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From a SOE forum post (Updated here):

There are six main sections of EverQuest: Production, Systems, Code, Content, Quality Assurance, and Art. There is also Customer Service.

With the 2015 sale of SOE (now Daybreak Game Company), changes have been made. This may not be accurate any more.


  • Holly "Windstalker" Longdale, Executive Producer, EQ & EQ2. Daybreak forum name "Windstalker".


  • Jonathan "Prathun" Caraker, Lead Designer of EverQuest - Lead Designer. Daybreak forum name "PrathunEQ".
  • Ed "Aristo" Hardin, Senior Game Designer, EQ. Aristo does spells (also runs the patches). Daybreak forum name "Aristo".
  • Dzarn - Raids, zones, basepop, etc. Assigned to AAs in 2015.


  • Jennifer "JChan" Chan - Technical Director and Lead Programmer of EverQuest. Daybreak forum name "JChan".
  • Jgray - Think he's a coder... Did a lot of the housing stuff. (Yes coder)
  • Choover - Spell effects and combat.
  • Rtugok - Jerk that turns me chain illusions me into a Vah Shir and changes my surname to Aggrometer.
  • Hludwolf


  • Absor - Assistant Lead Designer... Concentrates on the basepop/quest/mission/raid/story side of EverQuest. Raids. He knows the systems, just not as well as the ones assigned to those.
  • Dzarn - Raids, zones, basepop, etc.
  • Ellyra - Assistant Lead Designer. Did some raids, zones, basepop, etc... also seems to be helping out with some systems recently? (Spells/AA)
  • Normando - Misc quests
  • Jonathan "Prathun" Caraker - content.

Quality Assurance[edit]

  • Calivess - Quality assurance, and former apprentice Dev... Most recently has been helping with the Zek things that are out of balance.
  • More (names not revealed).


  • Kevin Lydy, Lead Artist, EQ.
  • 5 Environmental artists, and one Character artist.

Customer Service[edit]


  • Crieger - Listed on SOE EQ forum as "Developer". Seems to specialize in bug fixing.

Community Relations[edit]

Also known as PR

  • Ry "Roshen" Schueller - EQ Community Relations. Daybreak forum name "Roshen".

Laid off / Retired / Moved to other games[edit]

  • Augur - Does some quests. Moved to EQ Next. Rejoined EQ to help with The Broken Mirror.
  • Chandrok is on itemization. Laid off.
  • Doug "Elidroth" Cronkhite - Daybreak forum name "Elidroth Renato". Left to join Northrop Grumman as a pilot.
  • Elegist - Did some raids, basepop, quests, etc. Laid off.
  • Ellyra - Assistant Lead Designer. Laid off.
  • Jansan - Does tradeskills. Used to be a systems dev, and possibly still is. Laid off.
  • Jhansen - visual effects, combat, etc. Status unknown.
  • Ngreth (Adam Bell) - Lead Designer Laid off.
  • Rathti - Used to be an EverQuest dev, but is now an associate/assistant producer. Status unknown.
  • Zieri - Customer Service, and she is an Apprentice. Laid off.