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Recognize these faces?

Posted at 16:43 on October 4th, 2002 | Quote | Edit | Delete | Delete Attachment
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This is a current photo of two game designers who were quite famous in the 80s and early 90s. Who knows their names and which games they're responsible for?
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Posted at 19:52 on October 4th, 2002 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Well I have no idea, even after my four minute net search for Eurobase.
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Posted at 03:10 on October 5th, 2002 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Eurobase is the company they work for now - an insurance company ;) I really picked an easy one with a 'recognizable' face like the left guy has :P

Edited by Mr Creosote at 05:17 on October, 05th 2002
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Posted at 07:40 on October 5th, 2002 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Don't recognize any of them. Indeed, I would not recognize the face of any other "famous" programmer/designer either.. ;)
Posted at 07:54 on October 5th, 2002 | Quote | Edit | Delete | Delete Attachment
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Tapuak: you mean if I showed you the attached 'collage' of this post, you would not be able to tell who that is? :o
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Posted at 07:57 on October 5th, 2002 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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No idea. When do these guys ever show their faces? In some interviews I don't read. Morever, I never care who made a game, I just judge its quality.
Posted at 07:58 on October 5th, 2002 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Well, that's at least an honest answer ;)
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Posted at 11:24 on October 5th, 2002 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Those are the two scariest faces I have seen in a long, long time.


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Posted at 23:19 on October 5th, 2002 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Just a guess: they could be the 'Two Guys from Andromeda' who made the Space Quest series... That picture sure would explain why they hide themselves behind their punk-pig-with-sunglasses alter egos in the game... :P
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Posted at 02:41 on October 6th, 2002 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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No, that's not them. These two guys made action / arcade games.
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Posted at 18:04 on October 6th, 2002 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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The only programmers I could recognise are Richard Garriott and William Gates III ;)

I know that guy on the left though, I've seen him somewhere before... just can't pick where (or who!).
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Posted at 00:33 on October 7th, 2002 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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So are you going to fill us in Creo? Or just leave us guesasing and wondering ok well not wondering but at least we will pretend to wonder who they are :P
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Posted at 04:11 on October 7th, 2002 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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I'll wait until tonight to give you another chance since you're so interested :P
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Posted at 07:59 on October 7th, 2002 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Pah! Amateurs... The one on the collage is Sid Meier. No idea who those two are, however. Let's try the elimination, though:

Of the two guys on the picture, neither is:
* Sid Meier
* Richard Garriot
* Will Wright
* any of the female programmers (for a moment I thought one of them might've been Dani Bunten, but she's dead, so she can't be working for an insurance company)

I think this narrows the field down a little ;).
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Posted at 08:03 on October 7th, 2002 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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At last someone who takes a systematical approach at the question ;) You're right with all your statement, and no, it's not Dani Bunten (or Dan for that matter ;)).

Now you should use the remaining time to take a look at the hint I gave you before and now: they mainly made shooters and one of their Jump'n'Runs became the epitome of that genre on the Amiga. Oh, and they had slightly different hair back then ;)
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Posted at 10:45 on October 7th, 2002 | Quote | Edit | Delete | Delete Attachment
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Found an even worse photo from the early 80s - when they started their company :evil:
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Posted at 11:07 on October 7th, 2002 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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Ouch :pain:. That's a really bad picture. The one on the right, isn't he the one who created Tetris?
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Posted at 11:08 on October 7th, 2002 | Quote | Edit | Delete | Delete Attachment
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Nope, they're both English. Another photo (from 1993) - it's still not Dani Bunten, even if the person looks like her here ;)

Edited by Mr Creosote at 13:09 on October, 07th 2002
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Posted at 11:55 on October 7th, 2002 | Quote | Edit | Delete | Delete Attachment
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And a last photo from '93. With that background, it's really a piece of cake, you wimps :P
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Posted at 13:33 on October 7th, 2002 | Quote | Edit | Delete
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I got it! It's the Bitmap Brothers (some of them, at least - I think there were more). And if you ask me, I think they had better hair back then.
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