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Offline Kulyok

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Re: The Broken Hourglass
« Reply #75 on: October 19, 2009, 05:26:01 AM »
You bet! Especially for my crazy guest! Seriously, Max created a little masterpiece. Looks like honey ice cream, too.

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Re: The Broken Hourglass
« Reply #76 on: October 19, 2009, 12:54:41 PM »
Some of TBH's screens show very familiar graphics. Did they just choose to close their eyes (provided they've seen it at all), or you've actually had to pay for copyrights?

What exactly are you trying to say?
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Re: The Broken Hourglass
« Reply #77 on: October 19, 2009, 04:30:12 PM »
Certainly not that you're stealing or something :)

http://www.ag.ru/screenshots/broken_hourglass/200305#show
http://www.ag.ru/screenshots/broken_hourglass/191513#show
http://www.ag.ru/screenshots/broken_hourglass/189698#show

Pieces like shelves, tables, barrels, etc. look like they were cutpasted from BG.

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Re: The Broken Hourglass
« Reply #78 on: October 19, 2009, 05:06:19 PM »
There are similarities in style but beyond that there is quite a difference.

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Re: The Broken Hourglass
« Reply #79 on: October 19, 2009, 05:07:37 PM »
Nope. The areas are all new and rendered to our specifications.

In any event, TBH's angle of projection is slightly different than the BG/BG2 games, so even if that had been done, it probably wouldn't look quite right.
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Re: The Broken Hourglass
« Reply #80 on: November 25, 2009, 01:48:44 AM »
So... its still in progress yeah?  ;D

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Re: The Broken Hourglass
« Reply #81 on: March 10, 2010, 04:43:07 AM »
IS TBH still happening? ???

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Re: The Broken Hourglass
« Reply #82 on: March 10, 2010, 11:46:31 AM »
We're still, still working.
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Re: The Broken Hourglass
« Reply #83 on: March 10, 2010, 06:10:37 PM »
Good to hear. :) 
Will TBH, when it's released, run with Win 7?  Or failing that a Linux version would work too since I'll be partitioning my new system.  (I'll also be keeping the old box with XP on it to run IE games and older adventure games if I end up in trouble)
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Re: The Broken Hourglass
« Reply #84 on: March 11, 2010, 08:28:00 AM »
Good to hear. :) 
Will TBH, when it's released, run with Win 7? Or failing that a Linux version would work too since I'll be partitioning my new system.  (I'll also be keeping the old box with XP on it to run IE games and older adventure games if I end up in trouble)
Well, the BG2's mods all work with Win 7(as long as you do the appropriate things), so TBH should work on it... if anything I think about the TBH is true.

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Re: The Broken Hourglass
« Reply #85 on: March 11, 2010, 08:41:16 AM »
I'm sure it's going to be amazing. Especially with Bigg's Widescreen mod!


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Re: The Broken Hourglass
« Reply #86 on: March 11, 2010, 09:26:29 AM »
Yes, it runs fine on Vista/7, although I'm not sure we've yet tested it on a heavily locked-down Vista/7 system. We have talked about some ways of dealing with UAC restrictions.

Occasionally we've seen that, for whatever reason, the default video card drivers on new systems aren't being "picked up" correctly by TBH, but upgrading to the latest ATI/Nvidia driver has always fixed it.

And I think Kulyok is teasing about a widescreen mod. Any arbitrary resolution works. 1024x768 is the official/recommended minimum, but the game is playable at 1024x600 (netbook) and, of course, anything higher.
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Re: The Broken Hourglass
« Reply #87 on: March 12, 2010, 12:09:29 AM »
Please say it works on XP....

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Re: The Broken Hourglass
« Reply #88 on: March 12, 2010, 11:25:14 AM »
Yes, Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7. (And x86 Linux and x86 Macintosh. There's a PPC Macintosh binary, in theory, but it doesn't perform especially well.)
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Re: The Broken Hourglass
« Reply #89 on: April 04, 2010, 11:50:38 PM »
Is it a rumour that its nearing beta testing or truth? :O

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Re: The Broken Hourglass
« Reply #90 on: April 08, 2010, 02:24:47 PM »
We've been doing some internal critical path testing lately, which isn't the same as beta testing. (beta testing implies that the content is, for all intents and purposes, finished, and we're not there yet.)
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Re: The Broken Hourglass
« Reply #91 on: March 29, 2011, 05:06:14 AM »
Hmmm... any news on Broken Hourglass? Starting to get worried that this project is abandoned >.>

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Re: The Broken Hourglass
« Reply #93 on: March 30, 2011, 03:37:13 AM »
Oh... right. I'm sorry =\ hope things get better for you soon...

 

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