While at the Login Game Conference Carolyn Koh had the opportunity to chat with Richard Weil, Community Director for the youth friendly MMORPG FusionFall.
On the second day of the LOGIN conference, I had a chance to visit with Richard Weil of Turner Networks, Community Director for FusionFall, the kids MMO based on the world of Cartoon Network characters.
I was curious to know the direction in which Turner was moving, with the recent promotion of Chris Waldron to VP of Gaming for Cartoon Network. “It’s a good thing,” said Rich. It’s a consolidation of divisions, a bringing together of all the games under the leadership of Chris Waldron. The former Executive Producer of FusionFall will now also oversee games planning and games development strategy for Cartoon Network. Waldron’s appointment was only announced at the end of April, so it’s very much a transition period right now, but I could see the conviction Rich had that for Turner, computer games would be moving and shaking under Chris Waldron’s leadership.
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