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  • I wish this was for a brand new Larry game.. but I still do not feel bad about dropping $100 on a remake of a remake of a adaptation of another game.

  • I wish I could donate to this, but money's extremely tight at the moment.

    I do feel like a dick about not donating, though. If that helps them any.

  • Yeah.. at this very moment I do not have $100 to spare on silly things like this but I will be able to manage it in 29 days.

  • havnt got a problem with kickstarter games at all normally inaway we help develope the game hence most the games done through kickstarter are free normally.

  • I concur with the kickstarter system. Not that big of a fan of it. It kinda reminds me of a ponzi scheme. Edit: Apparently FAQ for Kickstarter admits it is technichally a 'pirate pyramid scheme'. So somewhat dubious legality. Then again not sure it fits classic pyramid scheme. But with little more research they are already under one or two lawsuits over the issue.

    However, I think maybe official for KQ1-4, PQ1-2 (the original PQ1 EGA, not based on VGA), and SQ2-3 might be nice. This is assuming thr remakes were done in HD hires art... Like the LSL updates?

    I don't see much need to update games that were originally VGA right away, although it would be akin to the MI special editions (Infact I'd prefer the ability to switch versions on the fly seen in those games with these kinds of updates.)

    Gotta be careful with updating space quest IV and 5 to avoid messing up the EGA/VGA jokes... Or at least update the jokes to HD/VGA. Also keep thr ability I switch to the old versions of the game.

  • My biggest issue on the LSL Kickstarter thing is that Replay Games were ALREADY working on the LSL remakes. They had even announced, last Fall, that they were remaking the whole series in HD.

    And now that they see the Double Fine Adventure, Wasteland 2, and Takedown project succeed, they decide to launch a Kickstarter for LSL???

    Yeah, right.

    Asking people to fund a project you were developing anyway, really, Al?

  • @BagginsKQ said: I concur with the kickstarter system. Not that big of a fan of it. It kinda reminds me of a ponzi scheme. Edit: Apparently FAQ for Kickstarter admits it is technichally a 'pirate pyramid scheme'. So somewhat dubious legality. Then again not sure it fits classic pyramid scheme. But with little more research they are already under one or two lawsuits over the issue.



    Who are you concurring with? Nobody questioned the Kickstarter system, only this particular project. Kickstarter is nothing at all like a Ponzi scheme and I seriously doubt its legality is dubious. :rolleyes: The lawsuit that's been in the news is about a patent for crowdsourcing, not about problems within the system. It wouldn't surprise me if there are or will be lawsuits concerning liability in the event of a major project fail, but Kickstarter's TOS makes it pretty clear that it does not guarantee or take responsibility for delivery of rewards. I suspect that's sufficient to indemnify them against any claims.

    Like everything else in this world, it's up to participants to understand what they're doing and what they can expect in return when they hand over their money. If people find these projects interesting and are willing to participate given the terms, it's good there's a system that facilitates contributions. For myself, I'm unlikely to give to any but the most solid and "special" projects; so far only the DFA has met those qualifications.

    @BagginsKQ said: My biggest issue on the LSL Kickstarter thing is that Replay Games were ALREADY working on the LSL remakes.

    Yeah, that's something else that put me off about the project.

  • I pretty much concur with you, not to 'fund' LSL games... I won't be 'funding' it in this manner.

    If remakes were to be made, this is not the way I would support them...

    Although personally, no need for remakes, better to make new games.

    ...and personally, if there is a game to come out, I'll fund it when it is out, if I want it... I won't fund something that potentialy might not see the light of day, with possible risk.

    BTW, what I meant by potentialy 'dubious' is that claiming one is a 'pyramid scheme' when pyramid schemes are actually illegal in many countries, at least on paper... One only has to look at the legal definition of 'pyramid scheme' as a scheme designed to fail, with people at the top collecting funds at the expensive of others. Doesn't stop companies like Cutco Knives from existing though... It's not generally something one would be willing to admit to being, LOL.

  • Their FAQs answer your "Why now?", "Why remake?" and "Why mobiles?" questions.

  • Kickstarter? What exactly does that mean?

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