Star Wars Battlefront II DICE Developer AMA

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John Wasilczyk (Executive Producer) /u/WazDICE Introduction Hi I John Wasilczyk, the executive producer for Battlefront 2. I started here at DICE a few months ago and it been an adventure 🙂 I done a little bit of everything in the canada goose shop uk game industry over the last 15 years and I looking forward to growing the Battlefront community canada goose outlet location with all of you.

buy canada goose jacket Dennis Brannvall (Associate Design Director) /u/d_FireWall Introduction Hey all, My name is Dennis and I work as Design Director for Battlefront II. I hope some of you still remember me from the first Battlefront where I was working as Lead Designer on the post launch part of that game. For this game, I focused mainly on the gameplay side of things troopers, heroes, vehicles, game modes, guns, feel. I that strange guy that actually prefers the TV shows over the movies in many ways (I loooove Clone Wars Ahsoka lives!!) and I also play a lot of board games and miniature games such as X wing, Imperial Assault and Star Wars Destiny. Hopefully I able to answer your questions in a good way! buy canada goose jacket

Paul Keslin (Producer) /u/TheVestalViking Introduction Hi everyone, I Paul Keslin, one of the Multiplayer Producers over at DICE. My main responsibilities for the game revolved around the Troopers, Heroes, and some of our mounted vehicles (including the TaunTaun!). Additionally I collaborate closely with our partners at Lucasfilm to help bring the game together. Is this not a concern for the industry going forward?

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