on Apr 30, 2013
My column this week is an expanse of self-indulgent nostalgia. I go back through the Lucasarts catalog and talk about a few games I’d like to see again. Yes, I left out Battlefront. I never played it myself, and I’d already given a slot on the list to another game I hadn’t played.
I didn’t put it on my list, but I’d love it if we could get a real KOTOR game. It’s a crime that KOTOR 2 got so little time and money and The Old Republic got so much. KOTOR 2 was probably (and I admit this is a completely wild guess) a fifteen million dollar game. The Old Republic reportedly cost two hundred million. If just ONE PERCENT of the TOR money had been added (retroactively, by time travelers I presume) to KOTOR 2 it would have made a massive difference to the quality of the final product. However, this is a bit of an apples-to-Gungans comparison. The games were made in different times by different developers and funded by different companies.
Still. Woulda been nice.
Shamus Young is an old-school OpenGL programmer, author, and composer. He runs this site and if anything is broken you should probably blame him.