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Bye bye 3D Realms
« on: May 08, 2009, 10:12:20 am »
Not sure if of you heard, but 3D Realms closed down...the news is a few days old, but I didn't hear about it until this morning.  Well, it looks like Duke Nukem Forever will never ever be released.

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http://www.shacknews.com/laryn.x?story=58519

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Re: Bye bye 3D Realms
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2009, 02:28:43 pm »
This doesn't really effect Duke Nukem Forever since ya know it was never gonna get released anyway.

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Re: Bye bye 3D Realms
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2009, 05:59:57 pm »
This doesn't really effect Duke Nukem Forever since ya know it was never gonna get released anyway.

It was almost done, trust me.

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Re: Bye bye 3D Realms
« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2009, 06:02:57 pm »
Like I said here I'm just hoping that the rights to Duke will be handed off to a company that will actually do something good with him.  3D Realms has suffered from the "not good enough" bug for almost a decade now, scrapping ideas before they even try them.

This doesn't really effect Duke Nukem Forever since ya know it was never gonna get released anyway.

It was almost done, trust me.

Yes, and the Halo movie is almost into post-production.

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Re: Bye bye 3D Realms
« Reply #4 on: May 08, 2009, 06:50:45 pm »
Like I said here I'm just hoping that the rights to Duke will be handed off to a company that will actually do something good with him.  3D Realms has suffered from the "not good enough" bug for almost a decade now, scrapping ideas before they even try them.

This doesn't really effect Duke Nukem Forever since ya know it was never gonna get released anyway.

It was almost done, trust me.

Yes, and the Halo movie is almost into post-production.

I lol'ed

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« Reply #5 on: May 08, 2009, 06:55:26 pm »
This doesn't really effect Duke Nukem Forever since ya know it was never gonna get released anyway.

It was almost done, trust me.

Yes, and the Halo movie is almost into post-production.

No really, I'm serious.

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Re: Bye bye 3D Realms
« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2009, 07:21:12 pm »
I posted this else where earler but this is a much better home for it.

http://duke.a-13.net


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« Reply #7 on: May 08, 2009, 07:30:07 pm »
This doesn't really effect Duke Nukem Forever since ya know it was never gonna get released anyway.

It was almost done, trust me.

Yes, and the Halo movie is almost into post-production.

No really, I'm serious.
If you can show solid proof that it was being beta tested I'll believe you.

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Re: Bye bye 3D Realms
« Reply #8 on: May 08, 2009, 07:30:35 pm »


So can that guy get a refund?

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Re: Bye bye 3D Realms
« Reply #9 on: May 08, 2009, 07:32:02 pm »
He saved his reciept so I'd assume so.  Then again I never tried getting a refund from Game Stop before, especially for preorder money down.

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Re: Bye bye 3D Realms
« Reply #10 on: May 08, 2009, 07:33:32 pm »
Store Credit, the real question is it adjusted for inflation and interest?

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« Reply #11 on: May 08, 2009, 07:35:24 pm »
Store Credit, the real question is it adjusted for inflation and interest?
Price of new video games hasn't changed much in the last 30 years.  Value of dollar I believe is down from when that preorder was made though.  So in a roundabout way, if he gets his money back he may make a profit.

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Re: Bye bye 3D Realms
« Reply #12 on: May 08, 2009, 07:50:18 pm »
Store Credit, the real question is it adjusted for inflation and interest?
Price of new video games hasn't changed much in the last 30 years.  Value of dollar I believe is down from when that preorder was made though.  So in a roundabout way, if he gets his money back he may make a profit.

I think they should give him more for just keeping a the receipt that long.

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« Reply #13 on: May 08, 2009, 07:57:53 pm »
This doesn't really effect Duke Nukem Forever since ya know it was never gonna get released anyway.

It was almost done, trust me.

Yes, and the Halo movie is almost into post-production.

No really, I'm serious.
If you can show solid proof that it was being beta tested I'll believe you.

They wanted to hire me for level designing last year, but I declined. Does that count?

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Re: Bye bye 3D Realms
« Reply #14 on: May 08, 2009, 08:03:18 pm »
Quote from: 'FTFA
...there was one part of one map that was being worked on before I started working there. Nineteen months later and the same designer was still working on the same part of that same map...
No it doesn't.