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Brent Knowles is a writer, programmer, and game designer.
He is a graduate of the University of Alberta’s computer science program and worked at the role-playing game studio BioWare for ten years (Baldur’s Gate 2, Neverwinter Nights, Dragon Age), during most of which he was a Lead Designer/Creative Director.
Now he writes full time.
He has been published in a variety of magazines and anthologies including The Journal of Unlikely Entomology, Shroud, Abyss and Apex, Neo-Opsis, On Spec, and Tales of the Talisman.
In 2009 Brent placed first in the third quarter of the Writer’s of the Future Contest with his story ‘Digital Rights’.
Credited on 17 games
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|Planescape: Torment - Enhanced Edition (2017, Windows)||Production|
|Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition - Siege of Dragonspear (2016, Windows)||Quality Assurance Team|
|Sword Coast Legends (2015, Windows)||Game Design|
|Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition (2013, Windows)||Core Design Team|
|Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition (2012, Windows)||Special Thanks|
|Dragon Age: Origins (2009, Windows)||Lead Designers|
|Jade Empire: Special Edition (2007, Windows)||Technical Designers|
|Jade Empire (Limited Edition) (2005, Xbox)||Technical Designers|
|Jade Empire (2005, Xbox)||Technical Designers|
|Neverwinter Nights: Hordes of the Underdark (2003, Windows)||Lead Designer|
|Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (2003, Windows)||Special Thanks|
|Neverwinter Nights: Shadows of Undrentide (2003, Windows)||Lead Designer|
|Neverwinter Nights: Gold (2003, Windows)||Core Game Design|
|Neverwinter Nights (2002, Windows)||Core Game Design|
|Baldur's Gate II: Throne of Bhaal (2001, Windows)||Special Thanks To|
|Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn (2000, Windows)||Design|
|Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn (Collector's Edition) (2000, Windows)||Core Design Team|
[ full credits ]
- 14 games with Raymond Muzyka
- 14 games with Greg Zeschuk
- 13 games with Lukas Kristjanson
- 13 games with James Ohlen
- 13 games with Rob Bartel
- 13 games with Andrew Nobbs
- 13 games with Jonathan Epp
- 13 games with Keith Soleski
- 13 games with Todd Grenier
- 13 games with Michael Sass
- 9 games with BioWare Edmonton
- 7 games with Valve Corporation
- 6 games with GOG Limited
- 5 games with Epic Games Tools LLC
- 5 games with CDP Sp. z o.o.
- 4 games with Atari Europe S.A.S.U.
- 4 games with Atari, Inc.
- 4 games with Namco Bandai Partners Pty Ltd.
- 4 games with Beamdog
- 4 games with Atari Nordic AB