|Steve Eric Meretzky
Steve was born and raised in Yonkers, NY, where he rooted for the NY Mets and against Richard Nixon. Meretzky moved on to MIT to pursue a career in architecture. MIT's department of Architecture convinced him that he should pursue a career in Construction Management. Several construction firms convinced Meretzky that he should pursue a career as a game tester for Infocom
, where he moved onward and upward, producing some of the most successful titles in computer gaming.
Some of his best selling classics as Planetfall
, Zork Zero
, Leather Goddesses of Phobos
, and the interactive fiction version of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
(co-written with Douglas Adams
Meretzky has consulted for Blizzard Entertainment
and he designed games for numerous companies, such as his Spellcasting 101
series for Legend Entertainment
. Steve was co-founder of Boffo Games
, the developer of games as Hodj 'n' Podj
and The Space Bar
, and served as Creative Content Director at WorldWinner, Inc
In January 2007, he joined Blue Fang Games
as Senior Designer.
Also Known As
- Steve Meretzky
- S. Eric Meretzky
- Steven Meretzky
- Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Remake (2010), DN Games
- Soul Trapper: Episode 1 - Ollie Ollie Oxen Free! (2009), Realtime Associates, Inc.
- Cubis 2 (2004), FreshGames, LLC
- Zork: The Cavern of Doom (2000),
- Sinistar Unleashed (1999), THQ Inc.
- Disney's Hades Challenge (1998), Disney Interactive, Inc.
- The Space Bar (1997), SegaSoft, Inc.
- Hodj 'n' Podj (1995), Virgin Interactive Entertainment, Inc.
- Superhero League of Hoboken (1994), Legend Entertainment Company
- Eric the Unready (1993), Legend Entertainment Company
- Return to Zork (1993), Activision, Inc.
- Frederik Pohl's Gateway (1992), Legend Entertainment Company
- Leather Goddesses of Phobos! 2: Gas Pump Girls Meet the Pulsating Inconvenience from Planet X (1992), Activision, Inc.
- Rex Nebular and the Cosmic Gender Bender (1992), MicroProse Software, Inc.
- Spellcasting 301: Spring Break (1992), Legend Entertainment Company
- Spellcasting 201: The Sorcerer's Appliance (1991), Legend Entertainment Company
- Timequest (1991), Legend Entertainment Company
- Spellcasting 101: Sorcerers get all the Girls (1990), Legend Entertainment Company
- Zork Zero: The Revenge of Megaboz (1989), Infocom, Inc.
- Lane Mastodon vs. the Blubbermen (1988), Infocom, Inc.
- Beyond Zork: The Coconut of Quendor (1987), Infocom, Inc.
- Science Fiction Classics (1987), Infocom, Inc.
- Stationfall (1987), Infocom, Inc.
- Enchanter Trilogy (1986), Infocom, Inc.
- Leather Goddesses of Phobos (1986), Infocom, Inc.
- A Mind Forever Voyaging (1985), Infocom, Inc.
- The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1984), Infocom, Inc.
- Sorcerer (1984), Infocom, Inc.
- Planetfall (1983), Infocom, Inc.