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Old 26 July 2004, 18:25   #1
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Retro Gamer cover DVD

Just been browsing my newsagent and saw the latest copy of retro Gamer. It has the PC version of Beneath a Steel Sky free on the front.
Also a small piece of blurb from Dino about his new game etc etc

anyway, thought people might wanna know
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Old 01 August 2004, 12:04   #2
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Beneath a Steel Sky is free now!
http://www.scummvm.org/downloads.php
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That does not mean you can distribute it. It is just that the ScummVM people have a license from Revolution to make it available for download.

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In August 2003, BASS was made available for free download and is now classed as freeware.
From: http://www.revolution.co.uk/_display.php?id=16

But in my defence, this is quite unusual. Go go Revolution Software!

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BASS was included on the cover CD of issue 06/2004 of our Mac magazine "Mac Life" (www.mac-life.de - German only) together with ScummVM, too - thanks to Revolution Software and the ScummVM guys.

BASS (and Lure of the Temptress, of course) is also available for free download from BTTR since 1999.
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Revolution's general attitude to supporting their older customers,(even indirectly via 3rd party projects like SCUMMVM), does deserve a lot of credit- they could teach manners to certain other publishers that their old gaming history should not be forgotten,(or have promising updated sequels getting canned for no good reason).
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I just played Beneath a Steel Sky from beginning to end. I always had an intention to play this game again, since I didn't complete it in the first place. What a wonderful game! And really funny in places.

I used to love these adventures, but got a bit bored with the latest Monkey Island, I don't think I even bothered to play it through. But I am now adventure-fresh so I am gonna go play some of the other classics. Maybe Sam and Max and Day of the Tenticle since I heard a lot of good about them.

Thank you Revolution! Quality game. Lure of the Temptress here I come

Actually, I think more companies like Revolution should wake up and smell the business. I am quite interested in looking at their current games now. I once thought that companies that supported their past games, make good marketing for their current ones. Now I have actually experienced this myself, I realise that these guys at Revolution are genius'

Quality game, with sensible puzzles! Not like some Infocom ones I could mention!

BE VIGILANT

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They're based in my home city (York) and are shit to work for. And please believe me when I tell you that Charles Cecil is an unmitigated twat.
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I'm sorry about that...
Even so, their games are superb.
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I just played Beneath a Steel Sky from beginning to end. I always had an intention to play this game again, since I didn't complete it in the first place. What a wonderful game! And really funny in places.

I used to love these adventures, but got a bit bored with the latest Monkey Island, I don't think I even bothered to play it through. But I am now adventure-fresh so I am gonna go play some of the other classics. Maybe Sam and Max and Day of the Tenticle since I heard a lot of good about them.

Thank you Revolution! Quality game. Lure of the Temptress here I come

Actually, I think more companies like Revolution should wake up and smell the business. I am quite interested in looking at their current games now. I once thought that companies that supported their past games, make good marketing for their current ones. Now I have actually experienced this myself, I realise that these guys at Revolution are genius'

Quality game, with sensible puzzles! Not like some Infocom ones I could mention!

BE VIGILANT
Hard to split DOTT & Sam & Max, both are excellent cerebal-em-ups. Its a pity Revolution probably isn't in the position to do what they did with one of the later Kings Quest game translations a few years ago, (ieffer to take over the cancelled Sam & Max PC sequel)-given their adventure gaming prowess, I'm sure they could make a successful release of it.
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