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The Odd Gentlemen

The Odd Gentlemen is a video game developer founded by Matt Korba and Paul Bellezza in 2008.

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HISTORY

Its first video game is The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom. It was originally Matt Korba's graduate thesis at theUniversity of Southern California. The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom is a puzzle platform game that boasted the company's quirky art style. It was published by 2K Play.

They have also released a game in the PlayStation 3's social gaming network, PlayStation Home, called Slap Happy Sam.

In 2012, The Odd Gentlemen released their first iPhone game, Flea Symphony.

Author Neil Gaiman announced in June 2013 he would be making his first game with the help of The Odd Gentlemen. The game is called Wayward Manor and will launch on the PC and Mac. In June 2014 it was announced Wayward Manorwould be released on July 15, 2014 on Steam and the Humble Store.

In 2014, the Odd Gentlemen were briefly attached to the production of Andrew Hussie's Homestuck adventure game, Hiveswap. On June 19, 2014, Hussie announced their involvement via backer-only Kickstarter update. The studio publicly acknowledged their involvement with the game two days later, on June 21st.

On August 12, 2014, Activision announced that The Odd Gentleman will make a King's Quest adventure game as part of their revival of the Sierra plan.

On October 30, 2014, Hussie announced that The Odd Gentlemen's involvement was winding down and that the Homestuck merchandise and art studio, What Pumpkin, would finish Hiveswap and subsequent titles in-house.



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