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Al Lowe's Leisure Suit Larry Remake -- Out Now

Discussion in 'Adventure Gaming' started by Crooked Bee, Apr 2, 2012.

  1. FeelTheRads Arcane Patron

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    The whole reason to donate to kickstarters :smug: My gift has arrived. The box doesn't look that bad in real life.

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  2. Stabwound Magister

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    Haha, oh wow, yeah, his sense of humor is extremely awful, I'm surprised. His entire site is filled with the type of 1980's usenet tagline humor, or the type of shit your grandma would FWD: FWD: FWD: 10 Funny Reasons To Respect My Daughter on a Date! It's like grandpa humor, except, well... he is a grandpa. Even more cringe-worthy is that he still writes dirty "jokes". It's actually pretty fucking revolting to think about.
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  3. otsego Educated

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    Very cool, I just got the T-shirt.

    This pic makes me even more excited for my collector's box of Wasteland 2.... and Broken Age... and Eternity.... and Original Sin... and Torment......
    ...

    Oh god, WHAT have I done with my money?!
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  4. Metro Arcane Beg Auditor

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    That t-shirt is pretty cool.
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    Actually, I firmly believe the character was directly inspired by Larry Dallas from Three's Company. The time syncs up perfectly; TC was on from '76 to '84 and stayed in syndication forever and Leisure Suit Larry was released in '87.

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  6. FeelTheRads Arcane Patron

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    Al says it was inspired by some guy who worked at Sierra.

    However, while I don't actually remember much of Three's Company that guy does have a Larry aura.
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  7. Metro Arcane Beg Auditor

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    Lies, we all know it was inspired by the great Herbert R. Tarleck:

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  8. trustno1code Augur

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    Leisure Suit Larry creator Al Lowe retires from Replay Games

    There goes Larry (Josh left a while ago). Shame (and I still haven't gotten my Kickstarter stuff, FeelTheRads' post on top of this page mocking me every time).
    Also, notice in the comments:
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  9. FeelTheRads Arcane Patron

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    Huh, maybe I was lucky because I was in the kwa at the time.

    Anyway, what exactly is Trowe saying there? Al (and Josh) left because people didn't like Trowe?
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    So, Trowe can return to his cave and we have the chance of Josh Mandel and Al Lowe doing something with someone decent this time.
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    Whole thing is kind of embarrassing at this point.
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  13. FeelTheRads Arcane Patron

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    I can't into Twitter. So it's Al who said: "don't believe the quotes in the article. It was really due to Paul's actions and learning about them from you and all."?

    In that case AHAHAHAHA

    And Trowe replies

    :lol: :lol:

    It's kinda sad too, though.
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    Paul Trowe needs a hug...or a swift kick in the nuts.
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    Josh has been so nice and quiet through all of this - I really hope he rebounds, even by going it alone. Better yet he should go and supervise/fix Jane and the 2guys' games.
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  17. trustno1code Augur

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    Yeah, he even supposedly helped out with that last update (particularly the Age Verification questions), but he was most likely still under contract, like Al.
    It's been worthwhile to have this guy back, if for a short while.
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    Divinity: Original Sin
    GUYS REMEMBER ALL YOU NEED TO DO TO GET A REAL SEQUEL IS BUY THIS REMAKE!

    Well there goes THAT....

    Sigh :(
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  19. Aeschylus Prestigious Gentleman Swindler Patron

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    Divinity: Original Sin Project: Eternity Wasteland 2
    Well, whatever. It resulted in a half-decent remake and a huge cavalcade of entertaining internet drama.

    Paul Trowe, douche-bag to the end. :salute:
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  20. m_s0 Arbiter

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    You go right ahead.

    I'd rather be keeping a safe distance.
    Better hook up with Spider Robinson and do another Callahan's game. With all the shit both of them have been through recently it'd probably work out pretty nicely for everyone involved. Btw, does anyone hold the rights or have they reverted since?
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    Codex 2014 MCA Serpent in the Staglands Dead State Divinity: Original Sin Project: Eternity Torment: Tides of Numenera Wasteland 2
    Boy, I'd love a new Callahan's game. Curious about the rights, too.
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  22. m_s0 Arbiter

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    I've just sent Spider (or whomever screens his mail) an email asking him about the rights. We'll see how it goes.
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  23. oasis789 Magister

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    same limbo all the other Legend titles (xanth, death gate, shannara) are in, I expect.
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  24. m_s0 Arbiter

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    Well, I got a reply (it didn't take this long, but I've been busy the past week). According to the man himself he was never contacted by Take Two (the publisher of Callahan's Crosstime Saloon) regarding anything and as far as he knows he still owns all the game rights.
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