Vanguard Games employs over 50 industry professionals from all over the world. Every week we sit down with one of them to find out what motivates them to work in the game industry and at Vanguard games.
Rene’s first and fondest game memory is losing all the time from his five years younger nephew when playing River Raid on his aunt and uncle’s MSX. Over the years Rene developed a love for indie gaming and Japan, something that influenced his way of thinking about games, and the way he designs them.
Stijn is probably the most well-dressed guy in the office, but looks can be deceiving, since his taste for fine clothing originated from playing too much Leisure Suit Larry.
Ritesh claims to be the undefeated champion of the lunch break Quake 3 matches and that Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time turned him into an engine programmer. Sounds unreal, right?
From chess-like strategy experiences to high adrenaline action gameplay, Nikki already has several well-received designs under his belt. In his spare time, Nikki scavenges his favorite virtual worlds to complete every single Achievement and Trophy.