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Silas S. Warner

Also Known As

  • Silas Sayers Warner
  • Silas Warner

Game Credits


The Terminator (1993)   (Designed by)
Beyond Castle Wolfenstein (1984)   (Design)
Castle Wolfenstein (1981)   (Design)


The Terminator (1993)   (Programmed by)
Jigsaw: The Ultimate Electronic Puzzle (1992)   (Programmers)
Gunship (1990)   (Original 68000 Program)
Red Storm Rising (1988)   (Original C-64 Programming)
Silent Service (1986)   (Atari ST version by)
Beyond Castle Wolfenstein (1984)   (Programmed by)
Firebug (1982)   (Game by)
Castle Wolfenstein (1981)   (Programming)
ABM (1980)   (By)
Escape! (1978)   (By)
Maze Game (1978)   (By)
Side Show (1978)   (By)
Robot War (1977)   (Created by)
Empire IV (1976)   (Written by)
Air Race (1974)   (Written by)
Bombing Run (1974)   (Written by)
Bus Line (1974)   (Written by)
Conquest (1974)   (Written by)
Maze (1974)   (Written by)
Orbit War (1974)   (Written by)
Rifle Range (1974)   (Written by)
Scrabble (1974)   (Written by)
Targon (1974)   (Written by)
Turkey Shoot (1974)   (Written by)
Empire I (1973)   (Additional development and support by)


Castle Wolfenstein (1981)   (Graphics)
Empire III (1973)   (Menu Screen by)


The Terminator (1993)   (Additional Animation Models)


Sid Meier's Pirates! (1988)   (Sound)
Silent Service (1986)   (Sound)
Space Taxi (1984)   (Sound by)
Rescue Squad (1983)   (Music)
Castle Wolfenstein (1981)   (Sound)

Quality Assurance

Red Storm Rising (1988)   (Playtesting)
Airborne Ranger (1987)   (Playtesting)


Demolition Man (1994)   (Special Thanks)
Cool Spot (1993)   (Special Thanks to)
Mick & Mack as the Global Gladiators (1993)   (Special Thanks to)

Developer Biography

Silas was the programmer on Castle Wolfenstein (1981), the game that would later inspire Wolfenstein 3D, but also involved with Beyond Castle Wolfenstein, Gunship, Silent Service and Red Storm Rising. He worked at Muse Software and MicroProse Software, Inc. Around 1993 he was employed by Virgin Games and worked on games like Robin Hood for the SNES. He was married with Kari Ann Owen and passed away on 26th February 2004, following a long-term fight against kidney disease.

He was a rather unusual man. To quote Muse Software's founder Ed Zaron:

Silas is one of a kind. I'll never forget first meeting him. Silas is a big guy, maybe 6'8" and say 320lbs. Here's the picture, he was walking down mainstreet in downtown Baltimore wear a huge, sagging sports coat. He had a car battery (yes, car battery!) in one pocket, a CB radio in the other pocket and a whip antenna stuck down the back of his jacket. He was occasionally talking on the CB as he held two magazines open in one hand. One of Silas's favorite things was to read two mags simultaneously, kinda one inside the other, flipping back and forth.

Last updated: Jul 13, 2007

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