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Re: SIERRA Games on GoG.com -

Post by notbobsmith » Mon Aug 22, 2016 6:41 pm

It's nice to see a good number of the Sierra bundles make it on the Top 25 sales chart this weekend:

16. QFG 1-5
20. SQ 4-6
21. SQ 1-3
23. KQ 4-6
25. PQ 1-4

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Post by Tawmis » Mon Aug 22, 2016 6:52 pm

notbobsmith wrote:It's nice to see a good number of the Sierra bundles make it on the Top 25 sales chart this weekend:

16. QFG 1-5
20. SQ 4-6
21. SQ 1-3
23. KQ 4-6
25. PQ 1-4
No LSL?

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Post by Tawmis » Mon Aug 22, 2016 6:55 pm

29. KQ 1-3
33. Phantasmagoria
37. GK2
40. GK3
44. GK1
59. Torin's Passage


Man... SWAT games beat out LSL.

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Post by Mostly » Tue Aug 23, 2016 12:08 am

Tawmis wrote:
notbobsmith wrote:It's nice to see a good number of the Sierra bundles make it on the Top 25 sales chart this weekend:

16. QFG 1-5
20. SQ 4-6
21. SQ 1-3
23. KQ 4-6
25. PQ 1-4
No LSL?
The LSL games are all owned/published by Codemasters since ~2009, except for LSL Reloaded (Replay Games).

Codemasters typically does their own separate promotions for the LSL games 1-2 times per year.

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Post by Tawmis » Tue Aug 23, 2016 3:50 am

Mostly wrote:
Tawmis wrote:
notbobsmith wrote:It's nice to see a good number of the Sierra bundles make it on the Top 25 sales chart this weekend:
16. QFG 1-5
20. SQ 4-6
21. SQ 1-3
23. KQ 4-6
25. PQ 1-4
No LSL?
The LSL games are all owned/published by Codemasters since ~2009, except for LSL Reloaded (Replay Games).
Codemasters typically does their own separate promotions for the LSL games 1-2 times per year.
Aye, but for the purpose of GoG.com - they also list it under Sierra (probably because that's who originally produced it). For example, here's all the listed Sierra games:

https://www.gog.com/games?devpub=sierra ... ing&page=1

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Post by Tawmis » Tue Aug 23, 2016 3:51 am

Tawmis wrote:
Mostly wrote:
Tawmis wrote:
notbobsmith wrote:It's nice to see a good number of the Sierra bundles make it on the Top 25 sales chart this weekend:
16. QFG 1-5
20. SQ 4-6
21. SQ 1-3
23. KQ 4-6
25. PQ 1-4
No LSL?
The LSL games are all owned/published by Codemasters since ~2009, except for LSL Reloaded (Replay Games).
Codemasters typically does their own separate promotions for the LSL games 1-2 times per year.
Aye, but for the purpose of GoG.com - they also list it under Sierra (probably because that's who originally produced it). For example, here's all the listed Sierra games:
https://www.gog.com/games?devpub=sierra ... ing&page=1
But - looking at that - I can see all the Sierra games are on sale - EXCEPT - for the Leisure Suit Larry games...

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Post by Mostly » Tue Aug 23, 2016 6:42 pm

Sierra is listed as the developer for the LSL games, but Codemasters is the current owner and publisher of those games. Since the LSL games showed up on GOG about 3.5 years ago it's been this way - the "Sierra" (Activision) promos don't feature the LSL games because it's a different publisher.

Most of GOG's weekly sales tend to feature games by 1-2 publishers (or sometimes it's a mix of indie-developed games). Codemasters was last part of a weekend promo in May which also featured games published by Atari.

It just boils down to GOG featuring Activision and Codemasters games in different promos.

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Post by Tawmis » Thu Apr 13, 2017 3:44 pm

Sierra's most brutal game is now on GoG.com!

https://www.gog.com/game/codename_icema ... a992b2786a

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Post by Tawmis » Thu Jun 21, 2018 2:16 pm

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Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:47 am
Shivers - finally!

https://www.gog.com/game/shivers?pp=310 ... a992b2786a
Nice!

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Post by notbobsmith » Thu Jun 21, 2018 7:29 pm

Yet another title to add to my list. I finish one... another takes its place. Maybe I should work through these faster. Maybe they'll release Manhunter. :)

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Post by adeyke » Thu Jun 21, 2018 8:25 pm

The Shivers games are interesting. They focus really heavily on set-piece puzzles, as compared to the inventory puzzles of most Sierra adventure games. Some of those puzzles are quite fun and clever, but they aren't really integrated with the world. That is, if you enjoy set pieces puzzles and also enjoy the exploration of a spooky environment with very 90s prerendered graphics, the Shivers games have both of those. If you ever stop to think about how those puzzles work in-universe, it just completely falls apart.

(When discussing the remake of GK1, one of my complaints was the addition of some such set-piece puzzles. For the most part, the GK games are much more grounded, with proper worldbuilding, so they were really out of place there. The Shivers, on the other hand, are all about those puzzles, so I can appreciate them for what they are.)

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