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Q&A with Jack Emmert

Posted by Reed Hubbard on Nov 09, 2004  | Comments

Q&A with Jack Emmert -

Jack Emmert, Lead Designer fo City of Heroes, recently sat down with the team over at Warcry for a question and answer session.  Issues covered include the epic archetypes and the Super Secret Out of Combat System.  Here's a sample:

Staying on the subject of Issue #3, little is known about the "epic" archetypes planned for release. Besides the fact that this archetype can be unlocked when a player reaches level 50 (and essentially, the player starts anew), what other facts about the mechanics or implementation can you share?

Once you've gotten a single character up to level 50, you can make as many of these Epic Archetypes as you want - on any server. The Epic Archetypes introduced come in two varieties: the Peacebringers and the Warshades. Both are different factions of an alien race whose existence has just become public knowledge. They possess mixtures of powers that are otherwise impossible in the City of Heroes. But Peacebringers and Warshades desperately need energy to power themselves. As a result, their power level is directly linked to the number of teammates they have.

The interview can be read in its entirety at City of Heroes Warcry.

Click here for the official City of Heroes website.