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About Sol Contingency...

Postby Pumo » Mon Oct 13, 2014 4:39 pm

These are the latest news:

http://preparefordescent.com/bad-news-and-good-news/

Even if Sol C was a Non-Profit fan effort and a mean to give extra love and publicity to our beloved game,
Interplay went all berserk with all of its characteristc idiocy.

Interplay can f* go s*ck my...
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Re: About Sol Contingency...

Postby Aus-RED-5 » Tue Oct 14, 2014 10:01 am

Yup... not good. :rant:
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Re: About Sol Contingency...

Postby karx11erx » Tue Oct 14, 2014 10:39 am

karx11erx wrote:I am asking myself what demon is riding you, Interplay.

You don't have the resources to make another Descent game. You haven't found anybody who'd pay for a license to create another Descent game. I don't know of any other case of a game publisher behaving as much like a dick as you here, ridiculous zombie of a once renowned company you are, stubbornly refusing to die already.

Sol Contingency will lift off and fly - with you, or without you.

Enjoy your five minutes of fame - or should I say: shame? - the press is giving you right now for your spiteful action in this case.
Source: http://interplay.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=33202

You SolC guys can use any D2X-XL game assets you like. Take a look at the Phoenix and Wolf ship models: I think they are both quite cool looking. :)

Btw, I do not believe that ominous "daugther company" of Interplay ever had an interest in publishing another Descent game. I am rather having the suspicion that all they were looking for was a solid proof for copyright infringement. Waiting to the last second before a public SolC release before trying to shut it down is just adding insult to injury. What a bunch of complete and utter asshats that folks must be.
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Re: About Sol Contingency...

Postby Aus-RED-5 » Wed Oct 15, 2014 10:05 am

It's really sad when you think about it.

Interplay wanted a test build. Got it, and probably shit themselves at the awesomeness!
So they put the brakes on the dev group for coming up with a better project than them! :evil:
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Re: About Sol Contingency...

Postby Alter-Fox » Wed Oct 15, 2014 6:06 pm

Maybe hiring competent people is against their religion.
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Re: About Sol Contingency...

Postby Pumo » Wed Oct 29, 2014 6:40 am

Don't miss the SolC Screencast on Youtube, it features some great stuff and info about what happened with SolC and what to expect in the future:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5WyhK4Fbawg
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