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Brian Moriarty

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Brian Moriarty (born 1956) is an American video game designer. He was the author of three Infocom interactive fiction titles: Wishbringer (1985), Trinity (1986) and Beyond Zork: The Coconut of Quendor (1987).

One of his best-known works is the graphic adventure Loom (1990). He also worked with Ron Cobb on Loadstar: The Legend of Tully Bodine (1994). He participated in the creation of an early version of the graphic adventure The Dig (1995). That version was eventually canceled, but some of its features made it into the game's final release.

Moriarty is Professor of Interactive Media and Game Development at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Credited on 28 games

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The Land of Crows (2019, Windows) Thanks and greetings
The Church in the Darkness (2019, Windows) Guest Writers
Shardlight (2016, Windows) Special Thanks
The Witness (2016, Windows) Thanks to our friends who helped playtest
Codename Cygnus (2014, Android) Creative Advisor
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009, Nintendo DS) Creative Director
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009, Wii) Creative Director
Soul Trapper: Episode 1 - Ollie Ollie Oxen Free! (2009, iPhone) Special Thanks
Braid (2009, Windows) Special Thanks to
Cesar Millan's Dog Whisperer (2008, Windows) Game Design
American Girl: Julie Saves the Eagles (2007, Windows) Game Design
Catz (2006, Windows) Producer
Dogz (2006, Windows) Producer
Woody Woodpecker Racing (2001, Windows) Special Thanks
Loadstar: The Legend of Tully Bodine (1995, DOS) Interactive Design
The Dig (1995, DOS) Additional Additional Story by
Return to Zork (1993, DOS) Special Thanks to
Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis (1992, DOS) SCUMM Advice Offered By
Loom (1990, DOS) A Fantasy by
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: The Graphic Adventure (1989, DOS) Margarita Imbiber

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