Actually, the IP behind the world itself is worth something. R.A. Salvatore and others spent a great deal of time creating an entire world and characters just for the game.
None of which were anywhere in Reckoning. Elves? Dwarves? FUCKING INSPIRED.
I was a big fan of Salvatore when he first started out with his Drow series, but he wasn't exactly original here as he just built stereotypical characters and story lines in the Forgotten Realms universe which was already established. He did a lot to grow that universe though.
A novel, TV show or movie written by R.A. Salvatore? Sure. You have my interest. An MMO where he designed the world and the characters? Wasn't that EQ? How could it possible be any different?
Today I learned R.A. Salvatore wrote the bot chat lines for Quake III. Thank you, Wikipedia.