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Jordan Mechner

Game Credits

Production

Karateka (2012)   (Executive Producers)
The Last Express (1997)   (Executive Producers)
Prince of Persia CD Collection (1995)   (Directed by)
 

Design

Karateka (2012)   (A Game by)
Prince of Persia: Special Edition (2003)   (The Godfather)
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2003)   (Creative Consultant)
Prince of Persia 3D (1999)   (Design)
The Last Express (1997)   (Game Designer/Director)
Prince of Persia CD Collection (1995)   (Original Apple Game Design by)
4D Prince of Persia (1994)   (Original Concept)
Prince of Persia 2: The Shadow & The Flame (1993)   (A Game by)
Prince of Persia (1989)   (Original Game)
Karateka (1984)   (Original Design)
 

Programming/Engineering

Prince of Persia CD Collection (1995)   (Original Apple Programming by)
Prince of Persia (1989)   (Original programming by)
Karateka (1984)   (Original Coding)
 

Writers

Karateka (2012)   (Writer)
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2003)   (Writer)
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2003)   (Script writer)
The Last Express (1997)   (Written By)
 

Art/Graphics

Prince of Persia CD Collection (1995)   (Original Apple Graphics by)
Prince of Persia (1989)   (Original graphics by)
 

Video/Cinematics

The Last Express (1997)   (Porter Eins)
 

Creative Services

Prince of Persia CD Collection (1995)   (Documentation Written by)
Prince of Persia 2: The Shadow & The Flame (1993)   (Documentation)
Prince of Persia (1989)   (Directed by)
 

Support

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2003)   (Creative Consultant)
 

Thanks

Deadlight (2012)   (The team would like to thank the following people:)
Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP (2011)   (Inspiration)
Prince of Persia Classic (2007)   (Special Thanks)
Between Heaven and Hell (2006)   (Special Thanks)
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2003)   (Special Thanks)
D/Generation (1991)   (Special Thanks To)
 

Other

Prince of Persia (1989)   (©)
 


Developer Biography

Jordan Mechner was born in New York City and graduated from Yale University in 1985. He wrote his first game, Deathbounce, in 1982 for the Apple II platform, but it was never published. His subsequent creations included Karateka and Prince of Persia. The latter won numerous awards, including the 1992 Tilt D`Or and MacUser Eddy Awards, has been translated into several languages and ported to various platforms. A screenwriter and independent filmmaker, Jordan also produced, wrote and directed the documentary film Waiting for Dark. In 1993, Jordan formed Smoking Car Productions, an entertainment software development group based in San Francisco.

Last updated: Jun 19, 2011