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August 8th, 2007, 20:31
Originally Posted by Prime Junta View Post
Logic 101: a strawman is when you misrepresent your opponents argument and then proceed to knock it down with an argument of your own. I was simply mistaken about the facts. If you like, clock a point for that.
Your strawman was pretending my opinion was that nothing can become outdated, like silent movies.

Originally Posted by Prime Junta View Post
However, I still stand by the substance of my observation — that the designers of FO are not currently working on TB titles, and have not been working on TB titles for what amounts to about two generations of games.
They don't have a choice.

Originally Posted by Prime Junta View Post
And what's the Fallout franchise? Two cRPG's using the same gameplay mode and engine, one squad-based tactical title, one FPS console title, with the latter two tanking badly due to violating the canon or just being plain bad games.

If your argument is that two games are enough to set in stone "franchise expectations," IMO that's not a very solid basis for it.
Isn't it? Why? Because the two tanking games that didn't keep to franchise expectations prove that? Because there isn't a significant userbase that clearly state their expectations of the franchise? Because the original developers were really vague about their intentions in bringing GURPS to the computer?

Originally Posted by Prime Junta View Post
You appear to have run out of arguments, since you're reverting to empty rhetoric.
Yes, saying "You appear to have run out of arguments" wouldn't be empty rhetoric.

I'm sorry, but you don't seem to have a better reason to invoke Fallout shouldn't change from TB to RT than that *you* prefer it. Maybe I'm mistaken. You can always throw the old "the market demands it" spiel, if you think it'll help you, though.
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