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J Todd Coleman

ArtCraft Entertainment, Inc.
CEO + Creative Director

J. Todd Coleman is an internationally recognized designer and producer of AAA massively-multiplayer online games.   He is the creator (creative director and executive producer) of the explosively popular family-friendly hit, Wizard101, the highly anticipated follow-up, Pirate101, and the cult-classic, Shadowbane

The most popular family-friendly online games in the U.S., Wizard101 and Pirate101 have reached a combined 50 million registered players.  With over 17m unique monthly views, the Wizard101 community site is one of the most popular websites in the country, at one point reaching 70 of the Top 100.  The 101 games have won countless awards and accolades, including numerous Game of the Year awards and the prestigious Family Game of the Decade award from MMORPG.com.

J. Todd has been personally recognized as a leader in online gaming, joining Game Developer Magazine's Top 50 Game Developers List in 2010 and being named the industry’s #1 Most Influential Game Developer in 2011 by Beckett Massive Gamer Magazine. 

J. Todd has spent his entire career launching technology start-ups: Reliant Data Systems (acquired by Compuware in 1999), Wolfpack Studios (acquired in 2004 by Ubi Soft), and KingsIsle Entertainment (privately held) – where, as the first producer and creative visionary, he built the game development studio and grew it to a team of 200+ designers, artists and engineers prior to his departure in early 2013.

ArtCraft Entertainment, Inc
ArtCraft Entertainment, Inc. is an independent developer of Massively Multiplayer Online Games located in Austin, Texas. ArtCraft's flagship product, Crowfall, is one of the most successful crowdfunded projects ever, amassing a total of just over $12.5m in project funding from a combination of crowdfunding, territory licensing and equity investment. Founded by two of the most experienced MMO veterans on the planet (J. Todd Coleman, Creative Director of Shadowbane, Wizard101 and Pirate101) and Gordon Walton (Executive Producer of Ultima Online, Star Wars Galaxies, The Sims Online and Star Wars the Old Republic), ACE boasts a strong pedigree of successful titles from a cadre of veteran engineers, artists, producers and designers. ArtCraft is well-positioned to become a dominant force in the independent production of competitive online games.