David Shapiro

Also Known As

  • Dave Shapiro
  • Dr. Cat

Game Credits

Design

Ultima Underworld II: Labyrinth of Worlds (1993)   (Level / Scenario Design)
Ultima: Runes of Virtue (1991)   (Design)
Ultima VI: The False Prophet (1990)   (Game Design)
Ultima V: Warriors of Destiny (1988)   (Additional Design)
 

Programming/Engineering

Ultima: Runes of Virtue (1991)   (Programming)
Omega (1989)   (Terminal Supports)
Windwalker (1989)   (Programming Assistance)
Ultima V: Warriors of Destiny (1988)   (Commodore 64/128 conversion by)
Ultima I: The First Age of Darkness (1987)   (Programmers)
Moebius: The Orb of Celestial Harmony (1986)   (Adapted to Commodore 64 by)
Rings of Zilfin (1986)   (Graphics routines from Penguin Software's 'Graphics Magician' were written by)
Expedition Amazon (1983)   (Program support)
The Caverns of Freitag (1982)   (by)
 

Writers

Ultima Underworld II: Labyrinth of Worlds (1993)   (Writing / Dialogue / Story)
Ultima VI: The False Prophet (1990)   (Writing)
 

Audio

Ultima: Runes of Virtue (1991)   (Sound Effects)
Ultima VI: The False Prophet (1990)   (English Voices)
 

Creative Services

Ultima VI: The False Prophet (1990)   (Packaging)
 


Developer Biography

David Shapiro joined Origin in 1986. He worked on quite a few different games including the C64 version of Moebius and the Ultima 1 rewrite. He is best known for his work on Ultima 6 for which he created a large portion of the characters and dialogue.

Mr. Shapiro created the fantasy multiplayer on-line game Furcadia as part of his own company Dragon's Eye Productions.

Last updated: Apr 06, 2003