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Yoshitaka Murayama

aka: 村山 吉隆

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Yoshitaka Murayama (村山 吉隆) is a Japanese game designer best known as the creator of the Suikoden series. He was born in Hokkaido and studied computer programming at the University of Tokyo, graduating in 1992. In the same year he was hired by Konami. He worked in quality assurance before being entrusted with leading the development of a new RPG series in collaboration with Junko Kawano and other employees. Murayama created the setting and the general concept of what later became Suikoden (1995).

In June 2002, a month before the release of Suikoden III, Murayama unexpectedly left Konami and founded Blue Moon Studio, where he worked on 10,000 Bullets.

Credited on 7 games

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Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising (2022 on Windows) Supervisor
The Alliance Alive: HD Remastered (2019 on PlayStation 4) Scenario Writer
Warriors Orochi 4 (2018 on PlayStation 4) Supervisor
10.000 Bullets (2005 on PlayStation 2) Scenario
Gensō Suikoden: Card Stories (2001 on Game Boy Advance) Producer (プロデューサー)
Suikoden II (1998 on PlayStation) Scenario Writer
Suikoden (1998 on SEGA Saturn) Story

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circa 2020
source:「幻想水滸伝」シリーズのクリエイターによる新プロジェクト『百英雄伝』Kickstarterトレーラー (video)

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