Steve Danuser

Game Credits

Design

Landmark (2016)   (Additional Design)
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning (2012)   (Creative Director)
EverQuest II: Echoes of Faydwer (2006)   (Game Designers)
EverQuest II: Kingdom of Sky (2006)   (Game Designers)
EverQuest II: Desert of Flames (2005)   (Additional Game Design)
EverQuest II (2004)   (Additional Game Design)
 

Customer/Technical Support

EverQuest II: Desert of Flames (2005)   (Community Managers)
 

Support

EverQuest II (2004)   (Community Manager)
 


Developer Biography

Steve Danuser, known in the online world as "Moorgard", was the co-founder of Mobhunter, one of the first websites focused on game design analysis and discussion. He joined Sony Online Entertainment in San Diego in 2003 as the Community Manager for EverQuest II, founding one of the strongest and most vibrant communities in the MMO space.

At SOE he became a game designer on EverQuest II, contributing to the original game as well as the Desert of Flames, Kingdom of Sky, Echoes of Faydwer expansions, and the Fallen Dynasty adventure pack.

Danuser left SOE in 2006 to join 38 Studios, founded by Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling. Danuser served as Director of Story & IP Development, helping guide the development of the company's MMO as well as the single-player RPG Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning.

In 2012, Danuser returned to SOE as Creative Director on Vanguard: Saga of Heroes, then transitioned over to become Lead Content Designer on EverQuest Next and Landmark. He oversaw the company's novella/short story program, curating lore in support of the future launch of EverQuest Next.

In May of 2015, Danuser joined Blizzard Entertainment as a Senior Game Designer on World of Warcraft. He is contributing game design on the upcoming expansion World of Warcraft: Legion.

Last updated: Nov 08, 2015