Rumor: Obduction is in trouble
Events
Subscribe:  iCal  |  Google Calendar
Milwaukee US   17, Jun — 22, Jun
New York US   17, Jun — 20, Jun
St. Petersburg RU   19, Jun — 21, Jun
TBA BR   22, Jun — 24, Jun
Amsterdam NL   25, Jun — 28, Jun
Latest comments
by Kai Marshall
8 hours ago

Awesome! So proud of you!!! <3

by Zack Smith
12 hours ago

Positive site, where did u come up with the information on this posting?I have read a few of the articles on your website now, and I really like your style. Thanks a million and please keep up the effective work. rv altitude

by Zack Smith
12 hours ago

You have a real talent for writing unique content. I like how you think and the way you express your views in this article. I am impressed by your writing style a lot. Thanks for making my experience more beautiful. midwood condo

Rumor: Obduction is in trouble
26 October, 2015
News

Cliqist reports about some problems with the development of the ambitious adventure game Obduction. Seems like the former Myst devs couldn’t get additional funding for the game and were forced to scrap a part of the project. This information has not been confirmed by Cyan, so you’ll have to take it with a grain of sault.

Update.
We’ve contacted the devs and waiting for the official reply from the company

obduction-80lv-1

There seems to be some bad stuff happening with Cyan’s new project “Obduction”. After a successful Kickstarter campaign the studio was happily working on its Myth-like project, but things haven’t turned the way they were supposed to be.
Half a year ago the studio approached a publisher (the name of the company is not mentioned). The developers were looking for additional investment. The necessary funds were required to achieve a grander vision and take the game to the next level. It appears that Kickstarter’s money was not enough. Everything looked pretty good and the team decided to work not waiting for the signature on that contract. So extra content was produced and extra money was spent. The money, which to company haven’t received yet. Unfortunately the deal was cancelled and Cyan appeared to be a pretty horrible position.

obduction-80lv-2

Without additional funds the company had to scale the project back quite a bit. Obduction is still on track but it’s future doesn’t look as bright. Seems like Kickstarter just doesn’t work for ambitious big projects. The money you earn there is still not enough for AAA-production. The best idea for games like this would be either changing their vision, or going episodic, or trying something else. There’s a bunch of possibilities.

Read our interview with the Obduction’s Environment Artist.

Source: cliqist.com

Leave a Reply

avatar