Ex-YAGER Game Director joins Klang for upcoming MMO Simulation
January 29, 2018
It has been announced that Peter Holzapfel, ex-Game Director at YAGER, has joined the Berlin-based game development studio, Klang, as the Executive Producer for the studio's upcoming AI-driven MMO Simulation, Seed.
According to Klang, Holzapfel is helping the studio to expand its structure and is in charge of executing the vision of Seed across all areas of production.
“We're very excited to have Peter on board as an Executive Producer. Not only does Peter bring with him experience, but also a focused approach towards production, which is extremely vital to us as a team. Our goal is to create an MMO simulation which has never been done before in this shape or form, so focus and prioritization are of utmost importance. Peter's 15 years of experience in game development will help us to realize this ambitious goal,” explained Mundi Vondi, Klang CEO and Co-Founder.
Previous to joining Klang, Holzapfel was working in various creative production roles for companies like YAGER and Crytek, as well as his own company.
Holzapfel comments, “Seed is one of those rare opportunities that is so good that you have to drop your own plans and just roll with it and see where it takes you. A project so full of passion, enthusiasm and ambition that it reminds you again why we all joined this industry in the first place. I am proud to be a part of this project and will do whatever I can to help make this dream become a reality.”
Seed is a continuous, persistent MMO simulation where players are tasked with colonizing an exoplanet through collaboration, conflict, and other player-to-player interaction. Using unique gameplay based on managing multiple characters in real-time, communities are built even when players are logged off, allowing the world of Seed to be a living, breathing entity.
Seed is among the portfolio games utilizing Improbable's SpatialOS, a platform that can realize vast, complex virtual worlds on a single, continuously running server.
Discover more about Seed via the project's website: www.seed-project.io