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PostPosted: Thu Nov 05, 2015 11:36 am 
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PostPosted: Fri Nov 06, 2015 11:27 am 
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I'm not sure a "StarCraft or Warcraft III" rewmaster would be of any success, but a D2 or D1 is quite achievable with D3's engine.

I wonder if the poster knows Back to Hellfire and/or Median. - it really seems targeted at such audience.


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I'm not sure a "StarCraft or Warcraft III" rewmaster would be of any success, but a D2 or D1 is quite achievable with D3's engine.


I dont think so, they wont do huge changes imho. Instead of changing the whole gfx engine (like u said with d3's) they will fix the bugs, improve compatibility (win7/8/10), solve multiplayer issues and improvements like high res support etc. They may add interesting stuff like auto gold pickup etc. These are just my opinions.

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 06, 2015 11:57 am 
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awesome!

phrozenkeep mod-makers are already trying to integrate modern mmorpg features with d2 :mrgreen:

item compare, auto gold pickup, animated orbs, other gameplay stuff, and the legendary awesome graphics engine reworked by senior code masters from the keep :) (*i wished to see em in action though)

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and the legendary awesome graphics engine reworked by senior code masters from the keep :) (*i wished to see em in action though)


+1 on this :)

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they mainly want make sure their legacy games can run on newer os. I wouldn't expect to much about it, besides hopefully some bugs get fixed.

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kingpin wrote:
they mainly want make sure their legacy games can run on newer os. I wouldn't expect to much about it, besides hopefully some bugs get fixed.


do you think to apply sir?

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kingpin wrote:
they mainly want make sure their legacy games can run on newer os. I wouldn't expect to much about it, besides hopefully some bugs get fixed.


do you think to apply sir?


I have work currently, so don't intend apply somewhere else.

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 07, 2015 6:45 am 
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Absolutely legacy support. No REMASTER is excepted.

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They should honestly do what MS/Ensemble did for the AoE II: The Forgotten expansion (was a mod, team got given access to the full source and turned it into an official expansion). TBH, if they still have all the art assets, a proper remaster into 3D would take minimal effort, just needs a new GFX back-end. However, some of the requirements lead me to belive that they have lost source code and asserts (may just be for SC), else the updates for new OS support would be utterly trivial, at least in D2's case.

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