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MOM Interview: Ed Fries

Ed Fries, co-founder of the Xbox project and former vice president of Games Publishing for Microsoft, left the company in 2004. He was gracious enough to answer our questions pertaining to the history of Oddworld Inhabitants. Magog on the March: What were your motives, back in 2000, for obtaining the rights to publish Oddworld Games… Continue reading MOM Interview: Ed Fries

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MOM Interview: Farzad Varahramyan

Farzad Varahramyan worked as a production designer on Abe's Oddysee, Abe's Exoddus and Munch's Oddysee. He was gracious enough to answer our questions. Magog on the March: How much creative persuasion did Lorne Lanning have over your artworks? Did he have a strict aesthetic or were you allowed free reign with what you created? Farzad… Continue reading MOM Interview: Farzad Varahramyan

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MOM Interview: Michael Bross

Michael Bross, a veteran composer in the video game industry, is best known amongst Oddworld fans for being the musical mastermind behind Munch's Oddysee and Stranger's Wrath. More recently, he did the soundtrack for New 'n' Tasty and was involved at the beginning of Soulstorm's development. We want to thank him for taking time out… Continue reading MOM Interview: Michael Bross

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Soulstorm: Picking up the Dropped Threads

We at Magog on the March have been thinking about Soulstorm a lot over the past few days and have noticed a number of parallels and homages to pieces of lore that were dropped from finished games—notably Munch's Oddysee—or tidbits offered in interviews by Lorne Lanning over the years. We decided to whip up a curt… Continue reading Soulstorm: Picking up the Dropped Threads