It was a big week in EverQuest Next this week with the release of the latest Round Table in which the dev team spoke about story and lore. Check out our thoughts about what was said before adding your own ideas to the comments.
As a writer, I enjoy reading the lore of games and novels because they allow me to learn more about another world and how that world plays out. If a world has a different political system or an underlying aspect that makes it significantly different from the world we live in, reading about it and having it demonstrated as part of the well-spun tale I’m reading is a wonderful way to expand my own imagination.
As a gamer, however, there are times when lore is a hindrance to enjoyment. Lore can be a hindrance or added burden if I want to just complete something and rest or grow stronger without worrying about an important plot wrinkle.
Read more of Victor Barreiro Jr.'s EverQuest Next: The Storytelling Toolbox.