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McQuaid Returns to Gaming

Jon Wood Posted:
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An update on his personal blog states that Brad McQuaid, one of the men behind Vanguard: Saga of Heroes, has returned to game development, now in casual/social game form.

His blog goes on to state that the company, which he has co-founded, will later go back to making MMOs.

I am pleased to announce that I am a co-founder of a new company based here in the San Diego area.  We’re starting small and growing as needed.  Our focus is going to be on bringing some sophistication to casual/social gaming.  At some point we will also return to developing MMOs.

After a needed 3 year break from 11 years of working on massively multiplayer games with the large teams, budgets, and 3-5 year development cycles I think this will be a nice change of pace.  I’m also very excited to be involved in a genre that is relatively new to me.  I look forward to bringing MMO design principles to casual/social gaming.

Check out Brad's blog, here.

Cheers to the folks at Massively for catching this during a crazy E3 week.


Jon Wood