Moby ID: 36173
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Leigh Bird started in games in 1997, starting at Climax, and in 2007 moving onto working with Xen. He advanced quickly from Junior Programmer on Diablo to becoming a Lead Programmer on Populous: The Beginning, both for the PlayStation.
He continued as Lead for Superbike, Quadbikes ATV and Theme Park Inc. Lead Programming tasks involved such things as scheduling, organisation and delegation, programming in various languages for different platforms, bug-fixer extraordinaire, and database work.
After being Technical Lead on Sudeki, he has been a Senior Programmer on 2 DS titles for Climax and after working with Xen, 3 high profile Xbox 360 titles. He is currently with Ruffian Games as a Lead Engineer.
Credited on 20 games
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|Grand Theft Auto V (2022, Xbox Series)||Associate Principal Engine Programmer|
|Halo: The Master Chief Collection (2019, Windows)||Senior Systems Engineer|
|Kinect Sports: Rivals (2014, Xbox One)||Ruffian Games|
|Nike+ Kinect Training (2012, Xbox 360)||Senior Engineers|
|Crackdown 2 (2010, Xbox 360)||Senior Engineers|
|Fable II (2008, Xbox 360)||Programming|
|Too Human (2008, Xbox 360)||Sr. Programmer|
|Disney's Herbie: Rescue Rally (2007, Nintendo DS)||Additional Programming|
|Nicktoons Unite! (2006, Nintendo DS)||Programming Team|
|Delta Force: Black Hawk Down (2005, Xbox)||Additional QA|
|Serious Sam: Next Encounter (2004, PlayStation 2)||Programmer|
|Sudeki (2004, Xbox)||Lead Tech Programmer|
|Tin Toy Adventure in the House of Fun (2003, Windows)||Tools Programmer|
|Midway's Greatest Arcade Hits (2001, Game Boy Advance)||Programmer|
|Saban's Power Rangers: Time Force (2001, PlayStation)||Thanks to|
|SimCoaster (2001, Windows)||Lead Programmer|
|ATV: Quad Power Racing (2000, PlayStation)||Lead Programmers|
|Superbike 2000 (2000, PlayStation)||Lead Programmers|
|Populous: The Beginning (1999, PlayStation)||Lead Programmer|
|Diablo (1998, PlayStation)||Programmers|
[ full credits ]
- 12 games with Gary Liddon
- 8 games with Steve Legg
- 7 games with James Brace
- 7 games with Karl D. Jeffery
- 7 games with Matthew Simmonds
- 5 games with Doug Townsley
- 5 games with Tony Mack
- 5 games with Dave Owens
- 5 games with Caroline Miller
- 5 games with Paul Large
- 7 games with Xbox Game Studios
- 6 games with Climax Solent
- 4 games with Electronic Arts, Inc.
- 4 games with Microsoft Corporation
- 3 games with Havok
- 3 games with Freejam Limited
- 2 games with Bullfrog Productions, Ltd.
- 2 games with Epic Games Tools LLC
- 2 games with Soundelux Design Music Group
- 2 games with Rockstar Dundee Ltd.