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Re: VUG to re-release Sierra games - confirmed.

Post by Berit » Tue Feb 28, 2006 2:11 pm

Yes, I just found that information as well! [Very Happy] I want all of them!

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Re: VUG to re-release Sierra games - confirmed.

Post by Tawmis » Tue Feb 28, 2006 2:30 pm

I am stoked. It's saying it will work with Windows XP - I wonder if that's without DOSBox and I wonder how the sound and stuff is. I will buy them all, even though I have all the games on CD anyway, just for support of the classics.

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Re: VUG to re-release Sierra games - confirmed.

Post by guest » Tue Feb 28, 2006 2:31 pm

Bet they each run a small virtual machine under the program.

But thats so cool I want the LSL games they were great playing them when I was 12.

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Re: VUG to re-release Sierra games - confirmed.

Post by Jules » Tue Feb 28, 2006 3:01 pm

How exciting!!!

I just wish they would have a Quest for Glory compilation as well. :?

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Re: VUG to re-release Sierra games - confirmed.

Post by Tawmis » Tue Feb 28, 2006 3:15 pm

I checked for Quest for Glory and Gabriel Knight... neither of them turned up results. So it looks like just the original quests. However, if these sell well, they might be inclined to do the others, I'd imagine.

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Re: VUG to re-release Sierra games - confirmed.

Post by Collector » Tue Feb 28, 2006 11:15 pm

http://www.gamespot.com/news/6144828.html

All I want is an XP compatible Windows version of KQ6, the reat of the games run just fine in DOSBox with the NewRisingSun patches. I would imagine that they are simply reworking the SCI engine to run on XP. A much easier task if you have the source. FreeSCI has to be reversed engineered. I don't think that they will spend too much time recoding the games themselves.
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Re: VUG to re-release Sierra games - confirmed.

Post by Tawmis » Fri Mar 24, 2006 2:56 pm

Sigh.

Availability: This item will be released on December 31, 2006. You may order it now and we will ship it to you when it arrives.

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Re: VUG to re-release Sierra games - confirmed.

Post by ThePudd » Sun Mar 26, 2006 6:57 pm

Great bales of moolah in the morning! That's great. I only semi-tried one Space Quest (numero IV) out of all those Sierra games, not counting the KQ of course. But now I'll be tempted to get 'em all!
Collector wrote:All I want is an XP compatible Windows version of KQ6...

Agree with you completely. King's Quest 6 was only the second game I got for my first PC (A Win 95 back in '95ish), but I still say it is the best game I ever have played.
Tawmis wrote:Sigh.

Availability: This item will be released on December 31, 2006

Oh, fudge. Just watch, they'll keep pushing and pushing it back. I remember when I was looking forward to the Heroes of Might and Magic III release. It was rather funny actually. Kept calling 3DO over and over. It eventually was pushed back nearly a year.

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Re: VUG to re-release Sierra games - confirmed.

Post by Tawmis » Mon Mar 27, 2006 8:02 pm

Well the wife has it on order for me... so now I sit and wait.

I have all the games but:

1. Want to show my support
2. They're inexpensive
3. They're supposedly made to work on Win XP.

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Re: VUG to re-release Sierra games - confirmed.

Post by Tak » Mon Mar 27, 2006 10:53 pm

Methinks this would be a great chance to catch up on some of these games so widely proclaimed as (at the very least, cult) classics. And if they come out in December, all the better! Time to save up for them and not miss my (presumably) small window of oportunity to get them :D

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Re: VUG to re-release Sierra games - confirmed.

Post by kan » Tue Mar 28, 2006 12:02 am

Tak! wrote:Methinks this would be a great chance to catch up on some of these games so widely proclaimed as (at the very least, cult) classics. And if they come out in December, all the better! Time to save up for them and not miss my (presumably) small window of oportunity to get them :D
after what you told me on MSN, you aint buying them as your saving for something more important. i mean how would berit feel that your saving got spent on PC games.. i dont want to hear anymore for you saving for anything other than what you told me on msn or imma gonna give you a swift kick up the @!#$ for berit sake :)

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Re: VUG to re-release Sierra games - confirmed.

Post by Tawmis » Tue Mar 28, 2006 9:32 am

Feh, I will have to buy at least the KQ one for Tak.

KQ6 = Greatness.

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Re: VUG to re-release Sierra games - confirmed.

Post by Collector » Tue Mar 28, 2006 10:34 am

Tawmis wrote:KQ6 = Greatness.
KQ6 = Greatest of all computer games. Or as Al said, "It is the template by which all other adventure games should be based.
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Re: VUG to re-release Sierra games - confirmed.

Post by Tawmis » Tue Mar 28, 2006 1:28 pm

I love KQ6 - because at the time it was ... er, no pun intended - but king of the adventure games.

I do think however, if KQ4 had come out with those graphics and music, that KQ4 would have been better. I really loved KQ4. But KQ6 has the modern stuff on it. [Very Happy]

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