Interview: Chris McKibben on Gods & Heroes

Could be the Perfect
Game for Bossy People

The Ten Ton Hammer team kicked off their adventure to E3 with a visit
to SOE's demo room where they talked to Chris McKibben, president of
Perpetual Entertainment, developers of Gods and Heroes: Rome Rising.
They learned more about how Gods and Heroes' myth minions make this
game casual player friendly, and a min-maxer's dream. Shayalyn provides
all the details in her write-up:

Minions are designed to be an extension of the way the classes play the
game," McKibben said. He explained that the key to keeping things
interesting was to make every class's game play experience unique.
Perpetual didn't work hard to build a balanced Nomad class only to have
players decide that the only class worth playing for elder game success
is, say, a Priest.  "The minion system further defines and
builds up the classes instead of making them all the same. We've spent
a lot of time making sure that everyone doesn't basically end up a
minion master."

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