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Posted by Stephen_Harrison on Feb 13th, 2013

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ZeroSen
ZeroSen Feb 13 2013, 12:35pm says:

Please, don't remove the fringe content...

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Phenixtri
Phenixtri Feb 14 2013, 4:56pm replied:

indeed and I still say they ought to contact mister Abrams & Gabe on this im sure this mod would peak their interests seeing as they are now collaborating with each other.

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Stephen_Harrison Author
Stephen_Harrison Feb 15 2013, 8:48am replied:

In this case AASC has to do something extraordinary to recommend itself.

I mean, we need a very big audience... Like Black Mesa mod has. Let's not idealize J.J. Abrams and Gabe Newell - thier collaboration also has commercial reasons as their work is much in demand. Therefore, they'll cooperate with the projects that are in great demand and have large audience.

I'm afraid these are the things we can't boast of.

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Guest
Guest Feb 13 2013, 1:48pm says:

Continue with it!

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Hell_Diguner
Hell_Diguner Feb 13 2013, 7:08pm says:
Quote:WE LIED!

Well that made MY day, anyway.

Something was lost in the english translation, I think. Am I right in summarizing the article as follows?

Right now you're reworking the script of Other Life: Hatch 18. OL:H18 is becoming longer. There are now 4 chapters and the first chapter now has 4 maps. You are also planning to rework and add content to CUBE, and release CUBE V3. You think you can release OL:H18 and CUBE V3 by the end of 2013. A 2013 release of OL:H18 is your priority. You are migrating both mods to the Alien Swarm verson of the Source engine. Both mods will share content. You are reducing or removing Fringe/LOST inpired content. Once both mods are released, you will ask the public what to work on next.

Why are you removing content inspired by LOST and Fringe?

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HUNT3Я
HUNT3Я Feb 14 2013, 12:18am says:

Не нужно дезинтегрироваться.
Я верю, что вся трилогия OTHER-LIFE будет закончена до конца, неважно сколько времени на это уйдёт. Да может неожиданное сотрудничество VALVE и Bad Robot и может сорвать планы AASC, но я не уверен что будет создан кроссовер HL + FRINGE + LOST со стороны Абрамса и Гейба Ньюэлла, из-за которой на AASC могут посыпаться тонны обвинений в плагиате.
Сотрудничество-сотрудничеством, но AASC появилось раньше. Чтобы не было обвинений в плагиате советую руководству Awe And Scum Company создать нечто подобное книги Raising the Bar, где будет описана история AASC от начала, и все идеи приведшие к появлению трилогии OTHER-LIFE, после чего поместить на видное место на страницах своих проектов и указывать всем, кто хоть заикнется о плагиате. Все новички ознакомившись с историей AASC до тандема "Abrams-Newell", уже не будет узко мыслить.

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E-40
E-40 Feb 14 2013, 5:09am replied:
Someone wrote:но с каких пор такие детали интересовали тех, кто ищет повод
раздуть из мухи слона и сорвать на этом несколько сенсационных скандальчиков?


Ведь нас даже обвиняли в русскоязычной аудитории (кстати
почему-то только именно в ней звучали такие яростные обвинения) о том что наша
деятельность это сюжетный плагиат с LOST и FRINGE, хотя мы не однократно намекали, что это осознанный
кроссовер, и мы никогда не присваивали идеи Дж. Дж. Абрамса себе… Удивительно,
как только та же самая русскоязычная аудитория не обвинила нас в том, что мод CUBE, это плагиат с
одноименной трилогии фильмов "Куб", по мотивам которой мод изначально
и делался.


Уж я как-то сильно сомневаюсь, в целесообразности создания местной Raising the Bar от AASC.

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Mr.Walrus
Mr.Walrus Feb 14 2013, 1:03am says:

Absolutely no reason to change course due to J.J. Abrams and Gabe Newell's meeting. Individuals who actually take time to research the mod will know that your projects began development years before their meeting, and those are the people who matter. Your work has always been immensly unique and deserving of great praise, and whether this meeting took place or not, it remains to be so. After the time you've spent on these projects so far, and the community you've built up, it would be a terrible shame to stop now. Keep calm and carry on!

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