From the pages of the past! Ads of yesteryear – Wasteland

With all of this talk about Kickstarter and Brian Fargo of inXile eying his own bid to help fund a true sequel to Wasteland (and to help salve the sour memories created by Fountain of Dreams which he had nothing to do with), here’s a blast from the distant past – the ad for Wasteland.

This game became the prototype for what would later become Fallout providing inspiration for many, including R. Scott Campbell (former lead designer of Fallout) who recounts his thoughts on the process that led up to that game in a series of articles on No Mutants Allowed (now compiled in a nice PDF for easy reading).

And NMA also reports that it sounds like inXile is literally getting the old gang back together again. Michael Stackpole (Bard’s Tale III, Wasteland) and Alan Pavlish (the producer, designer, and programmer for Wasteland) have joined the project. Fallout composer, Mark Morgan, is also onboard.

Ad for Wasteland

Wasteland is regarded by many, including yours truly, as an iconic classic in every sense of the word. So many floppies, so many skills, and one accident with a howitzer and fast food…

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