Eric Young

Moby ID: 28

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Eric Young has worked as CEO, Executive Producer, Art Director and Public Relations in the games industry. He got his degree at Southwest Missouri State University. After college Eric went into the family construction business. After a variety of other career paths were followed he settled into computer game design.

Industry History:* Atomic Games * TalonSoft * Freedom Games Inc.

His interests are military history, wargaming, antique weapons, motorcycles, beer, golf, baseball, and football.

His award winning games include the V for Victory series, the World at War series, and the Close Combat series of games.

He now works at Freedom Games, which he co-founded with John Davidson. With his new company, consisting of many people worked on the original Close Combat, the aim was to create a 3D version of the game, first with G.I. Combat: Episode 1 - Battle of Normandy (2002), which had been cancelled at TalonSoft by Take-Two, the primary reason why he founded the new company, and later Eric Young's Squad Assault: West Front (2003).

Credited on 16 games

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Eric Young's Squad Assault: West Front (2003, Windows) Executive Producers
G.I. Combat: Episode 1 - Battle of Normandy (2002, Windows) Executive Producer
Age of Sail II (2001, Windows) Special Thanks To
Europe in Flames (2000, Windows) Executive Producer
JetFighter IV: Fortress America (2000, Windows) In Game Voices
Close Combat: Invasion - Normandy: Utah Beach to Cherbourg (2000, Windows) Lead Game Designer
Close Combat III: The Russian Front (1999, Windows) Historian (Atomic Games)
Close Combat: The Battle of the Bulge (1999, Windows) Lead Design (Atomic Games)
Close Combat: A Bridge Too Far (1997, Windows) Historian
Close Combat (1996, Windows) Historian & Scenario Designer
D-Day: America Invades (1995, DOS) Game System Design
World at War: Volume II - Stalingrad (1995, DOS) Game System Design
Operation Crusader (1994, DOS) Game System Design
V for Victory: Market Garden (1993, DOS) Design
V for Victory: Gold-Juno-Sword (1993, DOS) Game Design
V for Victory: Velikiye Luki (1992, DOS) Game Design

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