Cyberlore Studios

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Cyberlore Studios
Industry Interactive entertainment
Founded 1992
Headquarters Northampton, Massachusetts, United States
Key people
Lester Humphreys
Ken Grey
Herb Perez
Products Video games
Majesty: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim

Cyberlore Studios was a developer of computer games based in Northampton, Massachusetts, United States. The company was founded by Lester Humphreys, Ken Grey, and Herb Perez.[1] Since 1992, they produced expansion packs for MechWarrior 4, Heroes of Might and Magic II, and Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness. They also produced Playboy: The Mansion (2004), a simulation game based on the life of Hugh Hefner and Playboy, and a PlayStation 2 version of the classic board game Risk. Their most notable game is Majesty: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim, whose original concept was created by Jim DuBois, who worked as a senior designer there.[2]

In 2005, Cyberlore ceased development of general entertainment games after the collapse of their publisher, Hip Games, and the subsequent layoff of 2/3 of their staff. The company refocused on the serious game corporate training market, under the new company name of Minerva.

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  1. ^ Keefer, John (March 31, 2006). "GameSpy Retro: Developer Origins". GameSpy. Archived from the original on April 27, 2012. Retrieved October 23, 2016. 
  2. ^,11456/

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