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Old (#1)
The SD game dev scene is slowly fading... sucks.

http://www.zam.com/story.html?story=34069
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Old (#2)
Really?
Damn that tank on there website was badass.
meh, drinking is bad.
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Old (#3)
Are we sure it was shutdown or were there just layoffs?
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Old (#4)
Looks like everyone was laid off.

>_<
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Old (#5)
got confirmation from my friends there, shut down.
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Old (#6)
Crazy. They JUST opened up, too. Psyonix is looking for UI, FX, Programmers. (maybe designer).
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Old (#7)
High Moon has one slot open for a junior level engine programmer.

Sorry to hear about this happening to local talent. We had a lot of guys wind up over there after the Deadpool layoffs, and I know several people from Trion wound up over there as well. The San Diego AAA Game Dev scene is shrinking!
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Old (#8)
wait... what? Fuck.
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Old (#9)
We are looking for jr-mid level environment artists here at Obsidian to work on Armored Warfare! My heart hurts for SD county!
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Old (#10)
Layoffs suuuuuck

Double Fine is hiring Environment Artist and Character Artist, up north in San Francisco.

http://www.doublefine.com/jobs

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Old (#11)
Sad to confirm, but the whole studio is looking for work as of yesterday.
As usual, this would be a great place to drop links and referrals to openings for all disciplines.

Thanks for the support Pcount!
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http://www.jonjones.com/jobs/
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Old (#13)
sorry to hear guys. we will all help to find you places. how many people were at that studio?
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All the folks from Molten are invited to IGDA San Deigo's social meetup tomorrow evening at Coin-Op Game Room. Have a pint and play some classic arcade games. It will be a great opportunity to network with other local developers and maybe even find your next career opportunity. Hope to see you guys there!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/igda-sa...on-10995440659
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http://kjpla.konami.com/
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poor san diego
portfolio:
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http://1stplayable.catsone.com/careers/
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Old (#18)
Its like: "Hi and welcome to the grand opening of Molten games. Thanks for everyone's support. Goodbye"

Sucks to hear :/
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Old (#19)
Oh god, that really blows! Really sorry to hear this.

I'm seriously looking at getting out of games myself. This past year or so has really been a mess. I thought it was volatile before, but this is nuts.

Best of luck to all affected by this.
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Old (#20)
That sucks, I know we're looking for some people for Trion in San Francisco atm.

http://www.trionworlds.com/en/careers/
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Old (#21)
wow that sucks was looking forward to see what the studio was working on
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Old (#22)
Big thanks Polycounters! Me, as well as others at the studio, appreciate the support.
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Old (#23)
Ah I was really looking forward to seeing what Molten Games were up to
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Old (#24)
Cryptic is hiring! Sorry to hear about the closure : [

http://crypticstudios.com/openings
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Old (#25)
what could have been.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-I_KLG5Js0
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