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Official LBA1 remake on the way (and an interview with the team)
By Graxer at 2011-12-29 14:42
GOG.com just realeased their interview with the team who created LBA. In that interview they seem to reveal an official LBA1 remake and the possibility of an LBA3 if it is successful!

Quote:
First, as we have such honorable guests, please let us know, if you can reveal, on what projects are you currently working on?

We are working on the remake of LBA1 :-) Individually, we are involved in other projects we can’t tell. Fred just released a small puzzle game he did himself: “bOxOn”, you can find it on his website ludoid.fr.
Here is the full interview

I think this is great news and am really looking forward to seeing how the remake goes and how true it is to the original!

LBA 1 and 2 on sale at GOG.com
By elmuerte at 2011-12-23 19:07
If $6 was too much for your wallet to buy any of the re-release of Little Big Adventure from GOG.com.

Then good news, you can by them now with a 50% discount.
So for a mere $3 you can get the re-release of Little Big Adventure and Little Big Adventure 2 (each).

This offer lasts until the 2nd of January 2012, and also applies to all other games.

Little Big Adventure 2 (Twinsen's Odyssey) now available on GOG.com
By elmuerte at 2011-10-20 19:59
Only a week after the re-release of Little Big Adventure, GOG.com has now re-released Little Big Adventure 2, also known as Twinsen's Odyssey.

As is usual with releases of classic games on GOG.com, you will also get some extras when you buy LBA2 (which will cost you only $5.99). The extras include a wallpaper, various design sketches, another development team photo, and probably the most interesting part: the design script for the game. Sadly (for some), this script is in French.

Note: again the links do not work on the front page. So visit the thread first before you click the link. Or use the "buy from gog" banners at the top.

BoXon released for PC, iOS coming soon.
By Darkflame at 2011-10-13 17:11

In addition to LBA1 being release on GoG, we now also have Frederick Raynals new neat puzzle game out on PC.

BoXon is avaliable here, giving you 553 levels of puzzleing for just 5 euros;
http://ludoid.com/bOxOn/bOxOn.html

Theres also a demo for those unsure.

GOG.com re-releases Little Big Adventure
By elmuerte at 2011-10-10 21:41

At the end of 1994 Frederick Raynal and his team at Adeline Software released Little Big Adventure, a unique action/adventure game. Over the years it became increasingly more difficult to get a hold on a copy of LBA. And eventually only an occasional second hand copy could be found.

Now 17 years after the initial release, GOG.com re-releases the game for the world to re-experience the wonderful world of Little Big Adventure.
For a mere $5,99 you can buy a digital copy of Little Big Adventure at GOG.com. This release has been fixed to work properly on modern systems. It contains full text and speech for English, French and German; and text-only for Italian and spanish. It's also free from any pesky DRM. So spread the word an let others experience what they have been missing out on.

Note: this is not a joke (unlike last time)

Important! For some reason the links do not work when you're on the front page. Please go to the forum thread first, and then click the link.

New Frederick Raynal interview
By Darkflame at 2011-10-07 10:10
There is a new interview with Frederick Raynal up here:

http://www.wat.tv/video/exclu-freder...cx_.html#useHD

The interview is in french, and covers ports of the original games too new platforms such as iOS, as well as discussion of BoXoN, Battle Tag and other work.
For a rough summery of what was said, see this thread;
http://forum.magicball.net/showthread.php?t=15984

Twinsen cameo in Goldfish's "We come together"
By elmuerte at 2011-08-03 22:43
Twinsen makes a cameo in Goldfish's music video "We come together".

You can see the complete music video on YouTube. It contains a lot of videogame references.

New LBA3 concept art from Didier Chanfray!
By Darkflame at 2011-07-31 21:07
Didier Chanfray has been posting LBA3 artwork on his facebook.




While there is no chance any time soon of a LBA3, its nice to know the creators are still thinking of their creation.

More here;
http://forum.magicball.net/showthread.php?t=15897

Good news and bad....
By Darkflame at 2011-04-16 14:28
Bad news first;

Ubisofts Treasure Hunter Institute beta has stopped with no plans at the moment to continue development or release it as a full game.
The unique puzzle/explore-em-up was co-created by the creators of LBA and had a strong focus on user generated content in vast explorable landscapes. Its truly a shame to see it ended.


And now some good news;


Alone In The Dark is now available to buy on GoG.com. Made by the core team behind LBA, this game almost single handedly invented the survival horror genre.


GOG has put together a nice bundle of the game,soundtrack and sequels, made it all work on XP/Vista/W7 and is selling it for $6;
http://www.gog.com/en/gamecard/alone_in_the_dark

To go with its release they have also interviewed the creator - the man also behind LBA;
http://www.gog.com/en/news/alone_in_...tive_and_qanda

No
By elmuerte at 2011-03-31 21:50
Nothing this year, sorry.
Enjoy the other gags

 
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Because of this lost fragment nonsense, everyone is looking for it. So they leave their little rug rats with me all day long. They just don't stop bawling...I'm going to look for another job soon.
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