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Richard Garfield

Richard Garfield About Best known for creating the popular Magic: The Gathering card game, this designer also invented such card and board games as, respectively, Vampire: The Eternal Struggle and RoboRally. Other Informations He began designing games in his early teens, and he went on to study mathematics at the University of Pennsylvania. After earning …

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Naoto Ohshima

Naoto Ohshima About Known best for designing the popular Dr. Eggman and Sonic the Hedgehog video game characters, this one-time Sega Corporation employee later founded two other video game development companies: Artoon and Arzest.  Other Informations Early in his career, he worked on Sega’s Phantasy Star video game.  In the early 2000s, he contributed to …

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Scott Cawthon

Scott Cawthon About Game designer and developer of Five Nights at Freddy’s and the game’s two subsequent sequels. He is part of a group called Hope Animation as well.  Other Informations He started a YouTube career back in 2007 with an animated web series called The Pilgrim’s Progress.  He created a plethora of other games. Most of …

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Shigesato Itoi

Shigesato Itoi About Game designer and writer known for his work on the first three Earthbound games. He’s also known for his website Hobo Nikkan Itoi Shinbun. Other Informations He provided the role of Tatsuo Kusakabe in the 1988 movie My Neighbor Totoro. He founded Hobo Nikkan Itoi Shinbun in 1998. He’s appeared on episodes …

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Tommaso Checchi

Tommaso Checchi About Game developer and designer, he is known as one of Majong AB’s Minecraft developers. He began developing Minecraft’s pocket edition with fellow developer Johan Bernhardsson. Other Informations He was a programmer at Cobalt for their game engine. In August 2014 he began a blog about his experiences but quickly abandoned it. He …

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Toby Fox

Toby Fox About Also known as FwugRadiation, he is the game developer, writer and composer of the critically acclaimed RPG Undertale. Other Informations He was a forum member on the EarthBound fan site Starmen.net with the alias name Radiation. He gained attention for his “EarthBound Halloween Hack” submission for Starmen.Net’s 2008 Halloween Funfest. He produced …

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Roberta Williams

Roberta Williams About Influential video game designer widely credited with creating the genre known as “graphic adventure.” She is the co-founder of Sierra Entertainment, known for popular franchises like the Phantasmagoria and King’s Quest series. Other Informations She and her husband co-founded Sierra Entertainment in 1980 and released its first game, Mystery House, the same …

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Notch

Notch About Born Markus Persson, but better known as Notch, he is a Swedish video game designer who created the hit game Minecraft. In 2014, he became a billionaire when Microsoft purchased Minecraft for $2.5 billion. Other Informations He first began programming on a Commodore 128 at the age of three and made his first game at …

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Ken Sugimori

Ken Sugimori About Japanese video game designer and illustrator most famous for having designed and drawn all 151 characters in the original Pokemon franchise. He has worked on many incarnations of the franchise, including the films, manga and card games. Other Informations He worked as an illustrator on the gaming fanzine Game Freak in the …

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Sam Houser

Sam Houser About Video game developer and producer who’s worked on the Grand Theft Auto franchise. He is also the co-founder of Rockstar Games. Other Informations He found his inspiration for crime in video games from watching crime films at a young age. He was a video producer for BMG Entertainment. He has a brother …

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Leslie Benzies

Leslie Benzies About Video game producer responsible for developing the incredibly successful Grand Theft Auto series starting in 2001. He was the president of Rockstar North. Other Informations He was eleven years-old when he first got infatuated with computers after his father bought a Dragon 32. Soon after, he wrote and programmed his first game. …

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Toru Iwatani

Toru Iwatani About Former video game designer who created the classic arcade games Pac-Man and Pole Position. He worked for the software company Namco. Other Informations He joined Namco in 1977 where he came up with the idea for “Pakku-Man.” The game was released to the public in 1980. The final game he developed was …