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  Stradden

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OP  8/13/08 4:03:52 PM#1

While there are rumors floating around about the longevity of NCsoft's Austin Studio, MMORPG.com has been able to confirm that 21 people were laid off today from the Austin Office.

What this means for the future of the studio and the future of Dungeon Runners remains to be seen. What we can tell you at this time is that both Dungeon Runners and Richard Garriott's Tabula Rasa are currently run out of the Austin studio.

MMORPG.com will continue to follow this story as it develops.

We are announcing that 21 positions are being eliminated in the Austin office of NCsoft in the area of product development. Primarily this is related to products which we have not previously announced and were in prototype phases. We are also cutting some positions on the Dungeon Runners team after deciding not to port the client to other platforms at this time.

- David Swafford, NCsoft

 

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  mike470

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8/13/08 4:39:24 PM#2
Originally posted by Stradden

We are announcing that 21 positions are being eliminated in the Austin office of NCsoft in the area of product development. Primarily this is related to products which we have not previously announced and were in prototype phases. We are also cutting some positions on the Dungeon Runners team after deciding not to port the client to other platforms at this time.

- David Swafford, NCsoft

 


 

Hmm, would Lineage III fall into this category?  I would also think B&S would fall into this, but they just recently announced.

I'm curious to see how this affects their future games.

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  Datcyde

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8/13/08 5:44:55 PM#3

Experience dosent always mean better ey ?

  mintor

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8/13/08 6:02:21 PM#4

don,t forget ncsoft  owns  ( city of hero )   mmo.

tell about that mmo .

  jcsesecuneta

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"If this is not the end of oblivion, then I shall live my life as if it were to end this very day."

8/13/08 6:09:01 PM#5

If NCsoft Austin is impending closure, will DestinationGames (which is NC Austin itself) break-up from the NCsoft Family?

Remember? DG joined the NC family to form NC Austin. Help NC Korea to enter the American market. Help DG to enter the Korean market.

I wonder....

In any case, I say Richard Garriott should go back to making non-online games. Im thirsty and hungry for another "Ultima"-ness series.

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  Jpizzle

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8/13/08 6:24:02 PM#6

DG and the Tbula Rasa team were not affected, as stated by the Comm Manager here: http://www.planettr.com/forums/showpost.php?p=106317&postcount=116 

 

Only DR and 'unannounced" titles were affected.

anyone losing there job is a shame though, and I wish the best of luck to those that got laid off.

  faefrost

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8/13/08 6:40:29 PM#7

This must be particularly jarring considering their now ex employer just announced a decent profit.

  mOoK

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8/13/08 6:50:20 PM#8

Sadly this is mostly Scott Jennings' project being cut.

 

You may remember him as Lum The Mad.

 

I would have loved to see his ideas put in a published game =(

  User Deleted
8/13/08 7:06:12 PM#9

http://www.massively.com/2008/08/13/official-word-from-ncsoft-on-the-austin-studio-layoffs/
 
World of Warcraft
Official word from NCsoft on the Austin studio layoffs

Filed under: Dungeon Runners, MMO industry, Tabula Rasa

We had already sourced information that confirmed layoffs from NCsoft Austin, but formal notification has now gone out of the loss of 21 jobs. David Swofford, Director of Public Relations for NCsoft North America, has provided the following information:

We are announcing that 21 positions are being eliminated in the Austin office of NCsoft in the area of product development. Primarily this is related to products which we have not previously announced and were in prototype phases. We are also cutting some positions on the Dungeon Runners team after deciding not to port the client to other platforms at this time.

Although exact details were not given, we can confirm that 13 out of the 18 Dungeon Runners staff have lost their jobs, following a post by Producer / Lead Programmer Stephen Nichols at the Dungeon Runners forums. Stephen has said that the Dungeon Runners team are 'in shock' at the news.

The remaining staff on Dungeon Runners are now:
  • Stephen Nichols- Producer / Lead Programmer
  • Scott Stevens - Senior Programmer
  • Mark Tucker - Lead Designer
  • Brandon Cotton - Senior Designer
  • James Cleaveland - Technical Artist
Of the other staff who have lost their jobs, who were working on an as yet unnamed project, we can name only Scott Jennings. Writing about the situation in his blog, Scott states he is moving on to John Galt games.

Tabula Rasa
has not been mentioned. It remains to be seen whether the game, which increased its online sales by 7% in the last quarter but also incurred an unprecedented negative royalties figure of minus 1,147%, is going to receive any special corporate attention.

We are glad to see that the situation appears to be less severe than internal sources at NCsoft, who had contacted several gaming websites, had made it out to be. The staff at Massively send our best wishes to those affected by these cuts.
  Velsha

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8/13/08 9:10:00 PM#10

It's always sad to see people have their jobs taken from them due to cut backs.  Unfortunately, I was part of a rather large layoff last may, so I know all too well what it feels like.

To answer a question posed by someone above, the COH team is located in Mountain View, California.  Not Texas.

Good luck to the former NC people.  = )

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  Rehmes

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8/13/08 10:25:56 PM#11
Originally posted by mike470
Originally posted by Stradden

We are announcing that 21 positions are being eliminated in the Austin office of NCsoft in the area of product development. Primarily this is related to products which we have not previously announced and were in prototype phases. We are also cutting some positions on the Dungeon Runners team after deciding not to port the client to other platforms at this time.

- David Swafford, NCsoft

 


 

Hmm, would Lineage III fall into this category?  I would also think B&S would fall into this, but they just recently announced.

I'm curious to see how this affects their future games.

 

L3 is most def being developed in the Korean studio and not in austin. As for B&S seeing as KIm in in the project and hes one of the elder most respected people in the company id doubt it would get scrapped.

  jaigaia

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8/13/08 11:41:45 PM#12

This is sad no doubt cos it seems NCsoft was doing so well especially given theyre bout ot start producing some console games.  i personally think the whole DR thing has to deal w/ probably lack of interests in the game itself. When i heard the "box" edition was being sold i went ot my local gamestop, they told me the closest store that was selling it was in another state. I wanted ot see what a F2p games box looked like and what was so big about it, didnt actually plan on buying it.

As for tabula Rasa really hard to say the future of that game but id say its definitely walking the line right now and the way they look at it is probably " We have better games on the way" though im seeing a port to the PS3 for this game for some reason in the near future to help try to recover the loss on the game itself.

i remember reading somewhere on the net recently that they were in a financial bind with all the upcoming projects planned but are looking to remake that money back when the new ones are released. Seems they had ot do some cutting the corners to truly achieve their next mark

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  therain93

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8/13/08 11:51:40 PM#13
Originally posted by mintor

don,t forget ncsoft  owns  ( city of hero )   mmo.

tell about that mmo .


 

City of Heroes is developed out of NCsoft NorthCal (NCNC!) and shouldn't be affected by this, or so I hope. 

  bubu_3k

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8/14/08 3:50:53 AM#14
Originally posted by mike470

 

Hmm, would Lineage III fall into this category?  I would also think B&S would fall into this, but they just recently announced.

I'm curious to see how this affects their future games.

 

I don't think lineage 3 is developed by the austin studios.

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  Ephimero

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8/14/08 3:53:23 AM#15

The localization teams (Lineage II, Aion, and the future B&S and L3 teams) aren't affected for this event.

  rawgutts

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8/14/08 5:53:26 AM#16


Originally posted by Velsha
It's always sad to see people have their jobs taken from them due to cut backs.  Unfortunately, I was part of a rather large layoff last may, so I know all too well what it feels like.
To answer a question posed by someone above, the COH team is located in Mountain View, California.  Not Texas.
Good luck to the former NC people.  = )


Yeah it does suck when lay offs happen. Lets hope they find a good home to bring some nice games to us. Good luck Dev's..

  thatmymp5

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8/14/08 7:19:06 AM#17

dun worry, 99s are your best and close friends, ain't they? who do u call for help? call super 999.

  ThomasN7

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8/14/08 7:43:09 AM#18

Well it is always sad to see people lose their jobs. Hopefully these people can get back to work soon.

I really don't know what they were thinking when they decided to force feed Dungeon Runners And Exteel to the public. These games never ever had a chance of being a success but yet they continued to waste money and resources on it. Tabula Rasa will suffer the same fate unfortunately unless someone else takes it over. Rumor has it that TR will be handed to ArenaNet but I really do not see that happening because they are working on Guild Wars 2.

  trancejeremy

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8/14/08 3:14:50 PM#19

I really wonder what they were thinking about with Dungeon Runners. It seemed to be a very light version of Guild Wars, only with intrusive advertising (and a monthly fee to get rid of said advertising).  Why people would play it, I dunno (I lasted about an hour before uninstalling it), when GW would ultimately be cheaper in the long run.

R.I.P. City of Heroes and my 17 characters there

  DrowNoble

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8/14/08 4:31:41 PM#20

This won't affect City of Heroes at all as that is based out of California not Texas.

I wonder if this is due to some reaction for Diablo 3 being announced?  Maybe they figure DR will die a quick death onece Diablo 3 hits shelves?  I found DR to be a nice distraction, something I just jump in to.  If this is the beginning of the end for DR I doubt it will hurt NCSoft as a whole very much, but it does suck for those laid off.

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