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Ian Livingstone

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Ian Livingstone became Creative Director of Eidos Interactive in April 2002. Previously he served as Chairman of Eidos' Board of Directors from October 1995 to April 2002.

From May 1994 to October 1995, he was Managing Director of Domark.

Since 1982, he has authored and co-authored the "Fighting Fantasy" series of interactive game books, which have sold in excess of 15 million copies worldwide.

In 1975, Mr. Livingstone co-founded Games Workshop Limited, a role-playing game company, where he served as Managing Director and subsequently Chairman of the Board until 1991.

In 2000, he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Abertay Dundee for his services to computer gaming. In 2002 he won the BAFTA Interactive Special Award for outstanding contribution to the industry.

In September 2005 he was appointed Product Acquisition Director at Eidos. In 2009 Eidos was bought out by SCI and they promoted Livingstone to Life President. He resigned from the role in 2013. In the same year he was awarded a CBE for services to the computer gaming industry.

Credited on 85 games

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Enshrouded (2024, Windows) Hiro Capital
You Suck at Parking (2022, Windows) Special Thanks to
Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy (2021, PlayStation 5) Deathtrap Dungeon book recreated with the authorization of author
Surgeon Simulator 2: Access All Areas (2021, Xbox One) Our Mega Brained Advisors
Freeway Fighter (2021, Browser) Based on the gamebook by
Ian Livingstone's Deathtrap Dungeon: The Interactive Video Adventure (2020, Windows) Written by
Erica (2019, PlayStation 4) Non-Executive Chairman of Flavourworks
Steve Jackson's Sorcery!: 4 (2016, Windows) Fighting Fantasy created by
The Warlock of Firetop Mountain (2016, Windows) Originally written by
Steve Jackson's Sorcery!: Part 3 (2016, Windows) Fighting Fantasy created by
An Interactive History of Interactive Fiction (2016, Browser) Interview subjects include
Steve Jackson's Sorcery!: Parts 1 and 2 (2016, Windows) Fighting Fantasy created by
Deus Ex: Human Revolution - Director's Cut (2013, Windows) Life President
The Forest of Doom (2013, iPhone) Original gamebook by
House of Hell (2013, Android) Huge Thanks Go to
Blood of the Zombies (2012, iPhone) Gamebook written by
The Warlock of Firetop Mountain (2011, PlayStation 3) Original gamebook written by:
Deus Ex: Human Revolution - The Missing Link (2011, Windows) Life President
Deus Ex: Human Revolution (Augmented Edition) (2011, Windows) Life President
Deus Ex: Human Revolution (2011, Xbox 360) Life President

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