Kate Dollarhyde, Avowed Narrative Lead, left Obsidian. The team is now on the lookout for someone to take her place.
“After five fantastic years at Obsidian, I am leaving the studio to pursue my own creative goals!” Dollarhyde writes on Twitter. This will be my final week with the group. I am grateful to all of the many brilliant designers from whom I have had the privilege of learning. the wonderful people I’ve met. “Thank you to everyone.”
Dollarhyde worked on Pillars of Eternity II Deadfire, The Outer Worlds, and related DLCs, as he explains in a later tweet. “It’s been a pleasure and a privilege to work on some of the worlds you enjoy,” says Obsidian’s former narrative lead.
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