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1-09-2011 @ 7:19PM
Very cool. I really like being able to get this kind of information about the game in this sort of way; the game itself doesn't always give enough of a perspective.It's also somewhat amazing that Blizzard has gotten away with putting Stargates in the game. I mean, that artwork up there features a big ring with nine glyphs on it that creates a standing wall of rippling, swirling water that acts as a portal to another place! Come on! Fortunately, I love it because I loved Stargate. No, not Universe; that show was horrible.
1-09-2011 @ 11:15PM
You had me right up to the end. Stargate Universe was probably the best part of the whole franchise. But it was too different, people couldn't get over the fact that it wasn't SG2. Oh well.
1-10-2011 @ 2:51AM
Um, yeah. Fictional round portals with runes around the edge predate the Stargate franchise by decades if not centuries (and the ones in Stargate have 39 or 36 glyphs on them, not nine). In any case, they can get away with it for the same reason Stargate can get away with it -- it's an old idea anyone can use without infringing on anyone else's IP. Your incredulity is kinda like someone who's amazed that a story of star-crossed lovers isn't immediately recognized by everyone as an obvious rip-off of West Side Story. :pNow, if you want to make exactly 39 glyphs in the shapes of constellations and say they're made out of naquadah, then you probably won't get away with it.
1-10-2011 @ 5:30AM
There's only so many ways that you can design a portal.
1-10-2011 @ 8:35AM
@artificialWest Side Story is a ripoff of Romeo and Juliet.
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