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Obsidian heads to Comic Con

by Dhruin, 2006-07-19 02:42:00
If you plan to head to <a href="http://www.comic-con.org/cci/cci06_prog_thu.php" target="_blank">Comic Con</a> in San Diego later this week, you'll be able to encounter several folks from Obsidian (and others):<blockquote><em>12:00-1:00 Writing for the Computer Gaming Industrya  Gaming industry veterans Neal Hallford (Dungeon Siege), Chris Avellone (Neverwinter Nights II), Chris Klug (Stargate Worlds MMO), Anne Toole (Stargate Worlds MMO), Jeremy Barlow (Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith), and Paul Robinson (Dirty Harry) discuss the ins and outs of writing for this challenging and unique medium. Join moderator Jana Hallford (Swords & Circuitry Studios) and this stellar panel for a lively discussion of one the fastest-growing yet least understood professions in digital entertainment. Room 24A<br><br>Sunday July 23rd: <br><br>2:30-4:00 Neverwinter Nights 2a  Obsidian Entertainment, the well-known development studio working on Atari's highly-anticipated Neverwinter Nights 2, will provide Comic Con attendees with an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming sequel to one of the best-selling role-playing games of all time. Obsidian founders Feargus Urquhart, Chris Avellone, Darren Monahan and lead designer Josh Sawyer will walk fans through every aspect of the game's progress from single-player design to multiplayer capabilities to demonstrations of the powerful editor and toolset included with Neverwinter Nights 2. Room 6CDEF</em></blockquote>We'll keep an eye out for coverage of these events.

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