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Boldly Going - A GDC 2010 Interview with Cryptic's Bill Roper and Craig Zinkievich

Updated Tue, Mar 16, 2010 by Medawky

While meeting with Executive Producers for a quick interview and PR plug for their latest game is De rigueur at the various gaming conventions we attend, it is a rare occasion when you gain access to two of them in one spot for any extended amount of time. We here at Ten Ton Hammer were able to pull off that miraculous feat this year at GDC when we sat down with Cryptic's dynamic duo of Bill Roper and Craig Zinkievich in the well appointed cafe of The InterContinental. In lieu of scones and crepes, we instead gorged ourselves on information about Champions and Star Trek Online,what the future holds for Cryptic's two highest profile games, and the importance of open lines of communication.


Craig: Expect going forward, and Bill can speak to this to, one of the things that Cryptic is going to try and do is to over communicate, to get on the forums and enable more people within the company to actually communicate with the players and tell players things that are going on that maybe other MMO companies won’t say. “You can’t tell them that! That may change” or “Don’t go out there and communicate to them that we are addressing that issue because who knows, something might go wrong and that issue may not get resolved as fast as possible”.
Join us for a cup of freshly squeezed orange juice, a muffin and an interview (juice and muffin not included) in Boldly Going - A GDC 2010 Interview with Cryptic's Bill Roper and Craig Zinkievich

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