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Posts tagged “Loot Drop”

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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Hair Apparent: John Romero Details “MMO-ish” FPS

After a number of ventures that took him from an ill-fated N-Gage Red Faction spin-off to an ill-fated Gauntlet sequel, Doom co-creator (with locks that flow like choruses from the mouths of angels) John Romero is eyeing his old-school bread-and-butter. Speaking with Eurogamer, he described his previously hinted at shooter as a "MMO-ish" and "PC first." I like both of those things. Let us hope his…

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