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Re: Wasteland 2 External News Thread

Post by psychoo » April 24th, 2012, 12:41 am

Zeronet wrote:http://manatank.com/2012/04/matts-mind- ... deo-games/

Basically, take half of the hard drive video and put it into a blog..it's a terrible article but it's pretty amusing.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EsyzRUKwgng

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Post by Ronin73 » April 24th, 2012, 3:00 am

Forbes Wasteland 2 article with producer Chris Keenan

http://www.forbes.com/sites/erikkain/20 ... -of-games/
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Re: Wasteland 2 External News Thread

Post by vadrick » May 18th, 2012, 9:17 pm

Got mentioned in Slashdot again today.

http://games.slashdot.org/story/12/05/1 ... rter-games

"The recently funded Wasteland 2 developer Brian Fargo applauds EA's move, saying, 'Having Origin waive their distribution fees for 90 days for fan funded games is a major economic bonus for small developers. We look forward to bringing Wasteland 2 to the Origin audience.'"

Indeed, the winds of change are strong.

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Re: Wasteland 2 External News Thread

Post by Stahlseele » May 20th, 2012, 1:29 am

So, do we still get the DRM free version of the Game, or is that one out of the Window with the Origin Crap?

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Re: Wasteland 2 External News Thread

Post by Drool » May 20th, 2012, 1:42 am

You still can still get a DRM-free version Mr. Assume The Worst.
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Re: Wasteland 2 External News Thread

Post by ButchinMelancholy » May 20th, 2012, 10:30 am

How is it possible to not understand that they will distribute the game on Origin among others?...
And how does it make any sense to assume that they would retract their engagement just to give exclusivity to that plateform for no reason? :roll:
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Post by The Tallest » May 20th, 2012, 4:55 pm

vadrick wrote:Got mentioned in Slashdot again today.

http://games.slashdot.org/story/12/05/1 ... rter-games

"The recently funded Wasteland 2 developer Brian Fargo applauds EA's move, saying, 'Having Origin waive their distribution fees for 90 days for fan funded games is a major economic bonus for small developers. We look forward to bringing Wasteland 2 to the Origin audience.'"

Indeed, the winds of change are strong.
It was inevitable that EA would find their greasy way in. Scumbags. I was just hoping it wasn't going to be distribution.
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Re: Wasteland 2 External News Thread

Post by Brother None » June 3rd, 2012, 7:48 am

Gather Your Party interviews Chris Avellone mostly on his work on Fallout/New Vegas DLC, but some Wasteland 2/Kickstarter talk as well.

GameInformer interviews Brian Fargo, not much news there but worth a read.
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Re: Wasteland 2 External News Thread

Post by smharris » June 4th, 2012, 5:09 pm

Popular Mechanics has an article with a couple of paragraphs about Wasteland 2.

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Re: Wasteland 2 External News Thread

Post by Haykel » June 14th, 2012, 12:29 am

I hope I can still get the game another way, cause I gave my money for a "DRM free" game.

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Re: Wasteland 2 External News Thread

Post by Drool » June 14th, 2012, 1:28 am

What has been posted anywhere that says there won't be a DRM-free option?
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Post by cbspike » June 15th, 2012, 10:56 pm

This site: games.tiscali.cz, promised to have 2 exklusive videos about Wasteland 2. They even stated to see the game running. Is it even possible?

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Re: Wasteland 2 External News Thread

Post by Drool » June 15th, 2012, 11:09 pm

Considering they just released the vision document, I'm pretty sure that actual gameplay footage is bogus.
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Post by Brother None » June 16th, 2012, 4:18 pm

cbspike wrote:This site: games.tiscali.cz, promised to have 2 exklusive videos about Wasteland 2. They even stated to see the game running. Is it even possible?
No.
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Re: Wasteland 2 External News Thread

Post by TΛPETRVE » June 17th, 2012, 7:49 pm

Sure. We have footage of a game that hasn't even hit pre-production :lol: .
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Re: Wasteland 2 External News Thread

Post by cbspike » June 18th, 2012, 1:26 pm

Brother None wrote:
cbspike wrote:This site: games.tiscali.cz, promised to have 2 exklusive videos about Wasteland 2. They even stated to see the game running. Is it even possible?
No.
Ok. I´m really curious because they are saing that after E3 they visited Fargo and inXile and saw somethign really interesting there.

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Re: Wasteland 2 External News Thread

Post by Drool » June 18th, 2012, 7:57 pm

As far as I know, Fargo and inXile weren't at E3.

Thus, I'm pretty sure they're lying.
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Re: Wasteland 2 External News Thread

Post by Ronin73 » June 18th, 2012, 11:06 pm

Brian was at E3, but not in any official capacity:

Brian Fargo ‏@BrianFargo

Off to E3 today... I'll just be an observer this one. Nintendo will need to impress.

8:07 AM - 4 Jun 12 via Twitter for iPhone · Embed this Tweet

https://twitter.com/#!/brianfargo

At best they got an Interview with Brian, at worst they are using blatant fabrication to generate publicity for themselves.
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Re: Wasteland 2 External News Thread

Post by cbspike » June 21st, 2012, 12:41 pm

They clered things up a bit. They saw some animations of NCPs and monsters and did interview with Fargo
http://i50.tinypic.com/35kn6oh.jpg

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