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So, you spent time and money to develop a game, you have almost completed it (at 85 %, as developers said in Q&A) and promised us to release an open beta (after have delayed it so many times), and suddendly you decided to cancel it ? I can't understand it as a fan, i'm sorry to say it....
 

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Innocent is right, what you did is cruel :( I really got my expectations up for atleast a beta, but seems we won't have nothing in the end. Best of luck to BLogic.
 

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So, you spent time and money to develop a game, you have almost completed it (at 85 %, as developers said in Q&A) and promised us to release an open beta (after have delayed it so many times), and suddendly you decided to cancel it ? I can't understand it as a fan, i'm sorry to say it....
No. The developers aren't the publishers. The publishers canceled it. Not the developers.
 

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It's a sad day, I was really looking forward to my SSBN's :(.

Any chance you guys can release the source code and turn this into a (non-profit) community project?
I don't see an issue with engine license because the guys from DH did the same thing with the HOI2 engine I guess and they made a profit out of it.
With HOI4 on a new engine version I think this would even be less of an issue.
 
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I am truly devastated by this. I have no respect for PI, I'm sorry to the devs who spend all their time on this project. I was looking forward to this game for such a long time and to see it finally canceled is disappointment on a whole new level.
 

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Checking the forums today, I was suprised to find that all the threads are locked. I did not get the full image or scale of what happened until I opened this one.

This was indeed a suprise. Although if the decison was made to dedicate more resources to making HOI4, then I hope HOI4 will eventually be a great game! :) (I am more a fan of WW2 than anything else)
 

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I was very much hopeful for this game but damn :( I really hope PDS just creates a Cold War game themselves. Cold war is too great of a time period to not be covered by any game :(
 
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This was indeed a suprise. Although if the decison was made to dedicate more resources to making HOI4, then I hope that will eventually be a great game! :)
But that's just another WW2 game. This was supposed to be different, a Cold War game that would be a new thing for Paradox.
 
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Paradox, have you learned nothing?!

Very disappointed and very pessimistic about your abilities to make good on future claims.
 
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This was indeed a suprise. Although if the decison was made to dedicate more resources to making HOI4, then I hope that will eventually be a great game! :)
What resources? The only thing that can be dedicated to HOI is money and that's it.
No coders, no artists, no researchers because those where employees of BL logic.

edit: Some people really need to calm down or maybe look for a psychiatrist.
It's a game if you are truly devestated by the fact that a game got cancelled than you have some other things to worry about.
 
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