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Offline VLoneWolf

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3rd pc game?
« on: January 27, 2015, 03:51:44 PM »
I'm not sure how reliable Wikipedia is but it list a 3rd pc game tiled The Masked Phantom but it says it was shelved. 

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Re: 3rd pc game?
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2015, 05:19:45 PM »
Hey VLoneWolf! Nice to see you posting on here again. :) Yeah, I don't know how reliable Wikipedia is either on such things- but that's definitely interesting to note. I imagine the first two PC games didn't sell as well as expected, so any further titles were shelved. It would be interesting to see how far along they got in the planning for The Masked Phantom though. Thanks for that tidbit.
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« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2015, 06:38:09 PM »
I think the first game sold pretty well, otherwise why would the publisher spend the money to create another one (not to mention, but have another developer port it from computer to a console).  But with the second one I think the publisher should've rethought how the game would play, since it was a very dramatic departure from the first game in terms of gameplay.
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« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2015, 07:59:59 PM »
Yeah, I guess that's true. Maybe it was the different gameplay that caused sales to nosedive for the second then, as I'm guessing must have happened. (That usually tends to be the chief reason such projects don't go further.)
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« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2015, 10:04:16 PM »
Since you basically went from an RPG to a "Where's Waldo?" type game. 
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« Reply #5 on: February 04, 2015, 03:51:17 PM »
Wow- that is quite a contrast.
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