Jeff Strain

Moby ID: 9171

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Jeff Strain was the team lead and lead programmer of Blizzard's massively multiplayer role-playing game, World of Warcraft. He was also a senior programmer on both Warcraft III and StarCraft, and a programmer on Diablo. Jeff was the creator of the StarCraft Campaign Editor and was employed at Blizzard for four years.

In March, 2000, he founded ArenaNet with Pat Wyatt and Mike O'Brien. He then worked as a programmer for the company.

On 10th September 2008 it was announced Strain would become President of Product Development of the newly-formed NCsoft West when ArenaNet was consolidated along with other NCsoft subsidiaries under a single label.

In August 2009 he left the company to establish his own development studio Undead Labs. The formation was announced in November 2009.

Credited on 26 games

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State of Decay 2: Juggernaut Edition (2020, Xbox One) CEO
Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition (2019, Windows) And Special Thanks to...
State of Decay 2 (2018, Windows Apps) Executive Producer
Squids from Space (2017, Windows) Friends & Family Playtest
Fat Princess: Adventures (2015, PlayStation 4) Special Thanks
State of Decay: Year-One Survival Edition (2015, Windows) Production
State of Decay: Lifeline (2014, Windows) Production
Betrayer (2013, Windows) Special Thanks
State of Decay (2013, Xbox 360) Production
Age of Empires II: HD Edition (2013, Windows) And Special Thanks to...
Guild Wars 2 (2012, Windows) Special Thanks
Aion (2009, Windows) Executive Team
Guild Wars: Eye of the North (2007, Windows) Executive Producers
Guild Wars: Nightfall (2006, Windows) Executive Producers
Guild Wars: Factions (2006, Windows) ArenaNet Executive Producers
Guild Wars (2005, Windows) Executive Producers
WarCraft III: Reign of Chaos (2002, Macintosh) Our thanks to
Diablo II: Lord of Destruction (2001, Windows) Thanks To
Diablo II (Collector's Edition) (2000, Windows) Thanks To
StarCraft 64 (2000, Nintendo 64) Starcraft 64 Strike Team

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