Dragonflight introduced a variety of quests to draw players into the beauty and wonder of the Dragon Isles, but one has stood out among the many—"Stay Awhile.” We take a moment to look at the genesis of this quest with the quest design team and how it evolved into the quiet moment of remembrance so many players love.
The Seed of an Idea: Meet Veritistrasz
The NPC Veritistrasz’s story emerged from the desire to tell a story about the Ruby Lifeshrine and keep the action contained entirely within the area while providing It was insight into the mind of a dragon returning home for the first time in 10,000 years.
The original pitch was for a player to explore the area with an old red dragon who grew up in the Ruby Lifeshrine. The red dragon would tell the player about it from notes they had written to help them recall many things they may have forgotten over time. In this version, the quest had...Read more