Also Known As
- Kirk Baker
|Courier Crisis (1997)||(Level Design)|
|Dungeon Master: Chaos Strikes Back - Expansion Set #1 (1990)||(2nd unit directors)|
|Courier Crisis (1997)||(Programmers)|
|Dungeon Master II: Skullkeep (1994)||(Master of Machines)|
|Dungeon Master (1988)||(Amiga (other))|
Kirk Baker started working on video games in 1990 when he joined FTL Games, Inc. writing tools and porting Dungeon Master and DM: Chaos Strikes Back to various Japanese computer platforms. Later Kirk worked on OIDS for the Apple Macintosh. OIDS was a fairly popular game and garnered great reviews.
In 1996, Kirk left FTL Games, Inc. to work for New Level Software, Inc. Kirk worked on tools and games for the Sony Playstation and Sega Saturn. Courier Crisis was published by GT Interactive in 1997. An unreleased work was for a Beavis and Butthead game also for GT Interactive. New Level Software went out of business in November of 1998.
Kirk then joined Encyclopaedia Britannica in January of 1999 to work on their CD-ROM and DVD-ROM interactive encyclopedias for Windows and Mac OS 9/Mac OS X. Encyclopaedia Britannica decided in 2002 to consolidate operations in Chicago, Illinois.
Kirk Baker is now an engineering consultant working mostly on Digital Photography Workflow software. See http://www.camerabits.com for details about Photo Mechanic.
Also, Kirk has rewritten OIDS for Mac OS X. See http://www.xavagus.com for details about OIDS.X.
Last updated: Sep 12, 2007