In the studio's most recent dev diary, SOE's Omeed Dariani
helms a video panel of EverQuest Next
designers to discuss not game mechanics or advancement but the story and lore in EQN
Lead Content Designer Steve Danuser
, Creative Director Jeff Butler
, and Senior Game Designer Bill Trost
debate how to reboot a classic franchise, how to select the best material to incorporate into the new games, and how to insert the lore in an organic way rather than infodump on the players.
If lore is your thing, you'll enjoy the video embedded after the break.