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SPYR is publishing Pocket Starships, a true cross-platform,
real-time synchronous action MMO MOBA RPG game that
includes 1v1, 3v3 and 5v5 match play.
SPYR is publishing Pocket Starships, a true cross-platform,
real-time synchronous action MMO MOBA RPG game that
includes 1v1, 3v3 and 5v5 match play.
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PORTFOLIO

Pocket Starships is a free-to-play, Massive
Multiplayer Online (MMO) space combat game.

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As the Rune Guardian, you will help restore order
to Kilarin so its beautiful worlds can once again thrive.

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Retro cities of neon
lights filled with explosions
and lasers await you as you
take on the machine in an
80’s arcade flashback.

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PORTFOLIO

Pocket Starships is a free-to-play, Massive
Multiplayer Online (MMO) space combat game.

As the Rune Guardian, you will help restore order
to Kilarin so its beautiful worlds can once again thrive.

Retro cities of neon lights filled
with explosions and lasers await you as you
take on the machine in an 80’s arcade flashback.

DEVELOPERS

SPYR APPS, LLC develops and publishes fun and engaging
social games for mobile devices. Utilizing the popular "freemium"
monetization model, which leverages advertising as well as in-app
purchases, SPYR APPS intends to continue to grow our social gaming
portfolio as well as other mobile apps and platforms.

Dear Game Developers, we do everything you don’t want to do:

  • Monetization
  • Analytics
  • Premium ad-networks
  • Revenue Optimization
  • Marketing
  • Cross promotion
  • Partnership distribution deals

DEVELOPERS

SPYR APPS, LLC develops and publishes fun and engaging social games for mobile devices. Utilizing the popular "freemium" monetization model, which leverages advertising as well as in-app purchases, SPYR APPS intends to continue to grow our social gaming portfolio as well as other mobile apps and platforms.

Dear Game Developers, we do everything you don’t want to do:

  • Monetization
  • Analytics
  • Premium ad-networks
  • Revenue Optimization
  • Marketing
  • Cross promotion
  • Partnership distribution deals

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Team

MANAGEMENT & ADVISORY BOARD

MIKE TURNER

Mike is an online games industry veteran. He’s held leadership roles with Wargaming America, Inc. Big Collision Games and FASA Studios at Microsoft. While at Wargaming, he drove partnership activities for Wargaming’s own eSports organization in the Americas, the Wargaming.net League. The League is the pinnacle of competition where pro gamers from around the world compete for cash prizes and worldwide recognition. Having previously delivered partnerships with gaming market leaders like Twitch, Intel, and Nvidia for Wargaming, Mike is now taking SPYR’s flagship game, Pocket Starships in a more competitive direction. He is now implementing a strategy for the Pocket Starships’ eSports initiative and taking it to the global market. Mike role with SPYR is VP of Strategic Partnerships.

LARS KOSCHIN

Lars began his career in the interactive entertainment industry as co-founder of Gamigo, one of the biggest online game magazines and MMO Publisher in Germany, where he spent the six years overseeing all technical and MMOG-related operations as Chief Technical Officer. In July of 2007, he took over as CTO of Curse Inc, a highly popular MMO game portal. Later he led the US Office for Gameforge and founded Frogster America Inc. to launch Runes of Magic, one of the most successful free to play MMOs on the market. In his career he has launched 25 MMO games. His academic achievements include degrees from the Management Akademie of RWE and from TraiCen Technology School, both based in Muenster.

JAMES THOMPSON

Over his 28 year legal career, Jim has been provided a unique understanding and perspective of business, construction, real estate transactions, and complex litigation. He has worked with publicly traded corporations, small businesses and individuals, which has him well positioned for the role of CEO, President and General Counsel of SPYR, Inc. Jim has helped many companies large and small thrive. He has a deep history of valued client relationships and approaches every situation with entrepreneurial spirit and business acumen. Jim welcomed the challenge to take the SPYR in an entirely new direction. Upon joining he immediately took action, rebranding the company with a rejuvenated identity and creating a new wholly owned subsidiary, SPYR APPS, to focus on mobile games publishing and development.

FARSHID ALMASSIZADEH

Farshid is a veteran in the video game industry. He has been honing his skills in video game production and management for the past 30 years with a long line of allocates behind him. Some of his accomplishments include Senior Director of Product Development for The Simpsons and The Sims Console franchises, President of Operations at Age of Learning, Inc. Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Electronic Arts Interactive which included EA Mobile, Pogo, Playfish and PopCap Studios. He developed the Sims Console Division in 2003 and was a founding member of the multiple award winning Presto Studios in the early 90’s

TEAM

MANAGEMENT & ADVISORY BOARD

MIKE TURNER

Mike is an online games industry veteran. He’s held leadership roles with Wargaming America, Inc. Big Collision Games and FASA Studios at Microsoft. While at Wargaming, he drove partnership activities for Wargaming’s own eSports organization in the Americas, the Wargaming.net League. The League is the pinnacle of competition where pro gamers from around the world compete for cash prizes and worldwide recognition. Having previously delivered partnerships with gaming market leaders like Twitch, Intel, and Nvidia for Wargaming, Mike is now taking SPYR’s flagship game, Pocket Starships in a more competitive direction. He is now implementing a strategy for the Pocket Starships’ eSports initiative and taking it to the global market. Mike role with SPYR is VP of Strategic Partnerships.

LARS KOSCHIN

Lars began his career in the interactive entertainment industry as co-founder of Gamigo, one of the biggest online game magazines and MMO Publisher in Germany, where he spent the six years overseeing all technical and MMOG-related operations as Chief Technical Officer. In July of 2007, he took over as CTO of Curse Inc, a highly popular MMO game portal. Later he led the US Office for Gameforge and founded Frogster America Inc. to launch Runes of Magic, one of the most successful free to play MMOs on the market. In his career he has launched 25 MMO games. His academic achievements include degrees from the Management Akademie of RWE and from TraiCen Technology School, both based in Muenster.

JAMES THOMPSON

Over his 28 year legal career, Jim has been provided a unique understanding and perspective of business, construction, real estate transactions, and complex litigation. He has worked with publicly traded corporations, small businesses and individuals, which has him well positioned for the role of CEO, President and General Counsel of SPYR, Inc. Jim has helped many companies large and small thrive. He has a deep history of valued client relationships and approaches every situation with entrepreneurial spirit and business acumen. Jim welcomed the challenge to take the SPYR in an entirely new direction. Upon joining he immediately took action, rebranding the company with a rejuvenated identity and creating a new wholly owned subsidiary, SPYR APPS, to focus on mobile games publishing and development.

FARSHID ALMASSIZADEH

Farshid is a veteran in the video game industry. He has been honing his skills in video game production and management for the past 30 years with a long line of allocates behind him. Some of his accomplishments include Senior Director of Product Development for The Simpsons and The Sims Console franchises, President of Operations at Age of Learning, Inc. Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Electronic Arts Interactive which included EA Mobile, Pogo, Playfish and PopCap Studios. He developed the Sims Console Division in 2003 and was a founding member of the multiple award winning Presto Studios in the early 90’s

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