Wizards of the Coast (Dungeons and Dragons and Magic: The Gathering ) is building a new game studio called Archetype Entertainment, Lead by former BioWare veterans James Ohlen and Chad Robertson.

Archetype’s debut project is described as a multi-platform role-playing game “set in an all-new science fiction universe that will send players on a story-driven epic where choices they make will have real consequences on how their story unfolds.” The property will be set outside of the D&D and Magic franchises.

James Ohlen, the head of the studio, has served as creative director and lead designer on BioWare games such as Baldur’s GateDragon AgeNeverwinter NightsStar Wars: The Old Republic, and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic.


Archetype Entertainment is a video game studio located in Austin, TX. We build epic story-driven roleplaying games.

Source: Archetype Entertainment