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Ted Backman

Game Credits


Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (2012)   (Valve)
Portal 2 (2011)   (Personnel)
Alien Swarm (2010)   (Valve)
Left 4 Dead 2 (2009)   (Valve)
Left 4 Dead (2008)   (Development Team)
Portal: Still Alive (2008)   (Personnel)
Half-Life 2: Episode Two (2007)   (Valve)
The Orange Box (2007)   (Valve)
Portal (2007)   (Valve Corporation)
Half-Life 2: Episode One (2006)   (Valve)
Half-Life: Source (2005)   (Valve is)
Counter-Strike: Source (2004)   (Valve)
Half-Life 2 (2004)   (Valve)
Half-Life: Blue Shift (2001)   (Valve)
Half-Life: Game of the Year Edition (1999)   (Valve)
Half-Life: Opposing Force (1999)   (Valve is)
Half-Life (1998)   (The Half-Life Team)

Developer Biography

Ted Backman is an Art Director, Conceptual Artist, Illustrator, and Animator with Valve.

Ted has been a freelance artist and animator in the Seattle area for the last four years. Ted developed many of the more unusual monsters for Half-Life, including the Head Crab, Mr. Friendly, and Big Momma. He is also a black-belt karate instructor.

Last updated: Jul 16, 2003

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