Riqa N64

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  1. 10ahu

    10ahu Active Member

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    Please guys check this game out.
    it s an unreleased game for the n64
    Unfortunantly I m not allowed to release the Rom so I though I made a video for you.

     
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    AUSTIN PEYTON Peppy Member

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    Could have been a promising game to the n64 library
    Thanks!
     
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    Yakumo Moderator Staff Member

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    That's great you released a video. Some people wouldn't even do that. Thanks so much.
     
  4. kennypecheur

    kennypecheur Site Supporter 2016

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    Woow this is great ! Thanks a lot for the video. I tought the game was a Tomb raider game style but it doesn't looks like this. I still wonder why it never saw the light of day.
     
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    Tomleecee Spirited Member

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    Wow - so do you have this on cart or just in rom format?
     
  6. 10ahu

    10ahu Active Member

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    I would say the game was closer to an aventure game like ocarina of time.
    With some form of open world gameplay and 3 playable character.

    The game was canned because the n64 was reaching the end of it s life cycle.
    Bits studio was a small compny with something like 60 employes
    We were develloping 3 games at the time so management decided to cancel riqa and move the team on the two other projects
     
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    Moiboi Site Supporter 2015

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    Very nice! Thanks for releasing this, there was not much information about Riqa available.
    If you get a chance to show off some other levels or other stuff that would be great :)
     
  8. kennypecheur

    kennypecheur Site Supporter 2016

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    The concept really looked brillant ! How far from the final product was the game when it got cancelled ?
     
  9. EETFUK

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    such an interesting good looking game! thx for the video!
     
  10. dyer60

    dyer60 Site Supporter 2013,2014,2015,2016

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    Thanks for sharing great to see some gameplay footage.

    Graphics look very 'bright' compared to a lot of other N64 games and it appears fairly stable, how far into development was it?
     
  11. speedyink

    speedyink Site Supporter 2016

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    This looks like a cool game, thanks for sharing!
     
  12. Schplee

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    The game looks really interesting! I'd definitely love to see more of it if you ever get the chance!

    Feel free not to answer, but what stipulation is not allowing you to release the ROM?
     
  13. gladders

    gladders Robust Member

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    Who developed/was to publish this game? In-House Nintendo?
     
  14. Tchoin

    Tchoin Site Patron

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    Thanks for sharing! This is awesome!
     
  15. 10ahu

    10ahu Active Member

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    You re welcome... see that you guy like it I got few more unearthed thing i may release soon...:)

    The game was developed by bits studios in the uk and was published by nintendo.

    I ve got a all bunch of riqa rom.
    The "stipulation" was a team vote. Before i release the video i asked the the people that was involve if i could or not

    The project was in devellopement hell for a while... from what i remember , when it got cancelled the project was doing better but it was too much work to complet the the n64 was reaching the end of it s life spend.

    So the management moved the riqa team into 2 other project closer ton completition.
     
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  16. xclaw

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    Thanks so much for making a video and sharing, I'd almost kill to play it!
     
  17. radorn

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    It's a pity you can't ROMize us, but, definitely, thank you for sharing. It's nice seeing long non-vhs footage of this.
    I don't really remember seeing this game in Spanish magazines back in the day, so, to me, this is not like other lost N64 games of the time that I followed, expected and never got to play, but it's still great to see protos like this in action.
    The logo screen art reminds me a bit of Masamune Shirow's, of Ghost In The Shell fame.
     
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  18. 10ahu

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    I actually drawn the logo and front screen art... and yeah shirow was the inspiration for the art style
     
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    This looks like a really cool N64 game. Do you know which ucode was used or if any modifications were made to one of Nintendo/SGI's or if it was custom like Factor 5's?
     
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    It’s awesome, always someone bring to us this kind of stuff I imagine how many great games like this are still there undiscovered. For me, this seems like a Rockman Dash/Legends/64 game, on the mechanics, the camera and physics, then, awesome game. Thank you so much to share this with us.
     
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