Rob Fulop

Moby ID: 24415

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Rob Fulop was one of the video game pioneers, working on Atari titles in the early 1980s. He was also a member of the all-star development team brought together to work on games for the eventually cancelled NEMO console with VHS tapes, and that led to his involvement with the games Sewer Shark and Night Trap, both based on full-motion video. In 1991 he set up the company PF Magic that was the first to introduce the concept of virtual pets for people to care for, with the release of Dogz: Your Computer Pet in 1995. It formed the start of a long-running line of Petz series.

Currently he works as a consultant for various video game companies. He has been a member of the indie rock band Bourbon Therapy since 2015.

Credited on 25 games

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Night Trap: 25th Anniversary Edition (2017, Windows) Concept and Design by
Activision Anthology: Remix Edition (2003, Windows) Incredibly Huge Thanks
Dogz 4 (1999, Windows) Petz created by
Babyz: Your Virtual Bundle of Joy (1999, Windows) Design Consultant
Catz 4 (1999, Windows) Petz Created by
Dogz II: Your Virtual Petz (1997, Windows)
Catz II: Your Virtual Petz (1997, Windows) Creative Director, Conceptual Design
Catz: Your Computer Petz (1996, Windows 3.x) Conceptual Design
Dogz: Your Computer Pet (1995, Windows 3.x) Conceptual Design
Ballz: The Director's Cut (1995, 3DO) Special thanks to
Ballz 3D: Fighting at its Ballziest (1994, SNES) Executive Producers
Max Magic (1994, CD-i) Produced By
PaTaank (1994, 3DO) Executive Producers
Night Trap (1994, DOS) Original Concept
Sewer Shark (1992, SEGA CD) Original Concept
3rd Degree (1992, CD-i) Producer
Actionauts (1986, Commodore 64) Program design
Downhill Racer (1986, Macintosh) Special thanks to
Fathom (1983, Atari 2600) Programmer
Cosmic Ark (1982, Atari 2600) Programmer

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