Thanks, Allar! Good luck with your new project!
Who just carries around $250.000 worth of files on a portable hardrive without any backups.. The bug is stupid, but this guy is a moron.
Michael Allar here. Thanks a bunch for posting this, I really appreciate it. I'm also the guy who wrote that Confessions article that was posted here on 80.lvl as well.
Art director Ian Milham left Electronic Arts to work as the game director of the next Tomb Raider game.
Milham is a well-known figure in the game development community. He started as an environment artist and spent thirteen years as an Art Director in EA. He was an Art Director on the Dead Space games at Electronic Arts and did a lot of work for Battlefield Hardline.
If you’re interested in ‘joining the fight’ and building the next game for Lara Croft, you should definitely check out the careers page at Crystal Dynamics website. The studio is looking for environment artists, concept artists, and other talented people.
Ian is one of those rare veterans who combines creativity, artistry, and passion into excellence on-screen. It’s a matching type of DNA that Crystal Dynamics has forged itself upon over these last few years. We’re very excited to welcome Ian as the newest top-tier talent joining our studio. His attitude, aptitude, and aspirations for crafting great game experiences are perfectly aligned with who and what Crystal Dynamics is all about.
Adventure games have always been my first love. When the opportunity came to join Crystal Dynamics, I had to jump on it. This is the home of Lara Croft, who is a legend in action-adventure gaming and a pillar of the industry. I’ve admired Crystal’s work for a while now, as they continue to deliver top notch narrative and spectacle, coupled with deep systems and player choice. I’m very excited about where the studio is headed and I’m eager to be a part of it.