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GendoTheGreat 06-24-2003 01:20 PM

Grim Fandango Novel
 
Hi, I was hoping one of the folk who still bang around here would have a copy of Charles Frederick's Grim Fandago Novel in the Microsoft Word .doc format. Since Glottis' Garage went down for good I've lost my only link to the thing. You see, I want to print it out so I can read it like a proper book, and give copies to a couple of friends who are interested in it (with full author and source credit, of course). Can anyone help me out?

pleto4_ryan 06-27-2003 11:16 PM

Have sented you a PM... :)

Sally Limones 06-28-2003 09:00 PM

Hey, I'd like to know too... this is news to me...
~~Sal

GendoTheGreat 06-29-2003 12:12 PM

Yeah, a guy called Charles Frederick (goes by the name Meddling Monk on these forums) wrote a novel based on the events in GF. You would swear up and down this guy was a professional author. He denies it profusely, but I have my suspicions. PM me your email address and I'll send you the thing in PDF format (it's less of a strain on your eyes than the text version, and prettier too.)

MeddlingMonk 06-29-2003 11:19 PM

This is kind of funny. Didn't it occur to you that you were overlooking the obvious? :rofl:

GendoTheGreat 06-30-2003 06:18 AM

Asking you directly, you mean? Well, I was kind of having a bet each way. I figured if you were still around on a regular basis you'd show up here sooner or later, if not I'd get what I needed from someone else. Interesting to note though - since I posted this thread three people have contacted me about the book who might otherwise never have heard of it. Neat, huh?

Dawidos 09-22-2003 11:14 AM

I am translating this novel for polish now. It's hard work, but I have a power to do it.

Talya 09-25-2003 12:23 AM

Wow, the only thing as entertaining as playing the game must be reading it, especially if it's written well.

I'd appreciate it if someone would send me a link to a version of it in the .doc form. :)

My e-mail would be sugamitz@aol.com, or you could PM me a link. Much excitedness to be had xD

And rewriting it in Polish? Wow, that's got to be a tad difficult. I admire your patience.

-Sunday-

MeddlingMonk 09-25-2003 06:24 AM

Is it my imagination, or have several posts in this thread disappeared? Hmpf. Probably labeled 'enemy combatants' and thrown into a dungeon somehwere.

Anyway, I've uploaded the novel in Word format (in a zip file) to my so-called home page. It truly is a wonder of absolute lameness (the page, I mean) but it will do the trick. Just click on the little home page icon at the bottom of the message.

Dawidos 09-25-2003 02:30 PM

Quote:

Originally posted by Talya


I'd appreciate it if someone would send me a link to a version of it in the .doc form. :)

My e-mail would be sugamitz@aol.com, or you could PM me a link. Much excitedness to be had xD

Please click on this link -
www.grimfandango.net/downloads/novel/GFnovel.zip
Or download novel from MeddlingMonk site.
Quote:


And rewriting it in Polish? Wow, that's got to be a tad difficult. I admire your patience.

Thanks. That's nice. Many people admire my patience, power and desire. But I won't show you my work, because I think that nobody understand it (but if you know Polish...... ;), I'll send you it. )

Talya 09-25-2003 08:11 PM

Ooh thanks :p Finally something to print with my new printer *blows dust off of it*.

Haha, sorry to say I don't speak the polish language, but jeez, just thinking about translating something into a language I do know, like Spanish, *shudder* I'd end up pulling my hair out...

-Sunday-

CrimsonClown 12-15-2008 04:33 PM

If anyone's looking for a working download link: http://www.2shared.com/file/4465302/...5/GFnovel.html

Sallim 12-16-2008 04:01 PM

As far as I know MeddlingMonk made a new edition!

http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?t=189645

samuski 12-22-2008 10:43 AM

Oh boy I'm on the second page and already hooked! Who can write this kind of stuff? Why this novel isn't in every book shop already?:D

and yeah, heya all, i'm new here and this was my first post :)


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