Torchlight

September 3, 2015

No Torchlight 3… Here’s Hob!

The guys at Runic Games just revealed a new upcoming action/puzzle game called Hob. Runic Games, co-founded by Diablo co-creators Max and Erich Schaefer, was previously best known for creating the Diablo-type Torchlight games. Their new game Hob is reminiscent of Zelda type exploration puzzle solving titles, and does not include the endless clicking combat of an ARPG.

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By: Flux

July 17, 2012

Torchlight Art Assets Ripped Off by Mobile Game

Thanks to KayDee for pointing me to the amusing (if it’s not you) news on IncGamers that a Chinese developer has wholesale ripped off art and sound assets from Torchlight and reused them in a derivative dungeon crawler game for smart phones. The story began when Torchlight lead developer Travis Baldree tweeted about the issue:

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November 24, 2011

The Diablo Podcast #52: Max Schaefer Interviewed

The fifty-second episode of The Diablo Podcast features Flux interviewing Max Schaefer, CEO of Runic Games. In this interview Max answers numerous fan questions about his time with Blizzard North and the earliest version of Diablo III, talks about his reaction to playing the Diablo 3 Beta, compares Torchlight 2 to his earlier ARPGs, and much more.

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By: Rushster

November 20, 2011

The Diablo Podcast #51: Travis Baldree TL2 Interview

The fifty-first episode of The Diablo Podcast features Flux speaking with Travis Baldree, president of Runic Games and lead designer on Torchlight 2. The sequel to million-selling indy hit Torchlight 1 is shaping up to be a huge upgrade over the original game in every way, thanks to a larger team, more development time, a bigger budget, and just plain better ideas. This interview covers a wide variety of topics, including the changes and improvements to skills, stats, monsters, items, UI, and the end game.

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September 11, 2011

Jay Wilson Interview from Gamescom @ Gamer.NL

EvilMe points us to Dutch site Gamer.NL where there’s a new interview with Jay Wilson from Gamescom last month. It’s a short interview, but they get right to the point with the requisite questions about the Real Money Auction House and the Always-Online DRM, before concluding with a couple of non-standard (and thus more interesting) questions about other ARPGs. I’ll quote the Google translation of those.

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August 24, 2011

Max Schaefer on Diablo 3 from Gamescom

Rush has posted his Torchlight 2 hands-on report over at IncGamers,. It’s an interesting write-up, with his game observations woven into a conversation/interview with the ever-loquacious Max Schaefer. There was a bit of Diablo III in the discussion, of course, and here’s the quote.

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May 7, 2011

Matt Uelmen’s Torchlight 2 Music Debuts

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Runic Games has posted a juicy page of info, pics, and two musical samples from Torchlight 2. The composer of the music is Matt Uelmen, justly famous for his great work in Diablo 1 and Diablo 2, and if you’re a fan of the music in those games, you’ll certainly want to check it out. For TL2, Matt returned to Bratislava , where he recorded with the local symphony, just like he did for Diablo 2 and yes, Diablo 3, back in 2005.

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March 23, 2011

Max Schaefer @ Charge Shot

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The flood of Max Schaefer, Torchlight XBLA interviews continues, and since Max keeps dropping interesting references to Diablo III, and since it’s fun to get Bliz Irvine PR twitching by posting about them, here’s the latest. It’s from an interview with Charge Shot, and thanks to IncGamers for the tip.

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