Design Notes

YOU ASK, WE ANSWER

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Let's try something a little different.

You Ask

You guys seem pretty interested in getting a little more in depth with the inner working of AE and you can't get much more inner workings than asking your questions to the AE staff themselves so I'm going to give you that chance. If this first one works out and people have fun then I'll do another as time permits. 

I know that we've had interviews before but those weren't YOUR questions. I know that most of us have Twitters but it's hard to find to time to answer the personal stuff. This will force the staff member to slow down, take some time out and actually answer the question that you have. 

Here's How It Will Work

  1. I will present the names of FIVE AE Staff below. 
  2. Vote for your choice by posting their name in the comments below. 
  3. Voting closes at Noon (EST, AQW server time) on Monday, July 28th and I will count up the votes. 
  4. Any votes for people not listed below will be completely ignored. 
  5. On Monday, I will announce who you guys picked. 
  6. Once you guys have chosen your staff member, you will ask questions in the comment section of that thread (NOT this one, those will also be ignored). 
  7. I will then ask the Dev your questions interview style and will post them in a third post. 

The AE staff member gets to answer or NOT answer any questions that they like but you can ask anything as long as the question is serious and not flat-out rude. The questions can be about he games that they have worked on, their NPC in the games, their real life (hobbies, favorites books, games movies, foods, worst fear, biggest influences, if they can change a tire, etc), their experience (advice for aspiring devs, etc) or general questions (tips for life, how to get someone to fall in love with you, secret to eternal life if they have proven to be immortal, how to boil an egg, etc). 

TRY to keep them short, please. Try to limit it to one question per person unless you have a few REALLY good ones. 

As you can see we've left it pretty open ended because we want you guys to feel like you can really ask us just about anything. We've gotten to know quite a few of you over the years through the games, social media and hanging out with you at DragonCon. We want to give everyone the same chance to get to know us. 

AE STAFF SELECTION

  • Faith, Former head of HeroMart, current executive manager and coordinator for the Secret Underground Lab.
  • Titan, Technical Lead for EpicDuel
  • Rolith, Former Technical Lead on several AE games, current programmer for AE Mobile Projects. (Project OMNI)
  • Stratos, Lead Tester and Testing Coordinator for Artix Entertainment. 
  • Cysero, It's only fair that I put myself in here the first time with the rest of the test guinea pigs. 

Once Again, VOTING ENDS MONDAY, JULY 28TH AT NOON EST. Voting begins now. 

Sorry Comments are now closed for this post.
Grunt
Grunt: Stratos!
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rysox
rysox: Stratos!
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Chicken3000
Chicken3000: Cysero!
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Cysero
Cysero: Stratos!
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Gjappy
Gjappy: hue
TheFists
TheFists: lol
HancokUndead
HancokUndead: Stratos.
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sasukesnake07
sasukesnake07: Cysero
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Bugsniffer
Bugsniffer: Rolith! We really don't know that much about Rolith at ALL.
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SuperSaiyan142
SuperSaiyan142: Stratos!
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GugaCarvalho
GugaCarvalho: Stratos =)
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kashorocks246
kashorocks246: Rolith no one really knows anything much about him.!!
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Alacrast
Alacrast: Stratos!!
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boek09
boek09: Stratos!
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AgentAAA
AgentAAA: cysero!
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Griffmonkez
Griffmonkez: Cysero
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InfamousAE
InfamousAE: Rolith. We dont know nothing about him.
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Eka_
Eka_: Faith
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rexicom
rexicom: Stratos
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SlayR
SlayR: Rolith!
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Master IAN
Master IAN: Stratos!
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Battlemaster39
Battlemaster39: Titan.
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Xellos
Xellos: Stratos.
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Reix Hakai
Reix Hakai: Rolith,that guy is clouded in an infinite loop of mystery
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YamiKakyuu
YamiKakyuu: Faith!
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ChaosHybrid
ChaosHybrid: Cysero!
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Derp_Ironico
Derp_Ironico: Stratos
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Shadow Ravena
Shadow Ravena: Rolith!
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Tears
Tears: Stratos!
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San Robin
San Robin: The ficus! I mean... Faith \o/
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YamiKakyuu
YamiKakyuu: All hail the Ficus!
ViperBlade
ViperBlade: cycero!
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Venomities
Venomities: Titan !
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MeiShiranui
MeiShiranui: Stratos.
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Gjappy
Gjappy: Stratos
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stratos
stratos: stratos
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Stratos Lombardi
Stratos Lombardi: This is not me, for the record.
jackhunt
jackhunt: stratos
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amyrlin
amyrlin: Faith
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Rainbow Dash
Rainbow Dash: Stratos.
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Rothien
Rothien: Rolith.
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Neoslasher
Neoslasher: Stratos
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ManiacBunny
ManiacBunny: Stratos!
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Lightsilocon
Lightsilocon : Stratos!
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Mr.Butter
Mr.Butter: Rolith!
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kabimarta1
kabimarta1: Stratos, of course.
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Cyceris
Cyceris: Cysero
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LordHeisinger
LordHeisinger: Cysero
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champin of chaos drakath
champin of chaos drakath: faith cause she rules
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Vandor222
Vandor222: Faith
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Kiki
Kiki: Faith! :P
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Slo-Poke
Slo-Poke: Rolith
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Tears
Tears: Stratos!
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Nitsuab02
Nitsuab02: Stratos
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MetalSonic
MetalSonic: Stratos
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Hawkstar
Hawkstar: Rolith
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Glerax
Glerax: Stratos! (For people who don't know Rolith, he's mostly popular in DF)
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Rayman
Rayman: TiTan all the way.
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omegaman112
omegaman112: Cysero
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SMGS
SMGS: Titan
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Eonaleth
Eonaleth: Rolith
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Kokujoe
Kokujoe: Stratos! Because I'm clueless regarding him!
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brandoncyz
brandoncyz: ROLITH!!
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lance_aqw1234
lance_aqw1234: Stratos!
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Taini
Taini: Stratos! Let them speak to the best Captain! (ノ◕ヮ◕)ノ
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CHOP SUEY
CHOP SUEY: Titan!
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TheFists
TheFists: Cysero!
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sebastien2000
sebastien2000: cysero!
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Karri2
Karri2: Cysero!
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twillight
twillight: Statos
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twillight
twillight: Stratos
twillight
twillight: Stratos
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MaxSilver
MaxSilver: I don't know Stratos Very well, so I guess Cysero, the master of sawkz and ginee peegs. Hehehe
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Voodoo
Voodoo: Rolith
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Chalto
Chalto: Stratos, and I'd also like to throw the idea out there of doing it as a video invterview instead of just a post.
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Hold
Hold: Rolith, Since we don't know anything about him.
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miraged
miraged: Titan !
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Martinsen
Martinsen: Titan!
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Mcgarden123
Mcgarden123: Rolith!
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BlazeKnightSS
BlazeKnightSS: Cysero
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Elegolass
Elegolass: Faith ofc !!
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MohamedM
MohamedM: J6 O:)
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istasda
istasda: cysero! (brace yourself the "can i be a mod" questions are coming!)
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Cysero
Cysero: No problem, now that I built this... http://www.artix.com/designNotes/post/26757/SO-YOU-WANT-TO-BE-A-MOD
AssassinOrder
AssassinOrder: Titan
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Castshadow
Castshadow: Rolith!!!
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Stewfish
Stewfish: Stratos
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Frozen
Frozen: Titan
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shayshay
shayshay: Titan
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Stratsp
Stratsp: Stratos
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Illuminius
Illuminius: Titan
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Samurai
Samurai : Titan!!
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ED_Royal
ED_Royal: Titan
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AEyoucantbeatme
AEyoucantbeatme: Titan
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NightmareManifest.
NightmareManifest.: stratos!!!
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DeathGuard
DeathGuard: Titan!
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Dedicated
Dedicated : Titan
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RiverrushAE
RiverrushAE: Stratos!
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alwin
alwin: Titan
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ImperialBloody
ImperialBloody: TITAN!!!!
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General
General: Cysero!
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SlayerTheKraken
SlayerTheKraken: Titan!
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Kobe9115
Kobe9115: Titan!
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Cem
Cem: Titan!
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Erkatro
Erkatro: Titan!
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Dollarmoth
Dollarmoth: Cysero!
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V.1.
V.1.: TITAN !!!!
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destroiler
destroiler: Cysero
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leonardo12
leonardo12: stratos!
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Toiupooriginal
Toiupooriginal: Titan!! Titan~
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Toiupooriginal
Toiupooriginal: titan!
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Dyox
Dyox: Titan!
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Plisk
Plisk: Titan
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Gokas
Gokas : Titan
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SonOfPromise
SonOfPromise: Cysero
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doyleking
doyleking: i vote for every ones favorite insane weapon smith cysero
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Greed
Greed: Titan!
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Danang5
Danang5: Rolith!!!! i want to ask some question to him
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.DarknessLord.
.DarknessLord.: Titan
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GogetaSS4
GogetaSS4: Titan
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phlynch
phlynch: Faith!
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Rider
Rider : Titan
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SpeedAE
SpeedAE: Titan!!!
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Megalus Doomslayer
Megalus Doomslayer: Rolith. Also, 12:00PM EST is 1:00PM EDT.
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draconiceclipser
draconiceclipser: I vote Rolith.
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Yngvarr
Yngvarr : Rolith
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: Titan !
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Sr.Lean2
Sr.Lean2: Cysero !
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Rhavier
Rhavier: Stratos
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apoloIX
apoloIX: Cysero!
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TriPhoenix
TriPhoenix: Titan
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Armaghan
Armaghan: Cysero!
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Hold
Hold: Rolith
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RuthlessRoyalty
RuthlessRoyalty: TITAN!!!!
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Aero
Aero: Titan
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Apex
Apex: Titan
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Revive
Revive: Titan
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Nike
Nike: Titan
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: Stratos
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BusterBlader
BusterBlader: Faith
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Combatoid
Combatoid: Titan! ~HE NEEDS TO FIX HIS GAME~
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Tokensdonater
Tokensdonater: Titan.
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NakataKrutzo
NakataKrutzo: TITAN!!!!
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Rollly
Rollly: Faith!
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dan12345678910
dan12345678910: Cysero
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Heitor
Heitor: Cysero!
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Dr.SawBones
Dr.SawBones: Cysero
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VIE359
VIE359: Titan!
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Magma Proof
Magma Proof: Cysero!!!!!!!
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Derpit
Derpit: Titan
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Xamurai
Xamurai: Let's go TITAN , Let's go!
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EmperorAngel
EmperorAngel: Titan
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Cysero
Cysero: LOCKED... and Titan wins by a nose. Expect the post later today.
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