From writing medical software to producing a string of epic bestselling RPGs like Knights of the Old Republic, Mass Effect, Dragon Age: Origins, and the upcoming MMOG Star Wars: The Old Republic, BioWare founders Dr. Ray Muzyka and Dr. Greg Zeschuk know how to tell a tale with a game, but they also have a few tales to tell of their own. Learn about BioWare's founding, what a Greek eggplant dish has to do with the conception of Mass Effect, and much more.

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Muzyka actually practiced medicine for a year after BioWare incorporated in 1995, and while Zeschuk and Muzyka still maintain their licenses to practice, neither has plans to return to the medical field now. In the early days, that was much less the case. "People tended to think it was a phase," Zeschuk quipped, noting that friends and relations thought he would go back to being a "respectable" doctor. "Growing up around here [Edmonton, Alberta], you'd never conceive that this might be a career possibility."

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Last Updated: Mar 29, 2016

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