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Hmm, GOG tweeted "Welcome back!" to Humongous Entertainment on Twitter, and they are following one another now....
https://twitter.com/GOGcom/status/422718702400724992
Post edited January 13, 2014 by SCPM
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SCPM: Hmm, GOG tweeted "Welcome back!" to Humongous Entertainment on Twitter, and they are following one another now....
https://twitter.com/GOGcom/status/422718702400724992
Nice!
This is kind of cool. Tommo retweeted my tweet thanking them for the Sid Meier releases and expressing hope in the Humongous games coming through them or Night Dive or whoever.

https://twitter.com/tytbone/status/423817927238766592
"Tommo Inc. has completed the acquisition of the Humongous Entertainment Brand and the majority of its assets. Read the official press release below:"

http://tommo.com/announcements/humongous-games-are-back-and-bigger-than-ever/

Important text:

Humongous Entertainment was originally formed in 1992 and throughout a history of more than 20 years has sold well over 15 Million games to fans young and old who enjoyed their wonderful iconic characters, classic animated adventures and age appropriate challenging software.

Humongous is a brand parents of today grew up with. It has always represented quality products and brands parents can trust to both entertain and educate their children.We’re committed to offering all of the classic titles and new products that meet these standards across multiple platforms and devices,” said Jonathan Wan, CEO of Tommo, Inc. “Today many of our most popular games are now available for download on the iTunes and Google Play and Amazon App Stores. To support the effort, we also launched Humongous.com this year and created Club Humongous where eager fans are able to discover the latest news and product releases.”
Post edited February 18, 2014 by tfishell
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tfishell: "Tommo Inc. has completed the acquisition of the Humongous Entertainment Brand and the majority of its assets."
Great to hear. Since GOG has been getting about 1 release per week from Tommo this year, it's probably pretty safe to say HE on GOG is only a matter of time.

Now I'm more curious about what assets they have exactly. We know the Backyard Sports and Moonbase Commander both went to separate companies, but does Tommo own the Big Thinkers games? Plus, I believe the Jr. Field Trips were co-created and co-owned by Random House, so I have no idea about them.
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pezhead53: does Tommo own the Big Thinkers games? Plus, I believe the Jr. Field Trips were co-created and co-owned by Random House, so I have no idea about them.
Honestly I'm not sure either; I've really only cared about Pajama Sam, Spy Fox, Freddi Fish, and Putt-Putt. :P

It's something that could be asked via Twitter or Facebook, though I dunno about receiving a transparent response.
PushingUpRoses (youtuber who likes adventure games) did a video on Pajama Sam: No Need to Hide When It's Dark Outside.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5i84i-VFnzk
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mondo84: PushingUpRoses (youtuber who likes adventure games) did a video on Pajama Sam: No Need to Hide When It's Dark Outside.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5i84i-VFnzk
Her stuff seems really interesting, thanks! I did a bit of looking and it seems she also has one for Freddi Fish and the Case of the Missing Kelp Seeds:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i7OI2R1gTqg&list=PLcXUr4OJhR1ZFk9cuRYPSMErckofN3VtJ&index=19

As well as "Let's Play Shorties" of Putt-Putt Goes to the Moon...

http://blip.tv/pushinguproses/let-s-play-shorties-putt-putt-goes-to-the-moon-5256150

...and Fatty Bear's Birthday Surprise.

http://blip.tv/pushinguproses/let-s-play-shortys-fatty-bear-s-birthday-surprise-part-1-2-4971717
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mondo84: PushingUpRoses (youtuber who likes adventure games) did a video on Pajama Sam: No Need to Hide When It's Dark Outside.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5i84i-VFnzk
Cool! I left a comment about these games hopefully coming to GOG, and posted a link to this thread. :)
Humongous retweeted my desire to see the games come GOG. :-)

https://twitter.com/tytbone/status/435955215120859137
Great work tfishell. GOG needs these games.
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wisnoskij: Great work tfishell. GOG needs these games.
Thanks, I appreciate it. :)

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I posted in r/games to guage how many people would purchase these games if they were re-released on GOG. The timing seems good as Tommo recently finalized their takeover the IP -

http://www.reddit.com/r/Games/comments/1z54aq/would_you_buy_the_humongous_entertainment_games/
Post edited February 27, 2014 by tfishell
Loving the fact we are getting stuff like Silent Service here. Hopefully see some more games like F29 Stealth Fighter, F15 Strike Eagle etc here
It seems there will be "a big reveal coming next week" Hopefully this will be good news.
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pezhead53: It seems there will be "a big reveal coming next week" Hopefully this will be good news.
I want to think the best especially since Tommo has brought so much, but for now I'm going to be 90% pessimistic and guess that it's Steam releases of the original games, perhaps with Night Dive being involved somehow (since they've retweeted some of the Humongous countdown too).

Obviously I won't be buying any unless Humongous/Tommo releases DRM-free versions somewhere - GOG, Humble Store, Big Fish Games, etc.