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People News SHOCKER: Chris Avellone leaves Obsidian Entertainment

Discussion in 'News & Content Feedback' started by Infinitron, Jun 9, 2015.

  1. Vault Dweller Commissar, Red Star Studio Developer

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    My point is that 4 mil PoE got couldn't have kept them working on the game for 2 years. 4 mil is a lot for a very small studio, but nothing to a company like Obsidian.
     
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  2. AngryEddy Self-Ejected

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    Fucking Labyrinth, there's a movie I haven't seen since I was like 3.
     
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  3. DeepOcean Arcane

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    Yeah, the guy was the one who wrote the Survivalist Logs on Honest Hearts, fucking good, it is a pity he doesn't work for Obsidian anymore.
     
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  4. Decado Prestigious Gentleman Old time handsome face wrecker Patron

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    They should merge with inXile and form one glorious company, under the leadership of Fargo who is a true bro. ObsidiXile. inObXile? Fuck I'm bad at this.
     
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  5. Jack Dandy Arcane

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    Really? More details on this, please..
     
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  6. Kz3r0 Arcane Sad Loser

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    Unless Sawyer is the darling of the others and makes Obsidian profitable.
     
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  7. Morgoth Arcane Patron

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    I want inXile getting hired by Bethesda to do a Fallout spin-off in the vain of Van Buren, with MCA being the creative director.

    I'd shit my pants, as would Sawyer.
     
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  8. raw Arcane Patron

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    He has finally grown up. God speed MCA and father some sons. :salute:
     
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  9. m_s0 Arcane

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    I'm thinking it would be pretty funny if Feargus left next. Followed by Tim Cain. Followed by Fargo snatching both of them. Followed by Herve relinquishing ownership of the Black Isle brand to its rightful owners.

    Followed by Bethesda cancelling Fallout 4, retroactively destroying and deleting every copy of Fallout 3 in existence, publicly apologizing for making that abomination and dissolving in penance.

    Hey, a man can dream.
     
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  10. DeepOcean Arcane

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    Not a chance, he works for the Killzone devs now, yeah... such wasted talent.
     
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  11. Curious_Tongue Larpfest Patron

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    Dafuq?

    You think studios can only focus on one project at a time? And you were a manager at a software company?
     
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  12. Decado Prestigious Gentleman Old time handsome face wrecker Patron

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    I like to imagine that Todd Howard drove to MCA's house with a dumptruck filled with cash, and then they went and got drinks and now they are BFF's, making Fallouts until they both retire and hang out together like Patrick Stewark and Ian McKellen. Or maybe MCA and Todd are drift compatible and will pilot a Jager and beat the shit out of monsters??! :kfc:
     
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  13. Perkel Arcane

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    Yeah and they are working on Torment...
    If they would get Avellone on board...
     
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  14. m_s0 Arcane

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    Might be too late for that, though.
     
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  15. Curious_Tongue Larpfest Patron

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    He is/was.
     
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  16. Kz3r0 Arcane Sad Loser

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  17. crawlkill Kill all boxed game owners. Kill! Kill!

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    I hope this doesn't imply PoE was a financial hole in the ground. staff changes always fill me with anxiety.
     
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  18. imweasel Guest

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    And then buy Interplay, after Herve "mysteriously" falls from a bridge to his and death, and then rename the newly formed company Interplay!

    :yeah:
     
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  19. serch Magister

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    Having MCA and Tim Cain in the same company was too good to last. The shit is nigh. Codex was right.
     
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  20. DeepOcean Arcane

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    Hardly, it is the tank MMO that makes money for Obsidian.
     
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  21. Kz3r0 Arcane Sad Loser

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    Avellone was part of Torme't writing team, but he has completed his part long ago.
     
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  22. Seerix Arbiter

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    Well, the first tweet was obviously a code. "Defence Against the Dark Arts" is a methaphor for fighting the decline = he's working at Inxile now. Then again "Hogwarts" and the second tweet where he retreats to explain an obvious joke, could mean that he's working at Bethesda now on FO4 dlc and probably next TES and the "dark arts" means Beth's dumbfuck writers and he's afraid Beth picks up on that joke. :)
     
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  23. Elim Augur

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    He should start writing novels, I would buy that stuff...
     
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  24. m_s0 Arcane

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    And I bet he wasn't the only one. I thought you meant it as in he'd join the Torment team specifically and do some more writing for that.
     
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  25. RAG Educated

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    I was just reading this
    www.eurogamer.net/articles/2015-06-08-inxile-fallout-van-buren-trademark

     
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