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Re: More crack please
« Reply #1440 on: 12 October 2014, 12:30:40 »
The story will move forward when ilClan comes out.  Which will be after Ben finishes writing it and the art and layout are done and any new rules or equipment or tracks or whatever are playtested.

So it could possibly be said that ilClan will be a kind of beginning as well as an ending?  With the particulars representing the surprise.

Hmmmmm... Just musing.   About crack :)

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Re: More crack please
« Reply #1441 on: 12 October 2014, 12:57:00 »
The story willmove forward when ilClan comes out.  Which will be after Ben finishes writing it and the art and layout are done and any new rules or equipment or tracks or whatever are playtested.

I thought Ben outline it but someone else was writing it ?


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« Reply #1442 on: 12 October 2014, 13:08:56 »
I thought he was writing it.  consider my post amended to Ben (or whoever)
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« Reply #1443 on: 12 October 2014, 15:05:49 »
I thought the writing was 90% done over 6 months ago. And I seem to recall another statement to the effect of "no ilClan in 2014"
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Re: More crack please
« Reply #1444 on: 12 October 2014, 15:06:45 »
Does he write or (and) does he direct the writing?

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« Reply #1445 on: 12 October 2014, 15:07:06 »
With apologies to Gandalf:

IlClan will not be late!  Nor shall it be early!  It will be published precisely when it is meant to!

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« Reply #1446 on: 12 October 2014, 15:29:23 »
Given some of the comments I recall seeing in a gencon thread regarding the diorama, it's late.
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« Reply #1447 on: 12 October 2014, 15:38:26 »
It can't be late, it doesn't have a street date yet.
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« Reply #1448 on: 12 October 2014, 15:39:19 »
Given features of the last two gencons, it seems pretty clear to me that the current schedule wasn't the original plan, is my point.
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« Reply #1449 on: 12 October 2014, 15:52:40 »
No plan of action survives contact with the enemy.
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« Reply #1450 on: 12 October 2014, 16:57:27 »
No plan of action survives contact with the enemy.

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« Reply #1451 on: 12 October 2014, 18:35:21 »
Does he write or (and) does he direct the writing?

I am capable of doing both, you know.  :P
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« Reply #1452 on: 12 October 2014, 18:39:09 »
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« Reply #1453 on: 12 October 2014, 21:41:16 »
I am capable of doing both, you know.  :P

When you direct/outline do you leave the writer requirements like "gas this loremaster" "ortillery this planet" "have this type of mech step on Cold1's dog"???

I thought the writing was 90% done over 6 months ago. And I seem to recall another statement to the effect of "no ilClan in 2014"

These statements both happened, but we were never given a hard date nor was it ever in Coming Soon.  It got hopes raised for sure, but we were premature in our elation.


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« Reply #1454 on: 12 October 2014, 21:43:44 »
When you direct/outline do you leave the writer requirements like "gas this loremaster" "ortillery this planet" "have this type of mech step on Cold1's dog"???


Actually the Dog was my fault.  Don't ask me how I did it when I'm not even one of the writers, it is a VERY long story.  Mistakes were made.  But it is all in the past.
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« Reply #1455 on: 12 October 2014, 22:06:28 »
Actually the Dog was my fault.  Don't ask me how I did it when I'm not even one of the writers, it is a VERY long story.  Mistakes were made.  But it is all in the past.
Technically it's quite a ways in the future.

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« Reply #1456 on: 12 October 2014, 22:08:53 »
Technically it's quite a ways in the future.

When I say "mistakes were made", we're talking about causality breaking mistakes here.  Really screwed the pooch on this one.  Yep.
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« Reply #1457 on: 12 October 2014, 22:38:24 »
When I say "mistakes were made", we're talking about causality breaking mistakes here.  Really screwed the pooch on this one.  Yep.

When are you going to leave that poor doggie alone?

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« Reply #1458 on: 12 October 2014, 23:18:04 »
Apparently he needs to keep causing paradoxes with it via biblically prohibited methodologies.

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« Reply #1459 on: 12 October 2014, 23:51:32 »
These statements both happened, but we were never given a hard date nor was it ever in Coming Soon.  It got hopes raised for sure, but we were premature in our elation.

Never intended to imply that we were ever given a street date. This does not change my opinion that it is late. We have also never been given a street date to my knowlege, regarding IO or HBHK, but I regard those products as late as well.
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« Reply #1460 on: 12 October 2014, 23:58:27 »
Apparently he needs to keep causing paradoxes with it via biblically prohibited methodologies.

This is what happens when you attempt to recreate a KF Drive in the real world with only a rudimentary (at best) understanding of physics.
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« Reply #1461 on: 13 October 2014, 00:04:27 »
The products are not "late" . The product is like Gandalf the new stuff showes up at the time it's needed.
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« Reply #1462 on: 13 October 2014, 00:49:21 »
and that's exactly the stance I take issue with. It clearly wasn't their original plan to make us wait this long for ilClan. That stance makes it sound like this wait was the plan all along, and I have no reason to believe that it is.
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« Reply #1463 on: 13 October 2014, 01:45:03 »
And that's exactly why CGL don't give release dates for books until they have the book in hand. 
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« Reply #1464 on: 13 October 2014, 02:27:43 »
and that's exactly the stance I take issue with. It clearly wasn't their original plan to make us wait this long for ilClan. That stance makes it sound like this wait was the plan all along, and I have no reason to believe that it is.

I'm not certain this was the case. I think fans got caught up with their expectations and assumed a lot...
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« Reply #1465 on: 13 October 2014, 03:39:06 »
I'm not certain this was the case. I think fans got caught up with their expectations and assumed a lot...

Here. Straight from the bear's mouth.

It means planning for this diorama started two years ago, and the shift of IlClan made everything suck balls with regards to timing. Oh well; at least the spoiler damage is minimal.  >:D

Let me isolate the most relevant bit

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the shift of IlClan

This is not just me imagining something. ilClan shifted and messed up the timing.
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« Reply #1466 on: 13 October 2014, 04:33:53 »
Which does not mean it's late, just that it was moved in the schedule. Not the same thing at all.

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« Reply #1467 on: 13 October 2014, 05:19:22 »
I'm not certain this was the case. I think fans got caught up with their expectations and assumed a lot...

In both terms of the delivery and the plot.
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« Reply #1468 on: 13 October 2014, 06:18:28 »
I'm not certain this was the case. I think fans got caught up with their expectations and assumed a lot...

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« Reply #1469 on: 13 October 2014, 06:33:29 »
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