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    Black Isle Studios Back!?

    Just wanted to know other peoples opinion about this...I've literally discovered this on the interplay website and then this

    http://blackisle.com/

    Please tell me this is real and I'm not in a dream..I'm really freaking out

    Spread the word out
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    I don't see anything good about this all the talent is gone most of them went to Obsidian Entertainment .

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    I hope they make some good CRPGs, but what Hobitt said. Balck Isle is just a name now.

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    Word through the grapevine (And Chris Avellone), is that it's mostly just a PR move for Baldur's Gate: Improved Edition.

    Still, even if Black Isle is resurrected, it's *NOTHING* without the people who made it what it was.

    Here's to hope though, as poisonous as it is...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rabbi Satan View Post
    Word through the grapevine (And Chris Avellone), is that it's mostly just a PR move for Baldur's Gate: Improved Edition.
    Which would make no sense because Black Isle only published the Baldur's Gate series. "Look! We brought back our publisher! It'll be just like the real thing except shitty and made by EA!"

    Not that making sense is what PR people do.
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    Kinda sad to say but I think it's a maneuver to keep Bethesda from publishing another Fallout game.

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    Didn't Jason Manley work there? Seem to remember something like that
    "Take credit for anything embedded in the edit as long as you ment it when you said It"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Incinerated View Post
    Didn't Jason Manley work there? Seem to remember something like that
    You can see the painting of Bodhi from Baldurs Gate 2 in his
    gallery at the top of the page.

    http://www.conceptart.org/artimg/ima..._manley-14.jpg
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    oh yeah
    "Take credit for anything embedded in the edit as long as you ment it when you said It"

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    Its just a market trick. Resurrecting name, branding.

    Old BIS team is mostly at Obsidian, Inxile and they are busy with working at Wasteland2.
    Some old IP member like Boyarsky are even at Blizzard.

    Not much chance to put them together again under IP flag- especially that, as far as i know they don't like much current Interplay leader.

    More worth to get finger crossed for Wasteland2. They have really great team there!

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    Wasteland 2 looks cool. I like the cycle of tied up legal rights. Wasteland's rights were tied up, so they created Fallout. Now that Fallout's rights are tied up they bring back Wasteland. Too bad all these games take place in virtually the same location.

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