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Riven: The Sequel to Myst (Windows)

85
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
4.0
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

Riven: The Sequel to Myst Credits

Credits

DesignersRobyn Miller, Richard Vander Wende
DirectorsRobyn Miller, Richard Vander Wende
ProducerRand Miller
Production ManagersTony Fryman, Matt O'Hara
Lead Programmer and D'ni HistorianRichard A. Watson
CG Production DirectorJoshua A. Staub
CG Artists/AnimatorsJoshua A. Staub, Jason C. Baskett, Michael Bostick, Tony Davidson, Jeremy Engleman, Robert Grace, Tim Greenberg, Robin Higgin-Foley, Bret St. Clair
CG Technical DirectorKarl Stiefvater, Shaders by Lume Inc.
Additional CG AnimationPatrick Faille, Eric Vignola
Compositing and Additional CG World AssemblyMichael Sheets
Effects Programming EngineerMark H. DeForest
Post Production EngineerRyan Miller
Additional ProgrammingRyan Miller
Gameplay DesignJoshua A. Staub, Richard A. Watson, Rand Miller, Robyn Miller, Richard Vander Wende
Lead Sound DesignerTim Larkin
Sound Design and Live Action Foley and MixMartin O'Donnell, Michael Salvatori, O'Donnell/Salvatori Music
Music Composer and ProducerRobyn Miller
Music Sampling EngineerChristopher Brandkamp
Additional Sound DesignJohn Binder, Christopher Brandkamp, Brian W. Jennings, Mark Devos, Paul Heitsch, Jeff Krajewski, Sean Richards
Live Action Segments Writers and DirectorsTim Greenberg, Richard Vander Wende
CastMicah Biggs (Village Boy), Tony Fryman (Gehn's Scribe), Sheila Goold (Catherine), John Keston (Gehn), Rand Miller (Atrus), Ryan Miller (Moeity Scout), Vicente Ramos (Gehn's Guard), Christine Steele (Nelah), Kate Vander Wende (Leira [Keta]), Sydney Wakan (Girl in Jungle), Ernie Whitecloud (Moiety Prisoner)
Voiceover TalentRengin Altay (Catherine)
Assistant Production ManagersRalph Marsh, Bonnie Staub
Systems AdministratorJohn M. Biggs
Additional Production ManagementDennis Leahy
CG Technical AssistantEric Arnold
Journals Written byTim Greenberg, Richard Vander Wende
Catherine's Journal byMary Anderson
Casting AssistanceBelinda Hunt, Kinslee Miller, Ryan Miller
Costume DesignerCatherine Hunt
D'ni Background Model (from Myst)Chuck Carter
Gate Room IllustrationsRichard Downs
WigsJoyce Degenfelder
Additional PropsRobert Bovil, Cour Dain, Joseph Fisher, Gaye Gardner, Studio 7
Additional Cyan SupportChristopher Brandkamp, Al Carlson, Heather Ferguson-Gady, Byron R. Heinemann, Mark Klammer, Jeff Oswaldt
Lead ProgrammersBen Ceschi, Allan Young
Application ProgrammersFrankie Ford, Samir Ramji, Ed Rose
Programming DirectorsJeffrey Charvat, Grace Kim
Executive PublisherLaurie Strand
Senior Production ManagerDennis Leahy
Additional Sound DesignerBrian Walker
Sound ProcessingRalph Marsh
Video ProcessingScott Aronian
QuickTime ProgrammerMike Foulger
Systems ProgrammersGlenn Axworthy, Bob Gulian, Scott Henderson, Michael Zacks
Production Tools ProgrammersEsteban Ahn, Andrew Kay, Peter Van Gorder
Installer ProgrammersFred Campbell, Kent Daniels
MMX ProgrammerDavid H. Frank
Senior Marketing ManagerBruce Friedricks, Pilar Cloud, Shân Savage, Pilar Cloud Shân Savage
Marketing CoordinatorsValerie Schuldheisz, Deanne Waltz
Retail MerchandisingLisa Dawson
Web Site CoordinationAngie Simas
Quality Assurance Team LeadersJuan Manuel Torres, Warren Yamashita, Jeffrey Zemrak
Quality Assurance Core TeamSean Hamilton Alexander, Inga Pedersen, Julia Thiel, Jennifer Winter
Quality Assurance ManagmentKirk Roulston, Rodrigo Silveira, Erik Spencer
Documentation ReviewInga Pedersen, Anne Sete, Karen Lamoreux
Quality Assurance Automated Testing LeadBarry Burris, Mike Taber
Special ThanksJoyce Anderson, Joe Boyd, Jeff Clayton, Carol Dickason, Mike Dooley, Kenneth Goldstein, Jim Goodkind, Dana Henry, Kerry Huffman, Wendy Johnson, Deanna Jordt, David Kessler, Hendryk Lasak, Sue Olsen, Sher Ripley, Michael Salvadore, Richard Seaman, Ted Simon, Dabney Standley, M. W. Mantle, Lisa Ward, Harry Wilker, Jeanne Winding, Eric Winkler, Carlos Zubiate, Rod Haden, Dennis Leahy, Laurie Strand, Masami Maeda, Kiharu Yoshida, John Miller, Symplex Systems, Kass Kapsiak, Katie Fisher, Rhode Island Historical Society, The City of Santa Fe, Net‑Tel, Wesley Morris, Debbie Miller, Kinslee Miller, Kerryn Miller, Kara Miller, Mary Beth Miller, Alexander Miller, Grace Miller, Abraham Miller, Kate Vander Wende, Helen Vander Wende, Evie Vander Wende, Kenneth Goldstein, Michael Salvadore, Ted Simon, Sabine Duvall, Mary Ann Caminero, Brøderbund Sales Forces, Berkeley Sound Artists, Frankel & Company, Organic Online Inc., RD/Fox Advertising, Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising, To all Myst players - you made Riven possible!, all employees of Broderbund, all employees of Sunsoft Inc., The Cyan-Team - for the superhuman efforts and involvement in this project, The families and friends of all involved - undergone the huge time pressure
PVR Crew Director of PhotographySteve Kotton
Live Action Production ManagerRenee Jensen
GafferMike Van Dine
GripAlex Robinson
Ultimate OperatorSprague Anderson
AudioRobert Tachories
Videotape OperatorsWayne Cory, Jeff Piccinni
Make‑UpJoanne Edmonds, Nancie Marsalis
Wardrobe AssistantPamela Buss
Live Action ContinuityPat Burke, David Van Woert
Live Action EditorMichael Albanese, Aldo DiVergilio
Assistant EditorVince Oresman
Digital Video CaptureJ. Anthony Ruffo, Derek Gatlin
Operations ManagerSteve Manke
Post‑Production CoordinatorLaurie Lamson
Live Action byPVR
German VoicesReiner Schöne (as Gehn), Bettina Spier (as Katharina), Kai Wulff (as Atrus)
Sky in Gehns EraMatte World Digital
CostumesKauffman‑Davis Studios, Seattle Opera
Set and PropsSeattle Opera
Production ManagerMatt O'Hara
Lead Sound DesignTim Larkin
Public RelationsConnors Communications, Rebecca Lester, Adrian Price
QA LeadMike Taber, Barry Burris
MPEG 2 Audio CompressionQDesign Corporation
Photography AssistantJames Pusch
Voice RecordingNorth by Northwest Productions
Additonal Sound Design for O'Donnell/Salvatore MusicPaul Heitsch, John Binder, Mark Devos, Brian W. Jennings, Sean Richards, Jeff Krajewski, Fuse Music and Design
Robyn and Rand say special thanks toTheir parents Ronald and Barbara for their emotional; spiritual support and their endless love
Richard thankshis parents Garry and Evelyn - i owe you all - but don't worry - sometime i give it back to you
Package DesignCyan, Tolleson Design, Stuart Moody, Caroline Ackary (Europe)
Package IllustrationCyan

Localization

Lead LocalizationAnja McClellan
Localization Voice RecordingBrian Walker
Localization Programming and GraphicsXeoDesign Inc.
Lead Production ManagerNicole Lazzaro
Product Manager and ProgrammingRichard Corley
Art CoordinatorJohn Doyle
ArtistsTroy Daniels, John Doyle
German Voiceover Talents DirectingCharles de Vries
RecordingScore One
Recording TechniqueAl Johnson
TranslationMaren Taylor
SynchronizationAndreas Reinl
QA LeadJuan Manuel Torres

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.

Kiharu Yoshida, 44 other games
Tim Larkin, 31 other games
Jeffrey Charvat, 30 other games
John Miller, 26 other games
Chuck Carter, 25 other games
Kai Wulff, 25 other games
Charles de Vries, 24 other games
Shân Savage, 24 other games
Glenn Axworthy, 23 other games
Dana Henry, 23 other games
Ryan Miller, 22 other games
Masami Maeda, 21 other games
Kirk Roulston, 17 other games
Kenneth Goldstein, 16 other games
Sabine Duvall, 16 other games
Rand Miller, 15 other games
Richard A. Watson, 15 other games
Martin O'Donnell, 14 other games
David Kessler, 14 other games
Al Johnson, 14 other games
Michael Salvatori, 13 other games
Jeanne Winding, 12 other games
Warren Yamashita, 12 other games
Reiner Schöne, 11 other games
Christopher Brandkamp, 11 other games

Collaborations

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

Koala Lumpur: Journey to the Edge, a group of 33 people
Myst, a group of 29 people
The Last Express, a group of 23 people
In the 1st Degree, a group of 21 people
The Journeyman Project 3: Legacy of Time, a group of 19 people
Uru: Ages Beyond Myst, a group of 19 people
Myst: Masterpiece Edition, a group of 19 people
Take No Prisoners, a group of 18 people
Real MYST, a group of 18 people
Carmen Sandiego Word Detective, a group of 17 people
Myst Online: Uru Live, a group of 15 people
Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? (CD-ROM), a group of 14 people
Myst V: End of Ages, a group of 13 people
Uru: The Path of the Shell, a group of 12 people
Uru: To D'ni, a group of 11 people
Carmen Sandiego: Junior Detective Edition, a group of 11 people
Myst, a group of 9 people
Logical Journey of the Zoombinis, a group of 8 people
Prince of Persia CD Collection, a group of 8 people
Myst III: Exile, a group of 8 people
Myst V: End of Ages (Limited Edition), a group of 8 people
Rugrats Adventure Game, a group of 6 people
The Manhole: CD-ROM Masterpiece Edition, a group of 6 people
Medal of Honor: Frontline, a group of 5 people
The Tortoise and the Hare, a group of 5 people

Credits for this game were contributed by コナン (77709), Jeanne (75601), formercontrib (157418) and Xoleras (66205)