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  1. Since the WiiU is going to support Unity, does this mean we could see Project Eternity on that device?
  2. I would be willing to post pictures of me being "serviced" by a dog, a goat and a chipmunk if this turns out to be a WoT game. That's how certain I am that it's not.
  3. For me and lots of other fans? Absolutely not. The world of WoT is a living, breathing universe and the potential interaction there is limitless.
  4. Given that Red Eagle Entertainment is run by those very small children, this may be the best shot, other then praying for GOG.com to get the old (but surprisingly good) 1999 shooter on there. I still have the original discs for that game, bought it the day it launched. No idea if it will on on Win 7, but thinking it might be time to try.
  5. While I would strangle small children for a WoT game, this isn't it. It doesn't fit and no amount of wishful thinking will make it so.
  6. Sorry, you're just obviously incorrect about theme. Tone and prose I agree aren't alike, but that was never my point - theme was, and it's obviously thematically similar. You really can't see anything similar between "The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and pass, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth comes again." and "Your kind must learn it comes from straining against the turning of the world. It spins thus. You cannot stop it."? Also, virtually everyone in Tel'aran'rhiod was a "watcher" of some sort - the main use by the Aes Sedai through most of the series is spying on (or watching) the material world. The God/Creator thing is simply semantics. You're trying to interpret things very literally, which may be correct, we'll see. But if you allow that they might be using artistic license to insinuate but yet camoflage things, the connections are there. Firstly, the Aes Sedai didn't get access to Tel'aran'rhiod until much later in the series. The Forsaken, the Aiel Wise Ones, Egwene and Perrin are the only characters that have had free reign in the world of dreams. Secondly, if you are doing a quality interpretation of someone else's work, whether it be in a movie, video game or even fan fiction, prose and tone are extremely important. Otherwise it's a bastardized version and I can't see Obsidian doing that, neither can I see Jordan's wife, Harriet (who has complete control of his estate and creation) letting it happen. Before you try and argue that she might not understand the world, keep in mind that she was his editor as well, and read every word that he wrote, multiple times. It might share a slightly similar theme, but that in itself means nothing. Hell, based on theme this could be a video game about Hindu reincarnation. That's where the tone and prose comes in. The God/Creator thing isn't merely semantics either. It's part of staying true to the source material. Think of it as a Conan movie where Conan worships Morc instead of Crom, or a vampire movie where the bastards sparkle in the sun instead of bursting into flames. I'm not so much trying to interpret in literally, but coming from a long, long time fan of WoT and knowing the books better than I know most of my family members. I started reading the books when I was 14 years old, and I'm now 33. I've done a complete series re-read for every book that has come out. And as much criticism that the books deserve for the amount of filler material, you can't say Jordan didn't create a very complex world that adheres to it's own rules.
  7. No, Watchers are not fairly prominent figures in WoT. The Amyrlin Seat has the title of Watcher of the Seals (an honorific since the Aes Sedai haven't had the seals for nearly 1000 years), the Watchers over the Waves got about three mentions before the Seanchan killed them for "watching for the wrong thing and forgetting what should have been remembered" and Moridin/Ishmael was referred to as the Watcher for about three or four chapters before being outed as Moridin. That's it, the only "Watchers" in WoT. Except, of course, for Tel'aran'rhiod, which has plenty of (lower case w) watchers. And if only one of the the "Watchers" you mentioned had something "weighty" hanging around their neck, like a shawl, perhaps...? And then of course the similarity of 2 to the opening stanza of every WOT book, discussing the constant, unstoppable turning of the wheel/world. Don't have any idea if it's WOT or not, but I don't think it can be dismissed as easily as some are trying to. What the watchers in Tel'aran'rhiod are were never really discussed in the books, general fan consensus was that it was either the Forsaken (minor theory) or the Heroes of the Horn who did keep an eye on things but were not allowed to take part. The scene with Egwene, Birgette and Gaidal Cain in a blurred/muted form comes to mind. And Watcher of the Seals is a title that means nothing, it's an empty honor on one person at a time. As for the opening paragraph of every book, the theme isn't anything remotely like the clues we've been given. "The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and pass, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth comes again. In one Age, called the Third Age by some, an Age yet to come, an Age long past, a wind rose in the Mountains of Mist. The wind was not the beginning. There are neither beginnings nor endings to the turning of the Wheel of Time. But it was a beginning." The tone, the prose is nothing alike. One final point, on the Godhammer crater. God is never, ever mentioned in WoT. He's the Creator.
  8. I thought there were Watchers in WOT. The Watcher of the Seals, the Flame of Tar Valon... And when you go to sleep in Wheel of Time, you 'dream' and you go into another world. If you die, you die for all eternity. Still betting on Wheel of Time, wouldn't be surprised if it was something else though. You've never really read the books have you?
  9. No, Watchers are not fairly prominent figures in WoT. The Amyrlin Seat has the title of Watcher of the Seals (an honorific since the Aes Sedai haven't had the seals for nearly 1000 years), the Watchers over the Waves got about three mentions before the Seanchan killed them for "watching for the wrong thing and forgetting what should have been remembered" and Moridin/Ishmael was referred to as the Watcher for about three or four chapters before being outed as Moridin. That's it, the only "Watchers" in WoT.
  10. The only people that could have thought this was Wheel of Time related are the people that know nothing of Wheel of Time. As much as I wish it could be, what we've seen so far matches nothing in WoT.
  11. As a long time WoT fan, who did obsessive re-reads of the entire series every time a new book was published, I can promise that this has nothing to do with WoT. Unless the story guys at Obsidian go completely off source, kind of like the video game version of Constantine. As for what it is, I have a few theories. Eir Glanfath taken together has a kind of Celtic ring to it, however with the last message I'm leaning towards Nordic. A quick google shows that Eir is the Nordic god of mercy, maybe relevant, maybe not. The crater and the Godhammer citadel sounds like it could be associated with Thor in some way. The Ouroboros is common in Norse mythology as well. If they are going in that direction look for future clues to center around the words "thought" and "memory" as that could point to Odin.
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