Through a revolutionary technology, Hazardous Software is addressing the game player's desire for highly innovative games. The company's innovations will create new types games across multiple platforms including mobile, starting with the game Achron.
Christopher Hazard is the founder of Hazardous Software. In addition to developing the game engine that allows time travel, he is the producer of Achron. He also conducts research for the military and recently earned his PhD in Computer Science at North Carolina State University, with publications on engineering and analyzing coordination in large-scale multi-agent systems. Dr. Hazard has extensive experience in software engineering. He worked for Motorola Inc. for 3 years designing and developing simulation software for CDMA infrastructure. Upon starting, his responsibility quickly rose to lead developer and then to junior software architect, directing global development teams. Dr. Hazard has also had experience at Kiva Systems, a warehousing robotics startup company, performing algorithms research. He has won numerous academic and programming awards, including a best paper award in an international conference, the North Carolina State University Dean's Fellowship and Valparaiso University Board of Directors’ Independent Research Award. He obtained his B.S. in Computer Science from Valparaiso University with departmental honors. His academic website can be found here: http://www4.ncsu.edu/~cjhazard/.
Michael Resnick is the co-founder and lead developer of Hazardous Software. He has four years experience being a senior application developer directly responsible for frontend, backend and database development on several products for an on-line learning management system suite at Stoneriver-Reged as well as five years of experience working at Motorola doing a range of developing and testing of software for CDMA and WiMAX infrastructure. His responsibility grew to lead developer of simulation software for CDMA systems, and as a Sr. Engineer he was one of the first to be brought on during the formation of the WiMAX group to design and develop core WiMAX software. Mr. Resnick has also had experience at 3M Telecommunications, developing network management software for maintenance and global bandwidth monitoring. Mr. Resnick obtained his B.S. in Computer Science-Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a 3M Scholarship.
This release features a major update to Achron's underlying Resequence engine, enabling many modding improvements. It also features some balance improvements to Achron and additional timewave and chronoenergy gameplay settings.
This release fixes numerous bugs, especially for assassin mode and single player campaigns, and also features minor balance changes to resource processing and Grekim healing.