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Taruranto
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(08-22-2012, 04:10 PM)
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http://www.blackisle.com/



https://www.facebook.com/BlackIsleStudios

https://twitter.com/intent/follow?or...on&variant=2.0


Not really sure about how i feel about this. Most BIS is at Obsidian anyway, it feels like a cheap move to use Black Isle's name to cash in some easy money.
Emitan
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(08-22-2012, 04:12 PM)
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So it's Black Isle without their talent?
PsihoPerihelion
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(08-22-2012, 04:12 PM)
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As long as their future games are good, I couldn't care less about them "using" the name.

Originally Posted by Billiechu

So it's Black Isle without their talent?

Is the Isle without the Islanders, basically.
Derrick01
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(08-22-2012, 04:13 PM)
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Originally Posted by Billiechu

So it's Black Isle without their talent?

first post yadda yadda.

Black Isle was famous because of the people there, not a meaningless name.
Bluemercury
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(08-22-2012, 04:13 PM)
So maybe they can now make Fallout 3...nice...
diamount
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(08-22-2012, 04:14 PM)
Aren't Interplay gone?
Corky
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(08-22-2012, 04:14 PM)
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Originally Posted by Derrick01

first post yadda yadda.

Black Isle was famous because of the people there, not a meaningless name.

Sadly this is the new trend, be it games or studios. Nothing but a name.
Taruranto
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(08-22-2012, 04:14 PM)
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Originally Posted by Bluemercury

So maybe they can now make Fallout 3...nice...

They already made it, it's called New Vegas!
Imp the Dimp
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(08-22-2012, 04:14 PM)
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Originally Posted by Bluemercury

So maybe they can now make Fallout 3...nice...

You mean New Vegas?
diamount
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(08-22-2012, 04:15 PM)

Originally Posted by Imp the Dimp

You mean New Vegas?

No, that's Wasteland 2.
Lancehead
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(08-22-2012, 04:15 PM)
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Is this Interplay who are bring Black Isle back?
Emitan
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(08-22-2012, 04:16 PM)
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Originally Posted by Bluemercury

So maybe they can now make Fallout 3...nice...

Originally Posted by _Keiichi_

They already made it, it's called New Vegas!

Originally Posted by Imp the Dimp

You mean New Vegas?

I am proud of all of you.
LiquidMetal14
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(08-22-2012, 04:17 PM)
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Seems cheap to bill this up without key talent that made Black Isle.
zon
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(08-22-2012, 04:17 PM)
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So who does the studio consist of?
soultron
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(08-22-2012, 04:17 PM)
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Waiting for details on this. Interest piqued.
ElectricBlanketFire
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(08-22-2012, 04:18 PM)
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Originally Posted by zon

So who does the studio consist of?

A guy with access to MS Paint apparently.

Dennis
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(08-22-2012, 04:19 PM)
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If they are going to make RPGs in the Black Isle tradition I wish them the very best of luck whoever they may be.
diamount
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(08-22-2012, 04:19 PM)
I will love to know what Chris thinks about this.
ZombieSupaStar
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(08-22-2012, 04:19 PM)
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sweet, i wonder who on this list works for "Black Isle 2k12"?
http://fallout.wikia.com/wiki/Catego...dios_employees


better not be Hervé...
Herla
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(08-22-2012, 04:19 PM)
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Wait, what if it's inXile merging with Obsidian? They did talk about Wasteland 2 like they were bringing back Black Isle...
Sinatar
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(08-22-2012, 04:20 PM)
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Originally Posted by diamount

I will love to know what Chris thinks about this.

Yea no kidding, this is really weird and kind of gross.

It'd be like EA renaming Tiburon into Looking Glass.
LiK
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(08-22-2012, 04:21 PM)
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RISE!
Taruranto
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(08-22-2012, 04:22 PM)
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I like how you added the double quotes in the title, eh.
Rad-
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(08-22-2012, 04:23 PM)
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Originally Posted by _Keiichi_

They already made it, it's called New Vegas!

New Vegas still sucked compared to Fallout 1 and 2.
Patryn
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(08-22-2012, 04:23 PM)
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Black Isle is dead. I don't think even having Obsidian being absorbed into this new thing would even fully legitimize it for me.

However, if this new studio is dedicated to making games like the old Black Isle did, I wish them the best of luck. Unfortunately, the skeptic in me either expects them to end up working on F2P Facebook "RPGs".
Last edited by Patryn; 08-22-2012 at 04:25 PM.
diamount
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(08-22-2012, 04:23 PM)

Originally Posted by Herla

Wait, what if it's inXile merging with Obsidian? They did talk about Wasteland 2 like they were bringing back Black Isle...

That would be.. amazing.
Bluemercury
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(08-22-2012, 04:25 PM)

Originally Posted by _Keiichi_

They already made it, it's called New Vegas!

Ok i've yet to try New Vegas but i didnt like Bethesda's Fallout 3 as much as the oldies...
Toma
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(08-22-2012, 04:25 PM)
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I feel stupid for asking, but.. who is "they"? Interplay? Obsidian? EA? Nintendo? VALVE? The democrats? McDonalds?
SatelliteOfLove
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(08-22-2012, 04:25 PM)
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Is this just another example of EA's blasphemous necromancy of their murdered vassals?
diamount
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(08-22-2012, 04:26 PM)
Something from early this year,

LINKY
Patryn
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(08-22-2012, 04:26 PM)
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Originally Posted by SatelliteOfLove

Is this just another example of EA's blasphemous necromancy of their murdered vassals?

EA never had anything to do with Black Isle. BI was affiliated with Interplay.
dondarm
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(08-22-2012, 04:26 PM)
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Originally Posted by Lancehead255

Is this Interplay who are bring Black Isle back?

Yup.

Registrant:
INTERPLAY ENTERTAINMENT CORP.
100 N. Crescent Drive
Suite 324
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
US

Domain Name: BLACKISLE.COM

http://www.networksolutions.com/whoi.../blackisle.com
Lancehead
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(08-22-2012, 04:27 PM)
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Originally Posted by Toma

I feel stupid for asking, but.. who is "they"? Interplay? Obsidian? EA? Nintendo? VALVE? The democrats? McDonalds?

Interplay, I'm guessing by the logo.
Taruranto
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(08-22-2012, 04:27 PM)
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Originally Posted by Bluemercury

Ok i've yet to try New Vegas but i didnt like Bethesda's Fallout 3 as much as the oldies...

Bethesda had little to do with New Vegas, you should really give it a try.

Originally Posted by Toma

I feel stupid for asking, but.. who is "they"? Interplay? Obsidian? EA? Nintendo? VALVE? The democrats? McDonalds?

Probably Interplay. We don't know much, yet.
Captain Tuttle
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(08-22-2012, 04:28 PM)
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Originally Posted by diamount

Something from early this year,

LINKY

Well if those two are involved...I'm intrigued.
Patryn
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(08-22-2012, 04:29 PM)
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Does Interplay have the money or the employees to even make a game at this point?
Toma
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(08-22-2012, 04:30 PM)
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Originally Posted by Lancehead255

Interplay, I'm guessing by the logo.

Site doesnt even load properly for me, thx for answering. I am rather surprised Interplay still exists and they want to get back to making RPGs after looking at their recent release schedule. Doesnt seem like they are swimming in money.
Truant
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(08-22-2012, 04:31 PM)
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It always struck me was weird that Black Isle published the BG series, with Bioware developing it.

I guess that's because I've always viewed them as the underdog to Biowares soulless corporate image.
Vamphuntr
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(08-22-2012, 04:31 PM)
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Originally Posted by Patryn

Does Interplay have the money or the employees to even make a game at this point?

iOS game confirmed!
HK-47
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(08-22-2012, 04:31 PM)
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Much of the BIS talent has been flung to the four corners of the industry. Only Obsidian seems to have a decent group of former employees, and plenty have even moved on from them.
nubbe
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(08-22-2012, 04:31 PM)
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Originally Posted by Herla

Wait, what if it's inXile merging with Obsidian? They did talk about Wasteland 2 like they were bringing back Black Isle...

The only thing that would feel like black isle
LonelyGreyWolf
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(08-22-2012, 04:31 PM)
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Originally Posted by ElectricBlanketFire

A guy with access to MS Paint apparently.

http://i.imgur.com/PPx0g.jpg

Hey, don't forget that the guy is capable of making websites as well. Uhhh, the website doesn't work, but still, he bought an url-addres and that's no simple task.
Lancehead
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(08-22-2012, 04:31 PM)
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Originally Posted by Patryn

Does Interplay have the money or the employees to even make a game at this point?

Well, get inXile and Obsidian together, you have all the talent. Then Kickstart the Torment spiritual successor.

/fantasy
StoppedInTracks
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(08-22-2012, 04:32 PM)
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Originally Posted by Billiechu

I am proud of all of you.

True.

NV is as close to BIS' Fallout 3 as possible.
Trigger
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(08-22-2012, 04:34 PM)
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Originally Posted by Billiechu

So it's Black Isle without their talent?

First post nails it honestly. I wonder if these guys intend to make CRPGs like Baldur's Gate? I'd support them if they did.
wrowa
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(08-22-2012, 04:36 PM)
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Oh, so it's just Interplay's latest cry of desperation?

I feel kinda bad for what happened to their Fallout MMO, though.
diamount
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(08-22-2012, 04:37 PM)

Originally Posted by Captain Tuttle

Well if those two are involved...I'm intrigued.

Yep, it kinda makes more sense since Obsidian are involved with Wasteland 2. Still, not getting my hopes up - maybe they would work better as individual companies.

BF just tweeted

Brian Fargo ‏@BrianFargo

I just read that Interplay is bringing back Black Isle. Hmmm... Not enough info for me to comment.

Acosta
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(08-22-2012, 04:38 PM)
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Originally Posted by Sinatar

Yea no kidding, this is really weird and kind of gross.

It'd be like EA renaming Tiburon into Looking Glass.

Don't give them ideas...
Trick_GSF
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(08-22-2012, 04:38 PM)
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Oh. It's Interplay. Yeah, good luck with that.
Hargenx
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(08-22-2012, 04:39 PM)
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