YarnBaller

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  1. Backer Blu-ray Production Status

    Very impressive work guys. Definitely worth it. Thank you.
  2. Backer Blu-ray Production Status

    So if I want to get the complete collection and I've already got the Blu-Ray coming the only stuff I'll need to download from VHX are the sidequests? Deleted scenes, bonus content, etc... you packed that all in on the discs? Most impressive.
  3. Will you be buying another copy of the game?

    I'm certainly picking up the boxed retail version. Partially because it's going to be different than the one they're sending out to backers, but mostly because after drought of graphic adventure games I tend to buy physical boxes whenever they're available. Something about buying an adventure game in a box just makes me happy. After that I wouldn't be surprised if I wound up buying it on an Android or iOS down the road.
  4. Oh okay. So if I'm understanding correctly you didn't mean frame data in a specific way, more of a logical assumption based on file size. I'm used to never taking file size at face value as you can have a massive file that's of significantly lower quality. It can depend on sources and how the files are encoded for example. I was hoping there was some sort of definitive way to check that the file was objectively better. Frame data sounded much more specific than file size. That said, I believe you. I'm going to compare them side by side now just to see for myself (still downloading, it is massive!). Kind of a waste of bandwidth but I'm curious at this point. It makes sense that a file three times smaller might be a bit blurrier. It's a bit of a non-issue for me. I'm getting the Blu-Ray version and the HumbleBundle downloads don't include the SideQuests (at least yet). If/When they do I'm probably going to need a bigger hard drive with those file sizes! --- Edit, just got done comparing them on a smaller PC screen with the 1080p versions. Comparing them side by side I do notice a slight difference. When testing myself I could always identify the version I thought looked clearer and it was always the larger HumbleBundle file. The VHX copies looked great and I don't think it's anything I would've noticed unless I was comparing them paused and side by side. I can see though how if you were archiving this and you had the HDD space to spare a person would certainly opt for the HumbleBundle files. It's now what I'm going to do for the SideQuests. So thanks for the heads up! Just when I thought I was becoming less anal retentive... along comes this.
  5. Ah, no idea it was a quality issue. It sounded like a format preference. Very perceptive! Just curious, how does one compare frame data? 3 to 4 times sounds super impressive, but having watched from both sources on a big screen I would've had no idea. Then again I'm terrible at that. I can't tell the difference between Netflix in HD and a Bluray but I'm told the difference is massive. Maybe I need some glasses!
  6. It doesn't really answer your question, but all of the videos on VHX are in MP4.
  7. Ah, I see. That's wonderful news. Sad about the Tim Plays videos but once again it's entirely understandable. Thanks for responding! I'll be looking forward to the rest of the videos when they pop up... so that I can complete my collection!!! Mwahahahaha!!! (I'm not really sure if an evil laugh was necessary but it just felt right)
  8. I simply wanted to say thank you. What an excellent post.
  9. Ha! I was just updating my post to reflect this. I realized that although they were posted as Sidequests and called Sidequests on their respective title screens that these might not count. I think I did a better job making this clear in my update. And I certainly agree, though I enjoyed the other videos as well. I especially enjoyed Dave Gardner's SQ.
  10. This is awesome. To be honest with all this great content that you've put out I couldn't imagine how it could all be put on discs. This is a perfectly reasonable solution. It's especially nice to get the files in 1080P so that should I have the desire to do so I could make my own set. Thanks for giving us more than I think anyone expected. One question. There are some sidequests missing. Will they be showing up later or did they not make the cut? Here's a list of the ones I noticed being absent, it may not be complete. My Father Told Me It Would Be Like This (Tim Schafer) I’m Such a F@#$in’ Genius (Tim Schafer) I Think It’s Ok That I’m Still Here (Ray Crook) Look, the Clocks… (Dave Gardner) What I Wish I Could Have Done Then (Peter McConnell) These were posted as Sidequests but are also the Tim Plays segments. Maybe they don't count. It’s All Coming Back to Me (Tim Schafer) Put Your Lips on That (Tim Schafer) Maybe We Were Geniuses (Tim Schafer) Also, one Sidequest in the list has a slight mistake. It shows up on VHX as Sidequest // Brandon Dillon "There Could Possibly Be Some Legal Issues" The title in the video itself is "There Are Potentially Some Legal Issues" Figured I'd mention it.
  11. Anybody else a bit disappointed?

    Nope. I got everything I expected and more. I cannot think of the last time a game has met my expectations, none the less exceeded them. I'm one happy camper.
  12. On the positive side it's is nice to see so much raging passion for a game we all love this long after it's release. The OPs argument might not hold up to rational debate or basic logic but it does speak to how powerfully these graphic adventures games (specifically Tim's) have really struck a chord with so many. It's a shame that passion couldn't be used positively or more constructively. I think we can all agree a remastered Grim Fandango is a win for everyone, and thanks to Sony that will be possible. They provided to the funds to make the game possible and seeing as other platforms are coming it seems completely reasonable that Sony should get a small window of time to have it as an exclusive. It's truly a bizarre rant. Just another example of the internet age, where even when people get exactly what they want they'll still find some reason to be outrageously angry. I spent a few minutes just trying to understand the OPs thought process. Comparing different games, adding in completely unrealistic expectations of what Kickstarter actually means, misunderstanding how the game was actually funded... and most curiously going on to insult Playstation owners slightly before admitting to being a Playstation owner. I'm just glad to see the unanimously calm and level headed reactions. PC gamers have certainly not been ignored, thanks to this deal it looks like I'll be getting exactly what I wanted. Waiting a little bit for a game to hit PC is a much better deal than not getting the game made at all. Oh and just in case the OP popped back in, it's probably worth mentioning that if you're having fecal matter dumped on you from a great height you should probably look into that. As the rest of the PC fans who make up the core fan base have attested, this clearly isn't happening to anyone else here.
  13. Physical Copy of The Cave

    I'm doing my best to adjust to life in the new digital age, honest! But I really liked The Cave and I would love to have something physical of it to add to my collection of graphic adventure boxes. Without a box it's almost like these wonderful games didn't really exist! Well, alright it's not quite that bad but I sure do love boxes. I know it probably doesn't make sense financially to produce something like that and I can think of half a dozen reasons why a box doesn't need to exist and I'm probably the only one out there with such an outlandish request... wait, why am I bringing up the downsides? The point is that I'd want one.
  14. Do Crimebots Dream of Electric Sheep?

    Two great games to be playing. Welcome daniocal! Do crimebots dream of electric sheep? I think the answer depends on whether Harrison Ford is involved.