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#194287 - 08/27/07 07:34 AM Hall of Fame
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If we had a Hall of Fame for inovative creators of adventure games who would you nominate and why?

I'm torn between 3 people but I think my top person would be Roberta Williams.

She not only gave us great games but brought humour to our adventuring. praise
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#194321 - 08/27/07 08:16 AM Re: Hall of Fame [Re: old lady]
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I also love and cut my teeth with Roberta Williams.

I would definitely recommend Knut Mueller of Rhem and Maciej Miasik of Detalion.

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#194430 - 08/27/07 11:21 AM Re: Hall of Fame [Re: MaG]
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Rand and Robyn Miller.

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#194442 - 08/27/07 11:39 AM Re: Hall of Fame [Re: Becky]
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Sorry to be a total ignoramous but which games did they do Becky?
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#194447 - 08/27/07 11:48 AM Re: Hall of Fame [Re: old lady]
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The millers did Myst,Riven,and all the other Myst games.
Sorry Becky i ghess this was your Question.
Maybe old lady was pulling our leg???
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#194459 - 08/27/07 12:20 PM Re: Hall of Fame [Re: ron.etti]
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For me ...After careful thought..

It is Benoit Sokal developer of the Syberia games. monky

My second nomination would be William R. Fisher developer of the Last half of darkness games.


Edited by Darleen2003 (08/27/07 12:22 PM)
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#194671 - 08/28/07 01:45 AM Re: Hall of Fame [Re: Darleen03]
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Tim Schafer
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#194678 - 08/28/07 02:18 AM Re: Hall of Fame [Re: Diamond]
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Benoit Sokal! anyone who can think up something as beautiful as syberia must be a genius


Edited by MaG (08/28/07 07:35 AM)

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#194687 - 08/28/07 03:49 AM Re: Hall of Fame [Re: Daikka]
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Hmmm --

Let's see:

Ragnar Tornquist - The Longest Journey

Benoit Sokal - Syberia, Amerzone

Roberta Willams - King's Quest

Jane Jensen - Gabriel Knight series

Lucas Arts/George Lucas - Monkey Island series, Grim Fandanga

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#194688 - 08/28/07 03:52 AM Re: Hall of Fame [Re: Karsten]
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Jane Jensen!
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#194728 - 08/28/07 07:57 AM Re: Hall of Fame [Re: Tomer]
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I wish I had been pulling your leg but no it was pure ignorence I'm afraid Ron.etti. I hang my head in shame. Slightly surprised that no-one has mention Jonathen King for his wonderful photography, strong story lines and ability to make one become totally involved in a scary atmosphere.
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#194770 - 08/28/07 09:12 AM Re: Hall of Fame [Re: old lady]
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Hi old lady -- now I'm the one whose puzzled. Which games did Jonathen King develop?

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#194801 - 08/28/07 09:58 AM Re: Hall of Fame [Re: Becky]
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Hi Becky - Jonathan King made Darkfall 1&2 which were the first realisticlly scary games I played. It may be that he wasn't the first and that I missed others. To me he seemd to be an inovator which is what I was thinking about when I started this thread.

The Millers with the sheer beauty of the graphics and landscapes. Sokal, again wonderful graphics and an humanity in people like Hans and Oscar, Roberta with her humor. My thanks go to them all for the hours of fun they have given me.



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#194805 - 08/28/07 10:10 AM Re: Hall of Fame [Re: old lady]
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Hi old lady...you are thinking of Jonathan Boakes, not King. He is awesome, isn't he?

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#194809 - 08/28/07 10:15 AM Re: Hall of Fame [Re: BrownEyedTigre]
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More blushs. Quite right.
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