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Old 09-26-2012, 05:43 AM
Echoseven Echoseven is offline
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Old 09-26-2012, 06:01 AM
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1.25 GB compressed??? noooooooooooooo...

btw. what was the average hdd-size back in 1997? 1GB?
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Old 09-26-2012, 06:03 AM
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Really like Dotemu and have most of their games, but over 1 gig for this one, cant free up the space for now. Shame
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Old 09-26-2012, 06:04 AM
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awesomeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!!!!Yeah space will probably be an issue..this is erm..roughly the same size as the PC(dos emulated?) version I bought from GOG.

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Old 09-26-2012, 06:29 AM
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Hello all,

The game on PC was splitted on 3 CDRoms, for a total size of 1.5 Gbyte.
Five different versions exists (localization) : English, French, German, Spanish, Italian. We managed to rework most of the assets and recompress PC data (1.5Gb*5 = 7.5 Gbyte) into 1.25 Gb, so that's not too bad

The iOS version includes all five languages in a single build so far because managing 5 different builds would be too much complicated from a publishing point of view.

We are aware that's a big game, and might consider making an English-only build (in addition to the EFIGS one), depending on community feedback. That would still be around 800 Megabytes.

Feel free to post into this thread.
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Old 09-26-2012, 06:39 AM
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Excellent! Definitely going to buy this one when out in Europe. Good job DotEmu, your ports are spot on!
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Old 09-26-2012, 06:53 AM
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AT LAST!!!!

My favorite adventure games of all time, will buy it as soon as it lands on my AppStore.
I'm glad you have all the localization in one app, always played the USA version (I still have the original version) and never played the much later published italian one; nice to have the opportunity to try both.

Does the game game support iCloud saving to switch between devices?
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Old 09-26-2012, 07:01 AM
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1.25 GB compressed??? noooooooooooooo...

btw. what was the average hdd-size back in 1997? 1GB?
Game was multiple CDs back in the days and there are TONS of dialogues (everything is spoken), not mentioning a full orchestra almost complete show INSIDE the game.

I just hope they didn't cut anything, including the graphics.
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Old 09-26-2012, 07:06 AM
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1.25 GB compressed??? noooooooooooooo...

btw. what was the average hdd-size back in 1997? 1GB?
Glad I had spent extra bucks and got the 64 gb version

Anyways good start to this week with this, Fifa and Zenforms.
Last week promised so much but most of the big budget games had terrible iaps
(talking about Demon score and street fighter)
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Old 09-26-2012, 07:06 AM
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Game was multiple CDs back in the days and there are TONS of dialogues (everything is spoken), not mentioning a full orchestra almost complete show INSIDE the game.

I just hope they didn't cut anything, including the graphics.
We did not cut anything, and that's why the game is huge, even with modern compression methods we used to achieve the result.

@Pitta, no we did not include iCloud saving support in this build, maybe in a future update.
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