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Vapourware Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 - vaporware VTMB sequel from Paradox Interactive

Discussion in 'General RPG Discussion' started by vortex, Feb 11, 2019.

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    So shitty we have the original Bloodlines to prove it! Wait-
     
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    I'm sorry I failed a lore roll for your favorite homosexual vampire thriller.
     
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    What we know is that Mitsoda needs a good team to perform, he's not that great when on his own. Aside from that, we can't conclude.
     
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    Just listened to an interview with that female writer - an older one, of course - where she has a pouting fit over the fact that the translation team told her to stop putting genderqueer pronouns into the game, since only fucking English acknowledges those fantasies, and it's impossible to implement them into other languages. Apparently other languages aren't progressive enough. Racist.


    https://www.rebind.io/the-rebind-po...on-vampire-the-masquerade-bloodlines-ii-4799/
     
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    I will keep you in me dungeon/basement and make you entertain me on the codex nugget! 100 funny posts per day or no food for you!
     
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    Was that a boy or a girl?
     
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  11. fantadomat Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck Edgy

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    Really? I don't think that the original had any fanbase that wanted a sequel. Most likely they just liked the name and decided to stick with it.
     
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    Sooo Spacer's Nugget what is the secret behind this glorious fall? Which faggot fucked which faggot's boyfriend to make such a glorious drama ? You should know a bit of the drama for sure.
     
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    I had the impression Ka'ai Cluney has/had a serious drinking problem. I mean, as I was "researching" his social media presence, it was like 99% of his jokes were about booze (some even included MCA). Hell, even when talking about the origins of Bloodlines 2 (something along the lines: "I was drinking in the pub, you know, texting with Brian, so I shared my ideas for a sequel, then he told me his own ideas for it, yadda yadda, time passed quickly, I went home and had Brian join me for a few drinks and to work on a pitch in my living room, and then we drank to that.")
     
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    Well,to be a good writer you have to be a drunkard....but not every drunkards is a good writer.
     
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    Now with source: https://www.pcgamesn.com/vampire-th...vampire-the-masquerade-bloodlines-2-interview

     
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    Wow, this game still manages to look worse every time I see it. Only other game I saw accomplish that was Cyberpunk 2077. Difference being Cyberpunk I started mildly optimistic about, but this I was horrified from the start. I wonder if they've reached center of the Earth in expectations or if the new team will dig deeper.
     
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    It's not only that you failed the lore check, it is that you also failed your own point. But you're welcome.
     
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    Looks like Short-Time Samantha's gotta make sure everyone knows she's in the clear, gotta wash your hands of that other icky project so you can put your stain on something else!

    I wonder if they'll keep her partner there if they have nothing to do, since Waaaaaaananen is quite the quivering spineless cunt as well - and well, there's no longer any system design to worry about since the design was so amazing the entire studio got fired.

    On Mitsoda: (Since Wesp5 posted and others), it seems like Mitsoda's writing is pretty good, but I'm not so sure about him working with teams, that might be more the issue. Mitsoda seems like one of those writers where it's best if he's the only writer and no one else on the team cares about the story.
     
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    It's kind of a long shot, but in hindsight, maybe there was something to Ka'ai sharing (on his second Twitter profile) a song that goes:

    ("Brave Captain" by fIREHOSE)


    That was early 2019 IIRC

    Edit: Sarkile Martin Ka'ai Cluney, the Creative Director for Bloodlines 2, was fired (with Brian Mitsoda) one and an half year later this tweet, give or take.
     
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    Elaborate pwease
     
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    Kinda too on the nose now. Your third post will be something like 'i didn't notice how important this was but now that i think about it there was this one time cluney shared a video of himself screaming THE GAME IS IN DEVELOPMENT HELL ITS NOT COMING OUT for 20 hours'.
     
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    Cara Ellison has uploaded a graphical presentation on Instagram stories. You can read it with an account or story reader. Or just rely on these images:
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    The subtext is obvious; like Avellone updating his linkedin when Mitsoda was fired, she's saying the writers aren't to blame for this mess. :P Self-preserving, yes, but accurate; they weren't the ones in charge of the project or responsible for the code.

    That's Dead State. On Bloodlines, Boyarsky was the creative director and he had co-writers with TJ Perrillo and Chad Moore though their contributions were much less than his.

    https://rpgcodex.net/forums/threads/vampire-the-masquerade-–-bloodlines-2-vaporware-vtmb-sequel-from-paradox-interactive.126124/page-440#post-7088802 is the summary

    I've been told that Outstar is an outlier among Polish women, most of them aren't like that.
     
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