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Junction Point Studios is a newly-established video game developer based in Austin, Texas. The studio was established by Warren Spector, a prominent figure in the game development industry. The new studio is understood to be based around several former employees of Ion Storm, where Spector previously worked. A video game developer is a software developer (a business or an individual) that creates video or computer games. ... Skyline from Town Lake Austin is the capital of the state of Texas, within the United States of America. ... State nickname: Lone Star State Other U.S. States Capital Austin Largest city Houston Governor Rick Perry Official languages None. ... Categories: Computer game designers | People stubs ... A solar wind is a stream of particles (mostly high-energy protons ~ 500 keV) which are ejected from the upper atmosphere of a star (in the case of a star other than the Earths Sun, it may be called a stellar wind instead). ...

Junction Point has not yet released any games, but is currently working on an unspecified "fantasy" title. No details have been released about the game as yet, although there has been speculation regarding the name "Junction Point" — apparently, this name was used by a cancelled game at Looking Glass Studios, where Spector once worked. According to available descriptions, this game was a "massively multiplayer fantasy role-playing game, changed in midstream to a single-player science-fiction role-playing game." It is not certain whether the new company's game has any relation to this project other than the name, however. Looking Glass Studios (originally Blue Sky Productions, later Looking Glass Technologies) was a computer game development company during the 1990s. ...

External link

  • Official website (http://www.junctionpoint.com/) (under construction)

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Junction Point Studios - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (247 words)
Junction Point Studios is a video game developer based in Austin, Texas.
The studio was established in 2005 by Warren Spector and Art Min, prominent figures in the game development industry.
Junction Point has indicated that its game will be a "combination of action and roleplaying, traditional narrative and player choice", and will use Valve's Source engine.
News - GDC: Warren Spector returns // None /// Eurogamer (195 words)
Junction Point - based in Austin, Texas - is already hard at work, undertaking preliminary development on a "fantasy" title created by Spector, he said, and speculation has already linked it to a Looking Glass project also called "Junction Point", which was started then abandoned during Spector's tenure at that company in the mid-90s.
The game Junction Point was conceived as a massively multiplayer fantasy RPG before it was scaled back to be a single-player sci-fi RPG and then eventually canned.
Sleuths have pointed out that Junction Point Studios executive vice president Art Min also worked with Spector at Looking Glass at the same time Junction Point was in development.
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