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Snubs 04-18-2002 09:37 PM

The Dig novel
 
Yesiree, just finsished the book 6 minutes ago and I must say, tis a fine piece of writing. I like the book's Space Time 6 a lot more especially. A very non-descript description. I always thought that the game's ST6 was kind of funky. Good thing I've played the game before though, it would've been mighty hard to visualize any of the stuff in there. I can't imagine trying to picture the spider thingy that kid-napped Maggie. Now, I am very interested to hear your thoughts, so FIRE AWAY! If you haven't read the book yet...I spit on you, you un-cultured swine!:swear:

Metallus 04-18-2002 09:53 PM

*is spat upon*

I should really read it some time.

Schmatz 04-18-2002 10:45 PM

Isn't there some spoiler tag now so we can hide certain things for certain people who havent read it so we don't ruin it for them? Oh, well this should work...

SPOILER SPOILER

Anyways I like the book because there is just a better description of everything, and I like the whole beginning a lot better than the game, but I'm happy the game summarized that part :p . Anyways, I like how they really have to look around a lot on the surface before finding the nexus as well.

Also, my favorite part of the book is when they find Brink in the closet, basically 'making love' to his crystals in the corner. Heh heh.

Metallus 04-18-2002 10:56 PM

I haven't got the slightest clue what you're talking about.

spoiler:
Yeah yeah, I know

Snubs 04-19-2002 12:32 AM

C'MON BABY GIMME THAT GREEN! WOOHOO!!!:naughty: ...*ahem* Sorry about that...

GreenJeanz 04-19-2002 07:04 PM

BUYAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHA! *falls out the chair laughing hysterically* HEEHEHEHEHEHEH!!!!!!!!!! :D Err..*ahem* Excuse me.
I like that part too Schmatz.
SPOILERS!!!!!!!!!

Another um..interesting part..is when Ludger and Boston discover the planetarium. Look at that part Schmatz and see if you can guess why I like that. BYAHAHAHAH!!!!!!! Um. Don't mind me.

Snubs 04-19-2002 09:00 PM

If you mean what I think you mean...

GreenJeanz 04-19-2002 11:05 PM

What do you think I mean? :D

greenangel 04-19-2002 11:19 PM

*throws life crystals around like confetti* WOOO!!! GLOWING GREEN JELLYBEANS!!! XD
 
DUDE!! OMG!! BOSTON AND LUDGER!! THEY ARE LIKE, ***SO***

GAY!!!!!!!!

BWAHHAAAAAA!!! *runs off like a crazy woman*

GreenJeanz 04-19-2002 11:21 PM

HOLLY! YOU RUINED THE SUSPENSE!

................

*coughs*

Snubs 04-20-2002 12:15 PM

This planet is going straight to heck, that's all there is to it...

GreenJeanz 04-20-2002 04:45 PM

LOL! :rolleyes:

elTee 04-20-2002 05:13 PM

In the book it actually says that Boston is from San Francisco - some of the novel is spent there. That is, of course, where LucasArts live.

GreenJeanz 04-20-2002 07:41 PM

Yup. And, Boston is 42. It doesn't tell the age of anyone else though.

Schmatz 04-20-2002 07:59 PM

Hmmm... I don't remember them being gay...
spoiler:
But isn't that the part with the snakes? I mean I remember the planetarium is REALLY different, but nothing about homosexuality... use the spoiler tag to explain to me, I must have forgotten. I only remember the hungry dead snake thingies.

GreenJeanz 04-20-2002 11:08 PM

How do I DO the spoiler tag? o_O

GreenJeanz 04-20-2002 11:15 PM

spoiler:
Never mind. Anyway. They aren't SUPPOSED to be gay, but um..there's some odd stuff in the novel. I don't want to sound like a psycho conspiracy theorist or something. I'm mostly just kidding around anyway. I can type out a list if anyone is curious.


:p

Metallus 04-21-2002 04:25 AM

Quote:

Originally posted by LucasTones
In the book it actually says that Boston is from San Francisco - some of the novel is spent there. That is, of course, where LucasArts live.
LucasArts is in San Rafael, California, not San Fransisco.

elTee 04-21-2002 10:20 AM

California's California, and Marin County is closest to Frisco - that's an assumption, I don't really know. I just ... wanted.. to sound... like I knew something.... please don't kill me!! PLEASE!!!!!!

Zaarin 04-21-2002 10:23 PM

I guess I'd better learn how to read.

Schmatz 04-23-2002 01:29 AM

My mommy read it to me... it was fun.

GreenJeanz 04-23-2002 10:03 PM

Did she do all the voices and fun sound effects too like snarling spider-monsters and bones being sawed?

Zaarin 04-25-2002 12:36 AM

I think I'd be too scared with all those SFX

Schmatz 04-25-2002 01:02 AM

yeah she used my arm for the sound effects.... I like my metal arm :D

jokemaster 10-18-2002 02:20 PM

found the book in the school library.

whou would have thunk it :p :confused: ?

Snubs 10-22-2002 01:34 PM

Not me. Thunking hurts too much. *Thinking...Thinking...Thi:explode:*

Guano 11-11-2002 02:20 PM

I used to have it...then I gave it away, then got it out at the library, it's pretty g00d.

Alien426 11-12-2002 07:21 AM

Quote:

Originally posted by Schmatz
My mommy read it to me... it was fun.
You can have it read by this Lex Luthor guy. Of course I DID read it myself before listening to the audio book.

John Shea, that's him.

Jaw Bone 11-17-2002 07:40 AM

1st post from meeee
 
k we all no The Dig was,is and forever will be a snooper game(snooper=super....it sounds better when u say it aloud)but it wasnt just me who played the lil Eagle game on Bostons lil Com.Pad was it...and also enjoyed making it smack into the cliffs at max speed?:D

Snubs 11-17-2002 03:07 PM

I love the little Lunar Lander guy. I logged a good bit of time in that sucker. Good for simmering down when a puzzle had me stumped for a bit and I wanted to turn my computer off with a monkey wrench...


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