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The Outer Worlds - Obsidian's first-person sci-fi RPG - now with Peril on Gorgon DLC

Discussion in 'Obsidian Entertainment' started by Infinitron, Oct 25, 2019.

  1. Flou Savant

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    Well, you are presuming that her project has been fully staffed. She might have had to wait for the 1st DLC to get finished before getting rest of the crew together. It's not like she has been only working on this, she also wrote for the 1st DLC.
     
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  2. DalekFlay Arcane Patron

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    When I played the game at release, there was a simple .ini file tweak that got rid of the companion shit. When I played the DLC on the last patch, that tweak no longer worked. Even if you set the file to read only, somehow it still reverted back to on.
     
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  3. Naraya Cipher

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  4. Infinitron I post news Patron

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    Was not expecting that. Good news.



    https://www.gog.com/game/the_outer_worlds?pp=cb4e5208b4cd87268b208e49452ed6e89a68e0b8
     
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  5. Alexander DeLarge Savant

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    Probably the final Obsidian title to release on GOG/DRM-free. Talk about going out with a whimper.
     
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  6. Flying Dutchman Educated

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    This is third-hand (maybe more) but NeoGAF dude who lurks on the dev forums claimed Kate Dollarhyde was originally the one guiding DLC1 and ran it into the ground, so I don't know if Carrie should be blamed for it for coming in later, although she probably had to pick up the pieces.

    When did Carrie start on it, or was she always on it?

    This is just me, I got the impression like with the storywreck of Deadfire, Carrie got the "blessing" of inheriting a mess (first Sawyer, then Kate in this case) and trying to fix it.

    Not that I'm a Carrie fan if she wrote Aloth, though, she sucks.

    They could have also delayed the DLC because of (1) fights with Private Division and (2) wanting to have something to justify a full price for the Steam release, too, but (3) it's probably easier to assume they fucked up the production for it. It's a shame because the Deadfire DLCs seemed pretty great.
     
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  7. Flou Savant

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    I don't recall Dollarhyde having Game Director on LinkedIn. People would have gone mental here over that. However I think she had Lead Narrative Designer up at some point. Now she is listed as Narrative Co-Lead on the DLC.

    Carrie started as the Game Director on November 2019. So she definitely did not work on the project for that long. Which means someone else was leading the project for some time.
     
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  8. Wunderbar Arcane

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    someone else explain yourself!
     
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  9. Gordian Nutt Novice

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    Whoever was in charge DLC story was poor so it does not matter?
     
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  10. Flying Dutchman Educated

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    Of course it fucking matters, retard.

    Not like Obsidian will fix it (the very case in point - they didn't fix it at all on the DLC, they just added a fuck-up dev to a fuck-up dev, combining two fuck-up devs to supposedly to prevent an already created dev fuck-up?), but at least we know what to avoid in the future when these mediocre wordhags brag about their amazing writing on a title... so we can avoid it.

    Don't be dense.
     
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  11. Gordian Nutt Novice

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    Your words hurt me so much

    :deathclaw:

    But I see your point and Obsiidian could fix it by not using or advertising those writers on their games but now I want to know if they are there to avoid them
     
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  12. Infinitron I post news Patron

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  13. Gordian Nutt Novice

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    So when 50% is over they will sell for $60 - $60 does not seem like a good idea for the amount of content

    Expansion pack for $30 also does not seem like a good idea for amount of content unless the second expansion is very big

    Still they give the discount so that is something
     
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  14. Comte Arcane

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    This game is dogshit correct?
     
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  15. Zboj Lamignat Arcane

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    As always in recent times: fukken lol @ that price. Competition is always good, hurr. Couple of years ago, in times of eveeeeel "monopoly", a game like this would have a base prace up to 50% (probably ~40%) lower and would already be discounted a nice, market standard -75%.
     
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  16. Yosharian Magister

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    I'm considering buying this even though I'm pretty sure it's terrible, can someone persuade me not to buy it?

    thanks
     
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  17. Rean Instructor Patron

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    Buy it when it is £10.

    It isn't worth any more than that.

    And I used to be an Obsidian fanboy.
     
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  18. Yosharian Magister

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    Never mind I watched the first ten minutes of the game on YouTube and that cured me of any desire to buy the game
     
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  19. Fedora Master Arcane Patron

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    Dogshit? No.
    Offensively mediocre? Yes.
     
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  20. CyberModuled Savant

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    I see the Nusudian audience is already at work downplaying the two star reviews on GOG.

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    "Reeeee, it's slightly less shit than the average Bethesda or AAA game so it must get its cock sucked."

    The worst part is we're not even in the fucking 7th gen era anymore. WE HAVE ACTUAL INCLINE FOR ONCE IN RPGS.

    (oh also, tangentially related, anyone has that post of Avellone discussing the majority of New Vegas' staff being gone from Obsidian, I'd like to have a screencap of it for future reference?)
     
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  21. Flying Dutchman Educated

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    Well, it's not dogshit, but it definitely isn't the "old" Obsidian, which for me is a bad thing.

    Mileage may vary, but it just felt like they were playing it safe and the companions were pretty forgettable, and the 1st DLC was a big nope, especially at the price they are selling it as.
     
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  22. Whisper Arcane Vatnik

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  23. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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  24. Kazuki Self-Ejected

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    Seems people on GoG and Steam still excited of this game.

    I can see this game will become a cult classic in ten years whether i like it or not. At that time Triple A RPG become so bad that TOW1 is considered to be a masterpiece.
     
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  25. InD_ImaginE Arcane Patron

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    This game is already Obsidian most successful game in the past decade bot sales and reviews wise. 10 years from now we will be using TOW as example of the good old days of RPG.
     
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