Hi Charles,
That was the plan. Unfortunately, even though that plan would be very time consuming it might be the only one that works. Release a side-scroller now, and release a newer FPS version later. I don't really want to do that, which is why I lost my cool yesterday, but that is probably the only hope in hades of pleasing both sides. Fortunately though, some of the people have backed down when they saw I was serious about laying down an ultimatum. I haven't read all of my mail today, but public opinion is heading in two directions. Many are in favor of keeping the game as it is, or going to a 3D FPS. Those in favor of a classic side-scroller I think are now willing to settle for the current incarnation of the game rather than go full FPS."Here is your sign."

Charles Rivard wrote:
If I remember correctly, Tom planned the game we are playing betas of to be the first in a series, although it did not have the user requested features it now has. It was to be a classic side scroller. It would be followed up with a 3D game. This is what I was hoping for, as it would please both sides of the gaming community. If you don't like the first game, buy the next one, or buy both. That has changed because of the many user requested features that have been added, making the game what it currently is. It is evolving. I liked the game as it was, and as it is. It is more fun now than it was to me. I do like the idea of giving gamers the last beta of Monty with the names changed, providing that copyright issues are avoided by doing this. I suppose that, in the long run, if the current game can easily be made 3D, we will be getting a bonus in comparison to what we paid money for in the first place. It's sort of like buying a set of tires and getting the car, too, although this might be an exaggeration.

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