My Goodbye to Microsoft

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  1. Prowl

    Prowl Well-Known Member

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    Nah, I'm not selling my 360, or parting ways with the makers of Halo and Gears. Some of you guys know that I worked for MS games a few years back on the PC game Freelancer (my only claim to fame, but a fun one nontheless). I also beta-tested Brute Force, as it was made by the same company (despite it not being such a good game).

    Anyway, I worked with a team on creating the real-time cinematics to Freelancer, and on my last day of work, I pulled the main cast from the game into one last cinematic and emailed it to the rest of the team. The other night I actually stumbled upon a lableless DVD and lo and behold, my Goodbye to Microsoft scene. Enjoy, hehehe

     
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  2. Kando

    Kando Well-Known Member

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    I loved that game.
     
  3. XJunky

    XJunky Howdy Ho Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Never played the game, but anything that has an ending like that is win.
     
  4. *Deathblade

    *Deathblade Well-Known Member

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    that was definitely, uhh..........unexpected
     
  5. Prowl

    Prowl Well-Known Member

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    After working with these characters for 2 years, it was a fun way to send them off, especially since George Takai was in the game, and the ongoing joke was hearing him say "I'm getting Pounded!"
     
  6. DevilzFan

    DevilzFan CobraIsland.com Veteran

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    I love George Takei. I loved Freelancer.

    Cool stuff man. Thanks for sharing.
     
  7. QuinJester

    QuinJester T. Bison

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    So gloriously random.

    I never finished Freelancer :( . I was playing it around the time of one of my HD failures and I never had the heart to re-start most of my in progress games then.
     
  8. Prowl

    Prowl Well-Known Member

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    I'll try to put up the E3 trailer I edited for them the year before the game was released. It originally had the tell-tale Requiem For a Dream music attached, and used a lot more of our cinematics. So there were two trailers, one for gameplay and another, story related.
     
  9. Smasher

    Smasher HUNKY BEATS

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    What's cool:
    That video.
    (I'm getting pounded! LOLZ)

    What's not cool:
    Having to refresh this page five times to even read it or post.
    I'll be glad when the server trouble is over.
     
  10. Prowl

    Prowl Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, this weekend was like having your favorite hang-out, with your friends, and it being closed for construction, or because someone got murdered on the site and there are police lines.
     
  11. AnimatedFan

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    Takei = t3h funn13.

    He is awesome.
     
  12. smangerbot

    smangerbot The Holy Zombie Jesus TFW2005 Supporter

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    i liked brute force.....

    that was that game with 4 characters you can switch between right?
     
  13. Prowl

    Prowl Well-Known Member

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    yeah that was it. Nice Sig, Smang.
     
  14. smangerbot

    smangerbot The Holy Zombie Jesus TFW2005 Supporter

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    yeah, wait till he see's how many snakes are in the box :) 
     

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