Oddworld: The Brutal Ballad of Fangus Klot [XBOX – Cancelled]

Oddworld: The Brutal Ballad of Fangus Klot [XBOX – Cancelled]

The Brutal Ballad of Fangus Klot is a cancelled action adventure game that was meant to be the last chapter in the Oddworld series. An April 2005 issue of Game Informer revealed a character named Fangus, a buff-looking character who serves as a type of shepherd on Oddworld, watching over a flock of particularly demonic-looking sheep. While OWI did not confirm the game (many suspected it as an April Fool’s joke), the article briefly outlined the plot: Fangus is a shepherd who dutifully wards off predators, until one day, invaders arrive. Fangus is then forced to rise to the occasion, assuming the role of savior of all Oddworldian nations.

Meanwhile, rabies slowly begins to turn him mad, and he must make haste in thwarting the invaders’ plans before his mind is completely lost. A Mature rating (by the ESRB) was expected due to dark tones and themes throughout the game, and Majesco was expected to publish the game for the Xbox. – [info from Wikipedia]

As we can read at the Oddworld Library:

The July edition of Game Informer is out, containing an interview with Lorne Lanning talking about the cancelled game The Brutal Ballad of Fangus Klot. The article includes several images of concept art by Silvio Aebischer and Raymond Swanland, only some of which have been available on TOGG.

You can find more info about the project at the Oddworld Library!

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5 thoughts on “Oddworld: The Brutal Ballad of Fangus Klot [XBOX – Cancelled]

  1. dude

    Oddworld in general is amazing. They take such care in their world design its hard to fathom.

    I remember weeping while i stood pacified in the shadows unable to do anything as a fellow Mudokon was beaten to death by a over zealous slig, for nothing. *spits

    I would very much like to play this game as well.

  2. Trug0d

    They’re going to finish this game apparently, along with pretty much every other previously unreleased Oddworld game.

  3. Ross Sillifant

    This is covered in the box out in Edge 192’s Making Of…Oddworld feature, but it’s known there as The Brutal Ballad Of Fungus Clott.

    It was detailed as being started on with a publisher, but not working out for some reason, one which bLorne Lanning could’nt describe…but he (Fangus) might sahow up in an upcoming annoucement…but as part of a larger thing, Fangus would be just 1 of several characters.

    Article also detailed the planned Oddworld RTS, The Hand Of Odd…

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