New Discworld games?

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Postby Ezekiel000 » Sun May 31, 2009 10:33 pm

I think the Discworld would lend itself more to MMORPG like Worlds of Warcraft rather than a GTA style game.

(ScummVM development version now supports DW 1 & 2 PC and PSX versions also there is a start to add support for DW Noir to Residual)
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Postby chris.ph » Mon Jun 01, 2009 6:10 pm

we could have the witches racing fairies and vampires around the ramtops. the feegle on rustling runs.
assassins on missions.
the silver horde taking on anybody gta style.
the ideas for discworld games is endless :)
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Postby wolfiess » Thu Jun 04, 2009 7:58 am

i think discworld could be used for any type of game even sports ie on the wii you could have a broom race or sword play or pike bashing or how about coo or ships stealing think its a bit endless but all good.
i get enough exercise just pushing my luck
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Postby chris.ph » Thu Jun 04, 2009 6:46 pm

theres a hole world of ideas thats why sir terry will never run out of ideas for it :)
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Postby Perdita X » Fri Jun 05, 2009 10:35 am

Ezekiel000 wrote:I think the Discworld would lend itself more to MMORPG like Worlds of Warcraft rather than a GTA style game.

(ScummVM development version now supports DW 1 & 2 PC and PSX versions also there is a start to add support for DW Noir to Residual)


Quoi??!

There is a whole world out there about which I know absolutely nothing
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Postby Ezekiel000 » Fri Jun 05, 2009 2:50 pm

What don't you know about?
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Postby Perdita X » Mon Jun 08, 2009 12:14 pm

Ezekiel000 wrote:I think the Discworld would lend itself more to MMORPG like Worlds of Warcraft rather than a GTA style game.

(ScummVM development version now supports DW 1 & 2 PC and PSX versions also there is a start to add support for DW Noir to Residual)


I dont know what MMORPG means although I guess RPG is role playing game
I dont know what GTA is - possibly T= tactical

i have no idea who ScummVM are - or what DW Noir is - hang on - Ahh I am accreting knowledge here - it, like so much jargon, LOOKS complicated but actually isn't.

forget that previous post - it is all becoming clear
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Postby Ezekiel000 » Mon Jun 08, 2009 1:45 pm

Ah right MMORPG is like Worlds of Warcraft an online role playing game.
GTA is a sandbox game so you have free reign to do what you line within a virtual world.

ScummVM is a program that allows you to play 2D old adventure games on operating systems they were not designed for (http://www.scummvm.org)

Residual is a program that currently allows you to play Grim Fandango on operating systems they were not designed for but in the future will work with other games (http://residual.sourceforge.net)

And you know DW Noir (Discworld Noir)
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Postby Conspiracy Theory » Sun Jun 14, 2009 7:22 pm

Is there a Discworld board game?
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Postby Tonyblack » Sun Jun 14, 2009 7:58 pm

Conspiracy Theory wrote:Is there a Discworld board game?
Not as far as I'm aware. There's Thud! and there was talk of a Hogfather game, but that doesn't seem to have materialised. I imagine it would be quite easy to make a Discworld version of Monopoly - "Go to the Tanty - do not collect AM$200". :lol:

Instead of Community Chest - Community Luggage? :wink:
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Postby Tina a.k.a.SusanSto.Helit » Sun Jun 14, 2009 8:52 pm

Fantastic! I have had to shelve my copy of Discworld I because I could never manage to save the game. I shall try that very soon. TYTY!
Aha! So, Bob's yer uncle... very clever.
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Nintendo DS

Postby llama1996 » Thu Jul 29, 2010 3:13 am

I think discworld could be good as a game by lionhead studios (the people who made fable and fable2) or as a puzzle game on nintendo ds like professor layton, using the touch screen for clicking, like in DW 1&2...
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Re: Nintendo DS

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Jul 29, 2010 10:26 am

llama1996 wrote:I think discworld could be good as a game by lionhead studios (the people who made fable and fable2) or as a puzzle game on nintendo ds like professor layton, using the touch screen for clicking, like in DW 1&2...
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Postby Quark » Thu Jul 29, 2010 11:33 am

I don't think Discworld would benefit well from becoming an MMORPG. A sandbox game would be interesting, but I'm not sure how well it would go down. Personally, I'm becoming more interested in game development myself, and if anybody would like to work with me to do some Source modding, we could come up with something...
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Postby Finomans » Thu Jul 29, 2010 1:14 pm

The trouble is turning it into a sandbox game would take them lots of time and money too do it.
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