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Matt Chat 171: Josh Sawyer on Icewind Dale and Neverwinter Nights
Interview - posted by Crooked Bee on Mon 5 November 2012, 17:37:36Tags: Aliens: Crucible; Baldur's Gate III: The Black Hound; Black Isle Studios; Icewind Dale 2; J.E. Sawyer; Matt Barton; Neverwinter Nights 2; Obsidian Entertainment
Matt Barton has put up the second part of his interview with Obsidian's Josh Sawyer. This part focuses not on Project Eternity, but on some of the past games that Josh was involved with, namely, the Icewind Dale and the Neverwinter Nights series, as well as the canceled Project Jefferson and Aliens RPG:
This is the second part of my interview with Josh Sawyer. We chat about Josh's key influences, his time at Black Isle and Midway, then talk about his first jobs at Obsidian. We also cover the issue of party vs. single-character CRPGs and his mixed feelings about adapting his favorite genre for console play. We also cover the cancelled Project Jefferson and Aliens RPG games.