Tim Schafer

Type: Person
Name: Tim Schafer
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Fantastic Arcade

The first thing to know about the gaming arm of Fantastic Fest is that it's free and open to the public. Don't let that imply second-rate programming, though. In addition to the cutting-edge independent games playable in the arcade cabinets and on laptops ... [Published Austin Chronicle - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Interstellar strategists rejoice, Ancient Space is out on Sept 23

As if September and October aren’t stuffed enough with games, a new space strategy called Ancient Space has just pinged my radar with a release date that’s right around the corner.Kotaku says  it will be out on the 23rd of September for PC via Steam, ... [Published Htxt.Africa - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Rated S for Sexism: To Fix Misogynistic Games, We Need a Better Filter

Editor’s note: This article contains language and imagery that may be objectionable to some readers."GAMES ARE REAL ART, GAME JOURNALISM SHOULD BE MORE RIGOROUS""OK here's feminist criticism, like every single artistic medium has""WTF"—Shay Pierce (@ShayMakesGames) ... [Published Recode - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Double Fine's Tim Schafer Would Love to Remaster More LucasArts Classics

Double Fine's Tim Schafer, the notable creator of some of the most beloved adventure games in existence, and currently involved in the remastering effort intended to bring Grim Fandango to a whole new audience, is apparently not looking to make the reboot ... [Published Softpedia - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

'An end to hateful speech in gaming'

Over 900 game developers have backed an open letter calling for the end to harassing speech and threats."We believe that everyone, no matter what gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or religion has the right to play games, criticise games and make ... [Published iafrica.com - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

PAX Prime 2014: Games, trailers and announcements

All the things we learnt from PAX Prime 2014 This weekend The Penny Arcade Expo or PAX Prime took place in rainy Seattle. Attended by gamers, industry wonks and Cos-players from all over, PAX  isn't the biggest gaming expo of the year, but that's what ... [Published Trusted Reviews - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

How to attack a woman who works in video gaming

Anita Sarkeesian has had to leave her home after online threats intensified. Photograph: Anita Sarkeesian/flickrThere’s a hot trend among a vocal minority of gamers right now: the harassment of women developers and critics. Of course, this sort of thing ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 2 reports

Tim Schafer Says He'd Love to Remaster More LucasArts Adventure Games if Grim Fandango Sells

Double Fine's Tim Schafer said that he would love to remaster more LucasArts adventure games he worked on, though Grim Fandango[1] Remastered will have to sell well in order for that to happen.The news comes from the Grim Fandango: Bringing the Dead Back ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Geek Fandom’s Hairball of Hatred

Pop culture critic Anita Sarkeesian’s latest video was met with death and rape threats. The men who defended her were accused of “white knighting.” Nobody wins.A harmless woman is being harassed online by a nerdy subculture. The fact that I can use that ... [Published Daily Beast - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

WTF Is Wrong With These People?

By these people, I mean (some) male gamers : Earlier this week, feminist critic Anita Sarkeesian  posted the latest in a series of crowdfunded videos called Tropes vs. Women, devoted to aggregating and analyzing games that portray women as damsels ... [Published Balloon Juice - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Threats of rape force Sarkeesian out of her home

If, by now, you haven’t heard of Anita Sarkeesian’s video series entitled Tropes vs Women in Games, then you should consider expanding what it is you pay attention to. The most recent two-part topic (Women as Background Decoration) has just released its ... [Published NAG - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Broken Age Review

Two stories, tons of creativity, yummy ice cream, no grogThat’s fair advice for the half of you who will start out Broken Age in a miserable funk instead of a monster-filled fairy tale. At least, that’s how we felt when we initially began our trip ... [Published Maximum PC - Aug 21 2014]

Quotes

"we would love to make more of them. if everyone buys 10 copies it will make it more likely that we'll make another" Schafer told a fan in the audience, after being asked if they considered remaking or re-releasing other old LucasArts adventure games
...where Schafer and other developers who worked on the original game talked about how they're handling various aspects of the remastered edition. "we would love to make more of them" Schafer said in response to a fan

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Fantastic Arcade [Published Austin Chronicle - Sep 18 2014]
What ‘GamerGate’ Reveals About the Silencing of... [Published RHRealityCheck - Sep 09 2014]
E3/GAMESCOM SUMMER REVIEW [Published Minnesota State University Mankato Reporter - Sep 06 2014]
Missing Pieces: Rome: Total War II gets a free ... [Published PC World - Sep 05 2014]
Interstellar strategists rejoice, Ancient Space... [Published Htxt.Africa - Sep 04 2014]
Rated S for Sexism: To Fix Misogynistic Games, ... [Published Recode - Sep 02 2014]
Double Fine's Tim Schafer Would Love to Remaste... [Published Softpedia - Sep 02 2014]
'An end to hateful speech in gaming' [Published iafrica.com - Sep 02 2014]
PAX Prime 2014: Games, trailers and announcements [Published Trusted Reviews - Sep 01 2014]
How to attack a woman who works in video gaming [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 01 2014]
Tim Schafer Says He'd Love to Remaster More Luc... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 31 2014]
Tim Schafer Says He'd Love to Remaster More Luc... [Published Yahoo! News - Aug 31 2014]
Saving the realm is a multi-generational family... [Published Venturebeat - Aug 29 2014]
Sexism, misogyny and online attacks: It’s a hor... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - Aug 28 2014]
Geek Fandom’s Hairball of Hatred [Published Daily Beast - Aug 28 2014]
Feminist Gaming Critic Anita Sarkeesian Facing ... [Published International Business Times - Aug 28 2014]
WTF Is Wrong With These People? [Published Balloon Juice - Aug 28 2014]
Threats of rape force Sarkeesian out of her home [Published NAG - Aug 28 2014]
Trolls drive Anita Sarkeesian out of her house ... [Published The Verge - Aug 27 2014]
Broken Age Review [Published Maximum PC - Aug 21 2014]
​The Point-and-Click Adventure Game Is on a Que... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Aug 12 2014]
7 Steam Early Access Games You Should Consider ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 12 2014]
7 Steam Early Access Games You Should Consider ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 12 2014]
What Happens When Gaming Auteurs Try To Go It A... [Published Slashdot - Jul 11 2014]
Grim Fandango remaster confirmed for PC (of cou... [Published PC World: Techlog - Jul 09 2014]
Double Fine brings its $3.3 million Kickstarter... [Published The Next Web.com - Jun 12 2014]
Double Fine brings its $3.3 million Kickstarter... [Published The Next Web - Jun 12 2014]
The adventure game classic Grim Fandango is com... [Published Engadget - Jun 10 2014]
Grim Fandango is finally getting the respect it... [Published Venturebeat - Jun 10 2014]
A remastered version of Grim Fandango is coming... [Published The Next Web - Jun 10 2014]
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Sexism, misogyny and online attacks: It’s a hor... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - Aug 28 2014]
COMMENT Feminist Frequency  and Anita Sarkeesian’s latest video, Women as Background Decoration (part 2) , is thought-provoking, eye-opening and most importantly accurate. In her latest video Sarkeesian examines how non-playable female characters ...
WTF Is Wrong With These People? [Published Balloon Juice - Aug 28 2014]
By these people, I mean (some) male gamers : Earlier this week, feminist critic Anita Sarkeesian  posted the latest in a series of crowdfunded videos called Tropes vs. Women, devoted to aggregating and analyzing games that portray women as damsels ...
7 Steam Early Access Games You Should Consider ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 12 2014]
Steam’s Early Access program has provided developers with a unique opportunity to have their game on display to consumers while it’s still being completed. Valve launched the program last year in March as a way for developers to gain funding for their ...
Grim Fandango remaster confirmed for PC (of cou... [Published PC World: Techlog - Jul 09 2014]
One month to the day since Sony stood onstage at its E3 press conference and announced Grim Fandango would be available legally for the first time in almost fifteen years, we get confirmation that oh thank goodness it's coming to PC also. Yes, despite ...
Double Fine brings its $3.3 million Kickstarter... [Published The Next Web.com - Jun 12 2014]
If you own an iPad and love classic point-and-click adventure games, you’ll want to check out Broken Age. This is the passion project from Tim Schafer – formerly of LucasArts... Keep reading → ...
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