Articles by tag: legendary game designers

Author : Tasha
7 October 2017, 9:55 am

Legendary Game Designers: David Crane

Bringing you a double-dose of David, I bring you the tale of David Crane. This particular David is U.S. born and raised. He received his education from DeVry and graduated in 1975. Other than his contributions to the video game industry, which I will get to, David had a hand in several hardware products as well. While at Atari he would help design the operation system for the Atari 800. He would also create the Display Processor Chip and other innovations used in the gaming industry.

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Author : Tasha
2 July 2017, 2:18 pm

Legendary Game Designers: David Lester

When people think about video game creators, they always have this idea of brilliant programmers having fun, and doing what they love, making money being not really important for them. UK native David Lester is the exception to that rule.

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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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