Geoff Fraizer

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Nebu is a Blizzard Entertainment employee, responsible for news posts and much of guide info on the official website. His current responsibilities are to add updates to the official website and support web sites for other Blizzard games such as Diablo II, and Warcraft II.

He is also known by his real name GFraizer (Geoff Fraizer) on the Battle.net site.

His personal website is Expect Nothing.

Kali Compton

Nebu/GFraizer was the founder of the in-game World of Warcraft guild called Kali Compton [4]. The guild is currently run by Nosmirc, commonly known as Crimson. Nebu is the current leader of the gaming clan which was formed in 1996 and spans multiple games including games outside of Blizzard.

Power abuse

In 2004, shortly after the game's release, there was a large outcry on the official WoW Forums when there was an apparent abuse of privilege by Nebu when one of his characters' identity was revealed, which included seemingly arbitrary bans.[1][2][3] Users also pointed out that the guild name Kali Compton clearly violate Blizzard's naming policy, including both a real-world reference, and the name of a Hindu deity.

The official Blizzard response to the uproar:

Originally Posted by Ordinn

Over the weekend, a thread was posted on the Tichondrius realm forum warning Horde players of certain guilds and characters they should look out for while adventuring. This thread contained information on a Blizzard employee’s guild, and conjecture was made on which character that employee played. This thread was deleted, and all subsequent threads created on this topic were closed. Several other threads containing references to this guild were also deleted, and a few players were wrongly suspended or banned from the forums for participating in these threads. We would like to correct this mistake. If you feel you were wrongly banned or suspended from the forums, please email your character name and the name of the realm you play on to wowreportedpost@blizzard.com. Furthermore, please note that we are taking measures to ensure this does not happen again.

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this caused and thank you for your understanding and patience.

In addition, as part of our normal name-review process, the aforementioned guild’s name was reviewed last week and was found to be in violation of World of Warcraft’s naming policy. The name violates the rule dealing with real-world references, and is subject to the same procedure as other guilds. Therefore, the guild will be disbanded and reimbursed for their tabard, and will have to re-form using a different name. Please note that these are two separate issues that have the unfortunate coincidence of requiring attention at the same time.

Created content

History

Filmology - Link to game credits.

  • 1995-1997 - Ran the #1 Warcraft II web site on the internet titled Shlonglor's Warcraft II page. This resulted in an eventual job at Blizzard Entertainment.
  • 1997-1998 - QA on StarCraft
  • 1998-Current - Web Team (Web Designer->Webmaster->Web Specialist->Web Producer->Current Job: Web Content Manager)
  • Main Blizzard forum poster on the Battle.net and World of Warcraft forums from 1998-2004. Hasn't posted on the forums as rep since 2004.

Other information

  • Photo - Guy on the far right.
  • Has never been a GM nor had any GM powers.
  • Was featured on a CBS show about the web about joining Blizzard along with Ted Park and Bill Roper aired at 12:30 a.m. in 1999.

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