Warhammer Online: GenCon Interview at The MMO Gamer

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Convention Season Means Gaming Goodness

If you're like a lot of other gamers who have a serious jones for Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning, then you probably can't get enough info about the game. Never fear, this year's gaming convention season made for plenty of Warhammer info dumps (with more to come with this week's big events, the Leipzig Games Convention in Germany and Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) in Seattle, WA). The MMO Gamer just published some "juicy bits" from its visit with Warhammer's lead animator, Jeremy Dale, at GenCon:

As players progress further into the game, the subject of quests definitely comes to mind. In Warhammer, players will find a plethora of quests - and during those quests, the choices and decisions that the player makes will actually influence the way that the game world responds. Unlike many other games where completing a repeatable quest adds a few measly [ insert small cash coin here ], Warhammer takes your increasing fame and notoriety and allows the creatures and opposing mobs to respond - in force. Kill the privates and a corporal comes out; kill him and a big ‘ol beastie or event pops out. This certainly goes a long way to keep the game fresh for higher-level players and not just the new kids in the starting zone.

Read more at The MMO Gamer, and watch for our continuing Warhammer coverage from Leipzig and PAX.
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