Feargus UrquhartCofounder, Obsidian Entertainment

image In 1996, Feargus Urquhart began serving as president of Interplay’s role-playing games division. Two years later, the division was launched as Black Isle Studios, which became one of the most celebrated role-playing game developers in recent history.

Through 2003, Urquhart managed the development and marketing of the Fallout series, the Icewind Dale series, Planescape: Torment, and the externally developed Baldur’s Gate series. Prior to the studio’s closure, resulting from serious financial difficulties ...

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