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by KwisatzHaderach
Sun Mar 18, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: PC - Bugs & Issues
Topic: [3.36] Guard armor agility not upgrading
Replies: 1
Views: 1602

[3.36] Guard armor agility not upgrading

Not sure if this is a bug or if I'm missing something. After completing a quest for the commander at the Harbour you can in return either upgrade your Guard's Armor or learn about spider traps. I gave my armor to the smith and after picking it up I don't notice any improvement in agility. The smith ...
by KwisatzHaderach
Sat Mar 17, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: PC - Bugs & Issues
Topic: [6.36] NPCs in the middle of the lake (Harbour)
Replies: 3
Views: 2363

[6.36] NPCs in the middle of the lake (Harbour)

Just discovered these two... Bug or feature? :mrgreen: https://ptvlzg.bn.files.1drv.com/y4mAb3F7BOQmPYlj3Q63_7cUaIZFkqfV8RtAC9emJcy_CMcGHo_MN-kLkp3nZLWRKsvvrvzZxdLeZoWobSJxEEXz85dxHfilZjnEvUcikM3hm3-bEXkAA6_oecDOF2mZpd6hWEoUSgt9gabvihp0pxkgNPLw5ykRwkCouqf_DOmhjncEuIOd3LdNBFlfDaUkv0D8Lta2TUQF0jdskY2g...
by KwisatzHaderach
Sat Mar 17, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: PC - Bugs & Issues
Topic: [6.36] Ambient sound issues
Replies: 5
Views: 3473

[6.36] Ambient sound issues

As Boolean already pointed out, alot of the ambient sounds are missing (forest, catacombs). The shore wave sounds are playing fine during the day, but cut out as soon as the circades tune in.
by KwisatzHaderach
Thu Jul 28, 2016 4:51 pm
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: GoaT player numbers
Replies: 4
Views: 3796

GoaT player numbers

Hi folks! Just in case you are curious and want to know how many people are enjoying GoaT at any given time, you can check out Steam charts here: http://steamcharts.com/app/417290 Atm there are around 100 people playing SIMILTANOUSLY. Not too bad I think for a Thursday (night, at least in Europe) Nu...
by KwisatzHaderach
Mon Jul 25, 2016 3:46 pm
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: I didnt expect...
Replies: 1
Views: 2149

I didnt expect...

...the rats to be into Bible studies :lol:

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Aquila non copit murem! :geek:
by KwisatzHaderach
Mon Jul 25, 2016 3:20 pm
Forum: PC - Bugs & Issues
Topic: A couple of bugs (Steam 1.32)
Replies: 6
Views: 4197

Re: A couple of bugs (Steam 1.32)

Did the menus mixed up occur again in 1.43 ? If so, we would really appreciate if you can send us your save file ! Nice work! The menu bug has disappeard (I'm now already on 1.48, you guys better take it slow, or we'll eventually run out of numbers :D )! The door opened properly as well this time I...
by KwisatzHaderach
Mon Jul 25, 2016 1:02 pm
Forum: PC - Bugs & Issues
Topic: A couple of bugs (Steam 1.32)
Replies: 6
Views: 4197

Re: A couple of bugs (Steam 1.32)

Since builds seem to be released rather fast, I'll leave some of my notes here, before they are totally out of date :mrgreen: Here are the specs I'm playing on: Intel i5 2500K (OCed to 4,4 Ghz) 8GB Ram Nvidia GTX970 Windows 10 Gamepad XBone installed on an SSD The following problems I encountered wh...
by KwisatzHaderach
Fri Jul 22, 2016 7:27 am
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: So, did you get your code yet?!
Replies: 8
Views: 4743

Re: So, did you get your code yet?!

Yay!!! I got ma code! Praise be to the rodent gods! And just in time for the weekend too!

Sorry kids, dad can't come to the swimming bath today! Here, have some sweets and watch some TV, daddy needs to work...8-)
by KwisatzHaderach
Wed Jul 20, 2016 11:51 am
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: So, did you get your code yet?!
Replies: 8
Views: 4743

So, did you get your code yet?!

Alright, let's build some hype!!! Who already got a code? Did you go for steam or gog? Why? I got the mail asking for my choice of platform a couple of hours ago and I'm now eagerly awaiting the code! I went for Steam, because I have way more friends on that platform and I hope I'll get some people ...
by KwisatzHaderach
Mon Jan 18, 2016 2:42 pm
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: Share your art, fiction, music, inspired by Ghost of a Tale!
Replies: 20
Views: 16904

Re: Share your art, fiction, music, inspired by Ghost of a T

Not exactly my art, but I don't want to take up a whole thread for this. So, it took me a good couple of watching through Frasier , but I finally finished my little statue of Tilo :D He is not the most well-crafted papermouse out there, I am sure since I was totally not heeding most of the advice gi...
by KwisatzHaderach
Fri Sep 25, 2015 5:51 am
Forum: Your suggestions
Topic: Go wild with your ideas and suggestions!
Replies: 24
Views: 29273

Re: Go wild with your ideas and suggestions!

najatuw4646 wrote:implement every suggestion, no matter how dazzlingly creative.
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Ye, Seith! Get your lazy as indie-ass off the couch and get to work! I'm totally expecting tides implemented with the next update! :mrgreen:
by KwisatzHaderach
Tue Jan 13, 2015 3:55 pm
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: How Can I pre-order/support This game?
Replies: 19
Views: 15097

Re: How Can I pre-order/support This game?

... imho Seith's auteur one-man-band appexroach is VERY cool... Confess, david! You have been typing on one of these devilish mobile devices! I just wasted 5 minutes of my life searching for the figurative meaning of a one-man-band apexroach !!! :evil: I thought "well, what the hell is an apexroach...
by KwisatzHaderach
Tue Jan 13, 2015 3:43 pm
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: How Can I pre-order/support This game?
Replies: 19
Views: 15097

Re: How Can I pre-order/support This game?

Oh sorry Kwasatz, the pre-order has been going for months now and we even had a lot of 100 collector's editions that got snagged up while you were gone so you just missed it! All pre-order copies possible have been claimed so at this point you will have to just give up all hope and sell your childr...
by KwisatzHaderach
Tue Jan 13, 2015 3:13 pm
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: How Can I pre-order/support This game?
Replies: 19
Views: 15097

Re: How Can I pre-order/support This game?

david wrote:...the wheels are definitely in motion for a certain SOMETHING to happen on the site.

OMG... Half-Life 3 confirmed!!!
by KwisatzHaderach
Mon Jan 12, 2015 11:52 am
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: How Can I pre-order/support This game?
Replies: 19
Views: 15097

Re: How Can I pre-order/support This game?

Any news on a shop for preordering the game or some out-game goodies (now that it's cold outside I want my original Tilo's Hat!)? With the prominent press coverage lately I'm sure there are plenty of people looking for a way to throw further funds at the game. To circumvent most issues that evilking...
by KwisatzHaderach
Sun Jan 11, 2015 9:56 am
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: Look out for GoaT in 2015, according to Rock Paper Shotgun
Replies: 4
Views: 5156

Re: Look out for GoaT in 2015, according to Rock Paper Shotg

Hey, thanks for posting! I was actively browsing through the entries but couldn't find it. Small wonder as I was looking at the wrong categories :P So, now I know at least that GoaT is NOT an adventure game and NOT an exploration game but an action game :mrgreen: (seeing that Tangiers made it into a...
by KwisatzHaderach
Sat Nov 15, 2014 5:17 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: The finest game soundtracks... ever!
Replies: 28
Views: 25552

Re: The finest game soundtracks... ever!

By the way, THE Kwisatz Haderach is actually a member here on the GoaT forum, so he'll be exceedingly pleased that you appreciate his music. I just had a listen and I really like 'Stones' :D http://i1278.photobucket.com/albums/y517/whitenorthstar/kwisatz_shirt_zps0dab3421.png Oh, hullo, chaps... er...
by KwisatzHaderach
Sat Nov 15, 2014 4:57 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: What will happen with the IndieGoGo-page?
Replies: 1
Views: 5925

What will happen with the IndieGoGo-page?

Just a thought: do the funding sites on IndieGoGo have an expiration date? I'm asking because I was browsing the old comments section and there are some really historic moments in there that would be a grevious loss should they be deleted. Especially when 10 years from now, there will be a huge GoaT...
by KwisatzHaderach
Sat Nov 15, 2014 3:36 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Video, Animation or films that remind you of GoaT?
Replies: 7
Views: 9417

Re: Video, Animation or films that remind you of GoaT?

Redwall and Mouse Guard seem like obvious choices. I must admit I never read them and am not interested in ever going to, but following GoaT and these forums it is imposible not to know a thing or two about their lore and setting, which is apperently similar to GoaT. Personally, I'm having a really ...
by KwisatzHaderach
Thu Aug 14, 2014 7:17 am
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: First console version - Xbox only
Replies: 14
Views: 12112

Re: First console version - Xbox only

All right, thanks for clarification! Concerning No Man's Sky and exclusivity: Since I'm a purebred PC-gamer I tend to blur the line between XBox and PS4 and just throw them all into one bin labelled "overpriced and dated hardware with severe software-restrictions, draconian licensing nonsense and re...
by KwisatzHaderach
Thu Aug 14, 2014 4:22 am
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: First console version - Xbox only
Replies: 14
Views: 12112

Re: First on console - Xbox

For a momemt there my heart stopped beating when I read the thread title. "First on console"? This does still mean it will be released for PC at the same time as for the XBone? Or will it be one of these limited time Xbox-exclusives like No Man's Sky? Please don't!
by KwisatzHaderach
Tue Aug 12, 2014 4:59 pm
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: Ghost of a Tale gameplay trailer (Gamescom 2014)
Replies: 4
Views: 5764

Re: Ghost of a Tale gameplay trailer (Gamescom 2014)

Ha, finally! Thanks for the link Gab! I love it! It has a very epic and cinematic feel to it, while still showing some of the game mechanics. At the end scene where Tilo is waddling around with the plate armour I had to laugh out loud and when the giant crab broke through the door and he turned on h...
by KwisatzHaderach
Fri Jul 25, 2014 6:07 pm
Forum: Your suggestions
Topic: Lighting the way
Replies: 9
Views: 9141

Re: Lighting the way

THIS! So much THIS! I totally absolutelly agree with evilking on this. Everytime I come to a long abandoned catacomb that has supposedly emerged from some ancient mist I always wonder where the butler has gone that went through the effort to neatly light all these campfires, torches and candles for ...
by KwisatzHaderach
Sat Jul 19, 2014 1:04 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Join our Splinter Cell: Blacklist rampage*... today 12 July!
Replies: 9
Views: 11117

Re: Join our Splinter Cell: Blacklist rampage*... today 12 J

Hoy, I'll be having a NS2 reunion tomorrow night, so, unforunately I won't be able to play Blacklist with you. But if my schedule allows I might be on tomorrow from around 10:00 am to 12 am UTC. I'd be delighted to give our "panthering" a second try :mrgreen: (although, going in guns ablaze was a lo...
by KwisatzHaderach
Sat Jul 12, 2014 2:58 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Join our Splinter Cell: Blacklist rampage*... today 12 July!
Replies: 9
Views: 11117

Re: Join our Splinter Cell: Blacklist rampage*... today 12 J

That was a neat session! David and I had a great time hacking our way through enemy lines and always finding new solutions for tackling our next objectives. In plain text: we couldn't connect :cry: I'm talking about on a technological level you meanies :lol: Because, while we didn't even fire one sh...
by KwisatzHaderach
Sat Jul 12, 2014 8:23 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Join our Splinter Cell: Blacklist rampage*... today 12 July!
Replies: 9
Views: 11117

Re: Join our Splinter Cell: Blacklist rampage* tomorrow 12 J

Sorry david that I can't make it earlier. 1 am is not exactly the best time to start playing games :D I'm on child-watching duty today though, so I my hands are tied (we're playing cops and robbers and I'm writing this with my mouth. Get me outta heeeeeere!). I hope I'll be on time. So how should th...
by KwisatzHaderach
Thu Jul 10, 2014 3:21 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Join our 'Borderlands 2' rampage tomorrow... 3 July!
Replies: 10
Views: 11993

Re: Join our 'Borderlands 2' rampage tomorrow... 3 July!

Alright, I went ahead and got Blacklist as I think it accomodates my preferences better than B2 and features an intersting sounding campaign. I'll probably be on on Saturday between 6 pm to 10 pm UTC. If anyone feels like having a game, feel free to chime in. And you should definitely get a head set...
by KwisatzHaderach
Wed Jul 09, 2014 10:42 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Join our 'Borderlands 2' rampage tomorrow... 3 July!
Replies: 10
Views: 11993

Re: Join our 'Borderlands 2' rampage tomorrow... 3 July!

I have been reading up on Blacklist lately since david rhapsodized about it. Especially the Spy vs. Mercs classic mode was unanimously praised. Now I'm torn between getting Borderlands 2 or Blacklist, they both cost about 10 € on the cheap keystore-sites...
by KwisatzHaderach
Sun Jul 06, 2014 8:01 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: What are you currently listening to?
Replies: 12
Views: 16565

Re: What are you currently listening to?

Also you should check out this guy, he's insane! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8S7z71svVs This is also interesting. While the music isn't really my thing I'd imagine playing one of these things (they are called "Hang") would be great fun. Perfect merge of rythm and melodic instrument. http://www.y...
by KwisatzHaderach
Wed Jul 02, 2014 5:36 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: What are you currently listening to?
Replies: 12
Views: 16565

Re: What are you currently listening to?

@Jeremiah I really dig The Tempest track! Thanks for sharing! @evilkinggumby Muse is such an awesome band. Just how the singer/guitarist can keep track of all that stuff he is doing at the same time will always remain a mystery to me. One other band to check that is not as well known but pretty uniq...
by KwisatzHaderach
Wed Jul 02, 2014 4:53 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Join our 'Borderlands 2' rampage tomorrow... 3 July!
Replies: 10
Views: 11993

Re: Join our 'Borderlands 2' rampage tomorrow... 3 July!

Ha, you caught me on my weak foot. I played Borderlands 1 for about 10 hours before branding it as a huge grind without any deeper enjoyment to get out of it. I automatically transferred it to the second part although I've been hearing a lot of good things about it (especially about its coop). Unfor...
by KwisatzHaderach
Tue Jul 01, 2014 12:14 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: If you like... share your Steam ID here... here's mine
Replies: 7
Views: 9611

Re: If you like... share your Steam ID here... here's mine

Thanks david but I've got both games already. Both are excellent btw. Portal 1+2 are really a milestone in gaming history (Portal 1 more so than the second, but I enjoyed the second more). Go and play them! The first one is pretty small too, only takes 5ish hours or so to finish. During my high-time...
by KwisatzHaderach
Mon Jun 30, 2014 6:29 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: If you like... share your Steam ID here... here's mine
Replies: 7
Views: 9611

Re: If you like... share your Steam ID here... here's mine

Yay, steamfriendships! The highest and purest form of interhuman bond.

Here is mine:
Kwisatz (the one with the microscopic loo)


And because Steam memes are fun
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by KwisatzHaderach
Sat Jun 28, 2014 1:47 pm
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: Dimensions of Quality - what is your priority?
Replies: 18
Views: 12471

Re: Dimensions of Quality - what is your priority?

I see evilkinggumby and I share a taste for homemade stuff (and concern about today's gamer's progeny). In Germany there has been a strong movement towards handcrafted goods (not only food, but everyday utensils). Problem is, as long as you (or your family) doesn't make them yourself, they are wicke...
by KwisatzHaderach
Sat Jun 28, 2014 3:31 am
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: Dimensions of Quality - what is your priority?
Replies: 18
Views: 12471

Re: Dimensions of Quality - what is your priority?

it is hard to put a finger on why some older games just 'hit' it right and are fun. seeing your post, it reminded me of what a co worker said when I showed him this game and linked him the alpha video and screenshots. He had this wash of youthful excitement and eager "fun" come over him, like " oh ...
by KwisatzHaderach
Sat Jun 21, 2014 5:37 am
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: Dimensions of Quality - what is your priority?
Replies: 18
Views: 12471

Re: Dimensions of Quality - what is your priority?

Interesting thread... For me it depends on which type of game I'm playing. Breaking it down, there are two different types of games that I enjoy: Competetive Multiplayer and Storydriven Singleplayer 1) competetive multiplayer like Natural Selection/Team Fortress/Battlefield/Starcraft - With these ga...
by KwisatzHaderach
Sat Jun 21, 2014 4:01 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Great video game deals and sales - on now
Replies: 42
Views: 32248

Re: Great video game deals and sales - on now

Io and behold! I already bought something (Papers Please) despite my holy oath to not ever burden my backlog any further. Well, if I never come around to play it, maybe, some day, my kids will :)

Tis a steam-centered world... Don't tell me you missed the incredible GOG-sale!
by KwisatzHaderach
Tue Jun 17, 2014 11:50 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: What are you currently eating?
Replies: 28
Views: 22373

Re: What are you currently eating?

Let's see if I can recall the ingredients:

heaps of butter
heaps of sugar
heaps of chocolate (both dark and light brown)
a pinch of flour

Something like that... As far as I recall there where no insects in it. I might suggest spiders the next time.
by KwisatzHaderach
Tue Jun 17, 2014 1:55 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: What are you currently eating?
Replies: 28
Views: 22373

Re: What are you currently eating?

Bugs are delicious! Someone should go tell Seith :D

I was cleaning up my photos folder recently and came across this:

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The sweetest birthday-chocolate cake my wife baked for me last year...
by KwisatzHaderach
Wed Jun 04, 2014 12:58 pm
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: How will GoaT be received by the audience and critics?
Replies: 12
Views: 11245

How will GoaT be received by the audience and critics?

With the game making good progress and nearing its first playable demo at the gamescom this coming August, I started thinking about the initial reception both as a demo and as a final product. It got me thinking about the poeple who might not be as emotionally invested in the game as I am, who might...
by KwisatzHaderach
Sat May 24, 2014 2:07 am
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: Who'll visit the GOAT stand: Gamescom, Cologne, August 13-17
Replies: 9
Views: 7442

Re: Who'll visit the GOAT stand: Gamescom, Cologne, August 1

By the looks of it I won't be able to attend neither the Gamescom nor your fancy cyberspace conference as I'll be on a holiday without internets. :( but also a little :) Make sure to document everything for me to watch later, please. And also for shooting the info out there in space to demonstrate t...
by KwisatzHaderach
Sat May 24, 2014 1:59 am
Forum: Your suggestions
Topic: Interesting and cinematic island locations
Replies: 28
Views: 25331

Re: Interesting and cinematic island locations

Yay for lava caves (see also my previous post: http://www.ghostofatale.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=182#p228)! In my function as chief master geologist of the Royal GoaT Science Assosiation it is my duty to inform you that Fingal's Cave is not a lava cave sensu stricto, but a sea cave eroded by wa...
by KwisatzHaderach
Thu May 01, 2014 3:14 am
Forum: Your suggestions
Topic: Interesting and cinematic island locations
Replies: 28
Views: 25331

Re: Interesting and cinematic island locations

I really dig the whole cave thing with tidal flooding! It sounds like a lot of work, but it suits the game really well imo (a mouse-game has got to have an underground section anyway :) ). As a contrast I would love to see an area with alpine meadows and some dwarf shrubs. I feel like the game would...
by KwisatzHaderach
Thu May 01, 2014 2:48 am
Forum: Your suggestions
Topic: In-game references
Replies: 13
Views: 15127

Re: In-game references

Nice idea for a thread! There certainly needs to be a reference to the mouse shadow in the second moon (Dune)! http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-_1W93cjUFuA/ULdxhYhOU5I/AAAAAAAALyA/a9qnmaRVrLU/s400/2nd%2Bmoon%2Barakis.png Or the Muad'Dib (desert mouse and one of my many nicknames, for I am the Kwisatz Hader...
by KwisatzHaderach
Thu May 01, 2014 2:25 am
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: GOAT is headlining on the UNITY engine blog!
Replies: 12
Views: 9541

Re: GOAT is headlining on the UNITY engine blog!

Holy smoke! that is a huge amount of users! I love to see GoaT getting the attention it deserves, I'm still in awe looking at the work Seith has pulled together so far. Concerning the game interface and story progression I'm with david. I adore games that can create environments intuitive enough to ...
by KwisatzHaderach
Thu May 01, 2014 1:52 am
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: Kitchens For Sale UK
Replies: 7
Views: 6071

Re: Kitchens For Sale UK

Or heck if once every few days (game time) you got to play Tilo's mum in a mouse kitchen back home prepping a lunch for Tilo, then sending it via carrier Pigeon to drop off wherever you were (outdoors at least) that'd be fun too. lol, I can picture her chatting to a prosecco-drinking friend through...
by KwisatzHaderach
Wed Apr 23, 2014 3:45 pm
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: Kitchens For Sale UK
Replies: 7
Views: 6071

Re: Kitchens For Sale UK

How flattering!

Your kitchens are probably the best I have ever used and I would just like to say how proud I am to be a member of the British Royal Kitchen Society.
by KwisatzHaderach
Tue Apr 15, 2014 12:03 am
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: The next blog update...
Replies: 9
Views: 7002

Re: The next blog update...

Tilo is an excellent choice for a mouse name. Very mousy indeed and very unique. Once the franchise is owned by Disney they will be very grateful for such a high value of brand recognition :D Loving the details of the lore. What I especially like is that the hero's heritage is burdened with betrayal...
by KwisatzHaderach
Wed Apr 02, 2014 11:56 pm
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: Will GOAT move to Unity 5?
Replies: 12
Views: 10414

Re: Will GOAT move to Unity 5?

Wow, even though I'm not 100% sure (meaning I'm about 7% sure) what this means, it sounds like good news. Newer is always better, right? No, seriously, the news of Unity 5 being released this summer made me think: maybe GoaT won't get the full support as a top-notch Unity showcase game after all bei...
by KwisatzHaderach
Wed Apr 02, 2014 11:47 pm
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: The next blog update...
Replies: 9
Views: 7002

Re: The next blog update...

But you'll be happy to hear that Fluffy is back to his demonic roost on my roof, next to the chimney. It's nice to hear our neighbors screaming again, especially when Fluffy sticks his horrible giant head through their wall, as a joke, while they watch TV :shock: :shock: :shock: :lol: Looking forwa...
by KwisatzHaderach
Wed Apr 02, 2014 11:40 pm
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: *NEWSFLASH* A new direction for GOAT - NOW A SHOOTER
Replies: 7
Views: 5206

Re: *NEWSFLASH* A new direction for GOAT - NOW A SHOOTER

Seith wrote: The world needs more third-person shooters! But no, we'll just get a charming game with a mousy minstrel instead. What a pity...


And what about EMOTIONS? Who thinks about EMOTIONS?! A game needs EMOTIONS!


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by KwisatzHaderach
Wed Apr 02, 2014 3:38 pm
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: *NEWSFLASH* A new direction for GOAT - NOW A SHOOTER
Replies: 7
Views: 5206

Re: *NEWSFLASH* A new direction for GOAT - NOW A SHOOTER

I must say, I, as an original backer, am very disappointed in the direction this game has taken. Seith says big explosions and big guns will now be a crucial part of gameplay!? Seriously!? I mean, Seith must have completely lost his touch!!! He says he now just wants to do what the marked wants. Gun...
by KwisatzHaderach
Wed Mar 26, 2014 4:36 pm
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: *STOP PRESS* I played two early builds of GOAT
Replies: 20
Views: 12913

Re: *STOP PRESS* I played two early builds of GOAT

EDICT: Forum members who mention ANY doubts of Seith's genius and the awesomeness of GOAT, will be 'visited' by ... THE PAIN [author's note]... He is talking to you Mr. Evilkinggumby! For shame. For shame! I would have never even thought such a thing much less wrote it down within these hallowed fo...
by KwisatzHaderach
Tue Mar 25, 2014 1:13 am
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: *STOP PRESS* I played two early builds of GOAT
Replies: 20
Views: 12913

Re: *STOP PRESS* I played two early builds of GOAT

I can't tell if progress on the game is flying by or if things hit a standstill cause David found a big ol problem in the code... Praise the GoaT and the infinite creativity and resourcefulness of the Seith! And praise their herald and peacekeeper david! For their vision is all-embracing and their ...
by KwisatzHaderach
Sat Mar 15, 2014 2:51 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: So um.. where is everyone?
Replies: 36
Views: 27569

Re: So um.. where is everyone?

It would be kool to see GoaT have an area of the map explorable that was the result of a severe ice storm. It would be interesting to navigate such slippery conditions, but also seeing everything encased in semi-transparent ice would be fascinating. And you could have some broken ice/falling ice as...
by KwisatzHaderach
Fri Feb 28, 2014 3:58 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Playing GOAT at high resolution - Korean monitors?
Replies: 29
Views: 21026

Re: Playing GOAT at high resolution - Korean monitors?

Sorry I missed your latest posts. Even more sorry to hear of the trouble your friend ran into! I hope he finds a way to have it work out via adapters. The design of these monitors isn't really their strong suit and the brightness seems to be a little too much on the photo, but I'm glad he is enjoyin...
by KwisatzHaderach
Thu Feb 20, 2014 12:51 am
Forum: Your suggestions
Topic: Hidden Boss's or creatures
Replies: 7
Views: 10487

Re: Hidden Boss's or creatures

Quite as a mouse you could say :D

I still follow every thread, but I have severe time constraints atm. I like the idea very much, I love discovering secrets like that, a little reward for the extra-curious. Don't be discouraged evilkinggumby, keep your great ideas coming!
by KwisatzHaderach
Wed Feb 12, 2014 5:55 am
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: *STOP PRESS* I played two early builds of GOAT
Replies: 20
Views: 12913

Re: *STOP PRESS* I played two early builds of GOAT

At least you're wearing sunglasses. That makes it much harder to track you down. Still, these unrabbity small ears should give you away! :twisted:
by KwisatzHaderach
Thu Feb 06, 2014 5:12 pm
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: *STOP PRESS* I played two early builds of GOAT
Replies: 20
Views: 12913

Re: *STOP PRESS* I played two early builds of GOAT

http://cdn.thegloss.com/files/2012/02/I_hate_you_THIS_much-640x503.jpg I hate you too, david! Wow, stunning news! Exciting to hear that the game is taking shape! I like to hear that movement feels spot on, it is such an important part of any 3D game and if you don't get it right, it can ruin an oth...
by KwisatzHaderach
Sat Feb 01, 2014 3:15 am
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: Game Environment Sizes
Replies: 9
Views: 6817

Re: Game Environment Sizes

You both make very good points and there is not much that I can add except maybe the notion that imo world size is ultimately linked to freedom of movement. Let me explain this with a few examples: The Mass Effect as well as The Witcher series both have stunning vistas and very big open spaces. Yet,...
by KwisatzHaderach
Fri Jan 24, 2014 4:34 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Playing GOAT at high resolution - Korean monitors?
Replies: 29
Views: 21026

Re: Playing GOAT at high resolution - Korean monitors?

Alright, I may have lost this battle, but PLS monitors will be back one day and you know it... AND YOU KNOW IT!!! I resign and leave the field to evil kinggumby (on a totally unrelated note: think about that name!) as I don't have a clue about projectors. You made up your mind and I respect that. Go...
by KwisatzHaderach
Mon Jan 20, 2014 11:14 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Playing GOAT at high resolution - Korean monitors?
Replies: 29
Views: 21026

Re: Playing GOAT at high resolution - Korean monitors?

I'm flattered :oops:, a post just for my response. Just one thing I have to get straight: while I do like tinkering with my hardware and have build a few rigs for friends, I am NOT earning a living in the hardware business. It is just a hobby that turns into an obsession every year or so until I hav...
by KwisatzHaderach
Sat Jan 18, 2014 1:51 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: What are you currently eating?
Replies: 28
Views: 22373

Re: What are you currently eating?

Not currently, but a few nights ago, I ate and drank my brother's Christmas present: http://i1278.photobucket.com/albums/y517/whitenorthstar/CYJ6NkR_zpsa23d1955.jpg Delicious Sushi and some great Japanese Whiskys to go along! I also learned that the French, in fact, drink more Whisk(e)y than US Amer...
by KwisatzHaderach
Tue Jan 14, 2014 4:54 pm
Forum: Your suggestions
Topic: Possible Console Version?
Replies: 24
Views: 18879

Re: Possible Console Version?

Before anyone here considers buying a projector: have you ever thought about getting one kf these super cheap korean 2560x1440 PLS monitors? Because I did. They are AMAZING!!! The colours, the space, even the response times are really good for a non-TN panel. They use the same Samsung panels that Ap...
by KwisatzHaderach
Tue Jan 14, 2014 2:26 am
Forum: Your suggestions
Topic: Possible Console Version?
Replies: 24
Views: 18879

Re: Possible Console Version?

Lol, I hope that is an Ultra HD screen there. The only way to play GOAT in its full glory.

The whole point is: you don't port to SteamBox. You port to SteamOS. But you can install SteamOS on any system. That's how I understand it and that is the huge difference between the SteamBox and consoles.
by KwisatzHaderach
Mon Jan 13, 2014 1:18 pm
Forum: Your suggestions
Topic: Possible Console Version?
Replies: 24
Views: 18879

Re: Possible Console Version?

@Evilkinggumby Translating the game to steambox would mean porting it for linux wouldn't it? As far as I know, SteamOS is linux-based. I'd be delighted to see GOAT making it onto linux. However, if there is something I don't begin to understand, it is the SteamBox. Valve said they want to satisfy th...
by KwisatzHaderach
Mon Jan 13, 2014 2:18 am
Forum: Your suggestions
Topic: Hats for a hat collection / collectible
Replies: 10
Views: 15852

Re: Hats for a hat collection / collectible

Seith wrote:
david wrote:OMG... THERE WILL BE HATS... SO FUN!

:D
Arrrr matey...!

Image

Brilliant stuff!
by KwisatzHaderach
Mon Jan 13, 2014 2:11 am
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: How Can I pre-order/support This game?
Replies: 19
Views: 15097

Re: How Can I pre-order/support This game?

Seith is a wise captain, steering this ship safely through untested waters. I'm sure he is doing the right thing although his motivs are hidden from me. I'm having difficulties wrapping my head around the dependency of the game's developement status and the opening of that shop. No mutiny intended b...
by KwisatzHaderach
Fri Jan 10, 2014 6:20 pm
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: How Can I pre-order/support This game?
Replies: 19
Views: 15097

Re: How Can I pre-order/support This game?

Yea, I feel the same actually. I was just joking around. I really think you are on to something!
by KwisatzHaderach
Fri Jan 10, 2014 5:48 pm
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: How Can I pre-order/support This game?
Replies: 19
Views: 15097

Re: How Can I pre-order/support This game?

That is a great idea, evilkinggumby! I'd actually be happy to throw some more money at Seith and his gang atm. I want to see what kind of yacht they'd go for :D
by KwisatzHaderach
Mon Jan 06, 2014 2:55 am
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: Ghost of a Tale in Indie Statik's 100 Most Anticipated
Replies: 20
Views: 11468

Re: Ghost of a Tale in Indie Statik's 100 Most Anticipated

Sorry, I was thinking of this description underneath the video on the first page of the site, the blog page. "Ghost of a Tale is the adventure of a minstrel mouse exploring the mysterious and dangerous island of Periclave." Were you folks thinking of something else? :oops: . Yes, I (and evilkinggum...
by KwisatzHaderach
Sat Jan 04, 2014 4:20 am
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: Ghost of a Tale in Indie Statik's 100 Most Anticipated
Replies: 20
Views: 11468

Re: Ghost of a Tale in Indie Statik's 100 Most Anticipated

Everyone and their mother wants this game. :) And their grandmother! Nice to see the game is so anticipated! It is in good company too, as far as I can say; pretty swell list. I'm unsure of the game description, if it really captures what the game will be about in the end. It feels a bit off to me,...
by KwisatzHaderach
Wed Jan 01, 2014 4:05 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Great video game deals and sales - on now
Replies: 42
Views: 32248

Re: Great video game deals and sales - on now

I grabbed a few things off the Steam Holiday Sale, for myself and for a few people as gifts. My wife got me a Steam $50 gift card so I applied that and grabbed : The Walking Dead (plus the 400 Days DLC) Divinity 2 Director's cut LEGO Lord of The Rings Afterfall InSanity Extended Edition Blood of th...
by KwisatzHaderach
Fri Dec 27, 2013 4:32 am
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: Ghost of A Tale Blog Posts
Replies: 12
Views: 8152

Re: Ghost of A Tale Blog Posts

I am glad you are so determined and in love with this work. We're all eager to see the game, but I am betting everyone is more than willing to wait and see it done right and complete, then done fast and sloppy. :) Just try to get it out there before I turn 80 and develop alzheimers hehehe... (that ...
by KwisatzHaderach
Thu Dec 19, 2013 1:30 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Great video game deals and sales - on now
Replies: 42
Views: 32248

Re: Great video game deals and sales - on now

Oh my... that was quick! Anyway, if you're even quicker you should get the Humble weekly Bundle! It is excellent! https://www.humblebundle.com/weekly That is if you are into the bizzareness and great humour of the guys over at ACE team. But I really enjoyed playing through Rock of Ages and the Zeno ...
by KwisatzHaderach
Sat Dec 14, 2013 2:15 am
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: GoaT and commercial matters
Replies: 16
Views: 9785

Re: GoaT and commercial matters

After I spent my brother's last savings for funding this game, me and my family moved houses too! @Kwisatz... you still have a shack, with cows, and a dynamocycle. Have you considered selling these to buy a further GoaT upgrade? Actually I have a better idea! I could sell my family... no! SELL MYSE...
by KwisatzHaderach
Sat Dec 14, 2013 2:12 am
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: GoaT and commercial matters
Replies: 16
Views: 9785

Re: GoaT and commercial matters

evilkinggumby wrote: Image
So... Which one of these is David and which one is Jeremiah? :mrgreen:
by KwisatzHaderach
Wed Dec 04, 2013 4:28 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Great video game deals and sales - on now
Replies: 42
Views: 32248

Re: Great video game deals and sales - on now

If yu got the slightest interest in coop and mp games you shouldn't pass up this deal: https://www.humblebundle.com/ Included are Natural Selectiion 2, Magicka (+2 DLC's), Orcs Must Die 2 (+DLC's), Serious Sam 3, Sanctum 2 and Garry's Mod!!! Plus Soundtracks! They are ALL great games, especially in ...
by KwisatzHaderach
Mon Nov 25, 2013 2:12 pm
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: GoaT and commercial matters
Replies: 16
Views: 9785

Re: GoaT and commercial matters

Thank you. Like Seith, I have made some extravagant... cough... investments. Such as my new home, as shown here: http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_iPoYPiOQIDs/TDhuQuDfILI/AAAAAAAAACY/1h6vWdhDPN0/s320/fishhouse11-550x486.jpg Oh, fantastic! Where is the fence for protection against all the groupies and papar...
by KwisatzHaderach
Sun Nov 24, 2013 6:54 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Um... spam!
Replies: 5
Views: 7191

Re: Um... spam!

Thanks for your hard work, david!

Did you know this is where the word "spam" derived from:

No joke :lol:
by KwisatzHaderach
Sun Nov 24, 2013 6:47 am
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: GoaT and commercial matters
Replies: 16
Views: 9785

Re: GoaT and commercial matters

@david Thanks for the info! I'm reasured now, that GoaT will pay off! When the CEO flies his own jet, it always means it's a healthy business. I'm sorry for this topic, as it was left as a stump. I actually wanted to flesh it out a bit yesterday, but lacked the time to do so. Joking aside, I'm genui...
by KwisatzHaderach
Sun Nov 24, 2013 6:27 am
Forum: Your suggestions
Topic: Magic or.. Magic Items?
Replies: 9
Views: 9156

Re: Magic or.. Magic Items?

@Kwisatz and EvilKing.... It looks like you are both in agreement, favoring an approach that is a little more creative than the standard approach. Yes, we can agree that the standard stereotypical approach would be ok, it is less effort, lower risk, and it might even be great fun :D I agree that we...
by KwisatzHaderach
Sat Nov 23, 2013 4:31 am
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: GoaT and commercial matters
Replies: 16
Views: 9785

GoaT and commercial matters

As an investor of GoaT and a no-bullshit man of hard facts I've had enough of all the idle banter about ideas here and suggestions there! Let's talk business: money, money, money! Is GoaT going to be a success? Is it cut out to trigger rows of campers outside of the iGoat-store, days before the rele...
by KwisatzHaderach
Sat Nov 23, 2013 2:51 am
Forum: Your suggestions
Topic: Magic or.. Magic Items?
Replies: 9
Views: 9156

Re: Magic or.. Magic Items?

My personal view and hopes on this are, that GoaT doesn't draw from the classic interpretations of magic as posted by evilkinggumby. Seing pointy hats, wardens and gems for the 1000x time in a computer game is very uninspiring. I never get why a lot of game- and artdesigners restrict themselves so m...
by KwisatzHaderach
Wed Oct 09, 2013 11:07 am
Forum: Your suggestions
Topic: Climate zone and seasons
Replies: 1
Views: 3421

Climate zone and seasons

Wouldn't it be great to have a game that doesn't only offer different climate zones, but actual seasons? It might have been done before, but I know of no game (an RPG preferably) that has achieved this. Imagine how awesome it would be to experience a game world where spring with melting ice and mass...
by KwisatzHaderach
Wed Oct 09, 2013 10:51 am
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: Ghost of A Tale Blog Posts
Replies: 12
Views: 8152

Re: Ghost of A Tale Blog Posts

That's a great idea evilkinggumby! I thought about posting about this myself, the comments seem to be broken for that blog post. I was just picturing poor Seith hitting the refresh button on the blog post again and again and noone commenting on his awesome post :cry: Concerning the little screenie: ...
by KwisatzHaderach
Tue Sep 24, 2013 9:22 am
Forum: Your suggestions
Topic: World scale and size morphing
Replies: 4
Views: 5137

World scale and size morphing

Alright, you asked for it :) I love the play with scale. I loved it in Psychonauts, when you were Goggalor in Lungfishopolis, I loved driving my match box cars through sand castles and toasters in Micro Machines and I loved the level in Serious Sam 2 where you shoot your way through a backyard with ...
by KwisatzHaderach
Thu Sep 19, 2013 12:42 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Great video game deals and sales - on now
Replies: 42
Views: 32248

Re: Great video game deals and sales - on now!

That bundle is just crazy! The soundtrack of Bastion and FTL alone are worth that price! Hell, I paid more than the average for the soundtrack of FTL and it was totally worth it. Then look at the games!!! If you haven't already gotten most of them, seriously give that bundle a try.
by KwisatzHaderach
Tue Aug 13, 2013 11:10 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: The finest game soundtracks... ever!
Replies: 28
Views: 25552

The finest game soundtracks... ever!

You know how david mentioned that “Music is somehow at the core of the game”? I think so too. And you know how david recently asked “[What is] the greatest game of all time”? It made me think. What exactly was so compelling about the games I’d pick, why do I still remember them 10 years on? Looking ...
by KwisatzHaderach
Mon Aug 12, 2013 11:20 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: The greatest games of all time & what are you playing now?
Replies: 38
Views: 32486

Re: The greatest games of all time & what are you playing no

Yoshi's Island and Goldeneye sure were great games! The greatest game of all time...? Would have to pick Little Big Adventure 2, because I'm one sentimental bastard! Made by Frenchmen too btw! Also highly recommended: Archimedean Dynasty (Schleichfahrt) Dark Forces II Gothic II Risen I Faster than l...
by KwisatzHaderach
Mon Aug 12, 2013 10:50 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: So um.. where is everyone?
Replies: 36
Views: 27569

Re: So um.. where is everyone?

I am from Munich, Germany. http://i.imgur.com/duupaP4.jpg Prosit! @evilking I concur about the numbers of members here, but you know, it's not about quantity but about quality, and there are a few fine blokes (and sheilas?) on this forum :D Also, a lot of ppl come to game's forums to talk about the ...
by KwisatzHaderach
Sun Aug 11, 2013 1:07 pm
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: What was your first impression of Ghost of a Tale?
Replies: 18
Views: 12558

Re: What was your first impression of Ghost of a Tale?

A little late to the party... Anyway... From the second I saw the feature on RPS about GoaT, I was hooked. I watched the early alpha footage and was stunned by the vividness of the environment and characters and also, it had a slight gothicesque vibe to it. I actually immediately went over to Indieg...
by KwisatzHaderach
Fri Jul 05, 2013 11:31 am
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: Share your art, fiction, music, inspired by Ghost of a Tale!
Replies: 20
Views: 16904

Re: Share your art, fiction, music, inspired by Ghost of a T

@David It's pretty easy to discern it's not ash, since ash has greyer bark, lots of black-brown buds and pinnate compound leaves. :P I'd say the branch in the drawing could be from a tea bush. I hope you're happy now! I should really shun this thread, it brings out the worst in me. Have to compensat...
by KwisatzHaderach
Fri Jul 05, 2013 12:18 am
Forum: General Game discussion
Topic: Share your art, fiction, music, inspired by Ghost of a Tale!
Replies: 20
Views: 16904

Re: Share your art, fiction, music, inspired by Ghost of a T

Wow, that is one fortitious mouse! You captured the vigouresness and boldness very well. Just one little detail: wearing the lute like that would be pretty uncomfy both for the mouse and the lute as the strings would continuously rub against the mouse's back. @Jeremiah Any chance you'd want to share...
by KwisatzHaderach
Tue Jul 02, 2013 4:05 pm
Forum: Your suggestions
Topic: The Lute!
Replies: 12
Views: 9784

Re: The Lute!

FrozenCherry wrote:I know, The mouse will play "Stairway to Heaven" in the end.

Image
by KwisatzHaderach
Tue Jul 02, 2013 3:53 pm
Forum: Your suggestions
Topic: Suggest Enemy types!
Replies: 10
Views: 8912

Re: Suggest Enemy types!

I love the ideas that emphasize the unique scale of the game, like bird --> dragon. I feel this needs to be stressed, it is a HUGE selling point of the game. After all, playing a minstrel mouse is something different from the every-day run-of-the-mill muscle/boobs-packed hero. Also I would like the ...
by KwisatzHaderach
Tue Jul 02, 2013 8:18 am
Forum: Your suggestions
Topic: Interesting and cinematic island locations
Replies: 28
Views: 25331

Re: Interesting and cinematic island locations

Lava.... there has got to be lava. I concur! But not just boring old lava streams! It would be awesome to have something like: Lava tubes http://epod.typepad.com/.a/6a0105371bb32c970b0120a4e56f65970b-750wi and basalt columns http://odysseycoachtours.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Giants-Causeway....
by KwisatzHaderach
Mon Jul 01, 2013 11:22 am
Forum: Your suggestions
Topic: The Lute!
Replies: 12
Views: 9784

The Lute!

Right, onto what I wanted to say: what do you think the role of the Little Mouse's Lute will be? Will it be a kind of magical tool? Even a weapon (have to think about the guitar in Brütal Legend ;) )? Will it fill a central role in some of the quests? Will there be some sort of "playing" simulation ...
by KwisatzHaderach
Mon Jul 01, 2013 6:35 am
Forum: Your suggestions
Topic: Implement tides
Replies: 3
Views: 3912

Implement tides

Dear devs at Seith Inc. limited, this is great: I can throw around ideas and someone else has to do all the work :D it would be really awesome if you could implement tides into the game. It's something i have never seen done in any other game and from what I can tell the GoaT (btw: the final boss HA...