From ones usual wandering in the interweave one came across an interesting article by Gav Thorpe, and how the Tau a species by Gw for its 40k game came to be.
This is an interesting and insightful piece and shows how a core idea can undergo several itinations before it is released in its final polished form. It is also an cautionary tale for those looking to get into the gaming industry of how your super special idea can be broken down and never see the light if day or redeveloped to fit the company needs.
Still it is an interesting piece and has Gav’s usual informative style.
For the complete and original article.