Started by Corporal Hicks, Jun 13, 2019, 02:32:05 PM
Quote from: HuDaFuK on Sep 09, 2019, 10:19:52 AMI've always said I'd really like to see a straight up war story featuring the Marines fighting human opponents sans Alien. Gritty and realistic in the vein of Private Ryan/Band of Brothers.I was hoping at least one story in Bug Hunt would go down that avenue, but alas they didn't.
Quote from: SM on Sep 09, 2019, 12:15:57 PMNot sure there'd be much of a point when there's a million existing war stories with soldiers.Like Private Ryan or Band of Brothers.
QuoteWell, by that logic maybe people should stop making stories all together?
Quote from: SM on Sep 09, 2019, 08:28:01 PMQuoteWell, by that logic maybe people should stop making stories all together?Yeah that's exactly what the "logic" is. You nailed it. What sets Aliens apart is the fact the marines are shooting at Aliens. Having Saving Private Ryan with space marines means we're seeing the same story - but with space marines. You need Aliens in the story - Xenomorphs or something else - or you might as well be watching a contemporary Earthbound war story.
Quote from: Kimarhi on Sep 09, 2019, 11:06:00 PMYou don't need the CM at all. You just need the Army.
Quote from: SM on Sep 10, 2019, 12:05:51 AMBut marines are popular. And if you're going to have Colonial Marines - or the army for arguments sake - fighting other people in the Aliens universe - why bother? Just make up some new IP.
Quote from: SM on Sep 10, 2019, 01:38:30 AMNah something completely unrelated to Alien.
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