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Brian Fargo

Also Known As

  • F. Brian Fargo

Game Credits

Business

Line Rider 2: Unbound (2008)   (CEO)
Messiah (2000)   (President)
Sacrifice (2000)   (President)
Star Trek: Starfleet Command (1999)   (CEO)
Boogerman: A Pick and Flick Adventure (1994)   (President)
Alone in the Dark 2 (1993)   (CEO)
 

Production

Choplifter HD (2012)   (Executive Producers)
Hunted: The Demon's Forge (2011)   (Executive Producers)
Line Rider (2006)   (Executive Producer)
The Bard's Tale (2004)   (Executive Producer)
Wild Wild Racing (2000)   (Executive Producer)
Of Light and Darkness: The Prophecy (1998)   (Executive Producer)
Star Trek: Starfleet Academy (1997)   (Project Leader)
Blood & Magic (1996)   (Head Honcho)
Mario's Game Gallery (1995)   (Executive Producer)
Star Trek: Judgment Rites (Limited CD-ROM Collecto... (1995)   (Executive Producer)
Stonekeep (1995)   (Executive Producer)
Clay Fighter 2: Judgement Clay (1994)   (And These People Let Us)
Clay Fighter: Tournament Edition (1994)   (Executive Producer)
Heart of the Alien: Out of this World parts I and II (1994)   (Executive Producer)
J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings: Volume One (1994)   (Executive Producer)
Buzz Aldrin's Race into Space (1993)   (Executive Producer)
Clay Fighter (1993)   (Executive Producer)
Claymates (1993)   (Executive Producer)
Interplay's 10 Year Anthology (1993)   (Executive Producer)
Rags to Riches: The Financial Market Simulation (1993)   (Executive Producer)
RoboCop Versus the Terminator (1993)   (Executive Producer)
Rock 'n Roll Racing (1993)   (Executive Producer)
SimCity Enhanced CD-ROM (1993)   (Executive Producer)
Star Trek: Judgment Rites (1993)   (Executive Producer)
Battle Chess 4000 (1992)   (Executive Producer)
Castles II: Siege & Conquest (1992)   (Executive Producer)
J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, Vol. ... (1992)   (Executive Producer)
The Lost Vikings (1992)   (Executive Producer)
Mario Teaches Typing (1992)   (Executive Producer)
Star Trek: 25th Anniversary (1992)   (Executive Producer)
Wolfenstein 3D (1992)   (Executive Producer)
The Bard's Tale Construction Set (1991)   (Executive Producer)
Battle Chess Enhanced CD ROM (1991)   (Executive Producer)
Castles (1991)   (Executive Producer )
Castles: The Northern Campaign (1991)   (Executive Producer)
Out of This World (1991)   (Executive Producer)
Track Meet (1991)   (Producer)
Battle Chess II: Chinese Chess (1990)   (Producer)
J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, Vol. I (1990)   (Executive Producer)
Swords and Serpents (1990)   (Produced by)
Dragon Wars (1989)   (Produced by)
The Bard's Tale III: Thief of Fate (1988)   (Director)
Battle Chess (1988)   (Produced by)
Neuromancer (1988)   (Producer)
 

Design

The Bard's Tale (2004)   (Original Concept and Design)
Castles (1991)   (Design Assistance)
Castles: The Northern Campaign (1991)   (Design)
Track Meet (1991)   (Game Design)
The Adventures of Rad Gravity (1990)   (Design by)
Dragon Wars (1989)   (Designed by)
The Bard's Tale III: Thief of Fate (1988)   (Director)
Neuromancer (1988)   (Design)
Wasteland (1988)   (Design)
Tass Times in Tonetown (1986)   (Director)
Tales of the Unknown: Volume I - The Bard's Tale (1985)   (Level Design)
The Demon's Forge (1981)   (Designed by)
 

Programming/Engineering

The Adventures of Rad Gravity (1990)   (Programming by)
Total Recall (1990)   (Programmers)
The Demon's Forge (1981)   (by)
 

Writers

Hunted: The Demon's Forge (2011)   (Story by)
The Bard's Tale (2004)   (Game Design & Writing)
The Bard's Tale II: The Destiny Knight (1986)   (Scenario Design)
Borrowed Time (1985)   (Story by)
 

Quality Assurance

Rock 'n Roll Racing (1993)   (Additional Testing)
The Bard's Tale III: Thief of Fate (1988)   (Playtest & Development)
 

Support

Our Darker Purpose (2014)   (Kickstarter Backers)
 

Thanks

Shadowrun Returns (2013)   (Special Thanks)
Dungeons and Dragons Online: Eberron Unlimited (2009)   (Special Thanks)
The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar (2007)   (Special Thanks)
Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel (2001)   (Special Thanks To)
Star Trek: Starfleet Command - Orion Pirates (2001)   (Special Thanks)
Caesars Palace 2000 (2000)   (Special Thanks to)
Evolva (2000)   (Thanks To)
Giants: Citizen Kabuto (2000)   (Special Thanks to)
MDK 2 (2000)   (Thanks To)
Star Trek: New Worlds (2000)   (Special Thanks to)
Star Trek: Starfleet Command Volume II - Empires a... (2000)   (Special Thanks:)
Earthworm Jim 3D (1999)   (Other Groovy Peopleā€¦)
Interplay Sports Baseball 2000 (1999)   (Special Thanks)
R/C Stunt Copter (1999)   (Special Thanks)
Tanktics (1999)   (Special Thanks to)
Y2K: The Game (1999)   (Special Thanks To)
Redneck Rampage Rides Again (1998)   (Extra Thanks with Special Sauce)
JetFighter III (1997)   (Additional Thanks To)
Realms of the Haunting (1997)   (Special Thanks To)
Redneck Rampage (1997)   (Extra Special Thanks To)
Conquest of the New World (1996)   (Special Thanks To)
Conquest of the New World (Deluxe Edition) (1996)   (Special Thanks To)
Mummy: Tomb of the Pharaoh (1996)   (Special Thanks to)
Earthworm Jim: Special Edition (1995)   (Special Thanks)
Star Trek: Starfleet Academy - Starship Bridge Sim... (1995)   (Special Thanks to)
Zombie Dinos from Planet Zeltoid (1992)   (Special Thanks)
Murder on the Mississippi (1986)   (Special thanks to)
Titanic: The Recovery Mission (1986)   (Special Thanks)
 

Other

J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings: Volume One (1994)   (The Creatures of Middle-Earth)
 


Developer Biography

Brian Fargo (born December 15, 1962) is a North American video game designer from California. His first work was Demon's Forge (1981). In 1983 he founded Interplay. While at Interplay, Mr. Fargo brought Universal/MCA in as a 45% equity partner and later took the company public in 1998.

In addition to Interplay, Mr. Fargo formed an on-line entertainment company with partner Softbank in 1996 and sat on the board of Virgin Europe after it was acquired by Interplay in 1998. Mr. Fargo has served on the board of the IDSA and has given key speeches at the industries leading shows such as E3, Global Gaming Forum and the Computer Game Developers Conference. Brian Fargo is currently CEO of InXile Entertainment.

Last updated: Jul 24, 2012