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Old 05-11-2009, 05:46 AM   #1
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Default Remembering Apogee & 3D Realms

The news of 3D Realms demise hit the Internet like a ton of bricks last week, and to say it's disappointing would be a major understatement. As a developer that's been around for over 20 years, they have a lot to boast about today. Read on as we take a stroll down memory lane, and see just what it was that made Apogee so innovative and unique.

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Old 05-11-2009, 07:49 AM   #2
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Duke Nukem 3D, my first PC game! Good luck to the dudes at 3D Realms... *wishes for a miracle*
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Old 05-12-2009, 02:59 AM   #3
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Well, I have a feeling that given this is getting so much attention, some new companies are in talks with 3D Realms, so who knows what will happen. I wholeheartedly believe that the company won't resurface as it just left off, because that requires a ton of money, and assurance that the game will ship soon. It still wouldn't surprise me in the least to see another developer take over in order to get it out though.
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this be quite interesting:

http://hellforge.gameriot.com/blogs/...-Like-a-Fiddle

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I am deeply saddened by this news. It seems like yesterday I was dialing up one of my oldest friends to play Duke 3D. Hide in the bathroom in the first level just to frag him with my rocket launcher.
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I am deeply saddened by this news. It seems like yesterday I was dialing up one of my oldest friends to play Duke 3D. Hide in the bathroom in the first level just to frag him with my rocket launcher.
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i hope someday duke will back hes the king baby!
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i just read a something at IGN, i cant remember the link but one or a couple of 3D Realms people still owns the right to duke nukem forever. it said that they're looking into finding way to release it, shareware even came up it the the article as a way to do it
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i just read a something at IGN, i cant remember the link but one or a couple of 3D Realms people still owns the right to duke nukem forever. it said that they're looking into finding way to release it, shareware even came up it the the article as a way to do it
The legal battle has been absurd, so I'm not quite sure what's going to happen. I'm just worried that the game is going to be pushed out in a half-unfinished state and go nowhere. I wouldn't complain too much, being somewhat of a Duke fanboi, but I don't think gamers are going to want to pay $50 for a game that doesn't live up to the hype we've accrued over the past decade.
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