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Was Blake Stone popular?

#1Ikari GendoPosted 3/24/2014 8:30:11 PM
I remember playing the balls out of Blake Stone back in the day, but never heard people talk about it. But recently, in the few "old fps" threads that have popped up, it seems that everyone played Blake Stone.
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#2SlaynPosted 3/24/2014 8:40:20 PM
Who is Blake Stone?
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#3DiviDudePosted 3/24/2014 8:42:30 PM
I played it, but I didn't know anyone else who'd even heard of it at the time. But I would expect people who post on a video game forum to have played and heard of more games than your average gamer.
#4GynthaeresPosted 3/24/2014 8:50:45 PM
It was my dad's favorite game, when I was growing up.

But I've never really heard anyone talk much about it since then.
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#5Venom3DPosted 3/24/2014 8:59:44 PM
Not too many people talked about the Blake Stone series thanks to Doom forcing it into obscurity. Other than my brother, I never knew anyone else who played the games.
#6Kokuei05Posted 3/24/2014 9:10:39 PM
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#7Ikari Gendo(Topic Creator)Posted 3/25/2014 10:35:09 AM
There was more than just Blake Stone? Or was it like the episodic nature that most fps had at the time?
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#8SnipeStarPosted 3/25/2014 10:39:17 AM
i played blake stone, wolf 3D, doom, spear of destiny... love all of those games

blake was definitely the 'worst' of them though
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#9Dark ElfPosted 3/25/2014 10:42:36 AM
It was overshadowed by other shooters (and for good reason, IMO). However, many Apogee fans have probably tried it at some point.
#10dementedlullabyPosted 3/25/2014 10:43:34 AM
It was fairly obscure due to bigger name games dominating. I played it once at a friends house.
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