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Old May 9, 2009, 07:36 AM
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3D Realms on Thursday announced that it would no longer be financing it's seemlessly endless 13 year work on Duke Nukem Forever. Hard to imagine that the first concept art and ideas started floating around such a long time ago and the developement team has been getting paid ever since for work never to sell in the marketplace. Nice job if you can get it I guess, but good luck to all the former DNF team members who are out in the work force now trying to pitch themselves and not having a single bankable success to thier names in the last 12-13 years.
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Old May 9, 2009, 09:40 AM
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3D Realms on Thursday announced that it would no longer be financing it's seemlessly endless 13 year work on Duke Nukem Forever. Hard to imagine that the first concept art and ideas started floating around such a long time ago and the developement team has been getting paid ever since for work never to sell in the marketplace. Nice job if you can get it I guess, but good luck to all the former DNF team members who are out in the work force now trying to pitch themselves and not having a single bankable success to thier names in the last 12-13 years.
I wonder if the members of that team have ever produced another title? If not, it would indeed be pretty sad.
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Old May 9, 2009, 10:08 AM
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Um I believe that this game was a complete joke and they were not even working on it. It isn't hard to make a few concept art and a few pre rendered scenes.
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Old May 9, 2009, 11:06 PM
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It seems the "forever" part of the name was quite apt.
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Im sure this doesnt mean that we have seen the last of the duke nukem franchise, they are quickly running out of original ideas and will probubly go right back to the classics as soon as they run out of new stuff to make... look at Wolf3d, Quake, Doom... Im still waiting for a new hexen/heretic! I know there was a really cool hexen mod for doom3 rolling around but I dont think it ever got finished =(

I would actually like to see a new DN game if they could really put some effort into it, everything after the first 3d game where just horrible.
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Old May 10, 2009, 04:41 AM
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hate to say it but this was a given. An incopetent staff, small team, and large project is not a formula that goes well together. For all these years these guys ****** around so much they had to restard the project several times. Wasting the publisher's money, and disappointing the fans of Duke 3D.
They were such assholes, they always had the response 'it's done when it's done.' They could never admit that they were already quite fooked over and were in a downward spiral.

Frankly, I WILL miss Duke Nukem Forever, but 3D Realms will pass on with no repsect from me.
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Sorry. Vaporware from start to finish. Good riddance I say since I was sick and tired of listening to the BS that the game was "almost done" for the last 10 years.
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I agree, SKY, but you have to say that even though this was vaporware, someone should try and pick up the franchise and make the best hero vs. aliens videogame like the first one was. I always loved to play through DN3D.
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Old May 10, 2009, 10:41 AM
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Well the game looked promising... too bad they had bad management and lazy worker... I wonder how much money they lost with that project... but hey the game looks awesome...hopefully someone will pick it up.

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Dude, that clip was amazing. Duke Nukem's attitude was what made this game so great. I love how he rips out the spiky thing out of the big guy and gives him a slap, and when he sticks out his middle finger. That's key! Man...please? Someone release this?
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