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TT's King's Quest: R.I.P. (aka Really Improbable Project)

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I've heard that they have problems with the Activision's rights. Any TT official news or reference about the game (aside this forum thread) was deleted. They had a placeholder website similar to the Fable one, and it's not available anymore.
The last statement about it was "The genre doesn't need us anymore".
No official comments on the forum aside Mods, the last one being one year old.

So.....
Telltale's King's Quest R.I.P.?
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    exo

    and the proper response is, "its dead"

    As someone who has been following the news on this, there are no friggin hidden gems in there. It is exactly how I stated it was.

    Game was announced.
    TT team member talks about researching it a bit (over 2 years ago now?)
    .... nothing

    I can't think of anything substantial that has ever been said about the game other than those 2 things, the one or to other times it came up it was just a 'mention'.

    So people can ask what happened to the Telltale KQ project all they want, a timeline isn't going to answer their question any better then saying there has been no information on it in a long time.

  • "(over 2 years ago now?)"

    Just under 2 years ago. It will be exactly 2 years from the first announcement next month, on the 17th.

    Which begs the question, does Telltale have a february press event every year? Or was that a special event?

    Not sure when we got the last comment, somewhere between 1 to 1 1/2 years ago.

    Edit:
    After checking the more reliable notes, the last few comments that I can find was made in interview at Adventure Gamers.com on March 14, 2011.

    http://www.adventuregamers.com/articles/view/18536


    Another news was given aroound June 7-9, 2011, around the time of E3 event. Which places that comment about 1 1/2 years ago. That was when the game (and several other Telltale series including Walking Dead & Fables) was said to be pushed back for a 2012 release (which has come and gone).

    http://uk.ign.com/articles/2011/06/09/e3-2011-first-kings-quest-details

    http://www.destructoid.com/e3-roberta-williams-advised-telltale-on-king-s-quest-203396.phtml

    The last reliable known reference that I was able to find, was the Siliconera interview in May 10, 2012. Which was about eight months ago.

    http://www.siliconera.com/2012/05/16/how-telltale-wants-to-evolve-the-adventure-game-genre/

    So ya, none of the news is "over 2 years" old yet, but initial announcement will be reaching 2 years next month.

  • As far as amusingly unreliable listings, this site lists King's Quest as coming out in 2014, LOL;

    http://games.gamepressure.com/developers.asp?ID=2092

    http://games.gamepressure.com/game_info.asp?ID=16348

  • No! It says nothing about MI S2... dammit.

  • For god's sake. It was an option. An option that expired.


    Bt

  • Hey MTN asked for a timeline. I gave it to him. That's about it... There is nothing to add

    Better to put up a "timeline", than have MTN and EXO argueing over putting up a timeline for the next 20 pages!

  • Yeah, but it's not your responsibility Baggins. If people want to know King's Quest information, they can search this site, google, or visit your wiki - there's tons of info there!!!


    Bt

  • Hey, I'm adding that timeline to my wiki. It's based off of stuff I already added to the wiki.

    Plus you forget with my background in history, I actually enjoy that kind of thing! Especially research!

    Edit:
    http://www.telltalegames.com/forums/showthread.php?t=43746

    Well, based on what I've discovered. We know that Telltale never intended to release King's Quest until after Walking Dead, and Fable. Both Fable and Walking Dead got delayed (with fable delayed almost 2 years). The last announcement for KQ was 8 months ago, May 2012. We know even then that plans for the game would have to wait until after Fable's release. We know though at that point they were starting to build the team for KQ. Perhaps staff were able to move off some of the smaller game series (such as Law and Order, and others to start moving onto KQ). A little over a month later, Walkign Dead season 2 was announced, but we haven't heard anything about King's Quest since. Even fable has had limited information.

    If Telltale's option has expired or removed, we can infer that it had to have occured after May 2012, but not before. As they were just starting to put the team together at that point.

  • @Blackthorne519 said: Yeah, but it's not your responsibility Baggins. If people want to know King's Quest information, they can search this site, google, or visit your wiki - there's tons of info there!!!


    Bt

    What a bad attitude. You are not king of the forum. Baggins did a helpful thing in getting information all in one place for people who might be interested to know the history of the project, such that it has been shared with us. To say, "just let people Google on their own" shows you don't care much about helping keep KQ fans in-the-know. Information summaries save people time. Not everyone follows these forums on a daily basis (or wants to sift through some people's' self-indulgent, jokey comments while searching for worthwhile info) or wants to jump around to different sites trying to piece together what has been happening with TTG's KQ.

    So, let me say a big thank you to Baggins for his/her time and effort!!

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