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Stephen Riesenberger

Developer Biography

The story goes that Stephen Riesenberger received an Atari 2600 VCS as a Christmas present in 1979, and then vowed during a "What I want to be when I grow up" speech in his 4th-grade class that he would work for Atari in the future. Steve realized that dream in 1993, starting in the videogame industry at Atari Games working on Primal Rage.

Stephen's carrer since then has followed a wandering and helpful route through the industry much like David Carradine's "Caine" character wandered the western United States in the "Kung Fu" TV series. His path traversed through a myriad of game platforms and genres, from Arcade fighting, to casual cards on iPhones.

There was even an episode where Stephen helped bring skill-based gambling to casinos with a video pinball prototype in a steampunk inspired cabinet, and spoke to Gaming Commissioners in Las Vegas, Nevada; maybe MobyGames will expand to archiving Casino games someday.

His 25-year journey continues! (more bio's)




Contributed by Stephen Riesenberger (26) on Nov 22, 2002. [revised by : Stephen Riesenberger (26)].