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'''''Duelin' Firemen!''''' was an FMV game created by ''RUNANDGUN!'' Studios between 1994 and 1995. Although the developers never announced the cancellation of the project, it missed it's July 1995 release date<ref>[http://www.subgenius.com/stang/X0006_Chicago_pg.html SubGenius blog post, December 21st 1994.] Retrieved 06 Oct '17</ref> and subsequently all news on the project dried up.
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'''''Duelin' Firemen!''''' was an FMV game created by ''RUNANDGUN!'' Studios between 1994 and 1995. Although the developers never announced the cancellation of the project, it missed it's July 1995 release date<ref>[http://www.subgenius.com/stang/X0006_Chicago_pg.html SubGenius blog post, December 21st, 1994.] Retrieved 06 Oct '17</ref> and subsequently all news on the project dried up.
  
The game's plot details are unknown, except for a generic story about a second "Great Chicago Fire." The gameplay was never shown. In 2001, the lead director and writer of the game, ''Grady Sain,'' released a 7-minute compilation of many of the filmed interludes of the game in the format of a long trailer, dubbed the "Sundance Trailer."<ref>[http://web.archive.org/web/20011203163041/http://duelinfiremen.com:80/ Official website from 2001 by Grady Sain.] Retrieved 06 Oct '17 (archived)</ref>
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The game's plot details are unknown, except for a generic story about a second "Great Chicago Fire". The gameplay was never shown. In 2001, the lead director and writer of the game, Grady Sain, released a 7-minute compilation of many of the filmed interludes of the game in the format of a long trailer, dubbed the "Sundance Trailer".<ref>[http://web.archive.org/web/20011203163041/http://duelinfiremen.com:80/ Archived official website from 2001 by Grady Sain.] Retrieved 06 Oct '17</ref>
  
 
The game had a huge cast, including cameos by Timothy Leary, Rudy Ray Moore, Mark Mothersbaugh, and even Tony Hawk!
 
The game had a huge cast, including cameos by Timothy Leary, Rudy Ray Moore, Mark Mothersbaugh, and even Tony Hawk!
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==Promotional Record==
 
==Promotional Record==
In 1994, E-Z Prey Records published a 7-inch record titled: "Duelin' Firemen! - Boredoms" to promote the game. The text on the sleeve promised that the full Duelin' Firemen! the soundtrack would be out on CD in the summer of 1994, and the full game would be out in the fall. Neither of these happened. The A-Side was a track called "Epic Epileptic Apocalypse" and the B-Side was a track called "B for B.O.R.E.D.O.M.S." by the Japanese noise-rock band Boredoms, which originally appeared on their 1994 album "Chocolate Synthesizer."<ref>[http://boredoms.jp/discography/index.html Boredoms Discography.] Retrieved 15 Oct '17 (archived)</ref>
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In 1994, E-Z Prey Records published a 7-inch record titled: ''Duelin' Firemen! - Boredoms'' to promote the game. The text on the sleeve promised that the full Duelin' Firemen! the soundtrack would be out on CD in the summer of 1994, and the full game would be out in the fall. Neither of these happened. The A-Side was a track called "Epic Epileptic Apocalypse" and the B-Side was a track called "B for B.O.R.E.D.O.M.S". by the Japanese noise-rock band Boredoms, which originally appeared on their 1994 album "Chocolate Synthesizer".<ref>[http://boredoms.jp/discography/index.html Archived Boredoms Discography.] Retrieved 15 Oct '17</ref>
  
It should be noted that E-Z Prey Records was not a real record label, and only published this record. The label appeared in the game as an in-universe company.<ref>[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jm-WoGwRmUw Sundance Trailer.] Retrieved 15 Oct '17 (archived)</ref>
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It should be noted that E-Z Prey Records was not a real record label, and only published this record. The label appeared in the game as an in-universe company.<ref>[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jm-WoGwRmUw Sundance trailer.] Retrieved 15 Oct '17</ref>
  
 
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File:DuelinFiremenVinylCover.png|Front Cover
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File:DuelinFiremenVinylCover.png|Front cover.
File:DuelinFiremenVinylBackCover.png|Back Cover
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File:DuelinFiremenVinylBackCover.png|Back cover.
File:DuelinFiremenVinylSideA.png|Side A
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File:DuelinFiremenVinylSideA.png|Side A.
File:DuelinFiremenVinylSideB.png|Side B
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File:DuelinFiremenVinylSideB.png|Side B.
File:DuelinFiremenVinylCoverOpen.png|Inside of Cover
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File:DuelinFiremenVinylCoverOpen.png|Inside of the cover.
File:DuelinFiremenVinylContactSlip.png|Contact Slip
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File:DuelinFiremenVinylContactSlip.png|Contact slip.
 
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==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
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File:DuelinFiremenGradyAndRudy.jpg|Grady Sain and Rudy Ray Moore
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File:DuelinFiremenGradyAndRudy.jpg|Grady Sain and Rudy Ray Moore.
File:DuelinFiremenJohnAndDoug.jpg|John Los and Douglas Smith
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File:DuelinFiremenJohnAndDoug.jpg|John Los and Douglas Smith.
File:DuelinFiremenTonyGold1.jpg|Tony Gold
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File:DuelinFiremenTonyGold1.jpg|Tony Gold.
File:DuelinFiremenRudyRayMoore1.jpg|Rudy Ray Moore
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File:DuelinFiremenRudyRayMoore1.jpg|Rudy Ray Moore.
File:DuelinFiremenDavidAndSteve1.jpg|David Yow and Steve Albini
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File:DuelinFiremenDavidAndSteve1.jpg|David Yow and Steve Albini.
File:DuelinFiremenTonyGold2.jpg|Tony Gold
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File:DuelinFiremenTonyGold2.jpg|Tony Gold.
File:DuelinFiremenRudyRayMoore2.jpg|Rudy Ray Moore
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File:DuelinFiremenRudyRayMoore2.jpg|Rudy Ray Moore.
File:DuelinFiremenRudyRayMoore3.jpg|Rudy Ray Moore
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File:DuelinFiremenRudyRayMoore3.jpg|Rudy Ray Moore.
File:DuelinFiremenYolandaAndrozzo.jpg|Yolanda Androzzo
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File:DuelinFiremenYolandaAndrozzo.jpg|Yolanda Androzzo.
File:DuelinFiremenSteveAlbini1.jpg|Steve Albini
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File:DuelinFiremenSteveAlbini1.jpg|Steve Albini.
File:DuelinFiremenDavidFoss1.jpg|David Foss
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File:DuelinFiremenDavidFoss1.jpg|David Foss.
 
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==References==
 
==References==

Latest revision as of 00:51, 1 July 2020

DuelinFiremenBoxart.jpg

Promotional art.

Status: Lost

Duelin' Firemen! was an FMV game created by RUNANDGUN! Studios between 1994 and 1995. Although the developers never announced the cancellation of the project, it missed it's July 1995 release date[1] and subsequently all news on the project dried up.

The game's plot details are unknown, except for a generic story about a second "Great Chicago Fire". The gameplay was never shown. In 2001, the lead director and writer of the game, Grady Sain, released a 7-minute compilation of many of the filmed interludes of the game in the format of a long trailer, dubbed the "Sundance Trailer".[2]

The game had a huge cast, including cameos by Timothy Leary, Rudy Ray Moore, Mark Mothersbaugh, and even Tony Hawk!

Footage

Sundance trailer for the game.
Production footage.

Promotional Record

In 1994, E-Z Prey Records published a 7-inch record titled: Duelin' Firemen! - Boredoms to promote the game. The text on the sleeve promised that the full Duelin' Firemen! the soundtrack would be out on CD in the summer of 1994, and the full game would be out in the fall. Neither of these happened. The A-Side was a track called "Epic Epileptic Apocalypse" and the B-Side was a track called "B for B.O.R.E.D.O.M.S". by the Japanese noise-rock band Boredoms, which originally appeared on their 1994 album "Chocolate Synthesizer".[3]

It should be noted that E-Z Prey Records was not a real record label, and only published this record. The label appeared in the game as an in-universe company.[4]

Full audio.

Gallery

Behind the scenes photos retrieved from the website of Chris Carter.[5]

References