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Potential #PCKF tom hall Q and A

Post by PandoricaShark » Wed Feb 16, 2011 6:05

Basically, I have achieved the MONUMENTAL EFFORT STRAINING TASK of friending Tom Hall on facebook. This means I can send a message to him asking to get on #pckf sometime. Now, of course there is no guarantee he'll even reply to the PM, but if he does, we want to be prepared with some questions, as opposed to what happened with John Romero, and we were all flapping our lips going "uh-buuuh".

So list your questions here man.

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Post by StupidBunny » Wed Feb 16, 2011 6:39

Ask about that dirty picture of Tom that comes with TED. But please for the love of God don't make that your first question
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Post by Shadow Master » Wed Feb 16, 2011 7:56

StupidBunny wrote:Ask about that dirty picture of Tom that comes with TED. But please for the love of God don't make that your first question
I thought we already knew what it was about?
Calvero wrote:I asked John Romero about this picture in 2002 and he said:
"Hahahaha! Wow, I forgot all about that picture. I can't believe it's
in the TED5 source files! It's basically a pic that Adrian drew of Tom
getting Adrian's dick blasted into his face with Adrian saying "Sorry!".
It's because Tom and Adrian used to share a worktable together and Tom
would always bump the table while Adrian was drawing graphics with the
mouse and Tom would say, "Sorry!" That picture never appears in Ted5
anywhere.

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Post by StupidBunny » Wed Feb 16, 2011 8:03

Oh! I never saw that. Well there we go :)

I dunno, I think I'd ask him any kind of question about how much he had in terms of a vision for TUIT, although I imagine such questions have likely been asked of him before.
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Post by PandoricaShark » Wed Feb 16, 2011 11:08

I imagine he won't want to give away too much, he probably still hopes to make it.

So I suppose question one is TUIT?

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Post by Nospike » Wed Feb 16, 2011 13:39

TUIT winz!
Arjak's fanfic would be a pretty nice one because of its Tom reference. And it's fucl well written. :)
It just might be done someday. The chance is always there.

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Post by Ceilick » Wed Feb 16, 2011 14:57

Wish we had done this when John Romero visited; spent most of the time thinking “oh man, it's really him!â€￾ :dead

Potential Tom Hall questions:

Q: How much of the Keen modding scene are you aware of? What are your thoughts on it?

Q: What were some of the ideas (story elements, enemies, levels/environments) that didn't make it into the official games?

Q: It's known that Keen 6 “Aliens Ate my Babysitter!â€￾ was originally intended to be a part of “Goodbye Galaxy!â€￾ to make it a trilogy. Did the split result in significant changes to the intended story for Keen's 4-6? If so, what was the original plot?

Q: What, if anything, is Mortimer McMire's motivation? Is he just a jerk, a misunderstood kid, a malevolent mastermind, or something else?

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Post by mortimer » Wed Feb 16, 2011 15:51

Q: would the dopefish have made an appearance in TUIT?
Billions of blue blistering barnacles in a thousand thundering typhoons!

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Post by Paramultart » Wed Feb 16, 2011 17:40

Shadow Master wrote: I thought we already knew what it was about?
I still really, REALLY, want to know what he thinks about it.
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Post by Deltamatic » Wed Feb 16, 2011 17:47

mortimer wrote:Q: would the dopefish have made an appearance in TUIT?
He'd planned a galactic zoo with all previous enemies, so yes.

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Post by Dynamo » Wed Feb 16, 2011 18:43


Paramultart wrote:
Scarlet wrote: Ckeen, that is just your opinion.
You can't tell CKeen that. He is always right.

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Post by PandoricaShark » Wed Feb 16, 2011 21:14

Another advantage of doing it like this is that if we don't get him in IRC, it can sit around in his inbox until he eventually notices it/has time to answer it.

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Post by DHeadshot » Wed Feb 16, 2011 21:32

Ask him if there was meant to be another level in Keen 4 in the empty space on the world map and using the bamboo theme from the demo.
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Post by Eros » Wed Feb 16, 2011 22:15

bamboo? where?

Q: why was a french fry placed in keen dreams? fries aren't even fruit, for that matter
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Post by DHeadshot » Wed Feb 16, 2011 23:31

Eros wrote:fries aren't even fruit, for that matter
Neither are potatoes...
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