Cubicle 7 Entertainment has announced that they have hired Gareth Ryder-Hanrahan, Walt Ciechanowski, Charles Ryan and Neil Ford, as part of a major staff expansion, following the companies growth into the roleplaying game market.
Gareth Ryder-Hanrahan, who was formerly a staff writer for Mongoose Publishing with 10 years of experience in the industry, would be taking up the role as Line Developer for the Doctor Who: Adventures in Time and Space RPG. He would also be taking charge of The Laundry and Primeval games, both of which he has done design work for before.
Walt Ciechanowski, who has been working in the games industry 2004 and has worked with the likes of Green Ronin and Adamant Entertainment, would be the Line Developer of the Victoriana RPG. He is also a contributor to the ENnie 2010 Silver Award for Best Blog; Gnome Stew.
Former D&D Brand Manager Charles Ryan, who was previously Marketing Manager for Esdevium Games, would be entering into Cubicle 7 as part of the marketing team to oversee the launch of The One Ring: Adventures over the Edge of the Wild and the Lord of the Rings RPG. He would also be in charge for Airship Pirates, an RPG based on the universe created by Abney Park.
Incidentally, the American who moved to England after leaving Wizards, has started writing a series on his blog, about how spending time in England has expanded his gaming horizons. You can read the first post here.
Lastly, Neil Ford who was Community Manager at Wizards of the Coast UK would be reprising his role and coordinating the Cubicle 7 demo teams.
“We’re really happy to have brought together such a talented group of industry pros,” commented Dominic McDowall-Thomas, Cubicle 7’s Director of RPG Development. “With so many new and exciting projects underway, we now have the personnel on board to keep producing the best games on the market, and also to bring them to market with the attention they deserve.”