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Re: RAAAAH! REALLY, REALLY pissed.

Post by Basse » Sat May 17, 2003 9:21 am

My god. Here we've spent almost a YEAR (I think) of planning and then Activision finally gets up and do something. Maybe the didn't want to inform us when we asked just to annoy us:(.

And what's this about Infocom. I thought that was a name long lost into the world of bankruptcy.

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Re: RAAAAH! REALLY, REALLY pissed.

Post by DrPaul » Sat May 17, 2003 10:41 am

An easy way to get to the r.g.i.f newsgroup is through the Google groups at
http://groups.google.com/groups?hl=en&l ... nt-fiction

You can access this directly from your web browser and don't need a news server or anything like that.

If this link doesn't work you can get there step by step by first going to http://groups.google.com and then selecting rec., then rec.games. then rec.games.int-fiction.

That group is all about playing IF games.  There is another one called rec.arts.int-fiction which is about writing interactive fictiion.  There are some very knowledgable and helpful people in both groups and they are very courteous to newcomers.

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Re: RAAAAH! REALLY, REALLY pissed.

Post by DrPaul » Sat May 17, 2003 10:45 am

My guess, regarding the posting about a Zork 4 by Activision/Infocom is that it is just talk.  We've heard these kinds of rumors before.  But still, it's interesting.

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Re: RAAAAH! REALLY, REALLY pissed.

Post by Nemesis » Sat May 17, 2003 1:26 pm

I get really really pissed "RAAAAH!" whenever I accidently click reset...I wonder why that button's there. I also get pissed when my connection dies after I click post so all my stuff is gone.

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Re: RAAAAH! REALLY, REALLY pissed.

Post by JDS » Sun May 18, 2003 5:31 am

Thank you for your totally weird and strange mail. Tell me, do you often get off topic? Just a thought ;-).

Well, let's just make our game, and if they make theirs, let's make it better! better then a $1,000,000 project? - well, I'm going to beat them!

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Re: Not as pissed as before, but still really piss

Post by Not_Afgncaap5 » Tue May 20, 2003 1:02 am

It's time for...Not A's cynical realism!
**stupid musical intro**

Oooh so they slightly mentioned it in one little blurb on a huge broad subject?  Three words: 'Zork Nemesis movie'

**stupid music again**
Tune in next time for Not A's cynical realism!

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Re: Not as pissed as before, but still really piss

Post by DataAngel » Tue May 20, 2003 2:36 am

in other words... don't get excited, in fact just simply forget you even read them talking about it.

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Re: Not as pissed as before, but still really piss

Post by JDS » Tue May 20, 2003 5:58 am

Nooooooooooo... whaaahwh... what were we talking about again?.. (bloody mind wipes!)

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Re: Not as pissed as before, but still really piss

Post by DrPaul » Tue Jul 22, 2003 12:34 am

A short thread regarding a new Zork 4 game by Activision appeared on the r.g.i.f newsgroup again this week.

Here is a link to the thread in googlegroups
http://groups.google.com/groups?dq=&hl= ... nt-fiction
Google Groups: View Thread "Zork IV ?"

This link address is pretty long.  I hope it works.

It is probably just talk.  And it is not clear at all if the so-called Zork 4 is a reference to a 4th graphic adventure or a 4th text adventure.  My guess would be a graphic adventure, because Beyond Zork came after Zork 3 in the text adventure series.  But there have only been 3 graphic adventures so far.

Maybe Zork:THE is where these rumors are actually coming from.

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Re: Not as pissed as before, but still really piss

Post by DataAngel » Tue Jul 22, 2003 3:11 am

Hmm, I do find it interesting how many emails I do find myself getting from people asking when Z:THE will be out. I wonder if Activision has gotten wind of this, I am sure they have by this point. I wonder if they'll approach us with an offer when we are farther along with the project. Makes me wonder and hope!

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Re: Not as pissed as before, but still really piss

Post by drex_ej » Tue Jul 22, 2003 2:41 pm

If you go to the top to the first msg it relates to a post on another site dated May 13th from Activision, so who knows anymore.

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Re: Not as pissed as before, but still really piss

Post by JDS » Tue Jul 22, 2003 4:55 pm

Dat, that would be cool. Really cool.

(closing my eye's, and waiting until my alarm clock rings, and I wake...)

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Re: Not as pissed as before, but still really piss

Post by ZorkFanDM » Mon Aug 04, 2003 10:26 pm

Ive been checking Activisions' site for years and was really pissed when they didnt even post the game as their own.

ZGI is one of my favorite games ever, along with most of the other ones, and they really should make a sequal. If they dont I will buy the rights from them personally and make one when I become a Game designer.

BTW I am new to these boards.

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Re: Not as pissed as before, but still really piss

Post by Not_Afgncaap5 » Mon Aug 04, 2003 11:08 pm

You're so mad that Activision didn't make a new Zork game that you want to make one yourself? Hm....why didn't the rest of us think of this...

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Re: Not as pissed as before, but still really piss

Post by DataAngel » Tue Aug 05, 2003 1:40 am

lol, down boy down.

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