Randy Pitchford

aka: Randall Steward Pitchford II
Moby ID: 1043

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Randy's had a long professional background in the production and design of 3D games including work on 3D Realms Entertainment’s Duke Nukem 3D, Atomic, Duke Nukem 64 and Shadow Warrior. He left the company in May 1997 to work on Prax War at Rebel Boat Rocker. The game was never released and he founded Gearbox Software LLC with three others in January 1999, where he is the President and CEO.

Randy accepted the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences award for best PC Action Game in 2000 for his production and direction of Gearbox’s debut title, Half-Life: Opposing Force. Since then, Randy directed or produced, and/or was executive produced on Half-Life: Blue Shift, Half-Life (PS2), Counter-Strike: Condition Zero, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3, Halo (PC), 007: Nightfire.

In 2005 he served as Co-Director and Executive Producer on the original franchise Brothers in Arms.

Randy is also a fierce deathmatch enthusiast who has earned a reputation since the days of Doom with the handle “DuvalMagic”. Before becoming a full-time game developer, Randy was a professional magician in Hollywood occasionally performing at the famous Magic Castle between classes at UCLA.

Credited on 48 games

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Blanc (2023, Windows) CEO & President, Gearbox Entertainment
New Tales from the Borderlands (2022, PlayStation 5) Gearbox is
Tiny Tina's Wonderlands (2022, Windows) Executive Producer
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Tribes of Midgard (2021, PlayStation 5) Chief Executive Officer
Godfall (2020, PlayStation 5) Chief Executive officer
Borderlands 3 (2019, PlayStation 4) Gearbox is
Risk of Rain 2 (2019, Windows) President
Fortnite: Battle Royale (2018, iPhone) Special Thanks
Desert Bus VR (2017, Windows) Executive Producer
Fortnite (Standard Founder's Pack) (2017, Windows) Special Thanks
Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition (2017, Xbox One) Executive Producer
Shadow Warrior 2 (2016, Windows) Secondary Map Designers
Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary World Tour (2016, Windows) Additional Level Design
Battleborn (2016, Xbox One) Gearbox Software is
Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak (2016, Windows) Executive
Homeworld: Remastered Collection (2015, Windows) Executive Producers
Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel! (2014, Windows) Gearbox Software is
Borderlands 2 (2014, PS Vita) Gearbox Software is
Small World 2 (2013, Windows) Spiderines Supporters

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