User Information

Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?

Login with username, password and session length

AvPGalaxy News

Statistics

2,344,864 Posts in 36,490 Topics
by 20,498 Members
Latest Member: linferno

Author Topic: More Aliens RPG Details  (Read 2241 times)

Corporal Hicks
Jan 06, 2007, 02:00:52 PM
Topic on: Jan 06, 2007, 02:00:52 PM

Obsidian developer, J.E. Sawyer, has been talking with fans over at the Obsidian forum. There he’s been releasing little tidbits of information:

“One thing that I want to state is that while this game needs to have things that make it recognizably an RPG, I think there are some RPG conventions that would feel/seem really corny in the relatively realistic Alien setting.

For whatever reason, slapping mithril ingots and gems onto a workbench and making a dragon slaying sword doesn’t jar most people in fantasy RPGs, but doing the same thing to get an upgraded pulse rifle or a brand new type of weapon seems kind of goofy in the Alien context.

Anyway, I do think there are ways to approach item creation or upgrading in a way that seems plausible and fitting for the setting without feeling like RPG Convention #12.”

It would seem that Obsidian is putting a lot of thought and detail into this upcoming game. I’m getting rather excited about the franchise’s future.

Link To Post




Corporal Hicks
Jan 07, 2007, 03:01:04 AM
Reply #2 on: Jan 07, 2007, 03:01:04 AM
Didn't think you were that big in the Aliens?   :)  



Alex Villalobos
Jan 07, 2007, 05:24:19 PM
Reply #4 on: Jan 07, 2007, 05:24:19 PM
Why cant they just make it like Gears a War meets resident evil 4 i realy hope it uses the unreal engine 3.0


Stay Frosty
Jan 08, 2007, 07:43:01 AM
Reply #5 on: Jan 08, 2007, 07:43:01 AM
obsidian are behind the knights of the old republic games, which to star wars fans are the greatest games ever !



Cpl Hudson
May 31, 2007, 11:54:15 AM
Reply #7 on: May 31, 2007, 11:54:15 AM
Alright?!? it an ALIENS rpg!!!!  If this game doesn't 110% ROCK then somebody in the development camp needs stringing up by the short n curlies!    :D     ;D     :)  


 

Facebook Twitter Instagram Steam RSS Feed