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Ghost Recon Commander canceled, dev Loot Drop lays off team

This month has been a tough one for Loot Drop, the developer behind Ubisoft Facebook game Ghost Recon Commander. Loot Drop co-founder (and newlywed) Brenda Brathwaite had her "Old-School RPG" Kickstarter canceled, and the developer's biggest game, Ghost Recon Commander, will no longer continue. Loo...

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Game Designers Union: Brenda Brathwaite marries John Romero

Matrimonial news now, as development veterans John Romero and Brenda Brathwaite tied the knot this weekend. The Romeros, who between them can boast Doom, Wizardry, Quake, Commander Keen, Jagged Alliance, and Wolfenstein 3D on their résumés, co-founded social games studio Loot Drop in ...

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'Old-School RPG' Kickstarter project canceled

Shaker, the "Old-School RPG" Kickstarter project from game industry veterans Brenda Brathwaite and Tom Hall, has been canceled. Started on October 3, the project raised over $247,000 of its $1 million goal with 13 days to go. An update on the Kickstarter page reads, "In the industry, games are pitc...

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Old-School RPG Kickstarter update details game's story

The "old-school RPG" Kickstarter by industry vets Brenda Brathwaite and Tom Hall took some lumps the other day for not revealing more about the game's story. Today the pair rectified the criticism on the project's Kickstarter page. Two games are planned if the project reaches a $1.9 million stretch...

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'Old-School RPG' Kickstarter created by industry vets Brathwaite, Hall

Industry veterans Brenda Brathwaite and Tom Hall want to make an "old-school RPG," and are seeking a million dollars on Kickstarter for that to happen. The pair, who run developer Loot Drop with another industry vet, John Romero, are on a quest to make an RPG in the classic style of the genre fr...

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Loot Drop deploying Ghost Recon Commander to Facebook, mobile devices

John Romero's social dev studio, Loot Drop, has signed a deal with Ubisoft to produce a tie-in game for Facebook and, eventually, mobile platforms. Ghost Recon Commander is set to launch on Facebook, allowing players to unlock items in Ghost Recon: Future Soldier -- which launches on May 22 -- and...

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Romero's Loot Drop launching 'Cloudforest Exploration' this summer on Facebook

It's not quite blasting demons on one of Mars' moons, but John Romero's next game does have a totally sweet name: Cloudforest Exploration. Romero's studio, Loot Drop, officially announced the project this morning -- the first of at least two social games to be released in partnership with publish...

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