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Jamie Thomson

Game Credits

Design

Frankenstein (2012)   (Written by)
Keep of the Lich-Lord (2012)   (Original gamebook by)
Fabled Lands: The War Torn Kingdom (2011)   (Based on a gamebook originally written by)
Talisman of Death (2011)   (Original gamebook by)
Fabled Lands (2009)   (Book text by)
Age of Fable (2006)   (The mad goblin and Prince Dimitri originally inspired by a character in the Fabled Lands series by)
Warrior Kings: Battles (2003)   (Creative Director)
Warrior Kings: Battles (Collector's Edition) (2003)   (Generals)
Ian Livingstone's Deathtrap Dungeon (1998)   (Game Designers)
Duel Master: Blood Valley (1987)   (Based on a book by (uncredited))
Falcon: The Renegade Lord (1987)   (From the book "Falcon: The Renegade Lord" by)
Tower of Despair (1984)   (Programmed by)
 

Writers

Fable III (2010)   (Writing)
Warrior Kings: Battles (Collector's Edition) (2003)   (Story)
Warrior Kings (2002)   (Story and World Background)
Tower of Despair (1984)   (Written by)
 

Art/Graphics

Warrior Kings: Battles (Collector's Edition) (2003)   (Game Backgrounds)
 

Quality Assurance

Warrior Kings: Battles (2003)   (Product Testing)
Warrior Kings: Battles (Collector's Edition) (2003)   (Product Testing)
 

Creative Services

Warrior Kings: Battles (2003)   (Manuals)
Warrior Kings: Battles (Collector's Edition) (2003)   (Manuals )
Ian Livingstone's Deathtrap Dungeon (1998)   (Manual and Bestiary)
 


Developer Biography

Jamie Thomson has been involved in the gaming industry since at least 1985. He had design credits for early games such as: The Way of the Tiger (Gremlin) which was a number one seller in the UK, Falcon (Virgin), Tower of Despair (Games Workshop) and Ian Livingstone's Deathtrap Dungeon (Eidos).

Immediately prior to taking on Warrior Kings, he was responsible for assessing and specifying the on-line gaming strategy for Eidos, as well as assessing computer games proposals from independent developers and trouble shooting over-running development projects.

In 1999, Jamie began working for Black Cactus. Jamie drew the development team together and managed the business full time beginning in April 1999 acting as Chairman and Creative Director.

Jamie has extensive writing and design credits, with experience in cross-collateralising designs between books, television, radio, games and on-line entertainment. He has authored or co-authored books that have sold over 1,000,000 copies worldwide. These include tie-ins with SEGA products and a variety of innovative fantasy and interactive storybooks, the most successful being the Way of the Tiger series. He has credits for television and radio plays including elements of The Crystal Maze and The Heart of Harkun (BBC R5). Jamie had a teletext game currently running on UK Gold - arguably the first interactive entertainment on set-top boxes.

Last updated: Jan 14, 2010