Arnold Hendrick

aka: Arnold Hendrik
Moby ID: 978

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From Darklands.Net:

Before he designed games for Microprose, Arnold Hendrick worked in game design. Of note: Grav Armor (Dwarfstar), a tactical combat game, and Barbarian Prince (also Dwarfstar), a paragraph adventure boardgame. He was also involved in Trireme from Avalon Hill (Redesign and Development).

Arnold Hendrick worked on a number of games for Microprose:* Silent Service II - project leader; * F-19 Stealth Fighter - game design by Sid Meier (based on an original idea by Jim Synoski and Arnold Hendrick) playtesting manual writing, with Joe Morel; * M1 Tank Platoon - game design, playtesting, manual writing; * Darklands - concept, game system and project management; game design (with Sandy Petersen and others); manual writing

Darklands won the 1992 PC Special Achievement Award from Game Players Magazine. As per Microprose, Arnold Hendrick is no longer with the company.

As of 1995, Arnold was with I-Magic and served as the designer of iM1A2 Abrams, released that same year.

Arnold wrote an article which was published back in the February 1998 edition of Game Designer Magazine: "How to Hire a Phenomenal Game Designer".

From 1998 Arnold was Sr. Producer at Kesmai Studios, which was acquired by EA in 2000. When EA closed Kesmai in 2001, the studio was reconstituted as Castle Hill Studios. Arnold remained with them through 2003.

From 2005 to 2009 Arnold was a program manager (equivalent to Sr. Producer) at Forterra Systems, an MMO "serious games" company and platform provider.

Credited on 27 games

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Marvel Super Hero Squad Online (2011, Browser) Producer
Thunder Brigade (1998, Windows) Game Design
Seven Kingdoms: Ancient Adversaries (1998, Windows) Manual
Semper Fi (1998, Windows) Game Design Consultants
iPanzer '44 (1998, Windows) Contributing Design and Historical Data
iM1A2 Abrams (1997, Windows) Design Leader
Seven Kingdoms (1997, Windows) Manual
iF-22 (1997, Windows) Lead Design
American Civil War: From Sumter to Appomattox (1996, Windows) Design Support
Gunship (1993, Genesis) Based on the Original Game Concept by
Pirates! Gold (1993, Genesis) Additional Original Design
Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon Deluxe (1993, DOS) Additional Testing
Sid Meier Triple Game Pack (1992, DOS) Scenario Design & Manual
Darklands (1992, DOS) Original Concept
Gunship 2000 (1991, DOS) Special Thanks To
Sid Meier's Civilization (1991, DOS) Additional Playtesting
Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon (1990, DOS) Additional playtesting
Silent Service II (1990, DOS) Game Design
M1 Tank Platoon (1990, Atari ST) Designed by
Red Storm Rising (1990, Amiga) Designed by

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