miércoles, 23 de noviembre de 2011

Pathfinder Online




Recién llegada a mi correo la noticia de que Paizo sigue queriendo ser el rey en lugar del rey.
Al parecer han cedido los derechos de Pathfinder para que diseñe un MMO o videojuego on line multijugador al que añaden la etiqueta de "sandbox" a Goblinworks. Una empresa a la que avalan años de experiencia, ejem...ejem...

No soy aficionado a los videojuegos pero me pregunto si realmente hacen falta más juegos de éste tipo.Ignoro cual es el éxito de la última versión del D&D Online

Lo que es seguro es que los de Paizo pretenden sacarle toda la leche que se pueda a su particular vaca o gallina de los juegos ..digo huevos de oro y la noticia no es otra confirmación más de lo dicho.


La calidad de los productos seguramente les de igual ya puesto que solo parece importar la cantidad.


La noticia completa:


Paizo Publishing, LLC has licensed the MMORPG electronic gaming rights to its smash-hit Pathfinder Roleplaying Game intellectual property to Goblinworks, a Redmond, Washington game developer and publisher that will create Pathfinder Online, a next-generation fantasy sandbox massively multiplayer online game. Founded by Paizo co-owner Lisa Stevens (Pathfinder RPG, Vampire: The Masquerade, Magic: The Gathering), game industry veteran Ryan S. Dancey (Dungeons & Dragons Third Edition, EVE Online), and experienced MMO developer Mark Kalmes (Microsoft, Cryptic Studios, CCP), Goblinworks is an independent company that will work with Paizo Publishing to bring the award-winning world and adventures of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game to the online gaming market. The process has only just begun, and there is plenty of opportunity for gamers to get in on the ground floor of this exciting new project. Paizo and Goblinworks are committed to solicitin g player feedback about the Pathfinder Online project, and more information can be found at goblinworks.com.
Pathfinder Online will cast players as heroes in a unique online fantasy world filled with sword & sorcery adventures and kingdoms inhabited and controlled by thousands of competing players. Players can explore, develop, adventure, and dominate by playing fighters, rogues, clerics, or any of Pathfinder's many character classes, or they can go beyond the standard options to create nearly any type of character imaginable. Find lairs, ruins, and caverns filled with monstrous creatures and incredible treasure. Build glittering cities of castles and bustling markets. Take to the battlefield with vast armies to seize and hold territory. Players change the world and create new stories as they compete for resources, land, and military might. The possibilities are endless.
"I've been hoping for a chance to work with Lisa and the Paizo team on a Pathfinder project for years, and now that we're joining forces to produce Pathfinder Online, I couldn't be happier or more excited," said Goblinworks CEO Ryan S. Dancey. "My goal is to bring the high-quality experience Paizo has delivered for Pathfinder to the MMO platform, and to give players another fantastic way to experience the world of Golarion."
About Paizo Publishing
Paizo Publishing®, LLC is a leading publisher of fantasy roleplaying games, accessories, board games, and novels. Paizo's Pathfinder® Roleplaying Game, the result of the largest open playtest in the history of tabletop gaming, is currently the best-selling tabletop roleplaying game in hobby stores. Pathfinder Adventure Path is the most popular and best-selling monthly product in the tabletop RPG industry. Paizo.com is the leading online hobby retail store, offering tens of thousands of products from a variety of publishers to customers all over the world. In the nine years since its founding, Paizo Publishing has received more than 50 major awards and has grown to become one of the most influential companies in the hobby games industry.
Paizo Publishing, LLC, the Paizo golem logo and Pathfinder are registered trademarks of Paizo Publishing, LLC, and Pathfinder Chronicles, Pathfinder Companion, Pathfinder Modules, Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, and Pathfinder Society are trademarks of Paizo Publishing, LLC.
About Goblinworks

Goblinworks is the developer and publisher of Pathfinder Online, a next-generation fantasy sandbox MMO. The company is located in the Seattle suburb of Redmond. It was founded in 2011 by a dedicated group of creative professionals with backgrounds in tabletop hobby gaming and online videogame development. Goblinworks is dedicated to creating a fun, immersive online gaming experience for the fantasy roleplaying enthusiast. Its goal is to deliver the best sword & sorcery massively multiplayer game on the market by starting with a carefully designed core of features and iterating on the content continuously after launch, with the input and feedback of the player community.



4 comentarios:

Haco dijo...

¿El D&D online? Pues la verdad no conozco las cifras pero creo que poca cosa por que fue de los primeros que tuvo que apostar por el free to play para tener más gente, y lo he probado varias veces y no está mal pero cansa bastante, es mucho mejor el LOTRO( Lord of the rings online) u otros, pero bueno.

Bester dijo...

pues imagínate el éxito que tendrá el de Pathfinder...

por mi deberían volver a concentrarse en sacar aventuras de calidad como hacían al principio...


saludos :)

El Maestro dijo...

Sinceramente, no entiendo la estrategias comerciales de Paizo de un tiempo a esta parte. Esta última genialidad me parece que está hasta fuera de lugar, pero oye, allá ellos con su mecanismo.

Bester dijo...

bueno, comercialmente no es mala idea...

dinero van a ganar licenciando su producto para que una empresa novata haga su juego on line de turno...

el problema es que ya se quedan sin cosas que ofrecer para el pathfinder...

ya veremos hacia donde tira la cosa ahora que han sacado ya toda la leche de la teta de la vaca...:P