has announced that The Secret World
creative director Joel Bylos
is now the creator director for all three of the firm's MMORPGs. This includes TSW
, Age of Conan
, and Anarchy Online
. Bylos has penned letters from the game director for TSW
, while AO's
" Williams passes the torch via a forum post
letter talks additional content plans up to and including Issue #12 (the live game currently sits on Issue #5, with #6 scheduled for early March). Bylos has a special place in his heart for AoC
stemming from his time as the lead designer on the Rise of the Godslayer
expansion, and his initial game director letter reflects on both coming home and the opportunities for expanding Hyboria. He also talks a bit about the pros and cons of having a single production team working on three live titles.
Finally, outgoing AoC
producer Craig "Silirrion
" Morrison recaps his four years at the helm and hints at a "new opportunity within the MMO world."
[Thanks to David for the tip.]