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Populous: The Beginning (PlayStation)

Teen
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
68
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
2.9
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

Populous: The Beginning Credits

Production

Executive ProducerRichard Leinfellner
ProducerSimon Harris
Associate ProducerAndrew Nuttall
Team AdministratorLisa Stokes

Design

Game designed byThe Populous Team, Bullfrog Productions
Level DesignersKen Malcolm, Alex Cullum
Assistant Level DesignersDan Riley, Lawrence Doyle
Additional Level DesignPeter Blow, Rajan Tande, Richard Leinfellner

Developed by Climax

President of Climax GroupKarl Jeffrey
Executive Vice PresidentTim May
Executive ProducerChristopher Hadley
ProducerChris Eden
Lead ProgrammerLeigh Bird
Engine ProgrammerZZKJ 
ProgrammersDave Owens, Tony Mack
Additional ProgrammingDamian Stones, Giles Constant, Chris Bull, Steve Legg
Technical ConsultantGary Liddon
Technical SupportMichael J. Archer
Lead ArtistDoug Townsley
ArtistsAgust Fridriksson, James Brace, Alan Weaver
Storyboard ArtistNiki Hunter
Climax WebsiteCal Blagbrough, Caroline Miller

QA

European Studios Test ManagerDominic Murphy
Lead TestersLawrence Doyle, Andrew Miller
Assistant Lead TesterJeffrey Brutus
TestersRobert Stevens, Martin Hall, Braydon Burgess, Mark Rose, Jeremy Harris, Nathan Smethurst
Climax Quality AssuranceJames Parham, Ian Oates
Head of Climax Quality AssuranceGeorge Buggins

Localisation

Localisation Project ManagerCarol Aggett
Localisation Project Manager AssistantPetrina Wallace
European Audio SpecialistDavid Lapp
French LocalisationChristine Jean
French TranslationPhuong Tran-Mai, Sandra Picaper
German LocalisationMichaela Bartelt, Bianca Normann
Spanish LocalisationJulio Valladares, José Luis Rovira
Swedish LocalisationInger Marshall
Swedish TranslationJens Regenberg, Uppsala Konsult Partner
Italian LocalisationCTO S.p.a
Dutch LocalisationU‑TRAX Multimedia Productions
LocalisationTest SupervisorSimon Davison
Localisation TestersSylvain Caburrosso, Frank Göerdes, Álvaro Corral, Gabrielle Livaldi, Sami Valkama, Wendy Auckel

PC Programming

Lead ProgrammerAlan Wright
Game ProgrammingGary Stead, Michael Willis, Benjamin Deane, David Bryson
AI ProgrammingGary Stead
Additional ProgrammingAlan Wright, Ian Shaw, Mark Huntley, Rajan Tande, Jan Svarovsky, Martin Griffiths, David Bryson, Dene Carter, Andrew McDonald, Alistair Milne, Alex Peters, Chris Killpack, David C. Hooper
Localisation ProgrammingBenjamin Deane
Solar System ProgrammingMichael Willis
Engine created byAlan Wright, Michael Willis, Gary Stead, Glenn Corpes, Ian Shaw, Martin Bell

PC Art

Lead ArtistsSteve Leney, Paul McLaughlin, Stuart Black
ArtistsMark Pitcher, Alex Godsill
Additional ArtworkAndy Bass, Stuart Black, Tony Dawson, Jo Rider, Jonathan Farmer, Martin Carroll, Adam Coglan

FMV

WritersSteven Brown, James Leach
FMVSteven Brown, Steve Leney, Jamie Bradshaw, Jason Lord, DigiMania Limited

Audio

Audio ProducerNick Laviers
Music ComposerMark Knight
Additional CompositionRussell Shaw, Andrew Nuttall
Sound DesignAdele Kellett, Bill Lusty, Adrian Moore
Voice‑Over ArtistsRobert Ashby, Janet McTeer, Andrew Cakebread, Dene Carter, Jon Law, Wayne Frost, James Leach, Adrian Moore
Voice‑Over CastingSteven Brown

Populous Webteam

ProducerDan Blackstone
Website ManagementNina Dobner, Chris Morgan
Website CreationInsomnious
PRDavid Wilson
Technical SupportSimon Handy, Michael Burnham, Daren Watson, Kevin Donkin
FinanceLaura West, Annette Dabb, Lucia Gobbo
LegalFelicity Knights, Duncan Backus, Elizabeth Hudson-Carter, Sue Garfield
AdminAudrey Adams, Tracey Charlton, Dan Hart, Sian Jones, Kathy McEntee, Lorraine Metcalf, Marta Soroa-Lerida, Lisa Williams
ManagementBruce E. McMillan, Colin Robinson, David Byrne, Les Edgar
Special ThanksSteven Metcalf, Jeremy Longley, Matthew Whitton, Claud, Megan Hadley-Hill, Chiyoko Takana, Jean Marlane, Ingolfur Fridriksson, Everybody at Climax, The Populous: The Beginning Team

EA Europe

DTP ManagerAnita K. Legg
Documentation EditorsJames Lenoël, Oliver Ladenburg
Packaging DesignCaroline Page
Packaging CopywriterMark Herring
Document LayoutJohn Falkus
UK QA LeadJustin Buck
European Marketing ManagerDavid Dyett

Other Games

In addition to this game, the following people are listed as working on other games. No more than 25 people are listed here, even if there are more than 25 people who have also worked on other games.

Sue Garfield, 101 other games
Christine Jean, 76 other games
Bruce E. McMillan, 65 other games
James Lenoël, 60 other games
Michaela Bartelt, 60 other games
Sandra Picaper, 59 other games
Michael J. Archer, 54 other games
Álvaro Corral, 49 other games
Sylvain Caburrosso, 48 other games
David Byrne, 48 other games
Jason Lord, 45 other games
Bill Lusty, 45 other games
Carol Aggett, 45 other games
Nick Laviers, 44 other games
Simon Harris, 43 other games
David Lapp, 42 other games
Bianca Normann, 42 other games
Andrew Miller, 41 other games
Colin Robinson, 41 other games
Petrina Wallace, 40 other games
David Dyett, 37 other games
Chris Morgan, 34 other games
Sami Valkama, 33 other games
Gary Liddon, 33 other games
Martin Griffiths, 32 other games

Collaborations

People who have worked on this game have also collaborated on the creation of the following games:

Sim Theme Park, a group of 55 people
Dungeon Keeper, a group of 53 people
Syndicate Wars, a group of 52 people
Genewars, a group of 46 people
Dungeon Keeper 2, a group of 38 people
Theme Hospital, a group of 36 people
Bundesliga 99, a group of 32 people
Magic Carpet, a group of 31 people
SimCoaster, a group of 30 people
FA Premier League Football Manager 2000, a group of 28 people
The F.A. Premier League Stars, a group of 24 people
The F.A. Premier League Football Manager 2000, a group of 24 people
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, a group of 23 people
Quake III: Revolution, a group of 23 people
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, a group of 21 people
Need for Speed: High Stakes, a group of 20 people
Populous: The Beginning - Undiscovered Worlds, a group of 20 people
F1 Championship Season 2000, a group of 19 people
Theme Park, a group of 19 people
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, a group of 19 people
Harry Potter: Quidditch World Cup, a group of 19 people
Black & White, a group of 18 people
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, a group of 18 people
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, a group of 17 people
Beasts & Bumpkins, a group of 17 people

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