I’m Rob McDaniel.
The ultra condensed version of my life with points somewhat relevant to this site:
–Born in the suburbs of St. Louis to John and Linda McDaniel of the Oklahoma McDaniels.
–Go off to college at the University of Kansas in Lawrence.
–Meet Kerry Garcia. (She is now Mrs. Kerry McDaniel)
–Graduate with distinction, Bachelor of Science in Genetics.
–Spend a couple of years working towards a PhD in Cell Biology at the University of Illinois, Urbana.
–Realize my plan to take over the world with mutated human supersoldiers was going to take longer than expected.
–Enroll at the Art Institute of Dallas.
–Graduate from A.I.D. with an Associate’s degree in Computer Animation.
–Move to Seattle and start working for Sucker Punch Productions as a 2d and 3d troubleshooting artist.
–Ship my first product Rocket: Robot on Wheels
–Get married, reception at the Space Needle.
–Transition from 3d artist to game designer.
–Ship my second product Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus
–Ship my third product Sly 2: Band of Thieves
–Ship my fourth product Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves
–Start at Loose Cannon Studios
–Ship my fifth product Tornado Outbreak
–Start at PopCap Games
–Ship my sixth product Plants vs. Zombies 2
–Release lots of plants and zombies into the world with a few more time periods.
–In an amazing turn of events, return to Sucker Punch Productions, return to 3D, and commit to the technical artist track.
Contact me: rob @ cgmutant. com (But no spaces)