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Dr. Cat

Dr. Cat at Anthrocon 2009 (full)

Dr. Cat (born David Shapiro[1]) is president, co-founder, executive producer and creative director of Dragon's Eye Productions.[2][3] He is best known for creating the 2003 Independent Games Festival finalist[4] MMOSG Furcadia with game artist Talzhemir. In the game Furcadia his character goes by the name "Felorin". Furcadia holds a Guinness World Record for its longevity. [5]

He has worked (in various capacities) for Origin and MicroProse, among others.[1] Notable titles he has significantly contributed to include the Ultima series.[1]

Dr. Cat also worked at Lolapps, Inc. on the game Ravenwood Fair.[6]

Dr. Cat currently works at Koolbit, where he works on the game 1Up Casino.

He worked with 'Manda Dee and Jeff Dee to create DragonSpires. [7]

References

  1. ^ a b c David Shapiro's profile at MobyGames
  2. ^ "Dragon's Eye Productions - Interviews - Articles - Articles". GameDev.net. Retrieved 2012-08-19. 
  3. ^ "Let your imagination soar!". Furcadia. Retrieved 2013-01-19. 
  4. ^ Independent Games Festival - 2003 Finalists
  5. ^ {cite web|url=http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/records-9000/longest-running-social-mmorpg/ |title=Longest-running Social MMORPG |publisher=guinnessworldrecords.com}
  6. ^ Mar 23rd, 2011 (2011-03-23). "LOLApps Expands Ravenwood Fair, Plans New Title, Shutters Other Games". Insidesocialgames.com. Retrieved 2013-01-19. 
  7. ^ "3.03: Net Surf". Wired.com. Retrieved 2013-01-19. 
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