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"The Minstrel’s Legend” An Intellivision RPG?


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#26 JasonlikesINTV OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Jun 11, 2017 9:39 AM

Definitely feeling the buzz. Looking forward to this one :thumbsup:

#27 Fushek OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Jun 12, 2017 8:02 AM

The ad, appearing in a few select markets, attempting to build buzz.

 

https://twitter.com/...173732856131584

 

 

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(designed for a quarter-page ad, 600dpi)

 

 

Shut up and take my money! 

 

Huge RPG fan ... reminds me of Ultima!  This will be a must have for me :lust:



#28 GenetixJ OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Jun 12, 2017 11:40 PM

I'm liking the 'word of mouth' feel to the promotion of the game. It adds a layer of excitement I felt as a kid.

#29 Centurion OFFLINE  

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Posted Thu Jun 15, 2017 12:39 AM

@First Spear, the ad looks great! Screenshots look really nice. Stoked about the storyline/music. Charityware too! :thumbsup:

#30 First Spear OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:44 PM

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#31 First Spear OFFLINE  

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Posted Sun Sep 10, 2017 3:45 PM

https://twitter.com/...995494252982272



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Posted Sun Sep 10, 2017 3:57 PM

An RPG for the I-N-T-V... hooray! :thumbsup: :love:

#33 Fushek OFFLINE  

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Posted Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:13 AM

Looking forward to the promotional ROM.  Love me some RPG!



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Posted Sat Oct 28, 2017 12:31 AM

It was a nice surprise to find the ad of "The Minstrel's Legend" in the PRGE Official Program booklet

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#35 First Spear OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Jan 6, 2018 8:12 AM


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#36 cmart604 ONLINE  

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Posted Sat Jan 6, 2018 12:46 PM

Awesome! Looking forward to this 👍🏻

#37 Black_Tiger OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Jan 6, 2018 3:56 PM

This is still my most anticipated new Intellivision game.

#38 Fushek OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Jan 9, 2018 7:45 PM

This is still my most anticipated new Intellivision game.

 

Couldn't agree more!  Keep those updates coming :) 



#39 bikeguychicago OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Jan 10, 2018 11:08 AM

So much want!

 

Does anyone know if this is going to include battery backup on the cart?



#40 Intymike ONLINE  

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Posted Wed Jan 10, 2018 12:02 PM

So much want!

 

Does anyone know if this is going to include battery backup on the cart?

 

 

Battery backup is so 90s.  ;)



#41 bikeguychicago OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Jan 10, 2018 1:17 PM

 

 

Battery backup is so 90s.   ;)

It's not like the Intellivision has adisk drive or flash card slots 


Edited by bikeguychicago, Wed Jan 10, 2018 1:17 PM.


#42 Intymike ONLINE  

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Posted Wed Jan 10, 2018 2:08 PM

It's not like the Intellivision has adisk drive or flash card slots 

 

 

But the carts with save function have flash memory and not battery.  :)



#43 intvsteve OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Jan 10, 2018 2:29 PM

If the cart is made using LTO's JLP boards with flash, you can save state w/o battery.



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Posted Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:10 PM

I heard that the game will use the revolutionary JLP architecture, which allows for game saves, expanded use of variables, and accelerator for some math/move operations (doesn't make a game faster, but lets a game stay at the same speed without slowing down for computationally-heavy ops). The game uses a lot of ROM (Freewheel Games clocks in their latest release at 92k, The Minstrel's Legend will be at least that), which also means using JLP.

 

So, no battery, just Flash RAM for saving. The idea is to finish a game in 1-2 hours, and be motivated to play again, so saving probably won't be very necessary.

 

The nerds at Intv Prime have put some thought into the replay value. Because TML is an Intellivision "RPG-ish" game, when a player completes the game they can play again and due to multiple paths and programmatic/random parts, winning once is not give a full formula for winning again. In contrast, a full RPG like Ultima V on the Apple II guides the player on a single path, when a player completes the game (n-hours/days later) they have little motivation to play it through again.

 

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So much want!

 

Does anyone know if this is going to include battery backup on the cart?



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Posted Tue Mar 27, 2018 8:39 PM

Rumor has it that Intv Prime is considering allowing some people to "donate early" to the game, to get into the game.

 

There are a few places for see NPCs, so instead of filling them with generically represented characters, they would be represented by people that pay to be stamped in the game. Since the release will be charityware with no profits made, Intv Prime is looking at ways to defray some of the overhead with production costs by letting a few people be "immortalized" in a cartridge. For example, instead of buying equipment from "The Merchant", wouldn't it be cool to buy equipment from "The Merchant Cee Marto"? :)



#46 JasonlikesINTV OFFLINE  

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Posted Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:15 PM

I'm thinking this game needs a skin flutist, but who will be said musician? :D

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Posted Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:43 PM

Rumor has it that Intv Prime is considering allowing some people to "donate early" to the game, to get into the game.
 
There are a few places for see NPCs, so instead of filling them with generically represented characters, they would be represented by people that pay to be stamped in the game. Since the release will be charityware with no profits made, Intv Prime is looking at ways to defray some of the overhead with production costs by letting a few people be "immortalized" in a cartridge. For example, instead of buying equipment from "The Merchant", wouldn't it be cool to buy equipment from "The Merchant Cee Marto"? :)


Lol! I'm in!

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Posted Tue Mar 27, 2018 10:16 PM

Rumor has it that Intv Prime is considering allowing some people to "donate early" to the game, to get into the game.

 

There are a few places for see NPCs, so instead of filling them with generically represented characters, they would be represented by people that pay to be stamped in the game. Since the release will be charityware with no profits made, Intv Prime is looking at ways to defray some of the overhead with production costs by letting a few people be "immortalized" in a cartridge. For example, instead of buying equipment from "The Merchant", wouldn't it be cool to buy equipment from "The Merchant Cee Marto"? :)

 

I'm in Shadowrun Returns that way. Would gladly pay a little extra to be the ferryman you have to pay to cross the river.  :-P



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Posted Wed Mar 28, 2018 8:52 AM

 

Rumor has it that Intv Prime is considering allowing some people to "donate early" to the game, to get into the game.

 

There are a few places for see NPCs, so instead of filling them with generically represented characters, they would be represented by people that pay to be stamped in the game. Since the release will be charityware with no profits made, Intv Prime is looking at ways to defray some of the overhead with production costs by letting a few people be "immortalized" in a cartridge. For example, instead of buying equipment from "The Merchant", wouldn't it be cool to buy equipment from "The Merchant Cee Marto"?  :)

 

 

that's something my heirs will be proud of, maybe  :ponder:

 

I'm in, if there's still one seat available to the party



#50 Fushek OFFLINE  

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Posted Wed Mar 28, 2018 9:19 AM

Rumor has it that Intv Prime is considering allowing some people to "donate early" to the game, to get into the game.

 

There are a few places for see NPCs, so instead of filling them with generically represented characters, they would be represented by people that pay to be stamped in the game. Since the release will be charityware with no profits made, Intv Prime is looking at ways to defray some of the overhead with production costs by letting a few people be "immortalized" in a cartridge. For example, instead of buying equipment from "The Merchant", wouldn't it be cool to buy equipment from "The Merchant Cee Marto"? :)

 

PM sent :thumbsup:






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