Bill Purvis

Developer Biography

I have worked in the game industry since 1999. Before that I was in the Medical Imaging field, working for Joyce Loebl in England and later at Applied Imaging corp in California. I have a degree in Electronic Engineering and PhD in Medical Imaging, both from Sheffield University in England. Since joining the game industry, I have worked for Angel Studios and Rockstar Games; working on the Smuggler's Run titles, Test Drive: Off-road, and Midnight Club II. Specifically, I was responsible for tools (level editor etc), AI and general game programming. Subsequently I have been working as an independent developer, releasing SpacePod in 2003 ( and other titles currently in development.

Contributed by Bill Purvis (1) on May 29, 2004.