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  1. Chaox

    Chaox Associate Producer SOTA Developer

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    Damon Waldrip: Envy Angel

    DESIGN
    Brandon Cotton: Enchanting updates & Patterns
    Keith Quinn: Quests & Conversations & Testing

    TECH
    Jason Yenawine: Unity upgrade & Economy meeting
    Joaquin Del Canto: Store meeting & Documentation
    Justin Gilbert: Unity upgrade
    Ken Pfile: Bug forums & Error correction & Steam support & IT

    STUDIO SERVICES
    Rick Holtrop: Store meeting & Operations & Administration & CS
    Sarah Dworken: CS & Knowledge sharing & Weekly update & Store meeting

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: IT & Story
     
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    Chaox Associate Producer SOTA Developer

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    Brandon Cotton: Enchanting and masterworking & Patterns
    Keith Quinn: Quests & Store meeting

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    Bobby Thompson: IT & Store meeting & Store data
    Jason Yenawine: Programming & Security & IT
    Joaquin Del Canto: Store meeting & Store planning
    Justin Gilbert: Unity update & Envy Angel support
    Ken Pfile: IT & Forums

    STUDIO SERVICES
    Rick Holtrop: Services & Livestream support
    Sarah Dworken: Weekly update & CS & Livestream

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: Story
     
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    Chris Tech Lord Moderator SOTA Developer

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    Monday January 14, 2019

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    Damon: PTO friday, Thursday Envy Angel

    DESIGN
    Brandon Cotton: Backslot MW and enchanting testing
    Keith Quinn: Fixes for Geisterseelen quest, other quest bugs
    Travis: Dungeon Rooms!

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: Webstore importing and Datacenter work for new servers.
    Jason Yenawine: Datacenter work, live service management
    Joaquin Del Canto: Crown Store!!!!
    Justin Gilbert: 2018.3 work, Envy angel support, bug and bugs
    Ken Pfile: IT & Forums

    STUDIO SERVICES
    Rick Holtrop: CS, forums, IT, shipping

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: Flying on a plane to Austin. Arrives at lunch to finally catch up on signing stuff!
    Chris Spears: Lots of coughing, taking drugs, sitting in a room with a humidifier, Also, Elemental pet specialization work, server work, racking a new dell server, setting up a new hardware firewall, and second switch.
    Starr Long: Weekly update, livestream, store planning, rewards planning
     
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    Chris Tech Lord Moderator SOTA Developer

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    Tuesday January 15, 2019

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    Damon: Envy Angel

    DESIGN
    Brandon Cotton: Backslot MW and enchanting testing and now moving on to bugs!
    Keith Quinn: Bugs from forum on quests, making changes to when property deeds are awarded during the quest
    Travis: Natural cave dungeon set

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: Webstore importing and Datacenter work for new servers. Servers now up and awesome!
    Jason Yenawine: Datacenter work, live service migration work. New servers up and running and just need testing.
    Joaquin Del Canto: Store
    Justin Gilbert: 2018.3 work, working on terrain issues in the upgrade
    Ken Pfile: Steam work, build work.

    STUDIO SERVICES
    Rick Holtrop: CS, forums, shipping again

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: Working with writer, general management and business planning
    Chris Spears: Lots of coughing, taking drugs, Business planning
    Starr Long: Weekly update, livestream, store planning, rewards planning
     
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    Chris Tech Lord Moderator SOTA Developer

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    Damon: Envy Angel...again...

    DESIGN
    Brandon Cotton: STILL Backslot MW and enchanting testing and now moving on to more bugs!
    Keith Quinn: Episode 2 story work! rar...
    Travis: Natural cave dungeon set, almost done! Maybe live Friday?

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: Webstore importing and Datacenter work for new servers. Servers now up and awesome!
    Jason Yenawine: Overseeing crown store work for client and server, working on new server cluster!
    Joaquin Del Canto: Crown Store, getting there!
    Justin Gilbert: 2018.3 work, bugs, item preview for crown store
    Ken Pfile: Upgrading build machine to 2018.3, work on texture shader importing, applying duct tape to Unity Cache server, Finishing up in game, deed upgrades with crowns (coming SOON!)

    STUDIO SERVICES
    Rick Holtrop: CS, QA on QA, shipping a few signed copies

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: General business, episode 2 work, signing some boxes and maps, played the game
    Chris Spears: Lots of coughing, taking drugs, Business planning, pet balance work, server work, visited the new babies (servers) and secured some BMC connections
    Starr Long: Weekly update, livestream, store planning, rewards planning
     
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    Chris Tech Lord Moderator SOTA Developer

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    Damon: Envy Angel...again...again... finishing today

    DESIGN
    Brandon Cotton: STILL Backslot MW and enchanting. Crafting updats
    Keith Quinn: New quest in the Clink, episode 2 planning
    Travis: Dungeon rooms! /cheer Working on the Duke Throne room!

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: Webstore work from home
    Jason Yenawine: worked on recovering from a bad checkin. Machine setup. QA publishing work
    Joaquin Del Canto: Crown Store, more today!
    Justin Gilbert: bugs, item preview enhancements for crown shop
    Ken Pfile: Build work, in game deed upgrade work with crowns

    STUDIO SERVICES
    Rick Holtrop: Home with sick wife.

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: Episode 2 planning
    Chris Spears: Business planning, Episode 2 documentation, data center work
    Starr Long: WFH on business planning, release notes, live stream prep.
     
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    Chris Tech Lord Moderator SOTA Developer

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    Damon: Envy Angel...DONE! Needs some more animation work

    DESIGN
    Brandon Cotton: Enchanting and MW checked in! should be on next QA. Bugs
    Keith Quinn: Quest improvements in Cyannis, bugs
    Travis: Dungeon rooms! /cheer Working on the Duke Throne room!

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: Webstore data
    Jason Yenawine: Async loading discussion, working on fixing some allocations.
    Joaquin Del Canto: Crown Store, more today!
    Justin Gilbert: Bugs
    Ken Pfile: QA Build work, in game deed upgrade work with crowns

    STUDIO SERVICES
    Rick Holtrop: CS, partner support, sales, emails.

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: Episode 2 planning
    Chris Spears: Business planning, data center work, episode 2 design work.
    Starr Long: Travel, prepping for live stream, weekly update, bug list work for QA server, start on R62 post.
     
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    Chris Tech Lord Moderator SOTA Developer

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    Damon: Heraldry Pavers, R59 stretch goals

    DESIGN
    Brandon Cotton: Bugs, forums
    Keith Quinn: Bugs in battle of Solace Bridge, POT Work
    Travis: Dungeon rooms! /cheer Working on the Duke Throne room!

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: Webstore data migration, data center work
    Jason Yenawine: Data sharpening, server migration, crown store optimization work
    Joaquin Del Canto: Crown Store
    Justin Gilbert: Bugs, terrain updates, PVP performance
    Ken Pfile: QA publishing, working on a crash bug in 2018.3

    STUDIO SERVICES
    Rick Holtrop: POT transfers, store work, sales, live stream

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: At Event as a speaker, General business.
    Chris Spears: Business planning, data center work, live streams, community outreach
    Starr Long: Live streams, release planning, updates.
     
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    Chris Tech Lord Moderator SOTA Developer

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    Damon: Heraldry Pavers finished, started on Fish Pavers and fish stone statues

    DESIGN
    Brandon Cotton: Baby Dragon do do do do do...
    Keith Quinn: POT work, art consultation with Damon, bugs
    Travis: Dungeon Making a freaking amazing dungeon room

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: Data import work from crown store, 3 hours at the data center configuring things
    Jason Yenawine: Dentist, MLK celebrations, meeting on status of things, QA server work, prep work for server switch
    Joaquin Del Canto: Crown Store, categorization data
    Justin Gilbert: Bugs, terrain updates for last few scenes, performance work.
    Ken Pfile: QA work, crown upgrading deeds work


    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: General business!
    Chris Spears: 3 hours in the data center setting up 4 new boxes, general business, setting up new high performance OpenVPN
    Starr Long: R62 post, Jira triaging.
     
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    Chris Tech Lord Moderator SOTA Developer

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    Wednesday January 23, 2019

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    Damon: Fish Statues! Marlin, sailfish, shark, and Baby shark do do do do do... (note, there is no actual baby shark statue)

    DESIGN
    Brandon Cotton: Baby Dragon do do do do do...
    Keith Quinn: POT work, improvements Soltown quest work, hired boat quest work, bugs
    Travis: Dungeon Making a freaking amazing dungeon room

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: Crown store data massaging. Almost done
    Jason Yenawine: Dentist, MLK celebrations, meeting on status of things, QA server work, prep work for server switch
    Joaquin Del Canto: Crown Store, Version 1 checked in! ROCK! Functional, needs polish.
    Justin Gilbert: Bugs and performance
    Ken Pfile: Build machine fun, swapping back and forth between 2018.2 and 2018.3, lot deed upgrades

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: General Business and being sick....
    Chris Spears: Tridents CHECK, all summoned pets balanced CHECK, Verify that we could start giving players Kobold Guns and fixing bugs with it CHECK, working on OpenVPN replacement for the team so we can get more than 4MB/sec transfer rates from home IN PROGRESS.
    Starr Long: R62 work, sanity checking new price list
     
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    Chris Tech Lord Moderator SOTA Developer

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    Damon: Dragon bow, Fish Thrones, Bugs

    DESIGN
    Brandon Cotton: Baby dragon spawning, bugs
    Keith Quinn: Out sick 2 days but back now. POT stuff, player instructions,
    Travis: Duke room dungeon, bugs

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: bugs and livestream work
    Jason Yenawine: Crown store, data sharpening, server transition work, bugs, forum.
    Joaquin Del Canto: Crown store work
    Justin Gilbert: Bugs and performance
    Ken Pfile: QA builds, deed update work

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: STILL SICK! Travel
    Chris Spears: Thursday and Friday, out for funeral. Dex balance work,
    Starr Long: general business, planning, live streaming
     
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    Chris Tech Lord Moderator SOTA Developer

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    Damon: Bugs! Fixing wolves so their tongue doesn't stick out the side of their head or their neck!

    DESIGN
    Brandon Cotton: Bugs, Forums, Weight balancing
    Keith Quinn: Just ran out screaming "MY DOG IS DESTROYING STUFF!" Also helped out with dragon spawning
    Travis: Dungeon rooms, bugs

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: Fixing Chris's VPN stuff. Bugs.
    Jason Yenawine: Crown store, data sharpening, server transition work, bugs, forums, async thread work to fix allocs,
    Joaquin Del Canto: Store!!! Tools to help us more easily manage the store.
    Justin Gilbert: Bugs and performance, texture streaming work!
    Ken Pfile: Live build prep, QA builds, deed update work

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: STILL SICK! Sicker than ever! 100% offline yesterday.
    Chris Spears: Dex balance work, Server transition planning (only need to move 17 more boxes in the next few weeks, no problem!)
    Starr Long: Release 62 post, Release 62 livestream planning and post, jira triaging
     
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    Chris Tech Lord Moderator SOTA Developer

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    Damon: Bugs! Fixing wolves so their tongue doesn't stick out the side of their head or their neck!

    DESIGN
    Brandon Cotton: Bugs, Forums, Pattern fixes for missing patterns, dragon bow setup
    Keith Quinn: Bugs! PoT work. player deco work
    Travis: Dungeon rooms, bugs

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: Bugs, server setup, working on SOTA map missing lots, stuff.
    Jason Yenawine: Crown store, data sharpening, server transition work, bugs, forums, async thread work to fix allocs,
    Joaquin Del Canto: Store!!! Tools to help us more easily manage the store. UI polish, tools to add new items to the store. Store cleanup
    Justin Gilbert: Searching for microseconds for performance!
    Ken Pfile: Live build prep, QA builds, deed update work

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: Richard is apparently still sick because he missed standups today..
    Chris Spears: Testing, bugs, Server work, breaking 2 of our 9 servers, tomorrow I'll be going to fix 2 servers... Also, for anyone who actually reads this stuff, I am now going to be doing shipping. Order one of the signed boxes today and I'll throw in a personal thank you note and a picture of YOUR box with Mojito! (Yes, really! and I'll ship it within 48 hours)
    Starr Long: Release 62 post, Release 62 livestream planning and post, jira triaging, yelling at Chris for not updating the bug list. :)
     
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    Chris Tech Lord Moderator SOTA Developer

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    RELEASE DAY! Long standing tradition on release day to NOT do standups and instead just focus on the getting the game live!

    EVERYONE... bugs, forums, and ate breakfast tacos.
     
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    Chris Tech Lord Moderator SOTA Developer

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    TGIF February 1, 2019

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    Damon: Bugs! R63 work, Envy Angel special FX

    DESIGN
    Brandon Cotton: Bugs, forums fires, heraldry pavers
    Keith Quinn: POT Work, Bugs, forums, instructions
    Travis: Bugs, playing the game and finding some bugs on his own, live stream prep

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: Updating web pages, bugs, some server router work, data center work
    Jason Yenawine: Yesterday he was involved in pushing a new version of the game to the players.
    Joaquin Del Canto: Bugs, Store, stomping out fires!
    Justin Gilbert: Bugs and very small BLOCKER task for ME!
    Ken Pfile: Store work, bugs, forums, stomping out fires, fixing dungeons, patch notes, build publishing. Holy sh*t, Ken was on FIRE yesterday!

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: FINALLY GETTING BETTER. Went to specialist yesterday and has better drugs now. Should be ready for livestream today.
    Chris Spears: kicked back, put feet up on desk, breathed deep and relaxed and did nothing.
    Starr Long: Release 62 post, Release 62 livestream planning and post, jira triaging, yelling at Chris for not updating the bug list
     
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    Chris Tech Lord Moderator SOTA Developer

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    Monday February 4, 2019

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    Damon: Bugs, bug triage, R63 work

    DESIGN
    Brandon Cotton: Bugs and forum. Taming bug hunting.
    Keith Quinn: Bugs, POT work
    Travis:Live stream and lives team prep, bugs, dungeons stuff

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: Bugs and prizes for live stream
    Jason Yenawine: Watching lives service for fallout from server move, data sharpening
    Joaquin Del Canto: Bugs, store.
    Justin Gilbert: Bugs, dungeon spawning work!
    Ken Pfile: Patch master! New crown store prices in store!

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: Live stream prep and participation
    Chris Spears: Store blessing work, server work
    Starr Long: Release 62 post, Release 62 livestream planning and post, jira triaging, yelling at Chris for not updating the bug list
     
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    Chris Tech Lord Moderator SOTA Developer

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    Tuesday February 5, 2019

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    Damon: Bugs, slacking off (dentist appointment)

    DESIGN
    Brandon Cotton: Enchanting bug fix, add intelligence to MW stuff for back slots, bugs
    Keith Quinn: Bugs, teaching other people POT magic
    Travis: New Deco work

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: Prize delivery, map stuff, being a rubber duck for Justin, throwing out a great network idea that I ignored and suggested later
    Jason Yenawine: Working on setting up new, bigger box for live server. (Expect a bit of downtime, 30 minutes)
    Joaquin Del Canto: Recruited his wife to be our CS person, crown shop polish, tracked down all items created with crafting bug (under 25)
    Justin Gilbert: Spawn controller exploration to get spawns working in dungeons! (Getting close!)
    Ken Pfile: Several builds, webstore updates, Duke Pavers in game, Lord of Isle work

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: Playing the game! Doctor visit for ongoing bronchitis, general business.
    Chris Spears: Data center work to tear down one machine for repurposing. Setting up a machine for backups at the data center and getting it ready for automagical offsite backups. More store blessing work. Ad work. Lots of stuff...
    Starr Long: Dance party DJ plus jira triaging
     
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    Chris Tech Lord Moderator SOTA Developer

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    Wednesday, February 6, 2019

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    Damon: Bugs, wearable bugs,

    DESIGN
    Brandon Cotton: Forum and Bugs and Envy Angel
    Keith Quinn: Bugs, changes to the entrance of Hilt Fortress, learned how to make player dungeon pieces
    Travis: Dungeon work!

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: Bugs, VPN work
    Jason Yenawine: Moved live service to new (old) machine, bugs, forum posts, live ops
    Joaquin Del Canto: Crown store tools, Store data, taught several people how to do store stuff, Store item updates
    Justin Gilbert: Dungeon Spawn work
    Ken Pfile: Release 2 patches, helped migrate the server to a more powerful box, crown store data cleanup, DB edits, worked on setting up thing for the new CS person!

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: Travel
    Chris Spears: Crown store buffs, Moving more VMs around to consolidate office servers, CS, Forums, bugs, pretty much everything but sleeping!
    Starr Long: Jira Triage, working on figuring out CS and QA stuff!
     
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    wizardsmoke Programmer Moderator SOTA Developer

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    Friday, February 8, 2019

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    Damon: Pirate wearables

    DESIGN
    Brandon Cotton: Forums, Envy Angel, crafting quality of life changes
    Keith Quinn: Bugs, fixing pathfinding for resource nodes, learning how to make player dungeon pieces, Envy Angel, livestream today!
    Travis: Adding/polishing crown store items, livestream today!

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: Working on public stats API, fixing map bugs, livestream support
    Jason Yenawine: Debugging pathfinding for resource nodes, forums, various discussions
    Joaquin Del Canto: Crown store tools, crown quantity conversion (1->100), weekly update email
    Justin Gilbert: Dungeon NPC spawning, performance improvements
    Ken Pfile: CS setup/training, R62 patches

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: General business
    Chris Spears: Finished crown store buffs, taking a well deserved vacation
    Starr Long: Jira Triage, weekly update, R63 planning, livestream today!
     
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    wizardsmoke Programmer Moderator SOTA Developer

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    Monday, February 11, 2019

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    Damon: Pirate wearables

    DESIGN
    Brandon Cotton: Envy Angel, pirate wearables, crafting improvements
    Keith Quinn: Fixing pathfinding for resource nodes, Envy Angel planning/setup
    Travis: Lord of the Isle castle

    TECH
    Bobby Thompson: Working on public stats API, security, VPN setup
    Jason Yenawine: Data migration for tamed pets, live server ops
    Joaquin Del Canto: Crown store, crown quantity conversion (1->100)
    Justin Gilbert: Store blessings, performance improvements
    Ken Pfile: R62 patches, CS

    PRODUCTION/OPS
    Richard Garriott: General business, playing the game
    Chris Spears: on vacation, but somehow also setting up build machines
    Starr Long: Jira triage, R63 planning
     
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