Mac Simon 3D Update, Call of Cthulhu
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We recently contacted Headfirst's Andrew Brazier about two things; the status of Mac Simon the Sorcerer 3D and the possibility of their other title-in-progress Call of Cthulhu - Dark Corners of the Earth might be ported as well. While both games are radically different, they do share the same cross-platform NetImmerse 3D engine, which makes a Mac port more likely. The German company Epic Interactive is doing the port of Simon 3D (and Simon II, it's predecessor, which just went Gold this week), though they are using their own 3D engine to avoid NetImmerse's licensing fees. Here's what Andrew had to say on the matter:
As we are not doing the Mac conversions ourselves, details are a little sketchy at best. Basically, the Mac version of Simon 3D is fairly close behind the PC version, and there is a German company who have expressed an interest in doing a Mac version of CoC but no serious talks have taken place yet.Thanks to him for all of his work on getting both games done (the sooner the PC versions are done, the faster the Mac ports can start!). Call of Cthulhu is a completely different game from Simon 3D. It is based off an 80's pen-and-paper RPG of the same name. It will be a 3D adventure/puzzle solving title with almost a horror-movie twist. It's set to be released for the PC late this year. We'll be sure to bring you any more info on Simon 3D or Call of Cthulhu that we can ascertain.
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The PC version has not yet been released, it is perilously close to GM so hopefully
should be out sometime this quarter. Unfortunately Hasbro haven't given us any
concrete release date info that I know about.
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