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This was posted last week, EW Jim and Descent are both getting new games.
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I would love to see another descent......that was one of the first PC games I got into.
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post #13 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jarhead View Post
Actually FREESPACE has been released under GPL. It's had several overhauls since being released, and it just keeps looking better and better while running great on four year old computers.

The FreeSpace Wiki
http://www.hard-light.net/wiki/index.php/Main_Page

Beyond the Red Line is the best Battlestar Galactica game ever, and it is an entirely open source fan made project available for Windows and Linux- I know I have it on both of my machines.

YouTube - BTRL Teaser Trailer
The storyline however still belongs to Interplay. Which is why Volition decided to release the source code. They couldn't make any money off of it since they didn't own the rights to the story anymore. So, rather than being greedy, they allowed the fan community the chance to create IMHO some of the best fan created material, ever. lol.

...or maybe I'm not looking deeply enough into it or my bias is getting in the way? lol.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by FuNkDrSpOt View Post
I loved Earthworm Jim. He had a potential to be bigger than Mario or Sonic. He was a funny character with funny villians and clever writing. It's too bad that the company that owned him didn't know how to maximize his popularity.

The same could be said for Toejam and Earl.
You should not compare the great ones in such a way... They stand independent of one another and on their own merits, it is a crime no sacrilege to even attempt such a thing...

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Originally Posted by Rakukojin View Post
A lot of classic game series are being revived now (Earthworm Jim, Bionic Commando, Spatterhouse, etc.) but sadly I doubt any of them will return to their former glory
Too true... I wish I still had my old NES and Bionic Commando. Wait, wait...

Attachment 71499

That's right EWJ 1 + 2, Super street fighter II, Uniracers and erm everybody ignore Shaq Fu + M.J. chaos in the windy city! Ah the nostalgia, looks like I'll spend my weekend accomplishing something of great importance...
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Damn I wish I still had my SNES and all my games.... I had shaq-fu and that Michael Jordan game too man don't feel too bad. Earthworm Jim was awesome though I miss those days so much. I never owned the second one but I rented it all the time!
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post #16 of 19
I had earthworm jim on the genesis.
and I watched the TV series on occasion.
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post #17 of 19
I was just playing earthworm jim on my snes emulator lol
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I'm sure quite a few people on here have never heard of or seen Jim, but I remember him on the Megadrive and my 486, hilarious game (and cartoon series). Could be a great new game.
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post #19 of 19
oh my god i love earthworm jim i still play the SNES EWJ on my psp everyday
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