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What's the latest on the devs?
« on: July 20, 2016, 09:33:42 PM »
I drove by the old Paragon Studios which is still just an empty building the other day and it got me to thinking what ended up happening to that awesome team behind CoH/CoV? 

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Re: What's the latest on the devs?
« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2016, 10:45:56 PM »
I recently learned that Sean McCann (Dr. Aeon) is the lead developer for Neverwinter but I don't know about the rest.

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Re: What's the latest on the devs?
« Reply #2 on: July 21, 2016, 05:25:49 AM »
I recently learned that Sean McCann (Dr. Aeon) is the lead developer for Neverwinter but I don't know about the rest.
I remember last year Matt Miller got fired from Star Trek Online

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Re: What's the latest on the devs?
« Reply #3 on: July 21, 2016, 05:30:14 AM »
Where do I start...?

Here's what Twitter tells us at a glance at the moment:


Joe Morrissey (aka Hero 1):  Game Designer. Currently @SuckerPunchProd on Infamous: Second Son and @VyeGame. http://www.vyegame.com  Check out my blog http://www.GameDesignerJoe.com

Eric Cleaver (aka TheOcho):  Also known as Piestro and Ocho. Doing Community Stuff for Trion Worlds.

Jeff Hamilton (aka Arbiter Hawk):  Senior Systems Designer on @AtlasReactor at @TrionWorlds. I tweet about #GameDev, #DnD, and occasionally comics/superhero media.

Keetsie Braz da Cuhna (aka Tunnel Rat):  "Poor neglected Twitter account."

Al Rivera (aka Geko):  Star Trek Online Lead Designer.

Hosun Lee (aka Black Pebble):  Marketing Guys on lots of games. Fortnite / Infinity Blade/ City of Heroes / Stuff(TM). Mostly evil. Craves Jamba Juice.

Sean McCann (aka Dr. Aeon):  Content designer for Neverwinter, Commander Ander on the official forums. Formerly Dr. Aeon from CoH. and dev on Star Trek Online.

Tim Sweeny (aka Black Scorpion):  Game Designer, GM, Pirate, Scoundrel

O_o (bAss_ackwards):  Video games! They're fun and I work on them too.

Nate Birkholz (aka Second Measure):  iOS developer, photographer. I chain optionals for a living.

C.W. Bennett (aka Pohsyb):  <blank>

Jessie Lawrence (aka Hit Streak):  I manage esports social media for @twitch. Esports never sleeps! Riot Games alum.

Andy Belford (aka Zwillinger):  Player Relations Manager for Riot Games.

Vince D'Amelio (aka The Dark Watcher): Gamer and Game Programmer.  (I believe he's currently working on ROBLOX. - E)

Melissa Bianco (aka War Witch):  Former City of Heroes Dev. Author. Producer. Gamer. Geek.

Bruce Harlick (aka Horatio):  Game Designer, Supervillain, and Foodie

Matt Miller (aka Positron):  Game Designer. Gamer. Hex Player. Father. Husband. Ex-Lead Designer of City of Heroes.


If we were ever allowed any non-lore questions during Matt's anniversary Q&A, I'd definitely want to ask what all the devs are up to these days.
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Re: What's the latest on the devs?
« Reply #4 on: July 21, 2016, 12:56:16 PM »
Where do I start...?

Here's what Twitter tells us at a glance at the moment:


Joe Morrissey (aka Hero 1):  Game Designer. Currently @SuckerPunchProd on Infamous: Second Son and @VyeGame. http://www.vyegame.com  Check out my blog http://www.GameDesignerJoe.com

Eric Cleaver (aka TheOcho):  Also known as Piestro and Ocho. Doing Community Stuff for Trion Worlds.

Jeff Hamilton (aka Arbiter Hawk):  Senior Systems Designer on @AtlasReactor at @TrionWorlds. I tweet about #GameDev, #DnD, and occasionally comics/superhero media.

Keetsie Braz da Cuhna (aka Tunnel Rat):  "Poor neglected Twitter account."

Al Rivera (aka Geko):  Star Trek Online Lead Designer.

Hosun Lee (aka Black Pebble):  Marketing Guys on lots of games. Fortnite / Infinity Blade/ City of Heroes / Stuff(TM). Mostly evil. Craves Jamba Juice.

Sean McCann (aka Dr. Aeon):  Content designer for Neverwinter, Commander Ander on the official forums. Formerly Dr. Aeon from CoH. and dev on Star Trek Online.

Tim Sweeny (aka Black Scorpion):  Game Designer, GM, Pirate, Scoundrel

O_o (bAss_ackwards):  Video games! They're fun and I work on them too.

Nate Birkholz (aka Second Measure):  iOS developer, photographer. I chain optionals for a living.

C.W. Bennett (aka Pohsyb):  <blank>

Jessie Lawrence (aka Hit Streak):  I manage esports social media for @twitch. Esports never sleeps! Riot Games alum.

Andy Belford (aka Zwillinger):  Player Relations Manager for Riot Games.

Vince D'Amelio (aka The Dark Watcher): Gamer and Game Programmer.  (I believe he's currently working on ROBLOX. - E)

Melissa Bianco (aka War Witch):  Former City of Heroes Dev. Author. Producer. Gamer. Geek.

Bruce Harlick (aka Horatio):  Game Designer, Supervillain, and Foodie

Matt Miller (aka Positron):  Game Designer. Gamer. Hex Player. Father. Husband. Ex-Lead Designer of City of Heroes.


If we were ever allowed any non-lore questions during Matt's anniversary Q&A, I'd definitely want to ask what all the devs are up to these days.
screw questions about what they are up to! lets ask about that flash drive that we all know one of them has in their drawer with some certain files on it...

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Re: What's the latest on the devs?
« Reply #5 on: July 21, 2016, 01:27:40 PM »
screw questions about what they are up to! lets ask about that flash drive that we all know one of them has in their drawer with some certain files on it...


Not while NCSOFT still has the CoX rights and an itchy lawsuit finger :p

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Re: What's the latest on the devs?
« Reply #6 on: July 23, 2016, 06:14:37 AM »

Not while NCSOFT still has the CoX rights and an itchy lawsuit finger :p

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Re: What's the latest on the devs?
« Reply #7 on: July 24, 2016, 03:54:21 AM »
Arbiter Fabulous, who was hired shortly before the shutdown, works for SmashWords.
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Re: What's the latest on the devs?
« Reply #8 on: July 25, 2016, 02:32:26 AM »
Arbiter Fabulous, who was hired shortly before the shutdown, works for SmashWords.

Really now? I was actually in a VG with him.

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Re: What's the latest on the devs?
« Reply #9 on: July 25, 2016, 08:06:45 PM »

Not while NCSOFT still has the CoX rights and an itchy lawsuit finger :p
;) I wont tell if you don't.

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Re: What's the latest on the devs?
« Reply #10 on: July 25, 2016, 10:31:40 PM »
I remember last year Matt Miller got fired from Star Trek Online

Damn, Didn't know that... What happened there?

I had been wondering what he was up to when I realized I think he deleted his Twitter as @mmodesigner is no longer an active account.

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Re: What's the latest on the devs?
« Reply #11 on: July 26, 2016, 02:44:38 AM »
I had been wondering what he was up to when I realized I think he deleted his Twitter as @mmodesigner is no longer an active account.
He's still active.  He just changed his handle to @ManyThingsDeck since he's not working on MMOs now.
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Re: What's the latest on the devs?
« Reply #12 on: July 26, 2016, 03:55:57 AM »
He's still active.  He just changed his handle to @ManyThingsDeck since he's not working on MMOs now.
As in Decks on a house?

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Re: What's the latest on the devs?
« Reply #13 on: July 26, 2016, 04:02:40 AM »
I think more like card games.

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Re: What's the latest on the devs?
« Reply #14 on: July 26, 2016, 04:28:16 AM »
As in the Dungeons and Dragons Artifact.

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Re: What's the latest on the devs?
« Reply #15 on: July 26, 2016, 05:21:21 PM »
As in the Dungeons and Dragons Artifact.
gotcha lol

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Re: What's the latest on the devs?
« Reply #16 on: July 27, 2016, 02:42:34 AM »
Developer 13, quit actively writing software to pursue hero-work.  He hasn't been heard from for several weeks.
« Last Edit: July 28, 2016, 02:51:04 AM by Paragon Avenger »
I don't know when City of Heroes will return, or do I?

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Re: What's the latest on the devs?
« Reply #17 on: July 27, 2016, 10:24:33 AM »
Developer 13, quit actively writing software to pursue hero-work.  He has been heard from for several weeks.
sooooo he is kick A$$?

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Re: What's the latest on the devs?
« Reply #18 on: July 28, 2016, 02:51:21 AM »
sooooo he is kick A$$?

Sorry, typo.
I don't know when City of Heroes will return, or do I?

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Re: What's the latest on the devs?
« Reply #19 on: July 30, 2016, 07:31:55 PM »