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Shadowrun Returns in May/June 2013?

A Thanksgiving Kickstarter update from Harebrained Schemes LLC offers a hearty "thank you" to supporters of Shadowrun Returns, their upcoming tactical RPG revival (thanks nin). The post is a bit of a ramble, but it does contain a potential release window for the game, as they have decided their original goal of a January release is not realistic:

As we announced a few months ago, we’ve backed off our original delivery date of January 2013. It might’ve worked for the scope of the game we originally envisioned but as our ambitions (read that “features list”) grew, so did the time we needed to deliver! Plus, we made a big move from our original top down camera to an isometric point of view and that took serious R&D time. Right now, according to our estimates, we’re looking at May or June.

We’ve spent the majority of our time getting our game engine, art pipeline and base gameplay up and running and we’ve covered a lot of ground to get a lot of systems in place. Our engineering team has been crunching off and on for months to maximize the amount of time our designers will have to create our story.

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1. Re: Shadowrun Returns in May/June 2013? Nov 22, 2012, 13:41 nin
 
I have to wonder if even that sounds a little ambitious, based on all the stretch goals. Wouldn't be surprised if it's pushed back further.

Not that that's a bad thing. I'd rather them take their time and do it right.

This comment was edited on Nov 22, 2012, 15:34.
 
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