Prodigies are not born every day and hence, the world treasures them like gold and diamonds. One such prodigy is Andrew Christopher Gower, famous video game developer. He is the founder of Jagex Games Studio, based ign Cambridge. In 2009, he was named as the 566th Richest man in the world according to The Sunday Times.Jagex is a Java based games creation centre and distributor. Andrew was the lead developer at the firm, which is known for its brilliant games such as Carnage Racing and Block and Load. Jagex gets its name from its slogan which says “Java Gaming Experts”. To date, the company remains the UK’s largest independent online games developer and publisher, and has released over 40 games.
Andrew was the brains behind one of the most iconic games of this digital age, called RuneScape.He developed this while he was still at the University of Cambridge. He worked on this project along with his brother Paul Gower. This game falls under a category of games called Massively Multiplier Online Role Playing Games, which is an amalgamation of role playing and multiplier games of large scale, where one can find numerous players interacting with each other in a large world.