Join us as we chat with veteran game designer and author Matthew Ward.
If you're a player or fan of Games Workshop games, then you likely know the name of Matthew Ward. Mr. Ward has a had major impact on all the mainline GW games and left his mark on wargaming in general. A veteran game designer, Mr. Ward worked on Warhammer, Warhammer 40,000 and various GW Lord of the Rings games. Mr. Ward is also an author with an upcoming book, Legacy of Ash. Mr. Ward was kind enough to agree to an interview with me and we chatted about everything from GW, to the writing to a shared love of Star Wars and Lego.
For convenience, I've divided the interview into three rough parts, one covering the games industry, one covering his work as an author and another covering our discussion about Star Wars. As Mr. Ward is English (we forgive him) some of the spelling may look off to our American readers, we've been assured that the extra "u"s are correct and necessary for authenticity. And now without further ado, let us see what Mr. Ward had to say.
First off let's start with a bit of introduction. Can you tell our readers a little bit about yourself and some of the games, and other projects you've worked on?
I spent twelve years at Games Workshop, in a series of creative lead and project management roles for The Lord of The Rings, Warhammer and Warhammer 40,000. For the la...