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April 29th, 2012, 00:16
dtp only distributed King's Bounty in Germany. The overall license holder seems to be 1C.

Originally Posted by GhanBuriGhan View Post
Seems to be tough to make a living, as a game publisher, these days. We like to bash publishers a lot, but one should probably keep in mind that they, too operate under considerable pressure. Good luck to all dtp employees.
Yes, smaller publishers seem to still have a much harder time than the colossus of let's say ActiBlizzard or Ubi or EA or so do have.

Originally Posted by tolknaz View Post
They drove Drakensang to the ground FFS and thet series had huge potential as evidenced by TROT. With better marketing and more exposition this game would also have been financially successful in addition to being a true modern classic of the RPG genre.
Yes, but please keep in mind that the publisher responsible for the U.S. also didn't value the game. Although it had the name of ValuSoft (daughter of THQ), if I understood it correctly.

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction. (E.F.Schumacher, Economist, Source)
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