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Anyone else disappointed in the coverage TellTale has given The Wolf Among Us?

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I certainly am, we haven't gotten any piece of information in awhile and since this is coming out in summer it makes me even more nervous that they figured out it sucked and are just quietly releasing it.
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  • KCohere wrote: »
    Should I just stop looking forward to this game?

    Would probably be a good idea....
  • Would probably be a good idea....

    :(:(:(
  • And Telltale's booth at SDCC is all about The Walking Dead, according to the blog. Looks like we're in it for the long haul, folks.

    It was also stated that their booth/talk at E3 would be about TWAU. Don't write of the chance of hearing stuff soon.

    Basically what I think has happened is that 400 Days was ready to release sooner than expected so Telltale changed priorities to get it out before TWAU.
  • Telltale sort of lucked out at The Walking Dead surging in popularity just as they were producing the game. Popular things don't always stay popular for long, though, so if they have TWD stuff ready to put out, they need to get it out ASAP before people get bored of it.

    I think they've gotten enough done already on Fables that it won't be another King's Quest, though, so just be patient a little longer.
  • KCohere wrote: »
    Should I just stop looking forward to this game?

    That seems premature. It's clear that TWAU is a lot further along than King's Quest ever was. There are screenshots and everything. They're focusing on TWD right now because 400 Days just came out. So they're pushing the game that's currently available for purchase rather than the game that isn't out yet and may not come out for several more weeks.

    Telltale isn't exactly in the habit of giving out lots of information before a game's release. Like I mentioned above, I wouldn't expect to hear much until about a week before it comes out. We just have to be patient. There's still plenty of summer left.
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    Basically what I think has happened is that 400 Days was ready to release sooner than expected so Telltale changed priorities to get it out before TWAU.

    "400 days" is just a single, 90 minute episode. Remember when we talked about simultaneous releases 'in the near future'? This wasn't a huge stress on development. The DLC was announced and developed as a "little bit extra" for the loyal TWD fans, and this announcement was made at the beginning of the year and eventually sold for cheaps. No release plans and priorities were changed for this comparatively simple DLC, I believe.

    When it comes to marketing TWaU though, I'm not jumping with joy either.
    Telltale, Skybound and Future Publishing are teaming up on this one, so all The Walking Dead goodness is contained in one single glorious booth.

    That indeed is bad news for TWaU, because Fables is published by DC/Vertigo. There can't really be even half a word on The Wolf among Us if Telltale shares a booth with the Walking Dead publisher! Telltale might eventually still go into full TWaU advertisement mode - but, it seems, only AFTER San Diego Comic Con.

    One way or another, however, TWaU is coming. This game is almost ready. So just enjoy the wild marketing ride that is decidedly 'old' Telltale ("when's it coming out??.. what now, on the 24th... this month?!?? Seriously?! All righhhht.").

    So, no hope for TWaU at SDCC - but there could still be a lot of enjoyable moments. At least if they let the Shauntron do some videos again like in 2011... they had nothing to show back then either. AND I'd love to see Laura as Alan. ;)

    SHAUN!! Do a fight scene with Robert Kirkman!!! :D
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    So, no hope for TWaU at SDCC - but there could still be a lot of enjoyable moments. At least if they let the Shauntron do some videos again like in 2011... they had nothing to show back then either. AND I'd love to see Laura as Alan. ;)

    It's kind of a skeleton crew for us at SDCC this year, and Shauntron won't be there. This is my first SDCC in any capacity (working or otherwise), and I'm expecting it to be pretty intense... with 10+ hours manning the booth each day, we're going to BE "the walking dead" by the end of it!
  • puzzlebox wrote: »
    It's kind of a skeleton crew for us at SDCC this year, and Shauntron won't be there. This is my first SDCC in any capacity (working or otherwise), and I'm expecting it to be pretty intense... with 10+ hours manning the booth each day, we're going to BE "the walking dead" by the end of it!

    Hahah!
  • I wish you guys at SDCC luck. There is a SMALL possibility of mentions at the Vertigo Panel according to Bill W (the author). The issue of the month is coming out so maybe something!

    However, I just want to express my disappointment about Telltale focusing on Walking Dead. I understand why but the little news about TWAU and emphasis on Walking Dead just shows where Telltale places their eggs. I might be a little over dramatic right now. It's just my opinion. I love Fables with a passion so obviously that's my bias. Walking Dead is a good series (especially with Telltale) but I love my Fables. :P

    Either way, I am looking forward to this game. Here's to hoping we get it soon!
  • puzzlebox wrote: »
    It's kind of a skeleton crew for us at SDCC this year, and Shauntron won't be there. This is my first SDCC in any capacity (working or otherwise), and I'm expecting it to be pretty intense... with 10+ hours manning the booth each day, we're going to BE "the walking dead" by the end of it!

    Hide a little TWaU "Easter Egg" in the corner of the giant TWD booth. ;)
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