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Rod Humble

Also Known As

  • Rodney V. Humble
  • Rodney Victor Humble

Game Credits

Business

Create (2010)   (Executive Vice President)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)   (Executive Vice President)
The Sims 3 (2009)   (EVP, Studio Head)
The Sims 2: FreeTime (2008)   (Vice President, Studio Head)
The Sims: Carnival - Bumper Blast (2008)   (Vice President, Head of Sims Studio)
MySims (2007)   (Senior Vice President, Head of Studio)
EverQuest: Gates of Discord (2004)   (Vice President, Development)
EverQuest: Omens of War (2004)   (Vice President, Development)
EverQuest: Lost Dungeons of Norrath (2003)   (Vice President, Development/Executive Producer )
 

Production

SimAnimals (2009)   (EVP, Head of Studio)
Today I Die (2009)   (Critical feedback from)
SimCity Societies: Destinations (2008)   (Senior Vice President and Studio Head, The Sims Label)
The Sims 2: Apartment Pets (2008)   (SVP, Head of Sims Studio)
The Sims: Castaway Stories (2008)   (Executive Producer)
The Sims: Life Stories (2007)   (Executive Producer)
The Sims 2: Open for Business (2006)   (Executive Producer)
The Sims 2: Pets (2006)   (Vice President, Executive Producer)
The Sims 2: Pets (2006)   (Exec. in Charge of Production)
The Sims 2: Pets (2006)   (Vice President, Executive Producer)
The Sims 2: Pets (2006)   (Exec. in Charge of Production)
The Sims 2: Nightlife (2005)   (Executive Producer)
EverQuest Online Adventures (2003)   (Executive Producer)
EverQuest Online Adventures: Frontiers (2003)   (Vice President, Product Development)
EverQuest: The Legacy of Ykesha (2003)   (Executive Producer/Director of Development)
EverQuest: The Planes of Power (2002)   (Executive Producer/Director of Development)
EverQuest: The Shadows of Luclin (2001)   (Executive Producers)
EverQuest (1999)   (Executive Producer)
Infantry (1999)   (Game Producer)
SubSpace (1997)   (Executive Producer)
Cyberbykes: Shadow Racer VR (1995)   (Executive Producer)
Quarantine II: Road Warrior (1995)   (Producer)
Jeopardy! Sports Edition (1994)   (Product Manager)
Jeopardy! Sports Edition (1994)   (Producer)
Quarantine (1994)   (Producer)
Star Crusader (1994)   (GameTek Producer)
Family Feud (1993)   (Production Consultant)
Kawasaki Caribbean Challenge (1993)   (Producer)
Nomad (1993)   (Produced by)
The Humans (1992)   (Producer)
Jeopardy! (1992)   (Producers)
Nigel Mansell's World Championship Racing (1992)   (Producers)
Wheel of Fortune: Featuring Vanna White (1992)   (Produced by)
Tesserae (1990)   (Producers)
Wheel of Fortune (1987)   (Produced for Gametek by)
 

Design

Last thoughts of the Aurochs (2010)   (Game by)
Boom Blox Bash Party (2009)  
Stars over Half Moon Bay (2008)   (Game by)
EverQuest Online Adventures (2003)   (Game Design)
EverQuest (1999)   (Director of Development)
Infantry (1999)   (Game Designer)
Brutal: Above the Claw (1995)   (Design)
Carrier Aces (1995)   (Original Concept)
Jack the Ripper (1995)   (Credits)
Brutal: Paws of Fury (1994)   (Design)
Jeopardy! Sports Edition (1994)   (Project Design)
The Humans: Insult to Injury (1992)   (Level Design)
The Humans (1992)   (Level Maps)
Jeopardy! (1992)   (Project Design)
 

Programming/Engineering

The Marriage (2007)   (A computer game by)
 

Quality Assurance

Inside a Star-filled Sky (2011)   (Testers)
Braid (2008)   (Discussion and Playtest)
 

Creative Services

Brutal: Paws of Fury (1994)   (Writer)
Nomad (1993)   (Manual Copy)
Wheel of Fortune: Deluxe Edition (1994)   (Manual written by)
The Humans (1992)   (Manual Copy)
Wheel of Fortune (1987)   (Manual Written by)
 

Administration

Littlest Pet Shop: City Friends (2009)   (Executive VP, Head of the EA Play Label)
 

Support

Tesserae (1990)   (Production Consultant)
 

Thanks

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009)   (Special Thanks)
Champions: Return to Arms (2005)   (Special Thanks)
Untold Legends: Brotherhood of the Blade (2005)   (Special Thanks To)
Star Wars: Galaxies - An Empire Divided (2003)   (Special Thanks)
Toonstruck (1996)   (Special Thanks To)
The War College: Universal Military Simulator 3 (1995)   (Special Thanks to)
Jeopardy! Deluxe Edition (1993)   (Special Thanks)
Spectre (1991)   (We would like to thank the following people at Spectre)
 

Other

The Sims 3: World Adventures (2009)   (Executive Vice President, Studio Head)
Night Raveler and the Heartbroken Uruguayans (2008)   (The stars feedback is inspired in Stars over Half Moon Bay by)
The Sims: Carnival - SnapCity (2008)   (Vice President, Head of Sims Studio)
The Sims: Castaway Stories (2008)   (Vice President)
The Divorce (2007)   (Inspiration source)
MySims (2007)   (Sims Label VP Studio Head)
SimCity Societies (2007)   (SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT AND STUDIO HEAD, THE SIMS LABEL)
The Sims 2: Castaway (2007)   (VP and Head of The Sims Studio)
The Sims 2: Castaway (2007)   (VP, Sims Studio)
The Sims: Life Stories (2007)   (Vice Presidents)
The Sims 2: Pets (2006)   (Vice President)
EverQuest II (2004)   (Vice Presidents, Development)
Family Feud (1994)   (Anarchist & Brummie)
 


Developer Biography

Rod Humble has been employed in the game industry since 1990. He has worked on over 200 different games, including The Humans, Brutal, and EverQuest.

In 2004 he started working for Electronic Arts as Head of Sims Studio and in October 2008 he became Executive Vice President and Head of the Sims label and later also the EA Play label. On 23rd December 2010 Linden Lab announced that Humble had joined the company and was appointed CEO to oversee the development of Second Life.

In his spare time, he paints and he creates independent art games, such as The Marriage, Stars over Half Moon Bay and Last thoughts of the Aurochs.

Last updated: Dec 26, 2010