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Warhammer Online Developer Diary: The Writing of WAR

Posted Mon, Mar 24, 2008 by Aelryn

Ever wondered about the story?

There's a new Warhammer developer diary up by Matt Daniels, the lead writer on Warhammer Online.

Here in the halls of EA Mythic, that phrase has become something of a motto. It's also a kind of goal, too; by the time we launch this game and you, the players, get to step into the world we've created, we hope you'll agree that war really is everywhere.

For the Writing Team, that phrase isn't just a destination, but also a point of departure that leads us to many questions. Why is war everywhere? How did it get there? What objectives are the armies of Order and Destruction fighting over? What effect will those battles have on the larger war? Providing the answers is the job of WAR's writers and Content Designers, and the first place we go to get them is the game's backstory.

Continue reading at the EA Mythic website.

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