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Meer vs Taylor on SupCom 2


Mr Meer is out in the snowy wastes today, trying to find his homeland. So it falls to me to point out this excellent interview with Chris Taylor, following the recent Supreme Commander 2 preview.

Eurogamer Rock, Paper, Shotgun's Alec Meer, Hero Journalist: Do you feel like conventional RTS has given up and is moving on - so many people just can't do the multiplayer now?

Chris Taylor: We're definitely focusing heavily on our story and our single-player game, we want to make a really rich experience for somebody who doesn't want to go online and fight other people. Should we be moving away from base-building like in some other games? I actually think base-building is really fun, and an important part of the game. Innovation doesn't mean we move away from that. Innovation means we do things like add strategic zoom, we have really cool Experimental units and half-baked systems and systems that really make the game more lively, but not at the expense of the core RTS experience that we've learned.

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