It’s hard to argue that Brad McQuaid’s death has cast a shadow over Visionary Realms and its environs Pantheon Project. And though the team bravely pushed forward after his death, it needed a boost in publicity and leadership. As you may recall, last August Visionary Realms excitedly announced that McQuaid’s longtime developer buddy and co-EverQuest Creator Steve Clover came out of retirement to help Pantheon make it across the finish line.
And that same Steve Clover was the subject of the studio’s first Bring Out Your Devs live stream chat. While these usually remain locked away behind the wall for VIP backers, Visionary Realms felt the interview was special enough to share with the world.
In the chat, Clover went over his story with McQuaid, EverQuestand SOE before talking about all the challenges of helping Pantheon successful.
“I was interested in the project because it was trying to capture a vision that was very similar to what we were trying to do [EverQuest]’ said Clover. “Pantheon seemed like a project that wasn’t about milking people for money. It was about making a game that people wanted to play that wasn’t currently being made. That’s what made me want to be a part of it Pantheon.”
https://massivelyop.com/2022/12/29/pantheon-shares-a-fireside-chat-with-everquest-co-creator-steve-clover/ Pantheon shares a fireside chat with EverQuest co-creator Steve Clover