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Old Feb 9 2006, 04:52 PM   #1
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Anybody know of any official Pern video games other than the Dragon Riders: Chronicals game? I seem to recall a time where two or three pern games were in development. Did they all stop?
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Old Feb 9 2006, 05:06 PM   #2
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I haven't heard of any.
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Old Feb 9 2006, 11:46 PM   #3
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There's an old threadfighting game for the Commadore 64, but that's EXTREMELY rare...
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Old Feb 10 2006, 04:56 AM   #4
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If you mean for different playing platforms; the DRoP game of Grolier/Ubisoft was brought out for PC and Sega Dreamcast. I never heard of three games having been in development at the same time of of sequels planned to DRoP (it wasn't a succes so if there was talk of such in the beginning the plans would indeed have been shredded).

For Pern there were also games developed for Commodore and Atari game/homecomputers, but that is very old and antique stuff as far as computers and games are concerned.

Apart from that there is only the PC game that is (loosely) based on the Freedom Books: Freedom - First Resitance. The subtitle indicated that, had the game been a succes (which it wasn't) more of the same would have been on the line.

And finally, both the two versions of the boardgame and the PC game are called DRoP game often; that can and has led to mild confusion


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Old Feb 13 2006, 12:42 AM   #5
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There's an old threadfighting game for the Commadore 64, but that's EXTREMELY rare...
Hmm, didn't know it was that rare. I found a copy of it long ago thinking I'd try to find an old Commadore, and never did.

There is the book game by Nova too.
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Old Feb 13 2006, 06:37 AM   #6
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we've got a commodore machine the twins were given- I meant to look through the games this weekend but didn't!
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There's an old threadfighting game for the Commadore 64, but that's EXTREMELY rare...
Better move mine where the kids can't find it!
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ok make that 1 and a HALF commodore 64s-they've found another one thats got a dodgy keyboard!
they've now been warned that if they have got a threadfighting game they are NOT to break it!
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I have gotten all of the games now. The Dragonrider P.C. game, this one is great I think, I love just going around in it an feeling like I am in the weyr.I havent gotten very far in the game yet, because I am always just looking at everything. The Freedom game, although I haven't gotten around to playing it yet. I just bought the boardgame,or should I say one of them, so I haven't gotten to see it yet.
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I don't have any.
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I have gotten all of the games now. The Dragonrider P.C. game, this one is great I think, I love just going around in it an feeling like I am in the weyr.I havent gotten very far in the game yet, because I am always just looking at everything. The Freedom game, although I haven't gotten around to playing it yet. I just bought the boardgame,or should I say one of them, so I haven't gotten to see it yet.
Do you want a walkthrough, Lady Maelin? I think I have such a document
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Hans, yes I would love one, but what is it ??? Does it tell me where everything is ??? Oh Thank you yes, yes, yes.
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It's a guide to solving the game, Lady M, by "walking you through" the solution from start to finish.
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Hans, yes I would love one, but what is it ??? Does it tell me where everything is ??? Oh Thank you yes, yes, yes.
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Thank you, thank you, Hans, you are such a "gallant guy" to come to my rescue, you always seem to be able to help me out.
Soon all will be made clear, but what will be made clear is the question ??? (he he he).
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