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Splinter Cell's Sam Fisher Goes Bookworm

Discussion in 'News & Articles' started by Prophetus, Jan 14, 2005.

  1. Prophetus

    Prophetus Old Fart

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    Well, seems the video game, Splinter Cell, metamorphorsed into literary success as one of the New York Times Top 10 books. The game's character, Sam Fisher, is transported from the computer screen to old fashion paper by author David Michaels.

    In this day and age when reading consists of cannibalized english for IRC chats, forum posts, and web sites mispelling Tsunami, its refreshing to receive a good reason to actually read the old fashion way. However, for those of you who refuse to read from paper, UBI Soft is currently negotiating with Hollywood executives for a movie based on the game.
     
  2. dub

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    Is'nt splinter cell a tom clancy "thing"... himself an author?
     
  3. Deep Qantas

    Deep Qantas New Member

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    Nah. Tom Clancy is a fictional character.
     
  4. SiN-BiN

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    :S im going to hope that ur kidding, as Tom Clancy is indeed a writer, although he didnt write books for either Splinter Cell or Ghost Recon, but he helps design the games :)
     
  5. Prophetus

    Prophetus Old Fart

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    Although the game is under Tom Clancy's name, and he did author several books that spawned these games, he has no connection to this particular series of books.
     
  6. TossMonkey

    TossMonkey brown bread?

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    Cue the confusion.

    As for the movies, well since Michael Ironside is the voice of Sam I wouldn't expect anything less than a dubbed version. In the same way that Viggo Mortissen does the voice for Master Chief I think a movie would be wrong if his voice wasn't in it.
     
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    Mas Paul Aka Mas

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    On the subject of Tom Clancy, I got his Rainbow Six book for christmas, and i must say its a great read. Has anyone else read any of his other books?
     
  9. The Swan Mocker

    The Swan Mocker Twisted Geek Kiddie

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    I got Rainbow Six for Christmas too. Haven't read it yet though too much other crap to read through first(currently reading the Video Game Theory Reader)
     

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