The Cause of Mass Effect: An Interview with the BioWare Founders

Updated Wed, Dec 23, 2009 by Ethec

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.

From the article:

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."

Read on in The Cause of Mass Effect: An Interview with the BioWare Founders, only at Ten Ton Hammer!


Today is N7 Day and BioWare put the band back together to thank Mass Effect fans for a trilogy of fun.

Video, News
Thu, Nov 07, 2013

EA’s executive team undergoes more changes just one week into Andrew Wilson’s reign as EA’s new CEO.

Tue, Sep 24, 2013

EA fills a role at BioWare that has been vacated since the departure of co-founders Greg Zeschuk and Ray Muzyka.

Tue, Sep 10, 2013

Join us as we take a tour around the web to bring you the best gaming sales for the weekend.

Features, News
Sat, May 18, 2013

News from around the 'Net