Sunday, November 19, 2006

Pirates of the Burning Sea (PC) - Profile of Mission Designer @ MmoRpgDot

While this site will possibly scare the crap out of a lot of you, it also has an interesting profile of the mission designer for Flying Labs' Yo Ho Ho MMO, Anna Murchison.

After going to programming classes surrounded by men, and working in an industry where you'd be hard-pressed to find a woman in any position but a secretary, my experiences in the games industry have been quite uneventful. In my job I don't feel as if I'm being treated any differently than any other member of my team, and I'm thankful for that. In general, the only thing that I have noticed is that sometimes people assume that I'm not as "hardcore" as other gamers. I think that's mostly true, but in certain games I consider myself "better than average".

Read the full interview here

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