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Half-Life Credits (Windows)

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Half-Life Credits


The Half‑Life TeamTed Backman, Julie Bazuzi, Yahn Bernier, Steve Bond, Dario Casali, Andrew Coward, Wesley Cumberland, Ken Eaton, Matt Eslick, Greg Coomer, John Guthrie, Michael Harrington, Monica Harrington, Brett Johnson, Erik Johnson, Chuck Jones, Phil Kuhlmey, Karen Laur, David Lee, Mona Lisa Guthrie, Randy Lundeen, Yatzse Mark, Lisa Mennet, Cade Myers, Gabe Newell, Kate Powell, Torsten Reinl, David Riller, Harry E. Teasley, Stephen Theodore, Bill Van Buren, Douglas R. Wood, T. K. Backman, Kelly Bailey, Ken Birdwell, John Cook, Marc Laidlaw, Aaron Stackpole, Jay Stelly, Robin Walker
Skeletal AnimationKen Birdwell
StorylineMarc Laidlaw
Artificial IntelligenceKen Birdwell, Marc Laidlaw
Special Effects, Environmental EffectsJay Stelly
Sierra Studios Senior Vice PresidentScott Lynch
Director of MarketingJames Veevaert
Product ManagerDoug Lombardi
PR ManagerGenevieve Waldman
Creative ServicesJustin Kirby
Product Testing ManagerGary Stevens
Lead TesterCade Myers
Assistant Lead TesterErik Johnson
TesterMiene Lee, Andrew Coward, David Lee, Julie Bazuzi, Kate Powell, Ken Eaton, Matt Eslick, Phil Kuhlmey
ComposerKelly Bailey
VoicesKathy Levin, Harry S. Robins, Michael C. Schapiro
Package DesignRay Ueno
Worldcraft DocumentationChris Bokitch
Documentation WriterHeather Mitchell
Documentation DesignerDan Saimo
With Thanks ToMichael Abrash, Les Betterly, Joe Bryant, Koren Buckner, Ian Caughley, Karl Deckard, Stephen Dennis, Louise Donaldson, Nathan Dwyer, Dhabih Eng, Steve Fluegel, Russell Ginns, Stephen Hecht, Christina Kelly, Joe Kennebec, Ben Morris, Robert Stanlee, Eddie Ranchigoda, Eric Twelker, Duncan X, Everyone at id Software Inc., All our other hardworking beta testers

id Software

Engine ProgrammerJohn Carmack, Michael Abrash, John Cash
Engine Tools ProgrammerJohn Romero, John Carmack

Other Games

In addition to this game, the following people are listed as working on other games. No more than 25 people are listed here, even if there are more than 25 people who have also worked on other games.

Gary Stevens, 216 other games
John Romero, 126 other games
Ken Eaton, 106 other games
John Carmack, 98 other games
Erik Johnson, 64 other games
Scott Lynch, 61 other games
James Veevaert, 57 other games
Koren Buckner, 51 other games
Justin Kirby, 46 other games
Genevieve Waldman, 43 other games
Gabe Newell, 36 other games
Doug Lombardi, 32 other games
Robin Walker, 29 other games
Douglas R. Wood, 28 other games
Michael Abrash, 27 other games
John Cash, 26 other games
Joe Bryant, 26 other games
Cade Myers, 25 other games
Chuck Jones, 24 other games
Marc Laidlaw, 22 other games
Jay Stelly, 21 other games
Yahn Bernier, 21 other games
Greg Coomer, 20 other games
David Riller, 20 other games
Dhabih Eng, 20 other games


People who have worked on this game have also collaborated on the creation of the following games:

Half-Life: Game of the Year Edition, a group of 71 people
Half-Life: Opposing Force, a group of 38 people
Half-Life: Platinum, a group of 37 people
Half-Life: Blue Shift, a group of 31 people
Half-Life, a group of 28 people
The Orange Box, a group of 24 people
Half-Life 2: Episode Two, a group of 24 people
Half-Life 2: Episode One, a group of 23 people
Half-Life 2, a group of 23 people
Counter-Strike: Source, a group of 22 people
Half-Life: Source, a group of 22 people
Portal, a group of 22 people
Portal 2, a group of 22 people
Left 4 Dead, a group of 21 people
Left 4 Dead 2, a group of 21 people
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, a group of 21 people
Portal: Still Alive, a group of 21 people
Alien Swarm, a group of 21 people
Half-Life: Counter-Strike, a group of 16 people
Gunman Chronicles, a group of 14 people
Artifact, a group of 14 people
Leisure Suit Larry's Casino, a group of 12 people
Homeworld: Remastered Collection, a group of 12 people
Homeworld, a group of 11 people
Counter-Strike: Condition Zero, a group of 10 people

Credits for this game were contributed by John Romero (1465), Tomer Gabel (4646), formercontrib (159238) and Kic'N (4348)