Shaun Southern

aka: S. Southern
Moby ID: 2641

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Shaun started writing games in 1983 and went on to write some memorable games for both the 8- and 16- bit eras. Stand out titles include Kikstart: Off-Road Simulator, P.O.D.: Proof of Destruction, Trailblazer, Cosmic Causeway: Trailblazer II, Super Cars and the Lotus series of games amongst many others.

As part of Magnetic Fields he went on to write the titles Network Q RAC Rally Championship, International Rally Championship and Rally Championship. For these titles he was responsible for all the game play, 3D engine and track editors.

Shaun joined Warthog Plc in 2003 and worked on Looney Tunes: Back in Action for the PS2 and GameCube and also Animaniacs: The Great Edgar Hunt for the PS2, GameCube and Xbox.

Following the acquirement of the studio by Gizmondo, Shaun wrote an all-new version of his C64 classic Trailblazer which was released as a launch title for the unit. This was followed up by POD: Point of Destruction. Shaun was also working on two further titles for the Gizmondo unit due for release before the end of 2005.

In 2008 he is with Team 3 Games Limited.

Shaun is proficient in C/C++, Windows / DirectX / Direct3d / OpenGL coding, Assembly languages (6502 680x0 80x86) and the following packages amongst others - Visual Studio / Embedded Visual C / Photoshop / Premiere / Alienbrain / SourceSafe / Word / Excel.

Credited on 42 games

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Puzzler World 2013 (2012, Nintendo 3DS) Programming
Top Trumps: NBA All Stars (2012, Nintendo 3DS) Programming
Puzzler Mind Gym 3D (2011, Nintendo 3DS) Programming
OK! Puzzle Stars (2010, Nintendo DS) Programming
Puzzler World (2009, Windows) Programming
Top Trumps: Doctor Who (2008, Windows) Programming
Diary Girl: Organize, Chat, Play Everyday (2008, Nintendo DS) Programming
Animaniacs: The Great Edgar Hunt (2005, PlayStation 2) Programming
Chromadrome (2004, Windows) Additional thanks to
Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003, GameCube) Programmers
Mobil 1 Rally Championship (1999, Windows) Programming Director
International Rally Championship (1997, Windows) Programming
Supercars International (1996, DOS) Design
Rally Championship: International Off-Road Racing (1996, DOS) Programming
Kid Chaos (1994, Amiga) Program
Lotus: The Ultimate Challenge (1992, Amiga) A Game by
Lotus Turbo Challenge 2 (1991, Amiga) Programming by
Super Cars II (1991, Amiga) By
Super Cars (1990, Atari ST) Programming
Lotus Esprit Turbo Challenge (1990, Amiga) Programming by

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