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

Mark Adler

Game Credits

Design

Uru: Ages Beyond Myst (2003)   (zLib)
 

Programming/Engineering

Destiny (2014)   (zlib library)
Enemy Front (2014)   (zlib.h)
LEGO The Hobbit (2014)   (zlib)
South Park: The Stick of Truth (2014)   (Zlib)
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Phantoms (2014)   (Zlib Copyright (C) 1995-2012)
Turbo Dismount (2014)   (jzlib is based on zlib-1.1.3.)
Alien Rage Unlimited (2013)   (zlib Copyright © 1995-2005)
Anomaly 2 (2013)   (zlib - general purpose compression library)
Bit.Trip Presents... Runner 2: Future Legend of Rh... (2013)   (zlib)
Crimson Dragon (2013)   (Uses Zlib)
Fast & Furious: Showdown (2013)   (Zlib © 1994-2013)
Grand Theft Auto V (2013)   (zlib)
Killer is Dead (2013)   (Zlib)
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes (2013)   (Zlib Copyright (C) 1995-2013)
PixelJunk Monsters Ultimate HD (2013)   (Zlib)
Resogun (2013)   (zlib)
Ryse: Son of Rome (2013)   (ZLiv)
Scourge: Outbreak (2013)   (Zlib)
Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 (2013)   (zlib.h)
Steamworld Dig (2013)   (zlib)
Dynamite Jack (2012)   (zlib)
Legend of Grimrock (2012)   (Zlib (c) 1995-2010)
Lollipop Chainsaw (2012)   (Zlib)
Mass Effect 3 (2012)   (Zlib © 1995-2004)
Mass Effect 3 (N7 Collector's Edition) (2012)   (Zlib © 1995-2004)
Crazy Machines: Elements (2011)   (zlib library Copyright © 1995-2010)
F.3.A.R. (2011)   (Zlib Copyright (C) 1995-2010)
Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters (2011)   (zlib.h)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)   (zlib software copyright © 1995-2011)
Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet (2011)   (zlib Copyright © 199-2004)
Shadows of the Damned (2011)   (Zlib)
Bit.Trip Runner (2010)   (Zlib)
Create (2010)   (Zlib 2.3.4 © 1995-2005)
Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga (2010)   (Zlib © 1995-2004)
Final Fight: Double Impact (2010)   (Zlib)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)   (zlib software copyright © 1995-2010)
Medal of Honor (2010)   (Zlib 1.2.3 © 1995-2005)
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty (2010)   (zLib Copyright © 1995-2010)
Bit.Trip Beat (2009)   (Zlib)
CellFactor: Psychokinetic Wars (2009)   (Zlib)
Fairytale Fights (2009)   (zLib.h Copyright © 1995-2004)
Farming Simulator 2009 (2009)   (Zlib Copyright (C) 1995-2004)
Fat Princess (2009)   (zlib compression library)
Halo 3: ODST (2009)   (Tools)
Legendo's The Three Musketeers: One for All! (2009)   (This software is based in part on the work of)
Overlord II (2009)   (Zlib Copyright ©1995-2005)
Stair Dismount (2009)   (Uses zlib compression library by)
9th Company: Roots of Terror (2008)   (© Zlib)
Aggression: Reign over Europe (2008)   (Zlib Compression Library - Copyright © 1995-2002)
Death to Spies: Moment of Truth (2008)   (zlib version 1.1.3 Copyright (C) 1995-1998)
Frotz (included games) (2008)   (ZIP archive support based on software by)
ADV770 (2007)   (zlib by)
Clonk Rage (2007)   (zlib)
Crimes of War (2007)   (Zlib)
Crysis (2007)   (Third Party Software and Tools)
Fantasy Wars (2007)   (zlib compression library)
Tortuga: Two Treasures (2007)   (Uses Zlib by)
Heimspiel 2006: Der Fußballmanager (2006)   (Uses Zlib Compression Library - Copyright 1995-2002)
Racing Pitch (2006)   (zlib compression library Copyright 1995-2002)
Star Wars: Empire at War (2006)   (Uses zlib h version 1.2.1 by)
Star Wars: Empire at War - Forces of Corruption (2006)   (Uses zlib.h version 1.2.1 by)
Warhammer: Mark of Chaos (2006)   (Uses zlib general purpose data compression library - copyright by)
You Are Empty (2006)   (Zlib)
DROD: Journey to Rooted Hold (2005)   (Libraries used licensed by)
Soldier Elite: Zero Hour (2005)   (zlib (general purpose compression library) version 1.1.3 copyright by)
Star Wars: Battlefront II (2005)   (Uses zlib h version 1.2.1 by)
Star Wars: Republic Commando (2005)   (Uses zlib.h version 1.2.1 by)
Full Spectrum Warrior (2004)   (zLib (c) 1995-2003)
Painkiller: Battle Out of Hell (2004)   (Zlib)
Söldner: Secret Wars - Reloaded (2004)   (This Product Uses the Zlib Library. Copyright © 1995-2003)
SpellForce: Shadow of the Phoenix (2004)   (Zlib Copyright)
SpellForce: The Breath of Winter (2004)   (Zlib Copyright)
World of Warcraft (2004)   (Uses 'zlib' general-purpose compression library - Copyright by)
Deadly Rooms of Death: Architect's Edition (2003)   (Libraries used licensed by)
Master of Orion 3 (2003)   (Additional Software Libraries and Tools)
Soccer Manager Pro (2003)   (Techniques)
SpellForce: The Order of Dawn (2003)   (Zlib Copyright)
Airport Tycoon (2000)   (ZLIB Copyright 1995-1998)
Empire of the Ants (2000)   (Compression library (z.lib))
 

Customer/Technical Support

FlightGear (2012)   (Technical Support)
 

Support

F1 World Grand Prix (1999)   (Other Contribution)
 

Thanks

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II (2009)   (Zlib)
Big Kahuna Reef 2: Chain Reaction (2006)   (Our thanks to its creators)
Full Spectrum Warrior: Ten Hammers (2006)   (Special Thanks)
ParaWorld (2006)   (This Software uses the free ZLib library by)
Chuzzle Deluxe (2005)   (zlib, (C) 1995-1998 by)
Desert Law (2005)   (Zlib)
ÜberSoldier (2005)   (Special thanks to all the producers of open source codes used in the game)
Bejeweled 2 Deluxe (2004)   (Uses zlib, (C) 1995-1998 by)
Big Kahuna Reef (2004)   (Uses Zlib for Data Compression, our thanks to its creators)
Blitzkrieg: Burning Horizon (2004)   (Zlib)
Blitzkrieg: Rolling Thunder (2004)   (Zlib)
Full Spectrum Warrior (2004)   (Special Thanks to)
Ricochet Lost Worlds (2004)   (Uses Zlib for Data Compression - Our thanks to its creators)
ANSTOSS 4: Der Fußballmanager - International (2002)   (Uses ZLib (C) 1995-2002 by)
Clive Barker's Undying (2001)  
Bejeweled Deluxe (2000)   (Uses zlib, (C) 1995-1998 by)
Cruis'n Exotica (2000)   (Special Thanks)
Biosys (1999)   (Thanks to)
 

Other

Devil May Cry HD Collection (2012)   (Zlib)
Legend of Grimrock (2012)   (Zlib (c) 1995-2010)
Serious Sam 3: BFE (2011)   (zlib - general purpose compression library)
Pacific Storm: Allies (2008)   (ZLIB Compression Library by)
Crazy Machines 2 (2007)   (zlib library)
Elven Legacy (2007)   (zlib compression library)
Pacific Storm (2007)   (ZLIB COMPRESSION LIBRARY by)
Legendo's The Three Musketeers (2005)   (This software is based in part on the work of)
Magna Carta: Tears of Blood (2004)   (zlib)
Painkiller (2004)   (Zlib)
Hardwood Euchre (2002)   (zlib 1.1.3 (C) 1995-1998 )
 

Companies

The LEGO Movie Videogame (2014)   (Zlib)
Prime World (2014)   (Compression: Zlib)
The Immortals of Terra: A Perry Rhodan Adventure (2008)   (ZLib compression library by)
Painkiller: Black - Limited Edition DVD (2005)   (ZLib)
Deer Hunter 2005 (2004)   (zLib Compression Library)
3D Marble Flip (2003)   (Zlib)
Gorky Zero: Beyond Honor (2003)   (Uses zlib Version 1.1.3 by)
Praetorians (2003)   (Uses Zlib compression library thanks to)
Soccer Manager (2002)   (Zlib Compression Library)
 


Developer Biography

Mark Adler's primary contribution to the world of gaming consists of having written, along with Jean-Loup Gailly, the much-used Zlib compression library.

Last updated: Jul 16, 2011