The upcoming sequel to the 1988 post-apocalyptic classic Wasteland
, notable not only for bringing back a quarter of a century-old brand
but also for being the first big name Western RPG crowd-funded
. It is being developed by inXile Entertainment
, a studio consisting of many of the same people who worked on the original Wasteland
when they were at Interplay
, joined by Obsidian Entertainment
, and Chris Avellone
in particular, as co-developers. The game is currently expected for a October 2013 release.
The game provides examples of following tropes:
- After the End: Like the original, the game is set after a nuclear war the devastated much of the world.
- Ranger: The Player Party are all Desert Rangers, the only law left that just cares about people not killing each other.