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Author Topic: Predator: If It Bleeds - New Predator Anthology  (Read 20692 times)


Russ840
Dec 07, 2017, 04:21:31 PM
Reply #406 on: Dec 07, 2017, 04:21:31 PM
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You could tie up both of their loose ends in one go.



Russ840
Dec 07, 2017, 08:25:09 PM
Reply #408 on: Dec 07, 2017, 08:25:09 PM
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Really liking it. Not quite as strong as ‘The Martian’ but still a very good read. Thank you for asking.  I should be finished that and ‘If It Bleeds’ by now but I am getting behind due to the arrival of my little boy.  :D. Very tired  :-[





Xenomrph
Dec 07, 2017, 08:30:30 PM
Reply #409 on: Dec 07, 2017, 08:30:30 PM
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Yeah, both Schaefers are worthy of more story.
On that note, how much collaboration/communication has there been between you and your writers and, say, the comic writers at Dark Horse, the Bug Hunt authors, etc, to make sure no one is stepping on each other's toes? Shared universes are super cool and I'm a huge sucker for inter-connected narratives across titles or media (but not at the expense of each individual story's narrative, of course) but I know that can take a lot of coordination so everyone is on the same page.


The Alien Predator
Dec 07, 2017, 08:59:52 PM
Reply #410 on: Dec 07, 2017, 08:59:52 PM
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Oh, I just thought of a really cool setting.

Seeing how the Predator is such a flexible and versatile character who can fit in any setting or crossover and make it good.

Why not have a story of one hunting during prehistoric times? Like have them hunt Neanderthals and note differences among the human species. A good setting would be during or just after the Toba Eruption 75,000 years ago, there'd be so many different species of human to hunt in a very deadly environment ravaged by a super volcano.

Kinda like how one of the stories here took place during Hurricane Katrina. When Toba exploded, it nearly rendered humanity extinct. That'd be a cool setting, and because anatomically modern humans also existed in those times, making a character in that setting shouldn't be too tricky.

If you find any authors who are huge paleo enthusiasts, they should give this a try.  :P

Speaking of which, I think someone noticed one of the skulls in the camp in "Predators" looked like it belonged to Homo erectus or another one of these really archaic hominins. It really gives you a glimpse on how old the Yautja are and for how long they've been doing this. Rage War loved reminding us of this fact that Predators are primordial beasts.  ;D


BryanThomasS
Dec 07, 2017, 10:12:39 PM
Reply #411 on: Dec 07, 2017, 10:12:39 PM
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With Disney buying Fox, am I the only one looking forward to the inevitable Captain Jack Sparrow v. Predator crossover?

Quote from: Xenomrph
On that note, how much collaboration/communication has there been between you and your writers and, say, the comic writers at Dark Horse, the Bug Hunt authors, etc, to make sure no one is stepping on each other's toes? Shared universes are super cool and I'm a huge sucker for inter-connected narratives across titles or media (but not at the expense of each individual story's narrative, of course) but I know that can take a lot of coordination so everyone is on the same page.

Zero. I read all the comics and novels, watched the movies, even screenplays and did my best to coordinate. No further contact was offered.

« Last Edit: Dec 07, 2017, 10:27:22 PM by BryanThomasS »

Ultramorph
Dec 07, 2017, 10:57:04 PM
Reply #412 on: Dec 07, 2017, 10:57:04 PM
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Even jokes about the Disney thing make my skin crawl.



Xenomrph
Dec 07, 2017, 11:16:47 PM
Reply #414 on: Dec 07, 2017, 11:16:47 PM
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With Disney buying Fox, am I the only one looking forward to the inevitable Captain Jack Sparrow v. Predator crossover?

Quote from: Xenomrph
On that note, how much collaboration/communication has there been between you and your writers and, say, the comic writers at Dark Horse, the Bug Hunt authors, etc, to make sure no one is stepping on each other's toes? Shared universes are super cool and I'm a huge sucker for inter-connected narratives across titles or media (but not at the expense of each individual story's narrative, of course) but I know that can take a lot of coordination so everyone is on the same page.

Zero. I read all the comics and novels, watched the movies, even screenplays and did my best to coordinate. No further contact was offered.
Welp.

I dunno about anyone else, but one of my "dream" jobs for years now would be to act as loremaster for the Alien/Predator franchises, similar to what Leland Chee does for Star Wars. Not so much telling authors what they can and cannot write, but more of keeping authors informed of what's already been done, what's in progress, encouraging cross-media cohesion, etc.


Ultramorph
Dec 07, 2017, 11:29:33 PM
Reply #415 on: Dec 07, 2017, 11:29:33 PM
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It is a shame there the wasn’t more coordination, but I think they only reason we saw that with the comics and novels back during Fire and Stone was because two of the writers (Roberson and Golden) are personal friends.

« Last Edit: Dec 07, 2017, 11:55:49 PM by Ultramorph »

BryanThomasS
Dec 07, 2017, 11:43:17 PM
Reply #416 on: Dec 07, 2017, 11:43:17 PM
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Why do you think I hang out here?  You are my lore masters...


Xenomrph
Dec 08, 2017, 12:46:39 AM
Reply #417 on: Dec 08, 2017, 12:46:39 AM
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Why do you think I hang out here?  You are my lore masters...
Sure, but we don't work for Fox or know other projects that are in development, let alone how to contact those people.

Don't get me wrong, I think it's super awesome that you're interacting with the community and getting feedback and answering questions, and I wish more people did that.


BryanThomasS
Dec 08, 2017, 02:18:13 AM
Reply #418 on: Dec 08, 2017, 02:18:13 AM
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Here I am trying to give you your dream and you do me like that. smh. :)



 

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