After 22 years with the corporate, artwork director and author Pawel Selinger has introduced his departure from Techland Studios.
Selinger first joined the studio at Techland again in 1999 and has been with the corporate ever since by way of varied initiatives and place adjustments. The artwork director took to his LinkedIn to share the information of his departure with a small be aware to followers and colleagues:
“After over twenty-two years, I made a decision to finish my cooperation with Techland. I wish to specific my gratitude to the corporate that has allowed me to develop and fulfill myself for half of my life. Techland, I’ll all the time be rooting for you, in addition to the good individuals I’ve met due to you. I want you that Dying mild 2 and subsequent initiatives will turn out to be world hits.”
A typical query that’s on Dying Mild fan’s minds is “The place is Dying Mild 2” because the information went silent after our final in-depth have a look at E3 2019 and the general public firing of Chris Avellone, the author connected to the venture, following sexual misconduct allegation.
Again in June of 2020, Techland confirmed that the sport was nonetheless very a lot in energetic growth when rumors started circulating that the sequel was canned and that growth was “a large number.” Techland got here out swinging, saying that there have been “many inaccuracies” with experiences that flamed these rumors, which you’ll be able to study extra about right here with our earlier deep dive into the state of the sport.
Whereas the present growth standing for Dying Mild 2 is unknown right now, it is vital to not take this departure as a knee-jerk motive for instantly assuming the venture is doomed. Many lead builders depart studios as soon as their work on sure initiatives is accomplished. It is doable that his position inside Dying Mild 2’s growth is accomplished and after 22 years, he merely desires to pursue one thing new.
Techland itself reached out to Recreation Informer with a press release concerning his departure to assuage fan worries, saying:
In reference to the details about the departure of Techland’s Artwork Director, we wish to reassure all followers of the upcoming Dying Mild 2 that the place of Artwork Director shouldn’t be threatened and has been held by Eric Cochonneau since November 2019. Eric has been caring for each side of the upcoming manufacturing ever since and the crew underneath his management is doing their finest to supply gamers the perfect sport doable.
Paweł Selinger, who has been the Narration Designer for the final two years, determined on the finish of 2020 to finish his cooperation with Techland and to pursue his additional profession elsewhere. Paweł spent most of his skilled life at Techland and he, amongst others, takes credit score for the success of the collection Name of Juarez. He left a big piece of himself with Dying Mild 2, as he labored on the venture from the very starting. His duties, i.e. the narrative division, have been taken over by Piotr Szymanek in October 2020.
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Wherever his path leads, we want nothing however the perfect for Pawel Selinger as he goes into the following step of his unbelievable gaming journey.