Various Lowlights From Curt Schilling's Failed 38 Studios [UPDATED]

Documents from the lawsuit over Curt Schilling’s failed attempt to launch his own video game company—dubbed 38 Studios—have been released today in Rhode Island. If you don’t recall 38 Studios, it’s because the company laid off its entire staff and went bankrupt in 2012, despite getting a $75 million loan from the… »9/24/15 5:51pm9/24/15 5:51pm


Curt Schilling is Selling His Nintendogs DSes in Bankruptcy Auction

Curt Schilling's ill-fated games studio took down the state of Rhode Island with it, so it's not much of a surprise he's in personal bankruptcy, too, selling off all sorts of crap. Discerning video gamers will be interested in items No. 8 and No. 9 in this auction guide, but don't overlook that pink Christmas Tree. »10/08/13 11:53am10/08/13 11:53am

Matt Bai of The New York Times has authored a lively, comprehensive deconstruction of the downfall o

Matt Bai of The New York Times has authored a lively, comprehensive deconstruction of the downfall of 38 Studios, makers of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning and a planned MMO. The story weaves in Rhode Island's political and cultural forces in explaining the debacle. It's a superb Sunday read. »4/21/13 2:00pm4/21/13 2:00pm

38 Studios' Sell-Off So Far Amounts to an $830,000 Drop in the Bucket

This auctioning of assets belonging to 38 Studios, the makers of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, brought in a combined $830,000, reports Joystiq. Sounds ... good? Well, according to the Associated Press, that will barely dent the $100 million taxpayers may eat in Rhode Island, which guaranteed the loan for which … »10/26/12 8:00pm10/26/12 8:00pm

Curt Schilling's Blood is For Sale in the Aftermath of 38 Studios' Collapse

Whether mocked, doubted or venerated, The Bloody Sock is a unique piece of sports memorabilia and it is the symbol of the Boston Red Sox' cathartic championship of 2004, the one that ended 86 years of aching near-misses and collapses. And the reddest of socks may be put up for sale »10/04/12 6:00pm10/04/12 6:00pm, collateral damage in the notorious…

The Amalur MMO was Fun, Says a Former 38 Studios Employee. And Here Are Three Gameplay Videos to Prove It

All we've seen so far of "Project Copernicus," the Kingdoms of Amalur MMO lost in the collapse of developer 38 Studios, are still shots and videos of in-game environments. It's helped build up the idea that the game might have been pretty, but it wasn't any good. Curt Schilling, the 38 Studios owner, himself said … »8/25/12 2:30pm8/25/12 2:30pm

Another Look Inside 'Copernicus,' the Game You'll Never Play

It was meant to be the "first triple-A, hundred-million-dollar-plus, free-to-play, micro-transaction-based MMO," according to the studio's celebrity boss, Major League Baseball all-star pitcher Curt Schilling. But plans for "Project Copernicus" vaporized when Schilling's studio—makers of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning »8/22/12 8:30pm8/22/12 8:30pm

Would It Change Your Mind to Know Curt Schilling's Beautiful "Copernicus" MMO was Supposed to be Free-to-Play?

Though the studio's founder himself said the game wasn't even fun—no one internally was playing it—"Project Copernicus" was one of the most lamented casualties of 38 Studios' collapse, primarily because its screenshots looked so damn good. Not at all like a free-to-play game. »8/19/12 11:00am8/19/12 11:00am