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Schilling “Tapped Out” after 38 Studios Downfall

The downfall of 38 studios the company that brought us Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning has been one of the most tragic events in this gaming generations recent history. The studios founder former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling recently shared his thoughts about the whole event in a radio interview with WEEI (via the Boston Globe). “The money I saved and earned playing baseball was probably all gone…life is going to be different” Schilling elaborating on the “tapped out” statement. Schilling was able to tell his family last month and had planned to give the employees some sort of heads up before the company filed chapter 7, he says “I bombed that one in epic fashion…the employees really got blindsided. They have every right to be upset.”

Schilling will now be on the hook for $12 million a year for the next eight years in order to pay off the debt accumulated by the company. The company had been in talks to make a Kingdom of Amalur: Reckoning sequel to the sound of $35 million but claims statements made by Rhode Island governor Lincoln Chafee caused the deal to fall through. Schilling felt sympathetic towards the former employees and wishes them the best.

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Jon Richard

Jon Richard

Born in on the chilly east coast of Canada, Jon has grow up to enjoy the warm glow of the television screen. Growing up on everything from the A-Team to Buffy the Vampire Slayer this led him to fall in love with all types of genres. This love quickly spread to film, music, and pretty much anything with a plot and pictures. A gamer geek at heart he’s never left a form of media behind, which has become a costly habit. With a dream of working in the film industry someday, he’s currently of educating himself on everything that is media.