Paul Barnett (video game designer)


Paul Barnett (video game designer)

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Paul Barnett (born January 15 1970) is an English game designer most often associated with Games Workshop's Warhammer universe. He is currently the Creative Director for EA Mythic, overseeing the design of the MMORPG "Warhammer Online" http://www.criticalgamers.com/archives/gaming-news/warhammer_online_interview_at.php] at events such as E3 and to the gaming industry press such as Gamespy Gamespy, http://uk.pc.gamespy.com/pc/warhammer-online/740435p1.html ] .

Previously, Barnett worked on several European MUDs including "Legends of Terris" and its successor "Legends of Cosrin"http://www.onlinegamescompany.com/history.htm] before creating the fantasy realm of the "Kingdom of Heroes http://www.prnewswire.co.uk/cgi/news/release?id=57260]

Conferences

Paul Barnett has given a talk at the European LIFT 08 conference. His talk was the highest watched video of the show gaining over 50,000 views within 48 hours. [http://www.liftconference.com/lift-star-videos] Fact|date=August 2008|needs independent source His talks also received coverage in business media such as business week. [http://www.businessweek.com/innovate/gamesinc/archives/2008/02/19_minutes_45_s.html]

"Paul Barnett’s talk at the show about MMO’s is one of the most non-geek accessible I’ve ever heard and it manages to smartly analogize the games industry to both films and Las Vegas without being heavy handed." Matt Vella, innovation and Design writer for Business week. Feb 11 2008 from [http://www.businessweek.com/innovate/gamesinc/archives/2008/02/19_minutes_45_s.html]

References

JOB: Creative Designer for EA Mythic in Fairfax, Virginia.

External links

* [http://www.theonlinegamescompany.com/barnett/background.shtml Background and biographical information] from The Online Games Company's website
* [http://www.myspace.com/thatbarnettbloke Paul Barnett's Myspace page]
* [http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=4893306082091307277&hl=en A video of Paul Barnett] speaking at E3 2006 about Warhammer Online.
* [http://www.liftconference.com/mmos-and-movies-las-vegas-and-golf Paul Barnett's speech at LIFT08] about MMO's, movies, las vegas, and golf.


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