As such, the state of Rhode Island is taking legal action against some of the architects of the deal that provided 38 Studios with the $75 million loan. Gov. Lincoln Chafee discussed the matter in a video you can check out above. Here's a bit of what he had to say:
This vote was not taken lightly and it was taken with the clear goal of protecting the taxpayers of Rhode Island.
My message to Rhode Islanders is this. I know you work hard for your paychecks, and for your tax dollars to be squandered is unacceptable. The board's legal action was taken to rectify a grave injustice put upon the people of Rhode Island.
As a Rhode Island resident myself, I must admit that the situation totally sucks, and not just because we're on the hook for all this debt. Kingdoms of Amalur was an incredible game and it's a real shame to see Schilling's vision totally fall apart.