Neverwinter MMO to Feature User-Created Content via Modding
Destructoid caught up with the the Neverwinter MMO team at PAX and learned about an exciting feature: the Foundry, an in-game editor that allows users to easily create, test, and publish original events and missions.
Rather than act as an external application, the Foundry operates in-game and can be tested while you’re playing. It’s currently limited to mission building, but the ability to create custom armor, weapons, and other items in the future has not been ruled out. The Foundry will also keep users informed through its interface of popular new content, similar to Steamworks.
As a tabletop Dungeons & Dragons player, I know that the best aspect of the game is the ability to create your own content, and a step toward translating that into an MMO is progressive leap forward for the genre while being a callback to the original Neverwinter Nights editor.
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