Wednesday Nov 27, 2013
We’ve done a number of interviews with members of the Kingdom Conquest II team, in all different branches and fields of game operations, from development to support. Therefore, it stands to reason that there is someone overseeing all of the mobile title operations here at SEGA. That person is Ethan Einhorn. He’s responsible for Kingdom Conquest II and all of the other mobile games we’ve grown to love, and we managed to sit down with him for a few minutes to learn about what he does.
1. What do you do here at SEGA? What do your responsibilities include?
I manage the Live Operations team in the US, which is responsible for coming up with cool in-game events, and making sure players know what’s happening in Kingdom Conquest II’s world of Magna!
2. You’ve been working at SEGA for quite some time. Can you give us an idea of what your journey has looked like up to this point?
I’ve been at SEGA for ten years. The company has allowed me to work in many different roles, including public relations, production, creative direction, business development, and now, live ops. I’m a life-long SEGA fanboy – I vividly remember the Christmas in 1987 when I unwrapped a SEGA Master System. At the time, it was the only system where you could play Double Dragon in co-op, so I was stoked! My first job was working at a Dairy Queen (I was fifteen), and my first three paychecks went to buying a SEGA Genesis – Altered Beast was the pack-in game, but I also bought Batman and Strider. Later on, I saved up $400 to buy a launch-window Saturn (Panzer Dragoon made the system a must-own for me). By 1999, I was such a core fan that I couldn’t wait for the 9/9/1999 launch of the Dreamcast – I bought an import Japanese version about four months prior to the US launch, just so I could play Sonic Adventure and Soul Calibur without delay!
3. What kind of path/career advice would you give to someone looking to work in games?
Read Ethan’s response in the full interview on the Kingdom Conquest II Forums!
Kingdom Conquest II is Available for:
iOS on AppStore
Android on Google Play
Android on Amazon
Posted by LordDullahan in iPhone & iPod Games
, Kingdom Conquest 2
on 11:37:58AM Nov 27, 2013