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James Podesta

Game Credits


The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius - Jet ... (2003)   (Game Design)
Stargunner (1996)   (Level Design)


Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Republic Heroes (2009)   (Lead Programmer)
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (2008)   (Programming)
Ty3 the Tasmanian Tiger: Night of the Quinkan (2005)   (Programmers)
King Arthur (2004)   (Lead Programmer)
Ty2 the Tasmanian Tiger: Bush Rescue (2004)   (Programming Team)
The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius - Jet ... (2003)   (Lead Programmer)
Barbie Sparkling Ice Show (2002)   (Engine Programmers)
Ty the Tasmanian Tiger (2002)   (Programming Team)
Sunny Garcia Surfing (2001)   (Lead Programmer )
Championship Surfer (2000)   (Programming Team)
TOCA 2: Touring Car Challenge (1998)   (Programmers)
Dark Reign: The Future of War (1997)   (Additional Programming)


Balls of Steel (1997)   (Additional Dotpanel Animations)
Stargunner (1996)   (3D Modeling)


King Arthur (2004)   (Additional Voices)
Stargunner (1996)   (Sound Effects)


The Bard's Tale Trilogy (2018)   (Krome Studios)
Ty the Tasmanian Tiger 2: Bush Rescue (2017)   (Bush Rescue 2017 Remaster Team)
Ben-Hur (2016)   (Krome Studios employees)
Toy Soldiers: Complete (2016)   (Krome Studios)
Fruit Ninja Academy: Math Master (2015)   (Krome Studios)
TY the Tasmanian Tiger (2015)   (Krome Studios)
TOCA 2: Touring Car Challenge (1998)   (In alphabetical order)

Developer Biography

James Podesta was born July 7, 1971 in Brisbane, Australia.

He completed honours in computer science and opted out of a PhD to work on Stargunner with Dave Pevreal, Leo Plaw and Craig Allsop, published by Apogee. Next he went on to work for Auran on Dark Reign: The Future of War after which he headed over to the UK to work for Codemasters on TOCA 2: Touring Car Challenge, and spent some time prototyping their PS2 engine. He finally returned to Brisbane to work for Krome Studios and is still there.

In 2008 he founded the company, Wretched Games, with Daniel Krenn which he worked on at night times and weekends. Wretched Games released 4 iPhone games on the App Store: Venger, Big Booty, Earth Vs Mars and Attack Force.

He's currently working on an RPG for the iPhone called MageLore, a project he started on the Amiga when he was 13 but abandoned.

Last updated: Jul 11, 2010