BioWare Interview

The guys over at Sarcastic Gamer chatted up BioWare's Ray Muzyka and Greg Zeschuk during the recent Eurogamer Expo, with most of the discussion revolving around the pair's decision to pursue a career in video games, why they chose to develop role-playing games, what we should expect from Star Wars: The Old Republic, and more. I'm going to pull a single paragraph out of it, because it still rings true nearly 15 years later:
(Our real starting point was the fact that RPG games seemed to be dying and [we thought] there was this real need for a top-down RPG, kind of like the old-school Ultima-ish games. That was, weirdly enough, our driving passion.)