/-/S'pht-Translator-Active/-/


Re: Tour of Duty: Where Some Rarely Go
Posted By: HopperDate: 3/23/14 9:18 a.m.

In Response To: Re: Tour of Duty: Where Some Rarely Go (PerseusSpartacus)

: To be fair, though, the people who made it were not actually Marathon fans but rather employees at the company that made the XBLA version of Marathon 2.

I think nearly everyone involved in the XBLA version would take issue with that implication. They can be both, and that's a proven fact in several cases. Mark Levin, the lead programmer, probably has more posts on the Story forum than Hamish. You don't have to like the art, sure, but just because they charged for it doesn't mean they were motivated by profit instead of love.

: actual Marathon fans created SMG sprites to go with.

Now you're just making things up. The SMG sprites and M1 floating HUD were created by the exact same artists who worked on the XBLA version. The producer of the XBLA version was the Marathon fan who cajoled Bungie to allow the plugin to be available for free, and he got the original artists together to make the extra art we needed.

[ Post a Reply | Message Index | Read Prev Msg | Read Next Msg ]
Pre-2004 Posts


Replies:

Tour of Duty: Where Some Rarely GoVikingBoyBilly 3/22/14 7:29 p.m.
     Re: Tour of Duty: Where Some Rarely GoHokuto 3/23/14 4:08 a.m.
           Re: Tour of Duty: Where Some Rarely GoHopper 3/23/14 8:14 a.m.
                 Re: Tour of Duty: Where Some Rarely GoHokuto 3/23/14 9:01 a.m.
                       Re: Tour of Duty: Where Some Rarely GoVikingBoyBilly 3/23/14 10:35 a.m.
     Re: Tour of Duty: Where Some Rarely GoGodot 3/23/14 7:51 a.m.
     Re: Tour of Duty: Where Some Rarely GoPerseusSpartacus 3/23/14 8:55 a.m.
           Re: Tour of Duty: Where Some Rarely GoHopper 3/23/14 9:18 a.m.
                 Re: Tour of Duty: Where Some Rarely GoGodot 3/23/14 9:54 a.m.
                       Re: Tour of Duty: Where Some Rarely Goyaco 3/28/14 11:19 a.m.
                             Re: Tour of Duty: Where Some Rarely Goyaco 3/28/14 11:23 a.m.
                             Re: Tour of Duty: Where Some Rarely GoGodot 3/28/14 11:30 a.m.
                                   Re: Tour of Duty: Where Some Rarely GoGodot 3/28/14 11:55 a.m.
                                         Re: Tour of Duty: Where Some Rarely GoMartin 3/28/14 1:14 p.m.
                                         Re: Tour of Duty: Where Some Rarely GoHokuto 3/28/14 2:52 p.m.
                                         Seventh place, woo! *NM*Bob-B-Q 3/29/14 7:15 a.m.
                                               Re: Seventh place, woo!Godot 3/29/14 7:43 a.m.
                                                     Re: Seventh place, woo!PerseusSpartacus 3/29/14 9:32 a.m.
                 Re: Tour of Duty: Where Some Rarely GoPerseusSpartacus 3/23/14 11:53 a.m.
                       Re: Tour of Duty: Where Some Rarely GoMartin 3/23/14 12:36 p.m.
                             Re: Tour of Duty: Where Some Rarely GoPerseusSpartacus 3/23/14 3:25 p.m.
                                   Freeverse and Aleph One 1.0Hopper 3/23/14 7:46 p.m.
                                         Re: Freeverse and Aleph One 1.0Dispatcher 3/24/14 6:26 a.m.
                                               Hi-res texturesHopper 3/24/14 9:02 a.m.
                             Re: Tour of Duty: Where Some Rarely GoDocument 3/25/14 8:20 p.m.
     Re: Tour of Duty: Where Some Rarely GoHopper 3/23/14 9:02 a.m.
     Re: Tour of Duty: Where Some Rarely GoMartin 3/23/14 11:05 a.m.
           Re: Tour of Duty: Where Some Rarely GoMartin 3/24/14 1:27 a.m.
                 Re: Tour of Duty: Where Some Rarely GoVikingBoyBilly 3/24/14 7:52 a.m.

[ Post a Reply | Message Index | Read Prev Msg | Read Next Msg ]
Pre-2004 Posts


 

 

Your Name:
Your E-Mail Address:
Subject:
Message:

If you'd like to include a link to another page with your message,
please provide both the URL address and the title of the page:

Optional Link URL:
Optional Link Title:

If necessary, enter your password below:

Password:

 

 

Problems? Suggestions? Comments? Email maintainer@bungie.org

Marathon's Story Forum is maintained with WebBBS 5.12.