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Rick Hall

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Rick has been in the gaming industry for fifteen years. With a degree in Electronic engineering from The Pennsylvania State University, he worked for four years in the automated test industry before becoming a programmer for. Over the course of the next nine years, Paragon Software Software changed hands before finally becoming the core development studio for Take 2 Interactive Software in 1994. Within three years, Take 2 went public, and last year grossed over $300 million in revenues. Rick started out as a programmer, moved on to game designer, producer, and eventually ran Take 2's Gearhead development studio. Along the way, he worked on numerous game genres, including space flight sims, RTS, action/adventure games, graphic adventures, 3D fighting games, flight sims, puzzle games, and even a fishing simulation. His experience also spanned multiple platforms including the PC, Nintendo 64, and Sony Playstation. After moving to Origin Systems in 1999 and earning two years of experience in the online space, he was named OSIs MVP of the year 2000 and is now currently the Senior Producer for Ultima Online Live. His credits include: Challenge of the Five Realms, F15IIICD, Star Crusader, Bureau 13, Iron & Blood, Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune, Basshunter 64, Ripper, Black Dahlia, Jetfighter: Full Burn, Ultima Online: Renaissance, and Ultima Online: Third Dawn.

Source: Selected articles from Origin Systems Official Website - About Us


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Credited on 23 games

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K3LVN (2022, Windows) FIEA Faculty
Kore (2021, Windows) Special Thanks
Arena Football (2006, PlayStation 2) Additional Thanks
Madden NFL 06 (2005, PSP) Senior Producer
Madden NFL 06 (2005, Windows) Senior Producer
Madden NFL 06 (2005, Nintendo DS) Senior Producer
Madden NFL 06 (2005, Game Boy Advance) Senior Producer
GoldenEye: Rogue Agent (2005, Nintendo DS) Special Thanks - thanks to the following people for their valuable help and support
Ultima Online: Lord Blackthorn's Revenge (2002, Windows) Senior Producers
Ultima Online: Third Dawn (2001, Windows) Co - Producers
Ultima Online: Renaissance (2000, Windows) Producer
In-Fisherman Bass Hunter 64 (1999, Nintendo 64) Executive Producer
Jeopardy! (1998, Nintendo 64) Special Thanks to
JetFighter: Full Burn (1998, DOS) Special Thanks
Black Dahlia (1998, Windows) Additional Support from Take 2 provided by
Iron & Blood: Warriors of Ravenloft (1996, PlayStation) Game Design
Ripper (1996, DOS) Additional Support from Take 2 provided by
Bureau 13 (1995, DOS) Writing & Design
Millennia: Altered Destinies (1995, DOS) Additional Support
Hell: A Cyberpunk Thriller (1994, DOS) The Hell Cast

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