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The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar (Windows)

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Platform
85
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
4.1
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar Credits

Lead Development

CEOJeffrey Anderson
Executive ProducerJeffrey Steefel
Design DirectorCardell Kerr
Game Systems Engineering DirectorMarc Hildenbrand
Art DirectorYaming Di
Director of Audio, Video, and Visual FXGeoff Scott

Production

Senior ProducerKevin Boyle
International Associate ProducerAaron Campbell
Project ManagerJustin Corcoran
Associate ProducerMichael S. Jablonn, Matthew Kelly
Live ProducerStuart E. Zissu

Art

Art ManagerRick Schmitz
Animation LeadJohn Lindemuth
Avatar LeadHarry E. Teasley
UI LeadJay Brewer
Environment LeadKenneth Brown
Art TeamPete Anderson, Brandon Bateman, Jeanette Chamberlain, Jenny Chau, Michelle Clay, Christopher D. Demers, Todd DeMelle, Richard Fournier, Kristin Griffin, Dan Haard, Sean Huxter, Kerry James, Mark Lizotte, Jeffrey Dean Murchie, Michael Richard, Tara Rueping, Nina Straccialini, Chonny Uth

Design

World LeadRyan Bednar
Combat LeadChristopher Clay
Lead System DesignerNikolaus Davidson
Content LeadAllan Maki, Brent Schmidt
Design TeamBrian Aloisio, Laurence Brothers, Matt Elliott, Elliot Gilman, Ross Glover, Jared Hall-Dugas, Jesse King, Christopher Knowles, Jesse Kurlancheek, Jeffrey Libby, Les Nelken, Daniel Parke, Chris Pierson, Jonathan Rudder, Paul Simon, Heather Sinclair, Jared Sorensen, Darren Sugg

Game Systems Engineering

Technical LeadDavid Trudeau
Game Systems TeamDouglas R. Applewhite, Nicholas Dorrough, Todd Eckert, Andrew R. Gillis, Sean Lindskog, Matthew Monas, Mike Raiter, Jeff Rubin

Audio/Video/VFX Team

Audio LeadStephen DiGregorio
Audio=Video teamEgan Budd, Michael Critz, Jack Dalrymple
VFX teamMatthew Hoesterey, Sasha Hushvahtov

Technology Platform

Chief Technology OfficerChristopher Dyl
Director of Game TechnologyFernando J. Paiz
Technology Product ManagerAdam Schrader

Game Technology Engineering

Tools LeadPaul W. Frost III
Game Engine ManagerAlex Lian
Game Engine LeadDan O'Brien
Game Technology TeamMike Fricker, Rob Getter, Jeff Isselee, Jeff Johnson, Michael Kujawa, Jeremy Martin, Greg Pettyjohn, Andrew Reiff, Rich Skorski

Service Technology Engineering

Internal Technologies ManagerEric Bressler
Application Development ManagerRay Yu
Service Technology TeamChristopher Bianchi, Rob Johnson, Mark Joyal, James Kim, Steve McGarry, Brian Mesick, Dana Reid-Vanas, Don Ross (Uncle), John Spadafora, John Toomey

Operations

Vice President of OperationsMike Hogan
Executive Director of Customer SupportKurt Nipp
Sr. Director of Technical OperationsBryant Durrell
Director of Quality AssuranceJay Piette

Player Support

SupervisorShane Kelley, Matthew Regnier
Player Support TeamJames Barrett, John Ashley Bloodworth, James S. Bradford, Peter Daigle, Matthew Gillis, Christopher Henson, Anthony Mauricia, Diane Migliaccio, Jamison Nicosia, Scott Parker, Troy Pruyt, Tom Shibley, Alisa Zuniga

Quality Assurance

Game Production QA ManagerTerry White
QA LeadPeter O'Leary
Associate QA LeadMike Seal, Sean Pelkey
Service QA ManagerChad Anctil
Back Office Systems LeadBob Ferreira
Front End QA LeadMichelle Mangio
Game Engine QA LeadDavid Woodruff
International QA LeadAustin Gill
Associate QA Lead, InternationalWilliam Lazzaro
Quality Assurance TeamThomas Allen, Troy Annichiarico, Erik Bailey, Carlo Bertolino, Justin Brien, Michael Callahan, Christopher Caron, Shawn Connor, Brian Cottle, Jared Edwards, Dante Falcone, Scott Files, Giuliana Funkhouser, Jeremy Gallagher, Robert Hess, Matthew Hocker, Ayesha Khan, Dave Kiser, Erin Kiser, Timothy Lang, David Lee, Christopher Martin, Catherine Nicoloff, Daniel Ouellette, Roberto Paiz, Rachel Partridge, Mark Porzelt, Michael Romatelli, Carl Savage, Jeff Siadek, Jesse I. Smith, Janice Walsh, Timothy Wilkinson

Network Operations

Sr. Manager, Network OperationsJay Benesh
IT Manager, Information TechnologyCraig Ingemi
Network Operations ManagerCheri White
Network Operations TeamPatrick Bays, George Bieber, Jeremy Burke, Jon Charette, Kevin Conde, Jamal Ingram, Darius Kazemi, Dylan Masson, Neal Moody, John Potter, Kimberly Regan, Paul Sherman, John St. Laurent, Vance Walsh, Lindsay Welch

Publishing

Vice President, PublishingMichael Enright
Executive Director International PMJudith Hoffman
Director of Program ManagementGrant Wei
Senior Project Manager, InternationalMonica Li
Partner Services Manager, EuropeJennifer Preston

Marketing & Business Development

Senior Vice President, Sales & MarketingMark Cullinane
Vice President, Product MarketingJerome Lalin
Director, MarketingJim Drewry
Director of CommunicationsAdam Mersky
Senior Product Marketing ManagerJohn Golden
OCR ManagerMeghan Jenks
Senior Director, Business DevelopmentRobert Ferrari
Business Development ManagerBill Wang
Project ManagerNathan Staples
Marketing TeamEvan Goncalo, Lorien Green, Joshua Hodge, Kristin Kwasek, Steven Moy, Vanessa Price, Rick Woolford

Administration

General CounselHelen Ra
Assistant General CounselPatricia H. Lyle
Chief Financial OfficerPeter Faubert
Director of HRVal McCue
Director of LicensingAngela Ahn
Senior Manager FP&ATim Truong
ControllerPhillip Hoffstein
Administration TeamLaurie Herbert, Chris Keizer, Shawn McHatton, Lori Newman, David Redmond, Paula Schwenn, Brenda Yorkell

Original Force

President & Executive ProducerHarley Zhao
Vice PresidentShan Ding
Project ManagerSherry Shen
Texture Team ManagerPu Hu
Art DirectorHeng Zhang
Technique DirectorXiaohui Gao
Sound and Video DirectorMing Li
R&D DirectorWei Zhou
CG Animation DirectorYongji Yin
CG Rendering Team LeaderYu Liu
Animation LeaderTao Zhong
Assistant ProducerDarai Gu
QA Assistant of AnimationYi Dang
ArtistsTao Qu, Hao He, Jing Yang, Haibing Zeng, Shan Zhong, Zhan Lu, Yu Xiao, Qinghua Gu, Sheng Ming, Zhiyun Tang, Yong Ou, Qiankun Zhou, Lili Xia, Jianrong Wu, Changju Wu, Chenglun Chu, Zhengpeng Cai, Ning Zhao, Zhipeng Wu, Yan Cheng, Junyou Jiang, Shulin Liu, Ningning Shi, Hui Yao, Lihong Pan, Zengtao Liu, Hui Jiang, Jing Jiang, Yao Jiang, Rui Zhang, Li Zhang, Zheng Zhu, Huiyan Jing, Lu Ge, Jian Yang, Mo Wang, Guangmin Zhang, Liang Pang

Manual

ManualIncan Monkey God Studios [IMGS Inc.]
design & layoutRaini Madden
editChris W. McCubbin, David Ladyman

Tolkien Enterprises

Business AffairsFredrica Drotos
Production ServicesSam Benson, David Bergad, Joe Mandragona, Juliet Mason
Legal CounselTom Magnani (Esq.)
Special ThanksAl Bendich

Midway

Thanks to bothMidway Home Entertainment, Midway Amusement Games

Additional Contributions

Additional ProductionTim Holman, Vijay Lakshman, Patrick J. Lipo, Kim Payson, Aatish Salvi, Vladimir Starzhevsky, Michael Wallis
Additional ArtChris Amaral, Ballistic Pixel, Greg Breault, Randy Brokman, Devon Cady-Lee, Nicholas Chilano, Kari Christensen, Creat, Juan M. Del Rio, Adam Gershowitz, Kevin Griffith, Jill Harrington, Alex Hogan, Marc Holmes, Damon Iannuzzelli, Brian Labore, Sonny Liew, Liquid Development, Yatsze Mark, Peter A. MacDonald, Kevin Maginnis, William D. Mauritzen, Sean Andrew Murray, Arturo Pulecio, Paul Pham, Scott Rays, Matthew Regnier, Gustav Schmidt, Mike Sheidow, Scott Shepherd, Josh Tallman, Mark Wood
Additional DesignLuis Barriga, Chris Bernert, Scott Cuthbertson, David Eckelberry, Christopher J. Foster, Daniel Greenberg, Matthew Imregi, David Javier, Daniel Krikorian, Gregory A. MacMartin, Stephen Muray, Derek Sanderson, Dillon Tracy, George Ziets
Additional EngineeringTravis Archer, Todd Berkebile, Andrew Burke, Jonathan DeMarrais, Bryan Dube, Derek Dupras, Ben Fersenheim, Allen Holt, David Lennon, Rachel Mark, Avida Michaud, Bert Molinari, Daniel Ogles, Luke Petre, Justin Quimby, Gordon Selley, James Todd, Bruno Trindade, John Violano
Additional Audio/CompositionHarry Chase, Brad Spear, Chance Thomas
Additional Quality AssuranceAlison Campanella, Chad Kaminski, AJ McGuire, Kate McCormack, Chris Naughton, Michael Natsis, Thatcher Risom, Peter Rossetti, Colin Snyder, Kristian Telschow
Additional OperationsPochen Cheng, Randall Crane, Amanda Evans, Wendy Gallant, Sven Hindman, Paul Hogan, Rick Kasten, Michael Pacheco
Additional PublishingKen Allen, Katherine Finin, James Jones, John Worrall
Additional MarketingEric Austrew, Paul Della Bitta, Jonathan Hanna, Tom Nichols, Alex Rodberg, Carl Schwartz, Jason Wonacott
Additional AdministrationEd Donohue, Lisa Enoch, Courtney Funari, Andrew Page, Mark Pover, Mike Roman, Debbie Waggenheim

Special Thanks

Special ThanksSteve Arnold, Bob Davis, Brian Fargo, Michael Hirshland, Jeff Patterson, Howard Salwen, Carmen Scarpa
AlsoSandy Climan, Patrick Hendy, Daniel MacKeigan, Matt Nichols, Richard de Silva
AcknowledgementsKristine Wiltz, Krispy Kremes, Sue Wilson-Schmitz, Denise, Belinda Schmitz (for patience and understanding), Tommy Schmitz (for patience and understanding), Humphrey Carpenter, Meghann Donahue, Michael Drout, Wayne G. Hammond, David Salo, Christina Scull, Tom Shippey, Barbara Strachey, Karen Wynn Fonstad (in memory of), Dunkin' Donuts coffee, Rockstar Energy Drinks, Megan Anderson (Dr. - for putting Chris Pierson's arm back together), Jennifer Grucza (for inspiring the Class Captain video), Robin [for keeping Shane sane when it would have been much easier to let his descent into madness go unchecked], Bill Bridgforth (for perfecting such a magnificent beverage), Anna, Kao, Ezra, the number 45, Bernadine Zissu, Sean Evan Zissu, Susan Anderson, Mackenzie Anderson, Kendall Anderson, Sean Huxter's epic heroes, Carol, Charlotte, Susan Giusto (for support and understanding), David McGarry (for support and understanding), Katie Colpitts, Liam MacDonald, Christine Fournier (for all their love encouragement and support), Christian Fournier (for all their love encouragement and support), Amanda Brown, The Potato aka Gaz, the Tako aka Dax
All our Families and Loved Ones. Babies born to the LOTRO team during the development of this game:Nora Anderson, Alec Kanian-Andriole, Quinn Roger Bressler, Miles Jacob Bressler, Ewan Thomas Bazar Brewer, Halley Charette, Paige Charette, Brody Charette, Noah Michael Corcoran, Effie Genevieve DeMelle, Lola Lucille DeMelle, Tinna Di, Christian Matthew Fournier, Paul Wellington Frost IV, Olivia O'Neill Frost, Madeline Green, Owen Rhys Hildenbrand, Kyra King, James Edward Lawler, Zachary Martin Mangio, Isadora , Molly Anne McGorry, Isabel Mersky, Moriah Mersky, Ezra Lee Moy, Bradley Jamison Nicosia, Fernando Benjamin Paiz, Miranda Grace Paiz, Gerald Trudeau, Sean Evan Zissu

Other Games

In addition to this game, the following people are listed as working on other games. No more than 25 people are listed here, even if there are more than 25 people who have also worked on other games.

Brian Fargo, 82 other games
Steve Arnold, 49 other games
Ken Allen, 49 other games
Tom Nichols, 46 other games
David Ladyman, 43 other games
John Golden, 38 other games
Scott Cuthbertson, 36 other games
Michael Wallis, 29 other games
Vijay Lakshman, 28 other games
Rick Schmitz, 26 other games
Michael Romatelli, 25 other games
Luis Barriga, 23 other games
Vladimir Starzhevsky, 20 other games
Daniel Greenberg, 20 other games
Christopher J. Foster, 20 other games
Timothy Lang, 19 other games
Jeffrey Anderson, 18 other games
Andrew Burke, 18 other games
Scott Parker, 18 other games
Chance Thomas, 18 other games
Christopher D. Demers, 17 other games
Pete Anderson, 17 other games
Marc Holmes, 17 other games
Kevin Boyle, 17 other games
Michael S. Jablonn, 16 other games

Collaborations

People who have worked on this game have also collaborated on the creation of the following games:

Dungeons and Dragons Online: Eberron Unlimited, a group of 295 people
Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach, a group of 139 people
The Lord of the Rings Online: Mines of Moria, a group of 130 people
Asheron's Call: Throne of Destiny, a group of 70 people
Asheron's Call 2: Fallen Kings, a group of 41 people
Gotham City Impostors, a group of 19 people
Batman: Arkham City, a group of 13 people
Rock Band 3, a group of 12 people
Asheron's Call, a group of 11 people
Dance Central, a group of 9 people
Batman: Arkham Origins, a group of 9 people
Overlord: Dark Legend, a group of 7 people
The Lord of the Rings: War of the Ring, a group of 7 people
The Lord of the Rings Online: Siege of Mirkwood, a group of 7 people
LEGO Rock Band, a group of 6 people
World of Warcraft: Cataclysm, a group of 6 people
Diablo III, a group of 5 people
The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle Earth II, a group of 5 people
World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King, a group of 5 people
Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, a group of 5 people
Horizons: Empire of Istaria, a group of 5 people
Resistance: Fall of Man, a group of 5 people
Champions Online, a group of 4 people
Rocket Knight, a group of 4 people
Overlord Minions, a group of 4 people

Credits for this game were contributed by Riamus (8121)