OMFG SEGA ANNOUNCES SHENMUE ONLINE

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Sega announces Shenmue Online

Massively multiplayer version of Shenmue set for a 2005 release for
the PC in Korea and China.

TOKYO--Sega announced today that it is developing the long-rumored
online version of Shenmue for the PC, titled Shenmue Online. The game
is being codeveloped with JC Entertainment, an online game developer
and operator in Korea, and its creation will be supervised by the
father of the series, Yu Suzuki.

Shenmue Online will be a massively multiplayer role-playing game that
takes place in various locations in China (including Hong Kong) in the
1980s. Players will step into the role of fighters and battle in
real-time action, using kung fu, Chinese weapons, qi (ki) energy, and
other mystic powers.

JC Entertainment will operate Shenmue Online?s game services and
marketing in Korea, while Sega will hold licensing rights for all
other countries. A license has already been granted to T2 Technology,
which will operate Shenmue Online in China.

Closed beta testing of Shenmue Online will take place in Korea
starting this November, followed by a period of open beta testing. The
game is scheduled to launch its commercial services in Korea in spring
2005 and in China sometime later that year. No specific plans for the
online game have been made for Japan, North America, or Europe.

According to Korean news site Digital Chosun, development of Shenmue
Online began in February 2003, and a total of 30 billion won ($25.7
million) is planned for investment into the project, including
development fees and international marketing costs.

Sega has also launced the game's official Web site, which at the
moment consists of press releases and a link to a more detailed Korean
site.

In related news, Sega established an office in China (SOA-Sega of
China) in June in preparation to expand into the country?s gaming
market. Along with today?s announcement of Shenmue Online, Sega
revealed that it has also licensed two online PC games to third-party
operators in China: Phantasy Star Online: Blue Burst and CTRacer.
CTRacer is a massively multiplayer online racing game codeveloped by
Sega and Korean developer Hyundai Digital Entertainment.

By Hirohiko Niizumi -- GameSpot
POSTED: 08/03/04 10:22 AM PST
___________________________________________________________________________________

http://www.totalvideogames.com/pages/articles/index.php?article_id=6152

Shenmue Online

03/08/2004
By: Chris Leyton


SEGA Announce Shenmue Twist

SEGA confirm plans to take the Shenmue franchise online and to the PC?

The long-running Shenmue saga took an unsuspected twist today, with
confirmation that SEGA have entered an agreement with JC Entertainment
Corporation, to co-develop and publish Shenmue Online.

Shenmue Online is set to be a Massively Multiplayer Online Game (MMOG)
for the PC, with JC Entertainment managing content development, whilst
SEGA will be responsible for content development and supervising the
development and licensing related to the online-game operations in
territories outside of Korea.

Shenmue fans can rest easy in the knowledge that Yu Suzuki will be
closely monitoring the ongoing activities for the game.

The actual game casts tens of thousands of players in the virtual
world of Shenmue, staged in China and throughout Hong Kong during the
1980s. Players act as militants, using mysterious powers, kung-fu,
Chinese weapons and Qigong in real-time fighting action.

Shenmue Online will roll-out in Korea, beginning with a private beta
in November 2004, followed by an open-beta and commercial launch in
2005.

We?ll have more information soon.
__________________________________________________________________________________


http://www.gamesindustry.biz/content_page.php?section_name=new&aid=3902

Sega developing Shenmue Online, expanding into China

Rob Fahey 10:37 03/08/2004

MMORPG based on Shenmue franchise set to launch in China in '05

Publisher Sega is set to continue the critically acclaimed Shenmue
series with a PC massively multiplayer title, Shenmue Online, as part
of its new plans to enter the Chinese online gaming market.

The company has just established a branch office in Shanghai to
facilitate this entry, and will be launching three PC online titles in
China in the near future - Phantasy Star Online Blue Burst, CTRacer
and Shenmue Online.

The new Shenmue title is being co-developed and co-published by Sega
and Korean firm JC Entertainment, while the Chinese launch of the
title, set for 2005, will be handled by T2 Technology. No
international launch has yet been confirmed, but it seems highly
likely given the popularity of Shenmue in other global territories.

Phantasy Star Online Blue Burst, a PC continuation of the Phantasy
Star Online franchise which began on the Dreamcast, will be operated
in China by Zarva Digital Entertainment; while CTRacer, a massively
multiplayer racing title co-developed by Sega and Hyundai Digital, has
already hit 3.75 million subscribers in its Beta form in Korea, and
will be brought to China in partnership with Joyzone Networks.

Sega, like many other publishers, views the Chinese market as key to
establishing a successful online gaming business. The territory, which
is one of the fastest-growing markets for videogames and other forms
of consumer electronics and digital entertainment, already has more
than ten million online gamers.
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    R420 wrote:

    > http://www.gamespot.com/news/2004/08/03/news_6103975.html
    >
    > Sega announces Shenmue Online
    >
    > Massively multiplayer version of Shenmue set for a 2005 release for
    > the PC in Korea and China.
    >
    > TOKYO--Sega announced today that it is developing the long-rumored
    > online version of Shenmue for the PC, titled Shenmue Online. The game
    > is being codeveloped with JC Entertainment, an online game developer
    > and operator in Korea, and its creation will be supervised by the
    > father of the series, Yu Suzuki.
    >
    > Shenmue Online will be a massively multiplayer role-playing game that
    > takes place in various locations in China (including Hong Kong) in the
    > 1980s. Players will step into the role of fighters and battle in
    > real-time action, using kung fu, Chinese weapons, qi (ki) energy, and
    > other mystic powers.
    >
    > JC Entertainment will operate Shenmue Online?s game services and
    > marketing in Korea, while Sega will hold licensing rights for all
    > other countries. A license has already been granted to T2 Technology,
    > which will operate Shenmue Online in China.
    >
    > Closed beta testing of Shenmue Online will take place in Korea
    > starting this November, followed by a period of open beta testing. The
    > game is scheduled to launch its commercial services in Korea in spring
    > 2005 and in China sometime later that year. No specific plans for the
    > online game have been made for Japan, North America, or Europe.
    >
    > According to Korean news site Digital Chosun, development of Shenmue
    > Online began in February 2003, and a total of 30 billion won ($25.7
    > million) is planned for investment into the project, including
    > development fees and international marketing costs.
    >
    > Sega has also launced the game's official Web site, which at the
    > moment consists of press releases and a link to a more detailed Korean
    > site.
    >
    > In related news, Sega established an office in China (SOA-Sega of
    > China) in June in preparation to expand into the country?s gaming
    > market. Along with today?s announcement of Shenmue Online, Sega
    > revealed that it has also licensed two online PC games to third-party
    > operators in China: Phantasy Star Online: Blue Burst and CTRacer.
    > CTRacer is a massively multiplayer online racing game codeveloped by
    > Sega and Korean developer Hyundai Digital Entertainment.
    >
    > By Hirohiko Niizumi -- GameSpot
    > POSTED: 08/03/04 10:22 AM PST
    > ___________________________________________________________________________________
    >
    > http://www.totalvideogames.com/pages/articles/index.php?article_id=6152
    >
    > Shenmue Online
    >
    > 03/08/2004
    > By: Chris Leyton
    >
    >
    > SEGA Announce Shenmue Twist
    >
    > SEGA confirm plans to take the Shenmue franchise online and to the PC?
    >
    > The long-running Shenmue saga took an unsuspected twist today, with
    > confirmation that SEGA have entered an agreement with JC Entertainment
    > Corporation, to co-develop and publish Shenmue Online.
    >
    > Shenmue Online is set to be a Massively Multiplayer Online Game (MMOG)
    > for the PC, with JC Entertainment managing content development, whilst
    > SEGA will be responsible for content development and supervising the
    > development and licensing related to the online-game operations in
    > territories outside of Korea.
    >
    > Shenmue fans can rest easy in the knowledge that Yu Suzuki will be
    > closely monitoring the ongoing activities for the game.
    >
    > The actual game casts tens of thousands of players in the virtual
    > world of Shenmue, staged in China and throughout Hong Kong during the
    > 1980s. Players act as militants, using mysterious powers, kung-fu,
    > Chinese weapons and Qigong in real-time fighting action.
    >
    > Shenmue Online will roll-out in Korea, beginning with a private beta
    > in November 2004, followed by an open-beta and commercial launch in
    > 2005.
    >
    > We?ll have more information soon.
    > __________________________________________________________________________________
    >
    >
    > http://www.gamesindustry.biz/content_page.php?section_name=new&aid=3902
    >
    > Sega developing Shenmue Online, expanding into China
    >
    > Rob Fahey 10:37 03/08/2004
    >
    > MMORPG based on Shenmue franchise set to launch in China in '05
    >
    > Publisher Sega is set to continue the critically acclaimed Shenmue
    > series with a PC massively multiplayer title, Shenmue Online, as part
    > of its new plans to enter the Chinese online gaming market.
    >
    > The company has just established a branch office in Shanghai to
    > facilitate this entry, and will be launching three PC online titles in
    > China in the near future - Phantasy Star Online Blue Burst, CTRacer
    > and Shenmue Online.
    >
    > The new Shenmue title is being co-developed and co-published by Sega
    > and Korean firm JC Entertainment, while the Chinese launch of the
    > title, set for 2005, will be handled by T2 Technology. No
    > international launch has yet been confirmed, but it seems highly
    > likely given the popularity of Shenmue in other global territories.
    >
    > Phantasy Star Online Blue Burst, a PC continuation of the Phantasy
    > Star Online franchise which began on the Dreamcast, will be operated
    > in China by Zarva Digital Entertainment; while CTRacer, a massively
    > multiplayer racing title co-developed by Sega and Hyundai Digital, has
    > already hit 3.75 million subscribers in its Beta form in Korea, and
    > will be brought to China in partnership with Joyzone Networks.
    >
    > Sega, like many other publishers, views the Chinese market as key to
    > establishing a successful online gaming business. The territory, which
    > is one of the fastest-growing markets for videogames and other forms
    > of consumer electronics and digital entertainment, already has more
    > than ten million online gamers.
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    "R420" <radeonr420@yahoo.com> wrote in message
    news:51488ce2.0408031146.70c2411e@posting.google.com...
    > http://www.gamespot.com/news/2004/08/03/news_6103975.html
    >
    > Sega announces Shenmue Online
    >

    OMGz0r HOW AWESOME WOW WOW WOW WO HOW COOL!

    ITS SO COOL!


    OMG OMG OMG!!!!
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    Now we can be bored online too!

    "R420" <radeonr420@yahoo.com> wrote in message
    news:51488ce2.0408031146.70c2411e@posting.google.com...
    > http://www.gamespot.com/news/2004/08/03/news_6103975.html
    >
    > Sega announces Shenmue Online
    >
    > Massively multiplayer version of Shenmue set for a 2005 release for
    > the PC in Korea and China.
    >
    > TOKYO--Sega announced today that it is developing the long-rumored
    > online version of Shenmue for the PC, titled Shenmue Online. The game
    > is being codeveloped with JC Entertainment, an online game developer
    > and operator in Korea, and its creation will be supervised by the
    > father of the series, Yu Suzuki.
    >
    > Shenmue Online will be a massively multiplayer role-playing game that
    > takes place in various locations in China (including Hong Kong) in the
    > 1980s. Players will step into the role of fighters and battle in
    > real-time action, using kung fu, Chinese weapons, qi (ki) energy, and
    > other mystic powers.
    >
    > JC Entertainment will operate Shenmue Online?s game services and
    > marketing in Korea, while Sega will hold licensing rights for all
    > other countries. A license has already been granted to T2 Technology,
    > which will operate Shenmue Online in China.
    >
    > Closed beta testing of Shenmue Online will take place in Korea
    > starting this November, followed by a period of open beta testing. The
    > game is scheduled to launch its commercial services in Korea in spring
    > 2005 and in China sometime later that year. No specific plans for the
    > online game have been made for Japan, North America, or Europe.
    >
    > According to Korean news site Digital Chosun, development of Shenmue
    > Online began in February 2003, and a total of 30 billion won ($25.7
    > million) is planned for investment into the project, including
    > development fees and international marketing costs.
    >
    > Sega has also launced the game's official Web site, which at the
    > moment consists of press releases and a link to a more detailed Korean
    > site.
    >
    > In related news, Sega established an office in China (SOA-Sega of
    > China) in June in preparation to expand into the country?s gaming
    > market. Along with today?s announcement of Shenmue Online, Sega
    > revealed that it has also licensed two online PC games to third-party
    > operators in China: Phantasy Star Online: Blue Burst and CTRacer.
    > CTRacer is a massively multiplayer online racing game codeveloped by
    > Sega and Korean developer Hyundai Digital Entertainment.
    >
    > By Hirohiko Niizumi -- GameSpot
    > POSTED: 08/03/04 10:22 AM PST
    >
    ____________________________________________________________________________
    _______
    >
    > http://www.totalvideogames.com/pages/articles/index.php?article_id=6152
    >
    > Shenmue Online
    >
    > 03/08/2004
    > By: Chris Leyton
    >
    >
    > SEGA Announce Shenmue Twist
    >
    > SEGA confirm plans to take the Shenmue franchise online and to the PC?
    >
    > The long-running Shenmue saga took an unsuspected twist today, with
    > confirmation that SEGA have entered an agreement with JC Entertainment
    > Corporation, to co-develop and publish Shenmue Online.
    >
    > Shenmue Online is set to be a Massively Multiplayer Online Game (MMOG)
    > for the PC, with JC Entertainment managing content development, whilst
    > SEGA will be responsible for content development and supervising the
    > development and licensing related to the online-game operations in
    > territories outside of Korea.
    >
    > Shenmue fans can rest easy in the knowledge that Yu Suzuki will be
    > closely monitoring the ongoing activities for the game.
    >
    > The actual game casts tens of thousands of players in the virtual
    > world of Shenmue, staged in China and throughout Hong Kong during the
    > 1980s. Players act as militants, using mysterious powers, kung-fu,
    > Chinese weapons and Qigong in real-time fighting action.
    >
    > Shenmue Online will roll-out in Korea, beginning with a private beta
    > in November 2004, followed by an open-beta and commercial launch in
    > 2005.
    >
    > We?ll have more information soon.
    >
    ____________________________________________________________________________
    ______
    >
    >
    > http://www.gamesindustry.biz/content_page.php?section_name=new&aid=3902
    >
    > Sega developing Shenmue Online, expanding into China
    >
    > Rob Fahey 10:37 03/08/2004
    >
    > MMORPG based on Shenmue franchise set to launch in China in '05
    >
    > Publisher Sega is set to continue the critically acclaimed Shenmue
    > series with a PC massively multiplayer title, Shenmue Online, as part
    > of its new plans to enter the Chinese online gaming market.
    >
    > The company has just established a branch office in Shanghai to
    > facilitate this entry, and will be launching three PC online titles in
    > China in the near future - Phantasy Star Online Blue Burst, CTRacer
    > and Shenmue Online.
    >
    > The new Shenmue title is being co-developed and co-published by Sega
    > and Korean firm JC Entertainment, while the Chinese launch of the
    > title, set for 2005, will be handled by T2 Technology. No
    > international launch has yet been confirmed, but it seems highly
    > likely given the popularity of Shenmue in other global territories.
    >
    > Phantasy Star Online Blue Burst, a PC continuation of the Phantasy
    > Star Online franchise which began on the Dreamcast, will be operated
    > in China by Zarva Digital Entertainment; while CTRacer, a massively
    > multiplayer racing title co-developed by Sega and Hyundai Digital, has
    > already hit 3.75 million subscribers in its Beta form in Korea, and
    > will be brought to China in partnership with Joyzone Networks.
    >
    > Sega, like many other publishers, views the Chinese market as key to
    > establishing a successful online gaming business. The territory, which
    > is one of the fastest-growing markets for videogames and other forms
    > of consumer electronics and digital entertainment, already has more
    > than ten million online gamers.
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    On Tue, 03 Aug 2004 20:55:30 GMT, "Skye" <carolinaconvicts2@yahoo.com>
    wrote:

    >Now we can be bored online too!

    That's what Omar's posts are for.

    >
    >"R420" <radeonr420@yahoo.com> wrote in message
    >news:51488ce2.0408031146.70c2411e@posting.google.com...
    >> http://www.gamespot.com/news/2004/08/03/news_6103975.html
    >>
    >> Sega announces Shenmue Online
    >>
    >> Massively multiplayer version of Shenmue set for a 2005 release for
    >> the PC in Korea and China.
    >>
    >> TOKYO--Sega announced today that it is developing the long-rumored
    >> online version of Shenmue for the PC, titled Shenmue Online. The game
    >> is being codeveloped with JC Entertainment, an online game developer
    >> and operator in Korea, and its creation will be supervised by the
    >> father of the series, Yu Suzuki.
    >>
    >> Shenmue Online will be a massively multiplayer role-playing game that
    >> takes place in various locations in China (including Hong Kong) in the
    >> 1980s. Players will step into the role of fighters and battle in
    >> real-time action, using kung fu, Chinese weapons, qi (ki) energy, and
    >> other mystic powers.
    >>
    >> JC Entertainment will operate Shenmue Online?s game services and
    >> marketing in Korea, while Sega will hold licensing rights for all
    >> other countries. A license has already been granted to T2 Technology,
    >> which will operate Shenmue Online in China.
    >>
    >> Closed beta testing of Shenmue Online will take place in Korea
    >> starting this November, followed by a period of open beta testing. The
    >> game is scheduled to launch its commercial services in Korea in spring
    >> 2005 and in China sometime later that year. No specific plans for the
    >> online game have been made for Japan, North America, or Europe.
    >>
    >> According to Korean news site Digital Chosun, development of Shenmue
    >> Online began in February 2003, and a total of 30 billion won ($25.7
    >> million) is planned for investment into the project, including
    >> development fees and international marketing costs.
    >>
    >> Sega has also launced the game's official Web site, which at the
    >> moment consists of press releases and a link to a more detailed Korean
    >> site.
    >>
    >> In related news, Sega established an office in China (SOA-Sega of
    >> China) in June in preparation to expand into the country?s gaming
    >> market. Along with today?s announcement of Shenmue Online, Sega
    >> revealed that it has also licensed two online PC games to third-party
    >> operators in China: Phantasy Star Online: Blue Burst and CTRacer.
    >> CTRacer is a massively multiplayer online racing game codeveloped by
    >> Sega and Korean developer Hyundai Digital Entertainment.
    >>
    >> By Hirohiko Niizumi -- GameSpot
    >> POSTED: 08/03/04 10:22 AM PST
    >>
    >____________________________________________________________________________
    >_______
    >>
    >> http://www.totalvideogames.com/pages/articles/index.php?article_id=6152
    >>
    >> Shenmue Online
    >>
    >> 03/08/2004
    >> By: Chris Leyton
    >>
    >>
    >> SEGA Announce Shenmue Twist
    >>
    >> SEGA confirm plans to take the Shenmue franchise online and to the PC?
    >>
    >> The long-running Shenmue saga took an unsuspected twist today, with
    >> confirmation that SEGA have entered an agreement with JC Entertainment
    >> Corporation, to co-develop and publish Shenmue Online.
    >>
    >> Shenmue Online is set to be a Massively Multiplayer Online Game (MMOG)
    >> for the PC, with JC Entertainment managing content development, whilst
    >> SEGA will be responsible for content development and supervising the
    >> development and licensing related to the online-game operations in
    >> territories outside of Korea.
    >>
    >> Shenmue fans can rest easy in the knowledge that Yu Suzuki will be
    >> closely monitoring the ongoing activities for the game.
    >>
    >> The actual game casts tens of thousands of players in the virtual
    >> world of Shenmue, staged in China and throughout Hong Kong during the
    >> 1980s. Players act as militants, using mysterious powers, kung-fu,
    >> Chinese weapons and Qigong in real-time fighting action.
    >>
    >> Shenmue Online will roll-out in Korea, beginning with a private beta
    >> in November 2004, followed by an open-beta and commercial launch in
    >> 2005.
    >>
    >> We?ll have more information soon.
    >>
    >____________________________________________________________________________
    >______
    >>
    >>
    >> http://www.gamesindustry.biz/content_page.php?section_name=new&aid=3902
    >>
    >> Sega developing Shenmue Online, expanding into China
    >>
    >> Rob Fahey 10:37 03/08/2004
    >>
    >> MMORPG based on Shenmue franchise set to launch in China in '05
    >>
    >> Publisher Sega is set to continue the critically acclaimed Shenmue
    >> series with a PC massively multiplayer title, Shenmue Online, as part
    >> of its new plans to enter the Chinese online gaming market.
    >>
    >> The company has just established a branch office in Shanghai to
    >> facilitate this entry, and will be launching three PC online titles in
    >> China in the near future - Phantasy Star Online Blue Burst, CTRacer
    >> and Shenmue Online.
    >>
    >> The new Shenmue title is being co-developed and co-published by Sega
    >> and Korean firm JC Entertainment, while the Chinese launch of the
    >> title, set for 2005, will be handled by T2 Technology. No
    >> international launch has yet been confirmed, but it seems highly
    >> likely given the popularity of Shenmue in other global territories.
    >>
    >> Phantasy Star Online Blue Burst, a PC continuation of the Phantasy
    >> Star Online franchise which began on the Dreamcast, will be operated
    >> in China by Zarva Digital Entertainment; while CTRacer, a massively
    >> multiplayer racing title co-developed by Sega and Hyundai Digital, has
    >> already hit 3.75 million subscribers in its Beta form in Korea, and
    >> will be brought to China in partnership with Joyzone Networks.
    >>
    >> Sega, like many other publishers, views the Chinese market as key to
    >> establishing a successful online gaming business. The territory, which
    >> is one of the fastest-growing markets for videogames and other forms
    >> of consumer electronics and digital entertainment, already has more
    >> than ten million online gamers.
    >
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    On 3 Aug 2004 12:46:30 -0700, radeonr420@yahoo.com (R420) wrote:

    >http://www.gamespot.com/news/2004/08/03/news_6103975.html
    >
    >Sega announces Shenmue Online
    >


    Maybe I can finally find out where sailors hang out?
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    'What we have here is a failure to communicate'
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    Blonks wrote:

    > On 3 Aug 2004 12:46:30 -0700, radeonr420@yahoo.com (R420) wrote:
    >
    >
    >>http://www.gamespot.com/news/2004/08/03/news_6103975.html
    >>
    >>Sega announces Shenmue Online
    >>
    >
    >
    >
    > Maybe I can finally find out where sailors hang out?
    > --
    >
    > 'What we have here is a failure to communicate'

    LMAO!

    That was funny
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    >
    > Sega announces Shenmue Online
    >
    Is this one of those Talk'em'Ups ?
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    I'm not sure that I could care any less...


    "R420" <radeonr420@yahoo.com> wrote in message
    news:51488ce2.0408031146.70c2411e@posting.google.com...
    > http://www.gamespot.com/news/2004/08/03/news_6103975.html
    >
    > Sega announces Shenmue Online
    >
    > Massively multiplayer version of Shenmue set for a 2005 release for
    > the PC in Korea and China.
    >
    > TOKYO--Sega announced today that it is developing the long-rumored
    > online version of Shenmue for the PC, titled Shenmue Online. The game
    > is being codeveloped with JC Entertainment, an online game developer
    > and operator in Korea, and its creation will be supervised by the
    > father of the series, Yu Suzuki.
    >
    > Shenmue Online will be a massively multiplayer role-playing game that
    > takes place in various locations in China (including Hong Kong) in the
    > 1980s. Players will step into the role of fighters and battle in
    > real-time action, using kung fu, Chinese weapons, qi (ki) energy, and
    > other mystic powers.
    >
    > JC Entertainment will operate Shenmue Online?s game services and
    > marketing in Korea, while Sega will hold licensing rights for all
    > other countries. A license has already been granted to T2 Technology,
    > which will operate Shenmue Online in China.
    >
    > Closed beta testing of Shenmue Online will take place in Korea
    > starting this November, followed by a period of open beta testing. The
    > game is scheduled to launch its commercial services in Korea in spring
    > 2005 and in China sometime later that year. No specific plans for the
    > online game have been made for Japan, North America, or Europe.
    >
    > According to Korean news site Digital Chosun, development of Shenmue
    > Online began in February 2003, and a total of 30 billion won ($25.7
    > million) is planned for investment into the project, including
    > development fees and international marketing costs.
    >
    > Sega has also launced the game's official Web site, which at the
    > moment consists of press releases and a link to a more detailed Korean
    > site.
    >
    > In related news, Sega established an office in China (SOA-Sega of
    > China) in June in preparation to expand into the country?s gaming
    > market. Along with today?s announcement of Shenmue Online, Sega
    > revealed that it has also licensed two online PC games to third-party
    > operators in China: Phantasy Star Online: Blue Burst and CTRacer.
    > CTRacer is a massively multiplayer online racing game codeveloped by
    > Sega and Korean developer Hyundai Digital Entertainment.
    >
    > By Hirohiko Niizumi -- GameSpot
    > POSTED: 08/03/04 10:22 AM PST
    >
    ____________________________________________________________________________
    _______
    >
    > http://www.totalvideogames.com/pages/articles/index.php?article_id=6152
    >
    > Shenmue Online
    >
    > 03/08/2004
    > By: Chris Leyton
    >
    >
    > SEGA Announce Shenmue Twist
    >
    > SEGA confirm plans to take the Shenmue franchise online and to the PC?
    >
    > The long-running Shenmue saga took an unsuspected twist today, with
    > confirmation that SEGA have entered an agreement with JC Entertainment
    > Corporation, to co-develop and publish Shenmue Online.
    >
    > Shenmue Online is set to be a Massively Multiplayer Online Game (MMOG)
    > for the PC, with JC Entertainment managing content development, whilst
    > SEGA will be responsible for content development and supervising the
    > development and licensing related to the online-game operations in
    > territories outside of Korea.
    >
    > Shenmue fans can rest easy in the knowledge that Yu Suzuki will be
    > closely monitoring the ongoing activities for the game.
    >
    > The actual game casts tens of thousands of players in the virtual
    > world of Shenmue, staged in China and throughout Hong Kong during the
    > 1980s. Players act as militants, using mysterious powers, kung-fu,
    > Chinese weapons and Qigong in real-time fighting action.
    >
    > Shenmue Online will roll-out in Korea, beginning with a private beta
    > in November 2004, followed by an open-beta and commercial launch in
    > 2005.
    >
    > We?ll have more information soon.
    >
    ____________________________________________________________________________
    ______
    >
    >
    > http://www.gamesindustry.biz/content_page.php?section_name=new&aid=3902
    >
    > Sega developing Shenmue Online, expanding into China
    >
    > Rob Fahey 10:37 03/08/2004
    >
    > MMORPG based on Shenmue franchise set to launch in China in '05
    >
    > Publisher Sega is set to continue the critically acclaimed Shenmue
    > series with a PC massively multiplayer title, Shenmue Online, as part
    > of its new plans to enter the Chinese online gaming market.
    >
    > The company has just established a branch office in Shanghai to
    > facilitate this entry, and will be launching three PC online titles in
    > China in the near future - Phantasy Star Online Blue Burst, CTRacer
    > and Shenmue Online.
    >
    > The new Shenmue title is being co-developed and co-published by Sega
    > and Korean firm JC Entertainment, while the Chinese launch of the
    > title, set for 2005, will be handled by T2 Technology. No
    > international launch has yet been confirmed, but it seems highly
    > likely given the popularity of Shenmue in other global territories.
    >
    > Phantasy Star Online Blue Burst, a PC continuation of the Phantasy
    > Star Online franchise which began on the Dreamcast, will be operated
    > in China by Zarva Digital Entertainment; while CTRacer, a massively
    > multiplayer racing title co-developed by Sega and Hyundai Digital, has
    > already hit 3.75 million subscribers in its Beta form in Korea, and
    > will be brought to China in partnership with Joyzone Networks.
    >
    > Sega, like many other publishers, views the Chinese market as key to
    > establishing a successful online gaming business. The territory, which
    > is one of the fastest-growing markets for videogames and other forms
    > of consumer electronics and digital entertainment, already has more
    > than ten million online gamers.
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    > OH GOLLY GEE GOLLY!
    > *YAWN*
    >

    I second that.

    I've never quite understood why this game was so popular. Even my children
    thought it was silly--after watching me play it, they started running around
    the house asking the furniture questions like "Have you seen a black car?"
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    > > OH GOLLY GEE GOLLY!
    > > *YAWN*
    > >
    >
    > I second that.
    >
    > I've never quite understood why this game was so popular. Even my children
    > thought it was silly--after watching me play it, they started running
    around
    > the house asking the furniture questions like "Have you seen a black car?"

    Do you know where sailors hang out?
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    > > > OH GOLLY GEE GOLLY!
    > > > *YAWN*
    > > >
    > >
    > > I second that.
    > >
    > > I've never quite understood why this game was so popular. Even my
    children
    > > thought it was silly--after watching me play it, they started running
    > around
    > > the house asking the furniture questions like "Have you seen a black
    car?"
    >
    > Do you know where sailors hang out?

    Yeah, at R420's momma's house
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    > > > > OH GOLLY GEE GOLLY!
    > > > > *YAWN*
    > > > >
    > > >
    > > > I second that.
    > > >
    > > > I've never quite understood why this game was so popular. Even my
    > children
    > > > thought it was silly--after watching me play it, they started running
    > > around
    > > > the house asking the furniture questions like "Have you seen a black
    > car?"
    > >
    > > Do you know where sailors hang out?
    >
    > Yeah, at R420's momma's house

    Yo momma's like an aircraft carrier, has a flat top, a big bottom, cruises
    up and down the coast, and picks up 100 sailors in every port.
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    > > > > > OH GOLLY GEE GOLLY!
    > > > > > *YAWN*
    > > > > >
    > > > >
    > > > > I second that.
    > > > >
    > > > > I've never quite understood why this game was so popular. Even my
    > > children
    > > > > thought it was silly--after watching me play it, they started
    running
    > > > around
    > > > > the house asking the furniture questions like "Have you seen a black
    > > car?"
    > > >
    > > > Do you know where sailors hang out?
    > >
    > > Yeah, at R420's momma's house
    >
    > Yo momma's like an aircraft carrier, has a flat top, a big bottom, cruises
    > up and down the coast, and picks up 100 sailors in every port.

    Those 100 sailors would have to be mighty drunk to let my momma pick them
    up, and momma is not flat topped but she has to unbutton her pants to change
    her bra.
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    > > >
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    > > > > > news:I7mdnXrVhM2dbZLcRVn-qQ@suscom.com...
    > > > > > > OH GOLLY GEE GOLLY!
    > > > > > > *YAWN*
    > > > > > >
    > > > > >
    > > > > > I second that.
    > > > > >
    > > > > > I've never quite understood why this game was so popular. Even my
    > > > children
    > > > > > thought it was silly--after watching me play it, they started
    > running
    > > > > around
    > > > > > the house asking the furniture questions like "Have you seen a
    black
    > > > car?"
    > > > >
    > > > > Do you know where sailors hang out?
    > > >
    > > > Yeah, at R420's momma's house
    > >
    > > Yo momma's like an aircraft carrier, has a flat top, a big bottom,
    cruises
    > > up and down the coast, and picks up 100 sailors in every port.
    >
    > Those 100 sailors would have to be mighty drunk to let my momma pick them
    > up, and momma is not flat topped but she has to unbutton her pants to
    change
    > her bra.

    That was directed at no one but your mother told me to remind you of that
    little incident with the Wonder Woman Underoos.
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    > > > > > > news:I7mdnXrVhM2dbZLcRVn-qQ@suscom.com...
    > > > > > > > OH GOLLY GEE GOLLY!
    > > > > > > > *YAWN*
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > > >
    > > > > > > I second that.
    > > > > > >
    > > > > > > I've never quite understood why this game was so popular. Even
    my
    > > > > children
    > > > > > > thought it was silly--after watching me play it, they started
    > > running
    > > > > > around
    > > > > > > the house asking the furniture questions like "Have you seen a
    > black
    > > > > car?"
    > > > > >
    > > > > > Do you know where sailors hang out?
    > > > >
    > > > > Yeah, at R420's momma's house
    > > >
    > > > Yo momma's like an aircraft carrier, has a flat top, a big bottom,
    > cruises
    > > > up and down the coast, and picks up 100 sailors in every port.
    > >
    > > Those 100 sailors would have to be mighty drunk to let my momma pick
    them
    > > up, and momma is not flat topped but she has to unbutton her pants to
    > change
    > > her bra.
    >
    > That was directed at no one but your mother told me to remind you of that
    > little incident with the Wonder Woman Underoos.

    I'm not sure Wonder Woman Underoos even existed when I was a kid :-)
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    > > > > > > > > OH GOLLY GEE GOLLY!
    > > > > > > > > *YAWN*
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > I second that.
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > I've never quite understood why this game was so popular. Even
    > my
    > > > > > children
    > > > > > > > thought it was silly--after watching me play it, they started
    > > > running
    > > > > > > around
    > > > > > > > the house asking the furniture questions like "Have you seen a
    > > black
    > > > > > car?"
    > > > > > >
    > > > > > > Do you know where sailors hang out?
    > > > > >
    > > > > > Yeah, at R420's momma's house
    > > > >
    > > > > Yo momma's like an aircraft carrier, has a flat top, a big bottom,
    > > cruises
    > > > > up and down the coast, and picks up 100 sailors in every port.
    > > >
    > > > Those 100 sailors would have to be mighty drunk to let my momma pick
    > them
    > > > up, and momma is not flat topped but she has to unbutton her pants to
    > > change
    > > > her bra.
    > >
    > > That was directed at no one but your mother told me to remind you of
    that
    > > little incident with the Wonder Woman Underoos.
    >
    > I'm not sure Wonder Woman Underoos even existed when I was a kid :-)

    Who's talking about when you were a kid?
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    > > > > > > > > OH GOLLY GEE GOLLY!
    > > > > > > > > *YAWN*
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > I second that.
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > I've never quite understood why this game was so popular. Even
    > my
    > > > > > children
    > > > > > > > thought it was silly--after watching me play it, they started
    > > > running
    > > > > > > around
    > > > > > > > the house asking the furniture questions like "Have you seen a
    > > black
    > > > > > car?"
    > > > > > >
    > > > > > > Do you know where sailors hang out?
    > > > > >
    > > > > > Yeah, at R420's momma's house
    > > > >
    > > > > Yo momma's like an aircraft carrier, has a flat top, a big bottom,
    > > cruises
    > > > > up and down the coast, and picks up 100 sailors in every port.
    > > >
    > > > Those 100 sailors would have to be mighty drunk to let my momma pick
    > them
    > > > up, and momma is not flat topped but she has to unbutton her pants to
    > > change
    > > > her bra.
    > >
    > > That was directed at no one but your mother told me to remind you of
    that
    > > little incident with the Wonder Woman Underoos.
    >
    > I'm not sure Wonder Woman Underoos even existed when I was a kid :-)
    >
    >

    Unless you are in your 40's they existed.
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    > > > > > > > > > OH GOLLY GEE GOLLY!
    > > > > > > > > > *YAWN*
    > > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > > I second that.
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > > I've never quite understood why this game was so popular.
    Even
    > > my
    > > > > > > children
    > > > > > > > > thought it was silly--after watching me play it, they
    started
    > > > > running
    > > > > > > > around
    > > > > > > > > the house asking the furniture questions like "Have you seen
    a
    > > > black
    > > > > > > car?"
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > Do you know where sailors hang out?
    > > > > > >
    > > > > > > Yeah, at R420's momma's house
    > > > > >
    > > > > > Yo momma's like an aircraft carrier, has a flat top, a big bottom,
    > > > cruises
    > > > > > up and down the coast, and picks up 100 sailors in every port.
    > > > >
    > > > > Those 100 sailors would have to be mighty drunk to let my momma pick
    > > them
    > > > > up, and momma is not flat topped but she has to unbutton her pants
    to
    > > > change
    > > > > her bra.
    > > >
    > > > That was directed at no one but your mother told me to remind you of
    > that
    > > > little incident with the Wonder Woman Underoos.
    > >
    > > I'm not sure Wonder Woman Underoos even existed when I was a kid :-)
    >
    > Who's talking about when you were a kid?
    >
    >

    ROTFL.
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    > > > > > >
    > > > > > > "debaser" <debaserzero@yahoo.com> wrote in message
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    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > > "dementia" <bkr.me@u> wrote in message
    > > > > > > > > news:I7mdnXrVhM2dbZLcRVn-qQ@suscom.com...
    > > > > > > > > > OH GOLLY GEE GOLLY!
    > > > > > > > > > *YAWN*
    > > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > > I second that.
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > > I've never quite understood why this game was so popular.
    Even
    > > my
    > > > > > > children
    > > > > > > > > thought it was silly--after watching me play it, they
    started
    > > > > running
    > > > > > > > around
    > > > > > > > > the house asking the furniture questions like "Have you seen
    a
    > > > black
    > > > > > > car?"
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > Do you know where sailors hang out?
    > > > > > >
    > > > > > > Yeah, at R420's momma's house
    > > > > >
    > > > > > Yo momma's like an aircraft carrier, has a flat top, a big bottom,
    > > > cruises
    > > > > > up and down the coast, and picks up 100 sailors in every port.
    > > > >
    > > > > Those 100 sailors would have to be mighty drunk to let my momma pick
    > > them
    > > > > up, and momma is not flat topped but she has to unbutton her pants
    to
    > > > change
    > > > > her bra.
    > > >
    > > > That was directed at no one but your mother told me to remind you of
    > that
    > > > little incident with the Wonder Woman Underoos.
    > >
    > > I'm not sure Wonder Woman Underoos even existed when I was a kid :-)
    >
    > Who's talking about when you were a kid?

    LMAO!!!!!
    You nailed me to the wall with that 1!
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    "Mattinglyfan" <Estoscacahuates@comcast.net> wrote in message
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    >
    > "dementia" <bkr.me@u> wrote in message
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    > >
    > > "debaser" <debaserzero@yahoo.com> wrote in message
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    > > > "dementia" <bkr.me@u> wrote in message
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    > > > >
    > > > > "debaser" <debaserzero@yahoo.com> wrote in message
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    > > > > > "dementia" <bkr.me@u> wrote in message
    > > > > > news:S-CdnR-7l4hLkYzcRVn-hA@suscom.com...
    > > > > > >
    > > > > > > "debaser" <debaserzero@yahoo.com> wrote in message
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    > > > > > > > news:HO7Qc.243793$Oq2.154077@attbi_s52...
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > > "dementia" <bkr.me@u> wrote in message
    > > > > > > > > news:I7mdnXrVhM2dbZLcRVn-qQ@suscom.com...
    > > > > > > > > > OH GOLLY GEE GOLLY!
    > > > > > > > > > *YAWN*
    > > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > > I second that.
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > > I've never quite understood why this game was so popular.
    Even
    > > my
    > > > > > > children
    > > > > > > > > thought it was silly--after watching me play it, they
    started
    > > > > running
    > > > > > > > around
    > > > > > > > > the house asking the furniture questions like "Have you seen
    a
    > > > black
    > > > > > > car?"
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > Do you know where sailors hang out?
    > > > > > >
    > > > > > > Yeah, at R420's momma's house
    > > > > >
    > > > > > Yo momma's like an aircraft carrier, has a flat top, a big bottom,
    > > > cruises
    > > > > > up and down the coast, and picks up 100 sailors in every port.
    > > > >
    > > > > Those 100 sailors would have to be mighty drunk to let my momma pick
    > > them
    > > > > up, and momma is not flat topped but she has to unbutton her pants
    to
    > > > change
    > > > > her bra.
    > > >
    > > > That was directed at no one but your mother told me to remind you of
    > that
    > > > little incident with the Wonder Woman Underoos.
    > >
    > > I'm not sure Wonder Woman Underoos even existed when I was a kid :-)
    > >
    > >
    >
    > Unless you are in your 40's they existed.

    knocking on 40's door
    THX for bringing that up, now I feel old!
  23. Archived from groups: comp.sys.ibm.pc.games.action,rec.games.video.sega,alt.games.video.xbox,alt.games.video.sega-dreamcast (More info?)

    "Android" <androvich@NOcomcastSPAM.net> wrote in message
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    >
    > "dementia" <bkr.me@u> wrote in message
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    > > OH GOLLY GEE GOLLY!
    > > *YAWN*
    > >
    >
    > I second that.
    >
    > I've never quite understood why this game was so popular.

    Lots of Sega fanboys that liked looking for sailors.

    Skye
  24. Archived from groups: comp.sys.ibm.pc.games.action,rec.games.video.sega,alt.games.video.xbox,alt.games.video.sega-dreamcast (More info?)

    "dementia" <bkr.me@u> wrote in message
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    > "Mattinglyfan" <Estoscacahuates@comcast.net> wrote in message
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    > > >
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    > > > > >
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    > > > > > > >
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    > > > > > > > > news:HO7Qc.243793$Oq2.154077@attbi_s52...
    > > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > > > "dementia" <bkr.me@u> wrote in message
    > > > > > > > > > news:I7mdnXrVhM2dbZLcRVn-qQ@suscom.com...
    > > > > > > > > > > OH GOLLY GEE GOLLY!
    > > > > > > > > > > *YAWN*
    > > > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > > > I second that.
    > > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > > > I've never quite understood why this game was so popular.
    > Even
    > > > my
    > > > > > > > children
    > > > > > > > > > thought it was silly--after watching me play it, they
    > started
    > > > > > running
    > > > > > > > > around
    > > > > > > > > > the house asking the furniture questions like "Have you
    seen
    > a
    > > > > black
    > > > > > > > car?"
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > > Do you know where sailors hang out?
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > Yeah, at R420's momma's house
    > > > > > >
    > > > > > > Yo momma's like an aircraft carrier, has a flat top, a big
    bottom,
    > > > > cruises
    > > > > > > up and down the coast, and picks up 100 sailors in every port.
    > > > > >
    > > > > > Those 100 sailors would have to be mighty drunk to let my momma
    pick
    > > > them
    > > > > > up, and momma is not flat topped but she has to unbutton her pants
    > to
    > > > > change
    > > > > > her bra.
    > > > >
    > > > > That was directed at no one but your mother told me to remind you of
    > > that
    > > > > little incident with the Wonder Woman Underoos.
    > > >
    > > > I'm not sure Wonder Woman Underoos even existed when I was a kid :-)
    > > >
    > > >
    > >
    > > Unless you are in your 40's they existed.
    >
    > knocking on 40's door
    > THX for bringing that up, now I feel old!

    1978 to be precise. I believe I had R2D2 :)
    Around 2001 Fruit of the Loom made adult sizes.
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    > > > > > > > > > > news:I7mdnXrVhM2dbZLcRVn-qQ@suscom.com...
    > > > > > > > > > > > OH GOLLY GEE GOLLY!
    > > > > > > > > > > > *YAWN*
    > > > > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > > > > I second that.
    > > > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > > > > I've never quite understood why this game was so
    popular.
    > > Even
    > > > > my
    > > > > > > > > children
    > > > > > > > > > > thought it was silly--after watching me play it, they
    > > started
    > > > > > > running
    > > > > > > > > > around
    > > > > > > > > > > the house asking the furniture questions like "Have you
    > seen
    > > a
    > > > > > black
    > > > > > > > > car?"
    > > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > > > Do you know where sailors hang out?
    > > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > > Yeah, at R420's momma's house
    > > > > > > >
    > > > > > > > Yo momma's like an aircraft carrier, has a flat top, a big
    > bottom,
    > > > > > cruises
    > > > > > > > up and down the coast, and picks up 100 sailors in every port.
    > > > > > >
    > > > > > > Those 100 sailors would have to be mighty drunk to let my momma
    > pick
    > > > > them
    > > > > > > up, and momma is not flat topped but she has to unbutton her
    pants
    > > to
    > > > > > change
    > > > > > > her bra.
    > > > > >
    > > > > > That was directed at no one but your mother told me to remind you
    of
    > > > that
    > > > > > little incident with the Wonder Woman Underoos.
    > > > >
    > > > > I'm not sure Wonder Woman Underoos even existed when I was a kid :-)
    > > > >
    > > > >
    > > >
    > > > Unless you are in your 40's they existed.
    > >
    > > knocking on 40's door
    > > THX for bringing that up, now I feel old!
    >
    > 1978 to be precise. I believe I had R2D2 :)
    > Around 2001 Fruit of the Loom made adult sizes.


    I was way too kewl when I was 14 to wear underoos.
    Heck at that age I was already taking off girls underoos (for over 2 years
    to be exact :) )
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    ???
    Shenmue is one of the greatest games alltime... didn't u know that? =/


    "Android" <androvich@NOcomcastSPAM.net> schreef in bericht
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    >
    > "dementia" <bkr.me@u> wrote in message
    > news:I7mdnXrVhM2dbZLcRVn-qQ@suscom.com...
    > > OH GOLLY GEE GOLLY!
    > > *YAWN*
    > >
    >
    > I second that.
    >
    > I've never quite understood why this game was so popular. Even my children
    > thought it was silly--after watching me play it, they started running
    around
    > the house asking the furniture questions like "Have you seen a black car?"
    >
    >
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