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#138060 - 05/03/04 09:43 AM Cos Russo and Alida
Cos Russo Offline
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"Nuts. No, I think insane is the right word. Why would you want to do it? A gigantic guitar in the middle of the ocean... it's insane!"
These are the words spoken by Kivas from the early days of Alida. When I first conceived the idea of Alida, similar words were going through my head. Alida has been an incredible journey for me, coming up with the original story and creating all the elements for Alida to come to life. I hope GameBoomers will enjoy Alida!
Cos Russo
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#138061 - 05/03/04 10:15 AM Re: Cos Russo and Alida
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wave
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#138062 - 05/03/04 11:33 AM Re: Cos Russo and Alida
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bravo
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#138063 - 05/03/04 12:34 PM Re: Cos Russo and Alida
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There is alot to be said for "different". I'm always up for something new.
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#138064 - 05/04/04 11:14 PM Re: Cos Russo and Alida
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Gee we have some real adventurers getting in here so fast. laugh

Shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
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#138065 - 05/05/04 01:49 AM Re: Cos Russo and Alida
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Hi Cos!

and

to the Boomie Board!

Inferno
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#138066 - 05/05/04 02:04 AM Re: Cos Russo and Alida
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Cos, that line has me hooked already wave
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#138067 - 05/05/04 08:22 AM Re: Cos Russo and Alida
Cos Russo Offline
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Hi guys ... oooh that fire looks warm, infernoj13usa, it's getting close to winter down under.

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#138068 - 05/05/04 10:33 AM Re: Cos Russo and Alida
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Hi Cos! I'm on your comments page! TeeHee!

Testimonials from Alida gamers

I bought the OS X version as soon as it came out! Got it shipped to my part of the world. And fell in Looooove!!!



Very happy to see that Alida is still growing and this distribution deal will help a lot to put Alida on the Adventure Game Map even more!!!

Cheers! [




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#138069 - 05/05/04 10:36 AM Re: Cos Russo and Alida
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I heard there will be an Alida 2?...

If so, I hope there will be an OS X version. If there is, I'll be there standing in line to buy it!

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#138070 - 05/05/04 10:48 AM Re: Cos Russo and Alida
Cos Russo Offline
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Ahhh ... I'm among old friends now!
Alida 2 ... concepts are evolving ... wild places ... crazy inventions ... and adventure gamers wouldn't want it any other way!

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#138071 - 05/05/04 10:58 AM Re: Cos Russo and Alida
gatorlaw Offline
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Well wave

the party has started,

mmmm nice fire -

Alida 2 Now it is getting very interesting smile
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#138072 - 05/05/04 11:31 AM Re: Cos Russo and Alida
MacHeadCase Offline
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Registered: 02/23/03
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I was wondering Cos...

Which 3D software did you use to render Alida?

And how did you "stitch" it together? Did you use Director?

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#138073 - 05/05/04 11:39 AM Re: Cos Russo and Alida
Cos Russo Offline
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I used Strata Studio Pro for all 3D models and SuperCard (Mac) / Revolution (PC) to script the application. I have to mention Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Final Cut Pro, Cleaner, Quicktime - all these magical programs make it all that bit easier.

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#138074 - 05/05/04 11:52 AM Re: Cos Russo and Alida
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Oh! Cool! I love Strata! I can hardly wait to buy my copy! And my guess is SuperCard replaces Apple's HyperCard?

Did you enjoy working with FCP? Does it do as good a job as anything out there?

Just curious because I learned 3D a few years back ('97): Softimage, Alias|Wavefront's PowerAnimator, Premiere. The school I went to had just "put out to pasture" Strata Studio Pro but we went into the Mac labs and played around with it anyway!!! *sneek* HeeHee

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