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Sigil Games Hires Kevin McPherson as Senior Programmer

by Rainier on Nov. 3, 2003 @ 11:45 a.m. PST

Sigil Games Online, Inc. today announced that Kevin McPherson, one of the first programmers assigned to the original "EverQuest" team and author of the "Ruins of Kunark" back story and setting, has accepted the position of Senior Programmer with the company. With over seven years of experience in the game industry, McPherson adds his expertise to Sigil's growing team of all-star massively multiplayer online game developers.

"Not only did Kevin and I work together on the original 'EverQuest,' but he has also been involved with his own online games company as well as MMOG internationalization," said Brad McQuaid, President and Co-founder of Sigil Games. "His broad expertise and background will be integral to our ongoing development of the first truly next generation massively multiplayer game."

"I am thrilled and humbled to be working with the staggering breadth of talent at Sigil," said McPherson. "The game is groundbreaking in its scope and power, and I look forward to dedicating myself to the project and the company. Sigil has the passion, creativity, and technical savvy that every developer dreams about being a part of."

About Sigil Online Games, Inc.

Sigil Online Games is led by Brad McQuaid and Jeff Butler, two of the key figures in the production of the runaway hit "EverQuest," the most popular massively multiplayer online role-playing game. Based in San Diego, the company is dedicated to the production of massively multiplayer games that provide the best community gaming experience technologically possible. For more information about Sigil Games and job postings, please visit www.sigilgames.com.

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