Ever, Jane: The Virtual World of Jane Austen is a game in the making that is simultaneously bringing new game play elements to the MMO genre. We caught up with project founder and 3 Turn Productions' CEO Judy Tyrer to talk about her unique project. It's a great read and one that sheds a lot of new light on Ever, Jane. Read on before leaving your own thoughts in the comments.
MMORPG.com: Please tell us more about Ever Jane. Why Jane Austen? Where did the idea for developing a social MMO come from? Why an MMO over a single player experience?
Judy Tyrer: I was actually working on an MMO at the concept level and struggling to make the game play I wanted to work when the artist had a horrific accident and lost the use of his hand. A huge fan of Jane Austen, I turned to Sense and Sensibility as a comfort read as I was trying to figure out what to do next. And it hit me like a ton of bricks. THIS, do THIS next. And thus Ever,Jane was born.
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