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News Interplay re-forms Black Isle Studios

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Gareth Halfacree, 23 Aug 2012.

  1. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    SMIFFYDUDE Supermodders on my D

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    Would be nice if we saw some old skool PC only isometric RPGs from them.
    No original staff is a bit of a worry though.
     
  3. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Yeah, that's the bit that concerns me. To be fair, I don't know that it won't have *any* original staff - just that every original staff member I've looked in to knows nothing about the project. Assuming any of them still talk to each other, that's surprising if there *are* original Black Isle members involved.
     
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    Expect to see a F2P Baldur's Gate MMO announced any day now then... ^^
     
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    No original staff = Brand necromancy. There's no value to the pedigree when a company does this.
     
  6. Blazza181

    Blazza181 SVM PLACENTA CASEI

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    They're essentially going to be the Sugarbabes of the gaming world.

    A stunning comparison, I know.

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    If a new Icewind Dale is released, it will be a very happy day!
     
  8. KMS-oul

    KMS-oul You think you know me.

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    Hmm resurrect a studio that is known for certain style of product yet don't hire have any of the staff that shaped that studios identity in the first place...... yay.
     
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    Fizzban Man of Many Typos

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    Some of the staff work at Obsidian don't they? There are also supposed to be some working on the Baldurs Gate Enhanced Edition that is in the works.
     
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    Lemme guess they are going to pump out a bunch of cash ins that all play like Dragon Age 2.
     
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    Brilliant. Rep++
     

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