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by dhekuir
Sat May 17, 2014 10:25 am
Forum: Make your Own Games!
Topic: Gender-unknown games
Replies: 3
Views: 2432

Re: Gender-unknown games

The problem with a surprise protagonist reveal is that it can be a very upsetting disconnect to the player if all along they thought they were role-playing one thing and they were actually being tricked. I can think of a few examples (again, massive spoilers) where a character you thought you were ...
by dhekuir
Sat May 17, 2014 9:02 am
Forum: Long Live The Queen
Topic: Long Live the Queen on sale on gog.com, ended quite fast
Replies: 2
Views: 1531

Re: Long Live the Queen on sale on gog.com, ended quite fast

Oh OK, so it's not ideal from your point of view, except for promotion purposes. Well, I got a hi-def map of Nova (which maybe I already had... but hadn't noticed), and a rosy game on my shelf full of otherwise rather masculine-looking games. Which is sure to make people ask questions should I ever ...
by dhekuir
Fri May 16, 2014 10:34 pm
Forum: Long Live The Queen
Topic: Long Live the Queen on sale on gog.com, ended quite fast
Replies: 2
Views: 1531

Long Live the Queen on sale on gog.com, ended quite fast

So, it's over, quite a feat for a game with 800 items available. I've been following the sale for some time and it was pretty fast I think... And I was lucky and got one for free, and then bought another one as a gift! Long live the game! Congratulations on the success! BTW, I hope there's at least ...
by dhekuir
Tue May 13, 2014 7:48 pm
Forum: Make your Own Games!
Topic: Gender-unknown games
Replies: 3
Views: 2432

Gender-unknown games

I'm wondering what are the prerequisites and techniques to make a gender-unknown game. That is, one where you don't even know (and you don't choose) the gender of your protagonist, but where it does matter (no robots/aliens/etc., where gender is secondary or inexistent). The English language does he...