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Posts tagged “Brenda Brathwaite”

Brathwaite & Hall Pull The Plug On SHAKER Kickstarter

In a rather surprising move, Brenda Brathwaite and Tom Hall have announced they're cancelling their Kickstarter for SHAKER, formerly Old-School RPG. Despite their having already raised a quarter of a million dollars, and the realistic possibility that they'll see that quadruple in the next two weeks, they've chosen to retreat in the face of criticism that their pitch just wasn't strong enough.

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Intriguing: Old-School RPG’s Sci-Fi Fantasy World

Brenda Brathwaite and Tom Hall's old-school RPG, Old-School RPG, has been the talk of the town lately, but - in all honesty - the town hasn't had all that much to actually, well, talk about. The big Kickstarter reveal was fairly light on down-and-dirty details, so instead, most resorted to speculation. Others to flat-out making things up. And still others to crime. Now, though, Loot Drop's…

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Wizardry, Anachronox Devs Kickstart Old-School RPG

Do you want an old-school RPG? Wizardry vet Brenda Brathwaite and former Anachronox mastermind Tom Hall sure do. They also want a million dollars, which is another pursuit I think we all have in common. So the longtime dev duo  - in conjunction with John Romero and Ghost Recon: Commander studio Loot Drop - has taken those most basic of human desires to Kickstarter in spite…

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Feature: Ghosts in the shell

Are Social Games Really Social? Games?

Embarrassed kids are amusing. A parent or authority figure co-opts a line or two of their lingo, and they act like it's the cataclysmic end of everything they hold dear as foretold in The Prophecy. It is, to them, a corruption - a barely recognizable remnant of something they once loved that's been chewed up, spat out, and then obliterated by a fortuitously timed meteor. It's…

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“All Human-on-Human Tragedy has a System”

I finally got around to watching Brenda Brathwaite's GDC 2010 presentation after Splash Damage's Ed Stern twittered about it yesterday saying "it remains the most moving and exciting thing about games I've ever seen". And I just lost a whole hour to her "How I dumped Electricity And Learned to Love Design" on a day I could scant afford to do so. It's a few…

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