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Title: Chris Avellone leaves Obsidian Entertainment
Post by: JRcade19 on June 09, 2015, 01:43:19 pm
The end of Era  (
Wish him the best though.

"It is true, Bertie," he wrote, "and many well wishes to the folks at Obsidian. On the future, I'm off to pursue new projects, but I can't say anything more at this time beyond life is short, and the ideas keep growing."

Avellone, a writer and game designer of many years, helped found Obsidian Entertainment in 2003. He was one of many former Black Isle staff who made a new home there.
Avellone was creative director at Obsidian, instrumental in everything it turned out, including Knights of the Old Republic 2, Fallout: New Vegas and Pillars of Eternity.
But his career was celebrated long before then, he having been game director of revered RPG Planescape: Torment way back when.
Chris Avellone was instrumental in helping me organise, and being a part of, a chunky Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2 post-mortem (, and a Planescape: Torment post-mortem podcast (