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Obsidian had the chance to pitch any game they wanted, and on the heels of 2 turn based RPGs getting well over a million dollars on kickstarter. What did they go with? RTwP.
I didn't say that they are some kind of "hard core" TB fanatics. Just that i don't think they are against the idea of doing a game like that. They chose RTwP simply because they thought that it would sale better. You can't say they are wrong about that.

As for MCA, i think the combat system is the last think in his mind when he designs a game. He is a narrative designer ffs.
 

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Serpent in the Staglands Divinity: Original Sin Project: Eternity Torment: Tides of Numenera Shadorwun: Hong Kong
So I ask again, is there a single point of evidence that Obsidian as a company wants to make turn based games?
 

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So I ask again, is there a single point of evidence that Obsidian as a company wants to make turn based games?

As a company? Currently, no. At this point they probably feel that the TB niche is well filled by other developers.

I don't think it's outside the realm of possibility, though. For example, I could see them doing a turn-based combat-centric "Eternity: Tactics" spinoff at some point.
 

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Maybe. A TB isometric Fallout will be better accepted by old Fallout fans than a RTwP isometric Fallout.
 

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As a company? Currently, no. At this point they probably feel that the TB niche is well filled by other developers.

I don't think it's outside the realm of possibility, though. For example, I could see them doing a RTwP "Eternity: Tactics" spinoff at some point.

Fixed that for you. I'll bet 100 KKK on that.

A TB Fallout would be the only one they would possibly consider. I feel Feargus is probably afraid (and also because it may not fit their business model) to step out of the RTwP comfort zone.
 

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Codex Year of the Donut Serpent in the Staglands Dead State Divinity: Original Sin Project: Eternity Torment: Tides of Numenera Wasteland 2 Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2 A Beautifully Desolate Campaign Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire Pathfinder: Kingmaker Pathfinder: Wrath I'm very into cock and ball torture I helped put crap in Monomyth
As a company? Currently, no. At this point they probably feel that the TB niche is well filled by other developers.

I don't think it's outside the realm of possibility, though. For example, I could see them doing a RTwP "Eternity: Tactics" spinoff at some point.

Fixed that for you. I'll bet 100 KKK on that.

A TB Fallout would be the only one they would possibly consider. I feel Feargus is probably afraid (and also because it may not fit their business model) to step out of the RTwP comfort zone.

That depends entirely on the commercial reception of the many upcoming TB Kickstarter games, as compared with PE's.
 

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True. But.... my gut tells me Obsidian will NEVER do a turn based game (unless it was a Fallout spin-off). Guess we will see after Eternity is released.
 

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Guy that can't play Arcanum said:
After all, a lot of the Van Buren stuff ended up mutating and finding a home in New Vegas in any event, so it did gain new life, even if it wasn't exactly the same as it was portrayed in Van Buren (things that showed up include: Hoover Dam, the brain-damaged Nightkin, which originated in one of our pen and paper campaigns at Interplay, Caesar's Legion, the Big Empty in Old World Blues)
Wait, Caesar's Legion was on Van Buren? :eek:
Not heavily, but yeah. Joshua Graham was in it too, but as a lame Avellone-written cryptic evil guy.
 

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So I ask again, is there a single point of evidence that Obsidian as a company wants to make turn based games?
South Park started out as real time with pause and became turn based. :smug:
 
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R.I.P. Van Buren.

Also aggressive ducks/gooses are not something you can laugh at, they are dangerous rabid animals which you shoud avoid at all costs.
Ye be warned!

At my old undergrad uni, there was a cafe with a duck lake around it, where everybody smoked. Consequently, the ducks ate the butts and all became mad nicotine addicts who would literally attack you for your cigarrette packets...
 

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