Chris Avellone on Why He Was Impressed by Siege of Dragonspear

You might remember that Matt Barton appended 15 minutes of Q&A with Chris Avellone to his latest episode of Matt Chat, and wondered why he went for such a format. As it turns out, Barton was hit by a technical glitch that lost him most of the video interview with the veteran RPG writer and designer, but fortunately managed to arrange another chat with him. Therefore, this week we get 15 more minutes of Chris Avellone, who discusses Beamdog's Siege of Dragonspear expansion to Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition.

The Planescape: Torment lead designer is apparently very impressed with Beamdog's writing on the expansion, going as far as to claim he's envious of some of their ideas, and surprised by the fact that no shortcuts were taken, both writing-wise and in terms of scope and scale: