The latest in a series of Ask the Devs features has cropped up on the Black Gold site. It's short but covers topics as wide ranging as questing to PvP to mounts.
A: How will quests function? Will individual players able to experience a complete different story line from others?
Q: Each race will have their own unique storyline and starting area, races of the same faction will eventually converge on the same path after level 25.
A: As a PvP-oriented game, will the action of players or dynamic events affect the outcome of faction warfare, regional balance, NPC attitude or routine?
Q: We have considered such possibilities in developmental stages; we will most likely implement regional changes in the game later on, but not changing the fate of factions directly.
Read the rest on the Black Gold site.