Max Schaefer

Max Schaefer

Max Schaefer is a former member of Blizzard North, and brother of Erich Schaefer.


Alongside his brother and David Brevik, Schaefer was one of the founders of Condor, later known as Blizzard North. He worked on both Diablo and its sequel.[1] In the latter, he was in charge of the background team, which designed the appearance of the game's locations.[2]

Alongside his brother, Schaefer founded Flagship Studios, and later, Runic Games.[1] After Runic was shut down, he joined Echtra Games, continuing to work on the Torchlight series.[3]


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