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Intrepid Studios Brings 7 New Staff On Board Including Several Former Daybreak Devs

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Intrepid Studios now has more than 100 developers working on Ashes of Creation, including more than a few former Daybreak Game Company devs. Seven new team members were added and a new round to bring another 21 developers into the studio is already underway. Creative Director and Founder, Steven Sharif. “It’s pretty exciting to watch your dreams become a reality, and at the end of the day, creating an MMORPG that players can be proud of."

New team members include:

  • Michael Roca – Senior Gameplay Programmer (Formerly of Disney, Daybreak, SOE, and EA)
  • Grat Crabtree – Senior Software Engineer (Formerly of Daybreak and SOE)
  • Devin Lafontaine – Senior Artist (Formerly Daybreak, SOE, Sigil Games)
  • Tad Ehrlich – Senior Artist (Formerly, Daybreak, SOE, Midway Games)
  • Garrett Fern – Senior Game Designer (Formerly Daybreak and SOE)
  • Zin Chiang – Senior Producer (Formerly Travian Games and Publishing)
  • Midori Bond – Executive Assistant (Formerly Senior GM and Customer Service at SOE)

Lastly, Alpha 1 is "still on target for its 4th Quarter 2018 launch" according to the PR sent to us earlier today. July will be the last chance for fans to purchase Alpha 1 access, so if you've been waiting, don't wait too long.

Check out the new hires for Ashes of Creation in this Google doc.


Suzie Ford

Suzie is the former Associate Editor and News Manager at MMORPG.com. Follow her on Twitter @MMORPGMom