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Zool thread: Zool is back!

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Re: Zool thread: Zool is back!

Post by Calavera » Thu Aug 05, 2021 5:14 am

This is stupid
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Calavera wrote:
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This is stupid
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I never really cared about Zool that much. It was OK.

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Re: Zool thread: Zool is back!

Post by pixel » Fri Aug 06, 2021 12:26 am

Dr. Zoidberg wrote:
Thu Aug 05, 2021 3:14 pm
Calavera wrote:
Thu Aug 05, 2021 5:14 am
This is stupid
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I never really cared about Zool that much. It was OK.
:rofl: I will dare to agree with Cal

I think it is great that they're doing a remake on the principle of how absurd the idea is. Plus, half of the game's magic was the blatantly huge sucker ads in the SNES version:

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I hope someone hacks those back in :olol:

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Re: Zool thread: Zool is back!

Post by pixel » Fri Aug 06, 2021 12:29 am

Zool Redimensioned has been rebuilt from scratch by the Sumo Digital Academy, a talent development programme focused on creating new pathways into the games industry. With guidance from the developers of the 1992 original at Gremlin Graphics, we’ve retained the spirit that makes Zool a cult classic, while adding mechanics we’ve loved from the past 29 years of fantastic platforming games. The result is Zool Redimensioned, a game that transcends time and space - don’t miss out on this classic retro adventure!
Okay, that's a good sign. I wishlisted it myself :osmile:

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Re: Zool thread: Zool is back!

Post by melancholy » Fri Aug 06, 2021 4:32 am

I remember playing Zool back in the day and not liking it much. I don’t remember why, but I suppose that was its biggest problem: it wasn’t memorable.

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Re: Zool thread: Zool is back!

Post by Calavera » Fri Aug 06, 2021 1:13 pm

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I remember playing Zool back in the day and not liking it much. I don’t remember why, but I suppose that was its biggest problem: it wasn’t memorable.
Exactly, it is just a meh platformed which the 16-bit era had TONS of. What's next Aero the Acrobat remastered or how about Tempo 64X?
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Post by pixel » Fri Aug 06, 2021 1:32 pm

Heck yeah, I'd buy those. Why not B.O.B., too? And we never got that promised Boogerman reboot, either.

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Heck yeah, I'd buy those. Why not B.O.B., too? And we never got that promised Boogerman reboot, either.
Lol Boogerman! Is that actually a decent game or is it just another meh platformer? I remember renting it back in the day for the same reason that everyone else did. Tee-hee he farts and throws boogers! I don't remember if it was actually a fun game though, I'm thinking probably not.
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Calavera wrote:
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Heck yeah, I'd buy those. Why not B.O.B., too? And we never got that promised Boogerman reboot, either.
Lol Boogerman! Is that actually a decent game or is it just another meh platformer? I remember renting it back in the day for the same reason that everyone else did. Tee-hee he farts and throws boogers! I don't remember if it was actually a fun game though, I'm thinking probably not.
I'm a sucker for cheesy 16-bit platformers and I actually owned Boogerman growing up, it came in a box of Genesis games that my dad bought off a co-worker. I think the graphics really hold up, and I always thought the music slapped.

The gameplay and overall premise are sort of threadbare though. :olol: I have really good memories of the first level, but I don't think I ever stuck around to finish the thing. That might give an indication of its quality haha




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Re: Zool thread: Zool is back!

Post by ian » Sat Aug 07, 2021 8:22 pm

They should have called this remake "There is no Dana, only"

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Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Thu Aug 19, 2021 2:26 am

It's out on Steam now, and it's cheap.


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Post by pixel » Thu Aug 19, 2021 3:10 am

Ah hell, I'll put my $10 USD down since it's their first title

But I gotta ask what's up with this? :olol:

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Post by pixel » Mon Aug 23, 2021 5:26 am

Finally had a chance to play it, and I'd say it's pretty damn good platformer. It runs much better than the console versions, with the game speed being just fast enough to make it fun.

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Post by melancholy » Mon Aug 23, 2021 10:04 am

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Finally had a chance to play it, and I'd say it's pretty damn good platformer. It runs much better than the console versions, with the game speed being just fast enough to make it fun.
That’s good to hear. Still won’t play it, but I’m glad they improved it for those that do.

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Post by pixel » Mon Aug 23, 2021 10:55 pm

:olol: Can't blame you there. I feel like Zool is some sort of gateway drug to the UK computer gaming scene. Pretty soon I'll be a Jet Set Willy devotee.

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Re: Zool thread: Zool is back!

Post by ian » Mon Aug 23, 2021 11:26 pm

pixel wrote:
Thu Aug 19, 2021 3:10 am
Ah hell, I'll put my $10 USD down since it's their first title

But I gotta ask what's up with this? :olol:

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Re: Zool thread: Zool is back!

Post by pixel » Mon Aug 23, 2021 11:40 pm

ian wrote:
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Partial credit (controller support).
:rofl: Phil's delivery was awesome

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Re: Zool thread: Zool is back!

Post by ian » Mon Aug 23, 2021 11:59 pm

Phil's delivery was always awesome.

edit: but my favorite delivery of his was in News Radio where he's trying to quit smoking and screams at Andy Dick. :rofl: :rofl:
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