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MMORPG | Genre:Fantasy | Status:Final  (rel 06/06/96)  | Pub:Meridian 59
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Meridian 59 : Evolution News - Classic Game Post-Mortem GDC-Online Event Announced

Posted by Suzie Ford on Sep 18, 2012  | 6 comments in our forums

GDC-Online has announced the inclusion of a new event that will feature Meridian 59's Lead Designer Damion Schubert giving insight into the groundbreaking MMOs development and much more.

A creator and designer of games for more than fifteen years, Schubert has worked on some of the biggest titles in the online space, including Meridian 59, Sims Online, Shadowbane and Star Wars: The Old RepublicMeridian 59 was released commercially in the fall of 1996, it was the first to charge a monthly fee, use 3D graphics, and began an era that set the stage for the MMORPG genre as we know it.  His pioneering work as lead designer on Meridian 59 at Archetype Interactive laid the groundwork for titles like EverQuest, World of Warcraft and thousands of others.

Find out about other events happening at the conference on the GDC-Online site.

Suzie Ford / Suzie is the Associate Editor and News Manager at Follow her on Twitter @MMORPGMom

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