User review spotlight: Ultima IV: Quest of the Avatar (DOS)

Nicholas Newhard

Also Known As

  • Nick Newhard

Game Credits

Design

Azada: Ancient Magic (2008)   (Additional puzzles)
Arkadian Warriors (2007)   (Original Concept by Sierra Online Seattle)
Carcassonne (2007)   (Director of Design)
Star Wars: Galaxies - An Empire Divided (2003)   (Additional Game Design)
Gruntz (1999)   (Based on an original design concept by Nick Newhard and inspired by Helen Newhard.)
Shadow Madness (1999)   (Design/Scripting)
Spec Ops: Rangers Lead the Way (1998)   (Additional Design)
Blood (1997)   (Level / Scenario Design)
Blood: Plasma Pak (1997)   (Game Designer)
 

Programming/Engineering

Bookworm Deluxe (2002)   (Programming)
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2000 (2000)   (Development)
Blood (1997)   (Lead Programming)
Blood: Plasma Pak (1997)   (Network Layer/Setup Program)
Dark Sun: Shattered Lands (1993)   (Additional Programming)
Thinkin' Things Collection 1 (1993)   (Programming)
Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday (1990)   (Installation Tool)
Renegade Legion: Interceptor (1990)   (Additional Programming)
 

Thanks

Among the Sleep (2014)   (Our Lovely Backers)
PopCap Arcade Vol 1 (2007)   (Special Thanks)
PopCap Hits! Vol 1 (2007)   (Special Thanks)
Heavy Weapon Deluxe (2005)   (Special Thanks)
AstroPop Deluxe (2004)   (Special Thanks To)
Bejeweled 2 Deluxe (2004)   (Special Thanks to)
Insaniquarium! Deluxe (2004)   (Special Thanks to)
Pixelus Deluxe (2004)   (Special Thanks)
Zuma Deluxe (2003)   (Special Thanks To)
Blood II: The Chosen (1998)   (Special Thanks To)
 

Other

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2000: Professional Edition (1999)   (Development)
 


Developer Biography

Nick Newhard began his game development career programming DOS games and tools for Strategic Simulations Inc. back in 1989. His career has led him through a variety of projects across a broad spectrum of genres including a CRPG, first-person shooter, puzzle/strategy, MMORPGs, and casual games.

His favorite projects (so far) are Blood, Bookworm Deluxe, Azada: Ancient Magic, and Star Wars Galaxies.

As of 2011, Nick is designing social games for Amazon at a new office in Seattle, Washington. Rain is Nick's least favorite weather.

Last updated: Dec 22, 2012