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Jan van der Crabben
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Attended King's College London


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Feature idea: friends list.

I've just played a game with some awesome players. Now I'd like to stay in touch with them, without having to exchange email addresses. A friends list to which I could add people would be really nice. Whenever a friend joins a game that hasn't started yet, this game could be listed on my home screen, inviting me to join (with the friend's name indicated).
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I must admit I was a bit miffed when my "Completed Games" dropped off the list after a few days :p
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Ancient History Encyclopedia has a new sponsorship deal! :-)
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One of the best games ever made (first RTS game, in fact), now on Android... for free!
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It's been a great year for AHE!
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I was wondering: How quickly do you get dropped from a game for inactivity, and is there any way to stay in a game if you're gone and without internet for a week?
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Ah, here it is. I knew there was something here I wanted to repost.
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Game Designer & Ancient History Publisher.
Bragging rights
2x BAFTA for best strategy game // MMO of the Year: Best Tycoon Game // Deutscher Entwicklerpreis
  • King's College London
    War Studies, 2005 - 2006
  • University of East London
    Journalism, 2002 - 2005
Game Designer
  • The Creative Assembly
    Senior Game Designer, 2013 - present
    Rome II: Total War
  • Ancient History Encyclopedia
    Founder, 2008 - present
  • Bigpoint GmbH
    Lead Game Designer, 2012 - 2013
    Unannounced strategy title
  • Travian Games
    Senior Game Designer, 2009 - 2012
    Remanum & Imperion
  • Creative Assembly
    Game Designer, 2006 - 2009
    Empire: Total War & Napoleon: Total War
  • Firaxis Games
    Development Tester, 2004 - 2006
    Development Tester
  • IGN
    Site Director, 2006 - 2008
    Planet Civilization Site Director
Basic Information
Dirty cups, hair in Sushi, cold food... Not recommended.
Public - 6 months ago
reviewed 6 months ago
Absolutely excellent food, not too expensive, and great staff. The location is beautiful and we really enjoyed it. It's probably one of the best restaurants around Horsham.
Public - 9 months ago
reviewed 9 months ago
The food, the service, and the ambience were excellent! Absolutely loved the place.
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
I'm a massive fan of Indian cuisine, and this place is better than most Indian restaurants you can find in London (where, it is said, you find the best Indians west of Delhi). I've tried almost every dish on the menu and I have never been disappointed. The staff is super friendly, the food is great, and the atmosphere is very fitting. The only thing is that it's a bit pricier than your average Indian, but rice and poppadoms are included.
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
9 reviews
Super friendly staff, great breakfast. Recommended!
Public - 10 months ago
reviewed 10 months ago
The food in this restaurant was probably the most horrible Chinese I have ever eaten. On top of that the price is quite high for Chinese, so you would expect more. Avoid at all cost! Only positive point: the staff is nice, they're trying...
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
Best! Steak! Ever!
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago