Austin BaarFounder, Project Manager
Austin Baar is a contributor to the Project Oasis World team as the Project Manager, Level Designer and Programmer. He has a background in business Computer Networking, business IT support, is a self taught programmer while working on AA indie games and game mods for the last 5 years in his spare time. He currently is transitioning his full time career into Video Game development. Austin likes to drink extraordinary amounts of coffee, play video games and hang out with his family in his free time. Using his experience from game mods, Austin is using his skills to bring Project Oasis World to the next level in the MMO role-play sandbox genre.
Tessa MeroWeb Developer, Researcher
Tessa Mero is a contributor to the Project Oasis World Team as the Web Developer and Researcher. She has a background in web application development, currently in college for IT management, and currently works at Cisco Systems as a Developer Evangelist. On her free time she enjoys playing video games, such as Player Unknown Battlegrounds, Final Fantasy XIV, Rainbow Six: Siege, Diablo 2, and many other games. One of her dreams is to be able to play the perfect Role Play game, which is the inspiration to join this project!
Taylor EverlundNetwork Engineer
Taylor has been working with video games for the past two decades starting with a java based game in 2002 with a small 10k player base. Taylor has worked on numerous game mods including: ARK, Eco, Fivem, Minecraft and Rust. His hobbies include cryptocurrency, server infrastructure and game development. For fun, he loves to play lots of different types of games ranging from battle royals to role play to flight simulators. He is also known for his right there and behind the tree call outs. Taylor is the go-to person on the team when a decision needs to be made he can be counted on to provide all outcomes and possibilities to better assist when weighing the options. Check out his personal website at http://tayloreverlund.com/
David FuentesLead Programmer
David Fuentes is the Mr. Handyman of the group. Being a self-taught, jack of all trades, master of none type of individual means that he comes with just enough knowledge to tackle any challenge. His self-proclaimed official title is systems manager/ lead programmer. His previous knowledge in game development comes from a drive to learn and master all aspects of the craft. His journey began in early high school where he purchased a c++ book and taught himself programming. In his free time, he enjoys rewinding by playing some video games. Anything ranging from narrative based single player games to intense multiplayer battles. Now you can find him finishing up his degree and preparing to dedicate any and all of his time into working to bring the next big MMO; Project Oasis.
Jourdan TrudeauCreative Content Writer
Jourdan Trudeau is a contributor to the Project Oasis World Team as the writer. She has a Bachelors of Arts in English with a Minor in Creative Writing from Oregon State University and a Masters of Arts in Education from Pacific University. She has worked as a journalist and for a small publishing company as a writer, editor, and production manager. Her work has been published through The Daily Barometer, Newscastic, Freshwater News, and Unruly Guides. In her free time she likes to read, drink tea, and play video games. Her favorite games include anything in The Legend of Zelda series, Secret of Mana, Final Fantasy XIV (among other Final Fantasy games), and Okami. She can currently be found playing Final Fantasy XIV and Sea of Thieves. Check out her website at http://jourdantrudeau.com
Jonathon is the Modeler of the team. He has always had a deep passion for video games and the creation and every expanding community, it has always been a dream to be able to make a game for the world to enjoy and is happy to be part of such a great team. With no prior experience to the development of games he had to learn everything on the fly but there is nothing he isn't willing to learn. He doesn't have a particular game he enjoys, he loves them all.