Key Exec at Fallout, Star Wars Dev Obsidian Quits
"Life is short, and the ideas keep growing."
He shared the news today on Twitter, further explaining in a statement to Eurogamer that he's leaving to take on a new challenge. "Life is short, and the ideas keep growing," he said.
Avellone was a founding member of Obsidian in 2003. He came to Obsidian from Black Isle, where he worked on Fallout 2 and many other role-playing games.
Most recently, he was the creative director/chief creative officer/co-owner of Obsidian.
Obsidian is currently working on a tank-based MMO called Armored Warfare.
I have officially left Obsidian Entertainment to accept a sudden opening as the Defence Against the Dark Arts Professor at Hogwarts.— Chris Avellone (@ChrisAvellone) June 9, 2015
(The first part is serious, but much love and well wishes to my fellow devs, good folks one and all.)— Chris Avellone (@ChrisAvellone) June 9, 2015
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