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Fallout co-creator Tim Cain on lessons learned from failure: “When you do something right, you don’t always know why it’s right”
Everybody makes mistakes, but not everybody accepts them and learns from them. Tim Cain, prominent game designer and co-creator of some of the most famous RPGs, has opened up about how devs can make better games based on their failures.
Tim Cain on how to write design documents and why systems should always support game’s setting and story
Fallout co-creator Tim Cain has detailed the process of writing design documents and how to avoid situations where people are making different games despite working on the same team. Here are some professional tips from one of the most recognized RPG developers.
Fan releases Fallout 1 open source project allowing players to install original game on mobile devices
Even two decades after its launch, the original Fallout has a large fan base around the world. There is now a new open source project that allows players to run the classic game on their phones natively.
Tim Cain on Fallout reactivity and professional limits: “I miss making a game without constant oversight”
Tim Cain, who needs no introduction to any die-hard RPG fan, has recalled the development of the first Fallout, its RPG system, and the importance of creating reactive worlds. He also discussed how the games industry has changed since the 90s.
Fallout 1 cost around $3 million to make. How much would its budget have changed in 2022?
The budget of the first Fallout would have definitely been different if the same game was developed in 2022. Modern technologies surely make some aspects of development faster and easier. However, many more factors should be taken into account.
Chris Avellone asks Elon Musk to buy Fallout franchise: “I will work on it for free”
While Fallout and Obsidian Entertainment fans have been waiting for the New Vegas sequel for years, Chris Avellone has shared his own idea on how to make it happen. The famous game writer jokingly asked Elon Musk to simply buy rights to the franchise.