Troika gone belly up?

Discussion in 'NMA News and Information' started by Odin, Feb 15, 2005.

  1. Odin

    Odin Carbon Dated and Proud
    Admin

    Apr 2, 2003
    An anonymous source sent us word of an email circulating, which says that Troika is selling off it's stuff. Here's more:<blockquote> LIQUIDATION SALE

    After 7 exciting years, and 3 published games, Troika Games is closing its doors forever!
    EVERYTHING MUST GO!

    * Computers - P3 & up
    * Monitors 13" - 21"
    * Desks
    * Chairs
    * Conference Tables
    * Filing Cabinets
    * Cubicle System
    * Canon Copier
    * and much more!

    Saturday, Feb. 19th 9am - 1pm only 17991 Cowan in Irvine (Cash & Carry)
    Let our loss be your gain.
    Please feel free to forward this email to anyone that may be interested in the sale.</blockquote>Ouch, I really hope that this isn't true..
     
  2. Wooz

    Wooz Vault Sweeper Admin Orderite Board Cop oTO

    May 18, 2003
    No ping-pong table?
     
  3. Macaco

    Macaco Where'd That 6th Toe Come From?

    433
    Jul 13, 2004
    i have no doubt troika is going down, but still this looks sooooo fake...

    not that i'm not saddened by it, but it's not a fraction of what i felt about the whole BIS ordeal
     
  4. Mangler

    Mangler First time out of the vault

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    Aug 6, 2004
    Fake Factor: 9.

    However, If anyone is going... look for those 'everything in the box for $1' deals, 'specially if it says... 'source code' or programing utilities.

    Also if you get some PCs, run disk forensics software... who knows what goodies are only 'slightly' deleted... :twisted:
     
  5. Silencer

    Silencer Night Watchman Staff Member Admin

    Nov 7, 2003
  6. scatman839

    scatman839 First time out of the vault

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    Sep 8, 2004
    hmm, if it is real, where can i buy
     
  7. welsh

    welsh Junkmaster

    Apr 5, 2003
    Well that blows monkey cock.
     
  8. Briosafreak

    Briosafreak Lived Through the Heat Death

    Dec 18, 2003
    We need more info people, let´s start digging
     
  9. greatatlantic

    greatatlantic It Wandered In From the Wastes

    153
    Jan 29, 2005
    I don't suppose you could tell us the reliability of the anonymous source, could you? Or is it anonymous to you, too?

    I mean, if this is coming from a development company in Irving, its a bit more serious than a letter from some fan. But an earlier poster was right, that email shows signs of not being genuine. On the other hand, who would be so asinine to compose such a fake.
     
  10. Briosafreak

    Briosafreak Lived Through the Heat Death

    Dec 18, 2003
    It`s completely anonymous, no way to track it. Again let´s search for verification now
     
  11. greatatlantic

    greatatlantic It Wandered In From the Wastes

    153
    Jan 29, 2005
    I'd love to, let me go ask all the industry insiders on my email address list.

    All done.

    I'll check around some of the sites, but I really wouldn't know how to "verify" it. I guess I wait until somebody else with Boyarsky's phone number calls him up, like HomeLan did. Hmmm....
     
  12. Sol Invictus

    Sol Invictus First time out of the vault

    95
    Jun 15, 2004
    Well, someone living in Irvine could always give it a look-see.
     
  13. SimpleMinded

    SimpleMinded Vault Fossil

    Jun 17, 2003
    lol too true. :lol: But aye, the news sounds dreadful and as everyone here as said... the document looks fake, though its information is likely not to be fake for long :(.
     
  14. Bradylama

    Bradylama Sonny, I Watched the Vault Bein' Built!

    Oct 22, 2003
    If these joke emails are indeed the real deal, let it never be said that they didn't go out in style.
     
  15. Frog

    Frog Look, Ma! Two Heads!

    313
    Jul 25, 2003
    I'm no liquidation expert but it doesn't look to serious ... and convincing. It's like "hey guys, we're dead. buy our shit". I mean no one would liqudate stuff in that way ... would they ?
     
  16. gonzo13

    gonzo13 First time out of the vault

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    Dec 2, 2004
    I am very disappointed. I really thought that they were just getting started.
     
  17. greatatlantic

    greatatlantic It Wandered In From the Wastes

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    Jan 29, 2005
    If there is any one who could go out with a gag like that, it'd be Troika. They never really took themselves seriously, I think. I think thats one reason why Bloodlines seemed such a great game to me. Every other nook and cranny had an obscure refrence to one of the developer's names. If nothing else, they immortalized themselves into a game.
     
  18. Sol Invictus

    Sol Invictus First time out of the vault

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    Jun 15, 2004
    There's a guy with industry contacts on the Codex saying it's real. I don't know though.
     
  19. marshmonkey

    marshmonkey First time out of the vault

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    Jan 29, 2005
    Time to pop the champagne Exitium.
     
  20. st0lve

    st0lve Look, Ma! Two Heads!

    316
    Nov 14, 2004
    what zaphod? is it ture? :(

    well the "good" thing for you is that your work really rocks, so you shouldn't have a hard time finding a new job, but anyway if its true it REALLY, REALLY sucks since I was looking forward to that PA themed game even if it was just an demo :(