of the BioBreak blog drove five-and-a-half hours to Indianapolis to experience GenCon Indy 2009
for a day and he surely didn't waste any time chatting with a few of the biggest MMO developers out there
. He managed to get some one-on-one time with Robert Mull
and Andy Belford
, Chris Priestly
, and Jack Emmert
Andy discussed Mythic's revised approach to Warhammer Online
's development, some misconceptions about server performance, and his role in the Second Skin
MMO documentary amongst other things. Chris was unable to talk about Star Wars: The Old Republic
specifically as he was there to pitch Dragon Age: Origins
, however, there is a little tidbit about ehancements they're making to their morality system, which fans will be sure to speculate upon. Finally, Jack seems confident that Champions Online
hype will drastically escalate via word of mouth once the NDA drops.
Check out Syp's trip to Indy part one
and part two
. It's full of interesting information about the convention and boasts numerous photos of himself, some devs, and the growd in general. He notes a bit of disappointment that neither Blizzard
were in attendance, otherwise, he'd surely have assaulted them with questions too.