Matthew Mihaly is the President of Achaea LLC. Currently resides in San Francisco, he has a degree in political science from Cornell, 1994. Previous experience includes being aide to a US Representative and a licensed stockbroker. He has played text MMORPGs for 10 years, and developed on a number of them before starting his own, Achaea, Dreams of Divine Lands. That project began in 1996, and went online (after relatively sporadic development initially) in 1997. He still works as the primary designer and as a programmer, as well as handling all business and legal affairs. He can be reached at [email protected]
Geoffrey MacDougall, a social engineer for a MMORPG that is just getting started in development, called Solar Knights, made editorial contributions to this article.