Meet The AlterVerse Team
Founder - CEO
A former stockbroker, blockchain enthusiast, and lifelong entrepreneur, Scot has been creating engaging online communities, virtual worlds and games for over 20 years. Before Bitcoin, he created his first digital currency, the Arn, back in 2005.
Co-Founder - CTO
Michael has a B.S. in Computer Science and has been programming for over 30 years. He has honed his skills in C++ engine code, game mechanics, PhysX, OpenVR, Steam API and code oversight.
Studio Creative Director
Jeff is a game industry veteran with over 14 years experience. At Electronic Arts and Perpetual Entertainment he served as a lead artist on many titles including The Sims 4, Star Trek Online and The Sims Mobile. Jeff also has 10 years of advertising art direction experience.
Robert Luke Elden
Social Media Director
From Manchester UK, Luke has a Bachelor’s Degree from The Manchester Metropolitan University. Specialties include: Social Media Marketing (SMM), Lead Generation, and Google Analytics.
Telegram Community Manager
Michael Laraway is owner and CEO of MetaData LLC, an agency of community, social, and digital specialist that drive online communities. Michael found an interest in bitcoin in 2013 using it to play online poker. Seeing the potential he chose to focus full time in the blockchain space starting MetaData in 2017.
Skins Design / Sales
Eric has been heavily involved in gaming for over 20 years. He has multiple skills including art, music composition, video creation and game design. He is now responsible for the design and creation of skins for the AlterVerse Weapons, Armor, and Avatars and creating Sales and Promotional materials.
Public Relations Director
Dave started early on as a software test engineer at EA, and then built databases and continued testing and analytics at Microsoft and Washington Mutual bank. He managed an 11 man team at Washington Mutual for 4 years. He has produced effective marketing materials for a variety of start-up and indie gaming companies. A zealous content creator and experienced video editor, he is painting the colored lens through which we see the AlterVerse.
Brian is a multimedia website designer and CMS expert with over 20 years in web security and hosting. He works tirelessly keeping our sites up-to-date and secure and greeting newcomers.
Tim brings with him 15 years experience in C++ programming and over 5 years working directly with our core game engine. His specialties include Graphics and Physics.
3D Models and Textures
Bohlool is a 3D character artist who has been active in the field of game and animation since 2012. He has been fond of painting since he was a kid and this was one of the reasons to leave behind everything and follow his dreams. He started his journey with digital painting, but, then found his main interest was 3D modeling, and changed his field of work. He is now working as a 3D Character and Texture artist in the animation and game industry.
Steam Community Manager
Jay has a background in business consulting, PR, event management, cross-promotion, and is looking forward to building a community on Steam as well as providing his unique insights to the team.
Voice of Avii
From London, Donna uses her awesome voice over talents to breathe life into our Advanced Virtual Intelligent Interface called Avii for short.
Particle FX - Animations
Arti has over 17 years working in CG as a Graphic Designer and Animator. He has worked in movies, advertisements and video games. He is known for his work on titles like "Lost Senses" (Siggraph 2013 Jury Award), Phantom Doctrine, and Super Brawl Universe. In his free time he likes to travel the world, draw comics and do photography.
Since 2003, Stephan has specialized in modular, 3D model creation for easy click together construction in virtual worlds.
Bekah is a freelance writer working in primarily science fiction and fantasy writing, including a number of video game and tabletop game ventures. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in History, specializing in ancient Egypt.
Voice Chat Programmer
Peter brings his 36 years of extensive programming skills to create low latency, directional, and ranged voice chat for all of our environments.
As a professional game tester, Derek has tested for Enemy Territory, Quake Wars, Battlefield, Mechwarrior Online, and now he brings his skills & team to the AlterVerse.
Game Design Intern
Cody has been involved with Aureus VR and the AlterVerse for many years both as a player and a builder. He’s currently a student in Game Design at Full Sail University in Florida.
Brian Roberts – Deferred Shading and PBR.
Jeff Raab – Torque3D Engine.
James Urquhart – Oculus Rift, HTC Vive.
Stefan Lundmark – Awesomium.
Ahsan Muzaheed – Crafting.
Twisted Jenius – AI.
Vince Gee – One World Tech.
Jon Docino – Advanced Character Kit.
Lukas Joergensen – IPS Bundle.
Marc-André Vachon – GUI & Game Mechanics.
Alfio Saitta – Contributor.
Guy Allard – Contributor.
Eric Smith – Contributor.
Arteria 3D – 3D Models – SFX.
3DRT – 3D Models.
DexSoft – 3D Models.
3TD Studios – 3D Models.
DAZ 3D – Avatars.
RRGTS – 3D Models.
SickHead Games – 3D Models/Textures.
Josh Malloy – Spear Models.
Rohan Spuke – 3D Models/Rigging.
Scott Kane – GUI’s.
Music and Ambient Backgrounds
CuttingEdgeSync – Alternate World, Disrupter Loading.
Violet Melody – Fitness Center BG.
Sound-Ideas – Disrupter Bridge FX.
Plastic3_NE – Mama Bahama’s Aft Lounge BG.
ADG3Studios – Intro Menus BG Music.
CleanMindSounds – Intro Video BG Music.
Meg McDuffee – Science Lab.
Twisterium – Night Action, Waste Dump BG Music.
AntonG – Futuristic War, Raid BG Music.
Wade Marshall – Elevator Chime.
Sound-Ideas – Numerous Assorted SFX.
BoomOpera_SFX – DraftBall SFX – Ship Doors.
SonoFacktur – Shuttle Bay SFX.
ECSW – Science Lab SFX.
2MirrorsDialogue – Bridge SFX.
GraysFX – Control SFX.
Qubodup – Droid FootSteps.
StormWave Audio – SciFi Weapons SFX.
Boris557 – Elevator SFX.
CaterpillarSalad – Female Screams.
CostA – Male Screams.
Retsanton – Explosions.
Donna Monehen – Avii.
Stanton Nichols – Cmdr Bowen, Doc.
Alexx Kinney – Lieut Narlock, Sgt Payne.
Matt Hobart – Gnomes, Boglins.
Nico Hedland – Droids.
Chris Hardy – Glitch.
Aisha Ricketts – Mama Bahama.
Felix Hoo – Cmdr Hexum.
Lili from Aimelody – Lieut Juran.
Chris Savvy – Lieut Durand.
AlexRnd – Sgt Smirnov.
Adriana Cortés – Lieut Lopez.
Min Zhao – Lieut Kimura.
Amit Karia – Prof Patel.
Jessica Adams – Cm Larson.
Genevieve Hannon – Cmdr Riley.
Scott Black – Cookie.
AlterVerse Kickstarter Backers
We truly appreciate all the generous contributions we have received from the following people.
THANK YOU VERY MUCH.
AlterVerse Supporters And Backers
We truly appreciate all the generous support we have received from the AlterVerse community.
Having a supportive community allows us to continue to develop new content and improve on the quality of the AlterVerse.
We are especially grateful for the following people that have helped us provide countless hours of fun and enjoyment for everyone.
THANK YOU ALL VERY MUCH.