Talk:Clueless Bob Newbie

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ISTR that the first CBN game portrayed him as a parody of the author of "Death Agency" (minimally implemented, virtually no rooms, terrible spelling). "In the Claws of Clueless Bob" seemed to portray him more in the Paul Allen Panks vein. Any idea how to work that in? Ralphmerridew 22:12, 21 February 2007 (EST)

I confess I'm a little confused. Is "Death Agency" a real game? I don't see it listed at either Baf's or Shadow Vault. -- David Welbourn 11:40, 22 February 2007 (EST)

Here and there are two ADRIFT forum threads about Death Agency. Apparently, this game did exist! (Or it might be just a running joke of the ADRIFT forum; I don't know, after all...)

In one of these threads, David Whyld wrote:

CBN was a mixture of all the truly bad game writers we've had using Adrift: Jin, Sockets, the Beanmaster, a few others I've tried to forget. People who really should never have been allowed near Adrift in the first place, let alone have written a game with it.

--Eriorg 12:20, 22 February 2007 (EST)

Death Agency is, to my knowledge, an actual game that was so terrible that everybody who every downloaded a copy has deleted it. Also, note that davidw's quote about the inspiration was Jan 7 2005, while "Claws" was from May of that year. Ralphmerridew 20:48, 22 February 2007 (EST)