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April 11th, 2011, 23:58
Don't you love countdowns? The rather sexy teaser site for Risen 2 has a countdown with 15 hours to go as I write. No idea what will be revealed - if you have a stronger connection to the German Piranha Bytes community than I do, feel free to add something in the comments.
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April 11th, 2011, 23:58
Cool - I think that's 1 day 5 hours…
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April 12th, 2011, 00:13
Very cool main page on that site.

First time in a long while that I'm actually interested in one of these coundowns.
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April 12th, 2011, 00:26
Very cool indeed ! I scrolled very far to the right side … "doesn't it ever stop ?" I wondered …

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April 12th, 2011, 00:42
I noticed that there is a shooting star and it reminded me of the shooting stars in the sky of Gothic 1. I hope that little feature makes a return… it added a lot of atmosphere imho.

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April 12th, 2011, 01:06
The usual hype leading up to a 1 minute trailer that has people speculating on the game.

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April 12th, 2011, 01:14
More specifically, a CGI trailer with no in-game gameplay.
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April 12th, 2011, 01:25
I hate when big companies do these gimick advertising things….

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April 12th, 2011, 09:21
Amusing detail: The moon never moves. You can do a full 360 and look at the moon most of the way (except in the small forest). I also noticed something looking like an Ash Beast popping out behind a tree in the forest.

Anyway, I'll be sure to check out the site later today.
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April 12th, 2011, 09:31
Originally Posted by Thrasher View Post
More specifically, a CGI trailer with no in-game gameplay.
It's more common they'll show a teaser than a trailer.. Usually 5-10 seconds CGI, the rest is usually text in a cool font telling us how awesome it will be, that it's a follow up to the blablablabla and other very obvious statements.

I really really hate teasers, they serve no purpose other than making people irritated that they didn't get to see anything.
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April 12th, 2011, 13:18
A teaser for a game I look forward to? I'll let them have their fun. I even forgive the trick GOG played!
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April 12th, 2011, 13:27
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A teaser for a game I look forward to? I'll let them have their fun. I even forgive the trick GOG played!
Man, I really got suckered by GOG's stunt. Never again!

I really look forward to this sequel. Risen was one of the best games I've played in recent years. I think they've got the "size & breadth" just right with Risen and is something they can handle well with their small studio.
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April 12th, 2011, 13:42
Well the timer ran out, and the only thing that happened was…. the timer disappeared. Nothing happened? Did I miss something?

Booo, I was looking forward to a trailer / screen shots / art / music…. Anything!
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April 12th, 2011, 14:31
What do you mean it disappeared? On my machine the timer works, and currently it shows decreasing of 8 hours and 30 minutes. So please check it later today at 10PM (22:00) CET.
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April 12th, 2011, 22:42
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Well the timer ran out, and the only thing that happened was…. the timer disappeared. Nothing happened? Did I miss something?

Booo, I was looking forward to a trailer / screen shots / art / music…. Anything!
There's a 2.34 min trailer there now.
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April 12th, 2011, 23:14
Yes, I just watched it, I'm happy now. It must have been a time-zone issue of some sort.
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April 12th, 2011, 23:21
Very cool! Next question is: when?
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April 12th, 2011, 23:46
It seems interesting.
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April 13th, 2011, 00:16
Very nice, looking forward to it. Then again, that's hardly a surprise.
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April 13th, 2011, 00:31
Very cool trailer. Sign me up.
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