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Chris Avellone

Interview with the Devs: Chris Avellone

Interview with the Devs: Chris Avellone

As the Creative Director of Obsidian Entertainment, Chris Avellone is one of the most well known and respected writers in the games industry, responsible for such classic CRPGs as Planescape: Torment, Knights of the Old Republic 2, Fallout: New Vegas, and Alpha Protocol. We were honored when he agreed to answer some questions for us, but how to make the most of this opportunity? Why not enlist another games writer to interrogate interview Mr. Avellone from the perspective of a colleague? We reached out to Jonas Wæver, Creative Director of the small Danish indie game studio Logic Artists, who wrote the [...]

January 26, 2015 Jonas Editorials, Interviews 4

CAN’T F*CKIN’ WAIT: Pillars of Eternity

CAN’T F*CKIN’ WAIT: Pillars of Eternity

Pillars of Eternity (original working title Project Eternity) is an upcoming fantasy role-playing video game from Obsidian Entertainment for Microsoft Windows, OS X and Linux at least partially funded through Kickstarter. Involved in production are Chris Avellone, Tim Cain, Adam Brennecke and Josh Sawyer (check out the exclusive XP4T interview with Josh here).  It is notable for its crowd funding campaign, which raised $3,986,929, at the time the highest funded crowd sourced video game on Kickstarter. Together with the amount funded through PayPal, its final value rose to $4,163,208. (wow). Obsidian Entertainment is well-known throughout the gaming community for incredible titles such as [...]

December 28, 2014 J.J. Costello CAN'T F*CKIN' WAIT, News 0