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Julian Eggebrecht

Developer Biography

Julian Eggebrecht is co-founder of Factor 5, a game and technology developer located in Marin County, California. Factor 5 was founded in Germany in 1987 and moved to the U.S. in 1996. Factor 5 is a technology partner for Nintendo's Gamecube console and provider of the MusyX sound tools. Julian's work includes the Turrican line of games, Star Wars: Rogue Squadron (LucasArts), BallBlazer Champions (LucasArts), Indiana Jones - Greatest Adventures (LucasArts), International Superstar Soccer Deluxe (Konami), Contra: The Alien Wars (Konami). His most recent work can be found in Indiana Jones & The Infernal Machine (LucasArts) for the Nintendo 64 and Star Wars Episode 1: Battle for Naboo (LucasArts). Julian is Factor 5's president and lead producer and currently working on two next-generation console titles.

He originally went to the Filmhochschule in Munich to become a movie director, but decided to give up his studios to officially open the development studio Factor 5 in 1991. Between the early 90s (at the latest 1993) and 2000 he also worked as freelance author for several German gaming magazines, most notably Total! and Gamers. Factor 5 was closed in May 2009 and in 2010 he founded the social games development studio TouchFactor with a number of his other ex-staff.

Contributed by Isdaron (729) on Aug 23, 2001. [revised by : Patrick Bregger (237753) and Sciere (587601)].