Our next main event is a fireside chat with Chris Dupuis! Head over to meetup.com to RSVP, you don’t want to miss this one!
Codename Entertainment announced today the hiring of veteran Wizards of the Coast and Dungeons & Dragons Designer and Producer Chris Dupuis. Dupuis will be overseeing the design, production, and development of the studio’s officially-licensed Dungeons & Dragons game, Idle Champions of the Forgotten Realms, as well as the award-winning Crusaders of the Lost Idols.
“It is an honor to join Codename, and I am excited to be a part of the dynamic video game sector in Victoria,” said Dupuis. “This talented team loves games in all forms, which suits me perfectly. I’m looking forward to diving into our current live service games and helping to grow Codename Entertainment’s impressive portfolio in the future.”
Dupuis’ own award-winning achievements include credits as both a designer and a developer on dozens of major tabletop, role playing, and board games, including:
- Betrayal at Baldur’s Gate
- Risk Legacy
- Lords of the Waterdeep: Scoundrels of Skullport
- Temple of Elemental Evil and other D&D Adventure System board games
- Magic The Gathering: Born of the Gods
- Kaijudo TCG
- Dungeon Command
- Battleship Galaxies
- Mice & Mystics
“Hiring Chris and adding to the existing talent at the studio has been an enormous achievement,” said Eric Jordan, Codename Entertainment’s CEO. “Chris has an impressive resume of world-class games under this belt, and we’re delighted to be able to bring him to our beautiful city.”
Dupuis will also be participating in a fireside chat for the local Victoria chapter of the Independent Games Developer Association, discussing his wealth of experience making globally-recognized and much-beloved board games. The event is open to the public and will be held on Wednesday, June 6th at 6:30pm at Fort Tectoria. RSVP at meetup.com.