rooster wrote: »
not really the most sensitive place to complain about gameplay is it?
keeping fingers crossed things work out ok for the team
eld wrote: »
Kingdoms of amalur aside:
The new project looks fantastic, but unless they really rethink the formula, they're in for another dangerous project and it risks peoples jobs, yet again.
RI governor confirms 38 Studios layoffs
daphz wrote: »
BlvdNights wrote: »
Big Huge is getting closed down http://kotaku.com/5913102/rumor-38-studios-shutting-down-big-huge-games
Arkadius wrote: »
Its true 38 was great everyone was fantastic. I will miss the all the artist there. If anyone has a chance to swipe some of the artist from 38 you wont regret it!
That being said if any one needs a character artist hit me up.
vcortis wrote: »
Yup we all got layed off. Tons of talented people looking for work... *cough* including myself, so if you have an environment art spot open let me know.
I'll forward any info onto the engineers and designers too.
Hopefully I'll get clearance to post screenshots in PnP, this game was really too beautiful to not get seen.
Thanks for all the support guys!
ErichWK wrote: »
fuckfuckfuckfuckfuck. This absolutely breaks my heart. Why is it so hard for a new i.p to be successful these days? I hope you guys land on your feet.
So is Copernicus over????
iniside wrote: »
It's not about IP. Is about execution.
vcortis wrote: »
Well now that I'm a little more free to talk about this Jesse. The million dollar + payment that went to Rhode Island was in assurance we would receive the tax credits of 8 million. We even had buyers lined up for the credits and the government was sitting there telling us "You give us the million, we give you the tax credits."
We gave them the million. They did not give us the tax credits, which would've not only payed the employees, but saved the studio most likely as we had several publishing deals in the works. The government flat out lied to us (big surprise).
I don't fault upper-managemenet too much, they've actually been pretty open about what's going on and really thought the studio was going to pull through this. They've even been allowing us access to the building to obtain as many assets as we need to build our portfolios back up. I'm sure the full story will eventually come out.