Pirates of the Burning Sea + The Matrix Online + Planetside + The Agency + Free Realms + EverQuest Online Adventures + Legends of Norrath + Vanguard: Saga of Heroes + EverQuest II + EverQuest + Star Wars Galaxies Interviews http://www.tentonhammer.com/taxonomy/term/52%20207%20215%20284%20287%20326%20396%2024%2035%2038%2042/interviews en John Smedley Talks the Content Churn, Cheating and EQ Next | Ten Ton Hammer http://www.tentonhammer.com/eq2/news/john-smedley-talks-the-content-churn-cheating-and-eq-next?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss <!--paging_filter--><p>SOE boss John Smedley chats about free-to-play, the challenge of meeting content demands, and teases details for <em>EverQuest Next</em>.</p> <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-247850" style="width: 400px;"><a href="/eq2/news/john-smedley-talks-the-content-churn-cheating-and-eq-next"><img src="http://www.tentonhammer.com/image/view/247850/preview" alt="john_smedley.jpg" title="john_smedley.jpg" class="image image-preview " width="400" height="250" /></a></div> <p><a href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/eq2/news/john-smedley-talks-the-content-churn-cheating-and-eq-next" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.tentonhammer.com/eq2/news/john-smedley-talks-the-content-churn-cheating-and-eq-next#comments EverQuest EverQuest II EverQuest Next PlanetSide 2 John Smedley Anonymous External News Interviews News Thu, 24 Jan 2013 21:32:41 +0000 Martuk 247851 at http://www.tentonhammer.com John Smedley Talks the Content Churn, Cheating and EQ Next | Ten Ton Hammer http://www.tentonhammer.com/eq2/news/john-smedley-talks-the-content-churn-cheating-and-eq-next?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss <!--paging_filter--><p>SOE boss John Smedley chats about free-to-play, the challenge of meeting content demands, and teases details for <em>EverQuest Next</em>.</p> <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-247850" style="width: 400px;"><a href="/eq2/news/john-smedley-talks-the-content-churn-cheating-and-eq-next"><img src="http://www.tentonhammer.com/image/view/247850/preview" alt="john_smedley.jpg" title="john_smedley.jpg" class="image image-preview " width="400" height="250" /></a></div> <p><a href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/eq2/news/john-smedley-talks-the-content-churn-cheating-and-eq-next" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.tentonhammer.com/eq2/news/john-smedley-talks-the-content-churn-cheating-and-eq-next#comments EverQuest EverQuest II EverQuest Next PlanetSide 2 John Smedley Anonymous External News Interviews News Thu, 24 Jan 2013 21:32:41 +0000 Martuk 247851 at http://www.tentonhammer.com Vanguard Free-to-play Q&A with Salim Grant | Ten Ton Hammer http://www.tentonhammer.com/interviews/vanguard/free-to-play-with-salim-grant?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-229770" style="width: 640px;"><a href="/interviews/vanguard/free-to-play-with-salim-grant"><img src="http://www.tentonhammer.com/image/view/229770/preview" alt="Vanguard_Saga_of_Heroes.jpg" title="Vanguard_Saga_of_Heroes.jpg" class="image image-preview " width="640" height="400" /></a></div> <!--paging_filter-->After years on SOE's back burners, today Vanguard launches as a free-to-play game. We chatted with Creative Director Salim Grant about the game's conversion and what's in its future. <p><a href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/interviews/vanguard/free-to-play-with-salim-grant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.tentonhammer.com/interviews/vanguard/free-to-play-with-salim-grant#comments Vanguard: Saga of Heroes Ten Ton Hammer Network Anonymous Ten Ton Hammer Network News Interviews Tue, 14 Aug 2012 05:13:14 +0000 Shayalyn 233984 at http://www.tentonhammer.com John Smedley Discusses SOE's Decision to go Free-to-Play | Ten Ton Hammer http://www.tentonhammer.com/planetside2/news/john-smedley-discusses-soes-decision-to-go-free-to-play?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss <!--paging_filter--><p>Sony Online Entertainment boss John Smedley discusses the transition to a free-to-play company and the future. <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-232852" style="width: 640px;"><a href="/planetside2/news/john-smedley-discusses-soes-decision-to-go-free-to-play"><img src="http://www.tentonhammer.com/image/view/232852/preview" alt="John-Smedley.jpg" title="John-Smedley.jpg" class="image image-preview " width="640" height="380" /></a></div> <p><a href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/planetside2/news/john-smedley-discusses-soes-decision-to-go-free-to-play" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.tentonhammer.com/planetside2/news/john-smedley-discusses-soes-decision-to-go-free-to-play#comments DC Universe Online EverQuest EverQuest II EverQuest Next Free Realms Magic: The Gathering - Tactics PlanetSide 2 Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures John Smedley Anonymous External News Interviews News Thu, 28 Jun 2012 20:45:12 +0000 Martuk 232853 at http://www.tentonhammer.com John Smedley Discusses SOE's Decision to go Free-to-Play | Ten Ton Hammer http://www.tentonhammer.com/planetside2/news/john-smedley-discusses-soes-decision-to-go-free-to-play?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss <!--paging_filter--><p>Sony Online Entertainment boss John Smedley discusses the transition to a free-to-play company and the future. <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-232852" style="width: 640px;"><a href="/planetside2/news/john-smedley-discusses-soes-decision-to-go-free-to-play"><img src="http://www.tentonhammer.com/image/view/232852/preview" alt="John-Smedley.jpg" title="John-Smedley.jpg" class="image image-preview " width="640" height="380" /></a></div> <p><a href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/planetside2/news/john-smedley-discusses-soes-decision-to-go-free-to-play" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.tentonhammer.com/planetside2/news/john-smedley-discusses-soes-decision-to-go-free-to-play#comments DC Universe Online EverQuest EverQuest II EverQuest Next Free Realms Magic: The Gathering - Tactics PlanetSide 2 Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures John Smedley Anonymous External News Interviews News Thu, 28 Jun 2012 20:45:12 +0000 Martuk 232853 at http://www.tentonhammer.com John Smedley Discusses SOE's Decision to go Free-to-Play | Ten Ton Hammer http://www.tentonhammer.com/planetside2/news/john-smedley-discusses-soes-decision-to-go-free-to-play?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss <!--paging_filter--><p>Sony Online Entertainment boss John Smedley discusses the transition to a free-to-play company and the future. <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-232852" style="width: 640px;"><a href="/planetside2/news/john-smedley-discusses-soes-decision-to-go-free-to-play"><img src="http://www.tentonhammer.com/image/view/232852/preview" alt="John-Smedley.jpg" title="John-Smedley.jpg" class="image image-preview " width="640" height="380" /></a></div> <p><a href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/planetside2/news/john-smedley-discusses-soes-decision-to-go-free-to-play" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.tentonhammer.com/planetside2/news/john-smedley-discusses-soes-decision-to-go-free-to-play#comments DC Universe Online EverQuest EverQuest II EverQuest Next Free Realms Magic: The Gathering - Tactics PlanetSide 2 Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures John Smedley Anonymous External News Interviews News Thu, 28 Jun 2012 20:45:12 +0000 Martuk 232853 at http://www.tentonhammer.com This Could Change Everything - Dave Georgeson Talks SOEmote and EverQuest Next | Ten Ton Hammer http://www.tentonhammer.com/previews/everquest/soemote-and-eq-next?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-232591" style="width: 580px;"><a href="/previews/everquest/soemote-and-eq-next"><img src="http://www.tentonhammer.com/image/view/232591/preview" alt="EQ-next" title="EQ-next" class="image image-preview " width="580" height="317" /></a></div> <!--paging_filter-->SOEmote will mimic your facial actions in game. EverQuest 'Next' will use it for so much more... <p><a href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/previews/everquest/soemote-and-eq-next" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.tentonhammer.com/previews/everquest/soemote-and-eq-next#comments EverQuest EverQuest II EverQuest Next Ten Ton Hammer Network Dave Georgeson Anonymous Ten Ton Hammer Network News Interviews Wed, 20 Jun 2012 20:06:26 +0000 B. de la Durantaye 232593 at http://www.tentonhammer.com This Could Change Everything - Dave Georgeson Talks SOEmote and EverQuest Next | Ten Ton Hammer http://www.tentonhammer.com/previews/everquest/soemote-and-eq-next?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-232591" style="width: 580px;"><a href="/previews/everquest/soemote-and-eq-next"><img src="http://www.tentonhammer.com/image/view/232591/preview" alt="EQ-next" title="EQ-next" class="image image-preview " width="580" height="317" /></a></div> <!--paging_filter-->SOEmote will mimic your facial actions in game. EverQuest 'Next' will use it for so much more... <p><a href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/previews/everquest/soemote-and-eq-next" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.tentonhammer.com/previews/everquest/soemote-and-eq-next#comments EverQuest EverQuest II EverQuest Next Ten Ton Hammer Network Dave Georgeson Anonymous Ten Ton Hammer Network News Interviews Wed, 20 Jun 2012 20:06:26 +0000 B. de la Durantaye 232593 at http://www.tentonhammer.com SOE Reveals SOEmote Facial and Voice Feature for EverQuest II | Ten Ton Hammer http://www.tentonhammer.com/eq2/news/soe-reveals-soemote-facial-and-voice-feature-for-eq2?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss <!--paging_filter--><p>Sony Online Entertainment announces new tech to add facial recognition and voice features to<em> EverQuest II </em>with SOEmote. <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-231833" style="width: 640px;"><a href="/eq2/news/soe-reveals-soemote-facial-and-voice-feature-for-eq2"><img src="http://www.tentonhammer.com/image/view/231833/preview" alt="SOEmote-Georgeson.jpg" title="SOEmote-Georgeson.jpg" class="image image-preview " width="640" height="380" /></a></div> <p><a href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/eq2/news/soe-reveals-soemote-facial-and-voice-feature-for-eq2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.tentonhammer.com/eq2/news/soe-reveals-soemote-facial-and-voice-feature-for-eq2#comments E3 2012 EverQuest II Dave Georgeson Anonymous External News Interviews News Official Announcements Fri, 01 Jun 2012 23:38:26 +0000 Martuk 231834 at http://www.tentonhammer.com EverQuest II Previews Skyshrine Tradeskill Changes | Ten Ton Hammer http://www.tentonhammer.com/eq2/news/everquest2-previews-skyshrine-tradeskill-changes?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss <!--paging_filter--><p>SOE Game Designer Brian “Omougi” Ferguson discusses planned changes to tradeskills in <em>EverQuest II’s Skyshrine</em> update. <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-229821" style="width: 640px;"><a href="/eq2/news/everquest2-previews-skyshrine-tradeskill-changes"><img src="http://www.tentonhammer.com/image/view/229821/preview" alt="eq2_tradeskills.jpg" title="eq2_tradeskills.jpg" class="image image-preview " width="640" height="400" /></a></div> <p><a href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/eq2/news/everquest2-previews-skyshrine-tradeskill-changes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.tentonhammer.com/eq2/news/everquest2-previews-skyshrine-tradeskill-changes#comments EverQuest II Brian Ferguson Eric Cleaver Anonymous External News Previews Interviews News Fri, 30 Mar 2012 14:35:55 +0000 Martuk 229822 at http://www.tentonhammer.com Brad McQuaid Talks About Building EverQuest | Ten Ton Hammer http://www.tentonhammer.com/eq/news/brad-mcquaid-talks-about-building-everquest?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss <!--paging_filter--><p><em>EverQuest</em> helped pave the way for the modern MMORPG market and the game’s visionary Brad McQuaid talks about how it happened. <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-225966" style="width: 640px;"><a href="/eq/news/brad-mcquaid-talks-about-building-everquest"><img src="http://www.tentonhammer.com/image/view/225966/preview" alt="Brad-McQuaid.jpg" title="Brad-McQuaid.jpg" class="image image-preview " width="640" height="400" /></a></div> <p><a href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/eq/news/brad-mcquaid-talks-about-building-everquest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.tentonhammer.com/eq/news/brad-mcquaid-talks-about-building-everquest#comments EverQuest Brad McQuaid Anonymous External News Interviews News Wed, 04 Jan 2012 17:38:03 +0000 Martuk 225967 at http://www.tentonhammer.com John Smedley Reflects on Star Wars Galaxies Mistakes | Ten Ton Hammer http://www.tentonhammer.com/swg/news/john-smedley-reflects-on-star-wars-galaxies-mistakes?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss <!--paging_filter--><p>SOE boss John Smedley reflects on the now deceased <em>Star Wars Galaxies</em> and what could have been done differently. <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-210211" style="width: 640px;"><a href="/swg/news/john-smedley-reflects-on-star-wars-galaxies-mistakes"><img src="http://www.tentonhammer.com/image/view/210211/preview" alt="SWG-Solo.jpg" title="SWG-Solo.jpg" class="image image-preview " width="640" height="400" /></a></div> <p><a href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/swg/news/john-smedley-reflects-on-star-wars-galaxies-mistakes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.tentonhammer.com/swg/news/john-smedley-reflects-on-star-wars-galaxies-mistakes#comments Star Wars Galaxies John Smedley Anonymous External News Features Interviews News Wed, 21 Dec 2011 18:18:13 +0000 Martuk 210212 at http://www.tentonhammer.com Free Indeed: An EverQuest II Roundtable Discussion with SOE's David Georgeson | Ten Ton Hammer http://www.tentonhammer.com/everquest2/interviews/free-indeed?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-203493" style="width: 349px;"><a href="/everquest2/interviews/free-indeed"><img src="http://www.tentonhammer.com/image/view/203493/preview" alt="EverQuest II Goes Free to Play" title="EverQuest II Goes Free to Play" class="image image-preview " width="349" height="296" /></a></div> <!--paging_filter-->Today, SOE announced that EverQuest II is going all the way free-to-play. What does EQ2's freemium future mean for the players? That, plus new insights into next month's Age of Discovery expansion in our latest roundtable writeup. <p><a href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/everquest2/interviews/free-indeed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.tentonhammer.com/everquest2/interviews/free-indeed#comments EverQuest II Ten Ton Hammer Network Anonymous Ten Ton Hammer Network News Interviews Thu, 10 Nov 2011 19:34:38 +0000 Ethec 203494 at http://www.tentonhammer.com Hacking EverQuest Part Three - SOE's Response | Ten Ton Hammer http://www.tentonhammer.com/features/everquest/hacking-eq-part-three?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-196183" style="width: 270px;"><a href="/features/everquest/hacking-eq-part-three"><img src="http://www.tentonhammer.com/image/view/196183/preview" alt="SOE_logo_better.jpg" title="SOE_logo_better.jpg" class="image image-preview " width="270" height="187" /></a></div> <!--paging_filter-->In the final part of our series Benjamin J. de la Durantaye talks to SOE to find out how they intend to put a stop to the hacking and cheating in EverQuest. <p><a href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/features/everquest/hacking-eq-part-three" target="_blank">read more</a></p> EverQuest Ten Ton Hammer Network Thom Terrazas Anonymous Ten Ton Hammer Network News Features Interviews Thu, 06 Oct 2011 01:15:20 +0000 B. de la Durantaye 196055 at http://www.tentonhammer.com EverQuest 2: The Next Generation - A Q&A with David Georgeson | Ten Ton Hammer http://www.tentonhammer.com/eq2/interviews/age-of-discovery?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-100698" style="width: 640px;"><a href="/eq2/interviews/age-of-discovery"><img src="http://www.tentonhammer.com/image/view/100698/preview" alt="Age of Discovery Logo" title="Age of Discovery Logo" class="image image-preview " width="640" height="467" /></a></div> <!--paging_filter-->Exec Producer David Georgeson discusses the upcoming EQ expansion, Age of Discovery, but also some of the content players can look forward to in Game Updates coming very soon. <p><a href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/eq2/interviews/age-of-discovery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> SOE Fan Faire 2011 EverQuest II Ten Ton Hammer Network Anonymous Ten Ton Hammer Network News Features Interviews Sun, 17 Jul 2011 19:20:30 +0000 B. de la Durantaye 100699 at http://www.tentonhammer.com