Welcome to the Developer Journal section! In this section you will find both
new and archived updates from The Matrix Online development team.
These updates will cover the game's ongoing development from beta testing
through launch and beyond.
We will list journals, interviews, chat logs,
and major development addresses in this section.
Dev Journals: April
the Martial Arts of The Matrix Online, Part 2 - 04/04/05
This is the continuation of the two part behind the scenes feature which includes
Q&As from ZeroGravity's Kerry Wong, and Lead Animator Daryl Affleck.
the Martial Arts of The Matrix Online, Part 1 -
A behind the scenes look at how the martial arts from the films was created and
implemented inside of the game. Includes a Q&A with Game Designer Adam Bormann
and fiction writer Paul Chadwick.
Dev Journals: March
Game Issues, William Westwater - 03/22/05
Director of Development for Monolith Productions, William Westwater, discusses
several launch issues with the game that the development team is currently addressing.
Dev Journals: February
Building for The Matrix Online - 02/19/05
Lead World Designer Nathan Hendrickson discusses the steps the team used to recreate
the films inside of the game world.
The Matrix Online - 02/18/05
3D Artist and Animator, Darryl Affleck discusses the trials and tribulations
of recreating the fast paced action of The Matrix movies to The Matrix Online.
Matrix Online - Shades of Green - 02/18/05
The Matrix Online Art Team sits down with GameSpy to discuss the direction
and visual impact of The Matrix Online world.
Team Interview at GameSpy- 02/17/05
Interview with Rick Lambright, Mark Seminatore, and Andy Kaplan, about the
servers, A.I. systems, and tools technologies of The Matrix Online.
Ragaini Interview at GameSpy- 02/15/05
Behind the scenes look at the Design and Implementation of The Matrix films
into an MMO game.
Ryan Interview at Killer Betties - 02/15/05
President and CEO of Monolith Productions, Samantha Ryan discusses her experiences
in the computer gaming industry.
Hall Interview at GameSpy - 02/14/05
Senior Vice President of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Jason Hall
discusses the upcoming game, and the official magazine of The Matriux Online.
Discusses Combat with Monolith Design Team - 02/14/05
Toby Ragaini, Adam Boremann, and Bruce Harlick discuss the ins and outs of
Combat in The Matrix Online.
Beeman Interview at Killer Betties - 02/01/05
The Matrix Online Producer Discusses her fifteen years in the gaming industry.
Dev Journals: January
Vault Lore Interview, Part Two - 01/24/05
Toby Ragaini answers Lore related questions for The Matrix
Fed Interview with Paul Chadwick - 01/25/04
The Matrix Online writer Paul Chadwick discusses the intracacies
of the game's storyline.
Discusses the Matrix Online Magazine with IGN PC - 01/12/05
Senior Vice President of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Jason Hall reveals secrets about the upcoming official Matrix Online magazine
due out in February.
Vault Lore Interview, Part One - 01/04/05
Ragaini answers Lore related questions for The Matrix Online Vault.
Dev Journals: 2004
Joe Ybarra Talks Beta Testing with IGN PC - 12/22/04
Senior Producer from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment discusses the progress
of The Matrix Online inside of the beta test, including a few insights into
the upcoming launch this spring.
Toby Ragaini Talks about PvP with IGN PC - 12/20/04
Lead Designer Auberon discusses the three forms of Player vs. Player combat
inside of The Matrix Online with Steve Butts of IGN.
Look Down the Rabbit Hole with Toby Ragaini - 12/15/04
The Gamers Temple talks about the history of The Matrix Online with Online
Creative Director and Lead Designer Toby "Auberon" Ragaini.
Vault Interview with Dan "Walrus" Myers - 08/25/2004
MxO's Online Community Lead tells us a bit about what is in
store for The Matrix Online community relations.
Vault Interview with Jason Hall - 08/21/04
Jason Hall answers questions surrounding the acquisition of
Monolith Productions by WBIE and about the The Matrix Online.
Vault Q&A with Toby Ragaini - 08/11/04
Toby Ragaini answers questions on close combat, missions, site
seeing, and more.