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Populous: The Beginning (Windows)

Teen
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
85
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.7
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

Populous: The Beginning Credits

Credits

Lead ProgrammingAlan Wright
ProgrammingBenjamin Deane, Gary Stead, Michael Willis
Additional ProgrammingDavid Bryson, Dene Carter, Benjamin Deane, Martin Griffiths, David C. Hooper, Mark Huntley, Chris Killpack, Mark Lamport, Andrew McDonald, Alistair Milne, Alex Peters, Ian Shaw, Jan Svarovsky, Rajan Tande
Graphics / 3D ProgrammingMartin Bell, David Bryson, Glenn Corpes, Ian Shaw, Gary Stead, Michael Willis, Alan Wright
Music / Sound ProgrammingBenjamin Deane
AI ProgrammingGary Stead, Alan Wright
Level / Scenario DesignPeter Blow, Alex Cullum, Lawrence Doyle, Richard Leinfellner, Ken Malcolm, Barry Parker, Dan Riley, Rajan Tande
Graphics / ArtworkStuart Black, Alex Godsill, Steve Leney, Paul McLaughlin, Mark Pitcher
Additional Graphics / ArtworkAndy Bass, Stuart Black, Martin Carroll, Adam Coglan, Tony Dawson, Jonathan Farmer, Jo Rider
MusicMark Knight, Russell Shaw, Andrew Nuttall
SoundAdele Kellett, Nick Laviers, Bill Lusty, Adrian Moore, Austin Ellis
PackagingNeil Cook, Caroline Page
DocumentationOliver Ladenburg, James Lenoël
Manual Illustrations/PhotosJon Rennie
Executive ProducerRichard Leinfellner
ProducerStuart Whyte
Associate ProducerPeter Blow
Writing / Dialogue / StoryPeter Blow, Steven Brown, James Leach, Jon Rennie
Quality AssuranceJeffrey Brutus, Olly Charlish, Lawrence Doyle, Wayne Frost, Darren King, Steven Lawrie, Andrew Miller, Dominic Murphy, Tristan Paramor, Matt Price, Dan Riley, Andy Robson, Nathan Smethurst, Darren Tuckey, Oliver Byrne, Robert Charlish
Additional QAMichael Bain, Robert Byrne, Matthew Dean, Stephen Harrison, Phil Mansell, Jake May, Dan McDonald, Mark Rose, James Robinson, Dominic Waddel
Config SupervisorMatt Price
Config AssistantRobert Charlish
Acting / VoiceoversSteven Brown, Janet McTeer, Andrew Cakebread, Dene Carter, Jon Law, Wayne Frost, James Leach, Adrian Moore
Special Thanks ToAudrey Adams, Brian Allen, Peter Amachree, David Amor, Thomas Andersen, Chris Battson, Graham Bell, Ben Board, James Boty, Simon Britnell, Paul Brooke, David Byrne, Andrew J. Buchanan, Andrew Cakebread, Cathy Campos, Alex Carloss, Paul Carpenter, Michael Carr, Matthew Chilton, Chuck Clanton, Sean Cooper, Glenn Corpes, Michael Coulon, Adrian Crofts, Alex Dowdeswell, Kevin Duffy, Jamie Edgar, Mark Feldman, Keith Ferrell, Stephen Frost, Nick Goldsworthy, Bing Gordon, John Kershaw, Lisa Laverty, Catherine Leinfellner, Jeremy Longley, Donald A. Mattrick, Keith McCurdy, Steven Metcalf, John Miles, Louise Powell, Sean Ratcliffe, Simon Roper, Marshall Stowe, Andrew Trowers, Daren Watson, Matthew Whitton, Pearl Willis, Nathalie Wright, Peter Murphy, Simon Harris, Neil Thewarapperuma, Andrew Trowers, 2CV, Martin & Stowe, Intensity, Noise, Ross Dearsley, Chris Hill, Darren Thomas, Karl Fitzhugh, David Foskett, Jeff Gamon, Julian Glover, Robin Green, Graham Harbour, Neil Kaminski, Shintaro Kanaoya, Andy Kerridge, Colin Moore, Jon Lawrence, William Leach, Shelagh Lewins, Mark Machin, Mike Man, John McCormack, Neil Martin, Roger Mitchell, Simon Nicholson, Darren Pattenden, Morten Pedersen, Darren Potter, Bjarne Rene, Nick Ricks, Jason Smith, Carsten Sørensen, Mark Stacey, John Steels, Jonathan Taylor, Matthew Thurling, Alex Trowers, Matt Wee, Gary Welch, Andrew Whittaker, Ann Williams
Team LeadLisa Stokes
Game DesignThe Populous Team @Bullfrog Productions
Netzwork & Internet Library ProgrammingMark Lamport, Grantley Day, Wes Santee, Tony Van, Steve Keller, Scott Talafuse
FMV (Full Motion Video)Steven Brown, Steve Leney, Jamie Bradshaw, Jason Lord, DigiMania Limited[Member of the Digital Animation Group plc]
European Marketing ManagerDavid Dyett
Studio MarketingNeil Thewarapperuma
DTP ManagerAnita K. Legg
Package & Manual LayoutJohn Falkus, John Montague, Claudio Georgi
Cover TextMark Herring
Graphics Services Project ManagerTamara Burke
Studio Public RelationsDavid Wilson
Localisation Co‑ProducerPeter Blow
Localisation Project ManagerCarol Aggett
Localisation Project Manager AssistancePetrina Wallace
Middle East CoordinationMasa Nemoto
French LocalisationPhuong Tran-Mai, Christine Jean
German Localisation LeadBianca Normann
German LocalisationAlexa Kortsch, Michaela Bartelt
German Voice Recordings atStudio Fröhling; Düsseldorf
German Voice TalentTirzah Haase
German PlaytesterFrank Gördes
German Quality AssuranceFrank Gördes, Markus Weise, Lars Berenbrinker
German MarketingChristian Franke
Spain LocalisationJulio Valladares, Richardo Martinez
Swedish LocalisationInger Marshall, Anu Laitila
Italian LocalisationCTO Studios S.p.A.
Dutch LocalisationUtrax Multimedia Productions
Polish LocalisationIPS Computer Group; Poland
Russian LocalisationSoft Club; Russia
Chinese LocalisationChristine Kong, Lennox Ong
Japanese LocalisationKeisuke Yamada
Manual Translation CoordinationPetrina Wallace, Clare Parkes
Product Support Manager EuropeIain Hancock
Voice Test SupervisorSimon Davison
Voice TestsSami Valkama (Swedish), Gregors Wilk (Polish), Gabrielle Livaldi (Italian), Frederic Reitz (French), Wendy Auckel (Dutch), Dmitry Martynov (Russian), Frank Gördes (German), Álvaro Corral (Espanyol)
Populous Web‑Team ProducerDan Blackstone
Website ManagementChris Morgan, Michael Cassius, Nina Dobner
Website ScriptJames Leach, Jon Rennie
Website DesignInsomnious
ScreensaverJoseph Waller, Natalie White
Public RelationsDavid Wilson, Marc Trennheuser (Germany)
Technical SupportSimon Handby, Michael Burnham, Daren Watson, Kevin Donkin
FinancesLaura West, Annette Dabb, Lucia Gobbo
LegalFelicity Knights, Duncan Backus, Elizabeth Hudson-Carter, Sue Garfield
AdministrationAudrey Adams, Tracey Charlton, Dan Hart, Sian Jones, Kathy McEntee, Lorraine Metcalf, Marta Soroa-Lerida, Lisa Williams
ManagementColin Robinson, David Byrne, Les Edgar
European Quality AssuranceSimon Romans, Dean Murphy, James Deverill
Materials PlannerJulie Pain

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Sue Garfield, 99 other games
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Donald A. Mattrick, 80 other games
Bing Gordon, 78 other games
Christine Jean, 76 other games
Sean Ratcliffe, 67 other games
Tony Van, 61 other games
Michaela Bartelt, 60 other games
James Lenoël, 60 other games
Matt Price, 55 other games
Nick Goldsworthy, 53 other games
Álvaro Corral, 49 other games
David Byrne, 48 other games
Bill Lusty, 45 other games
Carol Aggett, 45 other games
Jason Lord, 45 other games
Nick Laviers, 44 other games
Simon Harris, 43 other games
Bianca Normann, 42 other games
Colin Robinson, 41 other games
Andrew Miller, 41 other games
Petrina Wallace, 40 other games
Lars Berenbrinker, 39 other games
Clare Parkes, 37 other games
David Dyett, 37 other games

Collaborations

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

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Sim Theme Park, a group of 82 people
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Syndicate Wars, a group of 80 people
Genewars, a group of 68 people
Theme Hospital, a group of 53 people
Bundesliga 99, a group of 51 people
Magic Carpet, a group of 50 people
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, a group of 44 people
FA Premier League Football Manager 2000, a group of 41 people
Warhammer: Dark Omen, a group of 40 people
Theme Park, a group of 38 people
SimCoaster, a group of 38 people
The F.A. Premier League Football Manager 2000, a group of 36 people
Quake III: Revolution, a group of 35 people
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, a group of 34 people
Harry Potter: Quidditch World Cup, a group of 31 people
Syndicate, a group of 31 people
Magic Carpet 2: The Netherworlds, a group of 30 people
Populous: The Beginning: Undiscovered Worlds, a group of 28 people
The F.A. Premier League Stars, a group of 28 people
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, a group of 25 people
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, a group of 25 people
F1 2000, a group of 24 people
Magic Carpet: The Hidden Worlds, a group of 24 people

Credits for this game were contributed by Phil Mansell (70), MAT (66286) and joyvalley (148942)