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Development Info Obsidian working on 1 Slam Dunk, 2 Original Titles

Discussion in 'RPG Codex News & Content Comments' started by Jason, Mar 6, 2011.

  1. Ogg Savant Patron

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    Yes, they've talked too much about it in interviews. They would have avoided the subject if they really were working on it. My bet is on the game of thrones.
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  2. Rhalle Liturgist

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    Yes, but would it sell?

    Someone should photoshop a dialogue wheel onto a portrait of PS:T NPC. Much comedy (and prescience) would ensue.
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    Investigate - "What do you mean, the nature of a man?"
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    Dungeon Siege and Icewind Dale aren't SLAM DUNK IPs. They have some name recognition, granted, but nowhere near the likes of Fallout or Star Wars.

    A Ghost RPG in the Starcraft setting reusing the Alpha Protocol assets would be textbook SLAM DUNK. But of course Blizzard would never allow that. So, the next most popular sci-fi universe... Halo?

    Fantasy-wise Game of Thrones would be interesting depending on the approach that they take. As in an approach HIGHLY focused on diplomatic and intrigue skill-checks, rather than bandit slaying 101. nstead of just being strung along by the manipulations of everyone else, passively reacting rather than being pro-active, and finally, somehow, ending up on top, the game will need to make the player feel like a plotter with his own agenda and plans.
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  6. Volourn Pretty Princess Pretty Princess

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    You don't know the defintion of 'slam dunk'.
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  7. treave Arcane Patron

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    Maybe.

    I'll grant you Icewind Dale but Dungeon Siege III will not be one considering that this is the first commercial use of their engine.
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    My Bison bucks are on Chrono Trigger (one of their leaders mentioned wanting to do it) and a Troika property.
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  9. Volourn Pretty Princess Pretty Princess

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    Treave is shameful and his 'slamdunk' ignorance. It doesn't mean game will sell millions of copies. It means it will make money.

    ie. IWD2 was a slamdunk even though it didn't sell millions but it was relatively cheap to make.

    ie. KOTOR MMO is not a slamdunk b/c the game is verye xpensive so it is guaranteed to make a real profit.
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  10. treave Arcane Patron

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    Well, that's why I said Icewind Dale 3 could probably be a slam dunk target since they'll have to pay for the Onyx engine with Dungeon Siege 3.

    Wasn't a slam dunk something to push out fast and churn money for them?

    I'm just not sure that the Icewind Dale IP is marketable enough at the moment to be profitable.
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    Obsidian working on 1 Balls, 2 dick
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    Are Oreos from Oregon?
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    Carmen Sandiego RPG pls

    I want to be a detective
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    Oh please god no. Leave it as it is.

    IF it's really IWD2 or something along these lines, I sure hope (as if... :roll: ) that it's an oldschool topdown 2D Game with pre-rendered maps and such.
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    Can you surf in Oregon?
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    I hope it's not A Song of Ice and Fire/A Game of Thrones game because those/that book is utter piece of shit, boring banal shit like Dragon Age.
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    A Final Fantasy spin-off, eh?
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    Hey Welcome to the Codex. You now have 1 Kodex Kool Kid points because you complained about a Biowhore game.
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    Not recommended, the coast is cold as fuck this time of year. Wait, what were we talking about?
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  22. Barrow_Bug Arbiter

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    Oh cool ETC. What about Oreo's. Are then in fact from Oregon. This matters, man.
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  23. Ladonna Liturgist

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    It would be ten times better than the original. The magazines and sales figures would verify this.
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    Naw, bro, those are from NYC.
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  25. turn_based_fanboy Educated

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    :what:

    Ok i understand it's nowhere near the level of Dune but seriously it's still top end of fantasy genre.
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