#WeChooseToChallenge – Happy International Women’s Day!

We choose to challenge  – #IWD2021: Happy International Women’s Day to all of you wonderful ladies out there! We are so proud to work alongside such a talented, motivated and diverse array of women at Kalypso Media.

We will forge positive visibility of women! #ChooseToChallenge - International Women's Day 2021

We will forge positive visibility of women! #ChooseToChallenge – International Women’s Day 2021

To forge more positive visibility for women, especially those working behind the scenes, here’s a few snippets from our team talking about their history with games and the company.

 

Name, Position: Merve Sabah, Junior Marketing ManagerMerve Sabah, Junior Marketing Manager
What was the first game you ever played? Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island
What was the first Kalypso game that you worked on/or which launched after you started at the company? Tropico 6 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One
What is your favourite Kalypso game? Spacebase Startopia

 


Name, Position: Carol Rogalski, Senior PR Manager
What was the first game you ever played? Pokémon Red and Blue (GameBoy) + Dungeons & Dragons: Second Edition + Magic: The Gathering (all in the same day)
What was the first Kalypso game that you worked on/or which launched after you started at the company? Immortal Realms: Vampire Wars
What is your favourite Kalypso game? Spacebase Startopia and I can’t wait for Disciples: Liberation

 


Name, Position: Anika Thun, International Marketing DirectorAnika Thun, International Marketing Director
What was the first game you ever played? Tekken
What was the first Kalypso game that you worked on/or which launched after you started at the company?
Campus (2007)
What is your favourite Kalypso game?
Patrician IV

 


Name, Position: Lisa Block, HR Manager
What was the first game you ever played? Super Mario World
What was the first Kalypso game that you worked on/or which launched after you started at the company? Railway Empire
What is your favourite Kalypso game? Dungeons 3

 


Name, Position: Annika Fuchs, Junior Community ManagerAnnika Fuchs, Junior Community Manager
What was the first game you ever played?
Little Nemo: The Dream Master
What was the first Kalypso game that you worked on/or which launched after you started at the company? Spacebase Startopia
What is your favourite Kalypso game? Dungeons series

 


Name, Position: Lisa Kern, Travel & Office Manager
What was the first game you ever played? Mario Kart 64
What was the first Kalypso game that you worked on/or which launched after you started at the company? Railway Empire – Nintendo Switch Edition
What is your favourite Kalypso game? Tropico Series

 


Name, Position: Lisa Schwarz, Senior PR ManagerLisa Schwarz, Senior PR Manager
What was the first game you ever played? GTA III
What was the first Kalypso game that you worked on/or which launched after you started at the company? Spacebase Startopia will be the first one.
What is your favourite Kalypso game? Tropico 6

 


Name, Position: Jessica Heidenreich, Financial Controller
What was the first game you ever played? Bubble Booble
What was the first Kalypso game that you worked on/or which launched after you started at the company? Tropico 6
What is your favourite Kalypso game? Tropico 6

 


Name, Position: Jennifer Mortensen, VP of Sales, North AmericaJennifer Mortensen, VP of Sales, North America
What was the first game you ever played? Brick Breaker (on a blackberry!)
What was the first Kalypso game that you worked on/or which launched after you started at the company? Tropico 6 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One
What is your favourite Kalypso game? It was Dungeons 3 but now that I’ve played more Spacebase Startopia, I’ve got to go with that!

 


Name, Position: Sophie Langhammer, Junior Graphic Artist
What was the first game you ever played? Pokémon Saphir-Edition
What was the first Kalypso game that you worked on/or which launched after you started at the company? Port Royale 4
What is your favourite Kalypso game? Spacebase Startopia

 


Name, Position: Saori Yatsuhashi, Localization ManagerSaori Yatsuhashi, Localization Manager
What was the first game you ever played? Mario Brothers (1983!!)
What was the first Kalypso game that you worked on/or which launched after you started at the company? Tropico 6 – Nintendo Switch Edition
What is your favourite Kalypso game? Tropico Series, and I’m looking forward to Disciples: Liberation!

 


Name, Position: Marie Sander, Accountant
What was the first game you ever played? Super Mario Land 2
What was the first Kalypso game that you worked on/or which launched after you started at the company? Dungeons 3 – Complete Collection
What is your favourite Kalypso game? Tropico 6

 


Name, Position: Anja Lorenz, Junior PR ManagerAnja Lorenz, Junior PR Manager
What was the first game you ever played? Spyro the Dragon
What was the first Kalypso game that you worked on/or which launched after you started at the company?
Port Royale 4
What is your favourite Kalypso game?
Immortal Realms: Vampire Wars

 


Name, Position: Moira Allen, Finance Manager UK
What was the first game you ever played? Space Invaders
What was the first Kalypso game that you worked on/or which launched after you started at the company? Tropico 5
What is your favourite Kalypso game? Project Highrise

 


Bettina Albert, Head of Customer CommunicationsName, Position: Bettina Albert, Head of Customer Communicatons
What was the first game you ever played? My uncle’s self-coded tennis game 😉
What was the first Kalypso game that you worked on/or which launched after you started at the company? Demonicon – The Dark Eye
What is your favourite Kalypso game? Vikings – Wolves of Midgard