Archive

PotBS: Interview With John Tynes

Posted Fri, Jul 21, 2006 by LadySirse

John Tynes Sheds Some Light On Pirates of the Burning Sea

FiringSquad took some time to speak with John Tynes recently. Keep reading to get a good look at the thoughts that went into the making of this game.

FiringSquad: First, pirates continue to be a popular subject in pop culture as the latest Pirates of the Caribbean movie can attest to. From your perspective why is there so much attention being put to this historical period in history?

John Tynes: Even in the days of real piracy, the pirate life was attractive to many sailors. Given that navy ships could impress them for years of service, the fact that pirate ships tended to be very democratic was appealing. Journalists and authors soon romanticized them further, conjuring up a life of freedom and adventure. There was also the lure of wealth, the vast fortunes that pirates were imagined to possess buried beneath the shifting sands.

There is more to this answer, so get clicking and check it out. Don't forget to return to Ten Ton Hammer and let us know what you are looking forward to in Priates of the Burning Sea!


PotBS-Sailing-Away.jpg

Pirates of the Burning Sea will be sailing away from SOE later this month. Make sure that your account is ready to leave port.

News, Official Announcements
Wed, Jan 23, 2013
Martuk
PotBS-Logo.jpg

Pirates of the Burning Sea will be departing from SOE in January, but the pirate-based MMOG will continue to sail on.

News, Official Announcements
Wed, Dec 19, 2012
Martuk
GDC-Online-2012.jpg

GDC Online is just a few short months away and a trio of new speakers have been announced that include representatives from SOE, CCP and BioWare.

News, Official Announcements
Wed, Jul 25, 2012
Martuk
SOE_maintenance.jpg

Sony Online Entertainment maintenance period will bring down online gaming services for 24 hours on Monday.

News, Official Announcements
Fri, Apr 20, 2012
Martuk

News from around the 'Net