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This is a weekly column focusing on "Western" role-playing games: their stories, their histories, their mechanics, their insanity, and their inanity. It wasn't supposed to be Fallout. After the role-playing game genre crashed in 1995, new models for the style began to appear. Smart money would h...

March 16th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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It would appear that Carbine Studios is down one great talent, as the studio's former Design Director, Fallout designer Tim Cain, has departed for greener pastures. The news was discovered via Cain's Linkedin account, confirming rumors of his departure that abounded over the summer. Greener pas...

October 12th 2011 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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What could possibly be a bad idea about an impending MMO based in the Fallout universe? We've heard the rumors, and we're very excited about the possibilities. So why would it be a bad idea? Well, according to original Fallout designer and newly-promoted Carbine Studios Design Director Tim Cain, "It...

October 8th 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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NCsoft's Carbine Studios has just announced the promotion of Tim Cain from programming director to design director for an unannounced project that is in the works. Tim Cain, for anyone keeping score at home, is the former producer and designer for Fallout and Fallout 2, and has been with Carbine St...

October 7th 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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NCsoft's Carbine Studios announced today that Fallout and Fallout 2 producer and designer Tim Cain has been named design director for the company's unannounced project. Carbine has pretty much been off the radar since last year when the studio was first announced and Tim Cain had the title of progr...

October 7th 2008 at 4:30pm 0 Comments