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Unread 12-08-2018, 04:05 AM
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Default TEW2020 Discussion Thread

Please use this thread for all discussion of TEW2020 and the game's developer's journal.
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Unread 12-08-2018, 04:41 AM
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So, is this an official announcement?
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So, is this an official announcement?
Yes. "I'm pleased to officially announce that my next game..."
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Ooh, hot damn! Even with a whole year to go (minimum, likely) this is exciting news. Looking forward to the journal already.

Happy Christmas to us all!
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Hey now! I'm excited, man.

I must admit. The next TEW was going to be the first in the series where I was ready to state that if it's simply written on top of the previous one, and doesn't include some major changes and improvements - especially to UI - I wouldn't be sure if I was going to be buying.

Happy to read that this an ambitious project. And I don't mean that negatively - it's just that TEW 2016 has been serving me quite well, and the things I'm not happy with would probably require a brand new approach to things.

I remember reading a post from Adam where he stated that in the next TEW, he was looking to completely rework the way popularity works, and that has me excited. I do think "popularity" as it stands in TEW 2016 doesn't quite reflect the wrestling business.

I've fallen off the wagon as a wrestling fan since the release of the last game, but I always check out these forums daily in hopes for an announcement of the next TEW game.
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Super hyped to hear this! Very excited to hear about the new engine, the old modmaking brain has suddenly whirred back into life now too which can only be dangerous!
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Unread 12-16-2018, 12:14 AM
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Hey now! I'm excited, man.

I must admit. The next TEW was going to be the first in the series where I was ready to state that if it's simply written on top of the previous one, and doesn't include some major changes and improvements - especially to UI - I wouldn't be sure if I was going to be buying.

Happy to read that this an ambitious project. And I don't mean that negatively - it's just that TEW 2016 has been serving me quite well, and the things I'm not happy with would probably require a brand new approach to things.

I remember reading a post from Adam where he stated that in the next TEW, he was looking to completely rework the way popularity works, and that has me excited. I do think "popularity" as it stands in TEW 2016 doesn't quite reflect the wrestling business.

I've fallen off the wagon as a wrestling fan since the release of the last game, but I always check out these forums daily in hopes for an announcement of the next TEW game.
I think I can agree with you on the popularity aspect, it has gotten better over the years but it's not as good. I can imagine popularity for a wrestler being linked to their momentum as well as your company level. So then, the goal is always to keep a wrestler's momentum going to get them to be stars but also their storyline successes. At the same time, I don't know how that would affect angles. I am definitely excited to see what he does.
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I'm super stoked about this, always been a fan going back to EWD, and after reading the massive undertaking you've done t make this the biggest and best TEW I am even more excited. Thank you Adam fr making a series of games that I've been able to enjoy for almost 20 years and have been a constant thing in my life during some very unconstant moments.
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Thanks Adam. Loved all the games dating back to EWR. Appreciate your work.
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Unread 12-08-2018, 11:32 AM
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Maybe this will motivate me to play 16 more, because I was really hoping to get to 10 years in my save, but I'm only on year 3 lol
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Well this was a nice way to start the day!
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Unread 12-09-2018, 11:41 AM
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This is great news. I've been working hard on my skin, so I'll try and have that out in a few weeks so that it has some time to be used. Then I guess I'll see what the skinning is like for TEW2020.
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Unread 12-09-2018, 12:42 PM
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Great news! My wish list includes :

1) Full screen mode
2) Tournaments--round robin "G1" style, as well as regular bracket style for singles, tags, and trios.
3) STEAM availability.
4) A built in DOTT or similar real world 80s-ish mod
5) a blood option--specify who bleeds, to what degree, or ban blood entirely.

I'll be buying this as soon as it's released. I've played every version of TEW and it just keeps getting better.
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Unread 12-09-2018, 06:00 PM
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Geez Adam, I had life stuff planned for the next couple years

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A built in DOTT or similar real world 80s-ish mod

That would be illegal though.

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Kinda like referees, honestly.
Don't you diss the zebra men damnit!
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Unread 12-09-2018, 06:16 PM
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Awesome news. Normally I'd say, "I can't wait" only that I can wait because of all the work being put into TEW 2020. It sounds amazing already. Also, I'm still enjoying playing TEW 16 and that will keep me very happy until then. I'm still a very happy customer with TEW 16.

On another note, lets clone Adam so he and his clone can make more games for us .

Seriously though, awesome news and thank you Adam.
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