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No Bone about it: new Bone game NOT coming (curses!)

Despite the fact that we wrote about it, and our hearts yearned for it, Jeff Smith has dashed our hopes to pieces on the sharp rocks below by confirming that a new Bone game is not indeed coming out anytime soon: "You know, I don't know what the video game thing is all about. There is no new Bone...

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Rumor: New Bone game coming in this spring

Here at Joystiq we hear a lot of rumors, but few that point and click on our hearts like news that Bone may be making a return visit to video games. This according to trade magazine Publishers Weekly, which casually mentioned a new Bone game while listing the final colorized take on Jeff Smith's...

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Telltale secures $6 million for multi-platform episodic content

Displaying a respectable level of business acumen, Telltale Games has announced that the $6 million in funding it recently secured will not go towards the procurement of the world's largest ball of twine, but rather the expansion of its episodic endeavors. Provided by San Francisco-based venture...

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Bone: DS adventure renaissance continues [update 1]

[Update 1: The announcement was about Bone for the PC and not for the DS. It mentions that the publisher is "focusing on the PC and Nintendo DS markets", not the game. We apologize for the misunderstanding. Thanks to eric c for the correction!] Before the episodic Sam & Max games, Telltale...

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Raffle: A Bone bundle, with signed books and game [update 1]

Buy a Bone raffle ticket [Update: This raffle is closed. Congrats to winner #45!] One final charity raffle to finish off '06 in style. We're going to be raffling a bundle including a copy of the IGF-nominated Bone: The Great Cow Race signed by the game's developers, copies of Jeff Smith's first...

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Episode 2 of Bone series available now

The second installment of Telltale's episodic Bone series is available for download, starting today, for the newly reduced price of $12.99. There is also a packaged version available for $17.99, a combo pack with Episodes 1 and 2 for $24.99, and the download includes a free trial mode so you can...

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2nd Bone episode price slashed to $12.99

Telltale Games have announced the second episode in their ongoing Bone series, Bone Act 2: The Great Cow Race, will carry a new, more attractive price point of $12.99, an impressive 35% drop from the first offering's $19.99 price. Telltale CEO Dan Connors defines their competition saying, "We...

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Bone: The Great Cow Race drops in April

Telltale's first foray into episodic distribution was last year's Bone: Out from Boneville, based on Jeff Smith's epic comic of the same name. While nostalgic gamers were ecstatic that classic point-and-click adventure gaming lived on (in the capable hands of the ex-LucasArts crew at Telltale no...

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Telltale gets funding for episodic adventures

Next Generation reports that Telltale Games, creators of the episodic adventure game Bone and the proud home of the upcoming episodic Sam and Max game, has received $825K in funding "to expand its technology development, marketing and investment efforts." The investment brings their total...

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Telltale, Bone, and Sam and Max at Wondercon

Gamasutra has a feature up about  Telltale Games, the independent developer working on episodic adventure games Bone and Sam and Max. CEO Dan Conners and Telltale compatriots--all LucasArts alums--participated in a panel at the Wondercon comic convention in San Fransisco, touching on topics...

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