Slipgate Ironworks and 3D Realms have, since their early days under Frederik Schreiber, been at the forefront of employing remote developers and cultivating a remote working culture built on personal freedom, responsibility, and ownership. Slipgate and 3D Realms have successfully created a predominant remote work culture, where everything from brainstorming game mechanics and giving and taking direction to gaming together happens online.
In today's digital age, especially in a post-Covid 19 world, the value and possibilities of remote work have been expanded. At Slipgate and 3D Realms, though, remote work has always been part of the core. They believe that personal freedom, e.g., being able to work from wherever and whenever, is very important for creative ventures like game development, as you can't put a timer on creativity.
Remote work has enabled Slipgate to employ a global team of talents where various people with different cultures can meet and work on things they love while not sacrificing time on transportation but also enabling people to have more free time for personal hobbies, family, etc.
Part of working remotely is adapting traditional workflows to online media as well as relying on and taking advantage of online-mediated communication software and similar tools to improve the quality of life of everyday work. While not perfect, Slipgate and 3D Realms are taking small steps every day to enable their developers to have the best opportunities to thrive in our digital age.
Slipgate Ironworks, originally Interceptor Entertainment, was founded by Frederik Schreiber in 2010 with a small, dedicated team of old-school, hardcore action FPS fans. Together with the legendary publisher, 3D Realms, the two sister companies are part of the Embracer Group and are focused on creating AAA-quality games.
Slipgate and 3D Realms are characterised by a flat organisation structure where all involved are dedicated to creating a welcoming environment built on personal freedom and respect.
Together, the shared vision behind Slipgate Ironworks and 3D Realms is and will always be to only work on the games they want to play themselves and to make games while having a good time!