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If you've been around the MMO block a time or two, you probably know the name Gaute Godager. If not, he's an original Funcom founder, as well as a game director on 2001's Anarchy Online and 2008's Age of Conan. AoC fansite Assassin's Hideout recently scored an interview with the elusive developer,...

September 11th 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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I have to admit that I have a particular soft spot for Anarchy Online. It was, for better and worse, my first MMO -- on launch day, no less. That experience terrified me so much that I became convinced my machine could never run an online game, and so it wasn't until Shadowlands released that I ret...

September 14th 2010 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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With the recent news of Age of Conan's Gaute Godager departing Funcom so suddenly, many players want to know what happened exactly. As an original founder of the company and through 16 years of employment at Funcom, one can only wonder what this says about the company. So MTV Multiplayer was able to...

September 19th 2008 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Some big shake-ups seem to be happening over at Funcom today as Gaute Godager resigns from his position at the company as producer and game director for Age of Conan. His replacement is Craig Morrison, who's held the same position with Anarchy Online for several years prior to this change. While mo...

September 17th 2008 at 7:55am 0 Comments
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At the end of the week, Age of Conan Game Director Gaute Godager offered up a letter to the players on the official game site. Saying that it had been too long since he last spoke with the playerbase, the Director sought to touch base and clarify Funcom's future plans for the M-rated title. Now live...

July 12th 2008 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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We've been quite taken aback by the responses many players direct at Funcom's Age of Conan. We're not sure if the accusations of the game being a "beta version" or just a "total POS" are the product of unrealistic expectations or are just general animosity towards a game that, at launch, lacks the...

June 30th 2008 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Gaute Godager, game director for Age of Conan at Funcom, has been on top of the world this past month. They successfully delivered the biggest MMO to hit that market since World of Warcraft, with over a million units shipped inside of a month. You could probably understand then if he comes off a bit...

June 26th 2008 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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It's just in the nature of game developers to talk a little trash -- whenever you work on something for so long, you'll pretty much say whatever you can when someone asks you to compare your game to someone else's. So we'll forgive Funcom's Gaute Godager (game director of Age of Conan) for what he...

June 26th 2008 at 2:45pm 0 Comments
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Age of Conan's Game Director Gaute Godager has definitely made an effort to reach out to the fans, involving himself in promotional videos pre-release and often weighing in on the forums in the last few weeks to discuss current game issues. Despite this, most people probably don't know much about th...

June 15th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments