The tovarisch from Russ.. ehm, Ukraine, now living in Netherlands. Favorit immorted in late 2002, and has worked mostly on non-game elements ever since. His best known works include the improved news reader, exp-leecher and Capture the Flag events. He ascended to archwizardhood in October 2006.
Dryad did an in-depth interview with Favorit in 2005, read it for some additional musings.