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How Is Chris Avellone able to do all this?

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As most Obsidian fans are aware Chris Avellone is very in involved in three game Kickstarter campaigns: Pillars of Eternity, Wasteland 2 and Torment: Tides of Numenera....and involved in no small measure since he is writing novels, characters and reviewing scripts. That has to be more than a full time job right there.

 

Except it doesn't end there, then this happened: 

 

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/waysidecreations/legend-of-grimrock-the-series

 

 

I just kind of ran into this kickstarter video and watched in disbelief.....during the presentation video at about the 2:10 mark I see this dude that looks exactly like Chris Avellone and the first thing that crosses my mind is: "What the hell? Is that Chris Avellone? No, no, no I'm tripping, there's no way in hell....he's already working on three different games right now." So I keep watching but I keep thinking there's no way that could be him. And then at 3:13 some dude says "Chris, what do you think?" and I'm just tripping big time at this point, I'm thinking "Chris? Did that dude just call this Avellone twin or something Chris?" I had to rewind a few times to make sure I wasn't hallucinating. I scroll down the main KS page and I run into this:

 

"Chris Avellone from Obsidian Entertainment (Fallout: New Vegas, Knights of the Old Republic 2) is attached to the series as a writer."

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Which of course now it means I have to back the project and all but how is this even possible? Is Obsidian or someone forcing him to like never sleep and just work 24/7 on all these projects or something?


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Avellone is a cyborg.  I thought this was common knowledge?

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I'm pretty sure his work on Wasteland 2 is already finished, but, yeah, still probably a cyborg.


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Good time management?

 

While its still a lot of free time he is investing, he only has a small role in all of those projects (Not sure regarding the Grimrock fan movie), and they're pretty spaced out.

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Maybe, like other greats Philip K. ****, and George Alec Effinger, he takes heroic doses of ...er... nutritional supplements.

 

Or he might just be American.

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That guy that stands besides him, looks very much like him.. I wont be surprised if its a honorary writer title as a favor to his relative, so that they can get more attention to this project.

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He was sent back in time from the year 2025 to save the rpg genre from being wiped out by an evil time-travelling corporation...

...he had the foresight to bring back a few scripts with him.

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That guy that stands besides him, looks very much like him.. I wont be surprised if its a honorary writer title as a favor to his relative, so that they can get more attention to this project.

Its not.

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Chris Avellone is a conduit for an extra-dimensional energy source known as the Speed Force.

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Like many writers I imagine it helps Avellone to work as much as possible. It's simply the best way to hone your craft and the more varied the projects the better.

 

I mean he can create prefect duplicates of himself like Jamie Madrox


None of this is really happening. There is a man. With a typewriter. This is all part of his crazy imagination. 

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Avellone is a cyborg.  I thought this was common knowledge?

I thought he was an army of clones whilst the real Avellone is hanging out on his own private island, issuing commands via satellite and such. But I can go with cyborg, too.

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So it turns out that MCA's Wasteland 2 novella will now be a full length novel. He must have really given up on golf.


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By not finishing Arcanum. 

 

Let's be more accurate: he has CLEARLY taken on all these responsibilities in order to avoid having any time to play Arcanum, thus forever depriving us of gleefully watching his suffering.

 

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So it turns out that MCA's Wasteland 2 novella will now be a full length novel. He must have really given up on golf.

 

Or taken up the amphetamines  :dancing:

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Personally I think those Obsidian concepts that cropped up some time back about a time travel science fiction game were actually early stages of Avellone's time machine, which he's clearly successfully made with the help of funding from Obsidian's other founders.

 

When the concepts got leaked, Obsidian created the "game" concept to explain the artwork so people wouldn't realize they're now in control of all time and space.

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He must not have huge roles as writer for each project to be able to take on so much.

 

Or as this tread implies: amphetamine snarfing, time traveling, cyborg clones....

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