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Vanguard: John Smedley Interview

Posted Thu, May 17, 2007 by LadySirse

Sony Online Entertainment's John Smedley on Vanguard

Shacknews had a chance to talk to SOE's John Smedly about the Vanguard buyout.
John Smedley: Let me broadly say that there's a perception out there that, oh, we're going to make this into a "carebear" game, and just change it into a [World of Warcraft] clone. I have no idea where this stuff gets started. The simple reality is the team is going to make these decisions. There's not some sort of overriding "let's make it easier" mentality. Nothing like that. The team already has a long list of things they want to do, and they're going to talk to the community about it. So ultimately it's going to be the community that decides the future of Vangard's gameplay. And if most of the players want the game to be exactly the way it is now, you know…
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