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Pinkerton Road Closing Some Doors.

Postby Tawmis » Sun May 01, 2016 12:42 pm

Jane made the announcement here:
http://forum.pinkertonroad.com/showthre ... g-on-May-6

EDIT: BBP also posted it in the "Where Am I From - GK" game thread.
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Re: Pinkerton Road Closing Some Doors.

Postby BBP » Sun May 01, 2016 4:48 pm

...I'm chuffed... really.
Just a few days ago I checked upon their site, looked at the forum and noticed somebody had made a topic about my GK3 research. So I joined, said hi and did some more researching for the Mysterious Bink Files, and all of a sudden the forum closes! :(

I can understand it though - it had been a while since the last discussion there, but the remarks on the Moebius and GK20 sales are not heartening.


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Re: Pinkerton Road Closing Some Doors.

Postby Tawmis » Mon May 02, 2016 5:02 pm

BBP wrote:...I'm chuffed... really.
Just a few days ago I checked upon their site, looked at the forum and noticed somebody had made a topic about my GK3 research. So I joined, said hi and did some more researching for the Mysterious Bink Files, and all of a sudden the forum closes! :(
I can understand it though - it had been a while since the last discussion there, but the remarks on the Moebius and GK20 sales are not heartening.
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You should direct them here. ;)
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Re: Pinkerton Road Closing Some Doors.

Postby Tawmis » Mon May 02, 2016 5:56 pm

Tawmis wrote:You should direct them here. ;)


I actually just logged on there (been forever) and made a few posts about people coming here. :)
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Re: Pinkerton Road Closing Some Doors.

Postby el_pombo » Tue May 03, 2016 7:06 pm

Say goodbye to GK4...
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Re: Pinkerton Road Closing Some Doors.

Postby Collector » Tue May 03, 2016 9:59 pm

That is sad.
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Re: Pinkerton Road Closing Some Doors.

Postby Tawmis » Wed May 04, 2016 2:45 pm

el_pombo wrote:Say goodbye to GK4...


Indeed. :(
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Re: Pinkerton Road Closing Some Doors.

Postby Tawmis » Wed May 04, 2016 2:45 pm

Collector wrote:That is sad.


Yeah. I had hoped with the surge of successful "Sierra related" Kickstarters - that we would see a return to the era of adventure games...

It feels like gaming in general - has declined. But maybe I am old and no longer have my pulse on that market.
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Re: Pinkerton Road Closing Some Doors.

Postby el_pombo » Wed Jun 01, 2016 8:00 am

Tawmis wrote:
Collector wrote:That is sad.


Yeah. I had hoped with the surge of successful "Sierra related" Kickstarters - that we would see a return to the era of adventure games...

It feels like gaming in general - has declined. But maybe I am old and no longer have my pulse on that market.


I feel the same! I'm 37 and sometimes I seem like a bitter old man, and perhaps I am!!! Being stuck in a puzzle for weeks or months was a normal thing in the "golden age" of adventure gaming, and when you finally solved a puzzle the sense of accomplishment was tremendous, but now everything seems to be shallow and futile, adventure gaming (and everything around it) is handled in the same logic as a fast food restaurant, very quick and with low quality - people don't want to be frustrated by complex puzzles, but instead want a fast reward with very little effort involved and I think they've (we all have) been conditioned for that! It keeps the financial machine ticking by increasing consumption.

I don't know... everything's faster nowadays, most people have very little time to sit down and think and instead look for more immediate sources of pleasure, and before they know it... this happens... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lle9QD93kA0
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