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Bill Roper Joins Cryptic Studios

Following the demise of Flagship Studios, the creator of Hellgate: London, industry veteran Bill Roper has joined Cryptic Studios.

He will now serve as Design Director on Champions Online, the studio’s upcoming MMO superhero title.

"Bill brings a ton of creative energy to the Cryptic office and we’re thrilled to have him join our team,” said Cryptic Studios CEO John Needham. “His years of gaming and online experience are huge assets to all of our projects, and Bill will assist us in furthering our studio’s vision to create innovative, exciting MMO gameplay.”

GCDC Gets Bill Roper

The organizers of GCDC 2006, the leading European developer conference, sent word that they have snagged the legendary Bill Roper as a keynote speaker at the event.

Originally from Blizzard, Roper had significant involvement in the creation of World of Warcraft and the Diablo series. He has since then formed Flagship Studios which is working on Hellgate: London. It is scheduled for release this Christmas.