Obsidian's Avellone on breaking into the industry

Obsidian's Chris Avellone

Over at Penny Arcade, Obsidian co-founder Chris Avellone has some advice for aspiring game designers. A creative force behind RPG classics Fallout 2, Planescape: Torment, Icewind Dale and the upcoming Neverwinter Nights 2, Avellone is always an entertaining read. He values persistence, practical experience, and attention to detail over academic background.

And if you want to be a writer, a sense of humor doesn't hurt, either. Just make sure your email address isn't Chris will explain why.

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