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Re: New Sega Genesis/MD Homebrew - Paprium
« Reply #15 on: November 13, 2018, 22:40:21 PM »
Well, looks like the Paprium saga isn't over yet.

The party in Paris went ahead and the game was there and playable. . . but there were no enemies on screen. I saw some footage on Youtube and it was just the main character walking through the environments.

Also, I haven't tried sending an email but people are saying all the email addresses have been deactivated.

I'm not ready to say it was a scam and the game won't be finished, but I'm getting close and there are a lot of people who already feel that way. The only reason I'm not giving up completely is I just can't understand why they would have this big party if the game wasn't going to be finished. Why spend the money?

This whole thing is very strange! I'm just glad I only pre-ordered one copy of the game. If it doesn't get finished I'm out $100 but some people ordered multiple copies and have a lot more money invested.

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Re: New Sega Genesis/MD Homebrew - Paprium
« Reply #16 on: November 13, 2018, 22:56:07 PM »
Wow, that is really bad.  How unfortunate that there are people taking advantage of those of us who are into retro gaming by doing stuff like this.
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Re: New Sega Genesis/MD Homebrew - Paprium
« Reply #17 on: November 14, 2018, 03:48:43 AM »
From what I've read there is only one person left at the company. He's the main programmer of the game and a major control freak, and he pretty much forced out everyone else that worked on the game.

I can understand problems with making the game and running out of money, but why he would send out that email saying it was done and have a party to show it off?

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Re: New Sega Genesis/MD Homebrew - Paprium
« Reply #18 on: November 14, 2018, 04:00:36 AM »
Maybe he needs a psychiatrist?
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Re: New Sega Genesis/MD Homebrew - Paprium
« Reply #19 on: November 14, 2018, 14:58:51 PM »
Yeah, that sounds about right.

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Re: New Sega Genesis/MD Homebrew - Paprium
« Reply #20 on: December 14, 2020, 15:19:09 PM »


I don't believe it, it's actually shipping! It's a Christmas miracle ;D

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Re: New Sega Genesis/MD Homebrew - Paprium
« Reply #21 on: December 14, 2020, 20:46:42 PM »
Lol, its unreal mate, I saw this news earlier.

Lets hope it plays as well as it looks.
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Re: New Sega Genesis/MD Homebrew - Paprium
« Reply #22 on: December 18, 2020, 17:55:42 PM »
Looks amazing.

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Re: New Sega Genesis/MD Homebrew - Paprium
« Reply #23 on: December 18, 2020, 23:30:00 PM »
There is one guy I follow on Twitter who worked on the game and he already has a copy. He says it does play as good as it looks. He might be a little biased of course but I'm looking forward to trying it.

Just looked back to see when this first started. Before they named it Paprium it was just known as Project Y, which was announced in 2012! https://www.retrovideogamer.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=1068.0

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Re: New Sega Genesis/MD Homebrew - Paprium
« Reply #24 on: December 23, 2020, 20:53:58 PM »
So, since this is delivering, we now get videos of it.  I must say, it looks fantastic!  Check out John Hancock's look at the game.

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Re: New Sega Genesis/MD Homebrew - Paprium
« Reply #25 on: December 23, 2020, 21:13:12 PM »
Did you pick it up Trek or anyone for that matter?
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Re: New Sega Genesis/MD Homebrew - Paprium
« Reply #26 on: December 23, 2020, 21:56:32 PM »
I had forgotten about it but, yes, I did order it.  I got a notification that it is being shipped but no tracking info yet.
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Re: New Sega Genesis/MD Homebrew - Paprium
« Reply #27 on: December 24, 2020, 12:18:31 PM »
I am hearing loading issues on various versions on the Megadrive/Genesis.

I hope yours is not one mate.
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Re: New Sega Genesis/MD Homebrew - Paprium
« Reply #28 on: December 24, 2020, 16:31:27 PM »
Apparently there are ways to get around it.  If you hook up the entire tower (Genesis/SegaCD/32X) there are no issues.  So, I may just do that. 
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Re: New Sega Genesis/MD Homebrew - Paprium
« Reply #29 on: February 25, 2021, 23:32:45 PM »
It's here! It took 2 months but the status finally changed from shipping to shipped and it arrived today.

I'll post a couple pics and my thoughts on it after I play it a bit this weekend. :)

 

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