- Aug 19, 2012
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He hasn't 'made' anything yet. Unless he tries to take the money and run, which somehow I don't see happening. A lot of that will go to physical media and promotional items. If anything, you should be encouraged. People are willing to pay some money for a game that will give them 30-40 hours of entertainment. Nothing wrong with that.
I read the link: it's accurate, the screenshots are nice and clean, it's got a picture of the battle system. It's going to be up to his story and his implementation of his ideas - like the 'growing' home town - that decides whether or not it's ultimately successful.
If it makes you feel better, when Bioware made Knights of the Old Republic, they didn't rename the classes either (at least not internally). Jedi are wizards and sorcerers, scouts are rangers, etc... The engine was lifted lock, stock, and barrel from Neverwinter Nights. Didn't stop it from being a great game (one of the greatest, actually).