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Old 03-20-2015, 07:22 AM   #1 (permalink)
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So one of the guys that was on the Star Citizen team, and has made several other memorable past space games is now doing an official Descent reboot backed by Interplay. Although the unofficial reboot and free project Sol Contingency was half way canned, they are still going but aren't doing anything "Descent" related in regards to IP and copyright issues.

Descent Underground like I said is official, and you can view their page here. They plan to have a release of some sort by next year and their Kickstarter you can find here.

If you grew up on this sweet *** game like I did then you're probably as excited as I am. I've already backed 80 bucks and can't wait to touch even the alpha.

If you're new, or the younger gen, Descent is the first 360 degree all motion game and made people sick back in the day. It was my personal first PC game and I had to learn DOS to play it. There hasn't really been another game like it since Descent 3 kinda tanked in 99. You can find gameplay vids on Youtube but I'll link this one (random) so you can see what it was like.
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Old 03-23-2015, 02:23 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I still have my Descent 3 box - the one that had the previous versions included.

I should see if I can get that running on Win7, until this version here is released.
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Descent 3 runs ok in 7 but I suggest getting DEscent Rebirth for the other 2.
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CAN'T ****ING WAIT!!!

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I remember playing Descent a long time ago. It was a sick game for its time. I can only imagine how sweet this would be with Oculus Rift.
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Have you tried Descent 1 or 2 with the Rebirth mod? It's still sick man. Descent 2 is almost 15 years old and gave my younger friend vertigo. He had to get up and walk around for 30 minutes so he didn't puke. I thought it was amazing.

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Have you tried Descent 1 or 2 with the Rebirth mod? It's still sick man. Descent 2 is almost 15 years old and gave my younger friend vertigo. He had to get up and walk around for 30 minutes so he didn't puke. I thought it was amazing.
Is that the Source port of Descent? I've heard of it but never played it. Might check it out.


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Sure is, it's pretty damn awesome.

DXX-Rebirth - The classic Source Port for Descent and Descent 2
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Descent 1 and 2 were awesome. As much as I was looking forward to Descent 3, I just could not get into it as there was some thing that just was not the same about it.

Looking forward, I an keen to pick up the new Descent when it comes out next year.
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