Articles by tag: game development

Author : Tasha
14 May 2017, 12:09 pm

Legendary Game Designers: Jordan Mechner

Continuing on our quest through legendary game designers we will discuss another multi-talented individual and the mind behind the Prince of Persia series, Jordan Mechner.

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Author : Tasha
22 April 2017, 2:18 pm

Legendary Game Designers: Guido Henkel

This time we take our journey to Germany, though the designer is technically American, but was born and grew up mostly in Germany. Guido “Guy” Henkel is a bona fide jack-of-all-trades as he dabbles in a little bit of everything from composing and sound design to writing and game programming.

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Author : Tasha
25 March 2017, 2:41 pm

Legendary Game Designers: Julian Gollop

It seems that our journey through the designer world takes us back to the UK. British designer Julian Gollop has been a staple of the industry for longer than I have been alive, beginning his career in 1983. He has designed titles such as Rebelstar, Chaos, Laser Squad, and the X-COM series.

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Author : Tasha
4 March 2017, 10:46 am

Legendary Game Designers: Paul Cuisset

Paul Cuisset is considered one of the most prolific minds in the French video game industry. He has been in the game for a long time, starting his career in the 1980’s.

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Author : Tasha
5 February 2017, 1:17 pm

Legendary Game Designers: Geoff Crammond (Part 2)

At the end of Part 1, we left Geoff Crammond with The Sentinel (aka The Sentry), released in 1986. If you want to know what happens next, continue reading. If you have missed the first part, you can read it here.

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Author : Tasha
4 February 2017, 12:38 pm

Legendary Game Designers: Geoff Crammond (Part 1)

I must first start off by saying that I was never much of a racing game fan (try not to hate me too much), so Geoff Crammond is a relatively new name to me. That is not to say I have never played any of his games. As a matter of fact I played a couple of the Grand Prix series games. Though I used to get in trouble as a kid for pronouncing it “grand pricks.” That said, I found the topic really rather interesting to research. I have learned a lot about Sir Geoff and how he earned his well-deserved moniker.

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