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Re: Thinking of shutting down or reducing this site

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Thanks and welcome to the forum, it's nice to see new members every now and again which shows there's still interest in the game. Ill be renewing the domain again this year and server operating costs haven't increased so we are good for now and hopefully for a few more years yet.
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Re: Thinking of shutting down or reducing this site

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It's great to see Arokh's lair continue!

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I dug out my 11 years old profile to say thank you, Arokhs Twin, for keeping this site and Drakan legacy alive.
Back then I had a couple of web sites dedicated to Drakan bookmarked and now this one is the last still standing.
I hope it will still be here until the next coming of Drakan game as a reboot/remake (or reskin :shock: ) in the coming years.
Thank you.

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Thanks & it's nice to see you have stuck around for the last 11 years.
Hopefully this site will still around when the remake / Drakan 3 comes out (wishful thinking) :)

There's still some fan made content coming up such as the remake in the unity engine.
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Re: Thinking of shutting down or reducing this site

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Welcome :)

I hope Drakan will be still alive along with Arokh's Lair forum. Very good that the forum will continue to function.

We should promote Drakan series, its story and building community. The way is of promote Drakan with help popular game YouTubers that make reviews of old games,Nostalgic Flashbacks. The older games have value. We can write to them :) They also want to make some ideas about old games so they can make reviews about Drakan :)

Here list of potential YouTubers and Youtube Accounts:
https://www.youtube.com/user/VieuxJeuxByMorlock/videos - French channel about old games.
https://www.youtube.com/user/TVGRYpl - Polish YouTube account about games.

And many others

We can promote Drakan by create mods, artworks, fan fiction,remakes or minigames. And above all Dragon forums such as Polish forum about Dragons http://forum.smoki.eu/ even Drakan:OOTF topic in this forum is very popular. Creating new content/fan fictions we can reach much more fans than ever before.

When I first encounter Arokh's Lair I searched for additional Drakan Content, Patch All in one for example. And above all Drakan OST ,unreleased music and Level Editor(unfortunately It is little bit complicated :) ). When I was younger I really had trouble with Multiplayer feature in Drakan OOTF, I tried many solutions. So I was lurker here in this forum:)

And of course this forum make OpenDrakan: A Drakan Remake much more popular.Posting there topic I have committed to finish this remake :)

Thank you Arokhs Twin, admins and users :)
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Glad to see the love for this game is still alive. I worked for Psygnosis when it was released and played several alpha and beta versions. I was friends with the lead program manager.

I'd love to see a new version on a modern console!

Cheers all!

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Good to see some of the ex Psygnosis staff here. Some of the Surreal guys used to visit but not seen them for a long while.

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Thank you so much Arokhs Twin and all the others involved for keeping it up!
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Just reviving the thread by throwing in this late reply;
As a longtime hardcore fan of the Drakan series, I'm genuinely glad that there's still some little Community left that cares about it :mrgreen:
Be it just other fellow random fans;
the incredibly skilled Modders who even managed to import Counter Strike maps and create working Guns for Order of the flame;
but most importantly the sheer never ending dedication of this sites manager Arokhs Twin and their fellow Admins/Mods :shock:

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Thanks, yangez put a lot of work into those maps. They are fun to play and are almost ready, they just need some more play testing to ensure the bugs are squashed. When all the tools and mods are ready for release I'll put them on the site meanwhile they are on Google drive and Dropbox links in our discord.
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Thank you guys :) Yes, making something extraordinary is best way to get attention of players, so I thought nice to make such mods, fortunately players enjoy such events even when sometimes crash appear :) , I hope recent updates eliminated most crashes and bugs( it can be caused by higher sample rate of sounds), but to make 100% sure maps or mods should be tested regularly. Anyways, we created topic for collecting all known tools, scripts or tutorials that help member to create own stuff for Drakan, if someone has notes and remarks, please let me know Ill add new valuable content to this topic. Nice to join also Discord channel for communicate with other members and arrange new multiplayer matches or share own creation with other developers :)

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Re: Thinking of shutting down or reducing this site

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DragonDon42 wrote:
Thu Apr 16, 2020 5:39 am
Just reviving the thread by throwing in this late reply;
As a longtime hardcore fan of the Drakan series, I'm genuinely glad that there's still some little Community left that cares about it :mrgreen:
Be it just other fellow random fans;
the incredibly skilled Modders who even managed to import Counter Strike maps and create working Guns for Order of the flame;
but most importantly the sheer never ending dedication of this sites manager Arokhs Twin and their fellow Admins/Mods :shock:
We just wish we had more players to share our creations with :P
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