey to me. would have been better with the icons at top ala Sierra or the bottom ala Lucasarts.

I need to remember to try this again when I get back into a DOS-day mood.


True. The controls were a bit of a pain in the rump. But that's probably because we were used to Sierra. ;) And it felt so much like a Sierra game you kept thinking that the controls were Sierra-like...
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Re: Blue Force.

Postby AndreaDraco » Sat Oct 11, 2008 8:20 am

Now, with you saying that that's the most non-Sierra Sierra's like game out there, my desire to play it raises!! :o
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Re: Blue Force.

Postby JasefWisener » Sat Oct 11, 2008 11:52 am

It really is an awesome game.
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Re: Blue Force.

Postby Tawmis » Sat Oct 11, 2008 12:30 pm

AndreaDraco83 wrote:Now, with you saying that that's the most non-Sierra Sierra's like game out there, my desire to play it raises!! :o


I can not emphasize enough how much this game should have been PQ4.
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Re: Blue Force.

Postby DeadPoolX » Thu Oct 30, 2008 12:23 pm

I liked Blue Force a lot, even if it was, more or less, "Police Quest Lite." Probably the funniest scene is if you decide to clean your gun without removing the magazine first.
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