UBerserker wrote:Queen was probably not going to be fought, just encountered.
Leo told me that it was rumored that Epic kept changing ideas back in 1997 about the game plan and that they possibly had in store another shareware version of the game with cut maps (probably with Soledad and the rest of this section) that had its own storyline, which would explain this separate Queen appearance.
Ah, right, yes this would sound more reasonable - by the way, that's really so-90s isn't it, the idea of shareware versions featuring prominently in the gaming scene? Besides similar formulas with MMOs
* today this kind of marketing strategy has disappeared.
Even demos are getting rare. (Maybe it's partially due to the abundance of info such as videos online, but well...)
*not really comparable, too many different market strategies