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Tobias Heussner

Also Known As

  • Tobias Heußner

Game Credits


The Dark Eye: Drakensang (2008)   (Assistant Project Management)


WWE 2K Battlegrounds (2020)   (Lead Producer)
Road Redemption (2018)   (Lead Producer)
NBA Playgrounds (2017)   (Senior Producer)
Pirates: Treasure Hunters (2016)   (Producers)
Das Schwarze Auge: Drakensang - Am Fluss der Zeit ... (2010)   (Associate Producer)
The Dark Eye: Drakensang - The River of Time (2010)   (Associate Producer)
Das Schwarze Auge: Drakensang - Gold Edition (2009)   (Assistant Project Management)


Drakensang Online (2011)   (Level Design)
Treasure Island (2008)   (Additional Level Design)
Pferd & Pony: Best Friends - Mein Pferd (Spec... (2007)   (Parkour Design)
Kids Zone: My Horse Gang (2006)   (Level Design)
Let's Ride! Friends Forever (2006)   (Level Design)
Meine Tierarztpraxis (Special Edition) (2006)   (Leveldesign)
Meine Tierschule (2006)   (Level Design)
Riding Star 2 (2006)   (Level Design)
Crazy Chicken: Approaching (2005)   (Leveldesign)
Dragon Hunters: Die Drachenjäger - Die Pr... (2005)   (Lead Leveldesign)
Let's Ride! Championship Dreams (2005)   (Concept)
Paws & Claws: Pet Vet (2005)   (Concept)


Verliebt in Berlin (2005)   (Scripting)


Pirates: Treasure Hunters (2016)   (Character Story and Dialogue Writers)


Meine Tierarztpraxis (Special Edition) (2006)   (Concept/ Manual)

Quality Assurance

Klötzchen (2011)   (Focus Testers)
Sportfischen Professional (2005)   (Testing)
Geniu$: The Tech Tycoon Game (2004)   (Game Testers)

Creative Services

Let's Ride! Championship Dreams (2005)   (Manual)
Paws & Claws: Pet Vet (2005)   (Manual)


Future Wars (2010)   (Special Thanks to)
The Dark Eye: Drakensang - Phileasson's Secret (2010)   (Special Thanks)

Developer Biography

Tobias Heussner is a Christian and Game Content/Narrative Designer, currently working as a Production Director/Senior Producer. His areas of expertise are Game Content Design (including Narrative Design, Quest/Mission Design and Level Design), Game System Design (including Game Mechanic Design, Combat Design and Encounter Design) and Game Production. He has been involved in professional game development for over 18 years, started game development during his High School years, worked in different design and management roles and has been involved in the development of over 20 different, published titles, including top-sellers like Paws&Claws: Pet Vet , the AAA-RPG The Dark Eye – Drakensang and the AAA-Browser-MMO Action-RPG Drakensang Online . Currently, Tobias is working at Saber Interactive in Spain.

He was also a Co-Coordinator for the Game Writing Tutorial at GDC Online and is the current chair of IGDA Special Interest Group: Game Writing.

Together with Ann Lemay, Toiya K. Finley and Jennifer Hepler, he wrote the Game Narrative Toolbox, a guide into game writing which was published by FocalPress in 2015.

In his spare time, besides spending time with his family and developing games, he enjoys writing screenplays and novels. He studied Screenwriting at the UCLA Extension, took classes in Computer Science at the Humboldt and Free University of Berlin and holds a BSc Open (Hons) with focus on writing and management from The Open University.

You can find more information on his personal website:

Last updated: Oct 08, 2017