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Hostile Shores

Game Design and Development company to focus on: Hostile Shores Story Line, Social Games, MMORPG, and Web Site with Synchronization Systems.

  • Stage Concept Only
  • Industry Gaming
  • Location Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded July 2011
  • Employees 8
  • Website

Company Summary

Hostile Shores Game Design and Development - MMORPG / Social Game / Website Designs with Synchronization System for the player's characters. Free online game with revenue model focusing solely on Micro Transactions. Business site is (and links to photos and additional information is available there)


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    (RJ) Ryan James Talbot
    Founder / Lead Designer

    Position: In charge of Design and Development of each Product: Ryan has been in the Game Industry for over 5 years, and has worked for companies including: Sony Pictures Digital, Vivendi Games, 2K Games, and He is a creative writer and gamer, with a passion for the industry.

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    Nicholas J Knapp
    Game Designer / Manager

    Position: Design, and Development, as well as Internal Operations: Nick continues to work in various levels of the Game Industry, often focusing on Quality Assurance, Customer Support, and Internal Management. He is a professional gamer in his free time, and well respected in the underground gamer networks.

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    Faustino Gonzales
    Chief Financial Officer

    Position: Oversee Finances / Financial Advisor: Tino has been the Vice President of the Bank of Los Angeles, the Marine National Bank, and Bank Hapoalim. He has worked with Rick for over 20 years.

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    Crystin Wiegers
    Community Manager

    Position: Admin to focus on the Website and Web Community: Crystin is a graduate of both Loyola Law, and the University of Berkeley. She worked for several different companies including where she focused on Priority Support, keeping the Web Community safe from inappropriate / dangerous online users.

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    Steven Qualls
    Chief Technology Officer

    Position: Technological Support Systems, as well as a Leadership role for IT Support and Communications: Steve is currently working for XO Communications, but is eager to get in to the Game Industry. When he is not working or on call, he spends his available time playing Online Games.


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    Nick Gutsue
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    Faustino Gonzales

Previous Investors

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    Ryan Talbot