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The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth (Windows)

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3.9
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The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth Credits

EALA Development Team

Executive ProducerMark Skaggs
Senior ProducersHarvard Bonin, Michael Verdu
Game Design DirectorDustin Browder
Design Development DirectorJill Eckhart
Art Development DirectorMatt J. Britton
Audio DirectorMical Pedriana
Cinematics DirectorRichard Winn Taylor II
Development DirectorChris Corry
Engineering Development DirectorKenneth Yeast
Associate ProducerAmer Ajami
Assistant ProducerAmir Rahimi
Creative Direction and DesignBing Gordon
Lead EngineersJohn Ahlquist, Martin Hoffesommer
EngineersIan Barkley-Yeung, Scott K. Bowen, Chris Brue, Randy Casey, John B. Chu, Paul Edmondson, Austin Ellis, Leander Hasty, Lutz Latta, Mark Lorenzen, Andrew McDonald, Kris Morness, Vishwa Ranjan, David Richey, Shawn Rogers, Graham Smallwood, Daniel Teh, Ping Wang, Nathaniel Yun
DesignersJason Bender, John Comes, Adam Hayes, Jason Huck, Todd Owens, Christopher M. Rubyor, Scott C. Smith, Jeff Stewart, James Wiggs
Senior Artist, Concept and Matte PaintingRichard Kriegler
Lead Effects ArtistMichael Jones
Technical ArtistSean O'Hara
ArtistsJose Albanil, Mike Colonnese, Nicholas deSomov, Warren Fu, Charles Jacobi, Thomas Jung, Insun Kang, Nick Kononelos, Boon Lee, Jang Chol Lee, Tse Cheng Lo, Greg S. Luzniak, Kich Thien Ma, Velinda Pelayo, Phelicia Ramlogan, J. R. Register, Casey Robinson, Richard N. Smith, Timothy Williams
Lead AnimatorAdam McCarthy
AnimatorsRyan Gould, Eugene Cordwell Jarvis, Michael Laygo, Eric Van Pelt
Cinematic ArtistsGreg Black, Fernando Castillo, Albert S. Cheng, Adam Davis, Wilfredo Panganiban
Cinematics EditorNate Hubbard
Voice DirectionDavid Fries
Sound DesignDavid Fries, Evan T. Chen
Cinematic AudioEdward Cerrato
Script WritersPaul DeMeo, Mical Pedriana
Production ManagementFrank Hsu
Production AssistantsLawrence F. Probst IV, Jim Vessella
Art Production AssistantScott Berri
Engineering InternsCraig Boucher, Jake Warmerdam
Additional Development DirectorJeffrey Lee Brown, Gary Stead, Robyn Jacobs
Additional Production ManagementRade Stojsavljevic
Additional Production AssistantRichard Donnelly, William Townsend
Additional EngineeringDiane Damon, Scott Fallier, Hamilton Feltman, Steven Hoey, Scott Inglis, Zak Middleton, Jani Penttinen, Gary Strawn, Dave Taylor
Additional DesignSteve Copeland, Damien Foletto, Joseph Gernert, Michael Lightner
Additional ArtElie Arabian, Erik Asorson, Gary Cox, Kevin Griffith, Eric Hardin, Eric Kearns, Samm Ivri, Robert Marker, Steven Moore, Miles Ritter, Cassandra St. Louis, InterServ International, Liquid Development, New Pencil
Additional CinematicsBen Hopkins, Michael Zimmerman
MusicHoward Shore
Additional Music by Soundelux Design Music GroupBill Brown, Jamie Christopherson

Quality Assurance

EALA QA DirectorJohn Palmieri
EALA QA Project LeadJason Reis
EALA QA Test LeadSean Shimoda
EALA QA Assistant LeadBrett Yagi
EALA QA Senior AnalystGavin Simon
EALA QA Online LeadJosh Diaz
EALA QA Database LeadsPei Lee, Brett Yagi
EALA QA AnalystsMark Allen, Robert Angelo, Dony Azali, David Baer, Seth Bellber, Daniel Castillo, Josh Diaz, Steven Elwell, Matt Feller, Bradley Fitzpatrick, Dylan Gould, Leif Hoff-Holt, Andrew Horwitz, Justin Hughes, Kyle Kazarian, Cody Kennedy, Arthur Leo, Dominic LoBue, Sam London, Misha Madison, Brendan Malley, Rafael Maramba, Eric Morales, Jason Naglic, Jake Nannery, Theodore O'Connor, Christopher Pettit, Daniel Platt, Arjun Prakash, Khen Prel, Robert Reinhard, Kevin Sanchez, Edward Van Stell, George Walker
EALA Focus Group ModeratorsScott Brovsky, Michael Cook, Horace Gilchrist
Tiburon QA DirectorEric Zala
Tiburon Manager of General TestingAlexander Plachowski
Tiburon QA Test LeadPaulo Baier
Tiburon QA Assistant Test LeadRonnie Morales
Tiburon Senior QA AnalystsSean Hales, Jeremy Sloan, Jonathan Crankshaw
Tiburon QA AnalystsNate Berg, Matt Christman, Michael J. Condello, Chris Conine, Travis Crawford, Scott Gillian, Chris Hallman, Clyde Hampton, Travis Hederman, Benjamin Jayne, Frank Kishpaugh, Alexander Kowalczyk, Kyle Luther, Brandon Nickles, Steve Pohland, Jason Raics, Eric A. Roberts, Joshua J. Rucks, Robert Sanders, Chris Scalzi, Adam Thompson

Localization

EALA Director of Product LocalizationThilo W. Huebner
EALA Additional LocalizationSergio Vargas

Marketing

EA North America Marketing PartnersFrank Gibeau, Aaron Kaufman, Mike Maser, Annie Morita, Craig Owens, Tiffany Spencer, Wayne Teats, Abby Topolsky
Manual WriterSteve Olson
Manual Project ManagementSharon Maher
Manual DesignThe Big Idea Group

EA Development Executives

EALA General ManagerJohn Batter, Neil Young
EA Worldwide Development ExecutivesV. Paul Lee, Donald A. Mattrick, Bruce E. McMillan
EA Chief Creative OfficerBing Gordon
Director of License RelationsNina Dobner
North American COC ManagementBenjamin Crick, Simon Steel
North American COC Platform SpecialistsEron Garcia, Darryl Jenkins, Russell Medeiros, Robert Stiasny
North American COC Project LeadsTravis Alger, Jason Collins, David Jordan, Joseph Lee, Matthew Salazar, Adam Rivera

New Line Cinema

Senior Executive Vice President Worldwide Licensing and MerchandisingDavid Imhoff
Vice President, Creative ServicesJohn Mayo
Creative ServicesTrevor Wilson

Special Thanks

The EA team would like to offer their very special thanks toNew Line Cinema, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King production team and cast
As always, a special thanks toBing Gordon (Your guidance and support is very much appreciated.)
Adam DavisI would like to thank my girlfriend and family and my foam sword
Adam HayesAlexandra Pauline Hayes (my reason for being), Dad, Mom, Bob, Matt, Greggor, Jake, CW, SK, Aleata, Loki, Stanic, Zanth, SST, Aaron, Nate, Eric, Rattle, Rattle, Ninjas and Monkeys
Adam McCarthyVanessa, Oceanis, Jezebel
Albert ChengThanks to my family, Chris, Ben, Gregory, Christina, John, Elizabeth, Peggy, Michael, friends John and Jason, my grandma, and especially my mom and dad
Amer Ajamimom, Ramzi, Brooke, big ups to everyone in the 415 and 714 who I have left behind
Boon LeeTo my darling Naz - without your love & support I would not be where I am today
Chris CorryLoving thanks to my incredible wife Susan and amazing daughter Caroline, I couldn't have done this without your steadfast patience and support
Daniel TehSpecial thanks to my wife Serene for supporting me and taking care of me, Special thanks to Dusty my dog who is always happy to welcome me home
David RicheyThanks to my loving family Krista and Cameron and Makenna for putting up with me during this project
DustinJennifer - who makes the world go around
Evan T. ChenThe world-class audio crew, Mical and your generous mentoring, Ed, David, Ian, the entire outstanding development team, my parents for lifelong sacrifices, my precious and dearest and most beautiful Anda
Fernando CastilloTomas Castillo (by brother)
Frank HsuI'd like to thank all the talented folks on this team, modern medicine, Inky & Blinky, Blimpy & Sticks, the Talltail
Graham SmallwoodSen Dagor, Ennor, Garas Rodyn, Ris Edhellen, Nedieth
Greg BlackVery special thanks to Aunt Olive for buying me my first PC, Mom, Laura, Bruce, my buds in the 949
Greg LuzniakJennifer, Mom, Dad, Ruth, George, Jackie, Larysa, Chris M., Chris, Bryan, Amanda, Allyson, Noe, I‑Dawg, Elie, The Luzniak's, the Pos's, the Smith's, the Burke's, the Materna's, the Fisherman's, RC, Kurtis, JM, Sean, Bailey, the whole LotR RTS team - it's been a pleasure
Hamilton FeltmanThanks to my wife Teruko and daughters Clarista and Emily
HarvardEila, Mom, Dad, Ike, Daisy Gushee, Freeman Gushee
IanTo the most wonderful wife & kids in the world - Deborah & Stephen & Alan - Love you all
Jason Bendermy friends, family, J. R. R. Tolkien
Jason HuckThanks to the Huck Family
Jeff StewartSpecial thanks to my wife
JillA big thank you to my wonderful husband Jojl for his constant love and support and for always letting me be me
John AhlquistKaren Ahlquist, Nicholas Ahlquist, Curt Ahlquist
John ChuSpecial Thanks to my wife Lyng and my kinds Tyler and Leah and Liam for enduring the last stretch of the project
John ComesSpecial Thanks to my new wife Christi - I love you very much
JoseThanks to all my family for their support, and most of all to my girl Andrea for all her incredible love and understanding
JR RegisterI'd like to give special thanks to all my teammates and friends at EA that helped me get through all the hard work
Ken YeastThanks to the hardest woking team I've ever been involved with, Best people in the business, Thanks to my family - they are patient beyond belief
Kich MaLoan Ong (my wife), and my children Megan and Richard for their support and patience while I have to work longer hours on this great game
Kris MomessMiia Herrera (thanks for being so understanding during this long haul - all my love!), and a special thanks to my family in Marnes - Norway!
Mark LorenzenThanks to Angela and Christian and Carly - the best family ever
Martin HoffesommerRalf, Gisela, Bjoern, all ex i3D guys and gals, Jochen & 'co', Sandy, Babsy, Silvie
Matt BrittonSpecial thanks to my wife Alice for supporting me during the Battle
Mike LaygoCharmaine Bade (my girlfriend - for helping me trough the grueling crunches - your understanding and support through these times made all the difference)
Mike VerduPaula - thank you for your love and patience and support through another project
Nathan YunMom & Dad, Thomas D & roomies, Paul B & Holly B, USC, ITP, Prof Rich W & ICE GI Lab, Mark VL, Troung N & Chris R, Beaux T, Mark A & V Wolf
Paul EdmonsonThanks to everyone who has supported me in the past months, Dad, Mom, Leah, Joanna, Scott, Chris, Dave, Matt, Dmitri, You guys rock!!!
Phelicia RamloganSpecial thanks to my family, Jeevan, Bonnie, Carrie, Ryan, Ben Springer, Nick Marks, I love you - I will miss this great team - Ball!
Ping WangI am indebted to my wife - Tong - for her support and patience of many lost weekends
Richard SmithGratitude to my beautiful wife Lisa for showing me how, Thanks to my nephew Eddie for reminding me why, Thanks to the LOTR BFME team for the laughs
Scott BowenApril, Wes, Kelly, Chelsie, Thanks for your love and support and understanding, Jordon Hoskins, Leonard Hoskins, Nate Banry, Higham Family, Hope you like it
Scott SmithKenz, John, Lisa, Ashley
Tim WilliamsBig ups 2 the mad acad for all the good memories esp the after-school crew, Special thx to my pandemic-7 for the boost up, Much love 2 my goose girls
Tom JungSpecial thanks to my wife Karin and the kids for their patience and understanding as doing what I love keeps me away from them
Tse‑cheng LoSpecial thanks totally to my wife Jean
Velinda PelayoMoises, Maria, Nelida, Marisa, Lucero, Jocelyn, Robert Reyes, friends, the Map Beautification team for their support
Vishwa RanjanMeenakshi, Manu, Hanu, Maya, Mom, Dad, Krishan, Radha, Sharmila, Garvesh, Kaavya, Nidhi, Jatin, Ritu, Lok, Apratim, Ananya, Jing, Desh, Nalin, Nandu, Rajan, Nandira, friends
Wilfredo PanganibanTo my family - thank you for believing in me
Will TownsendTo my family - east and west coast, the garage crew, the rafting crew, to the people that aren't still around, Special thanks to that beautiful blonde, Bailey, Woof
Mark SkaggsLaura, Ben, Jack, Sam, Sophie

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.

Darryl Jenkins, 186 other games
Benjamin Crick, 148 other games
Russell Medeiros, 112 other games
Frank Gibeau, 106 other games
Jason Collins, 93 other games
Eron Garcia, 89 other games
Donald A. Mattrick, 80 other games
Bing Gordon, 78 other games
Neil Young, 78 other games
Simon Steel, 69 other games
Bruce E. McMillan, 65 other games
Robert Stiasny, 63 other games
Eric Zala, 61 other games
Adam Rivera, 58 other games
Joseph Lee, 57 other games
Alexander Plachowski, 56 other games
Matthew Salazar, 55 other games
Bill Brown, 47 other games
David Jordan, 44 other games
David Fries, 37 other games
Michael Lightner, 37 other games
Thilo W. Huebner, 37 other games
Craig Owens, 37 other games
Christopher M. Rubyor, 33 other games
Paul DeMeo, 32 other games

Collaborations

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

The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle Earth II, a group of 92 people
Command & Conquer: Generals - Zero:Hour, a group of 77 people
Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars, a group of 73 people
The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth II - The Rise of the Witch-King, a group of 55 people
Command & Conquer: Generals, a group of 54 people
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3, a group of 52 people
Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath, a group of 49 people
Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight, a group of 39 people
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 - Uprising, a group of 38 people
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 - Commander's Challenge, a group of 37 people
Medal of Honor: Rising Sun, a group of 32 people
Black & White 2, a group of 26 people
Black & White 2 (Collector's Edition), a group of 26 people
Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault, a group of 25 people
Fight Night Round 2, a group of 22 people
Medal of Honor: Vanguard, a group of 20 people
Boom Blox, a group of 18 people
Command & Conquer: Yuri's Revenge, a group of 18 people
Medal of Honor: European Assault, a group of 18 people
Medal of Honor: Allied Assault - Breakthrough, a group of 17 people
Command & Conquer: Renegade, a group of 17 people
The Lord of the Rings: Conquest, a group of 17 people
Battlefield 2, a group of 17 people
The Sims 2, a group of 16 people
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2, a group of 16 people

Credits for this game were contributed by thf (153424) and Xoleras (66242)