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Jan Wagner

Cliffhanger Productions

Jan has been in the game industry since before the internet was a thing. He started out at Sierra and became Head of Product Management working on franchises such as Diablo, Half-Life and Warcraft with tasks spanning from QA and Support to Producing and Product Management. He went on to become the producer for a number of major German RPG titles such as SpellForce and Gothic and co-founded the development studio Cliffhanger Productions, which self-published a number of online and cross-platform titles and recently released Shadowrun Chronicles for PC/Mac and Linux. Jan is an Advisory board member of Casual Connect Europe, was a Professor for Game Culture and Game Design and ran one of Europe’s biggest Kickstarter videogame campaigns back when Kickstarter didn’t even exist in Europe.