Author Topic: Space Quest: Vohaul Strikes Back!  (Read 21045 times)

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Space Quest: Vohaul Strikes Back!
« on: 23 Dec 2011, 02:11 »


After 10 long years, we're pleased to announce the release of the latest Space Quest fangame, Vohaul Strikes Back.

We hope you enjoy playing it.  Please let us know if you have any questions.

On a personal note, I'd like to thank all the VSB developers for sticking through to the end, and all the beta testers for helping us polish the game.

I'm kind of impatient to get this released so I'll stop typing and let you get playing.  Enjoy!

(In case you missed the link above, click here to proceed to our download page.)

Also, be sure to check out our release trailer.
« Last Edit: 19 Apr 2012, 13:14 by pcj »
Space Quest: Vohaul Strikes Back is now available to download!

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Re: Vohaul Strikes Back!
« Reply #1 on: 23 Dec 2011, 02:40 »
Oh my god. There goes the remainder of my free time.
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Re: Vohaul Strikes Back!
« Reply #2 on: 23 Dec 2011, 04:12 »
Yoo-hoo!!! Most fangames that size die halfway in development, so thumbs up to you!

Re: Vohaul Strikes Back!
« Reply #3 on: 23 Dec 2011, 06:19 »
Wow. My day just became infinitely more awesome.

Congratulations on getting this game done! I can't wait to play it.

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Re: Vohaul Strikes Back!
« Reply #4 on: 23 Dec 2011, 08:44 »
Wow! That's a nice Christmas present  :D
On your website the direct installer isn't available:

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The requested URL "/Installer_VSB.exe" was not found on this server.

All others download fine..
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Re: Vohaul Strikes Back!
« Reply #5 on: 23 Dec 2011, 10:13 »
Shut up and take my money! Oh, this is free? Shut up and take my free time!

Devise the puzzles. Destroy the hero. Defeat the player.

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Re: Vohaul Strikes Back!
« Reply #6 on: 23 Dec 2011, 11:01 »
Wow! That's a nice Christmas present  :D
On your website the direct installer isn't available:

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The requested URL "/Installer_VSB.exe" was not found on this server.

All others download fine..

Fixed! And added an even more visible link to our forums.

And merry christmas to everyone from me as well!

We wouldn't have made it without AGS.
You should play Vohaul Strikes Back and Incinerations (they both happen to be fan made Space Quest sequels made with AGS).
And then tell everybody on the planet about them. And off the planet.

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Re: Vohaul Strikes Back!
« Reply #7 on: 23 Dec 2011, 11:03 »
*Clap* *Clap* *Clap* *Clap*

Gentlemen, I salute you.
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Re: Vohaul Strikes Back!
« Reply #8 on: 23 Dec 2011, 14:37 »
How on earth is the installer 70 megabyte smaller than the zipfile?  :P

Yeah anyway, downloading now because this looks cool. I'll be back in this thread when I've had time to play the game. Congrats on completing a game of this magnitude!

pcj

Re: Vohaul Strikes Back!
« Reply #9 on: 23 Dec 2011, 14:38 »
How on earth is the installer 70 megabyte smaller than the zipfile?  :P

Better compression, I didn't really go all out on compressing the zip file...
Space Quest: Vohaul Strikes Back is now available to download!

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Re: Vohaul Strikes Back!
« Reply #10 on: 23 Dec 2011, 17:52 »
Total coolness!  ;D

Downloading right now!

Re: Vohaul Strikes Back!
« Reply #11 on: 23 Dec 2011, 21:38 »
Excellent game! Very funny, nice graphics and cool puzzles

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Re: Vohaul Strikes Back!
« Reply #12 on: 23 Dec 2011, 23:43 »
Holy crap, I remember recording some VO for this...then somehow kind of stalled ( which is unusual for me, I usually record everything I promise to). I'm so glad you guys finished this. Downloading now!
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Re: Vohaul Strikes Back!
« Reply #13 on: 23 Dec 2011, 23:45 »
Holy crap, I remember recording some VO for this...then somehow kind of stalled ( which is unusual for me, I usually record everything I promise to). I'm so glad you guys finished this. Downloading now!

Not your fault, we just had more script changes come up than we expected.  We'll probably pick you up for the talkie version if you're still interested. 
Space Quest: Vohaul Strikes Back is now available to download!

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Re: Vohaul Strikes Back!
« Reply #14 on: 23 Dec 2011, 23:47 »
Holy crap, I remember recording some VO for this...then somehow kind of stalled ( which is unusual for me, I usually record everything I promise to). I'm so glad you guys finished this. Downloading now!

Heh, your name just went up on the website (in the team credits on the updated about page) about half an hour ago :D
You should play Vohaul Strikes Back and Incinerations (they both happen to be fan made Space Quest sequels made with AGS).
And then tell everybody on the planet about them. And off the planet.

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Re: Vohaul Strikes Back!
« Reply #15 on: 23 Dec 2011, 23:48 »
Holy crap, I remember recording some VO for this...then somehow kind of stalled ( which is unusual for me, I usually record everything I promise to). I'm so glad you guys finished this. Downloading now!

Not your fault, we just had more script changes come up than we expected.  We'll probably pick you up for the talkie version if you're still interested. 
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Re: Vohaul Strikes Back!
« Reply #16 on: 24 Dec 2011, 07:23 »
Brilliant writing and graphics (I particularly liked the "Copyright protection" part), but in my opinion the game has more of a LucasArts-ish feeling rather than Sierra-ish and Space Quest-ish. By the way, is this pie from the Act 5 of CMI?  ;)

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Re: Vohaul Strikes Back!
« Reply #17 on: 24 Dec 2011, 09:14 »
I had to register an account here, so I could actually let you guys know how much I appreciate all the feedback we've gotten so far. Having been working on this since I had zits all over my face and was looking forward to SQ7, it really means a lot  that you people are enjoying it.

As for Cyrus' question, the pie is an original sprite drawn by Marty. I don't know if he deliberately went for the CMI pie-look ;) As to the feel of the game, you're probably right. Thing is - we're all huge LucasArts fans as well (I'll admit that I always preferred LucasArts' style over Sierra's), and you can definitely tell. But heck, maybe we'll see die-hard LucasArts-fans getting into "Space Quest" now ;D

Again, glad you're all having fun with the game. And don't forget to explore everything - you may find a few surprises along the way!
« Last Edit: 24 Dec 2011, 09:16 by olzen »

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Re: Vohaul Strikes Back!
« Reply #18 on: 24 Dec 2011, 09:21 »
Having fun so far, but I've run into a couple of problems/bugs:

Roger can get stuck in place
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 on the gate screen (to the left of the Colonel's tent) rendering him able to talk to everyone on the screen but unable to move anywhere including off screen. I had to kill myself via electric fence to get out of it.


Also, the entire game froze when
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 I had Roger put on the surgical mask after entering the sewer- I had already died once because I stood in the sewer too long- the cursor changed to the wait icon after I used the mask and then the game froze.
« Last Edit: 24 Dec 2011, 09:22 by piperhcombs »
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Re: Vohaul Strikes Back!
« Reply #19 on: 24 Dec 2011, 09:30 »
Having fun so far, but I've run into a couple of problems/bugs: ...

Thanks for the report, we'll try and get this fixed in the next update.
I've also re-posted it on our bugs subforum.
You should play Vohaul Strikes Back and Incinerations (they both happen to be fan made Space Quest sequels made with AGS).
And then tell everybody on the planet about them. And off the planet.