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More Kickstarter Madness? Fargo Ponders Wasteland Return
 
More Kickstarter Madness? Fargo Ponders Wasteland Return [ Person -> Article ]
Posted by Tofu Man Thu 16 Feb 2012, 7:38 AM
More info on Game: Wasteland | More info on Company: inXile Entertainment | More info on Person: Brian Fargo

Brian Fargo

First Schafer, then Obsidian and now it's Wasteland wizard (and current copyright holder) Brian Fargo with Kickstarter fever. He got on Twitter and made the following statement:

"Pondering bringing Wasteland back through this crowdfunding. It's a world I have longed to work with again."

(@ https://twitter.com/#!/BrianFargo)

Sounds like "testing the waters" on his part but his Twitter activity following the statement is quite encouraging:

"Very encouraging to see all the love for a new Wasteland. Crowdfunding might be the perfect way to make it a reality...."

"I'm quite enjoying bringing all my Wasteland documents back out again to read. Wasn't sure if it would ever see the light of day."

With the Bethsoft-ization of the Fallout franchise not to everyone's taste, this might be the best bit of news in quite a long while, since as we all know:

"(...) Wasteland was the precursor to @fallout. We made Fallout because we didn't have the Wasteland rights."

In addition...

"I want fans to know that a new Wasteland would be complete old school vibe and made with input from gamers. Made the gamers way."

F*** yeah. Eurogamer reports the campaign is to start next month, so stay tuned.

Wasteland game over

Then again, maybe not.

Spotted @ Rock Paper Shotgun
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