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Kris Morness first entered the gaming industry in 1997 after graduating in the second ever DigiPen Game Programming & Design class. His most notable games included Jagged Alliance 2, several Command & Conquer games, and Battle for Middle Earth games and now has over 15 years of programming and project management experience.

 

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Posted by Kris Morness on Sun, 19 Dec 2010 11:47:00 EST in Business/Marketing
We've been making an ambitious 3D browser based game, that is also a MMO and so far we have done everything completely on our own. So we are looking for like minded people that would like to help us out and carve out your own future too!


Posted by Kris Morness on Tue, 07 Dec 2010 11:06:00 EST in
I am searching for logic behind EA's recent business decisions in these changing times.


Posted by Kris Morness on Wed, 03 Nov 2010 05:24:00 EDT in Business/Marketing
Founding a startup and prepping a game for launch is not for the faint of heart. Here you can read up on some of the challenges we've been facing, including a few surprises.



Kris Morness's Comments

Comment In: [Feature - 03/18/2013 - 04:10]

I remember several years ago ...

I remember several years ago mid-2000s , only about 4 of the industry had more than 10 years experience, but now 7 have 16-20 years experience, and I am in that category. It 's interesting to see how things have changed over time. Oh my, I am sounding old now.... ...

Comment In: [News - 02/28/2013 - 03:42]

Kongregate has an excellent discovery ...

Kongregate has an excellent discovery system. You can view recently submitted games -- where most are total garbage plus you can search per genre, and invariably all the best games make their way into forefront of popular. Steam could do exactly the same thing and be just fine. r n ...

Comment In: [News - 02/14/2013 - 01:48]

I 'm sad to see ...

I 'm sad to see some of these comments. I backed Wildman and was hopeful it would have been funded, but it fell short. And I imagine the project might move forward now. If anything, the Kickstarter campaign succeeded in getting him enough press to get a publisher to buy. ...

Comment In: [News - 02/06/2013 - 02:49]

This is a nice perspective. ...

This is a nice perspective. I think it works better for smaller studios, as it makes it easy to gauge market success and whether to proceed to other platforms or not. The concern with simultaneous ship for EA was ant-piracy and maximizing the effect of advertising budget. And they had ...

Comment In: [News - 02/06/2013 - 07:50]

While I 've been a ...

While I 've been a hardcore Windows guy for my entire career, it wasn 't until a little over year ago that I was first exposed to the Linux world. And I run two computers at home -- a Windows 7 gaming rig, and a Linux web/file server. r n ...

Comment In: [News - 01/18/2013 - 06:49]

Either the project gets funded ...

Either the project gets funded or it doesn 't. If it gets funded, he will try to hire his key staff back. His team is much closer to this than we spectators are. What was said or done is largely between them. Imagine being in their shoes right now r ...