Sam Lantinga

Game Credits


Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft (2014)   (Additional Programming)
Shovel Knight (2014)   (Rendering and Input)
SimCity (2013)   (LGLP portions of WebKit are Copyright (C) 1997-2009 by)
SteamWorld Dig: A Fistful of Dirt (2013)   (Simple DirectMedia Layer)
Teleglitch: Die More Edition (2013)   (SDL & SDL_image)
Dynamite Jack (2012)   (SDL)
Mass Effect 3 (2012)   (SDL - Simple DirectMedia Layer © 1997-2006)
Mass Effect 3 (N7 Collector's Edition) (2012)   (SDL - Simple DirectMedia Layer © 1997-2006)
Need for Speed: World (2010)   (Webkit)
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty (2010)   (Programming Leads)
World of Warcraft: Cataclysm (2010)   (Programming Leads)
World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King (2008)   (Lead Gameplay Programmers)
Wind and Water: Puzzle Battles (2007)   (Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL))
World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade (2007)   (Programming)
World of Warcraft (2004)   (Programming)
Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos (2002)   (Additional Programming)
Kohan: Immortal Sovereigns (2001)   (Programmers)
MindRover: The Europa Project (2001)   (Programmers)
Rune (2001)   (Programmers)
Rune: Halls of Valhalla (2001)   (Programmers)
Soldier of Fortune: Gold Edition (2001)   (Installer)
Heavy Gear II (2000)   (Programmers)
SimCity 3000 Unlimited (2000)   (Programmers)
Soldier of Fortune (2000)   (Installer)
Civilization: Call to Power (1999)   (Conversion / Porting)
Descent³ (1999)   (Programming)
Heretic II (1999)   (Programming)
Heroes of Might and Magic III: The Restoration of ... (1999)   (Linux Programming)
Myth II: Soulblighter (1999)   (Linux Programming)
Quake III: Arena (Elite Edition) (1999)   (Installer)
Railroad Tycoon II: Gold Edition (1999)   (Programming)

Quality Assurance

Ballistics (2007)   (Beta Testers)
Knights and Merchants: The Shattered Kingdom (2007)   (Beta Testers)
Project: Starfighter (2003)   (Quality Assurance and Advice)


Galcon Legends (2014)   (Simple DirectMedia Layer ©1997-2013)


Turok (2015)   (Third Party Support)


PowBall Renaissance (2016)   (Simple DirectMedia Layer: many thanks to)
Commander Keen: Keen Dreams (2014)   (Special Thanks)
Seventh Sense (2009)   (Thanks to)
Project: Starfighter (2003)   (Special Thanks)


BOH (2009)   (Third-party libraries)
Wind and Water: Puzzle Battles (2007)   (Simple Directmedia Layer by)
DropTeam: Mechanized Combat in the Far Future (2006)   (SDL)
Hardwood Euchre (2002)   (SDL - Simple DirectMedia Layer - Version 1.2 Copyright (C) 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 )
Eric's Ultimate Solitaire CD (1999)   (Linux Version)


BOH (2009)   (Third-party libraries)
3D Marble Flip (2003)   (SDL - Simple DirectMedia Layer)

Developer Biography

Sam Lantinga is a gaming programmer. He worked for Loki Entertainment Software in Orange County, California.

After Loki's bankruptcy in August 2001, Sam joined Blizzard Entertainment to work on World of Warcraft as a lead programmer. His current job title with Blizzard is Senior Software Engineer.

Last updated: May 15, 2008