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Re: Reviews and level concept

Post by Jorge22 » 12 Jul 2019 10:46

It was I who brought Dutchy to the thread for different reasons - like him being the first to be called a troll out of the blue - and (having not read the reviews at first and then only the ones to the last game) I thought it was him but I don't think Ryan even mentioned Dutchy. But why isn't the review clear, may I ask? The review says Ian and, from what I've just noticed, Orbit Dream's first name is Ian. So... Ian. The guy who ended his review with a hope. What exactly isn't clear?

And maybe Dutchy's name isn't even Ian and I just can't remember, for some reason I related Dutchy to the name Ian when Marksdad is Ian. Is Dutchy's name Ian? Lol. I don't think it is but my memory isn't how it theoretically used to be. -------------------- Ok, no, Dutchy's Andre! Oh well...

Anyway, little details aside, it is a referrence to Ian (aka Orbit Dream). Is that not clear? What is not clear? Gosh, so much sensitivity.
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Re: Reviews and level concept

Post by MichaelP » 12 Jul 2019 11:23

The thread is beginning to read a bit like a Monty Python sketch (Dead Parrot anyone? :D )

Jeff is actually passionate about trying to do the right thing (read reviews, try to learn from them and act accordingly ...), but then believes he is not getting the appreciation he would deserve for his efforts. And then reviewers are trying to "reason" with him and explain something that he does not want to be explained, so you will happily go in circles forever...

Hence, I would strongly recommend you end this discussion now and you simply have to agree to disagree and move on with your lives... :)
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Re: Reviews and level concept

Post by Marksdad » 12 Jul 2019 11:26

Reading your posts, Jorge,is akin to reading a stream-of-consciousness monologue :)

Yup. Ian/Marksdad/OrbitDream are all Me.
I quite enjoyed the original version of Time Foregot,aside from the first two levels (which were a bit rough,imo);but the multi-level (12..?)adventure improved as it went along;and had quite a few good ideas - especially the way the player revisted previous levels,but from a different direction (for example,you can access areas that you previously saw,but couldn't reach).
To put Ryan's remark into context,I ended the review thus:
As I write this review,I notice that he has just uploaded an updated version (re- interpretation?) of this adventure...it will be interesting to see how that compares

Btw,Dutchy's first name is not Ian :-P

*Edit*
Michael posted while I was writing this.
Yes... definitely time to move on :lol:
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Re: Reviews and level concept

Post by Jorge22 » 12 Jul 2019 11:28

You are right, Michael. In fact, I ended my debate with Jeff (that started with me not even remotely referring to his level and then being called a troll that was blocking his thread and whatnot plus the final straw) the worst way. I'm sure you understand I can't find that's within the boundaries of "normal".

Sorry I explained what you know. It's over. I want it to be. I do want to make it be.
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Re: Reviews and level concept

Post by Ryan » 12 Jul 2019 11:28

Marksdad wrote:
12 Jul 2019 11:26
Reading your posts, Jorge,is akin to reading a stream-of-consciousness monologue :)

Yup. Ian/Marksdad/OrbitDream are all Me.
I quite enjoyed the original version of Time Foregot,aside from the first two levels (which were a bit rough,imo);but the multi-level (12..?)adventure improved as it went along;and had quite a few good ideas - especially the way the player revisted previous levels,but from a different direction (for example,you can access areas that you previously saw,but couldn't reach).
To put Ryan's remark into context,I ended the review thus:
As I write this review,I notice that he has just uploaded an updated version (re- interpretation?) of this adventure...it will be interesting to see how that compares

Btw,Dutchy's first name is not Ian :-P
Exactly right. Thanks for clearing that up. Maybe I should have used your nickname anyway and avoided all the confusion.
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Re: Reviews and level concept

Post by Jorge22 » 12 Jul 2019 11:30

Marksdad wrote:
12 Jul 2019 11:26
Reading your posts, Jorge,is akin to reading a stream-of-consciousness monologue :)

Yup. Ian/Marksdad/OrbitDream are all Me.
I quite enjoyed the original version of Time Foregot,aside from the first two levels (which were a bit rough,imo);but the multi-level (12..?)adventure improved as it went along;and had quite a few good ideas - especially the way the player revisted previous levels,but from a different direction (for example,you can access areas that you previously saw,but couldn't reach).
To put Ryan's remark into context,I ended the review thus:
As I write this review,I notice that he has just uploaded an updated version (re- interpretation?) of this adventure...it will be interesting to see how that compares

Btw,Dutchy's first name is not Ian :-P
You're trying to make me laugh, Ian! :D

No, it's not. It's Andre. 8)
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