Michael Sellers has worked in the games industry since 1994. He has co-founded two successful game companies, Archetype Interactive and The Big Network. Sellers was the Lead Designer for Meridian 59 while at Archetype, and has led other design efforts such as MyPlace (online community software built by The Big Network), SimCity Online, The Sims 2, and an unannounced Ultima Online product.
Sellers is the founder of Online Alchemy, a studio developing original games for several platforms. He lives in Austin, Texas with his family and his dog, Jack Aubrey.
Features by Michael Sellers:
Creating Effective Groups and Group Roles in MMP Games [09.16.02]
Looking Ahead: 10 Challenges for Designing Online Games and Communities [06.19.97]